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Container Store explodes higher after sales beat, layoff announcement (TCS)

The Container Store Flickr/David The Container Store Group’s stock surged 37% to $5.67 a share after the company reported fourth-quarter results that beat analysts’ expectations and announced a restructuring plan. Net sales for the period were $221 million, exceeding consensus estimates of $213 million. The specialty retail chain also provided full-year 2017 guidance, saying net sales would be between $830 million ...

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6 details you might have missed in season 3 episode 3 of 'Twin Peaks'

“Twin Peaks: The Return” is out there, to say the least, and it continues to get even weirder. In episode 3, some major characters made a reappearance, and there were references to both the prequel film “Fire Walk With Me” and Mark Frost’s book “The Secret History of Twin Peaks.” Here are all the details you may not have picked up the first ...

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The 10 places in Europe you should visit in 2017, according to travel experts at Lonely Planet

Would you believe this is one of Spain’s most popular foodie destinations?Shutterstock/Miguel Lonely Planet has released its “Best in Europe” ranking of the 10 European destinations people should be visiting in 2017. The “hotlist” of places you should add to your bucket list was compiled by Lonely Planet’s travel experts. Some of the choices are surprising. The UK’s very own Leeds, a ...

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Lionel Messi's 21-month prison sentence in tax fraud case is upheld, but he is not expected to serve any jail time

Manu Fernandez/AP The Supreme Court in Spain has handed down a 21-month prison sentence for Argentine football star Lionel Messi and his father in the appeal of their tax fraud case. Neither are expected to serve any jail time. According to a Reuters report, sentences under two years in length in Spain can be served as probation. Messi and his father ...

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This underwater drone has a 4K camera and swims like a fish

Meet BIKI, the underwater drone that swims like a fish.  The robofish comes equipped with an Ultra HD 4K camera and can dive up to 196 feet. BIKI can be controlled via an app on your phone/tablet or by using its waterproof remote when you’re submerged in water with the robot.  The bionic design of BIKI won’t spook other fish, so ...

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A pet owner in Sweden made a harness for his disabled goldfish that couldn't stay afloat

A disabled fish in Sweden got a homemade “custom wheelchair” from its owner after it had trouble staying afloat. Its owner said the fish was stuck at the bottom of the tank because its swim bladder was damaged. The floating harness is made of twist ties and pieces of cork. Swim bladder disease is a common disorder in aquarium fish. It ...

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A leaker posted the first hands-on video with a dummy iPhone 8 (AAPL)

Graphic designer and prolific leaker Benjamin Geskin posted a hands-on video with a dummy iPhone 8 on Tuesday, which he says shows a display version of the upcoming device. Here’s the video: A word of warning: Geskin has been posting a lot of iPhone 8 renders and mock-ups to his Twitter account, but he’s a relatively new source of leaks.  His video does ...

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) react during a news conference on release of the president’s FY2018 budget proposal on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. Reuters/Yuri Gripas Here is what you need to know. Moody’s downgrades China for the first time since 1989. The ratings agency cut its China rating from Aa3 to A1, ...

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Sweden has just listed the entire country on Airbnb

Jens Ottoson/Shutterstock From a London Eye capsule suspended 443 feet in the sky to a luxury indoor forest, you may have seen some unique listings on Airbnb over the years. Now, there’s an entire country up for grabs. Sweden has turned its entire country into a listing on the holiday rental website. A collaboration between Airbnb and Visit Sweden, the ...

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Here's how the world paid tribute to the Manchester Attack

As Manchester paid tribute last night to the victims of Monday’s suicide bombing, so did the rest of the world. 22 people were killed and 64 injured in the attack, which took place at the end of US pop star Ariana Grande’s concert at the Manchester Arena. Replicating previous tributes following terror attacks, iconic monuments in Europe and across the globe ...

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