Jamal Khashoggi: Trump ‘concerned’ about missing journalist; Saudis deny involvement

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said Monday that he was “concerned” about reports on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post writer and Saudi royal court insider-turned-critic. “We call on the government of Saudi Arabia to support a thorough investigation of Mr. Khashoggi’s disappearance and to be transparent about…

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A Giant Wind And Solar Farm Could Turn The Sahara Green

There is no escaping the fact wind and solar farms have an effect on their local environment, wherever they are placed. It’s not quite the 4.2 million deaths from air pollution, as in the case of fossil fuels, but they do influence the area around them. Some effects are detrimental,…

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Facebook policy head makes a surprising cameo at the Kavanaugh hearing

Facebook might be doing its best to stay out of political scandals in the latter half of 2018, but the company had a presence, front and center, at one of the most contentious Senate hearings in modern history. Facebook’s vice president of Global Public Policy, Joel Kaplan, was spotted sitting…

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IBM launches cloud tool to detect AI bias and explain automated decisions

IBM has launched a software service that scans AI systems as they work in order to detect bias and provide explanations for the automated decisions being made — a degree of transparency that may be necessary for compliance purposes not just a company’s own due diligence. The new trust and…

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Someone Wrote A Funny Guide About Bees And Wasps And You Might Learn Something New

Most of us have been there, sitting in a park or on our porch, enjoying the beautiful summer day and a refreshing cold drink, when suddenly an unidentified flying bugger approaches. Is it a bee? Is it a wasp? We’re just not sure! Probably confused by the same notion, one…

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These Badass Tattooed Seniors We Captured Prove That You Shouldnt Worry About Your Tattoos When Youre Old

‘TattooAge. Never too old,’ is a photography project where we photographed 25 elderly people with tattoos in their living rooms. In these photographs, they show their tattoos and share the stories behind them: from a gift from a grandchild to the memory of a lost loved one. Some of the…

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Of the four parental ‘feeding styles,’ only one is good for kids’ health, experts say

(CNN)If you’re a parent, you are well aware that managing your kids’ activity schedules, homework, doctor’s appointments, play dates and much more all comes with the territory. But an important part of the parenting job description — and one that may be hidden in a cloud of unconscious thought at…

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Beto O’Rourke says passenger backs his claim of not fleeing after 1998 DUI crash

close Where is @BetoORourke in the Democratic Party? The progressive wing or the establishment wing? @evanasmith asks him to place himself on the spectrum. O’Rourke: “I place myself in Texas.” Watch live at #TribFest18 here: https://t.co/SyOEC9ngGN pic.twitter.com/rNKMEobQxc — Texas Tribune (@TexasTribune) September 30, 2018 During his conversation with Smith on…

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558-Million-Year-Old Fat Molecules Confirm Earliest Known Animal On Record

It took a helicopter ride to the remote cliffs of the White Sea in Russia, clouds of mosquitoes, roaming bears, a rappel down 80-meter (260-foot) cliffs, and digging out blocks of sandstone, but researchers have found what they are calling a “Holy Grail” discovery. A team of scientists from The…

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Lacazette strikes as controversial goal puts gloss on Arsenal win over Everton

Alexandre Lacazette found the top corner and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang soon doubled the lead but from an offside position as Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 Alexandre Lacazette scored a beauty, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made the points safe and Unai Emery could toast a fourth consecutive Premier League win. Yet this was an afternoon…

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