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An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Machine Learning

16 Supremely Stylish Gyms from Around the World Photos

Photo: Courtesy of TMPL<p>It’s not just about the workout. Gyms around the country are stepping up their aesthetics by tapping leading designers to create their spaces. Here are <i>AD</i>'s top picks.

Boomerang launches a $5 per month cartoon streaming service

Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. have joined the now-crowded market of subscription-based streaming services with the launch of Boomerang, a $5 per month service that streams both classic cartoons and current series. Boomerang’s catalog will offer shows from Warner Bros.’ Hanna-Barbera, Looney …

Smart TV

Self-healing phone screen can fix itself in 24 hours

The days of scratched and cracked smartphone screens could soon be numbered after researchers created a "stretchy" screen that can repair itself.<p>Researchers at the University of California Riverside have designed a new polymer that can heal itself, opening up the ability to fuse cracks and paper …

BAFTA Games Awards 2017 Winners Revealed

Winside.<p>Inside came out on top of last night's British Academy Games Awards, taking away four trophies - although Uncharted 4 scooped Best Game. The …

11 Amazing Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of April 2017

Buckle up and lock yourself in for this month's streaming choices (they're pretty good).<p>April showers mean…well, that going outside kind of stinks. So why not stay home and stream, stream, stream away your rainy blues? The coming month is overflowing with classic movie options to keep you suitably …

These Workout Moves Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Metabolism

First, let's get a better understanding of what metabolism actually is. Put simply, it's the bodily process needed to maintain life, wherein the body …

34 movies to watch in your 20s

A person's 20s is one of the most exciting times in their lives.<p>Though some 20-somethings have finished college, are starting a career, and have maybe fallen in love, others are weathering a tumultuous era filled with self doubt and more than a few quarter-life crises.<p>Here are 34 movies that …

How China Has Taken Over The Worldwide Box Office In 2017

We are a mere nine weeks into 2017, but already the box office has seen plenty of big releases that are performing like blockbusters worldwide. What stands out about these films is, their journey to the top of the charts is driven by an obvious single common denominator in almost every instance — …

Box Office

Best mobile games of 2017

Horizon Zero Dawn is a near-perfect action RPG on the PlayStation 4

<i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> appeared unique from the start – a PlayStation 4 exclusive, a novel setting, with an all-new franchise, combining survival game elements with cover shooter mechanics and real-time strategy play, all while you hunt mechanized dinosaurs in a lush, natural setting. A game with that …

A man who flew around the world for 3 months on less than $1,000 shares his best advice to save a fortune on airfare

After retiring at age 34, Brandon traveled around the world for three months, visiting 14 countries on four different continents — and he paid only $947.91 for his flights.<p>What's his secret to traveling so cheaply?<p>Frequent flyer miles, scored through free credit card signup bonuses.<p>Brandon, who …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Elon Musk Is Really Boring

The pit is at least 15 feet deep and more than 50 feet wide. It’s in a nondescript lot at Crenshaw Boulevard and West 120th Street, not far from Los …

Elon Musk

Humanoid beer-and-pizza-fetching robot is charmingly retro

Delivery robots are starting to hit the streets, but few do it with as much <i>joie de vivr</i>e as a new device called the Fundroid. The gender-neutral beer-and-pizza-fetching robot, lovingly nicknamed Funnie, debuted at the Software For Artists event Sunday in Brooklyn, New York. Funnie made its way to a …

Why 2016 was the year of time travel

Consider this more than a coincidence: a year that clearly overstayed its welcome, 2016, was also a year in which time travel could be found …

Build Your Own Old-Fashioned Looking Chandelier For About $40

Chandeliers are by no means cheap, but if you’re a fan of a more rustic aesthetic, YouTuber Darbin Orvar put together one using a set of string …

LG’s headset that doubles as a wearable speaker is peak CES before CES

LG will be bringing a collar-like wearable wireless speaker to CES, which also includes in-ear buds for when you don’t feel like being a complete jerk. The sonorous neck horseshoe connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and contains “wearable speakers capable of delivering 3D surround sound” when the …

Consumer Tech

A CNC-Milled Coffee Table, a DIY Modular Concrete Kitchen Backsplash, a Homemade Lumber Mill, Display Cases & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>DIY Concrete Backsplash and Dish Rack</b><p>Wow! Ben Uyeda uses Legos to cast a modular concrete backsplash/dish rack …

The 20 Sexiest GIFs Ever of Emily Ratajkowski

There's basically nothing hotter than model-turned-actress Emily Ratajkowski. I mean, molten lava and hot gravy are <i>literally</i> hotter than her, but …

Emily Ratajkowski

12 crazy coffee tables to enliven your living room

The Last Guardian Video Review - Emotional, Beautiful, Frustrating

The Last Guardian Video Review<p>If you’ve ever waited an extended period of time for anything in your life you’ll know that the longer you wait the …

17 streaming movies everyone needs to watch before they turn 30

There are so many streaming movies out there it can feel overwhelming. The best you can do is choose which genre you feel like diving into, and then …

'your name.' Anime Film Tops China's Box Office Chart in 2nd Weekend

Shinkai's film has earned US$71.0 million after 10 days in China<p>Entertainment news website Variety reported on Sunday that Makoto Shinkai's your …

Watch Electricity Burn Beautiful Patterns Into Wood

These beautiful handcrafted wood pieces are positively electrifying!<p>At Canadian Woodworks in Ontario, playing with electricity is encouraged.<p>Owner Paul Lemiski uses electricity to burn beautiful branch-like patterns into the surface of his handcrafted wood pieces and custom wood furniture, …

The best video games of 2016 (so far)

Best Game Development Software Tools to Make Your Own Games

To be a professional game developer, you'll need great creativity and skills; here are the Best Game Development Software Tools to Make Your Own …

The biggest PS4 games revealed at PlayStation Experience

Sony held its annual PlayStation Experience in Anaheim, California over the weekend, revealing a slate of new games coming to PS4, PlayStation VR, …

classy-captain:

Original quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:<p>“You cannot always be a hero, but you can always be a man.”<br>-<i><br>“Man kann nicht immer ein Held sein, aber man kann immer ein Mann sein.”</i>