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Glasgow helicopter crash: 'Multiple injuries' at Clutha pub

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1032000/1032724_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524648755_44058fb4ecb8dd549fd9ce60acb15213<p><b>A police helicopter has crashed into a busy pub on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow.</b><p>It happened at The Clutha in Stockwell Street at 22:25 on …

2014 Winter Olympics: Where things stand 100 days before Sochi Games

SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS<p>2014 Winter Olympics: Where things stand 100 days before Sochi Games<p>Will the site be ready in time, will the weather cooperate and will Russia's anti-gay legislation create problems?<p>October 29, 2013|By David Wharton and Sergei L. Loiko<p>A view of the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center …

Chicago Marathon's Final Finisher Delivers Unforgettable Performance

The Chicago marathon was won on Sunday with a record setting pace of 2 hours and 3 minutes, but for many the star of the race didn't finish until …

Underwater photography: a beginner's guide - in pictures

Underwater photography is addictive, but there are some important rules to follow for conservation and safety reasons. Once you've mastered these basics, you can't have much more fun in the sea than this. If you'd like to share you own underwater images, you can upload them via GuardianWitness

Somali Pirate Captain Trapped With Promises Of Movie Stardom

Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as "Afweyne" or Big Mouth, was detained when he arrived at Brussels airport on Saturday with another suspect identified as Mohamed M. A. or "Tiiceey", federal prosecutor Johan Delmulle told a news conference.<p>Tiiceey is a former governor of the Somali region of Himan and …

A Camera Lens and a Smartphone Hook Up. Hilarity Ensues.

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em: That seems to be Sony’s motto with its newest digital-imaging product, a camera that looks like a lens and …

Family Driven From Maryville, MO Home After Daughter's Rape by Student Athlete

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update 10/5/2013</b>: The Coleman family spoke to CNN on Monday night. Here's the latest on the</b> …

LG curved G Flex smartphone 'to rival Samsung Galaxy Round'

LG is reportedly planning to release a curved screen smartphone to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Round.<p>The South Korean company is understood to be launching the curved Android phone, called G Flex, next month.<p>Pictures of the six-inch smartphone were released to <b>Android Authority</b>, although the specs and …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Digital Art

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka | Salon.com

<b>Pokhlebkin reconsidered</b><p>“His name was magical. Legendary,” claimed an article in the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva (Evening Moscow) on the third anniversary of Pokhlebkin’s death. “Many believed it to be a pseudonym for an entire research institute, since one man could not know so much.” Moreover, …

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch rumored for September 4th unveiling

Bloomberg reports that Samsung's long-rumored smartwatch is a "wristwatch-like smartphone" that will launch on September 4th. The news source specifically points to the Android-powered device being able to "make phone calls, surf the web, and handle emails." As previously indicated by a trademark …

Elon Musk Reveals Design for High-Speed Transit System Hyperloop

"Pulled all nighter working on Hyperloop (as did others). Hopefully, not too many mistakes."<p>That tweet from Elon Musk's personal Twitter account was …

ATC Voice brings the controlled chaos of air traffic control to iPad

The demanding stress of an air traffic controller's job is the source of amusement in <i>ATC Voice</i>, independent developer Alex Brancard's new iPad game. The iOS title strives for realism not only in its simulation of air traffic control, but in its method of control. Brancard's sequel to his first air …

Here’s what connected cars will be doing by 2020

<i>Pavan Mathew is Global Head of Connected Car for Telefonica Digital.</i><p>Many of us dream of autonomous cars. Just imagine the relaxation of completely hands-free driving that is both seamless and safe, unlocking new time for us to work, talk, and learn while going from point A to point B. A recent …

How Google Glass brings the ‘Google brain’ to anyone who wears it

My father used to say that some ideas are like pizza dough: they need to rest for some time until they grow.<p>I’d add to that the fact that some ideas need to find an echo somewhere before one can believe in their potential.<p>Google appears to be following both when it comes to the careful development …

Billionaire meat chase: Bill Gates, Peter Thiel are funding engineered burgers too

Google co-founder Sergey Brin forked over $325,000 of his own cash to fund the development of the world's first lab-grown burger — which went through a public tasting on Monday. But, as <i>The Washington Post</i> pointed out in a report today, Brin isn't the only tech industry billionaire to back …

Video Pioneers OK GO Team With Saatchi & Saatchi, Possibly You, For Next Video

The band most known for its videos is looking for videos.<p>OK Go is a band famous for its intensely innovative videos. From its breakthrough treadmill trickery for “Here It Goes Again” to its automotive symphony for “Needing/Getting” or its paint-splashed Rube Goldberg extravaganza “This Too Shall …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing - Roadshow

<b>Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing</b> …

Big Oil Prepares for Future Gulf Disasters with Rapid Response Plan

Remember how all the oil companies drilling in the Gulf insisted that BP’s disaster was just that–BP’s disaster, and not a symptom of larger safety problems in the industry? After months of watching the recent BP oil catastrophe unfold, ExxonMobil, Chevron, ConocoPhilips, and Royal Dutch Shell have …

Oil & Gas Industry

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of famous people, but sometimes you need to feel your heart pound and catch a lump in your throat. For the latter type of experience, head to the mountains: The rivers are calling.<p>Whitewater rafting can spice …

Divers above and below - in pictures

Divers graceful above the water but equally photogenic underneath at the FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona

Apple slams government’s proposed punishment in ebook pricing case

As expected, Apple(s AAPL) has expressed its strong disagreement with the federal government’s proposed remedies in the ebook pricing case, which the …

Angels outfielder leaps over wall to make unbelievable catch

Just look at the catch Angels outfielder J.B. Shuck made to rob Jose Bautista on Friday night:<p>Your browser does not support iframes.<p>Blue Jays infielder Maicer Izturis led off the inning with a walk, and tagged up at first base upon Shuck’s catch. After some discussion, Izturis was awarded second …

The flip side of retirement in the sun? A tax headache

If you're dreaming this winter of retiring to your own tropical island, get ready for sun, surf, sand … and foreign property ownership tax rules.<p>Buzzkill, maybe, but while you may escape the cold, you can't escape the system.<p>Understanding the details can mean the difference between achieving your …