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Tourist captures image of mysterious sea monster off Grecian coastline

A Scottish tourist unwittingly captured an unidentifiable sea monster while vacationing in Greece.<p>Harvey Robertson was on a boat cruise off the coast of Parga, sailing through sea caves with his family. He was initially just trying to capture the unusual color of the surrounding water with his …

Microsoft's newest app makes it easier to use Android

Arrow replaces the default launcher on Android phones and tablets, allowing Microsoft to put its own stamp, like customizing Bing wallpaper, on a device.<p>"Arrow, a Microsoft Garage project, is the simple, personal launcher for Android that offers a radical simplification of the Android experience," …

Apps

Glencore shares are getting obliterated and analysts say shareholders could lose everything

This is the largest intraday decline for the stock on record, and analysts at Investec are suggesting its value could fall to <i>nothing.</i><p>Goldman Sachs speculated last week that the company would not be able to hold on to its BBB investment-grade credit rating and risked being downgraded to junk.<p>Other …

Oil prices end lower on weak demand outlook

Oil futures settled lower Monday, as signs of slowing global economic growth fed worries about the outlook for energy demand.<p>On the New York …

Taliban overrun Afghan city of Kunduz

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1196000/1196805_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524894081_6bf32f087d022303b905e5680710513c<p><b>The Taliban have overrun the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, taking control of most areas and freeing hundreds of prisoners from its jail.</b><p>Hundreds of …

Afghanistan

Pope ends US visit with vow to 'punish' sex abusers

Pope Francis has headed back to Rome, wrapping up a visit to the US where he met victims of abuse by Catholic priests, visited a prison, and praised the family as a "factory of hope" during an open-air mass on the final day of his trip.<p>He ended his trip late on Sunday in Philadelphia, where he told …

Christianity

Maldives President's Speedboat Hit by Explosion; First Lady Hurt

MALE, Maldives — An explosion rocked a speedboat carrying the president of the Maldives as it approached the capital of the Indian Ocean archipelago, a senior aide told Reuters.<p>The cause of Monday's blast was not immediately clear, but it was witnessed by several journalists who were waiting to …

Speedboat

United Begins New Secret Upgrade Program for Its Best Customers

Around the time Delta was in the process of swallowing Northwest Airlines in the mid-2000s, elite customers at the outgoing airline were getting …

107 Best Apple Recipes

Easy ways to make the most of fall's best fruit.<p><b>50 Things to Make with Apples</b><p>Turn fall's bounty into Halloween snacks, party bites and more. <b>See the recipes</b>.<p><b>Easy Apple Galette</b><p>When life gives you apples, make a galette. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Mini Caramel Apples</b><p>A mini caramel apple a day...<b>Get the</b> …

Drunk In Love: Ed Sheeran & Beyoncé perform song at Global Citizens Fest

Ed Sheeran’s cover of Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love” has been a fan favorite since he debuted it last year, and Saturday night he finally got the chance …

Incredible blood supermoon eclipse time lapse

Watch the beautiful rare blood-red supermoon rise over Øresund Bridge in Copenhagen before being eclipsed by the Earth<p>A photographer in Denmark has edited together a beautiful timelapse of the blood-red supermoon rising over the Øresund Bridge in Copenhagen.<p>Thomas H. shot the video overnight Sunday …

This Picture of Zayn Malik and a Mystery Woman Is Making the Internet Freak Out

Who is she???<p>The Instagrammed photo above could be the typical sort of photo people post on their social media accounts without much fanfare. But because this particular Instagram happens to belong to none other than Zayn Malik, formerly of One Direction, the Internet is having a catastrophic …

Kreditech Nabs $92M To Build Financial Services For The ‘Underbanked’

Another startup out of Europe focused on finance has raised a hefty round of funding. Kreditech, a German company building a suite of credit and banking products for consumers who have little or no credit history, has raised €82.5 million ($92 million) to continue adding more products and …

