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Google's new #myAndroid Taste Test will help you give your device a makeover

Want to give your Android device a new look? Let Google give you a hand.<p>Google has a new tool called the #myAndroid Taste Test that aims to help you …

Army Unveils 3-D Printed Grenade Launcher

The U.S. Army’s Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) recently revealed that it had successfully 3-D printed almost all of the …

We Just Found a Huge Flaw in 'My Cousin Vinny' - After 25 Years

“I thought, ‘Well, no one’s really going to know that,'” screenwriter tells TheWrap of Oscar-winning film’s biggest moment<p>It turns out it wasn’t just …

Techniques you need to know about before you go in for your next hair colour

Skip the boring old global colouring and try one of these upgraded in-salon hair colour trends this summer. One of Bollywood’s most trusted …

12 ways to lose weight without counting calories

News flash: Counting calories isn't the best way to trim down. So how are you supposed to lose weight if not by obsessively tracking everything you eat? Here, 12 ways to slim down without having to do <i>any</i> calorie math. (Phew.)<p><b>Cook your own meals</b><p>Sure, it's more time consuming, but making your own …

IKEA Is Testing Snap-Together Furniture, No Tools Required

Say hello to the wedge dowel, your new best friend.<p>Beyond its trademark style and overwhelming stores, IKEA is known for making products that aren't exactly a joy to assemble. Now, though, the company is pushing furniture that can "snap together like a jigsaw puzzle."<p>The big change comes from what …

Furniture

Lily Collins “Forgives” Her Father Phil Collins in an Open Letter

The actress‘s new book of personal essays addresses their relationship.<p><b>Lily Collins</b>, actress and British-American daughter of <b>Phil Collins</b>, included an open letter to her father in her new book of personal essays, <i>Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me.</i><p>“I forgive you for not always being there …

Rock Jaw Scores Again With Resonate In-Ear Monitors

Headphones fit over your head and earphones plug in your ears. It’s simple, isn’t it? Well, maybe not. Now we have a third category: In-Ear Monitors or IEMs. They work like headphones and earphones except they plug directly into your ear canal with custom eartips and they often include really …

Audiophile

This Single Gram of DNA Contains an Amazon Gift Card, a Virus and an Entire Movie

Ten years ago, if you wanted to back up some old photos, you might have stored them on a big, clunky external hard drive that weighed a couple of …

Virginia is the first state to legalize delivery robots

America is now one step closer to becoming a sci-fi utopia, thanks to a new law passed in Virginia. On Friday the state's governor signed a ruling which will allow delivery robots to use its sidewalks and crosswalks from July 1st. Advised by Starship Technologies (an Estoninan robotics company that …

Bots

This smart watch is actually a Raspberry Pi computer running Windows 98

Running Windows 98 from your browser is pretty rad, but did you know you can boot the legendary operation system straight from your self-made smart watch? One recreational inventor has managed to do precisely that and now you can too – all you need is a Raspberry Pi.<p>Giving in to his sense of …

Electrically tunable metasurfaces pave the way toward dynamic holograms

(Phys.org)—Dynamic holograms allow three-dimensional images to change over time like a movie, but so far these holograms are still being developed. …

YouTube Gets 1 Billion Hours of Video Watched a Day (Which Is Bad News for Netflix, Facebook, and TV) | Inc.com

Today, most people are more likely to watch their favorite videos online--which is bad news for American television's viewership numbers.<p>Global YouTube viewers are watching more than 1 billion hours of video a day, according to a new report from the Google-owned video-sharing website. Last year, it …

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The $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W is the teeniest little Wi-Fi-enabled computer you’ve ever seen

When the original $5 Raspberry Pi Zero came out – to much fanfare, I might add – users connected it to all sorts of things. They made micro gaming rigs that ran on the 1GHz single-core CPU and added Pi Hats – little breakout boards – to power robots and sensors. Now you can do all that but without …

The U.S. National Parks Will Have 10 Days of Free Admission in 2017

Here are the 137 national parks, monuments, and recreation areas that will waive entrance fees.<p>The U.S. National Park Service has announced the dates …

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

A man who flew around the world for 3 months on less than $1,000 shares his best advice to save a fortune on airfare

After retiring at age 34, Brandon traveled around the world for three months, visiting 14 countries on four different continents — and he paid only $947.91 for his flights.<p>What's his secret to traveling so cheaply?<p>Frequent flyer miles, scored through free credit card signup bonuses.<p>Brandon, who …

The Met releases tens of thousands of images of art online for free

Art lovers from around the world, rejoice: New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is flooding the internet with classic works from its …

Seeking attention, Lithuania builds Tesla virtual factory

Lithuanians badly want Tesla Motors to build its next giant factory on their soil, so to grab the attention of the California tech company they built a virtual version of a facility inside the "Minecraft" video game.<p>Vladas Lasas, who was behind the project, says they wanted to send a message to …

Tesla

I Ate 7 Fast Food Hash Browns in One Day, and Here's the Best One

To order a breakfast potato from a restaurant is a blind act of faith. You know what a hash brown should taste like, and if the restaurant manages to …

Breakfast

Scientists believe a mathematical model could explain the origins of the cosmos. Here’s what you need to know …<p>The universe is a “vast and complex” hologram, according to scientists from the University of Southampton and colleagues in Canada and Italy. But fear not. It does not mean that we are all …

Physics

Theory claims to offer the first 'evidence' our Universe is a hologram

Despite how extreme the idea sounds, theories about the Universe being an illusion or a hologram aren't new. Now, researchers claim to have found …

Elon Musk loves video games — these are his favorites

Elon Musk is a charming, ridiculously smart, incredibly successful businessman.<p>He's spent his career bucking the status quo, and he seemingly has <i>too many</i> jobs.<p>He's the CEO of Tesla Motors, the incredibly successful company behind the rebirth of all-electric vehicles. He's also the CEO of SpaceX, a …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds by a malicious Raspberry Pi Zero called PoisonTap. No need for passwords, zero-days or million-dollar …

Apple's Arrogance Exposed As Controversial Error 53 Bricks iPhones

It’s rare that you see a company highlighting its own flaws when everything is going perfectly. Once you apply some pressure, you reveal the frayed edges, the blurred lines, and both the real and the perceived faults. Apple’s Error 53 has been bubbling away for months, but received wider …

Tim Cook