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The United States didn't sign the Paris Climate Accord, but beats the whining signers

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Take a wild guess what country is reducing its greenhouse gas emissions the most? Canada? Britain? France? India? Germany? Japan? …

Climate

State takes first farm

Johan Eybers<p>Government has begun unilaterally expropriating farms against which land claims have been lodged and where price negotiations with owners …

Compensation

The Obliteration of Night: On the Consequences of Electric Light

I expressed the first serious concern about the potential health consequences of electric light at night 30 years ago. Things have only gotten …

North America

Google One officially launches with cheaper storage plans

In May this year, Google announced Google One, a rebranding of its Google Drive online storage service. It offered cheaper plans, which were …

Google

Colorado School District Switches To 4-Day Week To Save Money

A Colorado school district intent on saving money has cut one of its greatest costs: teaching.<p>District 27J, one of the state's larger districts, has dropped Mondays from the school week and switched to a four-day schedule as of Tuesday, the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Superintendent …

Education

Danny Thompson, 69, sets land speed record in dad's 50-year-old car

It was a moment his family had been chasing for a half-century.<p>Racer Danny Thompson set a land speed record for piston-powered, wheel-driven cars at the Bonneville Salt Flats on Sunday in a vehicle that his father Mickey first brought to Utah in 1968.<p>The elder Thompson didn’t get a chance to drive …

Southern California

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

Ants build hanging bridge to attack wasp nest

Astonishing footage captures the moment a million army ants worked together to build a bridge designed to help invade a giant wasp nest.<p>The highly …

Zoology

WATCH: Mandela's former guard Christo Brand retires

Christo Brand was just 19 years old when he first met Nelson Mandela after being tasked with guarding one of the “most dangerous criminals” in South …

South Africa

10 useful Gmail settings you'll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about one in seven people on Earth, actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve …

Apps

Google made the Titan Key to toughen up your online security

When Google boasted that none of its 85,000-plus employees had their accounts hacked since early 2017, it was all thanks to an early version of a security key the company was testing.<p>And now the latest version of that security key will be available for the world to use.<p>In an exclusive hands-on, …

Authentication

Marc Thiessen: The Clinton campaign sought dirt on Trump from Russian officials -- Where's the outrage?

<i>Editor's note: This column was first published in the Washington Post.</i><p>All of Washington is waiting with bated breath to find out whether the Mueller investigation will provide evidence proving that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.<p>So far, "Exhibit A" against President Trump is the meeting …

Donald Trump

The Guy Who Salvages Ruined Teslas and Puts Them Back on the Road

Tesla is a bit of a control freak when it comes to repairing its electric vehicles. If you try to buy parts to make your own repairs, they won’t let …

Tesla

Letter Requests that GC Address Integrity in Church Leadership

20 July 2018 | Recently, <i>Adventist Today</i> has reported on a number of concerns about integrity in church leadership in the Southern Asia Division. …

Leadership

Convert the headlights in almost any car to LEDs for under $15

Are you jealous of all the cars you drive past that have those gorgeous LED headlights? Well you don’t need to cough up the cash for a luxury car to …

Light Bulbs

Adventist Anti-trinitarianism And Alexandrian Theology

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Theology

Oakwood University Choir Wins at World Choir Games

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First Phase of Medical School in Rwanda to Be Completed by 2019

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Jesus

Tammy Bruce: America avoided a disaster -- Look at the Clintons and their pal Harvey Weinstein

A year and a half after the fact, we are seeing photographs of Hillary and Bill Clinton at a cozy dinner just weeks after her failed presidential campaign, with accused serial rapist Harvey Weinstein. Having powerful friends like the Clintons is a reminder of not only how someone as disgusting as …

Harvey Weinstein

DILLON: Nikki Haley Is Right: Don’t Own The Libs

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley — the most popular politician in America — is offering advice to young conservatives: stop "owning …

Nikki Haley

Two Researchers Challenged a Scientific Study About Violent Video Games—and Took a Hit for Being Right

How two researchers paid a price for challenging a retracted study about violent video games.<p><i>This story is a product of a collaboration between Motherboard and Retraction Watch.</i><p>In 2012, a prominent voice in the debate over the potential dangers of shooter games published a study titled “Boom, …

Osu

Google now has its own hardware security keys

Yesterday, Google revealed that it completely cut phishing attacks against more than 85,000 employees by making them use hardware security keys. They're small USB drive-sized devices that handle online logins, and they're proven to be even more secure than other two-factor authentication methods. …

Mobile Devices

Smartphones are killing teenagers' memories, study says

New research suggests that radiation from smartphones is negatively impacting teenagers' memories, leaving them with short-term memory loss. The concern is that a year's worth of radiation could be enough to damage the part of the brain that interprets images and shapes.<p>According to the study, …

Memory Loss

Is artificial grass right for your yard? 5 factors to consider

One of the most viable, low-maintenance alternatives to a natural lawn is artificial grass. And if you're a homeowner who loves the look of a lush lawn, but fears and loathes the upkeep required to make it a reality, this landscaping solution might be a godsend.<p>Artificial grass comes in a number of …

Real Estate

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Excessive sweating is real and there's a new drug to treat it

Run a mile in the heat of the summer and you may get a sense of what some people with excessive sweating deal with every day.<p>Fortunately, there will soon be a new treatment option available.<p>The FDA recently approved Qbrexza (glycopyrronium), a once-daily topical treatment, for primary axillary …

ADHD Drugs Aren't Doing What You Think, Scientists Warn 'Smart Pill' Users

"Young people are using this drug as a performance-enhancing agent."<p>About an hour before any organic chemistry final, there’s usually a student …

Pieter Hugo's best photograph: the hyena men of Nigeria

The guys ​always ​had scratch marks everywhere from the baboons – they were always getting into fights with them<p>I first learned about Nigeria’s “hyena men” in 2005, thanks to a picture that had gone viral. The caption said they were debt collectors in Lagos. I knew I had to find them. The country …

Charlie Brown

This Airline Was Just Voted the Best in the World for the 4th Time (Video)

More than 20 million travelers voted in Skytrax's 2018 2018 World Airline Awards, and the clear winner for world's best airline was once again …

Singapore Airlines

Study links ADHD symptoms in teens to frequent gadget use

Many people will tell you that teens' constant device use leaves them unable to focus, but is that actually the case? The answer is a giant "maybe." A newly published study in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> has linked Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms in teens to …

Medical Journals