The biggest problem with iPhones—much like bones, and marriages—is that they break. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are no exception, and while they each do decently in a drop test over concrete, they can also suffer some pretty significant damage.
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says the United States should not have completely pulled troops out of Iraq in 2011.
In an interview on CBS’s 60 Minutes, Panetta, who was defense secretary under President Barack Obama from 2011 to 2013 after being director of the CIA from 2009 to 2011, said he disagreed with the U.S.
Each September since 1945 has delivered a delightfully awkward few days when world leaders—some of whose armies have bludgeoned each other all year on the battlefields—all converge on the UN General Assembly in New York.
This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone.
It took the threat of a lawsuit before the Air Force agreed on Wednesday to allow airmen to omit the phrase “So help me God” as part of a required oath.
As Home Depot continues to assess the damage caused by a security breach that gave hackers access to 56 million credit and debit cards, tech experts say large retailers should turn their attention to addressing breaches quickly instead of trying to prevent all of them.
Sure, drones can take videos of Martha Stewart’s farm and maybe even save the environment
Clemson University suspended a controversial online course this week that was sent out to all students as a mandatory program at the beginning of the school year. The program, created by Campus Clarity for college and universities across the country, was designed to provide comprehensive training on sexual discrimination, harassment and assault, as well as address issues related to drugs and alcohol education.
In one of the many tales of Arabian Nights, a poor woodcutter named Ali Baba discovers untold treasure in a thieves’ den. On Friday, Jack Ma and his similarly named company did the same thing on the New York Stock Exchange.
This article originally appeared on Lost at E Minor.
A Daily Show with Jon Stewart segment that features Redskins fans in a debate with activist Native Americans turned into a not-so-funny, caustic shouting match that angered many of the participants on the comedy news show.
Cravings—such a dirty word when you’re trying to lose weight or keep it off. No matter what your “I-want-it-now” food is—pizza, burgers, ice cream, cupcakes—you probably wrestle with what you want to do (eat it now!) with what you “should” do (go eat veggies).
This article originally appeared on Refinery 29.com.
You hoped for something different, but in these kind of settings, Roger Goodell has always been a master of empty words. His annual state-of-the-NFL address press conference, at the Super Bowl, is always worth skipping.
Police were executing two search warrants on Friday in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student who went missing last weekend.
The E! television show Fashion Police will continue in January 2015 despite the death of its star Joan Rivers, the network announced Friday.
(TOPEKA, Kan.) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has directed county election officials to start mailing ballots to voters overseas Saturday without having a Democratic nominee listed for the U.S.
Animals friendships are a beautiful thing — but they’re often rather one-sided, as we’ve learned from this video, shared on the popular science Facebook page Biologia Total. Watch as a very aggressive monkey disturbs a cat who’s just trying to catch some Z’s.
Why are we so obsessed with the release of Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS8? The election of a new pope barely generated as much as anticipation and coverage. Sure, Apple is touting it as the “biggest iOS release ever,” and if there’s anything Steve Jobs’ heirs know better than sleek design and high-profit margins, it’s how to hype something P.T.
Twenty-five years ago Saturday, on Sept. 20, 1989, Apple released its first “portable” Macintosh computer — and “portable” belongs in quotation marks, because Sisyphus might as well have been made to lift this thing up a hillside for eternity.
Dozens of Turkish hostages who had been held by Islamist militants for three months were freed Saturday in northern Iraq.
Forty-nine people were seized in June when the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, or ISIS, raided the Turkish consulate in Mosul, abducting Consul General Ozturk Yilmaz, his family members, and other citizens.
This article originally appeared on Rolling Stone.
The White House was partially evacuated Friday evening after an unarmed man jumped a perimeter fence and entered the Executive Mansion.
I listed optimism as one of the ten things you should do every day to improve your life. Yet pessimism does have advantages and plenty of people see it as a better way to view the world.
On Sept. 21, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will arrive in orbit around Mars and embark on a one-Earth-year long mission to collect data from the planet’s upper atmosphere.
(PROVO, Utah) — A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.
It’s time to make the obvious connections. To keep focusing on consequences for national security, but ignoring the causes will create one terrorist group and war after another. Wars can only ever attack symptoms; peace requires that we deal with fundamental reasons for conflict.
Jack Ma was lousy at math as a kid, and began his career as an English-language instructor in Hangzhou, China. He seems to have addressed that deficiency quite nicely. Ma, 50, is executive chairman of Alibaba, China’s biggest internet commerce company, which just launched an Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange that raised some $22 billion.