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

A YouTube user posted a video online showing a curious illusion he saw over the weekend on Lake Superior.
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Frank has found a fresh start in Season 7 of “Shameless” with a new family at the Gallagher Home for the Homeless, but could his safe haven be in jeopardy already? A synopsis for episode 4 suggests th
Fans of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” already know that Rick is safe and won’t be killed by Negan and his barbed wire bat, Lucille, in the Season 7 premiere. But what about the other characters Negan sava
Canadian scientists use drones to capture rare whale footage in the Arctic.
A Russian Mi-8 helicopter crash-landed in northwestern Siberia, killing 19 people and injuring three others, according to reports Saturday. The chopper was flying oil and gas field workers when the a
Google's big update is here – and Android 7.1 launched on the Pixel, but what is Android Nougat and when can you get it?
The Bermuda Triangle in the North Atlantic Ocean has been blamed for hundreds of vanishing planes and ships, but now researchers have come up with a theory that could explain it all.
Scientists have discovered that man-made nanoparticles may be a powerful tool to fight breast cancer. Using a new technology to harness the particles, researchers were able to halt the spread of brea
Osmo Pizza Co. is a new iPad game that combines cooking and entrepreneur play with interactive ingredient and money tokens.
Our daily pick of the best free Windows software – an emergency cleanup tool for virus and malware infections.
K-pop group EXO’s main dancer Lay, will officially be releasing his first mini album on Oct. 28 at 1 a.m. KST (12 p.m. EDT Thursday), SM Entertainment confirmed Friday.
The Mosul offensive launched by U.S.-led coalition forces against the Islamic State group has taken its first American casualty. Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan died after improvised explosive dev
Instead ET reports LG will be "applying demands from its customers and markets rather than being buried in creating innovations."
Lynda Carter opened up about why she based her “Supergirl” POTUS role on 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In a recent Q&A with USA Today, Carter said that she’s known Clinton for
Soon after major websites — like Twitter, Amazon, Paypal and Spotify — were forced to go offline early Friday, Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks has signaled at an involvement of its “supporters” in the Dis
The theoretical particle physicist Helen Quinn has blazed a singular path from the early days of the Standard Model to the latest overhaul of science education in the United States. The post Falling
The BBC America series may be based on Douglas Adams' book, but it's a distinctly American stew of pulp influences. The post The New Dirk Gently Show Is Nothing Like the Books, But It's Still a Blast
These voters are on no email lists. How do you find them? Go door to door. The post In Nevada, Latino Groups Are Finding the Voters Data Can't appeared first on WIRED.
"Diversity" is just the latest hollow excuse tech leaders are making to justify their support of Peter Thiel and Donald Trump. The post No, Facebook, ‘Diversity’ Doesn’t Explain Your Support of Thiel
The financial services industry has done much to bolster its cyber resiliency in the face of criminals targeting its underlying infrastructures
Living a virtual life, one reasonably priced chapter at a time.
The Walking Dead needs to kill off one of its main characters in the Season 7 Premiere to justify all the suspense.
The cost of solar panels can put them out of reach for many families. But organizations are finding new ways to bring solar to low-income households. The post Three Ways to Bring Solar Power to the P
Astronomers believe they have found the oldest known planet-forming disk -- a 45-million-year-old ring of gas and dust that orbits around a young star.  
They used to just be able to order nachos. Now, gameday apps are poised to do much more. The post Apps Are Bringing Fans Closer to the NFL Than Ever Before appeared first on WIRED.
GE's Digital Foundry network exists to encourage co-creation of software ideas in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As they say in France, vive les turbines à gaz aérodérivatives!
The deal would be structured in cash and stock, but there is a chance other prospective acquirers could step forward, a source said.
It seems that “Supergirl” fans won’t wait that long to see James (Mehcad Brooks) suit up as the Guardian. Even though it’s unclear when James will exactly begin taking on the identity of the Guardian
Dr. Martin Stein (Victor Garber) is meeting his younger self (Graeme McComb) again in Season 2, episode 5 of “Legends of Tomorrow.” According to the synopsis for the episode, entitled “Compromised,”
Facebook, Instagram's overlord, launched Live videos to the masses back in January following the buzz generated by Periscope and Meerkat.
Withings Pulse O2 is the right fitness tracker for you should you want a no-nonsense device with health tracking capabilities. At Rs 9,999, a device with an 8-day battery life, an accurate step coun
No go for discs and cartridges for older systems, but there might be some kind of mobile game support.
According to one industry expert speaking to TrustedReviews, the Cupertino giant could be setting up to finally enter the VR game.
Having issues with Microsoft's latest OS? Well, we've got some answers for you here…
Hackers used internet-connected home devices, such as printers and web cameras, to attack popular websites on Friday, security analysts say.

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Iraqi leader resists US push for Turkish role in Mosul fight

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