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Flights canceled as record air pollution chokes Shanghai

The highest possible health warning has been issued for the city<p>Smog has all but choked the life out of Shanghai Friday, as authorities issued the highest possible health warning for the city. Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled, schoolchildren were forced indoors (where conditions weren't …

Scary smart! Clever crocodiles, alligators use sticks to lure prey

As if crocodiles and alligators weren't terrifying enough, scientists have discovered that these ancient, sharp-toothed beasts are incredibly cunning. So clever that they use lures to trap and gobble unsuspecting birds.<p>The discovery in two crocodilian species — mugger crocodiles and American …


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The World's Largest Vessel Enters The Water In South Korea

Shell has just floated the hull of the world's largest vessel out of its dry dock in South Korea. It's so massive that if you stood it up, it would be 1,601 feet tall, reaching higher into the sky than the Empire State Building.<p>The vessel, called the Prelude, will actually be used more as a …

Google's humanoid robots take on Amazon's courier drones

Android developer Andy Rubin leads new robotics division that aims to complete online shopping with home delivery by droids<p>Online shopping is not the most glamorous aspect of the digital revolution, but it has just become the latest Silicon Valley battleground, with droids racing drones to become …

Unarmed Man Charged With Assaulting Bystanders Who Were Actually Shot by Police

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A police shooting incident near Times Square back in September, has led to a unique legal situation …


Biggest-ever fast food strike today! Thousands to walk out across 100 cities

Major escalation makes U.S. history. Here’s why it matters, and what victory could mean<p>Thousands of fast food workers plan to walk off the job in 100 U.S. cities today, a major escalation in labor’s strongest-ever challenge to an industry that’s become ever more central to the present and future of …

If an ayatollah tweets in Iran, who hears it?

As Iran's leadership embraces Facebook and Twitter, its citizens remain blockaded behind firewalls and filters<p><i>Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran. (Flickr /</i> <i>Asian Media</i><i>)</i><p>Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is the Supreme Leader of Iran. He's devout, conservative, and fiercely anti-Western. …