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8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free to download right now

Welcome back, free iPhone app fans. Let’s start your week off right with eight paid iPhone apps that would normally cost a total of $17 but that are …

Apps

Researchers unearth scary new iOS malware, but Apple says it won’t affect devices with iOS 8.4 or later

Gone are the days when iOS malware reports were a rare thing. Following a wave of malware attacks on the iPhone and iPad – including a massive App …

Apps

10 Interesting Facts About Caffeine

1 of 11<p>What you should know<p>People may not think of caffeine as the most popular mood-altering drug in the world, even those who use it daily, by …

Coffee

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Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 and Lumia 950 series: All the cool hardware Microsoft just announced

Most of Microsoft's hardware announcements leaked prior to its big event -- color me unsurprised. But for those of you who like to study the product-debut rituals of tech companies and couldn't make it to the live-stream or live blog heralding its new wares designed to run Windows 10 and more, …

Lighting 201: The Flash Modifier You Already Own

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 201.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>In this …

9 Easy Ways to Boost Your Memory Now—And Later

You can’t find your keys. The name of your mailman is on the tip of your tongue. Here are surprising tricks that will help you remember stuff …

Ancient human relative could walk on two feet, use tools swing in trees

Bone analysis of newly discovered <i>Homo naledi</i> reveals curved fingers for arboreal living but feet of modern humans, indicating unique combined ability among genus<p>An extinct human relative found in a dark, cramped cave in South Africa was adept at both swinging in the trees and walking on two feet, …

How drawing actually feels with the Apple Pencil

With Apple set to launch the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil in November, we thought it was high time we took the new hardware for a road-test on some of …

The Victorian Government Will Legalise Medical Cannabis

Legalisation is expected to take effect in 2017.<p>Legalisation is expected to take effect in 2017.

Cannabis

15 Words You Cannot Translate Into English

<i>“I don’t know what to do with my life…”</i><p>There have been many times in my life where I have been stuck and not known what to do next. I have agonized …

Motivation

Neuroscientist discovers brain's visual cortex makes it own decisions

The part of the brain responsible for seeing is more powerful than previously believed. In fact, the visual cortex can essentially make decisions …

The Brain

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

The iOS 9 feature that keeps your apps 'thin' is now operational

One of the most important new features in iOS 9, at least for owners of 16GB and 8GB iPhones, was App Thinning, which lets developers slim down their …

Apps

How to Quiet Your Racing Thoughts When You're Highly Sensitive

A few years ago I sat in bed at 3 a.m. looking out at a lonely full moon, frustrated and trying unsuccessfully to quiet the swarm of swirling, non-stop thoughts in my head. Recoiling from a fresh breakup, my heart was still healing and all I wanted was some peace and quiet. But my mind had other …

Earth's weakening 'magnetic shield' could see life WIPED OUT as skin cancer levels soar

Our planet's magnetosphere, which prevents solar winds and radiation from reaching Earth, is currently DISAPPEARING, affecting the WEST first …

Roku 4 Solves The Most Frustrating Thing About Streaming TV Boxes

Roku’s new hardware allows for 4K streaming, but the biggest innovation is on the software side with Roku Feed.<p>Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re browsing around on a Roku or another media streamer, trying to find something to watch, and suddenly you feel overwhelmed.<p>There are so many apps, …

Creepy shadows: Scientists puzzled over strange 'holes' on the Moon (PHOTOS)

Look closely at these shadows on the Moon’s surface: they might mean there are mysterious deep holes on the Moon, the holes that have never seen …