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Even though I’m a Chromebook user with 1 TB of free Google Drive storage, I have multiple cloud storage accounts. That’s mainly for redundancy, but …

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

Driverless cars sound great, but can we stop the sat nav driving us off bridges first?

Before we let robots take over all aspects of our life, we should make sure that they are definitely on our side<p>Later this year, the UK will see the first trials of the <b>Lutz "driverless pods" on our roads</b> – appropriately enough <b>in Milton Keynes</b>, the city which previously brought us such innovations …

Tim Cook: Our Objective With Apple Watch Is to Change the Way People Live Their Lives

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference today, where he covered a range of topics from Apple's dedication to the environment, the major products the company launched in 2014, and his thoughts on the Apple Watch.<p>When asked by Goldman Sachs COO Gary …

Tim Cook

Hello, World! Flipboard Launches on the Web

We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our <i>Web</i> launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier …

10 DIY Projects That Are Past Their Prime (And How To Update Them)

DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcomebut they're ready for an update.<p>DIY? Maybe don't. These 10 trends have overstayed their welcome—but they're ready for an update.

Daniel Sturridge finally helps Liverpool forget Luis Suarez

Striker's return to the starting line-up after a long injury lay-off was a significant moment for a club who can now end period of mourning for the departed Luis Suárez<p>It was not so long ago that <b>Liverpool</b> versus <b>Tottenham</b> was the <b>Luis Suárez</b> versus <b>Gareth Bale</b> show, but in the absence of the departed …

Food hacks: 10 amazing hacks that will make your life easier

These quick and easy food hacks will mean you spend far less time in the kitchen<p><b>Slice cherry tomatoes in seconds</b><p>Slicing tomatoes needn't be a time-consuming task. Simply sandwich your tomatoes between two plates, add pressure with one hand, and slice through all the tomatoes simultaneously with a …

13 Castles You Could Buy Right Now... If You're Very, Very Rich

25 Beautiful Winter Scenes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

From one family-filled celebration, onto the next—it's officially time to start thinking about the end of the year and prepping for the holidays! To put you in the holiday spirit, we've put together some of our favorite festive photographs of winter scenes.<p>What could be more beautiful than …

Decorations

Zaha Hadid’s First Brazilian Building Design Resembles Vertebrae

World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid has unveiled plans for her first project in Brazil–a luxury apartment complex overlooking Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Called <i>Casa Atlntica</i> and located on Avenida Atlntica, the 11-story building will house 30 exclusive residences, a spa, a cinema, and a …

Architecture

Top 22 Most Hilarious Art and Photo Projects of 2014

It's been a good year for funny art and photo projects. Creatives, you made us laugh with your sly Photoshop tricks, and you made us double over with laughter with your cute and clever comics. That's why we're looking back on the year and picking out our 22 most hilarious projects. Though you may …

Bruce Lee

Golden Pin Design Award 2014 Winners

Golden Pin Design Award has announced its best design winners for 2014, below are some great designs we would like to share with you in random</b> …

Industrial Design

In year of odd bounces, reality bites at World Cup

Gothic folklore met modern dentistry, with the whole world watching.<p>This was the World Cup and the Bite of Brazil — a mouthwatering, open-jawed, …

100 years on: Football's Christmas Truce in World War One

On December 25, 1914, soldiers from across the trenches on the Western Front laid down their arms to share a game and extend human compassion discouraged by their superiors<p>By Josh Dell<p>One hundred years ago today, British and German soldiers hesitantly put down their weapons and met in …

Manchester United vs Newcastle United Match preview - 12/26/14 Premier League

Mourinho: Bale is wrong, La Liga's not the best

The former Real Madrid boss, who now coaches Chelsea, has refuted the Welsh winger's claims that Spanish football has the best competition on the …

Manchester United facing battle to hold on to highly rated academy players on final-year contracts

Manchester United reportedly face a fight on their hands to hold on to various talented young players who are out of contract in the summer.<p>According …

Redesigning Santa's Sleigh For Aerodynamic Efficiency

Kris Kringle’s ride is dragging him down<p>The legend of Santa Claus isn’t complete without mentioning the “jolly old elf’s” magical means of transportation. Santa’s sleigh, pulled through the air by his high-flying reindeer, is an icon of Christmas folklore and a symbol of St. Nick’s awesome power. …

Quantum Physics Just Got A Tiny Bit Easier To Understand, As Two Oddities Merge Into One

No one is about to claim that quantum physics is now easy to understand, but maybe it's not quite as devilishly complicated as we thought.<p>New research suggests that two of the quantum world's most mysterious features--the uncertainty principle and wave-particle duality--are simply two sides of a …

Where Do Recycled Electronics Go?

As New York and other states make e-cycling mandatory, we look at the tech<p>Starting in 2015, the 20 million residents of New York State will be forbidden to throw away electronics. The statewide ban requires residents to dispose of their unwanted TVs, printers and MP3 players at designated stores …

Sustainability

Unexpected Life Found In The Ocean's Deepest Trench

The Mariana Trench cuts a 1,500-mile incision in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean near the island of Guam. That's where an international team of scientists has just spent over a month sending probes down to the deepest place on Earth.<p>The scientists were stunned by the amount of life they found …

There May Be Some Hope For Restoring Lost Memories In The Brain

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States -- affecting more than 5 million Americans. Perhaps the most devastating symptom of the disease is its characteristic loss of memory and identity, which can take a heavy psychological and emotional toll on its …

The Coolest-Looking New Species Of 2014

PopSci's pick of the litter<p>The world is so abundant with strange species, scientists describe new ones every year. Here at <i>Popular Science</i>, we picked a few of our favorites from this year to share. This is a small fraction of the species scientists name in a year. Just today, the California Academy …

Zoology

These 30 Links Will Take You to The Finest Photos and Photography Articles of The Week

Another wonderful week passes us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching the internet looking for links to the best tutorials, special …

Flickering Myth's Top 10 Christmas Movies

<i>Flickering Myth gets festive…</i><p>Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays one and all! As it is Christmas Eve, we would like to hope that you are all set for …

Die Hard - The Greatest Christmas Movie of All Time

<i>Martin Deer explains why Die Hard is the greatest Christmas movie of all time…</i><p>Christmas. That wonderful time of year when we receive gifts, the hero …

From Skyfall to The Departed: the 10 most overrated films of all time

Despite rave reviews and impressive box-office figures, these 10 films just don't live up to the hype.<p>10. The Departed (Martin Scorsese, 2006)<p>What They Said<p>“The screenplay, by William Monahan, is simply sensational. Scenes play brilliantly. Feelings flow like molten lava. The dialogue overflows …