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Michelle Obama: 'When they go low, we go high'

Michelle Obama cast the presidential race as one between a positive role model for children -- in Hillary Clinton -- and a damaging one -- in Donald Trump -- in the marquee speech on the Democratic National Convention's opening night.

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Aarian Marshall

Solar Impulse Just Completed Its Momentous Flight Around the World

The Rocky of sun-powered airplanes beats the odds. The post Solar Impulse Just Completed Its Momentous Flight Around the World appeared first on WIRED.


Alicia Tan

Gaming CEO slams Singapore government over 'Pokémon Go' comments

SINGAPORE — Another day, another Pokémon Go-related drama.

On Sunday, Singapore's minister for communications and information, Yaacob Ibrahim, told reporters that he had serious concerns about the hit game and suggested that it should be closely monitored.

According to Ibrahim, the game risks having a negative impact on Singapore's society, and it was therefore necessary that the government "study very, very carefully whatever is brought into Singapore."

SEE ALSO: Singapore police invokes...


Ariel Bogle

Facebook takes down footage from child 'torture' report

Facebook wants to be in the news business, but it's finding that being a media platform is harder than it looks.

On Monday evening, ABC news program Four Corners delivered a report that detailed the shocking abuse of child detainees in the Northern Territory. It included footage of teenagers being tear gassed and one boy being bound in a manner that would not look out of place in Guantanamo Bay.  

The Australian government has already committed to an inquiry into the Northern Territory's...


Peter Allen Clark

Michelle Obama's Democratic convention speech probably made your mom text you

Hopefully by this time, you've recovered from Michelle Obama's heart-tugging Democratic National Convention speech. 

So, it's time to dry your eyes, look at your phone and realize that your mom texted you several times during it.

SEE ALSO: Sarah Silverman goes off script, majorly calls out Bernie supporters

Your mom loved it, according to the texts. She listened to Michelle detail the experience of raising her daughters in the White House, of finding a way to try and inspire the country...


Jon Russell

Google’s Android Phone app now identifies spam callers

 There’s nothing worse than answering a call from a number you don’t recognize and getting locked into an awkward sales or marketing call. Well, those incidents may be less frequent for many after Google added spam call detection to its phone app for Android. Read More


Jon Russell

Southeast Asia tech media company E27 raises $2.2M

 Singapore-based media company E27 has closed a SG$3 million (US$2.2 million) Series A round as it looks to grow its tech-focused news website and events business. Read More


Khaled "Tito" Hamze

Crunch Report | Verizon Buys Yahoo

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83 billion, Nintendo shares plummet on announcement that Pokémon Go success won’t affect company that much, Audi starts a subsidiary to focus on self-driving, Bob Mansfield is reported to be leading Apple self-driving car efforts, DNC chair steps down after Wikileaks email release. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

CNN.com - Top Stories

'Left Behind' co-author Tim LaHaye dies at 90

Timothy LaHaye, the evangelical minister and co-author of the "Left Behind" book series, died Monday in San Diego following a massive stroke.

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CNN vets the claims at DNC

The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Monday for the first night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.

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Sen. Warren: 'Trump has no real plans'

Elizabeth Warren took center stage at the Democratic convention Monday as the party faced challenges in unifying a party base torn apart by divisive primaries and, more recently, the leak of damning DNC emails.

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Rob Kardashian Unfollowed And Deleted Everything Blac Chyna From His Instagram

I honestly can’t keep up anymore.

Even though they're engaged and have a baby on the way, and there's reality show in the works...

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...Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna's relationship could be already over — that is, if Rob's Instagram is any indication. On Monday, Rob deleted all pics of Chyna from his Instagram account:

Instagram: @www.instagram.com/robkardashian/?hl=en

And as if...

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We Know How Much Of A Hot Mess Mom You Are

Are you wearing pants?

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Heather Dockray

Disability advocate Anastasia Somoza takes on Donald Trump in inspiring DNC speech

Donald Trump has offended multiple groups this election, including, but not limited to, people with disabilities.

During a long and often chaotic Democratic National Convention on Monday night, international disability rights advocate Anastasia Somoza came on stage and delivered one of the most inspiring speeches of the evening. 

SEE ALSO: Watch Demi Lovato get real about mental illness at the DNC

"Trump doesn't hear me, doesn't see me, he doesn't speak for me," Anastasia Somoza said to...


Adario Strange

How Google Street View lets people reconnect with lost loved ones

Technology is changing the way we connect with our family and friends, so it only makes sense that it would also change how we remember them — something Google Street View is facilitating in surprising new ways. 

In recent years, more and more users of Street View have been harnessing the power of the service's time shift feature, which allows you to move backward and forward in time to sometimes catch loved ones as they were captured by Google's Street View cameras. 

SEE ALSO: Google...


Elise Cooper

Home Alone's Marv returns after 26 years to mess with a spider

In a video that pairs all the elements of your childhood nightmares, actor Daniel Stern aka Marv from Home Alone who definitely should have died from his injuries' but didn't — has resurfaced overnight to unleash your repressed arachnophobia. 

It would seem that despite suffering what real world doctors classified as mortal wounds in the franchise, Stern is still alive and well. And harbouring 26 years worth of emotional trauma.

When a video starts with "I hope I can show you without...


Heather Dockray

Michelle Obama just poured her heart out on stage at Democratic convention

It's been a long night of political heavy hitters at the Democratic National Convention, but First Lady Michelle Obama has officially stolen the show.

After a long night punctuated by heavy storms and Bernie Sanders supporters booing, Obama came on stage and brought together an entire auditorium. Though she mocked Trump for being a "140 character" candidate, her speech seemed primed to be retweeted, reshared, rewatched.

SEE ALSO: Disability advocate Anastasia Somoza takes on Donald Trump in...


Lucas Matney

Oculus update paves the way for room-scale VR on the Rift

 The Rift’s best days are still ahead of it as Facebook’s virtual reality company prepares to drastically improve user experience by introducing its room-scale tracked motion Touch controllers in Q4 of this year. An update to Oculus Home is apparently prepping for Touch’s arrival by enabling users to connect multiple Oculus camera sensors to enhance movement tracking and… Read More


Melo praises Jordan for addressing racial unrest

Melo praises Jordan for addressing racial unrest


Jacob Price

White Sox fan makes Chris Sale jersey look taped together

We're all pretty familiar with the Chris Sale story by now, but if you haven't heard Sale chopped up the team's throwback jerseys with a knife because he didn't want to wear them.

Sight seen at #WhiteSox pic.twitter.com/PGcjlPvcBQ

— Peggy Kusinski (@peggykusinski) July 26, 2016

This fan "celebrated" the memory of this event in the best way possible. Honestly, the Cubs should have worn some variation of this for the game Monday. Really get the rivalry going. Come on, Theo. I thought...

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