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How to make money on Instagram: a detailed guide

Brand partnerships, affiliate links, engagement and more<p>You just have to look at Zoella’s house (that bath!) to know that an influencer’s salary is not insubstantial. But how exactly can you translate all that time you spend on social media (read: literally any bus or train journey) into pounds in …

Marketing

Man vs. machine: Racing driver takes on robot, John Henry-style

Is Roborace self-driving race car faster than a professional driver?<p>Cyberdine Systems, your race car has arrived.<p>A self-driving racing machine, known as DevBot, has thrown down the gauntlet to us mere humans, by challenging a professional race driver to set the fastest lap time on a street circuit …

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

A Science-Approved Plan for Sustainable Fat Loss<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The majority of diets don't work for long. Hunger pangs plague you, …

Nutrition

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

Here are the five things I learned installing a smart mirror

I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror. It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It works well when third-party software is installed. Here’s what I learned.<p><b>It’s impossible to get a good photo of the smart mirror</b><p>I tried a tripod, a …

The Genesis Essentia is a Stunningly Gorgeous Electric Concept

Now this is how you design a concept car<p>If you want a luxury sedan that offers great value for your money, the midsize Genesis G80 and the larger G90 should absolutely be on your radar. And when the compact G70 finally goes on sale, we expect it to give Lexus and Infiniti dealers a serious …

Top 10 Fastest Electric Cars Today

With the technology that the automotive industry has today, it is not surprising to see cars out performing records on an annual basis. Over the …

McLaren: We Won’t Follow Ferrari, Corvette Into the Electric Future

It’s not often that the head of a major car company will admit to not being up to speed on the latest, hot industry-wide trend.<p>Jolyon Nash has no …

The Apollo IE Supercar Could Theoretically Drive Upside Down

Passion is key to understanding the rebirth of Apollo Automobil.<p>It’s been a while since we had heard the Apollo name. The company, formally known as …

Le Mans

Samsung’s new TVs are almost invisible

At an event in New York March 7, Samsung showed off its latest top-of-the-line televisions. But, depending on which ones you were looking at, you might not have seen much.<p>Samsung’s new QLED line of 4K TVs features a technology the company is calling “Ambient Mode.” Before you mount the TV, you’ll …

Televisions

New Hubble Data Shows "New Physics" At Work in Space

Astrophysics is never written in stone.<p>NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is known to capture some of the most graceful images of deep space. Its findings …

Universe

What would happen if humans tried to land on Jupiter

A special thanks to Kunio Sayanagi at Hampton University, for his help with this video.<p>The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That's why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn's moon, Titan, and more.<p>But there are a few places in the solar system we will never …

All-screen, no-notch Vivo Nex phone officially lands June 12

The concept phone that nearly melted our eyes when we first saw it is close to being an Actual Thing.<p>Come June 12, Vivo will officially launch the Nex phone in Shanghai, a truly all-screen design with no notch. So, where does it put the camera? No joke, the concept phone we saw (which was called …

Phones

Children struggle to hold pens because of excessive use of iPads, claim experts

Children are struggling to use and pencils because the excessive use of touchscreen phones and iPads is damaging their dexterity, specialists have claimed.<p>Paediatric doctors, handwriting experts and orthopaedic therapists are warning that although youngsters can swipe a screen, they no longer have …

Touchscreens

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

Aspark Owl Electric Hypercar Does 0-60 MPH in 1.6 Seconds

Thanks to ultra-capacitors and hot Hoosiers<p>We offered bemused coverage of this unknown Japanese electric supercar when it first appeared at last year’s Frankfurt show claiming 2-second 0-62-mph acceleration from pretty modest-sounding power and torque output. Then the other day Aspark’s …

Sports Cars

Dark websites: The best sites to get started with on the dark web

Dark websites aren't as easy to find as those on the regular internet so here's our pick of the best and how to access them<p>There are plenty of useful …

Privacy

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Why Bill Nye the Science Guy is standing up for a climate skeptic

When someone changes their mind, does it matter if the rationale is empirical, or expedient?<p>As a hard-right Oklahoma congressman since 2013, Jim Bridenstine has demanded that then-president Barack Obama apologize for funding research into how humans alter the climate. He misrepresented data …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Turmeric compound could boost memory and mood

Not a lover of Indian food? A new study might change your mind. Researchers have found that a compound in turmeric — the spice that gives curry its …

Alzheimer's Disease

Giant disco ball dubbed ‘Humanity Star’, launched by startup Rocket Lab, will interfere with scientific study of the universe, experts say<p>Astronomers across the world have criticised a privately owned, New Zealand-based space company after it secretively put a satellite likened to a giant disco …

Columbia University

Dragon Ball FighterZ Guide: How To Find All The Dragon Balls And Summon Shenron

Dragon Ball FighterZ possesses a number of mechanics that aren't as easy to figure out as hurling Ki blasts with characters. Much like the show it's based on, your characters will be able to collect several dragon balls, with the user being granted a single wish from the legendary dragon Shenron. …

Alexa Will Lose Her Voice in Amazon’s Super Bowl Ad Starring CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon’s Alexa loses its voice in the company’s new Super Bowl ad — but a replacement seems to be on the way.<p>Whether Alexa got sick (the flu is …

Dragon Ball FighterZ’s graphics settings give the game a retro vibe

Turn it down and take yourself back to 2001<p><i>Dragon Ball FighterZ</i> launched yesterday and already players have found a cool feature, on the PC version only, which gives the game a throwback feel to match the turn-of-the-century nostalgia for the anime series.<p>As noticed first by Pixelbuster on Twitter, …

Is the Era of the Camless Valvetrain Finally Upon us?- Technologue

Freevalve thinks so<p>Wait long enough, and Moore’s Law of increased computing power in smaller packages (or just good ol’ human ingenuity) eventually makes all great ideas practical. The latest to catch my attention: engine valves that operate without camshafts. For decades the idea of electronically …

The Consumerist Church of Fitness Classes

Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.<p>You pay a regular tithe to support the community. In public, you wear symbols that identify you as one of the faithful. When you gather with other …

Los Angeles

BMW 740e vs. Lexus LS 500 vs. Genesis G90 3.3T vs. Lincoln Continental 3.0

We Try Harder: Who has the mettle to challenge the Mercedes-Benz S-Class as the best luxury sedan in the world?<p>Test cars for long enough, and pretty soon you’ll have a default answer for anytime someone asks for a car recommendation. Want a compact car? Get a Civic. Looking for an affordable sports …

Lincoln Continental