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Cracks may offer clues to California dam's troubles

Six months before rushing water ripped a huge hole in a channel that drains a Northern California reservoir, state inspectors said the concrete …

Water

A Conversation with Two of the Most Powerful Teens in Climbing

Ashima Shiraishi, 14, and Kai Lightner, 16, have a lot in common. Both took the climbing world by force even before they were teens. Both are full-time students who spend most of their spare time at the gym or competing. And both are incredibly mild mannered—Shiraishi and Lightner are modest about …

Carmelo Anthony says Knicks 'gotta do something' in free agency

LOS ANGELES -- Carmelo Anthony says he had a "good" conversation with Phil Jackson about issues surrounding the New York Knicks earlier this week, …

The LG Rolling Bot Is A BB-8 For Your Home

Meet your new companion. LG designed this rolling robot to do all sorts of mundane tasks around your home. It can even play with your cat — just don’t ask it to vacuum your floors. It’s not that kind of household robot.<p>About half the size of a bowling ball, the little guy can roll around your pad, …

Milwaukee Bucks: Summer Of Point Guard Decisions Ahead

With doubts cast over almost all of their options at the position, the Milwaukee Bucks could have a busy summer on the lookout for point guards.<p>The …

NBA

Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states

Comment on Work is learning and learning is the work by Matthew Van Matre

As a student of L&D, where does this manner of thinking place the future of the L&D Department? As a former teacher, I would have loved to have …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Bill Gates

Talent Analytics: Predicting HR's Way Out Of The Fog

Here’s the average amount of time recruiters spend looking at a resume: 6.25 seconds. That’s how long it takes to evaluate, by brain, whether or not a candidate is the right fit for a job. And here’s another stat: this is the thirteenth month in a row when 200,000 plus jobs have been created.<p>So, …

First smartphone running Sailfish OS 2.0 to be announced tomorrow

Competing against the current top mobile operating systems is no easy task. Android and iOS own the market, and even larger competitors like Windows Phone are struggling to keep up. Every major empire is bound to see its fall, though, and we can’t under-estimate several Nokia staff members when …

5 Topics For…Wimbledon

Wimbledon, one of the four “Grand Slam” tennis tournaments, begins Monday. Set in London, the 14-day event hosts the world’s leading tennis players, many a seemingly classy party and countless royals and celebrities. The top men’s players, including Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray, …

5 Topics For…Fourth of July

What’s America’s favorite holiday? July 4, of course. It’s the height of summer, the weather’s usually pretty fine, and we get to hang out with family and friends eating and drinking.<p>Wherever you are, you can join the festivities by following our favorite Independence Day-related topics:<p>July 4th: …

July 4th

Iceland repeals blasphemy ban after Pirate party campaign

Move to overturn the 75-year-old law, which was started following the Charlie Hebdo attacks, had faced opposition from church groups<p>Iceland has legalised blasphemy following a campaign started by the Pirate party after the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks in France. The move to repeal the …

European temps climb, pope gives thanks for some rain

PARIS (AP) — Europeans struggled Friday to find relief from unusually high temperatures, but the U.N. weather agency said the continent is better …

Heat Waves

Houthis: Saudi strikes on Yemen kill 16

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Polygamist wants to marry second wife after same-sex ruling

North Korean farmers face dry fields, drought