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The internet is losing its mind over this photo of Mark Zuckerberg walking through a sea of people in VR headsets

Welcome to the future.<p>On Sunday, Facebook CEO and virtual reality enthusiast Mark Zuckerberg shared the image above on his Facebook profile.<p>The photo was taken this past weekend at the Mobile World Congress, a big tech conference in Spain.<p>The internet is freaking out.

Virtual Reality

Detective scientists discover ancient clues in mummy portraits

A Northwestern University research team has taken CSI to a whole new level: employing sophisticated scientific tools to investigate details of the …

How to partner with a larger company when you’re a startup

In the case of our partnership, the GED Testing Service was in the process of expanding their services so they could create a bridge between GED credential holders and the 21st century workforce and empower GED students with access to better opportunities.<p>However, choosing a career is not easy. …

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Even though we use our iPhones all day every day, there are still a handful of features that are relatively unknown.<p>Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p>Plus, there are a few things Siri can do for you that you may not know about.<p><i>(Note: Most</i> …

Handsfree

Effort to unlock secrets of 3,700-year-old woman 'Ava'

<b>An archaeologist hopes to gain new insights into the life of a young woman who died more than 3,700 years ago.</b><p>The woman's bones, including a skull and teeth, were discovered at Achavanich in Caithness in 1987.<p>Unusually, she was buried in a pit dug into solid rock and her skull is an abnormal shape …

Archaeology

21 Crazy Things That Happened Due To The Insane Cold In Eastern Canada

"My Fitbit thought I died."

The Science Behind Why the Earth Isn't Flat

For the past 18 years, the U.K.’s Environment Agency has used a remote sensing method called LIDAR (short for Light Detection and Ranging) to scan …

Flat Earth Society

Climate change helps slow, not quicken, rising sea levels – NASA

Glaciers are still melting, but climate change is having an unexpected effect on sea levels, NASA has found. Satellites show 3.2 trillion tons of …

Service dog in training goes wild over chance to meet Pluto in Disneyland

With a cartoony name like "Ace," this service dog seemed destined to one day meet his Disney hero, Pluto.<p>Ace got to pay a visit to his canine idol while on a training outing to Disneyland, according to Guide Dogs of America volunteer Sandy Steinblums.<p>The result? Probably the cutest thing we've seen …

Pets

Gravitational waves embargo broken by tweeted picture of Nasa celebratory cake

Erin Ryan tweets photo of celebration cake announcing ‘the first direct detection of gravitational waves’ 16 minutes before embargo due to lift<p>The world of science had waited a century for confirmation of Albert Einstein’s prediction that gravitational waves existed, only to be surprised when the …

5G trials are coming to some US homes this year

After Verizon announced last September it would be testing 5G technology in 2016, now AT&T is jumping on the bandwagon too.<p>AT&T ‘s plans will see field trials conducted with the intention of rolling out commercial services that use elements of the technology before the end of the year. To set up …

21 innovative ways companies are using IBM Watson

IBM Watson is the supercomputer that famously beat human contestants in the US TV show Jeopardy seven years ago.<p>Initially a research project, the …

IBM Watson

IBM Watson Teams With Toronto Raptors On Data-Driven Talent Analysis

IBM announced today that is has teamed with the Toronto Raptors to bring cognitive analysis in the form of IBM Watson to the NBA team’s talent evaluation process.<p>The new tool called IBM Sports Insights Central, pulls in data from a variety of sources including statistics, video, social networking …

Moneyball

Peyton Manning flouted NFL rules for his infamous Budweiser marketing

When Peyton Manning told CBS on Sunday that he would celebrate his Super Bowl victory with, among other things, "a lot of Budweiser," it immediately …

What To Learn From Eli Manning's Leadership Eyes

The Denver Broncos and their quarterback Peyton Manning had just scored the clinching touchdown in the Super Bowl. The camera turned from the field to the Manning family, where Peyton’s brother had a look of consternation instead of celebration. The internet lit up with people scolding him for not …

NFL

The Scientists Who Are Deciphering 'Unreadable' Ancient Texts

The Lazarus Project has a secret to reading invisible ink: capturing it with multispectral imaging.<p>Sometime around the year 1491, the German cartographer Henricus Martellus produced an influential map of the world, which was likely used by Christopher Columbus on his 1492 expedition to the Americas.<p>…

Adolf Hitler the artist: Watercolours and drawings sold at auction, in pictures - Telegraph

Eli Manning showed zero emotion when his brother won the Super Bowl

Eli Manning is a man of few emotions.<p>Just as the Broncos scored the winning touchdown at the Super Bowl on Sunday, the camera panned to the Manning's …

27 Times JB Hi-Fi Was The Most Weirdly Hilarious Store In Australia

Sometimes the reviews are better than the actual products.

Lemon Juice With Salt Can Stop Migraine Headache Within Minutes

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Apple's Arrogance Exposed As Controversial Error 53 Bricks iPhones

It’s rare that you see a company highlighting its own flaws when everything is going perfectly. Once you apply some pressure, you reveal the frayed edges, the blurred lines, and both the real and the perceived faults. Apple’s Error 53 has been bubbling away for months, but received wider …

Apple Store

This Teacher's Facebook Post About Why She Quit Teaching Is Heartbreaking

"In my teaching career I have never seen so many students suffering from stress and anxiety."<p>View this post on Facebook<p>"That question got me to thinking long and hard," she writes. "I had no answer except that I truly loved kids and it was with a heavy heart that I realised that wasn't enough …

‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6

It’s the message that spells doom and will render your handset worthless if it’s been repaired by a third party. But there’s no warning and no fix<p>Thousands of iPhone 6 users claim they have been left holding almost worthless phones because Apple’s latest operating system permanently disables the …

Mobile Technology

Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Genetically modified foods, or GMOs, inspire strong reactions nowadays, but humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favorite produce for millennia.<p>While GMOs may involve splicing genes from other organisms (such as bacteria) to give plants desired traits — like resistance to pests, selective …

Organisms

10 best foods to make from scratch and save money | Cook on a Budget

Here are 10 DIY ingredientsthat will make filling your fridge not only fun but considerably cheaper too<p>If we start from the perspective that milk, in terms of flavour, nutritional value and animal welfare, is one of the things you shouldn’t skimp on, it follows that your yoghurt should be made with …

Food

An Artist Creepily Highlights Donald Trump's Most Prominent Feature

It's not his hair.<p>If you asked Americans what Donald Trump's most prominent feature is, many would say his hair. And yes, his hair is certainly fascinating, in the same way watching a hot dog eating contest is fascinating.<p>But more noteworthy is that gaping hole between his nose and chin. Art …

Life in Ancient Egypt: what was it like?

Egypt’s pharaohs have left an impressive legacy of stone architecture, monumental inscriptions and religious art, allowing us to reconstruct their …

Why Your Next Career Choice Should Begin With Mobile Learning

If you want to make moves in your career, you need to keep your ear to the ground to ensure that you pick up on the latest trends.<p>If you want to make moves in your career, you need to keep your ear to the ground to ensure that you pick up on the latest trends. As you do, you will see that mobile …