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Show Your Support For Breast Cancer Awareness by Shopping for a Cause

October marks breast cancer awareness month, a time where we support those who have it while also making it known. Throughout the month, there are events that highlight breast cancer like Fashion Can Serve. There are also brands that sell limited edition products wherein 100 percent or part of the proceeds go to cancer research […]

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7 Brands That Offer Lifetime Warranty and Why You Should Start Buying Them

In this overly materialistic world, we consume and buy products that we think we need even if we actually don’t. Plastic pollution has become imminent to the marine life; items like water bottles, straws, and even flip-flops can drift for years across tens of thousands of miles. Bags and clothing fill up landmines that also […]

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5 Lightning headphones to stuff in the stockings of iPhone 7 owners

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Since Apple killed the 3.5mm headphone jack for the iPhone 7, you now have three options for on-the-go music — go wireless, use an adapter or get special headphones with a Lightning connector.

Wireless can be pricey and unwieldy and those pesky dongles are prone to getting lost, so we’re taking a look at the last option. Here are five strong sets of Lightning headphones for iPhone 7 owners, from budget choices to splash-the-cash luxury.

Philips Fidelio M2L, $299.99 

Philips Fidelio M2L

Philips Fidelio M2L

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These on-ear options from Philips have an integrated digital-to-analog converter (DAC), amp and 1.6-inch drivers that utilize high-powered neodymium magnets with the claim of delivering “true high-definition sound.” Read more…

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What’s Your Milan Women’s Fashion Week Summer Style?

I’ve done this once for the men, so now I’m doing it for the ladies. We’ve heard of the stereotypes: the classy chic, the edgy fierce, the preppy geek, the casual easy-go-lucky girl, and the sultry seductress. The list goes on but whatever your style is, I’m pretty sure you’ll find one that suits your […]

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Significant Digits For Tuesday, March 22, 2016

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 1-in-3,333 chance of winning Probability of the Texas A&M men’s basketball team coming back from a 12-point deficit against Northern Iowa with 35 seconds left, which is exactly what they did on Sunday. These kids will, for the rest of […]

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Significant Digits For Monday, March 21, 2016

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. We’re trying out a new approach, with fewer news items but more detail, so please bear with us. 16 percent That’s the current “diversion rate” in New York — the weight of recyclables picked up by the city’s sanitation department […]

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Significant Digits For Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 1.2 seconds In 2004, the United States decided to change the font on many of its road signs from Highway Gothic to a new one called Clearview. The motivation: More older drivers. A clearer font would make it easier to […]

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Significant Digits For Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 3 minutes The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has set the Doomsday Clock — “the symbolic countdown to humanity’s end,” as The Guardian put it — to three minutes to midnight, informing me that what I thought was just a made-up […]

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Significant Digits For Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 4 departures Four high-ranking executives at Twitter — the heads of product, media, engineering and Vine — left en masse Sunday night. The company has seen substantial churn in the executive suite recently. [Mashable] 10 convictions A Texan was sentenced […]

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Significant Digits For Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 1 sober hour Amazon is now delivering booze in New York in one hour, though only to Prime members in Manhattan. At first I thought this was great, and then I realized I don’t know anyone who can afford to […]

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Significant Digits For Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 43 percent On Monday night, Dallas defeated Washington in a game that started with 58 minutes of boring and ended with a two-minute display of great and terrible football. Still, this means we need to talk about the NFC East, […]

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Significant Digits For Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 0 cancer Yeah, I’m kind of stretching the concept of a digit here, but former U.S. president Jimmy Carter is cancer free. Carter, who announced in August that he had four melanoma lesions on his brain, said Sunday that those […]

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Significant Digits For Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 1 team With New England’s loss to Denver 30-24 in overtime Sunday, the Carolina Panthers are the NFL’s only remaining undefeated team following (most of) Week 12. We still give the Patriots the highest chance of winning the Super Bowl. […]

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Significant Digits For Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

You’re reading a very special Thanksgiving edition of Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 1.2 times as high Increase in foot traffic in department stores on Black Friday, according to a Google analysis of its users’ location history from Nov. 1 though Dec. 25 last year. Electronics stores […]

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Significant Digits For Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 15 years old Ahaan Rungta, a 15-year-old who obtained the entirety of his elementary and secondary education from online courses provided by MIT, has been accepted to college at MIT. [MIT News] 28 percent Percentage of white New Yorkers who […]

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Significant Digits For Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 14 faces A 14-faced die was located in a tomb near Qingzhou City in China, indicating the existence of a board game known as “bo” at least 2,300 years ago. A skeleton was also discovered, and as I understand it, […]

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Significant Digits For Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. -1.1 percent For the first time in more than a decade, the Bakken oil fields of South Dakota produced less crude oil in September than they did in the same month the year before. My colleague Ben Casselman wrote last […]

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Significant Digits For Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 27 states Twenty-seven governors announced their opposition to allowing refugees of the civil war in Syria into their states. Those states include Alabama, Michigan, Ohio, Mississippi, Florida, Texas and Louisiana — and they all have something in common. So far […]

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Significant Digits For Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 2 rounds Ronda Rousey was knocked out for the first time in her UFC career, going down in the second round against underdog and the anti-Rousey Holly Holm. [Los Angeles Times] 10 percent According to Pornhub, a website that provides […]

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Significant Digits For Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 6 percent Last night the New York Jets played the Buffalo Bills, and for once it wasn’t a disappointment only for the Jets: Having the Bills clad in red and the Jets adorned in green meant that the game was […]