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The best antivirus apps for Android phones you can download for free

Android offers a number of benefits over iOS when it comes to customizing your phone experience exactly to your liking. However, that openness comes …

Apps

Googler proves any iPhone app with camera permission can spy on you

This is pretty disturbing. Google engineer Felix Krause has detailed an alarming privacy setting in Apple’s iOS that enables iPhone apps with camera permission to surreptitiously take photos and videos of you – without your knowledge.<p><i>Clarification: Krause has since contacted TNW to clarify that he</i> …

Voice-controlled Aivia smart speaker rocks a built-in subwoofer

The Aivia speaker has been 2 years in the making and was first shown at CES back in January. Now it's been launched on Kickstarter to fund …

WATCH: After Motorcycle Officer Escorting Trump Crashes, POTUS Does Something Amazing

On Wednesday, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officer Robert Turner crashed his motorcycle on Indiana's I-70 while escorting …

A bunch of supercars gather for a drag race, Tesla destroys them all

No matter how hard the gas guzzlers try, they still cannot win against a Tesla in a quarter mile drag race.<p>Need proof? Check out the latest edition …

Tesla

Microsoft and Facebook just laid a 160-terabits-per-second cable 4,100 miles across the Atlantic

Enough bandwidth to stream 71 million HD videos at the same time<p>Microsoft, Facebook, and the telecoms infrastructure company Telxius have announced the completion of the highest capacity subsea cable to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean. The cable is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of data per …

Seafloor

Apple's Beats headphones are 'shoddy,' says lawsuit

Commentary: Five plaintiffs allege Powerbeats headphones don't last, don't resist sweat and water, and have defective batteries.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The Beats brand was built on the daring coolness of the headphones' look and …

Serena Williams

This deadly gun is the Navy’s last line of defense against a missile attack

Anti-ship missiles exploded on the scene on Oct. 21, 1967, when three out of four SS-N-2 Styx anti-ship missiles fired by Egyptian missile boats hit the destroyer INS Eliat. The Israeli vessel, a British Z-class destroyer commissioned during World War II, sank, taking 49 of her crew with her.<p>After …

Military

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere you've been, Google Maps is always tracking your location, and Facebook has built a detailed character profile of all its users.<p>By following these five …

Google Maps

The 8 Beliefs You Should Know about Mormons When They Knock at the Door

Written by: Justin TaylorThe following is a brief overview of the beliefs of Mormonism (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) believe, …

Theology

Fox News and the Daily Caller Posted a Video Instructing Right-Wingers How to Mow Down 'Liberal Protesters'

This weekend, amid the chaos and mass civil violence of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, an alleged member of neo-Nazi group …

Rights & Freedoms

Verizon's Unlimited plans: Everything you need to know

In the United States, there are a lot of companies that can get you and your phone online, but most people use one of the four biggest: AT&T, Sprint, …

Telecoms

Meet the waterpistol so powerful it could actually kill you

Do NOT try this at home.<p>This is one outdoor toy you definitely DON'T want your kids playing with this summer.<p>Along with his friend Bob Clagett, …

World Records

This in-ear translator will hit eardrums next month

Aussie startup Lingmo is claiming a world-first with the launch of an earpiece that translates foreign languages in seconds.<p>Aussie startup Lingmo is farewelling language faux pas with an earpiece that can translate eight languages, taking seconds, and it could be yours within a month.<p>Lingmo's …

Language Learning

$200 Scorkl offers 10 minutes of underwater breathing

The Scorkl compact breathing device launches today on Kickstarter, with pledges starting at US$200. If you don't have a compressor to recharge the …

Scuba Diving

This He-Man And DMX Mashup Is Gon’ Make You Lose Your Mind

He-Man is “up in here” for this glorious mashup.<p>The ’80s cartoon favorite appears to rap along to DMX’s club anthem “Party Up” in Adam Schleichkorn’s new parody video posted online Monday.<p>“I loved this show when I was a kid, and that DMX album was a certified 90s classic,” he wrote on his YouTube …

Mashups

What you need to know about ticks

<b>(CNN) —</b> As summer heat descends, replacing balmy spring breezes, ticks are becoming active in many regions of the United States. In the coming months, some experts predict that ticks and the diseases they cause will be more abundant due to warmer winter temperatures. Worry, though, is unnecessary …

Disease

Scientists Actually Prove That Psychedelic Drugs Create An ‘Elevated Level Of Consciousness’

British scientists use brain scans to officially prove for the first time ever that drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms truly do open the mind.<p>Brain …

Consciousness

The Greatest Myths About the Apostles

From the actual number to Peter's wife and child, how well do you really know the apostles?<p>After the death of Jesus, his core group of followers went …

Theology

Explaining the war in Syria Video

ABC News' Amna Nawaz explains how the war in Syria came to be, and why there's still no end in sight.

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

Apps

What is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died?

Today some claim that Jesus is just an idea, rather than a real historical figure, but there is a good deal of written evidence for his existence 2,000 years ago<p>How confident can we be that Jesus Christ actually lived?<p>The historical evidence for Jesus of Nazareth is both long-established and …

Theology

How an incredible and surreal vision of Jesus turned my life upside down

As we approach Easter, a number of people -- Christian Ministers and priests included -- have encouraged me to share the backstory of how the content for <i>The Forty Days – A Vision of Christ’s Lost Weeks</i>, came to me. They have done so understanding the risk of doubt, ridicule, or worse I might face …

Time I

Revolutionary New Bullet-Cam Ammo

If you’re a precision shooter who is a fan of using things like gun-mounted cameras and Wi-Fi enabled rifle scopes to record and evaluate your …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Venture Capital

Review: Soaring through Northern Patagonia with the Premium Byrd drone

The Premium Byrd is the company's follow up to the Byrd drone that we reviewed last year, which was one of the early movers in the folding drone …

Drones
Billy Graham

High Anxiety: What Jesus had to say about it in this week’s gospel

What he does not say is, "You win!"<p><i>“I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is</i> …

Self-help

This Tiny Disease-Diagnosing Microchip Only Costs a Cent to Make

Diagnosing disease often requires analyzing and detecting single cells with lab tests that cost hundreds of dollars each. Hospitals in a poor country …

Salt Water Is All You Need to Power This Lamp for 80 Hours

Hurricanes, earthquakes, elected officials—there are plenty of legitimate reasons to prepare for the end of civilization as we know it, and if the …

Clean Energy