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Man Delivering Amazon Package Steals Puppy, Gets Caught By App

A U.K. delivery driver is in hot water: After lying to officials about a missing pet, an app caught him dropping off an Amazon parcel and stealing a puppy from a customer’s property. […] The post Man Delivering Amazon Package Steals Puppy, Gets Ca
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Man Delivering Amazon Package Steals Puppy, Gets Caught By App

A U.K. delivery driver is in hot water: After lying to officials about a missing pet, an app caught him dropping off an Amazon parcel and stealing a puppy from a customer’s property. […] The post Man Delivering Amazon Package Steals Puppy, Gets Caught By App appeared first on Geek.com.

Truck rolls into Gardner River in Yellowstone

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) - Two people escaped injury when their truck rolled into the Gardner River in Yellowstone National Park. National Park Service spokeswoman Linda Veress tells The Billings Gazette that the incident occurred about 5:45 p.m. Monday just nort
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Truck rolls into Gardner River in Yellowstone

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) - Two people escaped injury when their truck rolled into the Gardner River in Yellowstone National Park. National Park Service spokeswoman Linda Veress tells The Billings Gazette that the incident occurred about 5:45 p.m. Monday just north of the Boiling River thermal feature in the northern end ...

Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island

LIMA, Peru (AP) - A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina. An adult female Chelonoidis phantasticus, also known as the Fernandina Gia
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Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island

LIMA, Peru (AP) - A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina. An adult female Chelonoidis phantasticus, also known as the Fernandina Giant Tortoise, was spotted ...

Twitch Is Hosting a Mega Three-Month ‘Pokemon’ Anime Marathon

Don’t have time to “catch ’em all?” Now, you can: Twitch is hosting a mega Pokemon anime marathon for three months straight. On Wednesday, the Pokemon Company shared Pokemon Day 2019 details online, which […] The post Twitch Is
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Twitch Is Hosting a Mega Three-Month ‘Pokemon’ Anime Marathon

Don’t have time to “catch ’em all?” Now, you can: Twitch is hosting a mega Pokemon anime marathon for three months straight. On Wednesday, the Pokemon Company shared Pokemon Day 2019 details online, which […] The post Twitch Is Hosting a Mega Three-Month ‘Pokemon’ Anime Marathon appeared first on Geek.com.

Mysterious Glowing ‘Dragon’ Aurora Spotted Over Iceland

A bright green dragon emerging from a spectacular Aurora Borealis (or Northern Lights) display was captured in a photograph taken in Iceland. NASA shared the image as their Astronomy Picture of the Day […] The post Mysterious Glowing ‘Dragon’
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Mysterious Glowing ‘Dragon’ Aurora Spotted Over Iceland

A bright green dragon emerging from a spectacular Aurora Borealis (or Northern Lights) display was captured in a photograph taken in Iceland. NASA shared the image as their Astronomy Picture of the Day […] The post Mysterious Glowing ‘Dragon’ Aurora Spotted Over Iceland appeared first on Geek.com.

Museum reflects on past presidents

LITTLETON, Vt. (AP) - Mary Boulanger, of Littleton, had been interested in learning about the story of Clint Hill, the former U.S. Secret Service agent who served under five U.S. presidents and was with Pres. John F. Kennedy the day of Kennedy's assassinatio
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Museum reflects on past presidents

LITTLETON, Vt. (AP) - Mary Boulanger, of Littleton, had been interested in learning about the story of Clint Hill, the former U.S. Secret Service agent who served under five U.S. presidents and was with Pres. John F. Kennedy the day of Kennedy's assassination in Dallas in 1963. Hill, who had ...

College Student Indicted for Creating ‘Banana Plug’ Drug Dealing App

A University of California Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal drug charges after he was accused of creating an app to sell cocaine, meth, and other illegal substances. Collin Riley Howard, an […] The post College Student Indicted for Creating &#
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College Student Indicted for Creating ‘Banana Plug’ Drug Dealing App

A University of California Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal drug charges after he was accused of creating an app to sell cocaine, meth, and other illegal substances. Collin Riley Howard, an […] The post College Student Indicted for Creating ‘Banana Plug’ Drug Dealing App appeared first on Geek.com.

Samsung Reveals Galaxy Fold, Three Galaxy S10s

If you choose to pronounce it correctly (which you shouldn’t) the “X” in iPhone X represents the ten years it’s been since Apple changed to smartphone game. So that means it’s also been […] The post Samsung Reveals Galaxy Fold, Three Galaxy S1
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Samsung Reveals Galaxy Fold, Three Galaxy S10s

If you choose to pronounce it correctly (which you shouldn’t) the “X” in iPhone X represents the ten years it’s been since Apple changed to smartphone game. So that means it’s also been […] The post Samsung Reveals Galaxy Fold, Three Galaxy S10s appeared first on Geek.com.

Oregon reports boom in camping, longer camping season

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon set a record for the number of campers at state parks last year, and the number of day-use visitors was the second-highest ever, according to a report by the state's Parks and Recreation Department. The report said 2.9 million peo
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Oregon reports boom in camping, longer camping season

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon set a record for the number of campers at state parks last year, and the number of day-use visitors was the second-highest ever, according to a report by the state's Parks and Recreation Department. The report said 2.9 million people camped at a state park ...

'Firefall' phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite's El Capitan

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - California's Yosemite National Park is again wowing visitors and photographers with its annual «firefall.» Every February for a few days, the setting sun illuminates the Horsetail Fall to make it glow like a c
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'Firefall' phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite's El Capitan

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - California's Yosemite National Park is again wowing visitors and photographers with its annual «firefall.» Every February for a few days, the setting sun illuminates the Horsetail Fall to make it glow like a cascade of molten lava. The natural wonder draws scores of people ...

Panel OKs plan for homes at former 'Old Nevada' mining town

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials have approved a developer's plan for homes at a replica «Old Nevada» mining town outside Las Vegas that started as a wagon train pit stop in 1843 and grew into a Wild West tourist attraction featuring mock gunfights. Th
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Panel OKs plan for homes at former 'Old Nevada' mining town

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials have approved a developer's plan for homes at a replica «Old Nevada» mining town outside Las Vegas that started as a wagon train pit stop in 1843 and grew into a Wild West tourist attraction featuring mock gunfights. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Clark County ...

Army Airborne museum curator: Statue of wrong Lee vandalized

DUNN, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina museum curator says he believes vandals retaliating against Confederate monuments have burned a statue, but one of the wrong General Lee. The Maj. Gen. William C. Lee Airborne Museum says in a Facebook post that a statue of
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Army Airborne museum curator: Statue of wrong Lee vandalized

DUNN, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina museum curator says he believes vandals retaliating against Confederate monuments have burned a statue, but one of the wrong General Lee. The Maj. Gen. William C. Lee Airborne Museum says in a Facebook post that a statue of the World War II Army ...

‘The Weaving Project’ Invites Visitors to Climb Inside a Massive Installation Formed From Nearly 10,000 Feet of Rope

For this year’s London Fashion Week, British fashion designer Anya Hindmarch collaborated with design collective Numen/For Use (previously) to create an installation that would excavate the playgrounds and play sets of visitors’ distant memories
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‘The Weaving Project’ Invites Visitors to Climb Inside a Massive Installation Formed From Nearly 10,000 Feet of Rope

For this year’s London Fashion Week, British fashion designer Anya Hindmarch collaborated with design collective Numen/For Use (previously) to create an installation that would excavate the playgrounds and play sets of visitors’ distant memories. The Tube, a bright blue structure created from nearly 10,000 feet of rope, was a part of a temporary pop-up in a Soho warehouse called The Weave Project which also included a cafe and store. More

Guy Launches Kickstarter to Wipe the Silly Symbolic Rat From the End of ‘The Departed’

Kickstarter is a truly amazing thing. We’ve seen some extremely innovative products and wonderful creative projects launched there. There are also plenty of Kickstarters that are awesome because of their absurdity. There was […] The post Guy Launc
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Guy Launches Kickstarter to Wipe the Silly Symbolic Rat From the End of ‘The Departed’

Kickstarter is a truly amazing thing. We’ve seen some extremely innovative products and wonderful creative projects launched there. There are also plenty of Kickstarters that are awesome because of their absurdity. There was […] The post Guy Launches Kickstarter to Wipe the Silly Symbolic Rat From the End of ‘The Departed’ appeared first on Geek.com.

Design for $1.1 billion Pittsburgh airport remodel unveiled

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Officials say air travelers in Pittsburgh can look forward to faster departures and lots of space to greet loved ones when they return home thanks to a planned $1.1 billion renovation. The Pittsburgh International Airport revamp design was u
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Design for $1.1 billion Pittsburgh airport remodel unveiled

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Officials say air travelers in Pittsburgh can look forward to faster departures and lots of space to greet loved ones when they return home thanks to a planned $1.1 billion renovation. The Pittsburgh International Airport revamp design was unveiled Wednesday by the Allegheny County Airport Authority. The ...

Google Apologizes for ‘Hidden’ Nest Secure Microphone Dilemma

Customers are not happy with Google: The company is under fire after it forgot to tell Nest Secure users about a “hidden” microphone built into the security system. On Tuesday, Google apologized for […] The post Google Apologizes for ‘
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Google Apologizes for ‘Hidden’ Nest Secure Microphone Dilemma

Customers are not happy with Google: The company is under fire after it forgot to tell Nest Secure users about a “hidden” microphone built into the security system. On Tuesday, Google apologized for […] The post Google Apologizes for ‘Hidden’ Nest Secure Microphone Dilemma appeared first on Geek.com.

The Latest: Ground, air travel delayed by winter storm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on the winter storm causing travel headaches in the Upper Midwest (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Runways at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport were temporarily closed as fast-falling snow from the latest winter storm teste
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The Latest: Ground, air travel delayed by winter storm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Latest on the winter storm causing travel headaches in the Upper Midwest (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Runways at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport were temporarily closed as fast-falling snow from the latest winter storm tested plow drivers who tried to keep up. MSP spokesman John Welbes ...

