Emily Ortiz

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Dwyane Wade mourns cousin, urges tougher gun laws in Chicago

Dwyane Wade has lashed out against Chicago's gun laws, calling them weak and saying he's urged officials in his hometown to enact changes to make the …

Dwyane Wade

Philips Hue's new motion sensor will light up the room

Coming in October, the new $40 accessory can trigger Philips Hue lighting changes whenever it spots you entering the room.<p>This is typically the time of year when Philips tells us what's new with Philips Hue. And, sure enough, here we are with a new Philips Hue motion sensor accessory. Sync it up …

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

Pinterest has acquired Instapaper, Betaworks’ save-it-for-later app

Pinterest will keep Instapaper as a standalone app.<p>Pinterest has acquired Instapaper, an app that lets users save articles from across the web to read at a later time. Pinterest says it’ll keep Instapaper, which was owned primarily by the startup incubator Betaworks, as a standalone app.<p>Instapaper …

'Game of Thrones' Is About to Go on a Nationwide Concert Tour

No word if there will be dragons involved.<p>Winter has come to Westeros on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, and that means the new season of the blockbuster HBO show will likely be filming—and airing—later than usual. But to hold you over, the show is going on a nationwide tour, and it looks like it will be epic.<p>The …

The Cast And Creator Of ‘Blackish’ Don’t Want To Talk About Diversity Anymore

<i>Blackish</i> is one of the best comedies on television. It’s the fifth-highest rated comedy on television right now, and deservedly so. The consistent humor, intelligent social commentary, and top notch performances from the entire cast is a rare combination on television and going into its third …

Timeline reveals missed chances in Corpus Christi woman’s death

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Carina Castellanos, 26, was reported missing by her mother on June 30, 2016. Her last known address is in the 1000 block of Herndon …

Domestic Violence

The Mathematics of Reddit Rankings, or, How Upvotes Are Time Travel

Ok, so this isn’t really <i>physics</i> as such, but it’s pretty fascinating. There’s a very large online community called Reddit in which users submit links …

Suicide Squad: Jared Leto's Joker is no laughing matter

Jared Leto’s Joker in <i>Suicide Squad</i> is different than any we’ve seen before — less theatrical than Jack Nicholson, more unhinged than Heath Ledger — …

How a single travel writer managed to piss off an entire country

LOUISE LINTON DID WHAT MANY OF US DID: She volunteered abroad, then came back and wrote about it. Unlike the rest of us, though, she managed to piss …

Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defense school

DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who killed five police officers at a protest march had practiced military-style drills in his yard and trained at a private …

Law Enforcement

Go Red For Women®

Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Learn more, get involved, and take …