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Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak Says Robots Will Turn Us Into Their Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | June 26, 2015 | UK Tech
Brace yourselves, Apple's co-founder has a theory about what's going to happen to all of us once robots take over the world. Speaking at the Freescale Technology Forum 2015 in Austin, Texas Steve Wozniak said that humans will one day become pets once...

Alaska Bear Cam Lets You Watch Brown Bears Catch Salmon Live At Katmai National Park

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | June 26, 2015 | Weird News
The bears are back! A series of cameras set up near Brooks Falls in Alaska’s Katmai National Park have returned for the season, allowing armchair travelers to watch coastal brown bears catch and eat sockeye salmon. The National Park Service says up to...

Disney World Has Had Enough Of The Selfie Sticks, May Ban Them Entirely

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | June 25, 2015 | Travel
It was once "the place where dreams come true." And it still is, for the most part -- unless that dream is to carry around a selfie stick unimpeded. Walt Disney World is rumored to be banning the notorious devices from its theme parks, potentially as...

Scientists Create Wearable Electronic Screen So Thin It Can Be Worn As A Dress

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | June 25, 2015 | UK Tech
We all have those awkward moments when we turn up to work or a party dressed the same as someone else. Instead of avoiding that person for rest of the evening, science has come up with a marvellous technological solution - a display so thin that...

Men Totally Overestimate Their Math Skills And It May Explain The STEM Gender Gap

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | June 25, 2015 | Science
Men significantly outnumber women in technology and science-related professions -- but it's not because they're more skilled in those areas. New research suggests that the answer may lie not in men's skills or interests, but rather in the beliefs they hold about their abilities to do the complicated mathematics central...

Your Obnoxious Facebook Statuses, Only In Real-Life Situations

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | June 25, 2015 | Comedy
Further proof that most Facebook statuses are terrible. What if, instead of simply writing your next emotion-filled Facebook status for all your friends too see, you say exactly what you were going to write directly to their faces? How freaking awkward would that be? Yeah, because no one talks like...

What The World Looks Like From Its Most Beautiful Peaks

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | June 25, 2015 | World
The WorldPost's "Through Your Lens" series brings you stunning photos taken by social media users in far-flung locations around the world. Tag your Twitter and Instagram photos with #WorldPostGram and we may feature them in our next post. From the snowy ridges of the Alps to the vertigo-inducing...

Facebook Is Still Overwhelmingly White, Asian And Male

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | June 25, 2015 | Business
There's a long way to go to true diversity.

This 3D Printed 'Batmobile' Does 0-60 In Two Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | June 25, 2015 | UK Tech
If you've ever wanted to build your own Batmobile, this super fast 3D printed car is as close as you will get to the real thing. Known as 'Blade,' the car goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.2 seconds and has a body that has been build...

Sweden Blood Bank Texts Donors To Notify Them Whenever Their Blood Helps Save A Life

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | June 25, 2015 | Good News
Though technology may seem like a lifeline for many people today, for Sweden’s blood bank, it is exactly that. Sweden’s blood service notifies donors via text message whenever their blood is used, The Independent reports. The initiative aims to raise awareness for the need for blood donation,...

Online Therapy Could Revolutionize Treatment For Mental Health Conditions

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | June 25, 2015 | Media
The New York Times: Depressed? Try Therapy Without the Therapist Cognitive behavioral therapy has long been considered the most effective treatment for depression and other mental health problems. But what if the best form of therapy didn't involve a therapist at all? "The success of cognitive behavioral therapy...

Apple Pulls Civil War Games From App Store Over Confederate Flag

Damon Beres | June 25, 2015 | Technology
Apple claims it's going after apps that use images of the Confederate flag "in offensive and mean-spirited ways."

Taylor Swift's '1989' Will Now Stream On Apple Music

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | June 25, 2015 | Entertainment
It's official, you will be able to stream Taylor Swift's "1989" on Apple Music. The "Bad Blood" singer announced the news on Twitter on Thursday. After the events of this week, I've decided to put 1989 on Apple Music...and happily so.— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) June...

North Korea Instagram Access Appears To Resume

AP | Charlotte Alfred | June 25, 2015 | World
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Instagram appears to be back to normal in North Korea after a week of warnings on user accounts saying the popular photo-sharing app had been blacklisted for harmful content. Virtually no North Koreans have free access to the Internet or any kind of social media....

Tinder's Parent Company Plans To Go Public

Alexander C. Kaufman | June 25, 2015 | Business
It's IPO time.

Americans Are Googling 'Gun Control' Instead Of 'Gun Shop' Post-Charleston

Alexandra Ma | June 25, 2015 | Technology
Look at the shift in Google Search queries for "gun shop" compared to searches for "gun control."

Taxi Strike Brings France To Standstill Amid Growing Rage Against Uber

Charlotte Alfred | June 26, 2015 | World
PARIS (AP) -- French taxis went on a nationwide strike Thursday, snarling traffic in major cities after weeks of rising, sometimes violent tensions over Uber. Travelers hoping to catch a flight walked alongside highways with their bags, and riot police in Paris fired tear gas canisters to clear strikers from...

Fox News To Launch Breaking News SiriusXM Radio Channel

Catherine Taibi | June 25, 2015 | Media
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News is launching a new radio channel that will bring breaking news and other reports to SiriusXM subscribers. Fox News and SiriusXM announced Wednesday that the channel, called Fox News Headlines 24/7, will launch in the fall. Fox says the round-the-clock radio channel will offer...

Courtney Love Attacked By French Taxi Drivers While Riding In An Uber

AP | June 26, 2015 | Entertainment
PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem. Travelers going to and from the airport...

Protest Again Delays Hawaii Giant Telescope Construction

Landess Kearns | June 25, 2015 | Science
Work on the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope on the Big Island of Hawaii was delayed again Wednesday after construction vehicles were blocked by hundreds of protesters, who say the giant telescope is being built on land sacred to Native Hawaiians. Protesters pushed boulders into the road to the construction site...
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