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Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, and state TV: What Russians see when they tune in for news on Crimea.

Another day of crisis in Ukraine, another day of <i>Vesti</i>, one of the flagship news programs on Russian state TV. Wednesday’s broadcast led off with a …

Assange to SXSW: We're all being watched

From his sanctuary in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, with roughly a dozen police officers outside, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Saturday that everyone in the world will be just as effectively monitored soon -- at least digitally.<p>"The ability to surveil everyone on the planet is almost …

Watch Dogs Set To Release on May 27th

Ubisoft’s popular title Watch Dogs has seen delays like no other, but fret not if you’re waiting for the game to hit retail. Ubisoft has announced …

The first ever selfie, taken in 1839 - a picture from the past

Robert Cornelius, an amateur chemist, took this self-portrait 175 years ago in the back of his family's silver-plating shop in Philadelphia. On the back, Cornelius wrote: "The first light Picture ever taken. 1839." It was one of the first Daguerreotypes to be produced in America, only a few months …

Take a Look Inside Avicii's Hollywood Home

A house in Hollywood Hills doesn’t come cheap – in the neighborhood of $16 million, to put a price<p>A house in Hollywood Hills doesn’t come cheap – in the neighborhood of $16 million, to put a price on it – yet perhaps it speaks to the growth of new genres that successful Swedish DJ Avicii was able …

Venezuela opposition holds anti-Maduro rally in Caracas

<b>Thousands of Venezuelan students and opposition supporters have joined an anti-government rally in the capital, Caracas.</b><p>The government deployed hundreds of government security forces to prevent a crowd banging pots and pans from marching towards the food ministry.<p>There were similar marches in at …

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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

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As hostilities flare in Crimea, U.S. steps up pressure on Russia - CNN.com

Ukrainian tanks are transported from their base in Perevalne, Crimea, on Wednesday, March 26. After Russian troops seized most of Ukraine's bases in Crimea, interim Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov ordered the withdrawal of armed forces from the peninsula, citing Russian threats to the lives …

Oil slick spotted in sea in search for missing Malaysian plane

Vietnam air force planes spot two oil slicks suspected to be from missing Malaysian Boeing 777 jet, as it emerges at least two passengers were travelling on stolen passports<p>The fate of flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing remains unclear more than 12 hours after air traffic controllers lost …

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Dazzling View of the Northern Lights Dancing Over a Partially Frozen River

Shot on a most unusual night in Norway, a dazzling view of the northern lights dancing over a partially frozen river creates the most delightful …

Northern Lights

100-Year-Old Negatives and Camera Found Inside Oklahoma City Time Capsule

Almost a year to date after the digging up and opening of Oklahoma City’s Century Chest, researchers are getting a rare glimpse at early 20th century …

We MUST Tell Young Women: Math Is Cool. Here's Why...

I love math. I’ve always loved math.<p>I’ve loved math since before it was cool, when being a girl and liking math was not just uncool, it was downright dorky. Despite this awkward social positioning, I loved math because it’s so powerful.<p>With data, analytics, and statistics you’ve got the keys to …

Soldiers killed in attack on Yemen base

Fighters suspected of being associated with al-Qaeda have fired rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machineguns at a military base in southern Yemen, killing two soldiers guarding its gate, a senior military official has said.<p>Brigadier General Mohammed Abdullah, commander of the army's 115th …

Sri Lanka mass grave 'on old burial site'

Sri Lankan authorities have halted excavations in a suspected mass grave after suspicions that 83 skeletons unearthed from the former northern war zone may date to before the war against Tamil rebels.<p>The Sri Lankan army has been accused of killing tens of thousands of civilians in 2009, during the …

Malaysia Airlines plane vanishes from radar screens

Multinational search and rescue operation continues for flight MH370 carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing<p>Almost 240 people are missing after a Malaysian Airlines flight en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing vanished from radar screens in the early hours of Saturday.<p>Search and rescue …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …