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Trainers

The challenge and opportunity of augmented reality

Interest in this topic is off the charts, and tech investors are eager to learn everything they can about this burgeoning market.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech …

Augmented Reality

Liverpool vs. Watford: Score, Reaction from 2016 Premier League Match

Liverpool gained a measure of revenge on Watford, beating the Hornets 2-0 Sunday at Anfield.<p>Midfielders Joe Allen and Roberto Firmino were the goalscorers as the Reds moved to within two points of a top-six place.<p>When the two sides met previously in the Premier League on Dec. 20, Watford won 3-0 on …

Soccer

NVIDIA’s New GPU Encourages Players to Become In-Game Photographers

Ansel can capture images with a stunning resolution of 4.5 gigapixels.<p>Jumping into a video game world is a little like going on a trip, but for most of us, our method of taking snapshots on those journeys for years has been the lowly screenshot. More often than not, the act is a little like taking …

Virtual Reality

13 Things You Need to Know Before Eating at Subway

Forget everything you think you know about the home of the footlong.<p>Subway is one of those shops that, no matter where you are in the world, you know what you're going to get: pillowy bread, salty sliced deli meat, gooey melted cheese, and limitless veggies. It's consistently affordable, making it …

New York City

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane positive over La Liga title chances

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he remained "positive" about their La Liga title chances following Sunday evening's dramatic 3-2 win against …

Soccer

North Korea invites journalists to cover political confab, has them tour wire factory during the event

More than 100 foreign journalists descended on Pyongyang last week at the invitation of the North Korean government. The big occasion? The reclusive state was about to convene its first ruling-party congress in 36 years. The last time it held one, in 1980, current leader<p>Kim Jong Unhadn’t even been …

Photographs of cryonics and the age-old quest for immortality

Murray Ballard is a photographer based in Brighton, England. His series <i>The Prospect of Immortality</i> is the product of five year’s unprecedented access …

The next Moto X may pack a smarter, metal-clad design

Way back in December, rumors suggested that Lenovo's next big Motorola phone would go in a very different direction than ages past, including a metal chassis and a curious camera bump. Well, those rumors just got some validation. <i>HellomotoHK</i> has posted images of what appears to be both the next Moto …

11 Things Your Bra Fitter Wants You to Know

Yes, you do need to get fitted.<p><b>1. We</b> <b>know you're probably sick of hearing it, but getting fitted is as important as everyone says.</b> Your breasts change size regularly, and the correct bra will give you support and make those assets look *~incredible~*.<p><b>2. There's no reason to be nervous.</b> Bra fitters …

Thousands protest ahead of Greek reform vote

Greece's parliament has approved a controversial overhaul of taxes and pensions despite mass rallies against the measures.<p>Police said almost 18,000 people turned up in Athens and about 8,000 in Thessaloniki on Sunday against the changes demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary …

Europe
Donald Trump

911bot is a chat bot that could save your life

When you find yourself in an emergency situation, it’s hard to know what to do. And even if you do, panic can take over.<p>911bot, a product built at the Disrupt Hackathon here in New York, aims to help you out in a pinch.<p>The Facebook Messenger-based chat bot lets you report emergencies to the …

Apps

12 Mom-Approved Beauty Products For Mother's Day

It's goes without saying that a mother simply does know best, especially when it comes to our health and wellness. As our mothers pass down beauty advice learned from generation to generation, we treasure their sacred beauty tips heard time and time again to maintain beautiful and healthy skin. …

Fear and loathing in county cricket: the grim financial realities of the domestic game

“Put it this way, we’re counting every loo roll,” says Gavin Warren, the chairman of Northamptonshire, as he contemplates the financial realities of life at the sharp end of county cricket.<p>At least he is sipping his tea out of a new mug in the Northants offices. Then again, that is only because it …

Ryder Cup

How hackers smooth-talked their way past the security of a power company

One of the most interesting tactics they used is called social engineering.<p>Social engineering is the tried-and-true hacker tactic of deceiving someone and trying to convince them to do something they normally wouldn't do. It happens often over the phone, like when a cybercriminal pretended to be a …

Social Issues

This is How Much Your Favorite TV Apartments Would Cost Today

Can you afford Carrie Bradshaw's place?<p>The <i>New York Post</i>reports on how much it would cost to live in some of your favorite iconic TV apartments and houses today. Spoiler alert: You will never be rich enough to live in Monica's apartment. You can kiss that terrace goodbye unless your sitting on a …

Sir Frank Whittle's son accuses Whitehall of 'marginalising' jet engine inventor on anniversary of his achievement

Among those who created the world we now live in, he stands alongside John Logie Baird, Alexander Graham Bell and Sir Tim Berners-Lee.<p>Yet the genius of Sir Frank Whittle, the man who invented the jet engine, will go almost entirely unheralded when the 75th anniversary of his achievement falls next …

Zidane hopeful that Granada can do Madrid a favour

Los Blancos need a favour from the Andalusian side if they are to win La Liga - but the Frenchman feels Barca could slip up on the final day<p>Zinedine Zidane remains optimistic that Real Madrid can overhaul Barcelona and win La Liga after a dramatic penultimate round of fixtures on Sunday.<p>Madrid go …

Soccer

10 Super-Common Reasons Couples in Long-Term Relationships Break Up

No. 8 happens more often than you think.<p>We've all been in relationships that we were positive would stand the test of time and then crumbled beneath us. Sometimes we know the exact reason why — I'm looking at you, Mrs. Name Redacted! You should've kept your nose out of my relationship with your …

Relationships

Female Beauty Photographed All Around the World

Almost three years ago the Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc quit her office job and set out on a journey to photograph the diversity of female …

We eavesdropped as five daughters and one son asked their mothers the questions they’d always wondered about

Mothers. They are our first teachers, the repositories of inside jokes, the keepers of family secrets. Too often we take them for granted, figuring they’ll be around for years to answer whatever questions come up and to reveal more of their own inner worlds. But then one day they are gone, and the …

Airports