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Apple Loop: Disappointing iPhone 7 Leak, Frustrating iPhone SE Review, Apple's Chinese Loss

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a look at the longevity of the iPhone SE, Tim Cook’s rearguard defence of Apple’s quarterly results, leaked details on the iPhone 7 battery, speculation on the next must-have iPhone feature, a review of the …

In San Andreas, Google's self-driving car still needs some work

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How budget airlines really cut costs

United Airlines recently announced plans to retrofit 19 of its domestic Boeing 777 wide bodies with a 10-across seating floor plan. While the idea of squeezing one more seat into a jet that was designed for nine seats abreast is not new —American Airlines, Emirates, KLM, and Air France have been …

Dunker shows unreal hops by leaping over 7'6 Mamadou Ndiaye

Players jumping over players during dunk contests is nothing new, but jumping over a dude who's 7'6 is a whole other story. That's what happened over the weekend at the Ball is Life All-America game when professional dunker Myree "Reemix" Bowden soared over 7'6 California-Irvine center Mamadou …

Crystal Luxury Air offers cruise ship feel in a Boeing | CNN Travel

(CNN) — For most cruise-goers, hopping on an airplane is just a means to an end.<p>It's the boring bit before they get to their dream vacation: boarding ship and sailing leisurely from one port to the next in the comforts of modern spacious liners.<p>But if a ship can replicate on water the comforts of a …

The World Is Getting a Naked Restaurant — and 6,500 People Are Already on the Waiting List

Are you a fan of the show <i>Dating Naked</i>? Do you wish you could combine that with a pop-up restaurant?<p>Well, you’re in luck. The Bunyadi, a limited-run …

Canadian high school basketball player said he was 17. Authorities say he’s 30.

In November, Jonathon Nicola arrived in Ontario as a refugee from war-ravaged South Sudan. At 17 years old and standing 6 feet 9, he seemed a natural fit for the boys’ basketball team at Catholic Central High in Windsor. He even lived with Pete Cusumano, the team’s basketball coach who said Nicola …

Another drone had a close call with an airplane

Drone reportedly spotted flying about 500 feet below the wing of a plane landing at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport<p>A civilian drone crossed paths with an airplane as it was descending into Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport on Wednesday, according to French media reports. Citing sources familiar …

The real reason why you're told to put your mobile in flight mode

It is a plea heard by passengers at the beginning of thousands of flights around the world each day. "Please set your portable electronic devices, including any mobile phones, to flight mode."<p>Most people comply, even if they're not 100 per cent sure why.<p>The general assumption is that we must …

Shorts is an insane social camera roll from the makers of Highlight

Expose yourself<p>Even in an era when social networks are constantly pushing us to share more of ourselves, Paul Davison's projects stand out for their pushiness. Davison's first foray into social apps was Highlight, which broadcast your profile to everyone in your immediate surroundings. Davison's …

The Airlines Did Something Truly Amazing Last Year

Something remarkable happened in the aviation business in 2015: Not a single passenger died in a jetliner accident.<p>That figure, from global airline …

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B-52 bombers to take on ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> American B-52 bombers are "ready and able" to strike ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria, a top Air Force official confirmed Monday.<p>The air campaign against ISIS is "taking a toll on our aircraft, our readiness and our airmen" but the "venerable B-52 ... remains ready and able to meet …

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Erin Andrews Benefited from Leaked Video, Says Marriott's Defense Attorney

Fox Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews is locked in a $75 million lawsuit against a Nashville Marriott, among others, after she was videotaped in 2008 through a peephole at the hotel.<p>According to legal analyst Exavier Pope, a defense attorney representing Marriott contended during the trial Tuesday …

Osama bin Laden's will, personal letters made public

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Newly released documents written by Osama bin Laden include the late terrorist's will, personal letters and warnings to countries including the United States.<p>The documents show that he claimed to still be worth millions of dollars even as he struggled to remain relevant while his …

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Rutgers is the worst major conference basketball team we've ever seen

Even compared to other teams that lost every conference game, Rutgers is bad.<p>Rutgers is bad at basketball. The Scarlet Knights are 0-15 in Big Ten play, and just 6-22 overall. Tuesday night they played 1-13 Minnesota in a battle to be kings of the Big Ten's cellar. Minnesota picked Rutgers up, …

A human rights group wants your old USB drives to help overthrow Kim Jong Un

It might seem like a very small thing to do, but the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) and Silicon Valley non-profit organization Forum 280 have launched the Flash Drives for Freedom campaign, seeking as many working USB memory sticks as possible.<p>The idea is to donate these memory sticks to North …

Kevin Love is finally cool enough to fit in LeBron James' postgame pictures

What has been the biggest change in Cleveland since David Blatt got fired? Kevin Love has now been invited to the group pictures. He didn't have to Photoshop himself into this one. Maybe the Cavaliers really are coming together after getting rid of their coach.<p>My favorite part of this entire …

The White House just gave North Korea another stern warning about its space launch

"I feel confident in telling you that the international community would regard a step like that by the North Koreans as just another irresponsible provocation and a clear violation of their international obligations," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said at a news briefing.<p>North Korea notified …

Near miss with airliner should spur review of drones, says Labour

Labour calls for urgent review of rules after UK Airprox Board reveals plane came within 20 metres of drone above Houses of Parliament<p>The near collision of a drone and a passenger plane over the Houses of Parliament should be a wake-up call for the government to speed up its review of unmanned …

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This site crashes Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, resets your iPhone and iPad

Browsers are complicated pieces of software designed to open websites. But sometimes those websites are designed to cause problems for browsers. That’s exactly what crashsafari.com was created for.<p>A simple script keeps adding characters into the browser’s address bar, overloading the app’s memory, …

12 very real air travel terms every frequent flyer knows

Everyone loves to fly. It's an easy, relaxing, hassle-free way to travel.<p>Just kidding! It's usually a nightmare gauntlet of long lines and pat-downs, …

Russian jets in Syria mean no-fly zone is 'out of the question', warn experts

Vladimir Putin is carrying out Russia's biggest military intervention outside the old Soviet Union for almost 30 years<p>Russia’s deployment of jet fighters in Syria has effectively destroyed the West’s option of imposing a “no-fly zone” over the country, experts have warned, as the British Defence …

Why It Never Pays To Be Rude On A Flight

<i>(Business class seats on American's trans-continental A321T aircraft)</i><p>Rude and uncooperative fellow-passengers make flying difficult for airline staff and fliers alike. And although there will always be die-hards who insist that you can never get upgraded on a flight merely for being "nice" I beg to …

Cauldron 'Exclusive': Tom Brady's (latest destroyed) iPhone data leaked!

The following is a parody from The Cauldron.<p><i>Editor's Note: Around noontime on Sept. 9, 2015, a tourist exploring the historic streets of Quincy,</i> …

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

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Crossing Over: 10 Awesome Bridges Around the World

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Call it a bridge fetish, but we think there's something undeniably romantic about these marvelous feats of engineering which move travelers and locals alike from one land mass to another. Of course, all bridges are not the same. They can be long or …

13 Chinese customs that are shocking to foreigners

Every country has its own culture and unique customs that come with it. Understanding the social etiquette of the country before visiting can help to make the experience less overwhelming.<p>In China, you might be surprised to find that burping is considered a way of complimenting the chef or that a …

UFC 191: Embedded ep. 2: 'I'm going to go deliver this baby real quick'

So, you may have read and heard how UFC 191 headliner John Dodson left Las Vegas almost as soon as he arrived this week because his girlfriend went into labor with their child back home in New Mexico. In the latest UFC 191: Embedded episode, you can actually watch the moment when Dodson got the …