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Ancient Entombed Horse Was So Well Loved It Still Has Hair on Its Legs

This 3,000-year-old mare is evidence of a big cultural shift.<p>When archaeologists began excavating the tomb inside a pyramid along the Nile in 2011, …

Ancient History

HoloLens virtual touchscreen is the futuristic tech we’ve been waiting for

Researchers at Microsoft Research have developed a way to give HoloLens users a virtual touchscreen through a system called MRTouch. This allows …

Augmented Reality

Becky G Talks Importance of Her Heritage & Giving Back to the Next Generation: Watch

Becky G participated in a Billboard Latin Music Week panel with Karol G and Yuridia on Wednesday (April 25), during which they discussed being Latino …

Billboard Awards

Third of early deaths could be prevented by everyone giving up meat, Harvard says

At least one-third of early deaths could be prevented if everyone moved to a vegetarian diet, Harvard scientists have calculated.<p>Dr Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard Medical School said the benefits of a plant-based diet had been vastly underestimated.<p>Recent figures …

Holistic Medicine

peach kelli pop makes feminist punk you can dance to

i-D premiers the brand's latest single, 'Black Cat 13,' and talks to lead songwriter Allie Hanlon about fostering dogs.<p>Sometimes you just want to play a record for the sake of rocking out. You don’t need it to be all emotional or tell the story of a complicated break-up. Peach Kelli Pop’s Allie …

Pets

Serge Devant Serves Up Tantalizing Tech House Track 'White Groove'

There’s a palpable swagger that permeates the work of Serge Devant. Between his tight-knit tech house arrangements and restrained melodies, there’s a …

Electronic Music

Iceage Talks Brash, Jazzy 'Beyondless' & Denmark's 'Embarrassing' Treatment of Immigrants

At one end of the of the narrow gallery and performance space that is Brooklyn’s Secret Project Robot, I’m backed up against a giant wooden ice cream …

Ice Age

Chris Hemsworth's Kids and Wife Speak Spanish — but He Doesn't — Leading to Hilarious Fights

Chris Hemsworth might need to take a few Spanish lessons — just to find out why wife Elsa Pataky is angry!<p>The 34-year-old actor revealed on <i>The Ellen</i> …

Hemsworth

Teens Love Vaping Flavors, and It’s a Regulatory Nightmare

Traditional cigarette smoking in America has dropped to historic lows, and it looks like electronic cigarettes could be helping. As “vaping” grows in …

Public Health

This blokes’s been photographing his marijuana plants for over 30 years

Photographer Mel Frank has been growing cannabis for over 30 years.<p>He’s a real expert in the field, having even published the first ever manual on …

Cannabis

Samsung Leak Reveals New Galaxy Is Massive

Samsung seems to be supersizing its best Galaxy smartphones, but a new leak reveals the new Galaxy the whole world wants to see will be truly massive…<p>According to new information from recently prolific Korean site The Bell, Samsung’s long-awaited folding Galaxy X smartphone will incorporate not …

Electronics Industry

Oregon marijuana: Lots of data, few to analyze and check it

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with radio-frequency identification tags. In another room, an employee entered the tag numbers into a government database.<p>The cannabis tracking system used by …

Cannabis

Kim Jong Un to cross line at DMZ: Here's what will happen

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been billed as an historic encounter that could lead to peace on the Korean Peninsula, which has been divided for more than six decades.<p>On Friday morning, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be greeted by South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides …

South Korea

Studio Ghibli went into our dreams and designed a theme park

Want to visit <i>Howl's Moving Castle</i> or run through the forest with <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i> IRL?<p>Japan's Oscar-winning animation company Studio Ghibli …

Anime

Chris Hemsworth, Chadwick Boseman, Josh Brolin Surprise 'Avengers' Fans in Hollywood

"I'm literally lost for words right now," one woman, who was dressed in a Thor outfit, said.<p><i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i>'s "Avengers Week" continued on …

Marvel Universe

Tom Cruise Honored by Leslie Odom Jr., James Corden at Pioneer of the Year Dinner

