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Project Tango can remember where it's been, making AR work even when your device is distracted

If you’re not familiar with Google’s Project Tango, it’s an image recognition platform, to put it simply. Using a special 3D camera, a Tango equipped …

Augmented Reality

Tohoku: Beautiful photos from overlooked part of Japan | CNN Travel

Rockstar is revealing new games soon, but they’re still far from release

Rockstar is expecting to make some big announcments soon, but isn't indicating that anything is releasing soon

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

12 sci-fi/fantasy books that channel the blood of hardboiled noir into their black, black hearts

Hardboiled detective novels (popular from 1920 through the 1950s) and the film noir genre inspired by it (popular from the 1940s through the 1950s) …

14 Great Reasons to Start Your Own Business Today

It may seem easy to think of reasons not to start your business -- but here are plenty of reasons why you should.<p>Thinking about starting a business, but just aren't sure you're ready?<p>You <i>are</i> ready.<p>Here's why.<p><b>1. You do have the money.</b><p>As Growthink founder Dave Lavinsky says, being an entrepreneur is …

DIY - Wood Greenhouse - Quiet Corner

If you want to build a construction to store your plants during the cold winters or to grow your own vegetables, we will show you all you need to …

Woodworking

Future Quest Kicks Off the Cartoon Crossover My Childhood Cried Out For

The Herculoids meeting Jonny Quest and Hadji. The Galaxy Trio and Birdman sharing a weird adventure together. Mightor and Space Ghost combining past …

Comic Books

The 5 books Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer

Want to know what the richest man in the world reads?<p>Bill Gates has written a blog post, recommending five books to his fans and followers.<p>He wrote on his website: "This summer, my recommended reading list has a good dose of books with science and math at their core. But there’s no science or math …

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

Why The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Don't Focus On Their Competition | Inc.com

The best advice I have ever received was from a client turned friend, Chris Vaughn. He said (and I'm paraphrasing) to never take your eye off the ball or worry about what someone else is doing. There will always be people with more money or more celebrity, but you are the only one with your brain, …

Entrepreneurship

Dangerous cities you should never tour alone

Many people are leaving their homes and embarking on new exciting adventures. Solo traveling seems to be the new big thing (<i>Most Incredible Trips for Solo Travelers</i>). While this sounds like fun, it’s important to take precaution and research your travel destination before you head there.<p>Some places …

20 tricks insiders use to score a cheap hotel room

Finding a cheap hotel room can be difficult. The average daily rate for U.S. hotel rooms has increased in the past seven years, to $121.37 in 2015, according to statistics resource Statista.<p>But that doesn't mean you can't find deals to save money on a hotel room. There are many hotel savings tricks …

Taiwanese Couple Puts a Hilarious Twist on Famous “Follow Me” Travel Photos

In 2013, photographer Murad Osmann found a creative way to document his travels with <i>Follow Me To</i>, a multi-year series in which his girlfriend (now wife) extended her hand and led him around the world. This unique point of view inspired others to snap their own photos in the same manner, often …

First impressions of Shanghai Disneyland in 11 videos

One of my favorite parts of being a theme park blogger is taking virtual vacations around the world while sitting at my desk.<p>Over the last week, I've spent a lot of time virtually traveling to China via online videos of the "soft opening" of Shanghai Disneyland. Disney has begun allowing select …

The Best Thing to Eat Before and After Your Workout

Whether you’re eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s …

What fruits and veggies looked like before genetic modification

Next time you pop an ear of juicy sweet corn on the grill, remember this: Your summertime favorite wasn't always so tasty.<p>In fact, its predecessor, a wild grass called teosinte, barely resembles the sweet, crunchy vegetable we're now familiar with. And this was the case for many of our fruits and …

This four-ingredient beer ice cream may change dessert forever

It's now easier than ever to find excellent ice cream in Los Angeles. From McConnell's to Carmela and Salt & Straw, great ice cream is everywhere, and the flavor possibilities are almost endless.<p>But making ice cream at home can be just as easy — and you can go nuts with the toppings.<p>For most …

Airlines profit on travelers who do not watch fares closely

For four days, Friday to Monday, I hammered out posts with low fare deals available during the fare war to Europe between American, Delta and United. …

Watch Andy Samberg's Conner4Real Get Bad Review in 'Popstar' Trailer

The Lonely Island unveiled the latest trailer for upcoming mockumentary <i>Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping</i>, starring Andy Samberg as bad boy pop …

Why male spiders need to get their game on -- or die

During courtship, males of the spider <i>Pisaura mirabilis</i> offer a prey wrapped in silk to the female as a nuptial gift.<p>It sounds awfully chivalrous, but researchers say the behavior is not as selfless as it sounds.<p>Scientists have hypothesized that nuptial gift-giving proves a male's fitness as a mate. …

Zoology

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E-Cigarettes Are Now Banned From Checked Bags on Planes

The ban was implemented over concerns the devices may be a fire hazard.<p>The U.S. Transportation Department said Wednesday it is permanently banning …

eCigarettes

In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human

A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find disturbing: make embryos that are part human, part animal.<p>The researchers hope these embryos, known as chimeras, could eventually help save the lives of people with a wide range of diseases.<p>One way …

Lawyers given lesson in how to show their soft side as they face robot competition

Lawyers have been given a lesson in how to show their emotional side amid rising concerns about robot competition.<p>Fifty solicitors from Vario, the legal resourcing branch of international law firm Pinsent Masons, tonight completed emotional intelligence training in a bid to “polish up their human …

Nightmare Fuel Tangiers Releases on November 26

That's "Tan-jurrs" not "Tangy-ers".<p>Stealth title Tangiers is coming to PC, Mac, and Linux on November 26.<p>Andalusian Games describes Tangiers as a …

Fifty Word Review: N++

N++ is an infuriatingly hard platform game, so aggravating it will make you scream… and yet you won’t stop playing. Minimalist graphics disguise how precisely this game is designed and executed; it demands accuracy, constantly punishes mistakes, and feels amazing when you finally clear a level. …

Hitbox allows streamers with few viewers to still make ad money — unlike Twitch

Someone wants to grab the game-streaming crown from Twitch.<p>Hitbox announced today that it is removing any minimum viewers requirement for ad revenue share and subscriptions. This means that anyone can receive some ad money from their Hitbox streaming channel. Twitch, the most popular game-streaming …