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Teddy Bridgewater expected to start for Vikings vs. Packers

The Vikes got good news when an MRI cleared their starting quarterback for the short week ahead.<p>Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is expected to start on Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers after injuring his ankle in Week 4.<p>Bridgewater was impressive during his first-ever …

Jury Acquits Texas Father Of Killing Drunken Driver Who Crashed Into His Kids

A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.<p>David Barajas cried after the verdict was read and he hugged his wife, Cindy, who was also crying. He could have been sentenced to …

New clue emerges suggesting possible location of MH370

Search for plane to resume next month amid claims plane, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, could have turned south earlier than previously thought<p>The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will start within a month and take up to a year, focusing on the southern part …

Video shows Islamic State executes scores of Syrian soldiers

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters executed scores of Syrian soldiers captures when the militants seized an airbase in the province of Raqqa at the weekend, according to a video posted on You Tube on Thursday.<p>The video, confirmed as genuine by an Islamic State fighter, showed the bodies of …

An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive

“One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz, in a recent post on the topic of streaming music. “One service will dominate, it’s where we’ll all go, because we want to share, we don’t want to be left out.”<p>Music is now undeniably an …

Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life

The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their name; they can safely use lithium only in the part of the cell that supplies ions, wasting a lot of potential energy. It's good news, then, that researchers at Stanford have developed a new lithium …

That 5.5-Inch iPhone Is Still Pretty Mysterious

There comes a time in every Apple rumor’s life when it starts to feel like inevitability–when the sum of insider information, leaked images and …

This Is The Physics Lesson Of The Future, And It Looks Insanely Fun

Local Projects teams up with the New York Hall of Science to build an app that reveals the physics of the playground.<p>On a breezy spring afternoon at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, designer Jake Barton is watching a pair of middle schoolers chuck an iPod across a playground while another …

On the Hundredth Anniversary of the Start of World War I, Remembering the Part Animals Played

Horses, dogs, pigeons—even glowworms—were crucial participants in the war to end all wars.<p>Tucked between two lanes of traffic at Brook Gate, in London's leafy Hyde Park, two heavily laden mules, cast in bronze, trudge terrified but steadfast across an imaginary battlefield. In front of them, carved …

Asteroid Timing Erased the Dinosaurs?

A few million years off, and dinosaurs might have survived a big space impact.<p><b>Wrong place. Wrong time. Dinosaurs didn't have to die off, but the space impact that blasted the Earth some 66 million years ago arrived at a most inopportune moment for the long-time rulers of the planet, according to a</b> …