Marijuana company buys California town, plans pot paradise

August 31, 2017

(CNN)Don’t be surprised if there is a sign one day on a small California town that reads “Welcome to Nipton: A Place to Get Stoned.” The company plans to make Nipton the country’s “first energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality destination,” American Green said in a statement.


Another John Wayne Gacy victim ID’d, ending family’s 40-year agony

July 20, 2017

( CNN) For half a decade, serial murderer John Wayne Gacy prowled the street of Chicago in search of young, susceptible boys and men to tempt back to his Norwood Park home. But one family was brought shutdown Wednesday, as Cook County sovereignties linked James “Jimmie” Byron Haakenson as another scapegoat of the so-called “killer clown.”


Twitter co-founder: ‘Yeah, I’m sorry’ if Twitter helped Trump get elected

May 21, 2017

Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto/Getty Twitter co-founder Evan Williams wants you to know he’s super sorry for any role the social media platform played in the election of President Donald Trump. The sort-of apology was made in an interview with The New York Times published on Saturday. Williams’ remorse for possibly helping to create a political monster comes after Trump’s claims that Twitter was key in helping him clinch the election. I…


Apple spotlights how accessible tech helps people with disabilities thrive

May 19, 2017

Meera Phillips types a message to friends on her iPad using text-to-speech technology.Image: Courtesy of Apple There’s something undeniably special in the way Meera Phillips looks at you when you speak. It’s as if your words are the only words that will ever matter, whether you’re talking about something silly or something serious. The 15-year-old knows the value of hearing what people say. That’s because she’s used to not being…


Steve Jobs Fast Facts

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., maker of the Macintosh computer, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Death date: October 5, 2011 Birth place: San Francisco, California