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ProBeat: Wolfram’s natural language understanding looks incredibly useful

Wolfram Alpha Notebook Edition is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The natural language understanding (NLU) functionality is awesome for students.Read More...

ProBeat: Wolfram’s natural language understanding looks incredibly useful

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Facebook founds AI Language Research Consortium to solve challenges in natural language processing Facebook's newly launched AI Language Research Consortium will seek to solve challenges in NLP, including representation learning and content understanding.Read More...
23:39 2019-08-28

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Got It launches Querychat natural language BI service A combination of Microsoft and Google technology, cobbled together with human expert assistance, delivers an NLP solution for BI. Can it compete with the likes of Tableau, Microsoft and ThoughtSpot?...
19:39 2019-05-22

Moveworks bets IT overload is a natural language processing problem Help-desk tickets are regularly stranded for 72 hours while admins try to figure out what people are actually asking. Startup Moveworks is adapting natural language understanding to decipher and automate those mysterious requests....
19:52 2019-05-24

NVIDIA's AI advance: Natural language processing gets faster and better all the time Yesterday NVIDIA announced record-breaking developments in machine learning for natural language processing. How and why did it do this, and what does it mean for the world at large?...
20:39 2019-08-14

Tesla’s Solar Roof is incredibly sleek… and incredibly expensive Beyond selling cars, it’s no secret that Tesla’s overarching goal is to change the way the world uses and generates electricity. Hardly a well-kept secret, Elon Musk explained as much during the second iteration of Tesla’s master plan. “The point of all this,” Musk wrot...
00:26 2019-06-15

Google’s latest language machine puts emphasis back on language Carnegie Mellon and Google's Brain outfit have tried to undo some of the techniques of Google's BERT machine learning model for natural language processing. They propose a new approach called "XLNet." Built on top of the popular "Transformer" A.I. for language, it may be a more straightforward way t...
00:39 2019-06-22

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even astrologists. Less noticed was the fact that Facebook also launched a new programming language to use...
00:52 2019-07-02

ProBeat: Tablets were always doomed Google is giving up on tablets, Apple is converting the iPad into a computer, and Microsoft is making Windows tablets redundant with its Surface line.Read More...
23:52 2019-06-21

ProBeat: YouTube messages should have never existed YouTube is killing its messages feature two years after introducing it, despite there being no use case for a built-in chat functionality in the app.Read More...
01:13 2019-08-24

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:52 2019-06-07

ProBeat: Netflix’s abysmal Q2 2019 was no blip Netflix lost 130,000 U.S. subscribers this quarter, the first time in almost eight years. Price increases were a factor, but competition is a worse threat.Read More...
20:39 2019-07-19

ProBeat: Breakthrough or BS, Amazon’s Rekognition is dangerous Amazon claims Rekognition can use facial recognition to detect emotion. Experts agree that human emotion can't be accurately detected with one's face.Read More...
21:00 2019-08-16

ProBeat: Google may want to save Huawei’s Mate 30 launch The Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro could be just another set of Android phones or the start of Huawei moving away from Google and a push for HarmonyOS.Read More...
23:26 2019-08-30

Dodge Wanted To Sell The '70 Monaco To Real, Natural Customers Who Had Real, Natural Conversations If you’re a car salesperson, you’ve got to know your product cold. You can’t be blindsided by questions about color combinations and trim levels. But you also need to know something else. Something even more important. If you want to sell some 1970 Dodge Monacos, you better know your customer too....
00:00 2019-09-22

ProBeat: Google and Samsung aren’t listening to smartphone buyers By removing the fingerprint sensor and the headphone jack, Google and Samsung are ignoring what smartphone flagship buyers hate: compromise.Read More...
20:26 2019-08-02

Something is seriously wrong with our understanding of the cosmos Our two ways of measuring the universe’s expansion disagree, and a third method is intensifying that clash - which may mean big changes in how we view the universe...
17:52 2019-07-11

Tiger Woods and understanding the new normal If, for some reason, you haven't noticed, Tiger Woods isn't 24 anymore. So looking stiff in cold conditions or taking long layoffs between events should stop being a surprise....
21:52 2019-06-18

Understanding China’s ‘One-Way Bet’ Property Market The history of China’s housing market is short by global standards, since private home ownership only began in 1998. But what a two decades it’s been. Home prices have skyrocketed, creating a mentality that real estate is a one-way bet. The government’s bouts of imposing restrictions then removing t...
14:26 2019-05-29

Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano Jack Hirsch on Rocky Marciano and his place in the heavyweight division The post Understanding the legacy of Rocky Marciano appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00 2019-09-20

What to Do About Your Incredibly Boring Job You’re wasting half your work day goofing off because there just isn’t enough to do— and it’s driving you crazy. Here’s how to make a change so you’re not just killing time on Facebook waiting for the clock to strike five....
20:00 2019-06-27

Understanding the Anger Boiling Over in Puerto Rico Amid the massive protests in Puerto Rico, much of the focus of the demonstrators’ ire has been on a string of profanity-laced text messages in which Governor Ricardo Rossello disparaged ordinary citizens and political foes. But the texts were merely the spark that’s set ablaze a store of deep and lo...
23:52 2019-07-24

How the Apollo Program Changed Our Understanding of What the Moon Even Is As the ancient planet Theia struck its glancing blow into Tellus, the planet that would become Earth, part of its mantle sloughed off into that of the planet it had struck, but some drove on past, pushing a layer of Tellurian mantle ahead of it like mud on the blade of a bulldozer. Still traveling w...
00:39 2019-07-18

Understanding Anthoine Hubert's Fatal Accident Last weekend, Anthoine Hubert lost his life at a fatal crash at the Formula 2 race at Spa-Francorchamps. Since then, there has been confusion and a fair share of misunderstandings as to how the incident happened. But Chain Bear F1 has posted an enlightening video that explores the accident without u...
20:39 2019-09-05

Politeness costs nothing, but it may stop people understanding you Researchers looking at a Q&A website found well-mannered answers were popular with the questioner even if they didn’t make sense Does it always pay to be polite? Dear reader, the answer very much depends. Academics in the US have analysed hundreds of thousands of answers on the Q&A website Stack Exc...
10:13 2019-05-22

Understanding the Gods of Egypt: In Unison With Nature Ancient Egypt is a never ending source of inspiration for many of us – their myths, their history, and their art are so wonderful and enigmatic, that they have intrigued researchers for decades.  ...
17:52 2019-08-31

"Congress's Understanding Of Economy Is Limited," Says BJP's JP Nadda BJP working president JP Nadda on Thursday made light of the Congress' criticism of the Union government's recent decisions on economy, saying the opposition party has a "very limited" understanding......
03:52 2019-08-30

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating a following since its launch in 2011, focusing on half-organic, half-algorithm-driven growth and ignoring traditional media and influencer marketing a...
16:26 2019-05-28

Understanding Manny Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning routine Former pro heavyweight and current strength and conditioning coach for Manny Pacquiao, Justin Fortune, talks about training the Filipino icon The post Understanding Manny Pacquiao’s strength and conditioning routine appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00 2019-07-19

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. ...
00:13 2019-06-13

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use of tools...
19:39 2019-05-21

Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women More women report being misunderstood by voice assistants than men, adding to growing evidence that speech recognition is better with some groups over others...
15:39 2019-05-21

Tax On Super-Rich Decoded: Here's Your Guide To Understanding New Rules "In view of rising income levels, those in the highest income brackets, need to contribute more to the nation's development," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said while presenting her first Budget......
12:13 2019-07-11

These Huawei P30 Pro deals are now incredibly cheap (we wonder why) It's safe to say that Huawei phone deals aren't the shimmering beacon of the world's best phones they were just a month ago. Making headlines after Google had to cut ties with the company, there is no doubt Huawei is slightly stigmatised right now. But in an odd turn of events, t...
21:00 2019-06-18

Moon Jae-in praises ‘civic understanding’ between South Koreans, Japanese South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the state of "mature civic relations" or people-to-people exchange between South Korea and Japan is important....
22:13 2019-08-12

Pelosi sees 'clear understanding' with Mnuchin on budget deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested tonight that she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be within striking distance of a two-year agreement to avoid billions in automatic spending cuts and a calamitous default on the nation’s debt.“We have a clear understanding of what we want to agree to an...
02:39 2019-07-17

Annuities are confusing. Understanding the jargon may help you reach investment goals Surrender periods and benefit riders can be confusing. But, shying away from shiny sign-on bonuses can make choosing the right financial plan easier.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Douglas Adams was right – knowledge without understanding is meaningless | John Naughton Using supercomputers to explain life, the universe and everything takes us into territory previously only laughed atFans of Douglas Adams’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy treasure the bit where a group of hyper-dimensional beings demand that a supercomputer tells them the secret to life, the unive...
22:39 2019-08-24

NASA Selects Proposals to Advance Understanding of Space Weather NASA has selected three proposals for concept studies of missions that could help us better understand the dynamic space weather system driven by the Sun that manifests near Earth....
02:52 2019-09-04

Why Understanding The Financial Supply Chain Is The Key To Moving More Impact Capital Traditional markets don’t meet the needs of mission-driven businesses because they are built to fund the familiar. Impact investors can play a powerful role not only as an alternative source of financing, but in building a bridge for these businesses to ultimately reach traditional markets....
15:39 2019-05-21

A Very Basic Guide To Understanding How The NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Work Understanding modern NASCAR can be difficult for anyone trying to get into it. You may be baffled as to why races have premeditated cautions or why they don’t just give the trophy to the driver who collects the most points, like in the old days. It gets easier with time, but like anything, it’s good...
01:39 2019-09-14

Discovery of one billion year old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed largely the same. In a new paper published in Natu...
23:26 2019-05-23

Why Can’t We Sleep? by Darian Leader review – understanding our sleepless minds Are you so worried about not sleeping it’s keeping you awake? Why ‘sleep science’ has made insomnia worseThe complaint has become all too familiar: the phones by our bed are Trojan horses, brimming with enemy soldiers (demands, anxieties, distractions) laying siege to our sleep. The risk of a cultur...
14:52 2019-05-23

Incredibly Sad: This Man Eats Enough Auntie Anne’s To Warrant Using Their App Brace yourself, because this story about Jack Woltizer of Fairfield, CT is going to be a bit of a bummer: Jack eats enough Auntie Anne’s pretzels to warrant using their app....
21:00 2019-08-20

Incredibly, Jar-Jar Binks is Trending on Twitter, So Now's My Chance to Do This Look, like most of you, I’m not happy at all that Jar-Jar Fucking Binks is trending on Twitter and social media right now. Like the rest of the population of sentient beings on Earth, I’ve been enjoying the 20 or so years of not having to remember that Jar-Jar Binks was ever a thing, at all, and now...
06:39 2019-07-09

This Euphoria Fan Theory Actually Sounds Incredibly Legit Everybody loves a fan theory, and this one is a classic if extremely depressing one. Amidst all the drug use and nudity and penises, there are some other things on HBO's Euphoria to......
23:39 2019-07-05

