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In pictures: Isis destroys Iraq shrines

<b>Thousands of people from the Yazidi religious community have sought refuge on the arid heights of Mount Sinjar, close to the Syrian border.</b><p>Some of the displaced Yazidis managed to escape across the Syrian border by foot, fleeing violence from the Islamic State militants who have taken over their …

Yazidis

Camera & Sky Move as One in This Twisted Time-Lapse

It’s safe to say we’ve all seen our fair share of night-sky time-lapses. Most often, they tend to show off grandiose views of mother nature as the …

NASA Packs 17-Ton Telescope in a Boeing 747 to Solve Catch-22 of Astrophotography

NASA is known for using some impressive optics for its telescopes. But with amazing optics come some logistical limitations.<p>Ground-based lenses used …

Google's Brin: Individual car ownership needs to go

In a wide-ranging interview with VC Vinod Khosla, Google's co-founders describe their vision of an intelligent future.<p>The people who are changing the world aren't going to wait for you.<p>It's your job to understand what they're doing and either approve of it or accept it.<p>Most people, of course, can't …

Google Fiber

The Truck of the Future Will Have Everything...Except a Driver

Truck drivers could become a thing of the past on the highways of the future. Daimler thinks so and unveiled it driverless Future Truck 2025 on Thursday. Using the maker’s Highway Pilot system, the prototype semi-truck is capable of hauling a full load at speeds exceeding 50 mph. “The truck of the …

Semi Truck

Mercedes touts self-driving trucks for haulage savings

MAGDEBURG Germany/PARIS (Reuters) - Balding middle-aged trucker Hans Luft was toying conspicuously with an iPad behind the wheel of his 40-tonne heavy goods vehicle as it hurtled down the autobahn under the approving gaze of assembled Daimler (DAIGn.DE) executives.<p>The emblem of German car …

Amateur sleuths discover Seminole Indian War fort in Florida Everglades

Three amateur historians believe they have discovered the exact site of a lost Seminole Indian War fort in the Florida Everglades, solving an approximately 170-year-old mystery lost to time and the remoteness of its location.<p>The search for Fort Harrell, constructed in 1837 and last seen by …