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  • newArt Fans Book Up 'Van Gogh Bedroom' On Airbnb

    Art Fans Book Up 'Van Gogh Bedroom' On Airbnb

    Art lovers are flocking to spend a night in a replica of Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom that is up for rental on Airbnb for just $10. The Art Institute of Chicago has decorated a one-bedroom apartment to look like Van Gogh's painting of his bedroom in Ar…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 8:49pm -
  • newSea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend.
    - 11 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 2:23pm -
  • newBoston program allows smokers to vote with their butts
    BOSTON (AP) — The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.
    - 11 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 1:44pm -
  • newCambodian government warns students of Valentine's Day perils

    Cambodian government warns students of Valentine's Day perils

    Cambodia's government has hit out at Valentine's Day, warning students against losing the "dignity of themselves and their families" in a note sent to schools across the country.
    - 16 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:37am -
  • newThai Mad Men tugging on heartstrings with 'sadverts'

    Thai Mad Men tugging on heartstrings with 'sadverts'

    Feverishly jotting down ideas in a funky glass-panelled conference room, Thailand's "Mad Men" are doing what they do best -- creating tearjerker adverts that leave viewers scrambling for the tissue box.
    - 18 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 7:31am -
  • newThousands of thumbtacks found in California dog park
    HERCULES, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have stepped up patrols and are considering putting cameras to try to catch whoever is spreading thousands of thumbtacks across a Northern California dog park.
    - 21 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 4:08am -
  • Man waves gun behind TV reporter during live broadcast
    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they're investigating after a man appeared to wave a handgun behind a television news reporter during a live broadcast in New York City.
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 11:01pm -
  • Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park

    Mayor shows love to skateboarders, lifts ban in Love Park

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Skateboarders in Philadelphia are feeling the love from Love Park now that the mayor has temporarily lifted a ban on skating there until it closes for renovations.
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 9:37pm -
  • Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

    Rare weather event produces spontaneous snowballs in Idaho

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of snowballs rolled in a flat central Idaho field look like the work of hundreds of ambitious kids — except there are no human tracks.
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 8:50pm -
  • French dancer fined for selfie with snoozing far-right Le Pen

    French dancer fined for selfie with snoozing far-right Le Pen

    French dancer Brahim Zaibat, a former lover of Madonna, was fined one euro by a Paris court Wednesday for sneaking a selfie with far-right patriarch Jean-Marie Le Pen as he snoozed on an airplane.
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 8:27pm -
  • Charges dropped against woman who nursed baby squirrels
    HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped on a technicality.
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 6:23pm -
  • Grin and bear it: NHL players say losing teeth part of game

    Grin and bear it: NHL players say losing teeth part of game

    When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: his cosmetic teeth.
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 3:28pm -
  • Cops: Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft cases
    AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman.
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 2:24pm -
  • Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 Years

    Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 Years

    Norwood Thomas was a 21-year-old paratrooper when he met 17-year-old British girl Joyce Morris in London just before D-Day. After the war ended he returned to his native America but the pair wrote letters to each other, Mr Thomas even asking his belo…
    - 1 day ago 10 Feb 16, 1:19pm -
  • Wild elephant rampage in Indian village caught on video

    Wild elephant rampage in Indian village caught on video

    (Reuters) - A wild elephant went on a rampage in a village in India's eastern West Bengal state on Wednesday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said. The elephant strayed into the village early in the morning and woke up villagers with its ro…
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 11:12am -
  • Finland's 'Soldiers of Odin' face off against huggy ladies

    Finland's 'Soldiers of Odin' face off against huggy ladies

    Fierce-looking squads calling themselves the Soldiers of Odin have been patrolling Finnish streets in recent months claiming to protect locals from asylum seekers, but lately they've been challenged by an unexpected crew: smiling women serving up hug…
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 3:51am -
  • Couple accused of sex act on Vegas Strip observation wheel
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Houston man and a New York woman are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet above the Las Vegas Strip.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 12:30am -
  • Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

