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How-To: Jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 with the English version of Pangu [Video]

If you’ve been waiting on an English version of the Pangu jailbreak tool, then the wait is over. Instead of an all-encompassing tool that runs solely on Windows, Pangu, with the help of Cydia creator, Saurik, provides a different method for jailbreaking eligible iOS devices.<p>Available at pangu.io, …

For Africa’s Elephants, Bearing Witness Bears Fruit

Changing Planet<p>For the past week Chelsea Clinton and her father President Clinton have been touring Clinton Foundation projects across Africa. In August 2013, as Executive Director of the Africa Program for WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), I had the great privilege of introducing Chelsea and …

Snapchat's new video product is 'huge'

Discover features video from a group of publishing partners, including ESPN, CNN, Yahoo, Vice, Comedy Central, etc.<p>This was a change of pace for Snapchat, which is became popular thanks to photo messages that disappear in 10 seconds or less.<p>So, how is it going? According to Kevin Roose at Fusion, …

Comedy Central

These bionic suits are changing the lives of people who never thought they'd walk again

Retired Army sergeant Theresa Hannigan lost the use of her legs as a result of her time in the service. More than seven years ago, Matthew Tilford suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist below.<p>Today, both Theresa and Matthew are walking again thanks to the game-changing …

Disability

Europe's IXV Mini-Space Shuttle Aces Its First Test Flight

A European mini-space shuttle prototype launched into space on Wednesday and then zoomed back to Earth in a daring test of innovative technologies for future reusable spacecraft.<p>The European Space Agency's car-sized Intermediate Experimental Vehicle, or IXV, blasted off atop a Vega rocket from the …

A twilight view of Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River in Zambia, 1996.Photograph by Chris Johns, National Geographic Creative

A twilight view of Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River in Zambia, 1996.Photograph by Chris Johns, National Geographic Creative

Stripes Are Cool

Wildlife<p><i>And not just cool-looking</i>.<p>Thanks to funding from the National Geographic Committee for Research and Exploration, we have recently published our first paper about how the zebra got its stripes. The paper was published in Royal Society Open Science (details below) in January and has been …

Tweaking Bacteria, Scientists Turn Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

Daniel Nocera's "artificial leaf" might get a boost from new research.<p>A few years ago, Daniel Nocera pioneered an "artificial leaf" that—just like the real thing—uses only the sun and water to produce energy. He touted the silicon cell as a breakthrough that could allow every home to become its own …

Kid-Tested: Ottawa

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> columnist <b>Heather Greenwood Davis</b> is the magazine’s family travel advocate, guru, and soothsayer.<p><b>Here’s her latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question:</b> We want to take our grandkids to <b>Ottawa</b> for a blast of winter. Best spots?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Canada’s capital city …

There’s a Good and a Bad Way to ‘Geoengineer’ the Planet

Fighting climate change by pulling CO₂ out of the atmosphere makes sense, an expert committee says. Blocking the sun, not so much.<p>Developing the technology to suck planet-warming carbon dioxide back out of the atmosphere is an expensive but promising approach that may be necessary to help prevent …

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Watch: 'Bigfoot' Spotted in Yellowstone National Park?

Weird & Wild<p>The footage purports to show four of the mythical creatures stalking a group of buffalo.<p>Our favorite lumbering ape-man, Bigfoot, has been spotted again—this time, hanging out near bison in Yellowstone National Park, according to a new video.<p>Uploaded by Youtube user Mary Greeley, and …

Paranormal

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CNN

Today in science: Spacecraft destroys sundog

Coolest space launch ever! Watch what happened when a spacecraft launch destroyed a sundog, in the process bringing to light a new form of ice</b> …

$700 billion and counting! Apple is world’s biggest company ever

Boom! That’s the sound of AAPL stock hitting yet another all-time high Tuesday, making Apple the first $700 billion company in history.<p>Microsoft made history in 2000 when it became the first company to close at $600 billion, so this feat must make Tim Cook and the entire Apple team incredibly proud.<p>…

Tim Cook

Interview: Dubai Airports CEO on Transforming a Travel Pain Point

Dubai’s main airport Dubai International made headlines last year when it surpassed London Heathow as the busiest international hub with 18.36 …

Oil

Apple goes solar in 'boldest project ever' | DW | 11.02.2015

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook told a Goldman Sachs investor conference on Tuesday that the US tech giant was planning to build a 1,300-acre solar …

2015 Trend: Business Travelers Adopt New Rules For Travel

<i>Last month we launched our first ever magazine, “Megatrends Defining Travel in 2015“, where we identify the global trends in travel in 2015 and</i> …

Virgin Atlantic

Samsung bets on OLED as smartphone sales decline

It's easy to forget that Samsung is a multi-tentacled company that builds much more than TVs and phones. For instance, it manufactures CPUs for arch-foe Apple and makes small-to-medium OLED panels for various companies, not just its own mobile division. According to <i>Reuters</i>, Samsung will invest …

Only America will benefit from plunging oil prices

A ccording to a report from credit rating agency Moody's , the global economy will not benefit from falling oil prices in neither this year or the next.<p>Defying a report from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) this week , Moody's kept its growth forecasts for the G20 …

Oil

What's in a name? To Alaskans, plenty if it's Mt. McKinley

Bullied by winds at 35 below zero, Lonnie Dupre arrived at the summit of the highest peak in North America and knelt. He could see the mammoth Alaska Range made small below.<p>"You get on top of Denali and everything just looks like bumps in the road," said Dupre, who last month conquered the …

Forests

Reuters TV crams streaming news into your iPhone

<i>Reuters</i> is getting in on the streaming news game, too. With Reuters TV, the outfit's targeting commuters that want to keep up on current events with personalized, on-demand and live content that's downloadable for offline viewing. <i>Reuters</i> promises real-time coverage as well, giving examples like …

Oh 'SMAP'! New NASA Satellite Will Help Predict Drought, Climate Change

Digging up dirt on soil moisture across the globe<p>When it launches on January 29, a new satellite’s mission will be simple: to measure one of the most important but least recognized sources of water on Earth. NASA’s SMAP (Soil Moisture Active Passive) will measure soil moisture across the globe. …

Climate Change

Formation-flying satellites link up to create giant virtual telescope in orbit

Astronomy,European Space Agency,Space,UK news,Science,The sun,Alien life,Hubble space telescope,James Webb space telescope<p>European Space Agency’s Proba-3 project to unlock mysteries of the sun, using small precision spacecraft, could be used to study distant stars and planets in search for evidence …

Apple Watch Release Date Approaching, New Features Unveiled For The ‘iWatch’

Apple Inc. has revealed new details about the Watch in early software sent to iOS developers in anticipation of its release date. Apple is reportedly …

Samsung Unveiled Its New Super-Cheap Smartphone – And It Sounds Like A Disappointment

The ZI was originally touted for sale in Russia in 2014 but the company pushed it to January 2015 and instead released it in India. The smartphone was made available on Wednesday and costs just Rs 5,700 ($90 or £59).<p>In a press release, Samsung writes:<p>The smartphone market in India is rapidly …

Phones

Chinese police rescue 37 babies in trafficking bust

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police rescued 37 babies and a 3-year-old girl after busting a child trafficking ring in eastern China's Shandong province, reported the state-run China Central Television.<p>The newborn babies, many suffering from HIV/AIDS and malnutrition, were sold for between 50,000 yuan to 80,000 yuan …

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