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Crow hitches a ride on eagle because nature is awesome

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Flying is so overrated.

A brave crow has been photographed catching a free ride on the back of a bald eagle 25-feet in the air. The unusual moment lasted only a few seconds and was captured by amateur bird photographer Phoo Chan

“At first I thought the crow was going to chase away the eagle,” Chan says. “I was completely awed to see the crow actually land on the back of the eagle. They both flew in different directions and it looked…

Crow hitches a ride on eagle because nature is awesome

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Flying is so overrated.

A brave crow has been photographed catching a free ride on the back of a bald eagle 25-feet in the air. The unusual moment lasted only a few seconds and was captured by amateur bird photographer Phoo Chan

“At first I thought the crow was going to chase away the eagle,” Chan says. “I was completely awed to see the crow actually land on the back of the eagle. They both flew in different directions and it looked…

8 chill animals that have this heat wave thing all figured out

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A heat wave is melting England, Spain and France this week — but not everyone can beat the heat.

Temperatures are exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of western Europe; Wednesday was the warmest day recorded in the UK in at least nine years, according to the UK Met Office.

Health authorities are warning people to take precautions, but their furry friends may need an extra hand to cool off. Animals are turning to ice treats, public fountains and hoses for much-needed relief

Let’s just…

Donna Karan steps down from iconic namesake label

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Donna Karan, the quintessential New York designer, announced Tuesday she is stepping down from Donna Karan International, the company she started in 1984.

In a press release, Karan says she is stepping down from her position as chief designer to focus on her Urban Zen Company and Foundation, but would remain an advisor to DKI.

Why this year’s Pride was so historic for this gay man

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SAN FRANCISCO — More than a million people on Sunday flocked to San Francisco’s Market Street, the city’s main thoroughfare, to celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage with one of the biggest, brightest pride parades the city has ever seen

They came from all walks of life, from as far away as London and Istanbul and as close by as San Francisco’s Castro district: gay couples in decades-long relationships cradling each other on the sidelines, grinning LGBT teens showered in glitter,…

Facebook now lets you add links on its mobile app without opening a browser

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Facebook on Thursday rolled out an update to its mobile app that lets you find web links to share without having to switch over to your web browser

Now all you have to do is look for the small link symbol that appears above the phone’s virtual keyboard alongside the “Tag Friends” button. Tapping that brings up a new screen where you can do a keyword search for links.

“We think this feature makes it much simpler to…

Apple patent reveals iPhones could get better at tracking your friends

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Future iPhones might be able to better tell you where people are and how to find them

Apple has filed two new patent applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that could make geofencing and location sharing features significantly more useful — and borderline creepy, AppleInsider found.

The first patent, which was filed for “custom location notification,” can trigger alerts depending on where your friends and family are…

Polaroid updates its adorable cube-shaped action camera with Wi-Fi

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Polaroid’s tiny, water-resistant Cube action camera just got a wireless upgrade.

At CE Week in New York City, the company announced on Thursday a new version of its Cube camera, called the Cube+, which features built-in Wi-Fi.

With Wi-Fi, the 1.34 x 1.34 inch, cube-shaped action camera can connect with smartphones and tablets via the Polaroid Cube+ app for iOS and Android. Users can control their Cube+ cameras remotely, and…

Guy records doctors talking trash during surgery, walks away with $500,000

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A man in Virgina was awarded $500,000 from a lawsuit after he inadvertently recorded medical professionals talking about him while he was under anesthesia

The man, who remains unnamed, intended to record his interaction with his doctor before receiving a colonoscopy in order to recall the care instructions that the doctor provided, according to the Washington Post.

However, when he played the recording back, the man realized that he recorded much more than care instructions; he captured the…

You no longer need a Facebook account to use Facebook Messenger

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Facebook Messenger just moved one step closer to messaging domination.

The social network no longer requires people to have active Facebook accounts to use its messaging app, Facebook announced Wednesday

Now, when people in the United States, Canada and Venezuela who don’t have Facebook accounts download Messenger, they will see a new “not on Facebook?” option on the sign-up screen, which allows them to create an account for the…