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State Department Officially Calls Iran’s Forced Sex Change Surgeries ‘Confirmation’

A report issued Thursday by the Department of State repeatedly refers to sex reassignment surgery in Iran as “gender-confirmation surgery.”<p>Speaking …

Trial comes for Marine accused of killing 'American Sniper'

Eddie Ray Routh had been talking crazy for a while. So when he showed up on his sister's doorstep one afternoon two Februarys ago and claimed to have shot two men, she didn't know what to think.<p>But when Laura Blevins saw the big black custom pickup truck in the driveway, not Eddie's Volkswagen …

Military

Sports Illustrated's First Plus-Size Swimsuit Model Knows She's Not Actually Plus-Size

"[I]t's about time we forgo labels and embraced size diversity in the fashion world and mainstream media."<p>New <i>Sports Illustrated</i> swimsuit edition "rookie" Robyn Lawley is considered a plus-size model because, at size 12, she's larger than most models. However, compared to non-models — you know, the …

Mom Slams Internet for Taking Her Hot Photos Totally Out of Context

Tracy Kiss says her sexy Instagram account is not for revenge on an ex as reported.<p>After having two children, Tracy Kiss decided to post super sexy photos and videos on Instagram and YouTube to motivate herself after workouts. <i>The Mirror</i> found her accounts and reported that Kiss was posting pictures …

37 Most Incredible Photographs of The Year

Let's look back on 2014 by reviewing some of the most spectacular photographs of this year. Which photographs of incredible destinations simply took our breath away? What long exposures were so creatively done, we gasped in awe? Which underwater photos seemed simply serene? Instead of our usual …

Walmart’s price-match backfires as people use fake Amazon listings to get super-cheap PS4s

Walmart’s Ad Match Guarantee, the company’s price-matching policy, has been updated to include Amazon and some customers took advantage of that to …

Online Life

Goat Simulator Gets a Free MMO Expansion This Month

Now you can finally play as a Level 101 Microwave.<p>Goat Simulator is getting the massively multiplayer treatment this month with a free expansion …

Apple Is Reportedly Planning a 12-Inch iPad | Inc.com

Here's the oddest Apple rumor that just won't go away.<p>Apple is planning a 12.2-inch iPad that will rival Microsoft's Surface tablet. The big iPad, which many are calling the "iPad Pro," will be thinner than the iPhone 6 Plus, according to Japanese site Macotakara, via Apple Insider.<p>The iPad Pro …

Here's Why The Time Is Always Set To 9:41 In Apple Ads

It even extends to print ads and television commercials.<p>That time used to be 9:42. You could see it across various commercials, print ads, and even on Apple's website. The explanation was simple: That's the time in the morning that Steve Jobs announced the very first iPhone in 2007. Around 42 …

'WireLurker' malware attacks iPhones via Mac OS X

A U.S. security firm has found that iPhone and iPad users in China are facing the threat of a new virus that attacks their mobile devices via Mac desktop and laptop computers.<p>The virus jumps from Mac OS X to the mobile device via a USB cable, says Palo Alto Networks, the U.S. firm that discovered …