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Self-healing phone screen can fix itself in 24 hours

The days of scratched and cracked smartphone screens could soon be numbered after researchers created a "stretchy" screen that can repair itself.<p>Researchers at the University of California Riverside have designed a new polymer that can heal itself, opening up the ability to fuse cracks and paper …

Scary Android vulnerability affects nearly 1 billion phones

Researchers have discovered a new form of Android malware, and it's pretty scary how many phones are vulnerable. If you have Google's Nexus 5X, Nexus …

Obama has great taste — here are his favorite movies, books, and TV shows

Barack Obama is not only one of our youngest presidents — having been elected at age 47 — but also one of our coolest.<p>He's not just a fixture in politics, but in pop culture as well, and he isn't afraid to respond to mean tweets or parry with Zach Galifianakis between two ferns. He even dissed …

Books

The commercial for Nintendo’s new NES system will transport you back to 1985

The internet's collective nostalgia nerve was pinched by Nintendo last week, as the company announced a new $60 version of its original Nintendo Entertainment System console. The NES Classic Edition will feature 30 built-in games, a recreation of the iconic rectangular controller and plenty of …

Retrogaming

Britain's old people are getting richer while millennials are getting poorer – and Brexit will make it worse

The future does not look much brighter. Britain's vote to leave the European Union - a decision bolstered by the baby boomer vote - will leave economic uncertainty and reduced opportunities for young people in its wake.<p>While overall incomes rose by 2% in real terms between the 2008 financial crisis …

European Union

PepsiCo's CEO: Why I'm Bringing Back Diet Pepsi With Aspartame

Just two weeks after PepsiCo said it wouldn’t ditch Diet Pepsi with aspartame, Chief Executive Indra Nooyi is chiming in to explain why the beverage …

Pokémon Go sends players to police station, police say don’t come in

The police in Australia’s Northern Territory have a message for the surge of new <i>Pokémon Go</i> players: be careful, look both ways when crossing the street, and please don’t enter a police station while trying to catch a Sandshrew.<p>Released today, <i>Pokémon Go</i> is a mobile game that encourages players to …

Pokémon

Ringo Starr on the Time Muhammad Ali Picked Him Up

On February 18th, 1964, just nine days after the Beatles made their acclaimed American debut on <i>The Ed Sullivan Show</i>, and a week before Muhammad Ali …

21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

Point Stance: Mark Cuban Talks NFL Expansion

<b>1. Mark Cuban: NFL expansion fee would be enormous</b><p>Mark Cuban is one of the smartest people in all of sports. Hell, he's one of the smartest people, period. When he talks, you listen, and what he recently told me about NFL expansion is an interesting listen.<p>I asked Cuban if it was a truly viable …

One of the top Apple followers is worried that it could turn into BlackBerry

In a blog post, Arment argues that BlackBerry was great at creating phones and dominated the market before Apple released the iPhone.<p>The problem was that the iPhone release didn't just create a better smartphone — it changed what people used them for entirely.<p>BlackBerry was great at creating at a …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple's banned an iPhone app that let you know if you were being spied on

Apple has removed an app from its store that informed users if a third-party was spying on communications or had access to your data on your iPhone.<p>While Apple’s approval process for the App Store can be a notoriously fickle beast to tame, it seems that Stefan Esser’s ‘System and Security Info‘ is …

Egypt 'suppressing truth' over hidden chambers in Tutankhamun’s tomb

Scientists accuse government of failing to release data disproving claims that burial site contains Nefertiti’s remains<p>The world of archaeology was electrified last year by the news that Tutankhamun’s tomb could contain hidden chambers possibly containing the remains and riches of Queen Nefertiti. …

2nd website posts auction for gun that killed Trayvon Martin

MIAMI (AP) — An online gun auction website yanked George Zimmerman's ad to sell the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, …

Super Mario is coming to Minecraft on Wii U

Dry Bones are the new Zombies<p>Last December,<p><i>Minecraft</i> made its much-belated debut on Nintendo hardware with a new version on the Wii U. While the game itself was virtually identical to <i>Minecraft</i> on other platforms, it came with some interesting potential: Nintendo announced plans for "new content for …

Retrogaming

Blue Crystal Basketballs Memorialize the Future of the Game

Daniel Arsham overcomes his colorblindness to create surreal fossils of the modern day.<p>Brooklyn-based artist and "fictional archaelogist" Daniel Arsham preserves objects from the recent past and present as "Future Relics," fossil-like sculptures produced by intricate and arcane molding processes. …

Microsoft had no hand in making this tearjerking viral Xbox commercial

One of the most compelling and emotional Microsoft Xbox commercials ever made is climbing its way to viral fame.<p>But until the video started getting …

First your brain makes you crave. Then it makes you eat

A recent study with rats on a cookie dough diet suggests the brain circuit that causes us to crave food may be separate from the one that makes us …

Snowden: FBI's claim about unlockable iPhone is 'bulls***'

The latest figure with an opinion on the fight between Apple and the FBI is none other than NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>His conclusion? The FBI's claim that only Apple can bypass the security of the iPhone used by a terrorist is bogus.<p>"The FBI says Apple has the 'exclusive technical means' of …

Edward Snowden

Chew On This: Slicing Meat Helped Shape Modern Humans

Miss Manners and skilled prep cooks should be pleased: Our early human ancestors likely mastered the art of chopping and slicing more than 2 million years ago. Not only did this yield daintier pieces of meat and vegetables that were much easier to digest raw, with less chewing — it also helped us …

Humanity

Extinction of giant herbivores changed global landscapes

Extinctions of large herbivores such as mammoths, mastodons, and ground sloths helped turn many open landscapes into forests, scientists say.<p>The …

Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings …

Russia

Florida Teen Charged With Murder of Sister Isabella Heffernan, 10

A Florida teen has been charged with the murder of his 10-year-old sister, police said Sunday.<p>Fredrick Matthew Lochridge, 16, faces an open count of murder in the death of Isabella Heffernan, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office said.<p>Police were called Sunday morning to her home in Fountain, about 30 …

Samsung's Galaxy S7 automatically flags nuisance callers

Impressed by the Samsung Galaxy S7? Before you give a final verdict, there's one extra feature we think you should know about. Whitepages, a company that provides caller ID and spam detection in the US, has teamed up with Samsung to bake its services directly into the new flagship. So when your …

Why Shoe Companies Keep Buying Your Favorite Fitness Apps

Analysts predict running shoe and apparel makers will use data from tracking software to sell athletes more gear.<p>Some of the world’s biggest running shoe and apparel makers have been snatching up fitness apps so fast even the most sophisticated tracking software might struggle to keep up with all …

Here's how much money Google sent to Bermuda to avoid taxes

Accounts for Google Netherlands Holdings BV published on Thursday show the unit transferred almost all its revenue, mainly royalties from an Irish affiliate through which most non-U.S. revenue is channeled, to a Bermuda-based, Irish-registered affiliate called Google Ireland Holdings.<p>The tax …

Massive gas leak in California 'permanently sealed'

Announcement by state officials likely to herald return to Porter Ranch of thousands of residents who fled because of ill health<p>A leaking gas well that spewed vast quantities of methane into the atmosphere above a California town has been “permanently sealed”, officials said on Thursday.<p>The leak …

Oil & Gas Industry

Wal-Mart Is Blowing It in This Huge Emerging Market

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. first expanded into Brazil’s midwestern farm-belt city of Campo Grande seven years ago, the economy was booming and …