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The $4,000 Tesla iPhone X claims to charge your phone with solar panels

Image: caviar Remember the company that created the iPhone 6S with Putin’s head encrusted in gold? Well, they’re back with a raaaaather different homage—this time, to Elon Musk.  Russian phone accessory maker Caviar—renowned for its ultra-expensive and over-the-top iPhone cases—has created something called the iPhone X Tesla, which it claims “is able to charge from light.” SEE ALSO: A $3,200 iPhone 6S has Putin’s head encrusted in gold Oh, and it’s all yours for a whopping $4,590 (£3,392). A bargain!  “iPhone X Tesla by Caviar is equipped with a solar…

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Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

Prince Harrys father to stand in for Thomas Markle Sr, who cannot attend wedding Prince Charles will accompany Meghan Markle down the aisle at St Georges Chapel when she marries Prince Harry, Kensington Palace has said. A statement said Markle had asked the Prince of Wales to accompany her on Saturday. The Prince of Wales is pleased to be able to welcome Ms Markle to the royal family in this way, it said. Charles is standing in for Thomas Markle Sr, who told his daughter this week he would be…

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Gunman kills 10 people at Texas high school – CBC.ca

CBC.ca Gunman kills 10 people at Texas high schoolCBC.caLATEST UPDATES. Victims include substitute teacher, foreign exchange student; Suspect makes brief court appearance; Students recount panicked flight from school; Injured officer in stable condition. A 17-year-old boy carrying a shotgun and a revolver …10 dead and 10 wounded in Texas school shootingThe Santiago Times all 2,613 news articles » Read more: www.cbc.ca

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Jennifer Aniston To Play Lesbian President In Netflix’s ‘First Ladies’

Jennifer Aniston has been tapped to star in Netflix’s new political comedy “First Ladies” as the president of the United States. “One Mississippi” actress Tig Notaro will be playing her wife. The streaming service picked up the film based on an original pitch by Notaro and her wife, Stephanie Allynne, who will write the script together. Aniston is slated to produce the project alongside Notaro, Allynne, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and Betsy Koch for Gloria Sanchez Productions. Chris Henchy will executive produce. Notaro, meanwhile, is a free agent since Amazon…

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How to Not Watch the Royal Wedding

Congratulations! The digital world has invited you to virtually attend Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's marriage this weekend. Frankly, you don't give a damn. But the internet won't let you off the hook so easily. Your news feeds will be littered with the #RoyalFamily and #WhenHarryMetMeg musings unless you do some work to cinch off the firehose before the event begins. Prepare your platforms, adjust your settings, download extensions, and escape the royal wedding with the following prudent suggestions. The event starts early Saturday morning in the US, so do…

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Scientists May Have Accidentally Discovered A Potential Cure For Baldness

A side effect of a drug that was originally used as an immunosuppressant could one day be used to treat baldness. Researchers have found that the active compound stimulates human hair follicles to grow by targeting a protein that usually puts the breaks on. Publishing their results in the journal Plos Biology, they hope that it can now be developed into a form that could be used to treat alopecia. “The fact this new agent, which had never even been considered in a hair loss context, promotes human hair growth is…

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Texas high school shooting leaves 8-10 dead, 1 suspect in custody, 1 detained

Video Report: At least 8 dead in Texas school shooting Suspected gunman is in custody following shooting at Sante Fe High School; reaction from Ed Davis, former Boston police commissioner. At least eight to ten people, mostly students, have been killed and 12 others were injured in a Texas high school shooting Friday, police said. The suspected shooter was taken into police custody and a second suspect has been detained. The suspect in custody and the suspect detained for further questioning were both students.  Police officers responded to Santa Fe…

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Prince Harry meets Windsor well-wishers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry meets the crowds in Windsor and Meghan Markle arrives at her hotel Prince Harry was greeted with shouts of “good luck!” from well-wishers as he carried out a surprise walkabout in Windsor on the eve of his wedding. With his brother and best man Prince William, he spent nearly 10 minutes chatting to the crowds. Just before he went back into Windsor Castle, he was asked how he was feeling and said: “Relaxed, of course.” Meanwhile, Meghan Markle and her…

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Santa Fe shooting: Texas governor confirms 10 people dead and 10 wounded

Governor Greg Abbott confirms the number of fatalities in a shooting at a high school about an hour south-east of Houston Ten people have been killed and 10 wounded in a shooting at a Texas high school that ended with a 17-year-old suspected shooter, a student at the school, surrendering to the authorities. In the latest school massacre to hit the US, police rushed to Santa Fe high school, about an hour from Houston, on Friday morning before 8am local time. Students ran into a nearby field and woods, and…

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Woman Rescues Wingless Queen Bee; Builds Her a Tiny Garden to Live Out Final Days

Last Spring, Fiona Presly was gardening outside her home in Scotland when she noticed a queen bumblebee at her feet. She quickly sensed that something wasn’t right as the bee seemed shaky and disoriented. Afraid she might get stepped on, Fiona bent down and noticed the queen bee had no wings, she tells The Dodo. Photo via Fiona Presly Not sure how else to help, Presly offered the bee some sugar water and set her on some flowers, hoping she’d be able to eventually manage on her own. When she…

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Dog stops in his tracks when he recognizes long-lost brother

You may wonder what secret life your pet lead before coming to you, but for the owner of a Labradoodle named Louie, the past just got a little clearer.  Twitter user @itswalela posted a picture of Louie in the park after he spotted another Labradoodle and immediately stopped what he was doing.  After talking to the other dog’s owner, Louie’s family discovered that the two dogs came from the same breeder and had the same parents. Yes, that’s right — the two dogs are brothers.  SEE ALSO: Please enjoy this…

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