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One group is hoping to counter intolerance with a simple approach: sharing true stories of immigrant life.   Launched earlier this month, nonprofit community art blog Riding Up Front tells stori
A team of NASA scientists and New Zealand researchers are using last year's 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake to improve hazard models in the nation's South Island.
A professor discusses why the evolutionary Tree of Life approach to biodiversity education is best, to what extent the traditional taxonomy is still used and how to teach TOL using an active learning
Two astronauts are spacewalking outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday for upgrading the orbiting lab for the arrival of future space crews.
Innovative technologies like IBM Watson are indeed disruptive, but enterprise transformation doesn’t solely depend upon disruptive technology innovations at the expense of older, more established tech
The much studied Millennial generation has some issues with Internet of Things (IoT) devices. A new survey says this cohort of young American adults—ages 18 to 29—is the least likely to own an IoT pro
Is it true that the role of "product designer" was invented by Facebook? This question was originally answered on Quora by Luke Woods.
In a recent earnings call, GameStop predicted it will be hard to find a Nintendo Switch through the end of 2017.
Elon Musk made the most subtle announcement ever on Friday morning when he tweeted, “Start taking orders in April,” about the availability of the solar roof he’s working on.
The intelligence unit in NBC’s “Chicago P.D.” solved a complicated kidnapping case this week. One of the victims refused to cooperate with the detectives in District 21. Meanwhile, Erin Lindsay (Soph
If the Oakland Raiders relocate to Las Vegas, the ripple effects could go much further than simply one city losing an NFL team. It’s at least possible that the move could remove the existence of lega
On Friday, T-Mobile introduced two new features designed to help its customers avoid calls from scammers and automated systems by marking incoming calls with a warning. The new features are Scam ID
A week after Google was forced to apologize for running customers’ advertisements on objectionable videos, triggering a change in policy, its YouTube site is still rife with examples that are ensnarin
Professor Viren Swami, a social psychologist at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, explains why the romantic myth that 'opposites attract' is far from the truth (stock image).
Milling electronic waste into nanoscale particles allows polymers, oxides and metals to be separated for recycling into new products. The process takes advantage of changes to the materials' propertie
Google is opening a university in California to train African-American computer science majors in intensive coding instruction. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).      
Brick-and-mortar retailers are impacted by consumers' rush to purchase products online.        
CEO Elon Musk says Model E became the Model 3 after opposition from Ford.        
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's market regulator accused Reliance Industries on Friday of having committed a "fraud" in taking a short trading position at the time of selling a stake in a subsidiary in 200
The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of sand dunes of Southern Highlands.
Eh, according to Merriam-Webster, is used to ask someone to repeat something, which makes, “Eh?” an appropriate response to the President’s FY18 budget blueprint to eliminate fundin
Zone Startups India has launched an accelerator, ‘Gateway91’, to host and support global, growth-stage start-ups. The programme, which is supported by the BSE and the governments of Ontario and Canad
A number of multinational corporations want to be seen as contributors to Make In India, Skill India and Digital India programmes. The $2-billion Polycom has, over many months, stated its intention t
Nasdaq-listed firm likely to invest $500 m in Indian e-commerce company
Every person in this world is unique and shows their love differently, and it turns out the same can probably be said for spiders.
After dealing with a hellhound, Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam Winchester (Jared Padalecki) are going to battle werewolves in “Supernatural” Season 12, episode 16.
Fans will be forced to say goodbye to “Pretty Little Liars”  when the Freeform series rolls out its final 10 episodes starting in April, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a ton of theories floating
It is "absolutely critical” for NATO members to ratify the tiny European nation of Montenegro as the newest member of the alliance, in a move that could deter Russian influence in the Balkans region,
When it comes to hip-hop, bragging about your riches is a part of the game. In 50 Cent’s “I Get Money,” the rapper famously said, “I took quarter water sold it bottles for two bucks / Coca-Cola came
A Colorado startup was one step closer toward its ambitious goal of building supersonic passenger jets capable of crossing the Atlantic in slightly more than three hours after securing $33 million in
NBC’s “Chicago Med” explored the subject of suicide in its most recent Season 2 episode. Dr. Jason Wheeler (Jurgen Hooper) jumped off of the hospital’s roof. His death sent shockwaves to the staff an
Nick Viall finally won fans over in Season 21 of “The Bachelor” — or so he thought. The Waukesha, Wisconsin, native made his debut on “Dancing With the Stars” on March 20 and one big name in Hollywoo
If you’ve been shopping for a Nintendo Switch and haven’t had any luck finding the new console in stock, head over to Amazon.
