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Drinking Beer While Om-ing Is the Point of This Yoga Class

If your New Year's resolution was to flow through sun salutations but you're finding it hard to give up the party life, there's now a middle way: …

Yoga

So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists …

Airbus Will Begin Testing Flying Cars by End of This Year

The idea would be that riders could hail a helicopter-like vehicle using an app.<p>The solution to gridlock traffic could be flying cars, Airbus CEO Tom Enders said on Monday at the DLD digital tech conference in Munich. The European aircraft maker plans to start testing its prototype vehicles by the …

Aviation

'Ask Johnny Mac' - Kyrgios hits back at McEnroe jibe

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios hit back at John McEnroe’s suggestion that he had stopped trying late in his defeat at the Australian Open on Wednesday, sarcastically suggesting the tennis great turned TV pundit “knows everything”.<p>Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - …

Tennis

Scott Pruitt, Trump's pick to head EPA, faces questions on climate change

Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, questioned the human impact on climate change and called his personal opinion on the issue “immaterial” during his confirmation hearing Wednesday.<p>“I believe the ability to measure with precision the degree of human …

The Edit: How to Upgrade Your Basics in 2017

Basics are the building blocks upon which street-style-star wardrobes are built. And while basics have a reputation for being, well, basic, snoozy separates and accessories aren’t exactly going to get you noticed. Translation: It’s officially time to upgrade your closet essentials. And don’t worry: …

3 quakes shake Italy, isolating towns blanketed under snow

Three strong earthquakes shook central Italy in the space of an hour Wednesday, striking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year and further isolating towns that have been buried under more than 3 feet of snow for days.<p>Premier Paolo Gentiloni said it appeared no one was …

Titan Futuristic Construction Vehicle for The Year of 2050

<b>Titan</b> is a futuristic outlook of construction vehicle for the year of 2050. By 2050, most of people will be living in urban area and due to this …

Two British sprinters seriously injured in Spain accident

LONDON (Reuters) - British sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine have been seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Tenerife, British Athletics said on Wednesday.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Preliminary - Men's 4 x 400m Relay Round 1 - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - …

Rio Olympics

Girl Scouts will march in the Inaugural Parade, disappointing some of their biggest fans

The country's most radical cookie-selling organization is coming to Washington D.C.<p>Last night, the Girl Scouts of the USA came under fire after the …

What Apple, Google, And Tesla Get Wrong

In conversation with Co.Design, the eminent design researcher Don Norman offers cutting criticism of Silicon Valley’s brightest.<p>Don Norman is a technological optimist. The author of <i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> and head of UC San Diego’s Design Lab believes that artificial intelligence might only …

Artificial Intelligence

Teen Abducted From Hospital as Newborn Defends Accused Kidnapper: ‘She Will Always Be Mom’

An 18-year-old who was snatched from a Florida hospital hours after she was born spoke lovingly of the woman who is accused of abducting her in an …

Crime

Tesla to build Model 3 motors and gearboxes at its Gigafactory

Tesla will be making electric motors and gearboxes at its Nevada Gigafactory, in addition to batteries. The news comes from Nevada governor Brian Sandoval, who discussed that additional manufacturing plans for the Gigafactory during a policy speech on Tuesday.<p>The Gigafactory, which officially …

Hear the sounds of the popular street food currywurst through the Berlin orchestra

Berlin’s orchestra is helping people around the world hear the sounds of the city, including that of its beloved snack, currywurst.<p>Currywurst, a sliced sausage topped with a curry sauce and often served with chips or breads, is so popular the city even has a museum dedicated to it. Now, Konzerthaus …

Amazon patents highway network to stop self-driving cars crashing

Amazon has been awarded a patent for a technology that would enable driverless cars and trucks to navigate reversible lanes.<p>The patent, which was …

driverlesscardlda

BIG's VIA 57 West skyscraper captured at sunrise by Hufton + Crow

British duo Hufton + Crow have become the latest photographers to shoot BIG's first contribution to the Manhattan skyline, capturing the building's …

Hudson River

Israel expands missile defense system with new interceptor

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has expanded a missile defense system with the addition of longer range, more precise interception …

Mozilla just revealed a minimalist new logo

Remember when Mozilla launched a contest to design its new logo? Well, out of all the zany designs submitted, Mozilla seems to have gone with one of the most minimalist. Say hello to ‘moz://a’.<p>For comparison:<p>The company technically hasn’t <i>officially</i> revealed the new logo – which also heralds an …

Nigeria’s central bank is warning banks against using bitcoin

Virtual currencies may be the promise of the future of finance, but the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) seems to prefer to keep things real.<p>In a circular distributed on Friday, the apex bank of Africa’s largest economy warned local financial institutions against doing business in virtual currencies …

Cryptocurrency

Report: 49ers to hold 2nd interviews with trio of GM candidates

The San Francisco 49ers appear to be closing in on solidifying their next leadership regime.<p>Already reportedly set to offer Kyle Shanahan their head …

NFL

Michael Keaton and Jimmy Fallon try talking in rhymes

Real life is not like a Dr. Seuss book, but Michael Keaton and Jimmy Fallon did their best at imitating one on Tuesday night’s episode of <i>The Tonight</i> …

Comedy

This Just In: Spicy Food Might Help You Live Longer

If you're a fan of spicy food, we have some good news for you.<p>Thrillist reports that researchers at the University of Vermont's Larner College of …

The Most Sought-After Architect in the World Prepares to Make His Mark on New York City’s Skyline

Bjarke Ingels has a habit of recounting the final moments of his architectural forebears, for anyone who can stomach them: Antoni Gaudí struck by a trolley on his way to church in Barcelona, Le Corbusier drowned in the Mediterranean. Of particular interest to the Danish-born architect, whose …