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Watch: Ron Burgundy announces NHL game, kisses burrito on kiss cam

3 days ago from UPI

Will Ferrell revived "Anchorman" character Ron Burgundy in order to commentate the Los Angeles Kings' win against the San Jose Sharks. He also kissed a burrito.

Using laws of physics to untangle traffic jams, stock markets, and other complex systems

3 days ago from Science Blog

In 1998 former tech consultant Hank Eskin launched a campaign to track dollar bills. Through the “Where’s George?” initiative, dollars were stamped with messages about the currency tracking project, and...

Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls Janes brand chicken nuggets

3 days ago from CBC: Health

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced the recall of Janes brand pub style chicken nuggets because they could be contaminated with salmonella.

Boeing 737 Max: FAA wanted safe plane -- but not to hurt American company

3 days ago from UPI

Regulators at the Federal Aviation Administration may have been more concerned about bringing the Boeing 737 Max to market than about consumer safety.

PlayStation announces State of Play showcase series after E3 exit

3 days ago from UPI

Sony announced on Friday a new PlayStation showcase series, titled State of Play, that will feature updates on upcoming games, new trailers and announcements.

Oil prices extend losses after reaching year-to-date high

3 days ago from UPI

Crude oil prices extended losses early Friday as they fell for a second day, following year-to-date highs on Wednesday, with investors weighing the outlook for oil demand.

Researchers get humans to think like computers

3 days ago from Science Daily

Computers, like those that power self-driving cars, can be tricked into mistaking random scribbles for trains, fences and even school buses. People aren't supposed to be able to see how...

Lightweight tool boxes clever with heavyweight data

3 days ago from Physorg

A free, open-source toolkit to help researchers deal with data management overload has been devised by the John Innes Centre Informatics team.

Food, Water, and Satellites

3 days ago from Science @ NASA

Early Warning from Satellite Data Strengthens Food Security in Uganda World Water Day is March 22, and this year’s theme, “Leaving no one behind,” adapts the central promise of the United Nation’s 2030...

Look: 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Season 3 enters production

3 days ago from UPI

Amazon announced on Instagram that production is underway on Season 3 of its Emmy-award winning comedy series, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel."

Boy who alerted police to bus hijacker in Italy will receive citizenship

3 days ago from UPI

An Egyptian boy who called for help when his school bus was hijacked and set on fire in Italy is being rewarded with expedited citizenship.

Karen Uhlenbeck won the 'Nobel of math'—but women are still under-represented in the field

3 days ago from PopSci

Science Confidence in math early on differs by gender and plays a key role in future success. Karen Uhlenbeck, a distinguished professor of mathematics...

UN calls for urgent rethink as resource use skyrockets

3 days ago from Physorg

The International Resource Panel of the United Nations Environment Programme, with CML researcher Ester van der Voet as member, has prepared a report called Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources...

Tyson Foods recalls 63,000 pounds of chicken strips

3 days ago from UPI

Tyson Foods said it was recalling more than 63,000 pounds of packaged frozen chicken strips because it may contain pieces of metal from production.

Karen Uhlenbeck Just Won One of Math's Most Prestigious Prizes. Here's Why Her Work Is So Important.

3 days ago from Live Science

Her work has led to some of the most important advances in math in the last 40 years.

'Deadwood' film to debut May 31 on HBO

3 days ago from UPI

HBO has announced its "Deadwood" sequel movie is scheduled to premiere on the network on May 31.

Josh Charles joins Showtime's Roger Ailes drama 'The Loudest Voice'

3 days ago from UPI

"The Good Wife" alum Josh Charles has landed a role in "The Loudest Voice," Showtime's limited series about Fox News founder Roger Ailes.

Today's Google Doodle uses AI to let you write music in the style of Bach

In honour of the composer's birthday, today's Google Doodle uses artificial intelligence to turn a simple melody into a four-part chorale arrangement.

South Korea conservative scolds Moon Jae-in for absence at memorial

3 days ago from UPI

South Korea's main opposition conservative leader said Friday President Moon Jae-in's absence at a memorial for fallen South Korean sailors is "regrettable."

Tesla chief Musk calls on workers to help deliver cars

3 days ago from Physorg

Tesla chief Elon Musk on Thursday urged workers to make helping with the "biggest wave" of deliveries in the electric car maker's history their top priority, Business Insider reported.

Lawyer: Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump discuss official business over private accounts

3 days ago from UPI

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have been communicating through private email accounts and messaging applications in violation of the Presidential Records Act.

Florida State's Phil Cofer informed of father's death after NCAA tournament win

3 days ago from UPI

Florida State senior forward Phil Cofer learned of his father's death after the Seminoles' 76-69 win over Vermont on Thursday in the NCAA tournament.

Watch: Maryland's Jalen Smith shakes backboard with monster dunk

3 days ago from UPI

Maryland Terrapins big man Jalen Smith threw down a massive dunk in the team's win over Belmont on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Watch: Murray State's Ja Morant posterizes Marquette defender

3 days ago from UPI

Murray State standout guard Ja Morant threw down a monster slam in the Racers' win over fifth-seeded Marquette in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty

3 days ago from UPI

Cesar Sayoc pleaded guilty Thursday to sending more than a dozen pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and news outlets last year.

American Eric Johnson to lead Japan’s JSR

3 days ago from C&EN

Nonnative CEO will be a rarity for Japanese industry

Baltimore Ravens ink QB Robert Griffin III to two-year deal

3 days ago from UPI

Following the departure of Joe Flacco in a trade with the Denver Broncos, the Baltimore Ravens have inked a familiar backup for starter Lamar Jackson.

A.I. Can Improve Health Care. It Also Can Be Duped.

3 days ago from NY Times Health

As medical insurers and billing companies begin using machine-learning software, they can learn to game the underlying algorithms for profit.