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Amazon is making an amazing comeback

It looks like Wall Street's love affair with Amazon has been re-Kindle-d.<p>Shares of Amazon (AMZN) rose more than 3% Monday.<p>That follows a nearly 10% pop on Friday after Amazon reported a better-than-expected profit.<p>Amazon shares have been on a tear since early February, surging about 45%. Amazon is …

US 'won't hold back from direct action on the ground in Syria to tackle Isil'

Ashton Carter suggests US is prepared to put boots on the ground in Syria for first time to tackle Islamic State<p>The American defence secretary has suggested that the Obama administration may be prepared to put boots on the ground in Syria for the first time to tackle Islamic State jihadists.<p>Ashton …

Russia risks a repeat of doomed Afghan war in Syria, says EU foreign policy chief

Russia risks being trapped in another quagmire like Afghanistan unless it helps orchestrate a political transition in Syria, the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has warned.<p>Referencing the Soviet-Afghan war, Mogherini spoke on Wednesday on the eve of a new multilateral push to end the …

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Incredible blood supermoon eclipse time lapse

Watch the beautiful rare blood-red supermoon rise over Øresund Bridge in Copenhagen before being eclipsed by the Earth<p>A photographer in Denmark has edited together a beautiful timelapse of the blood-red supermoon rising over the Øresund Bridge in Copenhagen.<p>Thomas H. shot the video overnight Sunday …

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This Is How V12 Lamborghinis Have Evolved for 50 Years

Here's What Happened to the Cast of Top Gun

You'll never guess what Goose has been up to.<p>Almost three decades later—29 years, to be exact—the official news has come: We're getting a sequel to everyone's favorite '80s shirtless-volleyball-playing Tom Cruise movie: <i>Top Gun</i>.<p>"Justin Marks is writing the screenplay right now," Skydance CEO David …

Why Is 'Batman: Arkham Knight' So Violent?

“I’m not going to kill you,” <i>Batman</i> says to a burglar in Tim Burton’s 1989 movie, a remarkable thing to say to someone you’re helding over the ledge of a roof. Like its predecessors, <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> overflows with violent scenarios pulled from this mold, encounters that seem impossible to …

Someone is breaking into underground vaults in California to sever major internet cables

This attack is part of a series of at least 11 that stretch from the San Francisco Bay Area to Sacramento that the FBI is currently investigating, according to the report. The attacks have generally occurred in concealed locations that are unmonitored by devices like security cameras.<p>"When it …

An eerie drone flight under London’s streets

Sit back and watch mesmerising footage of a drone flying through the Crossrail tunnels under London.<p>The view begins high above the London rooftops, the kind of eye-view usually seen only by crane operators working in cramped cabins. You descend at a gentle rate, dropping down until you’re at the …

Drones

15 Of The Most Exotic Beaches In The World

From colored sand to hidden caves, here are 15 of the most exotic beaches all around the world.<p>1. Honopu Beach - Kauai, Hawaii<p>If you want to get to this beach, you've got to work for it. You can't hike, boat or drive - swimming from an offshore boat is the only means of access.<p>photo: Jason …

Scotland's Answer to Energy Crisis is Making the US Look Foolish

<b>Claire Bernish<br>June 29, 2015</b><p><b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> Scotland managed to derive half of all its electricity from renewable energy sources last year—a full <i>year</i> …

More than 100 dead as militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai | Reuters

ISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and 17 soldiers were killed after simultaneous assaults on military checkpoints in North Sinai, in the deadliest fighting in years in the restive province.<p>Smoke rises in Egypt's North Sinai along the border …

The original smartwatches: Casio's history of wild wrist designs

The Apple Watch has been out for over two months now, and other modern smartwatches well before that. It’s no longer the stuff of sci-fi to consider using your watch to play music, control your TV, or track your fitness. But these are all things that you’ve been able to do for a surprisingly long …

Man, 68, Bitten by Shark While Swimming Off North Carolina's Outer Banks

A 68-year-old man swimming off the North Carolina coast was bitten by a shark Wednesday and had to be flown to the hospital — the seventh attack in three weeks.<p>The beachgoer was in just waist-deep water, about 30 feet from the shore along Ocracoke Island, when the shark bit him at midday, said …

North Carolina

Welcome To The Age Of The Micro-Singularity

You know it when it happens: All of a sudden, everyone on the Internet is talking about the same thing. What does it mean for the future of information?<p>Last month, over a billion people around the world suddenly knew the name and appearance of the very same woman, and simultaneously began …

Why the new Terminator movie had to come out this year

But that wasn't the case for "Terminator Genisys" which was rushed into production in a race against the copyright clock. If it didn't come out this year, then there might not have been thoughts of a new "Terminator" movie.<p>The "Terminator" franchise has bounced from studio to studio since the …

New shark attack reported in North Carolina

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man in his late 60s was attacked by a shark in North Carolina on Wednesday, in what was the seventh such attack in the state this year.<p>The attack occurred on the Outer Banks' Ocracoke Island. The man was swimming outside the first breaker when he came upon a gray shark, some 6-7 feet in …

Let's take a minute to talk about how crazy it is that 'Power Rangers' even exists

Of course, those news stories would also berate the series for "silly, non-menacing, obviously fake monsters, cheesy production, low-tech special effects and sometimes hokey stories." But it was a hit, because it was all about teens who beat up monsters and pilot giant dinosaur-shaped robots, two …

Isis militants behead two Syrian women for witchcraft

Islamic State militants have beheaded two women in a province in eastern Syria after accusing them of witchcraft, the first time such an execution has been carried out under the rule of the self-proclaimed caliphate, activists said.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group with …

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