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Android customization – how to regain storage space by cleaning the cache on your Android device

Last week on our Android customization post, you got to play with image files and change up your wallpaper on your Android device. After messing with all those image files, you may be finding that your internal storage space is strangely low, so we should try to fix that.<p>There are many things you …

Android News

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Revolutionary lens restores complete vision to ageing eyes

New implant improves vision for older people struggling with cataracts, astigmatism, or long and short-sightedness.<p>For many people getting older brings a catalogue of vision problems which make everyday tasks like reading and driving a major challenge.<p>But a new lens implant which mimics the working …

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

Typography

Nintendo 64, Android Lollipop, and microcontrollers: The story of MIPS

The Android operating system runs on three different types of processors, one of which is MIPS. You may not be that familiar with the name, but MIPS processors have been around since the mid-1980s. Back then MIPS Computer Systems, inc., was the darling of Silicon Valley. The company was known for …

Silicon Valley

Comedy club uses facial recognition to charge by the laugh

Big Brother is watching you giggle<p>A comedy club in Barcelona is charging patrons per laugh. This is real, according to the <i>BBC</i>.<p>The Teatreneu club, in partnership with ad agency The Cyranos McCann, has installed tablets on the back of each seat equipped with facial recognition software that can …

Tech and Science

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Unleashing An Epidemic To Kill The Tumbleweeds

U.S. Agricultural Research Service scientists have applied to release exotic Eurasian fungi to kill invasive tumbleweeds in the American West.<p>Dana Berner wants to start an epidemic among tumbleweeds. Berner is a pathologist with the U.S. Agricultural Research Service who studies the diseases that …

Fungi

This video was filmed inside a real, huge, empty city, where only robots will hear you scream

The computer-to-human ratio is out of control is this under-construction, self-contained city<p>Deep in the heart of a barren desert, 11 dusty miles southeast of the fantastically oil-rich Abu Dhabi, lies Masdar City — or at least the beginnings of what will someday become Masdar, a planned metropolis …

Why Did Humans Evolve to Have Such Different Faces?

Image: O, 2011<p>Dogs sniff each other's butts, penguins call to reconnect with their long-lost partners and humans use facial recognition to tell each …

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Why The U.S. Chills Its Eggs And Most Of The World Doesn't

Go in search of eggs in most foreign countries and you might encounter a strange scene: eggs on a shelf or out in the open air, nowhere near a refrigerator.<p>Shock and confusion may ensue. What are they doing there? And are they safe to eat?<p>We Americans, along with the Japanese, Australians and …

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Source For more posts like this, <b>CLICK HERE to follow Ultrafacts</b><p>Some of you are reblogging because you think its funny that programmers would talk to ducks. I’m reblogging because I think its funny picturing a programmer explaining their code, realizing what they did when they explain the bad code, then grabbing the strangling the duck while yelling “WHY WAS THE FIX THAT SIMPLE!? AM I GOING BLIND!”<p>AS A PROGRAMMER I CAN TELL YOU THAT THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT YOU FUCKING DO WE HAD TO BAN THE DUCKS …

Guess Who Wrote Microsoft's 'Blue Screen of Death'

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>If you’ve ever used a Windows PC, you have most likely experienced the "Blue Screen of Death," which would show up when a program experienced a fatal error or became unresponsive. In later versions of Windows, you’d see this blue screen any time you …

Steve Ballmer

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Self-improvement

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Fun fact: His name was Shrek

Dry spell at Stonehenge reveals secret that has eluded archaeologists

One of the many mysteries of Stonehenge may have been solved, not because of a scientific breakthrough or painstaking research, but after a maintenance team's hosepipe turned out to be a little short.<p>Archaeologists have long argued over whether the ancient monument was once a perfect circle or if …

Apple is not so safe after all, right?

Ryanne Lai<p>The whole world gives Android the cold shoulder when speaking of privacy and security. It’s often said viruses and attackers can get all over your phone and take all your information. It has been proven time after time that Apple’s hardware and software are far from being foolproof.<p>Last …

Drone sneaks peek at Apple's 'spaceship' campus in progress

Perhaps Steve Jobs' most lasting legacy from his time at Apple will be the huge new spaceship-shaped campus currently under construction in Cupertino.<p>Just a few months before his death in 2011, Jobs presented the plan to the Cupertino City Council, and since then we've seen plenty of images of how …

Drones

This Self-Cleaning Cashmere Never Needs To Go To The Dry Cleaner

For most clothing, no matter how it was made or how many thousands of miles it traveled around the world to reach a store, the biggest part of its …

Cleaning

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I looked at this and then thought “Okay, but what’s the formula?”<p>And then I laughed at myself.

7 new tricks to banish late-night food cravings — for good

If your cravings at night make you resemble a rabid raccoon picking through a dumpster, you're not alone. "Nighttime is by far the most common time to have cravings or feel hungrier," says Dr. Scott Isaacs, an endocrinologist at Emory University and author of Beat Overeating Now!<p>Blame your hunger …

Nutrition

13 Scientific Terms Even Smart People Misuse

When scientists use these words, they typically mean something completely different than what they do when non-scientists use them. Sometimes our …

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests

One Friday night, 30 men and 30 women gathered at a hotel restaurant in Washington, D.C. Their goal was love, or maybe sex, or maybe some combination of the two. They were there for speed dating.<p>The women sat at separate numbered tables while the men moved down the line, and for two solid hours …

Hauntingly Beautiful Estate Near Santa Barbara Reviving a Sense Of Awe

This impressive Santa Barbara luxury home occupies a four acre piece of land in a gated community between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez …

Hello Kitty not a cat, 'never has been'

Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: …

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This actually sounds like fun

Spray-On Solar May Be Cheaper And More Eco-Friendly Than The Panels On Your Roof

Research on painted solar cells isn’t new, but it has been challenging to make these solar cells efficient enough to actually be useful. Now, …

Clean Energy

The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech

Futurist Ray Kurzweil, for example, believes that by 2040 artificial intelligence will be so good that humans will be fully immersed in virtual reality and that something called the Singularity, when technology becomes so advanced that it changes the human race irreversibly, will occur.<p>Kevin Kelly, …

Virtual Reality