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  • Another Whistleblower Connected to Boeing Died

    Another Whistleblower Connected to Boeing Died

    Another whistleblower who raised safety concerns about production practices related to Boeing has died. Joshua Dean, who previously worked as a quality auditor at the plane manufacturer’s supplier, Spirit AeroSystems, died Tuesday as the result of a “sudden, fast-spreading infection,” the Seattle Times reports. Dean, who is described as being a “healthy” 45-year-old who was…


  • iPhone Survives 16,000-Foot Drop From Plane That Blew Apart Mid-Air

    iPhone Survives 16,000-Foot Drop From Plane That Blew Apart Mid-Air

    In recent years, “drop tests” have become a popular way to test the durability of new iPhones and their cases. As you might expect, these “tests” typically involve dropping the item from a pre-established height—whether that’s a bridge, a helicopter, or the roof of the world’s tallest building. Whether these tests are actually a useful barometer…