Phil Scopis

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The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Rumour Roundup You Need to Read

The highly anticipated Apple event is just two days away, so there are tons of questions: what will be the next step for the Apple with the iPhone …

Can Apple's new iPhone recapture tech giant's glory?

Apple releasing new iPhone on Sept. 10; Samsung recently announced Galaxy Note 3<p>The tech world has been speculating feverishly about the upcoming …

B.C. doctors want to prescribe heroin for selected patients

Doctors in British Columbia are calling on Health Canada to permit prescription heroin for severely addicted patients exiting a groundbreaking clinical trial, insisting a promising alternative is not yet supported by scientific evidence.<p>The calls come as the first participants exit the SALOME …

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Perform With Eazy-E Avatar at Rock The Bells

Last night at Rock the Bells, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony were reunited with late mentor Eazy-E, who died nearly two decades ago. More than a year after Dr. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Car sales surge, but are consumers getting a bad deal?

Coming out of the worst automotive downturn in decades, U.S. new car sales have rebounded at a rapid pace: August’s numbers are the best the industry has seen in at least six years, leading some analysts to predict sales could approach record levels before the end of the decade.<p>Demand is running so …

Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan Concept

It's a Golf, but it's also a van—sort of.<p>Volkswagen’s Euro-only Golf Plus is just like the four-door Golf hatchback U.S. buyers have grown to love, except that it’s about four-and-a-half inches taller and can swallow an extra five cubic feet’s worth of stuff. Or at least it was, until VW went ahead …

From The Fall Of Failure, Success Can Take Flight

Diana Nyad's successful swim from Cuba to Key West on Monday was made all the sweeter because she had tried — and failed — four times before.<p>She learned you should "never, ever give up," but she also learned some practical lessons to help beat the elements in those earlier attempts. Out of failure, …

Prank Goes Wrong as Man Fatally Shoots Teenager Jumping From Closet

After jumping out of a closet where she had been hiding in order to startle her friend, high school track star Premila Lal, 18, was shot and killed …

OMG, I Want This House: Long Island (PHOTOS)

Home Envy<p>A weekend escape to charming, rustic simplicity? We’ll take it. Take a peek at Long Island’s Cow Pond Farm.<p>09.07.13 4:45 AM ET<p>William …

Patrick Stewart Announces He's Married In The Cutest Way Possible

It's a ball pit fit for two.

Words That Don’t Exist In Spanish But Are Frequently Used

If you’re a Latino or Latina who was raised in the U.S., chances are you’ve made up a Spanish word—or two! But hey, that’s totally okay.<p>We’ve all slapped an “-iar” or “-io” at the end of an English word and pretended it was Spanish. Ultimately, some of these conflated words stick, and after a few …

'Memory Pinball' And Other Reasons You Need A Nap

We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, but much of that function remains a mystery. <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i> is asking some pretty fundamental, yet complicated, questions about why we do it and why we can't seem to get more of it.<p>Dr. Matthew Walker says the question of why we sleep remains …

Xbox One video leak offers a closer look at the next-gen dashboard

Microsoft has provided some glimpses of the Xbox One dashboard, but the company still hasn't shown it fully to the public. One particular YouTube user, Jackson Carter, has posted a two minute video of the Xbox One console, controller, and dashboard. The shaky cam overview provides one of the first …

Climate Change Leaves Hares Wearing The Wrong Colors

The effects of climate change often happen on a large scale, like drought or a rise in sea level. In the hills outside Missoula, Mont., wildlife biologists are looking at a change to something very small: the snowshoe hare.<p>Life as snowshoe hare is pretty stressful. For one, almost everything in the …

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