Thursday, October 19, 2017

Tech: 2017 is second-warmest year on record, NOAA says

This year -- 2017 -- is the...

Tech: Congressmen ask Facebook: Who's buying your hate speech ads?

Facebook is facing scrutiny from U.S. Congressmen...

Tech: 15 creatures that could disappear with the Great Barrier Reef

These extraordinary sea species are threatened by coral bleachings at the Great Barrier Reef Read-Full-Article

Tech: New Google Maps feature lets you go to space

Google Maps is no longer just for...

Tech: A billion people need power. They'll likely skip the grid

As 3 million Americans living in Puerto Rico are finding out, life without electricity can be hell. A month after hurricanes ravaged the...

Tech: Is there still time to save the Great Barrier Reef?

This is part of CNET's series, "Rebooting the Reef," on efforts to save one of the world's greatest natural wonders. No one would...

Tech: Twitter declares war on hateful, abusive tweets

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Twitter vowed to...

Tech: How GPS watches can put kids in harm's way

Helicopter parenting is reaching ever-loftier heights, thanks to GPS-connected gadgets that allow parents to track their child's every movement. But putting a tracker...

Tech: 4,000-year old statue linked to female Egyptian leader

CAIRO -- Egypt says archaeologists have discovered...

Tech: Old mining town gets a boost from underground science lab

Small towns built around a single industry run the risk of having to reinvent themselves if the employer closes up shop. That's what...

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North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for failure to pass Health Care!

North Korea conducts public executions for those charged with crimes such as distributing South Korean media, according to a report released Wednesday by a...
Opinion: 'Avocado Hand' Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Opinion: ‘Avocado Hand’ Is Now an Injury Doctors Actually Recognize

Doctors are calling for warning labels on avocados to staunch the 'post-brunch surge' of injuries. Doctors have reported a worryingly high rise in the number...
Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage

Barbara Weldens Died While Performing on Stage, Singer Was 35

Barbara Weldens has died suddenly while performing onstage during a concert in the village of Goudron on Wednesday night (local time). The 35-year-old up-and-coming artist...
Perry Cohen's mother files wrongful-death lawsuit

Perry Cohen’s mother files wrongful-death lawsuit, Report

The family of Perry Cohen, a teenager who disappeared during a fishing trip with friend Austin Stephanos off the coast of Florida two years...
Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

Alaska man who shot himself in suicide try, killed girlfriend

An Alaska man faces up to 99 years in prison for killing his girlfriend in a botched suicide attempt. Victor Sibson, 21, is facing second-degree...
Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter's Moon Io

Researchers Detect Giant Waves of Lava on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Taking advantage of a rare orbital alignment between two of Jupiter’s moons, Io and Europa, researchers have obtained an exceptionally detailed map of the...

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation-2017

When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of...
No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

No need for a full border wall, President Donald Trump says

Trump told journalists aboard Air Force One this week that he doesn't think a full border wall is needed because of natural barriers that...

Woman says Fitbit helped save her life-2017

Patricia Lauder bought a Fitbit to count...

Comcast announces its new wireless business, Xfinity Mobile-2017

Comcast, a cable company notorious for poor customer service, now wants to be your cellular provider, as well....
China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China names new army commander amid tensions, Report

China has appointed new commanders of its army and air force in a reshuffle ahead of next month’s Communist Party congress, as President Xi...