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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...
15:32, 08/28/2019

Sumerian Tablets: A Deeper Understanding of the Oldest Known Written Language The Sumerian language was developed in ancient Mesopotamia and is the oldest known written language.  ...
15:16, 05/09/2019

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...
11:00, 08/14/2019

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?...
06:00, 05/22/2019

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....
11:48, 05/24/2019

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?...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Baidu unveils ERNIE 2.0 natural language framework in Chinese and English Baidu's ERNIE 2.0 framework introduced today claims to outperform Google's BERT natural language model in a range of conversational AI tasks.Read More...
14:16, 07/30/2019

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 pl...
16:48, 06/14/2019

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. fo...
14:32, 06/21/2019

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 Facebo...
18:32, 07/01/2019

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...
10:48, 06/21/2019

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...
16:00, 08/23/2019

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...
13:00, 06/07/2019

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...
11:16, 07/19/2019

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...
16:32, 08/16/2019

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...
15:32, 08/30/2019

ProBeat: Has Google’s word error rate progress stalled? If Google hit a wall in 2017 with cloud-powered speech recognition, it makes sense to shift resources to improving offline, on-device speech recognition.Read More...
14:00, 05/10/2019

ProBeat: Microsoft and Sony deal validates Google Stadia Gaming rivals Microsoft and Sony have partnered to work together. This is a direct response to Google's Stadia, and all comes back to the cloud and AI.Read More...
14:00, 05/17/2019

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...
16:48, 08/02/2019

Company van tax: understanding the rules Tips & advice 2 May, 2019 Van drivers need to pay tax, and we explain all the requirements from HMRC for fair use and tax payments for light commercial vehicles...
07:48, 05/02/2019

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...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Be a Better Ally by Understanding What Ramadan Is All About The Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins on May 6 this year. As an American-Muslim, I find that many of my non-Muslim friends and colleagues still don’t know much about it....
10:48, 05/03/2019

Different for girls: understanding autism Girls with autism are often misdiagnosed, but a new graphic novel aims to put them in the pictureAt secondary school, they become the “leftover girls”, drifting, alienated and often miserably lonely because the other teenage girls won’t accept them. ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

11 Incredibly Useful Websites You Might Not Know About The internet is a big place, and there’s no shame in not having gotten around to exploring every last corner of it—but just in case you’ve missed out on some of the very best sites the web has to offer, we’re going to pick out a few lesser-known high...
16:00, 08/15/2019

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....
08:48, 06/27/2019

Protect Yourself From Ticks by Understanding How They Hunt Even just reading about ticks makes me immediately spot check my limbs and start feeling itchy. (Sorry in advance for what this story will do to you.) But at the same time, I’m so paranoid about ticks that I can’t help but click on anything that migh...
22:16, 06/24/2019

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....
10:16, 06/18/2019

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 governmen...
04:32, 05/29/2019

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...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of internet security and online safety.After introduci...
13:48, 05/16/2019

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 ...
13:48, 07/17/2019

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 ...
13:32, 07/24/2019

Jayson Greene: ‘Trauma is a rip in your understanding of the universe’ In 2015 the two-year-old daughter of New Yorkers Jayson Greene and his wife, Stacy, was killed in a freak accident. Greene tried retreats and spiritualism, but it was writing that proved the best therapyGrief is a bottomless emotion whose unforgiving...
08:32, 05/11/2019

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.  ...
11:32, 08/31/2019

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 enlig...
00:48, 09/06/2019

"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......
18:00, 08/29/2019

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 stigmatis...
11:16, 06/18/2019

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...
05:32, 05/09/2019

A practical guide to understanding and reducing SaaS churn High churn is a big deal -- your entire business as a SaaS company is predicated on cohorts compounding. Here's how to counteract the damage.Read More...
22:48, 05/12/2019

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 New...
13:16, 07/19/2019

Tax On Super-Rich Decoded: Here's Your Guide To Understanding New Rules Income tax slab: "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......
18:48, 07/11/2019

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...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Ookla's New Interactive Map Is a Helpful Tool for Understanding 5G Coverage As we continue to wade through the early days of 5G, there are a lot of issues to contend with. There aren’t a lot of 5G-ready devices, and some of the handsets that are available like the Galaxy S10 5G are ridiculously expensive. Heck, only two of t...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Understanding the Conflicts Leading to Saudi Attacks: QuickTake Before Yemen’s civil war began in 2014, the country had no tradition of sectarianism between its Shiite and Sunni Muslim communities. With outside powers having chosen sides along those lines, the conflict now pits the Middle East’s biggest rivals, S...
16:00, 09/16/2019

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 ign...
02:48, 05/28/2019

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. ...
16:16, 06/12/2019

How we met: ‘I saw this guy with these incredibly blue eyes. My heart stopped’ Paul Boothroyd, 63, and Monika Bauer-Boothroyd, 62, live in Schorndorf, south-west Germany. They met in 1973 when Paul was on an exchange trip from the UKOf the upwards of 3,000 letters that Paul and Monika wrote to each other, many survive. Paul sho...
23:48, 06/10/2019

