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Why your cat is so weird, explained by an actual scientist

Why are cats so weird?<p>It's something I consistently find myself asking when I watch my cat. Thankfully, a new video from TED Ed, narrated by cat guru Tony Buffington, gives a scientific explanation.<p>"Cats today retain many of the same instincts that allowed them to thrive in the wild for millions of …

Pets

Puma's robotic running companion can keep pace with Usain Bolt

For some people, the RunKeeper coach's voice is enough to keep them motivated during a jog. Others need something physical to keep pace with. That's where Puma's BeatBot comes in. Developed by a NASA robotics engineer, a trio of MIT students and Puma's ad agency, the robot follows lines around a …

How to find prescription sunglasses you actually want to wear

Should’ve gone to Specsavers? Not anymore, thanks to a new breed of brands taking up the cut-price optical mantle. With style, budget and bespoke flourishes at the forefront of these independent frame-makers’ minds, you rarely have to fork out more than £150 for a pair of quality sunglasses.<p>Ace and …

Men's Fashion

Bill Gates says the next big thing in tech can help people learn like he does

Bill Gates Foundation<p>In a new interview with The Verge, Microsoft cofounder and richest man in the world Bill Gates explained the potential for …

10 mostly free resources for learning Android development

Like losing weight, building muscle or learning a new language, learning to create Android apps is an ambition shared by many. Just like those other goals though, it’s also an ambition that many of us will never get around to. Partly this is because there are more pressing concerns on our radar …

Android Development

Chobani yoghurt boss gives 10% of his shares to workers

<b>Staff at US yoghurt maker Chobani will receive a share of a 10% stake in the yoghurt maker, the company's founder has announced.</b><p>While shares are commonly granted to staff in start-up technology firms, it is an unusual move for a food company.<p>The shares will be distributed among Chobani's 2,000 …

New York State

Fired Reddit exec quietly launches 'Imzy,' a warmer, fuzzier Reddit

Dan McComas, the former second-in-command at Reddit — and vocal critic of its more inflammatory groups — wants to build a better Reddit, one that focuses on “healthy, positive communities.”<p>McComas, as you may remember, was let go — along with Victoria Taylor — in a controversial move that was met …

Apple requiring all new Watch apps to be native by June

All new Apple Watch apps will have to run natively on the Watch as of June 1st. Apple announced the mandate to developers last night, indicating that it would reject Watch apps from the App Store if they didn't comply.<p>Developers have been able to publish native Watch apps since September, when …

Apps

Google Play Music search bar just got a new look

The old.<p>A server-side change has tweaked the Google Play Music search bar. Gone (or soon to be gone) is the magnifying glass of old, as this new search bar heralds in an era of a Google Now-esque bar with “Google Play Music” stamped neatly in the area where you type (or speak) your search. Some …

Android News

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Japan's Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests

TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker tarnished by a massive recall cover-up 15 years ago, owned up to another scandal Wednesday, saying employees had intentionally falsified fuel mileage data for several vehicle models.<p>The inaccurate tests by the Tokyo-based automaker …

Mitsubishi Motors

Deadly North Korean Volcano Definitely Has Magma Gathering Beneath It

North Korea, the notoriously secretive communist state intent on defying the international community, is not known for its collaborations with the …

Geology