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Facebook reminds us: Never tweet. Just don't.

Facebook has been messing up a lot lately, but the advertising giant's most recent misstep still managed to surprise in that it took place in a …

Third class action lawsuit over MBP keyboard alleges ‘fraudulent concealment’

If there’s ever a problem with an Apple product, a class action lawsuit is sure to follow – and it’s rarely just one.<p>We’ve already seen two filed over alleged design defects in the butterfly keyboard used in the 12-inch MacBook and current MacBook Pro models, and there’s now a third …<p>The first suit …

Disgruntled users are suing Apple over its ‘defective’ MacBook keyboard

Apple’s MacBook butterfly switch keyboards are landing its makers in court, thanks to a new class action lawsuit which was filed in California court this Tuesday.<p>The class action suit alleges that Apple is selling a product that is known to be defective. In particular, it claims that the keyboard …

A eureka moment for the planet: we’re finally planting trees again | John Vidal

After centuries of bad stewardship, communities are at last starting to see the benefits of forests<p>China plans to plant forests the size of Ireland. Latin American countries have pledged to restore 20m hectares of degraded forest and African countries more than 100m hectares. India is to plant 13m …

Africa

A kid questioned his bullies and got support from the entire internet

Bullies suck, but sometimes the best way to deal with them is to call out their deplorable actions in public. One kid and his mother took to the …

A New Bird Species Has Evolved on Galapagos And Scientists Watched It Happen

It's the first time humans have seen this in the wild.<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to observe something amazing: the evolution of a …

How to find out what Google knows about you and limit the data it collects

Google knows a lot more about you than you probably think it does.<p>If you use its products, such as Gmail, Google Search or even an Android phone, the …

How a guy who sold phones at a Sprint store landed his dream job in venture capital with just 1 tweet

On March 13, 2017, still tired from working on my schoolwork the night before, I was waiting for customers to stroll through the door of our Detroit Sprint store.<p>My least favorite part about my job as a bilingual sales consultant was helping customers with billing issues — those were never fun, …

Mum dying of cancer saved by ex-husband’s new wife

But the brave mum-of-two refused to give up and after a massive fundraising effort organised by Claire Hitchen — her ex’s new wife — she flew to …

You'll soon be able to dine under the sea in a submerged restaurant in Norway

It's the first underwater restaurant in Europe<p>If you've always had the childhood dream of living like a mermaid, enjoying life under the waves, then …

Jeffrey Hall, Geneticist Who Won the Nobel Prize, Is Over It

"This will keep me going until I’m dead."<p>On Monday, the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology was awarded to three American scientists for their …

Apple Doesn't Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According to Benchmark Analysis

Benchmarking company Futuremark recently set out to debunk long-running speculation that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones when it releases new software updates as a way to encourage its customers to buy new devices.<p>Starting in 2016, Futuremark collected over 100,000 benchmark results …

Woman finds relief 10 years after developing 'mystery' cough

At 72, Jane Beacham loves to travel, and she's serious about it.<p>"The kind of traveling I like to do is to hop off the airplane with the plugs still in my ears and hit the ground moving," Beacham said.<p>But more than a decade ago, Beacham began coughing and clearing her throat, constantly.<p>"It was …

Stubborn dog really, really, really doesn't want to leave the park

Well, at least it's an effective way to protest.<p>A golden retriever thought it'd be cool to play dead while its human tried to leave with it at a park …

Scientists say 'prelude' to the sixth mass extinction is happening right now

When plant and animal species go extinct, it's usually a clear sign that humans have messed up. We've over-hunted, destroyed habitats, polluted …

CRISPR Gene Editing Controversy: Does It Really Cause Unexpected Mutations?

Just over a month ago, a short paper appeared in <i>Nature Methods</i> saying that the gene editing technique known as CRISPR-Cas9 has a big problem: it creates unexpected mutations all over the genome. This was startling news for a technique that has been hailed worldwide as a dramatic breakthrough, not …

Genetics

'I no longer feel secure' in Germany, Syrian refugee says

<b>Berlin (CNN) —</b> Hands trembling, face panic-stricken, Fares Naem recalls the night he tried to stop a far-right attack -- only to become its target. The Syrian refugee was on a tram in central Berlin when he spotted two white men hurling abuse at a black passenger.<p>"I could not keep silent," he says. …

Pornhub scares everyone to death with its terrifying April Fools' Day prank

Pornhub just took five years off a lot of people's lives.<p>The porn site played a pretty mean and also hilarious April Fools' Day joke on its …

Poor goldfish got a custom tiny wheelchair and no one can handle it

Brace yourselves: your heart is about to be stolen by a goldfish.<p>Taylor Dean, a Youtuber that creates educational animal videos for nearly 300,000 …

This biology teacher destroyed transphobic myths with one science lesson

“Alternative facts” have become par for the course in 2017, so it’s more important than ever to use good, old-fashioned “real facts” to combat …

Spider Expert Finds Biological Basis for Threesomes

Our thoughts on threesomes are too human-centric<p>Late one night, Matt Persons shone a light into the bushes of his Pennsylvania backyard, looking for …

Scientists Have Grown The World's First Artificial Embryo, And It's Nuts

Building life from scratch.<p>In a world-first experiment, scientists have managed to grow a functional, artificial embryo from scratch, using two types …

BetterTouchTool is the best app for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

In the months since Apple introduced the new MacBook Pro, with its distinctive Touch Bar display above the laptop’s keyboard, more and more developers have updated Mac apps with support for the component — from Chrome to Evernote, from documentation app Dash to Instagram client Flume.<p>Typically, …

Apps

Unique German words will help you express yourself like a boss

Ever been caught out in a situation you have no idea how you're going to explain? Or maybe you've longed for something that you know is just that …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream is closer to becoming a reality

Three university teams have been the first to test drive their pods in SpaceX's depressurized track as part of Elon Musk's Hyperloop competition.<p>The …

Homelessness survivor tweets journey from sleeping rough to writing books

LONDON — A survivor of homelessness has shared his journey from sleeping rough in a park in London to finding success as an author.<p>Craig Stone on …

37 hidden clues I only spotted when I reread 'Harry Potter' in my 20s

LONDON — It's really no big shock that J.K. Rowling went on to write crime fiction.<p>Some people — including me — were a bit surprised at first with …

Thunderbolt 3/USB-C Adapters, Cables, and Hubs for New MacBook Pro

In line with the 12-inch MacBook, Apple has removed all ports on the new MacBook Pro beyond two or four Thunderbolt 3 ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack.<p>Thunderbolt 3 carries power, USB, DisplayPort, HDMI, and VGA over a single USB-C port, creating one standard for connecting most accessories and …

MacBook Pro

How to restore Mac startup chimes on 2016 MacBook Pro

By now, you’ve probably heard that the new MacBook Pro doesn’t automatically play Apple’s iconic startup chord when you power it on.<p>While not met with the same hostility as the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack on iPhone 7, the change definitely upset some people. Especially since the sound …

MacBook Pro