This Dealership Was Incredibly Stupid About a Ford Focus RS Folks, hello. Welcome to the first episode of It’s the Car Time, brought to you by The Jalopnik Teens. It’s finally time to talk cars. Not that we don’t do enough of that here already....
13:16, 05/10/2019

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....
13:32, 08/21/2019

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 th...
22:00, 07/08/2019

An Extremely Short and Incredibly Stupid Spectacle Members of the House Judiciary Committee met on Thursday for a bizarre, exceedingly brief facsimile of a hearing, punctuated by dad-joke stunts, whiny monologuing, and above all else—an empty chair....
09:48, 05/02/2019

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......
15:32, 07/05/2019

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&rsqu...
15:16, 05/21/2019

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.       ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Amazon's new Fire TV Cube is faster at understanding your voice commands Amazon has announced a raft of new products today in Germany, although a leak revealed the bulk of them several hours before showtime. The highlight of the evening was the advent of a second-generation Fire TV Cube, the enthusiast-level unit in Amazo...
19:16, 09/04/2019

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....
14:16, 09/03/2019

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 businesse...
05:10, 05/01/2019

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.       ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

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

Discovery of 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 ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

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....
15:00, 08/12/2019

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

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 g...
12:00, 09/13/2019

Understanding the ‘Wilpon model’ and Mets’ trade deadline approach Don’t overcomplicate things. Mets ownership talked to a dozen candidates to succeed Sandy Alderson. Eleven recommended a rebuild on some level. One did not. Who do you think got the GM job? So even now the Mets, under Brodie Van Wagenen, are not play...
16:16, 07/30/2019

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 supe...
14:32, 08/24/2019

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 fo...
02:16, 08/10/2019

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....
21:00, 06/28/2019

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 n...
16:48, 06/09/2019

| 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains were still pounding northern Mozambique several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
02:00, 04/30/2019

'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, p...
07:16, 07/29/2019

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 ...
22:32, 09/08/2019

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...
12:32, 07/24/2019

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...
18:16, 05/27/2019

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....
09:00, 08/29/2019

'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains are still pounding northern Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations says aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
02:00, 04/30/2019

A week after the Easter Sunday attacks, Sri Lanka is no closer to understanding or healing After any terrorist outrage, the first question that is always asked is, could the carnage have been prevented? In Sri Lanka, still reeling from a devastating series of bombings on Easter Sunday that left more than 250 people dead and at least 500 wo...
09:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
14:32, 08/21/2019

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 ...
19:48, 07/31/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi upends 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 largel...
12:00, 05/24/2019

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....
20:32, 08/22/2019

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 underst...
12:00, 06/23/2019

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 laugha...
06:48, 09/04/2019

People Had Incredibly Divided Reactions to the Game of Thrones Finale Warning: This story contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones has finally come to an end, and fans had wildly different opinions on the finale. Many had predicted that Jon Snow would kill Daenerys after watching her burn all of King̵...
23:16, 05/19/2019

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....
18:16, 05/30/2019

Game of Thrones' Ultimate Battle Was Incredibly Epic, But Not Quite Perfect After all these years, the White Walkers and their army arrived at Winterfell, where the amassed armies of the North and Daenerys’ troops have joined forces to fight for not just their survival, but for the survival of humanity as a whole. This battl...
08:16, 04/29/2019

Sony’s proposed full-body gyroscope controller for VR looks incredibly fun Sony recently filed a patent for a VR-related input device that, were the company to make it, would potentially allow you to strap yourself into a gyroscope and spin around in a sphere with total freedom. The patent request, which you can have a gand...
20:32, 05/07/2019

LLWS coach gives his team an incredibly heartfelt speech after loss After Elizabeth, N.J. was eliminated from the Little League World Series, manager Jairo Labrador gave the team a speech that had him choked up.       ...
08:00, 08/22/2019

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...
18:16, 08/05/2019

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...
20:32, 08/28/2019

One Country's Uber-Convenient, Incredibly Invasive Digital ID System Residents of Estonia use their digital identities to vote, fill prescriptions and start businesses. Proponents say the system solves one of the internet’s thorniest issues, but cybersecurity and privacy advocates have raised concerns....
12:16, 05/09/2019

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 tri...
22:00, 07/08/2019

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....
12:16, 06/09/2019

'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."...
11:32, 07/24/2019

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 collec...
14:16, 05/28/2019

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

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......
10:32, 06/06/2019

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. ‘Defi...
05:48, 06/28/2019

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...
19:48, 06/09/2019

California infant diagnosed with incredibly rare, incurable genetic disorder The parents of a nearly 8-month-old California boy are searching high and low for answers after he became one of an estimated 50 people to ever be diagnosed with a genetic disorder that currently has no treatment or cure....
17:00, 05/06/2019

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 appeal...
06:16, 05/23/2019

