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8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now

We brought you a terrific list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free on Tuesday, and some of them are still free downloads if you rush on …

Dog Can Walk Again Thanks To 3D Printing

Another day, another animal given a new lease on life thanks to 3D printing. This time it’s Derby, a dog born with deformed legs who, with the help of some folks at 3DSystems, now runs alongside his owners with gleeful abandon. Derby’s front legs have been augmented with two blade-like attachments …

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

Two-Legged Boxer Dog Reminds Us To Carpe Diem In New GoPro Documentary

The way this pup thrives -- despite only having two legs -- is truly amazing.<p>In this video from the GoPro series, we learn all about Duncan Lou Who, an adorable boxer puppy whose legs were removed due to a severe birth deformity.<p>Although we've admired Duncan for a while, this new video delves …

'The Bachelorette' Couples: Where Are They Now?

Andi Dorfman is about to make one of the biggest decisions of her life. Yes -- July 28 is the finale of "The Bachelorette" Season 10 and the Atlanta attorney will finally choose between her final two suitors, Josh Murray and Nick Viall.<p>As we prepare for this momentous moment, we may as well take a …

I Was Hidden on This Guy’s Hard Drive for Over 6 Years

<i>This post was originally published on the Joey L. Blog and is being republished here with permission</i><p>It’s been estimated that as many as 880 billion …

iPhone 6 Mockups of Low Quality, Antenna Breaks Not in Final Design

We've seen a steady stream of mockup devices that claim to represent the form factor of the rumored 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6. While these mockups provide a fairly accurate look at Apple's upcoming iPhone hardware, they may not be completely accurate, claims <i>Nikkei</i> (via <i>GforGames</i>).<p>Though they …

The Trendiest Hotel In Times Square Lives Up To The Hype

The hotels are a combination of high design — with work from artists like Andy Warhol and David LaChapelle lining the walls — and high tech — with high-speed touchscreen check-in and complimentary Samsung Galaxy tablets that control everything in the rooms.<p>The brand's emphasis is on affordable …

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The JAC SC-9 Concept Is Really . . . Long

One way by which humans detect attractiveness in potential mates is based on the symmetry of their face—you lose this ability when you’re drunk, which explains the beer-goggles phenomenon—so that means, in a way, everyone is capable of sifting the well-proportioned from the bad. Which brings us to …

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How The Internet of Everything will Cure Cancer

I recently stumbled upon a mobile app that will utilize the compute power of your mobile phone, while you are sleeping to decrypt protein sequences for cancer research. Even though utilizing an idle computer CPU for research isn’t something new, it caught my attention for the fact that it has now …

Internet of Things

Korner aims to make cheap sensors a reality for the smart home

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Home security is one of the gateway services to a smart home, which is one reason iControl purchased the maker of Piper a few …

Apple gets greener, lighting more stores and data centers with renewable power

Apple continued its march down the path of sustainability today, boasting that it has switched to renewable energy for more than 120 of its retail stores in America, with an eye toward continuing that transition.<p>The company also highlighted in a story from <i>Wired</i> today that it has now moved its …

Chui is a smart doorbell that can recognize faces and play custom greetings for your guests

If you thought DoorBot was cool, you should check out Chui — it takes the “smart doorbell” concept to a whole new level. It’s definitely not the …

Smart Homes

Video: This might be the coolest iWatch concept we’ve seen so far

We’ve seen plenty of concept art for Apple’s unannounced iWatch over the past few years. Some have been traditional, others fantastical, but the …

Google’s Nest Is Great, But Is Your Kitchen Now The Smartest Room In The House?

Odds are, next time you throw a party, the hottest action will be in your kitchen. (Isn’t it always?) Soon, a slew of connected devices will leave your guests agog.<p>Room by room and appliance by appliance, homes are coming online. Front doors have Bluetooth locks and cameras, bedrooms have a suite …

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Jimmy Fallon scrambles to hide his MacBook during Bill Gates interview (Video)

Bill Gates stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to talk about his various charitable endeavours and to promote the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s annual letter published today. Despite the serious subject matter, Jimmy still managed to squeeze in a few laughs including apologizing …

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

Oregon fugitive arrested in Montana after 15-year manhunt

A man suspected of faking his death in a fishing accident 15 years ago to avoid a trial on child sex-abuse charges has been arrested, the Oregon State Police said Friday.<p>Daniel Clement Chafe, 55, was taken into custody Wednesday in Bozeman, Mont., where he had been living under a different name, …

HP smartphones come back big with 6- and 7-inch 'voice tablets'

HP has announced plans to launch a pair of small tablets that can make calls in its first move towards making a smartphone since canning webOS. The HP Slate6 VoiceTab and HP Slate7 VoiceTab are a pair of Android tablets with 3G onboard designed for users who want to "consolidate their phones and …

Rising stars of 2014 – history and politics

We talk to historian Claudia Renton about her biography of the Wyndham sisters, and shadow housing minister Emma Reynolds about her plan to build five new towns<p>• See more of 2014's rising stars here<p>Claudia Renton: 'It's not just about three women and the dresses they wore'<p>Claudia Renton was 24 and …

The Weird History of Pogs

Pogs were a game, a trading card, and a souvenir all rolled into one. They were very popular among kids during the late 1980s and early '90s. But …

Bar soap vs. shower gel: A brief look at the history of how we bathe

Bar soap vs. shower gel: A brief look at the history of how we bathe<p>Date January 6, 2014<p>When you think of luxury items, certain things come to mind: …

Whale Shark In Hawaii Gets Up Close And Personal With Tourists (VIDEO)

On Jan. 2, off Hawaii island's Kona coast, a group of excited snorkelers came across a mild-mannered and curious whale shark. The resulting scene can only be described as a flash mob as the tourists wave, flash shakas, and awkwardly maneuver around the whale shark's slow-moving path.<p>Whale shark …

Lumo BodyTech Introduces The Lift: A Small, Stylish Wearable For Better Posture

Palo Alto-based Lumo BodyTech is revealing its second product today, the Lumo Lift. The Lift, like its original Lumo Back, is a device designed to enhance a user’s posture, but with a radically different take. The Lift is small and stylish, and is designed to be placed unobtrusively on the collar …

New York Cops, Firefighters in Massive 9/11 Fraud, Indictment Says

More than 100 retired New York City cops, firefighters and correction officers were charged today with falsely claiming to be suffering from …

Samsung’s entire new tablet lineup leaks ahead of CES debut

Samsung’s early 2014 tablet lineup won’t be official until Monday afternoon when Samsung is scheduled to show off all of its new gadgets during the …

Hot Stuff from CES in Pictures

Why 2014 could be the most interesting year in technology in a long time

<i>Join Quartz technology, science and health editor Christopher Mims, Re/code co-executive editor Kara Swisher, and Wall Street Journal technology columnist Farhad Manjoo in a video chat this Wednesday January 8 at 1 p.m. ET. You can submit questions on Twitter with the hashtag #techin2014, on our</i> …

Technology

Hop On This Robot: It Will Shuttle You Around Town

The days when we will zip around in our own self-driving cars are still far, far away, but you might find that kind of technology sooner in public transit networks such as the one that a French startup has mapped out.<p>Induct Technology, founded in 2004 near Paris, announced Monday that it’s coming …