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Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears

Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears

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Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some believing that a changing climate ultimately doom...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
16:00, 2019-08-16

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was reported last year....
00:00, 2019-07-12

Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens rather than climate cooling in the Ice Age extinction of these brawny plant-loving beasts....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

Giant river animals on verge of extinction, report warns Populations of great freshwater species, from catfish to stingrays, have plunged by 97% since 1970Populations of the great beasts that once dominated the world’s rivers and lakes have crashed in the last 50 years, according to the first comprehensive study.Some freshwater megafauna have already been...
13:17, 2019-08-10

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
04:01, 2019-06-28

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
13:00, 2019-06-14

Multibillion-dollar Singaporean investing giant says its returns have taken a major hit Singaporean state investment firm Temasek Holdings on Tuesday reported a plunge in its returns over a one-year period amid a challenging economic environment compounded by trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
10:51, 2019-07-09

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
23:34, 2019-06-20

Now you can explore a cave without actually going into a cave Czech speleologists have come up with a way to explore flooded cave systems without strapping on scuba gear, wet suits, helmets and water-proof lamps: 3D mapping....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Silver Dollar City theme park announces giant raft ride, major park expansion Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozarks.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-13

Make a Giant Jar of Giant Pickles With a Giant Zucchini I do not have a garden, but I have many gardener-type friends, and this means I enjoy free produce in the summer months. Some gifts, like two pounds of blackberries or many ripe tomatoes, are welcome, but a recent offering—a single zucchini—had vague troll vibes....
21:51, 2019-08-13

In renders, the Pixel 4 trades a giant notch for a giant forehead OnLeaks' Pixel 4 XL render. The notch is gone, and so is the bottom front speaker. [credit: @OnLeaks x Pricebaba ] When we last checked in on the Pixel 4, Google itself was leaking the devi...
08:00, 2019-07-09

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest names on the market today. See the rest of the stor...
21:17, 2019-08-10

Rheumatoid factor: What to know Rheumatoid factor is an immune system protein. Doctors can measure its levels using a blood test to help diagnose autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis. Here, we explain the test, normal rheumatoid factor ranges, and what the results mean....
05:17, 2019-06-19

Crickets crucial species in Mammoth Cave CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Helf crawled through Mammoth Cave National Park, holding a humidity-measuring device in one hand and a camera in the other. He leaned in awkward positions parallel to limestone curvatures, joking that “yoga is coming in handy” as he laid on his back to photogra...
20:17, 2019-06-09

Otherworldly landscapes: 7 of Vietnam's best cave experiences Vietnam already had a worldwide reputation for its food, beaches and history. Now it's also known as one of the world's leading destinations for caving. Check out seven of its best caves for exploring....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Kedarnath Cave, Where PM Meditated, Set To Become Spiritual Destination The cave in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated through the night last week, is all set to become a spiritual tourist destination. The "Dhyan Kutia" has virtually......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Harrison’s Cave, An Underground Adventure in Barbados Barbados is known as ‘the land of fly-fishing’. It’s a popular tourist destination and is regarded as something of a tropical paradise. ...
05:34, 2019-07-25

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Inside the 'Wild and Almost Unimaginable' World of Cave Diving If one thing’s clear from Jill Heinerth’s breathtaking new memoir on her life as a professional cave diver, it’s that this unusual career path requires serious mettle.Read more......
21:00, 2019-08-21

Inside the 'Bat Cave' Where Microsoft's Top-Secret Presentations are Designed Microsoft established 'Bat Cave' shortly after Satya Nadella was appointed as the CEO to modernise the development of on-stage presentations and demos....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Seductress’ Cave of Depravity from Homer’s Odyssey Found? Italy's Mount Circeo or Cape Circeo is located about 60 miles (97 km) south of Rome and this promontory marks the southwestern limit of the former Pontine Marshes.  ...
18:34, 2019-08-17

Hiker rescues ‘happiest’ dog that was trapped in cave for weeks This is one lucky dog. “It’s a sound you don’t like to hear,” says Florida-based Joe Dunn, who heard a haunting noise while hiking the Withlacoochee State Forest, about 60 miles north of Tampa. “Really disturbing — it makes you really sad to hear.” Realizing the s...
19:34, 2019-06-06

How to set up multi-factor authentication for an IAM user in AWS MFA protocols are a simple best practice for increasing the overall access security of AWS cloud services and could prevent costly security breaches in your enterprise....
07:17, 2019-06-29

Other factor Yankees better consider at MLB trade deadline As the Yankees explore the trade market for bullpen arms, they should consider not only whether a target can help them for 2019, but also for 2020 and beyond, depending on his contract/service time status. Because the Yankees could lose as many as two significant bullpen pieces this offseason. Delli...
20:51, 2019-07-13

Protect yourself: How to choose the right two-factor authenticator app The single most important security precaution you can take with high-value online accounts is to enable a mobile device as a secondary identity factor. Which authenticator app should you choose? The correct answer might involve multiple apps....
21:17, 2019-08-05

Body of missing Hungarian found in ice cave: Swiss police BERLIN — Swiss police say they have found the body of a Hungarian man who had been missing since February in an ice cave in the Alps. Police in the southeastern canton (state) of Graubuenden said Wednesday that the 42-year-old, whose name wasn’t released, paraglided into the Roseg valley in mi...
13:51, 2019-08-07

Conch Bar Caves: The Largest Non-Submerged Cave System of the Caribbean The Turks and Caicos Islands (often abbreviated to TCI) are a British Overseas Territory known primarily as a tourist destination and as an offshore financial center. ...
06:34, 2019-08-05

Prehistoric predator fossils found in an underwater cave in Mexico Short-faced bear and wolf-like fossils retrieved from a cave by divers are helping researchers to understand the animals of the Americas 30,000 years ago...
21:34, 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they would find the boys dead or alive....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Thai soccer team marks cave ordeal anniversary with run MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach have marked the anniversary of their ordeal that saw them trapped in a flooded cave for two weeks with a commemorative marathon in northern Thailand. Around 4,000 took part in the marathon and biking event Sunday morni...
11:51, 2019-06-23

The Bears Are Evolving In life, there are a few fundamental facts: Grass is green, the sky is blue, and bears are bound to get stuck in Subarus. But bears aren’t just getting stuck in Subarus anymore—no, these days, they’re closing the door behind them and taking off, even if their journey ends by running into a nearby tr...
19:51, 2019-07-08

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplomats....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Kissing is a risk factor for throat gonorrhea (Reuters Health) - Deep kissing with tongue may be a way that gonorrhea is passed on, even if romantic partners haven't been otherwise sexually active, according to research from Australia....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Britain says U.S. restrictions must factor in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generation 5G networks, British digital minister Jeremy Wright said on Thursday....
15:51, 2019-06-13

| Serena wary of Riske factor at Wimbledon Serena Williams may never get a better chance of equalling Margaret Court's Grand Slam title record in the Wimbledon quarter-finals bereft of the leading lights in women's tennis....
01:17, 2019-07-09

Rain could be a factor at Michigan NASCAR race BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The weather could be a factor at NASCAR’s Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. There was rain at the track about an hour before the scheduled start time Sunday for what is the 100th race at Michigan in NASCAR’s top series. Joey Logano won the pole in...
19:17, 2019-06-09

How to Build a Small Form Factor Gaming PC That Can Fit Anywhere When you think of a “gaming PC,” chances are you picture a tricked-out desktop tower the size of a large sock drawer. But why waste that much space? With a Mini-ITX motherboard and the right case, you can build a tiny PC that fits just about anywhere, without sacrificing on power....
11:17, 2019-08-09

Kane not a factor in Tottenham’s loss to Liverpool MADRID (AP) — Harry Kane’s return didn’t give Tottenham the spark it needed in the Champions League final. Kane was back in the squad for the first time since April when he was injured in the first leg of the quarterfinals, but the striker was not a factor in the decider at Wanda Metropo...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Early-onset Alzheimer's: Is 'bad cholesterol' a factor? A new study connects high blood levels of 'bad' cholesterol with the presence of early-onset Alzheimer's. The link, the authors suggest, could be causal....
04:51, 2019-05-31

NBA Finals: Biggest X-factor in Game 2 is hardly being talked about SportsPulse: If the Warriors hope to rebound in Game 2, there's one Raptors player they really need to contain, and it's not Kawhi Leonard or Pascal Siakam. It's Marc Gasol.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-02

