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Large Hadron Collider Gets Shut Down By A Weasel

The world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator went offline last night: after a careful investigation, engineers discovered that the cause of the failure was due to what was probably a weasel.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

FBI Arrest Oregon Man For Threatening To Shoot President Obama

The FBI arrested John Martin Roos because of his threats of shooting President Barack Obama. The accused man from Medford in Oregon, also used Facebook to start a revolution in the U.S.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Supreme Court Approves Rule Change That Gives FBI More Hacking Power, But Congress Can Still Reject Or Modify It

The U.S. Supreme Court has approved a change in Rule 41, which essentially grants more hacking powers to the FBI. However, the Congress can alter or reject the rule outright before Dec. 1, if it so chooses.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Scaredy Cat Postman: UK Couple May Get Mail Delivery Privilege Cut Because Of Their Cat

It is a game of cat-and-postman in one home in England. The Royal Mail sent a notice to a couple because of the presumed danger that their cat poses to the postman.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Google Play Store May 2016: The New Apps, Games, Music, Movies And TV Shows Available To Download

New titles coming to the Google Play Store in May includes the mobile game 'Skylanders Battlecast,' movie 'Zoolander 2' and Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman.'

Life & Style April 28, 2016

WhatsApp vs. WeChat vs. Line: The Best Messaging App To Download

We looked at the best features of three popular free group messaging apps to help users find which is the best option for them to download.

Life & Style April 29, 2016

Android Users Can Soon Pay For Netflix Directly In-App With Their Google Play Account

Netflix will soon roll out the ability for Android users to pay for their subscriptions in the app through their Google Play account.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

A Millennium Later, Musicians Perform Lost Piece Of Beautiful Medieval Music In Cambridge

You would know magic when you hear it. Musicians in Cambridge have reconstructed a medieval musical piece that is from about 1,000 years ago. The group performed the beautiful piece on April 23 at the Pembroke College Chapel.

Life & Style April 30, 2016

Bird Strike Leaves Massive Dent On Nose Of Texas-Bound Airplane

Another American Airlines flight has been grounded as a result of a bird strike. The plane and at least one bird were the only parties that were injured during the incident.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

Sudanese 'Teen' Basketball Superstar Says He Doesn't Know He Is 29 Years Old

The teenage basketball player who turned out to be 29 years old is saying he didn't know his age. He's not a liar, he says.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

McDonald’s Tests New Version Of McNuggets Without Preservatives

Will Mickey D's McNuggets taste just as good without the preservatives? We’ll find out when McDonald’s wraps up its taste test on the new McNuggets.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

The Mom Who Named Her Baby Jet Star And Other Weird Baby Names

A new mother who gave birth shortly after the plane she was on touched down named her baby after the airlines. Find out why people seem to want names that are too unique for children nowadays.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

Millennials Now Surpass Baby Boomers As Largest Living Generation In The US

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers to become the largest living generation in the U.S. There are several factors that could have affected the shift, including a decline in the Baby Boomer population.

Life & Style April 28, 2016

How To Play Counter-Strike On A Smartwatch? This Guy Figured It Out

YouTuber Dave Bennett was able to get 'Counter-Strike' running on his Android Wear-powered LG G Watch. The game is far from being very playable, but it shows how far smartwatch technology has progressed.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

Science Reveals Why You Always Lose Your Socks In The Laundry

Why do people lose scores of socks during laundry? A pair of scientists may have discovered the answer and computed the average number of socks each person loses in a lifetime.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

German City Installs Sidewalk Traffic Lights To Keep Pedestrians Who Text And Walk Safe

Officials in German city of Augsburg embedded traffic lights on the sidewalks to keep pedestrians safe when they're texting while walking. Cases of injuries and even death have fallen upon those too distracted by their device.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

Attorneys Allege That Snapchat's Speed Filter Is To Blame For Teen's High-Speed Car Wreck

Snapchat and driver Christal McGee are both being sued for causing a serious accident that was allegedly caused by the app's speed filter.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

Rob Gronkowski's Tips For Being A Tinder Stud Are Pretty Funny

The New England Patriots tight end gives all the struggling fellas out there two pieces of helpful advice.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

World Penguin Day: 10 Fun Facts About The Tux-Wearing Flightless Birds

They may live in cold areas but they sure can warm our hearts. Here are 10 fun facts about these flightless birds in celebration of World Penguin Day.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

The Average Drinker Can't Sniff The Difference Between Bourbon And Rye

Whiskey is made of different grains that are responsible for its distinct smell. A study has found, however, that the average drinker can't sniff the difference between whiskey bourbon and rye.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

Stunning HD Video Of 1993 New York City And World Trade Center Surfaces, Capturing Lost Moments In Time (Video)

A series of stunning HD video footage of 1993 New York City has surfaced. The surreal images capture pre-millennial life through a modern lens and include rare high-def shots of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers.

