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New 'Molecular Robot' Could Change Manufacturing Process
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The "molecular robot" can construct and arrange even one molecule of a particle. Could this mean that things will be manufactured on a molecular level by tiny bots in the future?
'The Gates of Hell Flew Open.' Man Sentenced for Shooting 8 to Death at Hair Salon
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
'The gates of hell flew open'
The Country Is Torn Over Betsy DeVos’ New Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The U.S. Education Department rolled back Obama-era Title IX guidelines on investigating cases of sexual assault on campus Friday
To Save Its Skin in London, Uber Rallies the People
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The city is threatening to boot the ridehailing company, but Uber isn't leaving without a fight.
The Iraqi City Set to Implode if the Kurds Vote for Independence
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Tension are high in the disputed city of Kirkuk ahead of Monday's independence vote
White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do free speech on their own time.”
It took 66 million years, but California gets state dinosaur
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It took about 66 million years, but California finally has a state dinosaur.
Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews.... The military junta of Myanmar torches Rohingya villages, stops aid to Rohingya camps, and restricts Rohingyas’ movement.... [The United Nations] secretary-general ... must send peace-keeping forces to Rakhine State.... The Security Council should consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar’s government as well.... Further bloodshed must be stopped and this manmade crisis resolved. “The hypocrisy of Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is astounding,” states an editorial.
Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported to Mosul, in northern Iraq. Ms. Murad, just 21 years old at the time, had already attempted escape once, through an open window.
Star Trek technology in real life: Tricorder, tractor beam, and phaser
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The high-tech gadgets of Star Trek have fascinated legions of fans for decades. Find out how Lockheed Martin and other organizations are turning some of those props into reality.
Missing marvel
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Tim Harford chose 50 essential inventions that shaped the modern economy, but what should be the 51st?
Science Offers Evidence For Religious Legend
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A scientific analysis at least partly backs up a Catholic legend about St. Francis of Assisi sending a sack of bread via delivery angel to a friary in Italy in the year 1224.
Melania Trump Meeting With Justin Trudeau and Prince Harry in First Solo Trip Abroad
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady
All the Ways Equifax Epically Bungled Its Breach Response
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Equifax breach that potentially exposed the personal information of 143 million people was bad. The company's response has almost been worse, if that's even possible.
New Earthquake Shakes Mexico City as Death Toll Climbs to 305
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
It swayed buildings and set off a seismic alarm
U.S. Flies Bombers Off North Korea Coast in Show of Force
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
"We are prepared to use the full range of military capabilities"
Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews.... The military junta of Myanmar torches Rohingya villages, stops aid to Rohingya camps, and restricts Rohingyas’ movement.... [The United Nations] secretary-general ... must send peace-keeping forces to Rakhine State.... The Security Council should consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar’s government as well.... Further bloodshed must be stopped and this manmade crisis resolved. “The hypocrisy of Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is astounding,” states an editorial.
Gigi Hadid Transformed Into a Literal Bouquet for This Runway Show Because Fashion
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Florals for spring? Groundbreaking
Donald Trump to Stephen Curry: Consider Your White House Invitation 'Withdrawn'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Curry has said that he does not want to go and doesn't think the team should
The Origins of Human Sleep Have Been Revealed by a Jellyfish Study
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
"The brain isn't a necessary component."
Jay Z Says President Donald Trump 'Is a Joke'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Hov also said he has "all disrespect" for Trump
Inside the submarine factory: OceanGate builds a craft to visit the Titanic shipwreck, again and again
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
EVERETT, Wash. — Today it looks like an eight-foot-long section of culvert pipe, but in just a couple of months, the carbon-fiber cylinder sitting on OceanGate’s shop floor will serve as the heart of a five-person submersible that’s destined to visit the Titanic, the world’s most famous shipwreck. The Cyclops 2 submersible and its future mission represent the culmination of an eight-year-old dream for Stockton Rush, the Everett-based company’s co-founder and CEO. “The whole project from Day One was to go deep. … Three years ago, it became pretty clear that the real market opportunity was the Titanic,” Rush told GeekWire… Read More
Hurricane Irma Topples Tree That Went to Space
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The "moon tree" orbited the moon aboard Apollo 14.
Helping Ponso, sole survivor of 'Chimpanzee Island' in I. Coast
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Grand-Lahou (Ivory Coast) (AFP) - "Oooah! Oooah!" Screeching to see visitors on the forested "Chimpanzee Island" in Ivory Coast, Ponso is the last, lonely survivor of a colony of 20 apes who mysteriously died or vanished. Chimpanzee Island adjoins the village of Grand-Lahou in the Bandaman estuary, an outlying reach of tropical forest about 100 kilometres (60 miles) from the commercial capital, Abidjan. Since August 2015, the association Les Amis de Ponso (Friends of Ponso) has paid for the animal's food and for a dedicated carer, Germain Djenemaya Koidja, according to a wooden signpost near the landing stage and the website sosponso.org.
Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews.... The military junta of Myanmar torches Rohingya villages, stops aid to Rohingya camps, and restricts Rohingyas’ movement.... [The United Nations] secretary-general ... must send peace-keeping forces to Rakhine State.... The Security Council should consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar’s government as well.... Further bloodshed must be stopped and this manmade crisis resolved. “The hypocrisy of Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is astounding,” states an editorial.
Space Photos of the Week: Spiral Galaxy's Secretly a Giant Gasbag
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Cassini takes one last look at Saturn's moon, Jupiter's swirling clouds, and a star in a great big bubble this week in space.
