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Buy the very first Batmobile!

Bet you didn’t see this one coming. This modified Oldsmobile - believed to be the world’s first official Batmobile, no less - is coming up for …

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Mini Cooper's Lineup to Get Smaller with 5 Models

Electric car also coming "soon"<p>Mini has been busy expanding its offerings over the last few years, and now that the lineup has grown to include a total of eight models, the quirky automaker wants to shrink it back down. According to <i>Automotive News</i>, the compact brand will be whittling its lineup …

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YouTube/Ernest W This scooter rider may want to get himself a lottery ticket, after miraculously avoiding being crushed under the wheels of not one, but two

YouTube/Ernest W<p>This scooter rider may want to get himself a lottery ticket, after miraculously avoiding being crushed under the wheels of not one, …

Blackball Media Well, after several weeks of enjoyable, hassle-free motoring in our trusty Peugeot 3008, the car needed a bit of TLC recently, with two snags rearing their ugly

Blackball Media<p>Well, after several weeks of enjoyable, hassle-free motoring in our trusty Peugeot 3008, the car needed a bit of TLC recently, with …

Xbox One beats PlayStation 4 on Black Friday, according to market-research firm

Microsoft really wants to win this holiday season, and it looks like the price cuts and game bundles are working.<p>The Xbox One dominated Black Friday sales, according to market-research firm InfoScout. Microsoft’s latest system made up 53 percent of all console sales on one of the biggest shopping …

Mod turns your graphing calculator into a selfie camera

Your graphing calculator may not be getting much use these days now that other mobile devices can do the job, but it still has a few tricks up its sleeve if you're willing to do some tinkering. Christopher Mitchell's latest project, ArTICam, lets you turn a TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus calculator into …

5 Techniques (and Tools) for Speaking to Your Customers

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth and co-founder of Twoodo, helping teams organize using simple #hashtags. This post originally appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>In my experience of creating a team workflow tool that people will actually enjoy using, building a product without talking to your customers …

Sony Pictures is worried that North Korea hacked its computers

If you've been intrigued by the hack that took down Sony Pictures' computers, you've probably wondered who the self-proclaimed culprits, the "Guardians of Peace," might be. Are they disgruntled employees? Social activists? According to <i>Recode</i> sources, Sony is worried that they're actually North …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Man uses Facebook to find FedEx package allegedly stolen from doorstep

A Texas man's surveillance camera catches someone allegedly taking a sweater for the man's son from the man's doorstep. His Facebook friends help get the package back.<p>Technology can expose you, but it can also protect you.<p>One Texas man is very grateful for two technologies at his disposal that, he …

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Currys Black Tag Deals Extend Into Cyber Monday With Discounted TVs, iPads and More

To celebrate Cyber Monday, electronics retailer Currys is continuing its Black Tag sale, which includes discounts on televisions, headphones, coffee …

Obama buys 17 titles at independent bookstore

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tried to draw attention to independently owned businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, a day that is increasingly being marketed as one for deal-hungry consumers to remember to patronize these mom-and-pop outlets while doing their holiday shopping.<p>He …

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US boy missing for four years found alive hidden behind fake wall

Unnamed 13-year-old in Atlanta was able to phone his mother and tell her he was behind a false wall at his father's house<p>A 13-year-old boy reported missing by his mother four years ago was found hidden behind a false wall in his father's home.<p>After a tip-off police raided a detached suburban house …

Children playing on Sydney beach find baby's body

Two boys made the discovery while digging in the sand at Maroubra Beach in Sydney<p>Children playing at a Sydney beach Sunday stumbled across the body of a baby buried under the sand, Australian investigators said, just a week after a newborn was found crying at the bottom of a roadside drain.<p>New …

Nordstrom: Woman shot by man in Chicago store dies

A woman shot by her former boyfriend in a Chicago Nordstrom store has died, the retailer said on its verified Facebook page.<p>"Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends," the post read.<p>The bustling store was packed with holiday shoppers late Black Friday, when a man opened fire on the …

Qatar: US couple absolved in child's death

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — An American couple cleared Sunday by a Qatari appeals court of wrongdoing in the death of their 8-year-old adopted daughter has been barred from leaving the Middle Eastern country just hours after they were told they were free to go.<p>Matthew and Grace Huang were stopped from …

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Police took dying girl aged three to hospital after ambulance delay

Ambulance crisis, which sees police ferrying sick and injured to hospital, highlighted by death of three-year-old Angel Smith following house fire<p>A three-year-old girl who died after a house fire had to be taken to hospital by police car because there were no ambulances available.<p>Neighbours spent …

Malaysia Airlines Apologises For Most Ill-Advised Tweet Of All Time

It’s been a catastrophic year for Malaysia Airlines, which suffered the twin tragedies of losing flights MH17 and MH370.<p>Now the beleaguered airline …

Mother of German MH17 victim takes Ukraine to human rights court

Woman has launched legal prceedings against Kiev for failing to close its airspace<p>The mother of a victim of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has begun legal proceedings against Ukraine at the European Court of Human Rights, accusing Kiev of failing to close the country's airspace.<p>The woman, who …