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'Porn Emergency' :: YouTube Glitch Behind Training Video Goof

By John O'Connor | Oct 20
At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency's training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later, a pornographic clip appeared.

CO2 to Fish Food, Other Ideas Advance in $20M XPRIZE Contest

By Mead Gruver | Oct 19
With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete to fish food, teams from six countries have advanced beyond the first phase of a $20 million XPRIZE contest to find profitable uses for CO2 emitted by power plants.

China Launches Its Longest Crewed Space Mission Yet

Oct 19
Two Chinese astronauts began the country's longest crewed space mission yet on Monday, blasting off on a spacecraft for a 30-day stay on an experimental space station as China steadfastly navigates its way to becoming a space superpower.

European Lander Released to Begin Final Descent to Mars

By Geir Moulson | Oct 19
The European Space Agency dispatched an experimental probe Sunday on the final leg of its quest to land on Mars, part of a mission aimed at exploring the red planet's atmosphere and searching for signs of life.

Openly Gay Apple CEO Tim Cook was Apparently on Clinton's VP Shortlist

Oct 18
Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is openly gay, was apparently on Hillary Clinton's shortlist of vice presidential candidates.

Mobile Game Replaces Pokemon Creatures with Clinton, Trump

Oct 18
While some voters may wish the presidential candidates would just go away, Dartmouth College has created an app for those who want to find them around every corner.

Ang Lee Unveils His Hyper-Real 'Billy Lynn' to Mixed Reviews

By Jake Coyle | Oct 18
Mixed reviews greeted Ang Lee's long anticipated "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" at the New York Film Festival on Friday night, casting further doubts over the promise of Hollywood's latest technological savior: high-frame rate filming.

WikiLeaks: Assange's Internet Link 'Severed' by State Actor

Oct 17
WikiLeaks says that founder Julian Assange's internet access has been cut by an unidentified state actor. Few other details were immediately available.

Galaxy Count May Now Top 2 Trillion Across Universe

By Marcia Dunn | Oct 17
Thought the universe was crowded with 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies? Try 1 trillion or even 2 trillion galaxies and more.

Germany Investigates Couple Trying to Sell Baby Girl on eBay

Oct 17
Police in the western German city of Duisburg say they're investigating the parents of a 40-day-old girl on allegations they were trying to sell their infant daughter on eBay.

Google Launches Tools to Give Users Voting Info

Oct 17
Early voting has already started in many states and Google has launched new tools to make it easier for users to attain information about voting.

Experts: Gun Research Hampered by Law

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 16
It's the kind of information you might expect from long-range government research. Yet for the most part, such government research doesn't exist.

Samsung Note 7 Recall to Cost At Least $5.3 Billion

By Youkyung Lee | Oct 16
Samsung Electronics said Friday that the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 would cost the company about $3 billion during the current and next quarters, bringing the total cost of the recall to at least $5.3 billion.

FilmStruck Aims to Bring the Art House Into Your Living Room

By Jake Coyle | Oct 15
Does this sound familiar? You want to stream a movie and end up spending most of your time clicking through a disorganized sea of options, most of which aren't especially good, anyhow.

Feds Propose Sealing Part of New Mexico Nuke Waste Dump

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Oct 15
A section of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository would be permanently sealed under a plan announced Thursday.

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