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Google Earth reveals hidden message from feuding neighbors

Revenge is best served via satellite.<p>Finding little gems on Google Earth and Google Maps is a great way to explore the world from the comfort of your …

You have this studio to thank for Overwatch’s best origin video ever

Wolf Smoke Studio has wanted to turn Overwatch into anime for a year<p>Blizzard Entertainment introduced Doomfist to <i>Overwatch</i> today with a spectacular animated video. The fans who watched it and immediately wanted a full-length, anime-style <i>Overwatch</i> series aren’t alone. The team that produced the …

The electric car revolution may hit the world 'harder and faster' than predicted

Electric vehicles are still rare sightings on most roads today. But in a couple of decades, more than a third of all passenger cars will run on …

Alternative Fuel

Want to Create Your Own Apps? Apple Will Teach You How to Code--for Free | Inc.com

Maybe you have a cool app in mind that you would like to develop, but you don't know whom to hire to code it, much less have the money. No problem: For DIY types of people, Apple has released a free app development curriculum in the iBooks Store.<p>While the curriculum is designed for high school and …

Apps

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

Want to Build the Next Airbnb, Instagram, or Slack? This Online Startup School Will Show You How | Inc.com

Y Combinator is one of the most successful startup accelerators in the world. Every year they take two batches of 100 companies and offer them in-person instruction from Y Combinator partners at their Silicon Valley headquarters and $120,000 in funding in exchange for 7% of their equity.<p>Started in …

Startups

Hands on with the reMarkable, the closest thing to paper since paper

Paper isn’t dead. There’s a printer in every office and that one-in-a-million idea is sometimes squirreled away in a moleskin notebook or even on a …

Note-Taking

From George RR Martin’s vast, warlike realms to Neil Gaiman’s London Below, these paracosms are bound only by their authors’ rules, not those of reality<p>When it comes to top-notch fantasy, we’re spoiled for choice these days. JK Rowling, China Miéville, Ursula K Le Guin, Robert Jordan and Brandon …

Books

Chinese Science Fiction Is the Future of Science Fiction

Ken Liu's anthology 'Invisible Planets' spotlights a growing genre demographic.<p>Chinese science fiction writers are having more fun with the genre …

Science Fiction

REITs for Retirement: 1 Stock, 1 ETF, 1 Mutual Fund

For investors about to enter, or already in retirement, real estate investment trusts (REITs) have to be on your list. Created by Congress in 1960 to …

This 8-course bundle teaches you HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and much more

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Having …

Want to get rich? Put your finances on cruise control

A plethora of digital money-tracking services have emerged in recent years to overtake the humble paper-and-pencil logs of the past, from budgeting …

Personal Finance

The Ultimate Working From Home Guide | Investopedia

<b>Amazon.com Inc.</b><p>Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) employs more than 500,000 workers around the world, many of them reporting to work from their home offices. …

Employment

Google’s entire year couldn’t beat Apple’s blowout holiday quarter

The past quarter has definitely been an eventful one for Google. The company has released its highly acclaimed mobile operating system Android 5.0 …

Google Fiber

25 Financial Terms Everyone Should Know

Do you know your AGI from your ARM from your PMI? Or does the mere mention of those acronyms make you go, "Huh?"<p>If you don't speak personal finance, don't worry -- we're here to help.<p>We know that managing your money can sometimes make you feel like you're learning a foreign language. So we compiled …

Scientists Have Caught A Laser Beam In Flight On Video For The First Time

While light appears to show up instantaneously when you flick a switch, it actually takes time to get to your eyes. It just moves so fast we don't notice. This is why it's been so hard to catch light on the move in a video — it's moving so fast even regular high-speed cameras can't catch it.<p>To …

Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

The ability to repel water has so many potential uses. It can help prevent corrosion as well as the growth of organisms; it means objects need to be cleaned less often, since water can't cling long enough to evaporate and leave behind residue; and it can prevent ice from forming.<p>Current methods …

Engineering

iOS App Design Bundle: Name your Own Price!

If there’s one thing the world’s most popular mobile apps have in common, it’s that they look great. Designing the perfect interface takes time and requires skill and practice – and our latest bundle includes everything you need to shape a beautiful iOS app.<p>Pay what you want for four top-notch …

CNN's Van Jones Speaks on Tech's Digital "Cotton Pickers"

"The future's going to be built by people who look nothing like us."<p>When CNN’s Van Jones took the stage last month at San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church a few weeks ago at the behest of Ben and Felicia Horowitz, he didn’t mince words.<p>“How many of you guys have a smartphone? How many of you have …

Google Just Made Another Smart Move In Its War With Microsoft

It is rolling out a better, more sophisticated program to attract partners, called "resellers," to help it sell.<p>And one big thing it will do is paying its most successful resellers a bigger commission.<p>Currently, the standard commission it pays is 20%, sources close to Google told the Wall Street …

So you want to buy a connected light bulb? Start here

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>When it comes to having a smarter house, most people’s thoughts soon turn to lighting. Having lights that turn on or off on a …

You'll be able to buy your next box of Girl Scout cookies online

Buying Girl Scout cookies is about to become much easier. For the first time ever, the Girl Scouts of the USA will accept online orders of Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Savannah Smiles, and other cookies during the upcoming selling season. After nearly 100 years of requiring purchases to be made in …

Samsung Ponders Executive Shakeup As Galaxy S5 Sales Fall 40% Short Of Expectations

Samsung is looking long and hard at its top executive team with changes in mind, the Wall Street Journal reports, following Galaxy S5 devices sales that have underperformed company expectations by as much as 40 percent. The total sales for the S5, this year’s Samsung flagship device, are at around …

Coming Soon: Autocomplete For Programmers

DARPA wants to find a way to avoid writing the same code over and over.<p>Technology often seems to anticipate our needs: your phone offers to complete your words before you've finished typing it, for example, or Google tries to figure out what you want to search for after just a word or two. It's …

Open Source Software

Flux’s 3D Printer Is Also A Scanner, Laser Engraver And More Thanks to A Modular Design

This embed is invalid<p>3D printers are at a bit of a crossroads – after a lot of initial promise, they seem to have hit a roadblock between early adopter zeal and general consumer interest. A new entrant called Flux should at least reinvigorate hobbyist excitement, thanks to a modular design that …

Mozilla updates Firefox with Forget button and DuckDuckGo search, rolls out sponsored tiles to new tab page

In addition to the debut of the Firefox Developer Edition, Mozilla today announced new features for its main Firefox browser. The company is launching a new Forget button in Firefox to help keep your browsing history private, adding DuckDuckGo as a search option, and rolling out its directory tiles …

Adesto Technologies doubles down on memory chips that can cut energy consumption 100 times

Low-power memory chip startup Adesto Technologies is launching an improved version of its chips that can cut energy consumption as much as 100 times.<p>Adesto is launching a new non-volatile serial memory chip that operates at 1.2 volts, using a third less voltage than other chips on the market. The …