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Forget 101 Dalmatians! Sea of 361 Golden Retrievers floods the Scottish manor where the first four puppies (the ancestors of them all) were bred 150 years ago

Forget 101 dalmatians. For a gathering of adorable dogs, nothing quite beats 361 golden retrievers.<p>Yesterday the much-loved breed was celebrated at …

Pets

Adorable Winners of the 2018 Dog Photographer of the Year Contest

The Kennel Club has just announced the winners of the 2018 <i>Dog Photographer of the Year</i> contest, revealing an adorable collection of dog photos that capture a diverse range of canine characters. From playful pups to long-time loyal friends, the winning photographs were chosen from almost 10,000 …

Pets

Gas prices explode in Southern California

LOS ANGELES -- While the rest of the country basks in relatively low, stable fuel prices, vacationers and residents here are suddenly feeling a rush of pain at the pump.<p>Gas prices in nation's driving Mecca have shot up 40 or more cents a gallon since the start of the weekend.<p>The average gas price …

Breathtaking Colorized Photos Show the Horror of the War in the Pacific During World War II

Stunning photos of the US Army during the War in the Pacific have been brought to life through vivid colorization. The breathtaking images capture …

Melissa McCarthy: From $5 in the Bank to Million-Dollar Mogul

If you step up to a negotiating table in Hollywood, pray you never find yourself on the other side of Melissa McCarthy’s “fists of justice.” That’s how her husband, comedian and <i>Bridesmaids</i> costar Ben Falcone, refers to the 47-year-old actress’s fiery resolve to get the roles and production deals …

Citizen Zuck: The making of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg

<i>"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up." <br>-Pablo Picasso</i><br>(Listed on Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook profile under "Favorite Quotes")<p><b>There's a story</b> about Mark Zuckerberg visiting his hometown of Dobbs Ferry, New York: A few years ago<b>,</b> he and his wife, Priscilla …

Sandra Oh’s Been Waiting 30 Years for a Show Like Killing Eve

The actress opens up about the thrilling new series, her post-Grey’s Anatomy career, and her thoughts on Ellen Pompeo’s heroic salary negotiations.<p>For four years after she left <i>Grey’s Anatomy,</i> <b>Sandra Oh</b> waited. She waited for offers to come in, juicy scripts that could come alive in the hands of her …

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Journalism

Trump thrives in areas that lack traditional news outlets

Relentless use of social media and partisan outlets helped him swamp Clinton and exceed Romney’s performance in places lacking trusted local news media.<p>President Donald Trump’s attacks on the mainstream media may be rooted in statistical reality: An extensive review of subscription data and …

Journalism

Meet the lawmakers who could give Zuckerberg hell

Lawmakers will get the chance to grill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week about the company’s data practices, its role in elections, and whatever …

Lessons From Europe's Densest Neighborhoods

Examine the densest areas in each country and you’ll find some striking trends: Many were built in the same era for the same reasons, but their current popularity is a far cry from where they began.<p>In the sprawl of a contemporary North American city, it can be tempting to envy urban Europe for its …

Urbanism

Curiosity's sweeping Mars panorama shows how far it's come

After over five years on Mars, the Curiosity rover has done a lot of science and taken a few knocks. While trekking up Mount Sharp recently, however, it paused at Vera Rubin Ridge during a rare period of clear weather. There, it used its mast camera to snap 16 images that NASA assembled into a …

Astrophysicists Have Built The Most Detailed Simulation of The Universe Ever Created

1 billion light years in a supercomputer.<p>Saying our Universe is a big place is a bit of an understatement. And with recent advances in our …

Conspiracy theorists are already making wild claims about the Amtrak train full of Republican lawmakers that collided with a truck in Virginia

Following a Wednesday-morning train crash that killed one person and severely injured another in the Washington, DC, area, conspiracy theorists attempted to commandeer the story on social media.<p>The Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers and their family members from Washington to an annual …

Conspiracies

50 Years Ago in Photos: A Look Back at 1968

A half-century ago, much of the world appeared to be in a state of crisis. Protests erupted in France, Czechoslovakia. Germany, Mexico, Brazil, the United States, and many other places. Some of these protests ended peacefully; many were put down harshly. Two of the biggest catalysts for protest …

The Mystery of the Exiled Billionaire Whistle-Blower

On a recent Saturday afternoon, an exiled Chinese billionaire named Guo Wengui was holding forth in his New York apartment, sipping tea while an assistant lingered quietly just outside the door, slipping in occasionally to keep Guo’s glass cup perfectly full. The tycoon’s Twitter account had been …

8 tips for being a better developer - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

Front-end development is ever-changing, and we often find ourselves needing to change with it. Whether it’s the next big framework or language, there …

Kotlin Expected to Surpass Java as Android Default Programming Language for Apps

A new report released earlier this week estimates that Kotlin will surpass Java as the primary programming language used for Android apps by December …

Android News

I Copied Kim K & Her Sisters’ Instagrams For My Vacay Pics & Here’s What Happened

Here’s the deal: I went on vacation to a trendy Palm Springs resort, and I didn’t want to come home with a bunch of lackluster Instagram pics. So, I …

Kourtney Kardashian

​Supreme Court ends venue-shopping for 'patent trolls'

The US Supreme Court handed down a ruling Monday that's going to make life much harder for so-called "patent trolls" and will have significant implications for patent-rich Silicon Valley companies.<p>In a unanimous decision in the case TC Heartland v. Kraft Food Group Brands, the high court overturned …

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster

The most infamous ticket scalper of all time used bots to buy millions of tickets. Now he wants to stop them.<p><b>A version of this story appeared in the February issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>In February 2005, after the band won its third Grammy of the night, U2 drummer Larry Mullen …

The Dalai Lama explains the most effective way to deal with your anger

Anger is something we all experience, but it is an incredibly difficult challenge to deal with our anger in a constructive way.<br>That’s why it’s useful …

20 Life-Changing Books You Must Add to Your List for 2017

Every book on this list has the power to change your life.<p>The magical thing about books is that they have the power to change your life. It's a big reason why reading is an activity shared by the most successful people on earth.<p>The right book at the right time is priceless. With the investment of a …

Self-improvement

The Insanely Popular Chinese News App That You’ve Never Heard Of - MIT Technology Review

Inside the offices of Toutiao, it’s hard to tell you’re just outside of Beijing and not in the heart of Silicon Valley.<p>The walls are decorated with …

You Can Easily Read An Entire Book In One Day (With These 4 Skills)

We’ve all been there; we’ve all put off getting required reading done until the day before. Maybe you’re in a book club, or you’re trying to get an …

The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, BARBG and other torrent sites you can use in 2017 - IBTimes India

Among the torrent sites you can use in 2017, the Pirate Bay tops the list with Alexa ranking of 116, followed by ExtraTorrent.<p>Anti-piracy …

21 Dogs Who Are Not Only Good, They're Great

The road to being a good boy is long and arduous.