People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new iPhone release day, and they didn’t get their new phones

People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new iPhone release day, and they didn’t get their new phones

Apple’s newest phones, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, went on sale on Friday. One way to make sure you get the latest iPhone or Apple Watch on launch day is to reserve the new phone through the Apple Store app, and then head to a physical Apple store to pick it up. Apple’s…

People in Australia won’t stop hiding needles in strawberries, and its biggest supermarket has stopped selling needles in response

People in Australia won’t stop hiding needles in strawberries, and its biggest supermarket has stopped selling needles in response

Australia’s biggest supermarket chain is halting the sale of sewing needles in response to a growing trend of people hiding them in strawberries and other fruit. Woolworths announced Thursday that it was temporarily removing needles from sale, according to the Reuters news agency. All 995 Woolworths branches are affected. Though most of the recent incidents…

People hiding needles in strawberries in Australia have started putting them in other fruit too

Police in Australia say they have found sewing needles hidden inside an apple and a banana, widening a crisis which began with strawberries being found with hidden needles inside. Officers say they have found more than 25 instances of fruit with needles concealed inside, across all six states of Australia. According to news.com.au, hidden needles…

People have been hiding needles in strawberries in Australia, and it’s put at least 2 people in hospital

People have been hiding needles in strawberries in Australia, and it’s put at least 2 people in hospital

People have been hiding sewing needles in store-bought strawberries in Australia, which has sent at least two men to hospital with abdominal pain. The small needles have been found totally concealed inside the strawberries, making them very hard to find. At least 11 people across six Australian states have reported seeing needles in their strawberries,…

‚We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs to 12

‚We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs to 12

Hurricane Florence, now a tropical storm, is tearing through the Carolinas, bringing heavy rainfall and catastrophic flooding. The storm has already left at least 12 people dead and knocked out power for more than a million residents. As of Saturday evening, Florence was moving west at 2 mph, with winds at a speed of 45…

17 people are dead after a small aircraft crashed into a lake in South Sudan

17 people are dead after a small aircraft crashed into a lake in South Sudan

JUBA (Reuters) – At least 19 people died in South Sudan on Sunday when a small aircraft carrying passengers from capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashed, an official said. There were 22 people on board the flight that departed Juba International Airport in the morning, said State information Minister Taban Abel. „The number…

People often hate the sound of their own voice — here are some of the reasons why

People often hate the sound of their own voice — here are some of the reasons why

Back in ancient Greece, actors would wear a mask called a „persona.” The functions were two-fold: to portray a different character, and to carry their voices further around the atrium. Since then, the word „person” in English, derived from persona, is the simplest definition for what we are. Our voices, according to vocal researcher at…

5,000 people are stranded at one of the most important airports in Asia as it gets pounded by Typhoon Jebi’s floodwaters

5,000 people are stranded at one of the most important airports in Asia as it gets pounded by Typhoon Jebi’s floodwaters

Typhoon Jebi has forced the shutdown of Kansai International Airport in Japan. AP Typhoon Jebi is the most powerful storm of its type to hit Japan in a quarter-century. The storm made landfall in southwestern Japan with winds of up to 130 mph, The New York Times reported. According to Japanese national broadcaster NHK, nine…