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Katmandu's poorly constructed buildings worsen quake outcome

An exploding urban population that led to taller and often poorly constructed buildings, along with an unusually hazardous combination of geological conditions, had for years prompted warnings from scientists that the Katmandu Valley of Nepal was a seismic time bomb waiting to go off.<p>Saturday …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.<p>But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with …

Augmented Reality

Tip: Easily Remove Geotag Data Using Mac’s Preview and Windows’ Properties

If you’re not comfortable with the idea of uploading photos to the Web with geotag data baked into the file, there are some easy ways you can scrub …

How Hashtags Can Help Your Magazines on Flipboard

Jenn de la Vega / January 22, 2015<p>The <b>#</b> symbol, known as the “pound” or “hash” key on your phone, is now more popularly known across social media as …

Tomato extract relieves damaged arteries, finds Cambridge study

A substance found in tomatoes relieves impairment of blood vessels, which may explain why people who eat a Mediterranean diet have a notably reduced incidence of cardiovascular disease, according to a study.<p>A supplement of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant which is 10 times more potent than vitamin …

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

Emma Stone's Lip Sync Battle With Jimmy Fallon Is Beyond Epic (And Hilarious)

Having a bad day? Well that's all about to change.<p>If you haven't had the chance to watch Emma Stone take down Jimmy Fallon in an epic lip sync battle on "The Tonight Show," then you're seriously missing out. The famous redhead proved to be his toughest competitor as she wowed the crowd with her …

Drop Everything Now: In Defense of Taylor Swift

When it comes to music criticism, it seems as though pop and country are often deemed the easiest targets. Ask a random passerby what sort of music they listen to, and there's a nine out of ten chance that they'll reply with something along the lines of, "anything but country". Similarly, so much …

Background Burner: A Web App That Cuts Out Subjects in Photos

It’s probably safe to say many — if not all — of us know how to remove a background from an image in order to separate the subject of that image. …

Samsung Gear review

<b>Updates:</b> <i>Our Galaxy Gear review contains updates to address its lower price, the increased competition and the optional switch to Tizen.</i><p>What makes a …

How to add no-touch gesture controls to the Chrome browser

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Leap Motion<p>Don’t have a touchscreen on your PC(s msft), Mac(s aapl) or Chromebook(s goog)? No problem. You can still …

Android, iPhone and BlackBerry all fall prey to NSA, report says

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/privacy-scandal-nsa-can-spy-on-smart-phone-data-a-920971.html<p>Germany’s <i>Der Spiegel</i> …

US NSA and UK GCHQ 'can spy on smartphones'

<b>The US National Security Agency (NSA) is reported have cracked the security codes which protect data on iPhones, Blackberries and Android devices.</b><p>German news weekly Der Spiegel says documents suggest the NSA and the British GCHQ made joint efforts to gather intelligence.<p>Teams looked at each phone …

Gigaom | How Ask A Slave found near-instant YouTube success

Advertisement<p>It’s always cheering when a new web series finds an audience quickly, especially one that spreads entirely thanks to its originality and …