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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.

Americans who thwarted train attack praised for 'exceptional courage'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Kalashnikov assault weapon with nine magazines of ammunition, a Luger automatic pistol with extra ammo and a box cutter were carried by the man who attempted to attack a packed high-speed passenger train, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Saturday.<p>With that kind of …

Terrorism

Talk of lone wolves misunderstands how Islamic militancy works

Terrorism is a social activity and the militants we encounter are often a product of a much broader environment – repeating the same tired tropes of jihadi thinking<p>A new attack, a young man who would be a killer and a tragedy narrowly averted. The media attention is currently on the identity of the …

The Rise of Donald Trump Sparks Anger and Laughter in Mexico

When Donald Trump launched his presidential bid in June by calling Mexican migrants “rapists,” artisan Dalton Avalos made what was likely the first …

Man Who Allegedly Housed Rosie O’Donnell’s Missing Daughter Is Arrested

The man who allegedly housed Rosie O’Donnell‘s 17-year-old daughter Chelsea for a week while she was missing from home has been charged with child …

192 Facts about The U.S.A. ←FACTSlides→

The U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition in the 20s and 30s, killing over 10,000 people.<p>Every hour, at least<br>1 person is killed by a …

The History of the Sign

It’s fitting that the Hollywood Sign, the worldwide symbol of the entertainment industry, was conceived as an outdoor ad campaign for a suburban …

Charles M. Schulz

For other people with the same name, see Charles Schultz (disambiguation).<p>Charles M. Schulz in 1956, drawing Charlie Brown<p>Born<p>Charles Monroe …

The Sticky History of Bubblegum Alley

If you step on a piece, it ruins your day. If you find a chunk under your desk, it’s time to squeal. But in San Luis Obispo, California, it’s …

Bigfoot trap

What is believed to be the world's only <b>Bigfoot trap</b> is located in the Siskiyou National Forest in the southern part of Jackson County, Oregon, a few …

Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children's genes

New finding is clear example in humans of the theory of epigenetic inheritance: the idea that environmental factors can affect the genes of your children<p>Genetic changes stemming from the trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors are capable of being passed on to their children, the clearest sign yet …

Genetics

Van Gaal responds to Neymar links

The Manchester United manager took a familiar stance when asked by the media whether his club would be making a move for the Barcelona forward, as per newspaper reports on Friday<p>Louis van Gaal has once again refused to respond the questioning on his Manchester United transfer plans, this time …

Why Samsung still has a fighting chance in mobile

"The high end of Android isn't what it used to be." Such was the supposition posited to me by a longtime observer of the consumer electronics …

The Story of How My ISS Photo Went TOTALLY Viral

Here’s my story on what it’s like to have a photo go totally viral around the world. After accidentally capturing a portrait with the ISS in the …

How Successful People Beat Stress

The ability to remain calm under pressure is a massive predictor of performance. Here are 10 proven strategies you can start using today to stay calm.<p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group …

Why Xiaomi is Apple's biggest threat in China (and soon, everywhere else)

<i>By Harry McCracken</i><p>When the new iOS 9 comes out this fall, Apple's iPhone Maps app will finally offer public-transit directions. At first, the feature will be available for just 10 cities worldwide. Except in China, that is, where it's launching in more than 300 localities at once.<p>Founded by serial …

Manchester United 0-0 Newcastle United

Three games into the new season, the most encouraging part for Manchester United is that they have not conceded a goal even with David de Gea sitting in the stands, wishing for the day presumably when Old Trafford did not feel like a five-star prison and he could finally wear Real Madrid’s colours. …

American Servicemen Overpower Gunman on Train in France

Policing

9 Reasons Why Your Vacation Is Killing You

Some people aren't cut out for vacations. Entrepreneurs are among them.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>There’s so much kvetching about Americans not taking enough vacation.<p>Such kvetching has enormous merits.<p>It omits, however, …

Northern Europe

Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s easy to explain. Board game cafes are springing up all over the world, and investors are pouring millions into the industry.<p>But I didn’t …

Board Games

Revealed: the first hydrogen-powered battery that will charge your Apple iPhone for a week

British firm Intelligent Energy has claimed a breakthrough in building smartphones that run for a week on a single cartridge<p>A British technology company has claimed a major smartphone breakthrough by developing an iPhone that can go a week without recharging, running instead off a built-in hydrogen …

Alternative Fuel

The 10 Most Scenic Pools of Summer

This summer, our Instagram feeds have turned into an endless series of envy-inducing dispatches from around the world. The main culprit of late? The jaw-dropping pools. <b>Kendall Jenner</b> took in a sunset view from St. Barth’s, while <b>Bella Hadid</b> proved that some people don’t need to look any further than …