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This Android app will turn your wallpaper into a live map of your location

Skyline<p>There’s a new Android app called Skyline that will turn your current location into your wallpaper, as first spotted by <i>Lifehacker</i><i>.</i> Skyline uses 3D terrain data from Mapbox to show either your current location or specific coordinates to create wallpapers in full detail.<p>The app can shift the …

Android Apps

Fans of a TV show discovered 4 planets in only 48 hours

In three days, the Australia iteration of astronomy TV show <i>Stargazing Live</i> brought us #SpaceGandalf and now its viewers have discovered four …

Universe

Five awesome Android tips and tricks

If you use a smartphone, chances are it’s an Android.<p>Not only are there multiple phone makers that embrace the operating system – including the likes of Samsung, HTC, LG, Moto, Sony, and so on – but it’s by far the world’s no. 1 mobile platform with a whopping 88 percent market share, according to …

Android News

The Death Star Would Cost $7.8 Octillion a Day to Run

The British energy supplier Ovo has put some very well-spent hours into a comprehensive calculation of the operating costs of the Death Star, which …

Venture Capital

50 Facts About Felines for National Cat Day

Around 3.4 million cats enter shelters each year, and only 37 percent of them find forever homes. That’s why animal welfare advocates marked October …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Programming

Killer farmer Ian Turnbull taken to court by son over alleged farm promises

Roger claims he started working full time after his father, a lifelong farmer from Moree, promised to give land to whichever of his four sons joined …

Australia

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Lab notes: if you like dinosaurs or space, this was a good week

This week’s biggest stories<p>If the news over the past couple of weeks or so has made you long to be far, far away (Brexit and its potential impact on scientists, I’m looking at you), then this week’s intergalactic images will have given you something to cheer about. We’ve had the first pictures of …

Paleontology

Alienoptera: scientists find bizarre hybrid of praying mantis and cockroach in 99-million-year-old amber from Myanmar

It isn’t every day that scientists stumble upon an ancient hybrid form of two species that now live as predator and prey, but a joint research team …

101 Work From Home Jobs

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easier to enjoy work-life balance and apply for jobs no matter where you reside.<p>Whether you're looking to join an established company, start your own …

Small Business

Solar Eclipse 2016: How to watch the sky go dark live tonight

The sky is going to go dark tonight as a total solar eclipse hits between between Tuesday 8 March and Wednesday 9 March 2016.<p>You’re a bit late to …

7 quirky cat behaviors and what they mean

My temperamental calico cat, Harlem, is one of them.<p>And while she's the only one I have, she embodies many of the most common, and most perplexing, cat stereotypes.<p>So why does she — and the tens of millions of cats like her — act that way?<p>Here are some explanations, backed by cat researchers, for …

Pets

Dear Santa: A Letter From the Cat

Dear Santa,<p>I have been a very good cat this year, if your definition of "very good" is broad enough to include the dismemberment of a rodent or two or maybe a hundred.<p>Before I get started, though, I want to thank you for the stuffed mouse you brought me last year and I intended to write a thank you …

Sleep

Moment driver in Spain tows white van on top of Ford Focus

Is it a double decker? Nope, it's a white van being towed on top of a car in Segovia, Spain<p>This is the moment a man drives a car with a white van balanced precariously on top of it.<p>Footage shared by ZamoraNews shows a Ford Focus driver towing a white van, reportedly collected from a scrap yard, …

Check Out Neil Patrick Harris' Adorable Family Star Wars Costumes

The Force is strong with this family.<p>Never to be outdone, <b>Neil Patrick Harris</b> and husband <b>David Burtka</b> proved themselves, yet again, the kings of …

Neil Patrick Harris

A portrait of our solar system - Science News - ABC News

Meet the family - these amazing images of our solar system have been captured by many space missions over the past few decades.<p>The Sun<p>Sun taken by …

Astronomy

The Week in Review: Chocolate, Bacon & Other Sinful Foods

For the purposes of this post, “sinful foods” are foods that taste wonderful but are also full of calories and/or have negative health implications. With that said, this week was a good and bad week for this kind of sustenance.<p><b>The Good:</b> <br>Wednesday was #NationalChocolateDay, in honor of the usually …

Celestial conjunction: Mars, Jupiter and Venus come together in 'planetary dance' over Earth

Mars, Jupiter and Venus will this week come close together in the skies over Earth, in a "planetary dance" that promises to delight …

Astronomy

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FIND YOUR ORIGIN<p>Would you like to know the Origin of Your Last Name and the Coat of Arms of your family? Now It’s easy and free!<p>Our database contains …

Secret languages of doctors, waiters, flight attendants, butchers and teachers

Sick child? Most people know to listen out for the FLK (funny looking kid); but parents should be just as wary of BFH (brat from hell), BFMC (baby's …

Language

HISTORIC DISCOVERY: Physicists 'PROVE' God DIDN'T create the Universe

NASAInflation theory: Mind-blowing expansion in nano seconds<p>The colossal question has troubled religions, philosophers and scientists since the dawn …

The Untold Story: Columbia Shuttle Disaster and Mysterious 'Day 2 Object'

A decade has passed since the ill-fated Columbia space shuttle orbiter and its seven-person crew ended their journey in catastrophe. During its Feb. …

Bitcoin flounders in Australia as regulatory worries bite | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian businesses are turning their backs on bitcoin, as signs grow that the cryptocurrency’s mainstream appeal is fading.<p>Concerns about bitcoin’s potential crime links mean many businesses have stopped accepting it, a trend accelerated by Australian banks’ move last month to …

Cryptocurrency

Columbia Disaster: What Happened, What NASA Learned

On Feb. 1, 2003, space shuttle Columbia broke up as it returned to Earth, killing the seven astronauts on board. NASA suspended space shuttle flights …

Book Reveals New Details About Stealth Black Hawks Used In Bin Laden Raid

In Sean Naylor’s new book <i>Relentless Strike: The Secret History Of Joint Special Operations Command</i> previously unknown details about the stealth Black …

Get Warm Or Die Trying In This New Virtual Reality Survival Game

You’re standing in the middle of an intense white-out snowstorm. You need to find shelter in five minutes or you’ll freeze to death. There are tools and other items to help you get warm, but the longer you take to find them, the more your body freezes, the slower you move, the tougher it gets. And …

Virtual Reality