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The Allagash Abductions

The following narrative details a multiple alien abduction that transpired in the state of Maine during August 1976. The Allagash Waterway abductions …

The military is 2 years away from unleashing its real-life Iron Man suit

The Department of Defense is two years away from unveiling an Iron Man-like suit. Known as the Tactical Light Operator Suit (Talos), it can repel bullets, help lift heavy objects, and provide lifesaving oxygen. The suit also comes with 3D audio; heating and cooling systems; and embedded …

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

Apple Music

Space Sex: PornHub wants $3.4 million to make orbital whoopie

Despite the associated physical difficulties of boinking in orbit, PornHub recently started an IndieGoGo campaign raising funds for the world's first space-based sex scene. The online pornography clearinghouse is seeking to raise $3.4 million over the next 60 days in order to send up AV stars Eva …

Earth Science

Explore all of Google Maps in Lego form with this Web app

Many kids have built plastic brick cities out of Lego, but what if you could see any location on Google Maps in Lego form?<p>That’s what designer Einer Öberg has done with the appropriately named Brick Street View. The Web app renders Street View locations in block form, even inserting traditional …

21 remarkable new animal species that will freak you out (pictures)

Alcatel OneTouch’s Cross-Platform Smartwatch Opens Pre-Orders For $150

The Alcatel OneTouch Watch, which got its debut at CES this year, is officially going on sale today with pre-orders starting at $149.99 directly from the company’s U.S. website. The smartwatch is unique among those from larger OEMs in that it works with both iOS and Android smartphones, packing in …

Still undecided about an Apple Watch? Startup offers ‘try before you buy’ rental

The Apple Watch is not a cheap purchase, and with only 60% of our readers planning to buy one, it’s clear that many of you are not yet convinced you see a role for it. (I have to say I was even less convinced after checking out the size on my wrist in the Apple Store app–even the 42mm model looks …

Uber gets a second shot in Spain as a food delivery service

Uber still can't operate as a car-hailing service in Spain after being banned last year, but there's apparently no stopping it from bringing its other offerings into the country. So, the company has launched an on-demand food delivery service in Barcelona called UberEats, which brings customers …

Wall Street

Tesla's next charger will automatically connect to your car

One of the constant (if minor) hassles of electric car ownership is having to plug in whenever you get home. Wouldn't it be nice if the charger could do that for you? That may just happen. Tesla's Elon Musk has revealed that his company is working on a charger that automatically extends from the …

A mood-changing headset, Thync, that uses electrodes to perk you up

Alcohol and coffee are about to get competition from a set of electrodes you wear on your head. Branded the Thync, the calming effect it produces is comparable to how you feel after an alcoholic drink, while the energising effect is similar to a cup of coffee, says Isy Goldwasser, the CEO and …

Scarred by war: Battlefield landscapes from First World War 100 years on - Telegraph

World History

U.S. 'Lone Soldier' Max Steinberg Gets Hero's Burial in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Tens of thousands of people turned out in Jerusalem on Wednesday to mourn an American who died fighting in the Gaza Strip after volunteering to join Israel's military.<p>Originally from California’s San Fernando Valley, Max Steinberg was among thousands of so-called "lone soldiers" …

Bluetooth Shower Speaker | Cult of Mac Deals

This rechargeable bluetooth shower speaker is water-resistant with a suction that allows you to secure it to your shower wall and listen to tunes or make hands-free calls.<p>10 meter wireless connection range<br>• Showerproof casing with IPx4 rating<br>• Built-in rechargeable battery - cable included<br>• Built-in …

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LaMetric Is A Smart And Hackable Ticker Display

Ever since covering Fliike, a beautifully-designed physical ‘Like’ counter for local businesses, I’ve been thinking about how the idea could be extended, with a fully-programmable, but simple, ticker-style Internet-connected display.<p>A few products along those lines do already exist, but I’ve yet to …

Man Injured After Elevator Climbs 30 Floors in 15 Seconds

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Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here - CNN.com

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Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

British photographer Dennis Morris was a high school student in London when he first met Bob Marley. "I was into Jamaican music, and I read that he …

Bob Marley

$10,000 and a bout of madness nets you this gold-plated Xbox One

What does one get for the eccentric billionaire who has it all? A gold-plated Xbox One from famed retailer Harrods of London is a start, and it turns out that Harrods is selling <i>just that</i> in its London store right now. Of course, that kind of bespoke game console experience comes with a hefty price …

'Monster' leashed: Smirking child molester jailed for 145 years

A Wisconsin man who smirked while being admonished by a judge for recording himself sexually assaulting six young children was sentenced to the maximum 145 years in prison.<p>Alexander R. Richter, 30, of Racine, had just apologized for molesting a 2-year-old girl and five other young children. He also …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

Fallout 4 Reportedly Exists, Is Set In Boston

There are no secrets on the internet anymore, and video game projects trying to be kept under wraps have a way of being uncovered far ahead of their official reveal date these days. Such is the case with Fallout 4 today, a game, that according to Kotaku at least, actually exists.<p>The internet …