Travis Bates

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New MacBook Pro Line-Up Leaks Ahead Of Official Launch

The invites to Apple’s event on Thursday October 27th arrived with a simple slogan, ”Hello again”, that echoed the “Hello” from the first Mac launch back in the eighties. If you were expecting new Mac hardware from Apple after that, you’d be right. Apple’s plans for Thursday are becoming clear, and …

MacBook Pro

2016 Presidential Candidates (Presidency 2016)

<b>Presidency 2016</b><p>President Obama is barred by constitutional term limits from seeking re-election in 2016. A large crowd of candidates will likely …

6 things to know about independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin

For all but the hardest of hard-core political junkies, the reaction to Monday's presidential campaign launch by Evan McMullin can be summarized in a single tweet:<p>The joke, of course, is that McMullin, 40, is even more obscure than French, the National Review writer who decided not to run after …

Government

When You Switch Flights Due to Overbooking, Ask for an Upgrade

First class flights are usually crazy expensive, but there are some tips and tricks for scoring a cheap (or better yet, free) upgrade. If your flight …

Bahamian sprinter dives over finish line to beat Allyson Felix

Here comes @<b>allysonfelix</b>! Stay tuned as she gears up! #<b>Rio2016</b> http://bit.ly/2bA9RMu pic.twitter.com/HVs6gvZTZY<p>8 replies 126 retweets 536 likes<p>Retweet<p>…

Sasha Obama has a summer job at a seafood restaurant

Sasha Obama lands summer job at Vineyard seafood joint Nancy’s #<b>Mapoli</b> http://bhne.ws/OYTbJA2 pic.twitter.com/cmDDWLTRnc<p>117 replies 2,721 retweets …

James Harden shows no mercy on a kid at his basketball camp

James Harden apparently hasn't spoken to Rockets teammate Dwight Howard since the end of the season — a stretch that saw the center decline a $23 …

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson intent on winning Olympic heptathlon gold despite continuing troubles

It is only because of the considerable talent that Katarina Johnson-Thompson possesses that her troubles are of such concern, at least to those outside of her camp.<p>Wholly capable of winning Olympic heptathlon gold this summer, in many people’s eyes <b>Johnson-Thompson has potential to be the greatest</b> …

Jennifer Lawrence Has Just 2 Words To Say To Donald Trump

Warning: graphic language.<p>Jennifer Lawrence has no love for Donald Trump. That much is clear.<p>And the actress has now revealed exactly what she wanted to say when she came close to meeting the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in person: "Hey, Trump, fuck you!"<p>Lawrence disclosed what would …

Donald Trump

If You Wear Glasses, You Need This Genius Makeup Trick

How have we not thought of this before?<p>Anyone who's ever worn glasses knows that familiar feeling of having to constantly push their frames up their nose. If this annoyance is part of your daily reality, rejoice, for there is a life-changing makeup hack you <i>need</i> to know.<p>After a thread was started on …

How Comcast will look after buying DreamWorks Animation

With DreamWorks Animation, Comcast adds several movie franchises — among them, "Shrek," ''Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" — to its growing …

Televisions

Prince Secretly Funded Solar Tech In Oakland

While beloved musician Prince was inspiring fans through his creativity, it turns out he had a secret life as a clean energy philanthropist.<p>According …

Hands on with SanDisk’s iPhone storage-expanding flash drive

The iXpand is an odd thing to behold, a strange Frankensteinian amalgam of adapters fused together and folded over for good measure. It’s another interesting concept out of SanDisk as the company attempts to stay nimble in a world of rapidly dropping storage costs and increasing reliance on cloud …

Review: Dell's XPS 13 is a nearly perfect ultraportable

Apple’s MacBooks have long been the gold standard all laptops are measured against. What’s ‘best’ obviously varies according to individual needs, but critics and college lecture halls alike seemed to agree for the past several years.<p>Mainstream Windows laptops then usually went one of two routes: …

Consumer Tech

Act II for RG3: Griffin's shot to reboot career with Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Back before he rocketed into the NFL as a freakish touchdown-maker, before the knee injury and his downfall in Washington, Robert Griffin III was convinced he'd play for the Browns.<p>During pre-draft workouts in Arizona, Griffin and his agent were set for Cleveland to be his home.<p>"We …

Football (U.S.)

Apple Is Creating an Original TV Show With Will.i.am

The series will focus on the app economy.<p>Look out, Netflix: There’s a new competitor in the arena of original television programming.<p>Apple announced …

How to Join the Mile High Club—If You Dare

<i>Disclosure: The author and this publication in no way condone the commission of lewd acts in public. This article is intended in the spirit of fun</i> …

Flying

Tim Wise: On White Privilege (Clip)

'Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom' Being Adapted for Film, Details Daring Escape Plan by Enslaved Couple William and Ellen Craft

William and Ellen Craft’s escape from enslavement is one of the most innovative and unique plans ever executed. Now, their epic story will be told on …