As the government shutdown over Trump’s border wall rages, a journey along the entire 1,933-mile US-Mexico border shows the monumental task of securing it

Skye Gould/Andy Kiersz/Business Insider The US government is currently shut down because President Donald Trump is demanding billions of dollars to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and Congress won’t fund it. Of the 1,933 miles along the border, 1,279 miles is unfenced. Most of the barrier that currently exists, and that the Trump […]

10 Best Task List Apps Out There for Getting Stuff Done

Life is a continual series of tasks. From the daily nitty gritty to the higher level juicier ones (like goals and aspirations), you’re faced with a stack of tasks requiring your attention.At the end of each day, it’s up to you to decide how much of it you feel like accomplishing.Unfortunately, we’re inundated with opportunities […]

Bots on Amazon’s task service may be souring psych studies

It’s not uncommon for scientists to use Amazon’s Mechanical Turk for research — they can quickly gather survey data in return for a small outlay to participants. Academics are quickly discovering the limits of the task service with the modern bot-happy internet, however. Numerous psychology researchers have reported a sharp rise in the number of […]

NSA leader creates task force to fight Russian cyberattacks

The President might have claimed that Russia stopped hacking the US, but intelligence officials know otherwise — and they’re stepping up their fight against the ongoing threat. Recently installed NSA and Cyber Command chief Paul Nakasone has created a dedicated task force (the Russia Small Group) to tackle online threats from Putin’s regime. While he […]

Australia task force will protect elections against cyberattacks

Governments around the world are taking various steps to prevent foreign elements from meddling with their elections. For some of them, it’s to prevent foreign interference yet again — the US, for instance, might use paper ballot backups that will allow officials to double check results. Australia is taking things a step further, though, and […]

Fortnite weekly Battle Pass challenges: Every Season 4 task SOLVED

Fortnite Battle Royale Season 4 is out now, complete with a new wave of weekly challenges. Each week a new set of seven Battle Pass challenges are released by Epic Games. Fans need to complete any four of these challenges to be rewarded with 4,000 XP. The challenges are separated into hard and regular tiers […]

Democratic Task Force Outlines Voting Security Plan, With First Primary Just Weeks Away

The Congressional Task Force on Election Security announced extensive recommendations for strengthening defense. But most of them won’t happen any time soon. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a847c7df6b8e47907fd88fd/master/pass/votingmachine-524444620.jpg

Price sets colt Mighty autumn task

MICK Price intends to race Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss sparingly and only in Group 1 races this campaign. Price believes Mighty Boss, who was a last-start shock $ 101 winner of the Caulfield Guineas, has developed into a better horse this time in. “He’s a Caulfield Guineas winner so he’s got his value already,” […]