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Apple wants newbies to know there's 'nothing quite like an iPhone'

Apple has launched a slick new site with the purpose of telling us why iPhones are special. Like its video ads, the site is a rehash of why an iPhone is an iPhone, but is that enough?<p>When the videos launched, my colleague Owen Williams posited that Apple has lost its marketing direction, and the …

Apple Pay

How to Build Mental Toughness | Men's Health

But building mental toughness isn’t easy. It takes work to get your brain to a point where it is willing to push longer and harder than it ever was before. Here are 3 ways we teach our clients to train their minds so they don’t fatigue and they don’t quit. These strategies will set you up for …

Samsung Stuck With an Elliott in the Room

By<p>Jonathan Cheng<p>Jonathan Cheng<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JChengWSJ<p>Google+<p>Jonathan.Cheng@wsj.com<p>and David Benoit<p>and David Benoit<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@DaveCBenoit<p>benoitda<p>Google+<p>David.Benoit@wsj.com<p>For Samsung’s Lee family, the merger of two affiliate companies was never expected to …

Hedge Funds

President Obama Visits Prison in Oklahoma

Barack Obama

You are when you eat

<b>(CNN) —</b> We have all heard the age-old weight loss advice to eat less and exercise more. But a number of recent studies suggest that the key to dieting success is not just in how many calories you eat, or don't, but in when you eat them.<p>"There has been so much energy on what we eat and on …

Fitness

Why Circa failed

Atoms bomb<p>A front page led by the day’s biggest news. A selection of stories, chosen by editors, arranged more or less by importance. And inside, a bundle of sections highlighting various subjects: arts and entertainment, business, technology, and health. That describes a newspaper, the beloved but …

Journalism

2nd prison worker charged in connection with inmates' escape

<b>Plattsburgh, New York (CNN) —</b> A corrections officer from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York has been charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor in connection with the escape of two convicted killers earlier this month, the prison guard's lawyer said Wednesday.<p>Officer Gene …

Crime
Justice

The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice

Judge Victoria Pratt looks defendants in the eye, asks them to write essays about their goals, and applauds them for complying – and she is getting results<p>Municipal court in the US works like this: the accused stands with his attorney in front of the bench, looking up at the judge on high. The …

Crime

The Anti-Drone Business Is About to Take Off

Companies Like DroneShield are here to fulfill all of your anti-UAV needs<p>Drones are quickly moving from exotic military technology to mass market gadget thanks to companies such as DJI and 3D Robotics, which sell small but sophisticated unmanned aircraft that nearly any amateur can pilot. But the …

New 'guided tour' videos explain how to use the Apple Watch's main features

It's hard to remember now, but the iPhone wasn't always seen as an intuitive, easy to use device — back in 2007, most of us were still comfortable with flip phones rather than smartphones. To help show off exactly how you'd use the iPhone in more detail than you can fit into a commercial, Apple …

Smartwatches

AppleCare+ for Apple Watch: $999 for Edition, $79 for Watch, $59 for Sport

To go along with the premium $10,000 and up pricing of the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition, Apple will charge up to $999 for the Apple Watch Edition’s AppleCare+ Protection Plan, 9to5Mac has learned. The Apple Watch Edition notably has very different AppleCare coverage from other Apple Watch …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Nuclear Energy

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

Yes, you can wear your Apple Watch in the shower

The Apple Watch reveal back in September was big on excitement, but short on details. Among those things that Apple failed to mention was whether or not Cupertino’s new smartwatch will be able to withstand liquids — making it suitable for, say, swimming or washing the dishes.<p>While we still don’t …

10 things that make the new Pebble Time smartwatch so darned cool

Pebble, a company that is known for breaking records, has done it again with their all-new smartwatch announced yesterday: the Pebble Time. Within …

Wearable Tech

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

Clean Energy

Open Sesame: Gadget Turns Lock Into Smart Lock in Seconds

If you've been intrigued by the idea of smartphone-activated door locks but aren't quite ready to get out the drill and install one, the ultra-simple Sesame might be for you. It lets you unlock the door through an app or a secret knock on your phone or the door itself, and an optional Wi-Fi dongle …

Home Automation

Samsung's new curved Galaxy phone may cost more than $1,000

Speaking with an unnamed source at one of Samsung's mobile carrier partners in Europe, Ars Technica says the most expensive version of the curved S6, with 128GB of storage, could cost €1,049 ($1,189).<p>The mid-tier 64GB version of the Galaxy S6 is expected to sell for €949 ($1,076).<p>The non-curved …

Phones

Demand for Apple Watch could use up third of world’s gold

We’re still waiting for the final pricing details on the Apple Watch, but if recent reports that Apple plans to sell one million gold Edition units a month are true, Apple Watch could wreak havoc on gold prices and do who knows what to the global economy.<p>Josh Center at TidBits has done some math on …

‘Leaked’ Samsung Galaxy S6 looks just like the iPhone 6

Samsung is expected to unveil its new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone at Mobile World Congress next month, but some leaked images from the XDA developer forums might have just spoiled their big reveal.<p>The set of images of an alleged Samsung prototype show is a big departure from the other Galaxy …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Cost Over $1000

<i>Update: The article has been updated to factor in EU tax in the rumoured S6 and S6 Edge prices.</i><p>There was always going to be a catch. You can’t pack <i>that</i> much *alleged* high-end hardware, that many features and throw in a curved display without there being a catch.<p>Citing a source who has apparently …

Phones

Georgia postpones first execution of female inmate in 70 years over weather

Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the only woman on state’s death row, still expected to be executed by lethal injection after freezing rain and snow pass through region<p>Georgia’s first execution of a female prisoner in 70 years has been rescheduled ahead of an incoming winter storm, officials said on …

Divorce

'American Sniper' killer Eddie Ray Routh found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole

Texas jury rejects argument that troubled former marine was insane when he shot and killed Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield<p>Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole for shooting and killing Chris Kyle, the soldier celebrated in the film American Sniper, and …

Crime

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Sleep
Football (U.S.)

Fifty Shades of Grey - Trailer 1

E. L. James erotic novel finally comes to the big screen.

Shades of Grey

15 #Winning Ways to Throw the Ultimate Oscars Party

Who’s about to win over tons of adoring fans and get the party paparazzi buzzing? You, of course. Thanks to these 15 glitzy-glam ideas, you’ll win the award for throwing the best Oscar bash ever. From serving star-studded cupcakes to welcoming guests with sparkly garlands and glittery balloons, …

Decorations

Here’s what happens to your brain when you stop eating sugar

But Andrew is braver than I am.<p>Last year, he gave up sweets for Lent. I can't say that I'm following in his footsteps this year, but if you are abstaining from sweets for Lent this year, here's what you can expect over the next 40 days.<p>Sugar: natural reward, unnatural fix<p>In neuroscience, food is …

Neuroscience
Metastasis