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Five decades and 200 films later, Jackie Chan 'finally' wins Oscar

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone’s house 23 years ago, he said that was the moment he decided he wanted one.<p>Actor Jackie Chan reacts as he accepts his Honorary Award as actor Chris Tucker (C) looks on at the 8th Annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles, …

Los Angeles

Samsung files patent for a bizarre folding smartphone

Samsung has filed a patent with the Korean Intellectural Property Office for a smartphone with a that could be folded in half like a flip phone. The device would also have a secondary screen, presumable on the outside, that's activated when it's folded shut, according to the claims. The screen even …

The science behind how a mobile phone works

In this video we reveal how a mobile phone actually works, explaining how the device uses radio waves to transmit and receive signals and how a mobile phone turns your voice into an electronic signal when you speak into it.<p>This is the third episode in our How it Works series that breaks down the …

Why Can't All Smartphones Look This Good?

You won't find any bezels around here.<p>Sure, the iPhone is waterproof and Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 boasts an iris scanner, but it's been a while since a phone came along that really hits you in the face with a unique design. That is, until now, with Sharp's newest concept handsetconcept handset.<p>The …

Three Law Firms Join iPhone 6 Plus ‘Touch Disease’ Lawsuit Against Apple

Nearly 10,000 people have asked to join the lawsuit. Apple has still said nothing.<p>There is increasing pressure on Apple to explain why it's ignored the fact that touchscreens on thousands of iPhone 6 Plus devices have stopped working, leaving consumers on the hook to replace devices that have a …

Meet the Feminist Comic Artists Who Draw Porn in Public

We chat with comic book pornographers Robin Bougie and Maxine Frank about women-driven narrative, oversharing fans, and what bodies actually look like.<p>As both artistic collaborators and friends, Robin Bougie and Maxine Frank have a mildly cartoonish origin story. Though Maxine knew of Bougie's …

The five best VR experiences we saw at Oculus Connect’s demo day

Shooters, spaceships, and virtual comics<p>Only at a VR show would a day of playing video games feel like a workout. Oculus started its third Connect conference with an eight-hour block of demos, mostly for the upcoming Touch motion controllers. (And even all those hours weren’t enough time for us to …

Hinkley Point C nuclear power station gets government green light

Labour and environmental groups say new safeguards for foreign investment are merely “window dressing”<p>Theresa May has been accused of backing down on security concerns about Chinese involvement in nuclear power after she gave the go-ahead to the £18bn Hinkley Point C plant following a six-week …

Nuclear Energy

Bugatti Chiron Optional Extra: A 285 MPH Top Speed (UPDATE: Nah)

The Bugatti Chiron is a $2.5 million dollar, 261 mile per hour hypercar, unless you pay even extra, in which case Bugatti will deem you worthy of …

Delta Airplane Struck By Lightning On Runway

This is the moment that a Delta Air Lines plane was struck by a powerful lightning bolt whilst on a runway in Atlanta.<p>The feat of nature took place …

Delta Airlines

6 old weapons that still serve the military well

Sorry Mike Huckabee, but some old workhorses don't need replacing.<p>During the recent Republican debate, presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee chose the venerable B-52 Stratofortress to exemplify how the military was being hobbled by declining defense spending. But as some commentators have explained , …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: The big screen goes chic, but at a cost

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 suffers from a split personality. Samsung says the big-screen phone is meant for power users, but it clearly has …

Satellite 1 million miles away captures moon passing over Earth

A new satellite keeping tabs on Earth from space captured an incredible animation of the moon passing across the face of the sunlit side of the …

There's a new Lamborghini coming

And this is one of them.<p>Details are slim, but <i>Motor Trend</i> is reporting that Lamborghini will reveal its latest hypercar at a private showing sometime during the festivities, which are scheduled for August 13-16. Barring any leaks, the great unwashed will have to wait at least until September's …

Why The Big Bang Theory is about to explode

America's favourite TV show is about to crack the Chinese online market, which will overshadow its galactic performance in the US<p>The Big Bang Theory, already America's favourite TV show, is about to reach extraterrestrial levels of popularity as it becomes the first US television programme to …

Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

Supercar season: Middle Eastern millionaires and their gas guzzlers hit London - Telegraph

Space crab? Mars object in NASA pics totally thrills red planet fans

“Spider”, “Alien”, “John Carter”, “awesome Martian space crab” – these are a few suggestions by social media users who apparently thoroughly studied …