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Where's the outrage over Russia's hack of the US election?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Now we know: Russia was apparently trying very hard to get Donald Trump elected, and the two parties reacted very differently to that fact.<p>We already knew that the Democratic National Committee had been hacked, as had the emails of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's campaign. …

Elections

Donald Trump seeks Obama advice on appointments

<b>(CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump revealed Wednesday that he consults with President Barack Obama on some of his potential appointments <b>--</b> and values the President's views.<p>"I have asked him what he would think of this one and that one," Trump told NBC's Matt Lauer on "The Today Show."<p>"I take his …

Republicans

Study: More than a quarter of medical students are depressed, suicidal

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than a quarter of medical school students report depressive symptoms or depression, while about one in 10 experiences suicidal thoughts, according to a new analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The analysis reviewed nearly 200 studies involving more than 129,000 …

Medicine

Prefabulous: How to set up home in the most remote places on Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're looking to hole up in the middle of nowhere, there's a hut in a box for that.<p>Back in the days of gloom post World War Two, prefab homes -- structures prefabricated in sections in a factory and then assembled on site -- were built <i>en masse</i> as temporary solutions for those who had …

Architecture

Russian Carrier Kuznetsov Has Second Crash in Three Weeks

Both incidents involved snapped arresting wires.<p>The Russian aircraft carrier <i>Admiral Kuznetsov</i> has lost a second fighter plane in just three weeks. The latest incident, involving a Su-33 Flanker air superiority fighter, is also the second to involve a failure of the ship's arresting wires. The …

Airplanes

Neural networks breakthrough sees computer start to think like a human for the first time

Finnish computer scientists have found a way to train neural networks to think more like the human brain.<p>Computer scientists in Finland have made a …

Computer Science

In five years, machine learning will be a part of every doctor’s job, Vic Gundotra says

Gundotra, a longtime Microsoft and Google executive, is now the CEO of AliveCor, a mobile health-tech startup.<p>When Vic Gundotra left Google in 2014, he thought he might retire, forever. But a lingering interest in wearable technology and machine learning led him to AliveCor, which lets users …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Things That Are Holding You Back From Success

Success isn't what we have; it's what we are.<p>We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop …

Success

The Secret Magic of Dividing by Zero

It can be done! With calculus, anything is possible.<p>Never divide by zero. We were all taught this in school, and in most everyday situations, it's good advice. It rarely makes sense to divide anything by zero, and if you try to ask Siri to do it, she will say you have no friends.<p>But why exactly is …

Mathematics

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person - Association of Internet Research Specialists | AIRS

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

The next big leap in space travel will use hypersonic planes

Scramjets capable of flying at Mach 15 will make it easier and cheaper to send spacecraft and people into orbit, says hypersonics expert Michael Smart.<p>Sending satellites, spacecraft and humans into space is an expensive business. If humanity wants to venture further across the Solar System, we need …

Space

“When You Don’t Know What to Do, Help Someone Else”

We’ve all had moments in which we’ve felt completely hopeless and helpless. During those moments, you struggle to figure out how to move forward. …

Cool Stuff

MIT's AI figured out how humans recognize faces

The system came up with the technique by itself, after being trained on a battery of sample images.<p>It appears machines may already be catching up to humans, at least in the world of computational biology. A team of researchers at the MIT-based Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM) found that …

Computer Science

Artificial intelligence could one day make us feel awkward

Psychologist Alex Gillespie asks what will happen when artificial intelligence leads machines to start forming their own opinions.<p>Most of us feel at least a pang of guilt after snacking on a decadent treat between meals, but what if every time you opened your fridge it judged you?<p>This is exactly …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious behavior. Those very same habits either help to propel us forward or to hinder our progress in life. In fact, the state and quality of our lives …

Self-improvement

The search for the weird stuff that makes up the Universe

Much of the Universe is made up of a strange substance that bears no resemblance to the atoms that make up life, the planets and our stars. What is this dark matter – and how do we find it?<p>It is the ultimate detective story.<p>The suspect is the basic matter that makes up as much as 25% of the …

Astronomy

Are these genetically engineered cows the future of medicine?

From lab-made cows to gene-altered goats<p>They look like normal black-and-white Holstein cows, a common sight in Western Iowa. But these cows are special: used not for their milk or meat, but for their blood. They’re plasma donors, and one day, the life they save may be your own.<p>The cows were …

Medicine

4 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Boost Your Memory

Are you constantly misplacing your keys or forgetting where you parked your car? Do you leave the grocery store missing key items from your mental …

The Brain

Hubble Spies An Irregular Galaxy Far, Far Away

Stars in the IC 3583 galaxy seen in this Hubble image released by NASA on Dec.2, 2016Nearly 30 million light-years from Earth, in the direction of …

Space

Is death just an ILLUSION? Consciousness CONTINUES in alternate universe, scientist claims

GETTYConsciousness continues in an alternate universe<p>Dr Robert Lanza, a scientist and theoretician, claims there is no such thing as death – just …

Illusion

Quantum leaps: Physicists reveal sensational findings which could allow science fiction dreams to become reality

This post was originally published on this site<p>There are multiple timelines playing out in parallel universes, according to a team of researchers.<p>The …

Quantum Mechanics

The 5 technologies that are going to define the next decade in cities

Cities have always been hubs of technological experimentation, shaped by the people who inhabit them and the tools they use. We can still see the marks, both charming and garish, from technologies of years past — from old aqueducts to telephone booths to the damage done by cars.<p>The next wave of …

Pope Francis meets physicist Stephen Hawking at science symposium

Pope Francis has met with British physicist Stephen Hawking during a symposium for the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Francis urged scientists to protect the environment in lieu of politicians who lack "concrete will."<p>Hawking, the world-renowned physicist who has questioned the necessity of God in …

Stephen Hawking

US military prepares for the next frontier: Space war

Washington (CNN)Since man first explored space, it has been a largely peaceful environment. But now US adversaries are deploying weapons beyond Earth's atmosphere, leading the US military to prepare for the frightening prospect of war in space.<p>"As humans go out there, there has always been …

World News

The island now completely powered by solar energy

A remote tropical island in the South Pacific has managed to rid itself of its reliance on diesel and is now completely powered by solar energy.<p>Ta’u …

Energy

Carbon nanotubes make water freeze solid at boiling temperatures

Water freezes at 0° C (32° F) and boils at 100° C (212° F) at sea level, right? Normally, yes. But researchers at MIT have found that, when contained …

5 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Be Way More Productive

It's about getting your priorities straight.<p><i>What was the best advice you ever received on being productive? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong, entrepreneur, writer, designer,</b> …

Productivity

Space Could Leave You Blind, and Scientists Say They've Finally Figured Out Why

20/20 to 20/100 in 6 months.<p>A mysterious syndrome has been impairing astronauts’ vision on the International Space Station, causing untreatable …

Space

These apps will make your business a collaboration powerhouse

Improve your productivity and project planning at work with these great apps!<p>Email is still the go-to communication tool for business, but more often …

Collaboration

Church & State in America

In Germany in 1799, just eleven years after the Federalist Papers appeared in America, the Protestant theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher wrote a …

Religion