In Other News, July 15, 2013: Frostees, iPhone Electrocution, and Hypochondriacs Beware
Apple says it will "fully investigate" claims that a woman in China died from electrocution because she used her iPhone as it recharged.
An Irish MP forced a female MP onto his lap during a debate in Parliament about abortion. Because male politicians from around the world seem to agree: we must take this sensitive issue, debate it, and be insanely disrespectful to women in the process.
Harrowing stories are arising from a for-profit prison in Mississippi, where the assault rate is three times higher than neighboring state-run facilities.
New Jersey received a $4.5 million donation from the United Arab Emirates for Sandy relief.
A double whammy for the paranoid among us: Turns out googling your weird symptoms can lead to major privacy violations by the healthcare industry.
Subliminal messaging and home-cooked Frostees: Have you seen the new Wendy's logo? No, have you really seen it?
Do you see it?
Speaking of dudes, a woman on her way to a Dave Matthews Band concert stopped to help out a hitchhiker, and, dudes, It was Dave Matthews!
New York Magazine has your guide to enjoying "maybe-sexist" music.
This 12-year-old Egyptian kid can explain the nuances of "fascist theocracy," because, well, he "listens a lot and uses [his] own brain." (Making him smarter than most of us adults.)