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This creepy internal video is every reason we fear Google

Earlier this month, Google was criticized for its demonstration of Duplex, a lifelike AI that takes calls on behalf of its human users. But a leaked …

3D Printing

Experts agree: There’s no real threat of a robot uprising anytime soon

The Twitterati have been freaked out for several days now over a video showcasing the creepy door-opening ability of the SpotMini, a dog-like robot …

Robotics

‘Haunted’ city floating in the ocean leaves experts baffled

<b>A mysterious and ancient city floating in the middle of the ocean is ‘haunted’ – and its presence in the Pacific has left experts baffled.</b><p>New …

20 Fancy-Looking Home Buys We Can't Believe Are From Etsy

Take a look around the Home & Living section on Etsy, and you'll likely notice that many of its offerings carry a certain "look": Mason jar crafts, …

Crafting

Keep Pet Bathing Under Control With Aquapaw

Everyone that owns a pet knows first-hand that pet bathing is a struggle. Aquapaw was founded on the idea that there is an opportunity to eliminate …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News, Current News Headlines

100% powerAll Villages in India Electrified Before Deadline, Says PM Modi; Congress Rejects Claim<p>courting controversy<p>Tripura CM Biplab Deb Summoned …

India

How To: 45 Tips & Tricks You Need to Know to Master Windows 10

Windows 10 is officially here, and frankly, there's a ton of new features in Microsoft's latest operating system. From the return of the Start menu …

Microsoft Office

Samsung begins teasing its upcoming Galaxy Note 5

With less than two weeks to go until the company’s Unpacked event on August 13th, Samsung has begun building up a little hype for its next generation of supersized smartphones.<p>Samsung has posted up another teaser image (above), showing off the dual edge display design which first featured with the …

Electronics Industry

Myth About SF6 Gas In Electrical Equipment

Miracle gas or not?<p>There are many published discussions and reports on various aspects of <b>SF6 gas</b> (sulphur hexafluoride) usage in electrical …

Sea Level

'Oldest' Qur'an fragments found at Birmingham University

Radiocarbon analysis dates Islamic parchment to period between AD568 and AD645<p>One of the oldest texts of the Qur’an in the world, on parchment that was possibly made within the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad, has been found in the collection of the Cadbury Research Library at the University of …

Archaeology

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the 'Two-Minute Rule'

Recently, I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that …

Simple Deeds...Mountains of Rewards!

<i>“Those who have believed and whose hearts are assured by the remembrance of Allah. Unquestionably, by the remembrance of</i> Allah <i>hearts are …

Islam

Google Calendar getting Material redesign and smart new features

Google Calendar will get a massive update soon, bringing some much needed love to one of Google’s less flashy, yet very important applications.<p>The update is available today on Lollipop devices (read the Nexus 9), while less lucky users can expect it “in the coming weeks.” For now, all we have is …

Android News

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

Adventure Travel

ArtRage review: A cheaper alternative to creating digital art?

Ambient Design, Ltd., a New Zealand based company, is the developer behind ArtRage. According to their website, "ArtRage gives you real world …

3 trick-or-treaters killed by speeding car in California, authorities say

A speeding vehicle struck and killed three girls Friday night, including twins, who were trick-or-treating in Southern California, authorities said.<p>The girls, all 13, were in costume and carrying bags of candy in a residential area in Santa Ana.<p>They had the right of way at a crosswalk near an …

What makes a recruiter reject your resume in seconds?

When it comes to job hunting, your resume can make or break your chances ... very quickly.<p>Three-quarters of human resource professionals said it takes them less than five minutes to review a resume before deciding whether a job applicant makes it to the next round, according to a recent survey from …

History of the Nexus family

“The Google phone is coming, the Google phone is coming!” Towards the end of 2009 the prospect of a Google-branded Android smartphone was lighting up the tech blogosphere. Google had already been selling the Android Dev Phone 1 to developers, but it was basically a SIM-free, unlocked HTC Dream. The …

Android News

The Name Your Own Price Learn To Code Bundle

<i>8 Actionable Online Courses. Donate to Charity. Code Like a Champ.</i><p>You can name your price to get Programming Java for Beginnings and PSD to HTML5/CSS3, or beat the average price (currently just $<b>15.05</b>) to receive for the entire bundle, <b>valued at $893</b>!<p>If you’re serious about learning to code, there’s …

Programming

Apple Has Forced A Huge Change At Samsung — As These 2 Phones Unveiled Last Night Show

The reason: Consumers held off buying them ahead of the launch of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in September in big-screen sizes that competed directly with the Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy Note 3 and 4, Samsung's other giant-size high-end models, the Financial Times says.<p>Now, Samsung has …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Nexus 6 official specs, features and price: everything you need to know

The future of the Nexus family has been up in the air for a while now, and it was once believed that the program would even be canned altogether. Thankfully, this turned out to be nothing more than a rumor, and now after all the gossip and speculation, the latest members of the Nexus family have …

Mobile Technology

Hajj is not an achievement, it is a submission.

Another Hajj is over. May Allah reward our brothers and sisters who have performed Hajj and allow those who haven't been, to one day make the beautiful journey... Ameen

Hadith of the Day

This Hadith will brings tears to your eyes. It is so beautiful that just by typing this post my eyes are moist. The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon …

The Last Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad SAW

Prophet Muhammad’s (peace and blessings be upon him) farewell sermon / خطبة الوداع, Khutbatu l-Wada’<p>9 DhulHijjah 10 AH (9 March 632) at Mount …

The Dangerous Impacts of Social Media on Mental Illnesses

<i>Mariel Norton is a copywriter for a digital marketing agency, and is also a relationship blogger for WeLoveDates.</i><p>Less FaceTime, more face-to-face time.<p>Tallulah Wilson was just 15 years old when she took her own life back in October 2012. The gifted ballerina had been receiving treatment for …