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Sony's PlayStation 4 Was the Top-Selling Console in March, but Titanfall Was the Top-Selling Game

Xbox One owners, exhale: Microsoft had a very good March. While the company continues to cede the top monthly console sales spot to Sony’s …

Man Homesick for Prison Is Back Behind Bars

A 74-year-old ex-con said Thursday that he was hoping to return to prison by robbing a suburban Chicago bank. Walter Unbehaun, who has spent most of …

Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One (M8): Which is the best Android phone in the world?

For smartphone fans around the world, things really started to get interesting over the past couple of months. First, Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy …

Scientists discover the animal kingdom’s first ‘female penis’

A female insect’s ability to penetrate and gather sperm from its male counterpart stumps researchers<p>Scientists have discovered four species of Brazilian insects in which the females possess a penis and the males possess a vagina. This announcement, made today in the journalCurrent Biology, …

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Convicted Drug Dealer Indicted for Selling Rhino Horns

Undercover investigation nets alleged wildlife trafficker with ties to former Medellín drug cartel.<p>"This is Lu," the email began. "I got the giraffe from you."<p><b>That email, say U.S. Justice Department officials, written to a confidential informant regarding a taxidermied giraffe, would initiate an</b> …

NASA's Kepler program finds the most Earth-like planet yet

The search for planets that closely resemble Earth has yielded perhaps the closest match yet — according to a new report from NASA<i>,</i> the newly-discovered Kepler 186f planet (seen above in an artist's concept) is nearly identical to our planet in some key ways. The planet is one of the closest in …

Android device owners, now you can control your desktop from across the room — or the world

Google released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android yesterday, enabling the Android crowd to access their Mac or PC from afar. The app is a mobile extension of Chrome’s remote desktop screen-sharing service, which has enabled machine control from Chromebooks and Chrome browsers since it …

Teen urinates in reservoir; officials to flush 38M gallons; L.A. weeps

Shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, a 19-year-old in a hoodie and baggy jeans was captured on a grainy black-and-white surveillance video urinating into a reservoir that slakes the thirst of Portland, Ore.'s 600,000 or so residents. (Cue the disgusted "Ewwwwwwwws!" right here.)<p>But really, Portland …

Brazil police clash with squatters in Rio de Janeiro

Police and squatters have clashed in Rio de Janeiro as officials moved in to evict up to 5,000 people from a building belonging to a local telecommunications company.<p>The squatters had been occupying the area for 10 days and Brazil's courts ordered the repossession of the plot a week ago.<p>Julia …

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New quake shakes 'on red alert' Nicaragua

A magnitude-6.6 earthquake has struck Nicaragua, sending people running frightened into the streets less than 24 hours after a magnitude-6.1 quake rattled the country.<p>There were no immediate reports of new casualties or serious damage, but the the United States Geological Survey said the quake was …

People of Color Are Disproportionately Hurt by Air Pollution