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......
00:00, 06/11/2019

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 ...
14:00, 06/18/2019

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 hol...
20:48, 05/27/2019

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 ho...
14:48, 05/23/2019

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....
17:32, 07/08/2019

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......
04:48, 09/05/2019

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 Hu...
10:48, 07/05/2019

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 o...
18:16, 08/09/2019

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 Kimiläine...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Andrew Luck critics draw ire of veteran anchor Dale Hansen: ‘Incredibly stupid’ A Dallas sportscaster tore into people who booed and criticized Andrew Luck for retiring from the Colts, calling them “incredibly stupid.” “Luck has a long list of injuries from playing this game: A concussion, a lacerated kidney, t...
11:32, 08/28/2019

Breaking record for deepest dive, explorer says Pacific's Mariana Trench 'incredibly peaceful place' Victor Vescovo took the journey to what is believed to be the deepest point mankind has visited in any ocean -- finding shocking things from new species to human trash -- and told Fox News on Tuesday that the discovery of plastic in such far reaches ...
21:32, 05/14/2019

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.        ...
04:48, 05/24/2019

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 exch...
03:32, 05/02/2019

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 f...
21:16, 05/01/2019

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?...
12:00, 07/05/2019

| Chelsea ban fan over use of racist language Chelsea have permanently banned one supporter from Stamford Bridge for the use of racially abusive language and threatening behaviour towards Raheem Sterling....
06:48, 07/30/2019

China is blocking Wikipedia in every language China has blocked Wikipedia to varying degrees over the years, but now that censorship appears to be farther-reaching. A recent Open Observatory of Network Interference report has shown that China started blocking Wikipedia in all languages sometime...
21:32, 05/15/2019

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 ...
10:00, 06/26/2019

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, ef...
18:00, 08/15/2019

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 f...
20:00, 08/23/2019

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” ...
03:16, 05/17/2019

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....
12:32, 07/14/2019

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....
09:00, 08/21/2019

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. I...
20:48, 06/01/2019

'Incredibly disheartening': 4 dead, 15 wounded in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting A shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival injured 15 people and killed 4, including the gunman, police in Northern California said Sunday.        ...
23:16, 07/28/2019

'Incredibly disheartening': 3 killed, 15 wounded in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting A shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival injured 15 people and killed 3, including the gunman, police in Northern California said Sunday.        ...
00:16, 07/29/2019

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."        ...
22:32, 07/17/2019

This $29 bundle can get you savvy with Google’s own programming language You may not have heard a lot about Google Go, but your friends in web development sure have. Go code runs fast, is easy to use and is perfectly suited to designers creating nimble, yet powerful web experiences....
08:00, 06/25/2019

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....
19:32, 06/13/2019

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...
17:18, 09/11/2019

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......
15:16, 09/11/2019

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....
17:00, 09/10/2019

| China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China's most politically explosive anniversary....
15:48, 05/15/2019

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he will not be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
06:48, 06/12/2019

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,...
12:32, 06/08/2019

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 enli...
10:00, 07/03/2019

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...
12:32, 08/21/2019

Practice a New Language By Chatting With People on Twitch Learning a new language can be complicated, especially if you don’t have anywhere to practice the new vocabulary and language rules you’re learning....
19:16, 07/28/2019

"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......
03:00, 07/03/2019

BBC’s English language lesson about cryptocurrency isn’t terrible The BBC is helping non-native English speakers sharpen up their cryptocurrency language skills and knowledge with a 6-minute primer on Bitcoin. In today’s episode of BBC Learning English hosts Catherine and Sam discuss cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and Fa...
10:00, 08/15/2019

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....
06:16, 05/30/2019

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....
12:32, 08/20/2019

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 ti...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Rahul Gandhi Says He's Pushing For "New Language" In Politics Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that he was pushing for a "new language" in politics which does not use violence and hatred even as ideological issues are debated intensely....
17:00, 05/14/2019

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....
14:00, 07/07/2019

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?...
10:48, 09/18/2019

"I Never Use Foul Language For A Prime Minister," Says Rajnath Singh Amid the ongoing political slugfest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on former PM Rajiv Gandhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he never used foul language for any of......
18:48, 05/11/2019

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...
09:16, 07/12/2019

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...
19:00, 08/20/2019

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....
21:00, 09/01/2019

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 infor...
02:00, 09/02/2019

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 Gall...
21:00, 08/20/2019

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.  ...
06:16, 05/20/2019

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....
22:16, 08/06/2019

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."...
20:32, 08/27/2019

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-lengthenin...
22:32, 08/14/2019

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 a...
22:00, 08/23/2019

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 introdu...
05:16, 08/10/2019

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....
15:48, 08/09/2019

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....
14:00, 06/27/2019

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....
11:48, 06/13/2019

China blocks access to all language editions of Wikipedia People in China are no longer able to access any Wikipedia pages from within the country — with all language editions reportedly being blocked by the Chinese government. Internet users who go to the site are now greeted with a connection error, accor...
20:16, 05/13/2019

