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Jan. 17, 2018

Is 3-D printing the key to sustainable manufacturing?

The waste and energy savings of 3-D printing may unlock new environmental benefits across industries.

South Korea’s brand-new Olympic bullet train will make Americans jealous

Americans can only dream of having a train like this, let alone building it so quickly.

How HQ, the trivia app and cultural phenomenon, hacks your brain

Viral videos have shown people screaming and crying over winning about 10 bucks on HQ. Why?

How the Instant Pot became a viral sensation through word of mouth

All of this happened with little to no marketing. Experts explain the product's meteoric rise.

Here’s how ‘The Simpsons’ keeps predicting the future

'The Simpsons' has a massive collection of jokes — and thus more chances to be right.
Jan. 12, 2018

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

War with North Korea seems unlikely, but the mistaken Hawaii missile alert is a reminder of the nonzero threat of a nuclear weapon detonation in the United States. Here is how to stay alive.

Logan Paul has been kicked off Google premium ad program and booted from YouTube Red shows

His projects have been put on hold.

The Dogspotting Facebook group has erupted in some massive drama over a photo of a cat’s butt

It’s a “tail” (ha ha) as old as the modern social web.

It’s official: Twitter isn’t going to ban Donald Trump

Trump can continue tweeting about the size of his "nuclear button" unabated.

This drone just completed its longest flight ever, and that could change the way we use them

A drone was filmed hovering in the air for 4 hours and 40 minutes — and it might have broken a world record.
Dec. 28, 2017

Uber Eats drivers might be stealing your food

“I use Uber Eats to get free food, I pick it up and never say I did when I go to the restaurant," an Uber driver wrote on a message board.

More women are smoking pot while pregnant, and it could have serious consequences

Pregnant women are smoking more pot than they were in 2009, but scientists are still trying to figure out whether or not it's safe.

The scientific argument against fat-shaming

People might be fat for more reasons than we understand.

In the future, cracked phone screens may be able to heal themselves

All you need is 30 seconds and a little compression.

HeartMob is a literal safe space for victims of online abuse

The recently launched service acts as a support system for people who don't have a community, or "whose abuse is happening in silence," according to HeartMob co-founder Emily May.
Dec. 18, 2017

Twitter has begun banning white nationalists, the “alt-right” and other hate groups

In the midst of mounting public pressure to take decisive action against its most toxic users, Twitter announced it had enacted new policies to stem harassment on its platform.

Nearly 40% of cancer deaths in Australia might’ve been preventable, study says

A large portion of cancer deaths in Australia might've been preventable by lifestyle changes, a new study says.

One hot drink may reduce risk for leading cause of blindness

We've been drinking tea for thousands of years, but we're only beginning to understand its health benefits.

The FCC is trying to convince you repealing net neutrality would be great because Instagram exists

In a video posted on 'The Daily Caller,' FCC chairman Ajit Pai dons a Santa Suit and eclipse glasses to tell you why the end of net neutrality will be rad.