    Fries with that? Man accused of tossing gator at drive-thru

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 12:25am -
  • Goat Arrested For Grazing In Judge's Garden

    Goat Arrested For Grazing In Judge's Garden

    The animal, called Babli, and its owner Abdul Hassan were taken into custody in Chhattisgarh state after the judge, who is a neighbour, filed a complaint to police. Mr Hassan has been charged with damaging and destroying other's property and trespass…
    - 2 days ago 9 Feb 16, 9:39pm -
  • Twin sisters in New Jersey give birth to girls minutes apart
    VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — Twin sisters in New Jersey have given birth to girls just minutes apart at the same hospital.
    - 2 days ago 9 Feb 16, 6:16pm -
  • Utah Red Cross to honor veterans home therapy kangaroo
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Red Cross plans to honor a year-old red kangaroo that works as a therapy animal at a Salt Lake City veterans home.
    - 2 days ago 9 Feb 16, 5:37pm -
  • Police: Woman wanted duo to rob restaurant where she worked
    WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman tried to get a couple to rob the Pennsylvania fast-food restaurant where she worked.
    - 2 days ago 9 Feb 16, 2:18pm -
  • India police arrest goat for grazing in garden

    India police arrest goat for grazing in garden

    Police in central India arrested a goat and its owner for repeatedly damaging a senior bureaucrat's garden, a local official said Tuesday.
    - 2 days ago 9 Feb 16, 1:27pm -
  • Dumpling Emoji Delivery After Online Campaign

    Dumpling Emoji Delivery After Online Campaign

    But the Dumpling Emoji Project has a bigger goal: to have a seat at the table when future emoji decisions are made. There are just 11 full voting Unicode consortium members who each pay $18,000 a year for the privilege of approving new emoji ideas.
    - 2 days ago 9 Feb 16, 1:20pm -
  • Man Threw Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Through

    Man Threw Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Through

    A Florida man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he threw a live alligator through the drive-through window of a Wendy's restaurant. Joshua James, 23, pulled up to place an order at the restaurant in Loxahatchee and a…
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 12:35pm -
  • Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

    Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

    DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 12:10pm -
  • Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: court

    Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: court

    By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records. Jason Roth, 36, a…
    - 3 days ago 8 Feb 16, 6:48pm -
  • Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned
    IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.
    - 3 days ago 8 Feb 16, 3:12pm -
  • Leopard found in school grounds in India
    A leopard was seen strolling on the grounds of a school in India's southern Karnataka state on Sunday, with closed-circuit television footage showing video of the animal on the premises. Police and forest officials began an operation to capture the f…
    - 3 days ago 8 Feb 16, 1:18pm -
  • Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest School

    Young Orangutans Get Wheeled To Forest School

    Young orangutans in Indonesia are attending forest school to teach them skills like foraging and nest-making in the hope they can be reintroduced to the wild. Video shot by International Animal Rescue shows them being taken to class every morning in…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 10:41am -
  • Caught On Camera: Leopard Strolls Into School
    A leopard has been captured on CCTV prowling through a school in Karnataka, India.
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 6:10am -
  • Eagles V Drones: Police Mull New Flying Squad

    Eagles V Drones: Police Mull New Flying Squad

    The Metropolitan Police could one day use eagles to take out drones operated by criminals. According to The Times, the force’s commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is considering the crime fighting tactic already used by officers in Holland. Dutch p…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 5:44am -
  • Mentally ill man who killed wife won't get her pension
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A man who was found not guilty of his wife's death by reason of mental insanity will not get her pension under a judge's ruling.
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 8:30am -
  • Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin
    The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturday, but their festivities were interrupted when the ice broke, police said. Five of the vehicles that fell into the water were sa…
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 4:21am -
  • Brazil mayor imposes breathalyzer tests for sober town hall meetings

