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iPhone 7 case leak indicates a total of 4 speaker grilles, new larger rear camera and flash design

An unusual iPhone 7 leak is making the rounds today, showing some changes that have not be seen before. An Italian case manufacturer is showing a potential chassis design that features ‘four speakers’ and new layout for the rear camera and flash, including a hole for a larger aperture (via …

One of the top Apple followers is worried that it could turn into BlackBerry

In a blog post, Arment argues that BlackBerry was great at creating phones and dominated the market before Apple released the iPhone.<p>The problem was that the iPhone release didn't just create a better smartphone — it changed what people used them for entirely.<p>BlackBerry was great at creating at a …

Clinton’s Lead Over Trump Shrinks to 3 Points: New NBC News/WSJ Poll

Hillary Clinton's advantage over Donald Trump has narrowed to just three points — resulting in a dead-heat general-election contest with more than five months to go until November, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.<p>Clinton, who remains a heavy favorite to win the …

Government

This Year's Grammy Trophies Have a Built-In GoPro

The organization behind the Grammy Awards wants to make sure viewers of this year’s event get an up-close view of winning artists’ reactions when …

Amazon Echo starts talking to your thermostat

Amazon's voice-guided Echo speaker can serve as everything from an exercise coach to a game machine, but its latest addition could be particularly helpful if you're shivering as you read this. The Echo now offers voice control over thermostats, starting with the Ecobee3 -- you can ask it to set a …

Snapchat Wants to Let Users Subscribe to Their Favorite 'Discover' Publishers

Snapchat wants to let you follow your favorite channels.<p>Snapchat is working on new plans to boost traffic to the publishers that use its “Discover” platform.<p>The company has been telling publishers using Discover that it plans to let its 100 million daily active users subscribe to their favorite …

Social Media

10 Amazing Treehouses You Can Actually Stay In

There’s something magical about a treehouse. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill backyard hideaway filled with kids’ toys. These 10 examples are architectural gems that offer forest views and a cozy night’s sleep. And the best part? You can actually book them.<p>Treehouse Point<p><b>Issaquah,</b> …

6 tips to keep your Facebook clean, secure and private

NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?<p>Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review …

5 Topics for This Week’s Presidential Debates

The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates will meet this week on the heels of the New Hampshire primary and ahead of the much-anticipated South Carolina primaries and Nevada caucuses. Democrats Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will meet Thursday in a PBS-hosted debate in Milwaukee, …

Behind the Story: Washington Post Explores New Wave Feminism

<i>Feminism has come to mean many different things to many different people. At first, it was straightforward enough. From the late 19th century to the early 20th, western feminism meant equal economic, voting and marriage rights.</i><p><i>But that was hardly enough: more women rallied to the cause. The</i> …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of February 8, 2016)

The 2016 presidential election took up much of the news cycle this week. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary, Sanders and Hillary Clinton faced off in a Democratic debate, the ad wars heated up and the Republican candidates will debate Saturday night. Off the campaign …

Apple will reportedly release new iPhone and iPad Air 3 on March 18th

Apple's planning to release the upcoming iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 on March 18th, according to <i>9to5Mac</i>. If accurate, that would come just three days after the rumored March 15th press event — also still unconfirmed — so Apple may skip preorders entirely for the new products. The iPhone 5se is said …

CNN Debate Recap: Clinton & Sanders Make Their Cases

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton met on stage for the first time Thursday since his win in New Hampshire. They laid out their visions for the future as the election moves into states throughout the country. Clinton, who repeatedly embraced the presidency of …

6 special Valentine's Day customs from around the world

The origins of Saint Valentine and Valentine's Day are a bit murky, but we know it started in the ancient Roman days. Since then, cultures all over …

Hackers are selling your Netflix password for a measly $0.25

Following Netflix’s international expansion to a total of 190 regions worldwide, security software firm Symantec reports there’s a growing demand for stolen Netflix passwords.<p>According to Symantec, hackers are stealing thousands of login credentials on a daily basis through multiple phishing …

Stars at Their First Grammy Awards

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Russian PM Medvedev says new cold war is on

<b>Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said strains between Russia and the West have pushed the world "into a new cold war".</b><p>"On an almost daily basis, we are being described the worst threat - be it to Nato as a whole, or to Europe, America or other countries," Mr Medvedev said.<p>He cited Nato …

Endangered tiger killed by her would-be mate in a California zoo

Sacramento Zoo officials said they had high hopes that two rare Sumatran tigers would begin courting this week.<p>Mohan, a 12-year-old male, already had plenty of visual contact with 15-year-old female tiger Baha since his arrival at the zoo in December.<p>The idea was to get Mohan and Baha to reproduce …

Barbie's Dreamhouse is now a full-on smart home, complete with Wi-Fi

We're still a few years away from the average person embracing a fully-connected smart home, but Barbie is an early adopter. Mattel unveiled at the …

Scientists Print Living Body Parts

16 Ways to Repurpose Your Valentine’s Day Flowers

The day of showering your boo with gifts is over and now you’re left with a bunch of flowers you have no idea what to do with. You wish you could keep them forever in your DIY Rope Wrapped Planter because you hate the idea of throwing them out. Good news — with the right DIY, you won’t have to! If …

This High School Senior Surprised Every Girl at His School With Flowers

#ManOfTheYear.<p>File this under extreme acts of kindness: In honor of Valentine's Day, Hayden Godfrey, 17, handed out flowers to all 834 girls at his high school Thursday.<p>The gift was the result of years of planning. The high school senior from Utah originally had the idea in middle school, after …

High School

11 Underrated Grammy Nominees You Should Add To Your Playlists

Take a break from Taylor and Kendrick to give some smaller artists love.

Google's self-driving car project is on a hiring spree

Google is on a hiring spree - only not all of its openings are for programmers or web designers. The internet giant is ramping up its self-driving car project, listing 36 jobs under its Google X project. Among them are positions in manufacturing and engineering related to developing systems …

Watch an iPhone try to survive a hot melted-crayon bath

Apple's iPhones have been subjected to some of the worst torture tests imaginable, from drowning to dropping from space. YouTube user TechRax decided to go off the deep end of strange with a new torture test devised to challenge the very being of an iPhone 6S. It involves blue crayons.<p>Crayons in …

The mosquitoes that changed history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Spanish, mosquito translates to "little gnat," but its impact on history has been far from miniscule.<p>In just the most recent example, mosquitoes are spreading the Zika virus throughout South and Central Americas, causing an increased incidence of birth defects.<p>However, the species of …

Public Health

The True Story Behind Valentine's Day

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Relationships

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Hot Springs