iPhone 6s internals may lead to a wide difference in battery life.
Via: 9to5mac
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Just like last year's bendable iPhone 6 and Antennagate before that, along with a new iPhone release comes a technology scandal.

Which are either the least sexy or the sexiest scandals imaginable, depending on your tastes.

Tech bloggers and testers are discovering that iPhone 6s have one of two possible different A9 chips and, if their tests are to be believe, a significant contrast in battery life exists between the two.

9to5 Mac breaks it down:

Some models ship with a processor made by TSMC while others come with a Samsung-made component. While you'd expect that Apple would ensure both are built to offer comparable performance, it appears that may not be the case. It's already been revealed by Chipworks that the Sammy model is 10% smaller, but if a couple of videos recently published are anything to go by, you might be better off with a TSMC model…

Well-known tech YouTubers, Austin Evans and Jonathan Morrison both uploaded videos showing how they tested the TSMC and Samsung models against each other and ended up with the same conclusion: You'll get better battery life from the TSMC model.

Here's the original video which discovered the difference between the battery life.

9to5 Mac did their own tests to double check, corroborating the original video.

The story gets ickier.

Both videos suggest that iPhone 6s users download a free app called Lirum Device Info Lite to check which chip users have in their phone.

Well, as of this Oct. 8 morning writing, Apple appears to have removed it from their App Store.

What do you think? Are you worried about your new phone and its battery life?

Matt Jackson is the new Jeopardy winner and it has the creepiest smile.
Via: Uproxx
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So, there's a new reigning Jeopardy champion that is getting a lot of attention. Just not all of it for his smarts.

Uproxx introduces him as such:

Meet Matt Jackson, a 23-year-old paralegal from Washington, D.C. who is currently crushing the competition in a nine-day winning streak on Jeopardy, and likely not going anywhere anytime soon. In a profile posted to Jeopardy's website this week, Jackson says he was encouraged to try out for the show by his friend Sam Spaulding, who finished second place in the 2010 College Championship, winning $50,000.

But there's way more to it.

People are really drawn to the very creepy smile he uses during the introduction sequence.

It's kind of wonderful.

Look at it!

The Soup thinks it's really funny as well.

And on top of that, his signature celebration move is also a thing of beauty.

Here's Jeopardy's video, letting you know the man behind the smile.

Via: Hammy TV
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It's getting dusty in here, folks.

What started off as a social experiment to see if anyone would stop and help became something completely different when the only man who stopped to help turned out to have recently been the victim of a devastating house fire.

Hammy TV was just looking for some good deeds and what they got was Eric, a man who suffered greatly in a fire this past June, where he lost all his belongings and received second and third degree burns over 50 percent of his body.

The YouTuber was a little overwhelmed with Eric's story and, since he was the only one to stop and help, replaced some of what he lost in the fire.

They also said that all proceeds of the video will go to Eric's GoFundMe campaign and invited others to donate as well.

Stripping down and squatting like a frozen chicken is something New Zealanders are doing.
Via: Frothpit
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Chicken kids these days.

A new trend is sweeping the small nation of New Zealand and it's spilling over onto other shores as well. That trend, in the same vein of planking, honors the frozen chicken. The humble, simple, frozen chicken.


It's called a 'Frozen Chook' because that sounds like something New Zealanders would say. Essentially, it involves taking off your clothes at a random place and squatting down like the raw bird. Oh, and taking pictures of it. Lots and lots of pictures.


Have hit the glorious 1000 likes mark! We are glad to see everyone is supporting the #frozenchook. Remember to send us footage of how clutch the #frozenchooks are in your area. We are now on instagram and will be posting from there also. Give us a follow and use the hashtag to explore a wider #frozenchook community.Baaaaahttps://instagram.com/frozenchook/

Posted by Frozenchook on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Purveyors of the trend have set up a Facebook page as well as an Instagram account dedicated to spreading and collecting the best 'Frozenchook's they can find.

The future is in good hands.

Or should we say wings?

Via: Husky Raid
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The actual song doesn't kick in until a minute into the video. That's when this team of Destiny players rocks their bodies to Backstreet Boys' "Everybody".

They really make the most of the emotes and new dances that the Taken King expansion brought to Destiny last month. And they also are awesome.

Happy Wednesday!

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That's no way to answer a reporter's question.

A television reporter asking about a surfacing voter fraud scandal was met with open hostility by an Alabama city commissioner Oct. 6.

According to Jezebel:

WTVY reporter Ken Curtis approached City Commissioner Amos Newsome of Dothan, Alabama to ask if he was planning to resign. Newsome, a Democrat, has been facing calls from fellow city commissioners to resign after three of his campaign workers were convicted of voter fraud. Newsome, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, has not been charged with fraud himself.

Newsome's response to Curtis's questions was, some face-shoving, some yelling, and then, finally, some hitting, hard enough that Curtis staggered backwards.

Curtis later posted a picture of himself on Twitter, showing the result of that slap/scratch.

Dotham police arrested Newsome and charged him with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor.

An abandoned Wizard of Oz theme park is now up for rent you lucky person.
Via: Pixable
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That broken, dilapidated yellow brick road could be all yours.

In 1970, aspirational people built a theme park based around The Wizard of Oz in the mountains of northern California. A few years after, it shut its doors, causing entropy to take its course in the park.

And now, it's for rent!

Pixable has the story:

After the death of its original owner right before opening and a mysterious fire in 1975, Land of Oz closed it's doors in 1980.

In 2015, the park is still standing, but remains abandoned all but one day a year when it opens to the public. Even though the park was refurbished by locals enough to reopen once a year, it still remains in various states of disrepair and has that eerie, horror flick vibe that makes abandoned theme parks so alluring. That's partly because the upkeep of the land is dependent on the proceeds of that one-day opening.

There's not a ton you can do with that other than keeping it standing upright, even if an upwards of 8,000 people attend the event each year. Land Of Oz isn't a lost cause despite its closing. You can rent the place out for private parties and take private tours if you're into that whole abandoned fairy tale aesthetic.

If you're into the idea, the Land of Oz website has all the information on how you can hold your wedding, birthday, bar mitzvah or demon sacrifice in a very special place.

Look at this place:

And this is either the Emerald City or the witch's castle. It's not pretty.

Here's a video about the creepy place's history:

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