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Planet Earth is getting a second season that was partially filmed by drones

<i>Planet Earth</i> is returning to TV later this year, and this time, it'll be in 4K. The original 11-part series debuted in 2006 and was the first BBC nature documentary to be filmed in high definition. It helped propel HDTV's popularity, and this new season will take those stunning nature shots a step …

Snoop Dogg

Rare white giraffe spotted in Tanzania could be ‘target’ for poachers

A white giraffe with a genetic skin condition has been photographed at a national park in Tanzania, with experts fearing she could become a target for poachers<p>A rare white giraffe with a genetic condition which means many of her body surface cells are incapable of making pigment has been …

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Apple Store manager apologizes to six schoolboys after alleged racist ejection from Australian store [Video]

Update: Apple has issued a statement to BuzzFeed News regarding this incident:<p>“Inclusion and diversity are among Apple’s core values. We believe in equality for everyone, regardless of race, age, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. That applies throughout our …

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Facebook canceled a student's internship after he highlighted a massive privacy issue

In May, computer science and mathematics student Aran Khanna built Marauder's Map. It was a browser plugin that made use of the fact that people who use the Facebook Messenger share their location with everyone they message with by default.<p>Upon installing the plugin, users could use it to precisely …

Privacy

Kenya and Uganda are building the world’s longest heated oil pipeline

Kenya and Uganda have agreed on a route for a 1,500-km (930-mile) pipeline to pump oil from Uganda to the Indian Ocean, a project that officials hope will transform East Africa into a major oil exporting region.<p>The path—to serve Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and potentially Ethiopia—has been the …

Africa

Traveler Complaints Against Airlines Are Up 20%

While airline profits are soaring<p>The U.S. Department of Transportation just released the latest Air Travel Consumer Report, focused on the period …

Flying

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Astronomy

New warden, security measures after New York prison escape

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.<p>The state correction department said Wednesday that includes stepped-up searches of inmates' cells, staffing changes to ensure bed …

Crime

Jurassic World

The dinos-run-amok blockbuster franchise is back with new thrills and chills<p>It's not the cynical, cash-in cheesefest you feared. OK, <i>Jurassic World</i> is …

Tsarnaev expressed private remorse for Boston bombing, nun testifies

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who for two years has not spoken a word of remorse for theBoston Marathon bombing, privately told a well-known Catholic nun that “no one deserves to suffer” as victims of the attack did, the nun testified Monday.<p>The testimony from Sister Helen Prejean, whose autobiography "Dead …