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8 bodies recovered from U.S. helicopter crash site; pilot identified

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> Eight bodies have been found at the site where a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed while on a relief mission in Nepal, the country's military said Saturday.<p>The wreckage of the Huey helicopter was found in a rugged area of Gorthali, with parts scattered around at about …

Natural Disasters

Russia grounds Proton-M rockets following an accident

Russia's space program just can't catch a break, it seems. A spokesperson tells <i>RIA</i> that the country has suspended all Proton-M rocket launches following an accident that destroyed one model carrying a Mexican satellite. Officials reportedly want to know why this vehicle failed before they let any …

Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death by Egyptian court

Judgment handed out against Islamist former president over charges of espionage and jailbreak nearly two years after overthrow<p>An Egyptian court has sentenced the ousted president Mohamed Morsi to death for his part in a mass jailbreak in 2011.<p>The verdict, by judge Shaaban el-Shami, was announced on …

Muslim Brotherhood

Sprint activates free data roaming in six more countries

Sprint has expanded its free international roaming plan to six more countries: Colombia, Denmark, Honduras, Ireland, Italy, Paraguay and Sweden. That makes the new total 22, including the original 16 locations the company named when it launched the free data and unlimited text messaging in April. …

Bodies of Marines, Nepalese recovered from crashed chopper

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The bodies of six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers who were aboard a U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief mission in earthquake-hit Nepal have been recovered, Nepal's army said.<p>The wreckage of the UH-1 "Huey" was found Friday following days of intense …

Natural Disasters

Seven times Kanye West dressed like a 'Final Fantasy' character

Apparently the Kanye West role-playing game, <i>Kanye Quest 3030</i>, contains an eerie hidden area involving a butterfly and a New Age cult called Ascensionism. We know, it's hard to believe that Kanye has a video game. Anyway, this secret game-within-a-game is weird, but it's certainly not surprising …

WSJ: Google will add buy buttons to search results on mobile

Google's getting ready to face Amazon and eBay, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, and will be adding buy buttons directly to its search results. You'll see those buttons accompanying sponsored results under a "Shop on Google" heading -- they won't be used for non-sponsored links returned by the …

The History of Flower Crowns and the Women Who Wore Them: From Frida Kahlo to Kate Moss

Few accessories have aroused such commentary, for and against, than the flower crown, so trendy of late among the neo-hippie festival crowd. Despite detractors, these decorative headpieces, whose history in mythology and art can be traced back to ancient civilizations, show no signs of fading from …

Lana Del Rey

SpaceX made some awesome travel posters for Mars

With all the recent news about International Space Station resupply missions, reusable rockets, and drone barges, it's easy to forget that reason Elon Musk created SpaceX in the first place is to help land humans on Mars. In a way, it's great that we're so familiar with the private space company's …

Space Travel

Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death may spend years in prison during appeal

FBI: Computer expert briefly made plane fly sideways

SAN FRANCISCO — A computer security expert hacked into a plane's in-flight entertainment system and made it briefly fly sideways by telling one of the engines to go into climb mode.<p>Chris Roberts of One World Labs in Denver was flying on the plane at the time it turned sideways, according to an FBI …

Aviation

Oculus Details Rift’s Recommended PC Specs, ‘Pauses’ Mac Development

We’re still a little while off from the Oculus Rift’s official consumer launch – pre-orders are starting later this year, the company revealed recently, with shipping beginning early next year. But the company has now revealed the recommended specifications for PC rigs powering the Oculus Rift …

Ready Player One

Son of fallen Colorado deputy gets father's patrol car

The son of a Colorado deputy killed in the line of duty owns his father’s patrol car thanks to rancher with a heart of gold.<p>Tanner Brownlee was quickly outbid when his father’s beat-up Dodge Charger was put up for auction Wednesday in Greeley, Colo.<p>“I was sitting there. I had a set amount that I …

Here is the proof that Apple is secretly developing a car battery

This week, the Cupertino company reportedly will settle a lawsuit brought against it by A123 Systems— a large-battery company that alleges Apple deliberately poached its employees to develop its own car battery technology.<p>Final details of the settlement are yet to be established. But court …

Ford Motor Company