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5 Free iPhone Alarm Clocks That Actually Work

5 Free iPhone Alarm Clocks That Actually Work
mashable.com — When Apple's alarm clock app failed, letting down a multitude of users on New Year's Day and January 2 due to the bug the company still hasn't fully explained, we started looking for alternatives. Apple said yesterday that the failure of its clock app only happens when you set a one-time alarm, and it will somehow fix itself on January 3.

Syrian Internet Restored, Dramatic Footage Emerges [VIDEO]

Syrian Internet Restored, Dramatic Footage Emerges [VIDEO]
mashable.com — Internet intelligence firm Renesys reports that Syrian Internet services are now operational again. But these dramatic clips of Syrians rising up against their government, shot on June 2, were allegedly sent out of the country via satellite phone. Warning: Some of these chaotic scenes from YouTube's Citizentube channel are violent and might be disturbing to sensitive viewers.

World's Cutest Baby Alternates Between Terror & Delight [VIRAL VIDEO]

World's Cutest Baby Alternates Between Terror & Delight [VIRAL VIDEO]
mashable.com — Watch along with us as baby Emerson shows us his huge range of emotions, going from horrified to elated in a split second. Says Emerson's mom: "My five-and-a-half-month old son Emerson isn't sure what to think when I blow my nose. Sometimes he's terrified, then he can't stop laughing."

Mashable Weekend Recap: 20 Stories You May Have Missed

Mashable Weekend Recap: 20 Stories You May Have Missed
mashable.com — As dads basked in the glory of their special day, we commemorated it here at Mashable with Google doodles, infographics and guides galore. Not wanting to leave anyone out, we took you on tour of our favorite gadgets of the week and gave you a first look at a gorgeous new ad for the iPad 2.

Americans & TV: How Social Media Users Watch Video [INFOGRAPHIC]

Americans & TV: How Social Media Users Watch Video [INFOGRAPHIC]
mashable.com — Researchers at Lab42 did a study of social media users, surveying 400 adults earlier this month. Using applications within Facebook and MySpace, they found out that even bigger changes are underway in TV land, and viewers are doing lot more of their TV viewing online.

Gun Hidden in a Knife: It's Two, Two, Two Kills In One

Gun Hidden in a Knife: It's Two, Two, Two Kills In One
gizmodo.com — Just what we need: more weapons and even better, increasingly innovative ways to murder and maim each other. With this G.R.A.D. $699 .22-caliber gun disguised as a knife, you can pull the trigger on the handle, filling someone with five holes and then cut them up into little pieces, or vice-versa.

Tax impact of Greater Clark Schools referendum plan revealed - News and Tribune: News

Tax impact of Greater Clark Schools referendum plan revealed - News and Tribune: News
newsandtribune.com — "We need to take action fairly quickly," Melin said. Melin emphasized that the 2016 district rate would be consistent with those from the 2014 rate paid this year. The tax rate within the district did drop about 13 cents per $100 from $1.06 for 2014 to about 93 cents this year, due to overall assessments increasing for the first time in five years.

Clark County election recount favoring Popp

Clark County election recount favoring Popp
courier-journal.com — Clark County's ongoing recount for the Circuit Court Clerk's office has seen a dramatic swing from election night results, with Democratic candidate Susan Popp now ahead of Republican Kelly Harrod, who was previously declared the winner.

Clarksville judge resigning after DUI arrest

Clarksville judge resigning after DUI arrest
courier-journal.com — Clarksville Town Court Judge Mickey Weber will resign from his post at the end of the year after admitting that alcohol impaired his judgment and he made an irresponsible decision when he was pulled over for a DUI in January. "As an elected official, I should have known better," said Weber, 32, who will resign from his post effective Dec.

Death penalty sought in Indiana cannibalism case

Death penalty sought in Indiana cannibalism case
courier-journal.com — Clark County Prosecutor Steve Stewart has filed his intent to seek the death penalty against confessed cannibal Joseph Oberhansley. Oberhansley, 33, is accused of killing his 46-year-old former girlfriend Tammy Jo Blanton before he ate parts of her brain, heart and a lung.
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