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Onkyo’s new stereo receiver offers unique HDMI switching

I've long been an advocate of stereo home theater, but there was one stumbling block: stereo receivers and integrated amplifiers lacked video switching of any kind. For years I've asked manufacturers about that and all I got was a lot of blank stares. So, I'm especially happy to report Onkyo's …

Audiophile

Controversial Illustrations By Polish Artist Reveal The Darker Side Of Modern Society

Polish illustrator, artist, and co-owner of Morski Studio Graficzne Igor Morski creates surreal images imbued with hidden meaning. He graduated with …

Art

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Documentaries

The Pope's Address to Congress in a Single Sentence

<i>"Let us seek for others the same possibilities which we seek for ourselves."</i><p>The Pope has said a great deal since he arrived in the U.S. Still, in this one, simple sentence before Congress, he brought together concepts of love, solidarity, right relationships, human dignity and even a "preferential …

Here's a simple magic trick anyone can do, thanks to a basic mathematic principle

Flickr / Jin Arthur Benjamin is a math professor at Harvey Mudd College, but he's got a side gig, too: as a magician.<p>His new book, "The Magic of Math," combines his two passions — which actually have a lot in common. "Mathematicians and magicians both want their audience to wonder: How did you do …

Mathematics

Tinder and The Love Lies

I'm usually not big on self-help books about love or online dating, but I recently found the benefit in both. I've recently discovered how <i>"The Love Lies"</i>, a new relationships book by national best-selling author and Relationship Readiness Coach, Debrena Jackson Gandy, and the popular online dating …

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Happy Friday, ladies and gentlemen. We made through another week, and there have been plenty of great paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free to …

Apps

The one app every single Android user needs to install immediately

BGR has a long and winding relationship with Amazon, mostly because we have exclusively leaked every single piece of hardware the company announced …

Apps

Top 10 Electric Guitars Under $500

So you want to shred without all the lettuce. You want to strum without losing all your Benjamins. You want an electric guitar without spending loads …

The 10 Best Acoustic Guitars Under $500

So you’ve got a chunk of change burning through your pocket, eh? Well we’re here to help you make sure you’re putting your money towards the best …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

Photo Manipulation

NASA | SDO: Year 5

NASA

Top Ten War Movies of All Time

War or armed conflict between two states always results in human casualties and leave disastrous impact on human life. Though war or offensive war is …

Mortgage Refinance

Still unknown to many, this brilliant government program called the Home Affordable Refinance Plan (HARP)1 could benefit millions of Americans and …

Sergei Polunin, "Take Me to Church" by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world

All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies... …

Johnson & Johnson

You’re finally free to unlock your smartphone again – here’s what you need to know

Starting on Wednesday, smartphone unlocking will finally be easier in the U.S. because both large and small carriers have agreed to the new proposals …

Mobile

Mac app PhoneExpander frees up storage on your iPhone or iPad

At launch, the 16GB option for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus seemed entirely too limited. If you were one of the anxious bunch who snapped up a new iPhone …

Apple

6 of the Best WiFi Thermostats

Today’s thermostat isn’t interested in sitting on the wall and quietly adjusting temperatures by itself – it wants to be connected to your WiFi, …

Thermostats

Misfit fitness tracker will unlock your doors and work with Nest, Spotify

Misfit, known for its budget fitness and sleep tracking gadgets, is again expanding beyond counting steps and monitoring your movement.<p>Like most …

Wearable Tech

Lessons From Chronic Pain

One of the hardest aspects about living with an invisible disability is that people, usually through no fault of their own, just do not get it. Some people find it incredibly difficult to understand that someone who has no apparent disability could be in pain.<p>We must embrace pain and burn it as …

Chronic Pain

Top Apps, Free Apps, New Apps, Deals and Apps on Sale for iPhone and iPad

Great apps are even better when they're on sale! We found 10 iOS apps that are up to 90% off, including:<p>➜ <i>To the Moon</i><br>• ➜ <i>Zoombinis</i><br>• ➜ <i>First Strike: Final</i> …

iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – December 21, 2014

Want to try great apps without hurting your wallet? We’ve selected 25 iPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps that are now free.<p>This apps gone free alert …

Reflection Perfection: 60 Photos That Show You How It's Done

Capturing beautiful reflections is <b>not as easy as it looks</b>. It takes planning, patience, creativity and sometimes luck to be able to capture that …

Sin City