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From 12 to 20: Time-Lapse of Daily Selfies Shows Boy Turn Into a Man

20-year-old Hugo Cornellier of Canada has been taking one selfie a day before the word “selfie” became a thing. He started his daily ritual 8 years …

Russia Shows Off Robotic Cockroach

Say, is this house bugged?<p>The secret roach’s name was Death's Head, aka Blaberus Cranifer, and it came from Russia on a mission. It is a small, mechanical beast, styled after the death's head cockroach. According to Russian state-owned Sputnik news site, it was built in seven months by a group at …

Robotics

These Incredible Saltwater Batteries Are Designed To Store Renewable Energy

Now we can clean power even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.<p>If we’re going to use renewable power in a big way, we’re going to need better battery storage. Because solar and wind are intermittent sources of energy, they need to be backed up for when they’re not there, because, …

Clean Energy

New technology could help contain spread of Ebola

A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.<p>Ebola may have met its match: a couple of high-tech chips.<p>A new method developed by California researchers could transform how Ebola is identified, letting medics diagnose the disease in the …

Disease

Snapchat has a hilarious filter for the pope's visit to New York City

In case you haven't heard, Pope Francis arrived in New York City on Thursday night.<p>And Snapchat, the hugely popular messaging app, is commemorating the historic visit.<p>The company has not only been capturing the chaos that ensues in New York when the pope visits, but the app also has a hilarious …

Photos by Samantha Cristoforetti, Italy’s First Female Astronaut

Back in 2009, Samantha Cristoforetti was selected by the European Space Agency to become Italy’s first female astronaut. She went on to spend 200 …

King plans Candy Crush Saga weekend event to reward dedicated players

Candy Crush Saga is still one of the top-grossing mobile apps in the world, and publisher King is planning a weekend event to keep its player base engaged.<p>Starting today and running through Sunday, King will host the CakeClimb live event in Candy Crush Saga. This is a challenge that requires …

Cop Puts Homeless Family Up In Hotel Room, Buys Them Food, Clothing On His Own Dime

“This is an act of true kindness.”<p>The kindness of a generous deputy is helping a displaced family get back on track.<p>Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Bussell, of Butler County, Ohio, went beyond the call of duty when he put up a homeless family in a hotel for 10 days and sent them on a shopping spree, WLWT …

Homelessness

Watch People Build A Scale Model Of The Solar System In The Desert

We are very very small<p>Remember attempting to create a scale model of the solar system in school? The frustration and exhilaration that came with realizing exactly how small our planet is in the huge scope of the universe? Now, you can relive it all, thanks to these guys, Wylie Overstreet and Alex …

TV Camerawoman Fired After Tripping Fleeing Migrants Says Sorry

A TV camerawoman who was fired after being caught kicking and tripping migrants entering Hungary has apologized, saying that she was shocked by her own actions.<p>Petra Laszlo said she was "honestly really sorry" about the incident.<p>"The camera was in my hand, I did not see who was coming but the only …

North Africa

The Power of "Prophetic" Grief

“<i>Prophetic grief is more than crying and sighing and weeping and mourning...Prophetic grief is planting gardens of healing in the midst of raindrops of blood. Prophetic grief is declaring to the world that love is stronger than hate, that God’s grace is greater than our grief, that God’s power is</i> …

Human Rights

Whitney Houston Hologram to Tour World in 2016

Project organized by Hologram USA in conjunction with singer's sister, Pat<p>The late Whitney Houston will return to the stage as a hologram next year. …

Music

Lost Weather Balloon GoPro Found 2 Years Later with Grand Canyon ‘Money Shot’

Back in 2013, five friends in Arizona decided to capture some photos and video from the edge of space by sending a GoPro up on a weather balloon. The …

Grand Canyon

Google Executive Surprises Wife with Ferrari FXX K For Her Birthday

Happy birthday, Christine.<p>Google executive Benjamin Sloss, known in automotive circles as being a huge gearhead, decided to take his wife, Christine, to Fiorano for some lapping in their 599 XX as a treat for her birthday. The 599 XX, the Ferrari that you cannot legally drive outside your own …

Ferrari

Panasonic's first OLED TV, hitting Europe in October, will cost even more than LG models

Panasonic has announced its first OLED television, the 4K TX-65CZ950, will be available in Europe starting in October.<p>LG will soon no longer be the only manufacturer selling OLED TVs.<p>Panasonic announced its first OLED television, the TX-65CZ950, earlier this week at the IFA trade show in Berlin, …

Televisions

Mortal Kombat X for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 Canceled

Mortal Kombat X won't be coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that the last-generation versions of the fighting game are canceled.<p>"After months of development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has come to the regrettable conclusion that we …

Mortal Kombat

Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

War

Construction drones can keep track of progress and lazy workers

Cameras that keep an eye on construction sites aren't anything new, but the folks in charge of building the new Sacramento Kings stadium in California are using something a bit more high-tech than usual. Several camera-equipped drones operated by a company called ImageInFlight patrol the site to …

The Top 23 Most Beautiful American Campsites

Photo by Christin Healey, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>It's not too late to get that summer camping trip in the books and any one of these 23 campsites would make for an amazing trip. Rally the crew, pack up the car, and head out to sleep under the stars at one of these beautiful American …

LeBron James sells his Florida waterfront compound for $13.4 million

NBAsuperstarLeBron James, who spurned the Miami Heatto return to theCleveland Cavaliersa summer ago, has officially exited South Beach with one last score.<p>The 11-time NBA All-Star this week sold his oceanfront compound in Coconut Grove, Fla., for $13.4 million, down from his original asking price …

Real Estate

Six amazing sights that look even better from the ISS

The astronauts living on the ISS get to experience the wonders of the universe’s natural phenomena like no one else<p><i>This piece was first published on The Conversation</i><p>Imagine seeing the lights of cities spreading around the Nile Delta and then in less than an hour gazing down on Mount Everest. The …

Astronomy

This Is The Vehicle That Will Replace The Humvee

Now all it needs is a catchier nickname than 'LATV'<p>This side of a tank, there is no more iconic U.S. Army vehicle that the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMVV), or as it’s better known, the Humvee. Design on them started in the late 1970s, with the Jeep-like vehicles first delivered …

Military

This Super Mario Maker course is still torturing me

Yesterday, I posted a video of me discovering and then failing to beat this incredibly difficult Super Mario Maker stage. Today, I went back for more.<p>The stage is called “Underground Spin,” and it is a Super Mario World course that requires several perfect spin jumps that make you invulnerable to …

Retrogaming

Donald Trump Is...

13 historians scour the past for Trumpian precedents.<p>Is Donald Trump truly one of a kind—a sui generis sensation in U.S. politics? As Americans try to make sense of the businessman-turned-Republican presidential frontrunner and how he’s come to dominate the polls and the airwaves in the 2016 cycle, …

Donald Trump

A & D

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Apple TV streaming service could cost more than $40

Apple’s big event on September 9th is expected to include the unveiling of a redesigned Apple TV, but if you were hoping to get a taste of the company’s long rumored over-the-top TV subscription service, you’ll have to wait a little while longer.<p>Negotiations between Apple and content providers have …

Smart TV

Gunman Vester Flanagan Fired 17 Times in Attack on TV Journalists

The former TV reporter who fatally shot two journalists and wounded another person in a Virginia ambush Wednesday fired 17 times, authorities said Friday<p>Investigators believe Vester Flanagan’s attack on WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, on Wednesday was "well planned and …

Journalism