Bill Nye: Science made America great

April 23, 2017

… useful arts” to motivate innovators, stimulate the economy and establish just laws. The US has become the most powerful nation on Earth and among the greatest in history, because it has long respected and promoted science. Countless policies, from military deployments to regulations that control the formula of a shampoo, are based on science. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Join us on Twitter and Facebook How would your life be without electricity, let alone …

Read More >>

Bat reportedly found in packaged Fresh Express salad mix

April 9, 2017

(CNN)Two people were recommended for post-exposure rabies treatment after a consumer in Florida reported finding a dead bat in a packaged salad mix, the Centers for Disease control and Prevention said Saturday. The bat was sent to the CDC after it was found in a bag of Fresh Express Organic Marketside Spring Mix. “The deteriorated condition of the bat did not allow for CDC to definitively rule out whether this bat had rabies,” the Atlanta-based agency said. …

Read More >>

CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… majority. Republicans control the Senate. They have 52 seats. While Democrats and the independents who vote with them have 48 seats. After yesterday’s move to invoke the nuclear option, both parties have now used the controversial rule change and this time around, it was expected to lead to the confirmation of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) CHRIS CILLIZZA, CNN POLITICS REPORTER: The one thing to know about the nuclear option is you may not understand it, but it does …

Read More >>

Brexit negotiations: How will Poland behave towards the UK? – BBC News

April 6, 2017

Why? It is because of Brexit. BBC News: Brexit Brexit: Article 50 has been triggered – what now? Theresa May ‘wants and expects’ to protect rights of Poles in UK Poland cries blackmail at EU summit There is a widespread perception Britain is no longer a friendly place. I am told Polish TV and radio has been full of a story about a Polish teenager being attacked. It may not be true, but there have been many such stories here, apparently unreported in Britain. Uncertain …

Read More >>

Why sports betting is starting to look a lot more like Wall Street

March 20, 2017

South Dakota State Jackrabbits take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs, because college basketball is the best.Image: Getty Images Your March Madness office pool is like the Charles Schwab of sports betting. Beyond those hastily chosen brackets, theres an entire cottage industry of sports betting thats increasingly resembling Wall Street. In 2016, total sports wagers in Nevada were $4.5 billion, according to the Nevada Gaming control Board. With that much at stake, gamblers are turning to more …

Read More >>

The sequels that should never have been made – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… loved it. Audiences loved it. A sequel was duly scheduled. But 1997’s Speed 2: Cruise control fell at the first hurdle. Although Sandra Bullock (pictured) came back for a second bite of the cherry, the film’s other star, Keanu Reeves, didn’t sign up. Jason Patric took the reins instead and the sequel was given a much bigger budget than its predecessor. But instead of the speeding buses and underground trains of the first, Speed 2 took place on… a slow-moving boat. The …

Read More >>

Host Asks What The Opposite Of Steve Harvey Is, Then Familys Answers Leave Him In Awe

March 15, 2017

… and taps it first. With an air of confidence, he replies, “Bald-headed.” Realizing that a bald man had just poked a little fun at his own hairless head, Steve playfully whacks Rodvous in the head with his paper cue card. Luckily, “Bald” gives the Stower family 10 points and control of the game. Rodvous returns to his relatives and Harvey walks over to hear the rest of the Family Feud contestants’answers one by one. Boy, is he less than impressed. When he moves up to …

Read More >>

Driverless cars ‘could lead to complacency’ – BBC News

March 15, 2017

… to the car, and back again. The risk that the vehicle may need to hand back control to an unprepared driver in an emergency may be “too great to tolerate”, the Lords Science and Technology Committee said. Media captionHow the public reacted to a driverless pod in Milton Keynes Professor Neville Stanton of the University of Southampton told the committee: “As vehicles become fully autonomous, even the most observant human driver’s attention will begin to wane. “Their …

Read More >>

Why I bought my daughter heroin – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… were younger. They had set bedtimes and they ate their vegetables and all that. And I felt very out of control. I couldn’t say, “No you’re not going out. You need to come home and stay home and sort yourself out.” Because she would say, “I’m an adult, I can do what I like.” I was disappointed. Very disappointed, because I had great expectations of what she could achieve. She wasn’t managing to achieve anything at that point, although things did …

Read More >>