THROWBACK THURSDAY: Here’s what U.S. News & World Report predicted about the future of electronics, including driverless cars and other technology, in June 1960.
Would you wear this?
This device, dubbed the iTime, is Apple’s new smart watch/fitness monitor, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Read>
How Hog Castration is Reviving Joni Ernst's U.S. Senate Campaign -
“I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm, so when I get to Washington I’ll know how to cut pork.”
This is more than just a chair.
It’s a beacon of hope.
How can the swivel chair can single-handedly save America’s education system? Read>
You Can Buy This $3 Million Unused Facility in Afghanistan from the U.S. Government -
The United States government built it, but never used it. Wasteful, much?
The 5 Richest Members of Congress -
You knew some lawmakers were rich, but you probably didn’t know how rich - or how they got that way.
For 25 years, U.S. News has been ranking the nation’s top medical centers.
Here’s a spread from our first Best Hospitals ranking in 1990. For the 2014-15 data, which was released today, click here.
THROWBACK THURSDAY: Back in 1959, imitation was the sincerest form of flattery. If we had it, the world wanted it.
A report last week, however, revelead that people no longer view the U.S. as the greatest nation of the world.
This is a face House Speaker John Boehner made while discussing the border crisis today.
What is this emotion, exactly?
Nothing has taken place down there that I’m not intimately aware of. This is not theater. — President Barack Obama on his refusal to visit the Texas border with Mexico
Do Not Eat Clay, OK? -
This is an unfortunate topic of discussion thanks to the diet antics of a few celebrities.
OKAY. Who left the smallpox in the storage closet?
A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box. Read more>
Is Abstinence Unhealthy? -
No sex is no fun — but when does abstinence become a hazard to your health? Read>
THROWBACK THURSDAY: This lead, originally published by U.S. News & World Report in October 1977, illustrates the rise of soccer as a mainstream sport in America.
For the latest images from the 2014 FIFA World Cup, click here.
In July 1964, U.S. News & World Report made some bold predictions about what life would be like in 2014.
Some were a bit too imaginative. Others were right on the money.