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  • 1/75   News Photos Slideshows
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    News Photos Slideshows - Hot Trends

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    Chelsea Manning   Loose Lips Sink Presidencies   Trump-Lavrov   Oscar López Rivera   The Witcher   Jimmy Fallon   Sen. Thom Tillis   3rd Confederate-era   Arab NATO   Resistance Summer   Ellicott City   Jack Welch   Cloud Computing   The Emoji States of America   Schoolhouse Rock   What Henry Ford   The Joker's Wild   Gregg Jarrett   The Last Knight   Turkish Embassy in DC   Coast Guard Academy   Sen. Susan Collins   COMING UP ON   P.G.T. Beauregard   East Nashville   Kimberly Guilfoyle   
  • 2/75   Why Are We So Addicted to Mysteries Like ‘Making a Murderer?’
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    Why we can’t turn away from shows like Serial and Making a Murderer. (Photo: Getty Images)

    Why we can’t turn away from shows like Serial and Making a Murderer. (Photo: Getty Images)


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  • 3/75   New A&E Show ‘Fit to Fat to Fit’ Makes Trainers Gain Weight — But What Does it Prove?
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    Adonis Hill, a trainer on the upcoming show “Fit to Fat to Fit,” went from weighing 217 pounds to 286 pounds by consuming 8,000 calories a day.

    Adonis Hill, a trainer on the upcoming show “Fit to Fat to Fit,” went from weighing 217 pounds to 286 pounds by consuming 8,000 calories a day.


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  • 4/75   How That Pro Cyclist Hid a Motor in Her Bike
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    "Mechanical doping" made its way into the popular culture last week when a professional bike racer got caught.?

    "Mechanical doping" made its way into the popular culture last week when a professional bike racer got caught.?


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  • 5/75   Millions Will Watch the Super Bowl — But Is the Football Generation Ending?
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    One NFL player after another — from former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, 69, who died in July 2015, to 27-year-old Giants safety Tyler Sash, who died two months after Stabler — has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated trauma. The New York Times reports that well over 100 football players, including several Pro Football Hall of Famers, have CTE so far.

    One NFL player after another — from former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, 69, who died in July 2015, to 27-year-old Giants safety Tyler Sash, who died two months after Stabler — has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated trauma. The New York Times reports that well over 100 football players, including several Pro Football Hall of Famers, have CTE so far.


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  • 6/75   Muslim Teen Defies Tradition to Become First Hijab-Wearing Ballerina
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    With a dream of becoming the first hijab-wearing Muslim ballerina, 14-year-old Stephanie Kurlow recently launched a fundraising page in the hopes of pulling together more than $7,000 so that she can get her certification to open a performing arts program in her native Sydney because she said, “I don’t want certain people who are discriminatory to hold anyone back from achieving their dreams and being unique.” 

    With a dream of becoming the first hijab-wearing Muslim ballerina, 14-year-old Stephanie Kurlow recently launched a fundraising page in the hopes of pulling together more than $7,000 so that she can get her certification to open a performing arts program in her native Sydney because she said, “I don’t want certain people who are discriminatory to hold anyone back from achieving their dreams and being unique.” 


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  • 7/75   Cheerleading Coach Fired for Sabotaging Rival Teen
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    A cheering coach lost her job after allegedly tripping a cheerleader. Video shows the cheerleader backflipping and Teresa Fann sticking a leg out to stop her.

    A cheering coach lost her job after allegedly tripping a cheerleader. Video shows the cheerleader backflipping and Teresa Fann sticking a leg out to stop her.


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  • 8/75   Schools No Longer Punishing Athletes Harshly for Marijuana
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    At least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for testing positive for marijuana and other so-called recreational drugs, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.

    At least one-third of the Power Five conference schools are not punishing athletes as harshly as they were 10 years ago for testing positive for marijuana and other so-called recreational drugs, according to an investigation by The Associated Press.


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  • 9/75   World's Longest Bicycle Spans 117-Feet—Half a City Block!
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    Clear the streets! Dutch cycling group Mijl Van Mares Werkploeg just broke the 2016 world record for longest bicycle.  At a whopping 117 feet long, the bike stretches half a city block and spans farther than the word’s longest limo, at 100 feet long.  Per Guinness World Record’s requirements, it has just two wheels and is actually operable.  The bike stretches half a city block. (Photo: Guinness World Records) In the video, Mara Montalbano shows us how it rides.

    Clear the streets! Dutch cycling group Mijl Van Mares Werkploeg just broke the 2016 world record for longest bicycle.  At a whopping 117 feet long, the bike stretches half a city block and spans farther than the word’s longest limo, at 100 feet long. Per Guinness World Record’s requirements, it has just two wheels and is actually operable. The bike stretches half a city block. (Photo: Guinness World Records) In the video, Mara Montalbano shows us how it rides.


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  • 10/75   Why I Like It When My 8-year-old Loses at Sports
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    “In business, you either close a deal or you don’t — and if you don’t, you can’t just say, ‘Well, everybody tried hard, right?’” Jen Welter, a sports psychologist and the first female coach in the NFL, tells Yahoo Parenting.

    “In business, you either close a deal or you don’t — and if you don’t, you can’t just say, ‘Well, everybody tried hard, right?’” Jen Welter, a sports psychologist and the first female coach in the NFL, tells Yahoo Parenting.


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  • 11/75   Study Finds Benefit of Cheerleading
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    Could cheerleading be the most progressive sport in terms of gender roles?  New research from the University of East Anglia indicates that the traditionally female-centered activity can help participants of both sexes challenge stereotypes about girls in sports.  The study, which was published in the journal Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, tracked the growing popularity of cheerleading in the U.K. and focused on the members of four cheerleading teams.  “The participants in our study talked about flipping gender norms in cheerleading,” Dr. Amy Pressland, a co-author of the study, tells Yahoo Parenting.

    Could cheerleading be the most progressive sport in terms of gender roles? New research from the University of East Anglia indicates that the traditionally female-centered activity can help participants of both sexes challenge stereotypes about girls in sports. The study, which was published in the journal Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, tracked the growing popularity of cheerleading in the U.K. and focused on the members of four cheerleading teams. “The participants in our study talked about flipping gender norms in cheerleading,” Dr. Amy Pressland, a co-author of the study, tells Yahoo Parenting.


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  • 12/75   Tom Brady on Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes: 'That's Poison'
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen. (Photo: Instagram.com/gisele) A run-of-the-mill post-game radio interview with Tom Brady ended up being a lot more than that, when the Patriots quarterback took a swing at the processed food industry — calling out Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes, specifically.  Brady’s been known to stick to an extremely healthy diet — avocado “ice cream,” anyone? — but this interview revealed the passion behind his healthy habits.

    Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen. (Photo: Instagram.com/gisele) A run-of-the-mill post-game radio interview with Tom Brady ended up being a lot more than that, when the Patriots quarterback took a swing at the processed food industry — calling out Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes, specifically.  Brady’s been known to stick to an extremely healthy diet — avocado “ice cream,” anyone? — but this interview revealed the passion behind his healthy habits.


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  • 13/75   When Someone You Love Spirals Out of Control, When Do You Stay and When Do You Go?
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Though the two are still legally married, Khloe Kardashian left the basketball star after five years together in 2013, reportedly over his struggle with substance abuse and, primarily, his addiction to cocaine.  Odom remains in critical condition, still unconscious, with Kardashian by his side after she rushed to Las Vegas upon hearing the news.  Earlier this week, University of Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian was fired, allegedly as a result of his own struggle with alcoholism and his violation of the school’s zero-tolerance policy regarding alcohol use.  The 41-year-old has three children with his estranged wife.  Also this week, reality TV star Scott Disick, the former boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian and father of her children, checked into rehab to get help for his addiction problems.

    Though the two are still legally married, Khloe Kardashian left the basketball star after five years together in 2013, reportedly over his struggle with substance abuse and, primarily, his addiction to cocaine.  Odom remains in critical condition, still unconscious, with Kardashian by his side after she rushed to Las Vegas upon hearing the news.  Earlier this week, University of Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian was fired, allegedly as a result of his own struggle with alcoholism and his violation of the school’s zero-tolerance policy regarding alcohol use. The 41-year-old has three children with his estranged wife.  Also this week, reality TV star Scott Disick, the former boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian and father of her children, checked into rehab to get help for his addiction problems.


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  • 14/75   As NFL Player Daniel Fells Contracts MRSA, a Look at How Serious Staph Infections Work
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Daniel Fells in January 2015.  “This is a serious situation that has been taken seriously from the beginning,” Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon told NFL.com.  “We’re all fighting for Daniel.” But what is MRSA, exactly?  “I can’t count how many MRSA infections I see.  While MRSA infections have leveled off in the last few years following a rapid increase from the 1960s to mid-2000s, they have the potential to turn deadly — and do.

    Daniel Fells in January 2015.  “This is a serious situation that has been taken seriously from the beginning,” Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon told NFL.com. “We’re all fighting for Daniel.” But what is MRSA, exactly? “I can’t count how many MRSA infections I see. While MRSA infections have leveled off in the last few years following a rapid increase from the 1960s to mid-2000s, they have the potential to turn deadly — and do.


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  • 15/75   High School Quarterback’s Tragic Death Highlights Silent Danger of an Enlarged Spleen
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    A spleen can become enlarged for many reasons, including genetic diseases, William Katkov, MD, a gastroenterologist at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., tells Yahoo Health.  Here’s why that’s a problem: A person may feel better and resume their normal activities, but their enlarged spleen is more susceptible to rupturing and may no longer be protected by their ribcage, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to injury.  “An enlarged spleen is at an increased risk for rupture or injury in the setting of normal trauma, like a football game, diving into a pool, or minor car accident,” Katkov says.  While an enlarged spleen can be asymptomatic, Katkov says a person can feel uncomfortable or have a feeling of fullness in their upper abdomen on the left side.

    A spleen can become enlarged for many reasons, including genetic diseases, William Katkov, MD, a gastroenterologist at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., tells Yahoo Health. Here’s why that’s a problem: A person may feel better and resume their normal activities, but their enlarged spleen is more susceptible to rupturing and may no longer be protected by their ribcage, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to injury. “An enlarged spleen is at an increased risk for rupture or injury in the setting of normal trauma, like a football game, diving into a pool, or minor car accident,” Katkov says. While an enlarged spleen can be asymptomatic, Katkov says a person can feel uncomfortable or have a feeling of fullness in their upper abdomen on the left side.


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  • 16/75   Novak Djokovic’s Inspiring Dad Comments: How Being a Parent Heightens Happy Moments
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Novak Djokovic, who beat Roger Federer to claim the U.S. Open title on Sunday, says parenthood has made him a better player.  Since then, the tennis champ has credited fatherhood with improving his game.

    Novak Djokovic, who beat Roger Federer to claim the U.S. Open title on Sunday, says parenthood has made him a better player. Since then, the tennis champ has credited fatherhood with improving his game.


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  • 17/75   Little League Team’s Heartwarming Last Act for Dad and His Son
    SPORTS TOPIC NEWS

    Gary Parrish, center, died on Thursday of liver cancer.  Gary Parrish was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and metastasis to the liver in June.  STORY: Late Dad Makes Stunning Appearance in Photo With Widow, Baby When this year’s baseball season started, 11-year-old Ryan Parrish’s coach, Caison Whatley, who also coached him last season, noticed the boy was unusually distracted.  He’s got a whole lot more on his mind than we could ever have,” Whatley told WSFA.

    Gary Parrish, center, died on Thursday of liver cancer. Gary Parrish was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and metastasis to the liver in June. STORY: Late Dad Makes Stunning Appearance in Photo With Widow, Baby When this year’s baseball season started, 11-year-old Ryan Parrish’s coach, Caison Whatley, who also coached him last season, noticed the boy was unusually distracted. He’s got a whole lot more on his mind than we could ever have,” Whatley told WSFA.


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  • 18/75   What We Can Learn About Sibling Rivalry From Serena and Venus Williams
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    Serena and Venus Williams share a hug after Serena’s victory over her big sister on Tuesday night. (Photo: Corbis Images) After Serena Williams beat her sister Venus on Tuesday night in a competitive three-set U.S. Open quarterfinals match, the two met at the net and embraced. Venus, the older Williams sibling, whispered to her sister: “I’m so happy for you.”

    Serena and Venus Williams share a hug after Serena’s victory over her big sister on Tuesday night. (Photo: Corbis Images) After Serena Williams beat her sister Venus on Tuesday night in a competitive three-set U.S. Open quarterfinals match, the two met at the net and embraced. Venus, the older Williams sibling, whispered to her sister: “I’m so happy for you.”


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  • 19/75   Michael Sam Makes Up With Dad Who Criticized Him for Being Gay
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    Former NFL player Michael Sam, who had been estranged from his father since coming out as gay in February 2014, tweeted this week that the two have spoken for the first time since then. (Photo: Getty Images) When former NFL player Michael Sam announced to the world that he was gay back in February 2014, he was largely praised for his bravery and honesty by fellow players, various celebrities, the NFL, and ESPN — pretty much everyone, it seemed, except his father, Michael Sam Sr., who was quoted at the time as saying, “I’m old school. I’m a man-and-a-woman type of guy.” STORY: NFL Dad Sends Powerful Message by Confiscating Kids’ ‘Trophies for Nothing’ Shortly after, Sam discussed his estrangement from his dad during a segment of Dancing With the Stars, while he was a contestant.

    Former NFL player Michael Sam, who had been estranged from his father since coming out as gay in February 2014, tweeted this week that the two have spoken for the first time since then. (Photo: Getty Images) When former NFL player Michael Sam announced to the world that he was gay back in February 2014, he was largely praised for his bravery and honesty by fellow players, various celebrities, the NFL, and ESPN — pretty much everyone, it seemed, except his father, Michael Sam Sr., who was quoted at the time as saying, “I’m old school. I’m a man-and-a-woman type of guy.” STORY: NFL Dad Sends Powerful Message by Confiscating Kids’ ‘Trophies for Nothing’ Shortly after, Sam discussed his estrangement from his dad during a segment of Dancing With the Stars, while he was a contestant.


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  • 20/75   6 Reasons Being A Sports Fan Is Good For Your Health
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    Your rabid fandom is actually a good thing. (Photo: Stocksy/Yahoo) There’s no question about it — being a sports fan is a good thing when it comes to your health.  “The idea that people get isolated and porky from watching sports is not true,” clinical sports psychologist William Wiener, PhD, tells Yahoo Health.  There are many health benefits of being a sports fan.” Need evidence?  We rounded up the research surrounding fandom and health to show how your team loyalty might actually help you be happier and healthier: It Prevents Depression While you might feel sad if your team loses a big game, being an active participant all season can actually help prevent depression.  “People who root and are attached to their teams are less depressed than those who are uninvolved,” Wiener says.

    Your rabid fandom is actually a good thing. (Photo: Stocksy/Yahoo) There’s no question about it — being a sports fan is a good thing when it comes to your health.  “The idea that people get isolated and porky from watching sports is not true,” clinical sports psychologist William Wiener, PhD, tells Yahoo Health. There are many health benefits of being a sports fan.” Need evidence? We rounded up the research surrounding fandom and health to show how your team loyalty might actually help you be happier and healthier: It Prevents Depression While you might feel sad if your team loses a big game, being an active participant all season can actually help prevent depression. “People who root and are attached to their teams are less depressed than those who are uninvolved,” Wiener says.


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  • 21/75   Meet this new apple-picking robot

    Inspired by immigrant workers in the U.S., who will likely soon be scarce, Abundant Robotics created a robot to pick apples in the field.  The robot can identify, pluck, and place apples into a crate at a speed similar to that of human pickers.  The robot pickers are currently being tested in Washington state.  The company expects to see these robots in orchards in the next few years.  Source: https://futurism.com/the-next-step-in-automation-a-robot-that-picks-apples/  For more Trending Tech:

    Inspired by immigrant workers in the U.S., who will likely soon be scarce, Abundant Robotics created a robot to pick apples in the field. The robot can identify, pluck, and place apples into a crate at a speed similar to that of human pickers. The robot pickers are currently being tested in Washington state. The company expects to see these robots in orchards in the next few years. Source: https://futurism.com/the-next-step-in-automation-a-robot-that-picks-apples/ For more Trending Tech:


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  • 22/75   Control your Roomba with just your voice via this new Alexa integration

    Everyone's favorite self-driving vacuum cleaner, the Roomba, just added an Amazon Alexa integration, allowing you to communicate with your cleaning assistant with nothing more than your voice.

    Everyone's favorite self-driving vacuum cleaner, the Roomba, just added an Amazon Alexa integration, allowing you to communicate with your cleaning assistant with nothing more than your voice.


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  • 23/75   We noshed on Nougat, and Android 7.0 is Google’s sweetest update yet

    It has been more than 5 months since Google dropped the first developer preview for Android Nougat. Now, it's officially here. We're periodically adding any new features we find, such as how Night mode is still accessible.

    It has been more than 5 months since Google dropped the first developer preview for Android Nougat. Now, it's officially here. We're periodically adding any new features we find, such as how Night mode is still accessible.


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  • 24/75   Pogue's Basics: How to create a search-and-replace macro in Word

    Among its thousands of features, macros are power-user tools that could benefit a lot of people.  You hit Record Macro, you do something — a search and replace, let’s say — and then you can play back that macro later.  Actually, search and replace is a bad example — Microsoft Word cannot, in fact, record and play back a search/replace.

    Among its thousands of features, macros are power-user tools that could benefit a lot of people. You hit Record Macro, you do something — a search and replace, let’s say — and then you can play back that macro later. Actually, search and replace is a bad example — Microsoft Word cannot, in fact, record and play back a search/replace.


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  • 25/75   Google Earth’s new update will take you anywhere in the world

    Google Earth’s new update will take you anywhere in the world

    Google Earth’s new update will take you anywhere in the world


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  • 26/75   Build your own DIY video game console

    Have you ever wanted to build your own retro gaming device from scratch?

    Have you ever wanted to build your own retro gaming device from scratch?


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  • 27/75   The first flying car is available for pre-order

    The company unveiled their flying car in 2014 but it was not commercially available.  Now it’s ready and being presented at the Top Marques car show in Monaco.  The vehicle is fully functional as both a car and an aircraft, and its hybrid engine makes it environmentally friendly.

    The company unveiled their flying car in 2014 but it was not commercially available. Now it’s ready and being presented at the Top Marques car show in Monaco. The vehicle is fully functional as both a car and an aircraft, and its hybrid engine makes it environmentally friendly.


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  • 28/75   Inside the World's Greatest Scavenger Hunt, Part 1

    Yahoo Finance's David Pogue spoke to Misha Collins, star of the CW series "Super Natural," and creator of the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen.

    Yahoo Finance's David Pogue spoke to Misha Collins, star of the CW series "Super Natural," and creator of the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen.


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  • 29/75   This gadget can turn an ordinary surface into a smart controller

    You can now turn on your smart appliances with a touch of any ordinary surface.

    You can now turn on your smart appliances with a touch of any ordinary surface.


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  • 30/75   Jeff Bezos describes one change some Amazon employees hated

    Amazon is one of the world's most powerful companies, and to keep it that way CEO Jeff Bezos ensures employees make important decisions as fast as possible.

    Amazon is one of the world's most powerful companies, and to keep it that way CEO Jeff Bezos ensures employees make important decisions as fast as possible.


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  • 31/75   Pogue's Basics: How to forward a text message

    In a previous “Pogue’s Basics” tip, I let you know that you could report cellphone text-message spam by forwarding it to 7726.

    In a previous “Pogue’s Basics” tip, I let you know that you could report cellphone text-message spam by forwarding it to 7726.


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  • 32/75   Jeff Bezos: Nobody asked for one of our most popular services

    In his recent letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wrote that the company has become skilled at predicting customers' desires. "No customer ever asked Amazon to create the Prime membership program," he wrote.

    In his recent letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wrote that the company has become skilled at predicting customers' desires. "No customer ever asked Amazon to create the Prime membership program," he wrote.


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  • 33/75   The 20 highest-paying tech companies in America

    A new Glassdoor report called the “25 Highest Paying Companies in America for 2017” features 20 tech-related companies.

    A new Glassdoor report called the “25 Highest Paying Companies in America for 2017” features 20 tech-related companies.


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  • 34/75   The best ways to stream live TV without cable

    Google’s YouTube TV is a solid streaming cable option, but is it the best?  Google, though, is entering an increasingly crowded market with a wide variety of different channel offerings that can be difficult to parse when all you want to do is watch “The Bachelor” and eat your KFC $20 Fill-Up in your comfy chair.  YouTube TV is missing Turner and Viacom properties.

    Google’s YouTube TV is a solid streaming cable option, but is it the best? Google, though, is entering an increasingly crowded market with a wide variety of different channel offerings that can be difficult to parse when all you want to do is watch “The Bachelor” and eat your KFC $20 Fill-Up in your comfy chair. YouTube TV is missing Turner and Viacom properties.


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  • 35/75   Fitbit’s new smartwatch has been plagued by production mishaps

    Pictured: The Fitbit Blaze, which looks very similar to Fitbit’s upcoming smartwatch, based on an internal presentation deck seen by Yahoo Finance.  Fitbit’s (FIT) first “proper” smartwatch and first-ever pair of bluetooth headphones are due out this fall after a series of production mishaps delayed the project, Yahoo Finance has learned.  The fitness tracker company’s smartwatch project has been a troubled one.

    Pictured: The Fitbit Blaze, which looks very similar to Fitbit’s upcoming smartwatch, based on an internal presentation deck seen by Yahoo Finance. Fitbit’s (FIT) first “proper” smartwatch and first-ever pair of bluetooth headphones are due out this fall after a series of production mishaps delayed the project, Yahoo Finance has learned. The fitness tracker company’s smartwatch project has been a troubled one.


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  • 36/75   Why Silicon Beach will still lure tech talent despite skyrocketing prices

    Over the last two years, Venice has become one of the priciest neighborhoods in all of Los Angeles, thanks in part to the success of companies headquartered there like Snap.  The new season of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” premieres this month, but the Bay Area tech scene depicted on that show is no longer the only game in town for America’s tech elite.  Los Angeles has its own tech hub, dubbed Silicon Beach, a four-mile stretch of beachfront that encompasses Venice and Santa Monica and is home to Snapchat’s parent company, Snap (SNAP).

    Over the last two years, Venice has become one of the priciest neighborhoods in all of Los Angeles, thanks in part to the success of companies headquartered there like Snap. The new season of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” premieres this month, but the Bay Area tech scene depicted on that show is no longer the only game in town for America’s tech elite. Los Angeles has its own tech hub, dubbed Silicon Beach, a four-mile stretch of beachfront that encompasses Venice and Santa Monica and is home to Snapchat’s parent company, Snap (SNAP).


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  • 37/75   The government might stop searching your phone at the border, but things could still get worse

    The Department of Homeland Security can currently search your smartphone when you come into the country whether you're a citizen or not. But a new bill could prevent those searches.

    The Department of Homeland Security can currently search your smartphone when you come into the country whether you're a citizen or not. But a new bill could prevent those searches.


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  • 38/75   Ford brings baby’s car-ride experience to the crib

    Say goodbye to those late-night drives to get your baby to sleep.

    Say goodbye to those late-night drives to get your baby to sleep.


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  • 39/75   I drove the electric Chevy Bolt all weekend and only freaked out once

    The Chevy Bolt is the first major mass market electric car for the mainstream consumer market. So what's it like to drive an all-electric vehicle versus a regular gas-powered car? I hopped in the Bolt to find out.

    The Chevy Bolt is the first major mass market electric car for the mainstream consumer market. So what's it like to drive an all-electric vehicle versus a regular gas-powered car? I hopped in the Bolt to find out.


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  • 40/75   Don’t throw these sneakers out — you can compost them

    Reebok has just announced its Cotton + Corn initiative, which aims to produce shoes made using sustainable materials.

    Reebok has just announced its Cotton + Corn initiative, which aims to produce shoes made using sustainable materials.


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  • 41/75   How Apple's secrecy can hurt consumers

    Apple's secrecy when it comes to its products might build hype with investors, but it can hurt consumers.

    Apple's secrecy when it comes to its products might build hype with investors, but it can hurt consumers.


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  • 42/75   Pogue’s Basics: How to speed up YouTube playback with a keystroke

    If you’re a longtime Pogue’s Basics fan, then you already know that you can jump 10 seconds ahead in playback of a YouTube video by pressing the L key. And jump 10 seconds back with the H key. And pause or unpause the video with the letter K.

    If you’re a longtime Pogue’s Basics fan, then you already know that you can jump 10 seconds ahead in playback of a YouTube video by pressing the L key. And jump 10 seconds back with the H key. And pause or unpause the video with the letter K.


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  • 43/75   Robot arms are now teaching each other how to work

    In “robots are taking over the world” news…  This robot arm made by RightHand Robotics is teaching other robot arms how to pick up objects.  The multifingered gripper was built with an extending suction tool in the middle and a camera that’s able to analyze objects to help determine the best way to pick them up and hold them.  Images are processed by an algorithm that will then help other robot arms learn what to do.  This new skill will help factories and fulfillment centers like Amazon’s to fill orders more efficiently. ...

    In “robots are taking over the world” news… This robot arm made by RightHand Robotics is teaching other robot arms how to pick up objects. The multifingered gripper was built with an extending suction tool in the middle and a camera that’s able to analyze objects to help determine the best way to pick them up and hold them. Images are processed by an algorithm that will then help other robot arms learn what to do. This new skill will help factories and fulfillment centers like Amazon’s to fill orders more efficiently. ...


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  • 44/75   The disruption of workers by robots is about to take a giant leap forward

    One thing is clear: Robots are definitely going to take over millions of our jobs. However, experts don't agree on what all of this disruption means.

    One thing is clear: Robots are definitely going to take over millions of our jobs. However, experts don't agree on what all of this disruption means.


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  • 45/75   Google's new YouTube TV lets you watch cable for $35 a month

    Google's YouTube TV is officially here. The streaming TV service will get you 40 channels for $35 per month with more coming in the future.

    Google's YouTube TV is officially here. The streaming TV service will get you 40 channels for $35 per month with more coming in the future.


