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Google just made taking screenshots way easier in Android Marshmallow

Google has finally come up with a simpler way of snapping a screenshot of your Android phone — at least if you're lucky enough to be running Marshmallow. As noted by <i>Droid Life</i>, the company has updated Android 6.0's Now on Tap feature with a new icon that will take a screenshot and let you share it …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

What should I read next?

If you’re like me, you’ll be hoping this Christmas is filled with book-shaped presents. But if you haven’t yet picked your winter wishlist, look no further – our site members have plenty of new reads to fill your Christmas stockings<p>If you’re like me, you’ll be hoping this Christmas is filled with …

Books

The 50 best films of 2015 in the UK: No 7 – Mistress America

One of the many recurring themes in Noah Baumbach’s work is the often dangerous discrepancy between how people want to be perceived and the reality of who they really are. In The Squid and the Whale, Jeff Daniels saw himself as a revered academic but he was a petty braggart. In Margot at the …

Why Trust A Theory? Physicists And Philosophers Debate The Scientific Method

This week, a group of about 100 physicists and philosophers have gathered in Munich to reassess a question at the heart of science: “Why trust a theory?” In an opinion piece by George Ellis and Joe Silk, published in Nature earlier this year, the two physicists expressed worry about current …

Best of Android 2016 - The phone of the year is…

If you’re like most of Team AA, you’ll often be asked which to provide advice on which phone your family, friends, or people you randomly meet should buy. In 2015 we introduced Best of Android to answer this question and this year, we picked the top ten phones on the market in a bid to help you …

Xiaomi Mi 5 may feature a physical home button with fingerprint sensor

Xiaomi is slated to launch the Mi 5 early next year, and it looks like the phone will be the first from the Chinese vendor to feature a physical home …

What is the best phone? Announcing Best of Android 2015!

What is the best phone? The one that beats all others? The best of the best that money can buy? Which should you ask Father Christmas for this year?<p>If you’re a tech aficionado, this is probably a question that you’re asked quite often. We know we are. Because we’re often asked for advice on what …

12 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They're Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Junot Díaz, R. L. Stine, John Green, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they're most thankful for. Here's what they had to say:</i><p>To learn …

Watch Einstein’s Theory of Relativity explained in a superfun 3-minute cartoon

Today is the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, and what better way to celebrate that iconic moment in history than taking …

Physics

How to hide files, photos and apps on Android

How easy would it be for someone to assume your identity if they had control of your smartphone? Depending on how elaborate your internal defenses are, they would be able to text people as you, post to your Facebook account, maybe even access your bank accounts or make purchases in your …

Deal: Pick up a 6,000mAh Jackery Bar battery pack for just $15.99 from Amazon

Battery packs are some of the greatest technology accessories to have around. They’re compact, sleek and can really save your phone from going dead when you’re low on battery. If you’re looking for a new high-quality external battery pack that won’t break the bank, Amazon has quite the deal for …

The Largest Cosmic Structures In The Universe Don't Actually Exist

There’s a simple recipe for building the Universe as we know it today: take a sea of matter and radiation that starts off hot, dense and expanding, and give it time to cool. Over long enough timescales, atomic nuclei, neutral atoms, and eventually stars, galaxies, and clusters of galaxies will …

Nobel Prize In Economics Winner Angus Deaton's Theories, In Plain English

The world: Is it going to hell in a hand basket? Or is life improving?<p>The answer to this question likely depends upon one’s personal outlook. If you …

Economics

Salon’s Richard Dawkins peace summit: “I am against all religion … I think I’d call myself a lover of truth. I’m intolerant of bullsh*t”

<b>(AP/Fiona Hanson)</b><p>Exclusive: We talk with sparring partner Richard Dawkins about New Atheism, Twitter & why he sees Ahmed as a fraud<p>Michael Schulson<p>October 12, 2015 4:13pm (UTC)<p>A while back, I was having some beers with the founder of a small atheist publishing house. I’d recently savaged one of his …

Stephen Hawking warns of an 'intelligence explosion'

In his recent Reddit AMA, the famed physicist explains how that might happen.<p>When asked by a user how AI could become smarter than its creator and pose a threat to the human race, Hawking wrote:<p>This terrifying vision of the future relies on a concept called the intelligence explosion. It posits …

Google Presentation Tips and Tricks for Students by Carrie Baughcum

Subscribe to Thinglink Content<p>Once a month we will send 10 best examples of similar interactive media content that has been hand-picked by ThingLink …

John Sculley says Steve Jobs movie is ‘extraordinary’

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says the new <i>Steve Jobs</i> movie is “extraordinary entertainment,” and thinks it will be “every bit as successful” as Aaron Sorkin’s previous Silicon Valley biopic <i>The Social Network</i>.<p>Like Andy Herzfeld, however, Sculley notes that the movie is not always accurate and that …

A Short History Of The Mysterious Disappearing Neutrinos

We learned Tuesday that Takaaki Kajita, from the Super-Kamiokande Collaboration in Japan, and Arthur McDonald, from the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration in Canada (SNO), won the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics for helping to solve a long-standing mystery in physics: the disappearing neutrinos.<p>…

Kajita, McDonald win Nobel physics prize for neutrino work

Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering that tiny particles called neutrinos change identities as they whiz through the universe, proving that they have mass.<p>By uncovering the "chameleon-like" nature of neutrinos, the laureates …

Physics

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

If you wanted to pay a visit to the red planet, how long would it take? The answer depends on a number of things, ranging from the position of the …

11 Useful Android Apps are worth to Download

11 Useful Android Apps are worth to Download<b>1. Nova Launcher Prime</b>A few years ago, people used to download launchers to replicate the stock Android …

13 of the most impressive professors at Stanford

In fact, we named it the No. 2 college in America on this year's best colleges list.<p>The Ivy League of the West is an incubator for future tech stars and entrepreneurs and home to some of the world's most innovative researchers and teachers.<p>From writers to mathematicians, Stanford's professors are …

The 25 best films of 2015

An Unguarded Malala Is The Perfect Talk Show Guest

In October 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating for girls' education. She marked the first anniversary of the attack by releasing her memoir, I Am Malala<i>.</i> A year after that, she was named the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate ever. This month, the 18-year-old …

How to tell if your child has a future in computer science

New research shows what many people in the computer science field already know—a passion for computers starts early in life. So how can you tell if your son or daughter is a budding programmer?<p>There are a few common traits that future coders and developers have in common during their formative …

Computer Science

4 Tips How to Keep Up Staying Fit As You Age

It can be extremely frustrating and also mentally debilitating to run, walk, and hit the treadmill or elliptical during old age. There is likely to …

It's Official: The Universe Is Dying Slowly

The most comprehensive assessment of the energy output in the nearby universe reveals that today's produced energy is only about half of what it was …

Universe