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‘Kill all white people’: Accused killer who targeted white victims now charged in six deaths

For a year, the walking and biking trails snaking through south Kansas City, Mo., were plagued with bloodshed.<p>Beginning in August 2016 and continuing deep into the next year, the bodies of hikers and dog walkers were found dead along the city’s Indian Creek trail or on nearby roadways. They were …

Testing the Olympic Venues in PyeongChang: Pictures

PyeongChang Prepares to Welcome the World: Pictures

Winter Olympics

Chloe Kim, Shaun White Crush It on Day 4 at the Olympics: Pictures

2018 Winter Olympics Medal Count: Norway dominates, Team USA's final tally

Get an up-to-date total of all the gold, silver and bronze medals won at the Winter Games<p>The medals have all been handed out and the 2018 Winter …

The PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony Put America in an Unfamiliar Position — Excluded

A scaled-down opening ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics turned out to have a great deal contained within it.<p>That a lighting illusion at the …

Winter Olympics

There’s peace in the air at PyeongChang Olympics, but something doesn’t smell right

Jerry Brewer<p>GANGNEUNG, South Korea — At the end of the Opening Ceremonies on Friday night, after more than two hours of kumbaya at its most elegant, the infamous PyeongChang wind pestered the fantasy-closing fireworks exhibition. A grand and hopeful night concluded with smoke and debris forcing you …

North Korea

How to describe PyeongChang? I don’t always have the words.

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — So an American in South Korea walks into a bar …<p>Well, I didn’t walk into it exactly. Bastion of agility that I am, I dodged at the last minute. The bar in question was a striped bar that goes up and down to regulate entry to a parking lot in the Gangneung Media Village. I …

South Korea

For North Korean Skaters, the Short Program Was Just the Beginning

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Facing enormous pressure and scrutiny, North Korea’s only elite athletes at these Winter Olympics delivered the best performance of their career on Wednesday in pairs figure skating, helping to enliven a mostly subdued, half-empty arena.<p>The skaters, Ryom Tae-ok, 19, and Kim …

Snowboarding: White delivers again to win third halfpipe gold | Reuters

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Shaun White cemented his legacy as the most successful snowboarder of all time as he delivered a stunning routine under massive pressure on the final run of a gripping halfpipe final on Wednesday to win his third Winter Olympic gold and a landmark 100th …

Winter Olympics

North Korea’s pair figure skaters electrified the Olympics with a personal best

North Korea’s pair figure skaters, Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik, electrified the stands in Pyeongchang with their Olympic debut, where they recorded their personal best score for the short program.<p>Ryom and Kim scored 69.40 for their routine, set to a Jeff Beck instrumental cover of The Beatles’ “A …

North Korea

Shaun White Just Won the United States' 100th Winter Olympics Gold Medal of All Time

Shaun White not only put himself in the history books when he won his third gold medal in the men’s halfpipe Tuesday. He nabbed a big win for the …

Winter Olympics

Shaun White wins USA's 100th all-time Winter Olympic gold medal

Shaun White has reclaimed his Olympic halfpipe title and won the United States' 100th all-time gold medal at the Winter Olympics. And he did it in …

Younger Republicans want an alternative to Trump

One year since President Trump's inauguration, a majority of Republicans under age 45 would want an alternative in 2020, according to the latest …

Latino Immigrants Across The U.S. Report Similar Levels Of Discrimination

Former Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio recently announced his bid for the Arizona Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jeff Flake. To say that …

Americans are slowly warming up to self-driving cars

The fear factor surrounding self-driving cars appears to be slowly receding.<p>AAA released a study Wednesday showing that 63% of Americans are afraid of riding in a self-driving vehicle, down from 78% the previous year.<p>This is the third year that AAA has polled the U.S. population on how people feel …

Autonomous Cars

Tourism to U.S. under Trump is down, costing $4.6B and 40,000 jobs

Travel to the U.S. has been on the decline ever since President Donald Trump took office, and new data from the Commerce Department shows the slump translates to a cost of $4.6 billion in lost spending and 40,000 jobs, according to an analysis by the U.S. Travel Association.<p>The latest data shows a …

Apple should be afraid of Google. Very afraid

Google revealed a cascade of exciting innovations to its Google universe this week at the annual I/O developer conference. Apple should be quaking in its boots.<p>The search and software giant is making tremendous strides in AI through Assistant; image search and detection through Google Lens; web …

Google Lens

Trump: Clinton's foreign policy plan would start WW3

<b>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said his rival Hillary Clinton's foreign policy plan in Syria would trigger World War Three.</b><p>He also said the US should focus on defeating so-called Islamic State (IS) rather than removing Syria's president.<p>Mrs Clinton has proposed a no-fly zone …

HG Wells made a series of utopian predictions 100 years ago and was right about nearly all of them

No writer is more renowned for his ability to foresee the future than HG Wells. His writing can be seen to have predicted the airplane, the tank, space travel, the atomic bomb, satellite television, and the World Wide Web. His fantastic fiction imagined time travel, alien invasion, flights to the …

Science Fiction

Want to 'train your brain'? Forget apps, learn a musical instrument

Musical training can have a dramatic impact on your brain’s structure, enhancing your memory, spatial reasoning and language skills<p>The multimillion dollar brain training industry is under attack. In October 2014, a group of over 100 eminent neuroscientists and psychologists wrote an open letter …

The Brain

How Democrats Killed Their Populist Soul

In the 1970s, a new wave of post-Watergate liberals stopped fighting monopoly power. The result is an increasingly dangerous political system.<p>It was January 1975, and the Watergate Babies had arrived in Washington looking for blood. The Watergate Babies—as the recently elected Democratic …

Four Reasons Why Drones, Not Driverless Cars, Are The Future Of Autonomous Navigation

<i>This article is coauthored with</i> <i>Daniel Rubio,</i> <i>CTO of AirMap</i> <i>and the former CTO of road-mapping platform for autonomous vehicles HERE.</i><p>Last Wednesday, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a new advisory committee on autonomous vehicles. The committee’s mission: develop …

4 Things to Eliminate From Your Speech If You Want to Be Persuasive

Are sloppy speech habits holding you back as a leader? Discover simple changes you can make to instantly increase your ability to influence others and raise your status as a speaker and leader.<p>At what point would you stop listening to a speaker who opens with: "So, OK, I wanted to just briefly, you …

Public Speaking

A 1912 news article ominously forecasted the catastrophic effects of fossil fuels on climate change

A short news clip from a New Zealand paper published in 1912 has gone viral as an example of an early news story to make the connection between burning fossil fuels and climate change.<p>It wasn’t, however, the first article to suggest that our love for coal was wreaking destruction on our environment …

Climate Change

Instead of Creating an Overnight Success, Do This

The biggest most successful companies on the planet were not overnight successes. Here's what they did.<p>There is a misconception out there when it comes to entrepreneurship that all successful people "got lucky" or created an overnight success out of the blue.<p>In fact, one of the biggest companies on …

Motivation

In a historic moment for AI, computers gain ability to generalize learning between activities - ExtremeTech

By on October 24, 2016 at 12:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>With the many meteoric victories …

Artificial Intelligence

Whenever you lie, your brain adjusts to make telling bigger whoppers easier, study finds

Telling small lies causes changes in the brain that lead people down a “slippery slope” towards increasingly large acts of dishonesty, according to a …

The 20 Most Important Battles of World War II

The clashes that shaped the course of the deadliest war of all time.<p>World War II was the greatest conflict in history, carried out on a scale almost impossible to grasp. In many ways it was the first modern war, in which airpower played a vital role both on land and at sea, but many actions were …

Apple's Sad Transformation Into 'The American Samsung'

Apple’s launch event on March 21st, and the subsequent roll-out of the hardware, continues a trend that has seen Cupertino move away from a single hero device to a bewildering range of devices trying to satisfy every part of the smartphone ecosystem.<p>The three major products were nowhere close to …

Tim Cook