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Guy Spends Almost A Year Gluing 42,000 Matches To Make A Giant Sphere, Sets It On Fire

Fast-forward almost a year, and his project is taking over the internet. “It took about ten months and I think the cost was around $500,” Wallace commented on his giant 42,000 match sphere. Gluing it together was a painstakingly delicate task, but it didn’t stop the guy from setting the whole thing on fire. Memento [...]

Super-G: snowboarder Ledecka wins shock gold on borrowed skis with Vonn sixth

Czech Republics Ester Ledecka shredded to a shock gold medal in the womens super-G on skis borrowed from American star Mikaela Shiffrin Super-G: snowboarder Ledecka wins shock gold on borrowed skis with Vonn sixth Czech athlete had never finished on podium in an alpine event NBC already announced Anna Veith as winner before Ledeckas run [...]

Hilarious Guide To Dog Breeds That Will Help You Choose Your Next Dog

The artist has divided their work into three parts - big, medium, and small dog breeds, so no k9s are left behind. Great Danes? Check. Border Collies, Yorkshire Terriers? Yep. Scroll down to meet the pups, and remember - even if some traits sound better than others, every dog deserves a pet. Even if it [...]

Facebook spamming users via their 2FA phone numbers

Please, please come back.Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesFacebook is feeling lonely these days.  The social media behemoth has seen a decline in traffic in recent weeks along with millions of users leaving its platform, and it appears to be taking rather drastic measures to win them back. Specifically, spamming the hell out of them in a [...]

Bill & Melinda Gates: Why we give our money away

(CNN)"Is it fair that you have so much influence?"Having influence does make it harder to get honest feedback, though. In business, your customers will tell you in an instant when you've made a mistake. It's not the same in philanthropy. Some of our critics don't speak up because they don't want to risk losing their [...]

Israeli police find ‘sufficient evidence’ to indict Benjamin Netanyahu

Jerusalem (CNN)Israeli police said Tuesday there is "sufficient evidence" to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on criminal charges in two corruption cases.

Snap Maps is now available on map.snapchat.com

The app that never sleeps.Image: snapchat/snap mapsSnapchats from all over the world can be easily viewed online. On Monday, Snapchat released map.snapchat.com for Snap Maps that highlights Our Stories and other public snaps overlaid on a global map. SEE ALSO: Kylie Jenner and MKBHD question Snapchat's future post-redesign Just like on Snapchat's mobile version of [...]

An officer was fired after he chose not to shoot a distraught suspect. Now he’s getting a $175,000 settlement

(CNN)A West Virginia city has agreed to pay a former police officer $175,000 to settle a wrongful-termination lawsuit after he was fired following his decision not to shoot a distraught suspect who was holding a gun. The incident occurred May 6, 2016, when Mader responded to a domestic-disturbance call and found Ronald "R.J." Williams Jr. [...]

How Huawei and ZTE could prove their phones aren’t spying on U.S. customers

Huawei can't get any U.S. carriers to sell its phones directly to customers.Image: BRIDGET BENNETT/MASHABLEHuawei, the second-largest phone maker in the world, needs to do something fast if it ever wants to gain a foothold in the U.S. and potentially become the world's largest phone maker one day. The Chinese company can't get U.S. carriers [...]

Church spires to boost mobile coverage

Local agreements"What's not clear, though, is what the commercial relationship looks like. There have been many stories of rural land owners effectively holding operators to ransom for access to some sites, which has slowed down rollout and added considerably to the cost."The government said commercial arrangements would be made locally between dioceses or parishes and [...]

‘The Trump slump’: Remington files for bankruptcy as gun sales tumble

With Trump in the White House, Americas gun manufacturers are in trouble after a golden era under Barack Obama Break the cycle @dominicru Last modified on Tue 13 Feb 2018 17.01EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Custom Remington pistols displayed at the 146th NRA annual meetings & exhibits on 29 April [...]

Safe, happy and free: does Finland have all the answers?

In the first of our new series, The Upside, we look at how the country went from famine to topping nearly every global social ranking The Upside Finlands 10 great innovations Supported by About this content @jonhenley Last modified on Tue 13 Feb 2018 05.28EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp the [...]

Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump

DoJ indictment alleges Russian operatives communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump DoJ indictment alleges Russian operatives communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign Marc Bennetts in Moscow First published on Fri 16 Feb 2018 13.08EST Share via Email [...]

The dogs stolen from their owners’ homes

Image caption Scooby was 11 months old when taken Scooby had become a central part of family life.Related TopicsAnimalsDogsPetsRead more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42945913

Trump’s lawyer paid $130,000 of own money to porn star

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump's personal lawyer said Tuesday that he paid $130,000 of his own money to a porn star who allegedly had a sexual encounter with the President before his time in office. Following initial reports last month that Cohen had made the payment, he said in a statement that Trump "vehemently denies" any [...]