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Basic Food Rules For A Long, Healthy Life

If you knew exactly what makes a basic ideal diet—and my intention is that you will in about five minutes' time—you would have great power to take …

The Evacuated Chernobyl Is Now Teeming With Wildlife

Human habitation is more devastating to animals than nuclear fallout<p>On April 26, 1986, reactor four of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine, was destroyed by an unexpected surge of power during testing. The explosion was followed by a violent fire that spewed tremendous amounts of …

Best Life Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Pop quiz hotshot: You’re a modern day man caught up in the daily grind, littered with hazards and naysayers on your path to glory. What do you …

Cleaning

'Mind Blown': Is Human Ancestor Discovery the Long-Sought Missing Link?

The stunning announcement Thursday that scientists had discovered a "hybrid" early human species immediately set off discussion of whether it's the elusive "missing link" between modern humans and their earliest apelike ancestors.<p>Scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand, the National …

Humanity

Pluto image revealed by Nasa offers closest look yet at dwarf planet

Photograph: Nasa/Reuters<p>The picture of Pluto sent back from New Horizons shows a distinctive heart shape.<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/03fb61754aaf547bf8ff6f5870a0a63a155d25c7/32_0_988_593/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Nasa/New Horizons<p>Charon, as seen via New Horizon’s long-range reconnaissance imager on 8 …

Solar System

Don’t Leave Home Without These Essential Photography Tools

It happens to us all. The light looks great, we rush out the door with our camera bag and start to shoot. Only then do we realise we are missing …

Sony and Samsung camera sensors on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge found to be evenly matched

For the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, Samsung decided to opt for a mix of imaging sensors for the 16MP camera at the back, switching between its …

Security researchers found another 'massive security risk' in Lenovo computers

Chinese PC maker issues a patch to fix multiple vulnerabilities<p>Three months after Lenovo was called out for installing dangerous software onto its computers, the world's largest PC manufacturer has once again been accused of lax security measures. Security firm IOActive reports that it discovered …

Lenovo

Officials criticize DEA's light punishment of agents who forgot man in cell for 5 days

Obama administration officials and lawmakers are calling for greater accountability and tougher disciplinary procedures at the Drug Enforcement Administration after the agency imposed only light punishments on agents who forgot a San Diego man in a holding cell, leaving him without food or water …

Camera showdown: LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6

LG's talking a big game about the quality of the LG G4's camera, and in the time we've been playing with it, it's certainly produced some impressive …

Nexpaq: the modular smartphone case By Giulio Minotti, Phonebloks Nexpaq is a modular case that allows you to add and remove modules with new features and functions directly from the back of your smartphone without powering down. Each Nexpaq case has a built-in battery (1,000 mAh) to extend the autonomy of your phone and to power all the modules. This case is compatible with iOS and Android OS and you can swap your modules on different smartphones (iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S5 and others in the future). The case communicates with the smartphone physically and wirelessly, thanks to Lightning or micro-USB connector and through Bluetooth Low Energy link. Even if your phone isn’t inside the case, you can remotely control the modules via BT wireless connection. The user will handle the case and the different modules through a companion app developed by the company. There are 12 different modules currently available, 6 individual add-ons can be placed on the case at a time. The launch lineup includes a battery (400 mAh), amplified speaker, flashlight (with six multi-color LEDs), SD card reader, temperature/humidity sensors, hotkeys buttons, USB flash memory module (32GB or 64GB), air quality sensor, breathalyzer, laser pointer, backup hard drive (64GB) and a dummy module to fill empty slots. You can order the Nexpaq on Kickstarter. The cheapest case costs $89 and it includes four modules (speaker, battery, shortcut buttons and microSD card reader) and should ship in January next year. The single module will cost from $14 to $29, $3 for the dummy module. The nexpaq team has, also, creates a dev kit to start developing modules with new functions.

By Giulio Minotti, Phonebloks<p>Nexpaq is a modular case that allows you to add and remove modules with new features and functions directly from the …

Graveyard of Stars May Lie at Milky Way's Center

An unidentified blast of powerful X-rays suggests something violent is happening at the core of the galaxy—but astronomers aren't sure what it is.<p>The center of the Milky Way is a crowded, violent place, where stars and gas clouds whirl at high speed around a gigantic black hole. Now astronomers …

Android Circuit: Leaked Samsung Galaxy S6 Design, Google Rush Releases Android Lollipop 5.1

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the curves of the Samsung Galaxy S6, echoes of the iPhone 6, can the S6 be perfect, Katy Perry fights Kim Kardashian through mobile gaming, Android Lollipop at 1.6% …

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many surprising …

New leak shows Samsung Galaxy S6 is as thin as the iPhone 6

A new leak today from Korea shows the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone — which will likely debut at Mobile World Congress — will be as thin as the iPhone 6.<p>Sammobile got hold of a fairly detailed schematic that’s consistent with the other leaks that have surfaced in recent weeks. For example, the …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …