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Paris attacks: How will France respond?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Francois Hollande has called the worst violence witnessed in France since World War II "an act of war" planned outside the country "with inside complicity."<p>"When the terrorists are capable of doing such acts," he said, "they must know that they will face a France very …

Terrorism

5 Weird Facts You Didn’t Know About YouTube

YouTube will forever exist in the history books for the way it transformed the Internet, but here are a few weird yet lesser-known facts that you’ve …

Cop pulls over Google self-driving car, finds no driver to ticket

<b>(CNN) —</b> No driver? No ticket.<p>That, at least, was the result when a police officer pulled over one of Google's self-driving cars Thursday in Mountain View, California.<p>The car wasn't speeding. On the contrary, it was driving too slowly -- 24 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone, according to the Mountain …

Autonomous Cars

In 2018, a driver’s license may not be enough ID to board a plane

Starting in 2018, your driver’s license might not be enough identification to board a domestic flight.<p>According to the REAL ID Act, which Congress …

Liebherr LTC 1045 Project

The man who created the iPod reveals the moment he and his wife decided to leave Apple

Fadell was a key member of the team behind the iPod, and was hired to lead production of the device. His wife, Danielle Lambert, also worked at Apple but in human resources.<p>In 2010, Fadell and his wife left Apple. He told The Guardian that it was because of the effect that his job was having on his …

Here are the 10 most Googled Halloween costumes this year

If you want to have an idea of who you’re going to see out and about this Halloween, just take a look at this new Google program called Google …

10 Amazing LEGO Cars That Need to Become Official Kits

There Could Be a Huge Lego Shortage This Holiday Season

Legos could be hard to come by in some parts of the world this holiday season.<p>The Danish toymaker, now the largest in the world, announced this week …

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You Can Vote to Make This Amazing E30 M3 LEGO Kit Happen

How can you not love this?<p>Lego is awesome. Everyone knows that. But a Lego BMW E30 M3? Well that might just be the best idea we've heard in a very long time.<p><i>All images from Imgur user Skaletr</i><p>The above concept was made by Amir Pasha as part of Lego's Ideas program, which allows regular people to …

Infographic: How LEGO Brick Colors Have Changed Throughout the Years

The humble LEGO brick is pretty simple as toys go, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t changed since the Danish company’s first stud-and-tube shapes …

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Lego hijacked by greedy adults

<b>London:</b> The street value of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene is going up.<p>ABS is the plastic used to make Lego. It lends itself to precision moulding …

YouTube's Music Key beta will end next month, leaving non-US users in the lurch

Just a year after launching, YouTube’s Music Key is shuttering next month, the company has told subscribers in an email.<p>Come November 30, users outside the US will be without ad-free music streaming from YouTube when the subscription service ends and YouTube’s new venture – YouTube Red – won’t yet …

YouTube Red

Apple iOS 9.1 Release Admits To Serious Problems

Credit where credit’s due, Apple has been uncharacteristically forthcoming about the myriad of iOS 9 bugs since its release in September. Now with the launch of iOS 9.1 Apple has again gone on record with revelations which show just how troubled the software has been…<p>In contrast to Apple’s past …

iOS

Why rolling luggage is cool for travelers but a pain for airlines

<b>Question:</b> We noticed a few years ago that our luggage started coming down the baggage chute on its front instead of on its back. As the back usually has two long strips for protection and the front has nothing but zippers that get ripped off, it's more wearing on the luggage. Now we have noticed …

Flying

Could This Edible Water Bubble Help End the Plastic Bottle Epidemic? - One Green Planet

The amount of plastic waste that we as a human race produce every single day has become a serious concern in recent years. With over 700 marine …

Sustainability

Asus mulls HoloLens augmented-reality glasses of its own

The PC maker's chairman is talking with Microsoft about becoming the first outside company to build a version of Microsoft's glasses that overlay digital images on the real world.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft may not be the only game in town when it comes to HoloLens augmented-reality glasses.<p>Asus, …

Augmented Reality

Dad Writes Hilarious Notes Explaining Why His Kids Are Always Late to School

This father definitely doesn't spare his kids the embarrassment.<p>Seth King, a doting dad of five from Salt Lake City, Utah, got fed up with how often his kids were late to school. Whether it was because the young ones slept in too late or because they took too long to get dressed, King had had it …

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Director Officially Settles Whether It's A Halloween or Christmas Movie

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

Wendy’s Employees Fired for Leaving Racist Note in 7-Year-Old's Meal

When will people stop writing racist message on restaurant meals? According to ABC, two Wendy's employees have been fired after writing a derogatory note on a child's kids' meal toy. Manige Osowski took her seven-year-old daughter to an outpost of the chain in Arvada, Colo. last week where she …

Facebook drains a ton of your iPhone battery, but it's trying to fix that

If you own an iPhone, you're probably familiar with the sinking feeling that comes when you look at your phone's battery after leaving it alone for a …

A war is breaking out between McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's — and that's great news for consumers

Wendy's just started offering a "4 for $4" meal that includes a junior bacon cheeseburger, four chicken nuggets, small fries, and a drink, all priced at $4.<p>The Wendy's deal follows a similar meal discount from McDonald's this summer, in which the chain was offering a double cheeseburger and small …

Roomba 980 robot smarter, yet still dumb enough to bash into walls

One of the most popular consumer robots on the market these days is the Roomba, with over 14 million units sold in the past decade. iRobot’s …