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Astronaut Captures Stunning GoPro Footage During Spacewalk

Walking in space is a kind of slow-motion skydiving. An orbit, after all, is nothing but a free fall — albeit one in which the Earth keeps curving …

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WikiLeaks Asks Followers To Dig Up Trump’s Taxes After Kellyanne Conway Confirms He’ll Never Release Them

Donald Trump plans big tax cuts, but all along, he’s been very cagey about his own monetary contributions to the federal government. Throughout his campaign, he resisted following the long-standing tradition for presidential candidates to release their tax returns (while claiming he’d like to do …

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Elon Musk Takes Customer Complaint on Twitter From Idea to Execution in 6 Days

Attention, business leaders: This is how it's done.<p>For business leaders, social media can be confusing (and sometimes dangerous) territory.<p>But last month, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk provided a master class in how to use social media effectively. When a Tesla owner complained about fellow …

US fires 'warning shots' at Iranian patrol boat amid plans for American Navy build up

A United States Navy destroyer fired warning shots at four fast-attack Iranian patrol boats closing in on the vessel near the Strait of Hormuz, American defence officials said on Monday.<p>The incident came as President-elect Donald Trump - who last year called for Iranian vessels that harass the US …

WATCH: What Happens When a Bullet Hits an 'Unbreakable' Prince Rupert's Drop

One of science's weirdest enigmas just got freakier.<p>For those of you who aren't familiar with the Prince Rupert's drop, this weird, scientific enigma …

Trump signals shift from Obama's focus on multilateralism

For eight years, President Barack Obama's foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the world on its own, it rarely should.<p>"Multilateralism regulates hubris," Obama declared.<p>His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some …

Galaxy Note 7 hotspot name freaks out a flight

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Did someone think this was funny?<p>Did someone think this was so funny that people would laugh despite the hint that something bad could happen?<p>If so, that someone may have miscalculated.<p>Software engineer …

Some People Who Get Ebola Don't Show Symptoms: Study

Ebola is one of the most terrifying viruses known to scientists, largely because it’s so deadly but also because it presents with such gruesome …

San Francisco airport uses adorable therapy pig to calm anxious travelers

Traveling around the holidays can be tough, so one airport has employed a special volunteer to make things a little more bearable — a pig named LiLou.<p>The 2-year-old Juliana pig is part of San Francisco Airport's Wag Brigade, a group of trained therapy animals who roam the terminals spreading joy …

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Beagle 2 Mars probe was 'excruciatingly close' to success, new research reveals

Lander was feared lost for more than a decade after failing to make contact, but new analysis reveals it managed to unfurl three of its four solar panels<p>The broken-down Mars lander Beagle 2 came “excruciatingly close” to success scientists say, after new research has revealed that it managed to …

Iraqi forces push toward Mosul despite sometimes fierce Islamic State resistance

By Kareem Fahim and<p>Kareem Fahim<p>Istanbul bureau chief covering the Middle East<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Loveday Morris<p>Loveday Morris<p>Jerusalem bureau chief covering the Middle East<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Iraqi forces continue their most ambitious fight against the Islamic State.<p>Iraqi forces continue their most …

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Russia ups the pressure in search for US respect

<b>They used to say that all roads lead to Rome.</b><p>But, today, it seems that all roads lead to Russia. Or to its president: Vladimir Putin.<p>Moscow is a key participant in the Syrian war and in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Russian hackers have been accused of breaking into US servers; the Russian state …

NASA’s First SLS Mars Rocket Fuel Tank Completes Welding

Welding is complete on the largest piece of the core stage that will provide the fuel for the first flight of NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch …

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Scientists possibly find "revolutionary" fifth force of nature

Physicists appear to be on the verge of a tremendous discovery. While examining an anomaly reported by a 2015 study on dark matter, a research team …

Inside The Real US Ground War On ISIS

<b>ERBIL, Iraq</b> — The Black Hawk helicopter pushed into ISIS territory through the pre-dawn sky. Joshua Wheeler, a veteran master sergeant with US special operations, was taking his men deep behind enemy lines. As the chopper descended on the ISIS stronghold of Hawija in northern Iraq, back in …

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Pokémon Go rivals Rio Olympic Games in popularity

<i>RIO DE JANEIRO (By Anthony Boadie for Reuters)</i> — Forget beach volleyball, soccer or tennis, not to mention the steeplechase or discus. Pokémon Go is challenging the Olympics for most popular game among some young Brazilians.<p>Hundreds of them turned out in a Rio de Janeiro park on Saturday holding …

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The Creators Of The Fan-Made ‘Pokemon Uranium’ Game Pull The Plug After 1.5 Million Downloads

Fans of the <i>Pokemon</i> series may love <i>Pokemon</i> more than most fans love their respective favorite games. At least that is what can be said for this rather remarkable, fan-made labor of love that is <i>Pokemon Uranium</i>. The project, built over the span of nine years, became an instant hit with <i>Pokemon</i> fans …

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The 10 Largest U.S. Oil Producers

Second quarter earnings are now in for most U.S. oil and gas producers. Oil prices that increased by about $15/barrel (bbl) for most producers helped push free cash flow (FCF) back into the black during Q2 for many major oil and gas producers.<p>FCF is a measure of the amount of cash generated by a …

Watch The Sun Absolutely Destroy The Fastest Object in The Solar System

Mesmerising.<p>Any comet is cool, but a sungrazer comet has an extra claim to fame - it dives perilously close to the sun, within 850,000 miles …