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Trump’s “junk” health care plans threaten people with mental illnesses

Unlike normal health care plans, these Trump-approved short-term plans can deny those with pre-existing conditions

Children’s Blocks Take the Form of Simplified Animals in Animations by Lucas Zanotto

MINIMALS is a new short film by Helsinki-based animator and director Lucas Zanotto (previously) composed of fictionalized kinetic sculptures based on real animals. The series of short animations catch each simplified creature in a repetitive loop that imitat becomes ‘Official Digital Media Partner’ for Lamborghini’s Super Trofeo World Final

MIAMI, FL (Thursday, November 15, 2018) – The fastest growing motorsports website in the world, Miami-based technology and multimedia company, has joined forces with Lamborghini for the 2018 Super Trofeo World Final at Vallelunga, Italy fro

Truex reveals performance fears ahead of Homestead finale

Truex has four wins in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season – half his final total for the 2017 season – and has advanced once again to the Championship 4 to contend for the series title. But the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team has not been t

New colors and logo for Derek Jeter's Marlins

The Miami Marlins have unveiled new colors and a new logo in a rebranding effort under Derek Jeter's year-old ownership regime

University head warned of backlash if Maryland coach stayed

University head warned of backlash if Maryland coach stayed

Eagles-Saints Preview Capsule

Eagles-Saints Preview Capsule

Batshuayi double helps Belgium beat Iceland 2-0

Michy Batshuayi scored twice as Belgium beat Iceland 2-0 to maintain its 100 percent record in the inaugural UEFA Nations League

Charles Howell opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island

In chilly finish to PGA Tour year, Charles Howell III opens with 64 for lead at Sea Island

Scientists Discover Potential Super-Earth Orbiting ‘Nearby’ Star

A super-Earth-like exoplanet has been discovered orbiting the “nearby” Barnard’s Star (only six light-years away!). Spotted using data from a global array of telescopes—including the European Organization for Astronomical Research in the S

Why Do Turkeys Have a Flap of Skin Hanging From Their Face?

Often spotted foraging for food among nut-bearing trees, along roadsides, or in backyards, wild turkeys are some of the most easily identifiable birds that are native only to Canada, the United States, and […] The post Why Do Turkeys Have a Flap of Ski

Geek Deals: $10 Off NES, SNES Classic at Walmart for New Users

Want to snag a NES or SNES Classic on the cheap? Right now, Walmart is offering up a nice $10 discount to new accounts. Enter code “ELLEN10” during checkout, and you can start […] The post Geek Deals: $10 Off NES, SNES Classic at Walmart fo

Niantic Teases 2019 Launch of AR Game ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’

Just two days before Jude Law makes his debut as young Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Niantic confirmed the 2019 release of its AR Harry Potter game. “Get ready […] The post Niantic Teases 2019 Launch of AR Game &

Wireless System Uses RFID Tags to Sense Food Contamination

The MIT Media Lab is putting food-safety detection directly in the hands of consumers. Researchers developed a wireless system leveraging the RFID tags already on many products to sense potential contamination. Inspired by […] The post Wireless System U

What blue wave? Trump mini-me Mike Pence declares midterms 'a great win' for Republicans

When Donald Trump moves his water bottle, Vice President Mike Pence moves his water bottle. When Trump says the midterms were nearly «a complete victory,» Pence also sees «a great win for our side.»  «We were very encouraged

Pence scolds jailers of journalists while Team Trump works to protect those that murder them

Since Donald Trump is still pouting in the White House, it's fallen on toady Mike Pence to attend the international summits that Trump just skipped out on. Part of his job is to convince leaders in Myanmar to respect the rights of the free press, but rest ass

So much for 'all politics are local' and 'it's the economy, stupid'—it's actually just Trump

You're either with Trump or against him. That was the main lesson of 2018. The economy—of the much-touted political axiom “it's the economy, stupid”—is humming along at a decent clip. But it did virtually nothing to save Trump and his eager Republica

Unbeaten UCF, Cincinnati battle for 1st place in AAC East

No. 11 UCF tries to extend nation's longest winning streak to 23 games against No. 19 Cincinnati

Coyotes hire Olympian Lyndsey Fry for adviser's role

The Arizona Coyotes have hired former Olympian Lyndsey Fry as a special adviser to team President and CEO Ahron Cohen

So fresh and so clean: Marlins reveal new logo, colors

Miami’s new colors are: Caliente Red, Miami Blue, Midnight Black, and Slate Grey.

