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2016 February 22 - Flying Over Pluto's Moon Charon

<b>Flying Over Pluto's Moon Charon</b> <b><br>Video Credit:</b> NASA, Johns Hopkins U. APL, SwRI, Stuart Robbins<p><b>Explanation:</b> Given some poetic license, there is now …

Solar System

The Simpsons tries to envision a presidential election where everyone is nice

Of all the ways someone could describe this presidential election—”terrifying,” “embarrassing,” “Jeb!”—surely the best word that sort of sums it up …

Bernie Sanders

This LG Robot Ball Thing Is Insane

Let’s talk about balls for a second. They’re super handy. They’ve done a lot for humans. And because of spherical objects, we have sports and …

LG made a robot ball and a VR headset for the G5

LG basically just shot for the moon with the new G5, but that's not all the company's been working on. There's a fascinating spate of accessories to go with the phone, though what's really weird is how LG is characterizing them. They're not just accessories -- oh, no. They're "friends."​<p>Gallery: …

Top Content On The Internet This Week

Top Content On The Internet This Week<br>Check out all of the top content that you missed on the internet this week.<br>Submitted by: <b>Graham …

Edward Snowden would be willing to return to US for fair trial

Former NSA contractor tells supporters he would present public interest defence if he appeared before American jury<p>Edward Snowden has told supporters he would be willing to return to the US if the government could guarantee a fair trial.<p>The former National Security Agency contractor, who has been …

Surveillance

The plan to connect everyone in the world by 2020 is already off the rails

Judging by the sea of laptops, tablets and phones around you, it's easy to assume that access to the Internet is ubiquitous.<p>It's not even close.<p>A new report on Internet affordability says the situation isn't going to get better anytime soon, despite a plan by the United Nations to bring the world …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome back to Android Apps Weekly! Here are your big headlines from the last week:<p>Google has a new feature in their Gmail app called Gmailify. This gives your non-Google email accounts Gmail features such as Spam filtering and more. All you have to do is sign into your non-Gmail accounts in Gmail …

Gun maker seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Newtown shooting

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for a gun maker and families of some Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims squared off in a Connecticut …

2016 Honda Civic Coupe: Another Winner In Honda's Parade Of New Product

Honda is in the midst of an aggressive product launch, with five all-new models and two substantially revised vehicles hitting showrooms in less than 2 years. Many of these vehicles are also top sellers in their respective categories, suggesting the automaker’s efforts are working to grow Honda’s …

The 17 Coolest New Urban Hotels in the Country

Open since June, this 168-room hotel is anchored by cups of Ristretto Roasters’ coffee and flaky croissants at a ground-floor café and bakery …

Man Tries To Help Dogs Chained Up In Snowstorm ... And Gets Sent to Jail

Terry Paxton just wanted what's best for the dogs he calls Girl and Daisy, but now he's accused of breaking the law.<p>For years, owners John and Glenda …

Snowstorms

Massachusetts plans rattlesnake colony on uninhabited island

A plan by the state to establish a colony of venomous timber rattlesnakes on an off-limits island in Massachusetts' largest inland body of water has some rattled by visions of dangerous serpents slithering through the surrounding woods, attacking hikers, fishermen and hunters.<p>Those are completely …

Lack of Sleep Has Become a Public Health Issue in the US

Lack of sleep has become a public health issue in the United States, approximately a third of the American adults failing to enjoy the recommended …

Public Health

Hidden Lion Population Discovered in Ethiopia

A population of at least 100 lions has lived undiscovered in northwest Ethiopia — until now.<p>Researchers in Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research …