Parents now worry more about the impact of their parenting on their children. According to a researcher at Swansea University, they feel pressured to provide a stream of stimulating activities to th
According to a new report from cybersecurity firm Darktrace, hackers recently tapped into a smart fish tank at a North American casino in efforts to steal data from other areas of the network.
Researchers at the Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain and Language analyzed the brain activity of two strangers who had a conversation for the first time and found that their brain activity synchroni
Researchers have identified a superluminous supernova located 10 billion light-years away. It's one of the brightest and most distant star deaths ever recorded.
The market value of bitcoin and ether yo-yos almost daily, albeit generally in an upward curve over the long term. Despite the frenzy, one leading cryptocurrency has maintained a pretty steady growt
Anthony Scaramucci, who was confirmed to be Sean Spicer's replacement as the White House Communications Director, hasn't always been pro-Trump. A two-year-old video emerged Friday on Twitter shortly
Researchers from University at Buffalo analyzed a protein found in saliva, and found evidence that suggests another species contributed to the genetic material of their ancestors.
Apple's software updates for macOS and iOS aim to stop hackers who can attack systems remotely via Wi-Fi             
This article was originally published on the Motley Fool. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) may be living its nightmare all over again. Shares of the burrito chain were down as much as 7.6% on
The family of alleged R. Kelly cult victim Joycelyn Savage compared her involvement with the singer to slavery, according to a Friday report from TMZ. Despite denials over allegations of unwilling pa
The solar eclipse that will cross the continental United States in August is the first of its kind in the country since 1972 and is shaping up to be quite the event. People are planning to travel to
Scientists are solving the mystery of the strange signals their radio telescope recently picked up from a nearby star, and they are definitely not the work of aliens.
The crescent-shaped landmass off the tip of Cape Point in Buxton, called Shelly Island, started surfacing in spring and now it measures around one-mile long and more than 400 feet wide.
Brock Lesnar will likely defend his WWE Universal Championship against multiple members of the “Monday Night Raw” roster in the SummerSlam 2017 main event, though the belt with the most prestige stil
President Donald Trump is a tough customer for tech companies. Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google spent more than $13 million combined earlier this year to lobby Trump and others in Washington D.C.,
Amazon's new ready-to-eat meal package is the perfect recipe for someone who doesn't have enough time to shop and cook, yet has a healthy appetite and a need for balanced meals.
A robot sent into Fukushima’s defunct nuclear power plant found what could potentially be melted nuclear fuel debris — hanging in the form of “icicles.” The machine was deployed to locate the source
An underwater robot captured images of what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki says the disappearances are likely the result of human error. Over the years, scientists have insisted there has been no unusual activity in the area.
Grasshopper mice, which live in deserts in the US and Mexico, make loud calls that carry more than 100 meters (328 feet) thanks to a unique airflow-induced tissue vibration like humans.
Jefferson Graham demonstrates that Apple's Siri actually does have a sense of humor. Watch what happens when he says, "Hey Siri, I'm a little silhouette of a man," on TalkingTech.     
Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop from New York to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., would stretch over 250 miles. If built, how would that compare to the world’s largest tunnels?
LG Chem has invested hundreds of billions of won in a dedicated line for the purpose and will produce 'L-shaped' batteries for next year's iPhone, the Korea Economic Daily claims.
Some in the tech industry say investors accused of harassing female founders were subjects of a witch hunt and were judged too swiftly and harshly.             
NAIROBI (Reuters) - An innovative Kenyan bond which is bought via mobile phone had raised far less than the 1 billion shillings ($9.6 million) targeted on Friday, failing to match a previous success.
Something sinister is happening at a handful of luxury Mexican resorts — at least according to one lawyer and some tourists who’ve vacationed there. After a young woman died under mysterious circumst
With Skype and other free calling apps is there room for a company providing unlimited worldwide calling for $10 a month? Rebtel CEO tells USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham         &#
Once the best 185-pound fighter in the world, Chris Weidman is now fighting to prove that he still belongs in the UFC. He brings his three-fight losing streak to Long Island, New York Saturday night
Everyone knows that exposure to pollution during rush hour traffic can be hazardous to your health, but it's even worse than previously thought. In-car measurements of pollutants that cause oxidative
After 55 years, two women made history as the Navy’s first female candidates in the selection process to join two special operations forces previously not open to women. One woman is in the running t
Evolution has been producing organisms that are adapted to their environments, including 'superpower' like abilities such as the shapeshifting mimic octopus which mimics at least 13 species.
