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Why Your Tablet Might Be Responsible For Your Groggy Morning

4 years ago2.3K views<p>MashableFollow<p>According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, your tablet might be …

Google Releases New Calendar App For Android

Google has revamped its Calendar app for Android to coincide with the launch of the Android 5.0 Lollipop mobile operating system. The new Google Calendar app will come preloaded on devices that run on Android 5.0 like the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 9. Google also plans to release versions of the app …

Microsoft Office will soon tap into your Dropbox

Microsoft would just <i>love</i> it if you used OneDrive for all your document storage needs, but let's face it: loyalties to rival cloud services run deep. That's why, in the spirit of compromise (or acknowledging user demand), the folks in Redmond have inked a curious deal with Dropbox. Over the coming …

Lollipop will try to make it easier to control pre-installed bloatware

Several months ago, Strategy Analytics released the results of a study which showed that few, if anyone, use the large amount of bloatware that companies like Samsung include on their handsets. As the study showed, US users spent just six seconds on Samsung bloatware and many times that number was …

6 small changes in Android L that make a big difference

Most of the posts floating around the web about Android L release have focused on revamped notifications, the new recent menu changes, the death of Dalvik, the new material design, Android for Work and other hard hitters that were showcased during the Google I/O 2014 keynote.<p>After playing around …

Material Design

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

The best Android strategy games without in-app purchases

We've combed through the Google Play Store for the very best strategy games out there, then weeded out anything with a pesky "Offers in-app …

Nissan GTR Vs a Woman | Top Gear Festival Sydney

Guy builds insane 12-rotor Wankel engine in his garage

It doesn't matter what kind of motor you've put together in your garage. This guy wins.<p>How many rotors is too many rotors? If you're Tyson Garvin, the number is somewhere north of 12. Garvin is an endurance powerboat racer who has twice set the record for the run from New York City to Bermuda, and …

New York City

Tactus Taps Wistron To Bring Its Magical Physical Touchscreen Buttons To The Masses

Tactus makes keyboards that appear out of seemingly flat glass touchscreen surfaces, thanks a fluid-based layer that reacts to electrical signals to create rises and bumps that serve as keys and buttons. It’s a magical technology, and one that you can see demoed on video in the clip below from CES …

Why Crimea matters to Russia | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Vladimir’s Putin’s decision to send Russian troops into Ukraine and seize control of Crimea has thrown the spotlight onto the …

If Europe votes for the 'Swedish model' on prostitution, women will be at risk

Prostitution is described as the oldest profession. It often feels as if the arguments between those who want it abolished and those who are pragmatic about it continuing have been going on for almost as long. Today, as the European parliament prepares to vote on whether men who buy sex should be …

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ (512GB)

Part Number: 10024048<p>CNET may get a commission from these offers.<p>Quick Specifications<p>Compatibility Mac<br>PC<br>• Color Category black<br>• Type solid state drive<br>• Capacity 512 GB<br>• Hard Drive Type external hard drive<p>Full Product Specifications

What The Internet Would Look Like As A World Map

The world of the Internet mirrors the real-world in myriad ways: there are members (we call them populations), websites (destinations to visit), acquisitions of companies (redrawn political boundaries). So what if the Internet could be visualized like our global politics?<p>That’s exactly what …

World's Tallest Vertical Garden Is Growing In Sri Lanka

The high-rise apartment building is a fusion between a skyscraper and a forest.<p>Sri Lanka will literally have roses in the air next year, as architecture firm Milroy Perera and Maga Engineering are collaborating to build a 46-floor, high-rise building that will be outfitted with the world's tallest …

Contemporary Design Scheme With a Little Extra: The Hollcroft Residence

A moderate land elevation surrounded by a pristine landscape in Portland, Oregon was considered the perfect setting for Giulietti Schouten Architects …

7 Valentine's Day Crafts For Your Home ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

Here comes another holiday sneaking up on us! I always look forward to Valentine’s Day, not because I want chocolates and flowers but because I get …

Crafting

These Spas Will Make You Wanna...

...book a couple's massage! Although not all of us can afford to run off to Europe and splurge on an all-day couple's spa treatment, these heavenly hotels will sure get you in the mood. Hotel search trivago has put together a collection of 10 stunning properties that house even more impressive …

Swimming Pools

Wildlight - Twirl Me (Invisible Light Project Remix)

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

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The Takers

Conservatives seem to think that the poor deserve their fate because they are too lazy to do anything about their situation. And you know, in a funny …

10 Ancient Punishments That Didn't Fit The Crime

One of the ways a civilization can be judged is by its justice system. While there’s still a lot of debate on whether or not the death penalty is an …

News International executive said Rebekah Brooks would be protected

A senior News International executive working alongside Rebekah Brooks told her husband she would be protected from attacks by MPs over the phone-hacking allegations, the Old Bailey has heard.<p>Emails, allegedly found on an Apple computer at the London address of Brooks and her husband, Charlie, …

The 'brim'ming controversy about Marines hats

By Larry Shaughnessy<p>At ease Marines. The Corps is not going to make men change their hats.<p>A New York Post headline, "Obama wants Marines to wear 'girly' hats," generated a lot of attention this week.<p>But alas, the service says that's not the case. <br>The Marine Corps said uniform decisions are made by …

Kenya: Outcry grows after rape suspects are ordered to cut grass as punishment

Outraged Kenyans are demanding justice for a teenage girl who was allegedly gang-raped, dumped in a sewage ditch, and left for dead.<p>Her alleged attackers were ordered to cut grass at the police station as punishment, then later freed, local rights groups said.<p>The 16-year-old was walking home from …