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You've been charging your phone wrong for years - here's the correct way

You are falling to asleep, but you jolt back upright and suddenly remember you have failed to do one thing: plug your phone in to charge.<p>We all put …

Tech Trends

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Geology

I asked 11 legal experts if Trump’s lawyer obstructed justice

Trump’s lawyer secretly floated pardons for Manafort and Flynn. He might have crossed a line.<p>When special counsel Robert Mueller was finalizing charges against former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn last year, President Trump’s top lawyer secretly told attorneys for the two men that …

Donald Trump

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Fitness

China's growing submarine force is 'armed to the teeth' — and the rest of the Pacific is racing to keep up

In October 2006, a Chinese Song-class diesel-electric submarine capable of carrying torpedoes and antiship missiles surfaced within firing range of the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk.<p>"Some navy officers interpreted it as a 'Gotcha!' move," journalist Michael Fabey wrote in his 2017 book, …

Military

$463 million vs. 45 cents: The war of numbers in the court battle over AT&T’s mega-merger

When the Justice Department goes to court Monday to try to block the $85 billion megamerger between AT&T and Time Warner, it will rely on a tried-and-true approach of arguing that the deal would raise prices for ordinary consumers.<p>The agency’s expert economist has estimated the precise increase in …

Net Neutrality

All Galaxies Take a Billion Years to Rotate. Which Is Really Cool, and Totally Weird.

Big or small, dense or empty, it's one thing they all share.<p>Galaxies come in all shapes and size, and NASA's best estimates indicate there are more than 200 billion of them in the observable universe. According to the latest findings from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research …

North Korea

Theresa May publicly blames Russia for nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal as relations with Moscow plummet

Britain's fragile relations with Moscow plummeted today as Theresa May publicly blamed Russia for a chemical weapons attack on UK soil.<p>Speaking in …

These 11 States Are Buying the Most Green Cars in America

While electric cars continue to inch forward in America, they have yet to make their big move. You can mostly blame the lack of charging …

Arctic has warmest winter on record: 'It's just crazy, crazy stuff'

Sea ice has hit record lows for time of year as experts say global warming probably fueled big storms in Europe and north-eastern US<p>The Arctic winter has ended with more news that is worrying even the scientists who watch the effects of climate change closely.<p>The region experienced its warmest …

Global Warming

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

'This is not going to end well': Trump's friends and allies are worried he's spiraling out of control — and they say this time is different

President Donald Trump's friends and confidantes are reportedly more worried about his emotional health than ever before.<p>As Trump becomes ever more focused on perceived attacks against him, constantly obsesses over TV coverage, and lashes out at friends and foes alike in public, many close to him …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump threatens tax on European cars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, Republicans and trade (all times local):<p>1:10 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump says the U.S. "will simply apply a TAX" on cars made in Europe if the European Union retaliates against the trade penalties he's seeking on imports of steel and …

Donald Trump

Officials from four countries discussed exploiting Jared Kushner

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Officials from at least four countries have discussed ways they could use Jared Kushner's intricate business arrangements, lack of experience and financial woes to manipulate President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior White House adviser, The Washington Post reported …

Donald Trump

America Is Under Attack and the President Doesn't Care

Trump’s gravest responsibility is to defend the United States from foreign attack—and he’s done nothing to fulfill it.<p>As the rest of America mourns the victims of the Parkland, Florida, massacre, President Trump took to Twitter.<p>Not for him the rituals of grief. He is too consumed by rage and …

Donald Trump

Trump attacks everyone but Russia

The president continues his barrage of tweets after the Mueller indictments.<p>President Donald Trump railed against the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election Saturday night into Sunday, sending off a stream of tweets attacking the FBI, CNN, the Democratic Party, his own …

Donald Trump

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it's already being prototyped

Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive.<p>Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lilium is developing the aircraft as a new form of …

Aviation

Why Rumors of a New Plea Deal Should Terrify Trump

Rick Gates is reportedly in the final stages of a negotiation that could lead back to the campaign.<p>Even among some of <b>Donald Trump’s</b> allies, there is a sense of astonishment at the White House’s handling of <b>Robert Mueller’s</b> Russia investigation. “It’s like no one took down the Gambino family,” <b>Steve</b> …

Robert Mueller just made it impossible for Trump to call the special counsel probe a 'total hoax'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Most of these people do not live in the United States, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Russia won't …

Donald Trump

Some Former Colleagues Say Rob Porter Clashed With Staff, Acted "Unhinged" In One Incident

The White House aide who resigned following allegations of domestic abuse was difficult to work with, according to some of his former Hill colleagues. One source described the office of Sen. Orrin Hatch as “a mess” under Porter.<p>White House officials have repeatedly portrayed Rob Porter, who …

Declassify? House Dems vote to air their Russia-probe memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election spun further into charges and counter-charges among angry U.S. lawmakers and President Donald Trump Monday as the panel voted to release a second classified memo about whether the FBI and Justice …

Donald Trump

Tesla Strikes Deal to Give 50,000 Australian Homes Solar Power

The state government of South Australia announced Sunday that it had struck a deal with Tesla to install as many as 50,000 solar-power systems on …

Solar Power

Former US intelligence chief reveals North Korea's 'kryptonite' — and it could topple Kim Jong Un without a shot

Dennis Blair, a former director of national intelligence, on Tuesday defined what he called North Korea's "kryptonite," saying it could collapse Kim Jong Un's government without firing a shot.<p>While President Donald Trump's inner circle reportedly weighs the use of military force against North …

North Korea

China’s latest energy megaproject shows that coal really is on the way out

China has some of the worst air pollution in the world. In several cities, thick layers of smog are common, resulting in thousands of deaths every year.<p>According to a 2016 study, the top contributor of air pollution-related deaths in China is the burning of coal. The team of Chinese and American …

Renewable Energy

Kushner companies are fighting to hide their investors. A judge just forced them out in the open.

A rare look into how Kushner gets his money and manages his companies.<p>On Friday, a federal judge rejected a request to hide details of rental …

The Incredible 50-year-old Plane on the Front Lines of the North Korea Standoff

The Cold War-era B-52 is a still a key part of the U.S. bomber fleet. But is that a good thing?<p>In 1964, Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear black comedy <i>Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Love the Bomb</i> burst into the cerulean with the force of a surface-to-air missile. Considered one of the greatest …

U.S. Air Force

This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

One person is probably responsible for almost 600 percent of Bitcoin's price rise

Bitcoin is complicated. From what, exactly, it's good for to who created it, there remains a host of unanswered questions about the world's foremost …

Cryptocurrency