Bosa's status vs Broncos likely to be game-time decision

Joey Bosa's status for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos is likely to be a game-time decision

Iowa looks to exploit porous Illini defense, end skid

Iowa looks to exploit porous Illini defense in crucial Big Ten game on Saturday, end 3-game skid

Audit cites flaws in costly California bullet train project

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California's high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, state auditors said Thurs

Panel close to plan for non-Raiders events at Vegas stadium

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A study group is recommending that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority dedicate about $15 million from existing hotel room tax revenues to fund efforts to book events and shows at the 65,000-seat stadium being built for the Raider

Coffee Tastes Bitter, So Why Do People Drink It?

It may sound counterintuitive, but people who are supersensitive to coffee's bitter taste actually drink more of it, a new study finds.

Citrix pays $200M to acquire Sapho, which connects legacy software with ‘micro apps’

As large organizations grapple with adopting modern work practices without throwing out all of their legacy software, a company that works with them is making an acquisition that it hopes will help with that process. Citrix today is announcing that it has ac

Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook’s work with GOP opposition research firm

Today in call with reporters preceded by a frantic if fairly uneventful distraction-pushing media blitz, Facebook responded to a damning New York Times story published yesterday that cited interviews with more than 50 sources privy to Facebook’s decisio

Facebook changes algorithm to demote “borderline content” that almost violates its policy

Facebook has changed its News Feed algorithm to demote content that comes close to violating its policies prohibiting misinformation, hate speech, violence, bullying, clickbait so it’s seen by fewer people even it’s highly engaging. In a 5000-wor

Elon Musk hiring a Monty Python-style guard for his watchtower - CNET

The Boring Company watchtower needs a guard who can taunt people a second time.

Black Friday 2018: The best deals on sale right now - CNET

Can't wait for Nov. 23? Here's a look at what you can get today!

Black Friday 2018 deals: Pixel 3 for $600, Pixel 3 XL for $700 - CNET

Or, buy a Pixel 3 at full price and pick up a $200 gift card.

Black Friday 2018 console deals: PS 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch bundles start at $200 - CNET

Black Friday is the best time to buy a new gaming console, and this year deals start Sunday, November 18.

Cadillac is sending the CT6 PHEV to a farm upstate - Roadshow

The Chinese-built hybrid won't be returning after the CT6's midcycle refresh next year.

Bullock's $10.3B budget plan would extend Medicaid expansion

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is proposing a two-year, $10.3 billion budget that includes the re-authorization of a health insurance program for about 96,000 low-income residents. The Democratic governor's plan released Thursday calls for ra

Statue of Liberty's original torch moved to museum site

NEW YORK (AP) - The Statue of Liberty's original torch has been moved from the base of the statue to its new home in a museum that will open next year. The torch was replaced with a replica in the 1980s. Visitors watched on Thursday as the base and the ...

RBI, govt stand-off is 'not a happy thing at all', says S Gurumurthy

Most of the recent rise in RBI reserves has happened due to appreciation of the dollar

Powerful Republican bows to Jeff Flake's in demand for vote on bill protecting Mueller investigation

Campaign Action In a committee hearing Thursday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman essentially honored departing Republican Sen. Jeff Flake's vow to vote against any judicial nominee until legislation to protect Robert Mueller's investigation is brought t

In Georgia, Abrams inches closer to a runoff as judge rules for more absentee ballots to be counted

On Wednesday, a federal judge ruled that Georgia’s election results cannot be certified unless each of the state’s 159 counties confirms that their vote tallies include absentee ballots for which the voter’s birth date is missing or incorrect. This f

Midday open thread: Utah county appeals after 2 Navajos elected; Spain to go 100% renewable by 2050

Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is A Calvinesque and Hobbesian look at the midterms: • Spain is second nation after New Zealand to announce a goal of switching to 100 percent renewable energy sources. The deadline? 2050. So far, 99 U.S. cities

Democrats introduce bill protecting potential sponsors of migrant kids from ICE

Two leading Senate Democrats have introduced legislation seeking to block one of the most despicable trends emerging from the Trump administration’s mass deportation agenda: the arrests of undocumented immigrants, including family members, who have step
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