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Islamic State executes 250 Syrian soldiers - India Today

Google - 8 hours 55 min ago

India Today

Islamic State executes 250 Syrian soldiers
India Today
Islamic State fighters executed scores of Syrian soldiers captures when the militants seized an airbase in the province of Raqqa at the weekend, according to a video posted on You Tube on Thursday. The video, confirmed as genuine by an Islamic State ...

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Body found outside Jerusalem where American student disappeared - Los Angeles Times

Google - 9 hours 10 min ago

Haaretz

Body found outside Jerusalem where American student disappeared
Los Angeles Times
A photograph of Aharon Sofer, 23, is displayed as people listen during a news conference in Lakewood, N.J. Israeli police said Thursday they had found a man's body in the area near where he disappeared outside Jerusalem. A photograph of Aharon Sofer, ...
​Body found in search for US student missing in IsraelCBS News
Search for NJ man missing in Jerusalem Forest called off after body foundFox News
Israeli police find body in forest where New Jersey student Aaron Sofer ...New York Daily News
Yeshiva World News -WKRC TV Cincinnati
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Obama to meet national security advisers on Iraq, Syria, Islamic State - Reuters

Google - 9 hours 26 min ago

Obama to meet national security advisers on Iraq, Syria, Islamic State
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will meet his top national security advisers on Thursday to discuss the challenge presented by Islamic State militants and the situation in Iraq and Syria, the White House announced. Obama's meeting ...

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Russia Has More Than 1000 Troops in Ukraine, Says NATO - Wall Street Journal

Google - 10 hours 17 min ago

CTV News

Russia Has More Than 1000 Troops in Ukraine, Says NATO
Wall Street Journal
MONS, Belgium—Russia has "well over" 1,000 troops operating in Ukraine, according to a senior military officer from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. "Russian forces are actively engaged in the fighting inside Ukraine," said Brig. Gen. Nico Tak, director ...
Nato satellite images of Russian military build-upFinancial Times
Canadian NATO officials lampoon Vladimir Putin by tweeting map showing ...Daily Mail
UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on UkraineChannel News Asia
Interfax -Huffington Post -The Times (subscription)
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Signs of Ice Melting Inside the Barðarbunga Caldera in Iceland

Wired - 11 hours 22 sec ago
The biggest development in the ongoing volcanic crisis surrounding Barðarbunga in Iceland was the discovery of a number of depressions in the ice that fills the volcano’s caldera. These “cauldrons” in the ice (see below), numbering over a dozen, are relatively shallow, only 10-15 meter deep but make a string that spans 4-6 km along the surface […]






You’ve got Face Mites

Wired - 11 hours 31 min ago
There are mites living on you right now. YOU. Yes, you.






Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California - seattlepi.com

Google - 11 hours 42 min ago

Reuters

Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California
seattlepi.com
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding is expected in Southern California as the coast feels the effects of Hurricane Marie churning off the Mexican coast. The National Weather Service says ...
Surfers Ride Massive Waves in California After Hurricane Marie SwellPeople Magazine
Surfer's paradise: Hurricane creates 20ft waves off CaliforniaTelegraph.co.uk
Cowabunga! Hurricane-spawned waves hit SoCalKokomo Tribune
The Weather Channel
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They did it! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married! - USA TODAY

Google - 11 hours 54 min ago

USA TODAY

They did it! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married!
USA TODAY
Big Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie news: They were married Saturday in France, says a spokesman for the Pitt, 50, and Jolie, 39. And this is from AP. It happened in a private ceremony attended by family and friends. A California judge presided. The couple's ...
Angelina Jolie Marries Brad PittVoice of America
Jolie, Pitt wed in Chateau Miraval, FranceChron.com
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt marry in Chateau Miraval, FranceTelegraph.co.uk
Fox News -Firstpost -Channel 24
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MH370: Missing plane search area changed as new analysis of satellite phone ... - The Independent

Google - 11 hours 54 min ago

The Independent

MH370: Missing plane search area changed as new analysis of satellite phone ...
The Independent
The search area to be scoured for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is set to be changed following new analysis of an attempt to call the plane by satellite phone. With only weeks to go before contractors head back underwater in the most extensive ...

