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Raw: Several Dead After Greek F-16 Jet Crash
Raw: Several Dead After Greek F-16 Jet CrashA Greek F-16 fighter jet crashed at a Spanish military base during an elite NATO pilot training program on Monday, killing 11. (Jan. 27) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/Associ.…
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Raw: Manhattan Misses Massive Storm
Raw: Manhattan Misses Massive StormManhattan residents awoke Tuesday morning to find much less snow on the ground than predicted. Travel restrictions are being lifted and life in parts of the Big Apple is moving. (Jan 27) Subscribe...Fro…
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Raw: Rhode Island, Mass. Get Storm's Worst
Raw: Rhode Island, Mass. Get Storm's WorstBoston and Providence are now forecast to get about two feet of snow. That's the heaviest snowfall from the blizzard hitting the East Coast, but it's less than earlier predictions. (Jan. 27)...Fr…
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AP Top Stories January 27 A
AP Top Stories January 27 ASubscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Here's the latest news for Tuesday, January 27th: Blizzard rolls across east; Obama going to Saudi Arabia; Military jet...From:Associated Pr…
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Joplin and Chanel Inspire Giambattista Valli
Joplin and Chanel Inspire Giambattista ValliDesigner Giambattista Valli combined Coco Chanel's Parisian flawless elegance with Janis Joplin's American irreverence in his latest collection as part of Paris fashion week. (Jan. 27) Subscribe...…
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Blizzard Powerful but Short of Forecasts
Blizzard Powerful but Short of ForecastsThe busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring anywhere from a few inches to a couple of feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine. Snowfall is...From:…
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  • Obama seeks close, candid ties to Saudi king: aide

    Obama seeks close, candid ties to Saudi king: aide

    RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama sought to cement ties with Saudi Arabia as he came to pay his respects on Tuesday after the death of King Abdullah, a trip that underscores the importance of a U.S.-Saudi alliance that extends beyond oil…
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  • Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release

    Japan vows to work with Jordan to secure hostage release

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the killing last week of another Japanese captive, but it reiterated that it would not give in to terrorism.…
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  • Oil price holds above $48 as market stabilizes

    Oil price holds above $48 as market stabilizes

    LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude futures held above $48 on Tuesday as a weaker dollar offset the impact of a global supply glut, with traders questioning if the nearly 60 percent price fall since June has run its course.
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  • Commodities rout slows Caterpillar

    Commodities rout slows Caterpillar

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc on Tuesday reported lower quarterly net profit that missed expectations as lower prices for copper, coal and iron ore hurt mining equipment orders, and warned the recent fall in oil prices would make for a difficul…
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  • Snowstorm sweeps northeast U.S., New York spared its brunt

    Snowstorm sweeps northeast U.S., New York spared its brunt

    BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States on Tuesday, dropping more than a foot (30 cm) of snow across Massachusetts and Connecticut even as its impact on New York City fell short of dire predictions.
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  • Anti-austerity economist says to become Greek finance minister

    Anti-austerity economist says to become Greek finance minister

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Economics professor Yanis Varoufakis confirmed he would become Greece's next finance minister on Tuesday, promising to defy advice to "put up or shut up" and find solutions that favour all Europeans rather than just Greeks.
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:58am -
  • Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan: Israeli military

    Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan: Israeli military

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - At least two rockets from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday and Israel returned fire, the military said, nine days after an Israeli air strike in Syria killed an Iranian general and several Lebanese Hezboll…
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  • Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in 'tense' eastern conflict: Kiev military

    Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in 'tense' eastern conflict: Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) - Nine Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting Russian-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Tuesday, as rebels fought to encircle a key town straddling transport routes between their two strongho…
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  • North Korea raises prospect of detaining South Koreans at complex

    North Korea raises prospect of detaining South Koreans at complex

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has said it can detain South Korean workers at an joint industrial park in the event of a dispute with their companies, South Korea said on Tuesday, in the latest ruling that could hurt confidence in the factory complex.…
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  • In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

    In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India's most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, making a plea for freedom of religion to be upheld in a country with a history of strife between Hindus and minori…
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  • Eleventh person dies in hospital after Spain plane crash

    Eleventh person dies in hospital after Spain plane crash

    ALBACETE, Spain (Reuters) - A French serviceman who was severely injured when a plane crashed at a Spanish military air base on Monday died in hospital in Madrid on Tuesday, bringing the death toll from the accident to 11 people, a ministry of defens…
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:15am -
  • Facebook takes blame for service outages, which hit wider Web

    Facebook takes blame for service outages, which hit wider Web

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Access to Facebook , the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, were blocked around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday, which the company said later was due to an internal fault and not an outs…
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  • Exclusive: Apple supplier Foxconn to shrink workforce as sales growth stalls

    Exclusive: Apple supplier Foxconn to shrink workforce as sales growth stalls

    SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will cut its massive workforce, the company told Reuters, as the Apple Inc supplier faces declining revenue growth and rising wages…
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  • French police arrest four in anti-jihadist raid

    French police arrest four in anti-jihadist raid

    PARIS (Reuters) - Special police forces in France arrested four men in the southern French town of Lunel on Tuesday in an operation aimed at breaking up jihadist networks, a police source said.
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  • Indonesia military pulls out of recovery effort for crashed AirAsia jet

    Indonesia military pulls out of recovery effort for crashed AirAsia jet

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's military on Tuesday withdrew from search and recovery efforts a month after an AirAsia passenger jet crashed into the sea killing all 162 people on board, navy officials said.
    - 7 hours ago Jan 27 15, 4:55am -
  • On climate change, 'not a scientist' not enough for some U.S. Republicans

    On climate change, 'not a scientist' not enough for some U.S. Republicans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Perry's farewell speech to the Texas legislature listed the accomplishments expected from an outgoing Republican governor of the country's largest oil-producing state. But his Jan. 15 speech also did something less predict…
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  • Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle

    Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battle

    BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Kurdish forces took control of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday after driving out Islamic State fighters, a monitoring group and Syrian state media said, although Washington said the four-month battle was not yet over.…
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  • Fidel Castro appears to lend support to Cuba talks with U.S.

    Fidel Castro appears to lend support to Cuba talks with U.S.

