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Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

Colorado man first in US to contract plague from a dog, study says

When a man in Colorado contracted the plague from his two-year-old pit bull terrier and spread it to four other people last summer, the resulting outbreak was the largest in 88 years – and the first known dog-to-human transmission of the disease, according to a new study released by the US Centers …

Environmental Health

You don’t even have your Apple Watch yet, but these cats do

Many people who stayed up into the wee hours of the night last month to try and buy an Apple Watch found themselves looking at late May and June delivery dates. Of course Apple has been delivering some watches sooner than that, but the fact remains that you still can't just walk into an Apple store …

Family Time: 5 Cool Places to Sleep

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. No matter who you’re traveling with, here are five intriguing and unusual places to lay your head that are bound to please everyone in your brood.<p>> Glass Igloos<p><b>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (Finland)</b><p>No night-lights or tech toys …

Igloos

Sources: Patriots' Reputation as NFL's 'Best Cheaters' Made Them a Target

In the long history of the NFL, players, coaches and team executives have found the most aggressive, incredible, slick and futuristic ways to cheat. In some cases, it borders on NASA engineer-type stuff.<p>Whether it's in the composition of the human body, inside the football itself or in a blade of …

Floyd Mayweather brands Manny Pacquiao a ‘sore loser’ and ‘coward’

Floyd Mayweather said in an upcoming interview with Showtime that at this moment he’s not interested in a rematch with Manny Pacquiao “because he’s a sore loser and he’s a coward.”<p>The interview was recorded late Tuesday night and will air Saturday night after the network’s replay of boxing’s …

Boxing

Amazon's Delivery Drones Might Stalk You to Make a Drop-off

Talk of Amazon’s delivery drones scarcely goes off the boil for more than a few weeks before some new bit of news or development brings them right back into the headlines.<p>The problem with the whole scheme, however, is while the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is slowly making changes to rules …

Subtropical Storm Ana Threatens Carolinas With Floods, Winds

Lashing rain, 45 mph winds and coastal floods were possible along the Southeast's coast Friday as Subtropical Storm Ana drifted toward the Carolinas, forecasters warned.<p>The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was centered about 140 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, by …

Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan

Two foreign diplomats and the wives of two others were killed Friday, along with three Pakistani crew members, when a military helicopter crash-landed in northern Pakistan en route to the ceremonial opening of a ski lift.<p>The Pakistani military said a technical failure caused the crash, which …

New Parents Spend Less Time Looking After Kids Than They Think

According to a new study, couples who have recently become parents believe they spend more hours in childcare than they actually do. And couples who …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Software bug could cause Boeing 787s to lose control in mid air

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a warning about Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, saying that a software glitch in the jets' systems could suddenly shut all electrical power to the plane mid-flight, causing pilots to lose control.<p>"We are issuing this AD [Airworthiness Directive] to prevent …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

'90s MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Photos

The MTV Movie Awards takes place this Sunday, and it's hard to believe that the event is already in its 24th year.<p>Wondering what the red carpet looked like back in 1992? Lucky for you, we found the photos—and they're <i>spectacular</i>. From En Vogue to Demi Moore, take a look at some of the totally '90s …

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Narendra Modi's landslide victory shatters Congress's grip on India

The controversial Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi has pledged to work for all 1.25bn of his fellow Indians in his first speech after winning a historic landslide victory to take power in the world's largest democracy.<p>"Brothers, sisters, you have faith in me and I have faith in you," Modi, …

Apple And Google Agree To Stop Suing Each Other Over Smartphone Patents

The tangle of patent litigation between two of the world’s top tech companies appears to have just straightened out: Apple and Google’s Motorola Mobility have agreed to stop suing each other over smartphone technology and “work together in some areas of patent reform,” Reuters reported Friday.<p>It’s …

Order champagne, and a drone flies it to you

As a perk for staying in the posh 5,000-square-foot Alexandrite Suite at Northern California's The Mansion at Casa Madrona, you can sit back and have perfectly chilled bottles of champagne delivered to you -- by a remote-controlled flying machine.<p>An overnight stay at the exclusive and recently …

Drones

After Boko Haram attack, fear lingers for Nigeria students

Rabia Nura has serious dreams. The earnest 16-year-old student, whose favourite subject is chemistry, is determined to become a doctor – and then she wants to be Nigeria's health minister. But first she must survive the anxieties of life in a girls school at a time of kidnappings and bombings.<p>When …

Man Charged With Arson In Connection With Calif. Wildfire

<b>This post was updated at 8:45 p.m. ET</b><p>A 57-year-old man was charged with arson in one of 10 wildfires that have swept through San Diego County this week, burning more than 30 square miles and causing millions of dollars in damage.<p>The Associated Press reports that Alberto Serrato pleaded not guilty …

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

Lost Andy Warhol works recovered from Amiga floppy disks

Artist Andy Warhol may be best known for his paintings of Campbell's soup cans, but he also took a little-known side trip into the world of computer art back in 1985. He was commissioned by Commodore International to show off its Amiga 1000 computer's graphic arts uses.<p>Warhol obliged, dipping into …

Andy Warhol

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Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

This Easter, you can drown your sorrows in a glass of Jellybean milk — or with a pile of beer-flavored jelly beans.<p>The new twists are a sign that jelly beans are continuing their march to candyland domination. Americans buy 16 billion beans in the Easter season alone (mid-February until the actual …

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Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Announced (Video)

Motorola has announced a new smartwatch, the Motorola Moto 360, this will be the first smartwatch to launch with Google’s new version of Android for …

Pro-Russians storm Ukrainian navy base in Crimea - CNN.com

<b>Simferopol, Crimea (CNN)</b> -- A deadline Ukraine's acting President gave Crimea's separatist leaders to release hostages came and went without apparent incident Wednesday, after pro-Russian activists stormed the former Soviet state's navy headquarters in the region.<p>Amid signs the uneasy standoff …

Australia plane searchers investigate debris

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