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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Every Day

The good news is that, according to science, you have the ability to control the happiness you feel.<p>Although it is, more or less, everyone's ultimate life goal, long-term happiness is something the average person finds incredibly difficult to achieve. The good news is that, according to science, …

Happiness

10 Best Places to Visit When Travelling in Hokkaido, Japan

10 Best Places to Visit When Travelling in Hokkaido, Japan<p>Updated on June 7, 2018<p>Powdery snow, untouched wilderness, rolling hills, clean air, blue …

Japan

Scientists fight crab for mysterious purple orb discovered in California deep

• E/V Nautilus team find likely sea slug 5,000ft below sea off Santa Barbara<br>• Analysis reveals foot and proboscis, making it ‘a gastropod of some kind’<p>More than 5,000ft below the surface of the ocean, in a canyon off the coast of southern California, the purple, globular creature appeared to glow under …

Samsung's bendable smartphones might become real in early 2017

Samsung has been toying with the idea of bendable (or is it foldable? who knows) phones since 2008, when it showed a prototype device sporting a …

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

University of Michigan

Google's Echo-Killer May Be Very Similar to Its Streaming Device

Google is set to release a rival to Internet-connected, home automation device Amazon Echo later this year, and details are already being …

Zotac's water-cooled mini PC is ready for VR and surprisingly affordable

Squeezing this many goodies into a small PC can be tricky, but the Magnus EN980 pulls it off.<p>I've always thought that you really needed a tower chassis to really get the most out of a PC. Having more space usually means better airflow, after all. And it leaves you room for components, such as an …

There's a GeForce GTX 1080 inside this 34-inch curved screen

And nothing you can do about it<p>You're a smart person. You know that building your own PC is the Wise Choice. You upgrade your system piece by piece, looking for value and performance. You'd never spend over $3,000 for a monolithic all-in-one PC. Sure, the 3440 x 1440, 34-inch curved screen Digital …

Google's latest app, Spaces, aims to simplify group sharing

Even before kicking off its I/O 2016 conference, Google is introducing a new app. Today the company announced Spaces, an app for Android, iOS, and the web that's designed to make it easier to share, well, <i>stuff</i> from the web in group conversations. "Sharing things typically involves hopping between …

Apps

Watch the Hyperloop's first public test, but don't blink or you'll miss it

You blinked, didn't you?<p>It only lasted about two seconds, but wow, what a sort of thrilling two seconds it was! Hyperloop One, the LA-based startup striving to realize Elon Musk's pipe dream, conducted its first public open-air test in the Nevada desert Wednesday.<p>A crowd of wealthy investors, …

PayPal to Drop Purchase Protection for Crowdfunding Projects

Effective June 25, PayPal will drop Purchase Protection coverage for backers of crowdfunded projects, the Verge reports. The move comes as awareness …

Sony wants to patent a contact lens camera with image stabilization and autofocus

It's only an application though, and for tech that doesn't yet exist<p>Mother. Flipping. Smart. Contact lenses. Every time I see a patent for these, I get slightly less freaked outby the idea of putting electronics in my eye, and slightly more excited for my soon-to-be laser vision. The latest company …

Securephone Coming From Apple?

One can only speculate if Apple will enter the securephone market when it ships the iPhone 8. There’s no news out of Cupertino about a separate ‘secure’ iPhone 7 model geared to compete against new securephones from its competitors.<p>Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 7 is expected to have beefed up …

IPhone 7

Watch SpaceX land a rocket in this awesome 360 video

Have you ever wished you could stand on deck as a 160-foot rocket lands an arm’s length away from you, after a short trip into space? Yeah, me too, but given the rockets’ tendency to fall over and dramatically explode in a giant ball of fire, perhaps watching it with a VR headset is a the slightly …

Virtual Reality

Indonesia has a new weapon against illegal fishing: nano-satellites

Indonesia already makes good use of one weapon against the foreign boats that routinely fish illegally in its vast waters: explosives. To discourage the activity—which costs it billions of dollars in lost revenue annually—the archipelago nation has been on a boat-blasting binge in recent years.<p>But …

Globalization

ISS beams down 4K footage of Earth shot with the RED Epic Dragon

We get to see the Earth in high definition every day with our high-def eyes, it’s true, but we’re limited to a certain ground-level point of view. Not so much the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. And they’ve just sent down a batch of stunning 4K footage of the Earth taken with …

Space Exploration

Apple opens up on how it approaches security following FBI battle

CUPERTINO — In a press briefing Friday, Apple discussed how security works on the iPhone and iOS. The meeting, which was often technical, shed …

Associated Press News

Possibly the world's longest snake ever found in Malaysia — then it dies

Oh giant snake, we hardly knew ye.<p>In a span of three days, humans managed to find what might have been the longest snake in the world, capture it, kick it and watch it die.<p>The reticulated python, a fairly common species in Southeast Asia, was spotted last Thursday at a construction site in Paya …

Google's bipedal robot reveals the future of manual labor

Google recently put up its Boston Dynamics robotics unit up for sale, but that doesn't mean that the company is getting out of the automaton business.<p>…

Samsung patents smart contact lenses with a built-in camera

In the future, we could all be wearing smart contact lenses, like the ones secret agents use in movies.<p>Samsung has been granted a patent in South …

iPhone SE review: Turns out, good things do come in small packages

Modern smartphones are all about screen size. For the last five years, we've seen our phones get bigger and bigger. Sometimes, even too big.<p>Still, …

Brussels attacks: Belgium police arrest six people after suicide bombings

• Series of raids carried out late on Thursday<br>• Criticism mounts over country’s failure to foil attacks<p>Police in Brussels have made six arrests following Tuesday’s airport and metro suicide bombings, after a day in which two Belgian government ministers offered to resign amid mounting criticism of the …

Here’s everything Apple announced today

Didn’t catch today’s Apple keynote? Want to get a quick rundown of everything they announced? Here’s all the big stuff, in ultra-quick bite size form.<p>Tap that arrow over to the right to get started.

Inside the Starburst-sized box that could save the Internet

Cybercrime is costing us millions. Hacks drain the average American firm of $15.4 million per year, and, in the resulting panic, companies often spend more than $1.9 million to resolve a single attack. It’s time to face facts: Our defenses aren’t strong enough to keep the hackers out.<p>But there is …

Quantum Physics

UK asks for boat name, Internet overwhelmingly responds: Boaty McBoatface

There's few rules on the Internet, but I think we can all agree on this one: Never put things to a public online vote.<p>The Natural Environment …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge review: Samsung's finest get more polished

After years of trafficking in plastic flagships, the glass-and-metal Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge proved Samsung still knew how to make jaw-dropping phones. Ah, but there was a rub -- a few of them, in fact. The expandable memory slots were gone. Neither phone was waterproof. The S6 Edge's flat back and …

Trump: Romney begged for my endorsement

In an extraordinary display of Republican chaos, the party's most recent presidential nominees, Mitt Romney and John McCain, lambasted current front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday, calling him unfit for office and a danger for the nation and the GOP.<p>"His is not the temperament of a stable, …

Oscars 2016 winners list

Hollywood’s biggest night was a lovely day for <i>Spotlight</i>, <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, and Leonardo DiCaprio.<p>George Miller’s apocalyptic Road Warrior movie <i>Mad</i> …