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States in his first comments about his longtime adversary since both countries agreed last month to restore diplomatic ties.
    - 13 hours ago Jan 26 15, 10:19pm -
  • Argentine president plans to dissolve spy agency after prosecutor's death

    Argentine president plans to dissolve spy agency after prosecutor's death

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - President Cristina Fernandez plans to disband Argentina's intelligence agency amid suspicions that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death of a state prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community cente…
    - 14 hours ago Jan 26 15, 9:35pm -
  • Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows, currency pressure

    Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows, currency pressure

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Monday reported a fall in its quarterly profit that was in line with Wall Street forecasts, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company struggled with the impact of th…
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  • China police suspended after dining on enormous salamander

    China police suspended after dining on enormous salamander

    BEIJING (Reuters) - The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation on Tuesday on suspicion of feasting on an endangered giant salamander, state media reported.
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:50am -
  • San Francisco Zoo offers spurned lovers cockroach, scorpion adoptions

    San Francisco Zoo offers spurned lovers cockroach, scorpion adoptions

    (Reuters) - The San Francisco Zoo is giving the spurned and broken-hearted a new reason to mark Valentine's Day - the chance to adopt a giant scorpion or hissing cockroach named after a heart-trampling ex.
    - 12 hours ago Jan 26 15, 11:36pm -
  • Naked violinist sues Portland police over arrest

    Naked violinist sues Portland police over arrest

    PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - An Oregon man who claims his rights were violated last year when he was arrested outside the federal courthouse in downtown Portland for playing his violin in the nude is suing the police department and others for $1.1 mill…
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  • Hoax caller impersonating spy chief put through to UK PM Cameron

    Hoax caller impersonating spy chief put through to UK PM Cameron

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday security would be reviewed, but no harm had been done, after an apparently drunk hoaxer claiming to be the director of Britain's eavesdropping agency was put though to his mobile…
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  • Iowa billboard mannequin startles motorists, loses job

    Iowa billboard mannequin startles motorists, loses job

    (Reuters) - A car dealer is taking down an oversized mannequin that had been placed atop a roadside billboard advertisement in rural Iowa after a number of alarmed drivers called the 911 emergency number to report a man who looked like he was going t…
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  • Death by chocolate: a problem for bears in New Hampshire

    Death by chocolate: a problem for bears in New Hampshire

    BOSTON (Reuters) - New Hampshire wildlife officials are drawing up a proposal to curb the use of chocolate as bait by hunters seeking to draw black bears out of the woods after four of the wild animals were found dead at a trapping site from an overd…
    - 5 days ago Jan 22 15, 2:57pm -
  • Singapore smoker fined $15,000 for throwing butts out of window

    Singapore smoker fined $15,000 for throwing butts out of window

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has fined a smoker S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency said, the highest ever such fine.
    - 5 days ago Jan 22 15, 3:54am -
  • Activists arrested after dousing Lenin's tomb with holy water

    Activists arrested after dousing Lenin's tomb with holy water

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two performance artists were arrested after pouring holy water on the Red Square tomb of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and shouting "Rise and be gone!", Russian media reported.
    - 7 days ago Jan 20 15, 12:19pm -
  • Israeli selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in Lebanon

    Israeli selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in Lebanon

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Israeli beauty queen's selfie has caused a stir in Lebanon, with some Lebanese saying their country's contestant at the Miss Universe pageant should be stripped of her title for consorting with the enemy.
    - 9 days ago Jan 18 15, 8:52am -
  • Indian censor official quits over spiritual leader's Bollywood dreams

    Indian censor official quits over spiritual leader's Bollywood dreams

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian film that features a self-styled spiritual leader in jewel-studded costume riding motorbikes and sending the bad guys flying has prompted the chief of the country's censor panel to quit, citing government interference.…
    - 11 days ago Jan 16 15, 8:21am -
  • Seattle Seahawks-loving city manager bans cheese ahead of Green Bay Packers game

    Seattle Seahawks-loving city manager bans cheese ahead of Green Bay Packers game

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - In a friendly slap at Green Bay Packers fans, popularly known as "cheeseheads," the manager of a city near Seattle has banned cheese in municipal headquarters before Sunday's NFL playoff game between the Packers and Seattle Seahaw…
    - 12 days ago Jan 15 15, 8:08pm -
  • Eight-foot alligator found at L.A. home suspected of eating cats

    Eight-foot alligator found at L.A. home suspected of eating cats

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An 8-foot alligator was found next to the carcasses of two cats in the back yard of a suburban Los Angeles home where the reptile had been living illegally since the 1970s, authorities said on Thursday.
    - 12 days ago Jan 15 15, 7:34pm -
  • 'Thumbs up' robber recognizes clerk, gives Colorado store a pass

    'Thumbs up' robber recognizes clerk, gives Colorado store a pass

    DENVER (Reuters) - Police in Colorado are hunting a hooded man who was about to rob a convenience store but stopped after recognizing the clerk and then gave the startled employee a cheery thumbs-up.
    - 12 days ago Jan 15 15, 1:06pm -
  • Night lines banned at shops in some Venezuela states; scarcity persists

    Night lines banned at shops in some Venezuela states; scarcity persists

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Governors in three Venezuelan states have banned overnight queuing amid huge and sometimes rowdy lines around shops across the scarcity-plagued country.
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 3:50pm -
  • Volunteers search for missing wallaby in Washington state

    Volunteers search for missing wallaby in Washington state

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Volunteers were searching a wooded area north of Seattle for a missing marsupial who bounded away from its crate during a transfer to a local petting zoo last week, putting the animal at risk for predators, its guardian said on We…
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 2:26pm -
  • Man rescued off coast of Mexico by Disney cruise ship: ABC News

    Man rescued off coast of Mexico by Disney cruise ship: ABC News

    (Reuters) - A man who fell overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico, was rescued hours later by a passing Disney Cruise Line ship after a passenger heard him calling for help, ABC News reported on Tuesday.
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 1:28pm -
  • NASCAR's Busch says former girlfriend is 'assassin'

    NASCAR's Busch says former girlfriend is 'assassin'

    (Reuters) - NASCAR champion Kurt Busch, testifying about a request for a protective order against him, said his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin sent on covert missions who once returned to their hotel room in a blood-splattered evening gown.…
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 10:49am -
  • Norwegian fined for false promise on contract killing

    Norwegian fined for false promise on contract killing

    OSLO (Reuters) - A 21-year-old Norwegian man was fined 10,000 crowns ($1,300) for fraud because he accepted a contract killing job without intending to carry it out, police told Reuters on Wednesday.
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 10:07am -
  • Seattle dog takes solo trips to the park via city bus

    Seattle dog takes solo trips to the park via city bus

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Every dog has its day - at least on one Seattle bus route.
    - 14 days ago Jan 13 15, 10:04pm -
  • Coin dealer pays nearly $2.6 million for rare American penny

    Coin dealer pays nearly $2.6 million for rare American penny

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Beverly Hills rare coin dealer purchased a 1792 American penny for nearly $2.6 million, the most ever paid for a one-cent piece at auction.
    - 15 days ago Jan 12 15, 6:39pm -

Life Hacker

  • Stop Waiting for the "Next Big Idea" and Try the Smaller Ones

    Stop Waiting for the "Next Big Idea" and Try the Smaller Ones

    We're constantly bombarded with stories of people who are doing incredible things and it often makes us think we need a big idea to get started. However, it's often the little ideas that lead to big things.Read more...
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:30am -
  • Twitter users can now shoot, edit and upload videos natively within the service's app.

