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You Can Now Use Retro Controllers on Nintendo Switch

If you're hoping to get your hands on a new controller for your Nintendo Switch, but don't like the idea of a new-age option, a small retro-gaming …

Retrogaming

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 amazingly starts at reasonable $250 with a ginormous battery, screen and 4GB RAM

Last year’s mid-range Xiaomi Mi Max looked like an immensely hard act to follow, what with a crazy large, decently sharp display in tow, fittingly …

How Breath of the Wild propelled Nintendo Switch to success against the odds

The Japanese company’s console was quirky, expensive, and short on games – but with the Legend of Zelda sequel it had a title worth buying it for<p>The Switch was Nintendo’s last roll of the dice. By the beginning of this year, the company was in dire straits: a decade on from the breakout success of …

Retrogaming

The mind-bending drone photography of Aydin Büyüktaş

<b>Using just a drone and some post-production trickery, Aydın Büyüktaş has created a unique and strange view of the world. Oliver Atwell goes on an</b> …

Photography

14 Ideas to Make a Small Garden Look Bigger

Who doesn’t dream of an English estate with groves and gardens and koi ponds? Or perhaps you prefer the ultimate American playground with a pool and …

Niantic: "This summer will be legendary"

Pokemon GO was a big winner at the 21st Annual Webby Awards. Most significantly, it was selected as best mobile game.<p>Niantic’s global product …

Man Buys Two Metric Tons of LEGO Bricks; Sorts Them Via Machine Learning

Jacques Mattheij made a small, but awesome, mistake. He went on eBay one evening and bid on a bunch of bulk LEGO brick auctions, then went to sleep. …

8 Houseplants that Can Survive Urban Apartments

Ever since a friend recommended that I start following The Sill, a Brooklyn-based plant company, on Instagram, I've been hooked. Besides knowing how …

Plants

The Startling Intelligence of the Common Chicken

In the animal kingdom, some creatures are smarter than others. Birds, in particular, exhibit many remarkable skills once thought to be restricted to …

Communication Skills

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Google Pixel 2 XL specs, Galaxy S8 fast charging issue & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about T-Mobile’s recent deals for the Samsung Galaxy S8 or the LG G6. Then we discuss the luxury Montblanc …

Phones

The Nintendo Switch Is Becoming Too Beloved For Third Parties To Ignore

At this point in its life cycle, the Nintendo Switch is essentially the Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson of video game consoles. Everybody loves it, it can charm even the biggest of skeptics, and you might seriously consider electing it president in 2020 if that were possible.<p>The Switch, after a few …

Retrogaming

Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed a Heated Letter on The Universe's Origin

Sh*t just got real.<p>For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned <i>way</i> up on a debate that's quietly been …

Physics

Google's mysterious new operating system looks completely different from Android

Based on Ars Technica's findings, Fuchsia is designed to work on "modern phones and modern personal computers with fast processors" with "non-trivial amounts of RAM." That seems like an odd move for Google, as Android runs perfectly well on budget devices with lesser specs. It's usually third-party …

Android News

Indigenous rangers stumble across dodo relative living in the Kimberley

If the extinct dodo was dumb, its closest relative the Nicobar pigeon may be considered adventurous, after one of the birds native to South East Asia …

Scientists Think They've Finally Found The Mechanism Behind Grey Hair And Baldness

This is where hair loss starts.<p>As we get older, many of us struggle with the harsh reality of our hair turning grey or falling out. But despite how …

Tumors

15 food swaps that make your diet instantly healthier

Ditch the junk food for healthier alternatives<p>Improving your health could be as simple as a few tiny tweaks to your diet, according to Bupa UK …

Dijon Mustard

I f**king hate science

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s streamlined astrophysics book and the perils of popular scientism<p>In late July 2014, a Twitter user named @dogboner posted a photo of a man on a subway train working on his laptop, accompanied by the caption, “Some guy using his laptop on the train like a dumbass nerd lol.” The …

David Bowie

The Next Phase Of Human Evolution Could Include Immortality

What will humans be like in 1,000 years? They will likely be taller, bionic and maybe even immortal.<p>TechInsider looked at the possible future of the human race after another 10 centuries of evolution and found people and machines could literally join together ― assuming we don’t wipe ourselves out …

World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Germany's Harz region

Visitors to Germany's Harz Mountains will now be able to walk along the world's biggest pedestrian suspension bridge. The record-breaking structure …

Urban Design

Google Pixel 2 Specs And Features That Will Challenge The Galaxy S8, Release Date Rumored In May

Google Pixel 2 is one of the most intriguing Android smartphones that is yet to come, mostly because its predecessor is considered to be a success. …

Google Pixel

This minimalist cellphone is designed to be as basic as possible

No texting, email, or anything else<p>Smartphones are ubiquitous in our lives: we rely on them to navigate unfamiliar surroundings, look up information, and stay in touch with people with an ever-growing collection of apps. A new, minimalist phone is designed for people want to eliminate all that …

Text Messaging

You can identify every single birdsong with this super-intuitive app

<b>Whether you're a seasoned twitcher looking to test your knowledge or a lesser-spotted learner hoping to gen up, this birdsong recognition app is</b> …

Apps

This Photographer Put a Giant Mirror In a Salt Flat

Australian photographer Murray Fredericks has spent years visiting and photographing the salt flats at Lake Eyre, the lowest point in Australia. For …

Photography

'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' can't be the best 'Mario Kart' game because 'Double Dash' already is

<i>Mario Kart 8 Deluxe</i> is an undeniably great game, putting an extra layer of polish on the already impressive Wii U title. It's the fastest-selling …

Gaming

This vet sang to a nervous dog before surgery, and this sweet act of kindness has us *so* emotional

Anyone who’s ever undergone surgery knows that it can be downright terrifying, but it really helps to have a friendly face by your side. Luckily, …

Barking up the canine family tree

Dogs have been our trusted companions for at least 15 and perhaps as many as 30 thousand years. They were the first domesticated animal. But just how …

Dogs

Nutella Stuffed Churros

In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, water, and salt over medium high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the …

Why Mario Kart Is So Fun

<i>Mario Kart</i> has been around for 25 years and the fun has never let up. How has the beloved racing manage to stay so exciting over the years? We take a …

Mario Kart