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Layoffs and Shakeups at Jay Z's Tidal
A new CEO is in at the mogul's burgeoning streaming site
A New Documentary Probes the Vast Human Experiment of Unregulated Chemicals
We are all guinea pigs, according to a new film.
Report's Bold Claim: Hackers Could Potentially Take Over a Plane
A new report warns that hundreds of commercial planes are vulnerable to hackers.
Beer Made From Sewage Water? In Oregon, That Might Soon Be a Reality
Welcome to the cutting edge of water recycling.
'Guitar Hero Live' Set to Revive Beloved Music Video Game Franchise
Guitar Hero Live drops in fall 2015.
Killer Pharmacy: Inside a Medical Mass Murder Case
How a seemingly innocuous pharmacy was making millions of dollars by cutting corners, fabricating records and ignoring laws designed to keep contaminated drugs off the market.
California's Farms Would Only Need to Cut Water by 6.6 Percent to Match Urban Restrictions
California may need to ration water for farmers, too
Video: Study Finally Shows Why Joints Crack
It’s not bubbles popping in your joint fluid.
Hospitals Are Abandoning Downtown to Tend to the Rich
A relocation away from a city center by a hospital in Illinois is echoed across the nation.
European Union Antitrust Authorities Take Aim at Google
The EU has accused Google of cheating consumers and competitors by distorting Web search results to favor its own shopping service, after an investigation that could change the rules for business online.
Latest SpaceX Landing ‘Too Hard for Survival’
The company tried again to land a rocket on a barge floating in the ocean.
Baby Warmer Inspired by NASA Hopes for U.S. Launch
It works in India. Now American parents will be able to get it too.
Watch a Chimpanzee Take Out a Drone
Next time, the drone pilots will probably try to keep their distance from these animals.
Muscle-Building Supplements ‘Increase Risk of Testicular Cancer’
Scientists found a positive correlation between taking supplements and the risk of getting testicular cancer.
Feeding the ISIS Monster
The media may be inadvertently helping the Islamic State recruit new supporters
First Lawsuit Filed Promptly Against Net Neutrality Rules
The legal battle between Internet service providers and the FCC over net neutrality has begun.
Apps Against ISIS: Incubator Sees Power in Social Media
From hackathons to apps, two entrepreneurs are trying to combat ISIS’s slick social media strategy.
Apple Sells Nearly A Million Watches in First 24 Hours
Pre-orders of the Sport version of the Apple Watch are most popular so far.
Firefighting Drones Could Save Costa Rican Tropical Forests
Firefighters that protect the national park lands of Costa Rica have invested in drone technology to help survive this year’s fire season.
Parking Space: The Final Frontier in Sharing Economy?
An app aims to let people rent out or exchange their unused parking spots.
Why Go to the Doctor When Your Phone Can Make You Better?
Apps are about to make most doctor’s appointments obsolete.
Gadget Lust: The Pedego Electric Bike Makes Exercise Look (and Feel) Easy
The Pedego Electric Bike is a colorful, sleek-looking beach cruiser with a battery-pack that allows one to decide when and how much one should exercise.
Quora Question: How Will the Transition to Self-Driving Cars Work?
Get ready for three stages of self-driving car acceptance, writes Jason Lancaster, editor of AccurateAutoAdvice.com.
World’s First Cloned Camel Crosses Another Hump: Her Sixth Birthday
And Injaz, as she's called, is pregnant, proving cloned camels "can reproduce the same as naturally produced camels."
A Robot That Can Insert Catheters, Coming Soon to a Hospital Near You
The device has the potential to improve the accuracy of biopsies and reduce errors when operating on the small blood vessels of children.
Facebook Admits to Tracking Web Browsing Activity of Non-Users
Facebook claims a bug caused it to place a cookie in the browser of anyone that visited the site.
Mass Extinction Caused by Carbon Emissions Similar to Today's
Scientists say the biggest extinction event ever was caused by comparable rate of cO2 emissions to those seen today.
Human Rights Groups Call for Ban of 'Killer Robots'
Humanity is on the cusp of developing fully autonomous weapons capable of picking their own targets.
Would You Pay for an Ad-Free YouTube?
The video website revealed plans for a paid subscription-based service, which may be launched by the end of 2015.
Relatives of Rapists More Likely to Offend, Finds Study
Study finds brothers and fathers of sex offenders five times more likely to offend.