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How Long Do Tardigrades Live?

Tardigrades are probably the most paradoxical animals on the planet. On the one hand, these microscopic organisms are impossibly cute, seeming like …

Mysterious 20-foot sea creature covered in shaggy hair washes up on Philippines beach

A giant hairy sea creature washed up in the Phillipines over the weekend, causing locals to flock to the San Antonio beach to snap pictures of the mysterious "blob" that many dubbed a "globster."<p>The carcass of the animal, which measured about 20 feet long, according to The Sun, was spotted on …

San Antonio

A man in the UK has contracted the first case of untreatable 'super-gonorrhoea' after an encounter with a woman in south-east Asia

The first case of untreatable super-gonorrhoea has been reported in the UK.<p>A man contracted the sexually transmitted disease, believed to be the first case in the world to resist antibiotic treatment, after "sexual contact" with a woman in Southeast Asia.<p>The man's case was described in a report …

Self-help guru accused of branding women is charged with sex trafficking

An American self-help guru accused of presiding over a secretive society of female sex slaves branded with his initials has been arrested in Mexico after fleeing from New York state.<p>Keith Raniere, 57, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was returned to Texas on Monday, according to prosecutors, …

Zuckerberg refuses UK parliament summons over Fb data misuse

So much for ‘We are accountable‘; Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has declined a summons from a UK parliamentary committee that’s investigating how social media data is being used, and — as recent revelations suggest misused — for political ad targeting.<p>The DCMS committee wrote to …

Zadie Smith’s essays reveal how success is not all it’s cracked up to be

Feel Free: Essays shows the limitations of a star literary career – and the freedom of a remarkable critical mind.<p>Zadie Smith does not feel free. …

Literature

The Bitcoin community reacts to crash

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies crashed hard, and many people aren’t taking it well.<p>Down from the near-$20,000 highs of early December, Bitcoin …

Creed 2 casts pro boxer as Ivan Drago's son

The sins of the father are to be laid upon the children in <i>Creed 2</i>. While specifics on the next installment in the <i>Rocky</i> saga are still unknown, …

The world's biggest YouTube stars are seeing a massive slowdown

The internet is a fickle mistress.<p>Popular YouTube stars like PewDiePie and Zoella are seeing a huge slowdown in their online subscriber growth, signalling that even the top earners will need to look beyond video to maintain their popularity and income.<p>Business Insider analysed statistics from …

Wife of demoted DOJ official worked for firm behind anti-Trump dossier

Deeper connections revealed between Fusion GPS, DOJ official<p><b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> A senior Justice Department official demoted last week for concealing his meetings with the men behind the anti-Trump “dossier” had even closer ties to Fusion GPS, the firm responsible for the incendiary document, than have been …

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John Oliver and Dustin Hoffman Spar Over Sexual Harassment Statement

Dustin Hoffman and John Oliver tangled publicly on Monday night at a panel discussion where Mr. Oliver, the comedian and host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” questioned Mr. Hoffman, the actor, about a statement Mr. Hoffman released after he was accused of sexual misconduct on the set of a 1985 …

Curry, Morales speak out after Lauer's firing over 'inappropriate sexual behavior'

Two former “Today” show anchors spoke out Wednesday after learning that their former colleague was fired over sexual harassment allegations.<p>Ann Curry, who formerly worked alongside Matt Lauer on the "Today" show, told People that she is “really processing it.”<p>Curry's departure from the show was …

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer Is Officially Here

After months of hype and more than a few teases for fans, the first trailer for <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is here. And it looks to be a truly massive crossover.<p>The trailer features the Avengers, of course, but also works in a few others, like Tom Holland’s Spider-Man and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor …

OnLeaks posts renders of the Nokia 9, showing off curved glass and no headphone jack

Nokia is making phones again, but most of them have been mid-range or cheaper phones. The rumored Nokia 9 will be a flagship phone, and now we have a …

Mobile Technology

Apple Opening Two Mac Labs in India That Will Teach Students How to Create Music Using Logic Pro X

