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TIE Fighter Drone Mod is Coolest Since Millenium Falcon

Oliver, the maker of the incredible Millenium Falcon quadcopter we shared recently, is back with yet another impressive creation. This time he has tackled the iconic Tie Fighter Interceptor. Much like the Millenium Falcon build, he’s using foam to loosely represent the shape. When flying around, …

These Are the Food Ads That Most Resonated With Millennials Last Year

Brands are trying incredibly hard these days to secure those sweet, sweet millennial dollars: They're willing to put kale where it doesn't belong, pour money into packaging that features mustaches and mason jars, and throw Sriracha on everything. Brands are also rethinking the way they advertise — …

Domino's Launches New Ordering App for Smartwatches

If you've been dreaming of the day when you would finally be able to order a pizza via your watch, rejoice, for that day has come. According to a press release, Domino's is launching an app that allows users to place and track orders with their Pebble or Android smartwatches. Domino's is officially …

He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

In 1966, when Leonard Nimoy was offered a minor role on a new space drama, he was thrilled. As he told <i>Archive of American Television:</i> "You have to understand that prior to <i>Star Trek</i> I never had a job that lasted longer than two weeks in any TV show or movie. Never. Two weeks — max. And here I was, …

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Star Trek’s Mr. Spock: In Pictures

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12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

"A visual statement"<p>"This installation is definitely more symbolic," Gromadzki says. "But it is still significant because the merchant spaces on the first floor do consume energy, and being able to offset that consumption is something people can really assimilate and understand."<p>The curved, …

The best cat videos are over a century old

Japan’s love of cats started long before Hello Kitty, Doraemon, and cat cafés. Cats first came to Japanese shores aboard ships transporting sacred Buddhist scriptures from China, as a sixth-century rodent deterrent, and they have since made their way into Japanese domestic life and folklore.<p>An …

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Foreign shop owner set alight in South Africa

Police in South Africa say nine people have been arrested after a foreigner was set alight outside Johannesburg, the latest in a string of xenophobic attacks in the country.<p>Lieutenant Kay Makhubela, a spokesperson for the South African Police Services in Gauteng told Al Jazeera on Friday that calm …

Libyan parliament confirms Haftar as army chief

Once-retired Libyan General Khalifa Haftar has been confirmed as army commander for the country's internationally recognised government in a decision that may complicate UN talks to end fighting in Libya.<p>"The House of Representatives has appointed General Khalifa Belqasem Haftar as top military …

Netanyahu defends decision to address Congress: 'Today we are no longer silent'

In speech to American Israel Public Affairs Committee the Israeli prime minister insists visit to Congress is necessary to control Iran’s nuclear potential<p>An undaunted Binyamin Netanyahu has defended his decision to defy the White House and accept an invitation from Republican leader John Boehner …

Islamic State isn't actually very Islamic, experts say

The reclusive leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, speaks at a mosque in Mosul, last July, declaring himself the worldwide leader of …

School Massacre Unites Pakistan Against the Taliban

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U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

US in bind as Palestinians push UN resolution demanding broad Israeli withdrawal

The Palestinians are pushing a United Nations resolution that makes stiff demands against Israel and could put the Obama administration in a difficult position should it come to a vote.<p>The draft resolution, which was given to Fox News on Wednesday by a diplomat who wished to remain anonymous, calls …

Israel accused of 'act of war’ after closing religious site

Palestinian leaders accuse Israel of "an act of war" in closing Al-Aqsa mosque for most of the day on Thursday<p>Palestinian leaders accused <b>Israel</b> of "an act of war" in closing <b>a sacred religious site</b> on Thursday after a dramatic rooftop ambush of an Arab accused of trying to kill a far-Right Jewish …

Afghanistan violence: Taliban kill 10 in Helmand bank attack

<b>Ten people have died in a Taliban attack on a bank in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials say.</b><p>They say one suicide bomber blew himself up and three others were killed by security forces after a stand-off.<p>The bank in Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital of Helmand, is thought to have …

Kurdish Officials Worry About Kurds Joining The Islamic State

In the northern Iraqi city of Halabja, near the border with Iran, we knock on the door of a 16-year-old boy who disappeared. His family says he lied to them, saying he was going on a picnic with a teenage friend. But they never came home.<p>"He disappeared in May," says the boy's older sister. "A few …

U.S., Cuba plan restored relations after 50 years of hostility

HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old Cold War enemy.<p>After 18 months of secret talks, Obama and …

See How a Photographer is Covering Ebola's Deadly Spread

Members of a Liberian Red Cross burial team, under contract from the Liberian Ministry of Health, remove the body of sus<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Daniel …

Texas Hospital Makes Changes After Ebola Patient Turned Away

The Dallas hospital that mistakenly sent home a man who had Ebola says flawed software and not human error caused doctors to miss the diagnosis.<p>Health officials and local residents have been asking how the hospital could have missed what would have appeared to be an obvious potential case of Ebola: …

Confrontation between protesters, police in Hong Kong - CNN.com

<i>Are you there? Share your images, but stay safe.</i><p><b>Hong Kong (CNN)</b> -- Hong Kong police and pro-democracy protesters faced off Friday morning outside the office of the city's chief executive -- the latest sign of simmering tensions in the city, even after the announcement of potential breakthrough …

Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?

Everyone loves a winner, so the success of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is certain to spur more interest in youth baseball in Chicago.<p>Being on national TV for two weeks is about as good as it gets, marketing-wise, and last year's team that lost in the regional had already laid the …

WikiLeaks' Assange hopes to exit London embassy if UK lets him

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years in Ecuador’s London embassy to avoid a sex crimes inquiry in Sweden, said on Monday he planned to leave the building “soon”, but Britain signaled it would still arrest him if he tried.<p>Assange made the surprise …

Obama hails 'recapture' of Mosul Dam from Isis

US President Barack Obama declared a “major step forward” in Iraq on Monday after American fighter jets, bombers and drones assisted Kurdish and Iraqi forces in driving the Islamic State (Isis) back from Iraq’s most important dam.<p>Obama hailed the cooperation of the Iraqi and Kurdish forces on the …