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These bladeless wind turbines shake to generate electricity

Farms dotted with the gigantic spinning blades of wind turbines have become a standard sight on long-distance road trips, but what if there was another way to capture energy from the wind? A startup out of Spain is working on that very idea. The company's called Vortex Bladeless, and its turbines …

New to nature No 141: Porophryne erythrodactylus

This newly classified frogfish, which inhabits the subtidal waters of New South Wales, has two quite distinct colour phases and an atypical defence strategy<p>If you are having difficulty seeing a fish in the photograph, well, that is rather the point. This newly discovered genus and species of …

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Anna Kendrick Wiped The Floor With James Corden In This ‘Pitch Perfect’ Riff-Off

Anna Kendrick brought her ‘resting b*tch face’ to <i>The Late Late Show</i> to join her <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> cast mates and to take on James Corden in a riff-off. The entire show was a treat for <i>Pitch Perfect</i> fans (there are a lot of them judging from current box office returns) and Corden took advantage. He …

Ariel Winter of 'Modern Family' says she's officially emancipated

Ariel Winter is officially an emancipated minor, the<p>"Modern Family"star announced Friday on Twitter.<p>"I am now officially emancipated!!! I'm really lucky I have an amazing support system and lovely people in my life who have given me the support and guidance to have been given this wonderful …

Ariel Winter

Fiat Chrysler's U.S. unit redeems bonds due 2019

The notes, which carry a coupon of 8 percent, were redeemed at a price equal to their principal amount plus the applicable premium and any accrued and unpaid interests, according to the filing.<p>Fiat completed the buyout of its U.S. unit last year but needs to refinance all of Chrysler's bonds and …

Luxury brands sue Chinese online shopping giant for allowing fakes

It's no secret that luxury designers see Chinese online stores as a haven for fake goods, but they're now taking concerted action to shut down these less-than-official outlets. Kering, the parent company behind brands like Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, is suing shopping giant Alibaba for allegedly …