Ever wanted to ask Stephen Hawking a question about artificial intelligence? Now's your chance.
The celebrity theoretical physicist, portrayed in the movie "The Theory of Everything" last year, is giving the public an ...Read more
On July 27th, 1866, the Transatlantic Telegraph Cable was completed.
On July 26th, 1956, Egyptian leader Gamal Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal.
On July 25th, 1894, the first Sino-Japanese War began.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Hurricane Katrina, the most-destructive and third-deadliest storm in U.S. history, also was a force for change, spurring major advancements in forecasting and communication.
Since its rampage in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Hoping to capture lawmakers' imaginations and perhaps loosen their purse strings, NASA officials said Tuesday that the new scientific information gleaned from the New Horizons mission to Pluto was "...Read more
Many extinct creatures, including killer theropod dinosaurs like the notorious Tyrannosaurus rex, had serrated teeth, with jagged cutting edges to help them chew through flesh. Some years ago scientists noticed that ...Read more
A thought for the day: Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedy. -- Ernest Benn
Hidden Doors, Secret RoomsJamie Eubanks
Jillian Braedon possesses a secret so explosive that she must be silenced. On the run with her five-year-old daughter, stranded in the middle of a blizzard and critically injured, Jill sends little Valerie off into the raging storm alone. The child stumbles onto the property of retired ...
On this date in history:
In 1868, the ratified 14th Amendment was adopted into the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizenship and all its privileges to African-Americans.
In 1976, a 7.8-magnitude ...Read more
Those born on this date include:
- Beatrix Potter, British author/illustrator of the Peter Rabbit stories, in 1866
- French surrealist artist Marcel Duchamp in 1887
- comedian Joe E. Brown in 1891
Today is Tuesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2015 with 156 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus.
Theodore Roosevelt is the only person with an American national park named for him, although several are named for geographical features in turn named for people. It is in western North Dakota and includes a cattle ranch ...Read more
I am a set of three words, all with the same four letters.
First I am a type of carriage.
Then switch my middle letters, and I am a cover often useful on a diamond.
Now switch my end letters ...
When you see me, you also see hair.
What are the words?View full teaser and answer
treacle \TREE-kehl\ (noun) - 1 : Syrup, especially from the first pressing of sugar cane but also the molasses left over after the sugar crystals are removed; 2 : sugar-coating, cloying sentiment, sweetness of speech, ...Read more
Google is saying that it's time for Google+ to be going, going ... though not completely gone.
The company announced Monday it will pull back Google+'s integration with Google products in an attempt to streamline the ...Read more
The Chinese government is stripping away its last restrictions on the sale of video game consoles, but the action is unlikely to significantly boost the fortunes of dominant manufacturers Microsoft and Sony.
Instead, the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Snapchat has replaced Yahoo and Warner Music Group with iHeartRadio and Buzzfeed on the list of about a dozen media organizations that get a big opportunity to generate revenue through the popular ...Read more
Know someone required to use Microsoft Windows at work but who uses a Mac at home? Probably so.
As Apple has hopped from a global afterthought to the world's fifth-largest computer maker, Microsoft's Windows operating ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Best Buy said it will begin selling the Apple Watch on Aug. 7, the first national retailer outside of Apple's own stores to sell the smartwatch.
It will initially be available in more than 100 stores and on...Read more
Just what the party planner ordered, so take your meeting or family reunion global.
What it does: The website offers a curated list of venues in 615 cities in 63 countries that are available for ...Read more