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March 5, 2018 3:46 PM 911 calls confirm strange workplace hazard at Apple

Shown is an exterior view of the Apple Park Visitor Center during its grand opening Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Last month, reports emerged about a strange workplace hazard at Apple's sleek new headquarters in Cupertino. It seems that people keep walking head first into the glass walls at Apple Park. First call: "We had an individual 87

February 24, 2018 10:00 PM Comparisons between Ivanka Trump, Kim Jong Un’s sister are sickening – Media can’t decide which way to lean

Ivanka Trump cheers on U.S. athletes and meets with South Korean officials; Greg Palkot reports on how U.S. officials are addressing tensions with North Korea. Ivanka Trump is in South Korea for the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympic Games and, inevitably, she is being compared to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, who attended 72

February 19, 2018 12:55 PM Russian magnate Deripaska to quit roles at his two biggest firms

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska plans to step down as the president of the two companies he controls - aluminum giant Rusal (0486.HK) and En+ Group (ENPLq.L), two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The change comes less than a month after the inclusion of Deripaska and dozens of Russian billionaires on a U.S. government 49

February 18, 2018 10:22 AM How Team Canada Continues to Own the Podium at the Games

Ahead of the 2010 Vancouver Games, Canada created an entirely new framework for funding and developing Olympic athletes which is still paying off in Pyeongchang GANGNEUNG, South Korea—In the years leading up to the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canadian officials embarked on an ambitious plan. They wanted an impressive showing in the medal count, and they were willing 26

February 16, 2018 8:45 PM The Shirtless Tongan Flag Bearer’s Long, Strange Journey to the Finish Line

Pita Taufatofua ended the cross-country ski event in 114th place out of 116 finishers, and put himself $35,000 in debt training. He says it was all worth it. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Pita Taufatofua’s mission over the past 12 months was to learn a sport from scratch and make it all the way to the Olympics. When he picked cross-country skiing last year, he’d seen snow once and he’d never 41

February 16, 2018 5:17 PM Nikolas Cruz, Target Practice Wearing 'Make America Great Again' Hat

Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz used his backyard for target practice just months before he killed 17 students this week. This video, shot in October by a neighbor, shows Cruz in his backyard shooting what appears to be a BB gun, wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat. The neighbor says cops were called to Cruz's home a number of times for "strange and violent 77

February 15, 2018 4:56 PM Apple's new $349 HomePod leaves strange white stains on wood furniture

Apple’s new HomePod smart speaker is leaving a strange white stain on wooden surfaces, according to some users. The Siri-enabled device was launched recently to rival Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home offerings. While the smart speaker has garnered some positive reviews, tech websites Wirecutter and Pocket Lint note that the device can stain wood. A reviewer 80

February 7, 2018 5:31 PM Woman unknowingly adopts dog she gave up as a child

When Nicole Grimes, from the US state of Pennsylvania, spotted a pomeranian-poodle cross for adoption on Facebook, she thought it looked strangely familiar. Nicole says she was reminded of her beloved childhood puppy called Chloe, so she decided to adopt the 11-year-old dog "on a whim". Speaking to the BBC, Nicole said: "When I found out they were both called 45

February 2, 2018 10:00 AM Japanese banana variety boasts edible skin, but taste-testers aren't going bananas over it

A farm in Japan has succeeded in growing bananas with more edible peels, but taste-testers suggest there's still work to be done. (D&T Farms) About the only thing banana peels were good for up to this point were comedy pratfalls and composting. A farm in Japan appears to have changed that, producing a banana with a tasty edible peel thanks to what Quartz 86

January 31, 2018 10:56 PM The Starstruck Woman Who Made It On Beyoncé's Instagram Is Still Gleaming — 'I Was Being Hugged By An Angel'

If you're anything like us, you've studied every minor detail of Beyonce's posts — so you know exactly who we're talking about when we mention the starstruck lady who made it onto Queen Bey's Instagram over Grammys weekend. She. Was. Adorable. And totally relatable. "I swear. I felt like I was hugged by an angel. I think it's hysterical. Strange things 65