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Drosera magnifica, or magnificent sundew. (Paulo Gonella/Facebook)

Strange New Carnivorous Plant Species Discovered With Help From Facebook

Facebook is a great tool for sharing baby photos, making birthday party plans and stalking high school friends, but an amateur botanist demonstrated how the social network has gone a step further in the name of science.

07/30/2015

Actor James Woods (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Actor James Woods Sues Twitter User For $10 Million

The Academy Award-nominated actor filed a defamation lawsuit against an individual who, among other things, called him a ‘cocaine addict.’

07/30/2015

Moon In Sky (Getty Images)

There’s Nothing ‘Blue’ About Friday’s Full Moon

The Moon is not actually blue in its appearance during a ‘Blue Moon”.

07/30/2015

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How Twitter Complaints Should Be Handled

LISTEN: Scott Stratten & Alison Kramer wants brands to rethink how they handle complaints…

07/30/2015

Missing San Francisco teacher Edward Cavanaugh.

Drone Used To Search For Missing San Francisco Teacher In El Dorado National Forest

The California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used a drone for a search-and-rescue mission.

07/29/2015

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Facebook 2nd Quarter Results Soar As User Base, Mobile Ads Grow

The world’s largest online social network surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quarter. It grew not just profit and revenue, but also its already-massive user base and mobile advertising, as well as usage of its “family” of non-Facebook apps like Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

07/29/2015

Blue moons are actually gray or silver, but can sometimes be perceived as blue depending on atmospheric conditions. (Getty Images)

Rare Blue Moon Returns Friday After 3-Year Hiatus

Skywatchers are in for a rare treat this Friday as a Blue Moon takes center stage for a show that happens once every three years.

07/29/2015

A computerized umpire program. (CBS)

Computerized Umpire Calls Shots At San Rafael Pacifics Baseball Game

The San Rafael Pacifics are no strangers to wacky promotions, but a computerized umpire being showcased Tuesday could offer a glimpse into the future of baseball.

07/28/2015

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Emailing Secret Information? You Can Now Send Self-Destructing Gmail Messages

Google has recently released two new features for its Gmail messing system to prevent disastrous emails from ending up in the wrong inbox, and now a plug-in to ensure confidential information stays private.

07/28/2015

Amazon drones (CBS)

Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone Delivery

Amazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.

07/28/2015