Peter C. Equality Frank

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11-million-ton iceberg threatens to inundate tiny Greenland village with tsunami

An 11-million ton iceberg, perched off the coast of a tiny Greenland village, is striking fear in the hearts of residents.<p>Residents of Innaarsuit worry that a chunk of it could break off and unleash a tsunami upon the town.<p>What happens to the gigantic mountain of ice, which a Danish meteorologist …

Global Warming

Why Bernie Sanders’s History of Racial Justice Activism Matters

I reject the idea that who Bernie Sanders was in the 1960s is irrelevant. Who you are and what you do, what you fought for, and who and what you …

Middle-class

A Physicist Has Calculated The Best Place to Put Your Router

It's time to get serious about your wifi signal.<p>Forget the trial and error - mathematics has proved where the best spot to place your router …

Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, injuring at least 11, forcing evacuations

<b>SUPERIOR, Wis. --</b> An explosion rocked a refinery in northwestern Wisconsin, injuring at least 11 people Thursday, forcing the evacuation of homes, …

Our 10 favorite quotes from inspiring women worldwide!

Happy International Women’s Day! What better way to celebrate our favorite holiday than sharing the voices and photos of women we are lucky to know, …

Human Rights

In a medical first, drugs have reversed an inherited disorder in the womb - MIT Technology Review

The injection of a protein at just the right moment during pregnancy appears to have spared a set of twins—and one other child—from being born …

There's a Lot to Love About Gmail's New Design, But Google Made 1 Critical Mistake

Never forget the little things.<p>If you aren't already aware, Google just refreshed the design of its beloved Gmail, and it's a really solid improvement. With 1.4 billion users of the email platform, to say that this redesign was a massive undertaking is an understatement--the magnitude of the …

Google

9 Social Media Tools You Can't Ignore If You Want More Leads

As a small business, you know generating leads through social media is getting harder with each passing year.And as brands perfect their strategies, …

Social Media

Chimichurri Baked Chicken Recipe

"Chimichurri is a dish from Argentina that is usually served over grilled chicken or steak. This is my version, which may or may not be …

5 things to know about Google's new Tasks app

Users are starting to gain access to the new Gmail design and features. One of those features is a right-side panel where users can find a new app called Tasks.<p>Tasks is Google's latest attempt to create a reminder or to-do service, and hopefully this time it doesn't end up forgotten about.<p>Below are …

Apps

How Can I Talk to Myself in a Positive Way?

If you suffer with social anxiety disorder (SAD), you might consider using positive affirmations as a way to improve your self-esteem and reduce …

Self-help

Netflix-Loving Kids Are Killing Cable TV

Kids like Caleb Moushey are killing cable TV.<p>Not that Caleb knows from cable. After all, he’s 7 years old. But Caleb rarely if ever watches …

How to Save for Retirement When You Don't Have a 401(k)

More Americans are feeling confident about their ability to afford a comfortable retirement, according to a long-running national survey. But there …

How to Build Landscaping Berms

If you are new to landscaping, chances are you’ve seen many “berms” in your lifetime without even realizing that these structures had a name. That’s …

10 Recipes to Master If You Want to Become a Next-Level Italian Cook

So you’ve mastered the basics—maybe you’ve developed a reputation for your cacio e pepe or your white bean crostini. But now it’s time to take your …

Samsung's Brand New Galaxy Smartphone Is Massive

Samsung seems to be supersizing its best Galaxy smartphones, but a new leak reveals the new Galaxy the whole world wants to see will be truly massive…<p>According to new information from recently prolific Korean site The Bell, Samsung’s long-awaited folding Galaxy X smartphone will incorporate not …

A Lifesaving Pump for Cancer Patients Is Being Phased Out

A medical device that can add years to the lives of cancer patients is about to become unavailable, because its manufacturer has decided to stop producing it.<p>The device, the size of a hockey puck, is implanted in the abdomen to pump high doses of chemotherapy directly into the liver for cancer that …

Parents can now limit YouTube Kids to only show human-approved videos

Earlier this month, a report said that YouTube was planning on releasing a non-algorithmic, whitelisted version of its YouTube Kids app in the near future. Today, Google confirmed this, announcing new parental controls for YouTube Kids. These new controls can restrict YouTube Kids to only display …

Coconut-Chocolate Icebox Cake with Toasted Almonds

I've been dreaming about developing an icebox cake featuring the flavors of chocolate, coconut, and almond since cowriting <i>Icebox Cakes</i>. The Pecan …

Thailand detains Cambodian opposition leader, rights group says

BANGKOK/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thai immigration police have detained the leader of a Cambodian opposition group based in Denmark, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, while a Cambodian official said the government was in discussion with Thailand on the man’s extradition.<p>The detention comes …

Asia

United Kingdom Plans $1.3 Billion Artificial Intelligence Push

The United Kingdom is planning a big investment in artificial intelligence technologies in a deal worth nearly £1 billion, or about $1.3 billion.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence developers have more freedom with Intel’s Open Source AI Compiler

Intel has announced that it has made its nGraph compiler Open Source in order to give more freedom to choose …The post Artificial Intelligence …

8 Mental Habits That Will Make You Successful, According to Entrepreneurs

Build the habits you've always wanted.<p>We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, “Success is not an action, but a …

Can Artery Plaque Buildup Be Reversed With Diet?

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside the arteries. Plaque, made from fatty deposits, calcium, cellular waste and blood …

Curiosity — This Footage From the Surface of a Comet is...

Imagine the weird environment on a comet. In the light gravity, it’s easy to hop and skip. The view is stunning; bright stars surround you, with no …

Patients dying because staff missing signs of sepsis

Patients are dying of sepsis because ill-trained staff do not know how to spot the signs, NHS watchdogs have warned.<p>Officials have issued a safety alert after uncovering 100 deaths of hospital patients after failures to identify or act on symptoms of deteriorating health.<p>NHS Improvement has urged …

Organic Agriculture Is Going Mainstream, But Not the Way You Think It Is

By Jeremy L. Caradonna<p>One of the biggest knocks against the organics movement is that it has begun to ape conventional agriculture, adopting the …

Arctic sea ice is packed with huge amounts of tiny plastic particles

The study was carried out by a team from Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) who retrieved ice samples during three Arctic expeditions in 2014 …

Google joins Apple in condemning the repeal of the Clean Power Plan

Google filed a public comment today, just before the deadline<p>Google filed a public comment today criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to roll back the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era policy that aims to cut power plant pollution. With its comment, Google joins Apple in arguing …

Clean Power Plan

Eight things to know about Detroit’s big math and reading curriculum shift

The countdown is on: In five months, elementary and middle school teachers in the Detroit district will be teaching from all-new curriculum.<p>District …