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 ar...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Duolingo adds Latin to its free language learning app With over 300 million users, Duolingo is arguably the biggest language learning website around. And while it can teach you to parle français and hablar español, the site also offers courses in more esoteric languages, like Klingon, Esperanto, and as ...
13:32, 08/28/2019

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....
15:16, 06/07/2019

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 b...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Delta uniforms will now include sign language as an option On Delta Air Lines, the in-flight crew members' uniforms will indicate whether they know a signed language. About 5% of the global population has a disabling level of hearing loss....
13:16, 07/30/2019

Trump's language is cruel, hateful and infectious. But we can rise above it Language is a kind of virus, and history has shown many times that this virus can be lethal In the lead-up to the 2016 election, after Donald Trump referred to Mexican immigrants as “animals” and his supporters began chanting “Lock her up” about Hill...
08:16, 07/30/2019

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedu...
18:32, 05/21/2019

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....
21:48, 08/05/2019

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....
13:48, 06/05/2019

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 be...
05:32, 07/18/2019

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...
04:32, 09/13/2019

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...
05:16, 06/07/2019

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 ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

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....
09:48, 07/16/2019

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......
20:48, 05/27/2019

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....
00:48, 05/31/2019

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...
03:48, 06/14/2019

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....
18:32, 08/27/2019

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%....
10:01, 09/10/2019

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...
12:32, 07/12/2019

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.       ...
09:16, 07/01/2019

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.       ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

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....
04:00, 05/31/2019

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 un...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language 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....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition The Nation, one of Thailand’s two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an online version...
08:00, 05/16/2019

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 wif...
04:32, 08/27/2019

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.”...
03:48, 07/04/2019

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....
23:48, 08/04/2019

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....
21:48, 09/18/2019

eBay’s improved AI translation boosts Spanish-language sales Since eBay added artificial intelligence translations for product listings in 2014, sales from the US to Spanish-speaking Latin American nations increased by almost 11 percent, according to a study. Researchers from MIT and Washington University in S...
09:32, 05/15/2019

Love Island is a lesson in how language, like, evolves | David Shariatmadari The contestants’ heavy use of ‘like’ has raised hackles. But they shouldn’t be demonised for itLove Island is not for everyone. You might not appreciate the dating show’s rowdiness; its relentlessness (nearly 50 episodes this season!); its raunch. Bu...
07:32, 06/21/2019

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....
11:48, 08/04/2019

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....
11:48, 07/23/2019

No language barrier: Brazzaville's illustrated shop facades – in pictures Shops in the Republic of the Congo’s capital use colourful depictions of the goods they sell to get around the lack of a common tongue Continue reading......
09:16, 09/03/2019

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......
08:00, 06/28/2019

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 see...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Dan Le Batard calls out Paul Finebaum for ‘coded dogwhistle language’ One ESPN personality is demanding an apology from another. Radio host Dan Le Batard wants football analyst Paul Finebaum to explain himself for his comment on Monday that the University of Miami is a “third-world program,” a statement he made in resp...
11:32, 08/28/2019

"Agenda Of RSS Is To Impose Hindi As National Language": Sitaram Yechury The agenda of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is to impose Hindi as the national language, said Sitaram Yechury, general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist), on Sunday....
06:16, 09/15/2019

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....
16:16, 06/10/2019

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 ...
08:32, 07/17/2019

Arunachal Man Develops New Tribal Script To Preserve "Wancho Language" Linguist student Banwang Losu has developed an independent Wancho script in an attempt to preserve "Wancho language" spoken in several northeastern states....
07:00, 09/08/2019

"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....
02:00, 06/07/2019

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 leve...
12:16, 08/07/2019

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 “ver...
03:16, 08/07/2019

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"....
03:48, 08/06/2019

Flipkart Follows Amazon, Unveils Hindi Language Support on Its Platform Flipkart has announced the introduction of Hindi interface on its platform to make it more engaging for the next 200 million customers coming online....
05:48, 09/04/2019

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...
09:48, 04/28/2019

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 reduc...
14:00, 06/13/2019

English Language Skills To Rank High In UK's New Immigration System An applicant's English language skills are likely to be ranked according to levels of proficiency in a new post-Brexit visa regime being finalised by UK home secretary Priti Patel....
09:48, 09/05/2019

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 t...
22:48, 07/18/2019

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....
13:48, 08/06/2019

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. ...
17:16, 06/03/2019

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....
07:16, 06/28/2019

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....
11:00, 08/16/2019

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....
13:48, 06/28/2019

The Natural Gas Market Is in a Summer Meltdown Natural-gas futures for August delivery traded down 3% to $2.15 per million British thermal units. That is a fresh three-year low and the lowest July price since 1999....
13:16, 07/26/2019

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...
12:32, 04/28/2019

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....
22:00, 08/31/2019

How to Instagram Natural Wonders Without Being a Dick In March, the mountains of Lake Elsinore, California experienced its annual bloom of fiery-orange poppies—and Instagram users flocked there, cameras and smartphones in hand, and fucked it all up....
10:32, 05/10/2019