Sony just showed us how incredibly fast PS5 gaming will be Sony will launch a brand new PlayStation generation next year, the PS5, which has been making the news on a regular basis lately. We expect the new console to be much faster than its predecessor and set new standards for console gaming, and that’s something we could have said about any next-ge...
16:00 2019-05-21

10 incredibly useful things you didn’t know your iPhone can do Check out these 10 ways you can customize your iPhone to your liking. Not only will they help your iPhone look better, but it will work better, too.       ...
16:39 2019-08-16

Booker: Biden’s segregationist remarks show ‘a terrible lack of understanding’ Rival 2020 contender: comments ‘evoke terrible power dynamic’Opinion: The problem with Joe Biden’s ‘chummy’ politicsJoe Biden’s comments about his past work with segregationists “evoked a terrible power dynamic” and showed “a terrible lack of understanding”, rival presidential contender Cory Booker ...
21:00 2019-06-23

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying the condition. And with the help of animal experim...
03:00 2019-08-22

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
05:13 2019-08-23

Understanding Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson's chief strategist – podcast James Graham, screenwriter of the TV drama Brexit: The Uncivil War, talks about Dominic Cummings, the former Vote Leave director now at the heart of Boris Johnson’s strategy team. And: Daniel Trilling on how the media covers refugeesDominic Cummings entered Downing Street last week having been hired...
08:39 2019-08-01

How Understanding the History of the Earth’s Climate Can Offer Hope Amid Crisis There is no longer any debate that global warming is real, and that it is happening now at an alarming rate. It is transforming the global climate system before our eyes. The rise of fossil-fueled economies over the past 200 years, and especially the accelerating CO2 emissions since the end of World...
16:13 2019-09-20

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
22:39 2019-05-27

That incredibly good-looking Tales game leaked on Friday? That incredibly good-looking Tales game leaked on Friday? It’s Tales of Arise, coming to Xbox, PC and PlayStation 4 in 2020. Here’s the trailer as seen during Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference, which helped fans of hot anime bullshit survive the nearly two-hour presentation. ...
04:52 2019-06-10

Incredibly moving journey for ALS-stricken rabbi from Brooklyn He may not be able to move, talk, breath or eat on his own anymore, but Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz is still a dad — and he wouldn’t miss his son’s bar mitzvah, even if it meant a grueling cross-country trip to New York. The Brooklyn-born rabbi, a father of seven trapped in his own body......
03:13 2019-09-09

Two incredibly fast-orbiting stars seem to be the wrong temperature A pair of distant stars orbit one another in a fast-paced system that would fit inside Saturn, and neither star seems to be the temperature that we’d expect...
19:52 2019-07-24

It took an incredibly long time for the Earth’s poles to flip If you’re looking for some kind of apocalyptic scenario to get anxious about, the Earth’s poles flipping is as good a nightmare as any. Scientists know that our planet’s poles have indeed flipped in the past, but how long it took for that to happen has long been a topic of debate. ...
08:26 2019-08-09

'Kathy Acker was incredibly warm – but her writing was so aggressive' As she prepares to direct an unstaged script by the late pirate queen of counterculture, theatre-maker Kate Valk recalls how they met – and how she dealt with Acker’s challenging attitude to sexKate Valk leads the way up a winding marble staircase, past video screens showing unspeakable acts of body...
18:00 2019-07-31

Scientists build incredibly accurate universe simulation — but don’t know how they did it “It’s like teaching image recognition software with lots of pictures of cats and dogs, but then it’s able to recognize elephants,” Shirley Ho, co-author of the study, said....
23:13 2019-06-28

Poaching produces incredibly succulent and juicy chicken Poached chicken. It sounds like a bland technique on an easily bland meat. But I’m telling you, poaching produces the most succulent chicken I’ve ever tasted, and in certain applications it elevates the humble chicken into a show-stopping protein....
23:13 2019-08-29

Scientists spotted an incredibly old star breathing its dying breath Age is a relative thing. With our finite (and relatively short) lifespans, humans tend to think of anything older than 100 years as being “really old,” but when talking about astronomy, a century (or even a million years) is a drop in the bucket. So, when astronomers say they’ve di...
07:39 2019-08-06

Liam Payne Looks "Incredibly Happy" With New Girlfriend Maya Henry Happiness looks good on you Liam Payne. Earlier today, photographers spotted the former One Direction singer arriving at a London airport. And as it turns out, he wasn't......
08:00 2019-09-17

'Incredibly harsh' - Rowe and Martin both expelled from Tour after clash "Team Ineos\u0027 road captain Luke Rowe and Tony Martin of Jumbo-Visma have both been expelled from the 2019 Tour de France after a clash on Stage 17."...
00:39 2019-07-25

Watching This Guy Obsessively Clean a Filthy Old Audi TT Is Incredibly Satisfying The owner of this Audi TT in Britain “spilt some rice” in it, which is a somewhat silly reason to get it detailed, but as good a reason as any. Besides, this TT definitely needed it....
01:26 2019-05-31

Hunt attacked for repeating 'incredibly alarming' abortion views Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has been accused of "attacking women's rights" after reiterating his view that the legal limit for abortion should be reduced from 24 weeks to 12 weeks....
19:52 2019-06-09

Incredibly Rare 1980s Konami Game Found, Uploaded Of all the games ever made for the Famicom/NES, few are as rare as those produced for Konami’s QTa adapter, a special accessory that allowed Nintendo’s consoles to play cartridges made as part of a partnership between the publisher and Japanese media giant NHK....
05:39 2019-08-29

Inside Giancarlo Stanton’s injury hell: ‘Incredibly frustrated’ In the connective tissue of Yankees injuries, Giancarlo Stanton worsened his leg problems — to some degree — because Aaron Judge is still weeks away from playing while healing from an oblique injury. Aaron Boone recently called Stanton to say: Take your time making sure your legs are in good shape b...
20:52 2019-05-23

PS5's 'incredibly powerful' backwards compatibility will let you play online with PS4 players Rejoice PlayStation 4 owners! If you're not in a position to upgrade your PS4 to Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5, but still want to play online with your squad, then you're in luck. Sony has revealed that the PS5's "incredibly powerful" backwards compatibility feature will all...
15:26 2019-05-23

These Incredibly Slow Cars Have Better Power-To-Weight Ratios Than My Jeep J10 I recently got my Jeep J10 pickup on the road again and, while it’s quickly becoming my favorite vehicle, I couldn’t help but notice one thing: It’s slow. As hell. And now that I look at the numbers, I can see why; Its power-to-weight ratio is laughable. Here are some lethargic cars that somehow bea...
22:39 2019-09-03

Here's Why Racers Keep Coming Back to the Incredibly Dangerous Pikes Peak With sheer cliff faces, hundred-foot drops, and a gradually decreasing percentage of oxygen in the air, the road that goes up to the tippy top of Pikes Peak is pretty frightening at the posted 25 mph speed limit. There are over 100 people who hit triple digit speeds on this road every year in the Pi...
06:39 2019-07-09

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds. The billion-year-old fungus, called Ourasphaira giraldae, provides clues about how life may have evolved on land. In a new study, r...
10:00 2019-05-24

Some F1 races are 'incredibly boring' admits driver Sergio Pérez – video Racing Point driver Sergio Pérez claimed Formula 1 has become ‘boring’ at the front of the grid ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix. Mercedes have won all eight races of the 2019 season, with Lewis Hamilton securing pole position in the last four. ‘Definitely it’s losing interest for some people,’ Pére...
15:26 2019-06-28

Ahead Of Visit, Mike Pompeo Says Ties With India "Incredibly Important" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that his visit to New Delhi this month will be focused on advancing the "incredibly important" ties with India which is a significant part of President......
08:26 2019-06-11

Apple's iPad mini 4 is on sale for an incredibly low $200 in refurbished condition (today only) Commercially released way back in 2015, the iPad mini 4 was only discontinued a few months ago, shortly after a new 7.9-incher with an upgraded processor and the same old design went official. Although you can already save a little money on the iPad mini 5 on occasion, the previous generation is an ...
22:52 2019-06-18

The Men of Monterey Speak! Big Little Lies Stars Tease "Incredibly Bold" Season 2 When you think of Big Little Lies, you think of the women--and rightfully so, it's Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Zoë Kravitz--but the......
22:00 2019-06-06

I Touched the xCloud: An Incredibly Early Look at Microsoft's Vision for the Future of Games While Google has already held two splashy events about Stadia, its big bet on streaming games, Microsoft, has been a little more lowkey about its own streaming game initiative, xCloud. We still don’t know a whole lot about it, but today I got to play it—and watch it break.Read more......
03:39 2019-06-10

Playdate is an incredibly weird handheld console with a built-in crank, and I totally want it I’m hardly someone you could call a gamer in the traditional sense because most of my gaming takes place on a mobile device I call iPhone. That’s probably one of the reasons why this super weird new handheld gaming console seems so appealing. But the Playdate (image above), which is comi...
15:00 2019-05-23

4 Delightful Ladoo Recipes That Are Refined Sugar Free And Incredibly Nutritious Ladoos are sweet balls made of various flours and spices are rolled with hands and held together with copious amounts of ghee. Here are 4 recipes of incredibly nutritious ladoos that are also free of......
02:00 2019-08-23

Samsung's bargain A series is showing up the market with its incredibly affordable deals In a world where the best mobile phone deals cost a small fortune, we always welcome new entries to the market that offer something both affordable and spec-heavy. With Samsung's latest A series, you get exactly that.Samsung's latest collection of 'A' devices - the Samsung Galaxy...
19:39 2019-05-28

I Refuse To Read This Incredibly Long Profile of Beto O'Rourke Driving a Van It’s a long weekend in America, three full days of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to spend the holiday than by reading an incredibly long profile of Beto O’Rourke? Well. Let me tell you. There are many better ways to spend this holiday....
21:52 2019-05-27

France’s Macron accuses Brazil’s Bolsonaro of ‘incredibly disrespectful’ comments about his wife The Brazilian president ventured into personal territory when he appeared to endorse a meme that compared the appearance of the French first lady, 67, with Brazil’s first lady, 37....
19:26 2019-08-26

Huawei Mate 20 Pro deals price crash: incredible phone now incredibly affordable It was just a few months ago that we were praising the affordability of Huawei Mate 20 Pro deals when they hit the £35 a month mark. Now, here we are after a massive price drop, left slightly in awe at offers as low as £20 each month.The Huawei Mate 20 Pro currently sits in the position as...
19:01 2019-07-05

The Truth About Freddie Mercury's Incredibly Complicated Life Is Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind Much like the music he wrote, Freddie Mercury's life, brief as it was, is hard to pin down. Take "Bohemian Rhapsody," for example. That six-minute track, one of rock......
15:13 2019-09-05

Candace Cameron Bure says parents' relationship led to own lasting marriage: 'It's incredibly inspirational' Candace Cameron Bure and her husband Valeri Bure celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary this year, and it seems the apple doesn't fall far from the tree....
03:39 2019-07-09