    Twitter users can now shoot, edit and upload videos natively within the service's app.

    Twitter users can now shoot, edit and upload videos natively within the service's app. Additionally, you can now hold private direct message conversations with a group of people. Read more about the new features on the Twitter blog.Read more...
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:30am -
  • Create Rituals to Be More Consistent at Fitness

    Create Rituals to Be More Consistent at Fitness

    Many people tend to be anxious about their fitness routine. They want to optimize everything, which leads to overthinking and eventually inconsistency. If this sounds like you, creating a ritual more be the best thing that you can do.Read more...…
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:00am -
  • Plex for Android Update Simplifies Licenses, Adds Photo Casting

    Plex for Android Update Simplifies Licenses, Adds Photo Casting

    Android: Plex is one of the best personal media streaming services with one of the more confusing purchasing models. Today, the company is simplifying it to one, simple app on the Play Store.Read more...
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:30am -
  • Your Favorite Logitech Gear, Discounted

    Your Favorite Logitech Gear, Discounted

    If there's one thing we've learned from posting deals for nearly two years, it's that you all love your Logitech gear. Whether you need a speaker system for your computer, a keyboard for your tablet, or a really great mouse, you'll find great deal…
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:20am -
  • Change Where Screenshots Are Saved on Your Mac with a Terminal Command

    Change Where Screenshots Are Saved on Your Mac with a Terminal Command

    Mac: Taking a screenshot is easy, but if you take them often, leaving them littered across your desktop is a pain. You could use a third-party app to redirect where they're saved for you, or even upload them to the cloud, but if you don't need all…
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  • uBlock, the Memory-Friendly Ad-Blocker, Is Now Available for Firefox

    uBlock, the Memory-Friendly Ad-Blocker, Is Now Available for Firefox

    Firefox: The last time we highlighted uBlock, a fast and lightweight alternative to AdBlock Plus , it was Chrome only. Now the add-on is available for Firefox as well, and it works well, even though it's still in beta. Read more...
    - 4 hours ago Jan 27 15, 7:30am -
  • How to Finally Get Through Your Seemingly Endless Netflix Queue

    How to Finally Get Through Your Seemingly Endless Netflix Queue

    Netflix is great at providing a lot of things to watch, but sometimes it seems like there's almost too much. If you have a hard time actually getting to the things on your list—or find yourself watching the same things over and over—these tips…
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  • The 20 Pound World Travel Backpack

    The 20 Pound World Travel Backpack

    Traveling the world requires a delicate balance of weight and preparedness. Over on The Art of Manliness, travel writer David Danzeiser shares his loadout for a 23 country, year long trip.Read more...
    - 16 hours ago Jan 26 15, 8:00pm -
  • Puree Veggies for a Quicker, Thicker Tomato Sauce

    Puree Veggies for a Quicker, Thicker Tomato Sauce

    Everyone should learn how to make a quick and tasty tomato sauce . Save time by pureeing the vegetables with a food processor.Read more...
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  • Evaluate Your Life Each Day with One Basic Question: Did Today Matter?

    Evaluate Your Life Each Day with One Basic Question: Did Today Matter?

    It's easy to zone out and get trapped in the day-to-day mindset, but if you're really trying to take your life in a certain direction, you need to make progress. With a short, but sweet question you can help yourself maintain focus on moving forwar…
    - 18 hours ago Jan 26 15, 6:00pm -
  • Ferment Your Own Tabasco-Style Hot Sauce Using Greek Yogurt

    Ferment Your Own Tabasco-Style Hot Sauce Using Greek Yogurt

    If you're a fan of spicy foods then you know how awesome a good hot sauce can be. You can make your own at home using Greek-style yogurt—or the whey from the yogurt to be specific—to kick the fermenting process in to high gear.Read more...
    - 18 hours ago Jan 26 15, 5:36pm -
  • The Unique Difficulties that Women Face with Weight Loss

    The Unique Difficulties that Women Face with Weight Loss

    If you're a woman who has tried to lose weight, you may have noticed something: it's hard. Much harder than simply cutting your calories and watching the weight fall off.Read more...
    - 19 hours ago Jan 26 15, 5:00pm -
  • Deadspin Report: NFL Identifies "Person Of Interest" In Ballghazi Scandal | Gizmodo How to Drive on

    Deadspin Report: NFL Identifies "Person Of Interest" In Ballghazi Scandal | Gizmodo How to Drive on

    Deadspin Report: NFL Identifies "Person Of Interest" In Ballghazi Scandal | Gizmodo How to Drive on Snow and Ice | io9 Lo, The Incredible Visual FX Of Exodus Revealed In Before And After Pics | Jezebel How to Prepare Your Mom If You Are About to…
    - 19 hours ago Jan 26 15, 4:34pm -
  • Look at People's Feet when Approaching a Conversation In Progress

    Look at People's Feet when Approaching a Conversation In Progress

    Body language is a big part of human interaction, but some folks out there have a tougher time reading it . If you're looking to join in on a conversation that's already in motion, the participants feet can tell you whether it's open to others or n…
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  • Dreeps Turns Your Boring iPhone Alarm Clock Into an RPG

    Dreeps Turns Your Boring iPhone Alarm Clock Into an RPG

    iPhone: You have a ton of options for various alarm clocks for your smartphone , but Dreeps is an app that takes a completely different approach. Instead of just waking you up, it wakes you and a character in a mini-RPG up.Read more...
    - 20 hours ago Jan 26 15, 3:30pm -
  • ​Juicing Unlocks More Vitamins, But Also Calories and Sugar

    ​Juicing Unlocks More Vitamins, But Also Calories and Sugar

    Proponents of juicing say it's a great way to stuff more vitamins and phytonutrients into your diet. Fruit juice has also been criticized as a sugary, fiberless drink no better for you than cola. What's the truth? A new study shows that orange juic…
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Law and Disorder

Over at the Courthouse...

