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Now’s Your Chance to Snag Your Very Own Harrier Hover Plane

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:41
A Harrier jump jet is going up for auction at the end of this month, and it wouldn’t take much work to get it back to flying condition.






Tech Titans Take Their Fight to the Mean Streets of Same-Day Delivery

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:41
Logistics is the new battlefront for tech.






Uber’s Brilliant Strategy to Make Itself Too Big to Ban

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:41
The riddle of how Uber would spend its recent billion-dollar investment wasn’t too difficult to solve. Travis Kalanick and company want to put more rides in more places.






These Weird Rainbow Ghosts Show How Wi-Fi Signals Are Shaped

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:41
The project is an investigation into invisible infrastructures, aimed at gleaning a better understanding about how these wireless systems are designed.






Flash Forward

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:41
Toshiba’s FlashAir II incorporates a mini Wi-Fi access point into a standard SD card, letting you access photos on the card from up to seven other devices.






On Motorcycles, the Real Fun Begins When the Pavement Ends

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:40
When you're on a motorcycle, the fun begins when the pavement ends.






What’s Up With That: Why Toothpaste and Pine Nuts Can Make Some Foods Taste Disgusting

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:40
I used to love pine nuts, but now I’m wary of them. A couple years ago I threw a handful of them on a salad and they ruined my sense of taste for weeks. Water tasted bitter and metallic. Everything I ate tasted different, and not in a good way. Eventually, the bad taste went […]






IFC’s Bold New Branding Proves Tumblr Matters as Much as TV

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:40
The Independent Film Channel started as a showcase for auteurs like Jacques Tati, but its new corporate identity was driven in large part by Tarantino and Tumblr.






The Ex-Google Hacker Taking on the World’s Spy Agencies

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:40
Morgan Marquis-Boire is the director of security for First Look Media, the most prolific publisher of Edward Snowden's remaining secrets. His daunting task is to safeguard those documents, as well as the communications of reporters with perhaps the press's most adversarial relationships with Western intelligence agencies.






Canoeing Through a No-Escape Gauntlet of Whitecaps and Boulders

Wired - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:40
When you're navigating the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River, it's not a question of if, but how you'll reach your destination. Turning back is not an option.






Young woman who abandoned infant at Columbus Circle subway platform ... - New York Daily News

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 05:45

New York Daily News

Young woman who abandoned infant at Columbus Circle subway platform ...
New York Daily News
A young woman who decided to make Columbus Circle the last stop for a 7-month-old baby girl Monday — abandoning the adorable infant on the subway platform while she darted onto a train and disappeared — was arrested early Tuesday, cops said.
Police: Baby abandoned at NYC subway stationWashington Post
Police arrest woman who abandoned infant girl on NYC subway platformFox News
NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custodyWLNE-TV (ABC6)

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Bail granted for most Sri Lankan migrants returned by Australia - Zee News

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:09

Bail granted for most Sri Lankan migrants returned by Australia
Zee News
Galle: A Sri Lankan court granted bail to 27 of 41 migrants who were returned to the country by Australia after a controversial mid-sea transfer, with one of them slamming Canberra for its lack of human rights.

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16 people, including 4 foreign soldiers, killed in Afghan suicide attack - Hindustan Times

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:06

RT

16 people, including 4 foreign soldiers, killed in Afghan suicide attack
Hindustan Times
An Afghan official says that at least 16 people, including four foreign soldiers, have been killed in a suicide attack near a clinic in eastern Afghanistan. The International Coalition said Tuesday that four of its service members were killed in an attack in eastern ...
Taliban Suicide Attack in Central Afghanistan Kills 16Wall Street Journal

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Afghanistan suicide attack kills at least 16, including 4 foreign troops - Fox News

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:02

Afghanistan suicide attack kills at least 16, including 4 foreign troops
Fox News
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says that at least 16 people, including four foreign soldiers, were killed Tuesday in a suicide attack near a clinic in eastern Afghanistan. The international coalition said that four of its service members were killed in an ...

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Japan's Abe declares 'special relationship' with Australia on visit - Reuters

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:01

Reuters

Japan's Abe declares 'special relationship' with Australia on visit
Reuters
CANBERRA/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Australia's parliament on Tuesday that the two nations were launching a "special relationship" of cooperation on areas such as defense after putting aside any lingering enmity from ...
Give Japan fair go, says AbbottThe Australian
Abe Says Japan's Military Vow 'Still Fully Alive'Wall Street Journal
Japan's PM says door always open for China talksDaily Times
Economic Times
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Sri Lankan asylum-seekers being held on Australian Customs vessel, High ... - The Australian

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 02:27

NEWS.com.au

Sri Lankan asylum-seekers being held on Australian Customs vessel, High ...
The Australian
A HIGH Court injunction preventing Australia returning 153 asylum-seekers to Sri Lanka is likely to be extended, with the government promising not to take such action without giving 72 hours notice. The High Court today heard the first official confirmation that ...
High Court considers case of asylum seekers being returned to Sri LankaSydney Morning Herald
Tony Abbott defends turning back of SL asylum seeker boatsDaily Mirror
Boat never entered waters, court toldDaily Mail
The West Australian
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Ruben Tejada's base hit gives Mets win over Braves in 11 innings - New York Daily News

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:48

New York Daily News

Ruben Tejada's base hit gives Mets win over Braves in 11 innings
New York Daily News
It felt like deja vu all over again. There was the sinking feeling, the helplessness and then there was a little anger. For the second time in a week the Mets blew a lead in the eighth inning to the Braves, but Monday night they battled back for a 4-3 win in the 11th ...
Gonzalez ejected, Braves lose to Mets 4-3 in 11Washington Post
Mets win wild one in 11th, beating BravesChicago Tribune
Tejada gives Mets walk-off win over Braves in 11Newsday
Atlanta Journal Constitution -New York Times -Reuters
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Astros pound out 17 hits, roll past Rangers - Chicago Tribune

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 01:31

San Francisco Chronicle

Astros pound out 17 hits, roll past Rangers
Chicago Tribune
Astros pound out 17 hits, roll past Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas -- Most call Houston young and improving -- some even say emerging -- but if the Texas Rangers aren't careful, they soon might not be calling the Astros bottom-dwellers. After a victory Monday in ...
Preview: Astros at RangersReuters
Lone Star struggle: Rangers battling Astros to avoid last place in divisionDallas Morning News
Last-place Astros blast Rangers after 6-run firstFort Worth Star Telegram
San Francisco Chronicle -WFAA
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Doctor testifies Donald Sterling has Alzheimer's - Zee News

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 00:42

Fox News

Doctor testifies Donald Sterling has Alzheimer's
Zee News
Donald Sterling, who was a no-show in court for the first day of his trial, has been suffering from Alzheimer`s for at least three years, a witness told a judge on Monday. The proceedings are to determine if Sterling`s estranged wife Shelly has authority to sell the ...
Donald Sterling trial gets underwayTVNZ

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Washington Nationals - TeamReport - Reuters

Google - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 00:28

Fox News

Washington Nationals - TeamReport
Reuters
MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH. WASHINGTON -- The Beltway Series between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles lost a little luster last season when the annual event was switched to just two games at each park.
Nationals fall to Orioles in 11 innings, 8-2Washington Post
Orioles erupt for six runs in 11th to defeat NationalsChicago Tribune
Davis, Hardy and Machado hit HRs in 6-run 11th to give Orioles 8-2 win over ...Fox News
Baltimore Sun -CBSSports.com -Forbes
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