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How to screenshot on Snapchat without them knowing

We show you how to bypass Snapchat’s screenshot ban with this neat trick<p>The initial premise of Snapchat was that happy-go-lucky users could send …

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast.<p>Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is …

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

Vampire Scare Triggers Mob Violence, Prompts U.N. to Pull Staff

LILONGWE, Malawi — The United Nations has pulled staff out of two districts in southern Malawi where a vampire scare has triggered mob violence in which at least five people have been killed.<p>Belief in witchcraft is widespread in rural Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, where many aid …

Bitcoin holders face sticky decision before August 1 split

With Bitcoin and the blockchain, life continues to be damned if you do and damned if you don’t. On August 1, if you hold any bitcoin, then you’ll receive the equivalent in a new cryptocurrency called “Bitcoin Cash.” The reason why is messy, but you can think of it as a kind of dividend.<p>There’s a …

Cryptocurrency

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Machine Learning

The tastiest Whole30-friendly meals you can make in under 30 minutes

Even if you consider yourself a pretty healthy eater, committing to a month of the Whole30 diet can be daunting. (Seriously, no quinoa?!) The program …