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A terrifying prediction from 1912 is so creepily accurate that people think it's fake. It's not.

A newspaper article in 1912 warned about climate change.<p>The debate over coal continues to rage across America. As recently as the 2016 presidential …

Climate Change

Almost 350 news outlets to publish editorials denouncing Trump's 'dirty war' on press

Nearly 350 news organizations are set to publish editorials on Thursday pushing back against Donald Trump’s attacks on the media and defending freedom of the press.<p>The publications are participating in a push organized by the Boston Globe to run coordinated editorials denouncing what the paper …

Donald Trump

A Silly Husky Hilariously Pretends to Be a Revving Dirt Bike for His Motorcycle Riding Human

While visiting his parents, welder and motocross rider Greg Vannorden straddled his legs over a silly husky named Brodie and pretended to rev him up …

Offbeat News

17 Jokes You'll Only Get If You Know Greek Mythology

"Greek mythology in five words: Unfortunately, Zeus was feeling horny."

Dungeons and Dragons

Timer Accuracy in iOS

It’s buried in the docs, so you might not know how inaccurate Timer objects can be if you are trying to show the time. Let’s look at that inaccuracy …

Why your bathroom scales are LYING to you: Engineer says the devices can produce wildly inaccurate readings (and electronic versions aren't perfect either!)

Like it or not, you probably have a firm idea in your head of how much you weigh.<p>Indeed, it’s a number that can feel all-important, especially when …

Lifestyle (UK)

Why A Modern IT Infrastructure Is The Cornerstone Of Data-Driven Enterprises

Even the most sophisticated analytics technologies, like artificial intelligence and machine learning, can’t deliver results by themselves. To make the most of these technologies, enterprises must have a solid IT foundation to ensure underlying data sets are complete, timely and accurate.<p>Effective …

Big Data

Fact-check: How accurate were PM Modi's claims in his Independence Day speech?

Share Email<p>As is his usual practice, PM Modi peppered his Independence Day speech with many data points and we fact-check his claims here.<p><b>Claim</b>:<p>PM …

India

10 GIFs That Describe Being A Student At Florida State University

Students from Florida State University are a diverse bunch. We’re from different graduating classes and different majors; we participate in different …

Florida

Absolutely Amazing: Biblical Scholars Have Discovered That Christ’s Eyes Were Much Lower Down On His Face Than Previously Believed

A groundbreaking study was published today that will forever alter the way Christians and non-believers alike think about the historical Jesus …

Theology

Graveyard Keeper launch trailer showcases crafting, quests, and corpse disposal

I very cleverly described Graveyard Keeper as "Stardew Cemetery" when it was announced in early 2017, based on both its visual style and various …

Cemeteries

Tokyo's Nikkei share average closes down 0.05 pct

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Financial Markets

Façade Panels - Perforated Panels from MetalTech-USA

<b>MetalTech-USA</b> is able to create custom perforated patterns and shapes with our millimeter accurate CNC machine and other latest fabrication …

Architecture

For $425K, two-story Spring Street condo described as ‘best value in Midtown’

Airy flat at MidCity Lofts trumpets location and views, but finishes are hardly cutting-edge<p>The listing language for this airy, two-story flat in the amorphous heart of Midtown is rife with bold proclamations, which isn’t to say they’re not accurate.<p>Let’s begin with, “This one will go FAST, you …

Atlanta

2 Marine Raiders honored for heroism in a secret gunfight with al Qaeda militants in North Africa

Two members of Marine Special Operations Command received valor awards for their heroism during a gun battle last year with al Qaeda militants in Northern Africa, a spokeswoman for U.S. Africa Command confirmed on Wednesday.<p>While on a three-day operation to train, advise, and assist partner forces …

Military

News: Apple Augmented Reality Smartglasses Coming in 2020, New Report Says

As we predicted earlier this week, the focus has already begun to move from Magic Leap back onto Apple's rumored augmented reality smartglasses. The …

Augmented Reality

Khloé Kardashian Is Hardly Recognizable in New Insta Pic With Longtime Friend Joe Francis

Uh, Khloé Kardashian, is that you? On Aug. 14, <i>Girls Gone Wild</i> mogul and longtime KarJenner family friend, Joe Francis, took to Instagram to share a …

Ben Simmons

Galway's Hanbury facing fitness race for final

The corner-back is receiving treatment for an ankle injury, sustained in the replay against Clare last Sunday week.<p>He was replaced by Seán Loftus at …

Hurling

Jaguar I-Pace Targets Mercedes Taxis In Germany

10 new I-Paces have joined a taxi fleet in Munich.Jaguar’s I-Pace electric car has Germany’s famous Mercedes-Benz taxis in its sights.More I-Pace …

City Politics

Comedian Takes Down Woody Allen In Cruelly Accurate Impression

“Can you separate the art from the artist?” is a question we’ve asked at least 219 distinct times since the #MeToo movement kicked off a global …

Woody Allen

US National Insurance Advisory AAIS Introduces IBM Blockchain-Based Reporting Tool

Privately held insurance advisory American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) has introduced its blockchain-based insurance database and …

Blockchain

Immigration agency chief defends striking 'nation of immigrants' from mission statement

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna on Wednesday defended striking “nation of immigrants” from his agency’s mission …

Immigration

Google Takes New Measures to Increase Transparency on Political Ads

Google said the addition of the political advertising report and the new Ad Library are new transparency features aimed at implementing new …

India News

Apple’s AR Glasses To Launch In 2020

Smart glasses are not a new concept, as companies like Google have attempted them in the past with products like Google Glass. The product didn’t …

Gear & Gadgets

Saliva tests for cannabis won't provide an accurate depiction of impaired driving

“The bottom line is that all of these devices don’t have any reflection on the level of impairment at all when it comes to the subject of the test,” …

Cannabis

Man City star De Bruyne facing spell on sidelines with knee injury

The Premier League champions could be without one of their most influential players after he picked up an injury in training on Wednesday<p>Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines with a knee injury, <b>Goal</b> understands.<p>De Bruyne sustained the injury during …

Soccer

Why Thyroid Tests Don't Always Work

When symptoms like persistent fatigue, unexplained weight gain, dry skin, brain fog and anxiety are reported to doctors, they may call for a test to …

Conservative View

Psychic aims to heal the Peel

Sue Nicholson. Photo: Supplied.<p>A psychic who uses her tough upbringing to help others is visiting Mandurah on her West Australian tour.<p>Psychic medium …

Mandurah, Australia

Who Knew A Paper Gradient Could Create Such A Brain-Breaking Illusion?

There are four pieces of paper involved in this crazy illusion. First, there's a large one with a black-to-white gradient printed on it. Then there's …

Mickey Mouse

Fact Check: How Accurate Was PM Modi’s Independence Day Speech?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day address to the nation on Wednesday, 15 August, spoke about various government …

India