Ash Farris

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All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.<p>The exact cause remains to be determined, but scientists do know that eye color began to change long before recorded …

Genealogy

Jim Carrey's ex-girlfriend left suicide note addressed to him, police docs reveal

New details have emerged about the death of Jim Carrey’s ex-girlfriend, Cathriona White, who committed suicide 10 months ago.<p>White, 30, overdosed on prescription medications in Sept. 2015, according to autopsy and toxicology results obtained by People magazine. People reports a suicide note …

Antonov An-225 Mriya touches down in WA amid traffic chaos near Perth Airport

The public viewing area on Dunreath Drive reached capacity early on Sunday morning with thousands dedicated aviation enthusiasts getting in early to …

Fried Cauliflower (Egyptian Style) Recipe

"The smaller the florets the crispier and yummier! To get even crispier florets, add a couple of teaspoons cornmeal to the batter."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

The Science Of How Fast A Fart Is

The nerds at <i>Asap Science</i> went Good Will Huntingall over a whiteboard to figure out that “the smelly part” of a fart can theoretically fly at 243 …

How to make your laptop boot faster

If your laptop takes its sweet time booting up, then here are some things you can do to put a little pep back in its startup step.<p>Get an SSD<p>You can breathe new life and faster boot times into old laptops by replacing spinning hard drives (HDD) with a new solid-state drive (SSD).<p>Without needing to …

A wearable personal cinema system and other gadgets

From a personal cinema system headset to a prototype retro games console, BBC Travel Show's Tommy Sandhu looks at some of the latest travel gadgets.<p>Watch more clips at The Travel Show website.

Wearable Tech

Ryan Reynolds Thanks Blake Lively in Hilarious MTV Movie Awards Acceptance Speech

Let's give him the funniest husband award while we're at it.<p>One of the most over-the-top moments of the MTV Movie Awards was Ryan Reynolds' win for best comedic performance in <i>Deadpool</i>, <i>People</i> reports.<p>Before his win was announced, a group of dancing Deadpools jammed along to Salt-N-Pepa's "Shoop" …

The PS4's new update sneaks in 4TB drive support and more

Yes, yes, you can now play your PS4 on your PC or Mac. However, the latest update also resurrects old features, adds new ones, and does plenty more if you have no remote interest on depending on your internet connection to play PlayStation at work. First up, your newest PlayStation will now support …

Five Changes Warner Bros And DC Should Make Now To Save The Justice League

After an initial flush of exuberance over the $82 million opening day and $166 million debut weekend for Warner Bros and DC’s newest comic book hero movie <i>Batman v Superman</i>, the grim reality has settled in for the studio’s executives that mainstream moviegoers have swiftly lost interest in their …

Tom Hawkins boots incredible 55m soccer goal

Tom Hawkins put his hand up for a Socceroos' cap with this thundering goal against GWS on Sunday.<p>Storming down the flank, with the ball in front of …

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Guns N’ Roses: See Video, First Photos of Axl Rose, Slash Reunited

<b>UPDATE:</b> Guns N’ Roses released official concert footage of their Troubadour reunion. Check out the video at the bottom of the post.<p>Guns N’ Roses‘ …

A brief tour of a tiny corner of No Man's Sky

It's 'No Man's Sky' because you have to make the planets yours<p>At this point, anyone who's been following <i>No Man's Sky</i> has an idea of what developer Hello Games is trying to deliver: a massive, open-ended space exploration game that thousands upon thousands of people will play without (likely) ever …

It looks like Samsung's crazy folding smartphone is actually happening

According to Korean news site ETNews, Samsung will apparently start mass-producing the "smartlet" — as we call it — this year for a 2017 release.<p>What the heck is a smartlet? It's a smartphone with a folding screen that can turn into a tablet when you unfold it.<p>In a call with investors in January, …

Organic Light-Emitting Diode

How to Make an Ultra Light Backpacking Stove with a Cat Food Can

Is Your Expensive Backpacking Stove Worth the Weight and Price?<p>We love making our own gear. Sometimes DIY hiking and backpacking gear saves us money, …

Microsoft wants to monopolise games development on PC. We must fight it

Microsoft is looking to dominate the games industry ecosystem with its aggressive new UWP initiative. Developers must oppose this, or else cede control of their titles<p>With its new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) initiative, Microsoft has built a closed platform-within-a-platform into Windows 10, …

Here's Everything Inside the $232,000 Oscars Gift Bag

But there's a catch.<p>Lavish party favors have become a customary perk for nominees at major award shows, but this year the Oscars swag bag is really out of control. This assortment of goodies for 2016 is worth upwards of $232,000—a 40 percent increase from last year's $160,000 bag.<p>Included among the …

Walking Tours

WATCH: Incredible Tiny Snail Beats Its Watery Wings And 'Flies'

<i>Limacina helicina</i> looks like most any other sea snail — until it beats what look like delicate wings and "flies" through the water.<p>A newly published study in the <i>Journal of Experimental Biology</i> says the tiny species of sea snail moves through water using the same kind of motion that an insect uses …

Biology

New Super Smash Bros. Character Reveal Coming Monday

"Instead of doing the unveiling on something like a Nintendo Direct ..."<p>Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has revealed that a new challenger …