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The iPhone Case That Can Call the Police

November 11, 2014 The Lifeshel case, called a Whistl, fits over a user’s smartphone and is activated by buttons on the outside of the case. When those buttons are pressed, the device emits an alert of 120 decibels, which the company says is the equivalent of being in the front row at a...

My Father Was a D-Day Fighter Pilot

June 6, 2014 This Friday, June 6, marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied landings at Normandy, involving the largest invasion force ever amassed. The overall contours of the Normandy invasion are pretty well-known at this point: the 150,000-plus Allied forces involved, the thousands killed or injured in an enormous assault that...