Alex Bartz

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This Blueberry Smoothie Recipe Will Let You Eat Your Way To Healthy Skin

<i>Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Beauty Chef</i><p>The key to healthy skin relies just as much on what you put in your body as what you put on it. So why not eat your way to way to a gorgeous complexion?<p>Carla Oates, founder of Australian organic skincare and wellness brand The Beauty Chef, created a …

Mobile Technology

AT&T stumbles in helping customer with $24,000 phone bill

It wasn't what Ron Dorff said. It was how he said it.<p>The 83-year-old Woodland Hills resident wanted to let me know he was having problems with his phone company, AT&T.<p>I get calls like this every day. But Dorff's desperation was clear. I could hear it in his voice.<p>"It's the bill," he explained. "The …

Identity Theft

My spray-painted gold Apple Watch has been seen over 1 million times

How I helped Casey Neistat make a viral video<p>Casey Neistat is something of a viral video legend. He's been producing, shooting, and editing videos for nearly two decades. He's done advertising work for Nike, J.Crew, and Mercedes. He's also created a handful of YouTube videos you're probably …

Smartwatches

Samsung’s rebranding to Galaxy is total in Japan

Galaxy S6 Edge: Global Model<p>Earlier this month, we took a look at the recent Samsung rebranding situation that has occurred in Japan: the OEM’s logo was nowhere to be seen on any of the promotional material for the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, nor could it be found anywhere on the devices themselves. In …

Electronics Industry

Graphene produces a working 3D holographic display

A wide viewing angle, full-colour, holographic 3D display has been built using graphene-based materials.<p>Since "Help me, Obi Wan, you're my only hope" hit the big screens in 1977's "Star Wars," we've been dreaming of a full-3D holographic display. Mastering the technology isn't easy, though. We've …

SwiftKey's new keyboard corrects whole phrases

SwiftKey has a new Android keyboard that will autocorrect entire phrases. Named Clarity Keyboard Beta, it aims to constantly scan the last few words typed in order to offer better corrections than rival apps. Like other SwiftKey keyboards, it'll also learn from your typing style, picking up on your …

Apple's iOS is an illness, says new HTC ad

Technically Incorrect: In an ad that mocks rival phones and disorders in equal measure, HTC offers its latest attempt to outdo its last attempt at strange advertising. Yes, iOS is Irritable Operating System, apparently.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken</i> …

Mysterious Radio Bursts Are Indeed Coming From A Galaxy Far, Far Away

New research clears the reputation of these distant signals<p>In 2001, the Parkes Radio Telescope picked up an extremely energetic burst of radio waves that lasted a mere five-thousandths of a second. Since then, astronomers have found several more so-called fast radio bursts, or FRBs, and even …

New Windows 10 Build 10061 Brings UI Improvements, New Mail And Calendar Apps | TechCrunch

Unable to contain itself, Microsoft released a new Windows 10 build today, bringing bug fixes, user interface improvements and new Mail and Calendar applications.<p>In the new build, Microsoft added a new ‘black system theme’ for a number of core user interface elements, including the Start Menu and …

Microsoft

NASA releases first colour photo of Pluto

The New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the image, which shows a reddish planet accompanied by its biggest moon, Charon.<p>NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back to Earth its first coloured image of Pluto.<p>The photo itself is blury and one of its five moons can also be seen with the <b>dwarf planet</b>.<p>…

Bone Eating 'Zombie' Worm Has Been Around For 100 Million Years

It chowed down on sea turtles and plesiosaurs<p>When a whale dies in the ocean, its carcass sinks slowly to the seafloor, becoming a smorgasbord for many different kinds of marine creatures. One of the weirdest of these opportunistic scavengers is a group of worms known as Osedax, a genus of …

Dark Matter May Be Less Mysterious Than We Thought

Unlike ordinary particles, dark matter seems to feel only gravity, not the other forces of nature. But new observations show that might not be true after all<p>Astronomers have been struggling for nearly 80 years to figure out what makes up the mysterious dark matter that pervades the universe. They …

Dark Matter

What's in your flavored e-cig anyway?

And can it hurt you?<p>The chemicals making your e-cigarette taste like cotton candy may be harmful to your health, even when they're advertised as being safe. In a new study on the flavorings that go into e-cig liquids, researchers found that certain flavoring chemicals were present in quantities …

The Origins Of Saturn's Massive Superstorms Solved

Earth's hurricanes are puny by comparison<p>Storms here on Earth might be devastating events that can last for days and bring cities to their knees, but that's nothing compared to Saturn's storms. Massive thunderstorms complete with lightning and high winds can cover an area roughly the same size as …