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  • 46/75   In close House race, Republican Karen Handel gets help from Paul Ryan
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    The word "Trump" is conspicuously absent in Karen Handel's fierce campaign against Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.

    The word "Trump" is conspicuously absent in Karen Handel's fierce campaign against Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.


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  • 47/75   Two Killed As Business Jet Crashes, Burns Near NJ Airport
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    Two crew members were killed and several buildings were set ablaze when a Learjet carrying no passengers crashed Monday while trying to land at a New Jersey airport, authorities said.

    Two crew members were killed and several buildings were set ablaze when a Learjet carrying no passengers crashed Monday while trying to land at a New Jersey airport, authorities said.


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  • 48/75   The Latest: US Supreme Court denies stay of execution
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    ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia death row inmate (all times local):

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia death row inmate (all times local):


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  • 49/75   Trump thinks exercise is bad for you, depletes limited energy
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    President Trump has a peculiar theory about exercise which does not match the medical community’s conclusion that it’s healthful and worthwhile. Apparently, the president thinks that human energy resembles a battery’s energy in that it’s limited, and exercise depletes this resource.

    President Trump has a peculiar theory about exercise which does not match the medical community’s conclusion that it’s healthful and worthwhile. Apparently, the president thinks that human energy resembles a battery’s energy in that it’s limited, and exercise depletes this resource.


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  • 50/75   Bermuda triangle: Plane carrying New York family goes missing near Bahamas
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    A private passenger plane carrying two adults and two children has gone missing in the Bahamas.  Authorities lost contact with the aircraft as it was flying from Puerto Rico to Titusville on Florida’s east coast on Monday.  Efforts to find the four people on board, identified as Jennifer Blumin, Nathan Ulrich and Ms Blumin's four-year-old and 10-year-old sons, are being concentrated close to where the plane last made contact - in the Bermuda Triangle.

    A private passenger plane carrying two adults and two children has gone missing in the Bahamas. Authorities lost contact with the aircraft as it was flying from Puerto Rico to Titusville on Florida’s east coast on Monday. Efforts to find the four people on board, identified as Jennifer Blumin, Nathan Ulrich and Ms Blumin's four-year-old and 10-year-old sons, are being concentrated close to where the plane last made contact - in the Bermuda Triangle.


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  • 51/75   Woman Dies in Everglades Boat Crash, One Day After Graduating College
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    Elizabeth Goldenberg had graduated from the University of Miami the day before she was killed in a boating accident.

    Elizabeth Goldenberg had graduated from the University of Miami the day before she was killed in a boating accident.


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  • 52/75   New Orleans begins takedown of 3rd Confederate-era monument
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    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Piece by piece, New Orleans' landscape is changing as city workers take down massive works of bronze and stone that once seemed immoveable in a region where some still cling to a Confederate legacy.

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Piece by piece, New Orleans' landscape is changing as city workers take down massive works of bronze and stone that once seemed immoveable in a region where some still cling to a Confederate legacy.


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  • 53/75   North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place', defying U.S. warnings
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    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park  SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a mid- to-long-range missile test and would continue such launches 'any time, any place', defying UN Security Council resolutions and warnings from the United States.  North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy the United States in a sea of flames, has accused Washington of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war with recent military drills with South Korea and Japan.  The North's KCNA news agency said Sunday's test launch verified the homing feature of the warhead that allowed it to survive 'under the worst re-entry situation' and accurately detonate.

    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a mid- to-long-range missile test and would continue such launches 'any time, any place', defying UN Security Council resolutions and warnings from the United States. North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy the United States in a sea of flames, has accused Washington of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war with recent military drills with South Korea and Japan. The North's KCNA news agency said Sunday's test launch verified the homing feature of the warhead that allowed it to survive 'under the worst re-entry situation' and accurately detonate.


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  • 54/75   Woman's perfect response to congressman's ignorant health care question lights up Reddit
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    U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, asked the worst hypothetical question about women's health care at a town hall in Iowa last week, but he got the best response for the ignorant statement — and it's going viral. SEE ALSO: Time and time again, late night hosts have destroyed Trumpcare. Here are their best jokes. Blum asked at a Dubuque, Iowa, town hall, "Why should a 62-year-old man have to pay for maternity care?" If you didn't know, Blum just turned 62 last month and identifies as a man.  Barbara Rank, one of his constituents in the audience, had some thoughts stemming from this question and let her local newspaper know. In the
 
Telegraph Herald on Friday she wrote, "I ask, why should I pay for a bridge I don’t cross, a sidewalk I don’t walk on, a library book I don’t read?" She went on, "Why should I pay for a flower I won’t smell, a park I don’t visit, or art I can’t appreciate? Why should I pay the salaries of politicians I didn’t vote for, a tax cut that doesn’t affect me, or a loophole I can’t take advantage of? It’s called democracy, a civil society, the greater good. That’s what we pay for."  Image: barbara rank/redditThe response was posted on Reddit over the weekend with the headline, "This is democracy manifest." It's generated thousands of comments and was up-voted more than 100,000 times.  Some hailed Rank as a "hero" and many thanked her for the response.  Barbara Rank sounds like a hero. ?????????????????????????? https://t.co/xPhupIloTW — Ashley (@smashleynickel) May 14, 2017   Barbara Rank - American hero. Please run for office. We need elected officials with your perspective! https://t.co/VlDm9q7ssh — Suzy Q (@SuzyQuest) May 13, 2017    Barbara Rank, wherever you are, thank you. https://t.co/8l6xt8tuJv — ?The Almighty Bizzo? (@AlmightyBizzo) May 13, 2017   #healthcare #AHCA Barbara Rank gets it! pic.twitter.com/1Zw5xBQvEA — Pam Ashman (@pamashman) May 14, 2017  
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 checked in with Rank, 63, who only learned what Reddit was just a few days ago. She also still uses AOL email and doesn't even have a Facebook. “It makes me laugh,” Rank told the 
Washington Post. “It's such a silly little piece.” Not silly at all Barbara — more like simple and powerful.  WATCH: This bioprinter is able to create almost anything in a giant tub of goo

