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Mars 'Pyramid' Seen By NASA Rover Isn't Quite What It Seems

NASA's Curiosity rover has photographed a pyramid on Mars--at least that's what some paranormal enthusiasts seem to think.<p>A new YouTube video from Paranormal Crucible maintains that a photo snapped by the rover's Mastcam camera on May 7, 2015 shows a pyramid of "near perfect design and shape" and …

Rounding Up the Buccaneers' Offseason Buzz, Post-Minicamps

The conclusion of Tampa Bay Buccaneers minicamp means only training camp remains before the return of NFL football.<p>Players have just over a month before they have to report back to their teams and head into the 2015 season. While there is still much left learn about what kind of team the Bucs will …

St. Louis Rams Should Stay Patient, Wait on Nick Foles Extension

NFL general managers who don't have a franchise quarterback in their stable are constantly on a quest to find one. And so when they come across a pivot who has anything resembling a legitimate shot at becoming a franchise leader, they're usually eager to lock them up and keep them away from …

Alstott Says Jameis Is "Very, Very Professional"

Those who know Bucs icon Mike Alstott know he’s not one to say much, and not one to throw around false praise.<p>But the A-Train, a soon-to-be 2015 …

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Coach says Falcons 'have room for' 53-year-old Herschel Walker at RB

If Herschel Walker really wants to play in the NFL again, there appears to be at least one team out there willing to give him a shot.<p>Atlanta Coach Dan Quinn was asked Tuesday at a local business association meeting if the Falcons might have room for the 53-year-old running back, who just happened …

Top 25 NFL Players Under 25 Years Old

"Top prospects" lists for NFL teams are unnecessary. Top prospects are rushed onto the field and do their developing in full view of everyone.<p>So for most purposes, this list is a stand-in for that idea. We're looking for good young players who are going to have the most value going forward.<p>Before …

5 Best Marvel Comics' video games - PlayStation Universe

Comic books have been around since before the Second World War. Not only have they captivated audiences around the world …

DC Comics Repurpose DCYOU Promo Images For SDCC Exclusives

Do you remember the days when variant and exclusive covers used original images to differentiate them? Then we started getting different colour …

Lakers dilemma: Draft Okafor or trade for Cousins?

The Los Angeles Lakers have the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft and they may have a decision to make -- trade the pick in order to acquire a proven …

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GCHQ accidentally spied on itself too much

GCHQ inadvertently collected too much data on its own staff, an annual report has revealed. The error was due to a "lack of understanding" of a spy …

Here’s How To Use Siri Commands On iOS Devices With HomeKit Accessories

The first HomeKit accessories launched earlier this month, just ahead of Apple’s WWDC event (at which Apple also announced new HomeKit features coming in iOS 9). Now, additions to Apple’s HomeKit support page tell users how to use Siri, the voice-powered assistant included on iOS devices, to …

NBA Trade Rumors: Analyzing Latest Reports Before Start of 2015 NBA Draft

Thursday, the landscape of the league changes with the start of the 2015 NBA draft.<p>Of course, it already has in some ways. The Cleveland Cavaliers, fresh off the loss to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, just lost Kevin Love, who opted out of his contract, per ESPN.com's Marc Stein.<p>The …

Matt Barnes traded to Grizzlies for Luke Ridnour, according to report

The Grizzlies are adding more toughness to their perimeter rotation.<p>The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade recently acquired point guard Luke Ridnour to the Charlotte Hornets for Matt Barnes, reports Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.<p>The Grizzlies acquired Luke Ridnour on Wednesday for the …

Yahoo's trying to trick you into switching search engines

Thinking about how much you'd like to try Yahoo's search engine instead of Google or even Bing? Us neither, but you may end up with it anyway if you're not careful during your next Java update. CEO Marissa Meyer told shareholders yesterday that Yahoo has teamed with Oracle on a new partnership …

