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Video shows man jumping into freezing pond to save his dog

Video shows man jumping into freezing pond to save his dog

McIver tested the sturdiness of the ice, but within seconds, he plummeted through. The harrowing incident was caught on camera by chance, with local news crews on the scene to report on ice safety when the scene unfolded. McIver said the sight of his dog falling through the ice got his adrenaline pumping, so the cold temperature of the water didn't bother him. "You're not just going to let him die, right?" "I think most people would do the same for their dogs". Read More

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Davis Cup: Australia leads US 2-0 in quarterfinal

That's just what Courier did in the previous round, when the shoe was on the other foot and the US led Switzerland (without the services of Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka) 2-0. "We're looking for the U.S. to win and everyone knows that". For that reason, most pundits expected a 1-1 tie going into doubles day. Thompson won in 3hr2min to post a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 win against the United States at Pat Rafter Arena on Friday. Read More

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Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in UK

Amazon launches Fire TV Stick in UK

Amazon today announced it is launching its Fire TV media streamer stick in the United Kingdom, approximately six months after the device first launched in the U.S. All you need to do is ask, "Alexa, what's in the news?" This includes the original Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, and Fire TV 4K. Fire TV now features an overhauled Netflix-type user interface - called the Cinematic UI (pictured) - that is created to make finding movies and TV shows easier. Read More

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Here's When Microsoft Could Reveal Its Next Xbox

Instead of providing any new details, the listing merely repeats what's already known. The game will be able to showcase Xbox Project Scorpio's graphics and processing powers. This makes a possible Red Dead Redemption 2 launch title for Scorpio more plausible, as we expect Rockstar to release RDR2 around the same time. This is quite a powerful statement and it seems to be a direct jab towards Sony's PS4 Pro system. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8: How To Arrange Home Screen Icons

Samsung Galaxy S8: How To Arrange Home Screen Icons

The South Korean technology giant has already released Android 7.0 Nougat update to some of its flagship devices - Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy Note 5. The S8 Plus model, for instance, has 3 percent less battery power than the Galaxy S7 Edge, but the phone itself is 12 percent larger. To display it properly, you need a screen that supports HDR - and the Galaxy S8 just does that. Read More

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Eases 140-character limit in your replies

Eases 140-character limit in your replies

Furthermore, the tweets sent as replies are categorized under a separate tab which makes it more hard for other users to see what your replies are if they don't follow the same person you are replying to. There's also the comedic " twitter canoes", where the number of surnames one has to mention leaves little to no room at all for including user-composed thoughts. Read More

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How To Play Pac-Man In Google Maps For April Fool's Day

Give it a try and check out some tweets below. While the rest of the games were developed internally by Namco (now Bandai Namco), "Ms. Pac-Man" was created by MIT students operating under the name General Computer Corp. How to play, you ask? Players are given five chances to eat up all the dots and fruit that appear on the map while avoiding the five enemy ghosts Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde. Read More

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Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features

Got camera? Facebook adds more Snapchat-like features

The idea first came to prominence in Snapchat, enabling users to create a timeline of images and video to illustrate their day, with followers able to view it for up to 24 hours. This allows users to send photos or videos only to specific friends or family with precision. The features are similar to Snapchat, which went public last month. Read More

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Super Mario Run Underperformed, Nintendo Admits

Super Mario Run Underperformed, Nintendo Admits

As we have seen, Super Mario Run will reward players who open the game at least once a day with gifts like tickets to the Toad Rally gameplay, as well as coins that can be redeemed to buy different objects. Although " Super Mario Run " is undoubtedly one of the most fun games on mobile right now, it has received mostly mixed reviews, as pointed out by Polygon . Read More

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Possible Proof Of Trump-Russia Collusion

Possible Proof Of Trump-Russia Collusion

A U.S. government official told CNN on Wednesday night that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has information indicating that U.S. President Donald Trump's close associates communicated with Russian officials. 'Because it is an open, ongoing investigation and is classified, I can not say more about what we are doing and whose conduct we are examining, ' Comey said. Read More

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Hezbollah Slam 'Weak' UN After 'Apartheid' Israel Report Pulled

Hezbollah Slam 'Weak' UN After 'Apartheid' Israel Report Pulled

Khalaf, a Jordanian who headed the Beirut-based ESCWA, said she couldn't accept being subjected to pressure from Guterres to withdraw the report. United States envoy to the UN Nikki Haley, who had demanded the report's withdrawal last week, said in a statement: "When someone issues a false and defamatory report in the name of the U.S., it is appropriate that the person resign". Read More

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Boaty McBoatface, not an actual boat, embarks on first Antarctic mission

Boaty McBoatface, not an actual boat, embarks on first Antarctic mission

Boaty McBoatface has all the bells and whistles one could ever ask for in a remote-controlled underwater research submarine: the ability to travel under ice, transmit data to its mothership, and reach depths of almost 20,000 feet. "We will measure how fast the streams flow, how turbulent they are, and how they respond to changes in winds over the Southern Ocean". Once there, Boaty will go back and forth through a deep current of bottom water, measuring the intensity of underwater ... Read More

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Blue Origin's New Glenn launch & landing animation

Blue Origin's New Glenn launch & landing animation

Bezos said the Blue Origin booster will land on a barge using six landing legs. It's going to take time. "The entertainment industry can often be a driver of technology that then gets repurposed, and that's what the New Shepard program tourism mission because we can fly so frequently, it's going to be a real driver of our technology". Read More

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