Life & Style April 27, 2016

Ecto Cooler Hi-C Is Officially Coming Back Just In Time For The 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

The popular 'Ghostbusters'-themed drink is making a triumphant return alongside the new film this summer.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

British Artist's Animal Carcass Displays Were Leaking Formaldehyde Fumes: Scientists

Sometimes you get more than what you bargain for in art. A gallery in London might have been reeking formaldehyde back in 2012 because of a display of animal carcasses submerged in a tank filled with FA solution.

Life & Style April 26, 2016

North Korea Claims Successful Launch Of Ballistic Missile From Submarine

North Korea announced on April 24 the successful launch of its submarine ballistic missile test under the watch of Kim Jong-un. From the looks of it, the United Nations will not take North Korean nuclear tests and related activities lightly.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

Back To Zero: Stephen Curry Sprains Right Knee In Game 4 Of Warriors vs. Rockets

The Golden State Warriors now have a 3-1 lead against the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. However, the Game 4 win could be costly, as star guard Stephen Curry sprained his right knee.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

Watch Prince’s Never-Before-Seen Performance At The SNL40 Afterparty

Saturday Night Live aired its special tribute to Grammy Winning performer Prince titled 'Goodnight Sweet Prince.' Watch one of Prince's unaired performances that was released during the special episode.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

Merriam-Webster Adds 'Gastric Banding,' 'Athleisure' And 2,000 Other New Words To Dictionary

While we have yet to see ‘YOLO’ on the list, Merriam-Webster recently added 2,000 new words and senses to its unabridged dictionary version. The list includes some you never thought would make it officially, like ‘revenge porn.’

Life & Style April 25, 2016

F-16 Fighter Jet Scrambles 300 Miles In 25 Minutes To Save Life Of Dying Patient In Norway

An F-16 fighter jet in Norway made transporting medical equipment look easy and delivered the life-saving treatment to a hospital 300 miles away. It provided swift emergency response to a heart and lung patient fighting for his life.

Life & Style April 24, 2016

Twitterverse Forces Cheerios To Delete Prince Tribute: Here's Why

Cereal maker Cheerios deleted its tweet on Prince's death after coming under fire for how its corporate social media account was said to use the icon's passing as a marketing ploy.

Life & Style April 23, 2016

Prince George Steals The Show At Kensington: Little Prince Stays Up Late To Meet US President Barack Obama

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's son, Prince George, is already good at fostering diplomatic relations. The barely 3-year-old prince stayed up past his bedtime to thank POTUS and FLOTUS for their gift.

Life & Style April 23, 2016

Prince Cause Of Death: No Signs Of Trauma Or Suicide, According To Police

The Carver County Sheriff's Office released new information regarding the circumstances surrounding Prince's death. It included a transcript of the 911 call an unidentified male made when the pop music icon was found unconscious.

Life & Style April 24, 2016

Virginia Restores Voting Rights Of More Than 200,000 Convicted Felons

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order that restores the voting rights of those who successfully completed their sentence. More than 200,000 convicted felons in the state will be able to vote in the November elections.

Life & Style April 23, 2016

Pop Music Superstar Prince Dies At 57

Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park compound home. Authorities have initiated an investigation on the circumstances surrounding the legendary music icon's death.

Life & Style April 22, 2016

Yiddish Language, Ashkenazi Jews May Have Come From Northeastern Turkey

Yiddish language is said to have originated from Germany, but a new research revealed that it was from Turkey. The study revealed that Yiddish language used in trading had originated from four villages found in the northeastern part of Turkey.

Life & Style April 24, 2016

New Guinness World Records Oldest Message In A Bottle Found

A new Guinness World Records oldest message in a bottle has been found and it offered the finder a shilling - an old British coin - as a reward money. The 108-year-old message in a bottle replaces the 101-year-old counterpart found in Germany in 2014.

Life & Style April 23, 2016

A Miracle In Chennai: 38-Year-Old Man's Heart Starts Beating 45 Minutes After He Dies

How long can you possibly die? A team of doctors in Chennai was able to revive a man after his heart stopped beating for 45 minutes, thanks to a daring CPR procedure.

Life & Style April 21, 2016

Gift Or Stolen Crown Jewel: Why India Wants To Get The Kohinoor Diamond Back From Britain

The Indian government has retraced its stance on the Kohinoor diamond after agreeing that it was a gift made to the East India Company. The Centre now wants to retrieve the Kohinoor from Britain.

Life & Style April 21, 2016

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Attacks Critics, Calls For International Support At UN Event

Currently facing possible impeachment, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff traveled to New York and speak in the UN Assembly for climate change agreement. She has also strongly promised to fight the process.

Life & Style April 25, 2016

Better than coffee: Starbucks serves employees free college program

Starbucks has partnered with the Arizona State University to provide college scholarships to eligible U.S. employees at any of its coffee shops. Here’s what we've learned.

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