Google Street View scales new heights on El Capitan in Yosemite, California

California,Adventure travel,Climbing holidays,Maps,United States,North and Central America,Travel,Google Street View,Google,Mapping technologies,Technology,California,US news,World news<p>El Capitan, the world’s most iconic cliff face, has been mapped by Google, giving anyone online the chance to join …

Terrence Jones Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Rockets F

With the 2015 NBA draft on tap Thursday, the Houston Rockets are exploring trade options involving former first-round pick Terrence Jones.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Rockets Trying to Trade Jones<p>Thursday, June 25<p>According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein, the Rockets will attempt to trade Jones ahead of …

Public library app Hoopla adds DC comics to its lineup

DC comics have been available digitally for a while. But while some public libraries have carried physical DC titles, you couldn't check them out digitally. Starting today, though, fans of reading comics on glowing screens will be happy to learn that DC has partnered with Hoopla to bring some of …

NBA Trade Rumors: Examining Top 2015 NBA Draft-Day Buzz

It's finally NBA draft day, which means it's time to learn whether trade rumors will become reality or get chalked up as a byproduct of the Association's silly season.<p>Examining last-minute rumblings, it's becoming clear this year's draft could be one of the more hectic in recent memory for a couple …

Lakers Rumors: Assessing Los Angeles' Options for No. 2 Overall Pick

The Los Angeles Lakers were a big lottery winner when they moved up to the No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Now the question is what will happen with this valuable spot.<p>After finishing with a 21-61 record, it's clear the franchise needs a lot of help at just about every position on the floor. Even …

Microsoft ignored focus group feedback about 'leering' Clippy

What was wrong with Clippy? Well, where to start. Microsoft's now-defunct digital assistant has long been a byword for disastrous software design, but it seems there are still new lessons to be learned from the anthropomorphic paperclip's demise. One problem identified in the recent documentary</i> …

The 80,000-Volt Handcuffs That Let Cops Shock Prisoners

The quiet rise of “Stun-Cuffs” give police officers, prison guards, and bailiffs an easy way to electrify people into submission.<p>What gives an electric jolt as strong as a typical Tase but is designed for prisoners already in police custody rather than suspects not yet arrested? Wireless …

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Taliban attack parliament building in Kabul with suicide car bomb and RPGs

Afghan lawmakers voting on new defence minister forced to evacuate after armed insurgents try to storm building, injuring dozens<p>Two people, including a child, died when Taliban fighters attacked the Afghan parliament building in Kabul, injuring dozens of civilians and forcing lawmakers to evacuate …

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans will be robots' pets

Humans will be taken care of like pets should robots take over because AI will want to preserve us as part of nature<p>Apple’s early-adopting, outspoken co-founder Steve Wozniak thinks humans will be fine if robots take over the world because we’ll just become their pets.<p>After previously stating that …

Victims React to Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apology: 'Nothing Sincere'

U.S. news<p>After a long, emotional day in court that included a surprising first apology from condemned Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a few of his victims stopped outside the federal courthouse to share their reactions.<p>Two were unimpressed.<p>“I regret having ever wanted to hear him speak …

Trial for Bin Laden's son-in-law begins in New York with jury selection

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the September 11 attacks.<p>US district judge Lewis A Kaplan asked Suleiman Abu Ghaith to …

Florida woman's sentence could be tripled in stand-your-ground retrial

A Florida woman who won a retrial after being sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a “warning shot” in the direction of her violent husband has been told that her jail term could be tripled if she is convicted again.<p>Marissa Alexander could be sent to prison for a minimum of 60 years if she is …

Body of missing corrections officer found in retention pond

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What is Evidence-Based Practice and Why Do I Need to Know about It?

If you are a job seeker who is new to the field of corrections, you may hear quite a few terms or phrases that you are not familiar with. That is why …

Women Working as Correctional Officers

<i>***This is a guest blog post from Ashley Dunlap, Online Marketing Specialist for The Learning House***</i><p>The fields of criminal justice and law …