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Would-Be Tesla Competitor Faraday Future Offers New Details

Faraday Future is a U.S.-based, Chinese-funded startup that has been aggressively ramping up to build an electric car to challenge Elon Musk’s Tesla. …

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North Korea willing to reconcile unless Seoul 'opts for war'

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's ruling party adopted a resolution on the third day of its first full congress in 36 years to strive …

Do Animals Blow Their Noses?

They might not reach for a hanky, but some animals—including primates and dogs—have their own devices for clearing nasal passages.<p>Why does a gorilla have such big nostrils? Well, have you seen the size of those fingers?<p>That’s the perfect joke for this Saturday’s Weird Animal Question of the Week, …

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Five best third-party Android launchers to customize your device experience

One of Android’s best features is the ability to download and install custom third-party launchers. Don’t like the way your phone home screen looks or how the apps are organized? Fine. Change it. But finding the best one, or a good one for that matter, can sometimes be a daunting challenge. And …

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Putin's 'cheese war' on Europe leaves bitter taste in St Petersburg

Kremlin stunt to destroy imports of banned European foods backfires in city that suffered starvation in World War Two<p>It is one of the stranger witch hunts of modern times: a crusade against food that has seen Russian officials launch a feverish hunt to bulldoze Western-made produce.<p>For the Kremlin, …

Wiz Khalifa Was Roughed Up By Police, Seemingly for Riding a Hoverboard

The “See You Again” chart-topper is seen on video being handcuffed by police at LAX and told to “stop resisting.”<p>Hip-hop artist <b>Wiz Khalifa</b> posted videos to his Twitter and Instagram accounts on Saturday night detailing law enforcement officials forcing him to the ground and handcuffing him at Los …

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Migrants overwhelm security forces at Macedonia border

Hundreds of migrants have crossed unhindered from Greece into Macedonia after overwhelmed security forces appeared to abandon a bid to stem their flow through the Balkans to western Europe following days of chaos and confrontation.<p>Riot police remained, but did little to slow the passage of a steady …

Middle East

Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes

If a family’s home is their castle, as the saying goes, some homeowners have begun to take that sentiment quite literally. Step into the heavily fortified world of safe rooms—otherwise known as panic rooms—with three designers working at the outer limits of architectural craft.<p>Tom Gaffney won’t …

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Admired for his work in documenting and promoting Syria’s cultural heritage, Asaad was regarded as a national treasure by regime loyalists and opponents<p>Islamic State’s execution of Khaled al-Asaad, the keeper of Palmyra’s extraordinary cultural artefacts, has inspired a rare consensus among Syria’s …

Middle East

The 10 biggest winners and losers of the summer movie season

Overall, Hollywood had an incredible summer at the multiplex with numerous record-breaking releases — incidentally coming from the same studio. But there were also some major disappointments.<p>So let's look back at the movies, people, and studios that make up the winners and losers of this summer …

Fear the Walking Dead premiere: See the first 3 minutes from the Walking Dead companion series

In advance of Sunday’s premiere of <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i>, AMC has released the first three minutes of the <i>Walking Dead</i> companion series.<p>The clip …

Are Drones Better Than Telephoto Lenses for Spying? The Answer May Creep You Out

Lately, drones have been the topic of many privacy concerns. Notably, one Kentucky man gunned down a Phantom that he thought was taking photos of his …

10 Tips for Doing an Underwater Photo Shoot

My brain is officially underwater. Photographically, that is.<p>I see everything in terms of underwater. A friend shows me the gorgeous wedding dress …

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Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rockets into space, why not simply build a huge lift.<p>Now a Canadian firm has been granted a patent for a ‘space elevator’ which will shoot cargo 12.4 miles into the stratosphere from where it can be launched more …

5 urgent questions about Windows 10 answered

It's about a month since Windows 10 launched and the early reviews are mostly positive. On my site, Komando.com, I've had readers report everything from smooth sailing to minor annoyances to serious problems that made them go back to Windows 7 or 8.1. With major new software that's to be …

Tesla investors need to chill out for a couple of years

The latest bout of Teslamania–the carmaker’s stock is up more than 9% in 2015—is due to CEO Elon Musk offering another $642 million in company shares. No matter that he will be even later with his electric SUV crossover, and will sell fewer cars this year than he promised.<p>Everyone: Relax. In fact, …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Amazon's new rival Jet.com is the 'Costco of the Internet'

Jet.com has finally taken off, and price battles of epic proportion are just around the corner.<p>Fueled by gobs of venture capital cash and bloated …

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Senior Senate Republicans rebuke Ted Cruz for Mitch McConnell 'lie' attack

Senior Senate Republicans lined up on Sunday to rebuke Texas senator Ted Cruz for attacking majority leader Mitch McConnell, in an extraordinary display of intra-party division played out live on the Senate floor.<p>Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz could face off in debate – under Senate rules<p>Read more<p>As …

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Thich Nhat Hanh: The Power Of Walking Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness – the art of focusing your attention to the present moment - is a way to develop peace and happiness in our lives according to Thich Nhat …

5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

Find your own path to inner peace.<p>Dating all the way back to ancient times, meditation is a practice that teaches you how to connect your mind with your body to reach a state of calm and stillness in the present moment. From dedicated yogis to CEOs to celebrities, the practice has become a part of …

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Photos Released of Bush Administration After 9/11 Attacks: Pictures

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Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Astronomy

Your next phone could have USB Type-C (and that's a good thing)

There's a tiny-but-terrific change happening in phoneland. USB Type-C, or USB-C is a new protocol for the charger port phone makers are embracing in droves. You can learn more about it here, but the bottom line is that the USB protocol for phones, tablets, laptops and accessories is changing for …

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Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims

Cambridge Professor Peter Wadhams suspects the deaths of the three scientists were more than just an ‘extraordinary’ coincidence<p>A Cambridge Professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few …

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Hunt for alien life on Jupiter begins

European Space Agency joins forces with Airbus to develop new space probe to look for extra-terrestrial existence<p>In the past year humanity has landed on a comet, ventured to Pluto and discovered another planet which is so like our own it has been dubbed Earth 2.0.<p>But in the coming decades, space …