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Transparent Canoe Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean Below

If you’ve ever wanted to cruise the ocean in a glass-bottom boat, then consider this transparent canoe/kayak as another fun, unconventional option. The site Hammacher Schlemmer recently started selling the clear polymer hull that seats two people and supports up to 425 pounds of weight. As you …

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The new $29 Nokia 215 is Microsoft's cheapest internet phone

The 2G handset is aimed at developing markets in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East<p>Nokia always had a reputation for building well-made, affordable handsets that appeal to the hundreds of millions around the world who can’t afford full-fat smartphones — and Microsoft is apparently keen to continue …

Rams owner Stan Kroenke reveals plans to build NFL stadium in LA area

St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke has plans to build an NFL stadium near Los Angeles, which hasn't had an NFL team since 1994.<p>Los Angeles hasn't had …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

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Serena Williams stops match for a coffee after losing first set 0-6 - and recovers to win

Lethargic star transforms fortunes against Flavia Pennetta after break for espresso<p>Serena Williams interrupted her Hopman Cup match against Flavia Pennetta to ask the umpire if she could have a coffee. An espresso was duly delivered to the court and Williams recovered from losing the first set 6-0 …

Danger of ice particles in AirAsia crash puts spotlight on Winnipeg test facility

A winter's day in Winnipeg is a far cry from the stormy tropics. But for Brent Ostermann that makes it the perfect place to wreak havoc on aircraft engines in a way that could prevent disaster thousands of feet up and half a world away.<p>"What we're testing for is how ice buildup can happen … and how …

Brutal cold will chill 70% of the U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know it's going to be bad when 0 degrees Fahrenheit (-17 Celsius) will be the high temperature.<p>But that's what parts of Minnesota will experience this week. And plenty of others will be freezing as well.<p>"We're looking at 50 million people in 24 states that are going to see some of the …

Nine people choke to death eating mochi rice cakes in Japan

Traditional consumption of mochi rice cakes during New Year celebrations leaves 13 more people in serious condition<p>Japan’s habitual New Year killer has struck again, after nine people were reported to have died in recent days from choking on rice cakes.<p>Mochi – glutinous cakes of pounded rice – are …

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NFL stadium in Inglewood could mean a billion dollars, 40,000 jobs

If<p>Rams owner Stan Kroenke has his way, an NFL stadium will be built in Inglewood.<p>What would that mean for this L.A. County city, a mostly low-income area where the majority of residents are African American and Latino?<p>A billion dollars per year for the local economy plus 40,000 new jobs -- many of …

Intel’s 5th Gen Core processors are finally, really here

Better graphics and much better battery life are leading to the best laptops we've yet seen<p>The Broadwell codename has been on Intel's lips for many months now. The big chipmaker's move to 14nm production has proven bumpy and delayed the anticipated launch of its latest processor family, but today …

47 Times Diane Keaton Looked Exactly Like Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton is by far one of our favorite women in Hollywood. She's candid about all the men she wants to kiss, wears her laugh lines with pride and of course, has one of the most iconic wardrobes of any celebrity <i>ever</i>.<p>If the actress, who turns 69 years old on Monday, has taught us anything, it's …

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