    Brazil mayor imposes breathalyzer tests for sober town hall meetings

    Town hall meetings at a village in Brazil turned into drunken brawls so often that the mayor has resorted to breathalyzer tests before the councillors can take their seats.
    - 5 days ago 6 Feb 16, 4:03pm -
  • Branded for Bernie: Dozens get inked with free Sanders tat
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fans of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for him on their sleeves — and on their rib cages, calves, necks and backs.
    - 5 days ago 6 Feb 16, 3:38pm -
  • Family Rescued After Sinkhole Swallows Car

    Family Rescued After Sinkhole Swallows Car

    A sinkhole has swallowed a car with an entire family inside.
    - 5 days ago 6 Feb 16, 2:54pm -
  • In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

    In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet

    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the perfect “paczki,” a rich, Polish, donut-type dessert that's ta…
    - 6 days ago 6 Feb 16, 11:18am -
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.
    - 6 days ago 6 Feb 16, 4:03am -
  • Fake quotes by founding fathers included in gun rights bill
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A gun rights bill introduced at the Washington state Capitol includes some quotes falsely attributed to America's Founding Fathers.
    - 6 days ago 6 Feb 16, 3:31am -

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  • newGrammys host LL Cool J welcomes the Kanye West/Taylor Swift drama

    Grammys host LL Cool J welcomes the Kanye West/Taylor Swift drama

    LOS ANGELES — When LL Cool J heard about Kanye West possibly reheating his beef with Taylor Swift on Thursday, he let out a laugh that lasted at least 30 seconds.Then the host of Monday night's Grammy Awards had a suggestion:"I say we just let it…
    - 19 mins ago 12 Feb 16, 12:53am -
  • newNew York cop found guilty of manslaughter in shooting death of Akai Gurley

    New York cop found guilty of manslaughter in shooting death of Akai Gurley

    New York Police Department officer Peter Liang was found guilty on two charges, second degree manslaughter and official misconduct, on Thursday in the 2014 shooting death of an unarmed black man, Akai Gurley, in Brooklyn, New YorkOverall, Liang face…
    - 33 mins ago 12 Feb 16, 12:39am -
  • newYouTube Red's 'Scare PewDiePie' puts star in terrifying video game scenarios

    YouTube Red's 'Scare PewDiePie' puts star in terrifying video game scenarios

    Editors note: This is part of a series featuring each new original show or movie debuting on YouTube Red. The subscription streaming service's first slate of originals launched Wednesday.LOS ANGELES — YouTube star Felix Kjellberg, better known as…
    - 49 mins ago 12 Feb 16, 12:23am -
  • newNBA All-Stars get their own Twitter emojis now because it's 2016

    NBA All-Stars get their own Twitter emojis now because it's 2016

    Once upon a time, being an NBA All-Star was a tremendous honor that signified truly mastering one's craft and earning the respect of one's professional peersWhat an antiquated notion. This year, NBA All-Stars get a real honor: their own personalized…
    - 57 mins ago 12 Feb 16, 12:15am -
  • newMassive gas leak in Los Angeles finally plugged after 16 weeks

    Massive gas leak in Los Angeles finally plugged after 16 weeks

    A blowout at a natural gas well that gushed uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes was plugged Thursday, a utility said.While the well still needs to be permanently sealed with cement and inspected…
    - 1 hour ago 12 Feb 16, 12:03am -
  • newAnil Dash on Twitter's bad week and Facebook's Free Basics

    Anil Dash on Twitter's bad week and Facebook's Free Basics

    It's been a tough week for Twitter and Facebook.Twitter announced a new algorithmic timeline and endured the predictable backlash that followed. It also posted some of its worst numbers ever in an earnings call.See also: Why India rejected Faceboo…
    - 1 hour ago 11 Feb 16, 11:57pm -
  • newSyrian war report puts nearly five-year death toll at a devastating 470,000

