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800-square-mile Texas ranch for sale; all yours for $725 million

For sale: the biggest American ranch ever put on the block -- larger than Los Angeles and New York City combined -- nearly 800 square miles of north Texas prairie, cattle pasture and, of course, oil fields.<p>Price tag: $725 million, more than quadruple the biggest public sale of a U.S. ranch to …

We Went To A Preview Event For McLaren’s New $3M Hypercar

One aspect to the “Silicon Valley jerk” mythos is the inevitable purchase of a the bright red supercar — of the young entrepreneur taking advantage of his or her company’s new valuation to purchase that Ferrari they’ve always wanted.<p>So when we randomly got an invite to a Bay Area preview event for …

Tricycle Hovercraft Wants To Let You Fly Like a Jedi

Creators promise the Flike is 'as easy as riding a bike.' Uh-huh.<p>The iconic speeder bikes from <i>Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi</i> may be closer to reality than you thought. Made in Hungary by “a few flight enthusiasts at Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd,” the Flike is a flying hovering tricycle that …

Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific (update: bad weather)

Solar Impulse has already shown the potential for sun-based aviation in its attempt to fly around the world, but it just embarked on its most ambitious trip yet. Pilot Andre Borschberg has taken off from Nanjing, China on a cross-Pacific flight whose first leg ends in Kalaeloa, Hawaii -- 5,061 …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Leadership

U.S. couple jailed for killing mother, stuffing body in suitcase in Bali

<b>(CNN) —</b> An American teenager who helped her boyfriend stuff her mother's lifeless body into a suitcase at an upmarket hotel in Bali has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.<p>Heather Mack, 19, who gave birth to her own daughter just weeks ago, was found guilty with her 21-year-old boyfriend, Tommy …

Take a look behind the scenes of Project Loon, Google's lofty plan to bring the Internet to everyone

Project Loon is Google's audacious experiment to bring the Internet to the world, ferried on the back of high-altitude balloons. A new video posted to Project Loon's Google+ page gives us a behind-the-scenes look at this radical (and, well, loony) endeavor.<p>Google's Project Loon balloons serve as a …

Take your internet anywhere and save 50% on the MiFi 2 Unlocked Global Hotspot [Deals]

Though there are many places that offer WiFi, the signal can often be unreliable, which renders your connection spotty at best. And, even if you do find a hotspot, you never know just how secure it is.<p>Now you can get a secure WiFi signal anywhere you need it with the MiFi 2 Unlocked Global Hotspot, …

Colossal Ancient Galaxies Died From the Inside Out

The largest ancient galaxies stopped forming stars in their cores about 3 billion years after the Big Bang, with this end of star birth spreading from the inside out in so-called "dead" galaxies, scientists say.<p>A new survey of 22 elliptical galaxies (most of which were the same size or larger than …

Universe

United Launch Alliance Boldly Names Its Next Rocket: Vulcan!

Falcon vs. Vulcan? United Launch Alliance turned to a "Star Trek" favorite, Vulcan, to name its next-generation rocket, which is due for its maiden launch in 2019 with a new breed of U.S.-made engine. The Vulcan is being positioned as the main U.S. rival for SpaceX's Falcon line of rockets.<p>ULA went …

Space Travel

Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold

An airport worker who fell asleep and found himself trapped in a plane's cargo hold forced a Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle on Monday afternoon.<p>Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot and some first-class passengers heard banging from down below, the airline …

Deputy charged in Tulsa police shooting

<b>Tulsa, Oklahoma (CNN) —</b> The Tulsa County deputy who shot and killed a man instead of using his Taser now faces a manslaughter charge.<p>Video shows Reserve Deputy Robert Bates announcing he is going to deploy his Taser after an undercover weapons sting on April 2, but then shooting Eric Courtney …

Samsung paid 500 fake fans to attend Galaxy S6 China launch

<b>Update: Samsung has denied the report, claiming that all invitees were “formally invited to the Shanghai Culture Square where the event took place.”</b><p>Samsung is trying to match the iPhone 6 in every way with the launch on the Galaxy S6. That includes pre-launch hype with over 1,000 people at events …

How did 'Furious 7' film Paul Walker's scenes?

CNN's Dan Simon takes a look at how "Furious 7" filmmakers finished filming Paul Walker's scenes following his death.

Filmmaking

Tech tip: 6 easy steps to undo a sent email in Gmail

Most people have accidentally sent an email that wasn’t quite finished or wasn’t addressed to the right person. Or maybe even an angry email that was …

Workplace Diversity