Pace could be a key factor in Ngannou-Dos Santos battle Junior Dos Santos' high-volume striking style could put him at risk against the powerful and methodical Francis Ngannou when they clash in the UFC Fight Night main event on Saturday....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Fantasy owners must always keep bullpen factor in mind One of the most common misconceptions you find in fantasy baseball is that bullpens are all about the saves and holds. Yes, those two statistics are often found as categories in both standard roto and head-to-head leagues, but if you’re only looking at those two categories, you’re doing your startin...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Pleistocene Skull and 300,000 Years of Evolution Secrets Found in a Chinese Cave In China, paleontologists have announced a very important discovery of human fossils and artifacts.  They have uncovered a large number of fossils of early relatives of modern humans in a cave.  ...
03:34, 2019-05-26

Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Found in Trog’s ice cave Location - Season 9 Guide Found in Trog’s ice cave is the latest Fortbyte 49 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
15:34, 2019-06-14

Suzanne Moore on Nick Cave: 'Rarely have I heard someone express grief so well' The musician’s latest show, in which he sings, takes questions and talks about losing his son, left our writer astonished‘Freewheeling adventures in intimacy where anything can happen.” So say the words on the seat as we wait for Nick Cave to come on stage and sit in it. Who could resist? The man is...
23:51, 2019-06-21

American scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Last Monday, two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into a abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Maya Gateway to the World Below: Balankanchè Cave, Throne of the Tiger Priest Caves are central to the cosmologies of many world cultures, used by humans from the dawn of time. ...
17:17, 2019-06-19

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toirano and its human and animal fossil traces have b...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Bet on oddsmakers underestimating the Bears The Bears exceeded all expectations last year with a 12-4 record, going way over their season win total of seven, so it’s not surprising bookmakers have their total regressing to nine. However, all of the pieces are in place for the Bears to again hit double-digit wins. QB Mitchell Trubisky took a b...
20:00, 2019-08-12

Dodgers vs. Rockies: Hyun-Jin Ryu factor makes Under the play The Dodgers have a front-runner for the Cy Young Award pitching on Saturday, yet the elevation of Coors Field has this total sky high. Hyun-Jin Ryu is 9-1 with a 1.27 ERA and has walked four batters in 78²/₃ innings since April 20. Though he gave up three runs in his last start, two were......
23:00, 2019-06-28

The other factor in Tomas Nido’s expanded Mets role Tomas Nido doesn’t care who he catches — as long as he’s catching. Nido was involved in big news this week when The Post first reported Tuesday that he, and not veteran starter Wilson Ramos, would be catching most of the time for not only Jacob deGrom, but also Noah Syndergaard. But when asked about...
11:51, 2019-07-05

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 seabirds died over a four-month period from October ...
01:17, 2019-05-30

F1 regulations look to reinvent racing and bring back ‘wow factor’ • Proposed plans for 2021 aimed at getting more competitive races• Main proposal is to reintroduce ground effect to help overtakingFormula One has revealed details on its proposed plans to improve the racing with new regulations for 2021 that are set to be officially confirmed in October. Ross Brawn...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Trump says Christmas shopping was factor in tariff decision U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December to avoid hurting U.S. shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday....
20:17, 2019-08-13

| Kiwis worry All Blacks' 'fear factor largely gone' The All Blacks' record loss to the Wallabies in Perth left the proud rugby nation struggling to find positives with an increasing suggestion their golden days may be over....
09:00, 2019-08-11

| Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for England newcomer Jofra Archer at the upcoming World Cup....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Apple Card customer agreement: use two-factor, no jailbreaking As the debut of Apple's "new kind of credit card" draws closer, partner Goldman Sachs has published the official customer agreement (PDF) on its website. The Apple Card terms are pretty standard -- similar to some other cards, purchasing any kind of......
14:34, 2019-08-03

Watson targeted two teams; Gronk wasn't factor When tight end Ben Watson realized that he really wasn't ready for retirement, he narrowed his focus to two teams based on his history -- New England and New Orleans....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key Almost two months after it was first announced, Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5Ci, a security key with dual support for iPhones, Macs and other USB-C compatible devices. Yubico’s newest YubiKey is the latest iteration of its security key built to support a newer range of devices, including ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Slack now supports Face ID and Touch ID for two-factor authentication Slack now lets enterprise administrators require users inside companies to use two-factor authentication, like Touch ID or Face ID, to sign in.Read More...
20:34, 2019-08-06

American Airlines CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing's 737 Max American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker told employees that politics are playing into federal officials' decision to allow the grounded Boeing 737 Max plane to fly again....
07:17, 2019-06-24

Divers discover world's biggest cave is even bigger than previously thought A team of divers has discovered that the largest cave in the world is even bigger than anybody previously thought.        ...
21:17, 2019-05-21

First Batch Of Amarnath Pilgrims Leave For Cave Shrine Amid High Security Amid high security, the first batch of pilgrims for the Amarnath Yatra left for the cave shrine early this morning. More than 40,000 security forces personnel have been deployed for pilgrimage season....
05:34, 2019-07-01

Thailand’s Wild Boars Soccer Team Marks One Year Since Going Missing in a Cave (MAE SAI, Thailand) — When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change. Rising floodwater quickly trapped the youngsters inside the Tham Luang cave complex, setting o...
06:00, 2019-06-24

Thai cave divers to star in film depicting real-life rescue Movie about Tham Luang cave operation to save schoolboys and coach one of several announced Four divers who took part in the rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach after they were trapped in a cave will play themselves in one of several films positioning themselves as the definitive a...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Bed Bath and Beyond is trying to save itself from extinction Bed Bath and Beyond became a massive homegoods retailer with a decentralized structure and a focus on keeping customers happy. But critics say the once ubiquitous chain ignored the threat from newer, nimbler online rivals....
18:00, 2019-08-02

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
04:17, 2019-06-13

Five Pounds of Gummi Bears For $11 Is the Best Deal of the Day Here’s five pounds (pounds!) of Albanese Candy Gummi Bears for $11. There are 12 flavors in the bag, and they have amazing reviews. I don’t know what else to tell you except that if you don’t buy them, you’re a cop....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
22:17, 2019-07-13

Micro ring resonator has highest quality factor to date Researchers at MIT and Singapore University of Technology (SUTD) have demonstrated a micro ring resonator made of amorphous silicon carbide with the highest quality factor to date. The resonator shows promise to be used as an on-chip photonic light source at the infrared telecom wavelength of 1,550 ...
23:17, 2019-07-08

How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success Current Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is breaking the game and it is so much fun to watch. Over the last month-and-a-half he’s shattered the record for most money won in a single game and is on track to beat Ken Jennings’ long-held records for most consecutive games won and most money won overa...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Harry Hood, former Celtic striker with ‘the X factor’, dies aged 74 • Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969-76• Honours included six league titles and four Scottish CupsThe former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the club have confirmed.Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969 to 1976 after moving from Clyde, wher...
15:34, 2019-05-26

Ambitious Mayawati Is X Factor As Parties Wait For Election Results Prominent leaders from the south have been busy talking to various opposition parties to prepare for a scenario - unlikely according to exit polls -- that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance......
19:34, 2019-05-22

Chasing pack not ready to concede to Koepka yet with wind a factor "Brooks Koepka\u0027s seven-stroke lead has placed one of his hands on the PGA Championship\u0027s Wanamaker Trophy but the group of players chasing him are not ready to concede just yet, especially if the wind continues to blow."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Thai soccer team marks one year since going missing in cave with marathon, bike event When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change....
19:00, 2019-06-23

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Rescue diver reveals unseen messages left behind by Thai cave boys one year later One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids. ...
16:34, 2019-07-12

Bizarre Bigfoot Incident Leads To Gunshots In America’s Mammoth Cave National Park A camping trip in the back country of Mammoth Cave National Park played out like a horror movie for a terrified couple. ...
18:51, 2019-08-02

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
17:00, 2019-06-08

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
00:51, 2019-06-30

Save the polar bears, of course … but it’s the solenodons we really need to worry about Helping the critically endangered mammal is vital because it’s the last survivor on its branch of the evolutionary treeSolenodons are some of Earth’s strangest creatures. Venomous, nocturnal and insectivorous, they secrete toxins through their front teeth – an unusual habit for a mammal. More to the...
21:34, 2019-06-01

Group wants grizzly bears restored to more US states BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored to more Western states following the animals’ resurgence in the Northern Rockies. Grizzly bears are protected as a threatened species outside Alas...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Bears boot Blewitt, cut number of kickers to 2 The Chicago Bears waived Chris Blewitt on Wednesday, reducing the number of kickers on their roster to two as the team tries to solve its kicking dilemma by the start of the season....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400,000 people to evacuate....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Would-be Lordstown buyer bears heavy load A grim earnings report from the company that wants to buy the Lordstown Assembly plant isn't derailing talks on a sale that would ease the political pressure GM has faced over its idling....
21:00, 2019-08-11

