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The Best Alexa Skills to Add to Your Amazon Echo

You can add tons of features to your Amazon Echo with little apps Amazon calls “Alexa Skills.” Most of them are garbage. We’ve sifted through the …

15 Stunning Travel Photos That Will Kick Your Wanderlust Into Overdrive

Add these beautiful destinations to your travel bucket list.<p>If your list of New Year's resolutions includes more traveling, there are some amazing places to see in 2017. In fact, sometimes all it takes just one beautiful photo of a faraway place to pop up on your newsfeed to inspire you to your …

The Multiple Multiverses May Be One and the Same - Issue 44: Luck

The name of the image—the “Flammarion engraving”—may not ring a bell, but you’ve seen it many times. It depicts a traveler wearing a cloak and …

New Measurements of the Universe Expanding Tell a Confusing Story

Humans don’t know much about the universe, but we do know that most of the gravity holding it together—around 85 percent of it—comes from something …

Universe

Samsung and Google could unite over AI

Competition may be good for the soul, but so is collaboration. Samsung said at an earnings call earlier Wednesday that working with its often-partner, sometimes-rival Google will make artificial intelligence better on a range of devices.<p>"Samsung and Google will have to continue to maintain their …

Mobile

Scientists just discovered a huge cluster of galaxies hidden in Earth’s backyard

A team of astronomers from several corners of the globe just discovered a massive collection of galaxies that they didn’t even know was there. That …

This artist gives your fave pop stars a Disney-fied makeover and his portraits are gorgeous

Whether we’re wishing for talking animal sidekicks, magic carpet rides or just yearning to sleep for a few years alone in a tower, it’s easy to wish …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Night Skiing in Skeikampen, Norway

Long exposure nighttime photography has many variables that can affect how you position yourself, frame your shot, and utilize equipment. An exposure …

This Small Device Detects Cyber Threats In Your Smart Home Devices

Now, let’s look at the data from all this connectivity. Planet Technology gathered a few IoT statistics and came up with an infographic that puts the upsurge in connectivity and the data it generates into perspective. If a byte of data was a gallon of water, today in 2016, it would take only 10 …

Europe's Bold Plan for a Moon Base Is Coming Together

The ESA's Director General calls it "Moon Village," and the rest of the world seems to be coming around to the idea.<p>Imagine an international research station on the moon, where astronauts and cosmonauts and taikonauts and any other-nauts from around the world conduct science experiments, gather …

Wifi detector - know who's at home - The MagPi Magazine

Looking for an easy and useful project for that Pi you just have lying around? Find out who’s home and who’s not, or when your favourite coworkers …

Frozen Lake Michigan lighthouse looks out of this world in drone video

In the grips of a punishing Arctic air mass, an ordinary lighthouse on Lake Michigan’s eastern shore was transformed into a majestic ice palace late last week.<p>As bitter winds ripped over the lake, they generated waves that flung sea spray against the lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., roughly …

Lake Michigan

Astronomers Just Released The Largest Digital Survey of The Visible Universe

Hope you've been saving your bandwidth.<p>Scientists have made the largest ever survey of the night sky publicly available, sharing an epic data set of …

Universe

Kissenger: This bizarre new gadget helps you kiss your partner, wherever they are

Long-distance relationships can be difficult and, while apps like FaceTime, Snapchat and Skype mean lovers can see and talk to each other - what …

How to Free Up Storage Space on Your Android Phone

Between the thousands of photos you’ve snapped over the years and your massive music library, you’re bound to reach your phone’s storage capacity …

Android Phones

4 Tips For Doing Eye-Catching Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is everywhere today and for good reason – the world is beautiful! However, because landscape photography is so popular, it can …

Landscape Photography

How The Best Holiday Ads Of 2016 Worked Their Magic

The creatives behind the ads reveal why they work.<p>It’s the time of year when again when <i>Co.Create</i> highlights some of the best holiday television and online ads. We made our 2016 choices based on a number of factors: Some ads we thought had great humor, or a poignant message, or a clever way of …

The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you <i>have</i> to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to …

Programming

Chatbots are the DOS of AI

Have you ever had a conversation like this?<p>Me: I’d like to order a pizza<br>Chatbot: What kind would you like?<br>Me: What toppings do you have?<br>Chatbot: I have pepperoni, sausage, Canadian bacon, ham, pineapple, mushrooms, peppers. Would you like to hear more?<br>Me: Yes<br>Chatbot: I also have ground beef, …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

The UN Will Finally Decide In 2017 If Armies Can Use 'Killer Robots'

Government are said to be one step closer to a ban.<p>The UN is set to tackle the issue of killer robots amid concerns from Silicon Valley leaders and …

Human Rights

Hubble Space Telescope Photographs IC 5201 — A Distant Barred Spiral Galaxy

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured an image of a distant spiral galaxy in unprecedented detail. The barred spiral galaxy, …

Watch a human-carrying drone lift a snowboarder off a mountain

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Drones

NASA scientist: Earth is overdue for a dinosaur-killing asteroid strike, and we're woefully unprepared

At the annual meeting of American Geophysical Union last week, the Guardian reports that Dr Joseph Nuth, a researcher with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, said that Earth is woefully unprepared for an asteroid strike. We're particularly defenceless if it's the size of the one that is thought to …

15 smart home gadgets you can set up in 15 minutes or less

Astronomers discover Jupiter-like planet surrounded by clouds of rubies and sapphires

While we earthlings are being subjected to rain filled with potentially carcinogenic toxins, it looks like it’s raining rubies and sapphires on other …

Astronomy