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How Will President Trump Change Bankruptcy?

How Will President Trump Change Bankruptcy?<p>Updated March 09, 2017<p>No doubt, the presidential election of 2016 will go down as one of the most …

Donald Trump

How To Care For Your Cast Iron Skillet With Science

The cast iron skillet: for the untrained, that big greasy thing you wish your roommate would put away, and for the expert, virtually the only pan …

Kitchens

This dad responded in the best way when his kid's school asked for permission to read "Fahrenheit 451"

For anyone that isn’t a die-hard book lover, literature can seem pretty boring. But that’s not the case at all. From books that help change our …

Scientists Just Discovered a Major New Source of Carbon Emissions

File this under bad news for humanity’s climate ambitions: The dams and reservoirs we use to harness ‘clean’ hydroelectric power and irrigate our …

Climate Change

Why Does Time Go Forward Instead of Backward?

It's a more complicated question than you might think.<p>Why does time go forward and not backwards? This might seem like a simple question, but it's actually really complicated. Physicist Sean Carroll explains in a new video for Minute Physics.<p>Most of the laws of physics, like gravity and quantum …

Labor Day Weekend Preview: Lots Of College Football And The ‘Roast Of Rob Lowe’ (And Ann Coulter)

<i>Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe</i> (Comedy Central, Monday 10:00 p.m.) — David Spade hosts a salute to actor Rob Lowe. Roasters include Jimmy Carr, Pete Davidson, Bo Derek, Peyton Manning, Rob Riggle, and Jeff Ross. A lot has been made about this special. We could roast Lowe for a lot of things – …

TV

U.S. Firms Take Action Against Hanjin Shipping As Half Its Fleet Gets Blocked

Roughly half of Hanjin Shipping’s container vessels have been blocked from ports since the South Korean firm’s collapse, putting manufacturers and …

South Korea

The Science Of Grilling: What Makes Steaks Juicy?

See why all steaks aren't created equally<p>One of the most memorable characteristics of a nice piece of meat dribbles down your face and pools on the edge of your plate. <i>Popular Science</i> and <i>Saveur</i> teamed up to learn about the science behind a juicy steak, and filmed the discovery.<p>Steak juices are a …

Bit nippy! Weather girl Lourdes Figueroa gets internet flustered with sheer white dress

A series of stunning weather girls have gone viral online after leaving audiences flustered with their curves and barely-there ensembles.<p>And Lourdes …

Dresses

'It's like being on another planet': the tourist attraction with a two-year waiting list

Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong caves are so big, they have their own weather system. At their tallest point they could accommodate a 40-storey skyscraper – and at their widest point there’s enough room for a 747 to fly through. But that’s nothing compared to the size of the waiting list to visit them. …

Tiny device grabs more solar energy to disinfect water faster

In many parts of the world, the only way to make germy water safe is by boiling, which consumes precious fuel, or by putting it out in the sun in a …

Solar Power

A massive earthquake in the Pacific Northwest is even more likely than scientists once thought

Pacific Northwest residents have always known they live under the threat of an eventual earthquake, but recent research bumped up the likelihood that …

Cannabis

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This Insane Bamboo Treehouse Doesn't Use Any Nails or Screws

We want one.<p>To build a treehouse, you normally need nails or screws, a hammer, and planks of wood.<p>But Penda, a Beijing-based architecture firm, has …

Architecture

Perseid Meteor Shower: watch footage and see the best pictures

The annual Perseid meteor shower peaked early on Friday, producing some stunning meteor activity.<p>What is a meteor shower?<p>A meteor shower occurs when Earth passes through the debris stream occupying the orbit of a comet, in this case comet Swift-Tuttle. Perseid activity starts from July 23 and …

Astronomy

Germany calls for new security measures after string of terrorist attacks

BERLIN — Following a spate of terrorist attacks in Germany and neighboring nations, Germany’s interior minister proposed new security measures Thursday, including fast-track deportations and a bid to strip citizenship from German nationals who fight for the Islamic State.<p>The push amounts to the …

Extremism

Trump Urges Military To Remove Obama If He Refuses to Leave in 2017

By Jamal Whiteman<p>Not satisfied with being accused of treason for his dalliances with Russia, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is now …

This Engineer Started a Tor-Based Internet Provider to Fight Surveillance

Judges have ruled Tor users have 'no expectation of privacy.’ This one-man internet provider disagrees.<p>UK lawmakers are currently closing in on their biggest expansion of government surveillance powers since the Snowden revelations—but one network engineer is determined to not let privacy go down …

Privacy

Science Finally Proves Which Wines Give the Worst Hangovers

Knew it.<p>You know when you've got a wine hangover. Not only because you can remember necking a full bottle (and the rest) the night before, but that familiar pounding of the head is a surefire sign you made the rookie error of going down the wine route.<p>While some people swear the heaviness of red …

Alcohol
NFL
Robbie Lawler

Oil price hits freefall as US glut takes market by surprise

Global oil prices plummeted over a dollar a barrel within minutes after official US energy data showed an unexpected glut of oil in storage.<p>The price of Brent crude quickly dropped from around $44.90 a barrel to $43.68, a decline of more than 2pc, after the surprisingly high storage data was …

Oil

Techy Terror

Johannes Pistrol navigates a techy, steep and exposed trail on Mitterhorn

Copyright

Middle atmosphere in sync with the ocean - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Water plays a major role for our planet not only in its liquid form at the surface. In the atmosphere too, it considerably affects our lives as well …

47 people shot in Chicago over weekend as total nears 2,300 for year

Forty-seven people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, five of them fatally, as the pace of gun violence in the city has pushed the number of victims to nearly 2,300 this year, according to data kept by the Tribune.<p>So far this year, the number of people shot in Chicago is at least 740 higher …

Watch How a $25,000 Robot Makes Virtual Reality Way Better

YouTube video surfaces showing a Baxter robot providing haptic feedback for virtual reality.<p>Virtual reality has come a long way over the last couple of years, but for the most part its triumphs still revolve around the sense of sight. The illusion of reality falls away quickly once you toss touch …

Virtual Reality

Modular Smartwatch Is Swiss Army Knife For Your Wrist

Modularity has often been touted as the future of electronics, with companies ranging from Google to Dutch startup Fairphone betting heavily on …

Islamic State threatens to intensify attacks against France

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) has threatened to intensify attacks against France following the Bastille Day events.<p>Isil-run media outlets Wilayat al-Furat and Wilayat Nineveh have each issued a propaganda video calling for more attacks to be carried out in France after the Nice events …

Islamic State (ISIS)

At least a dozen California GOP staffers quarantined in virus outbreak at convention

At least a dozen California GOP staff members at the Republican National Convention have been quarantined in their hotel rooms after becoming ill with what appears to be a highly contagious norovirus, also known as the cruise-ship virus, according to officials from both the California GOP and local …