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How to cut and fold 3D shapes with 'kirigami' - Futurity

Kirigami, a type of origami that involves cutting, holds promise for architecture, nanotechnology, and aerospace. Try it with this video and pattern.

5 iPhone Apps Your Teen Doesn’t Want You to Download

In the ’80s, teens had only was one social app, and it was called the telephone. In the ‘90s, chat rooms were all the rage, leading to social sites …

Hackers can use the Samsung Find My Mobile feature to attack phones

Most smartphones now come with built-in tracking systems that allow users to remotely lock or wipe their phones if they're misplaced or stolen.<p>The …

5 tech myths you hear all the time

Humans are great at creating myths. From Marduk and Zeus to unicorns and mermaids, there's no end to what we can imagine. That's true even with technology.<p>There's old tech advice that no one questions, half-remembered instructions you just keep doing, misunderstood terms and more that you believe …

7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

SureMote Turns Your Android Phone Into A Remote For Any Wi-Fi Connected Device At Home

I don’t think I’ve used a remote control in a year. Perhaps several years. They’re cheap. They get lost easily and sometimes you end up with ten of them.<p>But an Israeli company called Tekoia is trying to consolidate those devices through an app called SureMote that links to Wifi-connected home …

eBay To Host Live Art Auctions On New Site

In July, eBay announced a partnership with noted auction house Sotheby’s to help bring its inventory of art, antiques and collectibles online via a new live auction format with real-time bidding. At the time, eBay said Sotheby’s was the “anchor tenant” to trial this new format on eBay.com. Today, …

30 Years of Coens: Fargo

The movie that brought it all together<p>In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Coen brothers' debut, <i>Blood Simple</i>, I’m re-watching their 16 feature films and attempting to jot down observations on one per day, in order of their release. For a fuller explanation of what I’m doing and why, see my first …

Artificial Sweeteners May Contribute to Metabolic Disorders

Evidence suggests sugar substitutes aggravate diabetes and obesity.<p>Artificial sweeteners are a roughly $1.5 billion industry worldwide, often marketed as helpful for managing obesity and diabetes.<p>But some new research suggests sugar substitutes could actually contribute to soaring rates of obesity …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Crowdfunding Sites In 2014

Which crowdfunding site is best for you?<p>If you’re currently searching for funding, a good place to start is to briefly understand the rapidly growing crowdfunding industry, and then become familiar with the top crowdfunding sites listed below.<p><b>The Crowdfunding Industry</b><p>The crowdfunding industry has …

Google's modular phone gets cheaper thanks to a new processor

One of the biggest challenges behind Google's modular Project Ara phone platform has been getting processors to play nicely with the technology. How do you let someone swap out the very heart of their device as easily as they would a memory card? By creating a CPU for that very purpose, that's how. …

How to use a Chromebook: Tips, tricks and shortcuts

Curious about Google's alternative to a Windows laptop or a MacBook? You've come to the right place.<p>Kicking the tires on a Chromebook purchase? As a cheaper alternative to a Windows laptop or a MacBook, a Chromebook is an attractive option for budget buyers. The simplicity of Google's Chrome OS, …

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11 Ways To Make Your PC Run Faster

From small tweaks to your settings to purchasing some new RAM, there's plenty of options for everyone's budget and skillset.<p>So before you toss your computer aside for a new one, try out these suggestions to get your PC chugging along again.

How to find a techie co-founder for your startup

I’m not a tech guy, but even before I knew what a startup was I wanted to make one. Finding tech co-founders has been the biggest challenge for me in building one. Over the course of three years, I’ve made countless mistakes and wasted a lot of time.<p>But I did manage to build an awesome team of …

Anonymous apps may be troubling, but are they unethical? Secret defends its approach

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / lofilolo<p>If there’s one social trend that stands out from the last few years, it’s the explosion of …

How to recover deleted photos from a memory card

Just deleted an important batch of images from your memory card? Never fear, here's how to undelete them for Mac and PC users.<p>"Uh oh."<p>Those are probably the first two words you'll utter when you realise your photos have disappeared. If you've accidentally formatted your card or you suspect it has …

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Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Lead To Fake Memories

And not necessarily the good kind.

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NASA More Confident Than Ever That We Are Not Alone

Over the past few years, astronomers have become less and less subtle about hiding their enthusiasm for the prospect that some very big discoveries are just around the corner with respect to that ultimate existential question: Are we alone?<p>A few years ago, I attended a panel about NASA’s upcoming …

New Search Engine Unmasks The Hackers

Indexeus.net looks like it could have been a Y Combinator project. With a slick design, snappy copy, and a bitcoin-based payment system, it looks unusually legit. But what the site is hiding is the produce of hundreds of hacking efforts from around the web.<p>I’ve left out the link because it’s …

Trouble in store: the grave future of British public and private debt

A future of rising interest rates and deepening debts beckon, with the UK unable, or unwilling, to countenance a solution<p>When interest rates begin to rise, we're told they will top out at 3%. Don't worry, homeowners, say the rate-setters, crippling monthly payments are a thing of the past.<p>Charlie …

What will tech come up with next?

As the legend goes, in 1964 Dr. Gordon Moore, then at Fairchild Semiconductor, was preparing a paper for Electronics magazine on the evolution of …

Samsung Launches Samsung Galaxy Apps

Samsung has launched a new app store, which the company is calling Samsung Galaxy Apps, and it features apps which are designed specifically for its …

Ebola 101: The Facts Behind A Frightening Virus

Health workers have called the Ebola outbreak in West Africa unprecedented, overwhelming and even out of control.<p>With <i>1,711</i> cases so far, it's the largest and deadliest outbreak since the virus was discovered in 1976. And <i>it's gathering strength: Just under 20 percent of all cases were reported over</i> …

Expedience, pragmatism shape new Asian alliances

TOKYO (AP) — Moscow is cozying up to its old rival China. China is holding hands with Seoul. Tokyo is striking deals with Pyongyang.<p>In the …

Apple acquires land to build another solar power farm in North Carolina

The city of Claremont, NC has agreed to annex the land necessary for Apple to build a third solar farm near its data center in Maiden, the Hickory Daily Record reported (via MacRumors). Apple will make an initial investment of $55 million and indirectly create 75 jobs while constructing the …