Kentucky man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook. Chad Morris, who is the owner of CMO BarberShop, was in Gatlinburg, Tennessee last week when he found his car in the process of being over-taken by bears. Is this real life...
22:34, 2019-05-21

It Is Hazardous To Be A Bears Kicker Under Matt Nagy If you want the simplest, hardest piece of news from Kalyn Kahler’s fantastic writeup for Sports Illustrated of the Chicago Bears’ offseason kicking saga, it’s that the decision to cut Cody Parkey was made immediately upon the second doink. If you want the most important and still-relevant piece of ...
21:51, 2019-08-22

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
21:51, 2019-08-22

British diver who helped rescued Thai football team from cave receives MBE at Buckingham Palace A diver from north-west London who last year battled to save the football team trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand has been made an MBE for his heroic actions....
17:34, 2019-06-12

Opinion: Opponents aren't only factor working against US women at World Cup US women have the toughest path and will get the least amount of rest among the favorites in the World Cup knockout rounds.       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Google data shows 2-factor authentication blocks 100% of automated bot hacks Two-factor authentication is annoying. Getting flustered because you have to find your phone and tap on a prompt every time you log into your accounts from a new device is peak first-world problems. But if you ever had any doubt whether it really made you that much safer, Google has the data to disp...
07:00, 2019-05-24

ADOT: Driver behavior continues to be a leading factor in fatal crashes The golden light of dawn at Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah / Getty Images PHOENIX – Driver behavior continues to be the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to the 2018 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report. The Arizona Department of Transportation says the state saw fewer crashes and fewer people i...
18:34, 2019-06-18

Serena Williams Wary Of Alison Riske Factor At Wimbledon Quarters Serena Williams is moving into something resembling her best form after an unconvincing first week but will not take Tuesday's quarter-final opponent Alison Riske lightly....
05:34, 2019-07-09

Sean Dyche: 'You're constantly looking for the X factor, that mystical ingredient' | Alastair Campbell Burnley’s manager may have a gruff exterior but he also has some unexpected views on football players, family and much elseOne of the best things about taking your non‑sports‑fan daughter to interviews with sports stars is that you end up talking about so much more than sport. How else would I have ...
00:17, 2019-07-23

Manchester United fans top list of arrests involving racism as a factor • 27 supporters at Old Trafford fulfilled category from 2014-18• Club says percentage of fanbase is ‘minuscule’Manchester United supporters have been involved in more football-related arrests where racism was an aggravating factor or feature than any other club in England in the four seasons to 2017...
12:51, 2019-06-18

YouTube exec who called cops on black man says race wasn’t a factor The YouTube exec who called the cops on a black man in California — as he waited for his friend inside of their apartment building lobby — insists that his actions were not racially motivated. “Unfortunately there is a terrible pattern of people calling the authorities regarding pe...
06:34, 2019-07-10

Vertigo’s Imaginary Fiends bundles X-Files and Monsters, Inc. with a very serious creep factor Imaginary Fiends is in many ways a model Vertigo book. It’s weird and it taps into nearly universal fears to tell a story that could be set in any time and any place. The question of where imaginary friends come from and what happens to them when children outgrow them is something that’s been explor...
19:00, 2019-06-12

"Vaulter" pivots to extinction in an all-too-timely Succession “Kendall Roy is no longer relevant,” Stewy (Arian Moayed) declares to the world on PGM. Kendall (Jeremy Strong), if we’re being honest, probably wouldn’t disagree. There’s shades of the enterprising usurper still there, specifically when he rallies Logan (Brian Cox) to double down on investing in Va...
11:00, 2019-08-19

US sturgeon mount comeback from edge of extinction Some of Americas sturgeon species and subspecies are making a comeback after they were nearly wiped out by pollution, dam construction and a caviar rush. (June 10)        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

Ars on your lunch break: Let’s talk about the extinction of humanity Enlarge / It looks so peaceful up there. (credit: alxpin / Getty) Welcome back to Ars on your Lunch Break! It’s been a while since we’ve done this, so I’ll start with a brief orientation. This series is built around the After On Podcast—which itself is a series of deep-dive interviews with thinker...
01:51, 2019-06-18

Extinction Rebellion protesters appear in court in London More than 30 activists have been charged with a range of public order offences More than 30 Extinction Rebellion protesters have appeared in court in London charged with a range of public order offences.The charges relate to demonstrations led by the movement in April – when thousands of people bloc...
21:17, 2019-07-12

Bananas are at risk of extinction thanks to climate change Bananas as we know them could become extinct due to numerous factors like climate change, insect infestations, poor soil quality and plant pathogens. The most popular banana subgroup, the Cavendish banana, is in danger and its demise could change our diets forever. Nicolas Roux, a scientist at Biove...
20:51, 2019-07-02

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
10:34, 2019-07-18

I Am Mother: why blockbuster sci-fi faces an extinction event Hilary Swank’s new thriller about an out-of-control environmentalist AI shows that ideas-led sci-fi is alive and well – just not in the multiplexes. Hollywood needs to think smallerIt is hardly surprising, in the era of Extinction Rebellion, that dystopian sci-fi is once again front and centre. Soon...
15:34, 2019-06-20

NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. With the heyday of the human floor trader now ancient history, many observers say the bell now tolls for the few traders remaining. On a typical day, some 250 ...
11:17, 2019-08-04

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land clearing....
02:34, 2019-06-09

Rivera: Timeout call was to help Bears test kicker Panthers coach Ron Rivera admitted he called timeout before Elliott Fry's 43-yard field goal attempt Thursday night because he wanted to help the Bears better evaluate the rookie kicker....
18:17, 2019-08-09

Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years Bear Wood near Bristol aims to spark debate about rewilding of ancient woodlandsFor the first time in more than 1,000 years native bears and wolves are coming snout to muzzle with each other among towering oaks and ashes in a slice of British woodland.European brown bears, thought to have become ext...
16:17, 2019-07-16

Tropical disturbance southeast of Hawaii bears watching A tropical disturbance over the eastern Pacific has a 70 percent chance of development into this weekend and may travel close enough to Hawaii to have some impact next week....
08:17, 2019-08-14

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Pandas gobble as much protein as polar bears despite being vegetarian Pandas are not as odd as we thought. Though they are vegetarians with a carnivore digestive system, they still manage to eat as much protein as meat eaters...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Bears to unveil Payton, Halas statues before opener The Chicago Bears will unveil statues of Hall of Famers Walter Payton and George Halas at Soldier Field on Sept. 3, two days before kicking off their centennial season....
21:51, 2019-08-07

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears Eli Manning and heir apparent Daniel Jones threw first-half touchdown passes against Chicago backups and the New York Giants had an easy night in posting a 32-13 preseason victory over the Bears on Friday night       ...
07:34, 2019-08-17

Cloudflare's IPO filing warns investors of a disturbing 'risk factor': white supremacists Mike Blake/Reuters Cloudflare filed to go public on Thursday, and it listed its controversial former clients in the risk factors section of its filing. Cloudflare, a web protection service, once served a neo-Nazi website and 8chan, an online forum connected to three deadly mass shootings. Though Cl...
17:00, 2019-08-16

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. ...
01:00, 2019-07-16

Radiohead makes stolen tracks available to help 'Extinction Rebellion' The band has reacted in unusual fashion to a ransom notice over 18 hours of hacked material. Rather than pay hackers, the group has put the tracks online and asked fans to donate to Extinction Rebellion....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Extinction Rebellion protesters confront politicians at US Capitol Climate crisis group members glue themselves to doorways to block members of Congress from attending evening voteProtesters from the climate crisis group Extinction Rebellion have brought disruption to Capitol Hill in Washington, superglueing themselves to doorways to block politicians and staff.Jus...
02:34, 2019-07-24

Small Drop In Fertility Rate May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction Sapiens be warned, the life of a population is fragile! After decades of speculation about Neanderthals being wiped out by our ancestors, a new scientific study suggests that Neanderthal extinction might have been due to a ‘slight drop in their fertility rates’. ...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar phenomenon in a completely different system: Eart...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across the Glastonbury site, paying tribute to indigenous people who have led the fight against global heatin...
00:34, 2019-06-28

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned....
17:17, 2019-05-29

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
12:51, 2019-07-16

'Extinction Rebellion' again brings London traffic to standstill Traffic in central London slowed to a halt again Friday, as environmental activists staged another "Extinction Rebellion" aimed at fighting the advances of climate change....
20:51, 2019-06-14

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
17:17, 2019-06-11

Fast-spreading fungus could drive bananas to extinction Imagine a world with no bananas: no banana for breakfast smoothies, no peanut butter and banana sandwiches at lunch and no banana splits for dessert. This tragic scenario could soon be a reality. A deadly fungus that plagued banana plantations in southeast Asia for 30 years has made the inevitable l...
18:34, 2019-08-14

