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What Really Happens When You Don’t Turn Off Your Cell Phone on a Plane?

<i>Photo: Vesnaandjic/Getty Images</i><p>Originally published by <b>Travel + Leisure</b><p>Cell phone use on planes has been heavily debated as the airline industry …

British Airways

What happens when airport cleaning staff stop picking up after us, in horrifying photos

Cleaning up after other people is a thankless, invisible job, and now we know what it looks like when those cleaners get fed up: Barcelona’s El Prat Airport.<p>Travelers arriving to Barcelona in the past few days were greeted by astounding heaps of trash at the airport, due to a five-day cleaning …

Cleaning

Evidence grows for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

For the past three years, Samsung has built an elements-resistant version of its annual Galaxy S flagship, and the first official evidence of a Galaxy S7 Active just appeared in a Google Play Store app listing. The purported handset is listed as a compatible device in the latest version of the …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Kentucky's crying saxophone player represents all of March sadness

While every NCAA tournament win brings pure joy, each victory is paired with another team that suffers through a crushing defeat. A lot of emotions are involved and one Kentucky band member happened to get caught on camera during the Wildcats’ second-round loss to Indiana on Saturday.<p>All sports …

Kentucky

Xbox One drops to $299 in Microsoft's spring game sale

If you missed out on last fall's Xbox One sales, you're about to get a second chance. Microsoft is kicking off an Xbox Spring Sale on March 20th that will once again lop $50 off the Xbox One's price. And yes, that applies to any bundle -- the 500GB offerings start at as little as $299, and even …

SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket, but fails sea landing for the third time

SpaceX successfully launched its reusable Falcon 9 rocket into space carrying NASA’s new ocean satellite. The landing, however, didn’t go so well.<p>The private SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was supposed to return to a drone platform in the Pacific Ocean after launching the Jason-3 ocean monitoring satellite …

Space Travel

OK, Steve Harvey Just Tweeted a Pretty Great Joke About His Huge Miss Universe Mistake

I see you, Steve.<p>Unless you've been living on a different planet, you witnessed the emotional train wreck that was Steve Harvey's Miss Universe crowning announcement mistake on December 20 when he presented Miss Colombia the crown though Miss Philippines was the winner of the pageant. After …

Expert: Video shows slain boy's hands in pockets when shot

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy killed by Cleveland police last year had his hands in his pockets when he was shot and wasn't reaching for the …

Law Enforcement

Not So Spooky: This Halloween Asteroid is Set to Whisk By Earth

Look up in the sky! No, it's not the Great Pumpkin.<p>A large asteroid that scientists only discovered this month will make a relatively close approach to Earth on Saturday, astronomers say, providing one of the best opportunities in years to gather data about a passing space rock.<p>The asteroid, …

Microsoft is announcing a new Xbox One bundle every day this week

<b>Update (10/2 10:00am)</b>: All of the consoles have now been released and are ready for pre-orders. See the full list and details below.<p>Microsoft is going all in on Xbox One during the last three months of the year. Aside from launching a top-notch line-up of games, it was announced on Friday that five …

Tomb Raider

GoPro introduces a new cost-effective action camera with Wi-Fi capabilities

Just in time for the holiday season, GoPro is rounding out its line-up of action cameras by adding a lower cost alternative today. The new HERO+ positions itself between the $129.99 entry-level model and the $299.99 LCD camera that was released back in June. This move sets the $199.99 GoPro HERO+ …

GoPro

Samsung will take its legal fight with Apple to the Supreme Court

It's been three years since Samsung lost its multimillion-dollar patent battle against Apple, but the South Korean company is still trying to forestall the judgement. After the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Samsung's plea to reconsider a ruling upholding the case's damages, the …

10 Reasons Gamers Will Love Windows 10

Whenever I think about Windows 10, I hear Russell Watson belting the <i>Star Trek: Enterprise</i> theme song: “It’s been a long road, getting from there to …

Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan’s Rakuten for $900 million, is today making its first acquisition, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextpeer, a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games …

Social Gaming

Uncle of Chattanooga shooter in custody, being investigated

A maternal uncle who hosted the Chattanooga shooter in Jordan for a few months last year is a businessman with no links to any militant groups, his attorney says.<p>But a Jordanian official says the uncle is under investigation over the shooter's time with him there.<p>Asaad Ibrahim Asaad Haj Ali took in …

Earth is losing its bumblebees

Climate change is causing wild bumblebees to disappear from large swaths of their historical range, which could spell disaster for pollinating crops in Europe and North America, new research suggests.<p>As global temperatures have risen, bumblebees have disappeared from the warmest regions they …

Black Church Fires In South Not Linked, No Criminal Act In South Carolina Blaze

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As social media buzzed about church fires in the South, investigators announced Thursday that weather caused a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina.<p>The State Law Enforcement Division said in a statement that investigators found no evidence of …

Why You Should Never Cut a Watermelon With a Giant Sword

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Idris Elba says never say never as he calls James Bond role 'a rumour'

Hackney-born star remains a frontrunner to replace Daniel Craig as the suave secret agent<p>Idris Elba has denied reports he is entering the final straight in the race to become the next James Bond.<p>Elba, 42, is currently one of the bookies’ favourites to replace Daniel Craig as 007 when the latter’s …

Jurassic World Reviewed by a Dinosaur Expert: It Isn't Faithful to Science, but so What?

Jurassic World is shaping up to be a monster success, to say the least. The fourth instalment of the Jurassic Park series has become the first film …

Dinosaurs

Pachycephalosaurus: Jurassic World’s ‘racist’ dinosaur

It’s pachycephalosaurus, not ‘pakisaurus’, but that hasn’t stopped some people taking offence at the tiny-brained lizard with the thick, scaly head<p><b>Age:</b> Extinct, since the Late Cretaceous.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Thick-headed dinosaur, hence the name, which means “thick-headed lizard”.

July 2015

Cavs waste James' stellar Game 5 in 104-91 loss to Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James soaked his tired feet in an ice bath, had ice wrapped around both knees and his back as he sat smiling in …

Basketball