W Series Driver Emma Kimiläinen's Incredibly Finnish Podium Celebration Is Too Damn Relatable The W Series just wrapped up its first full season this past weekend with Jamie Chadwick securing the championship at Brands Hatch. That in itself is pretty awesome, but lost in the thrill of the championship weekend was Finnish driver Emma Kimiläinen’s second-place podium celebration. I think I jus...
23:00 2019-08-14

'Worse than Hurricane Harvey': At least 2 dead as Imelda overwhelms Texas with' incredibly dangerous' flooding First responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls for high water rescues as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Winnie and Beaumont, Texas, with rain.        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

Mark Davis, Incredibly, Calls Another Professional Sports Franchise "Fucking Totally Dysfunctional" The acrimonious and not all that beneficial cohabitation of Mark Davis’s Raiders and the Oakland Athletics should come to a definitive end following this upcoming football season. Construction of the Raiders’ new stadium in Las Vegas is tentatively on schedule to wrap up next July; barring any huge ...
21:13 2019-08-09

Review: The 2019 Jeep Gladiator pickup is extremely cool, smartly designed and incredibly capable Dubbed the Gladiator, Jeep's Wrangler pickup feels more modern and well-executed than anything else in the segment. But the best midsize truck is also the most expensive one....
20:39 2019-09-22

Awesome: Home Depot Is Now Selling An Incredibly Weak Pepper Spray You Can Use On People Who Are Annoying But Not Dangerous You never know when you’re going to find yourself in an unpleasant situation that you need help getting away from, and those instances are all the more terrifying when there’s no one around to give you a hand. Thankfully, there’s an awesome new product on the market that might help put you at ease: ...
03:13 2019-09-21

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) AND KOREA EXCHANGE (KRX) SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO, June 9, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") which will establish a collaborative business relationship between the two exchanges. ......
14:13 2019-05-22

Chicago Board Options Exchange and China Financial Futures Exchange Sign Memorandum of Understanding CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced today that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which establishes an open channel of communication and lays the foundation for future collaborative efforts between...
06:39 2019-05-22

uTalk can teach you a new language for just $20 It's been proven time and time again that learning a new language is one of the best things you can do in order to keep your mind active and healthy—not to mention the more obvious fact that it makes traveling to your favorite foreign destinati......
18:26 2019-05-23

What Language Is The Lotus Evija From? Lotus has officially confirmed its all-electric “hypercar,” of which 130 examples will be built, will be dubbed the Lotus Evija. Evija... Evija.... it glistens on the tongue. But what does it mean?...
23:52 2019-07-05

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, effort and a whole lot of patience to master a forei...
15:52 2019-08-16

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” the preferred terms are “climate emergency, crisis...
22:26 2019-05-21

Learn a New Language While Listening to Audiobooks Using This App When you’re trying to learn a new language, one of the best ways to comprehend how it all goes together is to apply all that vocabulary you’ve learned in a piratical way....
21:26 2019-07-14

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
16:52 2019-06-01

Employers Try New Language to Lure Job Seekers Companies are revamping how they write job descriptions, adding a greater level of detail and tweaking language to entice a broader range of applicants in a tight job market....
02:13 2019-08-22

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this week, the researchers describe a novel probabilist...
20:39 2019-06-27

Egyptian Hieroglyphs: The Language of the Gods Egyptian hieroglyphs are among the oldest writing systems in the world, dating back some 5,200 years. Known in ancient Egyptian as the “language of the gods” and said to have been created by the god of knowledge Thoth, hieroglyphs were vital in the fulfilment of royal duties and were used by powerfu...
05:13 2019-08-24

What is quantum computing? Understanding the how, why and when of quantum computers There are working machines today that perform some small part of what a full quantum computer may eventually do. But what are the real-world applications for quantum computing?...
19:00 2019-09-18

The U.S. Is Overflowing With Natural Gas. Not Everyone Can Get It. U.S. gas production is at a record high, but the infrastructure needed to move the fuel around the country hasn’t kept up. The result is price spikes, uneven distribution and fears of stifled economic growth....
19:26 2019-07-07

Incredibly sweet 'SpongeBob Squarepants' 20th anniversary special has a human Krusty Krab The voice actors behind SpongeBob, Squidward and more get on camera in adorable 20th anniversary special, "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout."        ...
07:52 2019-07-18

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
19:13 2019-07-03

"What Sort Of Language Is This," Said Furious PM On Akash Vijayvargiya Lawmakers of the ruling BJP will have a session with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that sources say will include a chat on discipline in the middle of a huge controversy over Akash Vijayvargiya, a......
09:00 2019-07-03

Drops app: Learn a language during your five-minute break If you have five minutes to spare, how to best can you use that time? Do you go for another coffee, run, or play a game? You could learn a new language instead...
21:26 2019-08-21

German is the most spoken language in immigrant households Most people with immigrant backgrounds in Germany primarily speak German at home, according to microcensus data. The results come on the heels of a debate about holding kids back from school over their German skills....
01:26 2019-09-11

My Language-Learning App Has A Leaderboard And It's Ruining My Life I tried to wean myself off my mobile games by learning a new language. Now, instead of being obsessed with tapping on mobile games, I’m obsessed with my language-learning app. Damn it....
19:52 2019-08-20

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this time, the causes of the disease are not well underst...
17:26 2019-07-19

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
00:13 2019-06-14

Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels Enochian is a mysterious language that 16th century occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley recorded in their private journals. They claimed this ‘celestial speech’ allowed magicians and occultists to communicate with angelic realms.  In the year 1581, occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley, claimed to...
23:52 2019-06-08

How to change the default translation language on Chrome Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m usually a Mac user, but since I’m currently testing the Razer Blade laptop, I’ve been forced to temporarily switch to Windows. Somehow, Chrome for Windows fig...
19:52 2019-09-22

AI researchers translate language into physical movement Carnegie Mellon University researchers created AI that turns words into human-like movement, intelligence that may instruct robotic movement in the future.Read More...
21:39 2019-09-11

UP Official Alleges BJP MLA Used Foul Language, Threatened Him A state government official in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia on Wednesday registered a complaint against Bariya BJP MLA Surendra Singh for allegedly using foul language against him and threatening him on......
23:39 2019-09-11

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
14:39 2019-06-12

"Should Be No Imposition, Opposition To Any Language": Venkaiah Naidu Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged people neither to oppose nor impose any language and pitched for learning as many languages as possible....
23:39 2019-09-20

What Happens When Extreme Action Meets Elusive Language? In Elizabeth Streb and Anne Bogart’s “Falling & Loving,” dancers and actors share the stage with the Guck Machine, which emits a waterfall of food andother objects....
19:13 2019-09-20

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
15:13 2019-05-30

Here's a language bot just doing its best to write filthy erotica for humans Robots, despite our best efforts, are still not all that hot. Far from the science-fiction fantasies of artificial beings nearly indistinguishable from humans, 21st century AI mostly consists of off-kilter video game smut designed as jokes and the corpse-like fuckhusks created by modern Dr. Frankens...
21:39 2019-09-03

50 natural wonders around the world you have to see to believe From UNESCO World Heritage Sites and nominees for New 7 Wonders of Nature, here are 50 natural wonders you have to see to believe.       ...
15:52 2019-07-01

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Winberg made the comment this week to describe an exp...
02:00 2019-05-31

What are the best natural mosquito repellents? Many people prefer to use natural mosquito repellents instead of chemical products. Options include citronella, peppermint, and lemongrass. Learn about the best natural mosquito repellents here....
13:13 2019-05-31

Most beautiful natural wonder in every state 24/7 Tempo created a list of the most beautiful natural wonder in every state after reviewing dozens of travel guides, encyclopedia articles and more.       ...
18:39 2019-08-05

Glut in Natural Gas Goes Global More shale gas than ever is leaving U.S. shores. Unfortunately for the country’s beleaguered natural-gas producers, global prices for the fuel have never been lower....
17:39 2019-08-27

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't necessarily move fragile items to the floor for a hurricane like you would for an earthquake. Here ...
22:39 2019-07-12

A Giant Bet Against Natural Gas Is Blowing Up Hedge funds and other money managers in August built up a big bet that natural gas prices would decline—their most bearish position in the futures market in over a decade—only to have prices shoot up 25%....
17:52 2019-09-10

UK could use hydrogen instead of natural gas – if it can make enough The UK can safely switch to using hydrogen for heating, power and manufacturing, but doing so will require a ten-fold production increase, says a new report...
10:26 2019-06-14

Apple's Swift programming language: Cheat sheet Apple's Swift has far-reaching effects on all platforms, not just iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS. We dive into why Swift matters, how to use it, and how it differs from Objective-C....
02:13 2019-06-08

Could language be the key to detecting fake news? | David Shariatmadari Purveyors of disinformation can be caught out by the particular words they use, according to new researchThe internet represents the biggest explosion of data in human history. There’s more out there, and more access to it than ever before. The information ecosystem is a bit like a tropical rainfore...
13:13 2019-09-02

Don’t Believe a Word by David Shariatmadari review – the truth about language A myth-busting account of how languages emerge, change, and influence the way we thinkAs a boy, David Shariatmadari would sit in the hallway and listen to his Iranian father speaking Farsi on the phone to his family in Tehran. It was an early introduction to the estranging beauty of unfamiliar langu...
12:13 2019-08-10

Sumer: Where Written Language, Arithmetic and Civilization Were Born The Sumerian civilization (known also as Sumer) was one of the earliest civilizations in the world. This ancient civilization emerged in the region of southern Mesopotamia (modern day southern Iraq), between the Tigris and Euphrates River.  ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Bret Stephens is still talking about bedbugs — and now, the language of the Holocaust The New York Times published a column by Stephens that seemed to compare a professor's comment about bedbugs to the Nazi persecution of Jews during the Holocaust....
22:26 2019-08-31

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
20:52 2019-06-05

ESPN+ is the English-language home for Copa America in the US If you want to watch the hottest soccer (or rather futbol) tourney in the Americas, you'll have to pony up for an ESPN+ subscription. The service has struck a deal to become the sole home for English-language coverage of the 2019 CONMEBOL Copa Ameri......
22:00 2019-05-28

Delta uniforms will now include sign language as an option Airplanes are often as multicultural as the destinations they're flying to. And now Delta Air Lines has announced that in addition to spoken languages such as Spanish and Russian, in-flight crew members' uniforms will now also indicate whether they know a signed language....
18:39 2019-07-31

K-pop boy band Monsta X to release new English-language single South Korean boy band Monsta X will issue its new English-language single, "Who Do U Love?" later this week, the group's management agency said Thursday....
06:26 2019-06-14

Why it’s time to stop worrying about the decline of the English language People often complain that English is deteriorating under the influence of new technology, adolescent fads and loose grammar. Why does this nonsensical belief persist? By David ShariatmadariThe 21st century seems to present us with an ever-lengthening list of perils: climate crisis, financial meltdo...
07:26 2019-08-15

Sign language interpreter’s ‘rap’ with Twista steals show Amber Galloway Gallego lets her fingers do the rapping. Sure, Twista was declared the “fastest rapper of all time” back in the day when he clocked in at 280 words per minute — but certified American Sign Language interpreter Galloway Gallego, 42, is giving him some stiff competition. Let...
23:26 2019-08-20

