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iPhone stops a bullet during armed robbery, saves college student’s life

The iPhone is great for playing games, taking photos, and messaging with friends, but who knew that it was also capable of stopping speeding bullets? …

BBC News

Amazon Blasts iPad In New Kindle Paperwhite Ad [Video]

I’m a genuine believer that even if you have an iPad, there’s room for an e-ink Kindle in your life if you love to read. No one is questioning the design or hardware superiority of the iPad, but the truth is, it’s the distinction between a general use device and a specialized device. An iPad may …

Apple’s challenges in ensuring fair treatment of workers in complex supply chains

<i>Bloomberg</i> has a lengthy piece illustrating just how great a challenge it is for Apple and other multinational companies to ensure the fair treatment of workers in complex supply chains.<p>When one of Apple’s suppliers like Flextronics wins a new contract, it needs to take on additional workers – lots …

What It Was Like To Fly In The Concorde Supersonic Airplane

Today in 1973, the Concorde crossed the Atlantic for the first time.<p><i>On September 26, 1973, the Concorde supersonic airliner flew from Washington D.C. to Paris for the first time, in a record-breaking 3 hours and 32 minutes. In 2003, Air France and British Airways retired the Mach-2 aircraft, citing</i> …

Aviation

Hooters Celebrates Turning 30 With Instagram Bash

Hooters, the original "breastaurant" chain, this weekend will begin pushing its 30th birthday campaign that includes inviting back 300,000 former …

Advertising Industry

5 Reasons Why Wall Street Is Wrong About Apple

Apple disappointed Wall Street by announcing an iPhone 5C that isn’t cheap. As a result, Apple’s stock price took a hit.<p>That’s the polite way to say it. Let’s usher all the financial industry people out of the room so I can tell you the blunt truth. Ready?<p>Wall Street has systemic blind spots and …

The 18 Most Ridiculous Startup Ideas That Eventually Became Successful

Even the most well-known venture capitalists have startups they regret passing on.<p>For John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins, it was Twitter. For Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures, it was Airbnb, the home-rental website that’s now worth an estimated $2.5 billion.<p>“We made the classic mistake that all …

Betting against Apple: Why stock swarms only work when we let them

Earlier this week, Mal Spooner from Money wrote a piece about the swarming of Apple stock. In the article, he equates street swarming -- when a gang …

How airline pricing works

Long gone are the days when government regulation forced flight prices to be based on flight lengths. Today, the final fare is much more dependent on the person buying.<p>As early as this month, airlines worldwide may start testing a strategy that could customise airfare pricing and itinerary results …

Flying

All eyes on Red Bull as Formula 1 season resumes in China

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Formula 1 heads to China this weekend for the resumption of a fascinating on-track …

Motor Racing

How Mercedes' FRIC breakthrough works - F1

As the resurrected Mercedes factory team floundered so often in its first three years back in Formula 1, it produced few truly successful technical …

Motorsport

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Bet on Sports | Online Betting Site Betway

Online betting site Betway<p>From the first kick to the last stride. Every shot, every point, every race, every win – experience it like never before at …

Horse Racing

5 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Margaret Thatcher

Human Journey<p>Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) Photograph by Selwyn Tait, Sygma/Corbis<p>Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) passed away today after fighting illness for several years. She died in London, after having suffered a stroke, at 87 years old. Last December, she had undergone an operation to remove a …

Gigaom | Flipboard is a giant iceberg lurking in the path of the media

Advertisement<p>When Flipboard recently announced it was opening up its platform to enable users to create their own magazines, I was surprised by the …

North Korea 'to restart Yongbyon nuclear reactor'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/966000/966789_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522461461_12d19fe6047dae201c5d749319929927<p><b>North Korea says it will restart all facilities at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, including a reactor mothballed in 2007.</b><p>In a statement, it said the …

North Korea

UK to avoid triple dip recession, says BCC

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/966000/966762_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522752674_e469187b4c7316793e65321116455c13<p><b>The UK is set to avoid falling back into recession, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).</b><p>The BCC believes a strong performance by …

Human Geography

Eurozone unemployment rate at record high

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/966000/966921_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522617629_555e030f90b9a5ca1d038a7d2de2221a<p><b>The rate of unemployment in the eurozone has hit a record high of 12%, official figures have shown.</b><p>The number of people unemployed in the 17 member …

Economics

Hundreds of dead seabirds washed up on East Yorkshire coast

<b>Hundreds of dead seabirds have been washed up along the East Yorkshire coast, according to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)</b><p>The charity said the bodies of puffins, kittiwakes and guillemots had been discovered.<p>Keith Clarkson, regional reserves manager for the RSPB, said the …

Birds

HTC One review

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Pebble review

Image 1 of 7<p>Image 2 of 7<p>Image 3 of 7<p>Image 4 of 7<p>Image 5 of 7<p>Image 6 of 7<p>Image 7 of 7<p>The Pebble is the smallest, lightest and smartest smart watch to …

AT&T to Launch ‘HD Voice’ Support for iPhone 5 and Other Smartphones Later This Year

Alongside T-Mobile’s announcement that they will finally begin offering the iPhone with their new no-contract plans, T-Mobile also became the first …

Trailer to Funny or Die Steve Jobs biopic released (Video)

Pirelli says it will not review its tyres before the Bahrain GP

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Pirelli says it will wait until after the Bahrain Grand Prix before reviewing whether …

Motorsport

McLaren says Sergio Perez hasn't put a foot wrong amid team strife

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh says he has been impressed with Sergio Perez's attitude …

Motorsport

Has Pirelli gone too far this year? - F1

Almost unnoticed among the team orders controversies that dominated the headlines after the finish of the Malaysian Grand Prix was a comment that …

Motorsport

Mercedes cannot get carried away with F1 form - Toto Wolff

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has warned that his team must keep its feet firmly on the …

Motor Racing

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Healing Journey 2013: Tribes and Schools Cleaning Up Alaska

Human Journey<p><i>On each “Healing Journey” Expedition, Jon Waterhouse uses travel along rivers, recording traditional knowledge from local people, and detailed scientific readings of water conditions and quality using cutting-edge technology. In March and April Jon and team are traveling from St.</i> …