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Porsche thief jailed after trapping himself in sports car

Video footage shows hapless burglar Jamie Lee Sharp, 25, ringing up friends to boast about his new car before crashing it<p>A hapless burglar who filmed himself behind the wheel of a stolen Porsche has been jailed.<p>Jamie Lee Sharp, 25, pinched the keys to the Porsche Boxster during a burglary in …

The $19,000 Super Mario Watch is a gorgeous homage to Nintendo's mascot

A spiritual successor to the 1983 arcade hit, "Super Mario Bros." was the first game on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) to star Super Mario and his brother Luigi. More importantly, it cemented Mario's role as the face and mascot of Nintendo.<p>And now, luxury Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome is …

Retrogaming

Iraqi forces surround Ramadi, but it could be a long siege

BAGHDAD (AP) — After months of sluggish progress, stalled advances and outright failures, Iraqi troops and militias backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have surrounded the key city of Ramadi and appear poised to launch a new attempt to wrest it from the Islamic State group.<p>The battle that is shaping up …

Middle East

Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release

CHICAGO (AP) — Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.<p>Now, a week after the video's release, the Chicago mayor has fired the police superintendent, created a task force for police accountability and …

Rahm Emanuel

Team behind Lady Gaga's flying dress to bring wearable tech to a store near you

VFILES, the downtown New York City-based web portal for all things digital fashion, is expanding into wearable technology in a major way.<p>The business …

Wearable Tech

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

Astrophysics