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AirAsia QZ8501: Forty bodies found in missing plane search

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1134000/1134502_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524839055_e8aa979eef0d7ab9907ae0e044ff8889<p><b>At least 40 bodies have been recovered from the sea in the search for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, the Indonesian navy says.</b><p>The bodies were spotted …

Is Lego about creative freedom or kit-building?

The BBC ran a story yesterday, asking if Lego is becoming less about freedom and creativity and more about following instructions and constructing single-use kits.<p>The story was timed for the beginning of Brick 2014, a huge live event in London dedicated to all things Lego. The debate about Lego's …

Mystery novelist PD James dies at 94

Novelist PD James, author of several British detective stories, has died, her publisher announced.<p>The publisher, Faber and Faber, said James died on Thursday at her home in Oxford, southern England.<p>James' books, many featuring sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, sold millions of copies in many countries and …

Ebola vaccine trial results promising, says manufacturer

Healthcare workers, burial teams and others at high risk will be vaccinated in early 2015 if all results are positive<p>Preliminary results from trials in human volunteers of one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates are promising, according to its British manufacturers.<p>GlaxoSmithKline’s vaccine, …

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Supersonic jets can fly from New York to L.A. in 2.5 hours (or less)

The super rich may soon be going supersonic.<p>Over a decade after the Concorde made its last transatlantic flight, a number of companies are working on the next generation of supersonic passenger aircraft capable of speeds at least twice as fast as current commercial planes.<p>These planes will likely …

China to enjoy ‘blue skies’ by 2030: official

The heavy smog that has been hovering over China in recent years is expected to disappear for good by 2030 when China's carbon emissions reach their …

Obama Set for Retry of Smog Rule Businesses Say May Be Costliest

The Obama administration is poised to propose safety standards for smog, setting out pollution policies that will have wide-ranging implications for …

Study finds brain network to be vulnerable to schizophrenia and Alzheimer's

According to a new study, specific brain network, which is the last to develop and first to show signs of neurodegeneration is more vulnerable to …

Govt kicks off Manado-Bitung toll road project

The government officially began the Manado-Bitung toll road project in North Sulawesi on Sunday.<p>The 39-kilometer toll road, which is one of the …

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'Did you break this?' Lenovo Yoga ad pranks stunned shoppers

One minute, you're innocently walking through the mall, the next you're being accused of snapping an Apple Mac in two.<p>"We're here at the mall, and we're going to mess with some people," three members of comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade say at the beginning of a new video. Any time those guys …

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How Much Do You Know About the Web?

Pew tested peoples' Internet knowledge; only 21 percent could identify Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

We Can't Wait Five Years to See if the AIDS Response Is on Track

Last week, UNAIDS issued an ambitious new set of global AIDS treatment and prevention goals to reach by 2020. In a report issued ahead of World AIDS Day, the agency wrote that by reaching these five-year goals, the world will be on track to effectively end the AIDS epidemic a decade later.<p>Some of …

EPA to Propose Limit to Ozone Air Pollution

Announcement Likely to Reanimate Battle Between Businesses and Environmental Groups<p>WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to announce Wednesday a sweeping federal air-pollution standard limiting ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere, according to people familiar with …

Why a Teen Who Just Graduated From High School Is Seeking Political Office

Saira Blair just graduated from high school, but that isn’t stopping her from running as a Republican for the West Virginia House of Delegates. She has already defeated an incumbent who was seeking a third term in office, and if elected, she will be the youngest to ever serve in the role.<p>“I know …

Timeline to 'Retribution': Isla Vista attacks planned over years

The Isla Vista killer wrote in his "twisted world" journal that when his "life took a very dark turn" at 17, he began fantasizing about punishing "all of the popular kids and young couples for the crime of having a better life than me."<p>Elliot Rodger, 22, stabbed to death three people in his …

Rebels kill 30 in church raid in Central African Republic

Rebels stormed a Catholic church compound Wednesday in the capital of Central African Republic, killing at least 30 people in a hail of gunfire and grenades, witnesses said.<p>Islamist fighters from the Seleka coalition, ousted from power nearly five months ago, were blamed for the attack on the …

How to Create Successful Facebook News Feed Ads

Would your business benefit from using Facebook ads?<p>Do you believe Facebook could be a great tool for your business if only you used it …

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How to Use Google+ for Social Media Contests

Shares 5K<p>Is Google+ part of your marketing strategy?<p>Are you looking for creative ways to run contests and giveaways on Google+?<p>Although there are …

How to Create Visual Social Media Content

Shares 5K<p>Do you use images to boost engagement?<p>Are you looking for tools to create better visual content?<p>Creating compelling visuals for your social …

2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Shares 16K<p>Do you wonder how your peers are using social media?<p>Wondering if you should focus on Instagram or podcasting, or put more effort into …

22 Influencer Marketing Ideas From Influential Marketers [Infographic]

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Samsung's mobile health app can now tell when you're stressed out

The Galaxy S5's heart rate sensor has mostly been handy for fitness gurus, but it's now helpful for the rest of us, too. Samsung has pushed out an update to S Health that uses the sensor to track stress levels; if your heart is racing after a bad day at work, you'll know. The app also tracks …

Sworn in as India's leader, Modi speaks of a 'glorious future' | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Narendra Modi was sworn in as India’s prime minister in an elaborate ceremony at New Delhi’s presidential palace on Monday, after a sweeping election victory that ended two terms of rule by the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.<p>Millions of Indians watched the inauguration live on …

Leading in Ukraine election, billionaire Petro Poroshenko declares victory

Billionaire Petro Poroshenko leads all candidates with 54% of the vote counted in Ukraine's presidential election, the Central Elections Commission reported Monday.<p>He declared victory a day earlier, following preliminary exit polls that suggested he had secured a majority of the vote.<p>His closest …