Sam McKinney

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The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious

How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread<p>At the supermarket near his home in central Virginia, Tom Burford likes to loiter by the display of Red Delicious. He waits until he spots a store manager. Then he picks up one of the glossy apples and, with a flourish, scrapes …

What the History of the World Wars Can Tell Us About the Deeper Struggles at Work in Iraq

<i>The very philosophy of the Axis powers is based on a profound contempt for the human race. If, in the formation of our future policy, we were guided by the same cynical contempt, then we should be surrendering to the philosophy of our enemies, and our victory would turn to defeat.</i><i>The issue of this</i> …

11 Ways Warren Buffett Lives Frugally

View Gallery<p>11 photos<p>Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com<p>Trying to build your savings, pay off debt and make the most of your money? You might want to …

'The lions are inside': the text message Jermaine Grant used to warn Samantha Lewthwaite

The text message Jermaine Grant used to warn "White Widow" Samantha Lewthwaite she was minutes away from being arrested<p>Samantha Lewthwaite, the "White Widow", escaped arrest by minutes after her terror conspirator Jermaine Grant warned that police were nearby with a text message saying: "The lions …

Crowdsourced Eco-Volunteers Team Up Online to Save Hawaii's Forests

A new digital initiative is harnessing the power of the crowd to track invasive species and preserve the delicate ecosystem of Hawaii’s …

5 Key Takeaways From Startling Global Refugee Report

Number of refugees has passed 50 million for first time since World War II.<p>The number of people forced to flee their homes around the world has passed 50 million for the first time since the Second World War, the United Nations warns in a report timed for World Refugee Day on June 20.<p>"Imagine being …

Khat ban: Why is it being made illegal?

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6 Beauty Tips to Make Your Smile Look Brighter

No professional teeth whitening necessary!<p>If your smile isn't as bright as you'd like, we feel your pain; it's annoying to have pearly whites that aren't so white. Luckily, there are solutions—and quick ones at that! Just try these simple tricks to make your teeth seem whiter ASAP.<p><b>Try Berry-Colored</b> …

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Google says next Android version will feature antitheft kill switch

Smartphones are highly desirable items that pack a lot of value in a small package. In other words, they are ideal goods for thieves and robbers to lift and turn into a nice little profit.<p>With large proportions of theft incidents now involving a smartphone, federal and state legislators in the US …

Google search now launches music apps on mobile devices

Google’s search engine just got a lot more useful when seeking out songs, artists, or other music-related content.<p>Yesterday, the company rolled out the ability to open up music apps automatically when you tap a link from a search for music content on smartphones and tablets.<p>While this is a tiny …

US penalises Malaysia for shameful human trafficking record

The US has downgraded Malaysia to the lowest ranking in its annual human trafficking report, relegating the southeast Asian nation to the same category as Zimbabwe, North Korea and Saudi Arabia. The move could result in economic sanctions and loss of development aid.<p>Malaysia's relegation to tier 3 …

WSJ: Apple planning multiple iWatch models with as many as 10 health-related sensors

The Wall Street Journal has published a new report claiming that Apple’s upcoming entry to the smartwatch market will sport ten or more sensors for collecting health data. The report also claims that the company is working on multiple versions for the wearable device, which is expected to be …

This Firefox OS-powered streaming stick is Mozilla’s answer to Chromecast (exclusive video)

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Google’s (S GOOG) Chromecast streaming stick could soon get competition from an unexpected source: Mozilla has secretly been …

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Apple’s iWatch Could Be The Next Big Sports Fashion Accessory

Sports sells gatorade, and sports sells sneakers, and sports sells clothing and hats and TV trays and bottle openers and anything that has enough surface area to hold a logo. But can sports sell the concept of the smartwatch? That’s what Apple might find out beginning in October, the rumored launch …

Medical Marijuana Industry Revenue Could Reach $8.4 Billion

The stock market could easily be derailed this summer if oil prices get out of hand. Here's why.<p>May 10, 2018 8:55 AM EDT<p>It's no wonder the Cullinan …

Watch the Official Trailer for Robert Downey Jr.’s New Film ‘The Judge’

Ditching his iron suit for a role more akin to character work he did earlier in his career, Robert Downey Jr. stars in the new family drama <i>The Judge.</i> …

Iraq crisis: The Sunni-Shia divide explained

One of the factors behind the most recent violence in Iraq is the sectarian divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in that country.<p>The majority of Iraq's Muslims are Shia, and the Isis militants gaining ground there are Sunni.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, Iraq is one of only a handful of …

Obama: 'Won't be a military solution' if Iraqi political structure not fixed

President Barack Obama exhorted Iraqi leaders to come up with a political solution to governing their nation because "if they don't, there won't be a military solution to the problem," he told CNN in an interview Friday.<p>Obama wants to see Iraq create a command structure that includes Shiites, …

The Sunni Rebellion In Iraq

After independence this imperial construction continued to be imposed by despots and dictators. Today it is falling apart (see page 55). At its heart, in Iraq, a Sunni rebellion is boiling. In the past ten days the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) in league with large …