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Flood warnings for the South as severe weather forecast

Environment Agency issues 33 floods warnings for the Southwest as severe weather forecast<p>Homeowners in the Southwest are being warned to prepare for flooding as three days of severe weather is forecast.<p>The Environment Agency has issued 33 flood warnings amid fears there could be a repeat of last …

Weather

Get Ready for Your Internet Bill to Soar

True competition among Internet providers remains a dream for consumers.<p>“Infrastructure deployment requires the expectation of a healthy return on …

Net Neutrality

Guy Throws Basketball Off of Dam to Demonstrate Crazy Effect of Backspin

Also, some maniacs tried to make ships and airplanes work on this principle<p>Last month these guys spent a day doing what most of us do in summer: …

Tasmania

Mitsubishi Pulls The Plug On U.S. Factory After Years Of Subsidies

Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi Motor Corp. said Friday it would end U.S. production and seek a buyer for its underutilized factory in Normal, Ill.<p>Good news for Mitsubishi loyalists (and they are a dogged, if relatively small, bunch): the Japanese automaker is not abandoning the U.S. market …

Mitsubishi

OpEd: The Failing of Modern Photography Education

At some early point in my 4-year stint as a film student at the University of Miami, in Florida, an advisor explained I’d have to dual-major in a …

Cisco pulls out of another business

Cisco Systems continue to trim the fat before Chuck Robbins steps in as CEO next week after longtime leader, John Chambers, steps down.<p>The networking …

Cisco Systems

Mom Fulfills Promise to Best Friend by Adopting Her Four Daughters after Their Mother Died of Cancer

When single mother Elizabeth Diamond was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer in 2014, her only concern was what would happen to her four daughters when she was gone. Fortunately, her best friend Laura Ruffino was right by her side to reassure her that her girls would always be taken care of.<p>“She …

New York State

Drivers adjusting to new aerodynamic rules ahead of Brickyard race

INDIANAPOLIS -- One of the big questions about the new aerodynamic rules package NASCAR has this weekend is whether drivers could see outside their …

Motorsport

Celebrity Sightings of the Week

Alec Baldwin

Saints to release Junior Galette after video allegedly of him hitting woman surfaces

Junior Galette is expected to be released by the New Orleans Saints following a series of off-field incidents, including the surfacing of a video allegedly showing the linebacker striking a woman with a belt during a fight on a beach in 2013.<p>Galette's attorney denied that his client was the man in …

Emerging market currencies crash on Fed fears and China slump

Brazil faces a 'perfect storm' as the country as the country slides deeper into recession, the politics go haywire and the Fed prepares to raise rates<p>The currencies of Brazil, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey have all crashed to multi-year lows as investors flee emerging markets and commodity prices …

Nintendo redesigned Miiverse because you were using it wrong

You know how everyone completely loses it every time Facebook pushes a redesign live? It's happening again -- except this time it's happening on Miiverse, Nintendo's quirky social network. On July 29th Miiverse will be given its first major overhaul: a total redesign that adds new features, changes …

Royal Style: What Princesses and Queens Wear Off Duty

For princesses, queens, and various royals around the world, wearing a tiara is part of the job. But what happens when the tiaras come off? From Queen Maxima to Monaco's Charlotte Casiraghi, the answer comes in terrific casual outfits, with nary a diamond or crinoline in sight! See what some of …

Here’s a Breathtaking 4K, 360° Video That Takes You Around the World

There are times when videographers capture views of our world that inspire a sense of awe and wonder. Immersive Media succeeds in doing that with …

Apple Watch’s biggest fan? Siri

Everybody likes to get a good chuckle out of Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant. But we really have to call its brand neutrality into question.<p>Despite all of the doom and gloom we’ve been hearing since the Apple Watch launched in April, including the company’s own reluctance to let us know how well …

Why We're Obsessed with Emma Stone's Style in Woody Allen's Latest Film

For Woody Allen's mystery/drama, <i>Irrational Man</i>, which takes place during back-to-school season in New England, Emma Stone (aka Jill), wears a bevy of …

Woody Allen
Baseball

Who wears a size-40 shoe and weighs a ton? Ohio State Fair's new Smokey!

While some might rush to the Ohio State Fair's opening on Wednesday to see presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich, others will make a beeline for a …

Universal Studios

Startup Gogoro is shipping its first souped up electric scooters this weekend

An experiment with electric scooters, and a new way to power them, will hit an important early milestone tomorrow. Startup Gogoro says the company …

Electric Vehicles

5 Magazines for Your TV Viewing Pleasure

A good TV show can be like a good book: consuming, addictive and something you can’t stop talking about. You know the ones defining this “Golden Age of television“—shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Arrested Development and True Detective. Whether you’re watching live TV, catching …

Special Ops Chief: Russia aims to divide NATO, poses 'existential' threat to US

Russia seeks to test the United States at every opportunity and divide the NATO alliance, posing the most significant long term threat to US national security, the head of the U.S. Special Operations Command, General Joseph Votel , told the Aspen Security Forum.<p>"Russia is looking to challenge us …

National Security

How to Find the Best-Fitting Maxi Dress for Every Body Type

The maxi dress is a staple in every woman's wardrobe. The silhouette's most loveable qualities include it's extreme level of comfort, it's ability to …

Clothing

Apple wants newbies to know there's 'nothing quite like an iPhone'

Apple has launched a slick new site with the purpose of telling us why iPhones are special. Like its video ads, the site is a rehash of why an iPhone is an iPhone, but is that enough?<p>When the videos launched, my colleague Owen Williams posited that Apple has lost its marketing direction, and the …

Apple Pay

How to Safely Remove Ingrown Toenails—and Prevent Them from Coming Back

Ah, ingrown toenails—possibly the most painful (and unsightly) consequence of our love-affair with stilettos. How exactly do we get rid these …

Skin Care

New photographs show George W Bush, Dick Cheney and Condoleezza Rice reacting to 9/11

Powerful images of the Bush administration in the hours following the September 11 attacks have been released<p>Newly-released photographs taken in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks by then vice-president Dick Cheney's staff photographer show shock and horror written on the faces of Mr Cheney, …