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How Much Does It Cost to Make Ice?

Wired - 12 hours 17 min ago
I’ve always thought about making ice. What is the energy required to make ice? It’s not such an easy question. The problem is that going from liquid water to solid ice, you DECREASE the total energy in the system. But look at the reverse question. How much energy does it take to melt ice? That’s […]






Hello Kitty is not a cat - she's a British school kid - BBC News

Google - 13 hours 1 min ago

Telegraph.co.uk

Hello Kitty is not a cat - she's a British school kid
BBC News
You would be forgiven for having thought for your entire life that Hello Kitty was a cat. After all, she does kind of look like one - and she is called Kitty. But her creators Sanrio are adamant. She is a British school kid called Kitty White and she lives just outside ...
Meow Mayhem: Is Hello Kitty Not a Cat?Wall Street Journal (blog)
Hello Kitty not a cat, company saysFox News
Cat-astrophic revelation purr-turbs Hello Kitty fansCNN
The Guardian -MTV UK -MTV.com
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Things Get Super Intense in This Week’s Best Trailers

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
It's time to face the facts. Summer is nearly over. As Labor Day approaches we need to start packing away those beach towels, because that long setting sun will soon hibernate for the winter, and the box office is heralding its slumber. So get ready to say goodbye to the Newsroom, hello to Girls, and something like "Get out!" to demons and robot oppressors and craven journalists, because they're all here and ready to walk you into the fall.






The Dying Tradition of Sri Lankan Stilt Fishing, Captured in Powerful Photos

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
Steve McCurry captured an iconic image of Sri Lankan stilt fisherman back in 1995. Nowadays, not many remain as photographer Florian Müller found out.






Volvo’s New SUV Will Be Super-Safe Because It’s Semi-Autonomous

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
Volvo is one of the few automakers willing to say that self-driving cars are the key to safer roads.






An Art Installation Master Turns a Museum Into a Rock-Strewn Creekbed

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
Visitors can walk all over it, and even pick up and move stones around, giving the exhibit a tactile, low-tech interactive element.






How Movies Synchronize the Brains of an Audience

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
When people watch a movie together their brain activity is, to a remarkable degree, synchronized. It's a slightly creepy thought. It's also a testament to the captivating power of cinema, says Uri Hasson, a psychologist at Princeton University.






WTF Just Happened: How Do They Pull Off the Vertigo Effect in Movies?

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
You don't need a full camera crew or a bunch of rigs at your disposal to pull off the Vertigo effect, but you will need a camera with a decent zoom lens.






One More Time

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
Windows Phone has been struggling to gain market share in the U.S., especially among high-end handset buyers. Now, those itching to give the mobile OS a try have another high-end hardware option: the HTC One.






What India Can Teach Silicon Valley About Its Gender Problem

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
The proportion of programmers in India who are women is at least 30 percent. In the US it's 21 percent. And this despite the fact that by most indexes—economic opportunity, educational attainment, health—women in India have access to a narrower set of opportunities than women in the United States. So unless nature is working contrarily in South Asia, something about the culture of the Indian educational system and tech industry is more hospitable to women than the American one. If we can figure out what that difference is, we can begin to change things for the better in the US.






How to Use the Internet of Things to Fight Slumlords

Wired - 14 hours 21 min ago
Google's Nest thermostat makes it easy to save money by automatically turning down the heat when you're not around. But many people don't have the luxury of controlling their own temperature settings, let alone the money to buy expensive gadgets that can do it automatically. But now a group of civic-minded hackers is using the Internet of Things to at least help these folks keep their apartments warm.






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