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Video shows a mysterious ship-like mirage on the Lake Superior horizon

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When a total solar eclipse passes over the US on August 21, nerds will flock to the areas where they can see a total blackout. How many of them can fit?
Xanda, a six-year-old lion fitted with a radio collar, was killed on July 7 in northwest Zimbabwe, close to where US dentist Walter Palmer shot Cecil with a high-powered bow and arrow two years ago.
LONDON (Reuters) - A 14 billion pound ($18 billion) class action lawsuit against MasterCard for allegedly overcharging more than 45 million people in Britain over a 16-year period was blocked by a Bri
This story was originally published by ProPublica. The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long that some of the pills predated the 1969 moon lan
Which factor is more important to root growth: gravity or water? To find out, scientists had astronauts grow cucumbers on the International Space Station.
Diablo III, Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm are on the chopping block come October, too.
Kenneth Jay Lane, a name that will resound for ages for making "fake" jewelry chic in the U.S., passed away Thursday in his sleep at his home in Manhattan, reports said. He was 85. Lane was considere
The Japanese tech giant has announced the release of a high-speed vision sensor that will allow industrial robots to detect and track objects.
A 10-year boy has accidentally discovered a rare, mostly intact 1.2 million year-old skull of stegomastodon - a prehistoric ancestor of elephants - while hiking in the Las Cruces desert in the US.
President Donald Trump might claim that he is a brilliant man with a high intelligence quotient (IQ) but from time to time, critics have questioned his general knowledge and a petition created Thursd
Kim Komando has tricks about how to improve your Facebook.        
The PS4 has proven itself to be an excellent console, and here are the best US deals currently available for PS4, PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro.
These micro-algae are called Symbiodinium, a genus of primary producers found in corals that are essential for reef health and, thereby, critical to ocean productivity, said researchers from Universi
The minister also said it was time for the government to have a look at whether there was really a need to have separate Renewable Purchase Obligations.
Marshall McLuhan would have been 106 years old Friday.        
Facebook has filed a patent with the the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a 'modular electromechanical device' that includes a speaker, microphone and GPS.
Research involving the University of Manchester. has found that almost a quarter of weapons-related sales on the dark web were digital products, including 3D printing instructions.
Apps open in the background are essentially 'frozen', meaning they take up no extra battery or memory, according to Philadelphia-based Apple pundit John Gruber.
Matt Hillman, principle security researcher on MWR InfoSecurity’s detection and response unit Countercept, breaks down what has happened, and offers practical advice on keeping safe and potential reco
Musk's company said it received "verbal support from key government decision-makers" for plans to build a route that could cut travel between the two cities to just 29 minutes.
The moment a 40 tonne adult whale breached water while hunting for sardines in South Africa has been captured on film.
People looking for extremist Islamist propaganda will be shown clips denouncing terrorism instead.
It’s a lot easier to talk to a smartphone than to try to type instructions on its keyboard. This is particularly true when a person is trying to log in to a device or a system: Few people would choos
Facebook has filed a patent application for a modular concept similar to the now defunct Google Ara.
The Locheilnet community wireless broadband scheme has been awarded funding to upgrade its core infrastructure and target new customers
The HP Spectre x2 costs less than the Surface Pro and beats it on performance, usability, and price
What are you doing today to shore up your defenses against the next cyberattack?
A team of researchers from the University of Alberta, Canada and tech giant IBM has developed artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, which can diagnose schizophrenia by studying the
Researchers in the US develop an algorithm that appears to have a penchant for desserts
Fraudulent site takes personal details and course payments for fake university.
After setting up its TV viewership measurement system, BARC India is gearing up for the launch of Ekam, its digital viewership measurement venture. In keeping with its policy of transparency and in..
Health guru Diane Danzebrink and her co-organiser Dr Louise Newson, a GP, wanted to publicise a workshop they organised in Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
Xiaomi is all set to expand the online availability of the Mi Max 2 to a handful of retailers including Paytm Mall on July 27.

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