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Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Gets Official

Samsung has announced the launch of a new budget smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini and the device is launching in the Philippines.<p>The Samsung …

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Gear & Gadgets

Amazon Echo gadgets reset an owner's thermostat and went rogue after hearing a trigger word on a radio show

But all that automation can create some unforeseen problems.<p>Consider what happened when public radio broadcaster NPR aired a story about the wonders of the Amazon Echo last week.<p>The radio program discussed how the Echo uses a virtual assistant called Alexa, which is similar to Apple's Siri. Alexa …

LG G5 Up For Pre-order On Amazon UK

LG’s latest flagship Android smartphone, the LG G5 is now available to pre-order from Amazon in the UK for £529.<p>The handset is available to pre-order …

Yosted: Kansas City Royals Manager is a Hero to Bees

Exactly one year after a swarm of bees overtook a Kansas City Royals spring training game, the Royals were the host to another bee incident—but this …

Baseball

Customs officials: Cocaine found concealed in cakes at JFK

Customs officials found thousands of dollars in cocaine -- hidden in cakes -- earlier this month at JFK.<p>On March 1, Jesus Martinez Ramirez, of …

Lil' Mama Was Arrested This Morning in New York City

Lil’ Mama Was Arrested This Morning in New York City<p>It's not poppin'.<p><b>Lil’ Mama</b> is not in a good place right now.<p>The “Lip Gloss” connoisseur, 26, was …

New York Post Succeeds in Getting Elderly Homeless Woman's Stuff Taken Away and Thrown Out

The <i>New York Post</i> must be feeling awfully proud of itself today. After devoting yesterday’s front cover to publicly shaming a homeless womanfor …

That Time BB-8 Visited the Robots at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab

Not so long ago, in our very own Milky Way galaxy, a plucky little droid named BB-8 roamed the hallowed halls of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in …

Jet Propulsion

Why NASA plans to set a supply vehicle on fire

A new series of science experiments will soon head for the International Space Station. One involves a large-scale fire in an unused resupply vehicle.<p>…

Botanists Just Answered One of the Biggest Questions About Farming on Mars

Researchers have successfully grown a crop of tomatoes, peas, and radishes harvested in Martian soil—and with those comes an answer to one of the big …

Flowing Water On Mars

Mars is drier than the most arid deserts on Earth, yet scientists now know it harbors liquid water just beneath its surface. Images from the HiRISE …

Team simulates the expansion of the Universe

The Universe is constantly expanding. It changes, creating new structures that merge. But how does our Universe evolve? Physicists at the University …

Physics