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Inside Amazon’s surveillance-powered no-checkout convenience store

By now many have heard of Amazon’s most audacious attempt to shake up the retail world, the cashless, cashierless Go store. Walk in, grab what you want, and walk out. I got a chance to do just that recently, as well as pick the brain of one of its chief architects.<p>My intention going in was to try …

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A New Theory Suggests We May be the Only Technologically Advanced Civilization Still Around

The Sound of Silence<p>For retired astrophysicist Daniel Whitmire, currently a mathematics professor at the University of Arkansas (UARK), humanity is …

The US military is preparing for a possible war against North Korea

But there’s an active diplomacy campaign right now to ensure it doesn’t happen.<p>The United States military is preparing for a still-unlikely war with North Korea.<p>That’s the takeaway from two big stories that broke over the long weekend. On Sunday, the New York Times reported that US troops are …

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Good News, Mars Colonists: Pure Water Ice You Can Dig Up With a Shovel

Mars has large deposits of near-pure water ice just beneath the surface at mid-latitudes, a discovery that could have huge implications for future …

Donald Trump finally commented on the false missile alert in Hawaii, and his response is unsettling

If waking up at 8 a.m. on a Saturday sounds like a nightmare to you, imagine doing it because of an emergency missile warning. That’s what happened …

‘This man is reprehensible’: Justin Trudeau’s abortion stance draws anger of U.S. right

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s views on abortion are raising the ire of the U.S. right.A former Trump White House adviser, several news …

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Two Stars Slammed Into Each Other And Solved Half Of Astronomy’s Problems. What Comes Next?

Progress, as they say, is slow. In science, this is often true even for major breakthroughs; rarely is an entire field of research remade in a single …

Climate Science Isn’t Being Silenced Everywhere In Washington

<i>As Trump tweets, government acts. Welcome to Meanwhile, our recurring look at what federal agencies are up to and how their work affects people’s</i> …

Nuclear buttons: How easy is the beginning of the end?

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un recently referred to their "nuclear buttons," with the US leader boasting that his was "bigger" than Kim's. The US …

The ‘Nuclear Button’ Explained: For Starters, There’s No Button

HONG KONG — President Trump and Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, traded threats this week about the size, location and potency of their “nuclear buttons.”<p>The image of a leader with a finger on a button — a trigger capable of launching a world-ending strike — has for decades symbolized the …

Report: China secretly offered missiles and aid to North Korea

China's Communist Party adopted a secret plan in September to bolster the North Korean government with increased aid and military support, including new missiles, if Pyongyang halts further nuclear tests, according to an internal party document.<p>The document, labeled "top secret" and dated Sept. …

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The nuclear war tweet heard 'round the world

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The world's most powerful man ignited a stunning new showdown with North Korea late Tuesday, as Donald Trump boasted to volatile leader Kim Jong Un that he had a "much bigger & more powerful" nuclear weapon.<p>Trump's flippant comments about his nuclear prowess -- akin to "mine is …

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Trump tweets his 'nuclear button' is 'more powerful' than Kim Jong Un's - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Essential Washington<p>Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington.<p>Jan. 2, 2018, 5:18 p.m.<p>Trump tweets his 'nuclear button' …

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NASA Just Saw Something Come Out Of A Black Hole For The First Time Ever

“You don’t have to know a whole lot about science to know that black holes typically suck things in, not spew things out. But NASA just spotted …

South Korea weighs support for tougher sanctions on North as it seeks Olympics peace

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean officials signaled support for a U.S.-drafted U.N. resolution designed to toughen sanctions on North Korea, even as Seoul seeks to delay joint military exercises with the United States to attract the North to the 2018 Winter Olympics.<p>Tensions have been rising over …

Why Does Kim Jong Un Hate America? After World War II, U.S. Used a Magazine to Create Border Between North and South Korea

North Korea and its leadership's enmity for the U.S. dates back decades to decisions made in the aftermath of the world's deadliest conflict and …