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What if the iPhone had never arrived?

Ten years ago the cellphone industry was as teeming with life as a coral reef. Weird, multi-colored Nokias and Samsungs flitted between fronds of seagrass while Sidekicks scuttled in and out of tiny sea caves. Blackberries lumbered through the coral like lions on the hunt, eviscerating all …

Android Phones

10 Universities Offering Free Online Technology Courses

1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology<p>The Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpenCourseWare site is undoubtedly the best place to find free …

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

The Amazing Beaches Of The Turks And Caicos

The Turks and Caicos is a tropical archipelago located south of the Bahamas. Although a relatively small nation, the islands are blessed with many …

The top 9 ways your iPhone is going to change when iOS 10 comes out

It'll be called iOS 10 — the 10th major revision to the iPhone and iPad operating system.<p>iOS 10 will have common-sense changes that might be weird at first. But you'll eventually find they're big improvements.<p>You'll probably have to update anyway to keep your device secure and because Apple sends a …

A new study might have found one of the only long-term physical health risks linked to smoking marijuana

Long-term marijuana use may actually not be so bad for your health, according to new research.<p>In a long-term study that traced the health of 1,037 New Zealanders — all either marijuana or tobacco smokers or abstainers — from birth to 38, researchers assessed over a dozen physical health issues and …

Google Announced Their D-Wave 2X Quantum Computer Succesfully Works

It seems that the D-Wave Computer does work, and the theory is that the hardware is 3,600 times faster than other supercomputers. It is the nearest …

In An Era Of Unlimited Photos What Are We Really Capturing About The World?

A century and a half ago few books contained illustrations due to the enormous cost of printing images and those that did were almost exclusively monochrome. To the average person strange lands or world changing events were understood primarily through words or at best in black and white. Fast …

Social Media

Take a look inside the most powerful physics machine on Earth

They've succeeded more than once already. In 2012, scientists at CERN discovered the Higgs boson, and just last month the organization announced that they'd found a new class of particles known as pentaquarks.<p>The LHC, the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, has made all …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Apple Takes Back Title of World's Most Valuable Company

Apple is back, baby.<p>A number of technology stocks had a disastrous day on Wednesday, another sign that jittery investors have recently become much …

Scientists prove key aspect of evolutionary theory

Evolutionary theory predicts that pairs of chromosomes within asexual organisms will evolve independently of each other and become increasingly …

Four Leading Theories on Why Humans Need to Sleep

It remains one of biology's biggest mysteries.<p>Outside of death, few things unite every member of the animal kingdom quite like sleep. Some animals, like the large hairy armadillo, sleep upwards of 20 hours a day in captivity, while others, like the giraffe, might only clock 10 minutes daily in the …

UC Berkeley

Microsoft is pulling the plug on Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next Tuesday

Microsoft is ending support for most users of Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next week on January 12th, releasing a final patch encouraging users to upgrade to one of the company's more recent browsers. The end of support means that these older versions of Internet Explorer will no longer receive …

Software

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

9 habits everyone should master before turning 30

Your 20s are a time of discovery. You figure out who you are, what you want, and how to make it happen.<p>The habits you establish during this time tend to stick and become the foundation of your adult life. Establishing positive ones can be the difference between success and failure.<p>We've sorted …

The Internet crisis coming January 1, 2016 is way worse than Y2K

Those of us who remember the days leading up to the year 2000 remember that basically all anyone could talk about was Y2K, and how this Millennium …

The 70 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Seek and Destroy Fat

Use these cardio movements to wipe out calories and get seriously lean<p>What happens when you ask <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director how he burns fat fast?<p>He answers your question with this video—a compilation of his favorite 70 bodyweight cardio exercises.<p><b>Related</b>: METASHRED EXTREME—the Ultimate Fitness …

6 Scientifically-Inclined Gifts That People Actually Want

Shopping for other people is hard and gift-giving can be high pressure. But that doesn’t mean science-fans need to settle for sad math pun T-shirts …

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Mathematics

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Quantum Physics

6 Cleaning Tricks From Hotel Housekeeping That We Should All Borrow

Forget everything.<p>When it comes to cleaning -- and cleaning <i>fast</i> -- hotel housekeeping knows what's up.<p>The above video lays out some pro tips we'd never heard of -- and ones we can't wait to try out. When used correctly, they'll turn your home into the likes of a hotel suite. For example:<p><b>Vacuum into</b> …

12 Toxic Thoughts That Will Destroy Your Success

If your thought patterns are toxic and they are keeping you stuck, it's time to change your thinking before it destroys your success.<p>It was Albert Einstein who said, "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking."<p>Every thought we …

Self-help

Blood clot breakthrough uses drug-device combo

A new, highly effective drug-device combination for treating life-threatening blood clots in stroke patients is being developed by a team of …

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

Time Management

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

What’s Behind NASA’s Upcoming Mystery Announcement About Mars?

Our best guess: flowing water, and the potential for alien life.<p><i>Update, 9/28/15:</i> NASA Discovers Liquid Water On Mars (!!!)<p><i>Original story below:</i><p>NASA …

7 paid iPhone apps worth $28 that are all on sale for free right now

Labor Day brought with it some great paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and several of the 10 apps we shared with you yesterday are <b>still</b> …

This is an Airport Luggage System Through the Eyes of a Suitcase Camera

Photographers are often advised to carry their camera gear onto an airplane rather than check it in with luggage. If you’d like to see what goes on …

Aviation