Amtrak passengers on an eastbound train spent nearly 14 hours delayed at Chicago’s Union Station because of mechanical problems caused by weather.
The train was originally scheduled to leave Chicago at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, and travel first to New York and then Boston. The delay kept the train from leaving until 7:55 a.m. Thursday morning, but the trip was then further delayed because Amtrak decided the crew was too tired. The train turned around and did not get on the way until 11 a.m.
Eight years ago, on Jan. 9, 2007, Steve Jobs climbed the stage during Apple’s annual Macworld conference, and announced the first iPhone
Starting off with the words “We’re gonna make some history today,” company cofounder Jobs tricked the audience by claiming he was going to introduce three products: an iPod with touch controls, a mobile phone and an Internet communications device
However, Jobs unveiled only one product: the iPhone, Apple’s first-ever smartphone
Never live in fear of having something stuck in your teeth again.
Entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor Daymond John unveiled a new line of gold- and platinum-tempered glass-screen protectors, which each double as a mirror, under his company Moguls Mobile at CES on Wednesday.
Essentially, the scratch-resistant screen protector turns into a mirror when its display is turned off, so you’ll never have to use your low-quality, front-facing camera as a mirror to check yourself out
One of three suspects in the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris Wednesday that left 12 dead has turned himself in, according to multiple news reports.
The youngest of the trio of gunmen, 18-year-old Hamid Mourad, is in police custody, according to ABC, Le Monde and France 24
Mourad turned himself into a police station in Charleville-M
As thousands gathered in New York Saturday to remember a New York Police Department officer who was murdered execution-style with his partner on Dec. 20, police brutality protesters continued to rally in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Protesters who gathered at the NYPD’s 75th precinct office to condemn the November shooting death of Akai Gurley, an unarmed black men who was killed by a rookie NYPD officer in a dark public housing stairwell, turned their backs on officers standing behind…
Sometimes it’s just one of those days
No matter what you do or however much positive mental attitude you project into the world, a bad day is inevitably going to find its way to you eventually
However, on the Internet, a bad day for one unlucky person can be turned into entertainment for countless others. But before you feel bad, remember that it’s okay to laugh. We promise they’ll never find out
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One horse open sleighs and wassailing are all well and good, but some holiday rules were meant to be bent.
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