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10 products that solve the struggles of left handed people

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:05:00 -0400

It's a right handed world and lefties are just living in it


The heat is on for 4 more years: Extreme temperatures expected through 2022

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:05:14 -0400

This summer's heat has shattered records around the Northern Hemisphere. New research suggests this could be only the beginning of a four-year warm spell as human-caused global warming and natural factors combine to heat the planet.


Designer uses blood and sweat to decorate clothes

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:53:59 -0400

From biohazard to bling- one designer is bejeweling clothes with blood, sweat and urine to save the environment.


15 beauty products with over 1,000 awesome reviews on Sephora

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:26:53 -0400

And why they're worth it


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reloads on Apple, Goldman Sachs and airline stocks

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:31:19 -0400

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway added to its already sizable stake in Apple in the second quarter, and boosted holdings in Goldman Sachs, Teva Pharamaceutical and Southwest Airlines.


11-year-old hacks replica of Florida state website, changes election results

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:20:05 -0400

The boy successfully hacked a replica of Florida's state website and changed its election results during the annual hacking convention DEFCON.


Newly found Pterosaur fossils are like nothing we've ever seen before

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:11:49 -0400

It's not a cousin of the bird, and it's not a dinosaur. Paleontologists discovered this new flying species after recovering the oldest pterodactyl fossils in the Utah desert.


These are Amazon's 16 best-selling TVs—but should you buy them?

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:53:55 -0400

It's fine to buy a TV online, as long as you buy a good one!


NASA astronauts, SpaceX COO talk 'Crew Dragon'

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:52:09 -0400

NASA astronauts who will be riding in the SpaceX Crew Dragon mission discussed the challenges they've faced and what they’re looking forward to in the upcoming mission while speaking at the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California on Monday. (Aug. 14)


Squeeze into the SpaceX 2-person capsule

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:51:55 -0400

SpaceX has offered a first look inside the Crew Dragon space capsule it will use to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.


240 cubic miles of magma discovered beneath California supervolcano

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:04:39 -0400

A new study suggests there's a massive amount of partially-molten magma below the Long Valley Caldera.


Rare phenomenon allows scientists to weigh our second closest star

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:15:25 -0400

Scientists finally got to take a closer look at Proxima Centauri, the closest star to Earth besides our Sun that also has an Earth-like planet.


Revenue from Twitch streaming video game footage helps Amazon bottom line: A Foolish Take

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:53:12 -0400

Watching gamers play video games online is becoming a major growth market. That's why Amazon bought Twitch, the world's most popular video game streaming platform, for $1.1 billion in 2014.


Facebook removes fake pages and accounts

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:41:17 -0400


Nearly 80 new exoplanet candidates spotted by Kepler

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:42:05 -0400

A treasure trove of new planetary contenders was just found in the fastest time ever by MIT researchers. We’re talking weeks rather than up to a year.


Tinder founders sue IAC for billions claiming company 'robbed' them of stock options

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:11:45 -0400

A group of founders, current executives and early employees of Tinder filed suit Tuesday against that dating app's owner IAC and its subsidiary Match Group asking for billions of dollars of damages on claims that IAC and Match "robbed Tinder employees by manipulating financial information."


These are the 10 best deals on Amazon right now

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:15:55 -0400

Start your week off by saving on things you already needed.


15 things on Amazon that lazy people absolutely need in their lives

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:57:47 -0400

Your life just got easier (and lazier).


Lionel Richie voices his concerns on streaming services

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:10:14 -0400

Five-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie talks to USA TODAY’s Jefferson Graham on the effects of on-line streaming services on the music business.


MIT scientists may have solved how to break spaghetti

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:12:45 -0400

Yes, instead of solving real problems, scientists have taken the time to help you break your pasta perfectly in two. Tony Spitz has the details.


Cosmic ‘frisbees’ could tell us how our solar system formed

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:52:59 -0400

The most intensive survey of the Orion Nebula yet could tell us what our solar system looked like five billion years ago.


Should your kids have smartphones in school?

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:05:31 -0400

France recently just banned smartphones in schools. Now, people are debating whether or not the same should take place in the United States. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard has the story.


Lionel Richie says 'hello' to tech investing

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:57:47 -0400

Legendary entertainer is ready to start plugging Heal, the medical house calls company he's invested in three times, and is keen on artificial intelligence, and how it help songwriting. Richie has won Grammys and Oscars, and has been the recipient of the Kennedy Honors.


Humans less likely to turn off robot when it begs to stop, study finds

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:51:08 -0400

Humans were less likely to turn off a robot when it begged them to stop an experiment, according to a study from researchers in Germany.


