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A woman who spent more than 2 years in solitary confinement is suing New York for $10 million

Hailey alleges that, throughout most of the time she spent behind bars waiting to be tried for the 2012 stabbing of an infant, prison officers frequently abused her.<p>She was ultimately acquitted of the charge in May 2015, but — she says — nearly didn't make it.<p>"I just wanted to die," Hailey told the</i> …

United States

Muslim family kicked off flight demands apology from United Airlines

A Muslim family of five from Libertyville wants an apology from United Airlines after the family was removed last month from a plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.<p>The removal came after the parents requested an additional strap for their youngest daughter's booster seat, according to …

13 incredible pieces of art created by Google's AI

Google's AI has made some <i>really</i> trippy images, and now you can buy some of them!<p>In an effort to understand how its artificial intelligence interprets the world, Google began a process it dubbed "inceptionism" in June.<p>The purpose of inceptionism was to see how Google's AI neural networks carried out …

Deep Learning

Must-see videos of Mobile World Congress 2016

Missed out on all the cool tech that was announced in Barcelona? We've got you covered.<p>Our kick-ass team in Barcelona survived another year at Mobile World Congress, and we have the lowdown on all the new tech you might've missed out on during the week.<p>Samsung's new phones give the people what they …

Mobile

14 global Instagram photographers that will spark your wanderlust

We scoured the platform for the best global photographers out there.<p>Some have hundreds of thousands of followers, some have less than 10,000 followers, but <b>they all have one thing in common — their photos are incredible.</b><p>Check out the 14 'grammers we think will spark your wanderlust.

Photography

Airline food: Emirates airline dishes out 180,000 meals | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Love them or loathe them, airline meals turn 97 years old this year. That's an awful lot of chicken or fish.<p>The first was served back in 1919 on a Handley Page flight from London to Paris where, sensibly, they chose to serve only sandwiches and fruit.<p>Almost a century later the scale of …

Sri Lanka

Here's What Airport Customs REALLY Does With Your Contraband Food

Ever wonder where your avocado goes once it's confiscated at U.S. Customs? Nope, it's not some happy airport dinner party featuring the yummiest guac ever.<p>It's called The Grinder. And NOTHING survives it.<p>via GIPHY<p>In this video from Great Big Story, U.S. customs officer Ellie Scaffa discusses what …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Why this jet-setting IBM exec takes her kids on her business trips

For instance, she and her team recently orchestrated IBM's Weather Company acquisition, a deal said to be worth about $2 billion<p>"I could be in three parts of the US all in one week or two countries in one week and back," she says. One recent weeklong trip included a day in Mexico City to give a …

Business Development

iPad giveaway prank proves you shouldn’t ignore Terms and Conditions

Despite the fact that they frequently contain things we should be concerned about, it’s rare that we pay much (if any) attention to what we’re agreeing to when we hit “Accept” on the Terms & Conditions section of some new app we’ve downloaded.<p>However, a fun viral video by YouTube prankster Jena …

Travel

What it’s like to see the world after spending 44 years in prison

I’ve lately been playing a lot of <i>Fallout 4</i>, a game that revolves around a character who gets cryogenically frozen and then wakes up 200 years later …

Times Square

Galaxy S6 ranks first in a "real world" speed test

Knowing all about your future smartphone’s potential performance is a useful bit of purchasing information. However synthetic benchmarks have their issues, so perhaps it’s best to look to some real world speed tests to get a feel for how a handset performs in its day-to-day tasks.<p><i>Tom’s Guide</i> has …

Phones

Apple didn't make MIT's 50 Smartest Companies list

In his introduction to <i>MIT Technology Review’</i>s 50 Smartest Companies list for 2014, Brian Bergstein paraphrased Justice Stewart Potter’s 1964 …

MIT

Samsung’s ‘Safety Truck’ Features a Camera and Live View Display

Samsung wants to help make roads safer by incorporating some camera technology into semi-trailer trucks. By adding a front camera and a giant rear …

Russian man to undergo world's first full head transplant

Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that seriously diminishes his physical capabilities and left him dependent on a wheelchair.<p>Now he has announced his intention to become the world’s first subject of a full head transplant, so that his brain …

Samsung announces transparent and mirror OLED displays

Samsung has introduced its first mirror and transparent OLED display panels today, which the company will be targeting at the personalized shopping market. The company will also be teaming up with Intel to make use of its Real Sense technology, in order to create displays that can also interact …

Electronics Industry