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Wikipedia Co-Founder Launches Publication to Fight Fake News

Wikitribune pairs paid journalists with volunteers to cover a variety of topics<p>Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has started a new online operation …

Donald Trump

No, there is no spike in missing girls in D.C.; how tweets created a crisis

It began with tweets from D.C. police in late December: “CRITICAL MISSING” trumpeted one alert about a 13-year-old girl with a ponytail and pink slippers who was last seen outside her home in Southeast Washington. The siren echoed through cyberspace, retweeted 113 times, reposted by as many more on …

Social Media

New White House press secretary blasts media over crowd size reporting

Donald Trump

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

Henry Cavill's 'Justice League' workout routine

Gone are the days when an actor playing Superman—“Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a …

Exercise

RokBlok: A Tiny Record Player that Drives Around On Your LP

Doing the vinyl lap<p>There's this dichotomy in woodworking about bringing the work to the tool (i.e. using a tablesaw) versus bringing the tool to the …

Mormon founder Joseph Smith had as many as 40 wives

Joseph Smith (1805-1844), founded the Church of the Latter-day Saints, Mormonism's formal name, and is regarded by followers as a prophet.<p>The Mormon church said in an online essay last month that Smith is estimated to have had between 30 and 40 wives, some of whom were already married.<p>The New York …

Religion

Samsung expects 60 percent drop in profit for Q3 2014

The electronics giant blames higher marketing costs and lower handset sales prices for its fourth straight quarterly drop.<p>Three months after warning that the second half of 2014 would "remain a challenge," Samsung announced Monday it expects a decline of nearly 60 percent in its operating profit …

Video worth watching: Apple's Tim Cook on The Charlie Rose Show

Tim Cook would be the first to tell you — as he told Charlie Rose Friday night — that he’s not Steve Jobs and never will be.<p>But the Tim Cook that …

The Helmet That Could Change Football

It's flexible, but it can really take a beating.<p>For decades, football players have worn rigid, unyielding helmets that protected the skull but did little to prevent concussions. To address this shortcoming, Riddell built a smarter helmet. Available to NFL and college teams, and soon youth and high …

North Korean pair swim across sea border to defect to South Korea

Two North Koreans, believed to be father and son, swim 2.5km across the sea border with South Korea in rare maritime defection across the tense boundary<p>Two North Koreans swam across the sea border with South Korea on Thursday, Seoul's Unification Ministry said, in a rare maritime defection across …

North Korea

Oscar Pistorius re-enacts Reeva Steenkamp shooting in extraordinary leaked video

The 27-year-old paralympian is shown in Lycra running shorts and Nike vest running without legs and pretending to hold a gun out in front of him; another clip shows him pulling a woman out of a lavatory<p>Extraordinary footage of Oscar Pistorius apparently re-enacting the events that led up to the …

South Africa
Cruise Ships
Wildlife

Medical First: 3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted in Woman

Another day, another advance in 3-D printing technology.<p>Doctors in the Netherlands report that they have for the first time successfully replaced most of a human’s skull with a 3-D printed plastic one — and likely saved a woman's life in the process.<p>The 23-hour surgery took place three months ago …

3D Printing

Three children saved from minivan driven into surf - video

Rescuers saved three children from a minivan tossing in the surf at a Florida beach after their mother drove it into the Atlantic Ocean, the sheriff's office said. Lifeguards and bystanders at Daytona Beach frantically pulled the children, ages 3, 9 and 10, out of the van as it bobbed in the waves. …

Associated Press News

Russia

Cells from eyes of dead 'may give sight to blind'

<b>Cells taken from the donated eyes of dead people may be able to give sight to the blind, researchers suggest.</b><p>Tests in rats, reported in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, showed the human cells could restore some vision to completely blind rats.<p>The team at University College London said similar …

Medical Research

Teenager, posing as journalist, fools thousands on Twitter

Samuel Rhodes is a blond haired, blue eyed man wearing a sharp suit, sans tie. He looks the type that could be trusted to give out information …

'Homeless Man' In Mormon Church Turns Out To Be A Bishop

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Members of a Mormon congregation in a Salt Lake City suburb encountered someone they thought was a homeless man at church on Sunday. What they did not know was the man was a bishop for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.<p>At least five people asked David …

Mormonism

College Ruled Genius – Part 2

The Laser Cap is a good attempt at innovation; it basically involves a laser fitted cap that beams out the ruled lines seen on a sheet of paper. Why …

Here's the Insane Video from the Skydiving Plane Crash That Everyone Survived

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, two planes full of skydivers crashed into one another some 12,000 feet in the air, …

Costa Concordia: latest photos from Giglio of the righted cruise ship - Telegraph

Wildlife

Abercrombie & Fitch Is In Trouble For Its Hiring Policies Again

The group, Defenseur des Droits, says it suspects people hired as models to entice customers at the front of Abercrombie's stores may also work as sales staff, Reuters reports.<p>It claims Abercrombie hires based on appearance, a discriminatory practice, according to Reuters.<p>"Though physical …

Abercrombie & Fitch