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Ric Flair: Rep is 'cautiously optimistic' about wrestling icon following surgery

21 hours ago from UPI

Ric Flair's representative Melinda Morris Zanoni has offered another update on the wrestling icon as he continues to be hospitalized.

Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

1 day ago from Physorg

The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President...

Is Instagram going too far to protect our feelings?

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

Instagram wants to make itself the "kindest" corner of the internet, but can social science and technology beat the trolls?

"Robin Hood of photography" scales skyscrapers for thrills and cash

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

They risk it all to climb skyscrapers and share photos from high above the city -- pics or it never happened

New Device Turns Smartphone into Medical Lab

1 day ago from MSNBC: Science

System developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign connects to a smartphone to serve as a mobile laboratory.

Wisconsin Badgers football 2017 season preview, schedule, players to watch

1 day ago from UPI

Once again, Wisconsin enters a season capable of winning a Big Ten championship and playing in a New Year's Day or better bowl.

Raytheon/Lockheed secure contract for foreign Javelin missile sales

1 day ago from UPI

Raytheon/Lockheed Martin JV has received an additional $133.9 million for Javelin anti-tank missile sales to Jordan, Qatar and Taiwan.

Miami Dolphins may use Jay Cutler in preseason game vs. Baltimore Ravens

3 days ago from UPI

The Miami Dolphins may be ready to showcase quarterback Jay Cutler in their next preseason game.

Detroit Lions DE Kerry Hyder Jr. to miss 2017 NFL season with torn Achilles

3 days ago from UPI

Detroit Lions defensive end Kerry Hyder will miss the entire 2017 season after sustaining a torn Achilles during Sunday's preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Companies in Florida, Australia team up to service Australian military aircraft

3 days ago from UPI

Products and services for F/A-18 and CH-47 aircraft are being offered in Australia through a teaming agreement between U.S. and Australian companies.

Stunt driver dies on 'Deadpool' sequel set

3 days ago from UPI

A stunt driver on the set of the "Deadpool" sequel died while doing a stunt on a motorcycle, Vancouver police said Monday.

Take a Number: Why Is the Eclipse Longer in Some Places Than in Others?

3 days ago from NY Times Science

The moon will completely block the sun for two minutes and 41 seconds above one Illinois town — longer than anywhere else in the country.

Possible panther recorded lounging by Florida woman's pool

3 days ago from UPI

A Florida woman is asking social media for help identifying a big cat that wandered into her back yard to relax by the pool.

Thieves use digger to smash wall, steal ATM

3 days ago from UPI

A British police department shared security camera footage showing a gang of thieves using heavy construction equipment to steal an outdoor ATM.

USM Names David W. Wise Director of Maryland Momentum Fund

3 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

The University System of Maryland (USM) has named business innovator David W. Wise, MALD, as director of the Maryland Momentum Fund (MMF), a $25 million fund to support startups formed...

Pace of TV cord-cutting slowed 22% in first half of 2017

Canada's biggest TV providers lost almost a quarter fewer customers in the first half of 2017 as they did the same time last year, a new report shows.

Target to buy software startup for faster product delivery

3 days ago from UPI

Target announced it has agreed to acquire software startup Grand Junction to better compete with Amazon and Walmart in local deliveries, including same day.

Dunford reassures South Korean allies at Combined Forces Command

3 days ago from UPI

The U.S. is prepared to defend South Korea and other Pacific allies from North Korea, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford said on Monday.

Lawyer: British hacking suspect will be vindicated

3 days ago from Physorg

A lawyer for a 23-year-old British computer security researcher accused of creating malware to attack the banking system on Monday called him a "hero" and predicted he would be "fully...

Harvard offers Summer Explorations for area youngsters

3 days ago from Harvard Science

On a beautiful, blue-sky day in late July, Ryan Dell sat on his bicycle alongside several other excited novice cyclists, eagerly waiting for the three words that would set them off across...

'This is Us': Sylvester Stallone begins filming Season 2

3 days ago from UPI

Sylvester Stallone shared photos with Milo Ventimiglia, Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley from the "This is Us" set.

DHS S&T Awards Metronome Software $750K to Strengthen Security of First Responder Sensor Systems

3 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

Metronome Software is developing a technology solution that will significantly enhance the security of mobile device-based sensor systems used by first responders with funding provided by DHS S&T.

Virtual Detectives Use Social Media to Study Global Fashion Trends

3 days ago from Newswise - Scinews

Each day billions of photographs are uploaded to photo-sharing services and social media platforms, and Cornell University computer science researchers are figuring out ways to analyze this visual treasure trove...

New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. makes ridiculous catch at camp

3 days ago from UPI

Odell Beckham Jr. dropped jaws Monday at New York Giants training camp when he made a brilliant one-handed catch.

Paramount acquires Leonardo da Vinci biopic starring Leonardo DiCaprio

3 days ago from UPI

Leonardo DiCaprio will be portraying famous artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci in an upcoming biopic that is being setup at Paramount.

'Alligator' reported on Massachusetts highway was plastic toy

3 days ago from UPI

A reported alligator in a Massachusetts road set social media abuzz, but police said they responded to the scene and found something else -- a plastic toy.

Wyndham Championship 2017: Sam Snead's legacy endures at Wyndham Championship

3 days ago from UPI

The Wyndham Championship has almost become an afterthought for the top PGA Tour players in recent years, coming on the heels of the PGA Championship.

Harvard lecturer Paul Yoon on his new story collection ‘The Mountain’

3 days ago from Harvard Science

This month, Paul Yoon begins his second year teaching fiction in Harvard’s Creative Writing Program. The son of South Korean immigrants, he is the author of the novel “Snow Hunters,” which won the...