Barry Corbett

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The Top 10 Drone Photos Ever Shared on 500px

Drone photography is picking up steam as the little recreational multi-rotor copters become more and more affordable and easier to use.<p>It’s safe to …

Drones

Disney rendered its new animated film on a 55,000-core supercomputer

Disney's upcoming animated film <i>Big Hero 6</i>, about a boy and his soft robot (and a gang of super-powered friends), is perhaps the largest big-budget mash-up you'll ever see. Every aspect of the film's production represents a virtual collision of worlds. The story, something co-director Don Hall calls …

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Samsung, LG and HTC Troll Apple Over Bendgate

You knew it was coming sooner or later.<p>Samsung, arguably Apple's biggest competitor in the smartphone market, took a jab at Apple early Thursday for …

iOS 8 Review: Widgets, Keyboards and Notifications Make a Good OS Great

iOS 8 is Apple's most realized iOS release ever.<p>Sure, the media excitement is concentrated around the impending release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 …

World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print

One day, in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be able to walk into a car dealership, choose a design — including the number of seats — and have a 3D …

How to See Messages in the Facebook App Without Downloading Messenger

Good news, Facebook Messenger haters— there's a way to keep your messages in the main app without downloading Messenger.<p>Facebook began moving …

Kim Jong-un Visited a Lube Factory, and Of Course It Became a Meme

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un recently visited the Chonji Lubricant Factory and was very, shall we say, "excited" — no, let's go with "pleased" — …

Friendly Seal Spends an Hour Chillaxing With Surfer Bros

Surf's up, seals.<p>When something unknown touches your leg in the ocean, the worst possible scenario comes to mind. But when a gentle nudge grazed …

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

Japan

Pro-Russian Rebel Commander: 'We Did Warn You — Do Not Fly in Our Sky'

KIEV, Ukraine — As news broke of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 being downed in eastern Ukraine, the separatist’s shadowy commander with a pencil …

The Story Behind the Sweetest Moment of the Brazil-Germany World Cup Match

Hey World Cup fans, here's a little story about a man, a trophy and good sportsmanship.<p>This die-hard Brazil fan was all set to own Germany in …

Glass cracks below tourists in Chicago's Willis Tower

In what could have been a nightmare come true, part of the glass floor in a viewing box high above Chicago cracked right below a group of California …

The Drunkest Countries in the World, Mapped

The average person who is 15 or older, globally, drinks 26.2 cups of pure alcohol in a given year, according to a new report from the World Health …

Heroic Cat Saves Child From Vicious Dog Attack

<i>Warning: The end of the video contains images that may be graphic.</i><p>This cat is the new superhero in town.<p>A horrifying YouTube clip from Roger …

The Forgotten Photos of Mothers

A few weeks ago, 83-year-old photographer Ken Heyman received a call from the office of his former agent, Woodfin Camp. They had photographs of …

Eminem Apologizes to Mom in Emotional Mother's Day Music Video

Grab a tissue. Eminem dropped a touching music video on Mother's Day to apologize to his mom, Debbie Mathers, for his hateful lyrics about her …

'SNL' Hilariously Shows What Happens If You Mess With Beyonce

If you're not a Beyonce fan, you better just fake it.<p>In what was one of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s most hilarious sketches in awhile, guest host Andrew …

Programming Isn't Manual Labor, But It Still Sucks

<i>Peter Welch is a writer and programmer. He is the author of the book</i> And Then I Thought I Was a Fish <i>and the blog "Still Drinking"</i>.<p>Every friend I have …

Firefox Rolls Out Biggest Design Overhaul in 3 Years

Mozilla got personal with the biggest update to its Firefox browser since 2011 to users on Tuesday, ushering in a much-welcomed modernized look with …

How Would Lag Feel in Real Life? This Ad Uses Oculus Rift to Find Out

Internet lag is an annoying thing. Now, Swedish broadband provider Ume.net used virtual reality headset Oculus Rift to show how bad lag would be if …

Drone Shoots Epic Footage of SpaceX Rocket Launch and Controlled Landing

Elon Musk's space-faring company SpaceX has released the first test footage of its Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) taking off, and making a controlled …

Matching Dog and Baby Duo Are Dangerously Cute

Everyone had a childhood best friend growing up — some were real, some invisible, and if you were really lucky, they may have been a dog.<p>Zoey and …

Clippy Returns in Microsoft Office April Fools' Day Gag

Opening up a fresh new Microsoft Office document hasn't quite been the same without Clippy, the oh-so-helpful little paperclip prompting us with tips …

Two-Legged Dog Has Best Day of His Life at the Beach

Duncan Lou Who is a pup born with two deformed hind legs that had to be removed. While the boxer has a wheelchair to help him get around, he much …

Build Your Own 'Flappy Bird' IRL With This DIY Kit

<i>Flappy Bird</i>: it's not just for phones anymore.<p>The mobile app phenomenon that ended abruptly in February has returned — but this time, in the form of …

14-Year-Old Proves U.S. Can Save $370 Million by Changing Fonts

Font nerds, get ready to rejoice. Typefaces aren't just fun — finding the right one could make a huge difference to the nation's bottom line.<p>Changing …

10 Gmail Hacks to Help You Master Your Inbox

Gmail has quite a few tricks up its sleeve.<p>The popular email service, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary on April 1, can do more than just …

Every Terrible Ad Cliché You've Ever Seen in One Genius Video

Lab beakers and Chinese farmers. Kites and panoramic views of Costa Rica. Cars, babies and canned goods — these are what advertisements are made …