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Republicans Are Obsessed With Islamic Terrorists. Just Don't Ask Them To Name Any.

Presidential candidates talking about terrorism probably should be able to identify some actual terrorists.<p>The GOP presidential candidates love to warn voters of the threat of Islamic terrorists. Not a day goes by without Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) bemoaning the threat of "radical Islamic terrorism." …

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Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Hillary Clinton's $350 billion plan to kill college debt

'No family and no student should have to borrow to pay tuition at a public college or university.'<p>Hillary Clinton on Monday rolled out a sweeping higher education plan — a $350 billion proposal that would help millions pay for college and reduce interest rates for people with student loans.<p>The …

Activist who helped search for Mexico's 43 missing students found slain

Read this story in Spanish at CNNMexico.com<p><b>(CNN) —</b> When he felt authorities weren't doing enough to protect his hometown, he organized more than 100 women to police the streets.<p>When 43 students went missing in a controversial case that drew global attention to Mexico's struggles with violence and …

40 Celebrities Who Are Still Friends with Their Exes

Pocket-sized personal transporters could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo

<i>(Reuters)</i> — A Japanese engineer has developed a portable transporter small enough to be carried in a backpack that he says is the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Kuniako Saito and his team at Cocoa Motors recently unveiled the lithium battery-powered “WalkCar” transporter, which is …

Airbus has patented a jet that could take you from Tokyo to Los Angeles in three hours

Imagine a transcontinental flight that allowed you to wash your hands of screaming babies and cranky flight attendants after just a few hours. Airbus wants to make it so. The aircraft manufacturer has patented an “ultra-rapid” plane that could fly at more than four times the speed of sound. The …

Aviation

More than 80% of the thousands held at the Chicago police's 'black site' were black

About 8.5% of those held at the site were white. According to the 2010 census, Chicago's population is 32% non-Hispanic white, 33% black, and 29% Hispanic (of which 13.5% identify as racially white) .<p>In February, The Guardian reported that the Chicago Police Department was holding US citizens for …

Floyd Mayweather's next opponent is one of the biggest underdogs in boxing history

When reports first surfaced two weeks ago, the fight was heavily scrutinized. Experts thought Mayweather was joking, other boxers described it as "embarrassing," and all the while Berto was being billed as a heavy underdog — except, that doesn't fully explain the situation.<p>Berto isn't just an …

New Report Uncovers Staggering Inequality for Anyone Not Young, White, Straight, and Male in Hollywood

The lack of equality in talent behind the cameras in Hollywood has been at the center of conversation many times this year. And while we know that kind of inequality bleeds into the stories we see in front of the camera, and that movie theaters are packed with superheroes played by white guys named …

National Day Of Rage: Anonymous Hacktivists Claim They Have Proof Sandra Bland Was Murdered, Calls For Justice [Video]

It has been a couple of weeks since Sandra Bland,28, was found dead in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas, where she was staying after being …

This Is How Many Animals Were Killed in Zimbabwe in the Last 20 Years

The death of Cecil the lion at the hands of pilloried dentist Walter Palmer has sparked worldwide outrage, with virtual mobs tanking Palmer’s Yelp …

Extinction

Tyler, the Creator Performs "Cherry Bomb" and "Smuckers", Wears Cat in the Hat Costume on "Kimmel"

Tyler, the Creator was the musical guest on last night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live". Before performing his <i>Cherry Bomb</i> tracks "Cherry Bomb" and "Smuckers", Kimmel brought him out to rap excerpts from the just-released Dr. Seuss book <i>What Pet Should I Get?</i>. Of course, that means Tyler wore a Cat in the Hat …

Jimmy Kimmel

California teen arrested after body believed to be of 8-year-old neighbor found

A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Santa Cruz, Calif. late Monday after a body believed to be that of his 8-year-old neighbor was found in a dumpster not far from where she was last seen riding her scooter.<p>Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel told reporters that he was "confident" the body found by a …

Micro Drone 3.0 is a Cheap Camera Drone That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The prospect of cheaply and easily capturing photos and footage from the skies is one of the many aspects that makes camera drones so alluring. With …

Drones

The payment app of the future will not be a payment app

The use of mobile payments is rising rapidly. The Federal Reserve found that 22 percent of cell phone owners in the US reported having made a mobile payment in 2014, up from 17 percent in 2013 and 15 percent in 2012.<p>That is almost a 50 percent increase in two years. But still, no payment app has …

Apps

The Boy Who Loved Chanel

The fashion elite’s latest darling is blond, beautiful—and seven years old. But Hudson Kroenig is no neophyte: following in his father’s footsteps, he’s modeled for Chanel since his awwww-inspiring 2010 catwalk debut. With Karl Lagerfeld as his godfather, he dines with the likes of Rihanna and Anna …

Clandestine High-School Senior Kylie Jenner Graduates with Help of Ryan Seacrest

While most of the attention paid to her is related to her choices in attire, the fluctuating fullness of her lips, and the antics of her family members, <b>Kylie Jenner</b> has not received nearly as much coverage pertaining to the fact that, this whole time, she has been, it would appear, attending …

China is building a massive solar plant in the Gobi desert

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Plans are underway for China’s first large-scale commercial solar plant, designed to eventually supply electricity for approximately one million households in Qinghai province. It’s a concentrating solar power (CSP) system, which uses a vast array of mirrors spread …

Renewable Energy

6 in 10 Americans Will Experience Poverty

There may be more fluidity between the haves and the have-nots than we previously thought<p>Over a lifetime, most Americans will experience at least a …

Income Inequality

Mate Is The South American Drink That Puts Our Coffee Game To Shame

The Brits might have a deeply-steeped tea tradition. The Italians' espresso game is surely strong. Americans know where it's at when it comes to iced coffee. But none of that compares to the strong tradition that South America has with its energy-boosting beverage of choice, mate.<p>Mate is an …

Essential music releases to look out for in Autumn

<b>WET – DON’T YOU</b><p><b>Release date: September TBA</b><p>We first fell in love with Brooklyn trio Wet last year when they released the sweetly washed-out pop gem “Don’t Wanna Be Your Girl” alongside a video of vocalist Kelly Zutrau lolling about in the grass like some kind of fairy of nature. They’ve since jumped …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple Pay is launching in the UK on July 14.</b> There will be a £20 limit on transactions — but this should rise in the fall.<p><b>2. A petition to have Ellen Pao removed as the CEO of Reddit has gained more than 100,000 signatures in 3 days.</b> Last week, popular Reddit employee Victoria Taylor was let go …

Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

Northwestern University

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FORTUNE — Last year’s revelations of the National Security Agency’s sweeping data collection programs were not particularly good for U.S. technology companies. Following the Edward Snowden leak, the Washington, D.C.-based think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation predicted that …

Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline

Apple has sort-of-confirmed that it recently snapped up another small company, called Novauris. The firm specializes in speech recognition and has historical ties to the core technology and patents underpinning Siri. <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that Novauris' experts are already working inside Apple to …