Chris “CT” Tamburello is officially joining Season 30 of “The Challenge” next week. A sneak peek of episode 2 of “Dirty 30” shows the veteran competitor’s arrival, much to the dismay of some of his c
In the most recent update on the ongoing earthquake storm, which scientists have been monitoring since June 12, there have been 1,284 quakes, with the largest being a magnitude 4.4
For mice and men, a strength in one area of Darwinian fitness may mean a deficiency in another. A look at Olympic athletes shows that a wrestler is built much differently than a marathoner. It's long
An innovative technique has been developed that more completely reconstructs challenging 3-D objects. This new approach to 3-D shape acquisition is based on the well-known fluid displacement discovery
Meek Mill’s relationship with Nicki Minaj has been over since the beginning of the year, but that doesn’t mean their break up isn’t fresh in his mind. Following the release of his new album “Wins &am
“The biggest takeaway from IIT-Madras will not be whether you know thermodynamics or something else but the ability to learn new things. Learning to learn will be the biggest lesson that you will ta.
The Federal Trade Commission is looking into claims made by a nonprofit that accuse Amazon of misleading customers about price bargains, a source close to the investigation told Reuters. The probe is
Programmer Dan Hon, based in Portland, Oregon, created a huge list of new British place names using a neural network - a computer system modelled on the human brain.
Three companies diving headlong into developing hyperloop technology are banking on proving the system's profitability to investors. Now Elon Musk's Boring Co. may a fourth.       
Chennai-based Maveric Systems Ltd, a software testing company, is targeting a 30 per cent increase in revenue this fiscal over that of last year through a change in its business model. “Last two y...
India is set to host the fifth Global Conference on Cyber Space in November, which will be attended by 2,000 delegates from more than 100 countries. More than 50 Ministerial delegates, heads of stat.
When 25-year-old Mohit Basu had an issue with his three-year-old laptop, it was difficult for him to locate the warranty card, look up details, and finally reach out to the service centre. But his t.
A database operated by the Kansas Department of Commerce was breached by hackers, resulting in the exposure of more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers of American citizens across 10 states, the
Picture your favorite childhood stuffed animal. Are you clinging to it even though neither you nor anyone else in your household has played with that creature in years?
The parents of a former Drexel University student sued two of the college’s fraternities Thursday for their involvement in a 2015 incident that left their son permanently brain damaged. Ian McGibbon,
Samsung is expected to officially reveal the Galaxy Note 8 next month during its unpacked event. Now, a new report claims the upcoming flagship phablet might be accompanied by a new AirPods-like Bluet
The death of a massive star in a distant galaxy 10 billion years ago created a rare superluminous supernova, one of the most distant ever discovered. The brilliant explosion, more than three times as
Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars.
Instagram built a “hands free” mode of recording right into its “Stories” platform, but Snapchat hasn’t quite caught up yet. But you may have noticed that some Snapchat users have found a way to reco
Sean Spicer resigned Friday as press secretary to President Donald Trump. Spicer reportedly stepped down after opposing the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the administration’s new communication
Fans of “The Bold and the Beautiful” should be able to see their favorite soap back on the programming schedule on Friday, July 21, after live news coverage preempted the episode originally scheduled
Hawaiian officials are taking seriously the possibility of an impending nuclear attack by North Korea — and educating citizens about what to do if one does occur. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agen
Scientists are debating if there is a way to stop Earth’s climate from changing or even help the planet cool down — and, if they can do such work, whether or not they should.
Beijing, China banned Justin Bieber from performing in the fall because of his “bad behavior,” calling him a “controversial young foreign singer," according to a statement released by Beijing's Munic
The ride-hailing company expects to test a nuTonomy car with its self-driving platform by the end of the year.             
Scientists discussing the future of robotics at a conference held at the University of Surrey have argued improved safety measures are needed to tackle robots interactions with people (stock)
As the Houston Rockets attempt to acquire Carmelo Anthony, another Western Conference team is looking to trade for the New York Knicks’ forward. The Portland Trail Blazers have what it takes to get a
As transportation networks expand and urban areas grow, noise from sources such as vehicle engines is spreading into remote places. Human-caused noise has consequences for wildlife, entire ecosystems
Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 square mile ancient lake bottom, report investigators.
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