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12 Stephen Hawking Quotes Reveal How A Genius Thinks

Doctors told him he had a few years to live.<p>He's now 72 and one of the foremost physicists alive — a professor at the University of Cambridge, an investigator of black holes, and the author of the bestselling book "A Brief History of Time."<p>Here are a dozen quotes showing Hawking's approach to …

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6 Things Samsung Needs To Do Before I Ditch My iPhone

In that time, I've also tested dozens of other smartphones from every manufacturer from Motorola to LG. So far, not one of them has convinced me to switch.<p>Apple's biggest rival Samsung is getting ready to debut its new flagship phone, the Galaxy S5 in a few weeks. I'm still married to my iPhone, …

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U.S. and British spies tapped high-speed German wireless providers (report)

More details have emerged about the U.S. and British spy agencies’ efforts to surveil targets in Germany — including chancellor Angela Merkel.<p>According to documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the British spy agency GCHQ conducted surveillance by tapping the …

You May Soon Be Able Play PS1, PS2 and PS3 Games On Your Playstation 4

Sometime in the (hopefully) not too distant future Sony will be launching <i>Playstation Now</i>, its cloud service that will let you stream select PS3 games to your Playstation 4. But what about more comprehensive backwards compatability? Well, that might be coming too.<p>According to a tipster The Escapist …

This Martini-liveried LEGO Porsche 911 RSR is awesome

Classic Porsche racing lines, recreated with interlocking bricks.<p>If you haven't yet seen <i>The Lego Movie</i>, go out and get yourself inspired to build something. Take this, for instance: Malte Dorowski's exacting tribute to the Porsche 911 RSR. Built in 1974, the actual race car was a privateer racer's …

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Mixpanel: iOS 7 Adoption At 90%, While Android Kit Kat Remains At Under 10%

Mobile analytics firm Mixpanel has iOS 7 adoption covering the vast majority of Apple mobile devices, with its real-time adoption stat tracker showing between 88 and 90 percent of devices on the latest major revision of iOS based on hourly browsing data. By comparison, you can see that according to …

How Twitter confirmed the explosion in Harlem first

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Every day, people break news on Twitter (s TWTR) first. This creates a new real-time global sensor network of eyewitnesses at …

Melissa Gira Grant: 'I got into sex work to afford to be a writer'

American journalist Melissa Gira Grant wants to change the way we think about prostitution and sex work. Rather than dwelling on the "sex" part, Grant suggests we focus on "work". By doing so, she argues, sex workers become neither corrupters, nor victims who need rescuing, but workers who need …

Report: NSA Has Plans To Infect “Millions” Of Computers With Malware

The National Security Agency reportedly has plans to control millions of computers by infecting them with malware, according to documents leaked to The Intercept by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>“In some cases the NSA has masqueraded as a fake Facebook server, using the social media site as a …

Sailor in iconic WW2 kiss image dies

The sailor who claimed he was the man behind an iconic picture capturing a kiss celebrating victory over Japan in World War Two has died<p>It was a passionate kiss between two strangers that symbolised the end of the bloodiest conflict the world had ever seen.<p>In one of the most iconic images of World …

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