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Iranian Makeup

Project info<p>Wearing a hijab became compulsory in Iran during the first few months after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Since then, women and especially girls gradually start to care about their appearance more considering their new look. This became more popular among women after some time and …

South Asia

There's something about Miley: Cyrus posts topless selfie, again

Miley Cyrus stripped down (again) for a pre- and post-shower selfie.<p>On Saturday, the "Wrecking Ball" singer posted a topless photo with the caption #preshoweralfalfaselfielife:<p>Of course, why not follow up with a post-shower shot as well. This time, Cyrus is laying down in a bikini:<p>Watch This …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

5 Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners

Wildlife photography is an extremely popular field nowadays. It’s no surprise, as it gives you an excuse to get outdoors and see some wonderful …

Photography Tips

Parrot's two-wheeled MiniDrones to jump and fly into the US in August

While the AR.Drone quadrocopter is still Parrot's most recognizable product, the company actually has other toy robots to offer. Take, for instance, the Jumping Sumo and Rolling Spider MiniDrones it showcased during this year's CES, which are both slated to hit US shelves in August. The Jumping …

3D-printed corset turns see-through the more time you spend online

Corsets are typically used to squeeze torsos into shape, but designers Xuedi Chen and Pedro Oliveira had other ideas in mind. Instead of making another waist-pinching underwear, they've designed a 3D-printed corset that demonstrates how the internet has rendered us naked and vulnerable... by …

Are you ready for the next chapter of Wi-Fi? Meet 802.11ax

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sputanski<p>Now that the first wave of 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers and devices are making their way out the …

PulseOn

The last 12 months may be remembered for many things, but in the tech realm, the surge of wrist-mounted activity-trackers will surely be one of them. Some might say there’s been too much choice.<p>The latest entrant to the busy space is PulseOn, a Finnish company spun out of Nokia back in 2012. …

The Golden Era of Innovation is Upon Us

Every piece of technology we own or online service we consume has Gordon Moore's 1965 law as a common denominator (Moore's Law = number of transistors doubling in microchips about every two years). Even though the law is nearly half a<p>century old, it's still valid and impacting our future.<p>Realize …

ClickHole is the smartest, sassiest, fiercest, freshest, craziest, cutest, biggest, brightest, most viral thing you will ever see

The Onion conquers the internet<p>The year is 2014. The internet's mass media juggernaut has fully processed your brain, churning it in a vat of vague hyperbole. It is now a lukewarm, absorbent porridge. An offering to the viral gods. You now enjoy the simple things. You live to see photos of Beyoncé. …

HP’s The Machine project could one day bring us smartphones with 100TB of memory

Memristor based wafer<p>HP Android devices, such as the Slate 7 tablet or the Slate 21 PC, aren’t exactly known for their good looks and amazing specifications. But HP could still secure a place for itself in the history of Android if it manages to turn The Machine into reality.<p>The Machine project is …

Mobile Devices

FBI testing face recognition for finding suspects

The NSA may claim it's <i>not</i> collecting photos of American citizens for a facial recognition database, but the FBI most certainly is. The feds has been building what it calls the "Next Generation Identification database," primarily by gathering mug shots from local law enforcement agencies. The …

How Well Do Tech Companies Protect Your Data From Snooping?

What happens to your information online? Is it safe? Is it private?<p>The answers depend in part on what services you use. So we set out to help you figure out the answers for yourself.<p>But you may have noticed there is a lot of stuff on the Internet, and I am sorry to say we didn't test it …

Starbucks going national with (the wrong) wireless phone chargers

Wireless charging for smartphones is slowly but surely pushing its way into the mainstream, as more phones arrive with support for the tech either …

Powerbeats2 are Beats by Dre's first wireless earbuds

There may have been some big changes at Beats recently, but it's still all about the headphones. The newest addition to the (ever growing) family is the Powerbeats². As the name suggests, they are a revision of the original sport-friendly buds from Beats, but this time they're wireless -- Beats' …

