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North Korea threatens to sink US aircraft carrier

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier that is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean.<p>The USS Carl Vinson will be joined by the Ashigara and Samidare destroyers in "tactical training" drills near the Philippines, …

Motif Essential coffee pot built to brew delicious home drip

Motif's Essential coffee maker will challenge elite brewers at home.<p>The $169 (£132 in the UK, roughly AU$224 in Australia) Motif Essential coffee maker may look familiar. It shares a similar sleekness of shape with many other premium coffee makers from the likes of Technivorm, Ratio, and Bonavita. …

The 51 Most Beautiful Places On Earth

As shared by the BuzzFeed Community.<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Juicero CEO Says Luxury Juicer Is 'Much More' Than Juice; Internet Is Unimpressed

Sometimes, it's the Internet of stings.<p>Juicero, a startup that sells a pricey juice press, found that out firsthand. The company's Wi-Fi-enabled machine produces cold-pressed juice out of packets sold exclusively to owners via subscription.<p>Received as both Silicon Valley cautionary tale and …

How butter's surge in popularity led to Trump's attack on the Canadian dairy industry

Three years ago, a team of researchers published in the Annals of Internal Medicine an innocuous-sounding study titled: Association of Dietary, Circulating, and Supplement Fatty Acids With Coronary Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.<p>That study, which disputed the commonly held notion that …

OREO Truffles

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Line two baking sheets with parchment or wax paper and set aside. One will be for the rolled truffles before dipping, and the second will …

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 adverts emphasize display and new form-factor

The hype crescendo for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 shows no sign of stopping. That’s hardly a surprise because <i>holy crap</i>, this is an amazing phone, and it can’t come soon enough.<p>To whet your S8 whistle, Samsung has dropped three new made-for-TV adverts on YouTube, each demonstrating a feature of …

Rodrigo Duterte Deploys Troops to Occupy Islands in Disputed South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered military personnel to occupy and “raise the Philippine flag” on Manila-claimed islands and reefs in …

Automated Trucking Startup Peloton Drafts $60 Million in Funding

Peloton Technology, an automated vehicle technology company focused on trucking, is on the verge of closing a $60 million Series B funding round led …

You can buy elite residency in Thailand for $60,000 — and the government will even provide a 'concierge' service

There are seven different packages, with the most expensive being the "Elite Ultimate Privilege" scheme.<p>It costs $60,000 for 20 years residency, along with a $600 a year membership fee.<p>Included in the price is a state-sponsored concierge programme, entitling members to VIP access to government …

South-east Asia

Border wall with Mexico won't be built 'from sea to shining sea,' DHS secretary says

One of President Trump's central campaign promises was to build a "big, beautiful, powerful wall" along the border with Mexico to keep out undocumented immigrants and drug smugglers. But according to John F. Kelly, the homeland security secretary, this wall will not actually stretch across the …

Bill Maher Gets No Smiles From Tyranny Expert: “I’m Not Going To Laugh At Any Of That”

<b>UPDATE with video, below</b> Bill Maher couldn’t get so much as a chuckle out of his history professor guest tonight when the subject turned to …

China hits back at foreign scrutiny on its excess steel capacity

BEIJING (Reuters) - China should not be singled out in a fight against excess steel capacity that requires stronger global cooperation, Wang Shouwen, a vice commerce minister, said on Saturday.<p>Workers direct a crane lifting newly made steel bars at a factory in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, …

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Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

LITTLE BEATS HIKING ON THE COAST — the crashing of the water, the often dramatic rise of the land, the feeling of adventure. Following a path through …

Google now recommends downloads to trick out your Android homescreen

One of the major advantages Android offers over iOS is the flexibility and freedom to customize your homescreen to suit your taste. While iOS only lets you set wallpapers and stuff apps into folders, Android additionally lets you place interactive widgets, use a custom launcher and overhaul the …

Apps

19 rumors we've heard about Samsung's Galaxy S8, one of the biggest smartphones of 2017

Samsung's Unpacked events are when the company usually announces its new Galaxy smartphones.<p>Last month, we had 17 rumors, and we've updated this month's list with two new rumors and a few new updates to existing rumors, too.<p>Check out what we've seen and heard about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8:

IPhone 7

Google's new #myAndroid Taste Test will help you give your device a makeover

Want to give your Android device a new look? Let Google give you a hand.<p>Google has a new tool called the #myAndroid Taste Test that aims to help you …

Wildlife Rangers Put Their Lives on the Line Every Day to Protect Animals From Extinction – Say Thanks!

Almost every day we ask you to speak up for the voiceless by signing petitions. From asking you to sign a petition to save the 160 Florida panthers …

7 Lazy But Brilliant Dinners You Should Make This Week

Minimum effort, maximum comfort.

M. Night Shyamalan calls new Crypt Keeper ‘a dark Walt Disney’ in show’s first teaser

But no sign of the actual Crypt Keeper<p>A pair of unofficial but very authentic looking teasers for TNT and M. Night Shyamalan’s revamp of <i>Tales from the Crypt</i> have found their way online.<p>Neither video offers much information in terms of what the show, which hit a snag during production due to rights …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

TV shows

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say

Sources speaking exclusively to the Guardian reveal details of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, including an iris scanner, ahead of March launch<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, have an almost bezel-less, edge-to-edge “infinity” display and an iris scanner, the Guardian has learned.<p>The …

Samsung Galaxy

You'll Want to See Split Again After Reading About This Tiny, Wild Detail

In the wake of watching M. Night Shyamalan's latest horror movie, <b>Split</b>, there's a lot to parse out. Perhaps the most glaring takeaways come from that insane connection and M. Night Shyamalan's very obvious cameo, but the deeper you go, the more interesting it gets. Case in point: we hopped on the …

If you and your S.O. (or BFF) are down to move to an EXTREMELY remote Tasmanian Island, you'll get a house *and* a job

If you’ve been looking for a way to get the heck out of America, you may be in luck — a Tasmanian island will give any couple who moves there a house …

Get Paid To Travel: the 12 best jobs in travel – and how you can do them

Travel photographer<p>Timothy Allen<p><b>What’s so great about it?</b> I love the unknown. Travel is one of the only surefire ways of jumping into the unknown. …

Mexicans Are Flooding Across the U.S. Border…for Cheap Gas

Pump prices are spiking below the border.<p>With less than two weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in the White House, there has been …

Donald Trump endorses L.L. Bean, which wants nothing to do with him

US president-elect Donald Trump wants you to support L.L. Bean, the Maine-based maker of odd-looking but perennially popular duck boots seen on feet across the northeastern US and beyond on rainy or snowy days. “Buy L.L. Bean,” he urged in a tweet this morning.<p>Leaving aside the question of whether …

L.L.Bean

Would you pay to get a new song texted to you every day?

On the surface, every streaming music service offers the same thing: access to tens of millions of songs. That's more music than any human being can ever consume, so the big battle now centers around helping users find songs and albums they care about. Apple Music bet big on human-curated …