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World's Biggest Aircraft Nails Critical Test Flight

It's a plane, it's a blimp … it's the world's largest aircraft.<p>A massive airship dubbed the Airlander 10 recently completed a successful test flight, bringing the helium-filled behemoth one step closer to commercial use.<p>Though it looks like a massive blimp, the Airlander 10 combines technology from …

Xbox One backward compatibility sale: Discounted Xbox 360 titles will be on Xbox Marketplace soon

Xbox One backward compatibility is one of the areas that Microsoft has the advantage over Sony. While PS Now and Classics on PlayStation 4 allow you …

Drink This Before Sleep And Wake Up With Less Weight Every Day! - 365 - Healthy Days

In the world today honey is really popular because of the benefits it has. There are many health nutrients in honey and honey and cinnamon are one of …

Play Rainbow Six Siege for free this weekend

Get ready for Operation Velvet Shell<p>Ubisoft is holding a free weekend for <i>Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege</i> between Thursday, Feb. 2 and Sunday, Feb. 5, the publisher announced today.<p>Players on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One will be able to take part in the free weekend. Ubisoft says the free …

3 Things We Learned About Nintendo Switch on The Tonight Show

Nintendo Switch demo on The Tonight Show’s shed a little more light on the home console/handheld hybrid.<p>Nintendo gave the Tonight Show with Jimmy …

From the fiendish classic that tests your sausage-cooking skills to the summer of Jigglypuffs and a return to first world war battlefields, here are 2016’s best video games<p>In some ways, the fourth title in Naughty Dog’s wildly successful action adventure series looks like the archetypal …

Dark Souls

Season's First Arctic Blast Brings Subzero Temperatures to Plains

The first arctic blast of the season has hit — blanketing parts of the Rockies and Plains with subzero temperatures early Thursday and heralding a bitter freeze that will affect more than 200 million people.<p>But meteorologists are warning about a second, perhaps even colder chill that could spread …

Elite: Dangerous Coming to PS4 With PS4 Pro Support in 2017

Following its launch on PC and Xbox One, space game Elite: Dangerous is headed to PlayStation 4 and it will have PS4 Pro support.<p>Frontier Developments said today that the game will launch sometime between April and June in 2017. A new trailer has also been released:<p>PS4-specific features include …

5 Things You Should Never Do Before Bed

<b>5 Things You Should Never Do Before Bed</b><p>This is one essential necessity for the human body- Sleep. Without it, you will definitely have a nervous …

Parents, put the phone down — after you read this

OK, kids, a quick moment to gloat: As it turns out, it’s not just you; it’s us parents too. We just can’t stop staring at screens.<p>That’s the result of a new national survey suggesting that parents spend nine hours a day plugged into tech, with only an hour and a half of it dedicated to work and …

Parenting

3 reasons why Clemson will win the College Football Playoff

With another ACC championship in hand, Clemson is back in the College Football Playoff, this time as the No. 2 seed.<p>The Tigers get Ohio State in the …

Apple to replace iPhone 6s batteries after fault causes some to randomly shut down

Apple has admitted that a manufacturing fault has been causing some iPhone 6s devices to switch off at random even when they have a significant amount of battery.<p>Apple said it would fix the iPhone 6s handsets that shutdown unexpectedly for free. It added that the problem affects some devices …

Apple sends the iPhone 4 to the land of obsolete gadgets

The iPhone 4, which was first unveiled in June 2010, and the 2010 MacBook Air, are now obsolete in most of the world, and "vintage" in California and Turkey, Apple announced on its obsolete products webpage on November 2.<p>The 2010 version of the MacBook Air was a major redesign and the first Apple …

How to use your fitness tracker to actually get fit - a comprehensive guide

If you love Android and technology as much as we do, then there’s a good chance that you have at least one fitness tracker hanging around the house. The promise of being able to view all your health stats, to monitor your steps and heart rate and perhaps to receive notifications right on your wrist …

Trump, Clinton wage scorched-earth debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump will live to fight another day -- but it took the nastiest, most bitterly personal presidential debate in recent memory for the Republican nominee to stanch the downward plunge.<p>Trump's campaign was in free fall when he entered the debate hall Sunday night, reeling from the …

Parents Still Pushing for Answers in Son Robin Putnam’s Mysterious Death

Robin Putnam Robin Putnam, find Home Facebook<p>There is a lot of frustration surrounding Robin Putnam's case.<p>Frustration stemming from his mysterious disappearance while on an Amtrack train trip home to see is parents. Frustration over the lack of details discovered in the days and weeks following. …

This Is the Best DIY Anti-Bacterial Spray Ever

Clean your home and freshen it at the same time with this DIY eco-friendly anti-bacterial spray. It's made with natural ingredients that disinfect …

Coffins float down Louisiana's flooded streets as residents warned of snakes and disease

Louisiana’s struggling residents, forced from their homes by once-in-500-year floods, are being warned against disease, animal infestations and snake bites as they contemplate returning to their devastated communities.<p>On Monday 20,000 people had been evacuated, and President Barack Obama had …

Watching Olympics coverage in VR is fun, but TV is still better

Many people complained about the tape delay and excessive ads for NBC's Rio 2016 Olympics opening ceremony coverage, but there <i>was</i> another option. If you had a Samsung Gear VR headset and were willing to wait a day, you could watch it in 360-degree video as if you were at Rio's Maracanã Stadium. …

Virtual Reality

How to change your nickname in Pokémon Go for Android

Along with version 0.33.0 of Pokémon Go, Niantic Labs now allows you to change your Trainer nickname — but only once per account, so be sure about it!<p>…

The device, which will retail at £349, will be one of the cheapest available, with experts predicting it could take VR technology to the mass-market<p>A major consumer electronics firm has become the first to launch a mass-market virtual reality headset, in what could be the move that takes VR …

Virtual Reality

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

60+ Festive and Beautiful Ways to Decorate with Christmas Garlands

Spruce up your home with garlands this Christmas.<p>Check out these creative ways to use garlands to spruce up your home for the holidays.

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Quick thinking averted massacre at Paris attacks stadium

But while their terrorist associates in the city center of Paris killed 128 people in gun and suicide bomb attacks, the three assailants who blew themselves up outside the Stade de France added just one more body to the overall count of 129.<p>A combination of solid security at the huge arena, quick …

Slow Cooker Recipe: Chicken And White Bean Chili

While there are so many tasty red bean, beef or turkey chili recipes out there, we like a somewhat lighter variety. Still packed with flavor, this …