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Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including an infrared F1 burnout, a fireworks safety suit and a Star Wars medley played by identical twins with electric harps. Plus, a creative father treats his kids to a homemade hovercraft.
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.
Approaching $100 million, the viral fundraising campaign for the ailment better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease has put the ALS group into the top ranks for medical charity donations. Since the end of July, the money has been sloshing in.
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.
The tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things. They are part of a growing global movement of so-called hackerspaces.
The new online platform, POBA/Where the Arts Live, keeps alive the legacy of artists, some of whose early success was cut short in the early years of AIDS.
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?
Researcher Paul Sieswerda counts humpback whales in and around New York City, and they're on the rise, allowing a whole new generation of whale watchers to make acquaintance with the majestic animals. Jim Axlelrod reports.