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Trump's climate order puts 'China first' in clean energy

Trump's climate order puts 'China first' in clean energy President Donald Trump is vowing to put "America First" — just not when it comes to the global clean energy race.Flanked by coal miners and cabinet officials, Trump vowed to revamp fossil fuel production and erase "job-killing" restrictions on power plants and pipelines.

Donald Trump is now your last hope for the most basic internet privacy rules

Donald Trump is now your last hope for the most basic internet privacy rules The House voted on Tuesday in favor of erasing a rule that would prevent internet service providers from quietly selling off consumer data without notifying those consumers.The rule — enacted last year by the Federal Communications Commission — was so short-lived that it never got the chance to be implemented.

Sorry, Lyft, but being less awful than Uber doesn't make you 'woke'

Sorry, Lyft, but being less awful than Uber doesn't make you 'woke' If Silicon Valley is the land of self-congratulatory BS, then Lyft President John Zimmer just made a play for the crown.How his San Francisco-based company is less a Peter Thiel-backed behemoth working with General Motors to automate its drivers out of jobs than a thoughtful and do-gooding corporate citizen.

Planescape: Torment Enhanced Edition Announced

Planescape: Torment Enhanced Edition Announced It seems , as Beamdog gave us the announcement we were hoping for today - the seminal CRPG Planescape: Torment has been given and will be officially released on April 11th, 2017.While it doesn't sound like there will be any substantial content additions (not like we needed any), there will be a number of welcome improvements, including "gameplay updates, bug fixes, and enhancements" curated by none other than Chris Avellone himself, a completely remastered soundtrack, an updated UI that supports as high as 4K resolution, and the modern features and device support we've come to expect from the Enhanced Edition versions of the Infinity Engine titles.

This Swedish ad perfectly mocks the hype around self-driving cars

This Swedish ad perfectly mocks the hype around self-driving cars We know self-driving cars are the inevitable future of transportation — mostly because all the companies looking to profit from it can't stop hyping the technology.A slick ad from Swedish transportation agency Västtrafik has all the hallmarks of a futuristic autonomous vehicle hype video, complete with buzzwords like "sustainable," "electrified" and "delegated driving.

What we know about Elon Musk’s plan to go full super villain and play with your brain

What we know about Elon Musk’s plan to go full super villain and play with your brain This is Musk's latest technological frontier.Through Neuralink, Musk plans to merge humans and machines through a technology called neural lace.

These terrible photos might explain why Donald Trump rejected an offer to throw a first pitch

These terrible photos might explain why Donald Trump rejected an offer to throw a first pitch Politico reported Tuesday morning that Trump was "in talks" to throw out the first pitch at Nationals Park on April 3.The last time sitting president threw out a first pitch, per CBS Sports, was when Barack Obama did so at a Nationals game on Opening Day in 2010.

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play Two new apps won an international technology competition to help Syrian refugee children learn, play and cope with trauma.5 million Syrian children whose education have been disrupted by six years of conflict," said Børge Brende, Norwegian minister of foreign affairs, in a statement.

Elon Musk's SpaceX is betting big on its rocket launch this week

Elon Musk's SpaceX is betting big on its rocket launch this week Elon Musk's SpaceX is about to face one of its biggest tests yet.That booster was brought back to Earth after the launch in April 2016, landing on a drone ship at sea.

McDonald's sauces will be sold in grocery stores and we can all die happy

McDonald's sauces will be sold in grocery stores and we can all die happy Have you ever wished the taste of the creamy, Thousand Island-y sauce from a McDonald's Big Mac would never go away?There, you won't have to ride over to a McDonald's to get your fix.

Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2

Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2 The Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2 wiki last edited by ReverendHunt on 03/27/17 07:19PM Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2 is a compilation of all 3 Real Bout Fatal Fury games.List of Games Real Bout Fatal Fury Real Bout Fatal Fury Special Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers

Trump White House reveals it's 'not familiar' with well-studied costs of global warming

Trump White House reveals it's 'not familiar' with well-studied costs of global warming It ended up being more revealing than the White House may have intended.Ample reports show that climate change itself threatens jobs and imperils economic productivity.

Billy Eichner is joining 'American Horror Story' to hang with Sarah Paulson

Billy Eichner is joining 'American Horror Story' to hang with Sarah Paulson Billy Eichner is perhaps best known for startling random pedestrians, so it makes sense that he'd want to channel his scare tactics into an actual horror show.Mashable has confirmed that Eichner has been cast in Season 7 of Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story franchise, which begins filming this May.

iOS 10.3 is freeing up extra storage space, users say

iOS 10.3 is freeing up extra storage space, users say Finally, an update that actually gives you storage space back.Apple launched its latest software update, iOS 10.

Fed-up players get controversial 'For Honor' class banned in a tournament

Fed-up players get controversial 'For Honor' class banned in a tournament For Honor's competitive scene is getting off the ground with some of its first competitions and some participants in Major League Gaming's tournaments are calling for a ban on a controversial class: the Peacekeeper.Since For Honor came out in February, Peacekeepers have been plaguing players with their superior speed and lack of telegraphing.

EP of new Hulu show says 'Harlots' were like 'the Kardashians of their day'

EP of new Hulu show says 'Harlots' were like 'the Kardashians of their day' But Harlots, a new show launching on Hulu on Wednesday, challenges those preconceived notions of prostitution.The series, a British co-production with ITV,  centers around two feuding brothels and the bustling sex trade in Georgian London.

A drunken Cayde-6 teases the March 30 reveal for 'Destiny 2'

A drunken Cayde-6 teases the March 30 reveal for 'Destiny 2' He's the life of the party, a wise-cracking robo-man who lightens the mood whenever he opens his metal trap.How fitting, then, that Cayde-6 is here to give us a first taste of what's to come in Destiny 2.

Yes, of course, someone from Congress apparently edited the 'celibacy' Wikipedia page

Yes, of course, someone from Congress apparently edited the 'celibacy' Wikipedia page For a Congress that, in part, wants to defund Planned Parenthood and roll back access to contraception, it is perhaps unsurprising that someone from the U.S.

This tiny iOS change will make your phone even zippier

This tiny iOS change will make your phone even zippier Apple rolled out the new iOS 10.But that's not the only reason your iPhone now has some extra pep, according to Apple engineer Renaud Lienhart.

Angry Sean Spicer tells April Ryan, a veteran black female journalist, to "stop shaking" her head

Angry Sean Spicer tells April Ryan, a veteran black female journalist, to "stop shaking" her head It'd be nice if, for once, Sean Spicer could make it through a press conference without crushing one of the country's core values.During Tuesday's press conference, the Press Secretary became incensed that April Ryan, the Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks, was shaking her head at an answer he gave.