Amazon adds streaming Prime Music to play against Apple's Beats

Amazon bets the total Prime package -- shipping, e-books, video and now music -- will draw new members, even with a limited streaming-music catalog compared to rivals.<p>Amazon launched a streaming-music service called Prime Music, making the gamble that adding on-demand tunes to its $99-a-year Prime …

eCommerce

How robots are changing search and rescue

After natural disasters, it’s often difficult to reach the people who need the most help. Are small robots, able to fly above damaged areas or crawl into collapsed buildings, the answer?<p>Hurricanes, mudslides, earthquakes and terror attacks often leave widespread damage – and those injured can often …

Texas A&M

How It Works: An Ultra-Precise Thermometer Made From Light

This isn't your average thermometer.<p>The world’s most sensitive room-temperature thermometer uses two colors of light to measure temperature with a precision of 30 billionths of a degree. This kind of precision far exceeds that of regular medical or home thermometers that we come into contact …

Australian Universities

Driverless Cars: Optional by 2024, Mandatory by 2044

<b>Sixty years ago this month, Isaac Asimov</b> published a short story about a self-driving “automatobile” called Sally who had not only judgment but …

Driverless Cars

What do you want to know about sleep? Neuroscientists answered your questions

Sleep is vital for our mental and physical health, yet an increasing number of people are getting less than they need. Do you have problems sleeping? Neuroscientists from the University of Oxford answered your questions<p>Do you have difficulty getting enough sleep? Sleep problems affect one in three …

Should three people be allowed to make a baby?

Researchers might soon make a child with three genetic parents, but the ethics of "designer babies" haven't been worked out<p>For more than a decade, scientists have been developing a fertility technique that involves combining DNA from three parents to make a child. The technique, which has yet to be …

Big Pic: The Sun Emitted Three Enormous Flares In 24 Hours

The flares caused radio blackouts for about an hour each.<p>The sun emitted three X-class flares—the most powerful type—over June 10 and June 11. Very sparkly. Each flare blasted enough radiation to cause blackouts in radio communications for about an hour on the sunlit side of Earth, according to the …

Astronomy

What an Enterprise! NASA physicist, artist unveil warp-speed craft design

Thanks to a NASA physicist, the notion of warp speed might just travel out of sci-fi and into the real world.<p>NASA's Harold White has been working since 2010 to develop a warp drive that will allow spacecraft to travel at speeds faster than light -- 186,000 miles per second.<p>White, who heads NASA's …

Again? Sun Unleashes Third Big Flare in Two Days

The sun is hitting its stride: It shot off yet another powerful solar flare on Wednesday after producing a pair of major solar storms Tuesday.<p>The X1-class flare reached its peak at 5:06 a.m. ET and came from Region 2087 near the southeastern limb of the sun's disk, the same region of the star that …

Astronomy

Neighbouring Dwarf Galaxies Refuse To Fit The Standard Model Of The Universe

The dwarf galaxies that circle the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies don’t really belong there, according to a new study, which claims these stars defy the standard model of galaxy formation.<p>When you call something the Standard Model, it makes it sound like it’s the accepted norm, the thing that …

Toyota Floats the Idea of Hover Cars, Aladdin Pleased

Toyota may end up providing the answer to the age-old question “What would Aladdin drive?”, as the Japanese automaker says it has been researching hovering cars. The news comes from Toyota’s R&D chief Hiroyoshi Yoshiki, who was speaking at Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing conference in Sausalito, …

Prototypes

European Taxi Drivers Take Fight Against Uber to Streets

The battle between taxi companies and Uber, the app-based car ride service, has just escalated big time in Europe. Today hundreds of cab drivers in the region’s largest cities launched mass protests in a visible fight against Uber, claiming that the company is breaking the law and is threatening …

What Weird Cars Would You Buy if You Won the Lottery?

Everyone talks about the first cars they would buy after winning the lottery — usually consisting of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, classic muscle cars, or other well-known dream cars. But for today’s Thread of the Day, forum user <b>Stew</b> wants to know what weird cars you would buy if you had stacks of cash …

Jewels

GTA 5 gets a Steam entry, promises better AI | PC Invasion

Perhaps not the most exciting news, but good to know anyway: Grand Theft Auto 5 (or GTA 5, or GTAV, or whatever) now has its own Steam page.

Doctor Strange: A new direction for Marvel?

<i>Gavin Logan on Marvel taking the MCU in a different direction with Doctor Strange….</i><p>Lately the majority of Marvel’s headlines have been littered with …