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The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Pollution

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Paleontology

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Artificial Intelligence

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

Alternative Medicine

Doctors Have No Explanation: Mix Cinnamon And Honey And Cure Arthritis, Cancer, Gallbladder, Cholesterol And 10 Other Diseases

As you may already know, honey is one of the healthiest things that you need to have at your home. The benefits that honey offers to your health are …

Alternative Medicine

It Was A Company With A Lot Of Promise. Then A Chinese Customer Stole Its Technology

Massachusetts-based American Superconductor seemed to be riding high in early 2011, reaping strong sales and even praise from the White House for successfully cracking the Asian import markets.<p>Then, one day that April, employees were called to a meeting where they heard some very disturbing …

Intellectual Property

CBS didn't tell the ugly side of Masters champion Patrick Reed's story

The announcers for CBS' Masters coverage Sunday talked a lot about Patrick Reed.<p>They just didn't tell viewers much about Patrick Reed.<p>They told us often that Reed is known as Captain America because of his stellar record in international match play for the United States; that a career highlight was …

Golf

50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

Oh. My. God.<p>🚨<i>HI! This post contains extremely disturbing material. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>🚨Not all submissions are from Community users.

Crime

Trump fought against fitting of sprinklers in apartment where man died

Property mogul spoke against retrofitting of sprinklers in Trump Tower as unnecessary and expensive<p>The 50th-floor apartment in Trump Tower where a man was killed in a fire on Saturday did not have sprinklers – the requirement of which Donald Trump fought against in the 1990s.<p>Todd Brassner, 67, died …

Donald Trump

Here’s the real reason so many people now believe the Earth is flat

There is now an alarmingly large number of people who really believe that the Earth is some kind of magic pancake thing floating in space.<p>A frankly …

Flat Earth

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower: Data could have come from more than 87 million users, be stored in Russia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie says the data the firm gathered from Facebook could have come from more than 87 million users and could be stored in Russia.<p>The number of Facebook users whose personal information was accessed by Cambridge Analytica "could be higher, …

Cambridge Analytica

Scott Pruitt's staff asked for a bulletproof vehicle and $70,000 in bulletproof furniture for his office — the request was denied

The Environmental Protection Agency reportedly incurred $3 million in taxpayer-funded expenses for administrator Scott Pruitt's security detail and travel arrangements, according to news reports published on Friday.<p>Pruitt's security detail reportedly comprised of 20 full-time members — three times …

Donald Trump

Manafort moves to suppress evidence found in storage unit

Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman say FBI illegally accessed the locker, then returned with warrant.<p>Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are arguing that what could be key evidence against him should be kept out of court because the FBI violated his Constitutional …

Surveillance

Skripal Cousin Says She Doesn’t Trust Britain on Chemical Attack

YAROSLAVL, Russia — A 45-year-old Russian accountant and relative of the two Russians poisoned in a nerve agent attack in Britain last month said in an interview late Thursday that she was “scared” for them, calling the British authorities untrustworthy and casting doubt on their version of …

Russia

Trump boarded Air Force One in high winds — and the photos of his hair are mesmerizing

Thursday was a very windy day in Maryland, as President Donald Trump's hair can attest.<p>He departed the White House around 12:45 p.m., en route to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.<p>On the tarmac in Maryland, the wind caught his hair, and Associated Press photographer Evan Vucci was there to capture …

Donald Trump

Supreme Court: No Lives Matter If a Cop Feels Threatened

The high court’s ruling this week basically says that if an old lady has a cane and a cop says he thought it was a gun, he can fire away.<p>It’s …

Law Enforcement

Accused murderer avoids trial over backpacker stabbing deaths

A French national accused of killing two British backpackers at a north Queensland hostel will not face trial after he was ruled of "unsound mind" …

Crime

Ann Coulter wants the US military to kill immigrants attempting to enter the country

Syndicated right-wing columnist Ann Coulter criticized President Donald Trump’s plan to send the U.S. military to the border asking, “Are they going …

Immigration

Prosecuting Education Department leakers could be a challenge, OIG report says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Education Secretary Betsy DeVos inquired about prosecuting employees who leaked information, The Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing an internal Department of Education report.<p>The report by Assistant Inspector General for Investigations Aaron Jordan offers suggestions to …

U.S. Dept. of Education

Dear Wife: A Letter From the Woman That Was Sleeping With Your Husband

Dear Wife,<p>I knew your husband before you did. We had a thing some years ago. And by thing, I mean an attraction to each other that seemed to sneak up on us out of nowhere after years of knowing each other. One rest stop later and things were very different between us.<p>We never got the chance to …

Relationships

Daughter died aged 21 after illness some experts don't believe is real left her bed-bound and wasting away

A young woman spent the last three years of her life bed-bound and in extreme pain as she wasted away from a disease some experts refuse to believe …

Mental Health

Propaganda bots and Russia-linked Twitter accounts are rallying behind embattled Fox News host Laura Ingraham as advertisers dump her show

As companies yank their ads from Fox News commentator Laura Ingraham's show in droves, she continues to draw support from one key Twitter demographic: Russia-linked accounts.<p>The advertiser exodus comes after Ingraham insulted Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg's grades on Twitter. The Fox News …

Gun Control

Is This Tissue a New Organ? Maybe. A Conduit for Cancer? It Seems Likely.

Researchers have made new discoveries about the in-between spaces in the human body, and some say it’s time to rewrite the anatomy books.<p>A study published in Scientific Reports this week described a fluid-filled, 3-D latticework of collagen and elastin connective tissue that can be found all over …

Dental Care

Tiny Creatures, Part Plant and Part Animal, May Control the Fate of the Planet

Summer sunlight flickers through warm waters off the coast of Spain. The sea looks calm and peaceful. Near the surface, invisible to the naked eye, a …

Photosynthesis

Is your teen 'juuling'? Why parents and doctors are so worried

'Juuling' is a hit with teenagers and a big concern for families and doctors. Here's what you need to know.<p>Teens are crazy about “juuling,” but like many parents, Dr. Jenni Levy didn't realize her own 18-year-old daughter was doing it.<p>Her husband found an unusual cartridge in the laundry that …

Public Health

How Not to Care When People Don't Like You

When I was in high school, I found out that my friends didn’t like me. One of the girls in my “group” told me I wasn’t invited to a birthday party …

Relationships

Leaked EPA email tells staff to play up climate denial, ignore actual data

It's no secret that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt disagrees with the overwhelming evidence tying human emissions …

Climate Change

Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Never Should Have Left Home, Theories Say

An interstellar object that whizzed through our solar system last year is confounding astronomers trying to understand how planets, comets and …

Astronomy

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower names Congress as part of “all kinds of projects” in India

India’s main opposition party has become thoroughly embroiled in the Cambridge Analytica (CA) voter-manipulation scandal.<p>On March 27, the whistleblower in the case told a committee of the British parliament that CA had done “all kinds of projects” in India and that he believed their client was the …

India

Marcia Clark: I Found Bombshell Evidence of Casey Anthony’s Guilt

In ‘Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48,’ the famed O.J. Simpson prosecutor reopens notorious crime cases, starting with the death of young Caylee …

Crime