Gaurav Mathur

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I watched three days of nudity at the Edinburgh fringe – this is what I learned

Fifteen naked people in a single day is a record for me. For a Monday, at least. I am in Edinburgh to attend the fringe, where I have been given a brief to … well, avoid briefs. Ban bras, skirt skirts – free willy. Go to Edinburgh, and see the naked shows, was the plan. Bring a towel to sit on, a …

Artists

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

I Spent $200 on a Weighted Blanket, and It's Changed My Entire F*cking Life

<i>Editor's note: The author wrote this while curled up under a weighted blanket.</i><p>My Friday nights are typically saved for drinking wine, catching up on my DVR, and surfing the internet. (Do people still say "surfing the internet?") Late last year, during one of these weekly rabbit-hole sessions, I …

Barack Obama

Review: The Pax 3 is a slick, stylish weed vape for blazing beginners

While the humble spliff will always have a place in the (weed-loving) public’s heart, these days it’s all about that # v a p e l i f e. A lot of devices are fighting for a space in this market and the Pax 3 has become one of the most popular – and for good reason.<p>The device is a lipstick-sized and …

Gear & Gadgets

Woman 'high on zombie drug flakka' in scary footage as she writhes in front of shocked residents

A woman allegedly high on a "zombie drug " was caught on camera terrifying residents in an apartment complex.<p>Bizarre footage taken by a disturbed …

Florida

Lensball Review : Something Completely Different

There are two versions of the Lensball. One’s called the Lensball Pocket – that’s 60mm and weighs 250gr (0.55 pounds). The Lensball Pro is 80mm and …

Google Pixel

Turing's newest phone is even more ridiculous than its last

Turing may have gone bankrupt without shipping a single unit of its much-hyped smartphone, but that isn't stopping it from promising <i>another</i> handset. The company has unveiled the HubblePhone (yes, named after the space telescope), and it's even more outlandish than the first. The design would …

Mobile Technology

New dolphin-whale hybrid sea creature is the spawn of an unholy union

While surveying whales and dolphins off the Hawaiian Islands, scientists spotted a creature they've never seen before: a peculiar hybrid between a …

Dolphins

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

PhotoMirage Lets You Give Still Photos Cinemagraph-style Movement

The software company Corel has announced a new app called PhotoMirage that lets you bring still photos to life with cinemagraph-style …

Nerf updates laser tag with smartphone AR

There’s nothing like a great new toy to make you mourn the ghost of bygone youth. I don’t have the opportunity to try many out at this job, but when I do, there’s an invariable pang of jealousy for kids today who have much broader access to sophisticated playthings than we did in our day.<p>Nerf Laser …

Stabilized GoPro footage from a roller coaster looks like an alternate reality

During a recent trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, YouTuber and skydiver Jeb Corliss took GoPro Fusion video of himself riding Goliath, …

Hydrate, intoxicate, caffeinate, repeat: Meet the startups pouring the future

These days, it seems like everyone with extra cash has some kind of pricey drinking habit. It might be fine wine, craft beer or cocktails. Or it could come in the form of coconut water, cold-pressed juice or the latest frothy caffeinated concoction.<p>No matter what your preference, startups and their …

Straight out of sci-fi: See the Boeing GoFly Prize winners

This MSI laptop is great for gaming and work

It ticks all the boxes… almost<p>It didn’t take very long to notice that MSI’s new GS65 Stealth Thin was different from the other thin-and-light gaming laptops I recently tested. Though it has the same basic specs as the others — 3.9-GHz, six-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, and a GeForce GTX …

3 Lessons You Can Learn from Taika Waititi's Rough Draft Filmmaking

Your first effort may not be sexy, but your hustle sure is.If you're getting down about your filmography consisting of not a single feature, don't. …

MIOPS Capsule360: The World’s ‘Most Compact and Versatile Motion Box’

The camera triggering company MIOPS has just announced the Capsule360, a new app-controlled motion box that the company claims is the world’s “most …

Nomad’s upgraded Lightning battery cable offers even more power

Plus a new aluminum design<p>Nomad’s original battery cable was a surprisingly brilliant idea: integrate a small battery into an iPhone charging cable to give you an extra power boost on the go. Now, the company is back with an updated version that improves on the original in a few small but useful …

Mobile Technology

No Business School: How to Save Time and Money on Your Films

Yes, you can make great films without breaking the bank.Stephen Robert Morse believes that the film industry is broken. Time and money are wasted at …

5 Literary Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved But Are Seriously Fascinating

Unexplained disappearances, strange and otherworldly manuscripts, deaths with no known cause — these are the mysteriesthat have been staples of …

BenQ SW240: a 24-inch 16:10 monitor for photographers

The SW240 is the fourth monitor added to BenQ’s SW Photovue family, designed for professional photographers. It’s also the smallest screen size …

Command & Conquer: Rivals brings classic strategy to the small screen

RTS relaunched for mobile<p>Command & Conquer is one of the best-known franchises from the golden age of PC real-time strategy games. Now it’s returning as a mobile combat game, with the likes of <i>Clash Royale</i> in its sights. The good news is, it’s fun.<p>Electronic Arts today announced <i>Command & Conquer</i> …

Clash Royale

This racing drone can hit speeds of 8 mph, jump 2 feet in the air, and is on sale

Summer is right around the corner, which also means it's prime drone-flying season (in case you didn't know). Totally acceptable "toys" for adults to …

5 Streaming Sites for People Who Want More Than Netflix

When it comes to streaming video services, Netflix clearly looms large over its competitors, accounting for more than one-third of all peak-time …

Watch: This Thrilling Student Film Won Vimeo's Top Prize at Cannes

Film school has paid off for Julie Colly, the director of France's <i>Si Tu T’imagines</i>.Vimeo's new festival initiative has officially expanded overseas, …

Intel Confirms 'Fastest Ever' Core i7-8086K 5GHz Six-Core Processor And You Can Get One For Free

Intel has confirmed that it will be launching its fastest ever processor – the Core i7-8086K. The 6-core CPU, which is similar to the current Core i7-8700K, will be the first Intel CPU to reach 5GHz out of the box without overclocking. The company has made headlines with another 5GHz CPU too – its …

Siblings

ASUS ROG's ridiculously high-spec gaming phone was made for 'PUBG'

Thanks to the likes of <i>Free Fire</i>, <i>PUBG</i> and <i>Fortnite</i> arriving on mobile, gaming smartphones seem like a no-brainer for brands that want to break into the crowded smartphone world, with the Razer Phone setting the bar for others to follow. ASUS thinks it can do better. Here at Computex, the company …

These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

Stylish Digital Artworks by Alex Maltsev

We would love to introduce the work of Alex Maltsev who is a digital artist based in Los Angeles, California. I am surprised we have never featured …

LitraPro, the world’s first full spectrum compact light

Litra is now on Kickstarter, with LitraPro, the world’s first full spectrum compact light, after having won a Best of Show Award at NAB 2018 for the …