Cruise is only the second actor to receive the top honor.<p>It turns out Tom Cruise is a a huge fan of <i>Hamilton</i>.<p>On Wednesday night, <i>Hamilton</i> star Leslie …

Hollywood

Microsoft is reportedly working on a leaner Windows 10 (again)

Microsoft’s first attempt to create a lighter version of Windows 10 – which it dubbed Windows 10 S – didn’t go so well, because it did away with the platform’s best feature: its ability to run a crapton of legacy apps. Now, it’s taking another shot with Windows 10 Lean.<p>That’s from the folks at …

Apps

Police take down the world's largest DDoS-for-hire service

The internet might be slightly safer against distributed denial of service attacks in the near future... slightly. Police in twelve countries have taken down WebStresser, believed to be the world's largest service for paid DDoS attacks. The joint campaign (Operation Power Off) seized WebStresser's …

Cybersecurity

Apple still makes it too hard to get kids to put down their iPhone

“Get off the darn phone and do your homework!”<p>You may have — and perhaps more often than you’d like — found yourself yelling something similar to your kids.<p>You’re not trying to be a nag. Your only concern is the child’s well-being, especially with mounting evidence that suggests screen addiction is …

Apple Store

You’ll look ridiculous playing Snapchat’s new AR games, and maybe that’s OK

When the iPad first came out, people looked kinda ridiculous using it out and about.<p>That doesn't quite compare to Snapchat's new AR games feature, …

Space Invaders

Apple might finally fix iPhone names this year

This fall, Apple will launch three iPhone models, which we’ve been referring to as iPhone X successors when discussing rumors, as it’s not clear what …

Mobile Technology

Samsung’s prepping a new version of the Galaxy S9, and the specs just leaked

Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are the two best Android phones on the market right now, hands down. We explained why in our in-depth …

Phones

Grandma Working as Day Trader Shows What Russians Do to Survive

When Natalia Orlova isn’t working a $400-a-month job at a Moscow factory that makes Cold War-era space rockets, she’s glued to the trading app she …

Russia

This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushroom Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

Cooking

No Offense, but These Are the Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

Many people eagerly anticipate Netflix putting out popular new series like <b>Stranger Things</b> and <b>Black Mirror</b>, but the streaming site also acquires a ton of freshly released movies and original films each year. And these films are nothing to sneeze at!<p>In the past few months alone, one of its newer …

Entertainment

Adidas just opened up a factory run by robots — and it will dramatically change how shoes are sold

Adidas' American Speedfactory is open for business.<p>The 74,000-foot facility in Cherokee County, Georgia, outside Atlanta, is now pumping out shoes using a completely automated digital manufacturing process.<p>The first shoes produced and sold from the factory, the new AM4NYC (Adidas made for New York …

Manufacturing

Sign the Petition

This petition calls for the re-drafting of this awful by-law. We want to be able to consume cannabis in public within reason, similar to tobacco …

Cannabis

The Synopsis For ‘John Wick 3’ Shows That The Killer Is Being Hunted

With Starz show <i>The Continental</i> slowly coming together and <i>John Wick 3</i> just over a year from its May 2019 release date, it’s clear that the intricate and thoughtful world-building of the “Wick-verse” has paid off. <i>John Wick</i> isn’t just another action movie, because John Wick isn’t just another main …

Construction

Disney's Extremely Weird Force Jacket Simulates the Feeling of Turning Into the Hulk

Are you cool with hugs? What about the most all-encompassing hug you’ve ever had? That just about sums up how Disney Research’s new force feedback …

Walt Disney World Resort

George R.R. Martin will publish Fire and Blood, the 640-page Game of Thrones history book no one asked for, this fall

Oh, did you want to read The Winds of Winter? Too bad<p>George R.R. Martin has announced that he’ll be releasing a new book in his <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> series this fall — sort of. No, it’s not the long awaited <i>The Winds of Winter</i>, which promises to finally continue the saga that Martin begin back in …

TV Series