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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 ...

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests

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Tooth Analysis Suggests Neanderthals and Modern Humans Split Apart Far Earlier Than We Thought Dental evidence suggests Neanderthals and modern humans diverged from a common ancestor around 800,000 years ago—hundreds of thousands of years earlier than standard estimates. The finding could final...
01:12, 05/18/2019

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, publish...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
20:24, 05/15/2019

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...
20:12, 04/28/2019

DNA Study Suggests Early Neanderthals Had Europe As Their Homebase The Neanderthal story began around 430,000 years ago and (mostly) ended with their demise about 40,000 years ago. They left their mark in Europe and central Asia and on the genes of many people today,...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Humans Inhabited the Amazon 7,500 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought Humans settled in southwestern Amazonia and even experimented with agriculture much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of researchers. ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

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 ...
15:24, 05/28/2019

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...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Neanderthals got ‘surfer’s ear’ too, study says You might not think we have much in common with a race of ancient people that died out tens of thousands of years ago, but modern humans actually share a number of similarities with neanderthals. The ...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
21:12, 07/10/2019

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
19:48, 07/10/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
10:12, 05/01/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Mars meteorite assault stopped 500 million years earlier than thought The Late Heavy Bombardment may have stopped on Mars 4.48 billion years ago, allowing it to become more favourable to life earlier than previously suggested...
18:12, 06/24/2019

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
03:36, 08/13/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- accord...
19:24, 07/16/2019

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 Scie...
23:36, 06/13/2019

Mueller files show Flynn under investigation earlier than thought, as brother alleges effort to 'trap him' Michael Flynn was already under federal investigation during the 2016 presidential transition began, according to a little-discussed paragraph in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report -- and his bro...
17:48, 05/17/2019

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...
18:24, 04/28/2019

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. ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled f...
20:00, 05/01/2019

CRISPR-Cas9 babies likely to die earlier, Berkeley study says Last year, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shocked the scientific community. He had artificially conceived genetically manipulated children. Now a study confirms: They have a significantly shorter life ...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
00:24, 07/19/2019

Children Of Asia's Elite Leaving Home Earlier Than Ever To Study Abroad Wealthy Asian families have long viewed US universities as a golden ticket to help ensure their children's futures, but a growing number are looking to get an early edge on the competition....
04:24, 08/17/2019

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the la...
04:36, 06/19/2019

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 inst...
17:24, 05/31/2019

Canada’s Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected, Study Shows. Scientists Are ‘Quite Surprised’ The Canadian Arctic permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than expected, a rate shocking a group of scientists who released the findings of their long-term study this month. A research team affiliate...
22:24, 06/19/2019

UN study says humans are damaging nature at 'unprecedented' rate You probably weren't expecting a feel-good nature report from the UN after its alarming findings on climate change, and you won't get one. The organization's Intergovernmental Science-...
16:48, 05/06/2019

New study suggests the Moon may be shrinking Earth isn’t the only place that “quakes.” Rocky planets and moons regularly experience similar movements, and faults can form between massive chunks of crust on other worlds the same...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdog...
15:12, 06/06/2019

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy fo...
00:36, 07/25/2019

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought: study The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E....
01:24, 06/12/2019

Extraterrestrial life could be scarcer than first thought, study says The search for extraterrestrial life has fascinated humanity for generations, with all sorts of theories about where it could exist, if it exists at all. For all those hoping to see an abundance of E....
04:48, 06/12/2019

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 y...
22:48, 08/07/2019

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...
05:36, 05/22/2019

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.        ...
19:48, 06/27/2019

YouTube Says It's Not for Kids, but New Study Suggests That's Bullshit Going down a YouTube rabbit hole is a dangerous game—even if you successfully avoid its cesspool of hateful and illegal content, you’re bound to stumble into another cesspool altogether. And worryingl...
21:00, 07/25/2019

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
19:24, 08/02/2019

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 extinct...
18:12, 08/15/2019

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” human’s tendency to stereotype racial bias is seeping ...
16:48, 07/24/2019

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....
19:48, 07/17/2019

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 ...
23:24, 07/22/2019

Moon and Mercury may have thick deposits of ice, study suggests It's been known for some time that there are ice deposits on Mercury and the Moon, including frozen water found on the surface of the Moon last year. ...
17:12, 08/07/2019

Study suggests that e-scooter fleets aren’t as green as they seem Love them or hate them, e-scooters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world. Even New York City, a long-time holdout against shared electric scooter programs, looks set to legalize ...
12:48, 08/05/2019

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk....
11:48, 05/13/2019

Drivers may overestimate Tesla Autopilot because of its name, study suggests Tesla's Autopilot system might have a catchy name, but it may send the wrong message to drivers, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A survey the non-profit organi...
13:12, 06/21/2019

Statins could cut heart risk for many more Britons, study suggests DNA tests might identify ‘invisible population’ who are not currently seen as in dangerHundreds of thousands more adults in the UK could benefit from taking statins because their genes put them at hig...
16:12, 06/19/2019

Broccoli can possibly help fight schizophrenia, study suggests Broccoli, for years hailed as a cancer-fighter and a great source of vitamin C, calcium and B vitamins, is now being seen as a safer way to manage schizophrenia....
12:12, 05/12/2019

Behavioral Ad Targeting Not Paying Off for Publishers, Study Suggests In one of the first empirical studies of the impacts of behaviorally targeted advertising on online publishers’ revenue, researchers at three universities suggest publishers only get about 4% more rev...
16:24, 05/30/2019

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it ...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines sugges...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Study suggests e-cigarette flavorings may pose heart risk WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarettes aren’t considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but new research finds a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. Longtime smokers sometimes switch t...
01:48, 05/28/2019

Mars colonisation possible through sperm bank in space, study suggests Scientists find frozen sperm exposed to zero-g could go where no man has gone beforeAll-female astronaut crews could reproduce in space without the help of accompanying men, new research suggests.The ...
04:00, 06/24/2019

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing patterns.       ...
16:36, 06/20/2019

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research? Clinical trial participants were less hungry and more satisfied after breakfast with avocado than a low-fat meal. But the study received industry backing....
14:12, 05/14/2019

There Could Be a Chlamydia Vaccine In the Coming Years, A Promising New Study Suggests The first-ever human trial of a genital-chlamydia vaccine suggests that it is safe and effective, according to a new study published in the Lancet. U.S. sexually transmitted illness diagnoses have rea...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Study suggests wasps are capable of logical thinking, and that should terrify you Running into a wasp — or even worse, several wasps — on a nice summer day can be terrifying. Unlike honeybees, some wasp species are aggressive, and if they decide your can of Mt. Dew is a...
23:24, 05/08/2019

