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Weather anomalies accelerate the melting of sea ice

Researchers reveal why Arctic sea ice began to melt in the middle of winter two years ago -- and that the increased melting of ice in summer is linked to recurring periods of fair weather.

House Republicans will use some of their last days in power rehashing Hillary Clinton's emails again

Republicans won’t have control of the House for much longer, but by gum they’re going to use their final weeks to stir up as many far-right conspiracy theories as possible. The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to subpoena former FBI Director James

High-end audio kicks it up a notch at this New York show - CNET

Turntables spinning vinyl, amplifiers with glowing tubes and a dazzling array of speakers woo audiophiles at the New York Audio Show.

Watch: Urban Meyer rages, throws headset after fourth-down failure

Urban Meyer is not happy with the way his Ohio State Buckeyes are performing this Saturday on the road against Maryland. Just six minutes into the game, he’d already watched his defense give up two 75-yard-plus touchdown runs to Anthony McFarland, who racke

Croatia's Rakitic back at Barcelona with hamstring injury

Barcelona says midfielder Ivan Rakitic picked up a right hamstring injury while playing with Croatia in the UEFA Nations League

Nevada Museum of Art to launch $1.5M space balloon

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A museum in Nevada says it is about to send a diamond-shaped sculpture into space that will be visible to the naked eye at night. The Nevada Museum of Art's $1.5 million project will launch Monday from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base

How cities can fix tourism hell

A steep and rapid rise in tourism has left behind a wake of economic and environmental damage in cities around the globe. In response, governments have been responding with policies that attempt to limit the number of visitors who come in. We’ve decided to

WhatsApp could wreck Snapchat again by copying ephemeral messaging

WhatsApp already ruined Snapchat’s growth once. WhatsApp Status, its clone of Snapchat Stories, now has 450 million daily active users compared to Snapchat’s 188 million. That’s despite its 24-hour disappearing slideshows missing tons of fea

Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future

William ("Whurley") Hurley Contributor Share on Twitter William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digita

China’s hottest news app Jinri Toutiao announces new CEO

You may not have heard of ByteDance, but you probably know its red-hot video app TikTok, which gobbled up in August. The Beijing-based company also runs a popular news aggregator called Jinri Toutiao, which means “today’s headlines

Nevada's Cortez Masto makes history again, as first Latina to lead Senate Democrats' campaign arm

Nevada’s Catherine Cortez Masto, who in 2016 made American history as the first Latina to be elected to the United States Senate, has achieved another first in 2018, picked this week to head the Senate Democrats’ campaign arm, making her the first Lati

The one scenario where Alabama doesn’t make the College Football Playoff

Joel Klatt argues that a Big Ten Champion Michigan team would make the College Football Playoff over a non-SEC champion Crimson Tide squad.

Alan Cavanna agrees with Christopher Bell saying he felt more pressure at the Chili Bowl than in the Xfinity Series

Alan Cavanna tells Daryl Motte that he has no problem with Christopher Bell saying he feels more pressure at the Chili Bowl than he does in the Xfinity Series.

Watch Northwestern’s ridiculous hot potato interception off a player’s back and head

Just your average, run-of-the-mill, totally nonchalant interception off of a teammate's shoulder pads and another one's deflection. As one does.

Wales grabs 10 tries, beats Tonga 74-24 for 8th straight win

Wales grabs 10 tries, beats Tonga 74-24 for 8th straight win

Lamborghini unveils new Urus SUV racing series for 2020

The new SUV will be the first that will combine both racetrack and off-road events across a calendar in Europe and the Middle East. The Urus ST-X Concept was unveiled at the Vallelunga circuit, north of Rome, during the Italian marque’s World Finals event a

Joey Logano leads Saturday's first Cup practice at Homestead

Logano set the fast time early in the second practice of the weekend and remained there as teams focused on longer runs. Aric Almirola was second, pole-sitter Denny Hamlin third, Ryan Newman fourth and Erik Jones fifth. Hamlin also ran the most laps at 46 tot

Rossi «very uncomfortable» in the dry in Valencia

Rossi missed out on an automatic Q2 spot after he only took 13th place in FP3 - in which he also had a highside crash. He was then a lowly 22nd in FP4, the first dry practice of the weekend, and couldn't advance from a Q1 session which also included works te

Vinales says «top seven» the target despite taking pole

After three wet practice sessions, Vinales sat outside the combined classification top 10 and was thus resigned to fighting through Q1. But with the track drying ahead of qualifying the Yamaha man proved more competitive, and while he only advanced to the pol

Republicans in Mississippi sink low to defend their racism, calling abortion 'black genocide'

Republicans in Mississippi are unapologetically showing their racism this week. First, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith made a deplorable comment about happily attending a “public hanging” that she refuses to apologize for—a racist and insensitive remark tha

Kyler Murray is making a strong case that he should win the Heisman Trophy

Joel Klatt explains why it might be premature to assume that Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa is going to run away with this year's Heisman Trophy.

