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Britain Lost Its Mind When Lightning Struck 110,000 Times

The skies went wild, and everyone lost their minds.

Weather

EU to end roaming charges by 2017

The European Union wants to force telecom companies to get rid of roaming charges on mobile devices, it was announced Tuesday morning. A new contract …

Google Filed A Patent For A Wearable To Zap Cancer

A closer look at Google's plan to attack diseases by putting tiny particles into your body.<p>Google's plans for a wearable that would zap harmful particles in the body are shaping up.<p>In a recently issued patent application, Google provided details on a novel medical treatment that would involve …

Ikea to sell furniture which wirelessly charges your mobile phone

Global furniture giant Ikea has announced the launch of desks, tables and lamps that will wirelessly charge phones and other devices.<p>The new collection will use Qi wireless technology to charge devices that are placed on or near the furniture.<p>“Through research and home visits, we know that people …

Furniture

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

Super Bowl will be lit by LEDs for the first time

The big game today will be the first ever Super Bowl illuminated by LEDs instead of traditional metal halide lamps. University of Phoenix Stadium — home of the Arizona Cardinals and Super Bowl XLIX — was outfitted with the LED fixtures last year. Since LEDs are brighter than the old lamps, only 312 …

Patrick Kane adds to trophy case with beer league MVP honors

@FHLInsiderr<p>It’s been a pretty good summer for Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks. Sure, his team came an overtime goal short of playing for the …

China's Future Submarine Could Go The Speed Of Sound

Thanks to a gas bubble and a liquid lubricant<p>The submarine of the future may come to America in a super fast bubble, traveling under water. Researchers at China's Harbin Institute of Technology developed a new concept for submarine “supercavitation,” where an underwater vessel creates a pocket of …

Google Already Testing Delivery Robots In Australia

First, the outback. Next: your backyard.<p>In rural Australia, a drone delivers dog treats to a farmer. The robot is a proof of concept, part of Project Wing by Google X. The program is designed to show that delivery drones are possible, and it seems to be doing just that. Next for Google: figuring …

Comic Books

U2 confirm that new album will be released in 2014

Reports had previously suggested the LP could be pushed back<p>U2 have confirmed reports that their new album will be released later this year.<p>The group …

Ready for this jelly? Strange sea creatures invade West Coast beaches

Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists quick to explain the phenomenon.<p>"The scientific name is Velella velella," said David Bader, director of education at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. …

5 Sky Events This Week: Scorpius Eyes the Moon, and Jupiter Rises

Changing Planet<p>This full-disk image of Jupiter was taken on April 21, 2014, with Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3). Earthbound sky-watchers get to see the gas giant return to the early morning sky this week. Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center)<p><b>The moon glides through the</b> …

Your Kit Lens is An Excellent Lens

As the saying goes, quality lenses are a lot more important than good bodies when it comes to investing in camera gear. They last longer, retain …

Skydivers Perfectly Land Slip 'N Slide From 5,000 Feet

We've seen our share of impressive stunts, but this is definitely one for the books.<p>With summer heat in full effect in Arizona, skydivers Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson decided to cool off in a very unconventional way: by skydiving from an elevation of 5,000 feet straight into a Slip 'n …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Like the Galaxy S5, the S5 Active is dust-and waterproof, but it also has a shock-resistant case. It also has a shortcut button for activity apps and …

CreoPop 3D Printing Pen

Unlike other 3D printing pens, the kid-friendly CreoPop doesn’t have a hazardous heating element. It uses UV light to cool and solidify its ink. It …

Cloud Lamp & Speaker

A cloud-shaped lamp and Bluetooth speaker. The color of its lights can be changed or made to visualize the music being played. Cloud also has a …

Lightning

Telegraph Travel Awards 2014: win a luxury retreat on the Solent

<b>Spitbank Fort, Solent</b><p><b>£10,000</b><p><b>The prize</b><p>The experience is for 16 people and includes private boat transfers from Portsmouth (can include 1st class rail travel if needed), exclusive use of Spitbank Fort including breakfast, lunch on arrival, followed by a rib ride, use of the heated pool and sauna on …

Bear Sits With Photographer In Frightening Up-Close Encounter

Drew Hamilton, a tech worker with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, was photographing brown bears in the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary and Refuge when he captured the shot of a lifetime.<p>Some people would need a new pair of underwear after an encounter like this one, but Hamilton remained …

NHL Hockey Team Logos Get The Simpsons Treatment

This is a series of 25 NHL hockey team logos that have been Simpsonized by Instagram user ak47_studios. Which is your favorite? My bet is one of the …

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Draft Profile: Aaron Ekblad

<i>Each weekday leading up to the 2014 NHL Draft on June 27-28, CarolinaHurricanes.com will profile one player we believe might be available for</i> …