How Google Is Helping In The Fight Against ISIS

Tony Avela—AP<p>Aya Brackett—Nest<p>George Frey—Reuters<p>Tripplaar Kristoffer—Sipa USA<p>Google/AP<p>Ventures and Capital<p>Tony Avelar—Bloomberg/Getty Images

Autonomous Cars

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 …

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

Research has predicted a new solar 'Maunder minimum' in the 2030s<p>The earth is 15 years from a period of low solar activity similar to that last seen during the "mini ice-age" of the 17th century, when the Thames froze.<p>Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of …

Harrison Ford Makes First Appearance With 'Star Wars' Cast at Comic-Con

Han Solo made his official comeback to "Star Wars" on Friday as actor Harrison Ford was the star guest at Comic-Con, and fans were given a glimpse of some behind-the-scenes footage of the new film "The Force Awakens".<p>Ford made his first public appearance since a March crash of a vintage aircraft he …

Star Wars

Box Office: 'Minions' Goes Bananas With Record $46M Friday

The <i>Despicable Me</i> franchise didn’t miss a beat, with the spin-off <i>Minions</i> playing like a proverbial part 3 of the relatively new animated series. The Illumination/Universal (Comcast Corp.) release stars Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, and co-director Pierre Coffin (as the voice of all of the title …

Animation

Newlywed Mila Kunis Gushes About 'Hands-on Dad' Ashton Kutcher: He 'Wants to Change Every Diaper'

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher may have only been married for a few days, but they’ve already been coordinating Halloween costumes, she told <i>The</i> …

Breast Feeding

What the massive government breach means for your personal data

One in 14 Americans may have just lost tons of their personal information — everything from their Social Security Number and birthdates to notes on …

Like gym memberships, enthusiasm for fitness trackers drops

NEW YORK (AP) — Deepak Jayasimha's fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on …

Wearable Tech

Hacking Team hack casts spotlight on murky world of state surveillance

In contrast to many of the private companies performing outsourced aggressive surveillance work for the world’s spy agencies, Hacking Team doesn’t try to hide behind a generic corporate identity. Gamma International, Academi and QintetiQ could be companies doing anything, but Hacking Team – well, …

Surveillance

Apple reportedly making original music videos in-house for Apple Music artists

In an interesting development, Pitchfork reports that Apple is making music videos for artists in-house. It claims the music videos for Pharrell William’s ‘Freedom’, Drake’s ‘Energy’ and Eminem’s ‘Phenomenal’ were all made by Apple content studios. These artists have certainly helped with the Apple …

Apple Music

Here's the only way Uber can justify its $41 billion valuation

A fresh round of funding could push that valuation even higher, giving the startup a dizzying $50 billion valuation.<p>Uber is a five-year-old private company. It's still growing, fighting regulatory battles domestically and expanding internationally.<p>But eventually, when it's ready to go public, Uber …

Israeli drone crashes off Lebanese port of Tripoli

An Israeli drone has crashed in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli, a Lebanese military source said, in the second such incident in three weeks.<p>The source said it had taken "necessary measures" after Saturday morning's incident, which the Israeli military has refused to comment …

Drones

Nike's secret to becoming one of the world's most glamorous shoe brands

The first Nike shoes were made in a waffle iron. The running field near the Oregon home of the runner and trainer Bill Bowerman was making a transition from cinder to an artificial surface, and he wanted a sole without spikes that would give him, and his trainees, needed traction as they ran on …

Shoes

Shirley Temple's belongings set for auction in Kansas City

The child star was the youngest person to win an Oscar and the first white girl to dance with a black man on film. Her toys, costumes and more are for sale 14 July<p>She once shot Eleanor Roosevelt in the backside with a slingshot, and she was the first white girl to dance with a black man in the …

Kansas City

Ocean 'weather balloons' detect cause of global warming pause

Sea temperature data, some collected by a fleet of drifting and diving probes, shows that a decade-long slowdown in global surface warming masked a coincident rise in ocean temperature below 300 feet, according to<p>NASAJPL researchers.<p>That finding, which was published recently in the journal Science, …

Global Warming