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Man rescued from capsized boat two months after going missing at sea

Louis Jordan was reported missing on 29 January and was spotted by German tanker far off North Carolina coast<p>An American missing at sea for 66 days was rescued from his capsized boat 200 miles off the North Carolina coast, telling coastguards he survived on drinking rainwater and catching …

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Hyundai lets owners control their cars with smartwatches

Hey, Hyundai owners, it's finally here: the Blue Link companion app for smartwatches that the automaker promised back during CES this year. And yes, you can use it to remotely lock/unlock doors, start/stop the engine, flash lights or honk any Blue Link-enabled car's horn, even if it's as old as the …

New ISIS video appears to show child executioner killing alleged Russian spies

A horrifying new video released online on Tuesday appears to show ISIS using a young boy to execute a pair of captives the terror group claims are Russian spies.<p>The slickly-produced video shows two men being interrogated in Russian about their alleged attempt to infiltrate ISIS. One captive, and …

NASCAR's Kurt Busch Testifies That Ex-Girlfriend Is An Assassin

Testifying about a request for a protective order against him, race car driver Kurt Busch told a Dover, Del., court this week that his former girlfriend is an assassin. Patricia Driscoll, who dated Busch for four years, requested the order last November, shortly after their relationship …

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Bollywood star Veena Malik handed 26 year sentence for 'blasphemous' wedding scene

TV and film actor issued the jail term in Pakistan, alongside husband and owner of a media conglomerate for ‘malicious acts’ of blasphemy against Islam<p>Gangs targeting Bollywood stars again<p>The actor Veena Malik has expressed anger at a 26-year jail term handed down by a Pakistani court after she …

Space plane: Mysterious US military plane returns to Earth

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1116000/1116908_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524616472_4872cf44b669b951e6ffe1a4102efb75<p><b>An unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.</b><p>The aircraft, resembling a miniature …

Look Bigger And Smarter Than You Really Are With These 7 Web Tools

I always get a kick when someone calls my office (read: calls my cell phone while I’m working on my couch) and expects a receptionist to answer the phone and transfer them to the company president. Er, no, that’s me. I buy my own printer cartridges, design my own website, and pretty much handle …

The Civil Wars Officially Split

After four Grammys and an almost two-year hiatus, the lauded duo break up for good<p>Ending months of speculation about their uncertain future, Joy …

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This Photographer is Living His Dream of Swimming with and Photographing Great White Sharks

For photographer George Probst, Shark Week must be like looking through a family photo album. That’s because this photographer’s bucket list item …

A Guy Raised More Than $3 Million On Kickstarter By Reinventing The Cooler

Launched just four days ago, Ryan Grepper's "Coolest Cooler" has raised $3.2 million of his $50,000 goal, and he still has 48 days left.<p>Besides the aesthetically pleasing design and it being able to keep drinks and food cool, it includes just about every possible feature you might want to have for …

To keep her voice, patient sings her way through throat surgery

When Alama Kante had surgery to remove a parathyroid tumor from her throat, one tiny slip of the scalpel could have caused her to lose her singing voice—and she's a professional singer.<p>So, in an unprecedented move, she sang throughout the surgery at France's Henri Mondor hospital in April to help …

The 7 Strategies For Getting Past Gatekeepers

Do you know how many people approach me every week with article pitches? Neither do I, but the number is huge. However, this salesman—a first-time author—managed to use the strategies in his book to get successfully through to me, a busy CEO with a part-time unpaid gig writing articles about …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Headphones that cost more than your mortgage payment

The pitch:<p>With the announcement of the sale Beats Electronics, which includes Dr. Dre’s Beats line of audio products, to Apple AAPL, -0.36% for a …

Audiophile

Want to book your favorite band? Here’s how much it’ll cost

“I wonder how much it’d cost to book ____ for my birthday/wedding/Super Bowl party/music festival/funeral?” It’s a question that’s surely floated in …

The Gear Fit is what wearables should look like

Samsung steals its own limelight with a smartly designed fitness band<p>The original Galaxy Gear was always a beta device. Samsung’s first smartwatch was testing waters the company had never waded in before, and it took a lot of well-earned criticism for its shortcomings. Less than six months later, …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

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Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one

One camera. Two separate lenses. That's the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC's forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some interesting new imaging features that go far beyond mere 3D. But what could those features be? For an answer, we turned to a startup called Corephotonics, …

Europe aims to clamp down on human organ trade | DW | 22.11.2013

Organ trading is a worldwide phenomenon. In Bangladesh, rural villagers are known to sell their kidneys for between 1,400 euros and 1,900 euros …

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An Apple watch? The hints have been out there

commentary If you know where to look, there have been signs aplenty of Apple gearing up to launch a watch and of the kinds of content we might expect to see on it.<p>Apple has strongly hinted that it will enter new product categories in 2014. And it's about time -- not in the sense that it's been too …

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