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First They Attacked A Mall, Then They Repelled SEAL Team Six: The Rise of Al Qaeda 2.0

Few Americans had ever heard of al Shabaab before the fall of 2013. That changed on Sept. 21, when gunmen armed with AK-47s entered the Westgate Mall, a suburban-style shopping center in an upscale neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, and began calmly, methodically hunting down and murdering shoppers, …

Learning to drive stick shift makes people better drivers

Maybe, just maybe, it's safer and better for every road user if we all know how the gears that make the wheels go round ratchet up.<p>There are an increasing number of endangered species in this turbulent world of ours, but none is rushing to extinction faster than the driver who can get from A to B …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

ADATA's UD320 USB OTG Flash Drive is an easy way to store and move files across all your devices

And it's a must-have if you use Linux or a Chromebook<p>The ADATA UD320 USB OTG flash drive may have a mouthfull for a name, but this small gadget …

Classical Black And White Apartment With A Modern Touch

Black and white is a classical combination with timeless beauty so it fits great in any kind of décor. But sometimes a space also needs a touch of …

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2 GIFs Of Justin Bieber's Mugshot Morphing Into Miley Cyrus' Face That Prove They Look Identical

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Beats Music launches in the U.S., priced at $9.99 a month

We’ve known for a while now that Beats was preparing to launch its own music streaming service in order to take on Spotify, Google Play Music, Xbox Music and the many other competitors in this space. Late last night, the service finally went live.<p>The new Beats Music service is available for …

The Glif: A Stand and Tripod Mount For All Phones

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>We found it! The photo gizmo with the highest usefulness to square-inch ratio. The Glif is a tiny little thing, …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

Meta wants to augment your world with the 'Iron Man' interface

When someone tells you they have a pair of augmented reality glasses with an interface designed by the same Hollywood staple who created the Iron Man suit's UI, you listen. Then, you ask if you can put them on.<p>The glasses come from Meta, a small company with huge dreams that's already comparing …

Meet Torso, an ultra-portable charging cable Kickstarter project

Torso is a new ultra-portable charging cable for smartphones and other mobile devices that has plenty of other useful features, although to become reality it’s currently raising money on Kickstarter.<p>As you can see in the video above, Torso (the successor of Twig, a similar project) has a very small …

Why doesn't Android have a built in find lost phone function?

You love your smartphone and the convenience it brings to your daily life, but having the latest and greatest comes at a cost: <i>you are a potential target for phone theft</i>. Luckily, there are plenty of mobile security solutions out there to help protect you and your data.<p>For iPhone owners, there are …

Facebook Announces Searchable Hashtags, Promises More Features For Following Public Conversations

Facebook just announced that it is indeed launching ability to follow conversations via hashtags, as was reported in March.<p>To be clear, there was nothing stopping you from including hashtags in your Facebook content before — it’s just that they didn’t have any real functionality. In its blog post …