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NASA's Juno spacecraft begins Jupiter orbit after five-year voyage

Braving intense radiation, a NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets.<p>Ground controllers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory erupted in applause when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft beamed home news that it was circling …

Astronomy

Thailand’s Government Claims It Can Monitor The Country’s 30M Line Users

Government officials in Thailand last year demanded access to chat app Line so that they could monitor conversations taking place in the country, and this week a politician claimed that they can now do so.<p>The Nation reports that ICT Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa told a press conference that the …

Sony threatens to sue Twitter to hide these tweets

Sony has just threatened to sue Twitter if it doesn't ban the accounts that keep posting internal emails that have been leaked by its hackers. The company's lawyer, David Boies, also asked the microblogging site to share the warning letter with user Val Broeksmit, who tweets screenshots of those …

Google now shows song lyrics with search results

But currently only for a handful of tracks<p>Google is making the process of singing along to your favorite songs easier. The search engine will now provide users in North America with full lyrics for songs above their search results — assuming the lyrics are recorded in the Google Play store. Append …

Robotic Spider Dress defends your personal space

Fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht has updated her personal space defensive Spider Dress with Intel Edison and 3D printing.<p>It's my considered and educated opinion that Anouk Wipprecht's updated Spider Dress is fabulous on sheer aesthetic value alone, but the spectacular grotesquerie isn't simply …

Meizu's M1 Note is a dirt-cheap iPhone 5c on steroids

While many Chinese smartphone makers have recently stepped up their efforts in delivering more original designs, we can't say that's the case with Meizu's latest offering. In fact, we already knew the cheeky company was up to something when the Chinese media received an iPhone 5c chassis in their …

Five Mags: The Art of Analogue Film

MagMaker / December 17, 2014<p>Why shoot on film? Anyone with either an entry-level DSLR or smartphone camera can snap some beautiful shots and share …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

A perfect day in Chiang Mai: exploring the 'rose of the north'

The laid-back city of Chiang Mai is an endearing mix of old and new: the moated, walled old quarter shelters ancient temples, while a traveller-friendly scene caters to everybody from culture vultures to the party set. Many visitors decide to call the city home for as long as possible during their …