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Messages in the Deep

Below, you'll find an interactive map charting the growth of the modern fibre optic network between 1989 to the modern day, and including cables to …

Where to Find the World's Least Expensive Luxury Hotels

We know that a luxury hotel can set you back a pretty penny. But not everywhere -- if you know where to look. We recently set out to find the 15 countries where staying a night at a luxury hotel is in general the most expensive. Now we are peering through the other end of the telescope -- to find …

Arjen Robben joins list of top 9 football divers of all time, but where does he rank compared to the others?

Dutchman wins his side a soft penalty to win his side the World Cup last-16 encounter, but where does he rank in the all-time fake tumblers' list?<p>Arjen Robben may be a most excellent footballer, but the prematurely bald Dutchman has a habit of annoying everyone. And while he may not be bothered …

Soccer

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Apple warns Europeans to replace overheating iPhone chargers

Millions could be affected<p>Apple has announced a "replacement program" for European iPhone adapters sold between October 2009 and September 2012 after discovering they may overheat and pose a safety risk. The affected adapter, Model A1300, was packaged in with European sales of the iPhone 3GS, …

1 Word That Kills Your Credibility

This one word in a presentation is a dead giveaway that something isn't as it appears.<p>I have watched more salespeople and companies pitch their ideas over the years than I care to count. And during thousands of interviews with consumers about how they use different products and services and respond …

Gas Station

The rise and fall of Australian slang

<b>Australians have long been famed for their rich and varied vocabulary of slang expressions, but experts say a new generation of Australians is coining fewer of them and borrowing more from abroad.</b><p>Australians have always had a way with words.<p>The underlying principle of speaking the lingo down under …

Australia

Kill Switches Will Save Your Smartphone

With smartphone theft on the rise, we need remote-wipe features more than ever<p>On an otherwise ordinary Saturday, someone grabbed Kristine Swartz’s iPhone from her gym locker. At first she was annoyed—phones are expensive and filing a police report takes time, with little hope of recovery—but then …

A Groundbreaking Mini-Satellite Project May Be Doomed

A fleet of 104 quarter-sized satellites hit a deployment snag in space.<p>The plan was to launch a cloud of tiny satellites into space, each one no bigger than a quarter, and scatter them like spare change in the orbital dusk.<p>But two weeks after a successful launch, there are concerns that the larger …

Why carry a big power brick when you can tote the world’s smallest laptop adapter?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>It’s not unheard of for a laptop review to ding the product for a surprising reason: A bulky power adapter. What’s the point …

Gear & Gadgets

How to reduce the number of ads in Gmail

You can’t stop Google from scanning your inbox or serving you ads, but you can opt out of receiving personalized ads in Gmail. And you can eliminate one prominent ad banner altogether.<p>Google updated its terms of service this week to clarify the manner in which software automatically scans and …

F.lux Gets Updated To Work Around Your Personal Sleep Schedule

F.lux! If you haven’t heard of it, be warned: once you get used to f.lux, you’ll probably find yourself annoyed whenever you use a computer that doesn’t have it.<p>The theory behind f.lux: your body’s internal clock is largely driven by daylight. Your monitor, and the bright, blue light it emits, can …

NSA’s ANT Division Catalog of Exploits for Nearly Every Major Software/Hardware/Firmware

LeakSource<i>12/29/2013</i>SPIEGEL:After years of speculation that electronics can be accessed by intelligence agencies through a back door, an internal NSA …

Hundreds of Classic Console Games Can Now Be Played Online, Free

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Thanks to the good people at the Internet Archive, classic console video games like Donkey Kong, …