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Shoreham air crash jet had out of date parts, says report

Safety recommendations have been made by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch after the accident which saw eleven men killed<p>The jet which crashed during the Shoreham air show, killing 11 men, had expired ejector seat parts and an out-of-date technical manual, a report has said.<p>Emergency workers …

Poles donating blood to show their importance to Britain

It started as a counter-campaign to a call by the Polish Express newspaper for Poles in the UK to strike over discrimination<p>Poles living in Britain have been donating blood as part of a campaign to show their contribution to British society.<p>It was part of a drive to counter the call for a strike by …

3D-Print A Model of NASA's Curiosity Rover For Your Desk

Explore strange new workspaces<p>If you always wanted your very own Curiosity Rover, but couldn't afford the $2.5 billion to build and launch your own, don't worry: NASA has your back.<p>NASA recently released the plans to 3D-print your own mini Mars rover. It may not be able to fire lasers, send back …

Gay couples win, but still lose after Kentucky judge's order

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Two same-sex couples in this small eastern Kentucky county got everything they wanted in a ruling from a federal judge Monday, …

Bangladesh arrests suspected British mastermind of blogger murders

Touhidur Rahman and two other "active members" of Ansarullah Bangla Team have been arrested over the attacks on Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy Das, say police<p>A British man has admitted planning the murders of two secular bloggers who were hacked to death in Bangladesh, according to the country’s …

Extremism

Two Women Make History by Passing Army's Elite Ranger School

For the first time ever, two women have successfully completed the Army's elite Ranger school, one of the toughest combat training courses in the world, the Army said Monday.<p>The female soldiers weren't identified beyond being described as West Point-trained officers. They were among 96 soldiers who …

Military

Tiger Spotted at Disused Detroit Auto Plant After Photo Shoot: Reports

A tiger was briefly on the loose in an abandoned factory in Detroit after it escaped during a photo shoot Monday, according to local media.<p>The big cat was rounded up at the crumbling Packard auto plant in the east of the city, where it had been taken along with a wolf and a bobcat, NBC station WDIV …

Amazon 'regime' making British staff physically and mentally ill, says union

GMB says staff at distribution centres across UK under pressure to be ‘above-average Amazon robots’, following US revelations<p>Staff at Amazon’s UK operation have developed physical and mental illnesses because of the “regimes” they work under, the GMB trade union has warned.<p>Employees at the online …

Mental Disorders

Google Delays Pilot Of Ara Modular Smartphone Till 2016

There are Google (Alphabet) moonshots such as its project to hack death/extend human life. And then there is the stuff shooting quite a lot lower than the moon — aka projects which also seem spectacularly unlikely to ultimately deliver a successful product.<p>To wit: Project Ara, Google’s (Alphabet’s) …

Photos: Incredible images of the red planet from India’s Mars mission

India’s Mangalyaan—the world’s cheapest Mars mission—has sent back some stunning images of the red planet’s surface.<p>On July 19, the mission snapped images of Ophir Chasma, a massive canyon that is some 317 kilometres long and 62 metres wide. It is part of the Valles Marineris, a system of canyons …

Mars Mission

You can now install the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 ROM on the Galaxy S6

It’s normal for Samsung Galaxy S6 users to feel a bit envious of the Galaxy Note 5 features. After all, these larger handsets come with no shortage of UI optimizations and extra capabilities. Thankfully, there’s nothing our beloved developer community can’t do. The guys at XDA Developers have found …

Bangkok shrine bombing: Thai police hunt for suspect seen in video

<b>Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) —</b> Suspicions focused on one man as investigators picked through the wreckage of the powerful bomb blast that brought death and destruction to a popular shrine in the Thai capital.<p>Police said Tuesday they are hunting for a suspect seen in CCTV footage who they believe is …

Thailand

U.S. Patent Office invalidates an original iPhone patent in Samsung lawsuit

Earlier this month, the United States Patent Office made a non-final ruling that one of Apple’s design patents for the original iPhone is invalid within Apple’s long-running lawsuit against Samsung, according to a report from <i>FOSS Patents</i>. This particular patent, as seen in the drawings above, …

One of Apple’s key iPhone design patents is no longer protected

One of Apple’s key iPhone patents has been given a non-final rejection in the still-dragging-on Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit.<p>The reason? According to a new report, it should never have been granted in the first place, due to an issue with prior art and apparent “obviousness.”<p>Among all the dense …

Former Marine, 66, survives bloody hand-to-claw combat with black bear

It was just before dawn when 66-year-old Vietnam veteran Larry Yepez locked eyes with a 200-pound black bear outside his home near California’s Yosemite National Park and knew it meant war. Within seconds, the animal was on him, crushing his hand in its teeth and ripping his face and abdomen with …

National Parks

What I Learned Processing 164 Rolls of Film After Waiting a Year

I recently stopped into the Costco in Mountain View, California with 164 rolls of Kodak Portra 400. You should’ve seen the look of the staff— it was …

Street Photography

Two women qualify as US army rangers

Two women have made military history after becoming the first female soldiers to pass the US army’s gruelling ranger course.<p>The two, along with 94 men, passed the 62-day leadership course, which teaches students “how to overcome fatigue, hunger and stress to lead soldiers during small unit combat …

DNA could be used to store data more efficiently than computers, scientists find

Scientists exploring archiving potential of DNA conduct test to cope with threat of 'digital dark age' find potential solution<p>DNA could be used to store digital information and preserve essential knowledge for thousands of years, research has shown.<p>Scientists exploring the archiving potential of …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google has revealed the name of the next version of Android - Marshmallow.</b> The mobile operating system follows a candy-centric naming system, and Android 6.0 will be no exception.<p><b>2. Facebook has revamped its "Notes" tool in an attempt to be your next blogging platform.</b> It now looks a lot more …

The best computer-science and engineering schools on the west coast

In a recent survey we conducted for our ranking of the best computer science and engineering schools, over 400 Business Insider readers rated dozens of computer science and engineering programs around the country. Even more, the No. 2 and No. 3 spots are both held by schools in California.<p>We …

Motorola is about to release the smartphone of the future

Those who wish to purchase one must do so through Amazon, Best Buy, or Motorola's own website — Motorola will not sell the Moto X Pure Edition through any carrier.<p>This stands in sharp contrast to its Android rival Samsung (NASDAQ Other:SSNLF).<p>In the U.S., the Korean tech giant does not sell …