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Meghan Markle, Modern Woman, Walked Herself Down the Aisle

She made her way to the altar solo before being greeted by Prince Charles.<p>Meghan Markle made a bold statement the moment she appeared in St. George's Chapel today (and no, we're not just talking about her stunning dress). She just walked down half of the wedding aisle solo, and looked completely …

Royal Weddings

People Really Do Love Dogs More Than Humans, Says New Study

We all knew it.<p>Some dog owners love their four-legged friends so much that they treat them like they would a child - and sometimes even say they …

General Motors may eliminate up to six cars from lineup, report says

DETROIT — General Motors has put six of its cars under review and is evaluating whether to cancel them in the coming years, according to a report from Reuters.<p>The news comes as sales of cars continue to plummet in the U.S. and as consumers increasingly turn to SUVs and pickups.<p>The company is …

General Motors

Unofficial Galaxy Note 8 render confirms design

Samsung has officially told us when to expect a Galaxy Note 8 announcement, which means we’re about to see a ton of rumors blow up while there’s …

Driverless Cars Will Be Part of a $7 Trillion Market by 2050

A new study from Intel and the research firm Strategy Analytics claims that driverless vehicles will be behind $7 trillion worth of economic activity …

The Netflix Lineup for January Is Finally Here and You're Going to Lose Your Sh*t

The best holiday gift.<p>Yeah, I know, you're over 2016. It's been a fucking year. Well, let me bring your attention to something that'll cheer you up: Netflix released the list of new movies and shows coming in January, and it's amazing. (Definitely too pure for a year like 2016.) <i>Parent Trap</i>, <i>A Series</i> …

Asus ZenPad 3 8.0 is an affordable premium tablet

Phones

Lucid Motors unveils the Air, a new luxe electric car with a 400-mile range

California-based Lucid Motors revealed its first car today, a fully electric sedan aimed at the “executive” market, with a 400-mile range rating from its onboard 100kWh battery, a 2.5-second 0-60 mph time and a target market date of 2018. The vehicle prototype was shown off today at a special …

Secrets and lies of a master spy: The agent who fooled the British, Russians, Italians, Japanese and the Nazis during WW2

In 1943, Peter Fleming, brother of Bond creator Ian, recruited a promising-looking Indian intelligence officer and code-named him Silver. His new recruit was a master of deception who worked for all the Axis powers as well as for the Soviets and the British - and fooled them all. Meet the only …

Communist Party

The World’s Tallest Solar Tower Hopes To Be Completed By 2017

Not primarily recognized for being one of the leaders in renewable energy, but Israel will soon be flying past everyone’s expectations with the …

Renewable Energy

Black Dallas Surgeon Reveals His Conflicted Relationship With Police

In an emotional speech that seems ripped from a Hollywood film, a Dallas surgeon who treated police officers shot by the Dallas shooter, describes …

The 10 Best Luxury Adventure Lodges

While the idea of planning a luxury outdoor adventure is compelling, the fact is, it takes a ton of work. You need to research what location you want …

Fly Fishing

The World's Rarest Minerals Are Finally Cataloged

Geologists have sifted through over 5,000 minerals known to date and identified a handful of the world’s rarest minerals, many times rarer than diamonds. These minerals were created in extreme instances where you had to have the perfect ratio and amount of elements in specific speciations, ideal …

Geology

Audi RS3 sedan spied testing at the Nurburgring

Although American enthusiasts often miss out on foreign forbidden fruit, we've known for a while that the Audi RS3 will probably make it to the United States in 2017. While there's been no official word, Audi of America CEO Scott Keogh has made it clear he wants to bring the car over. Audi already …

Automotive Design

‘Amazing’: Scientists crack mystery of Venus’s vanished water

By human standards, a descent onto Venus mirrors a fall through different circles of hell. As visitors approach, they would first pass through a thick haze of sulfuric acid. Further below are heavy metal snows that drift over mountain peaks. Finally, upon touching down, the average surface …

Astronomy

Why Women Are Smarter Than Men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn’t typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that makes opening this particular can of worms worth it.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), …

Emotional Intelligence

U.S. says prepared for military solution against Islamic State in Syria | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday that the United States and Turkey were prepared for a military solution against Islamic State in Syria should the Syrian government and rebels fail to reach a political settlement.<p>The latest round of Syria peace talks are planned …

Middle East

Space shuttle piggyback 747 unveiled | CNN Travel

(CNN) — It may sound impossible to some, but once upon a time, airplanes regularly took off and landed with 83-ton spaceships on their backs.<p>Someone has wisely decided to put one in a museum.<p>On Saturday, Space Center Houston in Texas unveils an exhibit featuring one of two powerful Boeing 747s that …

Space Exploration

Leaked: Galaxy S7 release date set for March 11

With all of the hoopla surrounding the iPhone 7 and the rumored demise of the 3.5mm headphone jack, it’s easy to forget that Samsung is planning to …

5 can't-miss apps: KnowMe, Mimicker Alarm, ZCast and more

With rumors swirling around a new 4-inch iPhone and Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S7, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps.<p>…

L.A. to pay $24 million to two men imprisoned for decades after wrongful murder convictions

The<p>Los Angeles City Councilagreed Tuesday to pay more than $24 million to settle lawsuits from two men who alleged that investigations by dishonestLAPDdetectives led to their wrongful murder convictions and caused them to spend decades behind bars.<p>Kash Delano Register, who won his freedom in 2013 …

Crime

After 40 Years, New Results From The Moon's Surface

Chinese lunar rover digs into the history of the moon's volcanoes<p>Back in 2013, Chinese lunar lander Chang'e 3 visited the moon, carrying with it a rover named Yutu, or 'Jade Rabbit'. Now, two years later, the first scientific results from Yutu have been published.<p>In a paper published in <i>Nature</i> …

Google's new tablet probably wasn't meant to run Android — which would explain the bad reviews

This oddity would explain why many reviewers found the operating system, which is primarily designed for smartphones, to be lacking.<p>Walt Mossberg, a well-respected technology pundit, said in his review that the Pixel C is "an object lesson in what Google shouldn't do if it pursues home-grown …

Android News

5 US national security-related conspiracy theories that turned out to be true

Take off your tin-foil hats for a second, because sometimes an insane-sounding conspiracy theory actually turns out to be true.<p>From the government making up an enemy attack to justify war to "mind control" experiments, some stories are hard to believe until declassified documents or investigations …

Pitti Uomo Day 1: Fashion Tribes, Nino Cerruti and the Pleasure of Things

This is my second time at Pitti Uomo and the Spring/Summer 2016 collections are definitely about fun. There is of course lots of content to keep me happy, like "Il Signor Nino", an exhibit dedicated to master fashionista Nino Cerruti as well as increasingly growing numbers to keep the exhibitors in …

Clothing

Science vine: how do solar panels work?

Solar panels have long been a feature of the quest for renewable energy, and as such feel like a very modern technology indeed. However, their origins go back to 1839, when French physicist Edmund Bequerel first discovered that certain materials would produce small amounts of electric current when …

Solar Panels

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more …

Coffee Grinders

The Apple Watch Might Be Able to Measure Blood Oxygen

A pedometer isn’t enough for a device to call itself a serious fitness tracker nowadays – a heart rate sensor is essential for giving meaningful measurements during intense activity.<p>Naturally, Apple says the heart rate monitor on its smartwatch is better than the one’s you’ll find in competing …