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no return, threatening our very existence. With the Paris summit round the corner and a rare opportunity t...
11:34, 2019-07-20

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scientists warn that a biodiversity crisis will soon p...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Declining fertility led to Neanderthal extinction, new model suggests To better understand the decline of Neanderthals, researchers in France developed a population model and used simulations to determine which demographic factors had the largest effect on Neanderthal numbers....
15:51, 2019-05-31

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
21:17, 2019-07-12

New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding if it makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season....
20:34, 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry picks up power as it bears down on Louisiana New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerTropical Storm Barry was strengthening as it approached the Louisiana coast on Saturday. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8am advisory the storm’s maximum sustained winds had increased 5mph to ...
16:17, 2019-07-13

Tiny ‘bears’ likely survived crash of Israeli probe on moon That’s one tiny step for a moss piglet. An Israeli spacecraft that crashed on the moon during a recent attempt at a soft landing had thousands of Earthlings aboard – virtually indestructible tardigrades, also known as “water bears” or “moss piglets.”. The microscopic creatures — which can with...
05:51, 2019-08-08

Sensors made from gummy bears could monitor how children chew A sensor made with a gummy bear could help researchers study how children chew. It's cheap to make and offers a tasty treat for the child being tested...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Bears on the Moon, Musk Vs. Bezos, and How Venus Became Hell in Space A version of this first appeared as the TIME Space newsletter sent on Aug. 10. There are now bears on the moon. No, really. They’re tiny bears—barely half a millimeter in length—but they’re there. And oh yeah, they may be alive. The bears in question are actually ...
21:17, 2019-08-12

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
23:51, 2019-07-10

Nagy defends Bears' kicker search amid backlash Bears coach Matt Nagy defended how his team has conducted its search for a kicker after several of those who auditioned for the team criticized the process to Sports Illustrated....
01:51, 2019-08-22

From bears to hippos: the expert guide to surviving killer beasts Former soldier and explorer Levison Wood runs through how to endure or avoid confrontation with some of nature’s most dangerous animalsWhen Andi Bauer, a German student hiking in Romania, was attacked by a bear, his girlfriend Lara Booth yelled “punch it in the eye!” (Lara is British, obviously). He...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Russia's secret nuclear-powered cruise missile may have been factor in mysterious blast that killed at least 5 The mysterious explosion in northern Russia on Thursday that left at least five people dead and unleashed a radiation spike may have involved a secret, new nuclear-powered cruise missile touted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year as a weapon that would render NATO's American-led missile de...
01:17, 2019-08-13

Simon Cowell weight loss: How X Factor judge dropped 20lbs by swapping diets SIMON Cowell has dropped an impressive 20lbs after having a health scare in 2017. Here is how the X Factor judge manage to slim down by swapping diets....
18:17, 2019-08-01

Extinction Rebellion's co-founder on bringing London to a standstill As debate rages over Extinction Rebellion's disruptive tactics, its co-founder Gail Bradbrook tells Susannah Butter about bringing London to a standstill — and her time on mind-altering drugs...
14:00, 2019-07-23

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (C...
01:51, 2019-08-18

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
10:51, 2019-07-16

Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience Gail Bradbrook, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, has called for a mass ingestion of psychedelic substances in protest against the criminalisation of drugs...
21:00, 2019-08-19

Dinosaur extinction lines up closely with timing of volcanic eruptions Many people assume an asteroid triggered the mass extinction that killed the dinosaurs, but geologists say massive volcanic eruptions occurred at the same time...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Fertility experts aim to help save northern white rhinos from extinction Only two female northern white rhinoceroses are left, prompting Merck to work with the BioRescue Project -- to offer assisted reproductive technologies to save the species from extinction....
19:17, 2019-08-05

With a little help from its relatives: hybrid plan to save helmeted honeyeater from extinction Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in OctoberHybrid helmeted honeyeater introduced to save bird from extinction – video Researchers have introd...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Extinction Rebellion kick off weekend of protest with Dalston blockade Other events included mass bike ride through A10, Olympic park traffic blocks as well as talks and panels in London FieldsExtinction Rebellion has staged a blockade in Dalston, east London, disrupting traffic at its busiest central junction. Car horns, sirens and swearing competed with drumming prot...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Police take hard line on arrested Extinction Rebellion protesters Met assembles team of 30 officers to investigate disruption by activists Police say they may seek to get charges brought against 1,100 Extinction Rebellion supporters they arrested last month as they warned officers would be stretched by a wave of environmental, Brexit and anti-Trump demonstrations ...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Boris Johnson: Tories must deliver Brexit or face extinction Speaking at a private hustings, Johnson told party members he is the man to put Farage ‘back in his box’Boris Johnson has warned the Conservative party it is facing extinction if it does not deliver Brexit and put Nigel Farage “back in his box” as he spoke at a hustings of candidates to be the next ...
06:17, 2019-06-05

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Demand for agricultural products pushing primates to brink of extinction Growing global demands for food and agricultural commodities are driving deforestation across the neotropics -- in Africa, as well as south and southeast Asia....
00:17, 2019-06-18

Extinction Rebellion: hitting a nerve at Australia's climate flashpoint The amorphous climate action group has fired up activists and opponents alike as it tries to shut down BrisbaneThe Extinction Rebellion protesters think you should be angry. They want politicians and opinion columnists to be angry. The more people they upset stopping traffic in the Brisbane city cen...
04:34, 2019-08-11

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan LONDON (AP) — The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London’s Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police. The group that demands faster action against climate change said Sunday it would “not be carrying...
15:17, 2019-06-16

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead the blind.” The words were written more than 400 ...
18:34, 2019-05-23

‘Brink of extinction’: Officials on P.E.I. working to determine cause of right whale death Comet, a 34-year-old male right whale, was pulled ashore on Norway, Prince Edward Island Friday. He was the third right whale found in Canadian waters....
04:34, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 6-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
14:00, 2019-07-16

‘Garbaging for bears’ on federal land puts grizzlies, wolves at risk Hunters luring black bears to "bait sites" loaded with bread, donuts and dog food in national forests are putting grizzlies and wolves at risk, critics say....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Bears' Trubisky facing high expectations after playoff year Mitchell Trubisky comes into his third year in the NFL and second in coach Matt Nagy's system facing higher expectations after Chicago won the NFC North at 12-4        ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
23:34, 2019-07-11

'Water bears' from crashed Israeli craft believed living on moon Tardigrades, pudgy microscopic eight-legged micro-animals that have survived in some of harshest environments on Earth, may now be the first living permanent inhabitants on the moon, experts believe....
00:34, 2019-08-08

3 arrested in Coquitlam after objecting to conservation officers destroying family of bears The B.C. Conservation Officer Service says officers arrested three people in Coquitlam on Tuesday, but residents say the arrests and the destruction of the bears were unfair....
08:34, 2019-08-01

Jets’ GM search begins with Eagles’ Joe Douglas, Bears’ Champ Kelly The Jets’ search for a new general manager ramped up Friday as the team began to request permission to interview candidates. Among the first ones contacted are Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas and Bears assistant director of player personnel Anthony “Champ” Kelly, according to t...
08:34, 2019-05-25

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
09:17, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
01:51, 2019-07-11

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognize...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Words matter. Trump bears a responsibility for El Paso | Lynne Tirrell Promoting violence has always been part of Trump’s brand. The consequences are all too realFrom his campaign rhetoric to his daily onslaught of divisive tweets issued under the banner of the presidential seal, Donald Trump has stoked the flames of white fear and hate to fuel his own power. No longer...
23:17, 2019-08-10

China Issues Red Alert as a Strong Typhoon Bears Down on the East Coast (BEIJING) — China issued its top warning for coastal areas of Zhejiang province Friday ahead of a strong typhoon carrying heavy rain and winds and expected to send an intense storm surge up the mighty Yangzte River. Heavy rain was expected in Zhejiang, Shanghai and nearby provinces on Friday b...
20:51, 2019-08-09

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Penis bone poachers are driving ‘real’ Paddington Bear to extinction Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special “sex potion” that people make with its private parts. Britain’s beloved Paddington Bear is based on the spectacled bear but not many people realize his kind could be unde...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Scrap the catwalk: Extinction Rebellion is right – London fashion week is unsustainable The environmental impact of the fashion industry is enormous. And with fashion weeks acting as promoters of even more consumption, it’s time for radical actionI have long wanted to get a special T-shirt printed for our national bi-annual fashion showcase. It would read: “I went to London fashion wee...
21:17, 2019-08-09

