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Live Updates: UN Climate Summit — Today 120 heads of state are at the United Nations in New York to talk about climate change. Mashable is on scene to provide live updates throughout the day
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5 Things to Know About the Other Radicals the U.S. Bombed in Syria — The United States and its allies from five Arab nations launched airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria on Monday, expanding the war against ISIS beyond the borders of Iraq - but ISIS was not the only target. The U.S.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @mashable: 5 things to know about Khorasan -- the *other* radicals the U.S. just bombed in Syria

Sep 23, 2014

What you need to know about the Khorasan group, the other radicals the U.S. just bombed in Syria

Israeli Military Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet, Heightening Tensions — JERUSALEM - The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning - the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau. The military said a "Syrian aircraft infiltrated into Israeli air space" in the morning hours and that the military "intercepted the aircraft in mid-flight, using the Patriot air defense system."

For Your Consideration, Climate Summit: China's Pollution in Pictures — As the UN Climate Summit begins, one photographer has offered a quiet, intimate look at environmental devastation in China - the world's biggest carbon emitter. Over 30,000 protestors filled the streets of New York on Sunday to demand action from global leaders at the UN climate summit.

U.S. Navy Launches Tomahawk Missiles Against ISIS in Syria — The U.S. military unleashed a multitiered assault on ISIS militants in Syria overnight that included a mix of fighter jets, bomber planes, drones and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles, according to the U.S. Central Command. The airstrikes mark the United States' first military action inside Syria, news of which first broke on Twitter.

The 15 Best Features of iOS 8 — On the surface, Apple's new mobile operating system iOS 8 looks strikingly similar to iOS 7, but beneath the surface, it's brimming with new features to vastly improve the mobile experience (iOS 8 is hardly perfect, though; as with any new software, there are certainly kinks).
Sep 23, 2014

If you haven’t downloaded iOS 8 yet, here’s the best things you’re missing out on:

Microsoft's Answer to Chromecast Is Here — Google showed us the way with Chromecast, but now everyone wants to build a video streamer out of a dongle. The latest entrant in this market is Microsoft, which revealed its Display Adapter as the latest way to get the videos and presentations from your PC onto the nearest TV.
Sep 23, 2014

Microsoft Display Adapter. Now that’s a memorable name to take on Chromecast…

Please Don't Try Charging Your iPhone in the Microwave — Step away from the microwave, iPhone owners. While the newly released iOS 8 boasts several impressive features, including app extensions and improved keyboard options, the software upgrade does not - we repeat, does not - let it be wirelessly recharged in the microwave, contrary to a 4chan hoax.
Sep 23, 2014

Ha! RT @mashable: Please, please, please don't charge your iPhone in the microwave.

Sep 23, 2014

RT @mashable: Please, please, please don't charge your iPhone in the microwave.

New Study Predicts 21,000 Ebola Cases by November — LONDON - New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West Africa has reached an estimated 5,800 illnesses.
Sep 23, 2014

Mashable: New Study Predicts 21,000 Ebola Cases by November - LONDON — New estimates from the World Health O...

Man Bikes 11,200 Miles in 365 Days for the Best Ride Ever — Some bike for exercise, others for transportation, but Felix Starck hopped on his bicycle to travel the world. What started off as a joke between friends and an inspiration to break away from the everyday life turned into a 365-day, 11,200-mile journey through 22 countries.

'Sleepy Hollow' Kills Sophomore Slump Worries With Season Premiere — You've heard of the curse of the sophomore slump, right? It's lore that dates back centuries (or, you know, as long as people cared about TV shows) : A show, so brilliant and bold in its first season, enters Season 2 only to find all the charm that first made it a success gone like a headless man in the night.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @TheSandraG: ICYMI: 'Sleepy Hollow''s season premiere left me wildly encouraged about the sophomore season…

Sep 23, 2014

ICYMI: 'Sleepy Hollow''s season premiere left me wildly encouraged about the sophomore season…

Man Shot Dead After Allegedly Stabbing Officers, Threatening Australian PM — SYDNEY - A "person of interest" in an Australian counterterrorism operation has been shot dead after he allegedly stabbed two police officers in Melbourne. News Corporation reported that the deceased man had allegedly made threats to Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The details of the threat are currently not known.

20 Things David Bowie Discovered Before You — No matter how original you think you are, David Bowie did it first. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel officially proclaimed Sept. 23 as "David Bowie Day" in honor of the rock star's retrospective exhibit, David Bowie Is... , opening that day at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art.

Samsung's Answer to the iPhone 6 Debuts in the U.S. This Week — The Samsung Galaxy Alpha, which is the company's answer to the iPhone in terms of both looks and specs, is officially launching in the United States later this month, exclusively at AT&T. First announced in August, the metal-framed phone (a departure from Samsung's plastic offerings) will be available online and from AT&T retailers beginning on Sept.
Sep 22, 2014

My favorite former DP intern, @RexSantus, wrote this review of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha for @Mashable:

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Jimmy Fallon Looks Totally Hot With Sofia Vergara's Mouth — The land of late-night skits is vast, but Jimmy Fallon's lip flip is the perfect level of creepy and hilarious. Sofia Vergara stopped by The Tonight Show on Monday, and requested she interview herself. So, Fallon granted her wish, using technology to swap mouths for his recurring skit "Lip Flip."
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