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Wildlife

Blasts Rock Chinese City of Tianjin, At Least 17 Reported Killed

Powerful explosions rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, officials and state media said.<p>Nine firefighters were killed, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported. It is not clear if the nine were counted among the 17 dead. The broadcaster reported that 283 …

China

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Universe

The new Dad's Army taking the fight to Islamic State

Grandfather Jim Atherton is one of several UK volunteers who have travelled to fight Isil in Syria and Iraq despite no military training. But what impact are they having?<p>With ammunition strapped to his webbing and hand grenades nestling in pouches next to his Marlboro Gold cigarettes, white van man …

Middle East

How to roast coffee in the Japanese style

On a recent afternoon in the courtyard of Tortoise General Store on Abbot Kinney, Arata Doyashiki of the newly launched DCR coffee company stands over a Kalita dripper and carefully pours hot water out of a Takahiro kettle onto beans she's roasted herself. In the traditional Japanese coffee brewing …

Sex with robots will be ‘the norm’ in 50 years

An expert on the psychology of sex has claimed that not only does she expect having sex with robots to be socially acceptable by 2070, but it may be …

The Most Popular Programming Languages of 2015

Developers may argue the virtues of their preferred language over another, but the truth is that the best programming language depends on its …

Top 10

‘No matter what platform you use, it’s all under surveillance’

After the release of Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system, several tech bloggers have warned that its privacy settings are invasive by …

This new Xbox One hard drive looks like a cute little console

Storing digital games is becoming a big problem for console owners — so much so that both Microsoft and Sony have released beefed up, 1TB versions of their home consoles. If you don't want to buy a whole new console, though, Seagate might have just what you're looking for with its new Game Drive …

Seagate Technology

Your smartphone and laptop battery life could endanger your privacy

Think your private browsing session is really private? A new paper shows how your smartphone or laptop's battery can be used to compromise your …

This Man Called The Police Because His Girlfriend Let A Cat Eat His Bacon

This clip reveals a few things about the way things are done across the pond in England. First, there’s clearly no shortage of people willing to call the police over the actions of cats all around the globe. We’ve seen this thing many times before and it’s really not a shock at this point. Cats are …

The Mechanical Exoskeleton Shaping the Future of Health Care

A groundbreaking mechanical suit is helping people with disabilities to stand, walk, and carry objects.<p>The marriage of man and machine has long been …

Why Do Glowing Sharks Glow?

There are about 550 species of shark in the oceans. Around twelve percent of them glow.<p>These luminous fish belong to two groups: the kitefin sharks and the lanternsharks. They are little creatures, no bigger than 50 centimeters long, and they feed on small fish, squid, and crustaceans. They also …

Dez Bryant gets into camp fight with CB Tyler Patmon

OXNARD, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has issued players T-shirts and sweatshirts with the word, "fight," on them.<p>Pro Bowl receiver …

NFL

China's huge factory sector is struggling

China's factories hit an unexpected speed bump in July, hiking concerns about slower growth in the world's second-largest economy.<p>The government's official purchasing managers' index hit 50.0 in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics, down from 50.2 the previous month. Any number …

Stock Markets

Purported iPhone 6s screen panels leak showing Force Touch, renders suggest 0.2mm thicker casing

We’re ramping up to iPhone launch season and — as expected this time of year — the web is inundated with purported leaks of components, renders and images of Apple’s next smartphones. Over the weekend a couple of new, interesting leaks surfaced purportedly confirming a couple of rumors we’ve …

Nokia sells HERE Maps to BMW, Audi and Daimler

Nokia has sold HERE Maps to a German automotive consortium for 2.8 billion euros (£1.97 billion), in a move the company is describing as the "next …

Nokia

Introduction to networking for complete beginners

OpenGL Tutorial for Android: Building A Mandelbrot Set Generator

OpenGL is a powerful cross-platform API that allows for very close access to the system’s hardware in a variety of programming environments.<p>So, why …

Game Development

How to texture a videogame character

With each new generation of console, game artists have to deal with new workflow and physically based rendering techniques. Thankfully, the Substance …

Game Development

Linux: How to burn a CD/DVD through the command line

Carrying out common daily tasks such as burning a DVD through the comfort of a user-friendly graphical interface is, of course, a good thing, but …

Linux

Guitar setup: how to troubleshoot and fix your guitar's electrics

Introduction<p><b>You would be surprised, nay shocked and stunned, to discover just how many people take their faulty guitars to be repaired only to find</b> …

How to Use a Rubber Band to Unscrew Stripped Screws

1<p><b>Position the rubber band over the stripped screw.</b> You will want to make sure the rubber band is laying flat, over the screw top and is being held …

DIY Blacksmithing - Converting Your Barbecue Into a Forge Then Using It to Recycle Scrap Metal Into Tools

Introduction: DIY Blacksmithing - Converting Your Barbecue Into a Forge Then Using It to Recycle Scrap Metal Into Tools<p>Blacksmithery on the barbecue? …

Top Data Scientists to Follow Best Data Science Tutorials on GitHub

Introduction<p>Twitter started the trend of ‘People to Follow’. This later got replicated by other platforms such as Facebook, Linkedin, Quora and …

Data Science

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

Create a character voting app using React, Node.js, MongoDB and Socket.IO

In this tutorial we are going to build a character voting app (inspired by Facemash) for EVE Online - a massively multiplayer online game. You will …

JavaScript

Using Retrofit 2.x as REST client - Tutorial

This tutorial explains the usage of the Retrofit library as REST client.<p>1. Retrofit<p>1.1. What is Retrofit<p>Retrofit is a REST Client for Android and …

Software Development

7 Ways to Learn to Code for Free

Once upon a time, coding was only for the super-elite computer-nerd crowd. Today, coding is for everyone, from bloggers to marketers to students to …

Mark Zuckerberg