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An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

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The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Google's humanoid robots take on Amazon's courier drones

Android developer Andy Rubin leads new robotics division that aims to complete online shopping with home delivery by droids<p>Online shopping is not the most glamorous aspect of the digital revolution, but it has just become the latest Silicon Valley battleground, with droids racing drones to become …

Microsoft labels US government a ‘persistent threat' in plan to cut off NSA spying

Microsoft is unveiling an aggressive plan today to combat government surveillance. Brad Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel, says the software giant shares the concerns of its own customers about government surveillance of the internet, and is planning to address them with improved encryption, legal …

Watch an unboxing of a Microsoft employee's white Xbox One

Microsoft associate producer Alex Yoon shared an unboxing video today of the limited edition white Xbox One, available only to Microsoft employees commemorating the next-gen console's release.<p>The above video shows the unboxing of the white Xbox One, which is unavailable for sale to the public. The …

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.

Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

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Nokia Lumia 2520 Launches on November 22 for $399.99 with AT&T

Nokia will launch the Lumia 2520 in the US next week, starting with AT&T on November 22. The device will only be available in black, and will be sold for $399.99 as part of a new two-year contract with the carrier.<p>Nokia’s first attempt at a tablet comes with a 10.1-inch, 1080p display and Windows …

King reveals insights about Candy Crush Saga on the game’s first birthday

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: King<p><i>Candy Crush Saga</i>, the game that has become synonymous with addictive freemium gameplay, has turned a year old …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

PlayStation 4 launches with a Sony promise that big games are coming

The PlayStation 4 is now available in the United States. Sony streamed its lavish New York launch event live, using the hour prior to midnight to divert attention away from the console's slim launch line-up and focus on big names and exclusives to come. <i>Gametrailers</i>' Geoff Keighley presided as new …

2013 Performance Car of the Year: Desktop Wallpapers

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The Perfect Road Trip | Top Gear DVD Trailer

Unloading the Beasts: Ferrari Enzo, F50 and F40

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

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Typhoon Haiyan: is it the biggest storm ever?

Typhoons are hurricanes by another name<p><b>What is the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon?</b><p>The name: in the Atlantic and the eastern Pacific Ocean, they are hurricanes. In the north-western Pacific Ocean they are known as typhoons.<p><b>How big is Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda)</b><p>Bigger than …

What You Need To Know About Node.js

Node.js, a framework that’s been around since 2009, is making a big impact in web programming circles.<p>With disciples in Microsoft, Yahoo, LinkedIn and PayPal, developers have not only heard of the merits of Node.js, but they’re either using or learning it now.<p>Consumers may have heard that Node.js …

Twitter Shares Soar on NYSE Debut

Andrew Burton/Getty Images<p>The bird has flown the coop.<p>Twitter shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning, soaring nearly …

Here are five especially neat things the Xbox One can do

The Xbox One that you snag on November 22nd (or thereafter) does some pretty neat stuff besides just playing video games: live TV, NFL fantasy league and voice commands for <i>everything</i>. But that's all bigger-picture stuff. Some of the coolest things that the Xbox One does are in the details, many of …

The Xbox One Resolution Saga Showcases An Underlying Next-Gen Frustration

Another day, another announcement that the resolution of an upcoming Xbox One launch title isn’t what everyone was hoping it would be. Dead Rising 3 has been revealed to be native 720p and locked at 30 FPS.<p>The game can now be added to the list many of Microsoft's launch games that are some mixture …

Apple says FBI spy rules are irrational, supports free speech challenge by Microsoft and Google

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>America’s big tech companies, embroiled in an on-going surveillance scandal, are in a …

Iran nuclear talks begin in Geneva

United Nations Security Council members will be pushing Tehran to accept constraints on its nuclear programme<p>Negotiators from Iran and world powers including the US and Britain on Thursday embarked on two days of talks in Geneva aimed at brokering a deal to end the long-running dispute over the …

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Google readies Glass development tools for a two-day hackathon preview

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Google.<p>Programmers eager to make more robust apps for Google Glass(s goog) will have their chance …

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Motorola wants you to tattoo a smartphone microphone onto your throat

Okay, where to start on this one? Simply put, Motorola has applied for a patent of a microphone with a tranceiver and power supply that is designed to be <i>tattooed onto your throat</i>. The idea is to capture vibrations directly from your larynx in order to cut out background noise -- while eliminating …