Chris Gizar

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Behind the Story: VICE Goes Inside Mecca During Hajj

<b>Story:</b> “Intimate Photos From Inside Mecca During the World’s Largest Gathering” <b><br>Outlet:</b> VICE <b><br>Reporter:</b> Yasin Osman (@yescene)<p><i>Each year, millions of Muslims make the pilgrimage to Mecca for the Hajj gathering, a requirement said to have been mandated by the prophet Mohammed himself. The pilgrimage is</i> …

Female Viagra Might Not Be All It's Cracked Up To Be

Call it a half-night stand?<p>Women looking for a libido boost may find less success with Addyi—a libido drug commonly referred to as “female …

Pope suggests Trump 'is not Christian'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thrusting himself into the combative 2016 presidential campaign, Pope Francis said Thursday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump "is not Christian" if he calls for the deportation of undocumented immigrants and pledges to build a wall between the United States and Mexico.<p>The Pope, who was …

Volcano! The incredible rise of Iceland's national football team

• <i>Originally published in Howler magazine</i><p>It was an unseasonably cold October night in the urban moonscape that is Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. Typically, the subfreezing temperatures hold off until November, but the wind rolling in from Faxaflói Bay suggested the beginning of an even more …

New A9-Based 4-Inch iPhone to Replace iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple's next-generation 4-inch iPhone is more likely to include variants of the A9 and M9 motion coprocessor chips, allowing for always-on Hey Siri, according to <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>The report claims the so-called "iPhone 5se" will likely replace the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Apple's fall 2016 smartphone …

Donald Trump: State of the Union punching bag

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's ears must have been burning.<p>The political establishment that the billionaire outsider's army so despises united in a rare moment of bipartisan unity on Tuesday night -- against him.<p>President Barack Obama turned his valedictory State of the Union address into a …

Elon Musk says the Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX successfully landed is 'ready to fire again'

SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket successfully made it back to Earth last month, touching down gently at Cape Canaveral after traveling out of our atmosphere, into space, and back again. Now, SpaceX boss Elon Musk says, the rocket is ready for another mission.<p>In an Instagram picture, posted a few …

Space Travel

7 clever tricks that make your iPhone or iPad easier to use

Using an iPhone or an iPad isn't rocket science. One of the things that die-hard Apple users love most about them is their combination of powerful computing with simple, easy-to-use functionality. That's even more pronounced with Apple's new iOS 9 operating system.<p>In fact, hundreds of thousands of …

The Week in Review: Adele’s Big Week

Adele is atop the music charts this week, four years after her last album, 21, which sold 31 million copies. Her comeback single, “Hello,” reached over 1 million downloads in its first week, the largest single digital sales week of all time, in addition to streaming over 67 million times on Spotify …

Google will fly a crazy, plane-like, 84-foot wind turbine next month

Astro Teller tells the crowd at SXSW that the 28-foot versions didn't crash<p>Google plans to fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month, according to Google X's Astro Teller, who spoke at SXSW today.<p>Google's wind turbines don't look like the ones you might see along the US coastline. They're more like …

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Amazon is bringing its premium mobile games to iPhone and iPad

With some major acquisitions and multiple big games in the works, Amazon clearly has some big ambitions for its in-house gaming division. However, up until now those ambitions have been restricted to Amazon hardware like the Fire TV and Fire line of tablets. But that's about change: today the …

Mobile Gaming