Apple today announced it will be opening two so-called "Mac Labs" at the KM Music Conservatory's campuses in the Indian cities of Chennai and Mumbai. The labs will teach students how to create music using Logic Pro X.<p>Apple also said it will fund 10 full time musical scholarships at the learning …

Here's what quantum computing is and why it matters

Researchers for IBM, Google, Intel, and others are in a fantastic scientific arms race to build a commercially viable quantum computer. They already exist in laboratories, and we’re only a few years away from the beginning of what may turn out to be an entire shift in how we think about computing.<p>A …

Quantum Computing

'Cyborg' bacteria deliver green fuel source from sunlight

<b>Scientists have created bacteria covered in tiny semiconductors that generate a potential fuel source from sunlight, carbon dioxide and water.</b><p>The so-called "cyborg" bugs produce acetic acid, a chemical that can then be turned into fuel and plastic.<p>In lab experiments, the bacteria proved much more …

University of California

A First Look at the Spacesuits of the Future

After years of anticipation, Elon Musk has finally revealed the design that could take humans to a new level of space exploration.<p>In true Elon Musk fashion, the latest SpaceX creation has been revealed with dramatic flair.<p>Posting on his Instagram account early Wednesday morning, Musk unveiled the …

Costumes

Internet Service Providers Were Not Amused by the Net Neutrality Day of Action

Wednesday was a day of action for those supporting net neutrality. Many companies and sites displayed banners and pop-ups asking users to contact the …

In 'Meddling Kids,' The Scooby Gang Grows Up — Hard

"Tomorrow, Tim, we'll be in Blyton Hills. You know what that is? You've never been there, but your great-grandfather Sean had. It's the best place in the world. ... Swamps where you can build rafts, and caves to take shelter in when it rains, and old mills and barns where hand-wringing bad guys …

5 Myths About Charging Phones

We have all heard those crazy stories about phone chargers. Some are so farfetched that they borderline on superstition. There are a lot of rules …

For Kanye West’s Birthday Let Kanye West Tell You How Great Kanye West Is

The multi-hyphenate Kanye West is known for many things among them rapping, designing clothes, escorting Kim Kardashian, and interrupting Taylor Swift. However he is perhaps most famous for is telling everyone just how amazing he is and just saying absolutely bonkers things in general. Today is his …

Jerry Seinfeld Talks Fatherhood—Including How His Kids Reacted To That Video Of Kesha Trying To Hug Him

As it turns out, Jerry Seinfeld just isn’t a hugger. On Monday night at David Lynch Foundation's National Night of Laughter and Song — in an awkward moment that seemed straight out of an episode of <i>Seinfeld</i>— singer Kesha interrupted the comedian to ask for a hug while he was mid-interview on the red …

Elon Musk Just Outlined How He'll Merge The Human Brain and AI

by Sarah Marquart April 20, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 63981<p>Musk’s History of AI Concerns<p>Elon Musk has made it clear that he is concerned about the …

Google wants to know what you'd like to see in the Pixel 2

Google's Pixel and Pixel XL are, without question, two of the best Android phones ever created.<p>There's lots to love. Its "pure" Android software is …

Batteries

Bill Gates says robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes

Someone, or something, has to make up the difference.<p>If robots are going to take over human jobs, that means fewer people will be working, which in turn means fewer people will be paying taxes.<p>And that’s a problem, since taxes fund things that are important, like schools and roads and fire …

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

Here’s Your First Look at Elle Fanning as Mary Shelley

We’re finally getting our first look at the Mary Shelley biopic starring Elle Fanning (<i>Super 8</i>, <i>Maleficent</i>) that has been in the works for at least …

Art of the one-liner: wit and grit for a deadly hit

And why the late, great Carrie Fisher deserves to join Oscar Wilde, Groucho Marx and Dorothy Parker as one of the genre’s most brilliant exponents<p>For a while, I had the perfect tagline on my dating profile, and it was all thanks to the wit of Carrie Fisher: “Instant gratification takes too long.”<p>It …

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