    U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, asked the worst hypothetical question about women's health care at a town hall in Iowa last week, but he got the best response for the ignorant statement — and it's going viral. SEE ALSO: Time and time again, late night hosts have destroyed Trumpcare. Here are their best jokes. Blum asked at a Dubuque, Iowa, town hall, "Why should a 62-year-old man have to pay for maternity care?" If you didn't know, Blum just turned 62 last month and identifies as a man.  Barbara Rank, one of his constituents in the audience, had some thoughts stemming from this question and let her local newspaper know. In the Telegraph Herald on Friday she wrote, "I ask, why should I pay for a bridge I don’t cross, a sidewalk I don’t walk on, a library book I don’t read?" She went on, "Why should I pay for a flower I won’t smell, a park I don’t visit, or art I can’t appreciate? Why should I pay the salaries of politicians I didn’t vote for, a tax cut that doesn’t affect me, or a loophole I can’t take advantage of? It’s called democracy, a civil society, the greater good. That’s what we pay for." Image: barbara rank/redditThe response was posted on Reddit over the weekend with the headline, "This is democracy manifest." It's generated thousands of comments and was up-voted more than 100,000 times.  Some hailed Rank as a "hero" and many thanked her for the response. Barbara Rank sounds like a hero. ?????????????????????????? https://t.co/xPhupIloTW — Ashley (@smashleynickel) May 14, 2017 Barbara Rank - American hero. Please run for office. We need elected officials with your perspective! https://t.co/VlDm9q7ssh — Suzy Q (@SuzyQuest) May 13, 2017 Barbara Rank, wherever you are, thank you. https://t.co/8l6xt8tuJv — ?The Almighty Bizzo? (@AlmightyBizzo) May 13, 2017 #healthcare #AHCA Barbara Rank gets it! pic.twitter.com/1Zw5xBQvEA — Pam Ashman (@pamashman) May 14, 2017 The Washington Post checked in with Rank, 63, who only learned what Reddit was just a few days ago. She also still uses AOL email and doesn't even have a Facebook. “It makes me laugh,” Rank told the Washington Post. “It's such a silly little piece.” Not silly at all Barbara — more like simple and powerful. WATCH: This bioprinter is able to create almost anything in a giant tub of goo


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  • 55/75   President Trump says he didn't demand loyalty from former FBI Director Comey
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    "The View" co-hosts discuss the alleged conversation between Comey and the president in January.

    "The View" co-hosts discuss the alleged conversation between Comey and the president in January.


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  • 56/75   Surprising developments in China, India could blunt Trump's climate rollbacks
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    Stop me if you've heard this one: The U.S. shouldn't act to cut its planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions because it would harm the economy while China and India are building coal plants and emitting whatever they want.  That is an argument that opponents of climate action, mainly in the Republican Party, have used for decades in order to oppose measures to cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions.  It's one that President Donald Trump himself has made, as has his Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, in recent months. But increasingly, it's not based in reality.  SEE ALSO: 9-year-old girl seeks clean air for her generation, sues Indian government over pollution Two new reports show that China and India are moving faster than expected to cut their greenhouse gas emissions and pollution woes, while scaling up renewable energy resources.  The speed and extent of the actions in these two developing nations are hugely consequential for what happens to global emissions during Trump's presidency, since the U.S. is backing away from its leadership position on this issue.  According to an analysis released at a round of United Nations climate talks in Bonn on Monday, China and India could more than compensate for the United States' failure to meet its proposed emissions cuts under the Paris Climate Agreement.   An Indian security guard walks amid a rooftop solar plant in Gandhinagar, India.Image: Ajit Solanki/AP/REX/ShutterstockWhat's changing is China and India's coal use. Experts from Climate Analytics, Ecofys, and the New Climate Institute, which together run the Climate Action Tracker, say that global carbon emissions are likely to be about 2 to 3 billion tonnes lower in 2030 compared to previous forecasts.  This could offset Trump's climate change rollbacks, such as killing the EPA's Clean Power Plan and trying to revive the moribund coal sector. The Trump effect on the climate would only cause an uptick in carbon emissions of about 0.4 billion tonnes of carbon, the group found. “The highly adverse rollbacks of U.S. climate policies by the Trump Administration, if fully implemented and not compensated by other actors, are projected to flatten US emissions instead of continuing on a downward trend,” said Niklas Hohne, of NewClimate Institute, in a press release. According to the Tracker, which keeps tabs on countries' commitments and whether they are living up to them, China’s coal consumption decreased from 2013 through 2016, with a slow decline expected to continue. This is partly related to an economic slowdown, in addition to policies put in place by the central government in Beijing.  Coal is one of the dirtiest forms of energy, pumping huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Burning less coal has the benefit of lowering carbon emissions. In India, plans for more coal-fired power plants may be canceled since the country is making headway at dramatically expanding its solar power capacity.  “Five years ago, the idea of either China or India stopping — or even slowing — coal use was considered an insurmountable hurdle, as coal-fired power plants were thought by many to be necessary to satisfy the energy demands of these countries,” said Bill Hare of Climate Analytics, in a statement.  “Recent observations show they are now on the way toward overcoming this challenge.” While the U.S. remains undecided on whether it will remain a part of the Paris Agreement, the global energy market is still moving quickly ahead, favoring renewable energy to such an extent that in more areas it is cost competitive with coal and other fossil fuel sources. This has played a role in slowing and even reversing coal's expansion in China and India.  Trump’s #climate policies would see US CAT rating downgraded from “medium” to “insufficient” - briefing https://t.co/p2NzBmhi82 #unfccc #1o5 pic.twitter.com/nzcMUexGox — ClimateActionTracker (@climateactiontr) March 31, 2017  The results of the Climate Action Tracker's report are bolstered by findings from a Center for American Progress analysis of China's coal consumption. The report makes clear that the argument that China's emissions would outweigh any progress made in the U.S. is, at best, outdated, and more accurately a zombie argument.  As David Roberts writes at 
Vox, China is taking on coal head on by shutting down older, more heavily polluting plants in favor of newer, more efficient facilities and renewables. It is also planning for a non-coal future based on renewables.  "In short, while the US dithers along in a cosmically stupid dispute over whether science is real, China is tackling climate change with all guns blazing. The US, not China, is the laggard in this relationship," Roberts wrote. It's unclear if anyone will be able to successfully convince Trump and his team that China is beating the U.S. on transitioning to a cleaner, more efficient future early enough for the administration to decide to remain part of the Paris Agreement. It's more likely that for now, at least, the mantle of climate change leadership has been passed to Asia.   WATCH: This might be the cutest and tiniest smartphone ever

