Renee Souder

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The Who Turn 50 With Birthday Gig Featuring Eddie Vedder, Liam Gallagher

The Who kick-started their 50th anniversary celebrations with a star-studded tribute concert in London last night, with Eddie Vedder, Liam Gallagher …

Eddie Vedder

NATO: Russia moving combat troops into east Ukraine

On the same day that NATO warned of Russia moving combat troops into eastern Ukraine, Russia announced Wednesday that it will restart long-range bomber flights near the U.S. from the Caribbean to the Gulf of Mexico.<p>The muscle-flexing announcement by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu came just …

The photo of Rosetta's lander on the comet isn't 'real,' but this selfie is

The European Space Agency today made history by landing a spacecraft on a comet. But the celebratory image has given rise to a new question: <i>who took this picture?</i><p>Now, there's a really good chance everyone on Twitter is "in" on the joke (i.e. <i>please don't harass anyone</i>), but for those who still …

A Night of Valor: On the Scene as Springsteen, Eminem Honor Vets in D.C.

At Tuesday night's Concert for Valor on the Mall in Washington, D.C., Bruce Springsteen played a stripped-down blues version of "Born in the U.S.A." …

Music

Virgin Galactic pilot tells of being thrown clear as spacecraft broke up

The pilot who survived last month’s Virgin Galactic disaster has told investigators how he was thrown from the disintegrating SpaceShipTwo still strapped in to his seat, nine miles above the ground and travelling at more than 600mph, according to a report released on Wednesday by the US National …

Rosetta mission lands Philae spacecraft on comet – in pictures

After a 10-year journey, Philae has landed on the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet after being launched from the space probe Rosetta. Astrophysicists hope Philae will unlock knowledge about the origins of the solar system and even life on Earth, which some believe may have started with comets …

Microsoft open-sources .NET framework and offers Visual Studio Community 2013 for free

Microsoft has been swiftly moving towards being a more open company. For example, when CEO Satya Nadella told the audience at the Windows 10 preview event that Microsoft loves Linux, it wasn’t a surprise, but rather a bold statement for a company that at one point saw Linux as a threat to its …

India mass sterilisation: ‘my wife died in tremendous pain’

Thirteen women who died in a mass sterilisation campaign in India spent their last hours in “tremendous pain”, relatives have said.<p>About 80 women attended the free government-run camp in the central state of Chhattisgarh on Saturday where they underwent laparoscopic tubectomies, usually a …

Morning at Lofoten

How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.<p>"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.<p>Simple animals …

Philae Probe Transmits Data From Comet 317 Million Miles Away

Space

Update now, Windows users: Microsoft patches critical (and old) security flaw

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Microsoft has issued emergency patches for a flaw that affects all supported versions of Windows. It’s a nasty one – a …

Some Like It Hot! See Gwyneth Paltrow's Marilyn Monroe-Inspired Campaign for Max Factor

Gwyneth Paltrow has worked many covetable red carpet makeup looks in the past, but we've never seen her quite like this! In the star's newest …

Spotify Founder to Taylor Swift: 'Our Interests Are Totally Aligned With Yours'

One week after Taylor Swift withdrew her entire catalog from Spotify, dismissing the music-streaming service and calling it "a bit like a grand …

Times Square

Playing Call of Duty has long-term learning benefits for the brain

One of academia’s most prestigious science journals just gifted video game enthusiasts with this unusually awesome opening paragraph: “Playing action video games substantially improves performance in a range of attentional, perceptual, and cognitive tasks,” writes a research team in the November …

Walmart Pumps Up Black Friday and Thanksgiving Deals

"New Black Friday" is the term being used by Walmart for its Black Friday promotions—which actually start on Thanksgiving and last for five days.<p>On …

Fodor's Approved: 10 Best Carry-On Bags for 2014

When you're traveling, it's certainly possible to cram the essentials into any old carry-on bag, but when you're on the go as often as we are here at Fodor's, you understand the difference a great bag can make. In order to find the best new carry-ons of 2014, we've rounded up an array of …

30 No-Fail Gift Ideas For Every Man In Your Life

From tech accessories to wardrobe essentials.<p>It can be difficult to buy for the men in your life, which is why we've put together a list that includes something for everyone—from the perfect set of headphones for the tech obsessed to a sleek pair of dress shoes for the 9-to-5-er. Click through to …

Amazon to begin testing same-day delivery drones in Cambridge

Amazon is planning to test drones in Cambridge, England, as the battle to offer consumers same-day deliveries heats up.<p>The US company announced with considerable fanfare late last year that it was considering using drones as a way of dramatically reducing the time it takes to deliver orders to …

Worry-Free Decluttering: 8 Things to Get Rid of that You’ll Never Even Know Are Gone

It’s one thing to get rid of items that have a lot of sentimental value. It’s easier to ditch stuff that you don’t care about, have duplicates of, or …

Why is the Rosetta comet landing so exciting?

#cometlanding is trending and we have a live stream of the momentous occasion. But why is the comet landing so exciting?<p>ESA attempts to land spacecraft on comet – live coverage Rosetta’s success will illuminate the origins of life, writes Usama Hasan Philae makes successful landing on comet See the …

This Charming Tiny House Has Everything You Need (And It Travels With You!)

The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.<p>The tiny house trend is still going strong, but even though these homes help families minimize living costs and are often dolled up in bright colors, most of us remain skeptical about how long we could actually stay in one (even if it tries to entice us …

Russian research team explores giant Siberian sinkhole

A Russian research team including scientists, a medic and a professional climber has descended to the bottom of a giant sinkhole in northern Siberia in an attempt to discover its origins.<p>The 35-metre deep sinkhole was discovered in July after an unexplained eruption that flung soil and rock 120 …

Tea Party legislator pushes to add a “license to discriminate” to Texas constitution

State Sen. Donna Campbell introduced an amendment for the second time that could codify anti-LGBT discrimination<p>Texas state Sen. Donna Campbell wasn't successful the last time she introduced a constitutional amendment to strengthen the state's existing protections for religious freedom, so she's …

Rosetta spacecraft records eerie 'song' coming off comet

Scientists have picked up on the mysterious "song" of a comet speeding through deep space.<p>European Space Agency officials have used their Rosetta …

Hands-On With Google's New, Insanely Huge Nexus 6 Smartphone

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

The personal tension between Obama, Netanyahu

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering to hide it anymore.<p>Long time observers of the U.S.-Israeli relationship struggle to remember when the personal chemistry between the leaders of the two countries was so bad. Even the Israeli prime …