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3 killed, thousands without power in Northwest windstorm

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Cleanup crews took to the streets Wednesday in Washington state after a powerful storm killed three people, cut power to more than 350,000 residents and flooded rivers.<p>The winds on Tuesday exceeded 100 mph in some areas of the Inland Northwest, where fallen trees were blamed …

Weather

Luxurious Eco-Friendly Mansion Exists Entirely Below Ground

For those wanting to lessen their negative impact on the environment, the best place to build is down. Known as “underground homes” or “low-impact houses,” these structures minimize the amount of green space used by containing entire buildings below the Earth's surface. Two English firms–NC Homes …

Swimming Pools

AVANTO = Hole in the Ice

Project info<p>I was visiting my hometown Tampere in Finland in January and decided to venture out to one of my favorite places, the lakeside called Rauhaniemi. In most places, when you went to a lake in January, you wouldn’t expect to find people swimming, let alone a lot of people. But, Finland is …

Swimwear

Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather by Drawing the 100,000+ Items in His Tool Shed

Artist Lee John Phillips is commemorating his late grandfather in a heartwarmingly creative way. When the illustrator's beloved relative passed away, he left behind an old shed containing over 100,000 individual tools and trinkets. To celebrate these remnants, his grandfather, and the place where …

Drawing

Massachusetts man arrested by FBI in connection with alleged Isis attack plot

Alexander Ciccolo, 23, of Adams, Massachusetts, was arrested on charges that he planned to commit a terrorist attack in the US on behalf of Islamic State<p>A Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged by the FBI in connection with an alleged plot to commit a terrorist attack in the US on behalf …

Terrorism

Boeing's New Laser Gun Could Be a Game-Changer for U.S. Soldiers

Seven years ago, Boeing and Raytheon teamed up to build anAirborne Laserfor the U.S. Air Force. Image source:Wikimedia Commons.<p><b>Boeing</b> is building a laser gun for the U.S. Marine Corps.<p>No, not that ray gun you see above -- that was the U.S. Air Force Airborne Laser. And no, we're not talking about …

This is What You Need to Know About Camera Aperture

One of the most commonly cited reasons that people give for wanting to transition from a point-and-shoot camera to an interchangeable lens system …

Cameras

Canonical unveils its third Ubuntu phone, the Meizu MX4

On sale tomorrow in Europe for €299<p>After taking more than two years to get Ubuntu into its first smartphone, Canonical is picking up the pace. The second Ubuntu handset was announced earlier this month, and tomorrow, a third is going on sale in Europe. The Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition takes Meizu's …

Mobile

Lenovo's first PC on a stick costs $129, runs Windows 10, even has a speaker

Lenovo has officially entered the PC stick game with the announcement of the Ideacentre Stick 300 on June 23. The stick is designed to plug into any display to give it PC capabilities, such as Web browsing and video conferencing. Lenovo has specified that the Ideacentre Stick 300 will debut on …

Lenovo

Movie Theaters Are Turning Into Video Game Arcades to Make More Money

Sledgehammer Games/Activision<p>Ubisoft<p>Ashley Gilbertson for TIME<p>The Creative Assembly<p>Ubisoft<p>Ubisoft<p>Bungie<p>Nintendo<p>Sucker Punch …

H. R. Giger