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Calais 'Jungle': Thousands of migrants leave as France begins clearing camp

<b>Calais, France (CNN) —</b> French authorities began clearing the "Jungle" refugee camp on Monday, busing out more than 2,000 people by the afternoon as the country readies to raze the patch of wasteland where thousands have made temporary homes.<p>An old hangar in the port city of Calais was converted …

North Africa

RANKED: The 15 best car innovations of 2016 so far

Cars are becoming more like giant computers on wheels everyday.<p>We're not just talking about advancements in driverless tech, either. Automakers know that cars today have to be smart and easy to use, and that means including innovative features like virtual displays or even drone landing pads.<p>A lot …

The 5 Worst Things You Can Do After You Lose Your Job | Inc.com

When boss yanks your job out from under your feet, the result can be devastating. Whether you're fired because of misbehavior on your part or a mistake on the company's part, it feels awful. If you're laid off, you at least have the comfort of knowing it wasn't your fault, but that doesn't change …

Employment

Satan’s Ten Strategies Against You

<i>. . . that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.</i> –2 Corinthians 2:11One of the most sobering facts about life …

Theology

NYT Litigates Decades-Old Trump Taxes, Passes on Hillary Scandals

In an attempt to further hinder Donald Trump’s efforts to win the presidency, The New York Times printed decades-old tax returns filed by the GOP …

3tags.org

3D Modeling Reveals the Beauty of Pompeii Before Its Destruction

By combining archaeology with 3D computer modeling, European researchers have digitally reconstructed a house in Pompeii, showing how lavish and …

Archaeology

Inside the world's largest classic car restorer

Where in the world can you find more than 200 people working in one classic car restoration complex – with vast hangar-like halls for bodywork, for Jaguar, for Rolls-Royce and Mercedes, for future projects and more?<p>Surprisingly, the answer is not the United States, UK, Australia or anywhere in …

Classic Cars

Book a night in NYC's first shipping container home for just $96 a night

1/14<p>Williamsburg Shipping Container Home<p>If you've always wondered what it's like to live in a shipping container home, now you can try one out for a …

The new PlayStation VR comes with an adorable miniature PlayStation 4

It is, frankly speaking, <i>adorable</i>.<p>On the flipside, Sony's releasing a cutting edge virtual reality headset in PlayStation VR for the PlayStation 4. It's a $400 headset that enables high-end virtual reality games and experiences right in your living room, and it's all powered by the PlayStation 4 you …

Van Gogh masterpieces stolen from Amsterdam in daring heist 14 years ago turn up in Italian mafia's country mansion

Two famous Van Gogh masterpieces stolen in a daring heist from an Amsterdam museum 14 years ago have been found in an Italian country home owned by an alleged drug boss with links to the Naples Camorra.<p>The paintings, estimated to be worth a total €100 million (£86 million), were stolen from the Van …

Art

Man Walks Into Apple Store, Destroys a Dozen iPhones in Less Than a Minute

Ouch. That's going to leave a mark.<p><b>Question:</b> What happens when an extremely disgruntled Apple customer loses control of his emotions?<p><b>Answer:</b> He walks into an Apple store and destroys thousands of dollars of merchandise in under a minute.<p>You know, like this:<p>According to <i>the Verge,</i> the man entered an …

Pristine pressed flower among 'jaw-dropping' bronze age finds

Ritual offerings unearthed at Lancashire site discovered by metal detectorist include weapons, jewellery and ornaments<p>A 3,000-year-old complete pressed flower is among the “absolutely jaw-dropping” late bronze age finds unearthed in Lancashire.<p>The thistle flower appears to have been deliberately …

Archaeology

Joakim Noah Explains Decision to Skip Knicks Dinner with West Point Cadets

New York Knicks center Joakim Noah said Friday his decision to skip a team dinner at the United States Military Academy was due to an "anti-war stance."<p>Frank Isola of the <i>New York Daily News</i> passed along Noah's explanation one day after his teammates were involved in a series of activities with the …

Basketball

3 Cheap Growth Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

Image source: Getty Images.<p>With the stock market in nearly nonstop rally mode over the past six years, investors haven't needed to look far to uncover an abundance of growth stocks. But not all growth stocks are created equal: While some could still deliver extraordinary gains, others appear …

Investing

7 Wonders Of The World | Ancient And Modern 7 Wonders

<b>The list of the original 7 wonders of the world dates back over 2000 years. They were the most notable man-made structures known to the Ancient</b> …

The biggest real estate bubble isn’t in London, San Francisco, or New York

That’s not to say that housing in London, San Francisco, and New York isn’t extremely expensive, gouged by foreign demand and sparse on space for new buildings. But it could be worse—it could be Vancouver.<p>According to UBS’s so-called Global Real Estate Bubble index, the number of cities at risk of …

Real Estate

Is There Anything Prettier Than a Vintage Ferrari?

As far as classic cars go, only a few stand out from the rest. Case in point, the Ferrari 275 GTB. Produced between 1964 and 1968, the two-seat front-engine Gran Tusimo Berglinetta was the first Ferrari to have a transaxle incorporated within a Pinifarina designed coupe body. Only 440,275 GTBs were …

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day | Inc.com

He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation and uncertainty stop them from acting on an idea. (Fear of the unknown and …

Self-improvement

Muslim woman in religious garb set on fire while shopping

A Muslim woman wearing religious clothing was set on fire by a stranger as she perused the windows on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan over the weekend, …

Two Experts Envision Trade Under Trump: Goodbye, Wal-Mart

If Trump has his way on trade, consumers, companies and workers would suffer. Not to mention the economy.<p>Donald Trump threatens to revoke the North American Free Trade Agreement and impose stiff tariffs on imports from China or products made by U.S. companies abroad. Hillary Clinton opposes the …