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Barack Obama vows to send people to Mars by the 2030s

Obama on Tuesday vowed to help send people to Mars within the next 15 years, pledging to work with private companies to 'to build new habitats that can sustain and transport astronauts.
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As the Republican was sworn into office, a @POTUS - President of the United States - account appeared online. Within 10 minutes, he had accumulated 3.6million followers.
They can be manipulative and callous, and are known for their grandiose behaviour, but according to a new study, psychopaths may be lacking in intelligence.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-drivi
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's business competition watchdog said on Friday it had reached an agreement with Apple Inc and three major e-book publishers that will allow retailers to offer discounts to cu
Former Google exec Amit Singhal has joined the ride-hailing company as SVP of engineering.        
In a powerful and passionate speech, a Detroit student expressed why she doesn’t think Betsy DeVos should be Secretary of Education. In a video the American Federation of Teacher
The transfer of social media accounts with a new president is complete.        
The resemblance is uncanny, intentional, and smart on multiple levels. The post The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move. appeared first on WIRED.
It’s official — on Friday, Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States of America. Multiple outlets reported that the turnout for his inauguration were decidedly lower than those of p
Quite a few incarcerated people, including some former politicians, remained behind bars after outgoing President Barack Obama topped off his record-breaking list of commutations Thursday.
Security experts are warning that the free app comes with a hefty trade-off, granting Meitu permission to harvest your personal data and spy on users.
Brooks HaysJan. 20 (UPI) -- NOAA satellites aided the rescue of 307 people in 2016, the highest total in more than five years. In 2007, NOAA satellites helped save 353 lives.
Some people call it the worst smelling fruit in the world.
A win for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2017 AFC Championship Game would come as a surprise to many. The New England Patriots are six-point favorites at home, and most experts have picked the confer
Food-tech start-up Native Special Products Limited has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Indian Angel Network and Madurai-based Native Angels Network (NAN).The company will utilise the
Tesla's Autopilot system isn't defective, investigators say—and it's stopping crashes. The post After Probing Tesla's Deadly Crash, Feds Say Yay to Self-Driving appeared first on WIRED.
To debate issues around the firm’s manufacturing facility, exemptions
Researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton have excavated 123 individuals from four cemeteries near the remains of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan.
One of the world's leading autonomous vehicle researchers has warned the world is 'on a collision course' with self driving vehicles and said governments and business are ignoring the technology.
Before taking the oath of office today, President-elect Donald Trump had to hand over his Android phone as the leader of the free world will have to tweet on a more secure device.
Data protection should always be a foremost consideration for any business.
Basecamp CEO has a radical plan for handling customer returns: he's promised to pay every refund out of his own pocket for 2017. Here's what the founder hopes to accomplish by the experiment--and why
President Donald Trump swore an oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States” at his inauguration Friday. Yet, just hours before, the American Civil Liberties Union ann
The Michigan dog who was intentionally maimed earlier this week has been recovering from its wounds, the Michigan Humane Society (MHS) said on its Facebook page Thursday.
Alongside the expected updates to the iPad and iPad Pro family, Apple is expected to offer an upgraded Apple Pencil during 2017. There are a number of indications in the supply chain that the introduc
UPS drivers are given a specific route and that includes almost never turning left. The routes are sometimes longer - but it cuts delays and reduces fuel usage.
Can eating excess sugar cause acne? This question was originally answered on Quora by Tatiana Aynbinder.
BOSTON (Reuters) - T. Rowe Price Group Inc. recently disclosed an insurance agreement to recover $100 million after it made a proxy voting error, which should help the Baltimore fund manager's results
Ride-sharing app expands ‘Play’ service to Prime users
This new website lets you peek into the lives of strangers, one obscure YouTube clip at a time. The post Watch a Surprisingly Touching Stream of Unwatched YouTube Videos appeared first on WIRED.
Ivanka Trump has had more of a role in her father’s impending presidency than arguably anybody else in her family. And aside from having her father’s ear, she’s been something of a fashion icon throug
Thanks to all the astronauts, who are aboard the International Space Station (ISS) that we are able to witness beautiful images of our planet, Earth.
What are some of the effects of quantum physics we can observe in day to day life? This question was originally answered on Quora by Mark Eichenlaub.
Although Soulja Boy may be gearing up to go a few rounds with Chris Brown in the boxing ring, from the looks of social media, the “Party” singer may no longer be interested. The “I Got That Sauce” ar

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