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Parrot Unveils 13 New Minidrones That Jump And Glide For Under $189

Parrot unveiled 13 new minidrones this week, all for under $189.<p>The terrestrial “Jumping” drone got a major upgrade, with LED lights for nighttime driving, an internal 4GB memory to record video, and a “boost mode” that brings its top speed to 8mph.<p>The new “Airborne” quadcopter now has LED lights …

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

3D Pocketcopter Flying Camera

The small helicopter will bring you a handy way to take pictures or videos from a height of up to 10 meters. If you like the idea, let’s go on …

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What Hackers Find Out About You When They Get Into iCloud Is Terrifying

But this story published late yesterday by Ars Technica is essential reading for anyone who cares about the privacy and security of iPhone users.<p>Basically, author Sean Gallagher bought two pieces of commercially available software that the iCloud hackers are thought to have used: Elcomsoft's iOS …

The Importance of Self-Awareness, and How to Become More Self Aware

They say the first step is admitting you have a problem, and that's true in every aspect of life. Self-awareness and introspection have the ring of …

Apps of the Week: Waze, Timely Alarm Clock, Udacity - Learn Programming and more!

We just had to break out the original format for our Apps of the Week post. We missed it. Don't worry — we're still going to focus on best of …

Best Free Apps of the Day on Aug 10. CARROT Alarm, Movie Pro, Reaction 101, & More

We have a popular talking alarm clock app today that makes you have second thoughts when pressing that SNOOZE button. CARROT Alarm is your new AI …

The Port Solar Charger Turns Any Window into a Power Outlet for Your Mobile Gadgets

Whenever I arrive at a coffee shop or coworking space, the first thing I do is scope out the power outlets. Between a smartphone, laptop, and …

[Deal Alert] Get 3 Years Of VPN Unlimited Access On 5 Devices For $19 Instead Of $65

Whether you don't trust your current ISP snooping through your data, use a lot of public networks, want to use some restricted US-only services, or …

Back to the Future Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger Available for Preorder

As we had said, the ThinkGeek’s April Fools joke has become reality. Now the Back to the Future <b>Flux Capacitor USB car charger</b> has been available for …

Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …

A Sunken Nazi Sub Has Been Discovered Off The Texas Coast

In a shocking reminder of how close the Second World War came to America, a German U-boat has been discovered by marine archaeologists working off …

The Craziest Haircuts You Will See Today

Master barber Rob ‘The Original’ Ferrel is a hair artist from Los Angeles, California and currently based in San Antonio, Texas where he owns and …

Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano: 'I tore my anus'

Argentina's midfielder made a spectacular save against the Netherlands. At the expense of his bottom.<p>Near the end of regulation in Wednesday's World Cup semifinal between the Netherlands and Argentina, Arjen Robben seemed like he was about to score the game-winner, when Javier Mascherano came out …

50 Best Android Apps for 2014

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Top Ten Party Tricks for 2014

Grant Thompson, a/k/a The King of Random, made a top ten list of party tricks from some of the "biggest life hackers on YouTube" and compiled a video …

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 …

What an Enterprise! NASA physicist, artist unveil warp-speed craft design

Thanks to a NASA physicist, the notion of warp speed might just travel out of sci-fi and into the real world.<p>NASA's Harold White has been working since 2010 to develop a warp drive that will allow spacecraft to travel at speeds faster than light -- 186,000 miles per second.<p>White, who heads NASA's …

16 Ways To Grow Mentally And Physically

Think about it: have you been truly improving yourself?<p>Life can get so busy and hectic that we just let the days fly by. We forget to always grow …

Hands-Free Driving Coming to New Cars Starting in 2015

Although self-driving cars may be most popularly associated with Google's much-talked-about prototypes and major automakers, a new startup is looking …

What happens when smart guns mix with Google Glass

As if shooting targets at impossibly long distances wasn't enough, smart rifle-maker Tracking Point announced Wednesday that it's working on a new feature for its tech-enabled guns: the ability to shoot long distances from around corners.<p>Just how does it propose to do this? With Google Glass, of …

Hands On With Meta's Amazing 3-D Glasses, Which Are Poised To Take The World By Storm

The glasses aren't just for entertainment, and they're not just a smartphone for your face. This is a whole other segment of computing that enhances how you interact with the world around you.<p>A team of fewer than 50 people lives in a huge rented mansion on a 20-acre estate overlooking the …

Augmented Reality