Natural ways to lower cholesterol High cholesterol levels can increase a person’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularl...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Once-Key Data About Natural Gas Loses Clout Weekly gas-storage data, whose release for years routinely spurred spikes and plunges in one of the most volatile markets in the world, has receded from prominence this year as the gas price has declined and swings have moderated....
12:32, 05/08/2019

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....
14:32, 09/16/2019

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       ...
23:48, 07/19/2019

US natural gas exports to Europe surge nearly 300% The European Union announced Thursday that its imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas have climbed 272% since 2016, with the steepest increases occurring after President Trump met last July with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to has...
06:16, 05/02/2019

US to EU: Our liquefied natural gas is more reliable than Russia's US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has encouraged the EU to buy liquefied natural gas from the US instead of Russia. US exports of LNG surged following a meeting between Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker in July 2018....
11:16, 05/02/2019

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....
05:48, 05/01/2019

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 p...
16:16, 05/29/2019

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...
13:48, 08/01/2019

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 ...
22:00, 07/23/2019

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

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 t...
10:17, 09/17/2019

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...
08:00, 07/04/2019

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 brok...
21:48, 07/09/2019

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....
03:16, 07/08/2019

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...
12:48, 07/29/2019

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 co...
10:48, 08/06/2019

Ukraine to launch Russian-language TV channel in battle for hearts and minds Ukraine plans to launch a worldwide Russian-language TV channel, as part of an effort to win the hearts and minds of people living in the eastern Donbass region and Russia, a senior presidential official was quoted as saying on Monday....
11:16, 07/29/2019

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...
08:32, 08/13/2019

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....
09:00, 08/29/2019

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....
16:00, 09/16/2019

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 ...
19:32, 08/31/2019

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 po...
09:32, 04/28/2019

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...
15:48, 08/05/2019

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 ...
12:48, 09/06/2019

‘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....
22:32, 09/17/2019

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 ...
20:01, 09/17/2019

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....
05:48, 06/29/2019

Amazon researchers bolster 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...
09:48, 06/11/2019

‘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.”...
18:00, 05/22/2019

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......
10:32, 05/31/2019

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
02:48, 07/02/2019

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"......
21:48, 09/14/2019

Shashi Tharoor Takes Up PM Modi's "Language Challenge", Tweets First Word Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, whose vocabulary often leaves social media users scrambling for their dictionaries, has taken up Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "language challenge" and has put out his......
03:32, 08/30/2019

Australian dinosaur had natural ‘high-heel’ An Australian dinosaur appears to have walked on a natural kind of “high heel,” researchers suggest. The Rhoetosaurus brownei — a 24-ton, or 52,910-pound sauropod, which is a long-necked herbivorous dinosaur — walked with an elevated heel...
10:16, 05/20/2019

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....
09:48, 08/09/2019

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 T...
07:32, 06/13/2019

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...
03:48, 07/04/2019

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....
16:32, 06/05/2019

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....
23:48, 07/16/2019

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

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....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Australia, a Top Natural-Gas Exporter, Considers Imports The energy crisis in Australia is so severe that the country, one of the biggest exporters of natural gas, is thinking about imports to avoid blackouts....
09:48, 06/06/2019

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....
02:32, 05/07/2019

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, ...
06:16, 07/17/2019

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 stupi...
12:00, 05/29/2019

California becomes first US state 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 Creat...
01:16, 07/04/2019

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...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company Saudi Aramco will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement. Saudi Arabia’s state owned oil company said Wednesday it would buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year from Sempra Energy, based in San D...
09:00, 05/22/2019

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....
04:32, 09/18/2019

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 ...
11:00, 05/27/2019

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” ...
10:32, 06/28/2019

California death row inmate dies of natural causes SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was sent to California’s death row for killing and mutilating a 5-month-old girl has died of natural causes. State corrections officials say 56-year-old Brett Pensinger died Thursday night at...
23:16, 05/03/2019

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....
23:48, 05/21/2019

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....
09:16, 07/05/2019

Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Hungary PM: discussed missiles, natural gas with U.S. President Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at his Monday meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to prop up the now-spotty defense of critical infrastructure....
01:32, 05/17/2019

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!...
12:01, 08/13/2019

Kentucky Inmate Has Died, Possibly From Natural Causes LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky inmate found unresponsive in his Louisville cell has died, and a jail official says he may have died of natural causes. News outlets report authorities haven’t released the identity of the inmate, who was booke...
04:48, 05/14/2019

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....
23:00, 09/18/2019

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 no...
15:16, 09/18/2019

Florida must provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020, federal judge orders A federal judge ordered 32 Florida counties to provide ballots in Spanish starting next year, stating that failure to do so would be a violation of the Voting Rights Act....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Canadian language complaints have spiked by over 20%. An uproar over Doug Ford may be to blame: commissioner Canada's official languages commissioner said almost half of the complaints came from the National Capital Region of Ottawa and Gatineau, where federal government offices are located....
16:32, 05/09/2019

