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Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

Turn Your iPhone and iPad Into the Ultimate Portable Gaming Device

GAMEVICE is back with its popular MFi controller for the iPhone 6, 6s and iPad Air.<p>While there are a ton of mobile games out there, sometimes those touchscreen controls just don’t cut it. Just a few days after Apple announced it forthcoming product launches, GAMEVICE premieres its latest MFi gaming …

Machine Learning Trick of the Day (3): Hutchinson's Trick

Hutchinson's estimator is a simple way to obtain a stochastic estimate of the trace of a matrix. This is a simple trick that uses randomisation to …

3 Math Facts All Kids Need to Know (But Many Do Not)

With school back in session, I find myself reteaching and refreshing students on a very familiar (to me, anyway) list of math concepts. By now I …

Mathematics

Programming Android with Kotlin

Android Developer<p>Written on 14 September 2015<p>I had 8 years of experience in Java when I decided to start using Kotlin for my Android projects. It …

Android News

The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations

Photo Credit: Shutterstock/R.T. Wohlstadter<p>Slide 1 of 23<p>Introduction<p>Mathematical equations aren't just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many …

Android SDK tutorial for beginners - what you need to know

Android development starts with the Android SDK (Software Development Kit). While there are many different programming languages and a host of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) you can use to create an app, the SDK is a constant.<p>SDK provides a selection of tools required to build Android …

Mystery Deepens: Matter and Antimatter Are Mirror Images

Matter and antimatter appear to be perfect mirror images of each other as far as anyone can see, scientists have discovered with unprecedented …

Meet the Kindlepreneurs

The bestselling authors you've never heard of<p>Swapping a high-flying career in law to become the author of romantic thrillers was a change of gear that surprised even Louise Ross. Nevertheless, while on maternity leave with her son Ethan, now two, the 30-year-old from Hertfordshire decided to give …

Apple Recruits Trojan Horse To Attack Android

As I highlighted in Forbes’ weekly digest of news from Cupertino, Apple is on the hunt for Android software engineers (the job listing is currently here, and copied below). While there is natural speculation about what other projects the engineers could be working on (after all, the job description …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Japan's leader defends handling of hostage crisis

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defended his policy toward terrorism, as the flag at his official residence flew at half-staff Monday …

Don't listen to what these porn stars have to say about investing

While some of the investment ideas offered might be attractive, the rationales provided by some of the actors and actresses reflect one of the most common mistakes made in investing: the assumption that good companies make good stocks.<p>Let's examine a few of the quotes CNBC got.<p>Jesse: "Apple. [The …

Images of child abuse found in Vatican City

Two cases of child pornography possession were uncovered within the walls of the Vatican last year, along with numerous other crimes in the city state, the Holy See’s prosecutor general has announced.<p>Following worldwide allegations of sex abuse by priests, Gian Piero Milano, the Holy See’s Promoter …

Dominican Republic

Katy Perry Wore Not One But Four Awesome Super Bowl Halftime Show Outfits

Millions of people tune in to the Super Bowl for football and commercials, but everyone knows the real fun starts during the halftime show. This notion rings especially true this year, thanks to a guest appearance from Missy Elliot and the fact that Jeremy Scott created Katy Perry's look for the …

Hands on with Microsoft’s new Outlook for iOS

Microsoft quietly released Outlook for Mobile this week. It was a little weird as there were no leaks or even a hint at last week’s Window’s event. …

The Untold Story Of Shake Shack’s $1.6 Billion Branding

For the first time, Pentagram tells the story of building Shake Shack’s branding from the ground up.<p>Last week, Shake Shack went public in an IPO that ballooned to $1.6 billion–cementing the brand’s journey from a one-off boutique stand in New York’s Madison Square Park to a multinational burger …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

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Steven Meisel Plays Around

<b>What:</b> A cocktail party hosted by Loewe celebrating “Role Play,” a traveling exhibition of 26 images from photographer Steven Meisel.<p><b>When:</b> Thursday, January 29th<p><b>Where:</b> Phillips auction house in New York.<p><b>Who:</b> Models Jamie Bochert, Hannelore Knuts, Christina Cruz, and Bethann Hardison were amongst the …

A Brief Guide to Photographic Acronyms

Sometimes it seems like photography is just one big repository for acronyms. We buy a new lens, it is sold with OS or VR. Our cameras have very high …

In new budget, Obama proposing 14 percent tax on overseas profits to fund infrastructure projects

President Obama will on Monday give Congress his $4 trillion spending plan for fiscal 2016 that includes a request for billions of dollars in much-needed public works projects -- an idea that has bipartisan support but little backing for the proposed tax increases to fund such efforts.<p>Obama will …

Katy Perry to Super Bowl fans: Buy my stuff, now

Those of you watching Sunday's half-time show will be able to buy Perry paraphernalia in the moment across social media and connected devices.<p>Are you ready for some shopping?<p>That could be the subtext of Katy Perry's half-time show during Sunday's Super Bowl, as she pitches a range of merchandise …

New 4K-Capable PS4 And Xbox One Consoles Coming This Year, Predicts Netflix

With sales of 4K TVs set to balloon in 2015 and more native 4K content sources appearing week by week, the continuing inability of the PS4 and Xbox One consoles to deliver any sort of 4K action is starting to look more and more uncomfortable. So much so that video streaming giant Netflix – arguably …

Televisions

Inside a Camera at 10,000fps - The Slow Mo Guys

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Let It Snow! 4 Tips For Super Snow Photos

Oh, the weather outside is frightful. But photographing snow is so delightful!<p>It’s especially delightful when you know how to make the most of that …

Vintage Contact Sheets of Hollywood Film Stars

Who can forget those movies from the golden age of Hollywood? There is nothing quite like them. Hollywood films have always had a special magic, …