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World's oldest known killer whale, Granny, is believed to have died

J2 was last spotted on October 12 in the Haro Strait, was considered missing by the end of the year, and is now presumed dead to unknown causes. In a eulogy penned on the group's website, Balcomb says J2 was considered officially missing from the...

Not One But Two Problems — Honda Odyssey

Second-row outboard seats were the culprits in today's first Honday Odyssey recall, but in this case, the problem lies with the minivan's second-row center seat. The recalled 2011-2016 Odyssey minivans were built August 17, 2010, to October 1, 2015. ...

LG announces new wireless earbuds and wearable surround speakers

They are called Tone Studio and Tone Free, and LG classes them as Bluetooth headsets. Even after the unveiling its upcoming Stylus 3 smartphone and K series of smartphones, LG says it has more gadgets up its sleeve for the 2017 Consumer Electroni...

Amazon Echo is at the center of a murder investigation

The search warrant targets an Amazon Echo owned by James Bates, who is accused of strangling and drowning a man in his home a year ago. According to Telegraph , Collins was found dead due to asphyxiation inside the bathroom of Bates' home in Ark...

Salvation Army passes the halfway mark, with only 4 days to go

Mississippi Power adopted over "50 angels" as part of Salvation Army's Angel Tree program. Kristin Alexander, JPS Principal Account Clerk, helped Cliff Harmon from The Salvation Army load gifts for their Angel Tree program. "At this time of year, t...

Obama moves to protect arctic off-shore waters from oil drilling

U.S. President Barack Obama is preparing to block the sale of new offshore drilling rights in much of the U.S. Arctic and parts of the Atlantic, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the decision. Indeed, the American Petroleum Inst...

Trump Will Probably Dig Elon Musk's Next Big Idea

It has become nearly an annual tradition for Elon Musk to announce that he would like to solve the world's traffic problems by digging tunnels beneath the Earth, and 2016 is no different. "It's just a hole in the ground, it's not that hard". But if...

Black ice, cold temps could impact Monday morning commute

While most locations won't quite make it there, lows will fall into the low teens by daybreak on Tuesday . Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Tuesday: Sunny with highs in the mid 30s. Rain threat to return for Christmas weekend....

Putin makes a surprise Christmas visit to Trump on 'SNL'

The former KGB spy kept up the fawning routine, proclaiming Trump "the best candidate, the smartest candidate, the Manchurian Candidate ". "That's just ungrateful. As Baldwin's Trump put it to Putin: "I know Kanye". "This guy is blowing my mind". ...

Russian Federation and Japan agree to set up $1 billion investment fund

A statement released after their talks in Tokyo on Friday said the leaders "reached a mutual understanding that starting talks on the joint economic activities by Japan and Russian Federation. "But how to do this is a hard question", he told Japane...

21st Century Fox to take over European broadcaster Sky

Another approach has always been predicted, especially as anger over the hacking scandal - which led Murdoch to close the 168-year old News of the World tabloid - has abated. Back in 2011, Murdoch was forced to abandon his previous takeover bid o...

General Motors to invest $334M in 3 New York state plants

General Motors plans to invest a combined $552 million at three operations in NY and one in OH, the automaker said today . Almost $296 million will be headed to the Tonawanda Engine plant near Buffalo, paying to upgrade the facility to support fut...

Bill Gates joins $170bn climate change investment club

Gates and his investors expect the fund will be used to supplement government funding , which provides a major catalyst for clean energy research through business subsidies and university grants to universities. But because this is a long-term proje...

All s Well That Begins Well (Warriors 106, Jazz 99)

Golden State was working on a back-to-back after trouncing the Clippers in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Rudy Gobert, together with Dante Exum, Joe Johnson, Shelvin Mack, and Boris Diaw, would have to work double-time versus the Golden State Warr...

Donald Trump won United States popular vote; Clinton won California

Created to protect small states against domination by large ones, it has come to protect smaller population groups from larger ones. Even so, Democrats nationwide are calling for the end of the constitutionally-enshrined Electoral College.

Paris pushes measures to fight spike in pollution

Paris' Police authority is again cracking down on the city's rocketing air pollution with a traffic-regulating scheme that aims to halve the day's emissions from road vehicles that has now entered its second day. This is the fourth time the city has...

Apple Store workers are getting frustrated with the rampant iPhone battery flaw

If your serial number is part of the replacement program, you will be able to take your iPhone into the store and get its battery replaced for free. Those who have already paid up for the battery replacement service may apply for a refund through Ap...

Ford to begin self-driving auto tests on European roads in 2017

Because rules of the road, traffic signs, and road layouts differ from country to country in Europe, it's important that the company test in the region, Thomas Lukaszewicz, manager of automated driving at Ford of Europe, said in a press statement...

Detroit police arrest about 40 during union, wage protest

In addition to fast-food workers, the Fight for 15's November 29 action will include airport workers from Los Angeles International Airport to Newark International Airport. The group has said that it wants to draw attention to the fact that whi...

McLaren releases new pack to bolster 570S track performance

McLaren engineers managed to add lightness by fitting carbon fiber bucket seats upholstered with Alcantara - a fabric that's lighter than leather - and super-lightweight alloy wheels with a dark gray finish. McLaren's Track Telemetry system, which ...

Official Promo for "The Flash" Episode "Invasion"

On the Flash side of things, the big takeaway was that now everyone of established significance to the "Arrowverse" - apologies to Amaya (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Nate (Nick Zano), who were stuck on the Waverider, and Earth-38 was probably un...

Amazon plans on a touchscreen Alexa device to stay ahead of competition

The Amazon Echo is a desktop-speaker-cum-voice-assistant created by the e-commerce giant in 2014. An Amazon spokesperson just told us that Amazon is not surprisingly on track to the best Cyber Monday in the retailer's history. The Bloomberg repor...

Deutsche Telekom says fixed network outage may be work of hackers

Deutsche Telekom , Germany's largest telecom company, said the attack caused internet outages for as many as 900,000 of its users, or about 4.5 percent of its 20 million fixed-line customers, but said it was thwarted before it could spread.

LingLong DingDong is a $118 Amazon Echo Competitor Made in China

Amazon, based in Seattle, Washington, declined to comment. However, they have so far failed to match the popularity of smartphones and personal computers. Its Echo speakers have been a surprise hit though, with Consumer Intelligence Research Partners...

Young, Connected Consumers Help Drive Shopping over Thanksgiving

That's 22% more than past year, according to Adobe, and it marks the largest single day in the history of online shopping. E-commerce thrives the most during this season. "And that coincided with the ability to access information in a very tran...

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Live pregnant giraffe cam briefly pulled offline for being "sexually explicit"

The giraffe had yet to go into labour, so the video wasn't showing anything "graphic by any stretch of the imagination", Patch said. Millions had been viewing the cam, placed in ...

Instagram's carousel-style photo sets are now available to all

You can also touch, hold, and drag a photo or video to place it in a specific order. Instagram slideshows are officially here to change the game as you know it. "(You can now) ...

5G is coming in 2017 as Verizon announces test program

Verizon isn't alone in its wireless efforts, as AT&T recently announced trials for its AirGig 5G service as well. Verizon's announcement comes shortly after AT&T described its ...

Crude oil futures climb Rs 52 per barrel on overseas cues

That's when the Saudis tried to put American shale oil out of business. And that's exactly what they did. Oil prices ought to have recorded bigger gains in the wake of OPEC surpr...

Over 80 New Generation Two Pokemon are Coming to Pokemon GO

As we can see from the fancy new trailer, a whole bunch of new Pokemon are coming to our world. There will also be some new evolution items that can be used to evolve the new add...

Verizon resurrects unlimited data, because T-Mobile and AT&T aren't f*cking around

T-Mobile's $180 plan for 5 lines and $160 plan for 4 including taxes and fees. Those of you keeping score at home will notice that's $18 per line, which is a little bit insane . It...

Final Fantasy 15 Multiplayer Mode Character Creation Tool Revealed

New information surrounding the Final Fantasy 15 DLC launch pattern was recently revealed by director Hajime Tabata, who has outlined why certain characters are getting the star ...

Tesla Model S P100D Sets New and Insane Record

So here's how you can try to replicate Motor Trends' test results with your own 2017 Model S P100D. Faraday Future may say that the FF 91 will be the quickest accelerating prod...

A Japanese Effort To Remove Hazardous Space Junk Has Failed

An experimental Japanese mission to remove risky debris from orbit has ended in failure . More than 100 million different wastes would be in orbit around the Earth, includi...

Homemade Explosive Thrown Into Calif. Cheesecake Factory

Shortly after 6 p.m., the man opened the restaurant's front door and threw the device inside, where it landed under an empty table, police say . "It was very chaotic", one diner, ...

Special Reports

Comcast is trying to turn your Roku into a cable box

That great money saving deal Comcast and Roku announced Tuesday for Xfinity TV subscribers might not be so swell after all. It's nearly exactly what the FCC proposed as an alter...

Priebus Says Travel Ban Will Not Affect Green Card Holders 'Going Forward'

But when pressed by host Chuck Todd on whether it impacts green card holders , Priebus reversed himself, saying, "Well, of course it does". During an interview with ABC's Th...

Apple set to join AI Partnership with IBM, Google and Microsoft

The members will join those on the Board of Trustees, which includes Siri co-founder and CTO Tom Gruber, as well as Greg Corrado (Google/DeepMind), Ralf Herbrich (Amazon), Eric Hor...

Science goes rogue: U.S. government agencies tackle Trump on Twitter

Science goes rogue: U.S. government agencies tackle Trump on Twitter

The accounts come from different corners of the government, but all claim to represent workers who are risking their livelihoods by tweeting climate change facts, details of app...

Nasa astronauts get tailor made spacesuits by Boeing for Starliner flights

Nasa astronauts get tailor made spacesuits by Boeing for Starliner flights

Even the boots are lightweight and foldable, thanks to a design collaboration with Reebok, Ferguson added. This new iteration of spacesuit is one of the most streamlined to date....