Epic Sues The Fyre Fest of ‘Fortnite’ Parties

By far the word I’ve used the most over the past few dumb years is “grift.” It just keeps popping up as folks try to scam each other more in more in increasingly […] The post Epic Sues The Fyre Fest of ‘Fortnite’ Parties appeared firs
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Epic Sues The Fyre Fest of ‘Fortnite’ Parties

By far the word I’ve used the most over the past few dumb years is “grift.” It just keeps popping up as folks try to scam each other more in more in increasingly […] The post Epic Sues The Fyre Fest of ‘Fortnite’ Parties appeared first on Geek.com.

Crocheted Skeletal Figures Preserved Behind Glass by Caitlin McCormack

Caitlin McCormack (previously here and here) integrates mediums such as cotton string, vintage fabric, beaded objects, and other found materials into small, crocheted skeletons. The textile works are presented as preserved objects like one might find in a cur
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Crocheted Skeletal Figures Preserved Behind Glass by Caitlin McCormack

Caitlin McCormack (previously here and here) integrates mediums such as cotton string, vintage fabric, beaded objects, and other found materials into small, crocheted skeletons. The textile works are presented as preserved objects like one might find in a curio cabinet. McCormack draws a connection between her skeletal subject matter and the viewer’s interiority, using fitted glass boxes and wooden frames as protection from the exterior world. Her fourth solo exhibition at Paradigm Gallery in Philadelphia, See You All in There, opens on February 22 and runs through April 13, 2019.  More

NASA Volunteer Finds Coldest and Oldest Known White Dwarf Star With Strange Rings

A citizen scientist has found the oldest and coldest known white dwarf — an Earth-sized remnant of a Sun-like star that has died — encircled by strange dust and debris, according to NASA. Astronomers […] The post NASA Volunteer Finds Coldest and Ol
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NASA Volunteer Finds Coldest and Oldest Known White Dwarf Star With Strange Rings

A citizen scientist has found the oldest and coldest known white dwarf — an Earth-sized remnant of a Sun-like star that has died — encircled by strange dust and debris, according to NASA. Astronomers […] The post NASA Volunteer Finds Coldest and Oldest Known White Dwarf Star With Strange Rings appeared first on Geek.com.

This ‘Virgin’ Stickleback Fish Mysteriously Fertilized Its Own Eggs

Scientists just discovered a “virgin” stickleback fish that produced offspring after mysteriously fertilizing her own eggs. The fish, which was called “Mary,” was collected by University of Nottingham scientists on an expedition to [&#
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This ‘Virgin’ Stickleback Fish Mysteriously Fertilized Its Own Eggs

Scientists just discovered a “virgin” stickleback fish that produced offspring after mysteriously fertilizing her own eggs. The fish, which was called “Mary,” was collected by University of Nottingham scientists on an expedition to […] The post This ‘Virgin’ Stickleback Fish Mysteriously Fertilized Its Own Eggs appeared first on Geek.com.

Winter weather disrupts air travel in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON (AP) - A winter storm is disrupting air travel in the mid-Atlantic region. FlightAware.com shows Reagan National Airport leading the country in cancellations Wednesday morning, with 37 percent of departures and 33 percent of arrivals canceled. Balt
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Winter weather disrupts air travel in mid-Atlantic

WASHINGTON (AP) - A winter storm is disrupting air travel in the mid-Atlantic region. FlightAware.com shows Reagan National Airport leading the country in cancellations Wednesday morning, with 37 percent of departures and 33 percent of arrivals canceled. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is seeing about 32 percent of departures and ...

Travelers can retrace 'Green Book' path with some research

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The Oscar-nominated interracial road trip movie «Green Book» has spurred interest in the real guidebook that helped black travelers navigate segregated America. With a little research, travelers can find copies of «T
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Travelers can retrace 'Green Book' path with some research

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The Oscar-nominated interracial road trip movie «Green Book» has spurred interest in the real guidebook that helped black travelers navigate segregated America. With a little research, travelers can find copies of «The Negro Motorist Green Book» online and retrace the route in the movie or develop ...

AP NewsBreak: Gwyneth Paltrow denies causing Utah ski crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says a skier who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah resort was actually the one who plowed into her from behind. Paltrow's attorney alleges in a counter claim filed in court Wednesday tha
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AP NewsBreak: Gwyneth Paltrow denies causing Utah ski crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says a skier who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah resort was actually the one who plowed into her from behind. Paltrow's attorney alleges in a counter claim filed in court Wednesday that the actress suffered ...

India suspends key bus service to Pakistani part of Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) - India halted a key bus service with the Pakistani-controlled part of Kashmir, cutting the only land route linking the divided Himalayan region, Pakistani and Indian officials said Wednesday. According to a Pakistani official, Sha
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India suspends key bus service to Pakistani part of Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) - India halted a key bus service with the Pakistani-controlled part of Kashmir, cutting the only land route linking the divided Himalayan region, Pakistani and Indian officials said Wednesday. According to a Pakistani official, Shahid Mehmood, Indian authorities suspended the bus service this week without explanation. The ...

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