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction. Science is the only hope for the breed after the death last year of the last living male white rhino.   ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Extinction Rebellion protesters stop rush-hour traffic in London Lewisham campaigners block three roads into city centre to highlight ‘air pollution crisis’Environmental protesters stopped traffic on three main roads into central London from the south-east in protest over the “air pollution crisis” in the area.The protesters, organised by a local chapter of the E...
17:00, 2019-06-14

The Extinction Rebellion plan to "shut down" London Fashion Week in September The climate change protesters plan to target the biannual fashion event in a bid to raise awareness of the environmental damage caused by the fashion industry....
00:34, 2019-08-07

Extinction Rebellion considers using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion are considering using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport this summer in a campaign against plans to build a third runway at Europe's busiest airport, the group said on Thursday....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow until after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport using drones and published on Sunday more details of the protest action in a bid to allay public safety fears....
21:34, 2019-06-16

Extinction Rebellion protesters block site of London super-sewer Activists and residents demonstrate in Bermondsey in protest at pollution from lorriesExtinction Rebellion protesters have blockaded the entrance to the construction of London’s £4.2bn super-sewer project as part of a fifth day of protests.About 50 activists – including mothers and children from the...
12:34, 2019-07-19

'Silent extinction': Cites wildlife summit agrees to giraffe protections Nations back first restrictions on global trade in parts, as well as ban on saiga antelope hornThe world’s tallest animal has gained further protections after the world’s nations voted to end the unregulated international trade in giraffe parts.There are fewer giraffes alive than elephants and their...
15:51, 2019-08-22

Radiohead release hours of hacked MiniDiscs to benefit Extinction Rebellion Thom Yorke describes hours of recordings from OK Computer sessions as ‘not v interesting’, while climate activists thank the band for ‘unprecedented support’Radiohead have released a vast collection of unreleased tracks made during the sessions for 1997 album OK Computer, after a MiniDisc archive ow...
15:34, 2019-06-11

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is imminent — and some even say, it's for the best....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous people....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Chicago Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson has interesting thoughts on being a Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is coming into the new season about five months removed from winning his first Super Bowl ring with the New England Patriots....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this environment for a kid and decided to create something that would make it less intimidating....
06:00, 2019-06-18

Bears sign sixth-round pick CB Duke Shelley to 4-year deal LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed sixth-round draft pick Duke Shelley to a four-year contract. The cornerback from Kansas State recorded 165 tackles and eight interceptions over four seasons for the Wildcats. He started the first seven games last year before suffering a season-e...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
05:34, 2019-08-13

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow till after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed to later this year a plan to use drones to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport, saying it had designed new tactics to allay public fears over safety....
12:17, 2019-06-16

A U.S.-funded nuclear project to zap a killer fly into extinction is saving West Africa’s cows The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slash foreign aid elsewhere....
22:00, 2019-05-31

Lies (and kickass armored polar bears) abound in the first full trailer for HBO's His Dark Materials HBO’s got a killer slate of original programming on the horizon, with new seasons of The Deuce and Succession arriving alongside anticipated new shows like Watchmen, The Righteous Gemstones, and His Dark Materials. The latter, an adaptation of Philip Pullman’s beloved fantasy series, made a splash d...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Giants' Daniel Jones no longer perfect, but still impresses in resilient showing against Bears New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones fumbled twice in three series but impressed with arm, showed resolve in preseason game against Chicago Bears.       ...
10:34, 2019-08-17

Crashed Israeli lunar lander left a bunch of microscopic ‘water bears’ on the Moon It’s been a few months now since Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander experienced a last-second glitch and smashed into the Moon rather than landing softly on it. The mission, while impressive as a privately-funding effort, ultimately came up short, but part of its payload may still fulfill i...
16:51, 2019-08-07

Drivers are killing bears at Yosemite. Park rangers are shooting back -- with radar guns. Traffic stops in national parks are up 4% as rangers crack down on speeding motorists in their mission to protect animals.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

Modern cave man offers 'Neanderthal' survival courses in Italy Former pastry chef, Guido Camia, is now making a living offering Neanderthal survival courses in the Italian Alps. Video provided by AFP - English       ...
23:17, 2019-08-12

| Greatest story ever sold: Media rush to tell Thai cave story The appetite for the dramatic story of the Thai cave rescue remains insatiable ahead of the one-year anniversary of the incredible mission to extract the 12 boys and their coach....
05:51, 2019-06-21

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week....
03:00, 2019-06-15

Met second-in-command issues stark warning to Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow One of the Met Police's most senior officers today warned Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow Airport that it would be "reckless in the extreme"....
20:51, 2019-06-04

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Rare spectacled bear being 'driven to extinction' by penis bone poachers brewing 'magical sex potion' Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special 'sex potion' that people make with its private parts....
20:00, 2019-06-04

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable....
04:00, 2019-07-04

Could Humans Become Immortal by 2045? Immortality has been a dream of human beings since the dawn of time. Mankind´s fascination with cheating death is reflected in scientific records, mythology and folklore dating back at least to ancient Egypt. Some have sought the secrets of immortality in the mythical Fountain of Youth. Others searc...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
16:00, 2019-06-22

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines. The post US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a strik...
14:00, 2019-06-19

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham protesters plan to swarm key London roads and block traffic during rush hour Extinction Rebellion is planning to cause rush-hour chaos on Friday by blocking major roads in south-east London to protest against dangerous levels of air pollution....
20:51, 2019-06-13

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
18:34, 2019-08-17

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led by scientists at Penn Medicine, seeks to understa...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Eurasia much earlier than previously suspected. A new s...
00:51, 2019-07-11

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in enthusiasm for astrology apps, 10 August). No! It rem...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discovered one reason why humans are so much heavier tha...
20:34, 2019-06-27

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
06:34, 2019-08-17

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
18:51, 2019-05-21

Ravens have personality quirks just like humans Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to be incredibly intellige...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with institutions and services, ensuring that decisions made by ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Facebook will use humans to curate its News Tab When Facebook trots out its News Tab, it won't just rely on algorithms to decide what you see. The social network has revealed that a "small team of journalists" (yes, real humans) will help curate the dedicated section, with job listings going live......
17:51, 2019-08-20

NASA spacecraft will use fuel that's safer for humans Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it's extremely hazardous -- and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, however. It's about to test-fly the Green Propellant Infusio......
12:34, 2019-06-11

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
15:51, 2019-06-11

'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020 15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to consoles and PC in a modern remake of the cult classic, THQ Nordic announced ahead of E3 2019....
20:34, 2019-06-12

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
15:01, 2019-05-21

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling that what you’re seeing is almost entirely computer-...
12:34, 2019-07-08

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
22:17, 2019-05-23

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemical testing of several unearthed artifacts suggest...
16:51, 2019-06-13

Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report Experts find no proof minuscule particles are a threat to health but say more research is neededMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Organization.However, the United...
02:17, 2019-08-22

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their......
05:34, 2019-06-13

Watch HBO for Free With Its New 'Recommended by Humans' Tool Now you don’t need an HBO subscription to watch some of HBO’s most popular programs. Today the network launched a new “Recommended By Humans” tool that will allow anyone to stream over 50 free episodes, movies, and documentaries—provided they were recommended by, well, a human....
15:17, 2019-08-08

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
05:34, 2019-06-12

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
17:17, 2019-06-28

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
17:00, 2019-07-06

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine an...
23:34, 2019-07-03

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
00:00, 2019-06-28

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
07:34, 2019-07-05

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little more than the rules and what constitutes a win. That...
00:51, 2019-05-31

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, what is likely to happen to the planet, considerin...
16:51, 2019-08-13

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
19:17, 2019-06-18

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
04:17, 2019-06-14

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
06:51, 2019-06-18

X Factor finalist Rachel Hylton told shop worker to 'go back to Africa' after being caught stealing in Iceland Former X Factor finalist Rachel Hylton told an Iceland shop worker to "go back to Africa" when she was caught stealing groceries worth £26, a court heard....
14:51, 2019-08-09

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
21:34, 2019-07-17

US Congressman Asks If Humans Would Have Survived Without Rape, Incest Controversial Republican congressman Steve King set off yet another firestorm on Wednesday when he questioned whether the world's human population would exist if rape and incest did not occur......
01:17, 2019-08-15

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
02:51, 2019-08-23

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Monster penguins the size of humans once roamed New Zealand Scientists in New Zealand have found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
18:51, 2019-05-21

AI learns to gamble illogically like humans to predict our behaviour Artificial intelligence trained on human-made gambling decisions has picked up our illogical habits,which could help machines better predict human behaviour...
13:00, 2019-06-23

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
17:34, 2019-08-03

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading......
02:17, 2019-06-28