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a bloody and historic connection to 21 February....
21:00 2019-05-21

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly began bursting with new life, as people started usin...
12:52 2019-07-18

Cryptojacking malware found in 11 RubyGem language repositories Malware designed to surreptitiously infect victims’ computer systems and mine cryptocurrency on behalf of hackers has been found in 11 code libraries on programming language manager RubyGems. Hackers exploited RubyGems – a package manager for the Ruby programming language that devs use to upload and...
11:00 2019-08-22

Google executive insists she was 'baited' into 'imprecise language' Google executive Jen Gennai tried to clarify what she meant in a leaked video from Project Veritas which showed her implying Google would try to stop President Trump from being elected in 2020....
23:52 2019-06-27

U.S. scraps requirement for mortgage borrowers' language preference The U.S. housing finance regulator said on Friday it had reversed a decision to require mortgage lenders to ask what language borrowers spoke because it was not among the "most relevant and useful" information....
06:52 2019-08-10

Rosalía's 'Spanishisms' upset Catalonia's language purists Catalan pop star uses Spanish words in Milionària, her first single in the local languageThe Catalan pop star Rosalía has upset language purists with her first single recorded in Catalan, by using “Spanishisms” that critics say dilute the language.In Milionària, which received 2m views on YouTube in...
23:52 2019-07-12

Duplicity, Grace and Violence: New Spanish-Language Fiction One novel transports readers to 1970s Spain, roiled by the Basque militants; another is about a Spanish-born MI6 agent; a third follows a political prisoner in Uruguay....
23:52 2019-08-05

OpenAI releases curtailed version of GPT-2 language model OpenAI today said it's releasing a version of GPT-2, but that it's not yet safe for the public release of the original 1.5 billion parameter version.Read More...
08:13 2019-08-21

Language wars: the 19 greatest linguistic spats of all time Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?What is it about language that gets people so hot under the collar? That drives them to spend hours arguing with strangers on the internet, to go around...
17:52 2019-06-17

Monkey Experiments Offer Clues On Origin Of Language Green and vervet monkeys live on either side of Africa and their evolutionary paths diverged 3.5 million years ago, and yet the two species share a hard-wired vocabulary when faced with danger, clever......
08:52 2019-05-28

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
07:13 2019-08-07

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s health and reproductive rights in AmericaThe Guar...
16:00 2019-06-07

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
20:52 2019-07-16

Sanskrit Most Usable, Scientific Language: Education Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday praised sanskrit as a scientific language and claimed it to be the "first language of the world."...
19:13 2019-08-27

We may have a basic form of sign language in common with chimpanzees People seem to be able to understand gestures made by chimpanzees, suggesting the signals may be remnants of a basic sign language used by our last common ancestors...
16:00 2019-09-13

Babbel’s update encourages users to chart their own language course Babbel, the popular language-learning app, is getting a makeover. Updated language lessons now put the spotlight on bite-sized lessons, and users are encouraged to choose which lessons are more relevant to them. We got a chance to check out the new app and we’re liking what we saw so far. Content re...
02:52 2019-08-24

Diamondbacks hit natural cycle in 10-7 win over Brewers Christian Walker hit a two-run homer to cap the first natural cycle in Arizona's history, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

IBM is giving away 1,500 DJI drones to help with natural disasters IBM‘s Developer Drone Drop 2019 contest is officially underway. Now through June 16 the company will give away 1,500 drones to developers who enter. Why is IBM giving away free drones? It hopes you’ll use them to deliver AI-powered solutions to the problems caused by natural disasters. The contest o...
03:13 2019-05-30

8 natural supplements to help fight inflammation Inflammation is the body’s defense mechanism, but it can be painful and damaging when chronic. As well as medication, people can try natural supplements to relieve inflammation. Learn more here....
20:39 2019-08-16

Berkeley became first US city to ban natural gas. Here's what that may mean for the future The California city on Tuesday voted to ban natural gas hook-ups in new buildings, in a historic moveBerkeley this week became the first city in the United States to ban natural, fossil gas hook-ups in new buildings.The landmark ordinance was passed into law on Tuesday, after being approved unanimou...
06:01 2019-07-24

Top of the pits: the rise of natural deodorants They are appearing everywhere, from health stores to Justin Bieber’s armpits, but are these green fresheners worth the fuss?Imagine, rather than reaching for your usual antiperspirant after a workout, grabbing a deodorant infused with coconut oil and honeysuckle instead. A growing number of people a...
19:52 2019-08-01

Former Oil CEO Aims to Change How the U.S. Exports Natural Gas SeaOne Holdings, founded by the former chief of shale giant EOG Resources, has new technology for shipping U.S. natural gas abroad—and a plan to build natural-gas power plants in Colombia....
23:52 2019-09-16

Natural Gas on Track for Best Week Since January Natural-gas prices climbed for the fifth time in six sessions, heading for their largest weekly advance since January as traders position for warm summer weather that could lift demand....
18:13 2019-06-28

4 natural ways to increase glutathione Glutathione is an important antioxidant with a range of health benefits. There are several natural ways in which a person can boost their glutathione levels. Learn more here....
09:00 2019-08-31

Were You "Bucked Off" the Natural Gas Bullish Breakout? In mid-September, natural gas prices seemed stuck in a narrow price range. But EWI’s Steve Craig saw the pattern for what it was: An opportunity. See his chart and forecast for yourself....
14:33 2019-05-21

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
00:00 2019-06-29

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
15:00 2019-05-21

Jerry Jones Is Betting on Natural Gas. Should You? U.S. natural gas prices have fallen to three-year lows at a time of year when they should be rising, but the billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys has bet more than $1 billion on the fuel....
02:52 2019-06-13

I'm Grammarly Language Data Manager Courtney Napoles, and This Is How I Work Grammarly, the Chrome extension that helps people write right, bases its spelling, grammar, and word use suggestions on intense analysis of vast databases of the written word. One of the people analyzing that data is Dr. Courtney Napoles, a computer scientist with a background in book editing. We ta...
19:13 2019-07-17

Peter Beardsley barred from football for seven months over racist language • Coach guilty on three charges of racist and abusive language• Former Newcastle and England player denied all charges The former England and Newcastle forward Peter Beardsley has been suspended from all football-related activity after being found guilty of making racist comments by an independent r...
18:00 2019-09-19

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
23:26 2019-08-05

Cummings slams Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and devastated the country.“Those in the highest levels of the government must stop invoking fear, usin...
22:13 2019-08-07

Love v l’amour: is English destroying the world’s sexiest language? In France, the culture minister has announced plans to strengthen a law that compels advertisers to say things in FrenchLe français is the language of l’amour. But there, it appears, lies le rub. Instead of tweeting about l’amour, the French have seemingly taken to calling it “love”. They are also p...
01:13 2019-08-06

El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
13:39 2019-08-05

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal Arturo Forrest told The Boston Globe one museum sta...
03:13 2019-05-25

New York gangs are using emojis as a secret language to plan crimes Police say violent city street toughs have turned to cutesy emoji and other digital imagery to communicate with each other, using seemingly innocuous symbols as tools of murder, assault, rape and robbery....
10:52 2019-08-04

How we can learn to stop worrying and love language – books podcast On this week’s podcast, we’re exploring the ways language and punctuation are evolving. Guardian journalist David Shariatmadari comes in to talk about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s much discussed language rules for his staff, and why he banned words such as “very”, “ongoing” and “unacceptable”, and declared the...
15:13 2019-08-07

Manholes or maintenance holes? The city rejecting gendered language The city council in Berkeley, California, is removing terms like ‘maiden’ and ‘manpower’ from its municipal code“Mankind”, “manmade”, “he” as a generic pronoun: English words may not be designated masculine or feminine, but the language still bears the mark of patriarchy. With a bit of care, however...
10:52 2019-07-19

Guardian spurs media outlets to consider stronger climate language Use of terms ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’ prompts reviews in other newsroomsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment The Guardian’s decision to alter its style guide to better convey the environmental crises unfolding around the world has prompted some other m...
20:52 2019-05-24

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
14:26 2019-08-06

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
17:39 2019-05-21

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
20:01 2019-07-23

How to change the keyboard language on a Mac computer, and switch between different languages with just a click AP You can change the keyboard language on a Mac computer by accessing your Mac's System Preferences menu. Changing your keyboard language can be incredibly useful if you often write in a language other than your computer's default language. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If y...
13:00 2019-09-20

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduced her to tears. The behaviour of Alex Nichols dur...
21:26 2019-06-13

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
19:13 2019-05-31

Google launches TensorFlow.Text library for language AI models Google today introduced TensorFlow.Text, a new library for training language understanding AI. The news comes days after the beta release of TensorFlow 2.0.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-10

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
13:39 2019-07-04

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
16:13 2019-06-28

"Not Realistic": Shashi Tharoor On Making Sanskrit Official Language Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor said that it would be a stretch to suddenly turn Sanskrit into an official or a national language and the decision could have been made much earlier....
10:52 2019-06-07

Inclusive Language: Merriam-Webster Gives New — and Nonbinary — Meaning to the Word ‘They’ To paraphrase an LGBTQ activist catchphrase, “‘They’ are here, ‘they’ are queer and ‘they’ aren’t going anywhere” — at least when it comes to a new, nonbinary definition of the word “they,” as announced by the editors at Merriam-Webster....
07:39 2019-09-19

UWS firefighter memorial vandalized with crude language, gold paint A resident called in the graffiti on the Firemen's Memorial Terrace at Riverside Drive at 100th Street and said they believe it was tagged sometime between midnight and 8 a.m., the NYPD said....
00:26 2019-06-11

Before emojis: the utopian graphic language of Marie and Otto Neurath ‘Pictures unite’ was the motto of two Viennese refugees who dreamed of a world where communication would be streamlined with universal symbolsJust before he died at his Oxford home in December 1945, Otto Neurath said something lovely to his third wife, Marie. The philosopher had been reading an arti...
12:26 2019-08-27

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
03:13 2019-06-04

Trump Tries to Prove He's Not Racist by Being Incredibly Racist Donald Trump thinks he can flip New Mexico, a state he lost by eight percentage points, in 2020. That task will require him to win over a significant portion of the 49.1 percent of New Mexicans who identify as Latinx, a demographic he’s having some trouble with, for some reason. So, at a rally in Ri...
17:39 2019-09-17

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
05:13 2019-05-22

Saudi Oil Attacks Could Halt Natural-Gas Rally Natural-gas prices have recovered from their summer swoon, but analysts and investors are skeptical that the gains will last, particularly after the attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
16:39 2019-09-20

California becomes first state in US to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace (Crown) Act in...
02:00 2019-07-04

San Jose becomes first big U.S. city to discourage natural gas in buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, adopted new rules on Tuesday aimed at phasing out the use of natural gas in buildings....
04:26 2019-09-18

Relying on homemade, natural sunscreens might get you burned (Reuters Health) - Homemade sunscreens on Pinterest may look pretty and smell even prettier, but most of them won't shield you from sunburn or skin cancer, new research shows....
00:26 2019-05-22

