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Ben Carson: Big Bang A Fairy Tale, Theory Of Evolution Encouraged By The Devil

In a speech delivered in 2012, Ben Carson said the big bang theory was part of the "fairy tales" pushed by "highfalutin scientists" as a story of creation.<p>Similarly, Carson, a noted creationist, said he believed the theory of evolution was encouraged by the devil.<p>"Now what about the big bang …

The US government created a 'College Scorecard' that may revolutionize how students pick their colleges

And though the Times notes it falls short of the sweeping website it had originally aimed to create — which would have ranked every college in the US, presumably shaming poorly performing schools — it contains a vast amount of information for prospective college attendees and their families.<p>The …

Private Prisons Embrace Corruption to Boost Profits

It seems like something out of a bleak novel. A dark police state where prisons are run by major corporations whose sole source of income is occupancy. This would be a story where nobody listens because the people crying foul are being seen as weak on crime and in defense of prisoners who have had …

America's most liberal candidate just took his message to a hub of conservative politics — and it was fascinating

In an occasionally tense event Monday, Sanders took his stump speech, which has helped him surge in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, to Liberty University, a Christian school that's a hub for conservative politics.<p>The school was founded by controversial pastor Jerry Falwell, who …

Everything you need to know to preorder an iPhone 6S

The wait is almost over.<p>The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus won't hit shelves until Sept. 25 but you'll be able to reserve one soon. Apple will open up …

This might be the most brutal poll yet for Hillary Clinton

The latest survey, from CNN/ORC, shows the Democratic presidential front-runner's lead over her primary rivals dwindling. And Clinton has also seen her advantage against potential Republican challengers evaporate.<p>In the Democratic presidential primary, Clinton leads with 37% of the vote. Sen. …

Merkel calls for migrant quotas for EU states to combat crisis

<b>(CNN) —</b> The flood of migrants pouring into Europe means all European Union member states must step up to meet the mounting crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday.<p>Merkel called for quotas to be set for each country to take a share of displaced people, many from war-torn Syria.<p>The …

Start school day at 11am to let students sleep in, says expert

Paul Kelley says young people are losing 10 hours’ sleep a week, and calls for 8.30am starts for primary pupils and 10 or 11am for teenagers<p>School start times should be put back to as late as 11am to combat a sleep-deprivation crisis among young people, a scientist has suggested.<p>Paul Kelley, of the …

Europe’s Best-Selling Newspaper Leaves Out Photos

Europe’s largest newspaper, the <i>Bild</i> of Germany, has published an unusual print edition that left out all photographs from its pages. The bold move is …

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

'Disruption' Comes to U.S. Politics

Trump & Co. appeal to voters who want to turn the system upside down.<p>WASHINGTON -- Of course Kanye West declared that he is running for president. And of course he did it in an unconventional way: during MTV's Video Music Awards. And of course some people are taking him seriously, or at least not …

The Revolt Against the Ruling Class

"He can't possibly win the nomination," is the phrase heard most often when Washington insiders mention either Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders.<p>Yet as enthusiasm for the bombastic billionaire and the socialist senior continues to build within each party, the political establishment is mystified.<p>They …

'Angry Birds 2' Is Worse Than The Original In Nearly Every Way

It’s hard to tell exactly what happened with Rovio. They certainly made one incredible game with the original <i>Angry Birds</i>. Granted, it used an open-source physics engine and borrowed the basics of its design from a variety of other titles, but that doesn’t detract from just how well Rovio pulled off …

HBO’s New Streaming Service, HBO Now, Exclusive To Apple At Launch

Though today’s Apple event is largely focused on the reveal of the new Apple Watch, the company also announced an update to its Apple TV platform to kick off the day – something that had been rumored could be among today’s news. Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed earlier reports that HBO’s new standalone …

Boko Haram Are Finally Losing. And That Makes Them Extra Dangerous.

African troops have recaptured a record swath of territory from the world’s fastest growing jihadist group, Boko Haram for the first time. But …

Spark's Electron Brings Simple Cellular Connections to the IoT

Spark has been on a mission to simplify the business of making connected products for some time. It started with the Spark Core, then moved on to the Photon and the Internet Button. Those products all relied on Wi-Fi. Its latest takes on the even trickier task of bringing cellular connectivity to …

The man who ran a revenge porn website is asking Google to remove his own private photos

The former operator of a revenge porn website banned by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has invoked copyright law in an attempt to remove "unauthorized photos" of himself from the internet. Craig Brittain, who previously ran the site IsAnybodyDown.com, has filed multiple takedown notices to …

US creates centralized cybersecurity agency following Sony attack

Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be tasked with sharing intelligence and coordinating responses to major attacks<p>The White House today will announce the creation of a new agency tasked with thwarting cyberattacks by sharing intelligence across other agencies in the event of a …

Pope Francis To Address Congress During U.S. Trip, Boehner Says

Pope Francis will be the first pontiff to address a joint meeting of Congress, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday.<p>Francis will address lawmakers on Sept. 24, Boehner said, as part of his first papal visit to the United States.<p>"We're humbled that the Holy Father has accepted our invitation and …

China protests Dalai Lama's presence at Obama event

China on Friday protested the Dalai Lama's presence at a public event attended by President Barack Obama, saying the U.S. was exploiting the issue of Tibet for political purposes.<p>Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Friday that China regards the Tibetan spiritual leader as a political exile …

Yemen crisis: Houthi rebels 'announce takeover'

<b>Yemen's Shia Houthi rebel movement has announced it is taking over the government and dissolving parliament.</b><p>In a televised statement, the group said a five-member council would act as the president for an interim period.<p>The group took control of the capital Sanaa in September, forcing the …

Your Right to Skip Shots Ends Where My Kid Begins

Like many people on the Internet these days, I feel pretty strongly about vaccination: I'm for it. So how to convince anti-vaccine parents that …

Gambia coup plotters: model citizens at home in US but 'everybody has a breaking point'

Cherno Nije and Papa Faal are successful American citizens who by all accounts were living the American dream. No one knew of their secret plan to seize control of their home country of the Gambia<p>Analysis: ‘The Gambia coup didn’t just fail, it backfired’<br>• Two men in US charged with conspiring to …

The Elio needs only 3 wheels to reach 84 mpg - Roadshow

LAS VEGAS -- With an expected price of just $6,800 and a claimed 84 mpg on the highway, the Elio seems too good to be true.<p>Showcased here at the 2015 International CES by its creator Paul Elio, this weird-looking orange vehicle takes a stripped-down approach to efficent transport. The American-made …

Cartoonists show solidarity after Paris Charlie Hebdo attack, in pictures - Telegraph

7 crazy, awesome gadgets we found at CES 2015

CES — the International Consumer Electronics Show — is the place where gadget makers go to flaunt their latest wares.<p>Most of the hardware on display doesn’t captivate, but a fraction of the showcase is quite interesting, quirky, useful, and sometimes even downright bizarre.<p>Here’s a brief selection …

16 Bold Covers From The Satirical Paris Magazine That Was Attacked On Wednesday

As the gunmen stormed the building, they shouted "We have avenged the prophet" and "Allahu Akbar," leading many to the conclusion that the attacks were a retaliation against the magazine's long history of provoking Muslims and other groups with controversial magazine covers.<p>We've collected a number …