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These phone models have highest failure rate: is your device on the list?

• Samsung is number one on the list of manufacturers with high failure rates, according to a new report.<br>• Xiaomi and Motorola were number two and three, respectively.<br>• Xiaomi’s Redmi 4 was number one on the list of phone models with high failure rates.<p>A new report, covering mobile device repairs, has …

Mobile Technology

Here are the 16 leaking VPNs to avoid

A VPN is a virtual private network—a way to protect and encrypt your web traffic from prying eyes. There are dozens of VPN services available, but …

Information Systems

Travel for Two: The Caribbean for Couples

When contemplating the perfect romantic Caribbean island getaway, you’ll have to first figure out what you’re looking for in a romantic vacation. Do …

Beaches

Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries

Ford made waves recently when it announced it would stop producing cars (except for the iconic Mustang) -- in favor of SUVs, trucks and other large vehicles -- for the United States. It wasn't a big surprise and if anything it was expected since SUV and truck sales are growing while car sales …

Electric Vehicles

What Is a Bidet? A Traveler's Guide to Foreign Bathrooms

Have you ever arrived at a fine new hotel, anxious to check in and get to your accommodations as quickly as possible because you've simply got to use …

Water

New study suggests it’s possible to never die

Side Note<p>Jul—01—2018 04:59PM EST<p>Flip Schulke / National Archives<p>(As long as you live until you’re 105 and have really good luck after that.)<p>Drew …

Research

The entire planet could literally be fueled by star power as soon as 2030

Your electric bill could end up being obsolete if one company succeeds at harnessing the energy of superhot plasma with a mega-reactor that could …

Energy

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

North America

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Hardwood vs. engineered flooring? Granite vs. quartz? The answer might surprise you.

We are in love with nature — but also with technology — so which is better when you build or remodel a home? Natural products such as wood or wool? Or a ­man-made substitute, such as laminate or nylon? To answer this question, I consulted dozens of design and DIY websites and checked in with my …

Home Improvement

Depressed Debbie Calls Police on Black Neighbors Because They Were Happy and She Was Sad

One day, hopefully soon, my dream of colleges and universities across America instituting doctorate-level programs on the study of white people will …

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

ATSC 3.0: The future of free antenna TV is coming, eventually

It's been two years since we last wrote about ATSC 3.0, also known as "Next Gen TV," and a lot has changed. But with the breakneck speed of change in other areas of TV -- namely streaming video -- the new version of free antenna TV is moving at a snail's pace.<p>Certain aspects of ATSC 3.0 have been …

Profit

What to Know Before You Go: Guatemala

It’s hard to imagine someone traveling to Guatemala and leaving unchanged. The mountainous landscape is nothing less than magical, and the …

HISTORY OF IDEAS - Religion

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Sorry, Apple and Samsung — the best smartphone innovation is happening in China right now

Three smartphone makers have just put up teasers for new, exciting smartphones. Another three recently launched flagships that are so good, it's hard …

Watch Virgin Galactic spaceplane's dramatic test flight

The sleek craft reportedly reached an altitude of 114,500 feet and a speed of Mach 1.9.<p>Space tourism took another step closer to reality on Tuesday as Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spaceplane fired up its rocket motor and completed its second supersonic flight over the Mojave Desert in California.<p>The …

Space Travel

Ensure your suitcase comes out first at baggage claim with this simple travel hack

By Spencer Hart<p>We love travelling here at T3. Whether it's exploring cities or sitting on the beach and soaking up the sun, there's nothing better …

9 Travel Apps That Will Save Money

With so many apps on the market today it can be difficult to find the best. Luckily, we sifted and sorted to find the top money-saving (and even …

Be cautious, free VPNs are selling your data to 3rd parties

It isn’t unusual to find companies using deceptive practices when trying to market and grow their brands. One niche where this is very rife is in the VPN industry. It was recently revealed that contrary to claims on their websites, 26 of the 117 most popular VPN services log user data despite …

Privacy

You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you …

PS4 Pro

Photographer Captures Eagle and Fox Fighting Over Rabbit in Midair

Wildlife photographer Kevin Ebi was out shooting a few days ago when he witnessed and photographed a crazy sight: a bald eagle and red fox fighting …

What a $54/month lease offer on $50,000 BMW says about state of EVs

NEW YORK — Mike Piccolo got a call from a friend about a deal on a new BMW with a price so cheap he thought it was a joke.<p>The 45-year-old financial …

The Best Portable Safe for Travel

We all know the dangers of pickpockets while traveling, but rarely do we ever think about the theft that can happen in our very own hotel rooms. It’s …

Watch These Men Calmly Respond to a Woman’s Racist Tirade at Denny’s

The mayor of the Canadian city the viral rant took place in has described the incident as racist and embarrassing.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i>.<p>A viral video showing a woman hurling racist remarks at a table of men at a Lethbridge, Alberta Denny’s is being condemned by the city’s …

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.<p>The new research was spurred by the discovery in 2016 of the first …

Pollution

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Blackview P10000 Pro spits in the face of everything else with ridiculous 11,000mAh battery

• Blackview’s P10000 Pro sports a huge 11,000mAh battery that promises seven days of use.<br>• The battery also promises 50 days of standby.<br>• That is more than the average laptop or tablet.<p>Thanks to more advanced processors, it has become harder for a smartphone to have truly horrendous battery life. Still, …

Mobile Technology