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Al Roker Yells At Obama And Biden; Drops Microphone After Shaking Hands With Biden At Inaugural Parade [VIDEO]

"Today" show co-host Al Roker could not contain his enthusiasm at the inaugural parade on Monday afternoon, dropping his microphone after getting to …

The Golden Globe Awards: Argo Thank Yourself

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is a fancy name for a group of 87 mostly freelance, often part-time scribes who, asserts Deadline Hollywood’s …

Sociedad inflict Barcelona's first defeat

<b>Real Sociedad</b> hit back from two goals down to beat 10-man <b>Barcelona</b> 3-2 and end their unbeaten La Liga record in stunning fashion at the Anoeta.<p>All …

Soccer

Mass rally in Gaza to support Palestinian president's Fatah faction

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have joined a mass rally in Gaza support of President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction, in the first such demonstration in the territory since Hamas group took control in 2007.<p>Throngs camped out overnight in a downtown Gaza square to ensure themselves a spot for …

Egypt's Morsi declares 'state of emergency'

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has declared a 30-day state of emergency and a night-time curfew in three cities along the Suez Canal that have seen deadly clashes in recent days.<p>In a televised address late on Sunday, Morsi said the emergency measures in Port Said, Ismailia and Suez would take …

Lance Armstrong's Confession

Cycling

The Obama Inauguration in Pictures

Syria's Assad denounces 'puppet' opponents in TV address

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/942000/942138_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534397646_556175e4a988c674a062bcb98a201c0a<p><b>Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has delivered a rare TV address, denouncing his opponents as "enemies of God and puppets of the West".</b><p>He lamented the …

Middle East

Google’s Android smartwatch ‘ready within months,’ will feature Google Now

Google is close to finishing the development of its first smartwatch — so close that the device could be “ready within months,” a source tells the Wall Street Journal.<p>The company is reportedly in talks with Asian manufacturers about mass producing the smartwatch, and it’s currently working hard to …

Hands-on with the NEC Terrain: the company's first US phone in eight years

Let's face it: no rugged phone is going to get more attention today than the Galaxy S4 Active. Just the same, NEC is showing off the Terrain, its first handset for the US market since 2005. The phone, which is hitting AT&T for $99 with a two-year agreement, is mainly aimed at the enterprise (read: …

Samsung tops Apple in global smartphone shipments

Global smartphone shipments have reached an all-time high for the third quarter, according to a Strategy Analytics study released Monday. For the first time ever, more than 250 million smartphones were shipped worldwide in a single quarter, which is a 45 percent increase over last year. And Samsung …

iPhone

This Is The Most Baffling Music Video Of All Time

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Panic! At The Disco - "Miss Jackson" LIVE Billboard Studio Session

This Video Of A Little Girl Freestyling Is The Cutest Thing You'll See Today

"I'm rappin' on the street! You rappin' under me!"<p>Seven-year-old Mia, aka "The Niece," loves to freestyle. Her beat-boxing uncle Damien Randle of the website Rappers I Know took notice and got her in the studio to lay some of her rhymes down. The result is this completely adorable video.<p>Hottest …

More mobile phones mean fewer deaths from natural disasters

Fewer people were killed or affected by natural disasters than in any other year in the past decade, according to a report (pdf) released Oct. 17. In 2012, some 15,706 died, compared to 37,907 in 2011 or almost 304,474 casualties in 2010, according to the International Federation of Red Cross, …

Cocaine, Oreos and our rat-like taste for credulous news

The story variously reported this week as "Oreos are equally as addictive as cocaine," "Wanna a new drug? Try Oreos" and, almost lyrically, "Oreos are as addictive as cocaine to your brain" was picked up by the news media like a fresh doughnut off the tray at the morning meeting. The study, which …

A few tree species dominate diverse Amazon rain forest

The Amazon is the largest and most diverse rain forest in the world — about 10 percent of all known species on Earth dwell there — but only a few dozen of the Amazon's thousands of tree species rule the jungle, researchers recently found.<p>This new analysis can help reveal which Amazon tree species …

The world's most beautiful wastewater treatment plant

Let this wastewater treatment plant show you how to live.<p>This may sound crazy, but it is exactly why the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in …

WHO now puts air pollution in the same category as tobacco smoke, UV radiation and plutonium!

World Health Organization: Air pollution causes cancer<p>We already knew that air pollution killed more people than AIDS and malaria combined, but sadly …

Net Zero Energy Building Certification finally defines what Net Zero really means

One of the problems in the green building world is the lack of clarity in the terms used. I have been complaining about the term Net Zero Energy for …

Dolphins killed 'illegally' in Peru - video

<b>David Hill:</b> Law exempts soldiers and police from criminal responsibility if they cause injuries or deaths<p>Published: 29 Jun 2014<p>Footage reveals infant and adult dolphins being harpooned, stabbed, clubbed and in some cases, butchered while still alive<p>Published: 17 Oct 2013<p>Native children at high risk …

Beijing to restrict private car use to tackle pollution

<b>China's capital, Beijing, has announced measures to combat worsening air pollution, state-run media report.</b><p>They include taking half of the city's four million private cars off the roads on days when there are serious levels of pollution.<p>The system will be based on a vehicle's licence plate - odd …

Pollution

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Rare saber-tooth whale found dead on Venice Beach in Southern California

A rare whale that has a dolphin-shaped head and saber-like teeth has been found dead on Los Angeles' Venice Beach, even though it prefers frigid subarctic waters.<p>The roughly 15-foot-long female Stejneger's beaked whale washed ashore Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Times reported. A truck hauled away …

Saudis Reject Security Council Seat, Citing 'Double Standards'

Saudi Arabia says it will turn down a two-year seat on the United Nation's Security Council in protest over "double standards" in resolving international conflicts.<p>"Saudi Arabia ... is refraining from taking membership of the U.N. Security Council until it has reformed so it can effectively and …