    Stop me if you've heard this one: The U.S. shouldn't act to cut its planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions because it would harm the economy while China and India are building coal plants and emitting whatever they want.  That is an argument that opponents of climate action, mainly in the Republican Party, have used for decades in order to oppose measures to cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions.  It's one that President Donald Trump himself has made, as has his Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, in recent months. But increasingly, it's not based in reality.  SEE ALSO: 9-year-old girl seeks clean air for her generation, sues Indian government over pollution Two new reports show that China and India are moving faster than expected to cut their greenhouse gas emissions and pollution woes, while scaling up renewable energy resources.  The speed and extent of the actions in these two developing nations are hugely consequential for what happens to global emissions during Trump's presidency, since the U.S. is backing away from its leadership position on this issue.  According to an analysis released at a round of United Nations climate talks in Bonn on Monday, China and India could more than compensate for the United States' failure to meet its proposed emissions cuts under the Paris Climate Agreement.  An Indian security guard walks amid a rooftop solar plant in Gandhinagar, India.Image: Ajit Solanki/AP/REX/ShutterstockWhat's changing is China and India's coal use. Experts from Climate Analytics, Ecofys, and the New Climate Institute, which together run the Climate Action Tracker, say that global carbon emissions are likely to be about 2 to 3 billion tonnes lower in 2030 compared to previous forecasts.  This could offset Trump's climate change rollbacks, such as killing the EPA's Clean Power Plan and trying to revive the moribund coal sector. The Trump effect on the climate would only cause an uptick in carbon emissions of about 0.4 billion tonnes of carbon, the group found. “The highly adverse rollbacks of U.S. climate policies by the Trump Administration, if fully implemented and not compensated by other actors, are projected to flatten US emissions instead of continuing on a downward trend,” said Niklas Hohne, of NewClimate Institute, in a press release. According to the Tracker, which keeps tabs on countries' commitments and whether they are living up to them, China’s coal consumption decreased from 2013 through 2016, with a slow decline expected to continue. This is partly related to an economic slowdown, in addition to policies put in place by the central government in Beijing.  Coal is one of the dirtiest forms of energy, pumping huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Burning less coal has the benefit of lowering carbon emissions. In India, plans for more coal-fired power plants may be canceled since the country is making headway at dramatically expanding its solar power capacity.  “Five years ago, the idea of either China or India stopping — or even slowing — coal use was considered an insurmountable hurdle, as coal-fired power plants were thought by many to be necessary to satisfy the energy demands of these countries,” said Bill Hare of Climate Analytics, in a statement.  “Recent observations show they are now on the way toward overcoming this challenge.” While the U.S. remains undecided on whether it will remain a part of the Paris Agreement, the global energy market is still moving quickly ahead, favoring renewable energy to such an extent that in more areas it is cost competitive with coal and other fossil fuel sources. This has played a role in slowing and even reversing coal's expansion in China and India. Trump’s #climate policies would see US CAT rating downgraded from “medium” to “insufficient” - briefing https://t.co/p2NzBmhi82 #unfccc #1o5 pic.twitter.com/nzcMUexGox — ClimateActionTracker (@climateactiontr) March 31, 2017 The results of the Climate Action Tracker's report are bolstered by findings from a Center for American Progress analysis of China's coal consumption. The report makes clear that the argument that China's emissions would outweigh any progress made in the U.S. is, at best, outdated, and more accurately a zombie argument.  As David Roberts writes at Vox, China is taking on coal head on by shutting down older, more heavily polluting plants in favor of newer, more efficient facilities and renewables. It is also planning for a non-coal future based on renewables.  "In short, while the US dithers along in a cosmically stupid dispute over whether science is real, China is tackling climate change with all guns blazing. The US, not China, is the laggard in this relationship," Roberts wrote. It's unclear if anyone will be able to successfully convince Trump and his team that China is beating the U.S. on transitioning to a cleaner, more efficient future early enough for the administration to decide to remain part of the Paris Agreement. It's more likely that for now, at least, the mantle of climate change leadership has been passed to Asia.  WATCH: This might be the cutest and tiniest smartphone ever


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  • 57/75   Elon Musk's SpaceX launches its heaviest satellite yet but didn't try to recover the Falcon 9 rocket
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    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket did not pull off the signature re-landing because of the weight of the payload.

    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket did not pull off the signature re-landing because of the weight of the payload.


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  • 58/75   North Korea's latest missile launch suggests progress toward ICBM: experts
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    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park  SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's successful missile test-launch signals major advances in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, such as mastery of re-entry technology and better engine performance key to targeting the United States, experts say.  The isolated country has been developing a long-range missile capable of striking the mainland United States mounted with a nuclear warhead.  The North's official KCNA news agency said the new strategic ballistic missile named Hwasong-12, fired on Sunday at the highest angle to avoid affecting neighboring countries' security, flew 787 km (489 miles) on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles).

    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's successful missile test-launch signals major advances in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, such as mastery of re-entry technology and better engine performance key to targeting the United States, experts say. The isolated country has been developing a long-range missile capable of striking the mainland United States mounted with a nuclear warhead. The North's official KCNA news agency said the new strategic ballistic missile named Hwasong-12, fired on Sunday at the highest angle to avoid affecting neighboring countries' security, flew 787 km (489 miles) on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles).


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  • 59/75   Saving Pakistan's lost city of Mohenjo Daro
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    The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world's earliest cities -- a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets and a water and waste system to rival many in modern Pakistan.  Some 5,000 years on archaeologists believe the ruins could unlock the secrets of the Indus Valley people, who flourished around 3,000 BC in what is now India and Pakistan before mysteriously disappearing.  'Everybody knows Egypt, nobody knows Mohenjo Daro, this has to be changed,' says Dr Michael Jansen, a German researcher working at the sun-baked site on the banks of the Indus river in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.

    The centre of a powerful ancient civilisation, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world's earliest cities -- a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets and a water and waste system to rival many in modern Pakistan. Some 5,000 years on archaeologists believe the ruins could unlock the secrets of the Indus Valley people, who flourished around 3,000 BC in what is now India and Pakistan before mysteriously disappearing. 'Everybody knows Egypt, nobody knows Mohenjo Daro, this has to be changed,' says Dr Michael Jansen, a German researcher working at the sun-baked site on the banks of the Indus river in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.


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  • 60/75   Computer forerunner the Antikythera mechanism marked by Google's Doodle
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    The link between today's technology and out ancient past is being marked by Google with its latest Doodle.  The search engine shows an image of the Antikythera mechanism that some call the'world's first computer', which was discovered 115 years ago by divers.  It was a Greek archaeologist, Velerios Stais, who sifted through the artefacts of the Roman shipwreck to find what was initially thought to be a wheel or a gear but which turned out to be a complex clockwork mechanism that had been built in Greece around 87BC.

    The link between today's technology and out ancient past is being marked by Google with its latest Doodle. The search engine shows an image of the Antikythera mechanism that some call the'world's first computer', which was discovered 115 years ago by divers. It was a Greek archaeologist, Velerios Stais, who sifted through the artefacts of the Roman shipwreck to find what was initially thought to be a wheel or a gear but which turned out to be a complex clockwork mechanism that had been built in Greece around 87BC.


