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'Nathan For You' ends after four seasons

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Nathan Fielder's Comedy Central series "Nathan For You" will not be returning for a fifth season, the network has confirmed.

'Red Dead Redemption 2': Outlaws plan a train heist in new trailer

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Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang plan a train robbery in the latest trailer for Rockstar Games' upcoming western sequel, "Red Dead Redemption 2."

Texans visit Jaguars in division showdown

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The Jacksonville Jaguars entered the season as prohibitive favorites to win the AFC South and trendy picks to return to the AFC Championship Game.

Iron Man-like exoskeletons studied to improve productivity, safety, and well-being

3 days ago from Physorg

Over the next decade, American manufacturers are facing an industrial skills gap with projections of 2 million manufacturing jobs going unfilled due to a lack of qualified and skilled applicants....

Watch: Guinness record for smallest ad broken by firm

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A Connecticut manufacturing company broke a Guinness World Record by creating an advertisement smaller than the width of a human hair.

Portable "tricorder" scans life signs

3 days ago from Physorg

Scientists from the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow have developed a handheld device for taking medical readings from patients, and transferring the data to a smartphone.

'The World's Best' with RuPaul, Drew Barrymore to debut in February

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Talent competition series "The World's Best" featuring judges RuPaul Charles, Drew Barrymore and Faith Hill, will premiere on CBS following Super Bowl LIII.

New federal asbestos ban includes controversial exemptions

3 days ago from CBC: Health

New regulations designed to ban asbestos will go into effect by the end of this year, however an analysis of the final rules introduced Wednesday reveals they have been watered...

Imec's elPrep software significantly speeds up genome sequencing analysis

3 days ago from Physorg

This week at ITF Health 2018, imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, showcases elPrep 4.0, a powerful software tool to speed up human DNA...

Facebook's election 'war room' takes aim at fake information

3 days ago from Physorg

In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room." Behind the door lies a nerve center the...

Would a Space Force mean the end of NASA?

3 days ago from Physorg

Space, that final frontier, is something that catches the attention of a country naturally inclined to believe in ideas like "Manifest Destiny" and American exceptionalism. But how well does a...

Wicked problems and how to solve them

3 days ago from Physorg

Wicked problems are issues so complex and dependent on so many factors that it is hard to grasp what exactly the problem is, or how to tackle it. Wicked problems...

Paul Allen: Billionaire Backer of Private Space Ventures

3 days ago from Space.com

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen was a billionaire with a passion for space travel.

Model shows pathway to feeding the world

3 days ago from SciDev

A modelling exercise proves that global hunger can be ended by 2050 if the world cuts back on red meat and eats more nuts.

In photos: Bernie Taupin art exhibit 'True American' opens in New York

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Bernie Taupin, Elton John's long time musical collaborator, opens his art exhibition titled "True American" at Chase Contemporary in New York City on Wednesday.

In photos: Highlights of the the week in Washington for October 15, 2018

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President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to a Vietnam War veteran, Sgt. Maj. John Canley. The Justice Department announced a special task force to tackle transnational crime and...

Look: Authorities seize Aztec calendars and statues full of meth

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Federal authorities said eight people were arrested in connection with an alleged scheme to ship meth disguised as Aztec calendars from California to Hawaii.

Distribution of bumblebees across Europe

3 days ago from Physorg

Scientists have mapped the distribution of bumblebees in Europe and created a predictive map that can be used to monitor and mitigate bumblebee decline.

How a group of school students discovered the sounds of solar storms

3 days ago from Physorg

,We are now truly living in the era of big data. And it's not just companies like Facebook and YouTube that are reaping the benefits, big data is transforming science...

United Airlines won't drop ban on carry-on bags for economy fliers

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United Airlines said it won't lift a ban on carry-on bags for economy-class travelers, despite complaints and some change on the matter in the industry.

Swiss pharma giant Novartis buying U.S.-based Endocyte in $2.1B deal

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Novartis, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, said Thursday it will buy U.S. biopharmaceutical firm Endocyte in a $2.1 billion deal.

In photos: Moments from the opening reception for Bernie Taupin's art exhibit 'True American'

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Bernie Taupin, Elton John's long time musical collaborator, opens his art exhibition titled "True American" at Chase Contemporary in New York City on Wednesday.

Watch: 'Hitman 2': Sean Bean announced as game's first Elusive Target

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Actor Sean Bean is set to appear in developer IO Interactive's upcoming stealth-action sequel "Hitman 2" as the game's first Elusive Target.

Watch: Rose Lavelle's 2nd-minute score sparks USWNT shutout vs. Canada

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Rose Lavelle scored not even two minutes into the United States Women's National Team's victory against Canada in the CONCACAF women's championship.

Watch: Detroit Pistons' Blake Griffin gets rejected on poster dunk try

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Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin had a poster dunk attempt stuffed during a 103-100 win against the Brooklyn Nets.

Baby Names Show Enormous Gender Gap

3 days ago from Live Science

Baby boys get aggressive names, while girls get names associated with beauty and pampering.

Watch: Jackie Bradley Jr. homer helps Red Sox beat Astros in Game 4

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Jackie Bradley Jr.'s sixth-inning home run helped the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday in Houston.

In photos: 'Roseanne' turns 30: The cast through the years

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The sitcom "Roseanne" premiered on October 18, 1998. The show returned to TV for its 10th season in March 2018 and is back in October as "The Connors" after Roseanne...