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VR Bangers takes porn to virtual reality with 360-degree 4K videos

VR Bangers is one of many porn web sites that is joining the race to virtual reality. The Los Angeles company is in the midst of creating VR porn videos that are shot with 360-degree cameras, so you can look anywhere in the scene in 4K resolution.<p>Porn is expected to be big on virtual reality, just …

Virtual Reality

London startup 'Babylon' thinks its AI doctor could predict your future health

London-based digital healthcare startup, Babylon is an artificially intelligent ‘doctor’ that aims to prevent illnesses before they occur. To do this, the program tracks your daily habits, diagnosis illness based on symptoms and integrating data about heart rate, diet and medical records.<p>Currently, …

Digital Health

What Apple Watch? Fitbit was the surprise winner this Christmas

Fitbit is ending the year on a healthy note.<p>All signs from third-party platforms point to Fitbit being one of the big winners this holiday season, …

Deal: Mattel's View-Master VR Starter Pack drops to only $20 on Amazon

Interested in trying out virtual reality, but aren’t keen on spending around $100 to do so? Google’s Cardboard VR platform is a great place to start. There are a few headsets made from actual cardboard that can be yours for only a few bucks, but there aren’t any available today that rival the warm …

Virtual Reality

Panasonic makes its 4K Toughpad more film industry-friendly

When Panasonic's 20-inch, 4K Toughpad tablet arrived to CES 2013, there was nothing even remotely like it on the market. The company did have a method to its madness, however, positioning the then-$6,000 tablet as a bulletproof, strictly-business tablet aimed at industrial CAD designers and …

13 hottest Vine stars that should be on your radar

These 11 Vine users have risen from relative obscurity and are now followed by millions of people. Some have even landed record deals or TV show and movie deals because of Vine — and they're the best of the best.

Get Builds Mobile Apps And Handles Deliveries For Local Shops

Meet Get, a new French startup that wants to be the Shopify for small retailers on mobile among many other things. With Get, local shops like your favorite bakery can effortlessly have an app for iOS and Android. Get also provides a same-hour delivery service like Stuart.<p>Founded by Adrien Touati …

Apps

Discovering Minecraft in 2015

Better late than never, right?<p>Minecraft's incredible popularity is well documented, and utterly fascinating. This primitive-looking but hugely …

Minecraft

Graphite or Pencil Drawing Techniques

How to Draw the Female Face

Twitter's Dev Analytics Tool, 'Answers' Hits 5 Billion Sessions

Twitter is super keen on being more than just a place for your random thoughts on current events. In addition to its Mo Pub ad platform, it’s also going after developers with its Crashlytics service.<p>Today it announced that the Answers mobile analytics service within Crashlytics is being launched as …

Analytics

Xiaomi used a trio of crustaceans for an unusual 'durability' test

Most cellphone makers do their durability testing in labs, but let's be honest: those trials can be kind of boring to watch. In an attempt to show just how tough its Mi 4 handset is, Xiaomi used a trio of sea creatures. The phone spent a few moments in the clutches of a freshwater crab, a Japanese …

Man who owns a smart TV says he’s ‘afraid’ of using it after reading its privacy policy

Just like with other electronic devices that used to be “dumb,” TVs have become increasingly smart lately, but that doesn’t mean that’s necessarily a …

iPad Art: Cherry Season

‘Cherry Season’ is the title of this week’s featured iPad painting. It was painted by Pilar Humada, using the Sketch Club app.<p>I’ve been a huge fan of Pilar’s iPad artwork ever since I saw some of her first creations on the iPad back in 2013. Her work is equally stunning when she paints cityscapes …

Motorola Announces Which Of Its Phones Will Get Android 5.0 Lollipop

Given that Motorola is building Google’s just-announced Nexus 6, it’s probably also a given that Motorola knows their way around the latest version of Android, Lollipop.<p>It makes sense, then, that they’re pretty much the first out of the gate to announce which of their phones are getting the update …

14-Year-Old Who Built Low-Cost Battery Is Named ‘Top Young Scientist’

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Doc Jensen on 'The Strain' -- and when real life interrupts TV

Horror has come in a variety of flavors this summer: Gory. Existential. Sharknado. FX’s <i>The Strain</i> is geek Neapolitan—a combo of all three. It’s a …

When artist Josh Dorman discovered Paul Klee

On the latest episode of Bullseye with Jesse Thorn, artist Josh Dorman talks about his fascinating with artist Paul Klee.<p>Josh Dorman is a fine artist …

eBay: Huge collection of 80s-90s console videogames

On eBay: a massive collection of 5700 console games, 5700+ games, and custom shelves for it all. Buy it now for (gulp) $164,000.<p>Over 4000 (games) …

Pakistan's scorpion hunters

In Pakistan, a black scorpion weighing 60 grams sells for around $50,000 to medical researchers. Al Jazeera's Maham Javaid investigates the country's …

The Struggle in Black and White: Activist Photographers Who Fought for Civil Rights

<i>Bob Fitch snapped this picture of a sheriff’s deputy pursuing photographer Matt Herron during a protest in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in 1966.</i> …

The surreal erotic photography of Heinrich Heidersberger [NSFW]

A selection of works by the German photographer Heinrich Heidersberger (1906-2006).<p>He was a onetime painting student of Fernand Léger at the Académie …

How Dali and Halsman made "In Voluptas Mors"

One of the most iconic images of Salvador Dali's career was the photo of a skull composed from the artfully arranged bodies of nude models.<p>The image …

Princess Sofia Wears Custom White Lace at Prince Alexander's Christening

Click through for the princess's best looks.<p>The Duchess of Cambridge has some serious competition in the style department. Princess Sofia of Sweden is the new bride of Prince Carl Philip and the latest member of the royal style watch. The princess, neé Hellqvist, is a former model and reality TV …

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8-Year-Old Kid Makes $1.3 Million A Year With His Viral YouTube Videos

Father-son projects are a great way to bond with your children, teach them life lessons, and, apparently, make millions of dollars.<p>At least, that's the case with EvanTubeHD, the adorably fun YouTube channel that an 8-year-old boy named Evan started with his dad three years ago. In his videos, Evan …

Solar Storms Threaten Gadgets This Weekend

A pair of solar events has the potential to disrupt power and GPS this Friday and Saturday, according to the U.S. Space Weather Center.<p>Two coronal mass ejections—enormous discharges of plasma—will create magnetic storms when they interact with the earth’s magnetic field. These storms have the …

Magnetism

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …