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Photographer Captures People's Reactions When Told They Are Beautiful

What's your response when you're told that you're beautiful? Eighteen year-old photographer and student, Shea Glover, decided to "film what I thought …

Photographers in SF Robbed of Camera Gear in Broad Daylight with Pepper Spray

On Monday, two professional photographers were robbed of their camera gear in broad daylight in the Visitacion Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. …

U.S. Stocks Rise as Dollar Weakens

Investors watch the currency, Fed interest-rate policy<p>U.S. stocks and Treasurys rose and the dollar’s rally took a breather, as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week against a backdrop of softer economic news.<p>Fed officials are widely expected to alter the guidance …

Stock Markets

Oscars Gift Bags: Take A Peek Inside This Year’s $168,000 Bounty

They’re real and they’re fabulous.<p>Losing is never fun.<p>While most Oscar nominees claim that just to be nominated for the award is an honor, losing can be a hard pill to swallow. Luckily, the Academy Awards have figured out a way to help wash the bitter taste of defeat right out of the mouths of …

Facelifts

The Dream of Delivery Drones Is Alive (And On A Truck)

There's hope for robotic parcel delivery, with or without Amazon<p>Amazon's drone delivery service was never going to work. Not in the United States, at least, and not in the near-future timeframe announced by CEO Jeff Bezos in a credulous <i>60 Minutes</i> segment in December 2013. When Bezos made the …

Drones

America Inc. warns of turbulence ahead

After an avalanche of earnings results in recent weeks, one thing is clear: Corporate America is worried about 2015.<p>The red flags: many companies warned that oil prices and the strong U.S. dollar could hurt sales this year.<p>Multinationals, ranging from Caterpillar (CAT) and Microsoft (MSFT) to …

Investing

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Graveyard of Giant Lemurs Discovered Underwater in Madagascar

Bones found deep inside a cave offer an unprecedented look at the ancient primates, some as big as gorillas.<p>Deep below the surface of a water-filled cave in Madagascar, divers and paleontologists have uncovered a boneyard full of extinct giant lemurs.<p>Hundreds of bones dot the silty bottom of Aven …

It’s Already Over And Uber Has Won

The company has vanquished competitors, incumbents, regulators, and critics. All that is left is to see how far it can go.<p>Money isn't everything, but it's certainly a useful metric for keeping score, especially when you're measuring it in the billions. Which is why it's big news that Uber just …

Transportation

What Do Animals See in the Mirror?

Asian elephants, magpies, and great apes are among the species that can self-recognize.<p>Reflect on this: What do animals see when they look into a mirror?<p>Our Weird Animal Question of the Week came to us from @iscavenger, who tweeted us after reading our January column "Why Do Dogs Watch—and React …

Lenovo Releases Tool To Remove The Sketchy Exploitable “SuperFish” Garbage It Pre-Loaded On Laptops

Earlier this week, word started spreading that Lenovo had been pre-installing a sketchy adware program called “SuperFish” onto many of its Windows PCs for months.<p>Then researchers started finding nasty vulnerabilities — namely, that SuperFish was using some pretty ugly hacks to tinker with your …

Cybersecurity

Silk Road 2.0 targeted in 'Operation Onymous' dark-web takedown

Another 413 illicit services based on the Tor network were closed in an international crackdown on online drugs trade<p>Law enforcement agencies from 17 countries flew into The Hague as 40 digital investigators collaborated on one of the biggest dark-web takedowns to date.<p>From the clinical environment …

Tech and Science

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Science

U.S. spy agency predicts a very transhuman future by 2030

The National Intelligence Council has just released its much anticipated forecasting report, a 140-page document that outlines major trends and …

Singularity

This Revolutionary New Reactor Could Change Civilization As We Know It

<b>The news:</b> For years, nuclear fusion has been the holy grail of alternative energy: Unlike fission, which splits atoms to create energy, fusion is the …