Kari Janecke Schimmel

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How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

U.S. Army

Tracy Morgan crash sparks another debate over tired truckers

Days Earlier, Congress Embraced Legislation That Weakens Rules<p>Days before Morgan's accident, the Senate approved legislation that would undo rules that mandated certain rest periods for truck drivers.<p>In the wee hours of Saturday morning, a sleep-deprived Walmart truck driver didn't see that traffic …

Glow-in-the-dark 'smart' highway opens in the Netherlands

One of the proposed features of the highway: weather-sensitive markings.<i><br>(Credit: Studio Roosegaarde)</i><p><b>A strip of "smart" highway with glow-in-the-dark</b> …

Road Safety

What Say You?

Rated 5 out of 5 by theamandashow from It's always a good time! I became a fan of Sal & Q on Impractical Jokers, then from The Tenderloins, and also …

Peyton Manning’s Legacy

Can you spot the GOAT?<p>Super Bowl XLVIII was the nightmarish end to the dream season had by Peyton Manning and the Broncos. After the greatest scoring …

NFL

Testosterone therapy doubles heart risk in older men

Taking testosterone therapy doubled the risk of heart attack among men over age 65 and nearly tripled the risk in younger men with a history of heart disease, a new study shows.<p>The report, which involved 56,000 men, is the latest in a series of studies raising concerns about the heart attack risk …

Colts vs. Chiefs: Full Roster Report Card Grades for Indianapolis

Link to Media<p>Optimism overwhelmed the Indianapolis Colts fanbase on Sunday after a 23-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The Colts were able to move the ball on offense, created turnovers on defense and put together as complete a win as they have all season.<p>While other …

Football (U.S.)

Associated Press News

Pop Culture and Social Media

<i>See the rest of</i> TIME’<i>s Top 10 of Everything 2013 lists here</i><p>10. Dolphins’ Jonathan Martin vs. Richie Incognito<p>Lynne Sladky / AP<p>Football’s bully …

Colts vs. Bengals: Full Roster Report Card Grades for Indianapolis

Link to Media<p>There were both positive and negative takeaways from the Indianapolis Colts' loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, but the bottom line is that the Colts lost by double digits for the third time in five weeks.<p>The Colts (8-5) fall a game behind Cincinnati with the loss, but it's …

Football (U.S.)

25 Documentaries That Will Make You Cry Uncontrollably

A good documentary will expand your mind and make you feel a variety of emotions — and very often, that means a lot of tears. WARNING: While the most graphic images have been blurred out, some of the following images are very upsetting.

San Francisco

Digital era confounds the courts

The Founding Fathers weren’t big on texting.<p>Courts have long struggled to deal with key questions at the intersection of individual privacy and ever-advancing technology with little guidance from the Constitution or from prior cases – now judges and experts are hoping that’s about to change.<p>The …

Mediaite

Barack Obama<p>John McCain Reportedly Wants Obama at His Funeral But Not Trump<p>Trump Aides Reportedly Hired Spy Firm to Find ‘Dirt’ on Obama Officials …

Donald Trump

The Beautiful Mind of Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck may be the future of the NFL, but on Sunday afternoon, he didn’t look the part. He was a losing quarterback, with sweat-drenched hair …

NFL Players Union: Spirit Airlines' Richie Incognito Ad Is 'Distasteful, Offensive And Pathetic'

The NFL Players Association isn't laughing about Spirit Airlines' new advertisement making light of the Richie Incognito bullying scandal.<p>The ad, which hypes a $24 discount, tells travelers not to "be bullied by high fares." It features a sullen-looking businessman slouched on an airport terminal …

JPMorgan humiliates itself in front of all of Twitter

<b>(Reuters/Yuri Gripas)</b><p>An invitation to ask the vice chairman questions elicits quite a lot of excellent ones — here are the best<p>Jim Newell<p>November 14, 2013 8:46pm (UTC)<p>God, the folks who run JPMorgan Chase are so smart. So smart! Heroes, too -- never forget how they were nice enough to take over …

Associated Press News

YouTube tipped to take on Spotify with subscription music service

YouTube is expected to launch a new subscription music service by the end of this year, competing with Spotify and other streaming music firms, including YouTube's own parent company Google.<p>YouTube's new service will be "designed with mobile listening in mind" according to music industry site …

We Are Working Less And Sleeping Less Due To The Internet

We are working less and sleeping less, according to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.<p>According to the study conducted by Scott Wallsten of the Technology PolicyInstitute, we spend sixteen fewer seconds working for every minute we spend online. Similarly, we spend seven fewer …

Facebook lets beheading clips return to social network

<b>Facebook is allowing videos showing people being decapitated to be posted and shared on its site once again.</b><p>The social network had introduced a temporary ban in May following complaints that the clips could cause long-term psychological damage.<p>The US firm confirmed it now believed its users should …

Internet

Online Dating Is On The Rise (But There Are Still Haters)

Ask Michael Hofmann how he met his girlfriend, Addi, and he'll tell you, with a laugh, "www.Match.com."<p>He signed up for the online dating site shortly after moving to D.C., last year. He was finding it hard to make connections at bars, he says, and didn't have time to search for more meaningful …

Chinese billionaire arrested for crossing 'red line' of political activism

BEIJING – In a crackdown on dissent ahead of a crucial Communist Party gathering next month, Chinese authorities on Sunday formally arrested a billionaire venture capitalist who has turned his wealth toward supporting human rights issues.<p>The detention of Wang Gongquan, who was held on suspicion of …

47 Percent of Twentysomethings Say They Check Up on Exes Online

Implicit finding: the other 53 percent are lying.<p>Keeping tabs on past loves has a rich history in literature, from Romeo camping out under a teenage girl's balcony to Jay Gatsby buying a mansion across the water from his married ex. Fortunately for today's "stalkers"—as we're wont to call it, …

No, Twitter is not ruining America or American politics — just the opposite, in fact

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Picsfive<p>Is Twitter ruining America? That’s the somewhat hyperbolic claim made by Philip Bump in a …

Big Measles Outbreaks Worry Federal Health Officials

Federal health officials are worried about an unusually high number of measles cases occurring in the United States this year.<p>There have been at least eight outbreaks so far this year involving 159 cases, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday in its Morbidity and …

Media shield law moves forward

The measure would allow journalists to protect the identity of confidential sources in federal cases.<p>A bill that would allow journalists to protect the identity of confidential sources moved forward Thursday after lawmakers reached agreement on the tricky question of just who is a journalist.<p>The …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …