Craig Townsend

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After Centuries, Scientists Have Finally Figured Out How Water Conducts Electricity

One of life's most fundamental processes has been witnessed.<p>It's a textbook moment centuries in the making: more than 200 years after scientists …

These Hilarious Harry Potter Comics Show How Irresponsible Dumbledore Was

Albus Wulfric Percival Brian Dumbledore was actually the master of the "Dumbleburn."

Znaps adds a magnetic charging port to any smartphone

Apple may not be our favorite company here at Android Authority, but we gotta give it to them for coming up with the MagSafe charger; it’s about the most convenient and safe charging technology we have seen. In fact, we wonder why they haven’t applied a similar concept to their mobile devices. …

Gear & Gadgets

How-To: Record live Beats 1 radio shows on your Mac for free

Apple’s <b>Beats 1</b> global radio station went online this week, and its programming is already grabbing plenty of headlines. The challenge: just like conventional radio, the station doesn’t (yet) offer on-demand recordings of complete past shows. If there’s a DJ, specific artist, new show, or interview …

‘Titanic,’ ‘Avatar’ Composer James Horner Dead at 61

James Horner, the Academy Award-winning film composer responsible for the unforgettable scores from films like <i>Titanic</i>, <i>Braveheart</i> and <i>Avatar</i>, died …

Oops: HTC Unveils its 24K-Gold One M9 with a Photo Taken with an iPhone

HTC today unveiled a new limited edition 24-karat gold version of the HTC One M9 smartphone. Unfortunately for HTC, there was just one small (and …

Hubble captures time lapse of shock collision from black hole

In a galaxy far away — about 260 million light years from our planet, to be exact — there was a plasma jet blasted from within a giant black hole. We …

Watch U2 Play Super Rarity ‘In God’s Country’ With Fan On Guitar

U2 are just five shows into their <i>Innocence + Experience Tour</i>, and they’re already taking fan requests and breaking out super rarities. At Friday …

Video Game Characters Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Artists Dave Pollot, who describes himself as a "software engineer who spends his nights with a beer in one hand and paintbrush in the other," is showing video game characters in a new light<p>He repurposes unwanted art found at thrift stores by adding video game characters and other sci-fi people and …

These Space Photos Were Made by Scanning Things Found in a Kitchen

For the past couple of years, photographer Navid Baraty has been experimenting with the idea of creating photographs of the universe without having …

Photography

The Moment Case Equips Your iPhone with a Shutter Button, Lens, and Camera Strap

When Moment launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smartphone lenses last year, it blew past its $50K funding goal <i>in a single day</i>.<p>The company is …

Call of Duty Ad Imagines the Crazy Man Behind the KillCam Camera

A common feature of first person shooter video games is an instant replay that pops up every time your character is killed, showing you exactly how …

Why Destiny Was The Best And Worst Game Of 2014

Bungie’s <i>Destiny</i> has inspired some of the most ambivalent thoughts I’ve ever had while clutching a gamepad.<p>Some people have said it’s the sort of game you either love or you hate. For me it’s much more of a love-hate relationship. It’s exactly what I want out of a video game, and yet its pieces are …

Artist reveals a hidden message in Apple's iCloud agreement

Terms of service for the internet are often good for two things: inspiring wild outrage, or simply acting as a textual speed bump between us and the web. Now, it appears they're also good for hiding secret messages.<p>Artist Florence Meunier scoured Apple's terms and conditions for iCloud and found a …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …

Here Are The 2015 Oscar Nominees

The first Oscar nomination of the day: “Everything Is Awesome” from <i>The LEGO Movie</i>. That has to be a good sign, right? Right…? We’ll have much more on the 2015 Oscars throughout the day, but until then, here’s the complete list of nominees.<p><b>Best Picture</b><p>American Sniper<br>Birdman<br>Boyhood<br>The Grand Budapest …

This Muslim Lawyer Would Like To Thank Don Lemon For Making Him Famous By Asking A Dumb ISIS Question

Don Lemon has had quite a year in terms of journalistic quality. There was the time he postulated that the missing Malaysian plane could have been swallowed by a black hole, the time he asked a rape victim why she didn’t simply bite her rapist’s penis, this bonkers and uncomfortable interview and …

Three Brothers Have Been Making Mind-Blowing Snow Sculptures In Their Yard Every Year

It takes the guys 11 front yards worth of snow and up to 300 hours.<p>Here's this year's: a 12-foot-tall sea turtle.<p>"This simulates the sticky snow that you would get on a warm winter day," they explained.<p>h/t Bored Panda

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude , a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free for a limited time (save $34!)

Can you believe 2014 is almost over? December is here and it’ll be 2015 before you know it, but there will still be plenty of awesome iPhone and iPad …

Climate change is an obvious myth – how much more evidence do you need?

Climate change is a myth. We all know this, deep down. Some of you reading this may have been taken in by the fear-mongering governments or corrupt scientists so have been brainwashed into thinking climate change is a real thing that “threatens all of humanity” or some other nonsense, but it’s just …

How to Unlock Hidden Settings In Your Favorite Software

Not every app has a Settings menu that's easily accessible. Sometimes, developers hide away debug menus, secret settings, and more. With them, you …

Striking Pictures From International Space Station Reveal Gorgeous Earth

Here’s Everything We Know About Marvel’s Phase Three, Including ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ In 2018 And 2019

Marvel is dropping a bunch of bombs today, telling us quite a bit more about their plans for their upcoming movies. Including, already, the next Avengers.<p><b>First, Avengers 3 is officially Avengers: Infinity War.</b> And yes, it will — as rumored — be a two-parter: Part one arrives May 4th, 2018 with part …

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' surprises S.H.I.E.L.D. viewers with footage

It was supposed to be a trailer, but that leaked last week. Nonetheless, Marvel Studios decided to keep its promise and give viewers of ABC’s <i>Agents</i> …