    Syrian war report puts nearly five-year death toll at a devastating 470,000

    As diplomats worked late into the night Thursday on a peace deal to end hostilities in Syria, a Syrian research group said it had found that 470,000 Syrians — 11.5% of the country's population — have died over the course of it's nearly five-year-…
    - 1 hour ago 11 Feb 16, 11:53pm -
  • newBernie Sanders just released a powerful new ad featuring the daughter of Eric Garner

    Bernie Sanders just released a powerful new ad featuring the daughter of Eric Garner

    Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign just released a powerful, four-minute video featuring the daughter of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man who died after being put in a chokehold by a white police officer in New York in July 2014.In the ad,…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 11:42pm -
  • newHere's what happened at Lilly Singh's lavish Hollywood premiere

    Here's what happened at Lilly Singh's lavish Hollywood premiere

    LOS ANGELES — It was hard to hear 17-year-old Magaly Vera behind the sound of her sobbing. As she wiped tears with one hand, she carefully clutched a curled-up poster in the other, making sure it didn't drop to the ground or get too crinkled."Lill…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 11:41pm -
  • newYou may soon be able to play Kanye West's video game about his mom

    You may soon be able to play Kanye West's video game about his mom

    It seems we can't dismiss Kanye West's grand ambitions to be on every medium ever.West revealed a trailer for his video game Only One, a tribute to his late mother, on his Tidal stream on Thursday afternoon. The musician previously talked about his…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 11:21pm -
  • newLamar Odom appears in public for first time since apparent overdose at brothel

    Lamar Odom appears in public for first time since apparent overdose at brothel

    Lamar Odom made his first public appearance since his hospitalization in October at brother-in-law Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 event at Madison Square Garden, where he debuted his seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo.According to the Associated…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 11:20pm -
  • newFinally, a handy tool to tell you which breed of dog you look like

    Finally, a handy tool to tell you which breed of dog you look like

    At long last, a solution that takes the guesswork out of an age-old question: Which dog do I look like?What-dog.net from Microsoft is here to help you out. The concept is similar to the company's confidence-killing How-old.net, which asks users to u…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 11:07pm -
  • newMartin Shkreli continues troll streak, asks to buy Kanye's album for $10 million

    Martin Shkreli continues troll streak, asks to buy Kanye's album for $10 million

    In an attempt to make even more lives miserable, infamous pharma bro and major troll Martin Shkreli wants to be the sole owner of Kanye West's upcoming album.Shkreli tweeted a letter on Thursday, offering Kanye $10 million for his new album Swish…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 11:02pm -
  • newYou can now play tons of classic Windows 3.1 games from the '90s online

    You can now play tons of classic Windows 3.1 games from the '90s online

    For retro gaming fans, the Internet Archive is the gift that keeps on giving.Last year, the Archive started hosting thousands of DOS classics, all playable in the web browser. On Wednesday, the Archive opened up its digital doors to Windows 3.1.See…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:56pm -
  • newBMW's big-bodied 760i xDrive sounds and handles like a sports car

    BMW's big-bodied 760i xDrive sounds and handles like a sports car

    Who says you can't have it all? With BMW's new 760i xDrive, you get M Performance components, a raucous V12 and a sumptuous but techie interior.See also: Faraday Future's 1,000-horsepower concept car should make Tesla very, very nervousOn the floor…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:56pm -
  • newThe brutal rules for being a model in Kanye West's fashion show

    The brutal rules for being a model in Kanye West's fashion show

    Be thankful you are not currently a model in Kanye West's fashion event in Madison Square Garden right now.An image uploaded to Snapchat (where it was then downloaded by users) shows what appears to be a list of very strict rules for being a model i…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:44pm -
  • newIncreased water stored on land has slowed sea level rise by 20%, study finds

    Increased water stored on land has slowed sea level rise by 20%, study finds

    Vast volumes of water falling as rain and snow have stayed on land in recent years, slowing the rise of the seas, new research has revealed.Water is constantly evaporating from oceans and moving to land, where it's stored fleetingly in lakes, snowpa…
    - 2 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:43pm -
  • newSnuggle up: This Valentine's Day is going to be brutally cold in the Eastern U.S.

