Miguel Luna

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Here’s how much a new iPhone battery boosts performance

Want to know how much difference replacing the battery in an old iPhone makes to the overall speed of the handset? A new video posted online by Bennett Sorbo compares an iPhone 6s with depleted battery against one with a fresh battery.<p>The two iPhones are then put head to head as they run through a …

7 paid iPhone apps you can download for free today

Want to turn your iPhone into a photo booth? How about solving mysteries in an ancient pyramid? Or what about using your phone to make sure that you …

How to protect your iPhone data with privacy controls built in to iOS 11

As more companies and services are leveraging user data to greater extents, it’s becoming more and more important to be aware of your privacy preferences and how you can make sure your iPhone settings are in alignment. Whether it’s been a little while since you’ve checked out your privacy settings …

How To: Force-Close All Apps at the Same Time on Your iPhone

If you tend to use the app switcher a lot to open recent apps, then all of the apps you accessed months ago are just sitting there cluttering things …

New Hatch plan makes host of individual tax cuts temporary

As expected, the plan would kill the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate to have health insurance, beginning after next year.<p>A host of tax cuts for individual taxpayers would now be temporary, expiring after 2025, under a major revision late Tuesday to the Senate tax reform plan by Finance …

Health Care

Blasphemy on Trial

In June 1976, Gay News magazine published a poem that – as the subject of a high profile blasphemy trial a year later – was described as ‘the …

What if the Reformation Never Happened?

This brilliant 22-year-old is the reason you can get great literature in ‘quality paperback’

Jason Epstein changed the American publishing industry forever<p>Jason Epstein was working as a lowly slush-pile reader at Doubleday Books in the early …

Facebook stole Instagram Stories because nobody uses theirs

Rumor has it Facebook and Instagram might soon offer users the option to cross-post their Stories to each app. In other words, when you make a Story post in Instagram, you’ll have the option of posting it to your Facebook Story as well. I’ve yet to see evidence of it working in reverse.<p>The feature …

Social Media

Manage And Unsubscribe From All Your Online Accounts With This App

Signing up for an online account is something we do so often that we lose track of all the websites we’re subscribed to. You’ll only remember when …

This Tool Shows You Exactly What the Eclipse Will Look Like in Your Area

There’s going to be a solar eclipse on August 21, but it’s probably too late to book a hotel in the path of totality (where the moon’s shadow will …

HotelTonight Now Lets You Upgrade That Cheap Room to a Suite

When it comes to last-minute travel, HotelTonight can be a lifesaver. The app allows you to get same-day hotel rooms at a fraction of the cost you …

Download 200+ Belle Époque Art Posters: An Archive of Masterpieces from the “Golden Age of the Poster” (1880-1918)

Europe at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth: what a time and place to be alive. Or rather, what a time and place to be …

Art

5 of the best art stops in New York, USA

The ‘City That Never Sleeps’ is infamous for countless reasons, from the iconic Statue of Liberty to the indulgent pastrami sandwiches from Katz’s …

Luxury Travel

Your New Weekly Tech Reader, Every Saturday

One of the better jobs I’ve ever had was writing a weekly Personal Technology column for TIME Magazine. There was something about the pace of it (the week being a unit of time that people tend to think collectively about) and the scope of it (the digital revolution is crazy fascinating) that agreed …

Revolutionary Mexican Modernism exhibition highlights exclusive Kahlo and Rivera paintings

For nearly two decades, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has committed to presenting the greatest of Latin American art, so it’s too not surprising …

Paul Ryan’s Favorite Charter School

How a Democratic education reformer became a conservative darling.<p>When House Speaker Paul Ryan arrived on a Harlem block earlier this month, the boyish-looking Wisconsinite was greeted by a crowd of irate New Yorkers brandishing homemade signs. One called him a “monster.” Another suggested he had …

Story of a Rogue Agent Clouds Efforts to Ease Border Patrol Expansion

BROWNSVILLE, Tex. — Joel Luna was just the kind of job candidate the Border Patrol covets. He grew up on both sides of the border, in Mexico and South Texas. He participated in the Reserve Officers Training Corps in high school and later served in the Army, seeing combat in Iraq.<p>Mr. Luna joined the …

Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

HOUSTON (AP) — A black Texas congressman said Saturday that he's been threatened with lynching by callers infuriated over him seeking impeachment of …

Donald Trump

US refuses to add sailors' names to Vietnam Memorial

The Pentagon on Sunday refused a request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington.<p>Survivors and relatives of those killed have been pushing the Defense Department for years to add the 74 names to the wall because the ship had …

Republicans Watch Their Step in a Slow Retreat From Trump

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Sunday inched away from President Trump amid mounting evidence that he may have sought to interfere in the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.<p>In a sign of growing anxiety, several important Republicans expressed discomfort with Mr. Trump’s …

Texas Border Town Sues State Over 'Sanctuary Cities' Ban

EL CENIZO, Texas — The latest battle over illegal immigration in the Trump era is unfolding in Texas where a small border town is suing the state over a new law that bans so-called "sanctuary cities."<p>Critics argue the legislation is unconstitutional and will trigger racial profiling. But in a new …

Anti-drug campaigners slam plans to introduce drug testing tents at music festivals

Anti-drugs campaigners have expressed dismay after the police backed plans to allow festival goers to test substances such as cocaine and ecstasy for purity before taking them.<p>The service, which will be offered at a string of live music events this summer, including the Reading and Leeds festivals, …

The 6 Most Surprising, Important Inventions From World War I - Facts So Romantic

<i>British soldiers in a World War I trench.</i>Photograph by Ernest Brooks / Australian War Memorial / WikicommonsJust over 100 years ago, on the 28th of …

World History

From the Archives: Jimmy Stewart joins the Army

A group of 41 men, including actor Jimmy Stewart, in the foreground wearing the solid black tie, takes the oath to enter the Army. Stewart was the first top-ranked Hollywood star to enter military service during the United States' mobilization before World War ll.<p>Before joining the Army, Stewart …

In this new Gilded Age, robber barons are no longer the villains | Ian Jack

When inequality peaked in the past, the people resented the super-rich. Today they vote for them<p>The world has no grander seaside houses than those of Newport, Rhode Island, where the money made in America’s Gilded Age was spent on all kinds of unnecessary architecture.<p>Its weird variety – classical …

‘The Ugly American’ was a scathing critique of our bad behavior abroad—and it became a best seller

The book inspired JFK to start the Peace Corps<p>On June 23, 1959, Senator John F. Kennedy took out a full-page advertisement in <i>The New York Times</i>. The …

How Secret Russian Spy Kim Philby Helped Set Up Israel

A document uncovered by The Daily Beast shows that Soviet mole Kim Philby was hampering his British intelligence colleagues in their efforts to …

The Biggest Bombing Raid of World War II: 1000 Bombers Sent to Destroy Berlin

He was widely regarded as America’s best pilot, he was already a recipient of the Medal of Honor, he was commander of the Eighth Air Force caught up …