William Smith

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Turn Your Old iPhone Into A New, Braun-Inspired Radio

Your old iPhone might not run the latest apps or hold a charge all day, but it’s still an amazing little machine, capable of upgrading almost any appliance in your home, if only there was a way to make that happen.<p>The iReadyO radio ($83), a new Kickstarter project by the Korean design studio PlusD, …

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Health Benefits Of Nuts & Seeds

By now, we should all know that nutrition and body weight is not all about calories. It took a while, but we’ve managed to convince many calorie-counters that it’s the <i>quality</i> of our food (and its effects on our hormones), and not the quantity of food we eat that contributes to significant changes …

Backpacking Overland From Thailand To South Africa

Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford are 13 months into what could be five-year backpacking journey, trekking their way across Asia and into Africa. The catch? In a Paul Thereoux-esque move, the Australian couple is traveling only overland from Thailand to South Africa. Which means, no planes for the …

9 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to the Caribbean

Living on an island in the Caribbean, surrounded by jungle-covered hills and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee and fresh fruit picked from the trees around your house, walk along the beach and maybe go for a swim to cool off from the sun's warmth. <i>This</i> is …

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Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

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Health Tips For 2015

In fitness and health circles, the words “simple” and “easy” are often used interchangeably. But don’t mistake any of these five simple tips as easy. Successful long-term health improvements — whether fitness, diet, or lifestyle related — are born out of a few simple habit changes that are repeated …

Trying to lose some lbs this year? Try one of these 10 delicious dieting apps

The new year can often bring a new start, making it a perfect time to get more healthy. For some, this includes dieting. However, dieting isn’t the …

Watch the Porsche Assembly Line Build a 918 Spyder

Precision in motion.<p>This is an in-depth look at the Porsche factory in Stuttgart where highly precise technicians use highly precise tools to assemble the highly precise parts of the 918 Spyder. (Those recalled axle fasteners are clearly the exception, not the rule, right?)<p>There's absolutely no …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Top eight rarest factory-built Porsche 911s of all time

30 Oct<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Rarity is a huge draw for many Porsche 911 enthusiasts, with Zuffenhausen having produced its fair share of small-run …

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8 Signs You're in the Hipster Part of Town

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Bill Dickinson</i><p>These days, the term "hipster" has become so mainstream that it almost entirely lacks meaning, lost in a sea of skintight jeans, Flock of Seagulls haircuts, and cruelty-free almond butter. Even so, nearly every major city hosts a neighborhood where …

The Surprising Science Behind The Movie 'Interstellar'

From wormhole highways to robotic space companions, scientific experts weigh in on Christopher Nolan's newest sci-fi blockbuster.<p>Asking a team of journalists to rally around a science fiction movie might sound ludicrous. Yet some combination of boundless vision, relaxing of natural laws, and …

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Stairway to Heaven: the story of a song and its legacy

Glenn Hughes’s band Trapeze were playing at Mother’s in Birmingham one night in autumn 1971 when John Bonham came barrelling through the doors, pushing through the crowd, until he reached the stage. He climbed up, and without ceremony starting playing along with the group. After the show, instead …

This Ferrari 512 M proved American know-how could win

Could, but didn't. This was a beautiful and unlucky car.<p>Roger Penske, by all accounts, did not fool around when fielding a car. As David Hobbs explains, when he drove this Ferrari 512 M during the 1971 racing season, Penske insisted on discipline. The cars were spotless. The team wore uniforms. The …

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A Couple’s Incredible 550,000-Mile Odyssey Through 177 Countries Over 26 Years. In a Single Car. | Colossal

<p>In moments of peak stress, boredom, or desperation for change, we’ve probably all shared the same dream: why not just drop everything and travel. …

Play Fallout 1 and Fallout 2 on Android – some assembly required

Do you remember the days before you got your first Pip-Boy 3000? They were a little rough, but they were fun, and they can now be re-lived on your Android device. I speak of Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, both of which have found a new home on Android, sort of.<p>The short of it, if you don’t mind the …

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A peek inside Mercedes-Benz's secret garage of misfit toys

The world does not contain enough drool.<p>The cars in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center showroom are for sale. Some don't list prices on their placards, so bring a lot of money. Stuff in the workshop either belongs to the company—and is very much not for sale—or belongs to a customer who wants the …

Is this the baseball glove of the future?

Most of the gloves in the Baseball Hall of Fame’s permanent collection are there because of the historical significance of the players who wore them. …

Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain English Trailers Released (video)

During the recent Tokyo Game Show new trailers were released for the upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain game, but if you didn’t speak …

I took on the fastest man on the Dragon with a 458 Speciale

Fast guys on one of our deadliest roads.<p><i>The unmistakable pops and raps of a Mazda rotary interrupt the whip-poor-will's haunting call. It's past dusk on a sticky June day, and across the valley, the fleeting light outlines the mountain. The road over there is a half-mile away, cut into the</i> …

Who really killed Pier Paolo Pasolini?

"Want to go for a spin?" the poet and maestro of Italian cinema asked the rent boy, according to the latter's confession to the police. "Come ride with me, and I'll give you a present."<p>So began the events leading to the murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini, brilliant intellectual, director and homosexual …

Watch Audi's Emmy promo, starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

A lot of online videos try way too hard to be funny, but the promo from Audi for the 66th Emmy Awards on Monday, August 25, shows that if you put faith in a proven group of hilarious actors, you can strike comedy gold. The short film reunites <i>Breaking Bad</i> stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul as the …

Here's another 'PlayStation Phone' that Sony could have made

Sony may have given up on its Xperia Play, but Chinese gaming companies 78point and Much think there's still a demand for Android phones with built-in gaming buttons and joysticks. Funnily enough, both brands ended up sourcing their hardware from the same OEM, which is why 78point's P01 and Much's …

Elite 30 years later: Comparing screenshots from 1984 and 2014

Space is vast and beautiful, and in Elite, it’s also deadly. It was true in 1984, and it’s just as true today.<p>Thirty years ago, Ian Bell and David Braben created an iconic space trading and combat game that made my 9-year-old head spin with its epic scope and endless possibilities. You could trade …

Surgeon Simulator out now on PS4 with local co-op, Morpheus controls incoming

Bossa Studios' noodle-limbed doctor sim <i>Surgeon Simulator</i> is now available for PlayStation 4 with local co-op controls, developers announced in a post on the PlayStation Blog.<p>The PS4-exclusive co-op mode is drop-in, drop-out, allowing players to join their friends' surgeries by simply switching on a …

The new Silent Hill is designed to 'make you shit your pants,' Kojima says

Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima suggests that people who play <i>Silent Hills</i>, the horror game he's working on with Guillermo del Toro, bring a change of pants, because the game is being designed to be so scary that you may lose control of at least one bodily function.<p>"Originally, we were thinking of …