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6 Models Share Their Favorite Workouts—and Show Off the Results

More than ever, the models who walk the walk are punching, biking, jumping, swimming, and stretching their way there. Six of them told us their secrets.

Alexander Wang

Study: Facebook Tracks Users in ‘Violation’ of EU Law

A study commissioned by the Belgian Privacy Commission (BPC) has found that Facebook is tracking all users of its social networking site, even if they’ve opted out of tracking.<p>The research also found that logged out users, and people who don’t have an account at all, were having their Web movements …

Samsung lets your avatar do the waiting for the Galaxy S6

In recent years, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has taken an adversarial approach in its advertising, portraying fans of Apple Inc. as glorified lemmings, loyal to the brand not because they "think different" but because they are conformists. Its commercials portrayed people lining up for hours for a …

Mobile

Apple Announces April 10 Grand Openings for Apple Watch Shops in London, Paris, and Tokyo

Apple today officially announced April 10 grand openings for its three dedicated Apple Watch shops located in high-end department stores in London, Paris, and Tokyo. As previously outlined, the store-within-a-store locations are at Selfridges in London, Galeries Lafayette in Paris, and Isetan in …

Jennifer Lawrence to quit X-Men movies after 2016's Apocalypse

The actor, who plays Mystique in the franchise, won’t be returning for more instalments after next year’s sequel<p>Jennifer Lawrence has revealed the upcoming superhero epic X-Men: Apocalypse will mark her final turn in the comic-book series.<p>Speaking to MTV at the New York premiere of her …

Comics

Woz goes off-leash — disses the $17K Apple Watch, says computers will make humans into pets

The cofounder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, says he has doubts about expensive Apple Watches, sees cars as a natural fit for Apple, and believes that machines will pose a serious threat to humans in the future.<p>All of Woz’s statements in a new interview given to The Australian Financial Review can be …

Information Systems
Retina Display
Relationships

Lies, Damned Lies and Robots at SXSW

The struggle to get attention at the annual scrum that is SXSW can lead to people take desperate measures. Unfortunately, that sometimes means flat-out lying to reporters.<p>The picture above is of a ‘Stop the Robots’ demonstration that I stumbled upon in Austin city center last weekend. Capturing the …

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more than spill on to the floor? Don't be too quick to toss them out -- they may be the key to a new generation of lithium-ion batteries. Purdue University researchers have developed a heating process that …

OneDrive link to Xbox Music puts your MP3s in the cloud for free

A few months ago info leaked out that OneDrive was getting ready for music storage, then Microsoft confirmed, and now it's here. Starting today, Xbox Music and OneDrive are connected so any music files (MP3, M4A, or WMA) in your "Music" folder on Microsoft's cloud storage service are immediately …

Netflix God Mode smites the endless lists that plague its desktop site

Netflix looks pretty much the same whether you're using it on a phone, tablet, or on the web. And in the world of responsive design, that sounds like a great idea. But in practice, desktop users have drawn the short straw. They need to sit there with their mouse hovering over an arrow to scroll …

Disability

Burger King To Release Whopper-Scented Perfume

Do you and your nose prefer the scent of meat and grease to flowers and fresh laundry? Feel like there's not enough representation of your kind on the market? Burger King can smell what you're cooking, and it's got just the thing for you!<p>Celebrate with one giant whiff of relief: Burger King Japan …

Burger King

Breast-fed babies grow up smarter and richer, study shows

Researchers who followed 3,500 infants for 30 years found breast-fed infants had higher IQs and were in higher paid jobs<p>Babies who were breast-fed for at least 12 months have higher IQs and could earn an extra £200,000 in their lifetime compared with bottle-fed youngsters, scientists have suggested.<p>…

Uber Drivers Attacked By Masked Men in Amsterdam

Uber is facing further issues in Europe as uberPOP drivers in Amsterdam have been targeted by a group of armed, masked men.<p>The first incident happened Tuesday, March 10, when an uberPOP driver had his car surrounded by a group of masked men and was forced to stop before being restrained and …

If you remember this story, another memory will die off

Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories<p>Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories, a study has found.<p>Researchers at Birmingham University and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit …

Android News

Bitcoin Exchange Bter Will Pay Back Users After Losing $1.75m

China-based Bitcoin exchange Bter has announced that it will continue to operate its service and pay back all its users in time, following a cyberattack that saw the company lose $1.75 million in cryptocurrency to hackers.<p>Bter says that it managed to trace the stolen 7,170 BTC to a Bitcoin mixer (a …

FDA approves the first generic copy of a costly biotech drug

The copycat medicine is meant to increase competition in the field<p>For the first time ever today, the FDA approved the use of a copy of a costly biotech medicine, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. The "quasi-generic" drug could be the first step towards shrinking the US's $375 billion in yearly drug …

Biotechnology

Mars lost ocean of water to space

About 4 billion years ago, a primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, say researchers, but Mars has lost 87 percent of it …

Arctic Ocean

Look At This Tiny Drone [Video]

This would mean the end of privacy, if wind didn’t exist<p>When learning to fly remotely controlled aircraft, it’s often best to start small. At under two inches a side, the CX-10 Mini Drone is about as small as drones come. Smaller than a graham cracker square, it’s a great introductory tool for …

We don't need the sound of silence

The World Health Organisation says we should only listen to one hour of music a day. Rubbish, it's the volume that's the problem, says Neil McCormick<p>The World Health Organisation says <b>we should listen to music for no more than an hour a day</b>. Is that even possible in the modern world?<p>I start my …

Six Years After Being Charged with Murder at Age 11, Jordan Brown May Get New Trial

Jordan Brown was 11 when he was arrested in the middle of the night for murdering his father’s fiancée and her unborn child.<p>Now, six years later, the …

Microsoft Warns PCs Are Also Vulnerable to 'Freak' Security Flaw

Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" encryption security flaw, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft warned. A group of nine security experts on Tuesday disclosed that …

Information Security

Apple Watch wins one of world’s most prestigious design awards

New Xbox 360 preview program lets owners test future updates

Updates for what's nearly a 10-year-old console<p>Microsoft first launched its Xbox One preview program just over a year ago, allowing console owners to test upcoming dashboard updates on a monthly basis. It has been well received, and now the company is expanding the program to the Xbox 360. While …

Xbox 360

Samsung is confident Galaxy S6 will be a sales hit

Financially speaking, 2014 was a rough year for Samsung Mobile given its poor sales performance and the subsequent aftermath that included everything from internal staff changes to terminating services to a supposed “fresh start” with the Galaxy S6. Given what we have seen at MWC 2015 so far, it …

Mobile

Watch a blind man use a bionic eye to see his wife for the first time in a decade

<i>The Guardian</i> has posted a video that will melt your heart into an mushy stew. According to the short, a blind man has the ability to see his wife after 10 years. Allen Zderared, now in his late 60s, began to lose his site nearly two decades ago, but thanks to a prototype bionic eye and the help of …

Mayo Clinic

Behold, the NFC-enabled smart whisky bottle

Image copyright Thinfilm.Sure, drinking too much Scotch can dull your wits, but if you can’t tolerate dumbness from the bottle itself, then here’s …

Internet of Things