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These Marble Caves in Chile Are a Natural Wonder You Have to See

The next place to add to your bucket list: Patagonia, Chile. In a freshwater glacier lake called General Carrera Lake stands a peninsula of marble …

Trump, Gamergate and the outrage machine

There are clear parallels, but conflating Gamergate with the rise of Donald Trump misunderstands the triggers behind them<p>If you want to understand …

Homeland Security password collection: Not in tech’s name

One tech coalition isn’t taking the US’s proposed social media password submission policy lying down<p>People entering the US might have to surrender …

Social Media

Who lives in a Facebook profile like this? Exploring the line between public and private spaces

Photographer Florian Freier has documented living spaces against Facebook profile pages<p>What is a private space? The answer to that question will be …

Personal Information

Viruses are works of art at The Malware Museum

The Internet Archive has put together a collection of de-toothed viruses<p>Viruses in today’s world are generally thought of as silent assassins. They …

The art of the Twitter bot

From medieval deaths to procedurally generated moths, Twitter is awash with computer-controlled bots<p>There are a lot of voices on Twitter and not all …

Virtual reality will change moviemaking forever - and here's why

Forget sitting in a cinema, idly chewing on popcorn - virtual reality has the potential to put you inside the movie<p>Imagine sitting down to enjoy your …

Virtual Reality

YouTube: Where you can experiment on humans as much as you like

So-called “social experiments” are appearing on YouTube with a cavalier disregard for the ethics of professional science<p>Over the course of human …

Dead pixels: How Facebook and Twitter are changing the way we think about death

The way we encounter death is being fundamentally affected by new technology<p><i>Update: Facebook has sought to clarify some of the complex decisions it</i> …

The Teletext Salvagers: How VHS is bringing teletext back from the dead

Teletext died on 23 October 2012. Now, digital archeologists are digging through VHS tapes to get it back<p>Long before the World Wide Web became the …

Felix Dennis

This artist makes music by beating up the tech of yesteryear

Japanese artist Ei Wada turns old TVs and electric fans into instruments<p>Modern technology makes a big song and dance about silence. Press your ear …

Music Production

We’re one step closer to curing HIV

Five people with HIV have been deemed ‘virus-free’ after undergoing vaccination-based therapy in Barcelona<p>The development of a new vaccination-based …

Medicine

Google leads the way in the fight against US police force racial bias

The search engine giant has designated £9 million for groups targeting racial bias in the US police force<p>Google has announced its latest …

Policing

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review – Zelda like you’ve never seen it before

Eat your heart out Ocarina of Time, Breath of the Wild is the series at its absolute finest<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> starts very much …

Breath of the Wild

Watch these bees learn to play golf in return for sweet, sweet sugar water

Insects are smarter than we thought, a new study shows<p>They may not look like much, but bees are smarter than you might think. While they’re not going …

University of London

Nokia 3310 review: Hands-on with the revived feature phone classic

The 3310 is back, but is it anything other than a nostalgic curiosity?<p>“Let’s all meet up in the year 2000,” Jarvis Cocker sang back in 1995. “Won’t …

Huawei P10 review: Another solid phone for Huawei, but the price takes a Brexit bump

Performance gets a dramatic boost over the P9, but it comes at a high price<p>Hey, look! There’s an elephant in the room. Dumbo – what’s your beef?<p>I …

“Can you hear me?” phone scam is really quite dubious

Media reports of a verbal contract scam taking the US by storm are largely unfounded<p>You may have encountered a news story warning UK to hang up when …

Cricket Wireless introduces Stream More forced standard def video, will start throttling Unlimited plans after 22GB

Cricket giveth and Cricket taketh away. It was only a month away that it increased data allotments on its plans, and now the wireless MVNO is …

Telecoms

SanDisk announces new 256GB microSD card that meets faster U3 specification

I distinctly recall paying more than $100 for a 1GB SD card many years ago. Now, the cards are smaller, faster, and have much higher capacities. …

AT&T Unlimited Plus and Choice plans official, coming March 2

The unlimited data war in the US continues this evening.<p>AT&T says that this Thursday, March 2, it’ll launch two new unlimited data plans. The first …

Tech Trends

Samsung’s new Gear VR Controller is a game changer, and it’s compatible with existing Gear VR headsets too

Samsung’s new remote control brings the Gear VR level with Google’s Daydream View, and you can use it with existing headsets as well<p>Samsung’s press …

Virtual Reality