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The old news that’s new

January 7, 2015
Newspapers removed from a time capsule, which was placed under a cornerstone of the State House in 1795, sit in archival boxes at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Newspapers removed from a time capsule, which was placed under a cornerstone of the State House in 1795, sit in archival boxes at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Harshing the vibe

January 6, 2015
A woman holds up a cannabis plant during a demonstration in support of the legalization of marijuana in Buenos Aires, December 4, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

A woman holds up a cannabis plant during a demonstration in support of the legalization of marijuana in Buenos Aires, December 4, 2014. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

Fashion that saves lives?

January 5, 2015

  Screengrab/REUTERS

Screengrab/REUTERS

 

Better up your data plan: Researchers have developed a shirt that can communicate with you through your smartphone (bear with us, this isn’t nearly as ridiculous as it sounds).

Your blue suede shoes go in the overhead bin

January 2, 2015
The interior of the "Lisa Marie", a Convair 880 jet owned by entertainer Elvis Presley. REUTERS/Julien's Auctions/Handout via Reuters

The interior of the “Lisa Marie”, a Convair 880 jet owned by entertainer Elvis Presley. REUTERS/Julien’s Auctions/Handout via Reuters

Nothing to sneeze at

December 31, 2014
A man reaches onto a shelf containing flu medication at a Duane Reade pharmacy in New York January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A man reaches onto a shelf containing flu medication at a Duane Reade pharmacy in New York January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The great ice cream war of 2014

December 30, 2014
A girl looks at ice-creams inside the Giolitti ice-cream shop in Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi

A girl looks at ice-creams inside the Giolitti ice-cream shop in Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi

This year, resolve to ignore resolutions

December 29, 2014
Jessica Desmond, an instructor at the Mile High Run Club (MHRC), leads a class in a Manhattan borough of New York November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Jessica Desmond, an instructor at the Mile High Run Club (MHRC), leads a class in a Manhattan borough of New York November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Dirty games among washing machines

December 26, 2014

A Samsung employee holds a smartphone remotely controlling a WW9000 washing machine at the IFA consumer technology fair in Berlin, September 5, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Holiday cheer (or lack thereof)

December 24, 2014
The Arizona-Mexico border fence near Naco, Arizona, March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Samantha Sais

The Arizona-Mexico border fence near Naco, Arizona, March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Samantha Sais

All you need is love – and some legal counsel

December 23, 2014
Same-sex marriage supporters Barbara Lawrence (L), 49, and Kimmy Denny, 45, chant outside the Miami-Dade County courthouse, July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Zachary Fagenson

Same-sex marriage supporters Barbara Lawrence (L), 49, and Kimmy Denny, 45, chant outside the Miami-Dade County courthouse, July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Zachary Fagenson