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ISIS fight in new phase, Obama says

The decision to increase U.S. troop deployments to Iraq isn't a sign the U.S. strategy against ISIS is failing, but rather a signal the campaign is entering a new phase, President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast Sunday on the CBS news program "Face the Nation."<p>The additional 1,500 …

The Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes

Hollywood pulls out all the stops when it comes to dressing up and Halloween is no exception. And judging by Instagram, the holiday is always a …

Branson mourns SpaceShipTwo pilot, says space travel worth its risks

Days after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo disintegrated above California, killing one of its co-pilots, Virgin founder Richard Branson says making commercial space travel a reality is worth the risks involved.<p>The accident killed co-pilot Michael Tyner Alsbury and injured co-pilot Peter Siebold, who …

Setting Insect Data To Music Helps Scientists Find Patterns

The music let you notice the emergent pattern in cicada-singing right away.<p>Well, it certainly sounds nicer than real cicadas would otherwise. To help them analyze data they had recorded about when cicadas sing, a team of scientists set their data to music. The musical notes—which replace recordings …

'You Have The Right To Remain Silent.' Or Do You?

"You have the right to remain silent."<p>Any devotee of TV crime dramas or police procedural shows hears the phrase regularly. But new court decisions in recent years have chipped away at that principle.<p>Take the case of California resident Richard Tom. In 2007, he broadsided a car, injuring a girl and …

Clean-shaven Jesus found on 4th-century glass plate

The discovery of a glass plate depicting Christ that dates to the fourth century AD may lead to a new understanding of the history of Christianity in Spain.<p>“We were afraid to say what we believed at first, because it forces us to rethink the history of Christian Spain,” said Marcelo Castro, an …

Airstrikes pound ISIS targets; bomb blasts kill 30 schoolchildren in Syria

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria?<p>As Turkish soldiers and tanks took up position along the border …

Here's Why Thousands of Walruses Are Gathering on Alaska's Shore

Nearly 35,000 walruses were discovered this month on a northwest Alaskan shore as result of being unable to find sea ice to rest upon, a problem …

Global Warming

Arrest made after Arkansas real estate agent vanishes on job

A manhunt for a 33-year-old sought in the disappearance of an Arkansas real estate agent ended with his arrest Monday, police say.<p>The Little Rock Police Department arrested Arron Lewis, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, after an arrest warrant issued Sunday said he was charged with kidnapping. The warrant …

Epic: Marijuana Legalization Vote in Alaska, 4K, 5 million views!

Dark matter? Scientists closer to seeing a vast, invisible universe

Take a look around you, and in your mind's eye, randomly wipe out all but a small fraction of what you can see. Pretend the vast rest of reality is there but invisible.<p>You'd probably like a device that helps you see much more of it.<p>Scientists working at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear …

How Gorilla Poop Could Help Stop Ebola

A new way of tracking the deadly virus that's spreading through West Africa<p>Police drove through Kroo Bay this morning, past the open sewers and snuffling pigs, yelling at people to go inside—largely to no avail. All the 14,000 residents of the shanty town in Freeport, Sierra Leone, had been ordered …

Kerry 'surprised' by Foley family reaction

The U.S. government Friday defended its handling of James Foley's case after the slain journalist's mother told CNN that officials suggested the family could be charged if they tried to raise money to free him.<p>Saying everything possible had been done to bring the journalist home, State Department …

The Time NASA Lost a Mars Orbiter Because of a Metric System Mixup

Using the metric system onboard a spacecraft and imperial on the ground can have disastrous consequences.<p>From the Viking landers to our now more than ten years of continual roving on the red planet, NASA has had a lot of success exploring Mars. But one instance sticks out as an unfortunate blemish …

Space

Weather Channel Android app gets major redesign in latest update

The highly popular Weather Channel Android app got an update late on Friday in the Google Play Store, presenting its users with an all new user …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play Store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

5 Android apps you can't miss this week - Google Play Weekly

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! This week we talk about Rocket Player’s return to the Google Play Store. Google has cleaned up all of the Swing Copter clones which is a good thing. As it turns out, Amazon bought Twitch and not Google. A new study came out that shows that mobile usage trumps …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini starts shipping in the UK August 7

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is set to begin shipping in the UK on August 7. The phone, announced earlier this month, is currently available for …

LG G3 will soon be offered in Moon Violet and Burgundy Red, starting in August

When LG first took the veil off the LG G3 in May, the company introduced the handset in five colors: Shine Gold, Metallic Black, Silk White, Burgundy Red and Moon Violet. Since then, we’ve seen the LG G3 arrive to all major markets across the globe including all four major U.S. Carriers, but …

The Information: Nexus phablet is happening, Android Silver's future uncertain

Over the weekend we reported on a new rumor claiming that the next Nexus handset would not only be built by Motorola, it would be a massive 5.9-inch device with the codename Shamu. Lending a little extra weight to the rumor, <i>the Information</i> says that they have now verified with “three people with …

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