For many decades, losing your wallet was clearly the worst. Not only were you suddenly without means to pay for anything, but you had been displaced of much of your personal information and were facing hours and hours of dealing with credit card companies and the DMV. Fun!
These days, a smartphone also packs a significant portion of your life into a small package that you carry with you everywhere and sometimes misplace. It also generally costs more than a wallet. So is the smartphone now the thing you'd least like to escape mysteriously from your pocket?
Recently, Congress directed the FAA to revise its safety regulations on unmanned aircraft, clearing the way for more domestic use of drones. This would mean, among other things, that local police departments would be freer to use drones for surveillance.
Just about every workplace has a coffee maker somewhere. And that's because a good chunk of the employed can't make it through their nine-to-five without a jolt of joe. But just what percentage of workers would be doomed if coffee suddenly disappeared?
Would you like $65 million? Are you irresistible to women—all women?
If you answered yes to both these questions you need to get to Hong Kong as fast as you can, because billionaire Cecil Chao Sze-Tsung has an offer you'd be foolish to refuse. The property magnate will give that princely sum to any man who can marry his 33-year-old daughter, Gigi (pictured). The only problem? Gigi is already married—to a lady.
Springtown (Texas) High School sophomore Taylor Santos had a difficult decision to make after her teacher determined that she allowed a classmate to copy her work: she could either serve two days of in-school suspension, or get paddled.
Everything was going well for burglar Cristian Villarreal-Castillo. He had just snatched a cache of small electronics from cars in a Hillsboro, OR neighborhood and then he really hit the jackpot when he was able to enter into a home through an unlocked back door.
Trampolines might seem like a fun way to keep kids entertained and in shape when they are at home. But according to an updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) their risks outweigh their benefits.
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