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  1. Twitter Roasts Tom Brady For Saying Drinking Water Prevents Sunburn

    09.22 / 00:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    NFL quarterback Tom Brady suggested that water prevented sunburn in a book he released Tuesday and the internet dragged him for it. In his new book "The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance," Brady outlined his principles on dieting, exercise and how he used water as a natural sunblock. He claimed he consumes between 12 and 25 bottles of water per…
  2. Daenerys Targaryen Actress Emilia Clarke Sports Blonde Hair For Instagram

    09.22 / 00:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Emilia Clarke fans reacted after the "Game of Thrones" star revealed her new platinum blonde hair in the style of her character, Daenerys Targaryen. Clarke, who is a natural brunette, shared the first official picture of her new blonde hairdo Wednesday. "The experiment continues," Clarke said of her icy blonde locks on Instagram. "My IQ has stayed around average and my need to be near fire-breathing creatures and uncomfortable seats made of iron has t…
  3. iOS 11 Release: Apple Seeing Steady Downloads, Adoption Of New Update

    09.22 / 00:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Apple just released the latest version of its iOS operating system and it’s seeing steady adoption rates from users. According to analytics company Mixpanel, around 16 percent of Apple users have already downloaded iOS 11 since its launch T…
  4. Credit Freeze Exploit: Hackers Could Obtain PIN From Experian Vulnerability

    09.22 / 00:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Consumers who decided to place a credit freeze on their accounts in the wake of the massive hack of credit reporting firm Equifax may have a new issue to worry about, as security researchers are pointing out a vulnerability at Experian that could allow anyone to gain access to an individual’s credit freeze personal identification number (…
  5. Michigan Teacher Accused Of Stealing Over $30,000 From School For Casino Trips

    09.21 / 23:46 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    A Michigan high school teacher has been accused of stealing more than $30,000 from the school for which she worked and reportedly used the embezzled money at a Detroit casino. Authorities accused her of stealing $12,500 of the hefty sum from a camping trip funded by students and …
  6. Natural Disasters: Hurricanes, Earthquakes Likely Unrelated

    09.21 / 23:46 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Over the course of the last month, North America and the islands in the Caribbean have seen some extreme natural disasters that have resulted in the deaths of hundreds. It started with Hurricane Harvey devastating Texas, which was then followed by Hurricanes Katia, Jose and…
  7. Texas Lawmaker Allegedly Spent Over $51,000 On Online Psychic

    09.21 / 22:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    A court filing this week alleged that a Texas lawmaker spent over $51,000 on an online psychic, showed up for work at the Capitol under the influence of drugs and hid a cellphone from…
  8. CVS Announces Opioid Prescription Limitations As US Battles Epidemic

    09.21 / 22:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    CVS announced Thursday new restrictions to curb the spiraling U.S. opioid epidemic, which was labeled as a national emergency by President Donald Trump’s administration this sum…
  9. What Congress Needs To Understand About Bitcoin

    09.21 / 22:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Bitcoin lovers, rejoice! Congress is finally taking baby steps towards recognizing cryptocurrency. Lawmakers are starting with death and taxes, loosely speaking. They’re trying to figure out how to tax virtual tokens, plus how blockchain technology applies to national security.  …
  10. Aaron Hernandez's Fiancée Sues Patriots And NFL Over 'Severe' CTE

    09.21 / 22:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, the fiancée of the late New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, is suing both the team as well as the National Football League for failing to alert him to the dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated head t…
  11. World Series 2017: Do The Cleveland Indians Have Better Odds Than The LA Dodgers?

    09.21 / 22:44 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    The Cleveland Indians and the Los Angeles Dodgers have had two very different final stretches of the 2017 MLB season. The Dodgers' slide in the win-loss column began on Aug. 26, when they began a five-game losing streaking that would later be followed by an 11-game losing streak. The Indians began their 22-game win streak on Aug. 24 and after the streak was snapped went on to win four consecutive …
  12. Fast Radio Bursts: Mysterious Signals Flash Every Second

    09.21 / 21:41 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Every single second there is a fast radio burst happening somewhere in our observable universe, even if we do not detect it here on Earth. That’s according to the estimates of a research team that analyzed the mysterious radio signals from space, which we only just discovered in 2…
  13. Twitter Will Appear In Senate Hearings On Russian Election Hacking

    09.21 / 21:41 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Twitter is the latest tech company to be called up to Washington. The social networking service will appear in front of a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing next week amid continuing investigations into Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to …
  14. EU Buried Study That Found No Impact From Piracy On Entertainment Industry

    09.21 / 21:41 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    The European Commission, part of the European Union, paid for a study in 2014 on the impact of piracy on the sales of copyrighted content and chose not to publish the document after finding there was little evidence to suggest a negative impact stemming from pirated…
  15. Steph Curry Will Earn Less Than Half Of Record-Breaking NBA Salary

    09.21 / 21:41 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry, a two-time MVP and two-time NBA champion, inked a record-breaking five-year $201 million contract on July 1 and will earn about $34.8 million through the 2017-18 season. However, Curry is expected to only see about $15.2 million, which is 44 percent of his actual salary, according to ESPN’s Darren R…
  16. Facebook Russian Ads: We'll Handover Russia-Linked Accounts To Congress, Zuckerberg Says

    09.21 / 20:50 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday afternoon his company will hand over to Congress 3,000 political ads that traced back to Russian accounts. Facebook previously told Congress it found about $100,000 in ad spending from June 2015 to May 2017, which were linked to 3,000 ads. The propaganda was traced back to nearly 500 inauthentic accounts and…
  17. 8 Reasons To Buy iPhone 6s Instead of iPhone 8

    09.21 / 19:52 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    The iPhone 8 releases Sept. 22, which means droves of people will be parked outside of Apple stores to get the latest iOS smartphone. There is a possibility lines won’t be as long, as many will likely be waiting for the Nov. 3 launch of the iPhone X. However, there are several other options for prospective iPhone users to c…
  18. Life On Mars Might Be Revealed Through The Detection Of Vanadium

    09.21 / 19:52 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    The key to finding out whether or not life once existed on Mars, or could exist in the future, might come down to microscopic data. A paper in the journal Astrobiology, says that researchers taking part in the search for life might need to rely on the chemical analysis of rock samples from the planet. This type of analysis could reveal microfossils that show whether or not there was once life on Mars simply through the presence of the element …
  19. Spirit Airlines Being Investigated After Spewing Metal Parts During Engine Failure

    09.21 / 19:52 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Spirit Airlines is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after a recent flight reportedly spewed plane parts into the yards of Detroit homes. Flight 569 from Michigan to Atlanta was forced to return to Detroit Metropolitan Airport after it experienced engine failure, according to…
  20. Future iPhones Could Have 3D Touch On Front And Back, Face ID, OLED Display

    09.21 / 19:52 ibtimes.com IBTimes - Politics
    Apple revealed its latest iPhone lineup last week, which includes the iPhone X, and now information on possible features for future smartphones are coming…