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Suspect In Dallas Shooting Had Grudge Against Cops, Violent Criminal History

The family of a man suspected in a brazen attack on Dallas Police headquarters Saturday said he harbored a personal grudge against cops, and has a violent criminal history that includes death threats and assaults on relatives, and alleged plans to gun down innocent people at schools and …

Law Enforcement

Google just showed us one area where it's miles ahead of Apple

Arguably the most exciting announcement at Google I/O was the introduction of Google on Tap: A more advanced version of Google Now that can actually anticipate what you need before you ask.<p>It does this by assessing the information on your phone to pull up relevant bits of data, such as locations, …

Machine Learning

Wedge of warm seawater known as 'the blob' blamed for marine havoc

It's called "the blob," and some blame it for the thousands of dead seabirds and emaciated sea lion pups that have washed ashore on California beaches since late last year.<p>Ever since an unusually warm mass of seawater began spreading along the Pacific Coast of North America a year ago — wreaking …

Global Warming

Inhabitat's Week in Green: 3D-printed buildings, wooden skyscrapers and UFO-shaped tree tents

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>The big news out of Silicon Valley this week is that architecture heavyweights BIG and Heatherwick Studio will be collaborating to design Google's new …

12-Year-Old Schoolgirl Fends Off Attacker With Israeli Krav Maga

A 12-year-old schoolgirl fought off a man who attacked her on her way home from school using a defense technique developed by Mossad agents and the …

The MMA Fighter Who Beat Up The Weigh-in Bully Speaks

<i>(Sherdog Photo)</i><p>Last night we posted the viral video of Ben “10” Nguyen being bullied at the weigh-ins by his opponent Julian “Julez The Jackal” …

Magnificent Faucet Swirls Water into Elegant Patterns

A London student recently designed this conservation-friendly faucet that swirls your water into captivating geometric patterns as soon as you turn on the tap. The faucet weaves small jets of water into intricate, cross-hatched designs that look like they belong on delicate crystal glassware. The …

Glassware

Being Yourself is the Best Way to Lead

Stop trying to 'be' a leader and just be yourself<p>I knew very early in my career that I wanted to be a senior person in any organization I was part of. This desire drove me to seek out smaller organizations where I could rise faster. In addition, it forced me to think consciously about how to …

ISIL fighters bulldoze ancient Assyrian palace in Iraq

<b>Baghdad -</b> Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters have used a bulldozer to start destroying a 3,000-year-old Assyrian city near Mosul in Iraq, archaeologists and other sources have told Al Jazeera.<p>The demolition at Nimrud on Thursday comes less than a week after video was released …

Here’s Exactly What to Eat to Achieve Any Fitness Goal

Make sure your food isn't hindering your progress.<p>Any good diet should include three things: carbohydrates (to fuel exercise), protein (to repair muscles), and fat (to keep you satiated). How you distribute those grams makes all the difference. <i>Calories below based on a 150-pound, 5'4" woman, age 28.</i><p>…

Norway's Muslims form protective human ring around synagogue

OSLO (Reuters) - More than 1000 Muslims formed a human shield around Oslo’s synagogue on Saturday, offering symbolic protection for the city’s Jewish community and condemning an attack on a synagogue in neighboring Denmark last weekend.<p>Muslims join hands to form a human shield as they stand outside …

Ahmad Nawaz 'played dead' in Pakistani school massacre

<b>A boy seriously injured in the Pakistani school massacre "played dead" to survive while a gunman searched the room and stepped on him, his mother has revealed.</b><p>Ahmad Nawaz, 14, who was shot in the arm, has undergone surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.<p>His brother Haris was killed …

Pakistan

Fears grow for 'Syria-bound' British schoolgirls

Fears are growing for three British schoolgirls who are believed to be making their way to Syria.<p>Kadiza Sultana, 16, Shamima Begum, 15, and their unnamed 15-year-old friend left their east-London homes without telling their families.<p>CCTV footage taken at London’s Gatwick Airport on Tuesday …

Hootsuite fosters ‘renegade’ intrapreneurial mentality

<i>Who is an intrapreneur? Usually highly self-motivated, proactive and action-oriented people who are comfortable with taking the initiative, even within the boundaries of an organization, in pursuit of an innovative product or service. This series examines eight companies that encourage an</i> …

9 of the Hardest and Best Exercises from Real Trainers

From ab burners to total-body exercises, these moves are so hard that even trainers love to hate them<p>No matter how much of a gym rat you are, there …

Shooting at Paris Newspaper: Pictures

Dozens killed in car bomb blast outside police college in Yemen

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> At least 38 people were killed and dozens others were injured in a car bomb explosion in front of the Police College in the Yemeni capital Sanaa Wednesday morning, two top Interior Ministry officials told CNN.<p>The bomber parked his vehicle in the middle of the road and then …

Charlie Hebdo Office in Paris Attacked by Gunmen; 12 Killed

Satirical Magazine Targeted in Past for Cartoons on Islam; Hollande Calls Shooting a Terror Attack<p>PARIS—Masked gunmen stormed the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, killing a dozen people and decimating a newsroom that long took pride in defying the outrage—and death …

Terrorism

Charlie Hebdo Shooting: 12 Killed at Muhammad Cartoons Magazine in Paris

PARIS — Masked gunmen armed with AK-47s and shouting "Allahu Akbar" stormed the offices of a French satirical news magazine Wednesday in a terror attack that left 12 people dead, including the editor and two police officers.<p>The suspects shot dead one of the officers on the street as they fled — …

Car bomb kills 35 people outside Yemen police college

SANAA (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a police college in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing 35 people and wounding dozens in an attack authorities blamed on Al Qaeda militants.<p>It was the second bombing in Yemen to cause multiple casualties in a week, following a suicide attack …

The World's Most Worker-Friendly Countries, in 7 Charts

From legally enshrined vacations to how far an hour’s wage will go.<p>Where would you want to work if you could? The charts below look at which countries offer the best working conditions—from legally enshrined vacations and how far an hour’s wage will go, to how much severance you’ll get if your boss …

Setup

Star Wars and the Jedi Leadership

There is little doubt that the <i>Star Wars</i> original trilogy is one of the most popular movie series ever. Starting in 1977, with <i>Star Wars</i> (<i>Episode IV: A</i> …

26 Qualities That Will Lead You to Greatness

Here are 26 ways you can become a leader whom people actually follow--not because they have to, but because you're inspiring them to greatness.<p>In the words of John Quincy Adams<i>,</i> "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."<p>Great leadership …

Islamic State: Yazidi girls kill themselves to escape rape

Women and girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority captured by Islamic State militants have been trafficked as sex slaves, forced into marriage and imprisoned<p>Women and girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority endured horrors at the hands of <b>Islamic State</b> group extremists after they were taken as slaves last …

Beautifully-Animated Infographics Designed by Eleanor Lutz

Eleanor Lutz is a designer whose knowledge of molecular biology and love of science is translated into beautifully-designed infographics. Her colorful and educational images contain interesting bits of information about how the human body works and birds fly, but with a novel twist – they're …

Infographics

This Memorial For Qatar’s World Cup Workers Grows As Tragedy Mounts

Nearly 1,000 migrant workers for the 2022 World Cup have lost their lives in Qatar. Controversy abounds over FIFA’s decision to host the World Cup in the scorching Middle Eastern country, as allegations of vote buying circle the long-criticized organization. The speculative architecture collective …

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanford University researchers have developed an optical link that uses silicon strips to bend light at right angles, which future processors will likely need to transmit data at super-fast speeds. The key, …

Stunning photos of Iran's mosques | CNN Travel

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography