Robert Chacon

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The 20 Coolest Hotel Amenities You Don't Know About

When booking a trip, many travelers like to research the perks and bonuses that come along with their hotel stay. Luxury accommodations come with the …

10 Most Amazing Prank Websites on Internet

Want some funny websites on the internet. Read this guide here we collect some websites from the internet. All these websites are created for …

This wearable chair from Japan helps surgeons through long hours of surgery

<i>(The Bridge) –</i> As IT industry workers normally work facing to desktops or laptops, more than a few of them are willing to use items like a standing desk to avoid sitting at work for all day. While there are many jobs that let people work while standing, one of the hardest is probably surgical …

Wearable Tech

People With Old Phones Will Be Cut Off From the Internet on January 1

"It is important to remember that the Internet is not just guys with the newest laptops and an iPhone 6."<p>On the first day of the new year, anyone who has a cell phone that's more than five years old will not be able to use it to access the encrypted web, BuzzFeed News reports. That includes …

This portable solar charger is big enough to be your emergency home power source

<b>It's described as an "off-grid home solar system in a box," and it could be a much safer option for home backup power than a gas generator.</b><p>Portable …

Clean Energy

This Android malware is so bad, you might be better off buying a new phone

We've seen Android malware that takes your photos and videos for ransom, and there's one that can mimic your phone's shutdown process and spy on you …

ISIS severely damages ancient temple in Palmyra, Syrian activists say

Islamic State (ISIS) militants severely damaged a 2,000-year-old temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra Sunday, activists said.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of informants inside the war-torn country, said the Bel Temple had been damaged, but …

Middle East

The 5,000-Year Secret History of the Watermelon

Ancient Hebrew texts and Egyptian tomb paintings reveal the origins of our favorite summertime fruit.<p>To taste a watermelon is to know “what the angels eat,” Mark Twain proclaimed.<p>The angels, however, would have gagged if they had eaten the watermelon’s wild ancestor—a bitter fruit with hard, …