Lauren Chang

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Dick's Sporting Goods selling assault rifles again via new store chain

A national sporting goods company that suspended sales of assault rifles after the Newtown, Conn., shooting that cost 26 lives is now selling the type of gun the shooter used via a new and separate chain of specialty stores.<p>Dicks’ Sporting Goods issued a statement after the Dec. 14, 2012 shooting, …

Golden Arches: Human Feet More Flexible Than We Thought

The notion that sport shoes and inserts should keep the human arch stiffly supported is a decades-old assumption that could use some rethinking, according to a British gait analyst who has closely studied more than 25,000 footsteps of healthy people.<p>Robin Huw Crompton, a physical anthropologist at …

Students get financial aid at highest rate since WWII

More college students are receiving more financial aid, including loans and grants, and most of the increase is coming from federal sources, new data show.<p>More college students are receiving loans, grants and other financial aid than at any time since the debut of the GI bill after World War II, …

Bank of America intern's death puts banks' working culture in spotlight

Death of Moritz Erhardt, a German student working for Merrill Lynch, triggers call for inquiry into excessive working hours in City<p>• Contact the Guardian's reporting team about your experience interning in the City<p>Calls have been made for an overhaul of the long-hours culture among young staff …

White House: US government wouldn't force reporters to destroy computers

The White House has said that it would not be "appropriate" for the US government to destroy leaked government secrets obtained by media organisations in the way ordered by the British government.<p>"It's very difficult to imagine a scenario in which that would be appropriate here," said White House …

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Stock Is Making A Comeback

It's been a disappointing several months for Apple investors.<p>For the most part, the stock has been way down year over year. But things started looking peachy again last week when investor Carl Icahn tweeted that he took a large position in Apple. The stock skyrocketed that day and has been steadily …

Hauntingly Beautiful Portraits Captured by Talented Young Photographer

Undiscovered talent is always a pleasure to share, especially if it is of remarkable caliber. Anyone that comes across the portfolio of Greg Ponthus …

Three Oklahoma boys charged in killing of Australian student | Reuters

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Three teenage boys were charged on Tuesday in the killing of an Australian university student in Oklahoma, in what police said might have been a thrill killing.<p>Combination photo shows three teenage boys L-R: James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, Chancey Allen Luna, 16, and …

The iPhone 5C Is All About Building Share For 16:9 Screen

Will the “cheaper” iPhone really be all that cheap? If not, what is the real motivation for splitting Apple‘s traditionally unitary product line? Older-model iPhones have been the defacto “cheap” iPhones in the developing world. What is the benefit of addressing that market directly? Increasing the …

Crowdfunded Startup Canary Aims To Disrupt Home Security

“Home security has been built on the same model and infrastructure for so long, that people have gotten used to lots of false alarms and the police are not responding.”<p>That’s something that Adam Sager, the co-founder and CEO of Canary, a startup that’s producing what they’re calling a “smart home …