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  • 61/75   Tomb Drawing Shows Mongoose on a Leash, Puzzling Archaeologists
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    A mongoose on a leash, a colorful pelican and various bats are just a few of the rare animal drawings revealed in a new survey of a group of 4,000-year-old tombs in Egypt.  The tombs are located at the Beni Hassan cemetery and were excavated and detailed in a publication over a century ago by archaeologist Percy Newberry and his colleagues, wrote Linda Evans, a senior lecturer at Macquarie University in Australia, in an article published recently in the Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt.  Now, Evans and other archaeologists at Macquarie University's Australian Centre for Egyptology are re-surveying the tombs using modern-day technology.

    A mongoose on a leash, a colorful pelican and various bats are just a few of the rare animal drawings revealed in a new survey of a group of 4,000-year-old tombs in Egypt. The tombs are located at the Beni Hassan cemetery and were excavated and detailed in a publication over a century ago by archaeologist Percy Newberry and his colleagues, wrote Linda Evans, a senior lecturer at Macquarie University in Australia, in an article published recently in the Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt. Now, Evans and other archaeologists at Macquarie University's Australian Centre for Egyptology are re-surveying the tombs using modern-day technology.


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  • 62/75   Albino orangutan named 'Alba' after global appeal
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    A conservation group said Monday it has chosen the name Alba for a rare albino orangutan rescued from captivity in Indonesia after receiving a flood of suggestions from the public.  The name means 'dawn' in Spanish and 'white' in Latin, and the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation said the choice carried great significance.  BOS Foundation launched an appeal last week for members of the public to pick a name for the female Bornean orangutan, and said they had received thousands of suggestions from around the world.

    A conservation group said Monday it has chosen the name Alba for a rare albino orangutan rescued from captivity in Indonesia after receiving a flood of suggestions from the public. The name means 'dawn' in Spanish and 'white' in Latin, and the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation said the choice carried great significance. BOS Foundation launched an appeal last week for members of the public to pick a name for the female Bornean orangutan, and said they had received thousands of suggestions from around the world.


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  • 63/75   Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says.


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  • 64/75   Bill Gates Says Humanity Is Getting Better
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    Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates goes on an advice tweetstorm and reveals a "big" personal regret.

    Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates goes on an advice tweetstorm and reveals a "big" personal regret.


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  • 65/75   Found: 17 New Mummies From Ancient Egypt
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    Archaeologists discovered 17 new mummies from ancient Egypt as well as documents, sarcophagi and animals coffins.

    Archaeologists discovered 17 new mummies from ancient Egypt as well as documents, sarcophagi and animals coffins.


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  • 66/75   Treating Drug Addicts – with Pot?!
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    Marijuana has sometimes been described as a “gateway drug” that encourages hard-drug use.  “So few people seek treatment, and we do need as many tools in the arsenal as possible,” notes ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork.  High Sobriety founder Dr. Joe Schrank says that this can provide a point of entry into treatment for those who find the idea of detox overwhelming.

    Marijuana has sometimes been described as a “gateway drug” that encourages hard-drug use. “So few people seek treatment, and we do need as many tools in the arsenal as possible,” notes ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork. High Sobriety founder Dr. Joe Schrank says that this can provide a point of entry into treatment for those who find the idea of detox overwhelming.


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  • 67/75   Are You Prepared for the Real Cost of Kids?
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    You can’t put a price-tag on a parent’s love – but you can estimate the cost of raising a child, and a new study finds that most couples underestimate what they’ll be spending when that bundle of joy.  The founder of Tot Squad, Jennifer Saxton, recommends that couples who are planning to add a baby to the family start preparing financially two years in advance.

    You can’t put a price-tag on a parent’s love – but you can estimate the cost of raising a child, and a new study finds that most couples underestimate what they’ll be spending when that bundle of joy. The founder of Tot Squad, Jennifer Saxton, recommends that couples who are planning to add a baby to the family start preparing financially two years in advance.


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  • 68/75   Doug the Pug’s Medical Scare!
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    Leslie and Rob noticed the Doug was feeling itchy, so “I had given him a pill that a vet had given me, to help with the itching,” Leslie explains.  “But the next day, we noticed bright red spots on his stomach.” When Leslie and Rob took Doug to the vet, she told them that his platelets were critically low and his life was in danger.  The vet diagonosed IGP, an autoimmune disease, and prescribed steroids and antibiotics.

    Leslie and Rob noticed the Doug was feeling itchy, so “I had given him a pill that a vet had given me, to help with the itching,” Leslie explains. “But the next day, we noticed bright red spots on his stomach.” When Leslie and Rob took Doug to the vet, she told them that his platelets were critically low and his life was in danger. The vet diagonosed IGP, an autoimmune disease, and prescribed steroids and antibiotics.


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  • 69/75   Travis Barker’s Health Crisis
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    Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker joins The Doctors to talk about surviving a plane crash and overcoming drug addiction.  Tragically, DJ AM, his fellow survivor, succumbed to drug addiction the following year.  “You’ve had more experiences than most people will have in a lifetime,” adds ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork.

    Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker joins The Doctors to talk about surviving a plane crash and overcoming drug addiction. Tragically, DJ AM, his fellow survivor, succumbed to drug addiction the following year. “You’ve had more experiences than most people will have in a lifetime,” adds ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork.


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  • 70/75   Let the Garden Be Your Medicine Cabinet
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    Biodynamic farmer Alice Bamford joins The Doctors to discuss her new book, “One Gun Ranch,” and explain how we can all garden our way to better health.  “I love that the book really focuses on the concept of growing food as your medicine, so to speak,” says ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork.  Alice explains that One Gun Ranch is home to about 60 animals, all of them rescues, including horses, as well as biodynamic garden beds full of beneficial plants.

    Biodynamic farmer Alice Bamford joins The Doctors to discuss her new book, “One Gun Ranch,” and explain how we can all garden our way to better health. “I love that the book really focuses on the concept of growing food as your medicine, so to speak,” says ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork. Alice explains that One Gun Ranch is home to about 60 animals, all of them rescues, including horses, as well as biodynamic garden beds full of beneficial plants.


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  • 71/75   How to Make Veggie Chips
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    To lighten up chips so they fit in with your slim-down goals, we made them from good-for-you veggies. Watch this video to see how simple it is to make the healthy, crunchy snack at home.

    To lighten up chips so they fit in with your slim-down goals, we made them from good-for-you veggies. Watch this video to see how simple it is to make the healthy, crunchy snack at home.


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  • 72/75   Zesty Orange Chocolate Energy Ball
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  • 73/75   DIY Busy Boards Are the Most Genius Way to Keep Toddlers Busy
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    This is brilliant!

    This is brilliant!


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  • 74/75   This Couple Got Married In the Middle of a Marathon
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    NBD.

    NBD.


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  • 75/75   6 Things You Didn't Know About Kate and Pippa Middleton's Relationship
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    And why Kate won't be in Pippa's wedding party.

    And why Kate won't be in Pippa's wedding party.


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