President Trump Says Kim Jong Un 'Is Obviously a Madman'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The war of words continues
Neanderthal Kids Were A Lot Like Modern Human Children
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Modern humans are similar to Neanderthals, including in how our brains grow.
NASA Maps May Help Mexico Recover From Earthquakes
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The maps were produced just hours after the 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico.
President Trump Isn't Supporting the Trumpier Candidate in This Key Senate Race. Here's Why
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Alabama is set to vote for Roy Moore or Luther Strange for Senate. The special election will be a crucial test for Donald Trump.
Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews.... The military junta of Myanmar torches Rohingya villages, stops aid to Rohingya camps, and restricts Rohingyas’ movement.... [The United Nations] secretary-general ... must send peace-keeping forces to Rakhine State.... The Security Council should consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar’s government as well.... Further bloodshed must be stopped and this manmade crisis resolved. “The hypocrisy of Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is astounding,” states an editorial.
Chrissy Teigen Just Learned the Hard Way Not to Troll Kermit the Frog
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The cookbook author learned the hard way not to speak negatively about Kermit after tweeting about the Muppet and getting a sassy response.
Physicists Make Major Breakthrough On Einstein's Photoelectric Effect
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Researchers have made a breakthrough on the century-old photoelectric effect proposed by Einstein. New Spectroscopy methods reveal that electron emission is delayed by intra-atomic interactions.
Surfing the Seine: climate campaigner paddles in Paris
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
After tackling wastewater in Mexico and a garbage island in the Maldives,a "protest surfer" has taken a dip in the river Seine in Paris to back efforts to combat climate change. Alison Teal travels the world with her pink "eco-friendly" surfboard to raise awareness about the environment, and it is no coincidence she chose France's capital for the latest stop on her campaign. The Hawaiian -- named the "Female Indiana Jones" by Time magazine in 2015 -- is urging US President Donald Trump to reconsider his withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.
Security News This Week: Hackers Broke Into the SEC... A Year Ago
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
An SEC hack, a Russian dark web takedown, and more security news this week.
Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews.... The military junta of Myanmar torches Rohingya villages, stops aid to Rohingya camps, and restricts Rohingyas’ movement.... [The United Nations] secretary-general ... must send peace-keeping forces to Rakhine State.... The Security Council should consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar’s government as well.... Further bloodshed must be stopped and this manmade crisis resolved. “The hypocrisy of Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is astounding,” states an editorial.
Fall Equinox 2017: When Is It and What Does It Mean?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
On the autumnal equinox the orientation of the Earth to the sun means night and day are of equal length.
Will The World End Saturday? What Exactly It Would Take To Destroy All Life
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Writer and Christian numerologist David Meade claims that the world will end on September 23 based on a series of biblical verses that seem to align with the recent solar eclipse and hurricanes. Meade has elaborated on what he says was a misconstrued interpretation of his prediction. Related: Five mass extinctions wiped out 99 percent of species that ever lived.
Flint's Lead Water May Have Caused A Spike In Fetal Deaths
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A study found a 58 percent increase in fetal death rates after the city switched its water source in 2014.
Graveyard plaque of Wild West figure was buried, not stolen
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — It turns out the graveyard plaque of the common-law wife of legendary gunfighter John Henry "Doc" Holiday was just six inches under, not stolen from a cemetery.
Corn maze marks 100 anniversary of women voting in New York
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
SCOTTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York farm is marking the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the state in distinctly fall fashion, with a corn maze in the shape of Susan B. Anthony.
Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews.... The military junta of Myanmar torches Rohingya villages, stops aid to Rohingya camps, and restricts Rohingyas’ movement.... [The United Nations] secretary-general ... must send peace-keeping forces to Rakhine State.... The Security Council should consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar’s government as well.... Further bloodshed must be stopped and this manmade crisis resolved. “The hypocrisy of Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is astounding,” states an editorial.
These 7 Wild Creatures Were Found Deep In The Pacific
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
NOAA has been conducting years of deep sea exploration in the Pacific, researchers have found some pretty wild creatures.
How Malware Keeps Sneaking Past Google Play’s Defenses
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A rash of malware hit the Google Play store this summer. And while Google has taken big steps to improve Android security, there's no clear end in sight.
Could Geoengineering Save the Planet from Global Warming?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
When rainfall is measured in feet, not inches, we are witnessing climate change bearing down on us. Catastrophic destruction tied to the Atlantic hurricane season, monsoon rains in Mumbai, and downpours in Niger are just a few of the many extreme weather events that are being intensified by global warming. While the rise of a few degrees in temperature may not be enough for a person to spike a fever, that change is enough to radically impact the earth’s climate.
What Is the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atomic Bomb?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
One is significantly more powerful and deadly
Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Is Moving Really Fast. Here's Why
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The former FBI director is moving on an aggressive timeline as he looks into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election.
Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated against Jews.... The military junta of Myanmar torches Rohingya villages, stops aid to Rohingya camps, and restricts Rohingyas’ movement.... [The United Nations] secretary-general ... must send peace-keeping forces to Rakhine State.... The Security Council should consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar’s government as well.... Further bloodshed must be stopped and this manmade crisis resolved. “The hypocrisy of Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is astounding,” states an editorial.
Milky Way Ruled Out As Origin Of Powerful Cosmic Rays
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
While we now know that the most energetic particles of their kind have extragalactic origins, we still don’t know exactly where these cosmic rays come from.
Google Just Made a Big Move in Its War Against the iPhone
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Google's $1.1 billion deal with HTC proves its serious about catching up to Apple