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Apple's Devious U2 Album Giveaway Is Even Worse Than Spam

Last week, Apple gave us all a gift called <i>Songs of Innocence</i>. On Monday, it released instructions on how to give that gift back.<p>The company concluded …

Portugal: huge cocaine shipment found in boxes of supermarket bananas

Portuguese police have seized 237 kilograms of cocaine inside shipments of bananas from Colombia.<p>The boxes of fruit had been delivered to a warehouse in the north of the country and then distributed seven branches of the German supermarket chain Lidl.<p>Portuguese media reported that the police were …

This Perspective-Skewing Public Artwork Encompasses 99 Buildings

To put it all together, you'll have to trek to a vantage point on top of a Belgian hotel.<p>From street level, Belgium's newest monumental artwork looks as if someone went wild on the sides and roofs of buildings all over a chunk of one of its cities with a paint roller.<p>But when viewed from a specific …

Designers recreate stone age tools with space age technology

For more than a million years, the simple stone hand axe was one of our most important tools, but in the age of smartphones and virtual reality it can be hard to understand how revolutionary it really was. In their design series "Man Made," Dov Ganchrow and Ami Drach use 3D printing to make the …

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

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Most expensive rescue in German history as man begins second week trapped 3000 feet underground in cave

Johann Westhauser has lain in the icy dark beneath the Bavarian Alps while doctors struggle to reach him and treat him for brain injury after accident<p>For seven days, more than 200 people have battled round the clock to save a seriously injured caver trapped 3,200 feet below the ground, in what is …

Mom: 3-year-old forced to urinate in seat on plane

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman says she was nearly kicked off a flight after her 3-year-old was forced to urinate in her seat.<p>Jennifer Deveraux …

Thieves Nab 13,000 Diapers From North Carolina Non-Profit

A rash of diaper thefts swept through North Carolina over the weekend.<p>Like a scene straight out of <i>Raising Arizona</i>, 10,000 and 13,000 diapers were …

Final scene is cool, but the side-by-side with the greenscreen is awesome!

In New Video, Boko Haram Leader Declares War On World Leaders And Abraham Lincoln

In a new clip released online, the leader of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram declares war on the West, denouncing a number of world leaders, as well as Abraham Lincoln.<p>The grainy video was released by the New York Times on Monday and shows a gun-toting Abubakar Shekau reading from a script …

Territorial Army captain resigns over Afghanistan book

A captain in the Territorial Army has resigned after a dispute with the Ministry of Defence over a book he has written that is critical of the conduct of the campaign in Afghanistan's Helmand province.<p>The MoD commissioned the book by Dr Mike Martin, but took exception to parts of the account. The …

Smartphones, smart TVs, and now... smart diapers?

Imagine this: You're sitting in your living room watching the season premiere of "Game of Thrones" when suddenly you get a text message from your 2-month-old daughter saying her diaper needs to be changed. No, she's not a super-smart infant who learned how to text at birth -- but her diaper is …

Anti-Social Networking App Helps You Avoid Friends You Don't Like

A new app claims to be the social network for the anti-social.<p>While most social media apps focus on helping you get closer to your friends, Cloak …

LEGO Computer Keyboard

This is a fully functional computer keyboard built using LEGO parts. Details can be seen in the video, more info below.<p>I actually built the first …

Transsexual Fetish Website Gets 3,000 Hits at UK Parliament

Parliamentary computers used by MPs, peers and civil servants were used to access a fetish and bondage website more than 3,000 times last year.<p>The …