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London City Airport evacuated

London City Airport was evacuated on Friday after a number of passengers reported feeling unwell, police said. "Officers have attended and are currently on scene," London's Metropolitan Police said. "The London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade have also been called. The cause of the incident is not yet known, the airport has been evacuated as precaution."


Sasha Lekach

U.N. criticized for naming Wonder Woman honorary ambassador

The United Nations named Wonder Woman its Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls Friday.

The announcement was timed to coincide with the comic book character's 75th birthday - but not everyone was happy with the decision.

SEE ALSO: Wonder Woman is bisexual, and it's NBD

At a ceremony at the U.N. headquarters in New York, the fictional character was honored for being a strong female role model.

Actress Lynda Carter, known for playing the character in the 1970s TV series,...


Jeff Sneider

'Moonlight' is a must-see movie about sexual identity that falls short of greatness

Barry Jenkins’ introspective coming-of-age drama Moonlight has been mentioned alongside Brokeback Mountain, Weekend and Keep the Lights On as one of the great gay movies.

The only problem with that label here — and it is a label — is that its lead character’s sexuality is defined by a single event. One night, ending in a connection with another human being ... who just so happens to also be a man.

His identity is up for debate, but is that debate appropriate to have? What does it...


Sam Laird

Baller commuter polishes basketball skills during massive Silicon Valley traffic jam

SAN FRANCISCO — Highway 101 runs south from San Francisco, through Silicon Valley to San Jose, crowning it perhaps the Bay Area's most congested stretch of road come commute time. 

SEE ALSO: NFL star Patrick Willis is thriving in retirement as a Silicon Valley tech worker

A fire made the post-work rush hour even more hellish than usual Thursday afternoon — but one big baller maximized the down time to work on his hoops skills. 

Here's a look, via NBC Bay Area. 

And that, ladies and...


Jenni Ryall

The one thing you need to do to stop your home devices from getting hacked

A massive cyber attack on Friday used a system of smart devices like cameras and DVRs to attack important internet infrastructure, leading to widespread problems for some of the web's most popular destinations.

And you can do something about it — one very simple thing.

The DDoS attack that targeted an obscure but crucial internet infrastructure company used Internet of Things (IoT) devices, according to analysis by cybersecurity firm Flashpoint. There are more than 6 billion such devices...


Proma Khosla

8 things we learned from PBS's excellent documentary 'Hamilton's America'

History, it transpires, is not just the stuff of textbooks and sold-out Broadway musicals. It's ever-present, unfolding as we live and breathe and bear witness to remarkable events.

That's equal parts common sense and a grounding realization, and it's the backbone of Hamilton's America, a PBS documentary about a historical figure and the historic musical he inspired.

SEE ALSO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's new version of 'Hamilton' tune with lyrics about Hillary Clinton

By now, Lin-Manuel...


Karissa Bell

Instagram may be experimenting with live video in Stories

Instagram might be getting ready to add live video to its app.

Screenshots published by a Russian publication Friday appear to show a new live video feature within Instagram. 

In the images, discovered by a Russian Instagram user and published by T Journal, the first icon in the Stories section of the app has a badge that says "live" on it. Additional screenshots show the Stories interface with a new "Go Insta" button that appears to be used for starting a live broadcast. 


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Do You Know What Happened In Tech The Week Of October 16?

Samsung can’t come up for air, the mental gymnastics of defending Peter Thiel, and “unlimited” data. Our weekly tech news quiz.

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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

A child beggar dressed as Hindu's lord Shiva reacts to camera at Sangam, the confluence of River Ganga, Yamuna and Mythological Saraswati.

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A pair of conjoined twins were allegedly abandoned at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh on October 15.

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Thousands of people participate in a procession honoring "The Lord of Miracles" (Senor...

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People Are Taking Pics With This Mural To Show Which Candidate They Support In The 2016 Presidential Election

What’s it gonna be? #imwithher or #imwithhim

This mural on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood is getting people to take a picture and share who they're supporting on election day.

If you're in Los Angeles -- go check it out and take a pic!

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The mural is getting people to take a picture with their candidate of choice and share it, using either #imwithher or #imwithhim.

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The mural went up...

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Book Recommendations That Will Get You Through The Next Few Weeks

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These days, it’s always some crazy *ish when you turn on the television

AKA the NeverEnding Election Story

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And on social media, people’s opinions are flying around everywhere and there’s very little you can do to shield yourself.

But what if we told you there was another way to be engaged AND care for your sanity?

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This week on...

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New Kesha Album In The Works, Sony Music Says

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It's been more than four years since Kesha has released an album, but Sony Music confirmed Friday that it is working to end that drought, telling BuzzFeed News it hopes to deliver new music to fans soon.

"Creating a new album takes time, and everyone’s goal is to deliver a high quality album consistent with Kesha’s past releases," according to a statement from Sony Music. "We hope to share exciting new music with Kesha’s fans soon."


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22 Questions Human Beings Will Never Ever Be Able To Answer


Why do Oreos taste better with colored frosting?

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Why are fries always way more delicious when they're not yours?

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And why do the fries at the bottom of the bag taste so much better??!?!

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10 Incredible Photo Stories You Absolutely Can't Miss

Here are the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the web.

"The Hillary Clinton Sessions" — Time

"If you are a photography fan, a Hillary fan, or just like to hear gossip, this post is for you. The photo selection is gorgeous, and all the more so because you find out tidbits of behind-the-scenes details. It is fascinating seeing the past portrayals of a woman who feels omnipresent in the political scene, and yet remains a mystery." —Kate...

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Snag an Ultra-Wide Dell Display Plus a $100 Gift Card for $292

Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains, here's an unbelievable price for a gorgeous 29? 2560 X 1080 UltraSharp HD panoramic monitor. In addition to top-notch visuals this deal comes with a bonus $100 Dell gift card good for discounts on computers, laptops, accessories, and any content you'll need to complete your media library. Best of […] The post Snag an Ultra-Wide Dell Display Plus a $100 Gift Card for $292 appeared first on WIRED.

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Nick Statt

AT&T is close to acquiring Time Warner for $85 billion

AT&T is nearing a deal to acquire Time Warner for $110 per share, a price tag to the tune of $85 billion for the telecom. According to Reuters, AT&T has reached an agreement in principle, which is a kind of stepping stone on the path to a formal contract. It essentially puts in place the terms of a future contract, but it is not an indication of a closed deal.

However, a finalized deal could be approved as soon as Sunday and may be announced on Monday, according to Bloomberg, which earlier...


Pat Iversen

Ryan Strome scored on brother Dylan and mom had no idea how to react


What a dilemma for Ryan Strome and Dylan Strome’s mom.

She and her husband attended their sons’ game in Brooklyn on Friday. Dylan plays for the Coyotes. Ryan plays for the Islanders. No matter what happened, seeing both sons on the same NHL ice would be a special night.

But of course, this could also happen.

Ryan Strome goal pic.twitter.com/Atena9RdLi

— Stephanie (@myregularface) October 21, 2016

Yes, that is young rookie Dylan failing to pick up his brother Ryan in front...


Colin Daileda

The most ironic thing about this massive internet attack

Knowing a lot about something doesn't always mean you can stop it. 

Two days before a massive distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) shut down a huge chunk of the internet on Friday, a researcher at the server provider under assault gave a presentation on just that kind of attack. 

SEE ALSO: Sites across the internet suffer outage after cyberattack

Friday's attack was directed at Dyn, a firm that hosts domain name systems. 

The internet's rough day is the result of a distributed...

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