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This newly-designed travel pillow will make sleeping on flights a lot more comfortable

Many travelers bought travel pillows for their flights, only to find that it is extremely frustrating to find a comfortable sleeping position with them. FaceCradle is a newly designed travel pillow from Hairy Turtle Pty that is aimed to fix the problem with traditional travel pillows.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On …

Travel

Barrier Is a Science-Fiction Comic That America Needs Right Now

Months ago, a team of incredibly talented comics-makers put out the first issue of <i>Barrier</i>, a science-fiction comics miniseries tackling the subject …

Get to know iOS 10's new Music app

Alongside a long list of new features on iOS 10 comes a redesigned Music app. Here's what you need to know.<p>Last year, Apple Music launched alongside a redesigned Music app on iOS, and let's just be honest: the app was horrible. It was difficult to navigate, confusing and it lacked key features …

Apple Music

I've been building award-winning iOS apps for years — here's my best advice for designing a successful one

I've spent the better part of a decade building award-winning mobile apps for the App Store.<p>Yet I wanted to back up my own observations with advice directly from Apple (which has documents outlining the process of creating successful apps here, here, and here).<p>If you haven't read the App Store …

Apps

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Die Hard

Breaking Open a Lock with a Paper Clip, a Screwdriver, or a Metal Can Is Really Easy

You’re not going to be a master locksmith after you watch this video showing you three ways to break open a lock, but you might stop putting your …

Cartography Comparison: Google Maps & Apple Maps

Why 300 South Africans are fighting to save Fort McMurray

The story of the 300 South African firefighters who are helping to battle the wildfires that have razed Fort McMurray and forced the evacuation of …

South Africa

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Entertainment

How Intel missed the iPhone revolution

Jon Stokes Contributor<p>Jon Stokes is one of the founders of Ars Technica, an author, and a former Wired editor. He currently hacks ruby at Collective Idea, and runs AllOutdoor.com.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state<br>• Why the NRA hates …

Computer Hardware

The False Promise of DNA Testing

The forensic technique is becoming ever more common—and ever less reliable.<p>One evening in November of 2002, Carol Batie was sitting on her living-room couch in Houston, flipping through channels on the television, when she happened to catch a teaser for an upcoming news segment on KHOU 11, the …

At the Gates

This Star Wars Fan Film May Contain the Goriest Moment the Galaxy Has Ever Seen

<i>Star Wars: Exile</i> is a 16-minute fan film about a pair of Jedi who must confront a sinister Inquisitor in the employ of Darth Vader and the dark side. …

JESUS' FAREWELL GIFTS

This Solar Power Plant Can Run All Night

More than 10,000 billboard-size mirrors encircle a central tower at the facility<br>Jamey Stillings<p>1 of 11<p>Crescent Dunes looks and sounds a bit like an …

Renewable Energy

Free cellphone service is here but few Canadians have signed up

Diane Thomson recently made a bold move. She ditched her cellphone plan for good.<p>She still makes calls with her iPhone, but no longer pays a telecom …

Nova Scotia

Comment on Ray Kurzweil Predicts Three Technologies Will Define Our Future by Personal Bankruptcy Information | Mega Tech Software

[…] redeem their outstanding debts, since they do not possess any ways or means, or the resources. The futurist can aid you in your search for …

Singularity

Three Lessons On Innovation I Learned During My 12 Years At Apple

As one veteran of Apple’s early forays into digital music explains, nothing slows things down like seeking consensus.<p>Before Apple Music, before the iPad, even before the mp3, I had a front-row seat and backstage access to the digital music revolution.<p>During my 12-year tenure at Apple, from the late …

Innovation

Hillary Clinton email scandal: Washington Post's story isn't flattering, but no smoking gun.

The <i>Washington Post</i> has published a long story about when and how Hillary Clinton used her private email account during her tenure as Secretary of …

U.S. Dept. of State

John Oliver dedicated his entire show this week to decimating Donald Trump

Previously, John Oliver has tried to avoid the subject of the real estate mogul-turned-presidential candidate. But now that it's looking more and more likely that Trump will capture the Republican nomination for president, reality has sunk in for the "Last Week Tonight" host.<p>In fact, Oliver …

New Jersey

How NASA accidentally found a way to make buildings safer during earthquakes

NASA technologists are typically focused on making it safe for humans to explore outer space. Now the space agency says it’s found a way to make earthquakes safer for people on the ground.<p>NASA developed a new stabilizing technology, known as the LOX Damper, in 2013 after working on a violently …

Engineering

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Entertainment

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Detection of gravitational waves marks new era in astronomy

Discovery could be as important as Galileo’s first use of the telescope<p>The announcement this week that elusive gravitational waves have been detected …

All the water on Earth fits into a shockingly small space

Since most of the Earth's surface is literally covered with water, it's easy to assume that we have a useable surplus of the stuff. But the total …

U.S. Geological Survey

What are negative interest rates and how do they work?

A number of central banks have slashed interest rates below zero, in a desperate measure to bolster their economies. Sweden’s central bank pushed its rates deeper into negative territory and Japan recently introduced negative interest rates.<p>In December, the Bank of Canada said it could cut rates …

Economics

7 times John Oliver perfectly captured what’s wrong with America — and triggered real reform

The HBO host has accomplished what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert never could. Here are a few of his best segments<p>John Oliver's "This Week Tonight" is far and away the most refreshing thing on late-night TV. While other shows center around round-table chats and celebrity interviews, Oliver uses …

Bill de Blasio

Apple Campus 2 Detailed in Riskiest Drone Footage Yet

Latest drone footage of the Apple Campus 2 construction site captured by drone pilot <i>Duncan Sinfield</i> and shared by <i>MacRumors</i>, gives a close-up view at …

Quirks & Quarks all-party election debate - Greenhouse gas emissions and the economy

Quarks

Transcript: Read the Speech Pope Francis Gave to Congress

Pope Francis addressed a joint meeting of Congress in a historic speech Thursday morning.<p>Here’s a full transcript of his remarks.<p>I am most grateful …

Christianity