Kevin Lee

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Hillary Clinton: Wikileaks a 'tool of Russian intelligence' and Assange does 'bidding of dictator'

Hillary Clinton lashed out at Julian Assange on Monday, accusing WikiLeaks of being a "tool of Russian intelligence" while its founder did "the bidding of a dictator".<p>The former Democratic presidential nominee said the whistle-blowing website worked with Russia to deflect attention away from an …

LeBron James Congratulates Russell Westbrook for Largest Contract in NBA History

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James congratulated Oklahoma City Thunder point guard and reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook for signing the richest guaranteed contract in league history.<p>On Friday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com reported Westbrook and OKC came to terms on a monster five-year, …

Change Your Password as Soon as You Read This

In all likelihood, your current jumbled password is easy to crack.<p>The official government guidelines for creating an unhackable password were established in 2003 by a man named Bill Burr. In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from strange mixes of capital and lowercase …

Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

WASHINGTON — Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned Friday after telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with his appointment of Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier, as his new communications director.<p>After offering Mr. Scaramucci the job on Friday morning, Mr. Trump …

Donald Trump

Black judge removes Mississippi flag with Confederate emblem from court

<b>(CNN) —</b> Carlos Moore made history this week when he took to the bench as the first African-American municipal judge in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Then he made a ruckus.<p>On his first day on the job, Moore ordered officials to remove the Mississippi state flag from his courtroom, because that flag …

MIT creates an AI to predict urban decay

Facebook volunteers and work-at-home moms might be making city planning decisions, thanks to AI research conducted by MIT scientists. Researchers from MIT’s media lab have been feeding computers a steady stream of data for the last four years to build an AI capable of determining why some cities …

WhatsApp now allows you to share any file type

WhatsApp is adding a brand new feature in its latest update: the ability to share any file type.<p>WhatsApp previously supported only documents, photos, …

Apps

Scientists Just Teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit for the First Time

A Quantum Record<p>Not long ago, in the early 1990s, scientists only speculated that teleportation using quantum physics could be possible. Since then, …

Quantum Physics

What is the Total Solar Eclipse?

On August 21st here in the United States, we will experience night in the middle of the day thanks to a total solar eclipse. As this hasn’t happened …

Solar Eclipse

Smart speaker calls 911 during domestic dispute, police rescue woman and daughter

It can be a nuisance when a smart home device such as Google Home or Amazon Echo is inadvertently invoked. But it can also be a lifesaver.<p><i>ABC News</i> …

Domestic Violence

The race to revive woolly mammoths using ancient DNA

Like "Jurassic Park," what if you could use the science of DNA to resurrect long-extinct creatures that once roamed the earth?<p>Efforts to do that are …

Google Must Delete Search Results Worldwide, Supreme Court of Canada Rules

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled against Google on Wednesday in a closely-watched intellectual property case over whether judges can apply their own …

We compared hardware specs for every iPhone ever made

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, and what better way to celebrate than by taking a look back at how the hardware in Apple’s iconic smartphone has changed and evolved over time?<p>We’ve gone back and tabulated the specs on all 10 generations of iPhones (plus a couple of spinoffs) for …

This smartphone controlled paper airplane is so much more fun than a drone

Drones? Pfffff, quadcopters are old news. They’re great if you want to spend thousands of dollars on a professional-grade model that you use for …

This 13-year-old programmer is on a mission to educate 100,000 aspiring coders

When most of us were making our way through first grade, Tanmay Bakshi was a programming prodigy.<p>His love affair with computer programming started out as fun and games at the tender age of five. “Computers just fascinated me with how they could do anything. They were like magic,” Bakshi told Quartz …

iOS Apps

Dangerously Addictive Painkiller Prescribed for Patients Who Shouldn't Have Received It, Says Whistleblower

It's called Subsys and it's a painkiller 100 times more powerful than morphine that was approved by the FDA for cancer patients whose agony can't be relieved by other narcotics alone.<p>But despite the fact that what's known as "breakthrough cancer pain" is uncommon, Insys Therapeutics — the …

Watch a Genetically Modified Cyborg Dragonfly Take Flight For The First Time

Earlier this year, we learned about DragonflEye, a project from biomedical solutions company Draper that aims to turn dragonflies into genetically …

Organisms

Pentagon Video Shows Moment Missile Destroys Target Over Pacific

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Wednesday released video of a U.S. long-range interceptor missile successfully destroying its airborne target the day after conducting an exercise meant to send a signal to North Korea.<p>Thermal imaging video shows the interceptor directly colliding with an …

Amazon's delivery drone system is getting parachutes for your packages

It's no secret that Amazon's been pursuing the delivery-by-drone method for a while now, but now we have a better idea about the next step in the …