'Porn Emergency' :: YouTube Glitch Behind Training Video Goof

PERSONAL TECH | By John O'Connor | Oct 20
At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency's training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later, a pornographic clip appeared.

CO2 to Fish Food, Other Ideas Advance in $20M XPRIZE Contest

SCIENCE | By Mead Gruver | Oct 19
With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete to fish food, teams from six countries have advanced beyond the first phase of a $20 million XPRIZE contest to find profitable uses for CO2 emitted by power plants.

China Launches Its Longest Crewed Space Mission Yet

SCIENCE | Oct 19
Two Chinese astronauts began the country's longest crewed space mission yet on Monday, blasting off on a spacecraft for a 30-day stay on an experimental space station as China steadfastly navigates its way to becoming a space superpower.

European Lander Released to Begin Final Descent to Mars

SCIENCE | By Geir Moulson | Oct 19
The European Space Agency dispatched an experimental probe Sunday on the final leg of its quest to land on Mars, part of a mission aimed at exploring the red planet's atmosphere and searching for signs of life.

Openly Gay Apple CEO Tim Cook was Apparently on Clinton's VP Shortlist

Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is openly gay, was apparently on Hillary Clinton's shortlist of vice presidential candidates.