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Nexus 5 drop test, straight from Google’s Android lawn

We’ve done drop tests in many places, some of them quite exotic, but today brings a first: we’re dropping the brand spanking new Nexus 5 right in the heart of the Googleplex. Forgive us, Matias Duarte, we <i>had</i> to do it!<p>Going for just $350, the Nexus 5 is definitely worth its price tag, and then some, …

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How a Real TARDIS Would Work, Explained by Physicists

“Traversable Achronal Retrograde Domains in Spacetime” is the name of a scientific paper written by physicists Dr. Ben Tippett and Dr. Dave Tsang. …

In today's special episode of Android Design in Action, +Nick…

In today's special episode of <i>Android Design in Action</i>, +Nick Butcher, +Adam Koch and I talk about some of the key aspects of Android 4.4 KitKat that all Android designers should be aware of. Specifically:<p>1) The new <b>Nexus 5</b>, with a beautiful 5-inch / 1920x1080px / 640x360dp / XXHDPI (480dpi) display.<p>2) The new <b>Your Branding</b> section of the Android Design guide (developer.android.com/design), including KitKat's use of a more neutral system color palette to let your brand colors shine.<p>3) Changes to …

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18 Everyday Products You've Been Using Wrong

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Google Maps Has An Incredible Doctor Who Easter Egg

Hey, you know how it is. One minute you're walking down a London street, minding your own business, when you accidentally step into a police call box …

Hackermeter Wants To Kill Your Résumé And Replace It With A High Score

If you’re looking to hire a bad-ass programmer, fielding résumés can start to feel like an exercise in futility. They’re good for quickly filtering out folks who are clearly applying to <i>everything</i> — but when everyone in the industry has some crazy made-up senior ninja/rockstar/space cadet title, …

The History of Doctor Who as a Tube Map, with a Line for Each Doctor

This side table will be a lasting testament to your intelligence

Putting together ready-to-assemble furniture can often be an arduous task, but if you consider yourself a master assembler, here's a range of furniture that could be perfect for you. As <i>Wired</i> reports, Bulgarian design house Praktrik takes fiendishly difficult Burr puzzles and transforms them into …

Watch Now: 600 Whovians Sing The 'Doctor Who' Theme Song

It’s been a whirlwind of a few weeks for <b>Doctor Who</b> fans. Just this past weekend, we learned that Peter Capaldi is the next Doctor; and before that, …

Key Lime Pie build KRS36B apparently running on Nexus 7 and Nexus 4

New Android builds starting with the letter “K” have been apparently spotted in the wild running on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4, suggesting that Google may already be testing Key Lime Pie.<p>Key Lime Pie has long been rumored to be the name of the next major Android update. Furthermore, KLP was mostly …

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11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius

Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

'Doctor Who' 50th anniversary special to be simulcast across the globe

<i>Doctor Who</i> fans are already looking forward to the series' 50th anniversary special, and the BBC is clearly aiming for a global impact: the episode is going to air at the same time across the entire <i>world</i>. <i>RadioTimes</i> reports that the BBC will simultaneously air the episode in 200 different countries, …

1. You know you’re rooted when your girlfriend can’t get hold…

1. You know you’re rooted when your girlfriend can’t get hold of you for an hour because you’re in recovery.. and she becomes suspicious.<p>2. You know you’re rooted when someone asks if rooting is like jail breaking their iPhone and you laugh in their face.<p>3. You know you’re rooted when boot loops don’t scare you anymore.<p>4. You know you’re rooted when your girlfriend looks in your messages and gets suspicious cause you have none.<p>5. You know your are rooted when u scream “YESSSS” in a bus full of …

If you’ve ever wanted your phone and your PC to merge, this millionaire has a deal for you

Mark Shuttleworth, the South African-born, Isle of Man-based millionaire who was only the second person on earth to pay to have himself shot into space, has latched onto a vision that’s compelling in its simplicity, not its particulars: Shuttleworth contends that it’s time people stopped owning …

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Watch Photoshop Genius Bring Retro Snapshot Back To Life (VIDEO)

Now <i>this</i> is how you use photoshop.<p>Thanks to a redditor named TheHaterSalad we just spent the last seven odd minutes with our eyes glued to the computer screen. To be fair, our eyes are often glued to the computer screen, but the video above -- which shows how one might transform a vintage, …

Supplementing your disease: why multivitamins might be doing more harm than good

<i>The Atlantic</i> has this week published an excerpt from Dr. Paul Offit's <i>Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine</i>, which takes a closer look at the conventional wisdom underpinning the multibillion-dollar vitamin supplement industry. Offit, who is credited with …

'The Conjuring' review: the return of true horror

In 2004 director James Wan helped launch an entire subgenre of horror with <i>Saw</i>. Dubbed “torture porn” — a derisive label used by cultural critics that confused catharsis with titillation — it became the gory norm for years, with the <i>Saw</i> franchise creaking out sequel after sequel. Starting with 2010’s</i> …

Laser-powered atomic clock fuels temporal pedants' ire

If you thought that your regular atomic clock, which loses a second once every few years, is adequate for your needs, then Dr. Jerome Lodewyck wants a word. His team at the Paris Observatory claims to have invented an atomic clock which only loses a second every three centuries. Rather than …

Michael Jackson or Bill Cosby could have starred in a 'Doctor Who' film

Long before David Tennant renewed <i>Doctor Who</i>'s place as a cultural phenomenon, the famous Time Lord was nearly set to regenerate as one of two men who could have catapulted the character's star power in an instant. According to <i>The Times</i>, Michael Jackson and Bill Cosby were the top two choices that …

Official Cloud Print app hits Google Play, streamlines your wireless printing needs

The official Cloud Print app has finally been released on Google Play, possibly rendering the third-party apps you've relied on over the years superfluous. Using the standalone software will likely be a familiar affair if you've ever printed via mobile devices in the past. Just choose a file saved …

Samsung Galaxy S4 slide-out keyboard case available for $79.99

This Samsung Galaxy S4 Bluetooth keyboard could be very useful to you, if you’re always on the road, typing long emails and you don’t like using the virtual keyboard.<p>Even with the Google Keyboard for Android available in the Google Play Store, the experience of a physical keyboard is most certainly …

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