    Snuggle up: This Valentine's Day is going to be brutally cold in the Eastern U.S.

    If you live anywhere from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, finding a date for Valentine's Day may be a matter of actual physical survival this year, as a brutally cold air mass descends on the region. Temperatures on Saturday nig…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:27pm -
  • newKanye West talks Taylor Swift in new song: 'I made that bitch famous'

    Kanye West talks Taylor Swift in new song: 'I made that bitch famous'

    Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo, will be a lot of things to a lot of people. Including Taylor Swift.Yeezy has now resurrected one of pop culture's strangest relationships, setting the Internet on fire with a line about the pop star he infa…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:24pm -
  • newEveryone's having issues with the Kanye West Yeezy 3 livestream

    Everyone's having issues with the Kanye West Yeezy 3 livestream

    Everyone and their mother is trying to watch Kanye West's Yeezy 3 show on TidalOne problem: The livestream is seriously lagging.See also: Happy 'Ye Day: Everything you need to know about Kanye West's big premiereA representative from Tidal te…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:18pm -
  • newWe've finally found gravitational waves, so can we time travel?

    We've finally found gravitational waves, so can we time travel?

    Physicists working with a powerful observatory on Earth announced Thursday that they have finally detected ripples in space and time created by two colliding black holes, confirming a prediction made by Albert Einstein 100 years ago. These ripples…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:17pm -
  • newHistory Channel debuts first powerful 'Roots' trailer

    History Channel debuts first powerful 'Roots' trailer

    Social media didn't exist to react to the 1977 premiere of Roots on ABC — but there was no doubt that America was watching. Now, at a time where race is still at the forefront of politics and culture, Roots is being reborn.See also: Meryl Stree…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 10:17pm -
  • newThis Valentine's Day commercial about acceptance will touch your heart

    This Valentine's Day commercial about acceptance will touch your heart

    Graham-cracker Honey Maid has built a new brand over the past year or so around embracing the full scope of American families — making a point of featuring same-sex and interracial parents prominently in its ads.A new online-only Valentine's Day c…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:46pm -
  • new20 exquisite new photos from 'Game of Thrones' Season 6

    20 exquisite new photos from 'Game of Thrones' Season 6

    The new season is comingAnd to celebrate the impending adventure, HBO has released a bunch of new photos from Game of Thrones Season 6, which premieres April 24.See also: The 16 biggest clues we've gotten about 'Game of Thrones' Season 6But don't…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:30pm -
  • newJohn Mayer embraces inner teen by joining Snapchat

    John Mayer embraces inner teen by joining Snapchat

    Oh so that's what you've been up to, John Mayer — keeping up with the teensThe musician, age 38, proudly announced Wednesday that he had finally joined Snapchat, under the username "JohnTheKangaroo."See also: How to Snapchat if you're over 30Th…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:30pm -
  • newHere's how you unlock the secret emoticon keyboard on your iPhone

    Here's how you unlock the secret emoticon keyboard on your iPhone

    It's time to upgrade your texting game by unlocking this secret emoticon keyboard. Over 100 new faces await you. Read more...More about Mobile, Iphone, Texting, Emoticons, and Tech
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:23pm -
  • newCleveland withdraws claim for Tamir Rice's family to pay ambulance expenses

    Cleveland withdraws claim for Tamir Rice's family to pay ambulance expenses

    Less than 24 hours after news broke that the City of Cleveland was attempting to recoup $500 from the estate of Tamir Rice for ambulance expenses stemming from his 2014 shooting, the city has withdrawn the request amongst a firestorm of backlash and…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:04pm -
  • newKanye West's new album cover looks like a really bad paper jam

    Kanye West's new album cover looks like a really bad paper jam

    You have to hand it to Kanye West: He's anything but predictable. After repeatedly changing the title of his latest album (and distracting us with Twitter rants), West revealed that it's called The Life of Pablo. Yeezy also unveiled the album cover o…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:03pm -
  • newSome lucky fans can stream Coach's fashion week show on Google Cardboard

