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2018 is ripe for a global rupture

Stock markets are at record highs, and recession is nowhere in sight. Yet, the threat to all this exuberance — rising international tensions and …

North Korea

This Neutron Star Merger is Glowing in a Seriously Weird Way

Filed Under Science, NASA & Stars<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Last August, a collaboration between the …

Astrophysics

Mark Zuckerberg Quietly Bought a Giant Escape Yacht, Which Seems Like a Bad Sign

Back in September, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg quietly bought a 350-foot exploration yacht for $150 million, <i>Hürriyet Daily News</i> reports. According …

Mark Zuckerberg

How to Lock Down Your Facebook Security and Privacy Settings

Privacy

Twitter is exploring how to notify its users that they saw Russian propaganda during the 2016 election

It comes amid pressure from Capitol Hill.<p>Twitter appears to be exploring ways to notify perhaps millions of users who may have seen Russian propaganda during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the company revealed Wednesday.<p>Appearing at a hearing before Senate lawmakers, the company’s director of …

Social Media

The boy who stayed awake for 11 days

n December 1963 two boys hit upon an idea for a school science project – stay awake for as long as possible. And it shed new light on what happens inside our tired brains.<p><i>This story is from</i> <i>The Boy Who Stayed Awake for Eleven Days</i> <i>an episode of Witness</i> <i>produced and presented by Lucy Burns. To listen</i> …

Behavior

US Navy Is NOT Ready For Major War: Ex-Skippers, Bob Work

WASHINGTON: The US surface fleet may not be adequately trained for high-intensity combat, four experienced former skippers and the former deputy …

War

Trump's new National Defense Strategy will prepare the US for a great power war with Russia and China

• <b>President Donald Trump's new National Defense Strategy reportedly calls for the US to focus on Russia and China as main adversaries and to prepare for a great power war.</b>• <b><br>The US hasn't focused on great power wars since the end of the Cold War, and Trump's strategy may return the focus to beating near</b> …

Geopolitics

The 29 most rewatchable movies ever made

“Pain is temporary, film is forever.”<p>That quote has been used ad nauseam to drive home the fact that cinema is engrained in permanent ink, and that however difficult or arduous the process of making a particular film, the end result is (hopefully) worth it.<p>The truth is not <i>every</i> movie is worth …

Movies

The NRA Is Part of the Trump–Russia Scandal Now

Russian intervention in the 2016 campaign has a number of complex threads. But the latest development is simple and old-fashioned. McClatchy reports …

Donald Trump

Trump rips a father from his family because he can. Shame on America for letting him.

On the day we celebrated Martin Luther King, who fought for people of all colors and means, Trump kicked a family man out of America to prove a point.<p>The word isn’t deported. The word is exiled. No, the word is sentenced.<p>Jorge Garcia came to America as a child. He has lived in America for three …

Immigration

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Turkey deploys tanks, says will act against US-backed forces in Syria as US backpedals

• <b>Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said he would not hesitate to take action against US-backed fighters in Syria's Kurdish Afrin district after deploying tanks to the region.</b>• <b><br>The US denied reports that it would form a new 30,000-strong border force to police the Turkey-Syria-Iran border.</b>• <b><br>Turkey</b> …

Turkey

Tide Pod Challenge: YouTube is removing 'dangerous' videos

YouTube and Facebook are trying to stop the spread of the Tide Pod Challenge, a bizarre and dangerous phenomenon in which social media users eat laundry detergent packets on camera.<p>YouTube, which is owned by Google (GOOGL), says it's taking down clips that show people taking bites of the pods. The …

Social Media

Here’s What Could Make the Next Global Recession Even Worse

Aside from snow, sharing is the most abundant commodity in the Swiss ski village of Davos every January. Coordination, collaboration, and joint …

Economics

Complex engineering and metal-work discovered beneath ancient Greek 'pyramid'

Latest find on Cyclades’ Keros includes evidence of metal-working and suggests the beginnings of an urban centre, say archaeologists<p>More than 4,000 years ago builders carved out the entire surface of a naturally pyramid-shaped promontory on the Greek island of Keros. They shaped it into terraces …

Archaeology

Trump is speeding the global erosion of democracy, watchdog says

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p><b>On the same day President Trump was supposed to unveil “awards” for the “fake news” media, Sen. Jeff Flake</b> …

Jeff Flake

Neuroscientists Have Followed a Thought as It Moves Through The Brain

We didn't think it was possible.<p>A study using epilepsy patients undergoing surgery has given neuroscientists an opportunity to track in unprecedented …

The Brain

'Entire aisles are empty': Whole Foods employees reveal why stores are facing a crisis of food shortages

• <b>Whole Foods employees say stores are suffering from food shortages because of a newly implemented inventory-management system called order-to-shelf, or OTS.</b>• <b><br>Whole Foods says the system reduces unnecessary inventory, lowers costs, and frees up employees to focus on customer service.</b>• <b><br>Employees</b> …

Whole Foods

Tim Cook says the next iOS update will allow users to disable intentional battery slowdowns

Apple CEO Tim Cook today shared that the next update to iOS 11 will allow users to disable battery performance throttling on their device. The move comes after Apple last month admitted it intentionally slows down iPhones as they get older to prevent issues that may arise as the batteries …

iOS

This Google-Backed Biotech Is Trying to Create a Universal Flu Vaccine

Google parent Alphabet’s venture arm GV (formerly Google Ventures) is among the companies backing U.K. biotech Vaccitech, which has set out to …

Public Health

How Big Is That Box? Understanding Sizing In CSS Layout

Relative Lengths<p>A relative length takes sizing relative to some other thing, and therefore the final size of something defined using a relative …

Web Development

USS Abraham Lincoln Aircraft Carrier Making High Speed Turns and Drifting in the Atlantic Ocean

WarLeaks shared amazing footage, originally taken by U.S. Navy petty officers Mark Logico and Kristopher Ruiz, of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) …

Military

There Is More Than One Opioid Crisis

To better tackle the epidemic, Kentucky needed to know which drugs were causing lethal overdoses.<p>Sarah Hargrove didn’t expect to be on the front …

Addiction

9 phrases only MBAs understand

Every industry has its own lingo. Business-school jargon may be especially perplexing to outsiders.<p>To help clear up some of the confusion, we asked two MBA grads about the most unusual terms and phrases they picked up in business school.<p>Paul Ollinger graduated from the Tuck School of Business at …

MBA

Europe’s central banks are starting to replace dollar reserves with the yuan

Late last year, China’s Xi Jinping said it was time for the nation to “take center stage in the world.” There are many ways for China to do this, including promoting globalization, boosting foreign aid, and developing advanced technologies. Another critical step in taking “center stage” is to be at …

Economy

Flipboard on Flipboard

Russian region shuts schools as temperatures drop to -67 C<p>Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia …