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America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

Broncos fans should root for Patriots this week

The scariest part about the <b>2015-2016 NFL playoff picture</b> is that the scenario that sees the Denver Broncos missing the playoffs isn't all that …

NFL

Summer cold-brew coffee reminder

The sun's finally out in London, so it's time to repost last summer's cheap, easy, no-mess cold-brew coffee technique. This is the best cup of coffee …

Arsenal's New York accents are as bad as you'd expect

This is what happens when Arsenal players throw out some phrases using their best, stereotypical New York accents.<p>With Arsenal set to play the New York Red Bulls in a friendly in New Jersey, someone in the Gunners' marketing department thought it would be a good idea to make a video. This is what …

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.<p>The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder.<p>A judge …

'NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!': Community Marches Against 'Racist' NYPD After Chokehold Death

"How do you spell racist? N-Y-P-D!" they chanted as police officers stood silently nearby.<p>"No justice, no peace! No racist police!"<p>"N-Y-P-D! No more killing!"<p>Garner, an African-American, died Thursday afternoon as he was arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes. A videotape of the …

Justice

WHO can't fully deal with Ebola outbreak, health official warns

International health officials warned Thursday that recent budget cuts have impeded the ability of the World Health Organization to respond to the Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 603 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.<p>"The situation in West Africa should be a wake-up call to …

Disease

Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear'<p>Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and …

Messi and his promise to keep the bar high for Argentina

Lionel Messi has thanked fans for the support that he has received following Brazil 2014 and stated that he will face the challenges that lie in front of Argentina "with the same commitment".<p>Messi and his promise to keep the bar high for Argentina<p>07/19/2014<p>Lionel Messi has thanked fans for the …

Amazon’s first ad for new handset is more Amazon Prime than Fire Phone

So, here it is, Amazon’s first TV ad for its soon-to-release Fire Phone.<p>Set in a coffee shop, from the off we see a couple of kids at one table, two …

Apple now mass-producing iPhone 6 ahead of fall launch

Production of the iPhone 6 has either just begun, or is days away from starting, according to a new report from Taiwan’s <i>Economic Daily News</i>.<p>The newspaper claims that mass-production of the eagerly-anticipated next generation 4.7-inch iPhone 6 handset is set to begin during the third week of July — …

Mobile Technology

Amazon Officially Announces Kindle Unlimited, Offering Endless Reading And Listening For $9.99 A Month

Amazon officially announced that Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can eat reading and listening service, that we first mentioned two days ago. Dubbed a “Netflix for books” by our own Darrell Etherington, the service offers over 600,000 books for free reading on Kindle and Kindle-enabled devices as well …

Official match balls for Barclays Premier League, Serie A, and La Liga unveiled

Despite being officially unveiled by Nike last December, the Ordem ball didn't see much action on the pitch outside of World Cup qualifying and friendlies for Swoosh-sponsored teams like England and the United States. That is changing for the 2014/15 season in Europe as the company's flagship ball …

Lahm retires from international football

The Bayern Munich defender announced the shock news on Friday on the back of lifting the World Cup<p>Bayern Munich star Philipp Lahm has revealed his shock decision to retire from international football in the wake of Germany's World Cup success.<p>The 30-year-old captained his nation as they overcame …

Real Madrid completes Toni Kroos deal

The former child prodigy talks to Goal about mental health in football, drawing upon a past in which he went from stardom at 12 to burned out by 18<p>Sonny Pike shifts uncomfortably in his chair. “If you'd asked me to do this even five years ago, there wouldn’t have been any chance,” he confesses. …