    Some lucky fans can stream Coach's fashion week show on Google Cardboard

    Did your New York Fashion Week invite get lost in the mail? Coach has your back. The brand teamed up with Google to let everyone attend its next show — just not in the traditional sense.Using Google Cardboard's 360-degree video technology, fans…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 9:01pm -
  • new'Master of None' renewed for Season 2

    'Master of None' renewed for Season 2

    Important news: Aziz Ansari's Master of None will be back for a second seasonShocked? Good; you shouldn't beSee also: Aziz Ansari is in no rush to do Season 2 of 'Master of None'Even though Netflix doesn't report ratings, the series premiered to m…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Feb 16, 8:59pm -

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  • Man's Fatal Rabies Mimicked Drug Side Effect
    When a man in Missouri contracted rabies, his symptoms mimicked those of a serious drug reaction, making it hard for doctors to figure out the real cause of his illness until it was too late. The case shows that “human rabies is a fatal disease, an…
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  • Oldest Draft of King James Bible Discovered, Historian Says
    The King James Bible, the most widely read book in the English language — from which phrases like “a man after his own heart” emerged — is as storied as it is elusive. Now, a historian claims to have found the oldest known draft of the Chri…
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  • Kerry: Climate change, food security key to global stability
    MILAN, Italy (AP) — The stability of the world is directly linked to climate change and its impact on food security for billions of people, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. Go to Source
    - 17 Oct 15, 12:10pm -
  • Sea in distress – bringing sustainability to EU fisheries
    Our fragile marine ecosystems are under threat. Sustainable use of resources is key to redressing the balance. Enter a network of EU-funding research agencies who have already offered a glimpse of the future of fisheries and aquaculture research. Go…
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NewScientist Video Installation in London (10/2008)

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New Scientist video round-up - October 24, 2008
Find out how a Playmobil boat in a tank explains the 'dead water' effect, see a newly-discovered coral reef and bisexual beetles.
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Find out how squid use ink to communicate, the secrets of worm grunting and why a new pill turns into a sponge when it's swallowed.
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Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/ Carbon material gives more grip than gecko feet. Deepest-living fishes caught on camera for the first time.
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See a fruit fly undergo a driving simulation, a car powered entirely by steam, and find out what makes birds sing faster.
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Find out about a robotic dragonfly that could soon be sent to space, wasps that recognise recent acquaintances and a study that shows that babies may be less ...
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  • October 17, 1931: Capone goes to prison
    On this day in 1931, gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion and fined $80,000, signaling the downfall of one of the most notorious criminals of the 1920s and 1930s. Alphonse Gabriel Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York…
    - 17 Oct 15, 5:00am -
  • News story: Culture Secretary reappoints Trustee of National Museums Liverpool
    Laura Carstensen has been reappointed as Trustee of National Museums Liverpool, for 4 years from 17 October 2015 to 16 October 2019. Laura Carstensen has held leadership roles in the City, in public service and in business in a career spanning more t…
    - 16 Oct 15, 2:00pm -
  • News story: £35 million Rembrandt painting at risk of leaving the UK
    One of Rembrandt’s greatest late portraits is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £35 million. In order to provide a last chance to save it for the nation, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has p…
    - 16 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • October 16, 1934: The Long March
    The embattled Chinese Communists break through Nationalist enemy lines and begin an epic flight from their encircled headquarters in southwest China. Known as Ch’ang Cheng—the “Long March”—the retreat lasted 368 days and covered 6,000 miles…
    - 16 Oct 15, 5:01am -
  • Statistics: Ad-hoc statistical analysis 2015: quarter 3 – Taking Part museum attendence
    This release is being published to understand demographic information regarding museum attendance in London. Go to Source
    - 15 Oct 15, 3:00pm -
  • Speech: Arts Council England’s ‘cultural education challenge’
    Firstly, can I say thank you for allowing me to contribute to this discussion and to the launch of the cultural education challenge. Nobody here needs reminding that Britain is a world leader in culture and the arts. The new book by the historian Dom…
    - 15 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • October 15, 1917: Mata Hari executed
    Mata Hari, the archetype of the seductive female spy, is executed for espionage by a French firing squad at Vincennes outside of Paris. She first came to Paris in 1905 and found fame as a performer of exotic Asian-inspired dances. She soon began tour…
    - 15 Oct 15, 5:00am -
  • Statistics: Wellbeing in Northern Ireland: October 2015
    This report is an update of a previous publication reporting Northern Ireland data for indicators in the ONS Measuring National Wellbeing Wheel of Measures, which consists of 41 indicators in 10 domains. It includes headline indicators in areas such…
    - 14 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • October 14, 1947: Yeager breaks sound barrier
    U.S. Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, born in Myra, West Virginia, in 1923, was a combat fighter during World War II and flew 64 missions over Europe. He shot down 13 German planes…
    - 14 Oct 15, 4:02am -
  • Press release: Magna Carta comes to China
    To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, an original edition from Hereford Cathedral has embarked on an ambitious world tour, and is set to arrive for the first time in history in China from Tuesday 13 October for two weeks of exhibitions and sp…
    - 13 Oct 15, 11:01am -

