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These are all the fighter jets in the US Air Force

The Air Force has a different kind of plane for every task, but its fighter jets are often its most visible aircraft, carrying out a variety of missions over any kind of terrain.<p>The first F-15 arrived in the early 1970s, and the highly advanced (though technically troubled) F-35 came online in the …

Military

FaceTime & skin-colored Bluetooth earpieces used to help students cheat in exams

A private tutor hatched an elaborate plan involving FaceTime and skin-colored Bluetooth earpieces to help Chinese students cheat at English, math, physics and chemistry exams …<p><i>Channel NewsAsia</i> (via <i>Gizmodo</i>) explained how the scheme worked.<p>Tan, who had also registered for the GCE O-Levels as a …

7 things you should do every day with your significant other to make your love last

Due to the daily pressures, distractions, and dynamics of modern life, a romantic couple doesn't have to be dysfunctional to grow distant over time. Long working hours and the demands of raising children can push date night, sex, and romantic vacations to the last place on the priority …

A 'secret war' between Turkey and Greece just turned deadly after a long history of dogfights over the Aegean Sea

For decades, a secret air war has been waged over the skies of southeastern Europe between two NATO allies: Greece and Turkey.<p>Greek officials announced on Thursday that a Hellenic Air Force Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet crashed in the Aegean Sea, near the island of Skyros. The pilot, identified by the …

DEUTSCHE BANK: Correlation between bitcoin and Wall Street's 'Fear Index' is increasing 'dramatically'

LONDON - There's a growing relationship between the price of bitcoin and the VIX, the volatility index colloquially known as Wall Street's "Fear Index," according to analysts at Deutsche Bank.<p>Writing in a note circulated to clients on Friday, Deutsche Bank global financial strategist Masao Muraki, …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

Appmethod lets you code native Android, iOS and desktop apps simultaneously (hands-on)

With different requirements and countless other incompatibilities, building applications for multiple platforms can be a tremendous chore. Embarcadero Technologies is setting out to simplify that process a bit with Appmethod, a multi-device development platform that lets you create apps for …

Chinese Photo App MomentCam Now Lets You Create GIFs

Last year, we wrote about MomentCam, a Chinese photo app that strangely went viral and was subsequently launched in English.<p>The photo-taking and editing app, which comes with a range of customization options to transform your photo into a comic character, is produced by China’s Hightalk Software. …

CubeSensors Brings Health And Comfort Monitoring To The Whole Home

In the future, your home will know you just as well as your smartphone does. The era of the connected smart home is upon us, and that all starts with sensors.<p>CubeSensors, a competitor in our CES 2014 Hardware Battlefield, is looking to help you track the health and comfort levels in your home the …

mytaxi To Switch From Fixed Fee To Marketplace Model — Drivers To Choose 3%-30% Revenue Share

The taxi app wars are about to get a whole lot more interesting. German taxi startup mytaxi, founded in 2009 and currently operating in six markets with 10 million app downloads under its belt, is planning to switch from taking a fixed-fee cut of taxi journeys to a marketplace model where drivers …

In pictures: Ukraine protests

Images from Ukraine, where protests have continued despite the government's offer of top jobs to opposition leaders.

Protest

British Studio Converts An 18th Century Barn Into A Modern Home

Looking now at this charming house, there’s not much that relates it to an old barn other than maybe the shape. But you’d be surprised to know how it …

Dining Rooms

Sleek Modern Kitchen Looks Like A Posh Contemporary Office!

<i>Sophistication</i> is a design mantra that is no longer relegated to the living room and bedroom alone. If anything, modern kitchen spaces seem to be …

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …

etcML: A free, easy and fairly accurate tool for analyzing the text of tweets

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>If you’re into using machine learning to score a collection of text files for sentiment but don’t want to have to actually …

This Awesome Stop-Motion Video Was Shot Using 1,000 Pictures Entirely On Google Glass

Not your standard Sunday brunch.

Google Glass

Google Web Designer creates animated 3-D HTML5 ads in minutes, for free

Google released its new tool for building adaptive, universally usable rich ads this morning. With Google Web Designer, hard-core animators and wet-behind-the-ears newbies can build, edit, and publish animated HTML5 ads for any platform in just minutes.<p>For any device.<p>“We think that Google Web …