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The world's biggest ship - for 53 days

<b>The world's largest container ship, the Globe, is docking in Britain for the first time as it continues its maiden voyage. But how vast and powerful is it and how long until it's superseded?</b><p>Size<p>The Globe is more than 400m (1,312ft) long, the equivalent of eight Olympic-size swimming pools. It is …

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

Rhode Island

11-inch MacBook Air review: living with Apple's smallest laptop

<i>Note: be sure to read our 13-inch MacBook Air review for lots more on Apple's latest laptops.</i><p>When my parents bought me my first laptop, I fought tooth and nail to spend the extra money and get a bigger model. The 15-inch Dell Inspiron E1505 I cajoled them into purchasing was backpack-fillingly …

For Twitter, it’s about creating an effective Discover tab — for #Music

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>For Twitter, crafting the perfect Discover tab that immediately surfaces relevant content for users has always been a …

Mophie Juice Pack Air and Helium: the extra battery life your iPhone 5 desperately needs

Smartphone batteries pretty much suck. With rare exceptions, manufacturers have decided that a thin and light phone is more important than one with stellar battery life. Phones used to last days between charges, but today's smartphones are lucky to last a single day before tapping out. This isn’t …

Twine review: the little blue box that hacks the world around you

It's hard to remember life before we were bombarded with notifications throughout the day on all manner of devices, for everything from Twitter replies to earthquake alerts in Japan. With very few exceptions, though, these all have one limiting factor in common: you're relying on someone else's …

Pebble smartwatch review

The Pebble smartwatch is a lot more than just a watch — it’s the latest attempt to turn your wrist into the launchpad for a wearable computing revolution. It’s also the preeminent symbol of the Kickstarter hardware revolution. After 85,000 orders, 10 million crowdfunded dollars, and one or two …

O2 customers get free London Underground internet

O2 has joined forces with Virgin Media to allow its customers free access to Wi-Fi on connected London Underground platforms.<p>The Virgin Media …

Bladeless wind turbine produces energy with no moving parts

Dutch researchers have created a bladeless wind turbine with no moving parts that produces electricity using charged water droplets.<p>While most wind …

Engadget

Facebook's release of 'home' spurs privacy worries

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/967000/967572_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524705449_3e8ff556cc32a66fe450426191f4eff8<p><b>Facebook's "home" software for Android phones could "destroy" privacy, warn industry watchers and analysts.</b><p>Unveiled on 4 April, home is a "wrapper" …