BBC Worldwide

How Does The Foot Work? - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. Looking at more layers inside the foot we get a first hand look at how the foot actually works. Taken from Hands ...
- 17 Oct 15, 9:00am -
Dissecting A Human Foot - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. The team dissect a real foot, taking it apart layer by layer to reveal what it's made up of. Taken from Hands & Feet ...
- 15 Oct 15, 9:44am -
Which Finger Could You Do Without? - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images of medical dissection. Dr George McGavin continues his look at a dissected hand, posed with the question, which finger could you do ...
- 10 Oct 15, 9:00am -
Dissecting A Hand - Hands & Feet - BBC
Contains graphic images. Hand surgeon, Donald Sammut, demonstrates to Dr George McGavin, what the inner workings of the hand look like. Taken from ...
- 8 Oct 15, 4:33pm -

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Weekly Images

  • These are the images we'll remember from Super Bowl Week - SFGate
    SFGateThese are the images we'll remember from Super Bowl WeekSFGateYou made it, Bay Area. After today you can turn off that part of your brain that scans every single face asking "is this a celebrity?" As of now, the guy wearing a Lions jersey on yo…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 12:07pm -
  • Dubai Photo Week will help you create images that are a force for social change - The National (blog)
    The National (blog)Dubai Photo Week will help you create images that are a force for social changeThe National (blog)From portrait specialists to travel technicians, diverse photographic talents from around the globe are in town for Dubai Photo Week.…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 11:59am -
  • 12 of our favourite images from a busy sporting week - The42
    The4212 of our favourite images from a busy sporting weekThe42Sports Pics of the Week. Castletroy's Stephen Atkinson and Conor Myers tackle Derry Gleeson of St. Clements.Source: James Crombie/INPHO. Previous. Messi and Suarez embrace.<span class= Sou…
    - 4 days ago 7 Feb 16, 8:16pm -
  • Images of the Week - Irish Times
    Irish TimesImages of the WeekIrish TimesImages of the Week. The Irish Times picture desk's images of the week, selected by picture editor Frank Miller. News; Fri 5 Feb 2016. ELECTION 2016: Taoiseach Enda Kenny leaves Áras an Uachtaráin after Presid…
    - 6 days ago 5 Feb 16, 4:53pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 leak: launch date and pictures - The Week UK
    The Week UKSamsung Galaxy S7 leak: launch date and picturesThe Week UKThe event, in three weeks' time, will almost certainly see Samsung set a release date for its newest smartphone. According to 9 to 5 Google, Samsung will launch in the US on 11 Mar…
    - 11 days ago 1 Feb 16, 10:51am -

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