Rise of the Machines: AI Beats Humans in Multiplayer Shooter DeepMind, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has designed automated "agents" that taught themselves how to play a competitive first-person multiplayer video game shooter, and became so good......
10:17, 2019-05-31

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to clear and utilize the land, emboldened by the country's pro-business president....
12:51, 2019-08-22

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
20:00, 2019-07-17

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine to get them around safely, even if a self-driving car is better at avoiding accidents than a human ...
13:51, 2019-07-05

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which sent a “cascade” of electrons to Eart...
02:51, 2019-05-30

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: research NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it. Today, pooches us...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how humans have transformed the very land we depend on for...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Wild simulation shows how humans could colonize the Milky Way NASA’s Global Trajectory Optimization Competition aimed to find the most efficient way to colonize 100,000 star systems. The ESA Advanced Concepts Team's take on it is pretty sweet.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

World’s smallest McDonald’s wasn’t built for humans This is the world’s smallest McDonald’s – which is too tiny for humans to use. The mini McD’s is actually a hive crafted to house thousands of honey bees. Despite its diminutive dimensions, the restaurant has been expertly crafted to include a scaled down version of every asp...
20:01, 2019-05-23

Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines "In the future, it is likely that the smartphone will not be separated from you at all. It may be embedded in your body or brain, constantly scanning your biometric data and your emotions," Yuval Harari, a professor of history at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, told an innovation conference this...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor says he wants companies testing the vehicles to m...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.The researchers estimate that more than 1,000 larger...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
08:17, 2019-07-03

Lizarding to lingering: how humans really behave in public spaces The researchers behind The Field Guide to Urban Plazas decided to study the public behaviour of human beings in New York City, an update on William H Whyte’s pioneering work from 1980, The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. From ‘roosting’ to ‘schooling’, here are the patterns they found Continue r...
15:17, 2019-08-01

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, the team rigged up a robot on rails, designed to deliver parts between work stations. Meanwhile, human ...
17:00, 2019-06-11

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
13:51, 2019-08-23

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it....
15:34, 2019-08-17

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thing with their voice assistants. Then, more recentl...
10:51, 2019-08-18

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handsets and is now available in 43 states. And Duplex i...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:17, 2019-07-11

Thousands of 'water bears' now on the moon from Israeli lander crash A bunch of "indestructible" tardigrades now call the moon home after an Israeli spacecraft crashed there during a landing attempt in April 2019.       ...
06:17, 2019-08-07

Pagano puts stamp on Bears 'D' after year out of coaching New Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano gets to put his stamp on a unit that emerged as one of the best the past four seasons under Vic Fangio, particularly now that offseason workouts are underway        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Akiem Hicks sees step forward for Bears in 2019: 'We can be as dominant as we want to be' Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks of the Bears said he's expecting Chicago to take a step forward this year under a new defensive coordinator.       ...
01:00, 2019-07-04

Apple and Google suspend monitoring of voice recordings by humans Apple is globally suspending the use of Siri voice recordings after reports emerged that contractors hired by the company listen to them to improve the voice assistant. TechCrunch, which broke the news, said Apple plans to issue a software update to seek users’ consent before letting them participat...
09:00, 2019-08-02

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
14:38, 2019-05-21

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
11:34, 2019-06-11

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. Research teams in Denmark and the United Kingdom reported findings Monday from their phase one clinical trial in The Lancet Inf...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland live uneasily alongside humans in Carnival Row, the new "neo-Victorian noir" fantasy series from Amazon Prime, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara...
03:51, 2019-08-07

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fuels and volcanoes can explain nearly all of the changes in Earth’s surface temperatures over the past 140 years, a new study has found.The research refu...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Humans are good at smelling cheese thanks to special smell receptors Humans are good at smelling cheese, sweat, and sweet odours because we have more receptors for them than anything else, probably to help us choose which foods to eat...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Sex robots ‘kiss exactly like humans’ after AI upgrade as customer vows he’s ‘attached’ SEX robots will kiss exactly like humans in less than two years with one customer claiming he’s already “attached” to his doll, according to a manufacturer....
08:17, 2019-08-10

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
19:34, 2019-06-05

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
16:00, 2019-06-28

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the road, how much time will you need to safely avoid th...
01:34, 2019-08-08

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read More...
21:34, 2019-06-07

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say.Researchers unearthed the fossilised thigh bone of...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to...
10:17, 2019-05-22

Monkey Closes Tap After Drinking Water. A Lesson For Humans, Says Twitter A viral video shows a monkey drinking water from a tap. While that in itself is not remarkable, the fact that the monkey closed the tap after drinking from it has impressed social media users to no......
00:17, 2019-08-06

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:00, 2019-07-12

Epstein reportedly hoped to develop super-race of humans with his DNA Registered sex offender hoped to seed human race with his DNA by impregnating 20 women at a time, New York Times reportsJeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier accused of sex trafficking, planned to develop an improved super-race of humans using genetic engineering and artificial intelligence, accord...
20:00, 2019-08-01

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin....
01:51, 2019-07-17

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Flying the Millennium Falcon at Disney's Star Wars land is fun but misses the 'wow' factor The ride is a lot of fun, but it doesn't have that "wow" factor many fans will be expecting, especially those who don't get to pilot.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-30

Founder of Doctors for Extinction Rebellion group 'draws the line' at sending drones above Heathrow A London doctor who was "willing to be arrested" during Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests has said he draws the line at sending drones above Heathrow Airport....
15:00, 2019-06-08

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may help explain why humans are the only animals in which heart attacks are common.Atherosclerosis – the clogging of arteries with fatty deposits – can lead t...
02:17, 2019-07-23

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and commissioned by the World Wildlife Fun...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
01:17, 2019-06-13

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
19:00, 2019-07-17

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

This Rock Shelter in Ethiopia May Be the Earliest Evidence of Humans Living in the Mountains Archaeologists working in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia have uncovered the earliest evidence to date of human habitation in a high-altitude environment. Living over 11,000 feet above sea level, these early mountaineers ate rodents to survive the harsh ice age conditions.Read more......
22:17, 2019-08-09

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and, from that lofty position, went on to conquer the world....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
21:17, 2019-05-23

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
15:51, 2019-06-14

India captain Virat Kohli talks up Jofra Archer's 'x-factor' as new England star prepares for Cricket World Cup India captain Virat Kohli says "world class" Jofra Archer "has the x-factor", after the England new boy singled him out as the wicket he prizes most at this summer's World Cup....
17:34, 2019-05-23

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing | Jules Howard Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animalsWicksteed Park in Kettering is not known for its miracles, but on that day, it was if a holy statue was weeping blood. Within minutes of the incredible event beginning, a great crowd coales...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutionary rates across different hominin species, focusin...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of supporting archaeological evidence raises some quest...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one big new upgrade that make them far more versatile ...
18:00, 2019-07-15

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
13:17, 2019-05-22

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to advancing crewed space flight....
15:34, 2019-07-23

Savage tick-clone armies are sucking cows to death; experts fear for humans Enlarge / Engorged Haemaphysalis longicornis female tick. (credit: Commonsource) Ravenous swarms of cloned ticks have killed a fifth cow in North Carolina by exsanguination—that is, by draining it of blood—the state’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services warned this week. Experts fear t...
15:34, 2019-07-12

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the company told The Verge. “Additionally, as part of ...
16:51, 2019-08-02

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
22:51, 2019-07-24

Chicago Bears' Eddy Pineiro: Scrutiny over kicker competition 'a little exhausting' Eddy Pineiro is in a competition against Elliott Fry for the Bears' kicking job, but scrutiny from previous struggles has Pineiro on edge.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-13

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. ...
19:17, 2019-08-20

A giant upset, must-see KOs and the top moments of '19 -- so far It's halfway through an eventful year in boxing. There have been unforgettable moments, big fights, action-packed bouts, great knockouts -- and plenty more is on the way....
23:00, 2019-07-08

Chicago Bears are trying 'different' and 'eerie' things with kickers at OTAs The Chicago Bears seems to still be reeling from last season's playoff loss, because what they're doing with their kickers during OTAs is weird.        ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Uri Geller shows off giant spoon Uri Geller, the illusionist known for his spoon-bending stunts, unveils an 11 ton spoon in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, next to the site where he plans to open his museum next year. (May 23)        ...
20:01, 2019-05-23

Betting giant GVC's shareholders revolt over pay Ladbrokes and Coral owner GVC has suffered a shareholder revolt over pay despite its boss agreeing to a £150,000 salary cut in an attempt to calm investor anger....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Holy shit, look at this giant shark Sharks don’t have to be big to be scary, but it doesn’t hurt. Jaws, best known for being the main character of Jaws, freaked people out because it was both mad for human blood and extremely big. Baby Shark, the youngest member of the family from that kid’s song, is not frightening because it is, as ...
20:17, 2019-08-02