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 id...
15:00, 06/16/2019

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....
17:32, 06/10/2019

Twitter invests in ShareChat, an Indian social network for regional language users Twitter announced today it has invested an undisclosed amount into ShareChat, an Indian social media app for local languages. The company led the investment round of $100 million along with TrustBridge Partners, Shunwei Capital, Lightspeed Venture Pa...
22:32, 08/15/2019

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......
02:48, 07/03/2019

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa experience for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, will allow Amazon to incorpora...
23:00, 04/29/2019

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....
16:32, 06/07/2019

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

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...
12:48, 07/16/2019

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 launche...
11:48, 04/28/2019

GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: De Niro blasts Trump at Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro unloaded—once again-- on President Trump during a brief appearance Friday at the Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C....
01:48, 04/29/2019

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&#...
12:00, 07/18/2019

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 climat...
03:32, 09/19/2019

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. Contin...
10:00, 08/16/2019

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

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

Evo Morales hails 'progress' in natural gas deal with Argentina Amid dwindling income from its two biggest trading partners Brazil and Argentina, Bolivia is seeking to use an onshore liquefaction terminal in Argentina to export LNG to the rest of the world....
10:48, 04/28/2019

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.        ...
14:32, 08/13/2019

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...
11:16, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 2-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....
22:00, 09/17/2019

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...
10:48, 07/31/2019

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 desi...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Canadian Natural Resources quarterly profit falls 18.5% Canadian Natural Resources Ltd reported an 18.5% fall in quarterly adjusted profit on Thursday, hit by lower production and higher operating costs per barrel....
02:48, 08/01/2019

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....
02:16, 09/11/2019

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 authorize...
23:32, 09/16/2019

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, secu...
19:32, 05/21/2019

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 defini...
18:00, 07/15/2019

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....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Petrobras confirms natural gas find in Sergipe Basin Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has made natural gas discoveries in six deep-water fields in the Sergipe Basin, it said in a regulatory filing on Monday....
06:00, 06/17/2019

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....
03:32, 06/17/2019

Meet the Museum of Natural History’s newest guest: a T. rex WASHINGTON (AP) — The newest guest at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is a coveted Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. Curators have eagerly sought the skeleton for years. Now, the new addition, dubbed “The Nation’s T. ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

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...
04:16, 07/16/2019

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 ...
10:32, 06/16/2019

Natural Light is looking for a summer intern who will get to test out beer! Natural Light or some may know it as Natty Light is looking for a summer intern. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

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.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Natural cycles had little to do with 20th-century temperature trends Enlarge (credit: UpNorthMemories) Reconstructing crime scenes is more or less what most geoscientists do for a living. Sometimes the “whodunnit” revolves around a mass extinction event 66 million years ago, and sometimes it’s about an extreme weath...
13:16, 05/21/2019

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.        ...
21:48, 07/03/2019

It's a Great Weekend to Go Natural: CurlFest Kicks Off Another Year! Kinks, curls, coils, fros, locs, twists, braids and all things natural hair will be out in abundance this weekend, as CurlFest, the world’s largest natural beauty festival, makes its annual return to New York City—this time, relocating from its old h...
13:00, 07/26/2019

Trade war cuts U.S. liquefied natural gas exports to China No liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels that left the United States in March and April have gone to China, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data shows, as the trade war between the two nations escalates....
10:48, 05/10/2019

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....
14:32, 06/06/2019

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...
23:32, 07/24/2019

EU devouring natural resources at unsustainable rate: report The world would need 2.8 Earths if everyone burned through natural resources as greedily as the average person in the EU, according to a new study. Its authors say drastic action is needed to avert a crisis....
01:32, 05/09/2019

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...
05:32, 06/06/2019

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 si...
12:00, 07/08/2019

Popular vote selects Argentina’s ‘Seven Natural Wonders’ Apopular vote, in which more than one million people are said to have cast their vote over a period of six months, has chosen Argentina’s ‘Seven Natural Wonders,’ shining a light on the country’s marvels....
10:16, 05/11/2019

'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.        ...
22:32, 07/17/2019

MLB, long expecting Latino 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....
18:16, 06/04/2019

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...
15:48, 08/05/2019

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....
09:48, 07/11/2019

'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 pl...
10:48, 05/24/2019

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...
19:48, 05/21/2019

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....
04:16, 06/04/2019

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....
14:48, 06/29/2019

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 c...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Officials: Natural Gas Likely Caused Deadly Jeffersonville House Explosion WAVE 3 JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP/WAVE 3) — Authorities say a house exploded in southern Indiana, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable. Officials believe natural gas caused the home to explode, and th...
08:32, 05/20/2019

