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Earthquake rattles Hawaii as hurricanes Iselle and Julio approach

The first hurricane expected to hit Hawaii in 22 years weakened slightly Thursday as its outer edges began to bring rain and wind to the Big Island, while residents and tourists prepared for a possible one-two punch as another major storm lined up behind it in the Pacific.<p>Hurricane Iselle was …

Ukraine government suspends ceasefire at MH17 crash site after recovery mission halted

KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian government said on Thursday it was suspending a ceasefire with separatist rebels at the crash site of the Malaysian airliner after an international recovery mission had been halted.<p>The Netherlands, which lost 196 of its citizens in the 298 passengers and crew who died …

A Compilation of Great News Bloopers From July 2014

News Be Funny has created a funny new compilation video of the great news bloopers from July 2014. We previously wrote about their news bloopers from …

The best wide-angle lenses for Canon and Nikon DSLRs in 2017

Next to a telephoto zoom lens, a super-wide-angle optic is one of the most popular accessories for a DSLR.<p>Most kit lenses offer a widest focal length …

Cameras

GameStop Stock Crashes - It's Game Over for GME

<b>GameStop</b> (GME) has been on a wild ride across the past 18 months or so, and it got a little wilder after news from video game publisher <b>Electronic …

AsapSCIENCE Explains How Many Hours of Sleep We Actually Need Every Night

Are you over or under sleeping?<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independently owned web hosting company with a focus on hosting …

When she finished her pitch, the investor said he didn’t invest in women

"I don’t like the way women think. They haven’t mastered linear thinking."

Massive Oil Fire In Libya Prompts Evacuation Order From European Nations

Fighting among rival militias has ignited a fuel depot close to the Tripoli airport. Western governments have ordered their citizens to leave the country.<p>The massive fire, which the interim Libyan government called a "humanitarian and environmental disaster," has prompted local television stations …

The Gang From ‘It’s Always Sunny’ Hopes To Solve All Of Your Problems With A New Self-Help Book

Currently available for pre-order on Amazon is the first ever <i>It’s Always Sunny</i> book, called <i>It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today</i>, which will be released on January 6th of next year. Going by the book’s description, I can’t tell if …

GameStop’s New Credit Card Is Designed To Exploit Gamers

GameStop has a bad reputation among gamers and developers for a variety of reasons, some subjective, some rather valid. And now GameStop has decided that, what the hell, let’s just go for straight-up pure evil.<p>According to Destructoid, we’ll start seeing the GameStop credit card in the next few …

4 DC Comics brought to TV get Comic-Con event

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four DC comics brought to life for television took over the San Diego Convention Center's 6,500 seat Hall H at Comic-Con on Saturday night.<p>"Arrow" star, Stephen Amell, hosted the extravaganza called "Warner Bros. Television Presents a Night of DC Entertainment."<p>He introduced actors …

Sexual Harassment At Comic-Con Leads To Call For New Convention Policy

Ignored Comic-Con This Weekend? Here Are The 10 Most Important Things You Missed.

San Diego Comic-Con is suffocating, even when you’re 3,000 miles away. So, for next year, rather than try to literally beat the crowds in California or stay hunched over your laptop waiting for the latest Batman NUGGET to drop, might I suggest ignoring all things NERDDDDDD until Monday, when all …

Liberia closing most borders to stop the spread of ebola

Outbreak has killed over 670 to date<p>Liberia is closing down most of its borders and quarantining certain communities as it attempts to crack down on the spread of ebola within the region, which has so far killed over 670, including 129 people in Liberia alone, reports the Associated Press. The …

Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.<p>The Israeli army said five of its soldiers died …

Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional

Federal appeals court strikes down ban, in case that is likely to end up before US supreme court<p>A federal appeals court found Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, upholding a lower court’s ruling and becoming the latest in a string of decisions against same-sex marriage bans.<p>“We …

Two Americans Stricken With Deadly Ebola Virus in Liberia

An American doctor and an aid worker working for two charitable groups fighting Ebola in Liberia have both become infected with the deadly virus, one of the groups confirmed. And Liberia closed some borders to help prevent further spread of the virus.<p>"All borders of Liberia will be closed with the …

Disease

Zillow buying Trulia to make real estate titan

NEW YORK (AP) — Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.<p>Zillow would also become the king of real estate listings available on smartphones.<p>"It's a very sound business move by Zillow, they …