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Taylor Swift's Dreams Came True Last Night

Ours too.<p>Mariska Hargitay is a very important person in the Taylor Swift-iverse. For evidence, look no further than Swift's adorable cat Olivia Benson, named for the character Hargitay has played for 16 (!) years on <i>Law & Order SVU</i>.<p>This weekend, in addition to bringing Hargitay on stage during the …

Inside The Bizarre World Of Scientific Research

Not all brilliant discoveries happen in MIT’s cutting-edge labs or Google’s over-the-top offices. In his new series <i>Ways of Knowing</i>, photographer Daniel Stier documents a less-glamorous setting for innovation: the scientific research institute. What he found tucked away in basement laboratories and …

The stars who are the in-fight entertainment

When hard-partying clotheshorse Kate Moss was led off an easyJet flight last week, the news prompted outraged headlines and popularised the term “basic bitch”. After being refused alcohol by cabin staff, the supermodel apparently swigged vodka from her own hand luggage and became “disruptive”. The …

American Airlines

We now have a spacecraft that is propelled by sunlight alone

A new kind of spacecraft that sails on sunlight has been successfully deployed above Earth. On June 11, the LightSail satellite overcame a series of glitches to unfurl its solar sails, a propulsion system that’s entirely different to traditional rockets, thrusters or even solar panels.<p>The prototype …

Space Travel

Residents 'grateful' as police swarm town in hunt for killers

A famed "Michigan" sandwich costs $2.25 at Ronnie's Michigan Stand on the edge of Plattsburgh, N.Y. But nowadays cops eat for free.<p>Ronnie's sits less than a quarter mile from the primary search area, where for a second week hundreds of officers marched through thick woods and deep marsh in pursuit …

Crime

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Reports: Philae lander space probe wakes up, contacts Earth

The comet lander Philae surprised scientists when it suddenly woke up and contacted Earth after a seven-month hibernation, the European Space Agency announced Sunday.<p>Scientists had lost contact with the solar-powered probe after it was dropped on the icy comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko by its …

Space

Architizer

One in Four Mobile Apps Are Abandoned After a Single Use

User retention fell sharply in China, in particular.<p>While smartphone owners continue to download mobile apps at healthy rates, they are increasingly likely to drop them — often after a single use.<p>According to Localytics, roughly a quarter of apps were abandoned, an increase from 2014 when only 20 …

Lawyers, status, public backlash aid college athletes accused of crimes

As a University of Florida running back, Chris Rainey was named a suspect in five crimes in Gainesville. He faced charges once.<p>Rainey's experience as …

Tamir Rice report: No proof police officer shouted warning before shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department on Saturday released an investigation report in the Cleveland police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. While offering no opinion whether two officers should be prosecuted, the report reveals new detail about the shooting.<p>A city police officer shot …

FBI

Chinese police 'find suicide note' in case of 'left behind' children deaths

Announcement comes after China’s prime minister, Li Keqiang, promises urgent inquiry into pesticide poisoning of four siblings in Guizhou province<p>Police investigating the deaths of four Chinese children who drank pesticide after being abandoned by their migrant worker parents say they have found a …

China

Russia and China broke into Snowden files to identify western spies, says MI6

Downing Street and the Home Office are being challenged to answer in public claims that Russia and China have broken into the secret cache of Edward Snowden files and that British agents have had to be withdrawn from live operations as a consequence.<p>The reports first appeared in the Sunday Times, …

Surveillance

Zoo animals escape amid flooding in former Soviet republic

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Severe flooding in the Georgian capital left at least 12 people dead Sunday and triggered a big-game hunt across the city for …

Floods

Marines, corpsman refuse to testify against sergeant at retrial in Iraqi killing

Despite offers of immunity from prosecution, four ex-Marines and a former Navy corpsman have refused to testify against Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins in his retrial in the 2006 killing of an Iraqi.<p>The five — all of whom were convicted in the killing and served time in the brig — asserted their 5th …

Crime

Can Samsung Succeed With A Foldable Smartphone Gimmick?

There’s no doubt that Samsung has built much of its marketing efforts this year around the ‘edge’ concept. This curve on the screen was first seen in a variant of the Galaxy Note 4 and was demonstrated at the IFA conference in Berlin during 2014. The Galaxy Note Edge subsequently saw a limited …

Mobile