Study Suggests Link Between Emotional Eating, Stress and Obesity As part of the study, the participants reported their income and education level as an indicator of socioeconomic status and their height and weight in order to calculate body mass index (BMI)....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Deforestation and Climate Change Could Split the Amazon Rainforest in Two, Study Finds When I worry about the Amazon Rainforest, I typically worry about deforestation. Maybe I should start worrying about climate change, too. A new study out Monday shows that climate change plus deforest...
20:36, 06/25/2019

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....
13:36, 05/20/2019

Some teens who vape nicotine don’t realize they're ingesting the chemical, study suggests Teens who vape may not realize how much nicotine they are consuming — if they aware they are consuming it at all —  when using e-cigarettes, a new study released this week found....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Study suggests Alzheimer's is a double-prion disorder, may lead to new treatments Two proteins central to Alzheimer's disease -- amyloid beta and tau -- act as self-propagating prions, with higher levels linked to early-onset forms of the disease in younger people, researchers say....
01:48, 05/03/2019

Methadone treatment during pregnancy doesn't hurt newborn, study suggests Treating a pregnant woman who suffers from opioid addiction has no more harmful impact on the newborn compared to receiving no treatment at all, a new study says....
02:36, 08/16/2019

Losing just 16 minutes of sleep a night could hurt job performance, study suggests A study published in the journal Sleep Health found losing as little as 16 minutes of shuteye a night can affect how productive you are on the job.        ...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Retirement savings rate improves when workers get help with whole financial life, study suggests A new report shows that workers who used a financial wellness benefit for five years fare better in a variety of financial areas overall than those who have not....
19:12, 05/31/2019

Water-air interfaces in rock pores helped spawn life on Earth, study suggests According to a new study, the geochemical qualities of water-air interfaces found inside tiny rock pores made the chemical evolution necessary to support life possible....
06:36, 07/30/2019

Hitler's secret history revealed: Study suggests Nazi leader's grandfather was Jewish For years, the rumor existed that Adolf Hitler's paternal grandfather was Jewish, but the claim went unsubstantiated. Now, a new study suggests that the grandfather of the Nazi leader was indeed Jewis...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Moon mystery solved? Study suggests giant space rock hit Earth 4.5B years ago A new study suggests that the formation of Earth's Moon may have stemmed from a giant space rock that hit our planet nearly 4.5 billion years ago, while it was still forming....
20:48, 04/30/2019

Controversial Study Suggests 15,600-Year-Old Impression Is the Oldest Human Footprint Ever Found in the Americas An apparent human footprint uncovered by archaeologists in Chile has been dated to 15,600 years old, placing it among the oldest prints ever found in the New World. It’s an intriguing discovery that ...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Shocking Moon discovery: Earth's satellite 100M years older than previously thought, study says The Apollo missions have had a lasting legacy on space exploration, most notably the Apollo 11 mission, which saw humanity walk on the Moon for the first time. But a new study extends the legacy of th...
16:36, 08/01/2019

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.        ...
08:36, 06/18/2019

Study: Biodegradable bags aren’t as biodegradable as you first thought The idea of a “biodegradable” plastic suggests a material that would degrade to little or nothing over a period of time, posing less of a hazard to wildlife and the environment. This is the sort of cl...
21:36, 05/09/2019

Saturn's moons may have 'sculpted' its famous rings, new study suggests They're the solar system's most iconic feature, but how and when Saturn's rings formed have remained a mystery for centuries.       ...
02:36, 06/14/2019

'Breaking' the heat index: US heat waves to skyrocket as globe warms, study suggests As the globe warms in the years ahead, days with extreme heat are forecast to skyrocket across hundreds of U.S. cities, a study suggests.        ...
11:00, 07/16/2019

Neanderthals glued their tools together Enlarge / Neanderthals lived in Grotta di Sant'Agostino between 55,000 and 40,000 years ago. (credit: Degano et al. 2019) Neanderthals glued their stone tools into place on wooden handles, a new stu...
17:24, 07/02/2019

Neanderthals’ history is as complicated as ours Enlarge / The upper and lower jawbones of a juvenile Neanderthal girl who lived in Belgium around 127,000 years ago. (credit: Peyrégne et al. 2019) DNA preserved in ancient bones and teeth has recen...
23:36, 07/03/2019

Neanderthals may have breastfed their young for more than two years An analysis of 250,000-year-old Neanderthal teeth suggests that these ancient humans nursed their young for two and a half years - about the same time as modern humans in traditional societies...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Neanderthals from Europe may have ousted their Siberian relatives DNA from 120,000-year-old bones sheds light on the ancestry of Neanderthals in Europe, revealing a remarkable 80,000 years of genetic continuity, interbreeding with a mystery hominin and migrations...
01:12, 06/27/2019

Mystery hominin had sex with ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovans A strange signal in ancient and modern human DNA suggests the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovans must have mated with an unknown species of human...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Neanderthals had to deal with an ear problem we still struggle with today You might not think we have much in common with a race of ancient people that died out tens of thousands of years ago, but modern humans actually share a number of similarities with neanderthals. The ...
09:24, 08/16/2019

Neanderthals may have powered their bigger bodies by breathing deeper The Neanderthal rib cage was about the same size as ours but a different shape, which suggests the extinct humans could take in more air with each breath...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Neanderthals spent a surprising amount of time underwater Neanderthals’ bony ear growths – similar to “surfer’s ear” in modern water-loving humans – suggest they spent lots of time foraging in aquatic environments...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Ancient Raptor Captors Weren’t Thugs: Neanderthals Caught Eagles and Treasured Their Talons The golden eagle has had a special place in many human societies for millennia. They have been hunted, used to hunt and also honored. But the Neanderthals also seem to have prized and revered these re...
13:12, 05/02/2019

To Get to Bed Earlier, Take More Breaks During the Day It might seem a little counterintuitive. Sure, you want to go to bed earlier so that you feel refreshed in the morning. Maybe you’ve been meaning to push up your bedtime for months (years!) but you’re...
19:12, 06/26/2019

AI could be the key to catching Type 1 diabetes much earlier Will AI lead to a quicker diagnosis of diabetes, a condition often called the silent killer? IBM researchers are hoping so. They recently announced an AI-powered screening tool that could potentially ...
22:24, 06/17/2019

These 'super savers' are retiring earlier than most. Here's what they're doing differently Some Americans ages 45 and up are managing to save $1 out of every $5 — and retiring earlier. Here's what they're doing differently from the average investor....
19:36, 04/28/2019