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 fo...
11:48, 06/10/2019

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 fligh...
11:00, 08/26/2019

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....
19:00, 08/26/2019

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....
20:00, 08/13/2019

U.S. liquefied natural gas shipments to China face mounting tariffs China said on Monday it would raise tariffs on liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from the United States amid a series of additional levies, a move that could further reduce U.S. LNG shipments to the world's fastest growing importer of the fuel....
08:48, 05/13/2019

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 o...
04:48, 05/02/2019

NYDEC nixes natural gas pipeline despite union, business support The New York Department of Environmental Conservation on Wednesday struck down a proposed pipeline project that would have delivered natural gas reserves from Pennsylvania to New York. The proposed plan, called the Northeast Supply Enhancement, was t...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Mukesh Ambani's $4 Billion Investment Hurt By Glut In Natural Gas The 10 synthetic gasifiers that make up the project are now finally commissioned. But the imported LNG they're meant to displace has fallen from about $15 per million British thermal units in 2012 to......
21:00, 08/20/2019

Were These Ancient Egyptian Bomb-Shells 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, ...
12:48, 06/17/2019

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.Read more......
09:16, 06/29/2019

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....
20:48, 08/07/2019

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....
13:48, 06/16/2019

U.S. Boosts Natural-Gas Exports to EU, Aiming to Dent Russian Sales The U.S. has nearly tripled its natural-gas exports to the European Union since July and signed new licenses seeking to establish American energy as an EU mainstay....
19:00, 05/02/2019

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 by England in their World Cup opener .Scotlan...
14:00, 06/10/2019

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....
22:48, 06/07/2019

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 c...
07:48, 07/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Natural worried about changes to Enbridge pipeline system Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Thursday it is against proposed changes to shipping agreements on Enbridge Inc's Mainline pipeline system because it does not want to be "held hostage" to one delivery point for its crude....
11:32, 05/09/2019

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!...
12:16, 06/03/2019

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....
09:16, 06/04/2019

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,...
12:00, 09/13/2019

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. ...
14:16, 07/16/2019

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.       ...
05:48, 08/02/2019

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....
04:16, 08/07/2019

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....
22:00, 09/17/2019

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.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

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....
00:16, 06/07/2019

Scientists warn of grave impacts from loss of natural world The accelerating loss of plant and animal species will have grave consequences for people worldwide, scientists warned on Monday in the largest comprehensive study into the impact of modern civilization on nature....
08:48, 05/06/2019

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

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....
03:48, 07/22/2019

‘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....
22:16, 08/02/2019

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....
04:48, 06/19/2019

Judge says Florida counties must provide Spanish-language ballots and voter registration for 2020 primaries Election and voter registration materials in 32 of Florida's counties were only printed in English. A federal judge says that will end, starting with the 2020 primaries....
17:00, 05/13/2019

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 ...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Minnesota Superintendent Promises 'Aggressive Action' After Middle School Teacher Filmed Using Racist Language Wendy Brilowski, a teacher in Highland Park Middle School, Minnesota, has been placed on leave after video proof showed her hurling racial slurs to students. Saint Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard has vowed to take appropriate action af...
11:32, 05/12/2019

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 fo...
12:00, 08/26/2019

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 with a 16-to-...
10:00, 05/27/2019

She's a Natural: Miss Teen USA 2019 Kaliegh Garris Won the Crown In Curls The newly-minted Miss Teen USA Kaleigh Garris gives “crown” a new name. When the 18-year-old Connecticut teen won the title on Sunday, the tiara was placed atop her halo of naturally-textured hair. As Garris told Refinery29 in an exclusive interview ...
04:16, 05/02/2019

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 ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Oil producer Canadian Natural doubles down on Canada in $2.8 bln deal with Devon Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Wednesday it would buy the Canadian assets of U.S.-based Devon Energy Corp for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash, investing further in Canada's struggling energy sector as some rivals di...
14:00, 05/29/2019

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 E...
18:16, 05/20/2019

EQM raises cost, delays timing of Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline EQM Midstream Partners LP said on Monday it had raised the estimated cost of its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia to $4.8-$5.0 billion and delayed the projected completion to mid-2020 due to ongoing legal and regula...
11:48, 06/17/2019

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work It's still legal in most states to ban natural hair styles like braids or dreadlocks. But several state legislators — and a coalition of civil rights groups — are trying to change that....
05:32, 09/19/2019

Just like mom: Serena Williams' 1-year-old daughter is a natural with a tennis racket The tennis star told USA TODAY last year that her daughter wouldn't play tennis unless she wanted to because she doesn't want that pressure for her.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Canadian Natural cuts Albian mines' output forecast for May, June Canadian Natural Resources Ltd on Wednesday cut its May and June production due to ongoing maintenance at one of its oil sands upgrader at the Albian mines in Alberta that was damaged in a fire incident....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Australian natural disasters minister's complete about face: 'I believe in climate science' David Littleproud’s comments to parliament entirely at odds with earlier statement to Guardian AustraliaAustralia’s minister responsible for drought and natural disasters, David Littleproud, now says he accepts the science on manmade climate change, ...
02:00, 09/12/2019