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate medication side effects. However, these therapies cannot replace standard treatment for breast cancer. Learn more here....
03:13 2019-07-02

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
20:26 2019-06-05

How To Get Colours Of Indian Tricolour From Natural Ingredients One of the highlights of Independence Day celebrations is tricolour dishes. Here's how to get the colours of the national flag naturally in your dishes!...
17:39 2019-08-13

Mexico: Protecting vanilla's only natural pollinators Vanilla's native Mexico is the only place in the world where the fragrant orchid is pollinated without human help. But pesticides threaten to wipe out the insects that do the job, in turn threatening human livelihoods....
14:39 2019-05-21

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump. Now the pipeline could become the target of ...
16:26 2019-06-13

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” includes “traits historically associated wit...
21:26 2019-06-28

The Leaks That Threaten the Clean Image of Natural Gas U.S. energy companies are scrambling to reduce methane emissions in gas and oil production—both unintended and deliberate—that equate to the exhaust from 69 million cars a year and contribute to global warming....
20:39 2019-08-08

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing anti-discrimination laws to include the protectio...
04:39 2019-07-05

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits for how much of the fuel can legally go to waste....
17:52 2019-07-17

San Jose moves to ban natural gas in new residential buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, on Tuesday moved to ban natural gas in most new residential buildings beginning next year....
11:13 2019-09-18

Natural Gas Cost Drops For Columbia Gas Customers LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) – Columbia Gas of Kentucky has announced a price decrease effective May 31. The company has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission for its most recent gas cost adjustment. Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s new gas supply cost (effective May 31) reflects a...
16:39 2019-05-28

Dominican Republic says US tourist died of natural causes The Georgia man who suddenly passed away during a trip to the Dominican Republic earlier this year died from natural causes, and his death was “isolated in occurrence,” the country’s tourism minister said this week. Tracy Jester Jr., 31, of Forsyth, died March 17 after a day of sightseei...
18:13 2019-07-17

Natural-Gas Traders Bet Heat Wave Will Fizzle Natural-gas prices declined for the second straight day on signs that producers will continue to push output to new highs, while forecasts that the current heat wave will dissipate threatened demand....
20:26 2019-07-16

As North Dakota oil soars, so does waste of natural gas BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Natural gas is being burned off and wasted at record levels in North Dakota because development of the pipelines and processing facilities needed to handle it has not kept pace. Natural gas production hit a record in March. But about 20 percent of it went up in flames through &...
19:00 2019-05-27

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
20:00 2019-05-29

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
17:26 2019-07-05

San Jose Becomes the Largest City in the US to Ban New Natural Gas Lines In California, more and more cities are moving to ban the expansion of natural gas lines in a bid to prevent further climate change. On Tuesday, San Jose became the latest—and also the largest—city to issue a ban, which will go into effect come 2020.Read more......
08:00 2019-09-19

Nvidia trains world’s largest Transformer-based language model Nvidia said it has trained the world's largest Transformer-based models and achieved the fastest training and inference for Google's popular BERT model.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

Want a truly mind-expanding experience? Learn another language | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett That Brexit has put British pupils off studying languages is tragic – it’s not just great for your brain, it opens up whole new worldsMore than half the world’s people speak more than one language, and I am one of them: I speak English, Welsh, French and Italian, and wish that I could speak more.Bei...
15:52 2019-07-04

Congress's Counter To Amit Shah's "Hindi As National Language" Pitch Hours after Union minister Amit Shah's Hindi language pitch, the Congress on Saturday said the three-language formula should not be tinkered with and controversies must not be stirred up on "emotive"......
06:52 2019-09-15

Democrats Blame Trump in Blunt Language for Mass Shooting in El Paso In August of 2016, then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton condemned Donald Trump for “taking hate groups mainstream,” arguing that he would promote prejudice and paranoia if he were elected. Three years later, the candidates vying for the 2020 nomination sounded similar the...
23:26 2019-08-05

TypeScript's 3.6 release is out: New features for Microsoft's JavaScript programming language spin-off TypeScript 3.6 introduces a range of usability improvements, which should make it easier for developers to spot errors and give them greater control....
22:00 2019-08-29

Rise up, rebel, revolt: how the English language betrays class and power From Boris Johnson’s Latin to everyday Anglo-Saxon – what can the history of modern English tell us about our fractured society?Boris Johnson is known as a man with some skill in French, Latin and English. When he first spoke on TV about his wish to shut down parliament, he used all three. The langu...
16:39 2019-09-06

NC Sheriff Allegedly Was OK With Murder in Order to Hide Use of ‘Racially Insensitive Language’ Talk about killing a story. A North Carolina sheriff has been indicted on charges he knew of a credible threat against a deputy but did nothing to stop it — even going so far as to encourage the wannabe killer to “take care of it” — in order to stop the deputy from releasing a recording that would r...
15:00 2019-09-18

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
05:00 2019-08-06

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

Rape is not 'sex', and 'broken hearts' don't cause murder. Women are dying – and language matters A year after Jill Meagher was murdered, Tracy Connelly was too. The different ways each crime was reported speaks volumes In July 2013 a woman called Tracy Connelly was murdered in Melbourne. It made headlines in most of the national newspapers, all of which used some variation of the phrase “St Kil...
05:00 2019-09-01

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that ends in y, our favorite Fox & Friends assholes couldn’t help defending the words used by both of th...
20:13 2019-08-06

Shane Gillis no longer joining SNL cast after outcry over racist language The comedian, who was announced Thursday as a featured player for Season 45, was criticized for using slurs against Asians and the LGBT community in recent podcast episodes....
00:52 2019-09-17

Spanish-Language Music Has Gone Global. Watch Rosalía Make Her Hit ‘Con Altura’ Two Spaniards, a Canadian, a Colombian and a clip from a Dominican television show helped turn a tribute to reggaeton into one of the hottest international songs of the summer....
13:00 2019-07-08

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first broke the news, as a “scaling back” of the company’s p...
02:52 2019-07-10

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social med...
16:00 2019-05-21

University Denounced for Showing Sign Language for ‘Jewish’ as a Hooked Nose A Flemish university in Belgium has declined to remove videos called offensive, saying it is merely hosting a sign-language dictionary, not adding “value judgment.”...
20:00 2019-09-20

‘This means WAR’: Comedians criticize SNL for firing Shane Gillis over racist language Former cast members such as Norm Macdonald and Rob Schneider and others like Bill Burr and Jim Jefferies aired their displeasure with the show's decision....
08:26 2019-09-18

What Jacob Rees-Mogg's language rules reveal about him | David Shariatmadari His linguistic intolerance suggests a personality that values order and obedience above allJacob Rees-Mogg must be in seventh heaven right now. His obsession with anachronistic rules and rituals finally has a professional justification. Boris Johnson has made him leader of the House of Commons, a Br...
21:13 2019-07-31

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
20:26 2019-05-31

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
01:39 2019-05-23

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
14:39 2019-06-29

'The View' hosts slam Scarlett Johansson: 'She needs to be more understanding of her words' The hosts of "The View" criticized Scarlett Johansson after the actress made controversial comments about which roles she should be allowed to play.        ...
07:52 2019-07-18

Contest yields new technologies for finding natural gas leaks As detailed in a study, the participants in Stanford University's Mobile Monitoring Challenge have developed a variety of technologies for finding natural gas leaks....
03:13 2019-09-11

Wearing natural hair, braids now protected in New York A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlaws racial discrimination based on natural hairstyles. Here's what people are saying about it.        ...
00:13 2019-08-14

Wind power prices now lower than the cost of natural gas Enlarge (credit: NREL) This week, the US Department of Energy released a report that looks back on the state of wind power in the US by running the numbers on 2018. The analysis shows that wind hardware prices are dropping, even as new turbine designs are increasing the typical power generated by ...
18:13 2019-08-17

Natural-Gas Prices Drop on Cooler-Weather Forecasts Natural-gas prices slid on Friday, while capping their biggest weekly gain in more than a month, as weather forecasts pointed to cooler temperatures ahead....
23:52 2019-08-16

How Congress and the feds can improve natural gas pipeline safety This year, Congress is working to reauthorize the Pipeline Safety Act. This law establishes the national pipeline safety program within the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, or PHMSA, and authorizes agency funding. The agency regulates pipeline sa...
08:52 2019-09-17

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Continue reading......
23:52 2019-08-16

Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’ Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climateThe protection and restoration of living ecosystems such as forests, mangroves and seagrass meadows can repair the planet’s broken climate but are being overlooked, Greta Thunberg and Geo...
16:52 2019-09-19

San Jose adopts rules to discourage natural gas in new buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, adopted new rules on Tuesday aimed at phasing out the use of natural gas in buildings....
02:52 2019-09-18

Paul DeJong Pulled A "The Natural" On The Big Mac Sign In St. Louis You know the big, climactic ending to The Natural, where Robert Redford booms a huge, pennant-winning bomb that knocks out a lighting fixture in the stadium? Okay, so maybe Paul DeJong’s sixth-inning homer in the Cardinals’ 3-0 win against the Brewers in mid-August isn’t quite that dramatic, even if...
08:39 2019-08-21

UPDATE 3-San Jose moves to ban natural gas in new residential buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, on Tuesday moved to ban natural gas in most new residential buildings beginning next year....
08:26 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-San Jose becomes first big US city to discourage natural gas in buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, adopted new rules on Tuesday aimed at phasing out the use of natural gas in buildings....
03:39 2019-09-18

With PM In US, India's Petronet Signs Natural Gas Deal With Tellurian Sources told Reuters on Friday that Petronet would sign a memorandum of understanding with Tellurian to invest $2.5 billion for rights of up to 5 million tonnes a year of LNG over the lifespan of the......
08:52 2019-09-22

Exclusive: Can a supplement slow the natural processes of ageing? A pill described as the only scientifically validated anti-ageing supplement has been designed to increase the number of years we spend in good health...
20:52 2019-07-31

Smithsonian Natural History reopens Fossil Hall Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
19:26 2019-06-05

2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo: Bow Down to Your V10 Lord of Natural Aspiration I’m not fooled. Not one bit. I know the 2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo is packed from pointy nose to upward-slanting tail with a bunch of technological gizmos that make it faster around the track than ever. But in an age of turbocharged and even hybrid everything, this car is still decidedly old schoo...
06:52 2019-08-01

Students recognized for naming new natural resource park TUCSON – Six students were recognized on Tuesday for their role in naming a county-owned land, “Desert Haven Natural Resources Park.” The 15-acre park, located on 36th Street and Kino Parkway, will feature ramadas, picnic tables, walking trails, security lighting, fencing and a water feature for wil...
00:39 2019-05-22

Dreadlocks, cornrows and other natural hairstyles now protected under California law A new law signed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom is the first in the nation to make it illegal to discriminate against hairstyles.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Georgia ME twice ruled stabbing victim died of natural causes A Georgia man was fatally stabbed over the weekend, but a medical examiner investigator twice ruled he died from natural causes because of his existing medical conditions, according to a report. The body of Ray Neal, who lived in Gwinnett County, was discovered drenched in blood Saturday morning by ...
11:00 2019-07-25