Giant mechs are destroying 'Fortnite' Every new Fortnite season is met with high anticipation -- players know they'll get fresh skins, crazy emotes, new weapons and a different world to explore. When Season X kicked off last week, Epic Games delivered on that promise, bringing back some......
23:00, 2019-08-06

One giant flub for the Daily News That’s one giant blooper for the Daily News. Describing the moon shot that started 50 years ago, the Daily Snooze Tuesday tweeted: “Four Days later, John Glenn would step onto the only other planet we’ve ever walked on uttering the famous, ‘one small step for a man, one giant step for mankind.’ ” “I...
05:17, 2019-07-17

Spend a few nights in this giant avocado Foodies will love Booking.com’s latest unique accommodation from a land down under. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
19:17, 2019-07-23

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses....
05:34, 2019-06-10

A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
23:34, 2019-05-21

How to Create a Giant Coloring Page for Your Kid This summer, I’ve been looking for kid projects that have some mileage in them—stuff that can be worked on over the course of days or weeks. I landed on an activity that’s easy, requires few supplies and makes me feel like a wizard: I blew up a coloring page....
19:17, 2019-06-27

There's More Than One Way to Train for a Giant Human Pyramid A woman in Mumbai excels at kabaddi, a team sport similar to tag, along with strength and cardio training to help her team in pyramid competitions called Dahi Handi....
20:17, 2019-08-04

CVC revs up £1.2bn sale of warranty giant D&G The former owner of Formula One motor racing is revving up a fresh attempt to offload Domestic & General (D&G), the warranty giant which insures millions of Britons' household appliances....
19:00, 2019-05-24

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic converters....
20:00, 2019-08-14

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
17:17, 2019-06-03

One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked It all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...It took 400,000 Nasa employees and contractors to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in 1969 – but only one man to spread the idea that it was all a hoax. His name was Bill Kaysing. It began...
13:00, 2019-07-10

Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas Working in some of the world’s most dangerous countries has made South African telecom MTN bigger by some measures than U.S. counterparts, but it also has exposed the risks of working with budget-strapped governments....
03:00, 2019-08-11

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everything in its path as it touches down along the way, fr...
16:01, 2019-07-22

Giant reflective balloon travels across New England American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everything in its path as it touches down along the way, fr...
01:51, 2019-08-13

You can stay in a giant avocado camper for $70 a night Holy guacamole! You can finally live in an avocado. A new “Avo-Condo,” aka an avocado-shaped camper, is available on Booking.com for the equivalent of only $70 USD per night. Located in Campbell’s Cove Lookout in Sydney, Australia, this “once in a lifetime opportunity” is unfortunately only availabl...
20:34, 2019-07-24

The BMW iNext Is Also Jumping on the Giant Screen Bandwagon Big-ass screens, it seems, are how automakes have collectively decided best convey the aesthetic of the future. Mercedes’ new MBUX system is one giant screen. Honda’s Retro EV concept has a huge screen. The new Ford Explorer and Subaru Legacy both have massive screens. And now you can add the upcomi...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
15:00, 2019-07-24

E-Cig Giant Juul Is Considering Opening Its Own Vape Shops Vape giant Juul is looking into opening its own vape shops, according to reports, and may already be exploring ways to squash arguments that doing so would grant greater access to its products to teens amid intense scrutiny from the Food and Drug Administration.Read more......
02:17, 2019-06-02

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Uranium Giant Cameco Can't Catch a Break Jitters over a nuclear accident in Russia, while they won’t affect civilian nuclear demand, are the latest in a cascade of negative sentiment for the Canadian company....
13:51, 2019-08-13

Los Angeles is now ‘giant trash receptacle,’ says columnist A swath of Los Angeles has devolved into a wasteland with rats scurrying among piles of decaying garbage and squalid tent cities, according to a series of stomach-churning photos that the Los Angeles Times says depict the “collapse of a city that’s lost control.” “The city of Los Angeles has become ...
08:17, 2019-06-03

A Signal in Giant Earthquakes That Could Save Lives The full power of the biggest temblors could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after they begin, a new study finds, and long before it ends....
21:17, 2019-05-29

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what his predecessors could not....
00:17, 2019-07-20

Warranty giant shelves £1bn sale or float One of the UK’s biggest insurers of home appliances has shelved plans for a sale or flotation valuing it at more than £1bn amid a lukewarm response from public and private market investors....
12:51, 2019-06-18

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Terrifying Preview Of 'The Big One', Giant Quake That May Hit California If you live in California, you may have to answer that question in your lifetime. Los Angeles has a 31% chance within the next 30 years of experiencing a magnitude-7.5 earthquake, according to the......
14:34, 2019-08-19

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
07:17, 2019-05-23

Hawaiians protest giant telescope build Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope will help answer questions about the universe, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy. (July 15)        ...
01:51, 2019-07-16

We're Throwing Another Giant All-Day Party for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and You Should Come Three years ago, we packed some 200 people into Jalopnik’s New York headquarters during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We fed them booze and french toast. We played video games. We did car trivia. We started a puzzle we didn’t finish. We gave away prizes. We watched Toyota’s last-minute heartbreak with ou...
17:51, 2019-05-23

Should You Buy Charmin's Giant Toilet Paper Roll? Someone, somewhere, needs the “forever roll” of toilet paper from Charmin. It has a sort of “Lucky Charms but just the marshmallows” appeal, especially if you’re the type who frequently runs out of TP. But at the Lifehacker office we tried to justify existence, and instead we found so many reasons t...
22:00, 2019-05-24

The sun sets on Giant Days with this exclusive As Time Goes By first look For the past 4 years, Boom! Studios’ Giant Days has consistently been one of the very best comics published every single month. The tale of three young British women during their three years at university, Giant Days tells heartfelt, hilarious stories about everyday struggles, amplified to new level...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Ad Giant WPP to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain WPP has agreed to sell a 60% stake in its Kantar market-research unit to Bain Capital Private Equity, raising about $3.1 billion in the advertising giant’s biggest move yet to refocus its portfolio....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Why a Magazine Giant Wanted Nothing to Do With Time and Fortune Meredith tries to navigate a collapsing business by dropping news-driven prestige titles in favor of lifestyle and celebrity magazines like Happy Paws and People....
03:34, 2019-05-24

Giant hail hammers Munich 'like gunshots' Witnesses in Munich reported chunks of ice the size of tennis balls hailing on the Bavarian city, breaking car windows and damaging houses. Other parts of Germany were also hit by storms....
06:34, 2019-06-11

'Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Tessa Thompson pitched 'Humans in Black' At the New York premiere of "Men in Black: International," actress Tessa Thompson reveals her alternative title pitches, while Chris Hemsworth says he's excited to step into a new franchise. (June 12)        ...
12:51, 2019-06-12

Cinema giant Vue plots autumn blockbuster sale Britain's third-biggest cinema chain is to kick off an autumn auction ‎that is likely to value it at more than £2bn and spark a frenzy of interest from industry rivals....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Warframe’s Gas City Is Now Stalked By A Giant Robotic Bird The Ropalolyst stalks the Corpus Gas City on Jupiter occasionally feasting on the metropolis’ machinery as if the place were made of worms. Part of Warframe’s latest update, the Jovian Concord, the gigantic bird comes from an ancient race of AI terraformers called the Sentient. It’s also one of the ...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Giant viruses have weaponised CRISPR against their bacterial hosts Hundreds of giant viruses that infect bacteria have been discovered. Some seem to deploy CRISPR – the system used for gene editing – to fight their hosts...
21:34, 2019-05-21

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign staff for dealing with him as he sometimes acted like a "giant a**hole."...
23:34, 2019-05-28

Sports of The Times: A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head “Some days I feel like a young man, and some days not,” Ryan Miller said. What it’s like to visit a former football player trying to recover from head trauma....
14:32, 2019-05-21

'Ask Dr. Ruth' and 'Hesburgh' offer intimate looks at giant figures A sex expert and a Catholic priest might sound like the set-up to a bad joke, but they happen to be the subjects of two worthwhile if mildly flawed documentaries, highlighting the over-sized roles that Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Father Theodore Hesburgh came to occupy in the culture....
17:17, 2019-05-21

WWE’s newest 7-foot-3 giant is a former college basketball player Undertaker, Great Khali and Braun Strowman are all monsters that have dominated WWE in recent times, but now there is a new giant in town who is even taller than the Big Show. The company’s NXT developmental brand handed a debut to the humongous Jordan Omogbehin, 25, on Thursday. And the 7-foot-3 co...
22:34, 2019-07-21

