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Gun Country

Nicole Van Blarcom, 14. Stewartsville, New Jersey.<p>All but one were born in the decade after Columbine; like the student gun-control advocates activated by the recent massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, most are in their teens. But the children depicted …

Guns

‘Terminator 6’ Will Wisely Ignore ‘Terminator Genisys’

It’s safe to say that <i>Terminator Genisys</i> was one of the more disappointing sequels of recent memory. While fans of the <i>Terminator</i> franchise were anxious to see the series return, the widely panned film proved to be a critical and commercial failure. Following the film’s release, star Emilia Clarke …

Time Travel Isn't Possible ... or Is It?

The speed at which you move through space determines the speed at which you move through time.<p>Special relativity teaches us that the three dimensions of space and the solitary dimension of time are woven together like a fabric. It's impossible to think of them as separate entities, only a singular …

Physics

Most sunscreen products don’t actually work

The sunscreen aisle can be a dizzying consumer experience, with each bottle touting a different claim, sun protection factor and, of course, price …

Peer Review

Here’s How a Chinese Tech Firm Borrowed $2.1 Billion in a Hurry

When a Chinese tech company with global ambitions began to run short of cash last year, it sought billions of dollars from new investors. One of them was a music teacher.<p>Li Shenghong, who teaches out of a mall storefront in southern China, was already a fan of the smartphones and televisions sold …

How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Burger King wants McDonald's help to make the 'McWhopper'

Burger King has offered McDonald’s a golden opportunity to come together and make one burger to rule them all — in the name of world peace, of course.<p>…

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Ashley Madison

One of Apple’s key iPhone design patents is no longer protected

One of Apple’s key iPhone patents has been given a non-final rejection in the still-dragging-on Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit.<p>The reason? According to a new report, it should never have been granted in the first place, due to an issue with prior art and apparent “obviousness.”<p>Among all the dense …

Associated Press News

Epson's new printers ease refill woes with ink tanks

We've all been there. It's late, and you have a final project or presentation due first thing in the morning. You've been awake for days and you've finally finished. Only when you go to print, there's no ink. Epson's latest printers offer a simple solution that should go a long way to remedying the …

What Happened When Disneyland Opened in California 60 Years Ago

On July 16, 1955, Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas wrote a story about the imminent opening of an elaborate theme park in California that was …

Report: Apple and Samsung in talks to adopt e-SIM technology

<i>The Financial Times</i> reports that Samsung and Apple are both in talks with the GSMA, the mobile telecom telecom industry association, to begin employing electronic SIM cards in their mobile devices. Electronic SIMs (or e-SIMs) differ from their physical predecessors in that they don't lock users …

Meet the companies 'Uberfying' America's private jet market

BlackJet customers are charged a relatively modest membership fee of $5,000 per year, although that doesn’t include any actual flying. “The seat price is very affordable,” the company’s CEO Dean Rotchin told TNW. Similarly to JetMe, BlackJet doesn’t have its own fleet, but unlike the competitor it …

Florida

Here’s How Microsoft Will Release Windows 10

After some general market confusion and bad headline writing, Microsoft this morning detailed how it will roll out Windows 10 to testers, consumers, and large-scale customers.<p>First, scale: Microsoft said in its blog post this morning that there are now 5 million Windows Insiders, up from 3.7 …

Hitler's art of flowers and fairytale castles sells for £280,000 at auction

Watercolours and drawings produced between 1904 and 1922 and mostly signed ‘A Hitler’ bought in controversial German sale<p>Fourteen watercolours and drawings by Adolf Hitler have fetched a total of €391,000 (£280,000) at a controversial auction in Nuremberg.<p>A view of Bavaria’s famous fairytale castle …

Slidebox lets you tap and swipe your way to iPhone photo management

If you keep a large volume of photos on your phone, you know what it’s like to try and find a particular one from a specific day or shoot. While there are plenty of apps — notably Google Photos and Flickr — that can organize your collection via complex auto-tagging algorithms, that’s not the only …

Apps

Queen Elizabeth II is making too much money

This will be under review, however, after this year's autumn statement because she is essentially making too much money.<p>Three years ago, the government forged a deal for Buckingham Palace that meant it would be shielded from any cuts to public funding. The deal also agreed that the monarchy would …

Queen Elizabeth II

Amnesty wants Ottawa to reveal details of $15-billion Saudi arms deal

A leading human-rights watchdog is pressing the Conservative government to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding a $15-billion arms deal Ottawa has inked to sell fighting vehicles to Saudi Arabia, a country notorious for its treatment of women, dissidents and offenders.<p>The Harper government has …

Bacon Prices Plummet After Hitting All-Time High

Bacon prices rose consistently for nearly five years, reaching an all-time high of $6.11 a pound in June 2014. But now they've finally started to drop.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest Consumer Price Index report, released Friday morning, showed that the price of a pound of bacon averaged …

Price Index

Yes, 10-core smartphones will be a thing in 2016

When MediaTek first launched an octa-core mobile processor back in late 2013, many folks -- including Qualcomm -- called it a gimmick, but said feature has since become quite popular amongst device manufacturers, to the point where Qualcomm eventually had to come up with its very own octa-core …

Awesome iOS Easter egg discovered after two years, hiding in plain sight

Apple is known for placing its fair share of Easter eggs into iOS and OS X, but this is the coolest one we’ve seen in a while.<p>You know the new Voice Memos icon Apple introduced in iOS 7 Beta 2? It turns out the icon is designed after the waveform representation of someone saying “Apple.”<p>The …

Apple Watch

Amazon for your Apple Watch is here

Just in time for launch day, Amazon has released its official Apple Watch app on the iOS App Store.<p>We first reported that Amazon’s 1-Click Shopping was coming to the Apple Watch last month, when it was said that Amazon’s Apple Watch would, at least at first, act a lot like the Amazon App on Android …

Apple Watch

Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria …

Ice Cream

OnePlus One says farewell to invites, but they will return for the OnePlus 2

The OnePlus One took the mobile world by storm one year ago, and now the world can finally buy it without restrictions.<p>To celebrate the anniversary of the One’s debut, OnePlus announced today that it’s finally retiring its notorious invite system. The OnePlus One is now freely available for sale in …

Mobile

Moovit Gets Improved Search and Accurate ETAs on Android

Moovit has updated its public transit routing app on Android with a raft of new features aimed at making it easier to find the best transport options to reach your next destination.<p>The free app now features a simplified design, along with a new search function that surfaces the best ways to get to …

Apps