  • Greens Fight California Pesticide Spraying
         Eleven environmental groups claim in court that the California Department of Food and Agriculture intends to spray toxic pesticides statewide in violation of the state's Environmental Quality Act.
    - 6 mins ago Jan 27 15, 11:26am -
  • Marvell Technology Class Action Dismissed
         A federal judge Monday dismissed a securities class action against semiconductor developer Marvell Technology Group.
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  • Court Outburst Leads to Stiff Sentence
         An outburst in court contributed to the 7-year, 3-month sentence a federal judge handed a Sacramento mortgage fraudster Monday.
    - 6 mins ago Jan 27 15, 11:26am -
  • New Steps in Michael Jackson Hologram Fight
         The Michael Jackson hologram that appeared in the 2014 Billboard Music Awards violated three patents, hologram technology companies claim in court.
    - 6 mins ago Jan 27 15, 11:26am -
  • Class of Constables Challenges Mass Firing
         In a federal class action, 12 deputy constables and process servers say Clark County officials conspired to abolish the Las Vegas Township Constable's Office and fire them unconstitutionally.
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  • Hershey Hammered Over Selective Discounts
         Hershey is hurting competition among Southern California's vending-machine operators by offering discounts to its biggest client, one vendor claims in court.
    - 1 hour ago Jan 27 15, 10:18am -
  • Closing Arguments Begin in Vandy Rape Trial
          Prosecutors in the trial for two former college football players say photo and video evidence shows they participated in a rape, while one defense attorney told jurors his client was too drunk to form intent.
    - 15 hours ago Jan 26 15, 8:05pm -
  • Arizona Must Defend Claims Over Jail Attack
         Arizona may be liable for claims filed on behalf of a prison inmate who was assaulted by two others while a prison guard escorted them to a visitation center.
    - 16 hours ago Jan 26 15, 7:20pm -
  • Ex-CIA Agent Found Guilty in 'Operation Merlin' Leak Case
         Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was found guilty Monday on all nine counts of unlawful disclosure of classified information and related charges in Federal Court.
    - 17 hours ago Jan 26 15, 6:43pm -
  • Morgue Execs Must Face Claim Over Corpse Abuse
         A former coroner and morgue director must face state law claims regarding the abuse of several corpses by one of their employees.
    - 17 hours ago Jan 26 15, 6:35pm -
  • Child-Abuse Book Doesn't Excuse Porn Collection
         An MIT grad who said the child pornography he downloaded was for research on a book about sexual abuse was properly convicted, a Texas appeals court ruled.
    - 18 hours ago Jan 26 15, 5:40pm -
  • Bogus Green Coffee Bean Claims Cost Firms $9M
         A marketer who touted the supposed weight-loss benefits of green coffee bean extract on "The Dr. Oz Show" and other programs will pay $9 million to settle deceptive advertising claims.
    - 18 hours ago Jan 26 15, 5:04pm -
  • FOIA Suit Chucked on Averted Terror Probe
         An Algerian granted U.S. asylum after his arrest on suspicion of terrorism is not entitled to more records about that year-long detention, a federal judge ruled.
    - 19 hours ago Jan 26 15, 4:58pm -
  • Color Me Dissolved, R&B Singer Tells Court
         Color Me Badd's original front man should not be welcomed back, his former band mate claims in court, noting substance-abuse issues that hurt the group before.
    - 19 hours ago Jan 26 15, 4:41pm -
  • Expert Faults BP Analysis on Oil Spill's Impact
         A scientists testifying for the U.S. government said the Deepwater Horizon oil spill had a greater environmental impact than BP claims.
    - 20 hours ago Jan 26 15, 3:46pm -
  • Woman Inmate Says Jail's Driver Molested Her
         A 19-year-old woman claims a corrections contractor sexually assaulted her while she being transported to a jail in Citrus County, Fla.
    - 20 hours ago Jan 26 15, 3:19pm -
  • New Negligence TrialOver Painkiller Pump
         A woman who blames a painkiller pump for the near-total loss of movement in her shoulder can get a new negligence trial, the 9th Circuit ruled.
    - 21 hours ago Jan 26 15, 2:39pm -
  • Cop Says Conspiracy Ruined His Career
         A police officer was wrongfully arrested and prosecuted in Florida on charges dreamed up by a revenge-bent former colleague, he claims in court.
    - 21 hours ago Jan 26 15, 2:06pm -
  • Tenn. Eases Process for Parental Rights Removal
         The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled the state's Department of Children's Services doesn't have to prove it tried to reunite children with their parents before it terminates parental rights.
    - 22 hours ago Jan 26 15, 1:14pm -
  • Benefits Windfall Tossed by Supreme Court
         Retirees failed to persuade the Supreme Court on Monday that they and their families deserve permanent contribution-free health care benefits.
    - 23 hours ago Jan 26 15, 12:54pm -
  • Rules Proposed to Enhance 911 Reliability
         Following multiple 911 outages last year, the Federal Communications Commission proposed a rule to strengthen accountability for emergency services.
    - 3 days ago Jan 24 15, 4:57am -

Cyber Threats

The News in Pictures | BBC

Day in pictures: 27 January 2015
Day in pictures: 27 January 2015
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VIDEO: Holocaust-era violins play again
VIDEO: Holocaust-era violins play again
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Taking the plunge
Taking the plunge
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In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration
In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration
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Day in pictures: 26 January 2015
Day in pictures: 26 January 2015
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In pictures: Australia Day 2015
In pictures: Australia Day 2015
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Severe Weather Watch

  • SPC - No watches are valid as of Tue Jan 27 15:26:01 UTC 2015
    No watches are valid as of Tue Jan 27 15:26:01 UTC 2015.
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  • SPC MD 46

    SPC MD 46

    MD 0046 CONCERNING HEAVY SNOW FOR RI...ERN MA...ERN NH...AND MUCH OF MAINE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0046NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK0924 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015AREAS AFFECTED...RI...ERN MA...ERN NH...AND MUCH OF MAINECONCERNING...…
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  • SPC Jan 27, 2015 1300 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

    SPC Jan 27, 2015 1300 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook

    SPC 1300Z Day 1 Outlook DAY 1 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK0647 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015VALID 271300Z - 281200Z...NO TSTM AREAS FORECAST......SUMMARY...NO AREAS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CONTIN…
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Out of this World

  • Crew Studying Tiny Organisms to Understand Larger Organisms

    Crew Studying Tiny Organisms to Understand Larger Organisms

    After a week of medical science activities, the space station residents began the new week focusing on worms, fruit flies and plants. The tiny organisms provide scientists a model for larger organisms and how microgravity affects such things as immun…
    - 23 hours ago Jan 26 15, 12:32pm -
  • CATS Installed, Eye Checks and Science Maintenance for Crew

    CATS Installed, Eye Checks and Science Maintenance for Crew

    With CATS successfully installed to an external platform on Japan’s Kibo laboratory, the Expedition 42 crew spent Friday working life science, combustion and a variety of other experiments. › Read more about CATS The Combustion Integrated Rack (C…
    - 4 days ago Jan 23 15, 1:03pm -
  • Robotic Arms Move CATS While Crew Studies Life Science

    Robotic Arms Move CATS While Crew Studies Life Science

    Ground controllers overnight remotely guided the Canadarm2, with its Dextre robotic hand attached, to deftly remove the CATS experiment from the SpaceX Dragon trunk. They then handed it off to the Japanese robotic arm for installation on the Kibo lab…
    - 5 days ago Jan 22 15, 1:43pm -
  • Crew Works Botany and Physics as Robotic Arm Preps New Experiment

    Crew Works Botany and Physics as Robotic Arm Preps New Experiment

    The six-member Expedition 42 crew worked Dragon cargo transfers and science on the International Space Station Wednesday. Commander Barry Wilmore conducted botany research and harvested plants grown for the Advanced Plant Experiments-03-1 (APEX-03-1)…
    - 6 days ago Jan 21 15, 4:28pm -
  • Specialists Discuss Spacesuit Work, Crew Investigates ATV Odor

    Specialists Discuss Spacesuit Work, Crew Investigates ATV Odor

    Ground controllers have completed troubleshooting work after last week’s false alarm indicating an ammonia leak. Heat exchangers and thermal control systems on the U.S. side of the International Space Station have been recovered and reintegrated an…
    - 7 days ago Jan 20 15, 2:05pm -
  • Crew Back at Work Studying Immune System in Space

    Crew Back at Work Studying Immune System in Space

    The International Space Station residents were back at work Thursday after an ammonia leak indication sent the crew over to the Russian segment. Flight controllers determined there was no leak and NASA managers allowed the crew to resume normal activ…
    - 12 days ago Jan 15 15, 12:35pm -
  • Astronauts Back in Station’s U.S. Segment

    Astronauts Back in Station’s U.S. Segment

    The crew opened the hatch to the U.S. segment and returned inside at 2:05 p.m. Central time. Wearing protective masks, Virts and Cristoforetti sampled the cabin atmosphere and reported no indications of any ammonia.
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 3:23pm -
  • Station Managers Allow Crew Back In U.S. Segment

    Station Managers Allow Crew Back In U.S. Segment

    The International Space Station mission management team, including all of the station Partners, met this afternoon and directed the station’s residents to return to the U.S. segment of the complex before the end of the day, systems permitting. The…
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 2:54pm -
  • Manager of NASA’s Station Program Discusses Alarm
    The six-member Expedition 42 crew is safe in the Russian segment of the International Space Station after an alarm went off in the U.S. segment of the orbital laboratory Wednesday morning. Flight controllers are seeing no direct evidence of an ammoni…
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 12:55pm -
  • Space Station Update
    The Expedition 42 crew members are safe and in good shape inside the Russian segment of the International Space Station following an alarm in the U.S. segment at about 4 a.m. EST. The crew received an update from spacecraft communicator James Kelly t…
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 8:55am -

Daily Dose of Cute

Useless Fact of the Day

Today's Birthday

Today in History

  • January 27, 1888: National Geographic Society founded
    On January 27, 1888, the National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C., for "the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge."The 33 men who originally met and formed the National Geographic Society were a diverse group of geograp…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 27 15, 12:00am -

Today's Political Cartoon

Awful Pun Du Jour

A Word. A Day.

  • apoplectic
    1. Extremely angry. 2. Relating to or affected by apoplexy (stroke).
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Today's Slang

  • Sad Masty

    Sad Masty

    To masturbate while crying, and using the tears as lubricantim upset my cat died, but am gonna use these tears in my next sad masty to create a happy ending
    - 9 hours ago Jan 27 15, 3:00am -
  • Turdulence

    Turdulence

    The discomfort that occurs due to an inability to pass flatus on a flight.Just got in from London and man, due I have some turdulence.
    - 2 days ago Jan 25 15, 3:00am -
  • percentage advantage

    percentage advantage

    The deciding factor of who gets the car phone charger. The lowest battery power always gets the charging port first.Hand over the the charger quick before my phone goes dead!. At five percent battery I've got the percentage advantage on you guy…
    - 3 days ago Jan 24 15, 3:00am -
  • ambitchous

    ambitchous

    striving to be more of a bitch than the average bitchUgh! Britney fucked my boyfriend!Yeah, she's pretty ambitchous.
    - 4 days ago Jan 23 15, 3:00am -
  • conversation walling

    conversation walling

    When you're trying to make a conversation with a girl/guy you met recently, either A) online B) via text message or C) in person, and she/he responds to any of your questions with blank stares, one letter text messages using the words: oh, cool, or…
    - 5 days ago Jan 22 15, 3:00am -
  • Sing a disney song

    Sing a disney song

    Have sex or do anything sexual.*Taken from the movie Lion King where Simba and Nala lick each other while the song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" plays.G: Honey, I feel horny as everB: Come on and sing a disney song with me babeG: Screw me.…
    - 6 days ago Jan 21 15, 3:00am -
  • Sidewalk Salsa

    Sidewalk Salsa

    When you walk up to someone on the sidewalk and you both try to move out of each other's way, and in doing so repeatedly move into each other's way."Why are you late?""I got stuck doing the sidewalk salsa."
    - 7 days ago Jan 20 15, 3:00am -

This Day in Music

  • On this Day January 27, 2006
    Gene McFadden, R&B vocalist and songwriter, best known as half of the Philly soul team McFadden & Whitehead, died of cancer at the age of 56. The duo had the 1979 hit 'Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now', which sold more than 8 million copies and was nominated…
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  • On this Day January 27, 1998
    James Brown was charged with possession of marijuana and unlawful use of a firearm after police were called to his South Carolina home. Brown later clamed the drugs were used to help his 'eyesight.'
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  • On this Day January 27, 1984
    Madonna made her first appearance in the UK when she appeared on C4 TV music program The Tube performing 'Holiday'. The show was broadcast live from the Hacienda Club in Manchester.
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  • On this Day January 27, 1973
    'Superstition' the lead single from Stevie Wonder's Talking Book album gave him his second No.1 single in the US, 10 years after his first No.1. Jeff Beck created the original drum beat while in the studio with Wonder. After writing the song, Wonder…
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  • On this Day January 27, 1973

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  • On this Day January 27, 1971
    David Bowie arrived in the US for the first time; he couldn't play live because of work permit restrictions, but attracted publicity when he wore a dress at a promotion event.
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  • On this Day January 27, 1956
    Elvis Presley's single, 'Heartbreak Hotel' was released by RCA Records, who had just purchased Presley's contract from Sun Records for $35,000. The song sold 300,000 copies in its first week and would eventually sell over a million, becoming Elvis' f…
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Today's Trivia Test

  • Trivia of the Day for Monday

    Trivia of the Day for Monday

    The average life span of an umbrella is 1 1/2 years. Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. president to have been born in a hospital. Normally there are born 94 females to 100 males. But among quadruplets there are 156 … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago Jan 26 15, 5:00am -
  • Enter to Win a New Kindle Paperwhite!

    Enter to Win a New Kindle Paperwhite!

    Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve received several emails from people who received new Kindles or Fires for Christmas and are really enjoying them; I’ve also received several emails from people who were really hoping for a new one … Continue…
    - 2 days ago Jan 25 15, 1:00pm -
  • Trivia of the Day for Sunday

    Trivia of the Day for Sunday

    Sex for one hour will burn off 11 Hershey Kisses, or 360 calories. 15% of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine’s Day. In the Brazilian jungle, women of the Apinaye tribe bite of portions of their mates’ eyebrows during … Continue rea…
    - 2 days ago Jan 25 15, 8:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Saturday

    Trivia of the Day for Saturday

    Polar bears are left handed. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out. The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated. The catfish … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago Jan 24 15, 8:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Friday

    Trivia of the Day for Friday

    Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day. Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people. In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes. Humans…
    - 4 days ago Jan 23 15, 8:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Thursday

    Trivia of the Day for Thursday

    On average people fear spiders more than they do death. You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue. It’s impossible to sneeze with … Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago Jan 22 15, 8:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Wednesday

    Trivia of the Day for Wednesday

    During a 2004 episode of Sesame Street, Cookie Monster said that before he started eating cookies, his name was Sid. The Corduroy Appreciation Club celebrated 11-11-11 as The Day That Most Resembles Corduroy. Roger Ebert and Oprah Winfrey went on ……
    - 6 days ago Jan 21 15, 4:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Tuesday

    Trivia of the Day for Tuesday

    The duffel bag gets its name from the town of Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold. There’s a Facebook group called “The Best Day of My Life Was When I Realized the Old Brewers … Continue reading →
    - 7 days ago Jan 20 15, 2:00pm -
  • Trivia of the Day for Monday

    Trivia of the Day for Monday

    The duffel bag gets its name from the town of Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold. There’s a Facebook group called “The Best Day of My Life Was When I Realized the Old Brewers … Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago Jan 19 15, 5:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Sunday

    Trivia of the Day for Sunday

    Why is China called the “Flowery Kingdom?” Flowery Kingdom is a translation of the Chinese “Hua Kuo” and is the most ancient name in China. It is not known if it originally referred to flowers in the literal sense (which … Continue reading…
    - 9 days ago Jan 18 15, 5:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Saturday

    Trivia of the Day for Saturday

    Why do pigeons make a whistling sound when they jump up to fly? It’s not the pigeon’s voices: it’s their wings. You are actually hearing the sound of air passing through feathers spread wide for acceleration, beating faster for lift … Continu…
    - 10 days ago Jan 17 15, 5:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Friday

    Trivia of the Day for Friday

    Why do people clink their glasses before drinking a toast? It used to be common for someone to try to kill an enemy by offering him a poisoned drink. To prove to a guest that a drink was safe, it … Continue reading →
    - 11 days ago Jan 16 15, 5:00am -
  • Trivia of the Day for Thursday

    Trivia of the Day for Thursday

    Why does the phrase “to kick the bucket” mean to die? There are a number of explanations for the origin of this expression, but the most realistic one has to do with the way some people committed suicide in the … Continue reading →
    - 12 days ago Jan 15 15, 11:09pm -
  • Bonus Trivia

    Bonus Trivia

    Why does something annoying “rub you the wrong way”? It would be tempting to guess that this has something to do with genies and magic lamps. Rub the lamp the wrong way and maybe an angry genie makes you walk … Continue reading →
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 3:00pm -
  • Trivia of the Day for Wednesday

    Trivia of the Day for Wednesday

    The flea can jump 350 times its body length. That is like a human jumping the length of a football field. A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death. The male praying mantis cannot … Continue reading →
    - 13 days ago Jan 14 15, 5:00am -

Funny Quote of the Day

  • Jack Benny
    "If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."
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  • Lillian Hellman
    "People change and forget to tell each other."
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  • Kin Hubbard
    "The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket."
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  • Alfred Hitchcock
    "The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder."
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Brainy Quote of the Day

  • Henry Drummond
    "The people who influence you are the people who believe in you."
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  • Horace Walpole
    "We often repent of our first thoughts, and scarce ever of our second."
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  • Jules Renard
    "If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right."
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  • Katharine Hepburn
    "If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun."
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Wright Better

  • Starting a Business Letter with Dear Mr.

    Starting a Business Letter with Dear Mr.

    Several years ago, when a reader said he refused to use “Dear So-and-So” to begin a business letter because dear is too intimate a word to use with a stranger, I assumed that he represented a minority of one. Who, I wondered, would interpret an e…
    - 12 hours ago Jan 26 15, 11:13pm -
  • Punctuation Review #3: Introducing Quotations

    Punctuation Review #3: Introducing Quotations

    A reader questioned the introduction of a direct quotation with the word that: I've had the understanding that preceding what was said with the word "that" indicates that what follows is not a verbatim quote, but rather a description of what was said…
    - 2 days ago Jan 25 15, 11:06pm -
  • The Changing Meaning of Mural

    The Changing Meaning of Mural

    Because I am used to thinking of a mural as a painting on a wall, I was startled to hear a local radio announcer refer to a contest for artists to submit designs to paint “murals” on storm drains.--> Get access to 300+ interactive grammar exercis…
    - 3 days ago Jan 24 15, 11:03pm -
  • Two Inverted Idioms

    Two Inverted Idioms

    As the residents of my state prepared for a cold front, one of the local television anchors remarked: We are in store for a big chill.--> Get access to 300+ interactive grammar exercises! Click here to start your free trial!
    - 4 days ago Jan 23 15, 11:01pm -
  • Contrast and Stand in Contrast To

    Contrast and Stand in Contrast To

    The other morning I read an article about a man who has built a wonderfully detailed scale model of the Sultana, the steamboat that was the object of the greatest maritime disaster in US history.--> Get access to 300+ interactive grammar exercises! C…
    - 4 days ago Jan 22 15, 11:40pm -

Earth Science Picture of the Day

Paracas National Reserve, Peru
Paracas National Reserve, Peru
- 9 hours ago Jan 27 15, 3:01am -
Empty Quarter Dunes
Empty Quarter Dunes
- 1 day ago Jan 26 15, 3:01am -
Volcan Copahue
Volcan Copahue
- 2 days ago Jan 25 15, 3:01am -
Shimmer Tree
Shimmer Tree
- 3 days ago Jan 24 15, 3:01am -
Bear River Meanders
Bear River Meanders
- 4 days ago Jan 23 15, 3:01am -
Pancake Ice Over Sebago Lake
Pancake Ice Over Sebago Lake
- 5 days ago Jan 22 15, 3:01am -

Earthquakes

  • M 3.8 - 3km SSE of Perry, Oklahoma
    ShakeMap - V DYFI? - VITime2015-01-27 11:31:10 UTC2015-01-27 05:31:10 -06:00 at epicenterLocation36.262°N 97.269°WDepth3.73 km (2.32 mi)
    - 1 hour ago Jan 27 15, 10:29am -
  • M 1.5 - 14km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 15:11:40 UTC2015-01-27 07:11:40 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.397°N 119.817°WDepth5.28 km (3.28 mi)
    - 1 hour ago Jan 27 15, 10:24am -
  • M 3.5 - 21km NW of Leona Valley, California
    ShakeMap - V DYFI? - IVTime2015-01-27 08:16:39 UTC2015-01-27 00:16:39 -08:00 at epicenterLocation34.749°N 118.450°WDepth9.15 km (5.69 mi)
    - 1 hour ago Jan 27 15, 10:22am -
  • M 0.9 - 14km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 14:11:16 UTC2015-01-27 06:11:16 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.398°N 119.814°WDepth5.32 km (3.31 mi)
    - 1 hour ago Jan 27 15, 10:11am -
  • M 0.2 - 15km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 11:37:27 UTC2015-01-27 03:37:27 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.393°N 119.814°WDepth4.38 km (2.72 mi)
    - 1 hour ago Jan 27 15, 10:04am -
  • M 2.3 - 5km SSE of Sesser, Illinois
    DYFI? - ITime2015-01-27 04:46:11 UTC2015-01-26 22:46:11 -06:00 at epicenterLocation38.047°N 89.022°WDepth6.90 km (4.29 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:51am -
  • M 1.7 - 42km NNE of Mammoth Lakes, California
    Time2015-01-27 13:39:02 UTC2015-01-27 05:39:02 -08:00 at epicenterLocation37.997°N 118.766°WDepth5.00 km (3.11 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:46am -
  • M 1.6 - 60km NNW of Nikiski, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 14:15:17 UTC2015-01-27 05:15:17 -09:00 at epicenterLocation61.197°N 151.691°WDepth93.20 km (57.91 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:42am -
  • M 4.3 - 5km NE of Medford, Oklahoma
    PAGER - GREEN ShakeMap - IV DYFI? - VTime2015-01-26 19:30:44 UTC2015-01-26 13:30:44 -06:00 at epicenterLocation36.848°N 97.699°WDepth6.65 km (4.13 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:41am -
  • M 2.1 - 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon
    DYFI? - IITime2015-01-27 11:26:22 UTC2015-01-27 03:26:22 -08:00 at epicenterLocation41.857°N 119.653°WDepth8.65 km (5.37 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:36am -
  • M 2.3 - 31km ENE of Little Lake, California
    DYFI? - IITime2015-01-27 14:20:11 UTC2015-01-27 06:20:11 -08:00 at epicenterLocation36.042°N 117.592°WDepth1.10 km (0.68 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:30am -
  • M 0.9 - 6km W of Cobb, California
    Time2015-01-27 13:03:34 UTC2015-01-27 05:03:34 -08:00 at epicenterLocation38.823°N 122.798°WDepth3.10 km (1.93 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:27am -
  • M 1.7 - 14km SSE of Anza, California
    Time2015-01-27 14:11:34 UTC2015-01-27 06:11:34 -08:00 at epicenterLocation33.435°N 116.624°WDepth6.56 km (4.08 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:15am -
  • M 2.4 - 14km S of Reno, Nevada
    DYFI? - IIITime2015-01-26 21:29:11 UTC2015-01-26 13:29:11 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.396°N 119.816°WDepth5.76 km (3.58 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:14am -
  • M 2.6 - 8km S of Caldwell, Kansas
    DYFI? - IIITime2015-01-26 16:04:40 UTC2015-01-26 10:04:40 -06:00 at epicenterLocation36.956°N 97.610°WDepth5.00 km (3.11 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:14am -
  • M 2.1 - 57km W of Valdez, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 13:42:25 UTC2015-01-27 04:42:25 -09:00 at epicenterLocation61.116°N 147.412°WDepth11.10 km (6.90 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:13am -
  • M 3.4 - 6km NW of Caldwell, Kansas
    DYFI? - VTime2015-01-27 07:38:05 UTC2015-01-27 01:38:05 -06:00 at epicenterLocation37.073°N 97.656°WDepth4.80 km (2.98 mi)
    - 2 hours ago Jan 27 15, 9:12am -
  • M 2.5 - 18km S of Perry, Oklahoma
    DYFI? - IIITime2015-01-26 18:03:17 UTC2015-01-26 12:03:17 -06:00 at epicenterLocation36.121°N 97.289°WDepth8.28 km (5.14 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:58am -
  • M 1.5 - 79km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 13:14:34 UTC2015-01-27 04:14:34 -09:00 at epicenterLocation62.896°N 151.020°WDepth101.60 km (63.13 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:43am -
  • M 0.9 - 5km SSW of North Pole, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 13:06:07 UTC2015-01-27 04:06:07 -09:00 at epicenterLocation64.713°N 147.406°WDepth17.60 km (10.94 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:43am -
  • M 0.5 - 15km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 04:21:22 UTC2015-01-26 20:21:22 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.394°N 119.814°WDepth4.73 km (2.94 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:39am -
  • M 0.4 - 15km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 04:14:03 UTC2015-01-26 20:14:03 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.392°N 119.814°WDepth4.36 km (2.71 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:38am -
  • M 0.5 - 15km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 03:30:53 UTC2015-01-26 19:30:53 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.393°N 119.815°WDepth4.29 km (2.66 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:38am -
  • M 0.0 - 15km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 03:30:39 UTC2015-01-26 19:30:39 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.391°N 119.812°WDepth4.25 km (2.64 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:38am -
  • M 1.8 - 10km E of Mammoth Lakes, California
    Time2015-01-27 04:38:43 UTC2015-01-26 20:38:43 -08:00 at epicenterLocation37.639°N 118.855°WDepth2.14 km (1.33 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:38am -
  • M 1.5 - 10km E of Mammoth Lakes, California
    Time2015-01-27 04:30:51 UTC2015-01-26 20:30:51 -08:00 at epicenterLocation37.643°N 118.857°WDepth1.97 km (1.22 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:37am -
  • M 0.5 - 14km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 02:25:05 UTC2015-01-26 18:25:05 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.395°N 119.818°WDepth4.47 km (2.77 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:37am -
  • M 0.2 - 14km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 00:29:17 UTC2015-01-26 16:29:17 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.395°N 119.816°WDepth3.82 km (2.37 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:36am -
  • M 0.2 - 14km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 00:03:06 UTC2015-01-26 16:03:06 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.401°N 119.817°WDepth3.77 km (2.34 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:36am -
  • M 1.5 - 5km ESE of Lone Pine, California
    Time2015-01-27 00:35:11 UTC2015-01-26 16:35:11 -08:00 at epicenterLocation36.576°N 118.007°WDepth4.33 km (2.69 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:36am -
  • M 0.0 - 44km ESE of Beatty, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 00:06:43 UTC2015-01-26 16:06:43 -08:00 at epicenterLocation36.726°N 116.312°WDepth7.95 km (4.94 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:35am -
  • M 0.8 - 26km NE of Pine Valley, California
    Time2015-01-27 13:31:08 UTC2015-01-27 05:31:08 -08:00 at epicenterLocation32.960°N 116.300°WDepth10.88 km (6.76 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:35am -
  • M 1.7 - 5km NW of The Geysers, California
    Time2015-01-27 12:06:50 UTC2015-01-27 04:06:50 -08:00 at epicenterLocation38.818°N 122.797°WDepth4.03 km (2.50 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:28am -
  • M 0.9 - 20km ENE of Little Lake, California
    Time2015-01-27 13:18:01 UTC2015-01-27 05:18:01 -08:00 at epicenterLocation35.981°N 117.693°WDepth2.13 km (1.32 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:21am -
  • M 2.1 - 1km NNE of Fuig, Puerto Rico
    Time2015-01-27 09:41:45 UTC2015-01-27 05:41:45 -04:00 at epicenterLocation18.002°N 66.911°WDepth48.00 km (29.83 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:17am -
  • M 2.9 - 1km SW of Nikiski, Alaska
    DYFI? - ITime2015-01-27 12:25:20 UTC2015-01-27 03:25:20 -09:00 at epicenterLocation60.684°N 151.308°WDepth66.50 km (41.32 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:11am -
  • M 4.7 - 44km WSW of Talcahuano, Chile
    DYFI? - IIITime2015-01-27 02:40:05 UTC2015-01-26 21:40:05 -05:00 at epicenterLocation36.797°S 73.607°WDepth13.13 km (8.16 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:08am -
  • M 2.8 - 60km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 05:01:44 UTC2015-01-26 20:01:44 -09:00 at epicenterLocation59.978°N 153.130°WDepth112.90 km (70.15 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:04am -
  • M 2.6 - 67km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands
    DYFI? - ITime2015-01-27 08:20:34 UTC2015-01-27 04:20:34 -04:00 at epicenterLocation18.904°N 64.236°WDepth15.00 km (9.32 mi)
    - 3 hours ago Jan 27 15, 8:03am -
  • M 1.4 - 25km WSW of Coalinga, California
    Time2015-01-27 08:28:06 UTC2015-01-27 00:28:06 -08:00 at epicenterLocation36.060°N 120.631°WDepth3.86 km (2.40 mi)
    - 4 hours ago Jan 27 15, 7:44am -
  • M 1.5 - 38km WSW of Talkeetna, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 12:13:33 UTC2015-01-27 03:13:33 -09:00 at epicenterLocation62.234°N 150.830°WDepth34.90 km (21.69 mi)
    - 4 hours ago Jan 27 15, 7:41am -
  • M 2.3 - 114km SW of Homer, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 12:10:40 UTC2015-01-27 02:10:40 -10:00 at epicenterLocation58.839°N 152.786°WDepth102.40 km (63.63 mi)
    - 4 hours ago Jan 27 15, 7:41am -
  • M 1.2 - 10km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, California
    Time2015-01-27 08:46:29 UTC2015-01-27 00:46:29 -08:00 at epicenterLocation37.621°N 118.856°WDepth0.23 km (0.14 mi)
    - 4 hours ago Jan 27 15, 7:24am -
  • M 1.6 - 11km NNW of Healy, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 11:22:02 UTC2015-01-27 02:22:02 -09:00 at epicenterLocation63.946°N 149.079°WDepth0.20 km (0.12 mi)
    - 4 hours ago Jan 27 15, 7:09am -
  • M 1.6 - 12km NE of Little Lake, California
    Time2015-01-27 11:56:55 UTC2015-01-27 03:56:55 -08:00 at epicenterLocation36.016°N 117.808°WDepth1.10 km (0.68 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 7:00am -
  • M 2.6 - 11km S of Caldwell, Kansas
    DYFI? - IITime2015-01-27 05:02:30 UTC2015-01-26 23:02:30 -06:00 at epicenterLocation36.931°N 97.619°WDepth5.00 km (3.11 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:58am -
  • M 3.2 - 14km WNW of Kalifornsky, Alaska
    Time2015-01-27 03:52:44 UTC2015-01-26 18:52:44 -09:00 at epicenterLocation60.476°N 151.517°WDepth34.80 km (21.62 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:55am -
  • M 1.2 - 3km W of Cobb, California
    Time2015-01-27 08:07:33 UTC2015-01-27 00:07:33 -08:00 at epicenterLocation38.817°N 122.763°WDepth2.52 km (1.57 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:48am -
  • M 2.9 - 11km S of Caldwell, Kansas
    DYFI? - IIITime2015-01-27 05:44:22 UTC2015-01-26 23:44:22 -06:00 at epicenterLocation36.926°N 97.623°WDepth5.00 km (3.11 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:46am -
  • M 1.2 - 69km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon
    Time2015-01-27 07:08:14 UTC2015-01-26 23:08:14 -08:00 at epicenterLocation41.867°N 119.623°WDepth8.97 km (5.57 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:44am -
  • M 4.6 - 36km W of Talcahuano, Chile
    DYFI? - IVTime2015-01-27 05:27:47 UTC2015-01-27 00:27:47 -05:00 at epicenterLocation36.777°S 73.516°WDepth13.37 km (8.31 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:28am -
  • M 0.1 - 15km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 07:12:42 UTC2015-01-26 23:12:42 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.392°N 119.816°WDepth3.64 km (2.26 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:27am -
  • M 0.3 - 15km S of Reno, Nevada
    Time2015-01-27 07:11:16 UTC2015-01-26 23:11:16 -08:00 at epicenterLocation39.389°N 119.814°WDepth3.83 km (2.38 mi)
    - 5 hours ago Jan 27 15, 6:23am -

