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See this crazy castle before the summer of 2015

Four Brazilians covered the 13th-century Kelburn Castle with vibrant murals – but their work won’t be around for long.<p>It may not be Scotland’s biggest castle, but Kelburn Castle – 35 miles west of Glasgow – is certainly the country’s brightest. Forget the traditional grey or brown facade you see on …

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Uninhabited Québec

I peer out of the lighthouse window, watching the wide, murky <b>Saint Lawrence River</b> easing past on its journey to the Atlantic Ocean. Thousands of sea birds squawk and shriek on the rocks below.<p>I think about the men who spent years cooped up alone on this little island in the remote wilds of <b>Québec</b>, …

What Are the Most Dangerous Places for Commercial Airliners to Fly Through?

<i>What is the most dangerous airspace for commercial airliners to fly through?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Tom</i> …

Have Roadside Assistance Apps Replaced AAA?

<i>A:</i><p>If your car breaks down, AAA may no longer be your best bet. Just ask Pat Sheridan. His 2006 Acura MDX has a car battery that goes on the blink from time to time. So he downloaded Urgent.ly, a free iOS app that connects him with a tow truck in minutes.<p>"Within a few days of downloading Urgent.ly, …

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Kyrie, Williams, KG wear shirts too

BROOKLYN -- Several players on both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets, including LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Kyrie Irving and Deron …

BP's settlement saga by the numbers

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected BP’s challenge to a multi-billion settlement it reached related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the largest …

With Sales Declining, McDonald's Expands Customizable Burgers

Customers in six states will soon be able to design their own burgers, including chicken sandwiches.<p>With sales at its U.S. outlets falling by more than double than what was expected in November, McDonald's is seeking new ways to innovate and stop the flow of customers to other fast food …

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Why Are So Many CEO's Growing Beards?

It all comes down to the economy, of course.<p><b>The ever-popular Movember</b> has come to a close, and along with it, the annual excuse to bust out a mustache at the office. During the other 11 months of the year, stand-alone 'staches tend to be deemed as anachronistic affectations, or, worse, curious …

American Airlines Set To Upgrade Fleet And Finally Compete With Delta

Ask any regular passenger on American Airlines for an assessment of the carrier over the last couple of years and you’ll receive a raft of complaints. As the company slogs through its merger with US Airways, the user experience has lapsed. In-flight entertainment, while strong in the WiFi category, …

Merck buying Cubist Pharmaceuticals for $8.4B

Shares of Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST) soared 36% Monday after Merck (MRK) announced it's buying the Cambridge, Mass. drugmaker for $102 per share.<p>Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. does advanced antibiotic research and is noted for its research on superbugs -- diseases that have developed immunity to …

Kenyan counterterrorism police admit to extrajudicial killings

Kenyan police have assassinated nearly 500 terrorism suspects as part of an extrajudicial killing program supported by intelligence provided by Israel and the United Kingdom, an Al Jazeera investigation has revealed.<p>Officers from four units of Kenya’s Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) said that …

FBI suspected British men of spying at US airports used by Thatcher and Major

A group of British men were questioned by US and UK authorities after being discovered monitoring flights at a series of American airports used by Margaret Thatcher and John Major, according to documents released to the Guardian on Monday.<p>An FBI file from 1998 said that six “suspicious incidents …

White Florida Deputy Shoots Black Man Who Witnesses Say Had Hands Up

"I ask everyone to not rush to judgment and allow the investigation to be completed," Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said at a news conference in Orlando.<p>Demings, who himself is African American and was surrounded by six religious leaders from the black community, said investigators have found …

Bold Modi tackles Muslim Kashmir head on

<b>A Hindu nationalist prime minister of India addressing a big election rally in Muslim majority Kashmir, the most troubled and disaffected corner of his nation.</b><p>That's the bold political move Narendra Modi made on Monday.<p>It's a sign of his style - highly engaged, politically courageous, much more …

French defense minister says Russia may never get the warships it ordered due to Ukraine

France's defense minister has suggested that two warships ordered by Russia may never be delivered.<p>Last month, President Francois Hollande suspended the delivery of the first of the ships "until further notice" due to tensions over Russia's actions in Ukraine. It was the second postponement of the …

Mom, two children die when plane hits house

<b>(CNN) —</b> A pilot and CEO of a health research firm, who survived a 2010 mishap involving a plane in Gaithersburg, Maryland, was among six people killed in Gaithersburg Monday when a twin-engine plane crashed into a subdivision.<p>Marie Gemmell and her sons, Cole, 3, and Devon, an infant, were found in …

Most Americans say the internet is actually making them smarter

It is sometimes difficult to reconcile the internet’s amazing contributions to society (Google search, Wikipedia, email, messaging) versus its dark side (YouTube comments, anonymous message boards, celebrity photo hacks). But overall, it seems the internet is indeed making us smarter.<p>Specifically, …

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Uber hit with lawsuit over launch in Portland

After warning Uber that its planned launch would violate city regulations, Oregon's largest city files a lawsuit to shut down the ride-sharing service's operations there.<p>Portland, Ore., officials filed a lawsuit Monday to shut down Uber there just days after the ride-sharing service launched in …

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Sony hackers warn to “stop immediately showing the movie of terrorism”

Sony has suffered immensely in recent days with scores of secret internal files leaking to the internet. Now, the attackers have posted another warning to the company on Github.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND …