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45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road.<p>Brought to you by<p>When you buy your first house, …

Profit At Investment Company Led By "China's Warren Buffett" Nearly Doubles

Fosun International, the China investment firm led by billionaire Guo Guangchang, said Friday net profit in the first six months of the year soared by 97% to 3.6 billion yuan, or $563 mlllion, on the strength of investment gains.<p>Fosun has emerged in recent years as one of China’s most active …

China

5 Ways to Change Your Composition For Better Photos

If there is one thing in photography that every photographer can work on, it’s composition. Like many of the other techniques in photography, your …

Digital Photography

This Precision Drone Navigation System is Great for Light Painting Photos

PRENAV is a company aimed at developing extremely sophisticated automation systems for small aerial drones. Recently, the company announced that they …

Drones

Kinetic Desk Reminds You to Stand When You've Sat Too Long

If you work in an office, you might've heard how important it is to stay active during the day. Remaining sedentary – whether it's in a standing or sitting position – can be bad for your health. The Stir Kinetic Desk helps you get moving with a simple gesture. It adjusts itself up and down to shift …

Windows 10's Cortana: A Solution Without A Problem?

A large focus of Microsoft’s press event today other than high-concept holograms and Windows 10 itself was the personification of the OS, Cortana. We’ve seen the Halo-themed AI (complete with original voice actress Jen Taylor) on Windows phones for a while, but now its official, she’s going to be …

Windows 10

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Cleaning

Dancing House: Interactive Projection Mapping Crumbles House to Movement

As part of the Light Festival in Gent, going on from now until February 1, artist Klaus Obermaier is presenting <i>Dancing House</i>, an interactive projection mapping and sound installation that lets people distort a house based on their movement. While standing in front of the building on which the …

Tunnel vision: London’s Crossrail enters its final leg

Elizabeth, one of the last tag team of Crossrail tunnelling machines, has made the first breakthrough into the City of London, 40 metres below ground under Liverpool Street. The moment when the 6.2 metre-wide drill head cut through the wall into the hollowed-out future station marked the start of …

Trains

Where Itching Comes From

The science behind what makes people scratch<p>Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him even temporary relief. His solution was to break a clay pot and use the rough edge of one of its …

Fiery star deaths may look different than we thought

These explosions are the most catastrophic events that occur in nature, and they happen all the time. We detect one every second in our sky; some are so large they can be seen with the naked eye, like the one Johannes Kepler observed in 1604. They’ve also been extensively researched. But a lot of …

Universe

Apple: what do you do after becoming the world’s most profitable company?

Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images<p>A Chinese customer buys two new iPhone 6s.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/30/1422635443577/42b29153-dbaa-44e1-bb39-470eb1f7f9ac-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images<p>A Chinese customer buys two new …

Moment Case for iPhone 6 on Kickstarter

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …