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Copenhagen Zoo kills 4 lions, weeks after shooting giraffe

A Danish zoo that made international headlines last month when it killed a healthy giraffe is once again in the news after it killed four lions to make way for a new male.<p>The lions were killed Monday, said Tobias Stenbaek Bro, a spokesman for the Copenhagen Zoo.<p>Two of those were young lions that …

'Minecraft' creator cancels Oculus Rift version following Facebook acquisition

<i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus Persson has revealed that an Oculus Rift version of the game was potentially in the works, but following the sudden news that Facebook has acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion, that's no longer the case. "I just cancelled that deal," Persson tweeted. "Facebook creeps me out." …

Facebook To Buy Oculus VR, Maker Of The Rift Headset, For Around $2B In Cash And Stock

Facebook has announced plans to purchase Oculus VR, the company behind the Rift headset, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. This includes $400 million, and 23.1 million Facebook shares. An additional $300 million earnout will be paid in cash and stock if Oculus hits certain unspecified …

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Forget Cigarette Prices, This Is What A Pack Of Marijuana Joints Could Soon Cost You

You can buy a pack of joints in Colorado and Washington, but they're way too expensive considering how little joints do for us seasoned …

SMITE - Battleground of the Gods

Double Dip

<i>This story was co-published with The Boston Globe.</i><p>Pharmaceutical companies pay for the clinical trials that Dr. Yoav Golan conducts on antibiotics at …

Medicine

Augmented reality concept uses Google Glass to make reading the newspaper more like... reading a website

As part of the Wearable Tech Expo 2014 in Tokyo, the <i>Asahi Shimbun</i> is looking to offer richer content to users <i>still</i> reading its dead tree editions. The 'AIR' concept uses wearable <i>du jour</i> Google Glass to both detect physical markers and display any digital companion content. According to Asahi's …

Egypt mass death sentences spark outrage

The death sentences handed out by an Egyptian court against 529 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood have sparked widespread outrage and international condemnation.<p>Rights groups, the United States and the European Union expressed concern and questioned the fairness of proceedings against …

Slapped, jabbed and taunted: care workers abused brain damaged patient

Secret footage shows how Rita Page and Lynette Crook tormented their victim as he lay groaning in bed<p>Two carers who beat and humiliated a brain damaged patient at a private hospital thought they would not get caught because they could hide his treatment as neglect.<p>Rita Page, 68, and Lynette Crook, …

Crime

Siemens doubles investment plan for wind turbine factory | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens said it had doubled the money it plans to invest in building an offshore wind turbine factory and an installation facility in Britain to 160 million pounds.<p>The company logo of Siemens AG is pictured atop an office building in Berlin September 30, …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Likes The Video That Makes Him Sound Stoned

So he showed it at a lecture<p>Astrophysicist and new <i>Cosmos</i> host Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks quickly, efficiently, and entertainingly about the biggest ideas in the universe. But slow down his speech and he sounds absolutely stoned out of his gourd, as a recent video proved. ("How does that work?" he …

Vortex star trails

Our friend Sergio Garcia Rill captured a photo in Arches National Park in eastern Utah, then processed it in a way he’ll explain to you.<p>No, the sky …

Arches National Park

Go on, watch the new X-Men Days Of Future Past trailer just one more time. Try not to stop and rewatch bits too much: http://is.gd/DOuYpQ