Sometimes, Taylor Swift says she gets an idea for a song in her head in the middle of the night and can’t go back to sleep until it’s done. The same thing happened with her infamous letter to Apple.
Since 1960, U.S. homicide rates have been falling—that is, until this year. Meanwhile, intimate-partner violence and child abuse have gone up—to 12 million and 10 million Americans, respectively—according to a survey released Tuesday in JAMA.
Apple has filed a patent for a system that would recognize when an iPhone is smudged, according to Business Insider.
If it seems like mass shootings in public places have become more commonplace in the United States after a summer of deadly shootings in Charleston, Chattanooga and elsewhere, that’s because they are.
The Iranian government has granted the BBC a licence to report in Iran for the first time in six year, it emerged Tuesday.
A crew from the British Broadcasting Corporation has been permitted to report on the nuclear deal reached between Iran and the international community last month in Geneva.
Comedian Amy Schumer kicked off the final week of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart where she lamented the tragic shooting at a screening of her latest film, Trainwreck and talked hitting the Hamptons with Jennifer Lawrence.
Mixed Martial Arts fighter Miesha Tate says she has what it takes to beat UFC champion Ronda Rousey.
A new study has found that a device widely used to detect methane gas may fail to capture the full scale of leakages, resulting in chronic underestimates of the potent greenhouse gas.
You’ve attended a networking event. Now what? You have a pocket full of business cards and no idea what to do with them.
The people staffing Apple’s Genius Bar, the company’s in-store customer support center, seem like an affable lot. That doesn’t mean they don’t have plenty of battle stories. When I interviewed former Genius Aaron Epperson, a two-and-a-half year Apple Store veteran who left the company about a year ago, and asked what he wished customers knew before they came in for help, he had plenty of suggestions.
Have you ever wished that McDonald’s had a burger with pineapple, tortilla chips, a fried egg, sliced beetroot, and jalapeños all wrapped in lettuce? Well, you can now make that happen if you live down under.
Heading west from New Orleans, you enter bayou country, where alligators and herons splash in the swamps and Spanish moss hangs heavy overhead. Sunlight filters through, and for a glorious moment, you feel like the only driver on this scenic road.
The family of Sandra Bland will file a federal lawsuit over the 28-year-old’s death in police custody, according to the family’s attorney.
Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus set about reforming the debating process for the GOP nomination more than two years ago. His goal: to prevent a repeat of 2012’s 23 debates—which promoted party infighting and left its ultimate standard-bearer battered.
More than two years ago, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus set about reforming the debating process for the GOP nomination to prevent a repeat of 2012’s 23 debates—which promoted party infighting and left its ultimate standard-bearer battered.
Emma Watson has played many roles throughout her acting career, but she says the one that’s given her the greatest sense of purpose is that of U.N. Goodwill Ambassador.
Watson, 25, opens up about her work with the United Nations in an interview for Vogue U.K.’s September issue.
A frightening amount of drivers will fess up to texting while driving. One recent survey found that 70% of people will admit to using their smartphones at the wheel. Now a new study goes beyond bad behaviors to investigate the motivations behind them.
Trygve Bernhardsen, 79, was very excited to marry Ellen Hertzberg, 69. And he wanted to prove it. So he decided to swim slightly over 2,600 feet of fjord – clad in a bow tie – to marry his bride.
Macy’s, the nation’s largest department store, is starting to compete with Amazon by offering same-day delivery in 17 markets. In order to do this, the retailer is using a delivery service called Deliv.
Meteorology hasn’t always been as exact a science as it is today—as Al Roker well knows. His upcoming book, The Storm of the Century, is a narrative account of the hurricane that devastated Galveston, Tex., in September of 1900, essentially destroying a city in one single day.
WWE honored “Rowdy” Roddy Piper with a tribute on Monday Night Raw highlighting the late wrestler’s career and contributions to the sport and pop culture.
A new study published Tuesday suggests commonly used first-line treatments for PTSD in veterans may not work as well as medical experts once thought.
Tuesday, August 3, was the 23rd birthday of supermodel Karlie Kloss, who just so happens to be one of Taylor Swift’s high-profile besties. Naturally, Swift took to Instagram to mark the happy occasion and offer Kloss some birthday love.
The father of the 9-year-old batboy who succumbed to injuries he acquired after being hit in the head with a baseball bat spoke for the first time on Monday at a press conference.
In the wake of Miss Piggy singing Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money,” comes Dr.
The new Star Wars film, due for release this December, is expected to make around $2.2 billion globally, according to a Wall Street analyst.
Video footage of a hitchhiking robot’s untimely demise at the hands of an American assailant surfaced online Monday.
It’s been 49 years since Nichelle Nichols took on the role of Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek series, but her relationship with space exploration is continuing.
Modern advice for any writer looking to make a living might include working tirelessly to hone one’s craft, striving to understand the business and considering whether one’s narrative would work in a movie adaptation.
CAIRO — The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt’s deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.
Now he wants to join the extremists of the Islamic State group who are battling the army in the Sinai Peninsula.