Adam Riemer

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Passengers Rescued From Sea Plane That Landed In East River

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – A sea plane became stuck — partly under water — in the East River, and 10 people had to be rescued on Friday afternoon.<p>As …

Airplanes

Donald Trump's Rust Belt strength narrows Hillary Clinton's path. Michigan could be decisive

When the first state-by-state exit poll data came in, it looked like Hillary Clinton could make history.<p>Instead, Clinton's path to victory is narrowing dramatically as polls close on the West Coast. Donald Trump's victories in Ohio and Florida put the onus on Clinton to hold her "blue wall" -- …

Arnold Schwarzenegger: I would have run for president

Arnold Schwarzenegger would have entered the 2016 presidential race if he could have.<p>"If I'd been born in America, I would've run," he revealed to Adweek. "Because now? This was a very good time to get in the race."<p>The Austrian star has been a U.S. citizen since 1983.<p>The former California governor …

How to Wrap Your Sandwiches for Better Eating on the Go

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>I love almost everything about buying a sandwich—it's easy, it's cheap, it's customizable, and, at the very end, I get to watch in awe as the sandwich-maker performs rapid-fire origami, wrapping my lunch in a snug little parchment …

Sandwiches

China uprooting thousands to build telescope searching for aliens

China is forcibly moving more than 9,000 residents who live near the world's largest radio telescope, currently under construction.<p>The telescope, …

Scientists have unearthed the fossil of an ancient creature, found in a Kenyan streambed, that roamed the savannah 75,000 years ago<p>In an ancient streambed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, scientists have unearthed fossils of a wildebeest-like creature named Rusingoryx that boasted a weird nasal structure …

Dinosaurs

Watch cosmonauts’ spacewalk today

NASA TV will broadcast live coverage of a 5.5-hour spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts aboard ISS beginning at 7:30 a.m. ET (1230 UTC) Wednesday.<p>On …

Winners Of $1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot Sued By Prisoner

As the Powerball jackpot topped $1 billion, the frenzy grew. It was fun to dream, even if you knew you stood little chance. But often, a winner faces suits by friends, co-workers, even family. Sadly, it has now happened to the winning Robinson family of Munford, Tennessee. Jonathan Lee Riches, also …

Why a Smartphone's Megapixels Don't Matter As Much As You Think

Zhang Zhi. Courtesy of SkyPixel.<p>Mark Calayag. Courtesy of SkyPixel.<p>Dmitry Balakirev. Courtesy of SkyPixel.<p>Daniel Haussmann. Courtesy of …

So You Want To Eat Snow. Is It Safe? We Asked Scientists

<i>Editor's note: A version of this post first appeared in January 2015.</i><p>Many people will see the snow currently blanketing much of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard as a nuisance coating sidewalks and roads. Others are celebrating it as an excuse to spend the day swooshing down a hill.<p>As for me, I like to …

McGill University

Google paid Apple $1 billion to be the default search on iOS

$1 billion. That's how much Google paid Apple in 2014 to be the default search app on the iPhone, according to court transcripts obtained by <i>Bloomberg</i>. As you might imagine, neither company is too happy about their business deal being made public, and as the publication notes, the court transcript …

Litvinenko murder 'unacceptable breach of international law'

The murder of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was a “blatant and unacceptable” breach of international law, even though the probable involvement of Vladimir Putin’s government came as no surprise, Theresa May has said.<p>The British home secretary made her comments as she set out a limited …

Russia

What will be the top 10 tech trends for 2016?

Always a good read, so we figured we’d flag: tech ‘dealmaker’ GP Bullhound has released its annual report predicting the top 10 technology trends for 2016. The London-born firm has made its research report available online for free, so download the PDF now and check it out.<p>The report will be …

Seventy-Ton Titanosaur Unveiled At Museum Of Natural History

122 feet long and sure to be a classic<p>In the fossil halls of New York's American Museum of Natural History, visitors take a journey through millennia of life on Earth. In each room, you walk among leviathans of bone. The iconic Tyrannosaurus rex and apatosaurus, followed by ancient mammals—Giant …

Heartbreaking pictures show mother kangaroo reaching for joey one last time before dying in male companion's arms

A mother kangaroo has been captured reaching out to cuddle her joey one last time before she died.<p>The photographer, Evan Switzer, captured the moment on a bushland property in River Heads, Queensland, Australia.<p>He noticed what was going on while he was on a walk on the property on Monday …

Lily's selfie drone racks up $34 million in pre-orders

Pre-orders for Lily's smart camera drone have reached $34 million, equaling 60,000 units according to <i>Forbes</i>. The so-called "selfie drone" is slated …

Drones

Suicide bomber kills 10, wounds 15 in Istanbul tourist area

ISTANBUL (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in the heart of Istanbul's historic district on Tuesday, killing 10 foreigners — most of them …

Samsung’s smart clothes are wearables you’d actually wear

LAS VEGAS — The man talking to me looks dapper in his grey suit. As we chat, he takes a smartphone out of his pocket and waves it over an enlarged …

Wearable Tech

Fitbit is officially scared of Apple

Blaze isn't the first smartwatch that Fitbit offers, but it does show that Fitbit is serious about its continued move upmarket into full-featured wearable territory.<p>This strategic shift has already translated into meaningful increases in average selling prices, and the market for smart wearables is …