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Driver stopped with sheep in car tells police 'I was taking it to McDonald's'

A motorist in North Yorkshire who was travelling with a sheep in his boot tells police he was taking it out for a meal<p>Police who stopped a motorist were stunned to discover a sheep in the boot of the car – which the driver claimed he had taken to McDonald’s for treat.<p>The incident occurred in North …

This roundabout makes people drive the wrong way

<b>SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO</b><p><b>This has got to be Britain’s most dangerous roundabout.</b><p>For unknown reasons, motorists tackling the roundabout keep driving down …

A top VC claims Uber's CEO said he would buy 500,000 self-driving Teslas

This person isn't a celebrity owner or safety advocate, but rather the CEO of the preeminent ride-hailing company Uber.<p>If Tesla can build a fully autonomous car by 2020, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says his company would buy the vehicle. In fact, he would buy every one Tesla builds.<p>Yes, all 500,000 …


Dyson built a lamp that burns for 37 years thanks to satellite tech

Dyson has put its know-how to use improving vacuums, fans and more. Looking to tackle lighting woes, the British company built the CSYS line of lamps that'll burn bright for 37 years. Using Heat Pipe technology, the lamp uses a system similar to what's found on satellites to keep eight LEDs cool …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Google has a team of 100 people working on a project so secretive most of them can reveal only their first names

Advertising fraud is a serious problem. The Internet Advertising Bureau predicts ad fraud could cost brands as much as £6.5 billion ($10.1 billion) in wasted spending each year.<p>For Google — the world's biggest seller of online advertising — that's a huge problem. Google requires trust that ads …

Internet Marketing

Microsoft's new Hyperlapse Beta app lets you create beautiful time-lapse videos on Android

<b>Update, May 18:</b> Microsoft released an update to Hyperlapse Beta including some bug fixes and support for these additional devices:<p>OnePlusOne<br>• Xiaomi Mi4<br>• Motorola Droid Turbo<br>• Sony Xperia Z3 Compact<br>• Samsung Galaxy Note Edge<p><b>Original post, May 14:</b> Microsoft has just released its Hyperlapse Mobile …

Time-lapse Photography

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - where will Samsung go from here?

In the past, the Samsung Galaxy Note series has often been referred to as the Korean giant’s “real flagship”, largely due to the fact that the Note series generally had the best specs, arguably the best aesthetics, and is one of the phones the sets the tone for what to expect from Samsung, and the …


Xbox One rumor claims DVR is coming to replace Media Center

Even as Microsoft buries Windows Media Center, there's a rumor that it actually does have a plan for a replacement. According to Paul Thurrott's sources, the Xbox One will gain the ability to record live TV "probably this year." That's the kind of feature Microsoft originally envisioned for its …

Hands-on With Microsoft HoloLens: Augmented Reality That Doesn't Make You Sick

Microsoft showed off some nifty demos of HoloLens, its augmented reality headset, last week during the company’s annual conference for developers in San Francisco. In a live, on-stage demo, Microsoft demonstrated how you could pin videos and calendars wherever you want in your house or play with a …

Augmented Reality

Proud of how tough the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are, Samsung publishes its own drop test

Following the bend test from earlier this week, Samsung has now released a drop test video showing the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge withstanding some massive impacts.<p>Prefacing the video with commentary on the various drop tests that are making the rounds, the company said on its <i>Samsung Tomorrow</i> …

Electronics Industry

How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.<p>While the White House has said the breach only …

U.S. Dept. of State

What 1 Billion Miles Of Driver Data Tells Us About How We Drive

Insurance companies are using data to try to shape driver behavior and reduce accidents–here’s what they’ve found so far.<p>While cruising down the highway may feel to a driver like a solitary activity, vehicles are more connected than ever. Hundreds of millions of drivers worldwide use services like …

Driverless Cars

LG UX 4.0 Brings Manual Camera Mode, Intuitive Notifications

LG has announced the latest version of its custom Android user interface, ahead of the launch of its G4 phone later this month.<p>LG UX 4.0’s new features include Quick Shot, which lets you shoot pictures anytime — even when the display is off — just by double-tapping your phone’s Rear Key.<p>There’s …

Wisconsin Stops Kentucky; Plays Duke Monday


Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz A cave on the Jordanian shore of the Dead Sea is lined with a thick layer of salt crystals and stalactites from the splashing of wind-driven wave . The water in the Dead Sea is some of the saltiest in the world, with seven times the salt content of the sea. To get this view, I poked my head down through a hole in the back of the cave at sunset and watched as a solitary drop of salty water to fell to the surface. While most people perceive deserts as wastelands, to me they are exquisitely beautiful places in need of protection. From #DesertAirBook by @geosteinmetz #HolyLand #PromisedLand #WaterCrisis

Google and Apple's new laptops may sound bad now, but they are the future of computers

A few days ago, we learned Apple's new MacBook is about four years behind in terms of performance. It has a gorgeous new design and a sharp display, but costs more and isn't as powerful as the entry-level MacBook Air.<p>Google is following a similar trend. Its newest computer, an updated model of the …

Google Drive

National Geographic Travel

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is The New Hotness

The smartphone to beat this season is the Galaxy S6 Edge. It’s slim, stylish, and powerful, a mashup between the previous Galaxy S series with the original iPod Touch. It’s well-made and unique, a combination rarely found in cellphones these days and it is as far from the Galaxy S5 as the T-1000 …


45 Ways the Drones Are Taking Over

Drones can fly to places where humans cannot reach and capture breathtaking footage, but that's far from the limit of their amazing abilities.

This Is What Computers Look Like Now and That's Just Awesome

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Virtual Reality