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What Really Happens When You Don't Turn Off Your Cell Phone on a Plane? (Video)

Cell phone use on planes has been heavily debated as the airline industry attempts to keep up with ever-changing technology. It’s standard practice …

This Video Of A Bear Breaking Into A House Is Scarier Than Most Horror Movies

It’s no secret that bears are majestic creatures and that the more that humanity expands the more that we brush up against bears and other wildlife. Bears have this strange tendency to get themselves into the damnedest jams and seem to have a special affinity for opening up doors and scaring the …

Horror

A record-breaking map of 1.2 million galaxies is revealing new secrets of the universe

Something like 68% of the universe is made up of dark energy, a mysterious force thought to fuel the expansion of the universe. Another 27% is dark …

Have you given Pokémon Go full access to everything in your Google account?

Users who signed up to play the game’s iOS app were scared to find it had been granted ‘full access’ to Google - but the company says that sounds worse than it is<p>Gamers who have downloaded the Pokémon Go augmented reality game were given a scare on Monday, after noticing that the app had apparently …

Pokémon

The Interesting Details In The "Game Of Thrones" Finale You May Have Missed

Because the only thing left to do now is obsess over it.

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working and what's not. Then we …

Parenting

Researchers Spotted Something Very Strange in the Sands of Mars

No, it’s not aliens writing messages in the sand. But there <i>is</i> something weird happening on Mars’ surface—and it’s something that hasn’t been seen …

Google working to make every website viewable in virtual reality with Chrome

It’s no secret that Google is heavily interested in virtual reality technology and now it’s looking to bring some of that technology to Chrome. As noticed by Road To VR, the latest builds of Chrome Beta and Chrome Dev bring the beginnings of support for WebVR.<p>Chrome Beta now includes a WebVR …

How Leaving America Changes What People Think About Guns

"When I hear about people who own 15 assault weapons I think, why do you need that?"<p>When you live abroad, you start to see your home country differently. I speak from experience: After moving to Switzerland in 2006, I began to see American policies for what they were—one country's way of doing …

New alloy promises to boost rare earth production while improving energy efficiency of engines

Researchers have developed aluminum alloys that are both easier to work with and more heat tolerant than existing products. What may be more …

18 Binge-Worthy Shows That Have Every Single Episode On Netflix

Each show can be watched from first to last episode, to maximize your binge-watching potential.

New glue instantly hardens with electric current

A new glue that forms a strong bond when activated by low voltage electricity may be the first of its kind.

Engineering

This Footage of Friday's Perfect SpaceX Landing Is Simply Incredible

What a time to be alive.<p>There are a lot of beautiful things in this world, but sometimes the most incredible feats to witness are the examples of …

Space Travel

The Cognitive Science Behind Repeating Mistakes

Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the brain is wired than with a lack of discipline. In attempting to understand where we went wrong, …

Associated Press News

Sony made a custom PS4 controller for a gamer with cerebral palsy

It's tough to use gadgets when you have cerebral palsy -- few of their interfaces take the movement disorder into account. However, a Sony staffer went the extra mile to make sure this wasn't a problem for one gamer. When Peter Byrne wrote Sony complaining that the DualShock 4's touchpad was …

Palsy

DimeMag

R.J. Barrett's Ascent To Stardom Is Fueled By More Than Raw Talent<p>Blake Murphy 06.29.18 1 day ago<p>What The Lakers Should Do In Free Agency If They Don't Sign LeBron James Or Paul George<p>Robby Kalland 06.28.18 2 days ago 2 Comments<p>Highlighting The Coolest Members Of The 2018 NBA Draft Class<p>The Riffs …

Basketball

Emilia Clarke Is Tired Of People Accusing ‘Game Of Thrones’ Of Being Anti-Feminist

<i>Game of Thrones</i> has faced its share of controversy over the years. But surprisingly, most of it hasn’t been over scenes like the murder of Talisa Stark via being stabbed repeatedly in her pregnant belly, or that part in season five where 10 year old Shireen Baratheon is burned alive by her father. …

TV Series

Check the Google Play Store - lucky users getting 80% app discounts

Have you opened the Google play Store today? You may be in for a treat. Reddit user <i>eagle3000</i> ran across an Easter-themed banner that offered him a special 80% discount on “a top app or game”.<p>Don’t go crazy just yet, though. It seems this offer is a bit more exclusive than we would wish. For …

Pentagon Chief Used Personal Email Account for Nearly a Year

Defense Secretary Ash Carter used his personal email account for government business for nearly a year, until December 2015, when news reports …

The future of finance: Forget PINs and passwords ... welcome to a world of wearable technology

What does the future hold for us as spenders and savers? In the past 30 years, the way in which we bank and use money has changed dramatically. But …

Keyless entry systems are still vulnerable to simple hack

ADAC, the German Automobile Club, is sort of the AAA of Germany. Recently, the group revealed the findings of some auto security tests they'd run to bring attention to how easy it is for thieves to exploit keyless entry systems and steal cars, despite the fact that the vulnerability has been known …

Leonardo DiCaprio Has Become the Unofficial Face of Girl Scout Cookies

Leo's love of Trefoils has inspired a meme-worthy marketing tactic.<p>Right before Leonardo DiCaprio took to the stage to accept his first-ever Oscar last month, he bought a box of Girl Scout Cookies. So, one clever New York Girl Scout troop decided to use him in their posters to sell cookies.<p>They …

Girl Scouts

Low-calorie sweetener 'linked with increased risk of leukemia' - study

The US manufacturer of Splenda has rebutted the study, stressing that extensive research has found sucralose to be safe for human consumption<p>An artificial sweetener promoted as a healthier alternative to sugar has been linked with an increased risk of leukemia in a new study.<p>Researchers at the …

Immune System

Software brings your PC's entire interface to VR

Virtual reality faces numerous challenges, but one of the biggest is having to take your headset off whenever you need to run a conventional app. What if you want to maintain that immersion, or just want to use a VR device as your only display? That's where BigScreen thinks it can help. It's …

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The Dangers of Inaction and Idleness | The Art of Manliness

“It is not necessary for a man to be actively bad in order to make a failure in life; simple inaction will accomplish it. Nature has everywhere …

Great Depression

Video games in 2016 would be unrecognizable to someone in 2006

If you stepped away from video games for a decade, would you recognize them when you returned?<p>Over the weekend, I received an email from Murali Ramanujam, who hasn't played video games in earnest since 2007. Returning to the medium after nine years, he feels lost.<p>As he puts it:<p>I simply cannot …

Sports Jackets vs. Blazers vs. Suit Jackets | The Art of Manliness

Sports jackets. Suit jackets. Blazers. Most men use these terms interchangeably, as do many men’s clothing retailers.<p>Because of this, the differences …