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4 TV Shows to Look Forward to This August

<i>Samuel Brace with four TV shows to look forward to this August…</i><p>After a slight delay, at least in comparison to years past, TV in 2018 has finally …

TV

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

An 11-Year-Old Got Most Of Her Genes From Her Dad, And Almost None From Her Mom

Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been reported with this genetic syndrome.<p>An 11-year-old girl from the Czech Republic was born with genes that came almost entirely from her father, instead of half from each parent.<p>Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been …

Woman Swept Away by Wave 1.5 Years Ago Recently Found Unconscious on Nearby Beach, Wearing the Same Clothes as When She Disappeared

Indonesian media has been buzzing with news of a woman declared missing over one and a half years ago, after being swept away by a large wave, who …

Crime

Awesome-Python

Python is an easy to learn language many beginners to coding choose as their first programming language and it is not limited to web development, as …

Teen Bitcoin millionaire builds Dr. Octopus suit for a kid with mobility issues

When a teenage Bitcoin millionaire tells the world he intends to use a portion of his money to build a robotic exoskeleton in the vein of a famous Marvel super villain, it sounds like something we should worry about. Luckily the teen in question, Erik Finman, has chosen to use his resources for …

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

'The Notebook' starring Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is here to nuke your retinas

"If you're a dictator, I'm a dictator."<p>Those are the romantic words we assume Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un would exchange if they ever starred in the …

A Violent Windstorm Sends Porta Potties Flying Into the Air Spewing Their Contents Onto the Crowd

In a literal version of the normally proverbial shit storm, a pair of porta-potties that were set up for an event, went flying into the air when an …

Suspicious Twitter users claim Meghan Markle is a ROBOT after her unnerving 'appearance' on live television

From Obama's birth certificate to the earth being flat – people will believe any old rumour these days.<p>Meghan Markle was subject to a highly bizarre …

Original arcade Donkey Kong comes to Nintendo Switch in first-ever re-release

The arcade version of <i>Donkey Kong</i> is a pretty big deal in retro gaming circles, as seen in the classic documentary <i>King of Kong</i>. Until today, though, it was impossible to legally acquire or sell an arcade-perfect version of the game without tracking down an actual arcade cabinet, reportedly due to …

These 10 Questions Are Used to Test The US Public's Knowledge of Science. How Many Can You Answer?

See how America compares to other countries.<p>Every two years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to tell the president how the US is …

Apple offering battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros

Apple has today begun rolling out a battery replacement program for the non Touch Bar 13-inch MacBook Pro.<p>The company says there is an issue with a small number of MacBook Pros manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. Affected users can mail in their MacBook Pro, find an Apple Authorized …

Don't panic! The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is back

It’s the biggest thing to happen to the universe since the Vogons blew up Earth. Our writer grabs a babelfish and goes behind the scenes as the space satire returns<p>In 1985, Douglas Adams said the BBC’s view of the first series of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was like Macbeth’s attitude to …

Macbeth

Amazon has a great perk for Prime members who love to read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon Prime comes with a lot of perks— among which are notably free two-day shipping on all purchases and access to services like …

Shopping

These portals to Elon Musk's space Tesla and 'Rick and Morty' are going viral on Snapchat

Elon Musk probably won't send you into space anytime soon, but if you want to see what it would like to be up close and personal with Starman and his …

Scientists Counted All The Protein Molecules in a Cell And The Answer Really Is 42

This is so perfect.<p>Biologists have served up the answer to the ultimate question of life, the Universe, and everything.<p>That answer, as you may know, …

Awesome Apple Watch tricks to get the most out of your wearable

The Apple Watch truly became a useful device with the release of the Series 3. LTE connectivity, more accurate heart rate monitoring, and faster hardware make the Apple Watch a joy to use.<p>With all the features and functions Apple advertises, there are still plenty of hidden tips and tricks for …

Smartwatches

Instagram just added a new feature you might want to turn off — here's how

Instagram has a new feature that tells your friends when you were last checking the app, and it's turned on by default.<p>People started noticing the new feature in the Instagram apps for iOS and Android on Thursday. Thankfully, it doesn't tell everyone when you were last on Instagram — only the …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

Watch the gag reel for Spider-Man: Homecoming

Coinciding with its digital release, the gag reel from this year’s Sony and Marvel blockbuster <b>Spider-Man: Homecoming</b> has surfaced online, and you can …

This AI Can Produce New Anime Characters That Look Exactly How You Want

Designing a whole new anime character is hard, even if they’re just in the background. However, artificial intelligence might make the process of …

This new Black Desert Mobile teaser trailer looks awesome

One of the most popular PC fantasy massively multiplayer games at the moment is Black Desert Online, thanks in part to its great looking graphics engine, its solid combat features, and its deep character generation options. Now the developer of that game, South Korea-based Pearl Abyss, has quietly …

China Just Built A 250-Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like A Giant Panda

In a display of China’s commitment to ramping up renewable energy resources, the country just finished a 250-acre solar farm in the shape of a panda. The effort is partially a PR campaign as China continues to lead the world in renewable energy investment.<p>The first phase of the solar power plant …

Renewable Energy

Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow teaser trailer released

TinyCo and FoxNext Games have released a brand new animated teaser trailer for their upcoming mobile title <b>Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow</b> which will be …

How owning a pet could protect your baby from allergies and obesity

The new study suggests that dogs promote healthy microbes<p>The benefits of owning a pet are plentiful – from constant company to endless cuddles – and …

Pets

Watch this fantastic documentary web series on Japanese creatives

If you have even a passing interest in Japanese video games, comics, art, or design, you really should be watching Toco Toco TV. The ongoing web series profiles notable creatives from Japan, with documentary-style shorts that usually run between 10 and 20 minutes. But in that relatively short …

Blockbusters

Legendary manga creator Jiro Taniguchi dies

The world-renowned comic book artist and writer, known for contemplative works such as "A Distant Neighbourhood" and "The Walking Man," has died aged …

Bathroom Trends at IDS 2017 – Feature Tubs and Compact Fixtures

Fabulous free-standing bathtubs and compact fixtures for small spaces were among the stand-out bathroom trends on display at IDS 2017 in Toronto. …

Interior Design

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

Workouts