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US swimmer James Feigen apologizes for 'serious distraction' at Rio Games

<b>(CNN) —</b> James Feigen has become the final US swimmer to apologize for his actions and give a detailed account of what transpired in the Rio gas station incident.<p>Following the statements released by teammates Ryan Lochte, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, Feigen has apologized for the 'serious …

Got an Idea for a Lego Set? Submit Your Design and Earn Royalties!

The toy giant is paying for winning crowdsourced ideas<p>Last year Lego overtook Ferrari to become "The World's Most Powerful Brand," according to …

The world's fastest consumer drone can record 4K video at 85 miles per hour

A former pro racer has built the drone of his dreams<p>George Matus was 11 years old when he flew his first drone. "I was immediately hooked," the young man tells me with a grin. By age 16 he was competing as a professional drone racer and acting as a test pilot for new aircraft. Now 18, he recently …

Meet 'Robobee' - the tiny drone designed to perch and save energy

Flapping two tiny wings, the small, thin robot wobbles its way towards the underside of a leaf, bumps into the surface and latches on, perching motionless above the ground. Moments later, its wings begin to flap once more and it jiggles off on its way.<p>The little flying machine, dubbed a “RoboBee”, …

Robotics

Obama pushes for global trade deals in face of opposition

HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama mounted a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign …

The Smallest 400x Microscope for Smartphone!

Nurugo Micro is the smallest & lightest digital microscope with 400x magnification & high resolution | Check out 'The Smallest 400x Microscope for …

Dell: The going rate for a hacker to break into a Gmail account is $130

Dell says this information was gathered by two intelligence analysts from the company's CISO INTEL Team, who tracked hackers on a number of underground hacker forums and marketplaces scattered across the globe.<p>The report focuses on markets in the Russian underground as well as English-based …

KFC’s Crazy New Revitalization Scheme: Teach Cooks How To Fry Chicken

KFC has a crazy new strategy to win over the ever-dwindling pool of fast food lovers: make their chicken taste good. The company is implementing this bold new strategy (which it calls “Re-Colonelization” because consultants gotta make money somehow) by doing something completely radical and …

DARPA starts speed testing its submarine-hunting drone ship

DARPA's 130-foot unmanned ship is almost ready to take on rogue submarines. Its christening isn't slated to take place until April 7th, but it's now in the water near its construction site in Portland, Oregon -- the agency has even begun conducting speed tests. The drone called ACTUV or …

Drones

Achieve the Perfect Selfie With the Latest ROAM-e Mini Drone

The perfect selfie is only $349 USD away!<p>As the protagonist to a number of contemporary scandals and cultural phenomena, the once humble “selfie” has transformed itself from a form of personal documentation and into a viable provocation tool. Having even introduced a new word into what may now be …

Nike Reveals Design for World Headquarters Expansion

In the spirit of accelerating innovation, Nike just unveiled the design for expansion of its World Headquarters, near Beaverton, Oregon. With a …

Architecture

Face-tracking software lets you make anyone say anything in real time

You know how they say, "Show me pictures or video, or it didn't happen"?<p>Well, the days when you could trust what you see on video in real time are …

George W. Bush

17 ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day without getting drunk

Getting smashed, inebriated, plastered, or ossified (as we Irish sometimes say) does tend to go hand-in-hand with how St. Patrick's Day is …

Ireland

Domino's has built an autonomous pizza delivery robot

For a pizza chain, Domino's actually has a pretty rich history of innovation. It's embraced social media, created a one-click Easy Order button and even built a delivery car that has its own pizza oven. Now it's looking at robots. More specifically: delivery robots. What you see here is DRU …

The lawsuit that claimed to be filed by the Uber driver accused in the Kalamazoo shooting is a hoax

The Uber driver accused of killing six people during a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has now filed suit against the ride-hailing company and is asking for $10 million in damages.<p>Hand-written and sent from his prison cell in Kalamazoo, Jason Dalton, 45, claims that he worked for years for …

BMW's crazy shape-shifting future car is straight out of a science fiction movie

In honor of their 100-year anniversary, BMW just unveiled the car of the future. The BMW Vision Next 100 features augmented reality dashboards, a …

Lamar Odom Walks into Kanye West's Fashion Show: 'No One Deserves It More,' Source Says of Miraculous Recovery

Lamar Odom is back!<p>On Thursday, the former NBA star made his first public appearance since his nearly fatal overdose in October to attend Kanye …

Audi Built A Moon Rover

German carmaker lends its expertise to the pursuit of lunar exploration—and XPrize triumph<p>Tucked into a corner of Audi’s expansive booth at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week sat a little piece of hardcore astronomical research—a pint-sized lunar rover. Compared to the …

2 Irish brothers have moved their $5 billion fintech startup next door to Google, Facebook, and Airbnb in Dublin

The move means the four-year-old fintech company, already valued at $5 billion (£3.25 billion), will be a short distance away from the European headquarters of Google, Facebook, and Airbnb.<p>The company — founded by high-flying Irish brothers Patrick Collison, 27, and John Collison, 25 — builds tools …

Ghostly ships filled with bodies arrive on Japan's shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.<p>Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found adrift or on the coast, carrying chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast guard said.<p>All the bodies were "partially skeletonized" -- …

North Korea

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

YouTube Red Deal Forces ESPN To Pull Its Videos From YouTube

The fallout from YouTube Red, its forthcoming ad-free subscription service, is already underway. Today, the majority of ESPN’s video content has been pulled off of YouTube in the US, as the sports network currently can’t participate in the YouTube Red service due to rights issues surrounding its …

Marathon Benghazi hearing leaves Hillary Clinton largely unscathed

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton avoided major damage to her presidential campaign during a nearly 11-hour congressional hearing Thursday dominated by Republican criticism of her response to the Benghazi attacks.<p>Bitter political undercurrents festered all day during a contentious showdown that …

The frightening promise of self-tracking pills

A new digital pill system could save billions in health care costs — but will courts take it too far?<p>Some morning in the future, you take a pill — something for depression or cholesterol. You take it every day.<p>Buried inside the pill is a sand-sized grain, one millimeter square and a third of a …

OPPO R7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A8

The difference between mid-range and high-end smartphones is decreasing in relevancy, as seemingly mid-tier smartphones are getting now getting higher-end specifications, better hardware, improved software and lower prices. So, where do we draw the line between these two tiers?<p>Today we’re taking a …

Vehicles are seen stuck in a traffic jam near a toll station as people return home at the end of a week-long national day holiday, in Beijing, China, October 6, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily #China #trafficjam #traffic #holiday #roads #congestion #picoftheday #cars

Black hole is 30 times bigger than expected

<b>(CNN) —</b> This shouldn't be possible. Researchers say they've detected a supermassive black hole at the center of a newly found galaxy that's far bigger than current theories allow.<p>The research was done by astronomers at Keele University and the University of Central Lancashire and will be published …

Black Holes

The new 'Tomb Raider' game is stunning

There's a new "Tomb Raider" game coming in the very near future, November 10, and it's gorgeous. Just look at this:<p>The name of this year's game is "Rise of the Tomb Raider," and it follows in the footsteps of the last series entry — an origin story of the game's main character, Lara Croft.<p><b>Let's</b> …