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Is digital technology harming our children?

Comment<p><i>Richard MacManus is wary of alarmist talk that digital devices are completely 'rewiring' childrens' brains, but argues parents should take an</i> …

Curriculum Development

Jakarta, the fastest-sinking city in the world

<b>The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is home to 10 million people</b> <b>but it</b> <b>is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. If this goes unchecked, parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 20</b><b>5</b><b>0, say researchers. Is it too late?</b><p>It sits on swampy land, the Java Sea lapping against it, and …

Asia

Renewable Energy Could "Effectively Be Free" by 2030, Says UBS Analyst

Cheap, clean energy is the way of the future for industry.<p>A research analyst at Swiss investment bank UBS believes the cost of energy renewables …

Renewable Energy

Why solar is likely to power the Home of the Future

It’s growing cheaper and more popular each year<p>Right now in America, there are about 2 million homes with solar panels. Considering there are about 90 million single-family homes, that doesn’t seem like a lot. But consider this: we’re now on track to start adding a million new solar-powered systems …

Solar Power

This Strange, Tiny Fern Could Hold The Secret to Pesticide-Free Insect Resistance

It has incredible properties.<p>Scientists have sequenced the full genome of a tiny fern with leaves the size of gnats that could help in cutting …

Carbon Dioxide

Omarosa's book marks stunning turn-around for a former top aide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Omarosa Manigault Newman entered the White House as one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving associates, the only person aside from his daughter who'd known and worked alongside him for more than a decade. She was given an office, an assistant and the highest salary afforded an …

Donald Trump

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

These Are the Foods That Cause the Most Illnesses, the CDC Says

If all the produce-related food recalls this summer have you giving your local grocery store salad bar the side eye, that’s completely fair. But, …

Public Health

How to Improve Your Partner's Oral Sex Skills

There is nothing better than lying back, relaxing, and enjoying a long bout of cunnilingus. Don’t you just love seeing your partner down there? It’s like a love letter to your clitoris.<p>It’s more than a sexy show—oral sex is how many women warm up for intercourse. We need to be properly lubricated, …

DJ Khaled

Fewer refugees resettled in the the US, and even fewer Muslims

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time since the 1980 US Refugee Act, the number of refugees resettled in the US dropped to be less than all other countries combined in 2017, according to new data compiled by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and published by Pew Research Center.<p>While many of …

Pew Research Center

First confirmed image of the birth of a planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> A planet-hunting instrument has captured the first confirmed image of a newborn planet that's still forming in our galaxy.<p>To the right of the black circle at the center of the image, the round bright planet can be seen within the disk of gas and dust around the young dwarf star PDS 70. Of …

Imaging

Many asteroids might be remnants of five destroyed worlds, scientists say

In the beginning, the solar system was little more than a cloud of dust and gas. Then cold temperatures caused the center of the cloud to collapse, forming the sun. The newborn star lit up with nuclear fusion, sending light and heat out into the spinning circumstellar disk. Soon that material …

Universe

Does She or Doesn't She? Melania Trump Speaks Out After 'I Really Don't Care' Jacket Scandal

After wearing the news-making “I Really Don’t Care, Do U” jacket, Melania Trump spoke out on Twitter about her husband President Donald Trump‘s …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

Tesla workers say they pay the price for Elon Musk's big promises

You have to do it like we do it, 12 hours a day, six days a week … That’s where the wear and tear comes from<p>When the big alpha dog of the factory uses that word, it allows others to start thinking about people like that<p>It was “a master class in emotional intelligence”, raved the business magazine …

University of Chicago becomes first elite college to make SAT, ACT optional for applicants

CHICAGO — The University of Chicago announced Thursday it will no longer require its American undergraduate applicants to submit ACT or SAT scores, making it the most prominent institution to make the exams optional.<p>Several smaller liberal arts colleges— and a few first-tier research universities— …

College & University

The 10 Most Underrated National Parks in America

There are 59 national parks in the United States. These are the hidden gems.<p>There are 59 national parks in the United States — each more majestic and …

Local, sustainably caught fish? Seafood distributor's murky supply chain is exposed

Caterers tweeted a photo of maroon sashimi appetizers served to 700 guests attending the Washington state governor's inaugural ball last year. They were told the tuna was from Montauk, N.Y.<p>But that was an illusion. It was the dead of winter, and no yellowfin had been landed in Montauk.<p>An Associated …

Fish

Hillary Clinton Tweets Three-Word Response to the Inspector General's Report on James Comey

Hillary Clinton has responded to the Justice Department’s inspector general report that found former FBI Director James Comey occasionally used …

Eat More Lentils To Help Stop Diabetes By Bringing Glucose Levels Down By 35 Percent, New Study Finds

Canadian scientists have found that eating more lentils can have surprising and important health benefits by helping the body keep blood sugar levels …

Samsung announces a push for renewable energy

Samsung has announced that it will use 100 percent renewable energy for all its factories and offices in the U.S., Europe and China. This is the first time Samsung has announced a public commitment for renewable energy.<p>Greenpeace and environmental activists have been calling out Samsung for months …

Black hole eats and destroys hapless star which wandered too close

Beware of the hungry black hole.<p>Astronomers tracked a supermassive black hole, 20 million times larger than the sun, which ate up and destroyed a …

The 13 times -- in 1 interview! -- Sarah Sanders failed to answer a very simple question

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Wednesday night, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders sat down with CNN's Chris Cuomo. Cuomo started the interview with what seemed like a simple question. Here it is:<p><i>"This meeting matters, you know it does. I understand the reference to counsel. I get it. Not just because I'm an</i> …

Donald Trump

Giuliani says people in the porn business are not credible. Trump has appeared in three softcore porn videos.

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that Stormy Daniels has no credibility because she is is a porn star, he neglected to mention that his client, President Donald Trump, has appeared in three Playboy videos that feature nudity and softcore pornographic content.<p>"So yes, I respect all human …

Donald Trump

Trump will ask athletes who kneel during anthem to recommend people for pardoning

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said he wants to meet with NFL players and other athletes who kneel during the National Anthem so they can recommend people they think should be pardoned due to unfair treatment by the justice system.<p>In what he seemingly sees a solution, President Donald …

Donald Trump

Anthony Bourdain’s death is one in a growing public health tragedy

Suicide rates have risen in almost every state in the US in the past two decades.<p>The suicide deaths of chef, author, and TV host Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade this week are stories of lives cut short for reasons we’ll never fully understand. But these anecdotes are also a …

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

The United States just won bragging rights in the race to build the world’s speediest supercomputer.<p>For five years, China had the world’s fastest computer, a symbolic achievement for a country trying to show that it is a tech powerhouse. But the United States retook the lead thanks to a machine, …

Artificial Intelligence

I've spent thousands of hours studying successful people — and they all approach life with the same mindset

<i>The following is an adaptation from Alex Banayan's "The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World's Most Successful People Launched Their Career":</i><p>For the past seven years, I've been studying success obsessively.<p>I've spent thousands of hours researching, poring over hundreds of …

There’s a Better Answer Than Electric Cars

Erich Sixt, chairman and chief executive officer of the Pullach, Germany-based global car rental company that bears his family’s name, recently described electric cars as a “costly political error” given their still inferior range, long charging times and the huge investment necessary to expand the …

Fossil Fuels