What’s a ‘normal’ bedtime for a 5-year-old? Researchers say earlier is better. Young children are getting less sleep than their parents and grandparents did at the same age, a trend with significant implications on their health and well-being....
21:24, 08/01/2019

Amid a Great Run, the Mets Become an Earlier Version of Themselves A defeat in Atlanta gave the Mets a three-game losing streak, evoking memories of a weak first half. There were also echoes of 2015, as Ruben Tejada returned to a team he once inspired....
07:24, 08/15/2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home Will Now Release a Day Earlier in India Spider-Man: Far From Home has a new release date in India: July 4. Sony Pictures Entertainment India has decided to bring forward the new Marvel Cinematic Universe movie by a day....
11:24, 06/25/2019

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s ...
20:48, 06/21/2019

Thomas: ‘My legs were good… I wanted to go earlier’ "Geraint Thomas admits he felt \"stuck between a rock and a hard place\" after failing to take full advantage of the first sign of cracks from Julian Alaphilippe."...
20:24, 07/21/2019

Stocks rise on trade hopes, but off from earlier high U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but were well off highs that sent the S&P 500 to a record, fueled by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely ...
21:12, 07/01/2019

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 months earlier than expected In a shocking turn of events, Google shared the first image of its next smartphone on Wednesday, confirming many of the leaks that have been spreading around the internet over the last few weeks. If G...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Earlier People Got Electricity On Eid, Not On Diwali: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said during earlier governments in Uttar Pradesh, people got electricity on Muharram and Eid, but not on Holi and Diwali....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Why Couldn't It Have Happened Earlier: Anand Mahindra On Article 370 Industrialist Anand Mahindra today extended his complete support for the BJP-led central government's move to scrap the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir through Article 370, saying that it....
05:36, 08/06/2019

Blogger says she got an injunction for a post published five days earlier (credit: Chris Potter) The blogger behind a widely followed data-breach reporting service said an online counseling service has obtained an injunction barring her from publishing an article that wen...
02:48, 08/09/2019

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliamen...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Need a new (older) iPhone? The differences are slight among XR and earlier models You can pay $750 for latest entry level iPhone, or $450 for 4 year old iPhone 7. The new photo features are the major difference among the models.       ...
15:24, 07/27/2019

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launched a retaliatory cyber strike against Iranian comput...
08:36, 06/23/2019

See you earlier: Physicists sent a (simulated) particle back in time An international team of physicists looking for loopholes in the laws of physics recently simulated a brute-force method for reversing the age of a particle by 1/1,000,000th of a second. In other word...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, accordi...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly trade higher after earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were mostly higher in Wednesday morning trade following an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade front....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Earlier release sought in deadly post-Katrina shooting A former New Orleans police officer in federal prison for his role in the deadly shooting of unarmed civilians amid post-Hurricane Katrina chaos in 2005 is asking for an earlier release....
23:36, 05/31/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars,...
01:36, 06/08/2019

New blasts hit Siberia ammunition dump during cleanup from earlier explosions New blasts tore through a Siberian ammunition dump on Friday during a clean-up operation, four days after it was destroyed by explosions that forced thousands of people to evacuate nearby areas....
18:48, 08/09/2019

India successfully launches Moon mission after earlier scrub India’s Space Research Organization expected to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission last week, pushing the country one big step closer to becoming the fourth country to complete a soft landing on t...
07:36, 07/23/2019

Missing Houston girl was earlier removed from home by state HOUSTON (AP) — A 4-year-old Houston girl who has been missing since her stepfather reported she was abducted had previously been removed from her home by state workers concerned about allegations of p...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Tokyo paralympics marathon to start earlier due to heat fears The marathon race at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled, as part of the organizers' efforts to tackle the heat threat to athletes and fans in the Japane...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Loonie little changed, pares earlier drop as oil price rallies The Canadian dollar was little changed on Tuesday, paring earlier losses after slipping to a two-week low against the greenback, as a rally in oil prices offset domestic data showing an unexpected dro...
17:12, 06/18/2019

After missing earlier drills, Jones is at Dolphins mini-camp DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones is taking part in the Miami Dolphins’ mandatory mini-camp after skipping earlier voluntary offseason practices. Jones, the team’s h...
19:12, 06/04/2019

‘Total Maya Warfare’ Happened Much Earlier Than Scientists Believed Archaeologists studying the fate of the flame engulfed ancient Maya city of Witzna believe that in AD 697 an army of Naranjo’s, from a kingdom in what is now Guatemala ...
18:48, 08/06/2019

Supreme Court explains reasoning for earlier execution rulings In an unusual move Monday, Supreme Court justices issued followup opinions explaining rulings earlier this year on death row inmates seeking to have spiritual advisers in the execution chamber with th...
23:12, 05/13/2019

| Hungary boat tragedy captain already under investigation over earlier accident The captain of a river cruise ship involved in a deadly collision last week with a smaller sightseeing boat in Budapest is already under investigation over another accident in April, Hungarian prosecu...
12:48, 06/07/2019

Game warden says the same bobcat was likely responsible for another earlier attack in the area (WPXI) A man is recovering after a rabid bobcat attacked him outside his Franklin, Pennsylvania home. The man said he thought it was a cat under his porch and when he tried to rescue it, the bobcat lu...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Biden dismisses China's threat to US again despite backtracking on his earlier comments Former Vice President Joe Biden downplayed again the threat of China, saying the Chinese economy or its influence won’t overtake the U.S., reiterating his previous stance that China is not a competito...
13:12, 05/14/2019

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday....
22:12, 08/14/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Lara Trump: Joe Biden tanking earlier than expected, 'maybe he regrets now even deciding to run' Former Vice President Joe Biden's popularity is taking a hit from recent gaffes, and the Democratic hopeful may be having second thoughts about 2020, according to Lara Trump....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Trump confirms Ice raids on migrant families to begin next week 'or earlier' Up to 2,000 families to be targeted in as many as 10 US citiesCritics says move timed to coincide with re-election campaignAs major US cities braced for looming raids on undocumented migrants subject ...
20:12, 06/22/2019

Dunkin’ Donuts brings back pumpkin coffees earlier this year Dunkin’ Donuts announced a new early fall lineup menu, including pumpkin-flavored coffees. Dunkin’ will start selling its pumpkin-flavored items nationwide on August 21, which is a week ea...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Kuldeep Sengar "Was Suspended Earlier": BJP Amid Demands To Sack Lawmaker With the Opposition clamour growing over rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar's expulsion from the Bharatiya Janata Party after a complaint was registered against him in connection with an accident.....
19:00, 07/30/2019

