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Trump fires acting AG after she declines to defend travel ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for "refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House said.<p>"(Yates) has betrayed the Department of Justice," the White House statement said.<p>Dana …

Donald Trump

These Scripts Help You Start and Nail a Salary Negotiation Talk with Your Boss

The beginning of the year is a great time to make sure you’re being paid what you’re worth, and if you find out it’s about time you had a chat with …

Here's where we left off with everyone on 'Gilmore Girls'

The day we have been waiting for is almost at hand, and no, we’re not talking about Thanksgiving. <i>Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life</i> premieres on …

Duolingo adds AI-powered chatbots to help you learn languages

Can bots make learning a new language easier? Duolingo is about to find out.<p>The language learning startup updated its app Thursday with a new feature …

This USB Stick Can Kill Your Computer Almost Instantly

The USB Killer is a commercially available USB stick that can fry almost any computer in seconds by rapidly collecting power from the USB power lines …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. A report says it found routine abuse of overtime rules at one of Apple's suppliers in China.</b> China Labor Watch alleges that employees at Pegatron are working more hours than Apple allows.<p><b>2. Uber lost a whopping $1.27 billion (£960 million) in the first half of 2016.</b> It may be because of its …

Didi Chuxing

How to stop WhatsApp sharing your phone number with Facebook

WhatsApp changed its privacy policy for the first time in four years yesterday, announcing that users’ phone numbers will be shared with its parent …

U.S. Census

French officers force woman to remove 'burkini' in Nice

Photographs have emerged of French police officers as they made a woman remove her "burkini" on a beach in Nice. The ban on the full-body swimsuits …

10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Without Thinking

Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior. If you design your environment to be conducive to healthy habits, then you’ll find …

Self-improvement

The Most Hilarious Corporate Twitter Feeds You Need To Follow

Nowadays it’s easier than ever to kill time browsing around on the internet, probably when we’re supposed to be doing something else entirely. Social …

Social Media

Dreamlike Underwater Oil Paintings by Mark Heine

À travers ses peintures, Mark Heine nous plonge dans les eaux sombres d’un mystérieux lac, où des femmes habillées de robes somptueuses semblent …

Art

This BBC documentary is the spookiest thing you'll see today

Since the 1970s, thousands of people across the globe have reported hearing a strange humming sound incessantly pulsating in their ears – and we’re not talking about tinnitus.<p>In fact, some claim the weird sound has persisted for so long that it has started driving them nuts, disturbing their …

Paranormal

Brazil defeated the mosquito that spreads Zika once before — few expect it to do so again - Los Angeles Times

It has been done before in Brazil, and much of Latin America. But that was more than half a century ago.<p>The battlefield looks very different now, and experts fear that this time it is an unwinnable fight. The epidemic might wane, but as long as the mosquito remains, the virus can strike again.<p>The …

Public Health

Can I Ever Get Pregnant? And Other Questions About Zika Virus

The most extensive report yet on Zika virus and its risk to babies shows that 5 percent of women infected while pregnant go on to have babies with diagnosed birth defects.<p>Because data is fuzzy, this matches up with the last report showing 10 percent of women infected while pregnant have babies with …

Public Health

Mom discovers security cameras hacked, kids' bedroom livestreamed

A mother in Houston, Texas woke up one morning to pretty much every parent's worst-case scenario.<p>"I happened to get a text from a friend of mine that …

17 Amazing bathroom tile designs

Have you ever walked into a bathroom and wished you had that amazing tile design in your house or apartment? Well, then take a look at these next …

Interior Design

Rud Ra

It's gotta be Waimea or in that area. Dope pic though. I gotta get my pooch out in some waves. He'd see an otter and be after it though

This Is Why Frozen Fruits Should Be Your New Best Friend

Get the most out of your produce.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Summer is the best time to become well acquainted with your freezer. And no, we don't mean for sticking your head in …

This chatbot is responsible for 160k dismissed parking tickets

Dubbed “the world’s first robot lawyer” by its 19-year-old creator, Joshua Browder, DoNotPay has now successfully contested over 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York.<p>The program attempts to glean information from a simple survey to determine whether an appeal is possible by asking …

Chatbots

Bookshelves Shaped Like Superhero Logos Add a Special Flair to Any Secret Lair

Industrial designer Burak Dogan adds a superhero’s touch to furniture with a series of wall-mounted shelves that pay homage to beloved heroes and heroines. Superman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, and the S.H.I.E.L.D. each have their iconic logos reproduced as eye-catching planks that have plenty …

Wonder Woman

How to create epic environment designs

This workshop and Photoshop tutorial will take you through my process for painting a grand, fantasy structure set within an epic landscape, as well …

Tutorials

The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Whether you're a fitness runner or a sub-three-hour marathoner, you’ve probably committed one or more of the ten crimes listed below. But don't worry, these errors are easy to correct. We recruited renowned coaches Dr. Jason Karp, and Dr. Matt Moran to keep you running happy and injury-free.<p>#10: …

Running

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

The current table-gaming renaissance boasts some of the best designers in the world. Digital games can’t let these inventions slip them by<p>Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s …

Opera Max saves data on YouTube and Netflix

Until now, one of the limitations with the Opera Max Android app is that it doesn't compress encrypted connections, which is probably a good thing except that many video platforms use HTTPS. That's no longer an issue with the software's latest release, which can now optimize YouTube and Netflix …

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Apps

‘Remarkable’ Ebola vaccine created with 100% success rate

More than 7,500 people who came into contact with Ebola victims were protected from the deadly disease by a new vaccine<p>The deadly Ebola virus which has claimed the lives of more than 11,000 people may finally have been conquered after scientists developed a vaccine which is 100 per cent …

Disease