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Apple Glasses: AR Revolution in the Making

<i>Don’t call it a paradigm shift unless it’s truly revolutionary to our day-to-day lives.</i><p>While we own more display screens than ever before, the …

Augmented Reality

Is There a ‘Secret US Hand’ Supporting Daesh in Afghanistan?

<b>© AP Photo/ David Goldman</b>Is There a ‘Secret US Hand’ Supporting Daesh in Afghanistan?Commenting on the claim made by the Iranian military that the US …

Afghanistan

Pakistan wants Trump to pay for their fence to help reduce terrorism

Pakistan is pushing for the completion of a fence along its disputed border with Afghanistan — and it wants the U.S. to help pay for it.Less than 10 …

Pakistan

Yamaha 7.2-Ch. Receiver w/ Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for $209 (Refurb, Orig. $550)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Accessories4less is offering the Yamaha (TSR-5810BL) 7.2-Ch. Receiver with Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (Refurb) for <b>$199.99 +</b> …

Consumer Tech

India Pledges $100m For Afghan Projects

<b>An agreement was signed between Indian Ambassador to Kabul Manpreet Vohra and Afghan officials on Tuesday based on which India will provide $100</b> …

Afghanistan

This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

Pakistan has suspended intelligence sharing with US: Dastgir

According to BBC, Pakistan's defence minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has announced that he has suspended intelligence sharing with the US - the latest …

Why Is South Korea Spooking the Global Bitcoin Market?

SEOUL, South Korea — The world of Bitcoin — rarely free of wild ups and downs of late — has been rattled this week by word that South Korea is preparing a ban on trading in virtual currencies.<p>The question is how real that threat might be.<p>South Koreans have taken to digital tokens with fervor. The …

South Korea

The US government is cashing in on the Bitcoin hype

The US Marshals Service announced Thursday that it will hold an auction next month to dispose of 3,813 bitcoins, worth a cool $52 million at today’s …

This Android Phone With a Built-In Projector Is Perfect For Movie Lovers

Considering more than half of all video viewing now happens on mobile devices, it’s probably accurate to say that smartphones have become many …

Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket

Kodak stock jumps 60 percent after the surprise announcement<p>There’s a growing list of companies that have added language about blockchain or cryptocurrency into their names and mission statements, and it makes sense. Companies that do so see their stocks rise in value afterward. The latest company …

Cryptocurrency

Jackyled 38-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Bit Tool Kit for less than $7 Prime shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Jackyled Direct (99% positive customer feedback) via Amazon is offering its 38-in-1 Precision Screwdriver Bit Tool Kit for $10.99, …

Consumer Tech

Libratone brings adjustable noise cancellation to wireless earbuds

Libratone's adjustable noise cancellation has been available for a while if you've been willing to plug in or wear over-ear cups, but what if you prefer wireless earbuds for your fitness sessions? You're set from now on. The Danish outfit has introduced Track+ Wireless In-Ear Earphones, which let …

LG Display's crazy 65-inch OLED TV can roll up like a poster

It's the world's first big-screen TV that can be rolled up to hide away when not in use.<p>When you roll your future TV out of sight into a little box, thank LG Display.<p>The leader in big-screen OLED manufacturing, not satisfied to debut the first 88-inch 8K OLED TV, will show off another world's first …

LG’s first 4K projector can beam a 150-inch picture onto your wall

LG claims it’s half the size of other UHD projectors<p>LG isn’t waiting until CES to reveal one of its high-end living room gadgets for 2018: it’s a 4K HDR projector. LG claims the new UHD projector is roughly half the size of competing 4K options on the market, many of which are “heavy, expensive, …

17 photos that prove the country where America has been fighting its longest war is actually one of the most beautiful on earth

For most people around the world, hearing the name Afghanistan brings to mind images of war, terrorism, political turmoil, and a near-failed state whose human development index is one of the lowest in the world.<p>The United States has been at war in the country for over 16 years — the longest in …

Afghanistan

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

Physics

European Court of Justice rules Uber is a transport company, can be regulated

The EU’s top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world.<p>The case is yet another thorn in the side for scandal-rocked Uber, which has drawn the fury of local …

Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service

The EU 's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a …

Uber drivers to face new regulation after ruling from Europe's top court

Uber can be regulated as a taxi service and not as a digital app following a European Court of Justice decision. Traditional taxi firms, whose …

French fighters appear with Islamic State in Afghanistan

French and Algerian fighters, some arriving from Syria, have joined the ranks of the Islamic State group in northern Afghanistan where the militants …

Unico is a smart toothbrush that cleans your teeth in under 5 seconds

<i>Update 12/8:</i> <i>Unico is no longer on Kickstarter after raising over $1,000,000 in backing and has since moved to Indiegogo. They have also pushed the delivery date back from February 2018 to June 2018. We have reached out to the Unico team for comment and will update you as we get information.</i><p>Whether …

Crowd Funding

1 Million People Follow This Photographer On Instagram, And After Seeing His Pics It’s No Wonder Why

They say practice makes perfect, so photographer Jason M. Peterson should be pretty close to excellence by now. During the last 25 years, Peterson …

BenQ made a surprisingly inexpensive 4K HDR projector

‘Inexpensive’ is a relative term here<p>Projectors are actually pretty good these days — just ask former <i>Verge</i> editor Chris Plante — but if you want 4K, you’re probably looking at price tags that are around 10 times what a 4K TV costs.<p>BenQ’s latest projector, the W1700 (known as the the HT2550 in the …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>By<p>Nov 14 2017, 6:19 PM<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated …

Pain

Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

Cannabis

When you die you know you are dead: Major study shows mind still works after the body shows no signs of life

Death just became even more scary: scientists say people are aware they’re dead because their consciousness continues to work after the body has …