Here are the 10 best Amazon deals right now

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:44:49 -0400

Save on the things you already want.


Peek inside the new SpaceX capsule for NASA astronauts

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:13:32 -0400

Aerospace company SpaceX unveiled its Crew Dragon spacecraft which will take NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.


Google tracks your movements, like it or not, AP investigation finds

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:29:41 -0400

An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used a privacy setting that says it will prevent Google from doing so.


Google tracks your movements, even if you say no: report

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:23:28 -0400

Google is tracking you, even when you ask it not to according to an Associated Press investigation. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard has the story.


You can get All-Clad cookware at amazing prices right now

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:54:29 -0400

Use the code "ACSUMMER18" to access the 48-hour sale.


Supermassive black hole discovered at center of tiny galaxy

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:49:47 -0400

At the center of a tiny galaxy far, far away sits a monster supermassive black hole.


Tesla board committee to weigh Elon Musk's plan to go private

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:13:07 -0400

Tesla's board is establishing a formal committee to explore the possibility of turning the publicly traded electric vehicle maker into a private company. The move comes after CEO Elon Musk triggered feverish speculation on Wall Street last week with an unexpected tweet on the matter.


7 reasons why you should cancel Netflix and try something else

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:11:51 -0400

Netflix is great and all, but is it time to take a break?


Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Saudis could finance bid to go private

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:32:56 -0400

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Saudi Arabia's investment fund has offered to finance his bid to turn the electric vehicle maker into a private company. Musk disclosed Monday that he has held discussions with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund over the past nearly two years about the possibility.


Parental debate: Should your kid have a cellphone in school?

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:09:26 -0400

France banned the use of cellphones in schools, but policies in the U.S. are all over the map. Is it smart to let kids have or use a phone in class?


Oldest pterodactyl fossil discovered in Utah desert

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:13:29 -0400

After discovering the pterodactyl's fossilized remains in northeastern Utah, scientists suggest the creature was the first flying vertebrate on Earth.


Tune in now: your daily Talking Tech podcast

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:14:19 -0400

Jefferson Graham's daily Talking Tech podcast is a quick hit on tech news, gadget reviews and trends in tech world. You can listen to the show on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio and other online audio sources.


Forget gas! Egyptian students create vehicle powered by air

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:57:18 -0400

Tired of paying for gas? Maybe one day your car will be powered by compressed air.


Video zooms to Milky Way center where stars orbit a massive black hole

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:17:05 -0400

What we see in the night sky hardly scratches the surface to the Milky Way's beauty seen in this footage from ESO using data gathered over 26 years.


5G: The future of the mobile industry

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:10:59 -0400

So what does it look like?


Utility workers stumbled upon ancient bone fragment of massive mammal

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:07:23 -0400

An ancient bone belonging to a woolly mammoth or mastodon was discovered by utility workers in Florida.


Don't get on a bee's bad side! They recognize faces, study finds

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:09:32 -0400

Scientists discovered that bees have visual processing systems just like humans, which could help us understand how facial recognition evolved.


Samsung's best and worst smartphones

Thu, 9 Aug 2018 12:01:30 -0400


11-year-old hacks into replica US voting website in 10 minutes

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:19:18 -0400

An 11-year-old boy just hacked into an imitation State Voting Website in less than 10 minutes and he wasn’t the only one.


7 things Amazon Echo can do to help students

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:53:31 -0400

Tired of flipping flashcards? Alexa has your back.


Amazon is no longer a Seattle company. Here's what that will mean for future workers and its second headquarters

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:28:10 -0400

Amazon is a rapidly decentralizing company. A full 28 percent of its highly paid corporate staff work hundreds and often thousands of miles from the rainy Pacific Northwest. And it’s not confined to the United States and Canada. Amazon has 17 smaller tech hubs globally.


CBRE's best markets for tech talent 2018

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:21:07 -0400


The best stuff for new parents of 2018

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:51:53 -0400

Having a baby? You're going to need some stuff.


First look: SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft for NASA astronauts

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:12:30 -0400


10 simple kitchen items that make life so much easier

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:32:14 -0400

So simple, yet so genius


Sprint says it will bring first 5G smartphone to U.S. next year

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:43:19 -0400

Sprint said the LG smartphone will be the first in the nation with built-in 5G, a distinction that rival Verizon might contest as it launches its first 5G-capable phone this week.


What you can see with a drone: Amazing photographs

Sat, 4 Aug 2018 11:19:08 -0400


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