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July 14, 2017 2:36 PM When Parents and Doctors Disagree on What Futile Means

He's only 11 months old, but Charlie Gard commands an army of the impassioned that numbers in the hundreds of thousands and includes a Pope and a President. This online platoon, including 350,000 people who have signed a petition on his behalf, is rallying behind his parents' singular mission--for Charlie to stay alive. A far smaller but equally committed 112

July 12, 2017 12:20 AM A rational defense of Adwoa Safo

The internet is empowering but can also be mean and vicious when it chooses to. For the past couple of days, the unfortunate victim of its viciousness has been the Hon. AdwoaSafo, MP for Dome KwabenyaConstituency and Minister of State for Public Procurement. Someday it could be me or you. I'm merely here to point out the absurdity of the politically 60

July 11, 2017 11:01 AM Audi's New A8 Shows How Robocars Can Work With Humans

In 2012 the engineers working on Google’s self-driving car realized they had a problem. Early testers had agreed to always watch the road in case of emergencies, but many didn’t—and it put them at serious risk. This is what’s known as the handoff problem: how to alert and engage the distracted human when the computer falters. Google’s solution? Bypass 139

July 11, 2017 7:03 AM Knesset lobby unveils plan for peace: Total Palestinian surrender

Support event for Israel Victory Caucus urges Palestinians to accept that they failed to destroy the Jewish state JTA — Israel has already defeated the Palestinians. All that’s left is for them to surrender. That, at least, was an argument being made in Jerusalem this week. Led by the Philadelphia-based Middle East Forum, pro-Israel leaders and analysts 33

June 28, 2017 8:19 AM Facebook celebrates 2 billion monthly active users

This is a little bonkers. Out of the 7.5 billion people living on the planet, give or take a few hundred million, 2 billion visit Facebook at least once a month. On a conservative estimate, that's 1 out of any 4 people alive right now... any 4 humans, be it newborns, kids, teenagers, adults, elderly people, those without internet access, those in war-torn 80

June 23, 2017 6:16 AM We will not show pornography on live TV – Porno showing TV stations

Television stations broadcasting ponography live on TV have been ordered by the National Media Commission to immediately cease the airing of pornographic materials on their television stations. The directive follows a complaint filed by Mr. James Oberko and Mr. Tommy Annan Forson against the stations. The Commission says it examined the broadcast of the three 25

June 16, 2017 3:52 AM Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of early death, study says

(CNN) — How your spuds are cooked is key to your health. People who eat fried potatoes two or more times a week double their risk of an early death compared to those who avoid them, a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found. Eating potatoes that have not been fried was not linked to a similar early mortality risk, the researchers 94

June 10, 2017 11:54 AM NASA's undersea mission to simulate life on Mars

WASHINGTON: NASA is sending a team of four crew members to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, which will spend 10 days simulating a deep space mission with similar objectives to exploration on Mars. Living and working at the bottom of the ocean mimics the micro-gravity (or harsh) environment that humans will experience in space, researchers at the University 166

June 9, 2017 2:13 AM Public Ramadan celebration on Friday invites all ages to attend

Under One Tent hopes to encourage communication and integration among different faiths Irish people of all faiths, backgrounds and ages are being invited to take part in the Muslim celebration of Ramadan at sunset this weekend at St Patrick’s Park, Dublin. It has been organised by a group of young Irish Muslims who hope to encourage communication and understanding 23

June 8, 2017 4:19 PM Trump's foreign policy fantasies are eroding US leadership role

On June 1, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement and immediately cease implementation of the commitments the United States had made in signing it in December 2015. He claimed he had come to his decision for a variety of debunked rationales and added that he would be open to renegotiating 106