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Crocodiles eating a human shocks British tourists on Zambezi sunset cruise

Conservationists say the body is likely to have been that of a suspected poacher whose group was ambushed by Zimbabwean rangers days earlier<p>British tourists were shocked to see crocodiles eating a man as they took a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River between <b>Zimbabwe</b> and <b>Zambia</b>.<p>The group and their …

Wildlife

Hundreds of starving sea lion pups stranding on California beaches; rescue centers overwhelmed

The starving sea lion pup was so tiny that it looked like a rock at the base of the seaside cliff until it struggled to raise its head as humans approached.<p>It bleated weakly as volunteer Brennan Slavik eased it into a crate for transport to a rescue center, where it peered from a child's playpen …

Don't Expect to Ride in Driverless Buses Anytime Soon

But partial autonomous technology can still improve transit systems.<p>Driverless cars are coming. Manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz and Ford and Nissan are all-in. So is Google. So is Uber. Test sites are underway around the world. Intricate road maps are being developed and idiosyncratic driver …

Silk Road is 'Napster all over again,' says 'Deep Web' filmmaker

The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.<p>AUSTIN, Texas -- Alex Winter thinks some things haven't changed. Some people are still quick to villainize what they …

Amateur Photographer Captures Breathtaking Image Of Meteor Streaking Over Loch Ness

It was a “beautiful night,” says Scotland-based tour guide John Alasdair Macdonald. So he went outside with his camera to snap some photographs of the stars.<p>That’s when Macdonald, who runs the tour company The Hebridean Explorer, says he enjoyed a stroke of “sheer dumb luck,” and captured a …

Apple reportedly hopes to lure Android switchers with trade-in program

According to a new report from <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple will soon make perhaps its most aggressive push yet to court Android users and get them switched them over to iPhone. The company hopes to accomplish this through a trade-in promotion that will be offered at Apple retail stores. For the first time, that …

A new New Cairo: Egypt plans £30bn purpose-built capital in desert

Egypt’s capital has moved two-dozen times in the country’s 5,000-year history, but its current seat of power has remained unchanged since AD 969. That was the year when Fatimid invaders began to build a grand enclosure to house their new mosques and palaces – a private city known to its residents …

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