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High-resolution Nasa images show magnetic braids of the sun - video

Nasa images of the sun's outer atmosphere, the highest resolution pictures ever achieved. The agency launched the High Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, on 11 July 2012 from White Sands missile range in New Mexico. Hi-C's image sequences show the twisting up or braiding of the magnetic field that …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

'You'll never get your head around how big the universe is,' warns astronomer Pete Edwards of the University of Durham in this film about measuring astronomical distances. 'There are as many stars in the universe as there are grains of sand on the Earth.' So how far is a light year? And supposing …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Samsung plans to release smartphone with wraparound display next year: Bloomberg

Samsung has led the curved display "movement" with the introduction of its Galaxy Round smartphone, but apparently the company isn't satisfied stopping there. Bloomberg today claims that Samsung will release a handset featuring a wraparound display at some point next year. According to the report, …

US Marines killed in California base accident

<b>Four US Marines have been killed in what officials described as a tragic accident at a base in southern California.</b><p>They had been clearing unexploded ordnance at Camp Pendleton, near San Diego, a Marine official said.<p>The incident happened on Wednesday morning during a range maintenance operation. An …

Military

Only Old White People Think Immigrants Threaten 'American Values'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Most Americans do not view immigrants as a threat either to America's economy or its culture, but …

The world’s most dangerous country is up to 20 murders a day

A United Nations report (pdf) released on Nov. 12 highlights Latin America’s problem with violence. It was the only region where homicides overall increased between 2000 and 2010. But one country has it especially bad: Honduras.<p>The likes of Mexico and Brazil may be better known for their crime and …

Latin America

Team Hired to Photograph Florida's Beaches for Google Street View Traumatized by Nudists

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McDonald's to spend $3B on new, remodeled Golden Arches

McDonald's Corp. said Thursday it plans to spend about $3 billion next year to open 1,500 to 1,600 new restaurants and remodel about 1,000 others.<p>As part of that expansion, it will add another window to speed up its drive-thru service.<p>The world's biggest hamburger chain, which recently has …

McDonald's

US crushes 6 tons of illegal ivory to send message to poachers, traffickers

A massive stockpile of elephant ivory was crushed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday as part of an escalating push to stamp out illegal wildlife trafficking around the world.<p>The destruction of more than six tons of seized tusks and carvings at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Look Closely, Photographer at Work in Norway

A lot of times, landscape photography means waking up well before the sun does and going on a wilderness adventure in the pre-dawn darkness all in …

Landscape Photography

AllThingsD cutting Dow Jones cord

The tech-news site is striking out after years of operating under the umbrella of Dow Jones, a unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.<p>Soon you may need to look in a new place for Uncle Walt.<p>Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, the co-executive editors of the AllThingsD Web site, are parting ways from owner …

Jony Ive: The man behind Apple's magic curtain

The reclusive and prolific Jony Ive, the man behind the Apple iPod, meets with USA TODAY for a rare interview about Apple's once and future mission.<p>CUPERTINO, Calif. — The man who designed the iPod ponders the question with furrowed brow.<p>"That's a good one," says Jony Ive, when asked what he would …

Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez Fight Reportedly Sets Live Gate Record

Link to Media<p>Recent reports have made it quite clear that Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will make a pretty penny for their highly anticipated prizefight in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Sept. 14.<p>Now we know where a good deal of that money is coming from.<p>According to <i>The Ring</i> …

Boxing

Apple: We're Not Storing An Image Of Your Fingerprint On The New iPhone

The new smartphone has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button. It lets you unlock your phone without typing in a passcode. It also lets you download apps and content from iTunes without typing in your password every time.<p>Instead of storing a photo of your fingerprint, the iPhone 5S just …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible First Look

Drop-top Gets Coupe's Updates<p>General Motors usually heavily hypes the arrival of a new Camaro, but somehow the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible did not make it into the hopper. The refreshed drop-top Camaro made its global debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show with the same updated front and rear …

The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is the quickest of them all

Who's the quickest of them all? This guy.<p>It takes a scant 3.7 seconds to kick the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S to 62 mph. That figure makes the machine the quickest in the automaker's long and storied history of damn-fast hardware. Debuting at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, the V12 Vantage S packs a …

Samsung: “Our next smartphones will have 64-bit processing functionality”

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>In a move that probably surprises no one, Samsung’s mobile business chief Shin Jong-kyun revealed that the company is working …

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid

Concepts and electric cars are definitely stealing the show at the Frankfurt Auto Show, going for the next week. However, Porsche has knocked the …

Supercars

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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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