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UK switches on the world's largest wind turbines

The largest wind turbines in the world have recently started producing energy for the UK. Dong Energy, the Danish company behind the project, has recently switched on the 32 gigantic structures in Liverpool Bay. The turbines are taller than some skyscrapers at 640 feet and have 262-foot-long blades …

Our Quest to Find a One-Sided Magnet Just Took an Unexpected Turn

Why do all magnets have two poles?<p>Of the many 'white whales' that theoretical physicists are pursuing, the elusive magnetic monopole - a magnetic …

Create Your Own Eye-Catching, Shareable Infographics Fast With These 6 Online Tools

When all your competitors are doing content marketing, standing out is a challenge. Infographics can give you that extra edge, especially with …

Infographics

Solar or Coal? The Energy India Picks May Decide Earth’s Fate | WIRED

A<p>few minutes after I meet E. V. R. Raju, a vision pops into my head. I can see him on one of those lists of the World’s Most Important People …

Massive Windows 10 Update Has 10 Great Secret Features

With all the ongoing (and justifiable) controversies surrounding Windows 10, it is easy to forget that it is a very promising operating system. It also took a big step forward yesterday with the release of ‘Threshold 2’, Microsoft’s biggest Windows 10 update so far (all 4GB of it). Inside are a …

Gear & Gadgets
Mountaineering

Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Fantasyland

Lori Goler compares it to The High Line in New York City.<p>The roof of the new Facebook building, about 70-feet up, offers a winding walk through nine …

Silicon Valley

Apple Watch: The Secret History of the iPhone Killer | WIRED

In early 2013, Kevin Lynch accepted a job offer from Apple. Funny thing about the offer: It didn’t say what he would be doing. So intense is Apple’s …

Smartwatches

Google will fly a crazy, plane-like, 84-foot wind turbine next month

Astro Teller tells the crowd at SXSW that the 28-foot versions didn't crash<p>Google plans to fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month, according to Google X's Astro Teller, who spoke at SXSW today.<p>Google's wind turbines don't look like the ones you might see along the US coastline. They're more like …

No, Really, the PC Is Dying and It's Not Coming Back

A little while back, we started to hear a few voices speaking up against the drumbeat of doom. No, PCs weren't dead. They were maybe even coming back.<p>…

The revolution wasn't televised: The early days of YouTube

A decade ago, Netflix meant DVDs by mail, video referred to TV and the Internet meant simple text and pictures.<p>All that changed in about 20 months. …

Today I Data Mined the 17 Most Interesting Facts in the World

If you wanted to build an algorithm to find the most interesting facts in the world, how would you do it? Since it seems that the modern media …

12 Reasons You Should Have Sex With Your Partner Every Day

Are you stressed? Struggling to sleep? Turns out there are a number of ailments that can be cured simply by having sex regularly. Here are twelve …

How Crazy Am I to Think I Actually Know Where That Malaysia Airlines Plane Is?

How crazy am I to think<p>I actually know where<p>that Malaysia Airlines plane is?*<p>*Kinda crazy. (But also maybe right?)<p>In the year since the vanishing of …

Airplanes

Use Facebook (And Messenger) In A Way Most People Don't Know

Whether you’re a casual or seasoned social media user, you might not know about these Facebook tricks, productivity hacks, and amusing flourishes. …

Welcome to Forbes

8 Web Design Facts that Will Blow Your Mind

If you truly want to understand the web design process, you must look beyond just the outward visual appearance of a website. Very few visitors …

Web Design

Google Now for Android can now work with third-party apps

Google Now has probably been one of the best features the company brought to Android over the last few years, and today it's getting a big update. The company just announced that it will now allow third-party apps to generate cards in Google Now, which means the service has the potential to be a …

The Great Paper Caper

Years of running drugs and boosting cars left Frank Bourassa thinking: There’s got to be an easier way to earn a dishonest living. That’s when he nerved up the idea to make his fortune. (Literally.) Which is how Frank became the most prolific counterfeiter in American history—a guy with more than …

Crime

Why broken sleep is a golden time for creativity – Karen Emslie

It is 4.18am. In the fireplace, where logs burned, there are now orange lumps that will soon be ash. Orion the Hunter is above the hill. Taurus, a …

Sleep

Top 10 Essential iPhone 6 Apps

<b>For an updated list, check out the video above.</b><p>Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on Apple's iOS App store can be bewildering at best. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my …

Apps

9 Thought-Provoking Lessons From the Best TED Talks of 2014

A few hours of TV watching can give you a year's worth of wisdom.<p>The presents have been opened. The guests have gone home. It's time to get into your jammies and snuggle down on the sofa for some well-deserved relaxation and maybe a little TV: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>, <i>Miracle on 34th Street</i>, or one of …

Chris Hadfield

10 Inspiring Everyday Quotes That Will Brighten Your Day

Looking for motivation in your day-to-day life? Here are some everyday quotes you should adopt to inspire you to live your life to the fullest!

Motivation