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Muslim And Hipster, Why "Mipster" Fashion Is Trending

<b>LAUSANNE</b> — "Mipster" (= muslim + hipster). "Hijabista" (= hijab + fashionista). Or even "turbanista" for those who prefer rolling up their headscarf …

Black Holes Could Be Portals to Parallel Universe: Stephen Hawking

Hawking has claimed that black holes neither store material absorbed by them nor any physical information about the object that created them.<p><b>New</b> …

Shut Up & Take My Money - Issue #70

The future beckons with this week’s coolest wrap of tech, gadgets and money grabbers. If you’re a rider of bicycles, you will soon be able to rid …

Bang Sa Ray House / Junsekino Architect and Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Baan Bang Sa Ray is a vacation house located in Chonburi province, which is 2 hours away from Bangkok by …

theeAe creates monolithic inside out concept for varna library competition

<b>theeAe creates monolithic inside out concept for varna library competition</b><br>all images courtesy of theeAe<p><b>the evolved architectural eclectic, or theeAe</b> …

The ideas behind the BMW VISION NEXT 100 as explained by BMW designers

BMW made headlines earlier this week with the unveil of the BMW VISION NEXT 100 – the super futuristic concept that looks way ahead into the future. …

Car Tech

NASA successfully tests rocket engines designed for deep space

NASA says that its latest tests are a milestone towards the next stage of space exploration — and Mars. It successfully fired an RS-25 rocket engine for 500 seconds on Thursday March 10th. This is the same engine that will eventually send astronauts on the first deep-space mission in more than 45 …

Finally, A Cable That Can Charge an iPhone or an Android

Lightning on one side, MicroUSB on the other.<p>If you live in a mixed household—some Apple devices, some Android ones—you know the pain of looking for a charging cable. Not only do you have to find one, you have to find the <i>right</i> one, and good luck lending a charge to your friend, child, or spouse who …

Will Fitbit’s ‘magic number’ really step up your fitness game?

Fitbit reported its best-ever holiday sales this week, but investors are fretting because the wearable maker’s guidance for the current quarter is lower than expected. Some analysts are questioning whether Fitbit can hold its own against competition from Cupertino.<p>Apple Watch has proved to be a …

Fitness Technology

Here's What Surfing 60 Foot Swells Looks Like

Absolutely thrilling.<p>Not one life was lost during the years surfer Eddie Aikau watched over Hawaii's Waimea Bay. The bay is home to Quiksilver's Big Wave Invitational (also known as "The Eddie"), which began in 1985 as a tribute to legendary surfer seven years after he was lost at sea.<p>Hired in 1968 …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Solar Panel

And let the device recharge itself<p>Instead of searching for an outlet to keep your phone alive, what if all you needed was some sunshine? An MIT startup has created a transparent coating that transforms surfaces into solar panels.<p>The Trick<p>Typically solar panels soak up photons from the sun’s rays …

Clean Energy

The 10 Most Pirated TV Shows of 2015

For the fourth year in a row, the winner is….<p>While <i>Variety</i> worked with piracy tracking firm Excipio to report The 10 Most Pirated Movies of 2015, …

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2015

It’s time to reflect on the most futuristic breakthroughs and developments of the past year. This year’s crop features a slew of remarkable …

This BBC Reporter Just Trolled the Chinese Government

He flew into what the Chinese are calling their airspace (they're wrong).<p>Not long ago we noted that China is making artificial islands and then using them to claim sea and air rights over "territory."<p>I have done a few things that involved a degree of discomfort in my prior professional life. But …

The Most Googled Question of 2015 Will Make You LOL So Hard

You know you searched it too.<p>2015 is almost over and as always, Google is saying good-bye to this momentous year by releasing its annual list of most-Googled terms.<p>As always, some of the searches are pretty predictable. The most Googled fashion term is "How to walk in heels?" because, like, HOW? …

Google Search

New iOS Bug Crashing iPhones Simply by Receiving a Text Message [Includes Fix]

A new bug has been discovered in the Messages app, allowing a string of characters sent to a person via iMessage or SMS to crash an iPhone and cause the Messages app to crash after being opened. The bug, which requires a specific string of symbols and Arabic characters to be sent, was first noticed …

iMessage

Startup launches first 3D-printed battery-powered rocket (update)

Rocket Lab is a Lockheed Martin-funded startup that dreams of taking small satellites to space for an affordable price -- but it wants to do so using technology quite different than usual. See, the company has revealed that its engine called the "Rutherford" is (1) composed mostly of 3D-printed …

Space Exploration

Hollywood Be Damned, the 'Netflix for Pirated Movies' Just Launched an iOS App

Popcorn Time found a way around Apple's vetting process.<p>Popcorn Time is an inspiring bit of programming. Whereas, in the past, someone scooping up a humongous torrent would sit, wait, and pray for the download to go uninterrupted, Popcorn Time locates all the versions of the file across the web, …

Daniel Radcliffe could play Grand Theft Auto developer in BBC special

Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe is reportedly in negotiations to play the lead role in a new 90-minute BBC drama about the creation of seminal video game franchise <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>. Radcliffe is set to play Sam Houser, the co-founder of Rockstar Games, dramatizing his clashes with anti-gaming …

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

New Statue Of Gandhi Unveiled In Britain's Parliament Square

Winston Churchill once described Mohandas Gandhi, the Indian independence leader who challenged the might of the British empire, as a "seditious Middle Temple lawyer." On another occasion, he said Gandhi "ought to be lain bound hand and foot at the gates of Delhi, and then trampled on by an …

Meth lab discovered at Wal-Mart restroom in Indiana

A restroom at a Wal-Mart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.<p>State police say a Muncie Wal-Mart employee alerted police after seeing a man he described as suspicious enter the restroom about 11:30 p.m. Thursday with a backpack and …

What Happens When an Eclipse Hits the World's Most Solar-Powered Country?

Germany is gearing up for an unusual challenge to its clean-energy revolution.<p><i>This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>On March 20, Europe will experience a total solar eclipse for a few hours in the morning. The last time …

The New Ressence Type 3 Wristwatch

It's been two years since Benoît Mintiens, founder and designer at Ressence, shook up the watch world with his debut of the Type 3. This crown-free timepiece has a distinct visual identity unlike any other watch—and it's due to a crystal dome that emphasizes 35.2 ml of refractive oil within. The …

Watches

Spectacular Floor Installations Made of Candy and Other Colorful Objects

Operating under the name Pip & Pop, Australian artist Tanya Schultz uses a combination of colorful candy, glitter, sand, toys, beads, and other bright objects to create gloriously dreamy, intricately patterned floor installations.<p>Viewers experience the thrill of a sugar rush as they feast their …

Art

US tourists caught carving names into Rome’s Colosseum

Two California women break away from tour group to scratch their initials into ancient amphitheatre, where defacing walls is strictly forbidden<p>Tourists are once again getting into trouble in Italy, with two American women caught carving their names into Rome’s Colosseum.<p>The Californians, aged 21 …

Rome

Let's talk about the new Supergirl costume, shall we?

This is our first look at the costumer Melissa Benoist will bring to television as Supergirl. The pilot episode is now in production for CBS.<p>"The costume for Supergirl was designed by three-time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood, who also designed the costumes for The Flash and Arrow and whose motion …

8-Year-Old Feeds Crows and They Leave Her Small "Thank You" Gifts in Return

In 2011, Gabi Mann was a four-year-old in Seattle with a habit of dropping her food. A chicken nugget might fall off her lap while she's getting out of the car, and Gabi wouldn't pick it up. Instead, the crows rushed to the forgotten morsel and hoped for another bite. Gabi eventually noticed this …

Birds

Lottery winner in California taken to court by store owner, who wants half of the prize | Fox News

Her dream trip to Hawaii is going to have to wait.<p>Eva Reyes, 53, won $1 million after getting lucky with an Emerald 10 scratch-card back in January, but the Milpitas, California, store owner who sold her the ticket is suing her for half the after-tax prize – he claims he loaned her the money for …