Astros get infielder Aledmys Diaz from Jays for pitcher

Astros acquire infielder Aledmys Diaz from Jays for Triple-A pitcher Trent Thornton

The one scenario where Alabam doesn't make the College Football Playoff

Joel Klatt argues that a Big Ten Champion Michigan team would make the College Football Playoff over a non-SEC champion Crimson Tide squad.

8 Sci-Fi Books That Highlight Climate Change

Climate change is very real, but you don’t have to venture far to learn about it: many sci-fi books pinpoint this dangerous environmental issue and its negative consequences. Even though a UN-backed report […] The post 8 Sci-Fi Books That Highligh

Retro ‘Alexaphones’ Blend Modern Convenience With Vintage Chic

For many, the idea that Alexa-enabled devices could be spying on them is a very real fear. It’s certainly not far-fetched by any means – with all the holes in privacy in social […] The post Retro ‘Alexaphones’ Blend Modern Convenienc

Traders fear rise in onion prices due to fall in rabi sowing in Maharashtra

Some traders fear that the recent fall in arrivals is a signal and if farmers start storing onions in cold storages, prices will start strengthening and things could worsen in January

Wyoming museum's video series focuses on firearms' history

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming State Museum is launching a video series to teach people about firearms from the museum's collection. The first two videos in the «Firearms Friday» series were posted this week on the museum's YouTube channel . Mu

Outdoor climbing structures among children's museum plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Custom-designed outdoor climbing structures are among plans for improvements at the Children's Museum in downtown Lincoln. A science center also was included in the plans shared with the Nebraska Capitol Environs Commission earlier this w

NASCAR sputters toward checkered flag on troubled season

NASCAR's season of doom and gloom sputters toward checkered flag with championship race

No. 18 Michigan facing GW in Tip-Off Tournament

The semifinals of the Air Force Reserve Tip-Off Tournament get started No. 18 Michigan facing George Washington

California Republican concedes defeat in race she said months ago wasn't even competitive

On Friday, a little more than a week after she launched the briefest of campaigns to head the NRCC, California GOP Rep. Mimi Walters conceded defeat to Democrat Katie Porter in the election for the state’s 45th Congressional District. Walters’ abortive b

NASCAR Heat 3 Champions welcomes fans to Miami

Fans had a chance to meet several NASCAR drivers and actually compete against them playing NASCAR Heat 3 as the Ford Championship Weekend kicked off on Friday. 704 Games, the company that created NASCAR Heat 3, set up its at-track display for fans to meet Kes

Hamlin forgoes picking No. 1 pit stall, giving it to Kyle Busch

Hamlin played spoiler in the final round of qualifying, jumping the title contenders and taking pole for the third time in the last four seasons. But after winning the pole with teammate and Championship 4 driver Kyle Busch alongside, there were immediate dis

Microsoft could release a disc-less Xbox One

According to a new report from Thurott, Microsoft has been working on a new console in the Xbox One family. This cheaper model could play regular Xbox One games, but there would be no Blu-Ray drive. This move would lower the price of the entry-level Xbox One

Jon Gruden thinks Raiders are in good spot for the future

Jon Gruden approached the season with an intention to win, but after getting off to a poor start, the Oakland Raiders changed directions quickly and decided to rebuild. They’ve traded top talent like Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper and received several first-r

Jimmy Butler throws shade at ex-Timberwolves teammates

Jimmy Butler threw some shade at his former Minnesota Timberwolves teammates following his first win since joining the Philadelphia 76ers. Butler scored a team-high 28 points on 12/15 shooting in Philly’s 113-107 win over Utah on Friday night. After the gam

Selling plants on Amazon: A forest of untapped opportunity

The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which horticultural businesses were directly selling live plant products online, either through Amazon, Ebay, or from their own websites.

Washington Post reports CIA has concluded that Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi murder

Shane Harris, Greg Miller, and Josh Dawsey at The Washington Post report: The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, contradicting the Saudi government’

Next healthcare mission for Democrats: save the VA system from Trump's privatization scheme

The Trump administration is rushing headlong into its plan to privatize veterans' health care, ProPublica reports, reneging on a legislative deal made with a bipartisan group of members of Congress. Last June, the traitor in the White House signed the VA Mi

Lamborghini World Finals: Cozzolino/Yazid win Pro as leaders penalized

Antonelli Motorsport’s Giacomo Altoe and Daniel Zampieri were leading comfortably when they were struck with a drive-through penalty for an infraction in the pitstop sequence. Zampieri served his penalty and fell to fifth, but he still had a chance of makin
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