This video explains why rich people — like the heir to the Dupont fortune who admitted raping his three-year-old daughter — are able to avoid jail. As you might guess, they pay high-power lawyers to convince prosecutors (sometimes contributing to DA's campaign funds) to give their crooked clients sweetheart plea deals. Of course, public defenders don't enjoy the same level of access to prosecutors.
Car racing billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, 83, was accused of paying a $44 million bribe to a German bank. But a German court agreed to end his trial when Ecclestone offered to pay the court $100 million. Via BBC: The ruling means he walks free from the district court in Munich and can continue running the… READ THE REST
Maybe you're a tinkerer who needs to inspect tiny computer components. Or perhaps you sharpen knife blades and want to inspect your work. You might even just have an insatiable curiosity for the often unseen intricacies of our world. There are countless reasons why you might need a quality microscope handy. Unlike the ancient versions… READ THE REST
If you're in the market for wearable tech, you'll likely look at Apple first. That's no surprise considering the Cupertino giant owns nearly 50 percent of the entire smartwatch market share. But that definitely doesn't mean that Apple has a monopoly of smartwatch quality — and its products certainly don't come cheap. There are a handful… READ THE REST
High-quality air is important, but it's hard to properly gauge whether or not your area is experiencing a bad air day. You'd think there would be more smart air purification systems on the market because of this. The Sensibo Pure Smart Air Purifier jumps to the head of that line, utilizing what Sensibo calls the world's… READ THE REST