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Bizarre group prank makes Mexican man victim of many terror attacks | Fox News

Deadbeat or just dead?<p>A group of friends claim that a former pal who lives in Mexico owes them money, so as payback for not paying them back, they agreed to a bizarre revenge scheme: They sent his photo via social media to companies and agencies dealing with terrorist attacks, claiming that he may …

Donald Trump lauds Saddam Hussein for work against terror

‘Saddam Hussein was a bad guy, right? … But you know what he did well? He killed terrorists.’<p>Republican Donald Trump is again praising former Iraqi …

Donald Trump

The 18 Most Quotable Movies of All Time

These quotes really tie your conversations together.<p>For decades, movie quotes have livened up parties, cemented friendships, and made human interaction safe for the socially anxious. Who among us hasn't reached for that Will Ferrell quote when our own words were insufficient? What man of a certain …

How to tell if your Android phone has the HummingBad malware

Bad news: a malicious app has taken hold of about 10 million Android phones around the world, and it's creepy.<p>Security specialist Check Point says the software, called HummingBad, can take root in your phone, collecting your personal data and making it act like you've clicked on ads that you …

Apps

Hacklet 112 – Skateboard Projects

Skateboarding is a sport that was born of hacking. The identity of the person who first nailed roller skate wheels to a board with a milk crate box …

Meet The Man Who Built Himself A Wooden Kayak To Paddle Around Cape Cod

“I was having Thanksgiving dinner with my uncle Peter, and I was talking about how I wanted the liberty to do something by myself,” middle school science teacher Nicholas J. Matthew recalls.<p>Matthew had gone on long trips during breaks in college and the years that followed, but he’d never done a …

The More Powerful PlayStation Neo Has A Release Date

Word has been spreading rapidly that the next PlayStation console called the "Neo" will be releasing this year. The home console will supposedly be …

Virtual Reality

This is the world's first luxury Android smartwatch — here's what it's like to use

Tag Heuer announced its Connected Watch back in November, and it's been available around the globe for a few months now.<p>It's the result of a team effort from Tag Heuer, Intel, and Google. Intel provided the chips, Google provided the operating system (it runs on Android Wear), and Tag Heuer …

Six gadgets for a green camping trip

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>This week marks the start of summer, and campers across the nation are getting ready to explore the great outdoors. Fortunately, it's easier than ever to go off-grid while keeping a light footprint. That means finding tents that don't mar the land and cooking methods that don't …

Camping

Download Dozens of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever

Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30, and removing dozens of …

Online Education

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Elon Musk About Business and Investing

Elon Musk is a classic missionary founder who is more interested in changing the world and creating enduring businesses than just the financial …

Video Game Company Atari Still Exists--and It's Getting Into the Internet of Things

The inventor of Pong and Pac-Man is joining the 21st century.<p>Few electronically produced images are more synonymous with the late 70s and early 80s than that of Pac-Man munching down on small white pixels or rocket ships zapping poorly drawn, 2-D asteroids in the sky. And few American brands evoke …

More than boots and bullets: This app could help turn the tide on poaching

The newest weapon in the fight against wildlife poaching and illegal logging doesn't rely solely on boots or bullets, but on a computer software application driven by artificial intelligence.<p>Called Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security, or PAWS, the app uses algorithms – similar to the …

Your Phone's Vibration Motor Can Spy On What You're Saying

Researchers figure out how to turn it into a microphone<p>Who would have guessed that the best part of your phone, the vibration feature (which more people in movies should use), was a double agent in the making?<p>Researchers at University of Illinois at Ubana-Champaign figured out that tiny little …

A Promising New Way To Spot Cancer? Your Search History

If your Internet searches reveal you have cancer, should Google or Microsoft tell you? And how?<p>In a study published this week in the <i>Journal of Oncology Practice</i>, Microsoft researchers revealed that they can likely identify many Bing users who have pancreatic cancer–even before their disease has …

Atari is embracing the Internet of Things with new smart home devices

Admittedly, Atari isn’t the entertainment powerhouse it once was. The company has spent the last few years digging attempting to reinvent itself after declaring bankruptcy in 2013, focusing largely on mobile gaming plays and casino deals. Now the one-time gaming juggernaut is lending its legendary …

Waking up with Pavlok’s wrist-shocking wearable alarm clock

I can’t help but think about shock collars when I wrap the bright orange silicone around my wrist. They’ve always seemed fairly cruel. And yet, here I go, putting one on myself — not for barking or wandering out of the yard, but for the crime of having a hard time getting my butt out of bed at …

Researchers find a way to snoop on you through your phone’s vibration motor

Cover up your webcam, disable microphone access and put on your tinfoil hat — but it won’t make any difference, because the Illuminati can get at you through your phone’s vibration motor now. Well, kind of, anyway. Your best defense? Talk in a high voice.<p>The “VibraPhone” research comes from Romit …

This Could Be A Huge E3 For Sony And The PS4

E3 is just a few days away, and it’s looking like it’s going to be a big one. The Xbox One and Ps4 are both now established systems with deep libraries of excellent games, and it seems both Microsoft and Sony are looking forward. Sony, however, may be doing so a little bit quicker than Microsoft. …

Microsoft expands GigJam preview to everyone

Microsoft today announced that its GigJam app for working with someone else on certain workflows, like sending an email or entering a record in customer relationship management software, is now available in preview for anyone to try — you no longer need to have an invitation if you want to use …

How everyday gadgets looked when they were first invented

Human-carrying drone will start tests in Nevada

The first human-carrying drone has the green light to start testing as early as this year.<p>The makers of EHang 184, an autonomous drone, will work with the state of Nevada on product development, flight testing and training.<p>Huazhi Hu, founder and CEO of EHang, called the agreement a "big step" for …

The 25 best kitchen gadgets you can buy for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There are tons of kitchen gadgets and tools on the market that can make cooking easier and more efficient. A lot of them are also very …

Awesome Raspberry Pi Electric Skateboard (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are looking for a project to keep them busy for a few weekends, that also enjoy a little skateboarding, may be …

Raspberry Pi

You Can Finally Watch an Award-Winning Short About a Man Struggling With Cannabalism

What, you haven’t seen a fuzzy, stop-motion animation story about a man’s struggle with cannibalism told backwards through time before?<p>Nina Gantz’s …

Animation

Scientists Created Single-Molecule Submarines Powered by Light

Step 2: shrink the scientists.<p>Researchers at Rice University have created nanosubmarines: submersibles that are less than 10 nanometers long. The single-molecule subs, each composed of 24 atoms, have motors powered by ultraviolet light that propel them forward 18 nanometers per revolution. This …

Engineering

Cut A Record From A Tortilla

Give new meaning to the term "sound bite"<p>When Dwight Chia, a senior at the University of California at San Diego, saw a YouTube video of a record player spinning a tortilla, he decided to turn the joke into reality. Chia’s hobby, creating 78 rpm acrylic records on a laser cutter, served him well. A …

Solarin is the most advanced smartphone EVER created with 'military-grade' security

By Spencer Hart<p><b>At a star-studded launch in London and after more than two years of development Sirin Labs, a startup, has created what it believes is</b> …

Togglit DIY Home Automation Kit Now Available To Pre-Order (video)

If you are looking to add a little home automation to your living space in the near future, you might be interested in a new DIY home automation kit …