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Photographer Captures the Fiery Beauty of the Classic “Whoosh Bottle” Experiment

Soon after human beings discovered fire and alcohol, one intrepid soul most likely tried combining the two with magical (and probably highly …

Activist investor Starboard is launching a proxy fight to remove Yahoo's entire board

The activist investor, which owns about 0.75 percent of Yahoo, plans to announce Thursday morning that it will nominate nine directors to Yahoo's board, the Journal said, citing a Starboard letter.<p>"The board and management have continually failed to live up to their own promises and shouldn't be …

Anna Wintour on Paris Fashion Week

<b>Anna Wintour</b>, editor-in-chief of Vogue US gives her take on Paris Fashion Week where she praises the rising power of young designers, especially <b>Demna</b> …

Experts Explain Why It's Better Not To Sleep In Your Underwear

Less is more.<p>Apparently, sleeping in your underwear is quite a divisive issue. Or so we were led to believe, based on the arguments that broke out in our office over the hot topic.<p>So, what's the deal? Is it better to go to bed in panties or fall asleep commando?<p>"I often tell my patients to sleep …

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …

Apps

Why new domain names are the new black

Even though the internet and World Wide Web have been around for decades, it’s actually a fairly new technology when you compare it to other similar technologies. The Web is still pretty young and only recently has the growth of it really accelerated.<p>While it is a fairly new technology, it’s …

Families of Missing MH370 Passengers Are Suing the Airline

The families of 12 passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 filed suits against the airline on Friday before a two-year deadline for …

British teenager suspected of being a mystery hacker who stole CIA boss emails

The 16-year-old boy was arrested in the East Midlands as part of an investigation in to the data breach of John Brennan’s emails last year.<p>A British teenager is suspected of being a mystery hacker who infiltrated the personal email account of the director of the CIA and posting personal details …

SpaceX Gears Up For Mass Production Of Falcon Rockets

Harder, better, faster, stronger<p>Private spaceflight is starting to look a lot more like a viable business.<p>During the FAA's Commercial Space Transportation Conference earlier this week, SpaceX COO Gwynne Shotwelll said the company plans to increase its rocket production this year and the next, and …

Japanese Taxi Drivers Claim Ghost Passengers in Tsunami-Affected Area

Before you jump in a taxi on your next trip to Japan, you might want to check the back seat. Several taxi drivers in Ishinomaki, in Northern Japan’s …

Japan

This Fashion Brand Is Now Requiring Models to Eat During Shoots

"We will not allow her to only eat a tiny morsel and/or suggest she'll eat later. The consequence of non-compliance will be that neither she nor her agency will be paid."<p>Earlier this week, British fashion brand Rose & Willard announced that it will no longer work with models who do not eat during …

iPhones 'disabled' if Apple detects third-party repairs

<b>The latest software update for iPhone 6 handsets is rendering the devices useless if it detects repairs not carried out by Apple.</b><p>The problem is known as "error 53" and has appeared in Apple products before.<p>The Guardian reports that users' phones were disabled after the Touch ID home button was …

HSBC fined $470m for 'abusive mortgage practices' during 2008 crisis

Settlement with US Department of Justice centres on allegations that bank ‘robo-signed’ thousands of foreclosure documents without reviewing paperwork<p>HSBC has been fined $470m (£325m) for “abusive mortgage practices” in relation to the 2007-2009 housing crisis in which millions of people lost their …

New York State

Russia’s economic crisis has produced a ‘bizarre’ paradox

It seems something of a paradox; while mass-market car sales in the country have tumbled along with the rouble and oil prices, one area is bucking the trend - luxury cars.<p>Sales of Porsche, Bentley, Rolls-Royce and Lexus cars all rose last year, even as Russia sank into recession.<p>"It's bizarre," …

Kate Winslet breaks silence on Titanic raft end: 'He could have actually fitted'

Star of third highest-grossing film of all time voices agreement with fans who felt Leonardo DiCaprio’s character died unnecessarily<p>Related: Did Winslet want DiCaprio to die in Titanic? – the Dailies film podcast<p>Avatar and then Star Wars: The Force Awakens ousted James Cameron’s 1997 weepie from …

James Cameron

Mystery Illness That Grounded American Airlines Flight Remains Unsolved

An illness that led an American Airlines pilot to abort a flight Wednesday remains a mystery a day after the incident.<p>The pilot captaining American …

American Airlines

UNESCO World Heritage Sites under threat around the world

A number of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:<p><b>Machu Picchu, Peru</b><p>This magnificent "lost city of the Incas" is cited by UNESCO as beset by logging, poor waste management and agricultural incursion but hasn't been placed on its list of sites in danger. …

Catherine Zeta-Jones denounces ageism of Hollywood bosses

The Dad’s Army star called for diversity of ‘ethnic, age and sex differences’ with more ‘interesting roles for women’ in a Mumsnet webchat<p>Catherine Zeta-Jones has joined the criticism of the lack of roles for women over 40 in Hollywood, saying “the big bosses in Hollywood feel that the demographic …

Liv Tyler

Michael Beasley rescued a terrified Chinese basketball player from the wrath of Jason Maxiell

Jason Maxiell is a scary man on the court. This is a player who was so intimidating in the NBA, and who blocked shots so viciously, that Pistons fans coined the slogan "Jason Maxiell Eats Babies." (He doesn't, so far as I know.) Maxiell plays in China now for Tianjin Ronggang of the CBA, and he is …

Man arrested with two guns near Disneyland Paris

French police confirm man held with two firearms while trying to enter a hotel near the theme park to the east of Paris<p>A 28-year-old man has been arrested after he was stopped trying to enter a hotel near Disneyland Paris with two guns in his bag.<p>Hotel New York’s security team stopped the man when …

France