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Why China’s Biggest App Has Sputtered Everywhere Else

Tencent’s effort to promote WeChat around the globe reflects mistakes that many app makers make as they go overseas.<p>Last week, my colleague Steven Millward wrote an excellent piece about China’s most popular social app, WeChat and how, despite the money owner Tencent poured into marketing via stars …

Charlize Theron is joining the cast of Fast 8

And she's probably playing a villain<p>Charlize Theron is officially joining the cast of F. Gary Gray's <i>Fast 8</i>. According to <i>Variety</i>, the particulars regarding Theron's role aren't exactly clear, but it's likely she's going to play some sort of villain. She's been circling the project for a while, but …

16 Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands That Are (Stylishly) Saving the Planet

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Sustainability

Facebook pushes businesses to Messenger with new tools for Pages, including Snapchat-like scannable codes

A day after people started noticing Facebook was now suggesting business to chat with while in Messenger, the social network officially announced a suite of tools and updates designed to help Facebook users better connect with the businesses using its platform. As part of these changes, businesses …

Watch this bonkers-looking aircraft with 18 rotors take its first crewed flight

Is the Volocopter the 'dawn of a revolution in urban mobility'?<p>The Volocopter, a helicopter-drone hybrid with 18 rotors, took its first manned flight in Southern Germany on March 30th, the company e-volo announced today. With e-volo's managing director Alexander Zosel in the cockpit, the truly …

Autonomous Cars

Don’t forget anything with Remember the Milk’s overhauled app

Remember the Milk was one of the first massively popular productivity app for years after it launched in 2005, before Wunderlist and Todoist even existed.<p>It fell off the radar when other apps, like Evernote and Any.do, began passing it out in terms of features and style.<p>However, Remember the Milk …

This Photo of a Potato Sold for $1 Million

The potato is a great tuber. It can be prepared in all sorts of ways, and without it, french fries wouldn't exist. But, is the potato so great that its likeness is worth a million bucks? Apparently so, because the <i>Independent</i> reports a European businessman has purchased this photo of a potato for 1 …

Sea level rise will swallow Miami, New Orleans: study

But making extreme carbon cuts and moving to renewable energy could save millions of people living in iconic coastal areas of the United States, said the findings in the October 12 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a peer-reviewed US journal.<p>Scientists have already …

Climate Change

CMOS Inventor Working on Gigapixel Sensor That Can Detect Single Photons

Hold onto your seats: there may soon be game-changing breakthroughs in image sensors that could take low-light photography to whole new levels. The …

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Zambian Girl Born Without Forehead Gets New Skull In Revolutionary 3D Surgery

<b>A seven-year-old girl born without a forehead has undergone life-changing surgery with the help of 3D printed technology.</b><p>Grace Kabelenga, from Ndola …

Immune System

Jaw-Dropping Aerial Photographs Capture the Earth’s Water from Above

For German photographer Bernhard Edmaier, water is both immortal and living, shifting from ice to liquid to vapor and back again. It is …

How I Shot NBA Star Anthony Davis Dunking the Sun

Red Bull recently came to me with an interesting idea: “We’d like you to photograph NBA star Anthony Davis dunking the sun.”<p>I responded, “Can we also …

Xiaomi Trolls Samsung With Redmi Note 2 Launch

Chinese mobile making upstart Xiaomi is gunning to steal Samsung’s thunder by launching a pair of phablet smartphones on the same day Samsung is due to unbox phablet-sized updates to its Galaxy Note and Galaxy S6 Edge devices — with Samsung press events taking place later today in New York and …

Mobile

Meet Nigeria’s Youngest Female To Pilot Plane Cross Country

<b>Fifteen year old Kimberly Anyadike flew from one end of America to the other, which is known as cross country flight in aviation parlance, thus</b> …

Nigeria

I Gave All For Him - READ Confessions Of 'Buhari Girl'

<b>A 22 year-old-girl Lola Oguntade has narrated an amazing story of how she quit her job in a bank and became a 'chronic' campaigner for Muhammadu</b> …

Africa