It’s been over 20 years since JonBenet Ramsey was murdered and the case remains unsolved, despite interest in it throughout the years. Now, a new Netflix documentary, “Casting JonBenet,” will explore
Detroit: Become Human was first announced as a PS4 exclusive during Paris Games Week 2015, and its developers at Quantic Dream are still hard at work polishing the narrative-driven game. Thursday, t
It’s clear that Washington is moving away from recent privacy protection rules. But there are technology solutions to the problem.
The divide between virtual reality and augmented reality tech is still in its early stages, but AR looks to have a prominent supporter in its corner. At a USC event this week, Disney chief executive
The State department issued a Presidential permit to the Keystone XL Pipeline that President Barack Obama strongly opposed while in office, Friday morning. That decision could have severe impacts to
Price details for the Samsung Galaxy S8 likely won’t be confirmed until the device is unveiled, but several reports have surfaced, claiming to indicate how much the 2017 flagship will cost. Most rece
Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased the upcoming Model 3 on Friday, by posting a video on Twitter of the “candidate version” of the vehicle taking its “first drive.” In software terms, a release candidate is
The belief that advances in technology will create more jobs than they replace may no longer hold true
Looking to buy the Nintendo Switch but can't find one in stock? Amazon has the answer for you, if you're a Prime member.
Microsoft has pulled the plug on its video editor, but don't panic – there are lots of other options for amateur filmographers.
People use the word 'you' to make meaning from negative experiences by allowing them to normalize the experience and reflect on it from a distance, University of Michigan researchers have found.
Sand dunes are scattered across Mars and one of the larger populations exists in the Southern hemisphere, just west of the Hellas impact basin - where this strange formation is.
Research into the 2016 New Zealand earthquake shows that in earthquake scenarios where fault segments link up, there's a bigger area available to rupture, ramping up the quake's energy.
Fallout from a Soviet nuclear weapons test at Semipalatinsk in August 1956 resulted in more than 600 people ending up in hospital with radiation sickness, four times the amount from Chernobyl.
BIG-i, which was developed by Shenzhen-based NXROBO, can interpret voice commands and perform household tasks, such as controlling other smart devices and providing reminders.
Researches from Oxford University found that atheists and very religious people are among those least afraid of dying. The experts suggests that atheists find comfort in death instead of fear.
Clifford Brooks, an author from the Silicon Valley, claims all cats are capable of being trained to use a toilet in three months. Training a cat is similar to potty-training a toddler, he said.
Professor Viren Swami, a social psychologist at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, explains why the romantic myth that 'opposites attract' is far from the truth (stock image).
'The Last Moments,’ is a harrowing VR assisted suicide film by London-based writer-director Avril Furness. It simulates what a person’s experience might be at Swiss clinic Dignitas.
Apple introduced a more affordable version of its tablet this week, but is it too little too late for the tablet market?        
Saying the number to Siri will launch a phone call to emergency services.        
The Recording Academy shows how to hit all the right notes with social media, building your brand, your following, and your insights to create even better experiences for your audience.
Why do the predictions for a bouncing ball's trajectory diverge between general relativity and Newtonian gravity? This question was originally answered on Quora by Paul Mainwood.
Airbnb wants more listings. Homeowners want rental income. Win-win?
Am I ready to go into a programming bootcamp? This question was originally answered on Quora by Ken Mazaika.
What are some suggestions to improve your software development skills if you're self-taught and can't get feedback/mentorship from anyone easily? This question was originally answered on Quora by John
Arguing about whether PS4 or Xbox One has better exclusives ignores the elephant in the room.
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