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‘Get the f*** outta here!’ Mysterious armed men in camouflage stop adventure bikers at 'secret back gate' to Area 51 

Armed men in camouflage gear came out of nowhere to stop a pair of adventure bikers who had discovered a secret back gate to the infamous Area 51 in Nevada, which is supposed to house UFOs.
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Some Facebook users are getting logged out of their accounts Friday afternoon due to a technical issue, according to reports being sent on Down Detector. The reports started just after 1 p.m.Photo Cr
CHICAGO (Reuters) - ADM Investor Services (ADMIS), a futures commission merchant owned by global grain trader Archer Daniels Midland Co, will begin executing more of its orders electronically beginnin
The James Webb Space Telescope continues to undergo testing in preparation for its scheduled 2018 launch.
American's love their UFO's. Buzz60's Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.        
The Alphabet self-driving car company claims a former employee stole key tech before creating firm that Uber bought.        
Mardi Gras may not officially be until Tuesday, but the party has already started in New Orleans. Thousands of revelers were flooding the city this week in hopes of scoring beads, seeing parades and
Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson had some suggestions for NASA about the organization's new discovery in space. In a highly anticipated press conference Wednesday, NASA announced that it h
Google is getting rid of its default texting app, making way for a new one called Android Messages.
NASA's big announcement got Twitter buzzing about the planets' names.        
Foreigners have begun an exodus from Saudi Arabia as the oil-rich kingdom imposed higher taxes and issued less international work visas in order to counter low energy prices and a slowing economy, Ag
The White House prevented certain media outlets from participating in the daily press briefing, Friday, but President Donald Trump's administration was not alone when being accused of limiting the pr
The Federal Communications Commission is reportedly prepared to lift a regulation placed on Charter as part of its merger agreement with Time Warner Cable that required the cable and internet compan
Power users aren't afraid to get their hands dirty in the name of configuring the system.
NASA is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket
Kailyn Lowry is pregnant again and the reactions to her surprising news have been mixed. The “Teen Mom 2” star made the official announcement on her blog before sharing a sonogram photo and thanking
IT is receiving too many requests, they can’t keep up and, consequently, business users are independently implementing tech solutions.
@realDonaldTrump and I both have a Twitter habit.
A Japanese think tank released a study that showed the United States military could depart the island of Okinawa and still maintain its stronghold or presence in Asia and the Pacific as the two count
President Donald Trump is pleased with the progress of his "big, beautiful wall" along the U.S.-Mexico border. He was sure to tell the nation about it during a speech delivered to the Conservative Po
Newly discovered rock art in France suggests the origins pointillism can be traced back more than 35,000 years to the Upper Paleolithic.
Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? This question was originally answered on Quora by Eric Jang.
Facebook is down for 'millions' of users worldwide. Reports are flooding Twitter, as users have been kicked out of the app and are unable to log back in. This is the second issue this week.
Were you at HIMSS17? Catch some of the highlights that Christine Donato gathered from the Orange County Convention Center.
The space agency has reborn its 'X-plane' project with a new supersonic jet design it hopes could one day replace passenger jets. The project is the first in a series of 'X-planes' .
As water is essential for life and currency is needed to get it, why isn't sufficient currency available so everyone can meet this very basic need? This question was originally answered on Quora by Ch
If you have an iPhone you probably started getting notices to update your phone a few days ago. The update, iOS 10.2.1, fixes a bug that causes the iPhone 6 and 6s  to turn off unexpectedly says Appl
Most Bluetooth speakers are built around portability. Fluance doesn’t care much about that. Freed from the tyranny of the battery, its Fi50 Bluetooth speaker is large, offers a uniquely retro design a
What are the effects of stress on the heart? This question was originally answered on Quora by James Porter.
Notice people sharing a GIF of a guy blinking? This is why.        
Last year, Samsung was all about SUHD TVs. In 2017, it's all about QLED. So what's the difference? And is QLED significant?
The Atlanta Police Department on Friday released surveillance footage of the moments before two plain clothes detectives shot and killed a man as he drove away from a government administrative buildi
Competitive video gaming - aka eSports - is expected to be a $1 billion market by 2019. Here's what you should look out for if you decide to make an investment.
NASA's big announcement got Twitter buzzing about the planets' names.        

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