After years of discrimination, women embrace right to natural hair Dymon Davis beamed with pride as she clocked into work at a Queens jewelry store. For the first time, the ebullient 20-year-old saleswoman was rocking a natural hairstyle on the job: a wavy, voluminous braid-out that was different from her typical silky-smooth style. “I was really excited, and felt ...
21:39 2019-07-08

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s Human Rights Law. The measure, which also amends the Dignity for All Students Act, updates the definition of race used in existing law, adding “t...
08:52 2019-07-16

Natural gas explosion levels California home, killing 1 A thunderous natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California, killing a gas worker and injuring more than a dozen other people on Monday, authorities said. The house in Murrieta, about 70 miles north of San Diego, exploded soon after 12 p.m. local time as crews from a gas company were wo...
09:39 2019-07-16

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
01:39 2019-05-23

Argentina poised to export first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas YPF, the state-run oil and gas producer, is seeking to sell a partial shipment from its Tango floating liquefaction unit in Bahía Blanca, according to traders with knowledge of the matter....
15:52 2019-05-21

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
17:13 2019-06-17

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops.The flash storms, which brought hailstones as big as pingpong balls to some areas,...
19:00 2019-06-16

Were These Ancient Egyptian Mummies Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widely known as being the great-grandmother of legendary pharaoh Tutankhamun, ...
06:26 2019-06-18

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area Google Maps can already route you around traffic and road closures, but now it will also be able to help you steer clear of areas affected by natural disasters....
23:13 2019-06-06

Google updates SOS Alerts with visualizations of natural disasters Google has announced a number of enhancements to SOS Alerts, a safety feature first introduced to Google Maps and Search nearly two years ago. Read More...
12:13 2019-06-06

Barbara Corcoran says brother ‘died of natural causes’ in Dominican Real estate maven Barbara Corcoran said Thursday she does not believe her brother’s death in the Dominican Republic, has any connection to a recent spate of mysterious tourist deaths. “My brother had an existing heart condition and we believe he died of natural causes,” the “...
01:26 2019-06-14

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta....
04:13 2019-06-01

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
02:52 2019-06-11

Remove hook-nose sign language gesture, Jewish group demands Calls for ‘racist and humiliating’ gesture to be removed from online guide to Flemish signingAn organisation representing Jewish communities in Europe are demanding the removal of a “racist and humiliating” depiction of Jews as having large hooked noses from an online dictionary of Flemish sign lang...
02:00 2019-09-19

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him As the final live debate of the Conservative leadership contest came to an end on Monday evening, the two men competing to be Britain’s next Prime Minister turned to one another, smiled, and bantered out of range of the room’s microphones. Officially rivals, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt...
18:26 2019-07-16

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and Cicero....
18:13 2019-06-07

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will refer to climate. “This is an epic struggle of ideas, crucial to our future,” wrote one aye-sayer. ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
12:52 2019-07-03

Tamil Nadu Has Highest Number Of Hindi Aspirants In South: Language Body Data has revealed that Tamil Nadu, the epicentre of the recent row over the Centre's three-language formula, has topped the list among southern states in people volunteering to learn Hindi....
21:13 2019-06-07

Saturday Night Live Parts Ways With Shane Gillis Following His Use of "Unacceptable" Language And just like that, Shane Gillis is out at Saturday Night Live. Gillis, originally announced as one of the new additions for season 45, will not join Bowen Yang and Chloe Fineman when the......
08:00 2019-09-17

Berkeley, California eliminates term ‘manhole’ in push to remove gendered language The term “manhole” is being flushed out of a city’s code in an attempt to remove the gendered language. The ultra-liberal California city of Berkeley approved an ordinance Tuesday to rename the metal discs “maintenance holes” during a push for a gender-neutral code, SF ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launched the International Year of Indigenous Languages, ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Saturday's Best Deals: Weighted Blankets, Natural Deodorant, Samsung 4K TV, and More A bunch of weighted blankets, a natural deodorant gold box, and the Samsung Q60 QLED 4K TV lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web....
17:52 2019-06-29

The most beautiful natural wonder in every state, from Lake Tahoe to Niagara Falls 24/7 Tempo created a list of the most beautiful natural wonder in every state after reviewing dozens of travel guides, encyclopedia articles and more.       ...
21:00 2019-08-02

Frustration grows among natural gas producers amid low prices, LNG uncertainty A consortium of nine natural gas producers wants to attract partners to build and operate what could be a 12-million-tonne-per-year LNG project to open by 2026....
20:13 2019-08-11

Google Maps could save your life with new tools for natural disasters Google Maps is useful for finding directions to a gas station or discovering new restaurants in your neighborhood, but it could also save your life during a natural disaster. On Thursday, Google announced that its SOS Alerts, which were introduced two years ago, are being updated to include real-tim...
22:39 2019-06-06

Natural Born Killers at 25: the problem with Oliver Stone's hit film The controversy-courting 1994 road movie about a couple of bloodthirsty killers took the media to task but failed to investigate furtherNatural Born Killers came to theaters on 26 August 1994, only a few short months after OJ Simpson’s infamous flight from justice in a white Ford Bronco in June. At ...
20:39 2019-08-26

Australians Fall Madly In Love With Brook Lopez, As Is Natural Nothing was especially exciting about Team USA’s win over Canada in Sydney Sunday night, but the exhibition game did offer one revelation: Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez is deeply, inexplicably beloved in Australia....
05:39 2019-08-27

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
10:52 2019-06-06

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
22:52 2019-08-03

Project Scarlett 'a natural evolution' for future Gears of War games Gears 5 is now officially out in the wild and, apart from some issues regarding multiplayer servers at launch, the latest addition in the third-person shooter has gone down well with fans.We sat down down with Gears 5's campaign design director, Matt Searcy, at the Gears Ink London event to dis...
18:52 2019-09-13

Used as a natural Viagra in Chinese medicine, seahorse numbers are declining In a row of shops in Sheung Wan, on the western side of Hong Kong Island, the seahorses are stored in plastic boxes and glass jars, their elongated, S-shaped bodies stacked like spoons....
08:52 2019-06-07

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app version of its popular board game Evolution (read our review) for years, showing demos as far back as...
15:39 2019-05-21

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Rennes on Friday in group DKim Little feels that Scotland showed signs of the ability they possess in their 2-1 defeat against England in their World Cup opener .Scotland, making their first ever appearance at the ...
21:39 2019-06-10

Aerial photos show human impact on natural world Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors created by algae and other microorganisms in the sh...
14:33 2019-05-21

24 million natural acres in U.S. lost to human activity, report says The United States loses the equivalent of two football fields of natural area per minute due to housing development, agriculture, oil and gas and other human factors, a new independent report said....
05:26 2019-08-08

France to declare natural disaster after storms in south east France will declare a state of natural disaster after heavy rain and flash hail storms ravaged crops in southeastern France on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said on Saturday....
16:13 2019-06-16

Healthy Diet: How To Make Ginger Ale At Home With Natural Ingredients While the commercial ginger ales use carbonated water, traditionally prepared ginger ales will have carbonation due to the carbon dioxide produced during fermentation by the yeast....
19:52 2019-08-06

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Facebook did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment on the suspension, Facebook’s move comes...
20:13 2019-06-10

Officials: Radiation from Russia explosion '4-16 times' natural levels Russian officials said Tuesday radiation levels at a military test site involved in an explosion last week were four to 16 times above natural background levels....
20:52 2019-08-13

Indonesia extends Corridor natural gas block contract for 20 years Indonesia has agreed to extend the production sharing contract for the Corridor natural gas block with ConocoPhillips, Spain's Repsol SA and Pertamina, Deputy Energy Minister Arcandra Tahar said on Monday....
12:00 2019-07-22

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
00:13 2019-07-17

Natural gas leak reported in Ashland, Kentucky: local media A natural gas leak was reported near an elementary school in Ashland, Kentucky and emergency crews have blocked the area surrounding the leak, WSAZ.com said in a report....
22:26 2019-09-19

Like a natural woman: why taboos about discussing the female body are dying Periods, miscarriage and menopause were traditionally ‘private topics’. A raft of new books is changing thatWhen comedian Eleanor Thom first decided to write about her life with endometriosis, a long-term and often incredibly painful gynaecological condition, she did so because “I felt that this was...
17:26 2019-07-20

Google Maps update could save your life during a natural disaster Google has announced that its SOS Alerts are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system during hurricanes, earthquakes and floods to help users stay safe....
18:13 2019-06-07

U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources cuts 25% of workforce Pioneer Natural Resources Co, one of the largest producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, announced on Tuesday that it had cut about a quarter of its workforce to save costs and boost shareholder value....
01:39 2019-05-22

Canadian Natural Resources to buy Devon Energy's assets in Canada for $2.8 bln Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Wednesday it would buy the Canadian assets of its U.S. peer Devon Energy Corp for about C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion)....
12:00 2019-05-29

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-San Jose becomes first big US city to discourage natural gas in buildings San Jose, the 10th most populous U.S. city and political center of Silicon Valley, adopted new rules on Tuesday aimed at phasing out the use of natural gas in buildings....
08:26 2019-09-18

Mexico minister of environment and natural resources offers to resign Mexico's minister of environment and natural resources Josefa Gonzalez Blanco Ortiz Mena presented her resignation to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador after causing a delay to a commercial flight, the office of the president said Saturday....
01:13 2019-05-26

Natural gas flaring hits record high in Q1 in U.S. Permian Basin Natural gas flaring and venting in the top U.S. oil field reached an all-time high in the first quarter of the year due to the lack of pipelines, at a time of increased focus on environmental concerns about methane emissions....
18:52 2019-06-04

Daily on Energy: ‘That is so hypocritical’ — Rick Perry vs. Jay Inslee on natural gas Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
23:01 2019-06-03

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow through natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
23:52 2019-08-02

MLB, long expecting Latin players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
18:39 2019-06-04

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
18:00 2019-07-11

'There Is Rhythm in the Language': Actress Christiana Clark Finds the 'Jazz' in Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale There’s a moment during Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale when pivotal character Paulina pauses in the midst of imploring an obstinate king for compassion to roar at the lords attempting to restrain her, “What needs these hands?” before resuming her pleas. As played by Christiana Clark (opposite Dan D...
00:00 2019-05-25

Cory Booker calls out Biden over 'kid in hoodie' remark, says better 'language' needed to talk about race Sen. Cory Booker accused Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Friday of not having the right "language" to talk about race that's needed to win the party's 2020 nomination....
11:39 2019-06-29

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
01:39 2019-05-22

Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to 'The Great Replacement' conspiracy theory INSIDER's Manny Ocbazghi opines that Fox News pundits have been echoing white supremacist talking points during segments on immigration. These talking points are tied to a conspiracy theory called "The Great Replacement." The Great Replacement theory says that nonwhite populations around the world a...
02:00 2019-08-06

Obama implicitly criticizes Trump over language that 'feeds climate of fear and hatred' – live Democratic presidential candidates thank Obama for ‘moral clarity’Trump blames ‘violent’ video games as El Paso death toll rises to 22Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.59pm BST Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has some thoughts on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
01:13 2019-08-06

