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Comment: Why it won’t be a surprise or a big deal if iPhone 8 wireless charger is indeed 7.5W

A report yesterday suggested that the wireless charging capability expected to be included in the iPhone 8 will be limited to 7.5W, compared to the maximum 15W supported by the latest Qi 1.2 standards. This would mean that the device would charge half as fast as the latest tech would allow.<p>It’s …

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Army kicking out decorated Green Beret who stood up for Afghan rape victim

EXCLUSIVE: The U.S. Army is kicking out a decorated Green Beret after an 11-year Special Forces career, after he got in trouble for shoving an Afghan police commander accused of raping a boy and beating up his mother when she reported the incident.<p>The case of Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland now has …

This intense video shows a Boeing 737 getting struck by lightning

No one was hurt as a consequence of the lightning as the plane is shielded by a Faraday Cage which blocks out external static electrical fields: charges redistribute on the conducting material and don't affect the cage's interior.<p>In other words: the current passes from a lightning strike through …

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Stolen iPhone selfies go viral as thieves are hunted online

A post containing selfies taken by a group of iPhone thieves has gone viral on Facebook, being shared more than 100,000 times since being posted by the handset’s rightful owner yesterday.<p>Kelly Jones of Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, had her two iPhones, camera, wallet and other valuables stolen while …

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The Boeing 787-9 enables KLM to offer passengers even more comfort and privacy. KLM has chosen to add specific improvements to this special aircraft, …

The perfect hotel for thrill seekers hangs 400-feet off the side of a mountain

There's nothing quite like arriving at your hotel after an exhausting trip, strapping into a safety harness and ascending 400-feet using a series of …

Watch in awe as an F-16 fighter jet ascends to 15,000 feet in 20 seconds

One of the most nerve-wracking parts of a flight for many people is takeoff. Once the plane is at cruising altitude, everything’s all right, but …

3 Tricks That Will Save Your iPhone Charger's Life

Say goodbye to broken cables for good.<p>As anyone who owns a cell phone (read: everyone) knows, the only thing worse than seeing the "10% of battery remaining" sign pop-up is running to find your charger, only to discover it's fraying beyond repair.<p>But before you toss that almost-broken cable in the …

Gun Violence Spurs Grim Industry: Bulletproof Items for Kids

Interest is spiking at companies that make bulletproof products for children.<p>Driven by the desire of parents and school districts to protect kids from shootings such as the recent tragedy at a high school near Portland, Oregon, these companies are performing a balancing act between making a profit …

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

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Master Apple OS X Mavericks Server With This Actionable Video Course [Deals]

Want to get a handle on Apple OS X Mavericks Server? Then this course from the team at InfiniteSkills.com is for you.<p>In this OS X Mavericks Server training video course, featuring over 10 hours of actionable lessons, you’ll be taken deep into the technical aspects setting up an OS X 10.9 server. …

If You Have A Peanut Allergy, Obama Just Signed A Bill That Makes Your Life A Whole Lot Easier

"Nothing changes 'till someone high level gets into office!!" she said.<p>She was referring to Malia Obama, the president's 15-year-old daughter, who he revealed for the first time at the bill signing is allergic to peanuts.<p>"I just want to thank all of the outstanding legislators who are here and …

Christian organization cancels 'Duck Dynasty' event because Robertsons have wine deal

Despite his devotion to dinner time prayers and Christian values, "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson has been axed from speaking at a benefit in Bristol, Tenn. for the faith and bible-driven organization, Family Ministries.<p>Why?<p>Wine.<p>The famous family announced its latest business venture last …

14-Year-Old Runs Marathons On Every Continent

On Sunday, 14-year-old Winter Vinecki completed the Athens Classic Marathon in 4:03:53. She finished 160 out of 1,284 women, but even more impressively, she became the youngest person to complete a marathon on all seven continents.<p>And, because her mother ran each of those marathons with her, …