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US murder rate sees sharp increase in 2015

<b>Murder rates have increased sharply across the US in 2015, with at least 30 cities reporting a rise in violence.</b><p>Experts say factors may vary from city to city, but no-one really knows what has caused the trend, which was first identified this summer.<p>The latest figures obtained by the New York Times …

Police Shoot Homeowner and Kill His Dog After Showing Up at Wrong House

A homeowner and police officer were shot and injured after three Atlanta-area cops arrived at the wrong house while investigating suspicious activity …

Video shows deputies shooting San Antonio man whose hands were raised

San Antonio officials expect to conclude their investigation this week into the fatal shooting of a Texas man who appeared to have his hands up when he was fired on by sheriff's deputies during an encounter captured on video.<p>Civil rights advocates expressed outrage Tuesday over the shooting and …

The Secret Reason Avocado Is The Magic Weight Loss Food

Trendy, popular and a bit of an overachiever in the health department, avocado is like the homecoming queen of the fats parade.<p>Avocado is actually a …

China lands Jade Rabbit robot rover on Moon

<b>China says it has successfully landed a craft carrying a robotic rover on the surface of the Moon, the first soft landing there for 37 years.</b><p>On Saturday afternoon (GMT), a landing module used thrusters to touch down, marking the latest step in China's ambitious space exploration programme.<p>Several …

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College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

Google's New TV Gadget, the Chromecast

Chromecast doesn't so much "solve a problem" so much as create a new one: Why can't I put my content, whatever it is, on any screen I encounter, at the touch of a button?<p>For the past couple days, I've been playing with Google's new $35 device for your TV, the Chromecast. It works simply: You plug …

Nexus 7 finds Apple napping

Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder.<p>It is, in a way, the (rumored) iPad Mini Retina wrapped in Android 4.3.<p>Here's the deal: If you can find most of the apps you need on Google's Play Store and would like a small …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

The sign on the right notes the Albemarle County Line! Click "LIKE" if you plan on crossing into it soon! (Photo: Flickr User smilla4)

Our University of Virginia has been named "The Smartest Party School In The Country" by Buzzfeed. Thoughts? (Photo: Lisa Lotts-Sanner) http://www.buzzfeed.com/jakel11/the-smartest-party-schools-in-the-country

LIKE to congratulate Chris Davis on being named AL Player of the Week after his huge Opening Week!

Evening light tonight on Mt. Edwards and Gunsight Mountain. (bh)

It's a wonderful world and today is proof. Who agrees? (Photo: James Marshall)

PhotosNormandie: An Online Archive of 3,000+ CC Photos from WWII

One of the benefits of the digital age is widespread access to archives that might otherwise never be seen by more than a few people. A good example …

In 42% of Companies, The Best Workers Are The Least Engaged

More than a third of companies are so dysfunctional, the best people don’t really care about what they’re doing and the worst people don’t know that they are doing a lousy job. Those are the findings of a new study by Leadership IQ, a twelve-year-old Washington, D.C. company that does employee …

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Davis' go-ahead grand slam | 04/05/2013 | MLB.com

4/5/13: Chris Davis launches a grand slam to left to put the Orioles ahead of the Twins 9-5 in the bottom of the eighth inning

BigPic: What Does This Photo, Taken From The ISS, Show?

Where on Earth...?<p>Canadian astronaut and expedition commander Chris Hadfield shared this photo from the International Space Station today. He thought it looked like "mouthwatering generous folds of icing"; to me, it looked more like a slice of walnut-studded cake. It's actually a photo of sand …

Turtles: Little change in 210 million years

<b>WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) —</b> About one-third the evolutionary rate of humans, the western painted turtle’s evolution is like its speed on the …

See imagery of the Earth from the first weather satellite, taken 53 years ago

The first weather satellite to successfully report global weather data from space was launched 53 years ago this week. The TIROS-1 satellite took off on April 1, 1960 from Cape Canaveral, and for 78 days relayed imagery of cloud-covering on the Earth. The mission came from a partnership between …

Comet PANSTARRS near Andromeda galaxy

Look for Comet PANSTARRS in early April 2013 near the Andromeda Galaxy.<p>Have you been able to see Comet PANSTARRS? It’s still up there, visible in …

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SSEC Geostationary Satellite Imagery

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MLB Team Revenues Show The True Disparity Between The Haves And Have Nots

Below is a look at the revenues generated by each Major League Baseball team in 2012 as calculated by <i>Forbes.com</i> for their annual franchise valuations.<p>Overall, revenues rose an average of 7%, up to $227 million. However, thanks to the huge revenues generated by the Red Sox and Yankees, 19 of the 30 …