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Trump wants to let Alaska hunters lure bears in with doughnuts

President Trump has already repealed a federal rule that bans scouting and shooting bears from airplanes in national wildlife "refuges." Now, …

Researchers make a surprisingly smooth artificial video of Obama

Translating audio into realistic looking video of a person speaking is quite a challenge. Often, the resulting video just looks off -- a problem called the uncanny valley, which states that human replicas appearing almost but not quite real come off as eerie or creepy. However, researchers at the …

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Twitter is making fun of Donald Trump Jr.'s email scandal by using kid's books

President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., took to Twitter Tuesday to release email exchanges leading up to his meeting with a Russian government lawyer to obtain "high level" damaging information about his father's opponent, then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.<p>Trump Jr.'s …

Nice shades: 7 Fast growing shade trees to slash your electric bill

The free solar energy that hits the Earth each day can keep us warm, light our homes, grow our food, and generate clean renewable electricity, so we …

Wood-Based Biofore Concept Car Reduces Petroleum Usage

Modern vehicles contain, on average, over 300 pounds of plastic. Of course, most modern plastics are made from <b>petroleum</b>, which opens up a whole new …

Dolphin meat trade in Taiwan continues despite ban

In Taiwan, trade in dolphin meat is continuing more than 20 years after the government banned it.<p>The meat, seen as a delicacy with health-giving properties, was banned back in 1989.<p>However, some fishermen and restaurateurs continue to meet local demand and in certain areas traders openly defy the …

The quest for sustainable seafood has never been easier

If you love seafood, the six weeks between Mardi Gras and Easter is likely one of your favorite times of the year. It doesn’t hurt that restaurants, …

Tech Industry can Ignite a Clean Energy Revolution

Connecting people across continents. Delivering breaking news. Enabling government transparency. Facilitating social revolutions. Stopping global …

Do Chimps Have Human Rights? This Lawsuit Says Yes

As scientists have studied the chimpanzee, they’ve found more and more similarities between humans and their closest living relatives. But when it …

Can Silicon Valley make fake meat that doesn't suck?

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>These food hackers think their new faux animal products will win over even the most …

Meat Without Murder: Would You Eat a Lab-Grown Burger?

Mark Post had a slight grin on his face as he prepared to reveal the contents of the stainless steel food container in his hands. In front of him …

Zach M. on Twitter: "Air Pollution in Shanghai China exceeds all record levels (pic via @reddit) http://t.co/WvrjHZiPJA http://t.co/Ol0eH5zGzz"

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3 Islands Lead the Way By Going 100% Renewable Energy

By Jeremy Gottlieb<p>100% renewable energy to some may sound like nothing more than a pipe dream, but in reality, it already exists. As giant countries …

To Roam Again The Pyrenees: Scientists Plan To Clone Extinct Mountain Goat

The last bucardo died in 2000, killed by a falling tree.<p>Spanish scientists are checking in on a batch of cells, frozen in liquid nitrogen 14 years ago. The cells belonged to the last bucardo, a Pyrenean sub-species of mountain goat that went extinct in 2000, and researchers have received funding to …

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Fresh Breath and White Teeth: New Products to Save Your Smile

Nothing kills your confidence like having a piece of lettuce stuck between your teeth for an entire conversation and not knowing it until somebody points it out. Or when your mother oh-so-politely passes you a mint after you've eaten a slice of garlic bread. Or when a glass of red wine leaves your …

Tuck In To The World's Most Expensive Cupcake

Dubai has long been seen as the epitomy of extravagance and overindulgence. Why? Well. Because it's true. And if there was ever anything to cement …

Slow Cooker Recipes

Nothing like coming home from a long day and the smell of dinner ready to go. Winter is the time I tend to rely on the Crock Pot the most. Mostly …

Christmas Light Chalk Stencil Art

Try this fun art technique with chalk to make these brilliant Christmas lights!<p>Get the instructions for ––> Christmas Light Chalk Stencil Art

Why ‘sex-for-travel’ is a horrible idea

<i>[Editor’s note: Matador staff writer Rich Stupart is responding here to How to use sex to travel, a piece by contributor Claire Litton-Cohn that we</i> …

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2 people injured after woman jumps from stands after Raiders game

A young woman jumped from the third level of Oakland’s O. co Coliseum after a Raiders game Sunday, injuring herself and a man described as a "Good Samaritan" below who tried to catch her.<p>KTVU reports the woman, described as being in her 20s, walked to a closed section of the stadium's west upper …

Sexual-assault debate could fizzle out

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill’s high-profile, nearly yearlong duel over military sexual assault reforms could have an anti-climatic ending — no vote.<p>The lawmakers’ pair of amendments are being held hostage in the fight over the number of amendments to be considered as part of the …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

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If Comet ISON Survives The Sun, The View May Be Spectacular

Whenever the phrase "comet of the century" gets tossed around, we recommend remembering all the buzz about Kohoutek.<p>If you were around in 1973, you may recall that Kohoutek was supposed to give us an amazing show.<p>Well, it fizzled.<p>But we do want to make sure everyone knows about comet ISON, which as …

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The Naked3 Palette Is for Sale Right Now! Why We're Already Obsessed

Urban Decay just announced that the Naked3 Palette is for sale. As in: Right. This. Second. Here's why I'm already obsessed.<p>The 12 velvety smooth shadows come in coordinated shades of rosy golds, soft bronzes, coppers, and browns—fittingly, all the colors we saw on the spring runways at shows like …

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Leave No One Behind - End Violence against Women and Girls

In Focus: Leave No One Behind - End Violence against Women and Girls<p><b>A life without the threat of violence for everyone: leave no one behind</b><p>In a …

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In Pakistan, Thousands Protest Against U.S. Drone Strikes

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Pakistan to protest U.S. drone strikes inside their country.<p>Reporting from Islamabad, NPR's Philip Reeves reports protesters blocked an important road used to carry supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan. Philip filed this report for our Newscast …

Preserving Liberty Is More Important Than Making a Fetish of the Constitution

Though important, the document isn't an end in itself—advancing life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is the end.<p>The U.S. Constitution has done a tremendous amount to advance and safeguard liberty. I favor adhering to the document far more often than the average American. We'd be better off, …