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Fly Or Die: AKG N90Q

The AKG N90Q headphones are, in short, awesome.<p>Harman has long been one of the top names in audio, but its newest pair of over-ear headphones — the latest in Quincy Jones’ signature line — add a new type of technology called TruNote, which uses microphones to tailor music to your environment. And …

Audiophile

Intergalactic trip

See first photo from probe that landed on Comet 67P

After travelling 4 billion miles, the European Space Agency's lander has touched down on a comet and is taking pictures.<p>What's the first thing you do when you arrive in a new place? Take a selfie, of course. Above is the first picture beamed back from the Philae probe showing that it's safely …

Space

A Quick Look At Google Inbox

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Brian Clay is a Utah-based tech writer and car enthusiast. He’s been happily married for two years and originally comes from North Carolina.</i><p>A few weeks ago I managed to get my hands on Google’s new app, Inbox. So far I love it, but it’s not quite ready to be my go-to email app for a …

Fuji X-M1 review

Fuji's X-M1 is the third model in the company's X range of interchangeable lens cameras, and it is the smallest and lightest compact system camera …

Cameras

25 Breathtaking Night Sky Photos Around The World

From the milky way galaxy in France to the Northern Lights in Norway, these 25 spectacular shots of the night sky around the world remind us of the …

Cave reflection

Morning Prayers

4 Cool Outdoor Hotel Bars

Four alfresco hotel bars where you can drink in the scene.<p>Broken Shaker, Miami Beach<p><b>The Setting:</b> A patio strewn with twinkling lights and retro …

Google announces ad-free YouTube music subscription service

Google has announced today that it is launching a paid YouTube music service that will allow viewers to watch videos without ads and save videos to …

Nexus 6 Review: A Big, Beautiful, Cumbersome Beast

I wanted to love the Nexus 6.<p>I’ve been using a Nexus 5 as my phone of choice since the very day it was announced. It’s the phone that pulled me over from the iOS camp for keeps, after so many dozens of other Android handsets I’d tested failed to do so with any permanence. It’s the phone I …

Android 5.0 Lollipop Review: Smartphone Edition

Google’s new Nexus 6 is officially available, and along with that comes Android 5.0 Lollipop. The latest version of Google’s mobile OS has already been accessible to those who’ve had a chance to experience the Nexus 9 tablet by HTC, but the Motorola-made Nexus 6 is the first smartphone to ship with …

Google Announces YouTube Music Key, Includes Background Playback, No Ads, Offline Viewing, And More

Guys, it's happening (....gif). The rumored YouTube music service that we've been hearing about for months is finally a reality. It's called YouTube …

Google Provides Official Look At Search 4.0 Update With Material Design, App Searching, And More

The Google Search app is about to get the Material Design treatment. In a blog post today, Google has officially announced version 4.0 of Search, …

World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions (PHOTOS)

For nearly 500 years, the emperors living within Beijing's opulent Forbidden City dictated who could enter and leave. Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since 2010.<p>Where we choose to spend our vacation time says a …

Art Galleries

Americans Got To Enjoy Only Half As Many Vacation Days As Europeans In 2014

Surprise! Europe is winning at life again.<p>Expedia's annual Vacation Deprivation Study -- which randomly surveyed 7,855 employed people across 24 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and South America -- found that in 2014 Europeans got to enjoy almost twice as many vacation days as …

8 Breweries in Awesomely Bizarre Places

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller<p><i>Credit: Church Brew</i><p>While it seems like every cool historic building these days gets repurposed into a loft you can't afford, a slew of brewers have actually beaten the developers to the punch, turning some pretty awesome old digs into even cooler places to drink beer.<p>From …

Beer

Are Dangerous Spiders Hiding in Your Fruit?

Probably not, says a new study that shows most hitchhiking arachnids are harmless.<p>Fruit shipped from afar sometimes arrives with an unwelcome bonus: a large, scary-looking spider.<p>The arachnids, which hide among bunches of bananas and other fruit shipped from South America to the United States and …

How Green Are Those Solar Panels, Really?

As the industry grows, so does concern over the environmental impact.<p><b>As the world seeks cleaner power, solar energy capacity has increased sixfold in the past five years. Yet manufacturing all those solar panels, a Tuesday report shows, can have environmental downsides.</b><p>Fabricating the panels …

18 Photos of People Awestruck by the Beauty of Nature

Nature has a way of making our problems feel small and insignificant, an incredible view can change our whole perspective on life. While in Moab, Utah for a March photo shoot adventure, photographer Jerry Patterson captured a shot of the Milky Way through the arches of beautiful sandstone …

Photography

Touchdown! Comet Landing to Offer Clues to Solar System's Birth

The landing of a European spacecraft on a craggy comet will provide a "quantum leap forward" for our understanding of the icy bodies.<p>Scientists "soft-landed" a space probe on a comet for the first time on Wednesday, capping a ten-year, four-billion-mile journey.<p>The European Space Agency's Rosetta …

On The Way

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