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Israeli startup says its device can charge your phone in 30 seconds | The Star

Say goodbye to saying goodbye to your smartphone for a few hours while it charges.<p>An Israeli tech startup called StoreDot has unveiled a prototype …

It's hard to believe this infinity pool in Singapore is real, isn't it?

Volcanic island eats another off Japan

One Japanese island has swallowed another.<p>NASA's Earth Observatory reports that Niijima island, a volcano which broke through the ocean's surface last November, has now merged with a nearby island that formed from a volcano which last erupted 40 years ago.<p>Niijima emerged about 500 meters (550 …

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Livestream app for Google Glass broadcasts from your point of view

The world has entered the era of live, point-of-view mass broadcasts with Livestream’s new app for Google Glass.<p>The new app, unveiled at the National Association of Broadcasters conference, complements an existing Glass video streaming app available through Google Hangouts.<p>“Hangouts is a one-to-one …

Outed Duke Porn Star Belle Knox Is Going To Judge The Porn Version Of ‘The X-Factor’

Outed porn star and Duke freshman Belle Knox has had a lot of ups and downs (*dodges tomato*) these past few weeks, from receiving threats and harassment after her outing, to appearing on The View. Now, in addition to her feature stripping gigs (which are fairly standard for name porn stars, and …

The facts of friction: Teeth-grinding a symptom of stressful modern life, dental surgeons say

If modern life leaves you grinding your teeth in frustration, you are not alone. Dentists are recording increasing cases of involuntary …

Canadian technology and the flight of the drones

When Libyan rebels marched on Tripoli in 2011, a Canadian drone led the way.<p>The unmanned aircraft, a product of a company called Aeryon Labs based in Waterloo, Ont., sliced slowly over the landscape, mapping the terrain and sending valuable tactical information to the soldiers. Six months later, a …

Pro-Moscow protesters seize arms, declare republic; Kiev fears invasion | News Home | Reuters

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Moscow protesters in eastern Ukraine seized arms in one city and declared a separatist republic in another, in moves Kiev described on Monday as part of a Russian-orchestrated plan to justify an invasion to dismember the country.<p>Pro-Russian activists cheers …

Cuba says U.S. created other 'Cuban Twitter' projects | News Home | Reuters

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba said on Sunday the United States continues to use social media to “subvert” the island’s government and that the revelation this week of a U.S.-created, Twitter-like service for Cuba was just one of several examples.<p>A woman uses her mobile phone on a street in Havana Arpil …