Mathew Lopez

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Nicki Minaj is helping her Twitter followers pay for college

As if we needed one more reason to love her, Nicki Minaj took to Twitter late Saturday night to play tuition-fairy godmother to her …

Marco Rubio Denies Involvement With Mar-a-Lago Meeting

WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio again on Sunday denied reports that he had anything to do with a recent secret meeting between President Trump and two former presidents of Colombia at the president’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida.<p>"No, no," said Rubio, R-Fla., a member of both the Senate …

Potent compound in snail venom could be painkiller to end opioid epidemic

The compound targets a different pain pathway in the body than that of opioids.<p>A compound extracted from the venom of a small marine snail may act as …

Experts predict human-robot marriage will be legal by 2050

In the face of AI exerts repeatedly predicting the rise of sex robots, it’s increasingly difficult to insist that such machines strictly belong to a far-off, dystopian future. But some robotics experts predict we’ll soon be doing far more than having sexual intercourse with machines. Instead, we’ll …

The Future

New Samsung Leak Reveals Big Galaxy S8 And Hints At Death Of Note Line

Following the Note 7 fiasco, Samsung needs the Galaxy S8 to be big, and according to a new leak from South Korean site Naver, the South Korean tech giant is doing just that — literally.<p>According to the report (in Korean, which I had a friend translate for me), the standard S8 will come in a 5-inch …

Phones

Hipster or hatemonger? The trendy young face of Austria's far-right

<b>Vienna, Austria (CNN) —</b> At the stroke of midnight in Vienna city center, members of Austria's so-called Identity Movement slipped on high-visibility vests and boarded a crane to pull off an audacious political prank: Draping a huge black cloth resembling a giant niqab -- the Islamic face veil -- …

Religion

Toyota's US robotics boss promises results within 5 years

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. robotics expert tapped to head Toyota's Silicon Valley research company says the $1 billion investment by the giant Japanese …

Silicon Valley

China Is Predicted to Announce The World's First 100 PetaFLOPS Computer Tomorrow

The supercomputer race might have just been won.<p>Experts are reporting that China will announce tomorrow that it's built the world's first 100 …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Which Protein Leads to the Most Weight Loss?

You’ve probably been told that a high-protein diet can lead to weight loss. But, not all types of protein are created equal. Some proteins lead to …

Nutrition

Elon Musk plans satellite network

After shaking up the automotive world with his electric car venture, entrepreneur Elon Musk has set his sights skywards in a bid to bring the internet to the billions who still lack access.<p>Musk is working on an embryonic $1bn plan to launch 700 satellites that are less than half the size of the …

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

India Is Building A Solar Farm Bigger Than Manhattan

With a history of blackouts and a growing population, India badly needs new sources of power. At the moment, its grid regularly fails to meet demand and 300 million Indians–about 25% of the total population–aren’t even connected to it.<p>India is investing heavily in all types of power generation, but …

Renewable Energy

Dyson invests £5m in robotic vision lab with Imperial

<b>Dyson, the engineering company best known for its bagless vacuum cleaners, is to invest £5m in a robotics lab at Imperial College, London.</b><p>The research will focus on vision systems that can help robots understand and adapt to the world around them, the company said.<p>Dyson has been working on robotics …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Elon Musk