Tube pusher's victim 'incredibly guilty' he didn't prevent second attack on former Eurotunnel boss, 91 A tube passenger pushed by a stranger towards an oncoming train in an attempted murder said he is wracked with "incredible guilt" that he could not stop the attacker shoving a second man onto the tracks....
12:52 2019-06-19

Massive 2015 natural gas leak caused by microbial corrosion, report says Aliso Canyon methane leak 6. (credit: Earthworks / Flickr) A massive natural gas leak at a storage facility in Southern California was caused by microbial corrosion of well equipment, according to a new independent report from analysis firm Blade Energy Partners. The report blames the storage faci...
14:33 2019-05-21

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and will land on the desk of Gov. Greg......
21:26 2019-05-27

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

REFILE-Natural gas flaring hits record high in Q1 in U.S. Permian Basin Natural gas flaring and venting in the top U.S. oil field reached an all-time high in the first quarter of the year due to the lack of pipelines, at a time of increased focus on environmental concerns about methane emissions....
17:39 2019-06-05

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work In 2017, at a gala luncheon hosted at the opulent Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, Minda Harts found herself seated next to a recruiter for corporate board positions. Over cocktails and a plated fish......
09:26 2019-09-20

Michael Bloomberg gives $500M to campaign to kill coal and wound natural gas Former New York City mayor and climate change crusader Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he is giving $500 million to a campaign to finish killing coal and start killing oil and gas....
17:52 2019-06-07

36 photos show how extreme weather and natural disasters have gotten more intense over the years Gus Trompiz and Joan Faus/Reuters, Dylan Buell/Getty Images Extreme weather and natural phenomena have always been on the radar, but in recent years the intensity and frequency of storms and natural disasters have increased. Scientists have linked this increase to climate change. Under these new ...
02:00 2019-08-06

Nestlé plan to take 1.1m gallons of water a day from natural springs sparks outcry Opponents fighting to stop the project say the fragile river cannot sustain such a large drawThe crystal blue waters of Ginnie Springs have long been treasured among the string of pearls that line Florida’s picturesque Santa Fe River, a playground for water sports enthusiasts and an ecologically cri...
10:13 2019-08-26

Calif. wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters The state is going through an exercise that the rest of us will have to do at some point: determining how much we are willing to pay, and how much we are willing to change the way we live, to adapt to the threat of natural disasters caused by global warming....
10:26 2019-08-24

California wildfire plan shows how we can adapt to threat of natural disasters Last month, the California legislature passed a proposal to reduce the risk that utility power lines will spark wildfires and to socialize the cost of compensating victims when those measures fail....
06:13 2019-08-25

Gabrielle Union's Daughter Kaavia Is a Total Natural at Her Very First Award Show Baby Kaavia James Union Wade made her red carpet debut and she is here to slay. The 8-month-old made her big debut on the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards red carpet on Thursday......
07:00 2019-07-12

Falling in love is the world’s best natural high | Hannah Jane Parkinson Romantic love is a hormonal rush that screws you up. It is basically awful and yet also the best experience there isIf you search online for “falling in love”, the first result returned is: “What are the symptoms of falling in love?” Symptoms. Because what is falling in love if not our brains and bo...
09:39 2019-07-12

U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 2001 and 2017 due to agriculture, energy development, housing sprawl and other human factors, making the country more vulnerable to the impacts of climate...
08:13 2019-08-06

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest. Authorities say the chest was le...
23:52 2019-07-22

Sorry, The Lion King's 'Circle of Life' Doesn't Exist in the Natural World The Lion King offers a number of lessons around innocence, deception, and love. However, one of my favorite takeaways from the movie—both the original and the remake—is the so-called Circle of Life. We all know the term, made famous by the classic song by the same title.Read more......
22:39 2019-07-23

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
22:13 2019-06-28

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rare joint press conference, claiming Democrats have given them a "free pass" for their "vile" language and challenging colleagues to rebuke them. ...
15:26 2019-07-16

NC man found wrapped in Christmas lights with dead cat in freezer died of natural causes, investigators say A North Carolina man whose body was found wrapped in Christmas lights at the bottom of a staircase -- with a dead cat in a freezer -- earlier this month died of a stroke, investigators have determined....
04:52 2019-08-19

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
19:26 2019-06-13

Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, pointing to flat profits sequentially and down from a year-earlier....
01:13 2019-07-02

DoD’s Joint AI Center to open-source natural disaster satellite imagery data set A group of AI practitioners and the U.S. military will soon open-source xBD, a labeled data set of satellite images from major natural disasters.Read More...
01:26 2019-06-24

Facebook Says Natural News Got Banned For Spam, Not For Spreading Health Misinformation and Hate Natural News was banned by Facebook over the weekend, causing founder Mike Adams to call for President Donald Trump to use military action against the tech companies. But we didn’t actually know what moved Facebook to finally ban the website. Facebook now says it banned Natural News for spam.Read mo...
18:39 2019-06-11

Amy Klobuchar pushes back on Democratic calls for banning fracking, says natural gas 'will exist for a while' Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar pushed back Wednesday on the position of Democratic rivals who want to ban the practice of fracking for natural gas, saying the fossil fuel will "still exist for a while."...
05:39 2019-09-05

A Day Well Spent With... Susie Willis, founder of natural skincare brand Romilly Wilde 'At 50 I feel fitter, stronger and more energetic than at 25. 30 years ago I didn't know what wellness was. I lived on skittles, rose wine and pringles'...
14:39 2019-06-23

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
15:26 2019-06-13

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands was legally allowed to die by euthanasia. Most of these outlets are reporting the same basic story: that Noa Pot...
23:00 2019-06-05

Pioneer Natural profit beats, takes 'Permian pure play' tag with asset sale Pioneer Natural Resources beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, and said it sold its Eagle Ford and remaining assets in South Texas to become a pure-play Permian basin producer....
15:13 2019-05-21

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems. Spinach that can detect explosives Engineers h...
19:13 2019-07-21

Daily on Energy: Utilities warned EPA about hamstringing natural gas and renewables with a coal-only climate rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:13 2019-05-28

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Blindfolded mountain goats flown in slings across US national park back to natural habitat Blindfolded mountain goats are being flown across a US national park in slings dangling from helicopters in a bid to return them to their natural habitat....
09:52 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, pointing to flat profits sequentially and down from a year-earlier....
01:26 2019-07-02

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
22:26 2019-06-04

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls For President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, had already been banned from Twitter and YouTube. T...
13:00 2019-06-10

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
17:52 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, said it was looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-08-01

The medical examiner said a man died of natural causes. Funeral home employees found stab wounds in his neck A medical examiner in Georgia ruled a man died of natural causes. Then funeral home employees found stab wounds in his neck.        ...
04:26 2019-07-25

‘The Worst Natural Disaster I’ve Ever Seen.’ U.S. Search and Rescue Team Describes Hurricane Dorian’s Impact on the Bahamas A Florida-based search and rescue team returned this week from one of the hardest-hit islands in the Bahamas, describing the devastation sustained during Hurricane Dorian as unlike anything they’ve ever seen. Joseph Hillhouse, assistant fire chief at Gainesville Fire Rescue, was part of a six...
04:13 2019-09-14

Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee brags about wife Brittany Furlan's '100 percent natural body' Tommy Lee has never been known for his tact.The hard-partying former drummer for the hard-partying metal legends Mötley Crüe posted this photo of his new wife, Brittany Furlan, while on vacation in Mexico....
19:01 2019-06-18

Hungry and exhausted polar bear shows up in Siberian city hundreds of miles from natural habitat A starving and exhausted polar bear has strayed hundreds of miles from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia....
08:52 2019-06-19

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the nation’s Parliament on Thursday....
14:39 2019-05-21

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
19:39 2019-05-27

On Hindi Diwas, Amit Shah Appeals For Hindi As India's National Language On Hindi Diwas today, Union Home Minister Amit Shah made an appeal to unify India with the country's most widely-spoken language - Hindi. While he said Hindi is the language which has the ability to......
12:52 2019-09-14

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
04:52 2019-07-19

BTS unveils 'Dream Glow', their latest English language crossover smash, with Charli XCX 'Dream Glow' is BTS' latest attempt at a crossover after its Top 10 hit 'Boy With Luv,' with lyrics in Korean and Spanish — and featuring Charli XCX.        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

Leyton machete attack: Family of PC injured in Leyton say they are 'incredibly proud' of his 'bravery' The family of the hero police officer who was repeatedly stabbed by a machete-wielding attacker in east London today said they were "incredibly proud of his bravery"....
19:39 2019-08-09

Jacob Rees-Mogg slammed for 'contemptuous' body language as he reclines in seat during Brexit debate Jacob Rees-Mogg has been slammed for his "contemptuous" body language as he reclined in his seat while MPs discussed plans to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
02:52 2019-09-04

'Internet Language' Creates Community - and Creates Division If I started a sentence with "Ermahgerd," misspelled "the" as "teh" or dropped a "1" in a string of exclamation points, and that sentence made sense to you - congratulations: You're an Internet......
22:39 2019-08-21

'It was terrible': 1 dead, up to 7 missing after natural gas line explosion in Kentucky A natural gas explosion happened after a pipeline ruptured in Kentucky near the Moreland community by Junction City and Hustonville.        ...
23:39 2019-08-01

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (LNG) exports from a terminal on Quintana Island, Te...
00:52 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
12:26 2019-05-29

Ellen DeGeneres reveals her natural hair color after recovering from hair dye disaster Ellen DeGeneres is showing off her natural hair color after recovering from a disastrous dye job that left her hair falling out.        ...
05:13 2019-09-11

Advanced sleepers go to bed early, rise early because of natural body clock A condition called advanced sleep phase triggers a premature release of the sleep hormone melatonin within the circadian rhythm, the body's internal sleep clock, allowing for an hours earlier natural sleep schedule....
22:39 2019-08-06

Cara Delevingne opens up about 'authentic and natural' relationship with Ashley Benson Cara Delevingne is opening up about her relationship with Ashley Benson, calling it "authentic and natural" in a profile with Marie Claire.        ...
20:52 2019-08-13

Cara Delevingne talks about 'authentic and natural' relationship with Ashley Benson Cara Delevingne is best known for her role in the 2015 film "Paper Towns," while Ashley Benson starred in "Pretty Little Liars."        ...
03:26 2019-08-14

A 10-year-old natural gas plant in California gets the coal plant treatment Enlarge / Inland Empire Energy Center outside of Riverside, California. (credit: Oohlongjohnson) Late last week, General Electric told a California regulator that it would close down a 10-year-old Southern California natural gas plant because it's no longer economically competitive in California's...
19:13 2019-06-27

The Amazon fires aren't a natural disaster. 'Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,' one researcher said. Eraldo Peres/AP So far this year, Brazil has experienced more than 84,000 fires — more than double the 2018 total of 40,000. Some 20,000 of these fires started in the past few weeks, many of them in the Brazilian Amazon. Most of the blazes were set deliberately — and illegally — b...
05:00 2019-08-31

