Hi

305 Added | 1 Magazine | 320 Likes | 2 Following | 12 Followers | @Hi_exclamation_ | Keep up with Hi on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Hi”

Someone broke Twitter with a 35k character tweet

And you thought 280-character tweets were bad. Over the weekend, two German men (who presumably were unfamiliar with the saying that brevity is the soul of wit) figured how to trick Twitter into letting them post a 35,000 character tweet. Twitter has since deleted the post, although it lives …

New Study Could Explain The Elusive Reason Hot Water Freezes Faster Than Cold

The Mpemba effect is even weirder than predicted.<p>If you want to freeze your water faster, heat it up first. This counter-intuitive piece of advice …

Cannabis smokers 'incapable of walking' rescued from England's highest mountain

A group “incapable of walking” after smoking cannabis had to be rescued from England’s highest mountain, police say.<p>The four climbers sparked a three-hour mountain rescue operation after getting stuck on Scafell Pike in Cumbria’s Lake District yesterday afternoon.<p>Cumbria Police said “words fail us” …

Toybox is an affordable iPhone & Android-driven 3D printer designed for kids

Toybox is a new 3D printer which recently launched on Indiegogo designed for kids and STEM-based education. Starting at $259, its creators hope this product bridges the tricky gap between affordability and quality. Many 3D printers on the market today struggle to hit that middle ground but Toybox …

You Didn't Look Directly at the Sun During That Eclipse, Right?

Because EVERYONE said not to...<p>The first solar eclipse in a century took place in the U.S. today. A CENTURY! That is so exciting! So exciting that it makes you almost want to go outside and look directly at it, but no! You can't do that as many, many, many, many, many, many, many experts reminded …

SNES Classic gets a trailer and a new feature even though like 10 people will actually get one

Amazon and Best Buy kicked off pre-orders for the Super NES Classic in the wee morning hours of Tuesday. You probably missed it. You'll always miss …

Who needs film when you can store a movie in bacteria DNA?

You might call it the smallest movie ever made.<p>This week, a team of scientists report that they have successfully embedded a short film into the DNA of living bacteria cells.<p>The mini-movie, really a GIF, is a five-frame animation of a galloping thoroughbred mare named Annie G. The images were taken …

World's thinnest hologram will make screen size 'irrelevant'

Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi -- the future is more awesome than I expected!<p>A team of Australian and Chinese researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne has unveiled the world's thinnest hologram with the potential to change the way we look at technology -- quite literally.<p>The "nano-hologram" is set apart …

RMIT University

Instagram ranked worst social network for young people's mental health

Instagram is the worst social media site in terms of its impact on the mental health of young people, a report has suggested.<p>The #StatusofMind survey found the photo-sharing app negatively impacted on people's body image, sleep and fear of missing out.<p>However, the survey of 1,479 youngsters aged 14 …

Social Media
McDonald's
George W. Bush

This 150-foot-tall 'vending machine' will serve you a Ferrari

A 15-story tower of Ferraris and Lamborghinis in glass boxes has become a quirky landmark in Singapore. And it all started with a visit to Toys R Us.<p>Struggling with a lack of space at his sports car showroom, Gary Hong was inspired by a vertical display of Matchbox cars while shopping at the toy …

Time Warner

This Electrick paint turns any object into a touch-enabled device

Your video, "This Electrick paint turns any object into a touch-enabled device "<br>will start after this message from our sponsors.<p>Loading video...<p>Special Features<p>Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University shared a new technique for transforming everyday objects into touch-sensitive interfaces.<p>1:31 /

Carnegie Mellon University

Scientists catch deer eating human remains

A deer has been spotted eating human remains for the first time.<p>The animals are typically herbivores, although they will occasionally eat meat and chew on bones. Scientists believe this is the first recorded incident of a deer eating a human.<p>The incident was captured by a motion-sensitive camera at …

Vultures

‘Hawaii Five-O’ Stunt Double Sues CBS & Others After Being Hit By Car During Filming

A stunt double for Alex O’Loughlin’s Steve McGarrett character on <i>Hawaii Five-O</i> is suing CBS Corp., CBS Studios and a number of production companies …

Bucky Barnes

Man arrested attempting to climb Everest without permit

A South African man has been arrested in Nepal while allegedly attempting to scale Mount Everest without a permit.<p>Ryan Sean Davy had climbed more than 20,000 feet before being stopped by authorities.<p>Gyanendra Shresth, a government liason officer at Everest's Base Camp, said: "I saw him alone near …

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Germany's Harz region

Visitors to Germany's Harz Mountains will now be able to walk along the world's biggest pedestrian suspension bridge. The record-breaking structure …

Urban Design

People actually crowdfunded this smart pillow

The connected home is getting out of hand. These days your mattress can do everything from keep tabs on your cheating spouse to start your coffee each morning. But why let the surface you sleep on have all the smarts when you can pay $300 for a pillow that knows when you're sleeping and when you're …

Crowd Funding

UK Engineers Develop Prosthetic Hand That Can 'See'

The bionic hand is fitted with a camera that 'instantaneously takes a picture of the object in front of it, assesses its shape and size and triggers …

Engineering

These Transparent Glass Kayaks Are the Definition of Stunning

It's hard to beat the feeling of gliding over serene waters in a kayak; the warm sun above, the cool blue ocean below, the breeze in your hair, the …

Las Vegas

Johnny Depp was 'fed lines through an ear piece so he didn't have to learn them', former managers claim

Johnny Depp has been hit by a slew of further allegations, including that he had someone feed him lines through an ear piece while he was acting, as a legal battle with his former managers descended to a new level of acrimony.<p>The former managers also suggested that Depp may suffer from "compulsive …

Johnny Depp

This wedding dress cake might be more beautiful than a real wedding dress

There have been some extravagant wedding cakes over the years, including this castle and Kaley Cuoco's upside-down chandelier. But when it comes to …

Weddings

NASA Is Developing 3D-Printed Chain Mail to Protect Ships and Astronauts

Chain mail was an essential tool for medieval warriors hoping to avoid a quick (or slow) death by a sword. But NASA engineers hope a similar …

Space Exploration

Jürgen Schmidhuber on the robot future​: ‘They will pay as much attention to us as we do to ants'

The German computer scientist says artificial intelligence will surpass humans’ in 2050, enabling robots to have fun, fall in love – and colonise the galaxy<p>In a soft-furnished studio space behind a warehouse in west Berlin, a group of international scientists are debating our robot future. An …

Artificial Intelligence

'Your Name' Passes 'Princess Mononoke' to Become Third-Highest-Grossing Japanese Film of All Time

Makoto Shinkai's body-swapping anime hit has earned $196 million at the domestic box office.<p>Makoto Shinkai's anime smash <i>Your Name</i> (<i>Kimi no Na wa</i>) has …

Anime

3 Signs You Might Be Smarter Than Average, According to Science

There are various signs of intelligence—some measurable, some far less concrete. But perhaps one of the most fickle signs of intelligence is a …

Young people's blood plasma 'could work as anti-ageing treatment'

Regular injections of blood plasma taken from young people could help fight the effects of ageing, scientists have found.<p>Researchers gave mice with …

San Diego

Nintendo's NES Classic being sold for $1,000+ on eBay and people are pissed

What's old is definitely new again.<p>Nintendo's highly anticipated NES Classic Edition launched on Friday and immediately sold out everywhere. Even …

A Comprehensive Guide to Shooting Great Photos on the iPhone 7 Plus

<i>Maxwell Barna talks us through how to use the iPhone 7 Plus camera to its maximum potential.</i><p>When Tim Cook and the team at Apple announced the release …

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

Art