Captain in Budapest Cruise Accident Was Involved in Earlier Boat Crash The captain of the Viking Sigyn, which rammed a smaller tourist boat last week, killing several South Korean tourists, was on a ship that collided with an oil tanker in the Netherlands in April....
15:36, 06/07/2019

Power mostly restored in London after outages disrupted train service earlier Most power is restored after cuts affected a large area of London and the South East due to an issue on the national transmission network. Train service was also disrupted....
04:24, 08/10/2019

When does the English transfer window close? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
12:48, 08/07/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says The former cellmate's lawyer, Bruce Barket, told NBC that officials at the jailhouse said in an email that Tartaglione would face no charges or internal discipline now that the investigation had ...
00:48, 08/17/2019

Dow, stocks end slightly down after an earlier jolt from Trump's trade threat to China Stocks closed lower Monday, paring earlier losses after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.        ...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in...
03:24, 06/14/2019

UN chief condemns deadly Somalia attacks on offices visited earlier by UN envoy UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s deadly terror attacks in Somalia, that targeted the offices of the mayor of Mogadishu, reportedly killing six Government officials and i...
20:00, 07/25/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles shortly after Trump dismissed earlier launches Projectiles fired at dawn on Saturday from area around north-eastern city of Hamhung, South Korea’s military saysNorth Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Sa...
06:00, 08/10/2019

Pelosi adds her voice to those calling for Acosta’s resignation for earlier Epstein case The House speaker said in a tweet that the former U.S. attorney made an “unconscionable agreement” with the financier in 2007 in another case involving sex trafficking allegations....
15:36, 07/09/2019

Dayton shooter was armed counter-protester at KKK rally earlier this year: report Dayton mass shooter Connor Betts was reportedly spotted carrying a gun and protesting at a Ku Klux Klan rally earlier this year. The 24-year-old was among the 500 to 600 counter-protesters who attende...
06:24, 08/07/2019

China to issue scrap import licenses by end-June, earlier than expected by industry China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas by the end of June for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal shipments into the nation, a government spokesman said, slightly earlier...
09:00, 05/29/2019

When does the transfer window close in England? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
02:48, 08/07/2019

Another country radio host to interview Pete Buttigieg after Cumulus spiked earlier sit-down After country radio conglomerate Cumulus nixed an interview one of its hosts conducted with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, a radio host from Indiana told Fox News he's nailing down an interview ...
23:36, 07/23/2019

Northern Irish police releases man arrested earlier over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland released the 46-year-old man who was arrested earlier on Thursday without any charges, the police tweeted....
02:24, 06/07/2019

Shares on Shanghai's new tech board largely decline after strong debut a day earlier Shares on China's new tech-focused board, the "Star Market," mostly saw steep declines on Tuesday morning following a strong public debut a day earlier....
06:48, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub fo...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Black box found after crash landing of Boeing 737 in Jacksonville, Florida; plane had a/c problems earlier All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville.        ...
23:48, 05/05/2019

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an America...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
23:12, 06/06/2019

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision fails to appreciate, however, are the monumental—if...
20:12, 07/30/2019

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 ancien...
02:12, 07/31/2019

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 ...
05:48, 07/04/2019

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....
08:00, 06/22/2019

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 t...
17:48, 05/22/2019

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 biolog...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Mercedes F1 Dominance 'Boring,' Says One of Few Humans Able to Do Something About That Recently, Ferrari Formula One driver and four-time champion Sebastian Vettel made a bold claim, sending shockwaves through an unsuspecting community: That the Mercedes F1 team’s dominance is “boring.”...
13:36, 05/02/2019

UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Can we humans save ourselves from self-destruction? | Letters Richard Middleton, Robin Russell-Jones, Judith Wright, Tom Fyans, Richard Aldwinckle, John Nissen, and Mayer Hillman respond to the latest dire warnings from scientists and policymakers on biodiversit...
00:24, 05/08/2019

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....
16:12, 05/10/2019

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 bigg...
21:24, 08/13/2019

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 an...
20:12, 07/13/2019

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 ...
14:36, 07/05/2019

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 ...
19:12, 07/10/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which...
07:24, 05/21/2019

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 an...
13:36, 08/17/2019

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...
12:24, 08/17/2019

Eve: 'I thought of rap as a sisterhood. It was not like that' As she launches her first album in six years, Eve talks about life at the top of the 00s rap scene – and educating her white, British billionaire husband about life as a black womanOn a balmy night in...
09:12, 07/19/2019

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 a...
13:36, 07/08/2019

Canine brucellosis: What you need to know about the dog disease that can spread to humans After state officials confirmed cases of the disease at a breeding facility in Marion County, here's what you should know about Brucella canis.        ...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Poll: Two in Five Americans Still Believe God Created Humans 10,000 Years Ago A new Gallup poll shows that 40 percent of American adults comply to a strict view of creationism, in which God brought humans into existence within the last 10,000 years. More encouragingly, a record...
01:36, 07/27/2019

Dog Disease Contagious To Humans Found In Iowa Multiple cases of canine brucellosis in central Iowa. This disease, which can be passed on to humans, is often spread through contact with infected birthing tissue and objects that have infected fluid...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Buzz Aldrin says humans really need to move to Mars Buzz Aldrin believes its high-time humans were sent to Mars. The 89-year-old Apollo 11 astronaut argued that the US should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of...
20:12, 05/06/2019

Dog disease that can be passed to humans confirmed in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a dog disease that can be passed to humans has been confirmed in Iowa. The state veterinarian, Dr. Jeff Kaisand, says several cases of canine brucellosis have bee...
14:12, 05/13/2019

Dog disease that can jump to humans was found in Iowa Having a sick dog can be a serious bummer. It hurts to see a pet in pain or any kind of discomfort, but normally a sick dog doesn’t pose a risk to your own health. However, some diseases can jum...
00:36, 05/14/2019

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 Com...
07:00, 06/12/2019

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....
18:36, 07/16/2019

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...
00:36, 05/09/2019

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 episode...
04:48, 08/08/2019

The Arque is a mechanical tail for humans — and lord I want one There are two kinds of people in the world: those who look at monkeys and think “damn, having a tail would be fucking awesome,” and liars. While most of us just imagine though, others create. So, ente...
17:48, 07/25/2019

As RPA evolves, humans will increasingly take a back seat In the deep and wide future of the fast-developing RPA market, there will be fewer humans but a larger business impact across North America.Read More...
23:24, 07/28/2019

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...
14:48, 06/10/2019

'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, ...
14:36, 06/12/2019

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 ...
10:24, 06/13/2019

Human ancestors ate other humans because they were easier to catch Cannibal human ancestors would kill and eat each other because it was “more cost-effective” than catching animals, a new study claims. Researchers found archaeological evidence in Spain th...
16:48, 05/10/2019

