Kevin W Collins

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Amazon's Fire phone drops to 99 cents on contract

We had a few problems with Amazon's Fire phone, but one of the biggest was its steep asking price; $200 on contract (or $650 off) is a lot to pay for mid-range hardware with perspective effects thrown in. That won't be a problem after today. The online retailer has just slashed the price of its …

Russian strategic bombers near Canada practice cruise missile strikes on US

Two Russian strategic bombers conducted practice cruise missile attacks on the United States during a training mission last week that defense officials say appeared timed to the NATO summit in Wales.<p>The Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers were tracked flying a route across the northern Atlantic near …

11 Signs the Person Texting You Is Drunk

Go home, texters. You're drunk.<p>Your phone buzzing in the middle of the night might send you into panic mode, but don't fret. There are plenty of ways …

Automating iOS: A Comprehensive and Updated Guide to Launch Center Pro – MacStories

<b>Note: The following is a complete update of our original Launch Center Pro guide published in April 2014. It has been rewritten and updated for the latest 2.3 and 2.3.1 versions of Launch Center Pro with new sections, actions, videos, and more.</b><p>Released in December of 2011, Launch Center (the …

New iPhone 6 images appear to show a working device with mobile payments

There's been a steady stream of leaks leading up to this Tuesday's Apple press conference, but now it appears we're getting our best look yet at the next iPhone. A user on Chinese social media site Weibohas posted a series of photos (via <i>cnBeta</i>) that purport to show a fully-functional, activated …

New Tech Makes Routers Powerhouses for WiFi

WiFi access is a-changing, or at least it is with several of the major wireless router manufacturers.<p>We recently played with three of the newer generation routers from Netgear, Linksys and D-Link and, although they all had one clear objective - - - to make wireless connections more accessible in …

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3 Steps to Fearless Leadership

<i>David Hassell is the CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15Five blog.</i><p>Few adventures are as exhilarating as building a company from scratch — and that’s coming from a once avid kite-surfer like me.<p>That feeling when you land your first customer, close a round of funding, or mold your …

The 10 Biggest, Best-Looking Video Games Of September 2014

The last couple weeks have been weird for the video game universe.<p>#GamerGate has flooded Twitter and video game forums like NeoGaf and various sub-reddits.<p>Gamers and the gaming press have been actively embroiled in the video game culture war, with new hashtags springing up like …

Apple expected to launch both iPhone 6 sizes on Sept 19th

Although it has been widely reported that the 5.5-inch iPhone won’t come out until months after the 4.7-inch model, both sizes are now expected to ship on the same day later this month.<p>Production complications have allegedly kept the launch time of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 ‘Plus’ in limbo, but Apple …

Has DNA Evidence Finally Uncovered The Identity Of Jack The Ripper?

After years of investigations, guesses, and suspicions about the identity of Jack The Ripper, we may finally have a concrete answer thanks to DNA testing. The legendary murderer has remained a mysterious member of the cultural landscape for years, surviving as the great unknown boogeyman from the …

Jack the Ripper was Polish immigrant Aaron Kosminski, book claims

A self-confessed “armchair detective” claims to have solved perhaps the most notorious whodunit ever by claiming to have discovered the identity of Jack the Ripper.<p>Russell Edwards claims Aaron Kosminski, a 23 year-old Polish immigrant who ended up dying in an asylum, was “definitely, categorically …

Why Is the American Dream Dead in the South?

Upward mobility has stayed the same the past 50 years despite skyrocketing inequality. But it's lower in the South (and Ohio) than anywhere else in the U.S.—or the rest of the developed world.<p>Flickr: Sasha Y. Kimel<p>The top 1 percent aren't killing the American Dream. Something else is—if you live in …

An Open Letter To The Middle Class (spoiler alert: F*** You)

- Advertisement -<p>Originally posted at PopularResistance.org<p>Dear Middle Class:<p>f*ck you.<p>- Advertisement -<p>Perhaps I should back up a bit and try that …

Income Inequality

College Grads Taking Low-Wage Jobs Displace Less Educated

Jeanina Jenkins, a 20-year-old high-school graduate from St. Louis, is stuck in a $7.82-an-hour part-time job at McDonald’s Corp. that she calls a …

'Fox Business' Commentator Tells 'Daily Show' Correspondent, 'If You're Poor, Stop Being Poor' | HuffPost

These 9 Maps Should Absolutely Outrage Southerners

Look, there are lots of things to love about the South. It's clean and quiet. There's delicious food, good people and often amazing weather. But that's exactly why it makes us so sad to think about all the ways in which the region is struggling today.<p><b>First off, poverty rates are a lot higher in the</b> …

Lower Antelope Canyon: Skylight

Lagoon Aurora

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

Things got intense: 5 mushers in 5 minutes. #iditarod #mushing #soblurry #sofast #socold #dogs #ak #alaska #travel #fun #intense

Just started going through #Iditarod photos... I get the biggest kick out of the #dogs tongues🐶 They have to be at least a mile long! Too cute! #anchorage start #thelastgreatrace #alaska #alaskalife #ak #907 #huskies

Musher Jeff King's #dogs nap in the warm, sunny weather on Puntilla Lake Monday. #huskies #iditarod #lastgreatrace #dogtired