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The 8 Greatest GIFs Of BigDog In Action

Our favorite shambling robotic pack mule has come a long way over the years.<p>The BigDog family of robots, developed by Boston Dynamics, has come a long way since it was first created in 2005. To celebrate some of the headless robot's coolest technological achievements, I made these eight GIFs. Enjoy.<p>…

Robotics

Syrian chemical arms 'to be destroyed on US Navy ship'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1032000/1032876_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534416055_28a115c8b441933a569afd781f564c62<p><b>The body charged with overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons has confirmed some will be "neutralised" aboard a US Navy ship.</b><p>The …

Middle East

Glasgow helicopter crash: 'Multiple injuries' at Clutha pub

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1032000/1032724_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534440907_f07e5c9007f1ca03952054e1372c510c<p><b>A police helicopter has crashed into a busy pub on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow.</b><p>It happened at The Clutha in Stockwell Street at 22:25 on …

Emergency Medicine

Comet Ison: how to spot it

If Comet Ison survives its trial by fire as it buzzes the sun on Thursday, it should light up night skies during December. Pete Lawrence, the BBC's The Sky At Night presenter, sent through the following advice for those in the northern hemisphere wanting to see the comet. Unfortunately, the comet …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Sep<p>7<p>Fri<p>DC Young Fly, IamZoie, Emmanuel Hudson, Justina Valentine, Conceited, Chico Bean, Hitman Holla, Charlie Clips, DJ D-Wrek and Rip Micheals | …

George Washington

50-foot circle of ice found spinning in North Dakota river

A vast circle of ice has been found slowly rotating in North Dakota's Sheyenne river. Perfectly circular ice disks form on outer bends of rivers, where faster-running currents break chunks of surface ice away during cold weather. The rotational shear of the river's current pulls chunks of ice …

'Paris shooter' had domestic violence record in UK

Alleged serial killer who went on a shooting rampage in Paris 'was convicted of domestic violence in Britain and wore electronic tag'<p>The man alleged to have wounded a photographer in a Paris shooting spree had been convicted of domestic violence in Britain shortly before returning to France, a …

Mafia boss Domenico Rancadore denied bail in high court ruling

The mafia boss Domenico Rancadore is preparing to spend Christmas in a London prison after the high court overturned a decision to grant him bail.<p>Two senior judges on Thursday concluded there was a "very real risk" that the 64-year-old would attempt to abscond if he was allowed out of police …

US agrees to pay $50m after 'piracy' of software

<b>The US government has agreed to pay $50m (£31m) after it was said to have pirated "thousands" of copies of military software.</b><p>Apptricity, based in Texas, has provided logistics programs to the army since 2004.<p>The company said it had discovered last year the software had been installed on many more …

U.S. Department of Justice

'Lawson's 'Team Nigella' £1.2m bill on Charles Saatchi’s card'

"Wedding reception bill of £12,500 may have been gifted by Nigella, it could have been authorised", court hears<p>Charles Saatchi paid annual credit card bills of £1.2 million run up by his ex-wife Nigella Lawson and five aides for “personal spending” on his family, a court was told on Thursday.<p>He …

Amish Girl With Leukemia, Family Flees US to Avoid Chemotherapy

A 10-year-old Amish girl with leukemia and her parents have left the country to seek alternatives to chemotherapy, according to the family's attorney.<p>…

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

North Korea's Activity At Yongbyon Nuclear Site May Indicate Effort To Restart Reactor, IAEA Says

VIENNA, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Activity has been observed at a North Korean nuclear site that is consistent with an effort to restart a reactor, International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano said on Thursday.<p>North Korea announced in April that it would revive its aged research reactor at the …

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Hundreds of hacking calls made from a NI private number, court hears

Hundreds of calls were made from a News International private number to hack phones of royal household staff, celebrities and the News of the World's deputy editor over a 10 month period, the Old Bailey has heard.<p>On Thursday jurors were shown a schedule of 22 pages listing hacking calls routed …

Malian fugitive 'Cheibani' recaptured by French troops

<b>A Malian man who escaped from prison in Niger where he was serving a sentence for killing four Saudi tourists, and allegedly assassinated a US diplomat has been recaptured, officials say.</b><p>French soldiers arrested Alhassane Ould Mohamed, also known as "Cheibani", in northern Mali on Tuesday.<p>He was …

Africa

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Eyes water, throats burn as Iran's capital endures siege of smog

TEHRAN -- The Iranian capital has long been known for its smog, but pollution in recent days has taken an eye-watering turn for the worse, hampering visibility and causing authorities to shutter schools and curtail the number of cars allowed in the city center.<p>Children and the elderly have been …

SMOG

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

More Than 40 Killed In Libya Depot Blast As Clashes With Militants Continue

The incidents highlighted the turmoil in Libya where the government is trying to restore order in the oil producing country, which is awash with weapons after the 2011 ouster of Muammar Gaddafi.<p>The blast in Brak al-Chati, near the main southern city of Sabha, happened after a group of 43 locals and …

Special Forces

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

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