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Facebook now has 2 million advertisers

Facebook now has 2 million active advertisers, a figure the company included in an announcement for its new mobile app "Ads Manager." For Facebook, the number is a moving target. Six months ago, the social network boasted 1.5 million active advertisers, meaning they had advertised within the last month. Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly's crisis management strategy: Attack

When Bill O'Reilly once again used his Fox News show Monday night to defend himself from accusations that he embellished or even lied about his experience reporting from war zones, it seemed that the story might be dying down. O'Reilly...Show More Summary

Attorney from Michael Brown case gets involved in Pasco shooting

The attorney who represented the family of Michael Brown after their son was shot and killed in August by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri will now represent the family of an undocumented Mexican orchard worker who was recently...Show More Summary

Siri will soon support 7 more languages

The latest developer beta for iOS 8.3 includes support for more languages with Siri, including Russian, Danish, Portuguese, Dutch, Turkish, Thai, Swedish and English for India. Apple's mobile OS is still in beta, so regular users won't yet be able to access the new language settings just yet. Show More Summary

Conjoined twins survive 26-hour separation surgery

Doctors successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins after a 26-hour surgery last week at the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. The twins, Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata, shared multiple organs, including lungs, diaphragm, liver, intestines, colon, and chest wall, among others. Show More Summary

Pebble's new Kickstarter raises $1 million in record time

Pebble hit its latest Kickstarter goal in no time at all The smartwatch maker met its latest Kickstarter funding goal of $500,000 in just 33 minutes on Tuesday and topped the $1 million mark after 49 minutes, setting a new record See...Show More Summary

Nutella jar full of rubber wrist bands starts house fire in London

LONDON — Sun rays shining through a Nutella jar full of rubber wrist bands sparked a huge house fire in London, according to the London Fire Brigade. Flames tore through the flat in Twickenham on Sunday, killing the family dog and destroying...Show More Summary

Man pulls off impressive behind-the-back ping pong shot

Few things can prepare you for the elusive behind-the-back shot during a game of ping pong. YouTuber Bogeyhunter9 was caught on the receiving end of his first behind-the-back shot while practicing table tennis with fellow NexyUSA team...Show More Summary

Chrissy Teigen loves magic, is not so great at it

Chrissy Teigen: swimsuit model, Internet meme, amateur magician. Teigen stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss her new membership to The Magic Castle in Los Angeles, home to the "Academy of Magical Arts." And to prove her dedication...Show More Summary

Stylus-maker Adonit jumps into software with iPad app

iPad artists are familiar with the stylus company Adonit for its extensive line of professional-level styli Now, it is making the jump into software with its first app: Forge See also: The best iPad apps of 2014 On the surface, Forge looks a lot like other iPad sketching apps. Show More Summary

At least 8 dead in shooting at Czech restaurant

A local man opened fire in a Czech restaurant on Tuesday, killing at least eight, a mayor in the Czech Republic said. The shooting took place in Uhersky Brod, a town in the Zlín Region about 190 miles southeast of Prague near the Slovakia...Show More Summary

Now Waffle House wants a piece of the sharing economy pie — er, waffle

Uber. Airbnb. Waffle House? Waffle House announced on Tuesday that it is getting in on the "sharing economy" action by partnering with Roadie, a new startup following a TaskRabbit-like model for package deliveries, matching shipmentShow More Summary

Nobel-winning U.N. climate official resigns after sexual harassment claims

Rajendra Pachauri, the longtime chairman of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has resigned amid sexual harrasment claims Pachauri had led the organization, which is tasked with providing policymakers with the latest...Show More Summary

Commuter train derails after smashing truck in California; at least 30 injured

At least 30 people were injured Tuesday morning and at least one person was killed when a Los Angeles-bound passenger train collided with a tractor-trailer in Oxnard, California, sending train cars flying off the tracks. See also: It's...Show More Summary

Green Party leader gives 'excruciating' interview on live radio

LONDON — The leader of the Green Party was attracting lots of attention on Tuesday — for all the wrong reasons. Green Party leader Natalie Bennett described her interview on a morning radio show as "excruciating" because of a very public...Show More Summary

Pebble returns to Kickstarter for its new smartwatch, the Pebble Time

As promised, Pebble is announcing its new smartwatch on Tuesday, the Pebble Time. And the company will be returning to Kickstarter to help tell the story. The Pebble Time is the first major revamp to the Pebble family since the Pebble Steel was released last year. Show More Summary

Police puzzled as multiple drones spotted over Paris landmarks

At least five drones flew over the Eiffel Tower, the U.S. Embassy and other Paris landmarks overnight, authorities said Tuesday. It was the most audacious of several mysterious drone overflights around France in recent months. An investigation is underway into who was operating the latest drones buzzing over Paris, and why. Show More Summary

Christina Aguilera does a spot-on impression of Britney Spears singing

Wait, is it the '90s again? Christina Aguilera and Jimmy Fallon took turns doing musical impressions of famous singers on Monday's Tonight Show. Christina tried her hand at Cher and Shakira, during which she sounded mostly like herself,...Show More Summary

U.S. coasts could feel effects of ocean acidification

U.S. coastal communities better start preparing for ocean acidification now, especially if we want scallops, oysters and other shellfish to keep appearing on our dinner plates. That's the message of a new study that shows that shellfisheries across the U.S. Show More Summary

Feeding kids peanut products could actually reduce risk of allergy

LONDON — It might sound counterintuitive, but a new study by British scientists says that feeding children peanut products could dramatically reduce the risk of an allergy developing. See also: Probiotics May Help Prevent Peanut Allergies,...Show More Summary

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