Twitter captures firsthand accounts and reaction from the massive tornado that swept through central Oklahoma.
The seven Granbury tornadoes missing persons have all been found and accounted for as of Friday morning, a bit of good news for survivors of the 16 deadly north Texas tornadoes that struck the area on Wednesday. According to one media tweet, a meteorologist even helped to recover a lost cat. The National Weather Service [...]Show More Summary
We’ve discussed zombie debt, zombie bills, and zombie accounts, and even zombie retail on this site before, but we had never heard of zombie returned merchandise…until now. Reader Michael reports that he returned something to Amazon in March 2013, received a refund, and that was the end of the story. Until it wasn’t the end of the … [More]
Today's story of cannibalism comes from the Syrian civil war, where a rebel apparently gnawed on a dead soldier's heart. According to one account, In the clip, Sakkar cuts into the chest of the dead soldier before ripping out his...
After two development cycles and two pilots, the CW is throwing in the towel on bringing Keira Cass’s book The Selection to the small screen. By all accounts, the second pilot, which was shot in Budapest, was an improvement over last year’s effort. But in the end, I hear the finished product, while beautifully shot, was not compelling enough to get on the schedule.
Politicians use accounting tricks to make us think their paltry efforts are worth a damn. For one, they dilute the annual impact of climate pollution by spreading it over 100 years. If we don't make serious progress within the decade, however, what we do afterward will be moot.
Gregory Hicks, the former deputy chief of mission in the U.S. embassy in Libya, gave a blow-by-blow account today of what took place the night of attacks that left four Americans dead. In front of a House committee today, he detailed...Show More Summary
Microsoft transitions to the new Outlook.com email service, which now has more than 400 million active accounts. read more
At one time a mainstay of email and Internet communication, Hotmail is officially dead. In related news, Hotmail was apparently not officially dead until this week. Who knew! As of Thursday, every single remaining Hotmail account (all 14 of them) has been migrated to Outlook, Microsoft's newer and redesigned email experience. Chillax. Show More Summary
Hotmail is officially dead. Microsoft announced today that they have finished transferring all Hotmail accounts to its newer email system Outlook. The SF Gate reports that Hotmail accounts will still be active but the look and feel of the old system is officially dead. Microsoft wrote in a blog post: “Today, we’re excited to announce [...]Show More Summary
It's the end of an era, folks. Hotmail, as you now know it, is dead. Sort of. It's all being transferred to Outlook.com. [ more › ]
Outlook.com has two new features today: SMTP send (so you can send emails from Outlook.com as another email address) and better SkyDrive integration. Also, Hotmail is officially dead, with all accounts migrated to Outlook.com. Read more here... [via The Verge] Read more...
Hotmail, a mainstay of email and internet communication, is no more. As of today, every single Hotmail account has been migrated to Outlook.com, Microsoft's newer and redesigned email experience. Your Hotmail account will stay the same...Show More Summary
Following Goodreads' surprise sale to arch-nemesis Amazon last month, its uber users shut down their accounts en masse. Is the Era of Experts officially dead? The death of film critic Roger Ebert in April inspired an immediate outpouring from friends, colleagues, and admirers. Show More Summary
Authorities in central Vietnam culled nearly 10,000 swifts after samples of dead birds tested positive for the type A H5N1 influenza virus, news reports said on Thursday.The birds account for nearly 10 per cent of the stock at the Thanh...Show More Summary
The friends of Parwhine Lucia Mejia Kaur, an 18-year-old girl from Malaysia who was found dead last week, were shocked when they logged on to Facebook and discovered that a message had been posted from the murdered teen’s account. Kaur was found dead last week after having been missing for days. Police found her body, face [...]Show More Summary
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing are tweeting law enforcement authorities and others from several accounts, despite the fact that one of them is dead, and the other is on the lam and (presumably) not a moron. That’s right, these Twitter accounts are fakes. Late Thursday night/early Friday morning, law enforcement officials identified [...]
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Terry Moran of ABC News reports via his verified Twitter account that a second letter sent to the United States Senate has tested positive for Ricin, a deadly poison. -- BREAKING: @abc has learned a SECOND letter sent to the US Senate has tested positive for the poison ricin. Show More Summary
On the occasion of Memorial Day when Israel commemorates its dead soldiers and others who were killed in its conflict with its neighbors, Sergeant Major Avi Ben Chamo placed the following "joke" on his Facebook account: An Arab asksShow More Summary