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The curious case of Frances McDormand's lost and found Oscar and more post-show party scenes

"That's my baby boy!" Frances McDormand gushed while clutching her Oscar inside the Governors Ball after her win at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday.<p>The actress was talking about her son, Pedro, but McDormand would soon be searching for her newest baby boy — her lead actress Oscar for her …

A United Plane Reportedly Made an Emergency Landing After Overheating

United isn't having a good month.<p>Two weeks after forcibly and violently removed a passenger from the plane and one week after removing an engaged couple from a plane on their way to their own wedding, United is at the center of yet another scandal.<p>Jody Genessy, a writer from Utah and a passenger on …

World's 50 Best Restaurants 2016: Osteria Francescana Tops This Year's List

For the first time in its 15-year history, the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants were announced in New York — to kick off a global tour of sorts. Next year, the awards will be held in Melbourne, Australia.<p>As for the top three winners, Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy took the …

After LinkedIn Passwords Leak, Hackers Hijack Big Name Accounts

A group of seemingly benign hackers is targeting the online accounts of several big name personalities.<p>A seemingly benign group of hackers is taking over the social media accounts of big personalities in the wake of the leak of hundreds of millions of LinkedIn passwords.<p>The group, which calls …

Google to kill Flash by default in Chrome.

Commanding two thirds or so of the browser market, Google's decision to turn off Adobe Flash by default in Chrome before 2017 seems like the end of …

Protecting the world's birds of prey, in pictures

Birds

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A fleeing giraffe, a sleeping racoon and a close encounter with a great white shark are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

What Really Happens When You Don't Turn Off Your Cell Phone on a Plane? (Video)

Cell phone use on planes has been heavily debated as the airline industry attempts to keep up with ever-changing technology. It’s standard practice …

LinkedIn Users Might Want To Change All Of Their Passwords ASAP

This is bad.<p>A 2012 LinkedIn hack was much bigger than previously expected, with well over 100 million people potentially at risk, the professional networking site announced earlier this week.<p>If you've been a member of the site for that long, it's possible that your personal details and password …

Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Step aside, Burmese python — you may no longer be Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they say it's possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there, although no one can say …

Zoology

See 17 Animals on the Verge of Going Extinct

Mountain Gorilla, Rwanda. About 880 mountain gorillas, who have thicker and more fur than other great apes, live in fo<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Panoramic …

Extinction

Twitter just collapsed to an all-time low

In early trading on Tuesday the stock fell 3% to as low as $13.90 a share, a level it had not reached since the company went public in November 2013. The broader stock market was also selling off.<p>The social network has been struggling to ramp up its number of active users.<p>When it reported …

Twitter Might Be Making A Major Change To Its 140-Character Limit

This is one Twitter change you actually won’t mind.<p>After the social network royally pissed people off earlier this year by changing up its timeline, it’s doing some damage control by giving users something they’ve desperately wanted for a while now; more characters, or at least a better use of the …

Social Media

Animal pictures of the week: 20 May 2016

US decides international crackdown after Panama Papers leaks

May 6, 2016<p>50<p>My father told me not to support Nawaz Sharif even if he became US President: Bizenjo Comments comments<p>May 6, 2016<p>58<p>US believes Russia …

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'Our children are in jeopardy': Detroit schools open, but is it too late?

<b>Detroit, Michigan (CNN) —</b> Shoniqua Kemp took her 15-year-old and 18-year-old to the museum on Tuesday morning. It wasn't a weekend and there was no school trip. In fact, there was no school at all.<p>It was the second day in a row that 47,000 students in the Detroit Public School District found …

Education

10-Year-Old Hacks Instagram; Wins $10K From Facebook

He might be too young to have a Facebook account, at least according to Mark Zuckerberg’s rules, but Jani (full name not revealed) has just been handed $10,000 by the social media giant for uncovering a flaw in Instagram. The 10-year-old Finn became the youngest ever recipient of a Facebook bug …

Once this breakthrough happens, artificial intelligence will be smarter than humans

There's no way of knowing when the machines will take over, but scientists have a prediction about the breakthrough that would have to occur in order …

5 settings every new Android owner should change

New Android phone? Take a peek at its settings. So many categories, so many options within those categories. It's enough to make your head swim.<p>And you might find yourself wondering, are the factory settings ideal? Right out of the box, is your new phone really configured for optimal performance, …

The Year’s Most Beautiful (And Bizarre) Bird Photography

Since 1905, the National Audubon Society has dedicated itself to the appreciation of birds in all their fine feathered splendor. The annual Audubon Photography Awards haven’t been around for nearly as long–just seven years–but the content is in many ways the purest expression of the Society’s …

Bye Bye Privacy: A Judge Made A Woman Unlock An iPhone

Privacy concerns are perhaps some of the most important battles that are unfolding right now. We live in an age of increased demand for privacy while using services that do their best to assure us that our information is private, but they themselves have full access to just about every little thing …

Gwadar Port Project Reveals China's Regional Power Play

GWADAR, Pakistan — A 30-by-45-foot Chinese flag draping the port authority building here projects an unmistakable message: Pakistan and China are now self-declared "iron brothers" and "all-weather friends."<p>Underpinning this relationship are some $46 billion in Chinese investments and loans to build …

Twitter's identity crisis: Is it a social network or news app?

Social Media

Kylie Jenner & 8 More Celebs Showed Off Their Sexiest Swimsuit Shots on Instagram This Week

Need some inspiration for your swimsuit selections? Kylie Jenner, Ellie Goulding and other stars who showed off their killer curves in bikinis and …