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Léa Seydoux: ‘For Bond, you have to be up for it. I had to work, to get fit’

Following her performance as a lesbian artist in Blue Is the Warmest Colour, Léa Seydoux was hailed as Bardot meets Binoche. But fame, and her sultry Gallic allure, hasn’t stopped her taking unglamorous roles in lesser-known films. Next up, however, is 007…<p>In France, Léa Seydoux is a very big deal …

New Android malware makes your phone look like it’s off, and then spies on you

AVG has discovered a new Android malware threat, dubbed PowerOffHijack, that has a very unique feature: it hijacks the shutdown process. After PowerOffHijack makes it looks like your phone is off, it then proceeds to spy on you.<p>In other words, when you hit the power off button, your mobile device …

Android News

AirAsia pilots may have turned off plane computer system before crash, report claims

Bloomberg reports that pilots had shut down power to a flight protection system after trying to deal with a string of alerts from it<p>The pilots of the AirAsia flight which plunged into the Java sea last month had cut power to a critical computer system as they struggled to deal with the unfolding …

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Mental Disorders

This Super Slow-Mo Video Shows How Complex Cameras Are

Cameras are so ubiquitous that it’s easy to forget what amazing pieces of technology they are, high-end DSLRs in particular. Check out this 10,000 fps footage from The Slow Mo Guys if you want to see just how complex.<p>As the video explains, DSLRs use clever optical tricks to get everything done. A …

Videography

I lost 50 lbs in 3 months – here’s how technology helped me

America has never been as fat as it is right now. And I had never been as fat as I was seven months ago.<p>I don’t usually discuss personal matters here …

Mars Odyssey: Record-Breaking Mission to Mars

For more than a decade, Mars Odyssey has been circling the Red Planet. The NASA spacecraft broke a record in 2010 for being the longest-serving piece …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Eggs

Everything You Need to Know About the JPEG Image Format

One of the more common questions that new photographers ask is, how many pictures can I fit on my memory card? There are two answers to this, the …

Ampere Smartphone Wireless Charging Sleeve With Fast And Smart Charge Technology (video)

Novelsys has created a new smartphones wireless charging sleeve called the Ampere, that they have equipped with both fast challenging and smart …

The States People Are Fleeing

More people are moving out of New Jersey than are moving in. The same is true for New York and Illinois. Those three states top the “outbound” list compiled by United Van Lines, the big St. Louis-based moving company that has put together an annual survey of where Americans are moving for the last …

"I'M NOT CHARLIE": Leaked Al Jazeera Newsroom Emails Reveal Charlie Hebdo Debate

"What Charlie Hebdo did was not free speech. It was an abuse of free speech," one Al Jazeera journalist wrote. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, an Al Jazeera spokesperson defended the internal debate.<p>The internal staff email chain began with a Jan. 8 email from Al Jazeera English's executive …

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Hero hostage died saving child

Hostage Yohan Cohen died trying to wrestle a gun from terrorist Amedy Coulibaly as he held up innocent shoppers saving a child's life<p>Brave hostage Yohan Cohen died trying to protect the innocent shoppers with him, saving the life of a three-year-old, as he tackled armed gunman Amedy …

Terrorism

Anonymous claims first victim in 'Operation Charlie Hebdo'

Hacking collective Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists after Wednesday's deadly attack on Paris-based satirical newspaper <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>, and …

The Vanishing Island - Photographs by Daesung Lee | LensCulture

Imagine if over the next few decades, your home-town were to shrink by 1/2. No, not in population—in area. In available, physical space. What would you do? What could you do?<p>Ghoramara is an island located on a delta region in West Bengal. Due to climate change (melting ice in the Himalayas, …

West Bengal

World's Largest Digital Camera Gets Funding Go-Ahead

Plans to build "the world's largest digital camera" took one step closer to fruition as funding was approved for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's massive 3.2-gigapixel sensor. The camera, which is part of a telescope to be built in the mountains of Chile, will be the size of a small car and …

Cartoonists show solidarity after Paris Charlie Hebdo attack, in pictures - Telegraph

Charlie Hebdo

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

National Geographic Picks the World’s Most Unique Lodges

The National Geographic Society just announced a list of the world's most unique lodges. These 24 boutique hotels located on six continents were chosen for their design and character, service and experiences, and their commitment to conservation. National Geographic actually deployed experts to …

What 100 Million Stars Looks Like: NASA Releases a 1.5 Gigapixel Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

NASA has released the largest and sharpest photograph ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to ours that contains an estimated …

Movie Stills From Disney Films Revealing Where Animators Cleverly Hid the Famed Cartoon Character Mickey Mouse

<i>Cinderella</i> (1950)<p>Disney‘s blog Oh My Disney recently presented a list of movie stills from Disney films that reveal where animators cleverly hid the …

This Anti-Paparazzi Clothing Uses Reflective Threads to Ruin Flash Photos

While working as a DJ for Paul McCartney’s world tours, Chris Holmes would often be disappointed when his reflective outfits would ruin flash …

Britain's MI5 Chief Warns Al Qaeda In Syria Planning Mass Attacks On West

(Reuters) - Al Qaeda militants in Syria are plotting attacks to inflict mass casualties in the West, possibly against transport systems or "iconic …

Argentina is not planning to repay its debt to US hedge fund

But after some hopeful headlines and tons of conjectures, it didn't take long for things to start looking ugly again.<p>Does this sound like a country that's ready to sit down at the table and negotiate with "vulture" creditors?<p>"The world recognizes Argentina's right to defend its finances, its …

Argentina

Paul Ryan Needs A Reality Check On Obamacare

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday that Democrats who touted the successes of the Affordable Care Act need to have their brains examined. Recent data on Obamacare, however, suggests that the Wisconsin Republican is the one who could use a reality check.<p>"The proponents of the Obamacare law on the …

The New Republican Attack on Social Security Starts Now!

Republican opponents of Social Security have not wasted even a single day in their plan to dismantle Social Security brick by brick. What should be a dry, mundane exercise -- the adoption of new rules by the newly convening House of Representatives -- has turned into a stealth attack on America's …