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Large Hadron Collider

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Weasel knocks out world's most powerful accelerator

CERN's Large Hadron Collider, the world's biggest particle accelerator located near Geneva, Switzerland, lost power Friday. Engineers discovered the charred remains of a weasel.

Snapchat

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NBC partners with Snapchat for Rio Olympics 'live stories'

Snapchat is going to the Olympics.

The dark side of livestreaming

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The dark side of livestreaming: Periscoping a rape

The misuse of technology continues to get more disturbing, from revenge porn to cyberbullying to livestreaming rape.

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Google patent reveals screens you can rip

Digital screens can already be bent and rolled. But Google seems to want to make them tearable too.

In a patent filing published Thursday, inventors detailed a new kind of device…

Delta plane

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Delta implementing new luggage tracking system

What if tiny radio waves from your luggage could communicate its location to baggage handlers?

Airlines could use that technology to track your bags and prevent them from getting…

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Venmo is under investigation by the FTC

A popular mobile payment app is facing a federal investigation.

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Amazon's Kindle Oasis is pretty, but looks are irrelevant

The Kindle Oasis is not solar-powered or waterproof. It won't last for 20 months on one charge and it doesn't have Bluetooth.

Lasers could hide Earth from deadly aliens, 2 astronomers say

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Powerful lasers will aid astronomers

The new Four Laser Guide Star Facility was fired up on Tuesday after years of development. ESO says the lasers are the most powerful laser guide stars to be used for astronomy.…

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Apple patent shows better version of autocorrect

Apple wants to make autocorrect an easier and better feature, according to a newly published patent.

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Cat injured by possible gunshot in Lower Saucon

LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A cat belonging to a Lower Saucon Township resident may have been shot, according to township police.

Dinosaurs come to life in Reading

Dinosaurs come alive in Reading
READING, Pa.

It's a chance to experience dinosaurs like you've never seen them before. Animatronic dinosaurs will be on display at the Reading Public Museum beginning Monday, as part of the 'Dinosaurs around the World: Passport to Pangea' exhibit.

AEA President claims ASD payroll issues

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Allentown Education Association President Debra Tretter alleged the Allentown School district made mistakes in their April 7 payroll checks to teachers and has been slow to address the concerns over the last three weeks.

Inadequate fire hydrants endanger Salisbury neighborhood

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Inadequate fire hydrants hampered firefighting at three homes destroyed in the last two years in the same hillside neighborhood of eastern Salisbury Township.

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On this Day

  • Dachau prisoners liberated 1945

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    On this day: April 29

    American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.

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