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Samsung is sticking a massive touchscreen on its next smart fridge

Samsung is well-known for having some crazy ideas about how to integrate technology into people's lives, and CES is undoubtedly ground zero for the strangest of them. It's also well-known for big advertising blitzes, and so out in the public, main hallway at CES you will find huge banners …

OPEC: Oil won't be worth $100 a barrel until after 2040

In an in-depth report on long-term energy trends, OPEC, the 13-member cartel of oil producers, said a barrel of oil would not be worth $100 until after 2040.<p>But the good news for oil states is that the price will go up, albeit slowly.<p>OPEC said oil companies' spending cuts planned for next year will …

Opulent Air Travel Is Reaching a New Level of Lunacy with Seats On Top of the Plane

Instead of offering reliable on-time service, zero baggage fees, and decent meals, airlines seem willing to try anything else to fill seats. …

Here’s that $2.2 million Bugatti yacht you didn’t know you needed

Ultra-exotic car maker Bugatti doesn't currently have any cars in production, and it's months away from showing its next model — the Chiron — to the public. But that doesn't mean you can't buy Bugatti-branded stuff right now. Very expensive Bugatti-branded stuff, in fact.<p>Meet the Niniette, a series …

After Police Asked Them Not To Tweet About The Lockdown, Belgians Began Tweeting Cute Cat Pictures

“This, dear outsiders, is how we fight terrorism here. They haven’t got a chance! We haz kittens!”

Social Media

The world's most beautiful airport control towers

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid of negative emotions is so easy, why is it that more than 21 …

Mindfulness

First Aston Martin Vulcan Arrives in the US

The first Aston Martin Vulcan has arrived in the United States and was on show at the company’s outlet in Cleveland for a couple of days. The …

Anonymous says Isis is being protected by Silicon Valley company

A Silicon Valley computer firm has been accused by Anonymous of playing a key role in helping ISIS to strengthen and improve their online …

It's official: the next Bugatti hypercar is the Chiron, and it'll be revealed in March

It's no secret that the replacement for Bugatti's legendary Veyron would be called the Chiron — except that apparently it <i>was</i> a secret, because Bugatti just officially announced the name this morning. "Chiron" has been floating around in the automotive press for many months, so today's press release …

Mayfair's largest luxury pad goes on sale complete with library and a £15m price tag

Exclusive: the first floor apartment in the Mellier building comes to market - once a Buick showroom where royalty bought limousines<p>Mayfair’s “largest luxury apartment”, first floor apartment with a 25-metre, eight window front overlooking Albemarle Street, is being launched today.<p>The new …

Real Estate

Funny Pictures – November 30, 2015

Speed limit lowered due to ice. <br>viaEvolution vs intelligent design. <br>viaThe Squares. <br>viaI love guacamole. <br>viaCelebrate Christmas by burning a child’s …

Justin Trudeau

Children orphaned by the Paris terror attacks will be adopted by the French state

Several children lost one or both parents in the Paris attacks. These orphans of terror may now be adopted by the state of France, becoming <i>pupilles de la nation.</i><p>Laurence Rossingol, the junior minister of family affairs, has called on the 50 children who have lost parents in the Paris attacks to …

Paris Attacks

US special forces to arrive in Syria 'very soon' as Assad hails Russian airstrikes

Dozens of US special operations troops will arrive in Syria “very soon” as promised by president Barack Obama’s administration, a senior official has said.<p>The troops will help organise local forces battling the self-proclaimed Islamic State in northern Syria, according to special envoy Brett McGurk.<p>…

Middle East

4 key things you need to know about the Paris attackers

BRUSSELS, Belgium — On Wednesday morning, French police stormed an apartment in Paris' Saint-Denis neighborhood, in a raid they say was targeting the …

35 beautiful vintage photos show what Istanbul looked like in the 1960s

The city hosted 838,000 visitors in the first quarter of that year alone, a benchmark that hadn't been hit for a decade.<p>Tourism numbers for the country have since slipped, causing a drop in hotel prices, which means it's a great time to plan a trip to the city.<p>If you're in need of some inspiration, …

This Belgian Neighborhood Is Struggling To Block Its Children's Radicalization

Molenbeek, which has a population of about 100,000, has been linked to some of the most high-profile terrorist attacks in recent years.<p>BRUSSELS — On its face, Molenbeek has little in common with the Parisian banlieues that have also become known for fostering extremism. The urban landscape lacks …

City Halls

Some Anonymous members are complaining about the 'war' on ISIS

A hacker affiliated with the group who goes by the name "X" told Tech Insider in an email on Tuesday that he "does not agree with ... nor [would he] actively support" Operation ISIS, though he'd never disrespect another Anonymous member's operation if it was in line with the group's central …

See Architect Stefano Boeri's High-Rise Tree House

See Architect Stefano Boeri's High-Rise Tree HouseGreen design—integrating eco-friendly components into urban architecture—is a movement that's been …

Architecture

Dubai stock market tumbles raising spectre of second crisis

The plunging oil price has dragged the Dubai stock market to its lowest level this year<p><b>Emerging markets</b><p><b>Questor says AVOID</b><p>Stock markets in the Middle East are tumbling once again as the falling oil price places fresh challenges on the finances of the region. They look like extremely risky prospects …

How The Navy SEALs Prepare For Extreme Cold Weather Survival, And How You Can Too

If you want to learn a potentially life-saving action, you need to practice it. And if you need to learn if your clothing and other gear is capable …

Why Are BMW Drivers Hated So Much

In 2013, a study done by the Institute of Personality and Social Research at the University of California, Berkeley stated that “BMW drivers were the …

These striking portraits will change the way you see homeless people

Back in 2008 Lee Jeffries took a picture of a homeless girl sleeping in a doorway in London, and it changed his life.<p>Since then the amateur …

Russia has released footage of one of its planes intercepting a US Reaper drone over Syria

Russia's Ministry of Defense has released a video showing a Sukhoi (Su-30SM) more or less intercepting a US MQ-9 Reaper drone over Syria.<p>Although Russia and the US have agreed on coordinating their air activity in the skies over Syria, several close encounters between Sukhois and American jets and …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

Here's why NASA won't work with China to explore space

<b>Note: Spoilers ahead if you haven't seen or read "The Martian."</b><p>In the "The Martian," a hit sci-fi novel and recent blockbuster movie, there's a moment where NASA launches a rocket full of supplies to Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on Mars.<p>Unfortunately for Watney, the rocket blows up and NASA …

Ferrari car wash for 10,000 pounds

Jim Ross