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Runaway Chinese space station could smash into a major city next year

An out of control Chinese space station could smash into a major world city at the beginning of 2018.<p>The European Space Agency said the 8.5-tonne Tiangong-1, or “Heavenly Palace”, satellite could hit "any spot" between two latitude lines in the northern and southern hemispheres.<p>ESA experts said the …

Amazon patents a power-charging robot that’ll come when you call

Have you ever scrambled around at an airport, hunting down a power outlet for your laptop or smartphone? Amazon's inventors have the answer: a power-charging robot that'll come to your side and let you plug in, for a price.<p>It'll even sell you chewing gum.<p>The robot is the subject of a patent …

Mind-controlled glove teaches stroke patients to move again

A wearable robotic glove makes use of brain signals to help stroke patients restore the use of their hands.<p>Stroke recovery is an intense process. After the brain has been damaged, it can take months or years for stroke survivors to relearn the skills lost. Now, a new device can help stroke …

Revolar, the personal safety button, can get you out of tight spots

A new hardware/app device called Revolar aims to make it safe to walk the streets. This tiny button will notify your friends and family if you’re scared and the authorities if you’re in trouble — and will even simulate a phone call if you need to get out of a sticky situation.<p>It works with iOS and …

6 morning habits that can boost your weight loss success

Mornings can set the mood for the rest of your day, so it’s no surprise that your a.m. actions can have a big effect on your weight loss success. Fox News spoke to Lauren Blake, an R.D. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and Astrid Swan, a Los Angeles-based personal trainer, …

Skurt has raised a $10M Series A to grow its rental car delivery service

Skurt, the Los Angeles-based rental car delivery startup, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Upfront Ventures (which also led a $1.3 million seed round), and included a strategic investment from BMW, as well as funding from Troy Carter’s Cross Culture Ventures, …

Road Trip: Seattle, Washington, to Cannon Beach, Oregon

<b>Mile 0: Seattle: Play First, Drive Later</b><br>Explore sprawling Pike Place Market and tuck in at Tarsan i Jane for wood-fired Valencian cuisine that is the …

Olympic National Park

A Travel Guide to Diving Maui, Hawaii

<b>Sport Diver's Digital Editor, Becca Hurley, is on assignment in Maui this week! Follow along here for her daily travel updates.</b><p><b>DAY 1:</b> It was an early …

Scuba Diving

This Is How a Dietitian Spends $40 at the Supermarket

Though stores like Whole Foods may make it seem like eating healthy has to cost a fortune (whole paycheck, am I right?), that absolutely doesn’t have …

China orders GPS tracking of every car in troubled region

Security officials in China’s violence-stricken north-west have ordered residents to install GPS tracking devices in their vehicles so authorities are able to keep permanent tabs on their movements.<p>The compulsory measure, which came into force this week and could eventually affect hundreds of …

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Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

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Cameron's 'bunch of migrants' jibe is callous and dehumanising, say MPs

David Cameron has been accused of using inflammatory language about refugees after referring to people in camps at Calais as a “bunch of migrants”.<p>The prime minister made the comments in the House of Commons on Wednesday as he criticised Jeremy Corbyn’s call for Britain to do more to help refugees …

United Kingdom

More Countries Report Zika Virus — as Some Airlines Offer Refunds

Costa Rica reported its first case of Zika virus infection Tuesday as the mysterious virus spreads across the Americas, and U.S. officials added the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic to a growing list of countries that pregnant women might want to avoid.<p>That makes 24 countries on the …