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This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

Is the Earth Flat?

The earth could be both round and flat, if it were disk-shaped. Have we all been fed a whopping lie about the true shape of the earth?

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture. - Vox

Soon, we may get to see one up close for the first time.<p>Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light.<p>Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has …

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

Our definitive list of the best comics in 2017

From escape artists to ambulances named Danny<p><i>Polygon is kicking off its best of entertainment series, which will run through the end of December and beginning of January, coming to a finale just before the 2017 Golden Globes. These personal essays will examine the best, most important and weirdest</i> …

Volcano in Bali Erupts: Pictures

Transportation

Make It Out Alive: 20 Survival Essentials

The Criteria<p>Before we get started, it’s important to outline specifically what we are looking for in survival gear. Typically, survival gear can be …

U.S. Marines

The best iOS apps for drawing with Apple Pencil + iPad Pro

Since its unveil nearly two years ago, the Apple Pencil has improved dramatically. Even though its hardware has remained the same, Apple has expanded Apple Pencil support throughout iOS, while developers have also released amazing applications that take advantage of it.<p>Last year, I rounded up the …

Apple Pencil

Mosslights, Innovative Indoor LED Moss Terrariums That Double as Table Lamps

The Mosslight is an inventive terrarium that grows moss with minimal effort under LED bulbs and a glass container that also doubles as a calming …

What Would Happen in the Minutes and Hours After the US Attacked North Korea?

A timeline of a disastrous end to one of the world's longest-simmering crises.<p>"North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile. The United States has spoken enough about North Korea. We have no further comment."<p>That terse and ominous statement from Secretary of State Rex …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

THIS GIRL LOST 110 POUNDS IN 10 MONTHS WITHOUT EXERCISING! THIS IS HOW! - Healty living base

Losing weight can be really difficult. There are times when you try to do everything, but you feel disappointed when you see the same number on the …

Researchers find 'miracle cure' for baldness

A cure for baldness could be on the horizon after a new drug was found to restore hair growth in around four months.<p>The breakthrough offers hope to millions, specifically those people diagnosed with alopecia.<p>The autoimmune disease causes patchy and, in some cases, total hair loss.<br>But scientists …

Propaganda film project backfires on North Korea

A documentary designed to portray North Korea as a workers' paradise has backfired on Pyongyang and is stirring up a diplomatic row with Moscow as well as a new bout of bad-feeling with Seoul.<p>Vitaly Mansky, a Russian film-maker, was commissioned by the North Korean government in 2014 to produce a …

North Korea

This man's potentially huge medical breakthrough can't get funding, so he's trying something desperate

Killing Sickness/Skye Gould for Tech Insider<p>Four years ago, Todd Rider was on top of the world. The MIT-trained bioengineer had developed a radical …

Medicine

A new service will sell all your old stuff for you and take a cut of the profits

When you want to sell your old smartphone, where do you go? There's eBay, Craiglist, or a gadget re-seller like Gazelle. What about a chair you don't want anymore? Or a game console?<p>In a sea of online marketplaces for selling everything imaginable, a new startup called Sell It Easy wants to make …

Every Solar System Image You’ve Ever Seen is Wrong. Till Now.

So which one are we (we human beings, I mean)?<p>Infinitesimal<p>String scale<p>Nanoscale<p>Subatomic scale<p>Atomic<p>Molecular<p>Mitochondrial<p>Cellular<p>Microscopic<p>Minuscule<p>Tiny<p>Lilliputian<p>Small<p>Medium<p>Bulky<p>Large<p>Immense<p>Massive<p>Giant<p>Mammoth<p>Colossal<p>Leviathan<p>Vast<p>Galactic<p>Cosmic<p>Universal<p>Well, it depends on who’s asking. To a …

Astronomy

Motorcycle Ergonomics

Baahubali: The Beginning review – fantastic bang for your buck in most expensive Indian movie ever made

The most expensive Indian movie ever made turns out to have spent a fair bit on getting one man to the top of a cliff and then leaving him hanging. SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali – a Telugu production, dubbed into Tamil and releasing in two parts (Baahubali: The Conclusion follows next year) – reportedly …

Bollywood

CAR BROS reveal Japan's secret, unknown car culture

Did you know there are gearheads in Japan? CAR BROS assume you didn't, with a hilarious parody of every car culture video gone wrong.<p>Did you ever stop to wonder if there are gearheads outside the United States? Have you ever pondered whether your love of automobiles could ever be translated into …

Hollywood Be Damned, the 'Netflix for Pirated Movies' Just Launched an iOS App

Popcorn Time found a way around Apple's vetting process.<p>Popcorn Time is an inspiring bit of programming. Whereas, in the past, someone scooping up a humongous torrent would sit, wait, and pray for the download to go uninterrupted, Popcorn Time locates all the versions of the file across the web, …

Popcorn Time

A propaganda merry-go-round: what North Koreans watch on TV

A grandmother in a rural part of North Korea was given a television from her grandson who worked in an urban area. The wooden box was truly astonishing: she could watch people on its screen and listen to songs, she could even go sightseeing in Pyongyang without needing a travel permit from the …

North Korea

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

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Zero Motivation review – an off-kilter look at female soldiers in the IDF

If you show a staple gun in the first act it has to go off in the third. But that’s about the only dramatic principle to which the characters in Zero Motivation adhere. Normally that would be a problem, seeing as how this film is set in the army, but it’s not like we’re on the battle lines. …

Nissan GT-R goes on Rockies Alberta adventure with Epic Drives

Years after its original debut, the Nissan GT-R remains a much-feared, well-regarded entry in the sports car landscape. Sure, many of its original competitors are onto new generations these days, but Nissan has continually improved the GT-R, giving it meaningful tweaks almost every year since it …

Hollywood gets caught up in the Rapture

The end is here.<p>In the last year, on screens big and small, we've seen driverless cars careening into crowds, airplanes falling from the sky, the Hollywood Hills aflame, true believers being sucked into the heavens and a well-endowed Satan prowling the Earth and getting it on with Jonah Hill.<p>The …

United Nations

Gone Too Far! review – ambitious and authentic adaptation

Bola Agbaje’s streetwise, Olivier award-winning play gets a sympathetic transfer to the big screen<p>• Destiny Ekaragha: ‘I’ve got to break two glass ceilings’<p>Destiny Ekaragha’s ultra-low-budget first feature is an ambitious and engagingly authentic adaptation of Bola Agbaje’s Olivier award-winning …