Happy Days for Europe’s Giant Bond Sellers Euro corporate bond issuance has had a great year, helped by U.S. sellers. It will get even better if the ECB returns to the fray, as Goldman predicts....
14:51, 2019-07-02

Turns out every children's TV show character is a goddamn giant Fools that we are, it’s long been assumed that cartoon characters meant to look like children are at least roughly child-sized. In order to hold onto a sense of reality, our brains automatically parse the Rugrats babies as being as small as real babies; Dora The Explorer as the height of a little gi...
19:34, 2019-06-19

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
16:51, 2019-06-22

Tiny technology could have giant consequences for the U.S.-China trade war The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular......
15:51, 2019-05-24

‘Artificial ice’ could save giant Antarctic ice sheet from collapsing Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with “artificial snow”, according to a study released on Wednesday....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."...
21:17, 2019-07-18

Shares of ad giant Publicis plunge after cut to revenue guidance Shares in French advertising conglomerate Publicis slumped after the group cut its 2019 revenue growth guidance. Shares of Publicis plunged 8.5% to their lowest level since December 2012....
12:51, 2019-07-19

To Moon And Back: 50 Years On, A Giant Leap Into Unknown The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew tense as the crew encountered a series of problems....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Luvdisc Have Giant Orgies That Turn The Ocean Pink Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Luvdisc!...
21:51, 2019-07-13

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this float, you’d find a damn pool. Right now, you can get the Intex Flamingo Inflatable Ride-On for a little over $5 off. The pool float is 56" x 54"...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Orlando Car Dealership Adopts Giant Duck Family Car dealerships get a bad reputation, and often for good reason. But if there’s anything that can break the “stealerships” and don’t-forget-valet-mode vibes, it’s kindly allowing a family of 16 ducks to move into the showroom....
17:51, 2019-05-23

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it sure was dramatic....
20:34, 2019-07-20

Watch a giant glacier collapse in front of two kayakers Andrew Hooper and Josh Bastyr were kayaking near Spencer Glacier in Alaska when they heard cracking noises. Moments later, the massive glacier collapsed right in front of them....
01:17, 2019-08-18

To Power A.I., Start-Up Creates a Giant Computer Chip The chip could improve how quickly artificial intelligence systems can learn tasks. But its complexity and size (as big as a plate) could be a challenge....
17:34, 2019-08-19

'Fortnite' winds down season nine with a giant-sized battle Epic is still finding ways to mark Fortnite's season transitions in grand style. The studio just finished a "Final Showdown" event for the end of season nine that interrupted the battle royale with a brawl between a giant monster and an equally mass......
06:51, 2019-07-21

The Giant Emblem Grille on the Toyota Hilux GR Sport Is Just the Best Who doesn’t love a big “TOYOTA” emblem in the middle of a truck grille? Right–nobody. Which is why we’re all about to haul down to South Africa to drop $50,000 on a Hilux GR Sport. I mean, not really, but this is a pretty sharp-looking rig....
02:00, 2019-07-10

Hawaii officials say they want peaceful end to protest over giant telescope Thirty Meter Telescope to be built on state’s highest peakMore than 1,000 activists fight development on Mauna KeaOfficials in Hawaii have said they will not call up additional national guard troops or use force on peaceful protesters who are blocking access to the state’s highest peak. Related: Haw...
00:00, 2019-07-21

He was killed after attacking a cop, police say. His cousin says he was a 'gentle giant' The cousin of a man shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco has questions about what happened because the shooting victim was nonverbal and had an intellectual disability, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times....
19:34, 2019-06-17

| WATCH: Towers on giant Italian bridge demolished The two remaining towers of the motorway bridge in the Italian city Genoa that collapsed nearly a year ago killing 43 people were demolished to make way for a new structure, authorities said....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Thursday came from two publications: Entertainment W...
23:34, 2019-06-08

Hal Prince, Giant of Broadway and Reaper of Tonys, Dies at 91 Mr. Prince helped bring to life a stunning lineup of shows: “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd,” and Broadway’s longest-running spectacle — “The Phantom of the Opera.”...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Giant dinosaur bone found in southwestern France The thigh bone of a giant dinosaur was found this week by French paleontologists at an excavation site in southwestern France where remains of some of the largest animals that ever lived on land have been dug up since 2010....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
13:51, 2019-06-03

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process....
14:17, 2019-06-14

Giant Balloon Of Trump As Angry Baby To Fly Again During His Visit To UK The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he returns for state visit including a lavish banquet......
02:51, 2019-06-03

Giant Batteries Supercharge Wind and Solar Plans A global wave of investment in high-capacity batteries is poised to transform the market for renewable energy, making it more practical and affordable to store wind and solar power....
01:34, 2019-08-12

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a new chatbot service being used by the National Health Service....
04:00, 2019-08-02

Starwatch: Jupiter in a close encounter with red giant Antares Our largest planet and the red supergiant are close together in the south-eastern sky, joined on Wednesday evening by the moon There is an interesting trio of celestial objects to look out for on the evening of 8 August. The mighty planet Jupiter is currently close to the red giant star Antares in t...
20:34, 2019-08-05

Giant toilet paper rolls designed for millennials are here It’s not just toilet humor. Charmin has released a new roll of toilet paper that is nearly three times the size of the company’s regular product. “Go up to one month before changing your roll,” Charmin boasts on its site, alongside customer review. The standard toilet paper r...
22:51, 2019-06-04

We could use Earth's atmosphere as a giant lens for a space telescope A space telescope could use the whole Earth as a lens by capturing light deflected off the atmosphere to help us search for signs of life on exoplanets...
15:51, 2019-08-06

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba partners with Salesforce Alibaba recently became the exclusive seller of Salesforce's cloud-based customer relationship management software suite in the Greater China region.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Friday....
09:51, 2019-06-07

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Monday. He was 61....
04:34, 2019-07-02

Giant, possibly carnivorous parrot discovered in New Zealand The meter-tall "Heracles inexpectatus" roamed New Zealand nearly 20 million years ago. Scientists say it may have eaten other parrots with a beak that "could crack wide open anything it fancied."...
18:34, 2019-08-07

‘Fortnite’ season 10 adds giant two-person mechs Fortnite's Season X Battle Pass is here, and it's bringing quite a few perks and toys for players. The most interesting new weapon is the B.R.U.T.E. mech suit. It's a two person vehicle, with one player controlling movement and the other firepower, t......
12:51, 2019-08-01

Jakarta’s Giant Seawall Is Useless if the City Keeps Sinking If Indonesia's capital can’t find a way to hydrate its people without overexploiting groundwater, it’ll keep sinking, pulling that new seawall down with it....
23:34, 2019-07-31

Should Macy’s Build a Giant Tower in One of N.Y.’s Most Congested Neighborhoods? A development plan would add thousands of workers to Herald Square, where 92 million people a year pass through the three subway stations in the area....
23:17, 2019-07-01

| Zambia president vows to wind up copper giant KCM Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and-fragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter & Gamble....
21:51, 2019-07-01

Stunning footage shows giant manta ray ask snorkeler for help A giant manta ray was recorded appearing to seek help from a snorkeler in Australia to remove metal hooks from her face. Stunning footage showed the 10-foot sea creature attempt to get the attention of the snorkeling instructor, Jake Wilton, in Ningaloo Coast reef near Western Australia, NBC News re...
04:00, 2019-07-13

Car dealership giant Pendragon issues profit warning Shares in car dealership giant Pendragon slumped by a fifth on Wednedsay, after it warned that the first half of 2019 is "expected to be significantly loss making" ahead of any return to group profitability....
10:34, 2019-06-12

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Rare giant panda twins born at Belgian zoo Giant panda twins born at a zoo in Belgium on Thursday face a precarious first few days but the "extremely rare" birth still bodes well for the vulnerable species, the Pairi Daiza zoo announced on Friday....
19:17, 2019-08-09

Goo From Giant Salamanders Is Impressively Good at Sealing Wounds When Chinese giant salamanders are injured, they discharge white mucus from glands on their skin. As new research shows, this sticky salamander goo makes for an excellent medical glue, sealing wounds and encouraging them to heal.Read more......
11:17, 2019-06-07

Tiger Woods: Ever the Grinder and Perhaps a ‘Sleeping Giant’ at the U.S. Open Woods is certainly not the dominant 2000 model, yet as he headed into the weekend nine strokes back, a competitor called him “a little bit of a sleeping giant.”...
06:51, 2019-06-15

One giant leap for Indian cinema: how Bollywood embraced sci-fi As the country seeks to establish itself as a space power, audiences are developing an appetite for the extraterrestrial on the big screenIn 2014, India sent the Mars Orbiter Mission into space, and became the first country to send a satellite to orbit the planet at its first attempt – putting its m...
12:51, 2019-08-13