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....
09:00, 06/05/2019

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....
18:32, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Apache profit misses on lower crude, natural gas prices U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as lower crude and natural gas prices offset higher output from the Permian basin in the United States and the UK North Sea....
14:48, 05/01/2019

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....
12:32, 08/23/2019

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

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.        ...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Violence, natural disasters forced a record 41 million people from their homes GENEVA — A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in several African countries and Syria. The Norwegian Re...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light looking to hire summer intern TUCSON – Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light may be able to help. The company is looking to hire a “Natty Intern” this summer to attend sporting events, travel to various events, create social media content, design promoti...
00:48, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. liquefied natural gas shipments to China face mounting tariffs China said on Monday it would raise tariffs on liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from the United States amid a series of additional levies, a move that could further reduce U.S. LNG shipments to the world's fastest growing importer of the fuel....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources to slash executive ranks Pioneer Natural Resources said on Tuesday it has asked nearly a third of its executives to leave as the U.S. shale producer continues to trim costs and considers selling more assets....
10:32, 05/07/2019

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 ...
15:48, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. liquefied natural gas shipments to China face mounting tariffs China said on Monday it would raise tariffs on liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from the United States amid a series of additional levies, a move that could further reduce U.S. LNG shipments to the world's fastest growing importer of the fuel....
12:16, 05/13/2019

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 so...
16:32, 07/23/2019

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......
17:32, 07/11/2019

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 landlor...
01:48, 07/23/2019

ADNOC hires BAML, Mizuho for natural gas pipelines deal –sources Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Mizuho to arrange the lease of its natural gas pipeline assets, sources familiar with the matter said, as the oil giant establishes new partnerships in an era of lower...
08:00, 07/15/2019

US gas utility funds 'front' consumer group to fight natural gas bans SoCalGas funded not-for-profit C4Bes from its launch, paying consultants to establish messaging and recruit board membersAmerica’s largest gas utility is trying to stymie efforts to limit the use of natural gas in California beyond usual corporate lo...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Trump tells Louisiana senators he won't waive Jones Act to ship natural gas A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport of natural ga...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Millions of homes are underinsured against natural disasters as construction costs keep rising Increasingly extreme weather, from floods to wildfires to high-category hurricanes, are causing increasing damage to the nation's neighborhoods. Now, new research shows much of the nation's housing stock may be underinsured for these disast...
10:16, 05/03/2019

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...
01:48, 08/06/2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life Scientists reveal stark decline in biodiversity in damning UN report on planetary healthHuman society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned as they announc...
04:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources to cut executive ranks Pioneer Natural Resources said on Tuesday it has asked nearly a third of its executives to leave their jobs as the U.S. shale producer continues to trim costs and considers selling more assets....
10:32, 05/07/2019

Russian military explosion last week '4-16 times' natural background levels Russian officials said Tuesday radiation levels at a military test site involved in an explosion last week was four to 16 times above natural background levels....
08:00, 08/13/2019

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 outlet...
15:00, 06/05/2019

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."...
19:48, 09/04/2019

WiFi network made of rubber ducks could save lives during natural disasters The IBM-backed developers behind Project Owl, winner of 2018’s Call For Code challenge, have successfully tested their rubber duck-based emergency WiFi network in Puerto Rico. And, with hurricane season quickly approaching, not a moment too soon. Owl...
11:16, 05/06/2019

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...
09:16, 06/23/2019

Florida parents won't regain custody of son, 4, after refusing chemo, opting for natural remedies The parents of a 4-year-old Florida boy suffering from leukemia — and who "refused" to allow their son to undergo chemotherapy — will not regain custody of the child, a judge ruled Monday....
11:32, 09/10/2019

China's natural gas consumption grows in first-quarter amid pollution fight: Xinhua China's natural gas consumption grew steadily in the first quarter amid the country's fight against air pollution, the official Xinhua News Agency reported....
05:00, 05/04/2019

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....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Trump debates waiving Jones Act to ship natural gas to New England and Puerto Rico President Trump is considering granting waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport of natural gas to the Northeast and Puerto Rico....
06:16, 05/02/2019

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....
18:48, 08/18/2019

Latest tourist death in Dominican Republic attributed to natural causes, country officials say The Attorney General's Office of the Dominican Republic says the latest American tourist death in the country was due to natural causes.       ...
15:16, 06/25/2019

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'...
12:00, 06/23/2019

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....
11:00, 06/13/2019

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....
08:32, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Devon Energy exits Canada with $2.8 bln sale to Canadian Natural, bets on U.S. 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 to focus purely on U.S. production....
08:16, 05/29/2019

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.        ...
20:16, 05/27/2019

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.        ...
15:48, 06/04/2019

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!...
11:32, 05/28/2019

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 proble...
12:48, 07/21/2019

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....
03:00, 07/10/2019

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....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Civilization Is Accelerating Extinction and Altering the Natural World at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in Human History’ A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change is amplifying the danger to humanity....
06:00, 05/06/2019

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....
10:16, 08/01/2019