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School Accidentally Tells Parents That All 717 Students Have Gone Missing

A California elementary school caused a wave of panic among the parents of its 717 students after sending a text message to say that their children …

The FBI’s Quiet Plan to Expand Its Hacking Powers

Gov­ern­ment of­fi­cials are try­ing to ex­pand their au­thor­ity to hack in­to and loc­ate com­puters by chan­ging an ar­cane fed­er­al rule …

Surveillance

Bomb on train kills two Egypt policemen

Bomb planted in a train killed two Egyptian policemen and wounded 11 other people when it exploded at a station in the Nile Delta province<p>Two Egyptian policemen were killed when a bomb exploded inside a train carriage north of Cairo on Wednesday, police officials said.<p>The policemen had been …

Are there ‘oceans’ hiding inside the Earth?

The chance discovery of a mystery rock wrapped inside a diamond has made scientists question how our oceans formed – and what might be lurking beneath our feet…<p>We know more about the surface of Mars than we do the mantle of the planet we live on. As little as 30kms (19 miles) below the surface – …

Earth Science

Is Human Intelligence Rising With Each Generation?

Millennials tend to get a bad rap from older generations for being entitled, self-absorbed and unfocused. They are not the first young generation to be maligned by an older one, a tradition that doesn't have much basis in reality. In fact, research consistently shows that human intelligence scores …

A New Bullet Can Make 3D-Printed Guns A Reality

3D printed guns aren’t very compelling right now. Because of the vagaries of plastic and the methods used to manufacture weapons like the Liberator, your gun can turn itself into a hand grenade if you’re not careful. But engineer Michael Crumling might have a solution.<p>He’s created a new type of …

Separatists say Ukraine has violated peace deal

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Kiev said on Wednesday it would halt payment of state funds in areas controlled by pro-Moscow rebels, as both sides hardened positions in what is rapidly becoming a “frozen conflict”: a long-term stalemate that the West believes is Russia’s aim.<p>Ukraine's President …

Thai authorities threaten sky lantern fans with death penalty

Loy Krathong festival falls flat after ruling junta launches crackdown on wayward lanterns and misfiring fireworks<p>Thai festivalgoers could face the death penalty if they release sky lanterns too close to airports, the ruling junta has warned.<p>The crackdown on the annual Loy Krathong event is …

Flying car approaches liftoff as most advanced prototype yet is unveiled

Creators say AeroMobil’s Flying Roadster 3.0 could become regular mode of transport for commuters<p>With its sportscar cockpit and dragonfly wings that fold in neatly behind the cabin, it looks like something straight out of the Batcave or Q’s secret laboratory. But the creators of AeroMobil’s Flying …

Fall/Winter Coat Trends and Styling Ideas

Fall starts out mild and easy when it comes to the weather but everybody knows that colder temperatures are just around the corner. Not to forget the sleet, slush, freezing rain, ice and snow. If you haven't pulled out your winter coats, shoes and accessories like hats and gloves, you probably will …

C'est Chic: Street Style from Paris

The final days of Fashion Month are upon us, and some might argue fashion saves the best for last. Make your own assessments and peruse Diego Zuko's best off the catwalk shots.<p>The final days of Fashion Month are upon us, and some might argue fashion saves the best for last. Make your own …

Cherries Waffles Tennis Arrested In Jupiter, Florida

She may have had a brush with the law, but her name makes her sound pretty sweet.<p>Cherries Waffles Tennis, 19, was arrested in August after allegedly making fraudulent purchases at surf shops in Jupiter, Florida, according to the Palm Beach Post. Police say Tennis, along with 19-year-old Vincent …

Burglar Offers To Mow Lawn If Homeowners Let Him Go: Cops

He may have been ready to cut the lawn, but he couldn’t cut a deal.<p>Bryan Remley, 25, allegedly broke into a couple’s home in St. Petersburg, Florida, then tried to convince the homeowners to let him go free in return for mowing their lawn, the Tampa Bay Times reports.<p>The proposal started when …

Pajama-Clad 9-Year-Old Steals City Bus

Kid, you are so BUS-ted.<p>A 9-year-old boy wearing pajamas stole a city bus in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Saturday morning and took it on a three-block joyride, the Canadian Press reports.<p>The bus came to a stop after it bumped into a truck and another city bus. Nobody was injured, though the bus …

Gummy Penises Recalled After Parents Just Cannot Deal

Parents in New Zealand were pretty upset after some packages of fruit snacks turned out to be a little heavy on the grapes.<p>Barrie Aburn, of Dunedin, told the New Zealand Herald that his kids pulled penis-shaped gummies from a pack of candies. The gummies were made in China, where they're not …

Teenage Mutant Dildo Larpers Do Battle With Devastating Dongsword

The first video ever uploaded to YouTube was in April 2005. About eight months later, someone uploaded a video of two teens fighting each other dressed in rags and what looks like cardboard armor.<p>One combatant has a whip. The other has a club with what is purported to be a 7 lb., 30-inch sex toy on …

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Fall Fashion Trends: 5 Ways to Wear Your Jackets Right Now

With the three-day holiday weekend coming up, it's the perfect time to make a last-ditch visit to the beach—or enjoy some air-con indoors while shopping for fall jackets. Because, honestly, that brief, precious window between sweltering summer and blustery winter is the optimum time to rock those …