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    Tooele announces $1,000 reward for info in arson fire

    TOOELE, Utah – The City of Tooele is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for the fire intentionally set near West 700 South in July. The blaze quickly tore through a field, and to the nearby neighborhood on Van Dyke Way. The flames destroyed ten homes and damaged eight. Bill Fuwell lived in one of those homes. His lot now sits torn up, as he rebuilds. He is the first one […]

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    Suspects arrested in Salt Lake SWAT standoff overnight

    SALT LAKE CITY – A SWAT standoff in Salt Lake City has ended with five people in custody overnight. Authorities said they got a tip about a wanted person planning to leave town. Officers went to the home near 362 S. Strong Court and arrested a woman who had an active warrant. Salt Lake officers smelled marijuana and started to investigate when they learned others were hiding in the house. They used a blow horn to try to get the others […]

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    Celebrate National Parks’ 100th birthday with a (virtual) tour of Yosemite

    Getting close to the president can be near impossible for the average person. Yet a new short film from National Geographic and Oculus is changing that. Thursday the companies released “Through the Ages: President Obama celebrates America’s National Parks,” an 11-minute recap of the first family’s visit to Yosemite National Park over Father’s Day weekend. The release of the film coincides with the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service. The experience is available for free on Oculus Rift, Samsung […]

  • Wehner et al.3 have made an octopus-shaped robot that is constructed completely from soft materials. The body houses a liquid-fuel supply and a fluidic system that controls a cyclic pattern of leg movements. Actuators that cause the legs to lift are visible as purple rectangles in the legs. Scale bar, 10 mm. L. K. Sanders, R. Truby, M. Wehner, R. Wood & J. Lewis/Harvard Univ.

    Meet Octobot, a chemical reaction-powered soft robot

    This dinky octopus isn’t your average sea creature. It’s a bio-inspired soft robot — dubbed “Octobot” — that’s powered entirely by a chemical reaction. In a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature, researchers from Harvard University describe how a chemical reaction inside Octobot turns a small amount of hydrogen peroxide into a gas that flows through the robot’s arms, making them wiggle. A tiny circuit inside the robot controls when the hydrogen peroxide turns into a gas. For the […]

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    Utility worker in over his head with water main break

    HOOD COUNTY, Texas – This is one dedicated utility worker! When Andrea Adams saw a water main break near her driveway last week, she had no idea she would end up snapping a photo that would take social media by storm. Seriously? Acton Municipal Utility District employees are dedicated. #employeeofthemonth Photo cred: Andrea Adams — Anthony White (@AnthonyWhiteTX) August 23, 2016 A utility worker from the Acton Municipal Utility District tried his hardest to stop the flow – submerging […]

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    This mother-daughter dance routine is blowing minds

    Yemi Alade with @brendadd 👯 Song: Jonnhy @yemialade Top: @bershkacollection Pareo: @stradivarius #6yearsold #6años #alexia #yemialade #dancers #dancekids #afro #jonnhy #minime #twins #inlove #kidsdance #dancekids #dancing #sunday #happymoment #happykid #amazing #cute #instacool #happyhour #brenda #alexiers #pequeñosgigantes #africanmusic #flow #swag #goals A video posted by Alba Duarte 💞 age: 32 (@mamaalexia_pg_oficial) on Aug 21, 2016 at 3:43am PDT Mothers and daughters can conflict from time to time but they usually have quite a bit in common. This mother-daughter pair combined their talents […]

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    Pickup truck driver killed in collision with semi truck in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – One man is dead after a pickup truck and a semi truck collided in Salt Lake City Thursday morning. Authorities said the wreck happened near 1820 S. Redwood Rd. at about 7 a.m. Salt Lake City Police Det. Rob Ungricht said the semi was going north on Redwood Rd. making a left turn while the pickup truck was driving south on Redwood Rd. in the far right lane when the vehicles collided. Victor Manuel Arellano-Solis, 43, […]

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    Fisherman has craziest pearl tale you’ll ever hear

    There are fish tales, and now there’s this doozy of a pearl tale from a fisherman in the Philippines. If it turns out to be true, the world has a new largest pearl, by a mile. As first reported by the Palawan News, the unidentified man says he was out fishing a decade ago when his boat’s anchor snagged on something. He says he dove down to investigate and returned to his boat with a monster of a natural pearl: […]

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    ‘The Flying Bum’ crashes after second test flight

    LONDON — The world’s largest aircraft crash landed at the end of its second test flight on Wednesday. The 300-feet long Airlander 10 nosedived on its return to an airfield north of London after spending more than an hour and half in the air. “The Airlander experienced a heavy landing and the front of the flight deck has sustained some damage which is currently being assessed,” Hybrid Air Vehicles, the British company behind the aircraft, said in a statement. The […]

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    Three charged after allegedly blowing up turtle with firecrackers

    LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. – Two men and a teen have been charged after allegedly killing a turtle by taping firecrackers to it and blowing it up. The blast happened just before 7pm on August 3rd in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. Police were called for a reported explosion and found a small crater with what appeared to be pieces of bone fragments, biological membrane and the remains of a large turtle in the same area. Witnesses were able to provide descriptions of the suspects […]

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    Police officers, firefighters serve as substitutes so teachers can attend colleague’s funeral

    GREENWOOD, Ark. — Police officers and firefighters in one Arkansas town lent a helping hand to the school district on Wednesday. They served as substitute teachers at the middle school so staff members could attend a co-worker’s funeral. “Ms. Nelms was a supporter of the fire and police department,” Fire Chief Stewart Bryan said. “She`s been a supporter of us for many years.  Now that the school`s in need, we wanted to help the school out. We wanted to make sure all the teachers were […]

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    EpiPen to be more affordable after outrage over price hike

    Mylan announced a series of steps Thursday it says will make its EpiPen more affordable for some patients. The drugmaker is caught at the center of a firestorm over the rising price of prescription drugs. Mylan had raised a standard two-pack of EpiPens to about $600 over the past several years. It had cost $100 in 2009. Following a recent uproar, including a public tongue-lashing from Hillary Clinton and a senator whose daughter uses the product, Mylan said Wednesday it […]


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