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, howeve...
11:12, 06/11/2019

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......
18:36, 05/23/2019

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....
05:24, 06/14/2019

Man, the humans in this AI-created video look jaw-droppingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about...
23:12, 05/04/2019

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...
18:36, 04/28/2019

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 v...
15:12, 08/13/2019

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....
17:01, 07/06/2019

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....
21:24, 06/28/2019

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...
18:48, 04/28/2019

'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....
20:48, 06/18/2019

Humans have been listening to our ‘AI-transcribed’ conversations for over a decade It was a scandal. Third-party contractors, many working from places where data protection legislation is lax (or even non-existent), were listening and transcribing recordings of conversations from pe...
15:48, 08/14/2019

'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....
03:00, 06/18/2019

More Mobile Phones Than Humans In The World: Report Thanks to the Internet and its affordability, the world recorded more mobile phones than the people using it, according to the latest data from the United Nations' International Telecommunications......
06:36, 05/01/2019

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....
06:00, 07/05/2019

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-edit...
19:00, 07/03/2019

The AI-created humans in this video look disturbingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about...
17:48, 05/06/2019

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 Du...
01:36, 06/28/2019

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions....
21:00, 04/28/2019

What to know about split nails A split nail can occur for many reasons, including trauma or injury to the area. Home remedies involve holding the nail in place until the split grows out. Learn more here....
09:36, 08/10/2019

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
20:12, 06/11/2019

Kerr: KD injury 'more serious than we thought' Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Thursday night that Kevin Durant's right calf strain was more serious than initially thought and acknowledged that Durant's availability for the rest of the Western Conf...
12:12, 05/17/2019

4 Things Dustin Said About You…Just Thought You Should Know… Okay, I seriously hate to tell you this, but I figured you need to hear these four things Dustin said about you… it’s definitely better you hear it from a friend…...
17:48, 07/09/2019

The art dealer who can't see: 'I always thought someone would find me out' Influential Berlin gallerist Johann König’s new memoir details how his blindness has helped him understand good artWhen gallerist Johann König sold his first artwork at the tender age of 21, he had a ...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Just When I Thought Twitter Did Something Good Like approximately 126 million other people, I willingly plunge my brain into the sewer that is Twitter every morning, expecting varying levels of awfulness until I surface around 6 or 7 pm from a pla...
22:24, 07/17/2019

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...
10:12, 06/11/2019

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 Mar...
06:00, 05/23/2019

'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 prog...
22:48, 05/22/2019

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...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Humans Made This Planet Hell. Hopefully We Can Help Some Species Adapt A new UN report paints a dire portrait of Earth's human-made biodiversity crisis. But with new genetic techniques in conservation, perhaps we can help save species before it's too late....
16:00, 05/09/2019

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.        ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Humans are listening to some of your Skype calls and Cortana interactions Some of our worst assumptions about smart speakers, digital assistants and internet phone services are coming true, as Microsoft has admitted that both Microsoft employees and contractors may listen t...
23:00, 08/14/2019

‘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, s...
12:24, 06/18/2019

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...
01:00, 08/15/2019

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....
20:36, 07/17/2019

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......
12:36, 08/15/2019

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 Hara...
01:12, 07/12/2019

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.  ...
18:36, 06/27/2019

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 210,0...
17:48, 07/11/2019

This massive bird may have lived alongside early humans That’s one hell of a drumstick! A very big bird, weighing about a half-ton and standing nearly 12 feet tall — the first of its size ever discovered in the northern hemisphere — may h...
21:48, 06/27/2019

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 s...
15:12, 06/24/2019

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...
03:24, 07/05/2019

1 million species at risk for extinction, thanks to humans: UN report Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday in the United Nations’ first c...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Amazon's warehouse robots won't replace humans for at least a decade Are you worried your job is going to be taken by a robot? You needn't be if you work for Amazon, which has dismissed the idea of fully-automated warehouses becoming a reality any time soon. Accor...
15:36, 05/02/2019

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...
21:12, 06/10/2019

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 Geo...
01:36, 05/30/2019

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...
21:00, 06/14/2019

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 diminutiv...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Why biodiversity loss hurts humans as much as climate change A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature....
18:36, 05/06/2019

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...
10:00, 06/23/2019

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...
20:12, 04/28/2019

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...
05:12, 08/04/2019

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.        ...
20:24, 07/09/2019

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 ...
20:24, 08/17/2019

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....
20:00, 08/17/2019

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...
17:00, 08/01/2019

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...
20:12, 04/28/2019

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 o...
15:12, 08/08/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of gl...
23:12, 05/06/2019

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......
11:36, 05/31/2019

The secret was in the trees. Humans are making droughts worse The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.   ...
12:48, 05/02/2019

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. ...
01:24, 07/18/2019

TiVo to split into two companies TiVo Corp said on Thursday its board approved a plan to split its product division from its intellectual property licensing unit, as the set-top box maker looks to attract buyers for its businesses....
23:24, 05/09/2019

EU members split over top job appointments EU leaders have failed to agree on key appointments to the bloc's most prestigious jobs, deferring their decision until the end of the month. Amid complex political horse trading, the task appears far...
03:36, 06/21/2019

The Split-Screen Primary In the On Politics newsletter: Presidential candidates are perfecting the art of talking to the media about impeachment, and of talking to voters about issues....
04:24, 05/31/2019

Even split: 43% for, 43% against impeachment, just 10% see ‘removal’ With the number of House Democrats supporting impeachment hearings against President Trump reaching 112, just shy of a majority, the nation is more divided than ever on the issue, according to a new s...
05:00, 07/31/2019

Angelina Jolie: 'I could have been burnt at the stake' if I was born earlier In a new essay, Angelina Jolie shared how independent women have been branded as "wicked" and "witches" throughout history.        ...
12:24, 08/06/2019

Dayton firefighter: ''I thought it was a mistake' The women and men of Dayton Fire Department Station 11 spent the early hours of Sunday morning on a horrifying task: searching for victims in the aftermath of a mass shooting....
22:24, 08/09/2019

‘I was really upset’: the Spurs fan who for eight hours thought they were out Gerard Sharpe’s plane took off as just as Raheem Sterling scored. He landed to find it had not been ‘typical Spurs’ after allGerard Sharpe is a 58-year-old Tottenham lifer who thought his team had run...
19:36, 05/31/2019

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing so with a goal of eventually establishing scientifi...
01:48, 07/24/2019

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy' - Azarenka "Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son."...
12:36, 05/20/2019

Capital One hack may have been bigger than thought The hacker behind the Capital One data breach may have also been responsible for attacks on multiple other companies, law forces have said.Paige Thompson may have stolen data from more than 30 other o...
15:48, 08/15/2019

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy': Azarenka Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son....
14:12, 05/20/2019

Panda bears: Not as mysterious as we once thought Panda bears eat bamboo. We all know that. But we also all know that bears are meat eaters. A new study indicates the panda bears' change of diet from meat to bamboo isn't as puzzling as it would appea...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Lil Nas X appears to come out as he says: 'Thought I made it obvious' Lil Nas X has said he wanted to open up about his sexuality before the end of Pride Month by sharing a message on Twitter appearing to confirm he is a member of the LGBTQ community....
18:36, 07/01/2019

And Who Am I? Even Dorota Thought Gossip Girl Was Someone Else Zuzanna Szadkowski, who played Blair Waldorf's Polish housekeeper and confidante Dorota in the original Gossip Girl series, is just as underwhelmed as you are about the true identity of Gossip......
04:00, 07/27/2019

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...
04:24, 08/07/2019

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 Aldr...
00:36, 07/17/2019

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.”...
15:36, 06/28/2019

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 chan...
11:24, 05/30/2019

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.  ...
20:00, 08/16/2019

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...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data on temperature changes shows ‘there is no doubt left’The scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead autho...
19:36, 07/24/2019

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...
23:24, 08/15/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
22:12, 04/28/2019

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 new...
09:24, 08/02/2019

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 ...
19:36, 05/01/2019

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...
20:48, 06/05/2019

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 ...
23:36, 08/16/2019

Oxford University academic says aliens are already breeding with humans on Earth An Oxford University academic says aliens are breeding with humans to produce a hyrid species capable of saving the planet from major disasters like climate change and nuclear war....
00:24, 05/02/2019

Humans crawled through a cave 14,000 years ago. We can still see their perfectly preserved footprints. About 14,000 years ago, a party of five barefoot people — two adults, one preteen and two children — walked and even crawled through a dark passageway in a cave, according to a new study that analyzed...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
10:24, 06/24/2019

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......
11:12, 08/05/2019

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 de...
05:24, 08/02/2019

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...
16:12, 08/15/2019

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...
09:00, 06/08/2019

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....
09:48, 06/11/2019

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...
22:12, 07/31/2019

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 a...
02:24, 06/27/2019

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, ...
11:36, 07/10/2019

Times Insider: To Tell the Story of Biodiversity Loss, Make It About Humans The authors of a sweeping United Nations report on species in danger of extinction faced the same question I often do in reporting: Why should anyone care about the loss of nature?...
13:00, 05/10/2019

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 a...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Beluga spotted wearing mysterious harness likes being near humans COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to Russia appears to be enjoying staying near humans. Joergen Ree Wiig, of the Norwegian Directorate o...
02:36, 05/03/2019

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....
02:00, 08/10/2019

Chinese Fantastic Beasts: The Taotie Demon Who Eats Humans A strange animal that preys upon unsuspecting travelers, who devours them but cannot swallow them, may be representative of the human sin of gluttony, as the taotie, a Chinese mythological fantastic b...
18:48, 05/03/2019

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...
23:12, 07/11/2019

AI-driven Google Duplex still relies on humans manning the phones Google Duplex – the AI-powered service that can call restaurants to place a booking on your behalf – remains heavily reliant on human beings.The free service from Google is available to ...
15:12, 05/23/2019

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...
03:12, 07/12/2019

Germans split over deepening ties with the EU An ARD-Deutschlandtrend poll shows a majority of voters feel Germany should strengthen EU ties, but a growing bloc wants more autonomy. Many also say climate change must be a priority — but they don't...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Why the Supreme Court’s split decisions may not mean what you think The Supreme Court handed down a pair of decisions Thursday that allowed both sides to light their hair on fire. Neither should celebrate or grieve too early....
23:24, 06/27/2019

Legends Split Series with Tourists Jeison Guzman – Photo by Lexington Legends WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends dropped the final game of the series with the Asheville Tourists, 2-1. They split the fo...
05:24, 05/21/2019

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they r...
20:36, 05/21/2019

Labour split over backing for a second referendum Labour's ruling body is meeting to sign off the party's manifesto for the European elections, amid a bitter split between Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson over calls for a second Brexit referen...
16:24, 04/30/2019

Fox & Friends Split Over Whether Trump Should Do Collusion Remember when Kellyanne Conway went on national television and held up two pieces of paper that said “collusion” and “delusion”? Well, this Fox & Friends segment about whether President Donald Tru...
18:48, 06/13/2019

How To Be A Modern Godparent "More than the cash or love you might give to their offspring, choosing godparents remains one of the most reliable ways of saying you want to be friends with someone forever"...
11:24, 07/05/2019

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....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Suarez thought his 'career was over' after Chiellini bite "Luis Suarez has revealed that he thought his career was over after his bite on Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup landed him a four-month ban."...
21:12, 06/15/2019

Another trophy for Liverpool, but also food for thought for Klopp Liverpool have won the UEFA Super Cup on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Chelsea over 120 minutes. Jürgen Klopp starts his season with silverware, but may not have liked everything that he saw in Ista...
01:48, 08/15/2019

Cazorla: I thought about quitting, but you have to follow your dream "Santi Cazorla said he was close to quitting football as a result of his serious injuries - but is now revelling in his return to the Spanish national side."...
10:36, 06/06/2019

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Predatory pediatrician may have been more awful than originally thought Attorneys for the numerous victims who were reportedly sexually abused at the hands of Big Apple pediatrician Dr. Reginald Archibald spoke out Thursday — claiming that a report released last mon...
05:00, 06/21/2019

GM Thought About Selling Its Detroit Headquarters: Report General Motors is headquartered at Detroit’s Renaissance Center, which was actually built by Henry Ford II in the 1970s the first time there was hope of a Detroit renaissance. GM has been there since...
18:48, 05/20/2019

San Diego man thought to be DB Cooper dies: report A 75-year-old San Diego man who led an eventful life of danger and who some thought may have been D.B. Cooper, the legendary hijacker who pulled off one of the most daring heists in modern history, di...
07:00, 07/11/2019

'I thought the market would be down more' — Cramer says he's not running away from stocks yet 'Not everything should be thrown out here" on China's currency devaluation and subsequent plunge on Wall Street, says CNBC's Jim Cramer....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Voit thought 'broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch Yankees slugger Luke Voit said memories of Giancarlo Stanton's jaw being broken by a pitch from Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago crossed his mind when he took a pitch to the face on Saturday....
23:24, 07/21/2019

