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Couples Therapist Reveals The Key To Having A Good Sex Life

According to Esther Perel, the couples therapist and best-selling author of "Mating in Captivity," the term "erotic intelligence" came about …

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What Will It Take to Get Robert Downey Jr. on Agents of SHIELD?

New rumors about William Shatner's <i>Star Trek</i> cameo indicate more time travel. Plot details about <i>Jurassic World</i> include some wild dinosaur …

How to Search for Porn Without Getting Your Horny Self Hacked

We've got the tips to keep you safe in your search for smut.<p>If you're not careful, your search for online porn could end in a malware nightmare.<br>• To keep your porn searches as safe as possible, avoid clicking sketchy-looking ads or downloading content from porn sites.<br>• You can also protect yourself …

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Microsoft buying 'Minecraft' isn't as crazy as it sounds

Could 'Minecraft' make you use a Microsoft account?<p>Microsoft is close to buying the developers of <i>Minecraft</i>?<p>The same <i>Minecraft</i> that has sold over 50 million copies, created by the outspoken Markus "Notch" Persson? The same Notch that accused Microsoft of "trying to ruin the PC as an open platform" …

Meet Samsung’s new smartphone chip that consumes 25% less power

Samsung is often called a follower but this time it’s a leader: The company’s new Exynos 5430 smartphone chip is the first to use a 20nm process. The …

Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers

There are technologists who specialize in “scanning the Internet.” They are like a search team making its way through a neighborhood, but instead of checking the knob of every door, they check Internet entrances to online devices to see which ones are open. These people have been screaming for some …

Nurse 'posed with axe he planned to use to behead 14-year-old girl'

Dale Bolinger, 57, denies charges of arranging to meet and groom the girl, who he met online and whose identity is not known<p>Nurse Dale Bolinger posed with the large axe he allegedly planned to use to behead a teenage girl before eating her.<p>The father-of-four bought the three-foot handle weapon from …

Crime

Impatient iPhone users switching to larger-screened Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple users are losing patience waiting for a larger-screened iPhone. New data showing that 26% of British buyers of Samsung's Galaxy S5 in the three months to the end of May switched from the iPhone - compared to 12% the year before, according to Kantar ComTech's Worldpanel.<p>Though the effect was …

Engadget Daily: ditching social media, sharpshooting with HUD goggles and more!

Today, we review Garmin's new Forerunner 15 sports watch, learn how to escape social media, watch a sniper hit his target while looking in another direction and hear what our readers have to say about the new HTC One. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.<p>How to Disappear …

Samsung and GlobalFoundries to Produce Apple's 14-nm A9 Chips in 2015

Samsung and GlobalFoundries have landed orders from Apple to produce the 14-nanometer A9 processor starting next year, reports <i>DigiTimes</i>. The 14nm chips will be rolled out of GlobalFoundries' Fab 8 factory in Malta, New York, which Samsung will also use to produce Apple's A-series chips.<p>According to …

11 Brilliant Condom Concepts That Improve The “User Experience”

Since launching its first call for new condom concepts, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has received hundreds of ideas from around the world. …

Bicyclist who found stabbed Wisconsin girl: 'Who did that to you?'

"Who did that to you?" a bicyclist in Waukesha, Wisconsin, asked the 12-year-old girl he found bloodied and lying near a wooded area.<p>His words were captured on a recording of the 911 call he made, which has now been released.<p>The cyclist explained to the 911 operator that the girl told him she'd …

Google adds webscale CoreOS to its cloud roster

As of last week week users of Google(s goog) Compute Engine could opt to use CoreOS, a Linux variant designed for huge server deployments and to make …

Long-Delayed Connected Device Tile Finally Starts Shipping

The Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, which last summer raised $2.6 million via crowdfunding, has finally begun shipping, the company now claims. Early backers may be a bit skeptical, given the delays the company experienced since raising a significant round of funding many months …

Tech: D.C.'s biggest loser?

Silicon Valley just can’t win in Washington.<p>A surveillance reform bill easily survived a House vote this week, but it barely resembles the measure that Google, Facebook and others once touted as a way to restore Americans’ trust. Quick changes to patent law now seem impossible after the Senate …

LG G3 QuickCircle is a wireless charging window on your phone

What's through the round window? It's the LG G3!<p>LG's new flagship phone the G3 will be revealed on Tuesday, and LG is releasing glimpses of the new phone in the lead-up. Today, the South Korean unveiled the QuickCircle case, a wireless charging case that lets you use the phone without opening the …

LG shows off G Watch in video

Last night, LG released a new promo video showing off their first Android Wear watch, the G Watch. No official pricing or availability is seen …

Leaked LG G3 images provide best look yet

Phone-watchers eagerly awaiting the forthcoming announcement of LG's G3 smartphone can get a glimpse of some allegedly leaked photos of the flagship smartphone in all its brushed-finish glory.<p>Mobile tech blog Phone Arena posted five pictures of the forthcoming flagship handset. The images depict a …

IRL: Letting IFTTT automate my life

I've come to rely on different services to help power me through the day: Foursquare to find new coffee shops, Pocket for my reading habits and Instagram and Flickr for photo sharing. As great as these apps are, though, I find myself wishing they could do more -- especially when it comes to how …

Whatever happened to Netscape?

Netscape's story reads like a proper fairy tale: takeovers, fierce and hostile competition, split-ups, a giant payout and even a dragon! While Netscape may now only be a sweet, sweet memory to those who used it to first discover the web, the browser's monstrous impact has cemented it as one of the …

Patent jury foreman advises Apple to sue Google directly

The foreman of the jury that awarded Apple just 5.5 percent of the $2.2B it claimed Samsung owed for patent infringements said yesterday that Apple should sue Google rather than handset manufacturers, reports the WSJ.<p>If you really feel that Google is the cause behind this, as I think everybody has …

What Android and iOS Can Learn From Each Other

Patent fights and marketing hype aside, each of the two leading smartphone operating systems has some key features the other would do well to adopt -- for the benefit of consumers.<p>Yet another patent trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the biggest maker of Google’s Android phones, has come and …

WordPress 3.9 “Smith” is Out

The latest version of WordPress has been released.<p>Named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, WordPress 3.9 aims to “close the gap” between …

This Is Why We Don’t Have Google X Hoverboards Yet

Yes, Google X tried to design a hoverboard.<p>If <i>Back to the Future</i> has taught us anything, it’s that hoverboards are amazing, and it is one of 2014’s inexcusable tragedies that they are not yet real.<p>Which isn’t to say that some very smart people haven’t tried to build them. In this month’s inside look …

US government to argue against Aereo at Supreme Court hearing this week

Major US broadcasters have found an ally in their case against Aereo, the streaming television service that uses thousands of micro antennas to pull in free over-the-air signals. <i>Deadline</i> reports that the US Supreme Court has granted a motion from the Deputy Solicitor General to appear during oral …

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Google embeds camera in smart contact lens

Earlier this year, Wired.co.uk wrote about Google's invention of a smart contact lens that could monitor blood glucose levels through tear fluid. …

'Moto X + 1' = Motorola's next Android phone?

The kids, they just love the algebra these days. At least that's what the marketing folks at Motorola seem to be thinking if the latest from online leak-master @evleaks is to be believed.<p>Late Saturday, the notorious (and often accurate) Twitter account tweeted what appears to be a leaked logo for …

Fuse lets you put your own 3D characters into Steam games

If, like us, you believe that true individuality can <i>never</i> be expressed through four different choices of goatee, then listen up: Fuse, the character-creation tool on Steam, now supports fully user-generated imports for the first time, making it possible for artistic souls to create clothing, body …