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How to use Snapchat on Android - time to get snapping!

Everyone is talking about Snapchat, right? It’s one of the hippest messaging services around, but it’s as confusing as it is exciting. I know I had a hard time understanding it the first time I used it. We sure don’t want you to go through a similar experience! In this post we aim to teach you how …

Mobile Photography

David Cameron Caught On Camera Telling Queen 'Fantastically Corrupt' Countries Due To Attend Anti-Corruption Summit

Is this thing on? Yes. Yes it is.<p>David Cameron has been caught on camera telling the Queen there are some "fantastically corrupt" countries due to …

What China’s Foreign NGO Restrictions Mean for U.S. Businesses

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt once described China as big, but hard. Compared to other growth regions, such as Peru, Mongolia, and Australia, …

'Chatbots' are coming; next stop Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO — Will there be a bot for that?<p>That is the question on many lips ahead of Facebook's annual software developer conference next week in San Francisco.<p>Analysts expect Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to open up Messenger's platform to "chatbots" and launch an online store for them. …

Long-distance rides on electric motorcycles: here's how they do it

Lately there have been more and more stories of people riding electric motorcycles long distances.<p>As one of the few people who have gone on a …

Motorcycles

Saturn Is Absolutely Gorgeous in This Photo from NASA's Cassini Probe

Saturn, the jewel of our solar system, reigns supreme in this spectacular new photo from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which also captured the planet's …

Two-Stroke Shootout: Honda NSR250R vs. Suzuki RGV250

The <b>Honda NSR250R</b> and <b>Suzuki RGV250</b> changed the sportbike landscape all over the world – except in the USA where they sadly weren’t available due to …

Aging In Virtual Reality

Inside a suit that makes you feel 85 years old<p>Panting and sweating with a heart rate of 125 beats per minute and rising, I look up at Bran Ferren, whose futuristic aging suit I’m currently outfitting. “How far do you think you went?” he asks. “Pretty far,” I say feeling exhausted but proud and at …

David Cameron's Dad 'Utterly Disgusting' For Tax Arrangements, Says Labour MP Jess Phillips

'He’s not a very clever boy, he’s a very average boy who used privilege rather than brains'<p>Johnny Green/PA Wire<p>David Cameron's late father was …

Disclosures show how havens such as British Virgin Islands hide links between big business and relatives of top politicians<p>The eight members of China’s Communist party elite whose family members used offshore companies are revealed in the Panama Papers.<p>The documents show the granddaughter of a …

Corruption

Reminders come to Google Calendar on the web

A few months after adding Reminders to Google Calendar on iPhone and Android, Google is bringing them to the web. Reminders will be rolling out to Calendar's web users this week, with the feature working basically the same way as it does on mobile. Reminders appear just like events, slotted in at …

Google

NASA Releases 3 Million Beautiful Images Of Earth For Public Use - Here Are Our Favorites

One of the many awesome things about NASA is the amount of free and open-access content it uploads for everybody to enjoy. Keeping in this spirit, …

Suez Canal

The Panama Papers leak, explained with an adorable comic about piggy banks

It's easy to get confused by all the headlines about the Panama Papers, a massive 2.6-terabyte leak of documents that reveals a global web of corruption and tax avoidance. But Vox's German Lopez uncovered a great explanation of what's happening, and it's courtesy of brilliant redditor …

Corruption

T-Mobile rolling update for Galaxy S7, S7 edge that includes April security patch

We've received numerous reports that T-Mobile is rolling out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The U.S. carrier is believed to …

Here's How Virtual Reality Is Saving Endangered Animals

Scientists are taking an all-new technology to help solve an age-old problem: animal extinction. Virtual reality is being adapted to help scientists …

Traumatised Afghan refugees fear deportation from EU | War & Conflict

<b>Berlin, Germany -</b> After making the hazardous journey with her family from Afghanistan to Germany, 17-year-old Niloofer fears being sent back.<p>Her concerns are not divorced from the reality of her circumstances. On Thursday, the European Union (EU) drafted a plan to send 80,000 Afghan refugees back …

Fire rips through Russian defense ministry building in Moscow | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A fire ripped through a Russian Defence Ministry building in central Moscow on Sunday, sending plumes of smoke over the Russian capital as fire fighters battled to extinguish the blaze.<p>Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the Russian Defence Ministry's building in central …

Amazon is creating a new virtual reality platform

Job posting for VR team leader reveals plans<p>Amazon is creating a new virtual reality platform, a job posting on employer evaluation site GlassDoor has indicated. The posting, spotted by UploadVR, calls for a senior software development manager for a new virtual reality team. The posting doesn't …

Tianmen Mountain Road: Is this the world's most impressive road?

Widely regarded as one of the world’s most spectacular strips of tarmac, the hairline road which wraps around Tianmen Mountain for over six miles is …

Apple acquires education technology startup LearnSprout

Apple has just acquired the education technology startup LearnSprout, whose interactive tools and software allows teachers to track students' …

Adblocking just officially came to Android devices

Not to be left out of the great mobile ad blocking landslide, Samsung has tonight released an over the air update to its Web browser for Android 5.0 users that delivers adblocking for the first time.<p>Earlier this year, Apple quietly built an ad block API into iOS, bringing the ability to block …

Decorating with Houseplants in Winter

Houseplants bring life to any room, especially during the cold, dreary days of winter. I love container plants, and over the years I have amassed quite a collection of tropical specimens. Most of them are kept in the greenhouse, where they can be nurtured - primarily during the winter season and …

Obama Wants More Girls And Kids Of Color To Learn Computer Science

The White House has a new plan to get students involved in the important subject.<p>The United States has a problem with access to computer science programs in schools. In nine states, not a single African-American student took an AP computer science exam last year. Significantly fewer girls took the …

💎 Can you imagine being here yourself, making your way up this ice flow at Panther Falls in Banff National Park? @500px community photographer @paulzizkaphoto can! ❄️ “It was a bit of tight squeeze getting to that spot,” He shares in his #500px photo caption. “But I couldn't pass up the framing.” ☃ See more of his stunning, scenic #mininalpeople in landscapes photos at 500px.com/paulzizkaphoto

Curiosity snaps stunning self-portrait on Mars, not a selfie stick in sight

It’s fair to say that Curiosity’s stunning selfies leave Earthlings’ efforts in the Martian dust, the dramatic images showing off the stark yet …

Mars

Israel,Palestinian territories,Middle East and North Africa,Binyamin Netanyahu,France,World news,Europe<p>Israel on Sunday rejects France’s intention to recognise a Palestinian state if its efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks failed. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a …

Israel

The annual event, which started in 1987, raises money for charity and challenges thousands of international competitors with a cross-country run followed by an assault course of obstacles including water, fire and tunnels

Charities