What's The Fastest You've Ever Destroyed a New Gadget?

Accidents happen. Butterfingers or not, you're bound to slip up and destroy a perfectly lovely device, especially if you use it a lot. But the worst is when you bust that sucker up RIGHT after you've started to fall in love with it. What's your record time for completely and totally busting up a new gadget? A month, a … » 4/27/13 11:35am 4/27/13 11:35am

159-Passenger Airliner Crashes Into Apartment Building (WARNING:…

159 passengers may have died in a crash in the Iju Ishaga area of Lagos, Nigeria. It seems that the airplane—from a company called Dana Air—crashed into a two-story apartment building just after taking off. Witnesses say it hit a power line, but there is no official cause yet. (WARNING: STRONG IMAGES) » 6/03/12 1:46pm 6/03/12 1:46pm

Wikileaks Reveals Privately Run CIA's Dirty Secrets (Update 2)

Wikileaks has published five million emails from Stratfor, an intelligence company based in Texas that, looking at their practices, appears to be America's very own privately run CIA. According to Wikileaks, their deals would also include the use of privileged information to make money in financial markets. » 2/26/12 7:15pm 2/26/12 7:15pm

First iPhone 4 Class Action Suit Filed Against Apple and AT&T (Updated)

The first iPhone 4 class action suit against Apple and AT&T has been filed today in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. The lawsuit focus on the antenna design problems, making several claims: Updated » 6/30/10 11:12pm 6/30/10 11:12pm

Boy Flies Away Uncontrollably in Homemade Flying Saucer

6-yo boy Falcon Heene—who allegedly was flying uncontrollably inside a homemade spaceship-shaped helium balloon, now landed—has not been found yet. Colorado police are searching for him now. [Update: Boy was safe, hiding at home. ] » 10/15/09 3:05pm 10/15/09 3:05pm