Vegan Diet: 4 Natural Sweeteners That Vegans May Add To Their Diet Vegans may not have a lot of options available when it comes to sweetening their foods and beverages, but there are some healthy, natural alternatives that may work, including date syrup, maple syrup......
16:13 2019-07-02

Neurotoxin may have caused diplomats’ illness in Cuba: study Fumigation against mosquitoes in Cuba and not "sonic attacks" may have caused some 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats and family members in Havana to fall ill, according to a new study commissioned by the Canadian government....
22:52 2019-09-19

F1 leader Hamilton no longer a follower on Instagram Lewis Hamilton leads the way in Formula One and the Mercedes driver is not a follower on social media platform Instagram either after changing his routine....
22:52 2019-09-19

'Secretary of corporate interests': Democrats portray labor nominee Eugene Scalia as against workers Senate Democrats tried hard at the nomination hearing for President Trump's labor secretary nominee, private sector management-side attorney Eugene Scalia, to portray him as too beholden to corporations to effectively represent workers' interests....
23:13 2019-09-19

Age not an obstacle in Serena Williams' pursuit of 24th major, Mouratoglou says ‘Time is working for her,’ Williams’ coach tells Sky SportsAmerican has lost four straight major finals in bid for recordSerena Williams is getting faster and fitter in her hunt for an elusive 24th Grand Slam title and the 37-year-old still has time on time on her side despite missed opportunities, ...
23:39 2019-09-19

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday....
00:00 2019-09-20

Huawei goes all-in on cloud computing Huawei is preparing to enter the cloud computing market in a big way with the unveiling of the world's fastest AI computing chipset center and a pledge to spend $1.5bn as it looks to recruit more software developers.The Chinese tech giant's new venture will compete with local rivals such a...
00:26 2019-09-20

Galifianakis and Aukerman on ‘Between 2 Ferns: The Movie’ It’s been five years since “Between Two Ferns” was regularly active, but Zach Galifianakis’ beloved celebrity interview satire is back in a big way in a feature film on Netflix...
00:26 2019-09-20

Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney to play for Arsenal Under-23s vs Wolves Arsenal coach Unai Emery has revealed Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin will play for the Under-23 side on Friday as they continue their recovery from injury....
02:39 2019-09-20

Trade Tension, Energy Cooperation On Agenda In PM's US Visit: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi is starting on Friday for a hectic week-long tour of the US that includes two meetings with US President Donald Trump, nearly 20 other bilaterals, and address at the UN......
02:39 2019-09-20

Jets' Adams appeals roughing fine New York Jets safety Jamal Adams is appealing his fine from the NFL for roughing the passer against Cleveland and says officials apologized after the game for calling the penalty. (Sept. 19)        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

NY woman fined and released for bringing marijuana into Russia, court says A New York woman arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana she claimed was medicinal has been released, a Russian court said in a statement....
03:26 2019-09-20

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
03:26 2019-09-20

F.B.I. Agent Testifies That He Sent Questions for C.I.A. Detainees In a pretrial hearing for the accused 9/11 plotters at Guantánamo Bay, the agent acknowledged previously unconfirmed collaboration with the interrogation program....
03:52 2019-09-20

| Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties Venezuela's socialist government has called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties....
05:39 2019-09-20

New Jersey pols apologize after using, defending anti-Semitic phrase Three politicians from New Jersey have apologized after they used and defended the phrase “Jew ’em down” in connection to a legal settlement that the state’s capital city paid out, reports said. The saga kicked off when a recording of Trenton City Council President Kathy McBr...
06:52 2019-09-20

Miami Dolphins to start QB Josh Rosen over Ryan Fitzpatrick The Miami Dolphins are planning to start former first-round pick Josh Rosen over journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys....
07:13 2019-09-20

Google to invest record-breaking amount in renewable energy Google today announced its intention to spend more than $2 billion in new renewable energy infrastructure across the US, South America and Europe. The 1,600-megawatt package of wind and solar agreements includes 18 new energy deals and will increase......
07:39 2019-09-20

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago, a top official said on Friday....
09:52 2019-09-20

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here....
09:52 2019-09-20

Royal Bank of Scotland appoints Alison Rose as CEO Royal Bank of Scotland has appointed Alison Rose as its new chief executive, becoming the first major British lender to appoint a woman to its top job....
10:13 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Delhi to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Climate Now collaborationHow you can get involvedTell us: are you taking part in...
10:39 2019-09-20

How will Crystal Palace line up against Wolves? James McArthur set to return Crystal Palace's bright start to the season was brought firmly to a halt at Tottenham last weekend, but manager Roy Hodgson is never one to rip up his plans when things go awry....
13:00 2019-09-20

Analysis: will car sharing replace vehicle ownership? MPs and manufacturers believe car sharing will cut CO2 and its popularity is rising If car ownership levels stay as they are now, the UK isn’t going to fulfil its climate change promises. That was the conclusion reached by MPs from the Science and Technology Committee last week. Even electric cars ...
13:39 2019-09-20

The winner of 'America's Got Talent' Season 14 is... Judge Simon Cowell called it one of the best seasons ever and on Wednesday night, "America's Got Talent" crowned one of its most popular contestants....
13:39 2019-09-20

Jakarta to host green-friendly Formula E race next year Indonesia will host a Formula E round for the first time next June with drivers racing in central Jakarta, the all-electric racing series announced on Friday....
14:52 2019-09-20

Verizon and NFL give 2 game devs $400,000 each to launch 5G games Super Bowl Verizon and the NFL have named two winners in the Verizon 5G NFL Mobile Gaming Challenge. They will get $400,000 each to create 5G-enabled games.Read More...
16:39 2019-09-20

Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak Philippine health officials have confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country’s first outbreak in nearly two decades and announced plans for a massive immunization program...
17:00 2019-09-20

Alien enthusiasts descend on Area 51 for an event that started as a joke Small Nevada towns near Area 51 could be full of people who heeded an internet joke to head out to "storm" the secret US military base and "see them aliens" conspiracy theorists claim it holds....
17:39 2019-09-20

Global Climate Strike kicks off around the world ahead of UN summit Young people across the world are taking part in the “Global Climate Strike” Friday — with students in Australia kicking off the day of demonstrations ahead of a United Nations summit in New York. Organizers estimated more than 300,000 protesters — many of them children who s...
18:26 2019-09-20

Doc Rivers shares Kawhi Leonard's blunt message that led to Clippers' offseason splash When trying to land Kawhi Leonard during the NBA's free-agency period, the star player gave Doc Rivers and Steve Ballmer a blunt message.       ...
19:13 2019-09-20

Free pizza and deals available for National Pepperoni Pizza Day 2019: Where to find it Papa John's, Pizza Hut, Domino's, Hungry Howie's, Jet's Pizza, 7-Eleven and more are celebrating National Pepperoni Pizza Day on Sept. 20 with deals.       ...
21:00 2019-09-20

Thai Temple Tigers With Serious Symptoms To Be Operated: Doctors Officials at a sanctuary in Thailand said on Friday they are racing to keep dozens of tigers alive after more than 80 died from disease following their confiscation from a controversial temple....
21:26 2019-09-20

Buy a classic Guardian photograph: Swans at dusk at Linlithgow, Scotland This week in our Guardian Print Shop series we have an image shot by Murdo MacLeod of swans gathered in the evening lightWith the birds front-lit against a darkening sky, this photograph of swans at Linlithgow in Scotland may look like a glorious nature scene, but the reality behind it is a little d...
22:26 2019-09-20

Suns’ Kelly Oubre claims his ex-girlfriend is holding his dogs ‘hostage’ Phoenix Suns star Kelly Oubre Jr. is taking his ex-girlfriend to court for allegedly stealing his two dogs following an ugly breakup in May. TMZ Sports reports Oubre, the No. 15 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, filed a lawsuit detailing the difficult time he’s had breaking things off with his ex, Makena ...
23:13 2019-09-20

Trump announces 'highest sanctions ever' in Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced what he described as the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country" against Iran, more than a year after the United States withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal....
23:39 2019-09-20

‘Collective’ erosion of two-State solution, continues unabated: Mladenov The “steady deterioration” of chances that a lasting peace can be negotiated between Israel and Palestine as two States live side by side, reflects a “collective failure” of leadership across the region and the world....
23:39 2019-09-20

World’s first ‘Vagina Museum’ set to open in London London already has the British Museum, but it’s about to get another hallowed cultural institution — The Vagina Museum. The new exhibit hall, which is the first in the world dedicated to women’s genitalia, is set to open in a temporary space in the UK capital on Nov. 16 with an exhibitio...
00:26 2019-09-21

'Our house is on fire.' Global Climate Strike draws out hundreds of thousands of protesters in New York, DC At least 100,000 people joined the Global Climate Strike in New York City as high school students around the world skipped class to protest        ...
00:52 2019-09-21

Feds demand answers about de Blasio’s campaign fundraising De Blasio billed nearly $53,000 in campaign expenses — including rent, advertising and plane tickets — to a state account he controls, NY Fairness PAC, in a series of transactions highlighted by The Post in July....
01:13 2019-09-21

Fantasy Football Week 3: Updated Trade Values Chart and Rest of Season Rankings In the wake of Antonio Brown's release from the Patriots, Dave Richard's Trade Values Chart alters the outlook for his old teammates, including Tom Brady....
01:13 2019-09-21

The 5 Best Songs of the Week, From Céline Dion to Liam Payne This week, Liam Payne doubles down on his play for another earworm hit with “Stack It Up,” an Ed Sheeran-penned tune that should get plenty of love from fans. Meanwhile, of-the-moment rapper DaBaby gets deeply personal on “Intro.” Sabrina Claudio makes moody magic with Julia ...
01:39 2019-09-21

With Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro, Cameras are the Killer App Consider the professional, if you will. Complete with demanding career, full schedule, and disheveled hair, they need the best of the best when out and about, ostensibly being a “pro.” That need extends to the tools they use, be it a fast laptop, full-frame camera, or set of razor-sharp ...
02:52 2019-09-21

China agriculture delegation scraps U.S. farm visit to Montana Chinese agriculture officials who were due to visit U.S. farm states next week have canceled their trip to Montana as the officials will return to China sooner than originally scheduled, the Montana Farm Bureau told Reuters on Friday....
03:13 2019-09-21

Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home up for auction This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions in September 2019 shows a home in Phoenix designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The Norman Lykes House will be up for auction in October 2019. Wright designed the home, nicknamed the “Circular Sun House,” before his 1959 death. (Craig ...
04:39 2019-09-21

Survey: 21% of K-12 teacher positions in Arizona considered ‘vacant’ ARIZONA, USA — Educators who track teacher vacancies in Arizona say they are observing a subtle but nonetheless encouraging trend in the teaching ranks since statewide raises were implemented in 2018. “Initially, and even currently, we see greater retention of existing teachers,” said Ju...
04:39 2019-09-21

Alyssa Thomas Is One of a Kind of a Big Deal in the W.N.B.A. Thomas, a forward on the Connecticut Sun, has powered her team to the cusp of the finals with back-to-back double-doubles against the Los Angeles Sparks....
05:26 2019-09-21