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Former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Files Grievance with NFL for Remaining Unsigned

Following Colin Kaepernick's acts of political activism during the last season, where he decided to sit or kneel during the playing of the national anthem, the former 49ers quarterback still remains unsigned. As a...
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Is the World Ready for Battery-powered Homes?

Last week, Mandalay Homes announced that it was planning to build up to 4,000 new homes that would each contain German battery-maker Sonnen's 8kWh packs to partially meet its power needs. Of these, 2,900...
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Death is Alive and Well, Happy Death Day Grosses $26.5 M on First Weekend

Death is alive and well, at least in the movies, as Happy Death Day raked in an estimated $26.5 million at the box office over the first weekend. The movie is already being called...
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US-South Korea Joint Military Exercise This Week Could Spark Off N Korea Action Near...

In August this year, North Korea threatened to fire a salvo of missiles into the area surrounding Guam, where the US has a massive military presence, if the United States and South Korea continued...
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Finally, a Carbon-Capture Plant that Only Costs $30 per Metric Ton of CO2

After opening its first commercial carbon-capture plant in Switzerland this year, Climeworks has officially turned on the first "negative emission" carbon-capture plant in Iceland.In short, what Climeworks' carbon-capture plant does is to suck up...
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Hepatitis A Outbreak in California: Get Vaccinated and Wash Hands Frequently

The outbreak of hepatitis A in California lead Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency on Friday so the inadequate federal supply of vaccines can be complemented with direct acquisition from manufacturers.The...
iPhone X

Two iPhone X Hidden Features that Apple Hasn’t Revealed

The Apple iPhone X is one of the most sophisticated devices on the market, not to mention one of the most expensive mainstream premium smartphones. At the launch last month, Apple revealed several new...
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3 Out of 4 Americans Favor Higher Taxes for the Nation’s Wealthiest

Many critics of President Donald Trump are strongly against his tax plan eliminating some of the taxes that the nation's wealthiest citizens currently pay. Nearly three-quarters of polled Americans believe that the rich should...
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Woz U the Guy Who Co-Founded Apple Inc. and is Now Opening a University?

Steve Wozniak, aka Woz, the co-founder of what ultimately became the world's most valuable company, Apple Inc., has announced that he is opening an online university, a learning platform for technical skills that will...
Social Security

The 2% Social Security Benefits Increase for 2018 That You Might Never See

Based on the Consumer Price Index between Q3 2016 and Q3 2017, the Social Security Administration is giving more than 65 million recipients a 2% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in 2018. It's not much, but...