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5 startups that could radically transform the world around us

Some startups are useful, some are beautiful, and some are pointless – I’m looking at you, Yo!<p>Then, there are some design ideas that have the potential to radically change our futures. These are creations that 15 years ago you wouldn’t have dreamed possible.<p>At the Victoria & Albert Museum this week …

TSA ban on uncharged phones isn't as stupid as it sounds

The Transportation Security Administration has found yet another way to make traveling terrible: Passengers boarding US-bound flights at some foreign …

Google Just Released A New Map Trivia Game And It's Really Fun

In this case, they've made a fun little trivia game that I could probably waste an entire weekend playing.<p>It's called "Smarty Pins," and works inside of Google Maps. The basic premise is that you answer a series of questions based on geography, dropping your pin on the location of your answer.<p>It's …

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Uruguay rages against Suarez soccer ban for biting

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Soccer-crazy Uruguayans raged Thursday at FIFA's decision to kick their star player out of the World Cup for his third biting incident, fearing it could deal a death blow to their bid to win the sport's greatest tournament.<p>Uruguay's soccer federation said it planned to …

How To Make Your Own #Cardboard VR Goggles

Google really spoiled developers attending its I/O conference yesterday by handing out a piece of cardboard. Not just any piece of cardboard, though. Pull the tab on this Amazon-esque package, reconfigure its pieces, slot in your phone and viola, your very own cardboard VR Goggles.<p>Out of the box, …

Steve Jobs Nearly Blew Up His Third Grade Teacher

When mutual friend Bill Fernandez introduced Steve Wozniak to Steve Jobs, he unwittingly changed computing history. The two were friends almost immediately, each impressed with the other's intelligence and abilities, and would go on to form Apple in 1976.<p>But before they did that, they played some …

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