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Blloc Phone: Your Minimalist Smartphone

The Blloc Phone is a simple and minimalist phone that merges power saving operating system with a proficient hardware and simple to use messaging …

Gear & Gadgets

Proxima Centauri just released a flare so powerful it was visible to the unaided eye

Since its discovery was announced in August of 2016, Proxima b has been an endless source of wonder and the target of many scientific studies. In …

Scientists Have Figured Out Why Human Skin Doesn't Leak

Despite us losing 500 million skin cells per day.<p>Our skin might give us grief sometimes, but one thing we can always depend on it to do is not start …

Imperial College London

Scientists Make Coldest Liquid Water Ever, And It's Weirder Than They Imagined

You’re definitely familiar with water’s freezing point: 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). But that’s not the coldest water could be. …

Particles

Lowepro ProTactic AW DSLR and MacBook Backpack for $60 (Reg. $150)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its Special 2-day sale, B&H is offering the Lowepro ProTactic AW Mirrorless Camera and Laptop Backpack for</b> …

MacBook Air

How to Get Ads Off of Your PS4 Home Screen

Anyone who got a PlayStation 4 over the weekend may have been dismayed when they turned it on yesterday (Dec. 26) to find a big ad for Destiny 2 on …

'Gaming Disorder' May Get Classified as a Mental Health Condition – Here's What That Means

How much Mario is too much?<p>There's a certain point at which a hobby can become too much.<p>The World Health Organisation is considering adding "gaming …

Mental Health

The Division Dev on Possibility of Sequel

Ubisoft and developer Massive Entertainment have supported The Division well after its launch in March 2016, and speaking to IGN, Massive’s Managing …

What was that weird light in the sky over California?

Did you see that ethereal bright white cloud stream across the skies just after sunset on Friday night?<p>It was a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched at …

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch leaves a creepy cloud over LA

It seems like everyone in southern California is looking up and asking "what is that?" this evening, and after revelations earlier this week about government investigations into unidentified flying objects, UFO is a popular answer. In truth, the trails were left by a SpaceX launch in the last hour …

Fisherman reels in catches straight out of hell

A fisherman has revealed a bizarre array of weird sea creatures that have ended up in his nets.<p>Russian trawlerman Roman Fyodorov’s photographs …

A Mysterious Filament Is Stretching Towards Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole

Wha??<p>Astronomers have produced a clear snapshot of a 2.3 light-year long 'thread' snaking around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the …

What are the effects of alcohol on the brain?

Many of us enjoy a glass of wine or a pint, but what is actually happening to our brain cells when we drink alcohol?<p>The 80-90 per cent of UK citizens …

Oxford researchers say it's okay to grant your kids more screen time

If you’re concerned about your children spending too much time on their devices, or fretting about how you’ll keep them off their phones long enough to develop into well-adjusted adults, a new study suggest you may not have to worry too much.<p>After speaking with parents of kids aged two to five in …

Alone at home and hearing weird noises – why does it feel so creepy?

Do you ever think you've seen a ghost and get scared? Wasn't it the rustling of curtains in the wind? We know it's totally irrational, but there's …

Horror

What Force Created These Bizarre Cubes in Antarctica's Ice?

Antarctica isn't just a land of ice — sometimes, in some places, it appears to be a land of giant ice cubes. But why? How do these huge, rectangular …

PUBG On Xbox One Seemingly Runs On PC's "Very Low" Graphics Settings

PUBG is out now on Xbox One. While the port remains, for now, in early access, some fans have complained that the console version doesn't perform as well as the game's native PC edition, while others have simply been experimenting. If you plug a USB keyboard into the Xbox One version of the game, …

Xbox

Scientists Figure Out Why Italian Family Can't Feel Pain

An Italian woman, her two daughters, and her three grandchildren have always had trouble feeling pain. They can’t sense temperature. They break bones …

Declassified nuclear detonation films released to the public for the first time

Sixty-two newly declassified videos have just been released by the US government showing footage of atmospheric nuclear tests from the first half of …

Netflix has 31 new original shows and movies premiering in January – here’s the full list

Is there any question whatsoever that Netflix completely ruled 2017? Other streaming content companies definitely stepped up their game, including …

Mysterious dinosaur-like creature discovered with flesh still on its bones leaves scientists baffled

The discovery of a mysterious creature resembling a dinosaur with flesh still on its bones has left scientists baffled.<p>The partially-preserved corpse …

Dinosaurs

Meet the wireless camera that lets your iPhone or Android see where no other phone can

Borescopic cameras are pretty awesome on their own. These nifty devices can be snaked through just about anything to give you views that would …

What science says about why we get déjà vu

It's one of the oddest sensations. That feeling where you are in a new situation, or a completely new environment, but you get an intense feeling of familiarity. For no apparent reason, you feel like you're reliving a past experience.<p>It's called déjà vu, which is French for "already seen," and it …

How to screenshot on Snapchat without them knowing

We show you how to bypass Snapchat’s screenshot ban with this neat trick<p>The initial premise of Snapchat was that happy-go-lucky users could send …

Follow a Photoshoot From Conception to Finished Image

We're lucky to live in an age when learning photography is easier than ever, but normally, educational content tends to focus on specific techniques …

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

McDonald's Just Revealed That Its Most Controversial Burger Will Become a Permanent Menu Item | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>They said it would never happen.<p>They said it was just a fad, a passing fancy, a frippery of appeasement.<p>It was good for a little news, but surely not for a lot of McDonald's.<p>This, you see, was the …

McDonald's

The top 10 video games of 2017

<b>10. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (Sony, PS4)</b><p>When Uncharted hero Nathan Drake strode off into the sunset last year, it seemed the great cinematic adventure series was over. But no! Developer Naughty Dog has crafted an exciting and amusing new title around two of Drake’s cohorts – Chloe and Nadine – as …

Top 10

This $80 power bank puts a bonafide AC outlet plus USB-A and USB-C ports in your pocket

This RAVPower AC Outlet portable charger is down to $79.99 on Amazon. It was selling as as high as $140 in early October and has been on a steady …

Incredibly This Software Can Turn Your Blurriest Photo Into Something That's Razor Sharp

Instagram ready.<p>It’s not just your grandma who still can’t use her smartphone, we are all guilty of producing dark, grainy, oversaturated and …