Feature

The cost of lost cellphones, and more

Americans lost about $30 billion worth of cellphones last year, according to a new industry study.

The cost of lost cellphonesAmericans lost about $30 billion worth of cellphones last year, according to a new industry study. On average, consumers lose their phones once a year.USA Today

The U.S. prison populationThe U.S. now has more than 6 million people in jail—a higher number than the Soviet Union imprisoned in the gulag archipelago during Stalin’s reign.Time

Brittney Griner sets a recordBaylor’s 6-foot-8 center Brittney Griner last week became the second woman ever to dunk a basketball in an NCAA tournament game. On average, male basketball players are taller, but the real gender gap is in leaping ability: The average female college basketball player has a vertical leap of approximately 19 inches, while the average male player can jump 28 inches.Slate.com

New York City's crime profileIn New York City last year, 96 percent of all shooting victims and 90 percent of all murder victims were racial minorities.The New York Times

The devastating effects of roadside bombs blastsSince 2005, more than 1,500 soldiers and Marines have been carried off the battlefield with severe genital wounds, mostly from roadside bomb blasts. After the “surge’’ of new troops to Afghanistan, the Defense Department last year counted a record 299 cases of genital wounds that James Jezior, a urologist at Walter Reed, characterizes as “devastating.”HuffingtonPost.com

Recommended

Orthodox priest heckles Pope Francis in Greece
orthodox priest being arrested
Heretic!

Orthodox priest heckles Pope Francis in Greece

Polls close in first Gambian presidential election since dictator's exile
Gambian election
Plonk! goes your vote

Polls close in first Gambian presidential election since dictator's exile

1 dead, dozens injured after volcano erupts in Indonesia
ash blanketing motorcycles
fire in the sky

1 dead, dozens injured after volcano erupts in Indonesia

Le Pen, Orban, and other European populist leaders meet in Warsaw
Orban and Le Pen
to the right now, y'all

Le Pen, Orban, and other European populist leaders meet in Warsaw

Most Popular

Mace vs. Greene is the fight for the future of the GOP
Mace and Greene.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

Mace vs. Greene is the fight for the future of the GOP

Kathy Griffin slams CNN for firing her but not Jeffrey Toobin
Kathy Griffin
'I loved that gig'

Kathy Griffin slams CNN for firing her but not Jeffrey Toobin

Trump's apparently a fan of Dr. Oz's Senate candidacy
Dr. Oz.
the doctor is in

Trump's apparently a fan of Dr. Oz's Senate candidacy