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Is Apple making an 'iPad Pro' with a stylus?

Steve Jobs' famous proclamation that "if you see a stylus, they blew it" may not be as unshakable a mantra as the former Apple CEO imagined. Apple is likely to introduce a stylus alongside a larger version of the iPad with a 12.9-inch display, according to an analyst with a solid track record. KGI …

Man Walks Away from 26-Car Pileup After Being Pinned Between Two Semis

A massive highway accident in eastern Oregon involving approximately 100 people and 26 cars, left 12 people injured Saturday. Heavy winds and fog, …

What Life Was Like for the First Runway Models

A fashion-history professor has shed some light on what life was like for models in the earlier part of the 20th century, and it's <i>fascinating</i>, with some parts not so different and others sure to blow your mind. For the similarities, Central Saint Martins's Caroline Evans told <i>The Guardian</i> that, yep, …

Muslim 'angels' ease American's prison days in UAE

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was 3:30 in the morning when Robert Alan Black was escorted into Khalifa jail.<p>An American in Abu Dhabi, he found himself frightened even though the other prisoners were sleeping. Movie scenes from "Midnight Express" and "Brubaker" swirled through his head.<p>He sat at a table in the common …

Crime

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

Was it a Dream - Photographs and text by Ayala Gazit | LensCulture

I was born in Israel in 1984, raised by an American mother and an Israeli father.<p>When I was 12 years old my father told me that I have an older brother named James, who lives in Australia. My father and James at the point had been sending each other letters for a number of years, however they had …

Photography

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History

New Snowden documents show how the GCHQ tracked iPhone users

Snowden documents published today by <i>Der Spiegel</i> give new insight into the British GCHQ's efforts to track targets through their iPhones. Previous leaks have revealed specific NSA exploits used to compromise the famously malware-resistant iPhone software controls, but the new documents show that …

US tapped N Korean networks years ago, providing proof of Sony hack – reports

NSA began tapping networks in 2010, says New York Times South Korea helped US to penetrate systems<p>FBI doubles down on North Korea accusation<p>The US National Security Agency began tapping into North Korean computer networks in 2010, an effort that ultimately helped provide evidence that Pyongyang was …

North Korea

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

7 photography tips you’ve never heard before

If you’re after photography tips, then Digital Camera World has everything you need. As you know, we’ve built up an extensive archive of photography …

Aaron Rodgers on NFC Championship loss: 'We gave it away'

The Packers quarterback says he'll think about the shocking loss for the rest of his career.<p>After watching his Green Bay Packers give up 15 points in the final 2:09 of regulation and subsequently lose in overtime, Aaron Rodgers knows the loss to the Seattle Seahawks to the NFC Championship will …

NFL

Palantir, Already Valued At $15 Billion, Is Looking For More

This would be on top of the round it raised at the end of 2014 that reportedly valued the company at $15 billion.<p>Palantir, a notoriously tight-lipped company, didn't talk about that round. But a form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicated that the company raised $50 million in …

Venture Capital

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Ivanovic crashes as Halep, Dimitrov progress at Australian Open

The former world number one Serb came into the tournament full of confidence after a stellar 2014 that saw her race through the rankings.<p>But she began her year in the worst possible way, blowing her chances against unheralded world number 142 Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic after easily …

Miss Lebanon distances herself from photo with Miss Israel

<b>(CNN) —</b> Miss Lebanon Saly Greige is distancing herself from a photo of her and Miss Israel Doron Matalon that's causing an online uproar.<p>The picture appeared on Matalon's Instagram feed on January 11. It shows Matalon smiling with Greige, Miss Slovenia and Miss Japan in Miami, where the Miss …

Same-sex Marriage

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

MLK’s Effect on Today’s Politics

Dr. Martin Luther King will be remembered in many different ways on Monday – civil rights giant, religious leader – but from a more basic political perspective Dr. King might be thought of as an important father of the modern American political map.<p>The civil rights movement Dr. King led was …

Black History