Dallas officer tells 911: 'I thought it was my apartment' The former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own home told a 911 dispatcher "I thought it was my apartment" nearly 20 times as she waited for emergency responders to a...
22:12, 04/30/2019

Being overweight is even more of a cancer risk than previously thought The risks of being obese are fairly well documented, and while it’s true that a person who is significantly overweight can better their odds of living longer with exercise, avoiding tobacco, and...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’...
03:00, 05/17/2019

NSA improperly collected even more call records than we thought According to documents obtained by the ACLU, the NSA's problem of collecting unauthorized American phone call data is worse than we first thought. Last May, the NSA deleted more than 600 million ...
20:24, 06/26/2019

Bernadette Peters: 'Every role I've played, I've thought – that's me!' The Broadway powerhouse talks about trusting Sondheim, hearing others sing her songs and waiting to be taken seriouslyCafe Luxembourg, the closet-sized New York bistro Bernadette Peters chooses for ou...
07:36, 05/30/2019

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / F...
07:00, 08/02/2019

At $5,495, Would You Give This 2011 Think City Electric Some Serious Thought? The best place for a small electric car is in the city, and with a reasonable day range and put-it-in-your pocket parkability, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Think is about as City as they come. Let...
14:12, 05/06/2019

Thought It Was A Dog, Says Singer Arrested For Keeping Bear As Pet Zarith Sofia Yasin, a Malaysian singer, was arrested for keeping a wild bear in her home. However, she insists she thought the animal was a dog, not a sun bear....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever' A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I thought I was going to be there forever," he said....
11:36, 08/10/2019

Murray closer than he thought to singles return Former world number one Andy Murray is considering returning to singles action at Cincinnati next month, saying he is "closer than he thought" to being ready....
22:12, 07/30/2019

Thought last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.       ...
15:00, 07/22/2019

McIlroy an after-thought as Koepka dominates PGA Championship As Brooks Koepka prepared to start the third round at the PGA Championship with a commanding seven-stroke lead, Rory McIlroy was long done with his day, reduced to being an after-thought at a tourname...
21:36, 05/18/2019

Beltre missing baseball less than he thought after 21 years DALLAS (AP) — Adrian Beltre isn’t missing baseball as much as he thought he would when he retired after 21 seasons and 3,166 hits. The former Texas Rangers third baseman says he’s still at...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Ten years ago, I thought Britain was becoming more tolerant. I was wrong Sarfraz Manzoor recalled the racism of his childhood in Luton in his memoir Greetings from Bury Park. As a film adaptation is released, he asks how much has really changedBoris Johnson was still a bac...
15:13, 07/06/2019

It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought Aeroplane contrails have a larger warming effect than all the CO2 emitted by planes that has accumulated in the atmosphere since the first ever flight...
15:36, 06/27/2019

I Wanted to Know What White Men Thought About Their Privilege. So I Asked. My college class asks what it means to be white in America — but interrogating that question as a black woman in the real world is much harder to do....
13:12, 07/17/2019

Bottas thought a one-stop British GP was "out of the question" Valtteri Bottas thought making one-stop was "out of the question" in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix was possible, after losing out to team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pit stops...
00:48, 07/15/2019

Off-duty Philly cop shoots panhandler he thought had a gun An off-duty Philadelphia cop shot a panhandler who approached his car because he thought the man was carrying a gun, according to reports. The detective, who was driving an unmarked car and wearing ci...
15:24, 05/23/2019

Here's What People Thought of Amazon When It First Launched in the Mid-1990s Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything ...
18:36, 07/03/2019

Eastern US cities are spewing more methane into air than we thought WASHINGTON — Older US east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air — from homes or pipes heading into houses — than the federal government had thought, a new airborne moni...
22:48, 07/23/2019

Doctor Who Could Return to Our Screens Sooner Than We'd Thought The cast of Enola Holmes continues to grow with a reckless abandon. Dana Lee discusses his role in Birds of Prey. Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite could get a western remake. Daisy Ridley teases her epic duel ...
18:36, 07/03/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasing...
17:00, 05/02/2019

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursd...
15:36, 06/06/2019

Every Car You Thought Time Forgot Lives on This Instagram Minitrucks. Lowrider imports. Kandy paint Accords with scissor doors. These were cars of the magazine era, and you may have thought that the internet forgot about them. But you were wrong. Welcome to ...
21:48, 05/13/2019

Chrissy Teigen Says She Never Thought of Herself "as a Real Model" Chrissy Teigen has come a long way from relying on free burritos. Today, fans know the 33-year-old star as a standout voice on social media, a host, a model, a cookbook author, John......
20:48, 05/24/2019

Lil Nas X Confirms He’s Gay: ‘Deadass Thought I Made It Obvious’ On the final day of Pride Month—and fresh from wrapping up a set at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. this weekend—rapper Lil Nas X officially came out as gay....
19:48, 07/01/2019

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 ...
01:36, 06/28/2019

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 Bridens...
14:24, 06/14/2019

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....
01:24, 05/24/2019

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...
21:12, 08/09/2019

CRISPR gene editing will be used inside humans for the first time in treatment for blindness The first study to test the gene-editing technology CRISPR inside the human body is about to get underway in the United States, according to news reports....
03:24, 07/30/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a report claims....
15:00, 07/27/2019

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...
20:36, 06/12/2019

Amazon warehouses use machines that can pack boxes 5 times faster than humans Amazon is rolling out machines to a number of warehouses, designed to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.Read More...
15:48, 05/13/2019

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...
22:24, 06/05/2019

Iowa has confirmed multiple cases of a disease that can be transmitted from dogs to humans The Iowa State Veterinarian confirmed "multiple" cases of Canine Crucellosis, a disease that can be transmitted from infected dogs to humans and other animals....
22:24, 05/13/2019

Dodgers rebound in 10-5 win over Rockies for series split Joc Pederson had three hits and three RBIs, Matt Beaty doubled twice and drove in two, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Colorado Rockies 10-5 to split their four-game series   &...
02:12, 07/01/2019

RBI To Cut Rates In June, But Analysts Split On If It Should: Poll Under Governor Shaktikanta Das, who took over as RBI governor from Urjit Patel in December last year, the central bank delivered rate cuts at its previous two meetings, in February and April....
12:12, 05/29/2019

Don't Split The Party Is A Game About Petty D&D Players Sometimes the hardest part of Dungeons and Dragons is making sure your friends don’t start yelling at each other. Indie game Don’t Split The Party charmingly captures that challenge by putting you in ...
03:24, 05/30/2019

