A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia

Lifeguards at a beach in New South Wales were testing a new drone when swimmers in distress were spotted and then saved.


The world’s bananas are under attack

But no, they’re not about to go extinct.


SoftBank is now Uber's largest shareholder as deal closes

A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp closed a deal with Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday, making SoftBank the largest stakeholder in the ride-services firm and providing a much-needed boost to controversy-ridden Uber.


Paus stopt pausmobiel om aangereden politievrouw te zegenen

De Paus heeft tijdens zijn bezoek aan Chili donderdag de pausmobiel gestopt nadat een politievrouw te paard ten val kwam. Hij stapte uit het voertuig met gewapend glas om te kijken hoe het met de vrouw ging. Na een zegen en een kus, kon de stoet weer verder rijden.


Speed of universe’s expansion remains elusive • r/space

18 points and 4 comments so far on reddit


A Wet and Warm Spring, Then 200,000 Dead Saigas

Scientists identified bacteria that caused a mass die-off of the endangered antelopes in Kazakhstan in 2015. But the mechanism that made the bacteria so deadly is not understood.


Fishermen escape crash by split-second

Watch how fishermen in Oregon react as a boat speeds straight towards them.


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