Natural Disasters

Tropical Storms

  • Neoguri (08W) Tropical Storm - Pacific Ocean

    Neoguri (08W) Tropical Storm  - Pacific Ocean

    Neoguri (08W) Tropical Storm - Pacific Ocean, Date: 2014.07.04, Vertical wind speed: 13 Knots, Out wind speed: 55 Knots, Gust speed: 70 Knots, Wave height: 17 feet
    - Jul 4 14, 4:26am -
  • Douglas (04E) Tropical Depression - Pacific Ocean - East

    Douglas (04E) Tropical Depression  - Pacific Ocean - East

    Douglas (04E) Tropical Depression - Pacific Ocean - East, Date: 2014.07.04, Vertical wind speed: 4 Knots, Out wind speed: 30 Knots, Gust speed: 40 Knots, Wave height: 8 feet , Pressure: 1006 hPa
    - Jul 3 14, 11:16pm -
  • Arthur (AL01) Hurricane II. - Atlantic Ocean

    Arthur (AL01) Hurricane II. - Atlantic Ocean

    Arthur (AL01) Hurricane II. - Atlantic Ocean, Date: 2014.07.04, Vertical wind speed: 16 Knots, Out wind speed: 85 Knots, Gust speed: 105 Knots, Wave height: 23 feet , Pressure: 976 hPa
    - Jul 3 14, 11:13pm -