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NASA is studying an interstellar submarine that could explore the oceans of Saturn's moon

Diving deep into the sea reveals a whole ecosystem thriving in extreme conditions.<p>There's only one other place in the solar system with surface seas and they are found on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.<p>The vast seas and lakes could be explored one day using an interstellar submarine.<p>NASA is funding …

Astronomy

The 25 least-visited countries in the world

<i>Two years have passed, and it is time for an update of what I consider the ultimate traveler's bucket list.</i><p>Why countries are less visited varies, but location, travel related logistics, costs, visa availability, governments or lack thereof and degree of war usually matters.<p>Figures on international …

Africa

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 …

55 Questions to Ask Siri for a Hilarious Response

There are plenty of entertaining questions to ask Siri | Source: Apple.com<p>Though Siri, the digital voice assistant built into Apple’s iPhones and …

The 14 most exciting new tech products that will launch before the end of the year

Although most of these companies haven't spoken publicly about their new products yet, leaks have given us an idea of what's to come.<p>From new iPhones to the next version of Windows, here's a look at the products we can expect to see before the year's end.

Mobile World Congress

Why I Support 'No Gays Allowed'

On Tuesday, a Tennessee retailer made headlines when he took the whole we-won't-bake-cakes-for-gay-weddings thing to the next level. In response to last week's Supreme Court marriage ruling, Jeff Amyx, owner of Amyx Hardware, taped a "No Gays Allowed" sign to his storefront window. Amyx, who is …

Big Bang Nixed --"Our Universe Evolved from the Black Hole of a Collapsed 4-D Star" (Today's Most Popular)

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

This is the way the world ends: not with a bang, but with a Big Rip

New model suggests that as the universe expands everything from galaxies to space-time itself will be torn apart - but not for about 22 billion years<p>Everything we know, and everything else besides, burst into existence at the Big Bang. Now scientists have concluded that we could be heading for an …

PopSlate Adds Always-On Second Screen For iPhone 6

When I first heard of PopSlate’s protective case, my initial knee-jerk reaction was: why would I need a second screen on the back of my phone?<p>Well, after a few months using it, I finally know why: because it’s actually really really useful! I used that additional screen, which is always-on and …

Middle Age

Unreleased iPods appear in latest version of iTunes

Some hawk-eyed users (and <i>MacRumors</i>) have noticed something interesting in iTunes 12.2: iPods that don't exist yet. The latest version of Apple's desktop music software, released yesterday, contains an image of the iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle, with all three devices coated in colors that …

Single-celled plankton evolves tiny, human-like eye

The eye is so complex that researchers originally thought it had come from an animal that the plankton had eaten<p>A single-celled marine plankton has evolved a miniature version of an eye to help see its prey better, researchers believe.<p>The tiny creature, which can only be seen under a microscope, it …

It took me about 30 seconds to realize that I'm switching from Spotify to Apple Music

It has changed how I listen to music. The ability to access all of my music without clogging up my iPhone (and try out new albums at will) has been amazing.<p>On Wednesday, I decided to give Apple Music a shot. I'm by no means an Apple fan, but I'm definitely locked into its walled garden. (I use a …

Music Industry

16 tweets that sum up how we all feel on Britain's hottest day of the year

LONDON — As the Met Office recorded temperatures topping 30 degrees celsius in many parts of the country, it's clear that #hottestdayoftheyear has …

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software - Pocket-lint

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.<p>The new OS from Apple brings …

This graffiti artist's 'experiment' with the authorities escalated hilariously

LONDON — A British graffiti artist's year-long battle with a local council – and how that squabble transformed an otherwise unremarkable brick …

Streetwear

iPhone Evolution: Photos Taken With Every iPhone Prove Apple Was Right

In case you think a camera phone is all about the number of megapixels it packs, then a simple comparison between all iPhones released to date will …

Nasa says bright lights over Georgia were 'not a meteor'

Nasa says that a series of slow, bright lights seen across the southeastern United States on Monday evening "was not a meteor or fireball".<p>The space …

Tonight, Jupiter and Venus meet in a summer sky

It's been a slow summer dance as Venus and Jupiter have sidled up to one another over the month of June, but tonight is the night of the big rendezvous: Conjunction, when the two planets will appear close enough in the night sky to kiss.<p>Amateur astronomers will be pulling out their telescopes, but …

Astronomy

iOS9 - Release date, features and compatibility

Share & Comment<p>What is iOS 9?<p>There was a time when you bought a phone and it stayed just the way it came forever, nothing new was added, no bugs or …

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How to build a DIY Micro Camper

I would like you to meet Bob! He’s our 40 sq. ft. Micro Camper.While I designed him to be light weight he is also very rugged and well insulated. …

RVs

Jupiter and Venus Conjunction – Watch the Skies

On Tuesday, June 30, there will be a conjunction of Jupiter and Venus. A conjunction is a celestial event in which two planets or a planet and the …

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

But on June 15, astronomers detected something signaling that it had woken up.<p>Now, scientists around the world are using highly sophisticated instruments to learn as much as they can about this mysterious beast of nature before the black hole returns to its slumber, which will be soon.<p>Black holes …

Canary Islands

See 5 bright planets at once

First time we can see 5 planets at once since 2005. All 5 are up before dawn, still, and all 5 will remain visible until Mercury disappears in the …

Universes could be created during Tuesday's leap second

What's in a single second? An awful lot, depending on when and where you are in the universe. CNET's Eric Mack ponders the value of Tuesday's extra leap second.<p>In our modern age of flash crashes and instantaneous global communication, a lot can happen in a second. That means that the extra " leap …

Venus and Jupiter will appear to collide this week in a spectacular nighttime show

<i>This post has been corrected</i>.<p>Over the last month, Venus and Jupiter have gradually converged in the night sky. Tonight, June 30, is the main event: They will pass within a third of a degree of each other, allowing you to cover them both with the same finger.<p>The two planets will then stay within two …

Astronomy

iPhone 6s: Apple May Fix One of the iPhone 6’s Most Disappointing Problems

One of the most annoying issues with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is storage. Apple decided to keep the entry-level 16GB model for last year’s top …

The Man Who Invented Text Messaging Has Died At 63

The tech world has just lost a legend. Matti Makkonen, the man who was considered “the father of SMS,” has died at 63.<p>The Finnish inventor pitched the idea for text messaging in 1984 according to <i>Wired</i>, while having a pizza dinner during a telecom conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. His creation has …

Apps

The Supreme Court Cited Confucius In Its Marriage Equality Ruling And The Chinese Internet Went Wild

Justice Kennedy cited Confucius, and it got people in China asking: Would the ancient philosopher approve same-sex marriage?<p>Same-sex marriage hasn't been legalized in China. It remains common for LGBT Chinese people to enter into heterosexual marriages and live their lives hiding their identities, …