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20 Great Technology Quotes To Inspire, Amaze, And Amuse

6) Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. – <i>Pablo Picasso (Artist)</i><p>7) One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. – <i>Elbert Hubbard (Author)</i><p>8) Technology is a word that describes something that doesn’t work yet. –<i>Douglas Adams</i> …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Google Play

What Can You Do With That Ketchup Left in the Bottle? Everything

We're going to make dressings in the bottle.<p><i>By David Tamarkin</i><p>So, did you see that <i>New York Times</i> article about LiquiGlide? The one with the videos that show mayonnaise sliding out of its bottle so gracefully, without leaving a trace behind? LiquiGlide makes the inside of tubes slippery enough that …

Recipes

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

Mars One mission: 'My boyfriend is cool with me going to Mars on a one-way trip'

Ex-<i>Apprentice</i> star and all-round menace to society Katie Hopkins recently tweeted: “Brit, 24 on short list for one-way trip to Mars 'my family are thrilled for me'. With respect, you must have been a pretty bad daughter.”<p>She was referring to 23-year-old (get your facts straight, Katie) Hannah …

Mars One mission: 100 hopefuls shortlisted for chance to leave Earth forever

The Mars One project aims to put the first humans on the Red Planet by 2024<p>Amateur astronauts hoping to make history by leaving Earth to live on Mars have been shortlisted for the one-way trip of a lifetime.<p>The final 100 candidates from the Mars One project have been whittled down from more than …

Murder, artistry and sex: the mysterious horrors of sleepwalking

As a student reveals that she ate an entire wheel of cheese while asleep, what are the weird realities of sleepwalking?<p>Sleep isn’t simply a nightly indulgence, but one of the great human mysteries. Scientists struggle to understand why we need sleep, and the brain’s night-time behaviour is largely …

Super Bowl Predictions 2015: Final Score and MVP Pick for Patriots vs. Seahawks

The mark of a great Super Bowl is when it's impossible to make a definitive prediction. This year's showdown between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks has the makings of a classic, with two of the great chess masters in Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll matching wits for the right to be …

NFL

From space to splashdown, you can now watch Orion's return to Earth firsthand

NASA took the first major step in re-establishing its crewed space program two weeks ago when the Orion spacecraft made its initial test flight. Today, the space agency released this 10-minute video that shows the craft's reentry from the moment it began to burn through the Earth's atmosphere to …

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What’s the Fastest Lens Theoretically Possible? And What Would it Look Like?

We’ve told you about some pretty fast lenses in the past — from the legendary Zeiss 50mm f/0.7 lenses made for NASA and used by Stanley Kubrick to …

New York City is building 10,000 internet pylons for free public Wi-Fi

"LinkNYC will be the fastest and largest free municipal Wi-Fi deployment in the world."<p>Say goodbye to New York's public pay phones and hello to one of the largest public Wi-Fi experiments ever. A new city plan dubbed LinkNYC will replace public pay telephones with a console that provides free …

Government Shutdown Delays Rocket Launch

The launch of a rocket carrying a record-breaking 29 satellites — originally set for early next month — will be delayed by a few weeks after the partial government shutdown halted preparations.<p>The Minotaur 1, operated by private space-launch firm Orbital Sciences Corp. had been slated for blast off …

500 Internal Server Error - Dwell

Our best engineers are working on a fix.

Google is laying the groundwork to build its own self-driving car—without a major auto manufacturer as partner

Once again, Google is apparently working on its own version of hardware at the same time that it’s partnering with mainstream manufacturers of the same kind of device. But this time, it’s a car.<p>A report by Amir Efrati includes details of Google’s exploration of what it would take to build its own …

Autonomous Cars

The Power of Waze's Real-Time Traffic Info Is Coming to Google Maps

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google Maps has had real-time traffic data from third-party providers like TomTom for awhile, but …

LeBron's Instagram boast makes trouble for police

Stars have always enjoyed special privileges.<p>The best tables at restaurants, the best tickets to movies, goodness, they might have even shared girlfriends with presidents.<p>The endearing thing used to be, though, that people only heard about it years later, when someone like Kitty Kelley wrote about …

4 Parasites That Want To Invade Your Brain

They just want a nice home! And to destroy you.<p>In the past month, two different 12-year-olds have made headlines after being hospitalized with an extremely rare, horrifying infection: the brain-eating amoeba.<p>Found mostly in warm freshwater lakes, rivers and hotsprings, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i> can travel …

Can drinking too much coffee kill you?

Lots of headlines last week warned young people (those under 55) that drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week – four cups a day – may lead to an increased risk of all cause mortality. In other words, too much coffee might be a potential killer.<p>The headlines are based on a study published in the …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

iPhone 5S will come in gold & likely sport fingerprint sensor, iPad iOS 7 running behind

As Apple’s September 10th event iPhone event approaches, we’ve learned some additional details and have independently heard some of the already-floating around information regarding the upcoming announcements.<p>We’ve long been expecting Apple to launch an iPhone 5S at this upcoming event, an iPhone …

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Sitting at Computers Is Killing Us, but This Video Could Help Save Your Life

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …