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Apple Leak Reveals 'Edgeless Display' New iPhone

The iPhone 7 is going to be a disappointment. That’s the conclusion many are drawing after credible leak after credible leak revealed a device that’s a minimal upgrade on the iPhone 6S. But there might just be a very good reason for this…<p>Following news from ever reliable KGI Securities analyst …

Mobile Technology

Who are you calling a white elephant? These amazing pictures of albino animals are not a pigment of your imagination...

• <b>All-white creatures are often considered lucky in some world cultures</b>• <b><br>Sadly the rare condition can leave the animals vulnerable to predators</b> <b></b>• <b><br>From</b> …

Zoology

Strike a pose: Celebrity passport photos through the years - Telegraph

Albert Einstein

Japanese Signs Are The Best, And This Poster Proves It

Better get it before Tokyo changes its signs ahead of the 2020 Olympics!<p>There are many reasons to go to Tokyo: the food, the shopping, the museums, the culture, and, if you’re a design nerd like us, the signage. Japanese signage is in a class all its own: an onslaught of abstract shapes, …

The world's most beautiful drone photography?

Instagram users are having to do more and more to make themselves stand out from the crowd.<p>Of course that's not such a challenge when you spend your days travelling the world and flying drones over some of planet earth's most remarkable landscapes.<p>User @dirka, or Californian Dirk Dallas, …

Drones

Lasers cool liquid for the first time

The technique, which was able to drop a liquid's temperature by 20 degrees Celsius, could eventually be used for everyday tasks like refrigerating water.<p>It's true that lasers are often used as heating implements, but a less common use is the cooling of gases and crystals. Now for the first time, a …

University of Washington

Quantum computers a step closer to reality after silicon coding breakthrough

In the race to build the first functional quantum computer, Australian researchers at the University of NSW find coding possible in silicon<p>Australian researchers have demonstrated that a quantum version of computer code can be written on a silicon microchip with the highest level of accuracy ever …

Quantum Computing

Extraordinary "Cloud Tsunami" Surges in Over Sydney

A bizarre meteorological event hit the coast of New South Wales, Australia over the weekend. Dubbed a "cloud tsunami" on Twitter, this massive wave in the sky measured several kilometers long and swept over the city of Sydney, bringing with it powerful thunderstorms, heavy rains, and forceful winds …

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are possible, …

Alphabet and Facebook develop rival secret drone plans

The tech giants are racing to provide internet access from unmanned aircraft flying higher than passenger jets, having quietly registered new drone designs<p>Google and Facebook have significantly expanded their rival plans to develop unmanned aircraft that can provide broadband internet access from …

Drones

Portraits Reveal the Bodies of the Heavily Tattooed

For some of us, says British photographer Alan Powdrill, our skin isn’t simply the largest organ of our bodies but “an ever-changing canvas” that can …

Meet The Yamaha Motobot: A Robot That'll Learn To Ride Motorcycles Better Than Humans Can

Yamaha is delving into the world of autonomous vehicles in a way befitting the unique company that it is: by building a robot that is capable of learning to pilot a motorcycle better than a human can, but not just any human.<p>The Yamaha Motobot aims to outperform an elite world champion—nine-time …

Motorcycles

Forget Self-Destructing Messages, Buzz’s New App Offers Self-Destructing Connections

Today, there are a variety of apps to choose from if you just want to privately chat with friends or even place phone calls without having to give out your real phone number – for example, Google Voice, Burner, kik, Viber, Whatsapp and others are popular choices. But these apps aren’t fully …

Clever Illustrations Playfully Reveal the "True" Meanings of Idioms

Idioms are a clever way to convey emotions and make comparisons, but what if you aren't sure of what they're supposed to mean? Keren Rosen imagines the literal, true definitions of idioms in a playful ongoing project. The simple, cartoonish images break down the meaning of each word and illustrate …

Etsy

‘Prix’ is the First Short Film That Shows the Power of a QuantumFilm Sensor

Back in 2010, we reported that a California-based startup called InVisage was working on a new image sensor technology called QuantumFilm, which uses …

23 Blackberry Recipes to Convince You It's the King of Berries

All of our best recipes that feature show-stopping blackberries.<p><b>These gorgeous berries of dark red or black—perfect for desserts</b>, salads, syrups, even cocktails—are stunning show-stoppers as either a main ingredient or simple garnish. They're also a "superfood" packed with nutrients. Despite their …

Ice Cream

Intricately Detailed Tiny Celebrity Portraits Made with Superfine-Tipped Pencils

Artist Ashish Patel is brilliantly designing a miniature world filled with unconventionally tiny celebrity portraits. His impeccable illustrations typically take up only a few centimeters, making it quite easy for the mini subjects to seemingly sit on a pencil or be compared to your average …

Nicki Minaj

Here's The Most Popular Halloween Candy In Each State

Do you live in a Candy Corn state or a Kit Kat state?<p>Americans will spend between $2.1 billion and $2.6 billion on candy this Halloween. But what's the best kind of buy if you're passing it out to trick-or-treaters and party guests?<p>Well, perhaps it all boils down to geographical preferences. …

Decorations

HyperCam is a Low-Cost Hyperspectral Camera That Captures What We Can’t See

Hyperspectral cameras can see things in the world that the human eyes can’t by capturing information from across the electromagnetic spectrum beyond …

Seattle landlord gives tenants a $200 monthly discount for being vegetarian

Seattle, Washington is one of the most expensive places to live in America. It’s also one of the healthiest—which is why one landlord decided to …

Hackers Use Radio Waves To Trick iOS And Android Into Responding To Voice Commands

An ingenious hack could allow unwanted access to Siri commands by simply sending radio waves to a pair of unshielded iPhone earbuds. While the hack is needlessly complex – the hacker could simply go over and press the headphone button by hand – it is an interesting exploit.<p>Researchers at French …

Image sensor research now underway promises to overhaul low-light photography — eventually

A brand new image sensor — the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) — now under development at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering could fundamentally revamp the field of low-light photography.<p>The inventors are not just any random pair of whizbrains. One of them –Professor Eric Fossum — an engineer and …

Imaging

NASA is recycling Space Shuttle engines for a very important purpose

When finished, this rocket will be able to launch up to 2.16 million pounds into space. That kind of weight requires a powerful engine — four of them, to be precise.<p>NASA will use four RS-25 engines — along with two rocket boosters — to get the SLS from ground to space and on its way to Mars. …

11 Of The Most Stylish Women In History That You've Never Heard Of

If they only had Instagram back in the day. These aristocrats, artists, and courtesans were the style icons of their time.<p>These ladies ruled countries, wrote books, stole husbands, brokered peace treaties, and looked good while doing it all. Today's It girls have nothing on them.

An iPhone App To Help You Relax, Designed Around Brainwaves And Tai Chi

Ustwo, makers of Monument Valley, have released a new app to help you relax.<p>At the end of a long, stressful day, sometimes all you want to do is turn off your brain, but your phone is the worst escape. It’s holding emails to be answers, newsy tweets to be read, Facebook posts to piss you off, …

Light L16 is a Point-and-Shoot That Packs 16 Cameras for 52MP Photos

The stealthy camera startup Light today announced a revolutionary new point-and-shoot camera that aims to transform the way we think about cameras. …

This tiny 16-lens camera produces 52 megapixel photos

It's only the size of a smartphone, but Light's L16 "multi-aperture computational camera" houses an array of 16 individual camera units, each with …

Apple CEO Tim Cook has explained in a heartfelt speech why he came out as gay

Cook was speaking at the Human Rights Campaign awards dinner on Saturday in Washington, D.C. He was there to accept the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award, which was presented to him in recognition of his work to support the LGBT community.<p>The Apple CEO gave an emotional speech that lasted over …

Gorgeous Indian-Inspired Maternity Shoot Celebrates the Beauty of Diversity

Wedding blogger Preeti Moberg designed a maternity shoot that magnificently displays the beauty of diversity. “A couple months ago I had a little baby boy. But before this adorable troublemaker showed up on Earth, I wanted to do a maternity photo shoot that was something special," the new mom …