Nicole Mnich

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Which carrier has the best deal for the iPhone 6?

Apple has just unveiled its brand-spankin'-new iPhone 6, and mobile carriers are practically falling over one another in a fight for your business.<p>Here is a rundown of the latest deals:<p><b>Sprint:</b> Sprint (S) said that customers can trade in up to three phones per line, offering up to $300 per traded-in …

iPhone 6 Leaks Reveal Protruding Camera And Detailed Dimensions

Two weeks. That’s how long we have left until Apple is expected to officially announce the iPhone 6 on 9 September. But until then the leaks keep coming and this week they cover two areas that had seemingly been shrouded in secrecy: the camera and the phones’ exact dimensions… and one appears to …

Germs on a Plane: Bacteria Can Linger for Days, Study Finds

Here’s a new reason to leave that seatback tray table in its upright and locked position: Disease-causing bacteria can linger for days, even up to a week, on most airplane surfaces, new research shows.<p>It’s no reason not to fly, of course, but a team of microbiologists and engineers at Auburn …

Munich Legalizes Nudity

Ditch the lederhosen. You can now walk around certain parts of Munich naked, thanks to a new policy.<p>The German city allows people to publicly roam and sunbathe in the buff as long as they keep to six official "Urban Naked Zones." The parks offer some privacy, but they're not exactly remote.<p>"While …

President Obama Is Launching New Equal Pay Initiatives for Women

In case you forgot (I did), the very first law President Obama signed when he took office was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. It extended the statute of limitations so people can file equal-pay discrimination cases against employers long after the original 180-days-from-your-last-paycheck …

Samsung Galaxy S5 “best smartphone display ever tested” by specialist test company DisplayMate

DisplayMate Technologies, which makes display test kit for every major screen manufacturer in the world, has declared that the new Samsung Galaxy S5 has “the best performing smartphone display that we have ever tested” with “a long list of new records.”<p>While OLED screens have long been considered …

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Crash Kills Five Aboard Indian Air Force Plane

Onlookers stand next to the debris of a crashed U.S.made C-130J Hercules aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on March 28. The IAF cargo plane crashed on Friday, killing its crew of five, in the latest of a string of accidents to spotlight poor safety …

Russian dairy plant closed after workers bathe in the milk

MOSCOW -- A Siberian dairy plant was temporarily closed Friday after its workers had been found bathing in milk, a Russian consumer oversight agency reported.<p>Trade House Cheeses, a dairy producer in Omsk, about 1,600 miles east of Moscow, was closed for 90 days by regional authorities for an urgent …

Medical First: 3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted in Woman

Another day, another advance in 3-D printing technology.<p>Doctors in the Netherlands report that they have for the first time successfully replaced most of a human’s skull with a 3-D printed plastic one — and likely saved a woman's life in the process.<p>The 23-hour surgery took place three months ago …

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