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12 Things No One Told Me About Sex After Rape

By CJ Hale,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/11Cvlar<p>There is a strange sort of unspoken theory that once a woman has been raped, sex is no longer a …

Design, And Insecurity, Is Back At Apple

“Can’t innovate anymore, my ass.”<p>The phrase uttered by Phil Schiller during today’s keynote got a few laughs from the predictably enthusiastic WWDC audience. To me it dropped like a ton of bricked iPhones.<p>Let’s catch up. The last time we heard from Apple was at its absurdly aggressive September …

Apple Releases New MacBook Airs, Previews New Mac Pro Design – MacStories

Apple's line of MacBook Airs received nice spec bumps today, which include Intel's fourth-generation core processors, Haswell. Haswell chips include the new Intel HD 5000 graphics, which is 40% faster than the previous generation Intel HD 4000. Haswell's main benefit isn't just that it's just a …

Yelp Updated With 'Nearby' Recommendations Based on Location, Weather and More

Yelp today announced an update to their iOS app that redesigns the Nearby tab so it displays recommendations based on location, previous check-ins and more.<p>Our updated Nearby tab now offers suggestions based on your location, previous Yelp check-ins and reviews, and Yelp friends as well as other …

Crazy iPad Numbers from the WWDC 2013 Keynote

One thing you can always rely on at Apple events is that some crazy, large numbers will be thrown around. Today’s WWDC 2013 Keynote event didn’t waver from that tradition. Just in the first few minutes we heard that there are now 6 million registered Apple developers, 50 billion apps have been …

Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 announced for PlayStation 4

When Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura made a cameo at Sony's E3 press conference, we expected to hear an update on <i>Final Fantasy Versus XIII --</i> we were wrong, but not disappointed. Instead of the heavily anticipated spinoff, Nomura revealed <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> to the world, promising the title for the …

Siri Gets Major Upgrades In iOS 7 [WWDC 2013]

Siri is also getting an upgrade in iOS 7.<p>For one thing, there’s a new look to the interface. It’s flatter and cleaner, and now you see a soundwave of your voice as you speak. And the results display much more cleanly.<p>There’s also a new Siri voice. It sounds more natural, and it comes in both male …

Your guide to Monday liveblog madness at Ars

Join us tomorrow for a wacky day of announcements from Microsoft, Apple, and more.<p>Tomorrow, June 10, will certainly be an historic day for Ars, in …

Hands-on with iTunes Radio, Apple’s streaming music service [Video]

Apple has been long rumored to be launching a music streaming service, set up to compete with Pandora, and today, they delivered. iTunes Radio, as it’s been dubbed, lives inside of the iOS 7 Music app, as an extension of the app’s functionality.<p>The video above gives a full walkthrough of iTunes …

Bilderberg 2013: The sun sets on Watford

The lens caps are back on for another year. The satellite trucks have trundled off, the police patrols have melted away and the security fence has …

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Obama administration gives up effort to restrict access to ‘Morning After Pill’.

U.S. to allow Plan B for all ages

The Obama administration indicated Monday that it would end its legal battle to block the “morning-after” pill from being available over the counter without age restrictions.<p>Just weeks after vowing to fight District Judge Edward Korman’s April ruling to eliminate previous age restrictions, the …

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Perks of being a Senate staffer: Free sleeping lessons

"I'm teaching self-promotion, you?"<br>"Self-righteous indignation, probably."<p>Buzzfeed collected some of the various training sessions, webinars and …

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Game of Thrones' Hectic, Morally Complex, Crowdsurfing Season Finale

Our roundtable on "Mhysa," the 10th episode in the HBO show's third season.<p>HBO<p>Every week for the third season of HBO's fantasy series <i>Game of Thrones</i>, our roundtable of Ross Douthat (columnist, <i>The New York Times</i>), Spencer Kornhaber (entertainment editor, TheAtlantic.com), and Christopher Orr (senior …

UN prepares for Mali force deployment

Announcement comes amid reports of deal between government and Tuareg group to allow elections in disputed Kidal region.<p>The UN is preparing to start deploying a new peacekeeping force in Mali on schedule in three weeks, even though the security situation in the north remains "complex and volatile", …

Store Hours, Dead Androids, and Goo Gone Residue

Readers offer their best tips for keeping track of store hours, reviving a dead Android phone, and cleaning just about anything with Goo Gone.<p>Every …

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New York City's Big Music Festival Was Totally Epic

This year's event featured headlining acts, Kanye West, Guns 'N Roses, and Kings of Leon. Tons of other major artists also performed throughout the weekend.<p>The festival fell victim to a tropical storm on its very first day, as rain saturated the ground creating a terrible combination of water and …

PlayStation 4 graphics outlined with The Dark Sorcerer video demo

Sony has been rolling out the video game previews this evening, with one in particular aiming to show off both the console’s excellent graphics and, …

Apple reveals iOS 7 with a Complete Design Overhaul Featuring Stunning See-Thru Parallax Effects and More! - App Saga

The moment many of us have been waiting for is finally here. At today’s Keynote at WWDC, Apple unveiled iOS 7, and if you’ve been wondering when …

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Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

NSA snooping: Obama under pressure as senator denounces 'act of treason'

Barack Obama was facing a mounting domestic and international backlash against US surveillance operations on Monday as his administration struggled …