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With This Hack You Don’t Need A DSLR To Click These Stunning Macro Photos, Just Your Smartphone

Indulging in your hobbies costs money. If you're into photography, you need at least a good camera phone, or better yet, a DSLR.<p>Moreover, you come …

Google's Family Link Helps Parents Give Their Kids A Safe Gateway To The Internet

The Internet is both a wonderful and a terrible aspect of modern life. It’s a gateway to almost anything you want to know about almost anything at all. “How was I supposed to know?” is no longer a valid excuse, and “I’m bored” means you’re doing it wrong. It’s also a gateway to an unending stream …

Apps

Muslim leader tells court explosives were planted in his garage 'after he refused to become MI5 spy'

A leading Muslim community figure accused of keeping a stick of plastic explosives has claimed that they were planted in his back garden after he refused to become an M15 spy.<p>Khalid Rashad, who is accused of keeping the stash in his garage near Wembley Stadium, told jurors how the Secret Service …

Fireflies Are in Danger of Extinction, Thanks to Humans

The places where fireflies "thrive" are being systematically destroyed.<p>Firefly populations are flickering out, according to Tufts University professor Sara Lewis, author of <i>Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies</i> (2016, Princeton University Press).<p>In a commentary for CNN earlier this week, …

Google says Palestine was never on Google Maps after claims it had been 'airbrushed' away

Accusations online that Google had deleted Palestine from its Maps facility prompted the internet giant to explain that the country "has never been" on the service.<p>The row came after a glitch caused the West Bank and Gaza to briefly disappear from Google Maps.<p>Palestine, although recognised as a …

Rolls-Royce unveils first driverless car complete with silk 'throne'

Despite luxury carmaker’s grandiose description of Vision Next 100, concept vehicle receives mixed response<p>Rolls-Royce has unveiled its first driverless vehicle, a concept car that promises to help its owner announce their importance to the world.<p>The Vision Next 100 is an autonomous vehicle aimed …

Autonomous Cars

This Robot-Run Farm Can Harvest 30,000 Heads of Lettuce a Day

Kyoto-based Spread is so sure of human farmers’ eventual obsolescence, they’ve announced their plan to unveil what they claim will be the world’s first fully automated, large-scale lettuce factory by the summer of 2017.<p>On the farms of the future, just where will machines end and man begin? One …

Lettuce

Watch a guy let deadly snakes bite him to prove a point

After getting bitten twice in a row by two of the most deadly snakes on the planet, a Wisconsin man is still standing. A new video explains why.<p>To some, 37-year-old Tim Friede would seem like a crazy man. To others, he would seem like a hero.<p>The Wisconsin man, who has no formal scientific training, …

Zoology

Apple Earns 94% of Smartphone Industry Profit

Apple had approximately 14 percent of the worldwide smartphone market in terms of unit sales in the third quarter of 2015, yet the company took home an astounding 94 percent of the smartphone industry profits. Most of the other smartphone makers are either making very little money or are losing …

Selling

Apple is taking 94% of profits in the entire smartphone industry

The Cupertino company was responsible for just <b>13.5%</b> of smartphones shipped globally in the third quarter of 2015, according to research firm IDC.<p>Despite this, it is taking the vast, vast majority of profits in the industry — a staggering <b>94%</b>.<p>That figure comes via a new research note from financial …

Mobile

WATCH: Bizarre butterfly UFO branded one of clearest 'alien crafts' EVER caught on camera

SECURETEAM10•YouTubeThe odd<p>The odd-shaped "black craft" with several lights apparently on its underside is said to have been videod and photographed …

Paranormal

Saudi Arabia: Nine Times The Gulf State Should Have Been 'Lectured' By The UK

Saudi Arabia's ambassador attacked Britain's "lack of understanding" when it comes to the Middle Eastern country's human rights record and gave a …

Saudi Arabia

Why 5+5+5 doesn’t always make 15: Maths exam question divides the internet

A Year 3 pupil was marked down for the solution written out for 5x3<p>Working out the answer to 5x3 may seem simple enough but the solution one student gave has sparked an online debate.<p>The maths question, which asks pupils to work out 5x3 using the repeated addition strategy, was posted on …

Russia opens huge new mosque ahead of Eid holiday

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been joined by the Turkish and Palestinian leaders at the ceremonial opening of the Russian capital's new main mosque after 10 years of construction work.<p>The $170m mosque - entirely funded by private donations - unveiled on Wednesday, the eve of Muslim holiday …

Russia

Innovating undercover: A history of Apple S phones' hidden transformations

"S" phones have gotten a bad rap, but a closer look reveals their "incremental" features predict the success of future iPhones.<p>The "S" line of iPhones, which emerge every other year with minimal physical changes, are supposed to be the "boring" ones.<p>But take a closer look at the family, which range …

Mobile Technology

The Autumn Equinox is Here! Wait, What's the Autumn Equinox?

