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We tried out Tindog (Tinder for dogs) and this is what happened

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LONDON — It might sound like an odd thing to say, but for too long there’s been a hairy, dog-shaped hole in the world of online dating. There are plenty of places to go if you’re feeling lonely and want to meet people, but what if it’s your dog that’s feeling lonely? What if Rover wants to make some new dog buddies to chase sticks in the park with, or Fido wants to find that special someone with whom he can share long, tail-wagging beachside walks?

We tried out Tindog (Tinder for dogs) and this is what happened

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LONDON — It might sound like an odd thing to say, but for too long there’s been a hairy, dog-shaped hole in the world of online dating. There are plenty of places to go if you’re feeling lonely and want to meet people, but what if it’s your dog that’s feeling lonely? What if Rover wants to make some new dog buddies to chase sticks in the park with, or Fido wants to find that special someone with whom he can share long, tail-wagging beachside walks?

A changing planet: 4 places where climate change is taking its toll

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In September, the United Nations will vote on 17 proposed Sustainable Development Goals for the world to strive for over the next 15 years.

The goals include taking unprecedented steps to halt climate change, guiding the policies that will change the world for the better by framing global agendas and guiding political action.

In the gallery below are four countries (Nepal, Namibia, Myanmar and the Maldives) where climate change has already started to affect everything from farming to…

A changing planet: 4 places where climate change is taking its toll

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In September, the United Nations will vote on 17 proposed Sustainable Development Goals for the world to strive for over the next 15 years.

The goals include taking unprecedented steps to halt climate change, guiding the policies that will change the world for the better by framing global agendas and guiding political action.

In the gallery below are four countries (Nepal, Namibia, Myanmar and the Maldives) where climate change has already started to affect everything from farming to…

A Changing Planet: 4 places where climate change is taking its toll

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In September, the United Nations will vote on 17 proposed Sustainable Development Goals for the world to strive for over the next 15 years.

The goals include taking unprecedented steps to halt climate change, guiding the policies that will change the world for the better by framing global agendas and guiding political action.

In the gallery below are four countries (Nepal, Namibia, Myanmar and the Maldives) where climate change has already started to affect everything from farming to…

J.K. Rowling: New ‘Harry Potter’ play will open in London next year

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LONDON — Deep breath, Harry Potter fans. J.K. Rowling announced Friday morning that a Harry Potter play will open in London next year and it will be based on a new, original story

The play, titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a collaboration between Rowling, writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany.

The author made the announcement in a series of tweets:

Today is a very special day for two reasons. Firstly, Harry Potter…

J.K. Rowling: New ‘Harry Potter’ play will open in London next year

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LONDON — Deep breath, Harry Potter fans. J.K. Rowling announced Friday morning that a Harry Potter play will open in London next year and it will be based on a new, original story

The play, titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a collaboration between Rowling, writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany.

The author made the announcement in a series of tweets:

Today is a very special day for two reasons. Firstly, Harry Potter…

Airbnb wants to offer its Cuba listings to more than just U.S. residents

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Not even three months after announcing 1,000 listings in Cuba, Airbnb is looking to expand its offerings on the island nation.

The online home-rental service is seeking a license from the U.S. government that would allow for bookings from non-U.S. citizens, according to the company’s chief technology officer Nathan Blecharczyk.

Airbnb was the first major U.S. business to enter the island in five…

Hoax alert: A drone didn’t hit a plane taking off from New York

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A shocking video showing a drone clipping the wing of a Southwest plane is what a flyer’s nightmares are made of.

But this video is fake. The footage was widely shared after it was posted to YouTube on Tuesday. People claiming to have recorded the video when leaving JFK airport in New York also copied the footage and uploaded it as their own

The video was actually made by special effects specialist Bruce Branit of BranitFX and…

E3 Video: Cool dad Tony Hawk plays as his son in upcoming game

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Tony Hawk hasn’t been a pro skater since 1999. But his series of ultra-popular skateboard games continues

The upcoming Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is the series’ first major release since 2002′s Pro Skater 4

The real Tony Hawk talked to our Chelsea Stark about some the of game’s new features, and track list.

But one of his favorite updates is being able to play as his son, Riley Hawk, a new playable character in the game

He…