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Explainer: How does the wildly popular BBM differ from regular text messaging?

How Blackberry Messenger Works<p><i>Scroll below the image to learn more</i><p>1. Encryption key is stored in the user’s secure mailbox account.<p>2. Blackberry messages don’t have to be short, but short message service text messages (SMS), in the Latin alphabet, max out at 160 characters. For other alphabets, …

Why e-mail is broken

There was an almighty ruckus earlier this year, when a clever new e-mail app for the iPhone came out. The makers of Mailbox had done all the right things to stoke the hype machine: The previews looked slick, and a waiting list for access quickly ballooned. And iPhone fans certainly do love a lineup.<p>…

A brief, complete history of the gummi bear

Hans Riegel, chief executive of the German confectionary company Haribo, died of heart failure today at the age of 90 in Bonn, according to a statement from the company. Riegel, along with his brother Paul, built the small candy company founded by their father—also named Hans—in 1920 into a global …

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

Siberian summers do not last long. The snows linger into May, and the cold weather returns again during September, freezing the taiga into a still …

Tile App

If you have an annoying habit of losing things, "Tile app" may be the solution to your problems. Tile app is a new tracking device, simply attach it …

Gear & Gadgets

Personalized Portrait Pendant - Children's Silhouette Laser Engraved in Wood Cameo - Mother's Day Gift Idea (Choose Your Color)

**Mother's Day order cutoff date is May 1st (for US customers). Orders received after 5/1 may still arrive in time for Mother's Day but are not guaranteed.<p>HOW TO ORDER (please read step-by-step instructions and FAQ below):<p>1. SEND PHOTO(s) in an Etsy convo: upload file (.jpg or .pdf) to an Etsy …

Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out …

Happy 82nd Birthday Mr. Spock! Eight reasons why we love Leonard Nimoy http://huff.to/14td84W