Rangers double up A’s 10-5 in 1st game of split doubleheader ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tim Federowicz homered in his first big league game this season, Nomar Mazara also went deep and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 10-5 in the opener of a day-night ...
01:00, 06/09/2019

The Londoner: The Brexit Party split over future Brexit Party's confusion over long-term future / Sarah Jessica Parker loves London's sole / Misty-eyed Sajid Javid remembers Margaret Thatcher / Sell-out success for 'Centrist Dad' t-shirt...
17:24, 05/13/2019

The world could split in two and that will be 'detrimental,' says StanChart chairman The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
06:36, 06/07/2019

Analysis: why the public is split on speed limiters Will speed limiters make our roads more or less safe? Half of car buyers are in favour, but only a quarter are against, our survey finds The recent burst of publicity around the mandatory introduct...
15:48, 08/01/2019

Pacquiao beats Thurman on split decision Manny Pacquiao beat defending champion Keith Thurman on a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship in Las Vegas....
08:24, 07/21/2019

10 Of 15 Legislators Split From Congress In Goa, Set To Join BJP: Reports As it fights for survival in Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in neighbouring Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party in Goa and are set to merge with the ruling BJP....
17:36, 07/10/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, deepening divisions within the German government o...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commi...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Evidence Suggests Stonehenge May Have Been Built Using Pig Fat Fat residues on shards of pottery found at Durrington Walls, near Stonehenge, have long been assumed to be connected with feeding the many hundreds of people that came from across Britain to help cons...
02:00, 07/16/2019

FCC suggests '988' as new suicide prevention hotline U.S. Federal Communications Commission staffers recommended the agency designate "988" as a new phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in place of the current 10-digit number, the F...
20:12, 08/15/2019

Trump Suggests Boycott of AT&T Over CNN Coverage President Trump suggested customers stop using AT&T Inc.’s services to force its CNN unit to cover him more favorably, renewing his attacks on the cable news network in a pair of tweets....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Trump suggests Huawei's Android ban could be over soon When you think of Huawei and U-turns you might think of the Huawei P30's notch, but now something else springs to mind – Donald Trump has softened his attitude to the Chinese telecoms comp...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Aulas suggests Spurs will have to pay more for Ndombele "Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has said that he does not know how much Tottenham Hotspur target Tanguy Ndombele is worth but it is worth more than €45 million."...
22:12, 06/27/2019

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        ...
07:36, 07/02/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
16:00, 05/06/2019

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 o...
20:48, 07/10/2019

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 char...
21:12, 07/15/2019

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 h...
13:36, 07/11/2019

One of Detective Pikachu's Grossest Moments Is Even Weirder Than You Thought Detective Pikachu’s trailers were full of wonderfully cute (and occasionally freaky) Pokémon—but one of the biggest reactions came with the debut of Lickitung. Or rather, Licktung’s ginormous, gross t...
20:36, 05/28/2019

What Charli XCX Really Thought About Joining Taylor Swift's Tour This will not sit well with Swifties. Charli XCX is reflecting on her time on Taylor Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour. Back in 2018, the Grammy winner invited Charli and Camila Cabello......
20:24, 08/06/2019

Woman suffers from rare ‘sex headaches’: ‘I thought I was dying’ Mind-blowing sex may sound like your ideal night, but for some, the phrase has more painful connotations. These blinding headaches, caused by orgasms or sexual excitement, are absolutely excruciatingl...
21:12, 06/11/2019

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at which thawing permafrost is releasing carbon into the...
02:12, 07/04/2019

Marc Jacobs On His Fashion Legacy: “I Never Thought Of Myself As Cool” Restlessly inventive and always provocative, Marc Jacobs has redefined American cool for the past three decades. Tim Blanks talks to the visionary designer in the August issue of Vogue...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Plate tectonics began nearly 2 billion years before we thought Earth’s continents may have been shifting for 2.5 billion years, according to a study of ancient rocks that finds plate tectonics evolved far earlier than we thought...
20:00, 08/07/2019

I never thought I’d see the royal family as a beacon of hope | Zoe Williams In the surreal world of post-referendum Britain, our royals can now be considered a relatively progressive bunchI’ve been asking strangers random questions for 20 years in the name of journalism, but ...
10:00, 08/07/2019

The Fast and Furious Green Eclipse Was Even Faker Than You Thought The Hollywood wackiness of Paul Walker’s snot green Mitsubishi Eclipse from the first Fast And Furious movie goes much deeper than that goofy “Danger To Manifold” display. Did you know the car’s exhau...
22:12, 07/15/2019

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s f...
19:24, 07/17/2019

Grant Holt: ‘Who would have thought I’d play in the Premier League?’ After a long and winding career that peaked at Norwich and finished with 207 goals, Holt may be one of the last of his kindOn the way to Norwich to interview Grant Holt, he rings me on the train. “Hi ...
12:24, 07/27/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my han...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Malaysian singer arrested after rescuing bear she thought was a dog A singer in Malaysia was reportedly arrested after she rescued a “dog” from the side of the road — that she later realized was a sun bear. Zarith Sofia Yasin, 27, told local media sh...
23:36, 06/13/2019

Facebook Connected Her to a Tattooed Soldier in Iraq. Or So She Thought. Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States military appear helpless to stop....
07:24, 07/29/2019

What Magic Johnson thought about Davis-to-Lakers deal Magic Johnson — who surprisingly stepped down as Lakers president on April 9 without telling anyone in the organization — may be wishing he’s the top executive of the team now. The Lakers legend...
04:00, 06/16/2019

A Sexually Transmitted Cancer in Dogs Is Even Weirder Than We Thought Our precious pooches can carry one of the strangest diseases known to exist—a sexually transmitted form of cancer that’s jumped from host to host for thousands of years. Now, a large group of research...
23:00, 08/01/2019

Earth's last magnetic-pole flip took much longer than we thought The last reversal of Earth's magnetic poles happened long before humans could record it, but research on the flow of ancient lava has helped scientists estimate the duration of this strange phenomenon...
17:36, 08/08/2019

She thought she had a customer service job but soon discovered she was working for cybercriminals Arnica Valka was one of the world's most notorious cybercrime villages. In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's "Kingdom of Lies," one former hacker from the town explains how she got drawn in....
14:48, 06/11/2019

A police officer thought he was rescuing a kitten. It was a bobcat A New Hampshire police officer says the kitten he was trying to pick up in a parking lot turned out to be a bobcat.        ...
19:00, 07/30/2019

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis...
12:12, 06/03/2019

Survivor who crossed path with gunman thought it was a drill CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A man who survived a shooting at a Virginia Beach government building says he initially thought it was a drill for city employees — in part because he crossed paths with the gun...
21:36, 06/02/2019