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Kansas City dyes frozen fountain: Looks like someone's dying

To celebrate its Chiefs appearing in the NFL playoffs on Saturday, Kansas City Parks and Recreation doesn't quite heed the call of science on a cold day.

By Jan. 3, 2014


BlackBerry's dying, Ballmer's crying. Apple won, right?

At Cupertino, they appear to be dancing in the corridors, while at previous rivals, there is the rending of garments and wailing. How did this happen?

By Sep. 29, 2013


Diving for Coral-bots to repair the world's dying reefs

A new Kickstarter campaign hopes to fund autonomous underwater robots that will navigate the depths to repair threatened coral reefs.

By Apr. 17, 2013


Odds of dying from an asteroid strike: 1 in 74,817,414

Scientists estimate there are around 500,000 near-Earth asteroids the size of 2012 DA14, and less than 1 percent have been discovered.

By Feb. 15, 2013


J.J. Abrams grants movie wish to dying Trekkie

A Trekkie with cancer wants to see the latest "Star Trek" movie, but may miss the May premiere due to declining health. A friend makes a plea on Reddit and "Trek" director J.J. Abrams comes to the rescue.

By Jan. 3, 2013


Outcry after Facebook removes pic of dying baby

A mother wants to share a picture of her son on Facebook. He lived only eight hours. Facebook removes the image, deeming it "too graphic." Much later, the company offers an apology and admits it erred.

By May. 20, 2012


Mortal Kombat: Dying for a reboot

Mortal Kombat returns to its 2D roots along with classic characters and the return of fatalities.

By Apr. 21, 2011


Dying for a Nokia Lumia 900? Preorder it at a Microsoft store

If you don't want to deal with the hassle of signing up with AT&T, you can reserve your Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone at one of Microsoft's 15 retail stores.

By Feb. 2, 2012


Point-and-shoots are dying, but photography is alive and well

The good news for camera makers: Now they have a chance to move people from smartphone cams to the truly pricey gear.

By Jan. 9, 2012


Dying teen's final video goes viral

Texan teen Ben Breedlove posted a two-part video about his heart condition shortly before his death on Christmas morning; a local news station is streaming his funeral today.

By Dec. 29, 2011