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ZTE stuck a tablet on the back of a projector for no apparent reason

Here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona there’s always the weird and wonderful — this year’s no different. Chinese gadget maker ZTE has a curious new device: an Android tablet attached to the back of a projector.<p>It’s called the Spro Plus, and on the back you’ll find an 8.4-inch AMOLED …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple's CEO just made his first comments on the next major computing platform

On the company's earnings call Tuesday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster asked Cook for his high-level thoughts on VR, asking if it's a niche category or something that can really take off as a platform.<p>"I don't think it's a niche," Cook replied. "I think it's really cool and has some interesting …

Augmented Reality

Cameron and Muslim women: a new twist on an old colonial story

The prime minister’s intervention implies he bears the white man’s burden to ‘save’ the brown woman<p>Before David Cameron launched himself this week into a critique of the English language skills of Muslim women in the UK, he would have done well to take a tour of Tate Britain’s exhibition Artist and …

Muslim Women

This Map Shows How Tightly Humanity Is Concentrated Around the World

Half the world's population lives in about 1 percent of the land.<p>The map above was created by entrepreneur Max Galka, who creates infographics using data available from organizations like the U.N. and NASA. It shows where human populations are concentrated, with half of the world's population in …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Warner Bros. is planning 11 superhero movies from now through 2020 — here are all of them

DC Comics is finally playing catch-up.<p>While Marvel is working on the 13th film in its cinematic universe, the DC multiverse — which includes hugely popular heroes Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman — only includes 2013's "Man of Steel."<p>But that's about to change. In October 2014, the studio …

Google paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 just to stay as the default search engine on the iPhone

That number comes from the ongoing Google/Oracle legal battle, in which several accounting figures that Google would rather be kept secret have come to light — including what Oracle purports to be Google's Android revenue.<p>As for search, Google apparently struck a revenue-sharing deal with Apple, in …

Search Engines

LA's Hottest Trainers Reveal 16 Secrets to Fitness Success

While stylish insiders have plenty of fitspiration to offer, we all know that behind every blogger body is a top-notch trainer. Just like last year, we're strolling sweating through memory lane and rounding up some of the wisest words spoken by our Hottest Trainer 2015 contestants.<p>Whether you're …

Stephen Hawking Confirms the Next 100 Years on Earth Will Be Pretty Awful

If Wednesday's news of a possible Pluto replacement planet had you feeling hopeful and excited about the future, then maybe you should simply chill …

Cricketer Chris Gayle Posts Extraordinary Instagram Response to His Critics

Chris Gayle, whose time in the Big Bash has been eventful, to say the least, said farewell to the tournament with an extraordinary message posted on social media.<p>The West Indian batsman took to Instagram to lash out at those who have criticised him in the weeks following his controversial …

Social Media

Google's latest data-squeezing algorithm is coming to Chrome

Google is no Silicon Valley startup, but it's just as intent on creating compression algorithms as the fictional "Pied Piper." The search giant is about to unleash its latest algorithm, called "Brotli," onto the Chrome browser. The software compression team first revealed the algorithm in …

27 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do In Tasmania

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Fish

Stephen Hawking’s New Black Hole Theory Might Reveal The History Of The Universe

The black hole is famously so dense, not even light can escape it. But something can, or at least it can linger at the edges. This is the centerpiece of Stephen Hawking’s new theory about black holes.<p>For a long time, the general theory about black holes explained that they have no particular …

Here are the 29 superhero movies coming out in the next 5 years

Get ready! Nearly 30 superhero movies have been announced to hit theaters over the next few years.<p>We'll see Marvel complete "Phase 3" of its cinematic universe while DC will start playing catch-up by building its own multiverse on the groundwork laid by 2013's "Man of Steel."<p>The list of announced …

Impress the foodies on your list with these awesome gifts - TODAY.com

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The 13 richest countries where people have the least trust in their politicians

One of these is how much the public trusts its politicians.<p>The WEF used its executive-opinion survey to ask, "In your country, how do you rate the ethical standards of politicians?"<p>A score of 1 equates to "extremely low" while a rating of 7 is "extremely high."<p>The measure is therefore based on the …

The end is nigh in first X-Men: Apocalypse trailer

The first trailer for next year's <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> has arrived, and fans of Marvel's merry mutants look set to witness one of the biggest superhero …

LA schools hit back at a teacher who's suing the district for $1 billion with some shocking allegations of their own

The 61-year-old teacher was forced out of the classroom and sent to a place he called "teacher jail" after he supposedly made a joke about nudity, according to the complaint. (Esquith says he simply read his students a Mark Twain passage.)<p>This week, LAUSD — which previously only spoke generally of …

New trailers: The Force Awakens, Captain America: Civil War, The Big Short, and more

I know. It's Black Friday, the family is still together from Thanksgiving, and you're probably more interested in what movies you can all watch together <i>right now</i>, not several months from now. Don't worry, we've got that covered: here are 12 movies you can stream this weekend, 12 TV shows you can …

Ancient skull reveals the secret to why snakes lost their legs

A 90 million year old skull has unlocked the secret to an evolutionary mystery: how snakes lost their legs.<p>Until geoscientist Hongyu Yi, from the …

Amazon is offering a year of unlimited cloud storage for just $5

Yet another spacious attic for all your digital detritus<p>There are plenty of options for keeping your digital media safe and easily accessible in the cloud. Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Yahoo all have services that will let you back up tons of old files. Amazon is a major player in providing cloud …

Archaeologists To Ben Carson: Ancient Egyptians Wrote Down Why The Pyramids Were Built

Yesterday, November 4, marked 93 years to the day that the tomb of King Tutankhamen was opened in Egypt, revealing spectacular artifacts and a magnificent mummy of the boy king. The celebration was somewhat marred, at least here in the U.S., by a leading Republican candidate for president, former …

Ancient History

Fossil fuels could be obsolete by 2050, says top futurist

"On the other side of 2050 I don't see why you would need them (fossil fuels)," Pearson, who is also a fellow at the World Academy for Arts and Science, said.<p>"If you go 100 years from now I think the energy we use will come from either fusion or solar."<p>Recent breakthroughs have Pearson especially …

Renewable Energy

Sony Xperia Z5 impressions: design, performance & stability

<b>Update:</b> Below we mention that the fingerprint sensor seems to be erratic, however a hard reset and re-registration of the fingerprints has vastly improved the performance. Now, the sensor works flawlessly with only a very slight delay in the actual unlocking of the handset. As such, my impression …

Phones

Man Started With An Empty Van, But When He Opens The Back Door You'll Be Amazed

There's perhaps no feeling more freeing than that of living life out on the open road. Though often synonymous with less-than-desirable living …

Home Improvement

10 Tricks to Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home

Life without reliable internet access is like a taxi driver without a reliable car. Living in the digital age where information is given and received …

Wi-Fi

Best Armies in the World - Top Ten List

<i>1</i> <b>United States</b><p>No doubt American army is number one in technology and also it outnumbers the other armies but the army of Pakistan is hardest …

12 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People | Inc.com

<i>Success</i> is an interesting word. The dictionary says it's "the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame," but dig a little deeper and you'll find that it means different things to different people.<p>Truly successful people understand that success in life includes many factors. There's …

Self-improvement

These heartbreaking images show what it's like to live and work in one of the most polluted cities on earth

Mannaerts displays his work on his website, and one of his most compelling stories is "Slaves of Hazaribagh," a photo story put together from his time in Hazaribagh in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and one of the most polluted cities in the world.<p>In 2013, the Green Cross Switzerland and the New …

Pollution