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French court awards woman disability grant for 'allergy to gadgets'

A French court has awarded a disability grant to a woman claiming to suffer from a debilitating allergy to electromagnetic radiation from everyday gadgets such as mobile phones.<p>The applicant, Marine Richard, 39, hailed the ruling as a “breakthrough” for people afflicted by electromagnetic …

Judiciary

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Smithsonian

8 things Samsung's new Galaxy phones can do that the iPhone can't

Both have large screens, but they couldn't be more different. And it looks like the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ have a few tricks up their sleeves that iPhone 6 Plus owners can't boast about.

Phones

Saying farewell to one of the best reporters I've ever known!! We'll miss you @BethParkerFox5!! http://t.co/ZbfOnSuKpX

Polls show 3 percent (or 10 percent or 30 percent) will buy Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: Now that Apple has presented its watch, the largest question emerges: how many people will buy it. Can anyone know?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I love a good poll.<p>I think of each one as the lovechild of Nate …

Apple Watch

Man Shoots Friend For Bringing Him the Wrong Brand of Beer

Beer drinkers are fiercely loyal to their brands of choice, as evidenced by this story out of New Orleans: "An argument between years-long friends over <b>which beer is better</b> —Budweiser or Busch — ended Saturday in Harvey with a shotgun blast," says NOLA.com.<p>64-year-old Clarence Sturdivant and his …

Apple apparently hasn't solved the smartwatch battery life problem

Everyone has been waiting hear just how long Apple's smartwatch will last on a charge. Well, we'll have to wait for confirmation, but current rumors don't suggest there's any reason to believe that Cupertino has solved the biggest problem plaguing the market. According to <i>9to5Mac</i> the Apple Watch …

AT&T to record $10 billion charge in fourth quarter

The company expects a pretax loss due to changes in pension and post-employment plans and abandonment of certain copper assets.<p>AT&T expects to record a pretax loss of $10 billion in the fourth quarter because its former employees are living longer and certain copper assets have been …

Retirement

What to Eat When It's Really Cold Out (Really, Really Cold)

Yes, it's cold out. Maybe even too cold to go out for dinner. But wait till you read what the first man to cross Antarctica by dogsled had to eat before you start complaining.<p>Yes, we know you're cold. Sure, we agree that you'd "literally" be risking frostbite by going out to eat. And we totally get …

Nutrition

Whitney Houston's estate slams Lifetime biopic

Whitney Houston's family says the singer's fans should "brace themselves for the worst" if they watch Lifetime's television movie about the late singer. The movie premiered yesterday.<p>Pat Houston, president of the singer's estate and her sister-in-law, issued a critical statement about the movie on …

2Chainz, Conservative Icon

During a debate with Nancy Grace over marijuana legalization, the rapper laid out a philosophy based on personal responsibility, limited government, and hard work.<p>If you're looking for a concise summation for a certain strain of conservatism, you could do worse than the opening bars of 2Chainz's …

It’s 2015 and I just bought a Sony Walkman

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>As someone who was born when The Beatles were still together (just barely!), I’ve witnessed much …

Audiophile