The equinox comes twice a year and is related to the change in seasons, but a lot of people don't fully understand this celestial alignment.<p>Winter is officially coming. The Northern Hemisphere blew by the longest day of the year with June’s summer solstice and is now coming up on the September …

Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay

The US Naval Research Laboratory announced a major breakthrough in materials science on Thursday. After decades of research and development, the NRL has created a transparent, bulletproof material that can be molded into virtually any shape. This material, known as Spinel, is made from a synthetic …

Expert Says He's Solved The Mystery Of The Calbuco Volcano UFO

When the Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday after being dormant for 40 years, it threw a lot of ash and smoke into the air.<p>It also may have attracted a UFO.<p>Photos and videos of the blast show a mysterious glowing craft hovering in mid-air near the eruption before disappearing.<p>Ana Luisa Cid uploaded …

Paranormal

The man who wants to control the weather with lasers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is there anything laser can't do?<p>From cutting diamonds to preserving endangered sites, all the way to building terrifying weapons and turning your eyes from brown to blue, there is apparently no end to the list of applications for laser.<p>Swiss physicist Jean-Pierre Wolf is working on yet …

Weather
Humanity

Aspiring Iron Man Builds Working Exoskeleton, Lifts 170 Pounds

It’s been a long road for Youtuber “The Hacksmith” to go from inspiration to working prototype. Originally inspired by the exo-suit worn by Matt Damon in Elysium, his real working version is now in the testing phase. So far, he’s successfully lifted 170 pounds of concrete and steel. It’s built on a …

Matt Damon

Tyrannosaur Skull Reveals Signs of Fierce Cannibal Battle

About 75 million years ago, a towering tyrannosaur may have lit into one of its own species, ripping into its skull and leaving behind jagged scars and deep punctures that have only recently seen the light of day.<p>The beastly tale comes from paleontologists examining the marred skull of the possible …

Paleontology

Create an Apple ID without using a Credit Card

Some apps, Google Earth for example, are available as free downloads in the iTunes Apps store but you need a UK or US based Apple ID to install them …

Apps

The Scars on Mars from the Curiosity Rover Landing Are Healing (Video)

The wounds NASA's Curiosity rover mission inflicted on the Martian landscape during its August 2012 landing are healing in a surprisingly …

Mars Rover

The man who discovered Pluto is about to become the first person to visit it.

The Search Begins<p>In 1929, a young researcher named Clyde Tombaugh was handed a thankless, seemingly impossible task.<p>His bosses at the Lowell …

Solar System

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge Bends Under The Same Pressure As The iPhone 6 Plus

Remember "Bendgate"? As our smartphones get bigger, they get more fragile -- and Apple's not the only company whose phones break under pressure.<p>SquareTrade, an electronics insurance company, used its own "bend bot" to put the new Samsung S6 Edge, the new HTC One M9 and the iPhone 6 Plus to the same …

Phones

Astronomers may have just found a planet we could really live on

A few months ago, scientists predicted that it would take two more years until we found another habitable planet somewhere out there. Well, one team …

How Metasurface Lenses Could Change Photography Forever

A team of scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has developed a radical new technology which could replace the bulky optical components we use today with an ultra-thin and completely flat ‘metasurface’ lens.<p>Following on from advances first shown in 2012, the …

Nanotech

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iTunes on Your Computer

There are two ways to back up your iPhone. You can back up your iPhone to iCloud or back up your iPhone to iTunes. I like to have copies of both. An iCloud backup is kept in the cloud, while an iTunes backup is kept on your computer. You don’t need an internet connection to back up your iPhone to …

Time I

Woolly mammoth could roam again as extinct DNA merged with elephant

Harvard University spliced recreated genes from a woolly mammoth into the DNA of an elephant and found they functioned normally<p>A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic …

Genetics