WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shifted focus on Thursday from a bruising primary campaign to the November White House election, announcing his head of fundraising and fleshing out economic policy ideas.
AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes on a camp housing Syrians uprooted by war killed 28 people near the Turkish border on Thursday, a monitoring group said, and fighting raged in parts of northern Syria despite a temporary deal to cease hostilities in the city of Aleppo.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday took their first steps to crack down on e-cigarettes and cigars, increasingly popular among American youth, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of preventing a new generation from becoming hooked on nicotine.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said he will step aside after 20 months in office, a move that solidifies President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s unrivaled position as the country’s most powerful leader.
Israeli forces and Hamas fighters traded direct fire for the first time since the two sides went to war in 2014, Israel’s military said, as tensions escalated along Israel’s border with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip.
Labs have spent years trying to recreate the complexity of eggs, scoop by powdery scoop. Little did they know their answer was in a can of chickpeas. The post The Mysteries of Chickpea Water, a Magical Substitute for Eggs (No, Really) appeared first on WIRED.
Tesla faces a huge challenge when it starts making the Model 3, but Musk and Company are on the right track so far. The post Tesla Just Made Its Huge Model 3 Challenge Even Huger appeared first on WIRED.
Researchers at Rice University have found a new method for assembling carbon nanotubes into wires using high electric fields produced by a Tesla coil. The post Whoa: A Tesla Coil Can Zap Nanotubes Into Long Nanowires appeared first on WIRED.
New research indicates that slow-motion earthquakes or 'slow-slip events' can rupture the shallow portion of a fault that also moves in large, tsunami-generating earthquakes. The finding has important implications for assessing tsunami hazards. The discovery was made by conducting the first-ever detailed investigation of centimeter-level seafloor m […]