Travis Vinning

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Scientists at CERN discover “colour” of antimatter

Measuring the structure of antimatter could help us unlock the secrets of the universe<p>In a world first, researchers at CERN have measured the …

Physics

Want to Ask Better Questions? Try This Powerful Exercise

The questions you ask may not be helping you learn anything new.<p>Imagine this scenario: A woman walks into a hardware store. She can buy 6 for $6, 12 for $12, or 24 for $12. What is she buying?<p>I've asked this question of thousands of executives over the years, and no one has ever gotten the correct …

Fast Food

Woman receives reduced sentence after getting sterilized

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman convicted of using a counterfeit check has received a reduced sentence after getting medically sterilized at the suggestion of the judge.<p>U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot showed leniency to Summer Thyme Creel, 34, during her sentencing Thursday because she had …

Criminal Sentencing

Thais arrest alleged Russian cybercrime market operator

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand announced Friday they have arrested a Russian national accused by U.S. authorities of running an online cybercrime marketplace where everything from stolen credit card information to hardware for compromising ATM machines could be purchased.<p>Police said that Sergey …

Homeland Security

Lightning nearly struck this kid. What happened?

It seemed harmless enough, playing in the rain with an umbrella under an overflowing rain gutter. The thunderstorm was passing, and the worst of it was over. Then lightning struck—very narrowly missing the kid outside. It was so close that, in the video taken that day, it looks like he was directly …

NASA is Developing A Space Submarine to Investigate Saturn's Wildest Moon

Many decades later, NASA is putting The Beatles to shame with their take on a super trippy submarine.<p>Researchers from Washington State University are …

Astronomy

Amazon tests delivery in Los Angeles, shipping shares sink

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is testing a program to ship its sellers' goods, sending shares in FedEx and UPS tumbling even though analysts and the companies played down any near-term threat to the two global delivery businesses.<p>Amazon is running "Shipping with Amazon" in Los Angeles and possibly …

Enterprise Tech

California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show

Officers expressed sympathy with white supremacists and sought their help to target counter-protesters after a violent 2016 rally, according to court documents<p>California police investigating a violent white nationalist event worked with white supremacists in an effort to identify counter-protesters …

Rights & Freedoms

YouTube Kids gets a new design and kid profiles

YouTube Kids, the company’s child-friendly app, has gotten a bit of an overhaul today. Two years after it launched, YouTube Kids now has a refreshed design, along with kid profiles that will allow you to tailor the viewing experience for your children. The app will also change based on your child’s …

Kids