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Two Muslim women were taken off a JetBlue flight for filming the safety briefing

The plane took off after the women were removed from the plane.<p>According to reports, a witness on the flight "overheard a flight attendant tell a co-worker that she didn't like the way two Muslim women were staring back at her." The aircraft was taxiing at the time of the incident and thereafter …

JetBlue

iPhone 6s to have ‘3D Touch’ three-level, next-gen Force Touch interface

One of the cornerstone features of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, to be announced next Wednesday, is a screen based on the Force Touch technology from the latest MacBook trackpads and the Apple Watch. However, as we noted in previous articles such as our event expectations roundup from …

IPad Pro

How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

Mobile Technology

Jerry Rice admits using 'stickum' on gloves after accusing Patriots of cheating

Well, this is uncomfortable.<p>San Francisco 49ers legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Rice was in the news lately, as he took a strong stance in the New England Patriots' Deflategate controversy.<p>"I'm going to be point blank, I feel like it's cheating . . ." Rice told radio host Jim Rome on …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Mental Disorders

Police urge Google to turn off 'stalking' feature on mobile app for drivers

Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry’s most popular mobile apps could put officers’ lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their …

Waze

Aaron Rodgers: 'I Don't Think God Cares' About Game Outcomes

Responding to listener questions on his weekly radio show on Tuesday, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said that he doesn’t think God …

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

Cheating, or hot air? Brady calls claim Patriots used deflated footballs 'ridiculous'

The NFL has confirmed it is looking into charges the New England Patriots cheated Sunday night when they clinched a trip to the Super Bowl Sunday night by using deflated footballs, a charge star quarterback Tom Brady dismissed as "ridiculous."<p>NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed the probe Monday, …

Red Pandas are the Cutest Animal on the Planet

Could this be the cutest animal on the planet? Red pandas are small mammals that are native to the eastern Himalayas and south-western China. There's estimated to be less than 10,000 mature red pandas, and their population id declining and threatened by habitat loss as well as poaching. Larger than …

Giant Pandas

'Come home,' begs mother of teen on the run with his girlfriend

<b>(CNN) —</b> As police across the South search for a teenage couple on the run, a mother in Kentucky has a message for her son.<p>"We know they've done wrong but you need to step up and take the consequences of what you done and come home before someone is really, really hurt," Tammy Martin, mother of …

Stunning Animated GIFs Colorize Vintage Black and White Photos

Photographs are a link to the past, and with advances in technology, we're able to colorize what was once only in black and white. The Dutch website NSMBL recently shared a collection of images that show the “before” and “after” of digital colorization. That alone is interesting, but better yet, …

Oklahoma and Florida carry out lethal injection executions

Execution of Charles Warner first in Oklahoma since controversy over botched injection which killed Clayton Lockett<p>Two convicted killers have been executed by lethal injection after the US Supreme Court refused to intervene.<p>The execution of Oklahoma Charles Warner, a convicted rapist and murderer, …

This Image from 1974 is the First Satellite Photo of the Contiguous United States

What you see above is the first satellite photo of the contiguous 48 states of the United States. It was created in 1972 for NASA by a US agriculture …

Intricately-Detailed Landscape Drawings are Smaller Than a Pencil

Michigan-based artist Taylor Mazer recently crafted incredibly small drawings that are no larger than your average pencil. In December 2014, he used a fine-tipped Micron pen, straight-edge, and mechanical pencil to create intriguing monochromatic landscapes. They often feature urban structures like …

Drawing

Snapdragon 810 vs 805: what to expect from Qualcomm’s next high-end SoC

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 810 is already powering LG’s high-end G Flex 2 and will be the brains behind many a flagship smartphone this coming year. The Snapdragon 805 already sets a rather high benchmark for performance and features, so let’s examine how Qualcomm intends to improve its popular 800 …

Mobile

Why does food taste different on planes?

When your taste buds are way above the clouds, your normal sense of taste goes right out of the aeroplane’s window. Katia Moskvitch investigates why this happens, and how airlines are trying to find ways to get our appetites back on track.<p>If you think the food airline companies serve up is bland or …

Digitally Rendered 3D Abstract Paintings Look Like Miniature Worlds

Libya-based creative Mahmoud Jouini uses digital software to render colorful, three-dimensional abstract paintings that look like miniature worlds. Although the images look like snapshots of elaborate, sprawling dioramas that were physically constructed, each piece was actually created entirely on …

Art

Oklahoma death row prisoners fail to block executions

A federal appeals court on Monday denied a request by four Oklahoma death row inmates for a stay of execution, paving the way for the state’s first lethal injection since a problematic execution in the spring.<p>A three-judge panel of the 10th US circuit court of appeals in Denver denied an emergency …