Nick Hogg

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Naked 360-degree body-scanning mirror tracks body transformations

San Francisco's Naked Labs has started shipping its 3D-scanning smart mirror with rotating scale. Connected to a mobile app, the Naked scales build …

San Francisco

These Foreign Horror Films Are Straight-Up Insane — and All Available on Netflix

There's nothing better than a scary movie to get the adrenaline rushing through your system. Whether you're looking to get pumped up ahead of Halloween, or you need a more low-key horror movie that you can actually handle, scary movies are an unmatched experience. Once you've run through all the …

Horror

10 Excellent New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Shorts You Need to Check Out

Sometimes, you’ve got the bandwidth for watching the extended cut of a superhero movie plus all its special features, or binge-watching an entire TV …

Science Fiction

These could be the last charging cables you ever buy — and they're on sale

Standard issue charging cables are, as a whole, undependable.<p>Not only are they prone to breakage, but they juice up your phone for an unnecessarily …

Tech Trends

Anna Jones’s egg recipes

There is nothing that splits opinion like an egg. Some of the finest food writers and cooks won’t touch them. Prince Charles, I have it on good authority (I cooked dinner for him once), won’t have a meal without one. I love to eat eggs when the mood takes me, and here are my two favourite ways: …

Recipes

TdF Special

<i>With the Tour de France fast approaching, the deals have been rolling in!</i><p>There have also been loads of bike launches so we'll be keeping a close eye …

The 30 Best Sports Books Ever Written

Fill the gaps between watching sport with the greatest writing about Muhammad Ali, Brian Clough, Diego Maradona and more<p>What the following list includes: two books about Brian Clough, two novels, two books on tennis and a dozen other sports covered, plus backgammon. (Backgammon is not a sport.) And …

Stranger than fiction: the most shocking documentaries ever

Last weekend saw the US release of the new documentary Three Identical Strangers, a historical footnote too unlikely for anyone to have dreamt up. During the 80s, three young men named Robert Shaffran, Edward Galland, and David Kellman discovered that they were identical triplets separated at …

Child Abuse

Training Center: Why muscle soreness is a good thing

Feeling sore after your last workout? New science suggests that's a good thing.Read the full article at Training Center: Why muscle soreness is a …

This super clear video of a nearly perfect tornado is stunning

Mother nature is terrifyingly beautiful.<p>Storm chaser James Hammett caught footage of this tornado in Laramie, Wyoming. Driving along a highway, he …

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded

Digital assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are designed to learn more about you as they listen, and part of doing so is to record conversations you’ve had with them to learn your tone of voice, prompts, and requests. Recently, this feature-not-a-bug has landed Amazon in a string of …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

9 podcasts to listen to if you love 'Black Mirror'

We are in an audio-drama renaissance, and some of the best stories are science-fiction.<p>We're not being spooked by <i>War of the Worlds</i> as we gather …

Training Center: The new science of climbing

Want to learn how to climb like WorldTour pro Sepp Kuss? VeloNews goes inside the new science of climbing.Read the full article at Training Center: …

Watch a Sausage-Size Insect Transform From Larva to Beetle

Weird & Wild<p>Each Hercules beetle embarks on a jaw-dropping journey from grub to giant.<p>Weird & Wild<p>A transformation is taking place across North America. White, wriggly grubs about the size of a human thumb are walling themselves off inside rotting logs.<p>Over the next few weeks, these larvae will …

Deadpool: David Beckham gets apology from superhero who mocked his voice

<b>Deadpool has apologised to David Beckham after making a joke about him in his first film.</b><p>In the 2016 movie Deadpool, the superhero said the former England captain sounds like he's been sucking helium.<p>Ryan Reynolds turned up at Becks' house to make a very over the top apology in a clip promoting the …

David Beckham

Three guitar heroes for a new era

Is the guitar dying? Ten years after the recession, the industry has seen its share of struggle: the 2,633,000 units sold in the US in 2017 falls about 5% short of the 2008 figure, according to Music Trades magazine.<p>But the instrument may not be dead yet. Here are three acts that could save the …

Guitar

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

<b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is getting a £100m upgrade. The new trains will have double beds, en suites, Highland food and Arran toiletries. …

Trains

Designer Challenges Himself To Create Logos With Hidden Meanings For A Year, And Result Is Amazing

Wordplay is a never-ending source of amusement for me, with puns, spoonerisms and double entendres bringing a little extra color and life to the …

Graphic Design

These $12 Bluetooth trackers have the one feature everyone wishes was in the Tile Mate

Tile’s various Bluetooth tracker devices are widely accepted as the all-around best Bluetooth tracking tags in the business. They are great, of that …

Milk-me? Nope, Milk-it

MilKit does just that, and it doesn't suckle<p>The tubeless-tire system has become almost perfect in the last few years. <i>Almost</i>. It’s still a pain to …

Get high and watch this melting snowflake video for an hour

NASA just created the first ever 3D video model of an individual snowflake melting, and it makes for an incredibly “chill” YouTube experience.<p>The …

These 6 Cars Have Been Named the Best in the World – Read Our Reviews Now

The 2018 New York Auto Show is underway, and as part of the festivities winners of the World Car of the Year award winners have been announced. …

The X-Force Awakens in This Great New Deadpool 2 Trailer

After a video devoted solely to the introduction of the gun-toting, time-traveling mutant Cable and a Bob Ross homage, the Merc with a Mouth finally …

'Nano-drops' are eye drops that could correct your vision from home

A team of ophthalmologists from the Bar-Ilan University's Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials are developing eye drops to correct your …

Watch: Comedian’s film about cycling in London is an internet hit

<b>Comedian and singer Jay Foreman turns the attention of his 'Unfinished London' video series to look at why more people don't cycling in Britain's</b> …

These are the best robot mops according to Amazon reviews

Robot vacuums have seriously taken over the internet, but vacuuming is such a mind-numbing chore that it's easy to see why no one can shut up about …

The Sufferfest Training Plans Available Free on TrainingPeaks

As a Sufferfest subscriber, you have access to more than 100 <b>Sufferfest training plans, designed by APEX Coaching, FREE on TrainingPeaks.</b> All you need …

Marathons

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Inventions