Charles Sylvor

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Spacecraft achieves flyby of Pluto, then calls home

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday, sending word of its triumph across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home.<p>Confirmation of mission success came 13 hours after the actual flyby and, after a day of both jubilation and …

Iran deal boosts fears of global oil glut

A historic deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions has fanned fresh fears on Wall Street of an oil glut.<p>The agreement announced Tuesday will lift crippling economic sanctions on Iran, paving the way for Tehran to boost its oil exports at a time when daily crude supply already is outstripping global …

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NOVA | The Elegant Universe | Edward Witten | PBS

Many physicists consider Ed Witten to be Einstein's true successor. A mathematical physicist at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New …

Physics

How to Add Photo Filters to iPhone Photos

The iPhone is the most widely used camera in the world, which means that tens of millions of people take tens of millions of photos with their …

Google Camera 2.1 adds ability to take photos while recording video

The standalone Google Camera app has recently been updated to allow users to take photos while recording video, just in case you didn’t read the …

Samsung axes Mobile Design lead in wake of Galaxy S5

Samsung have just shaken up the design department at the company by replacing the head of mobile design amongst criticism of the Galaxy S5 design.<p>The …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime due in June, rumors suggest

Another day and another rumor for the new Samsung Galaxy S5 “Prime”. With a new teaser video from LG touting the “Simple is the New Smart” tagline, …

Push links, files, locations and more with Pushbullet! [App of the Day]

It’s always fun to see what kinds of apps are out there that push the boundaries of what our devices can do. For those of you who want to be able to …

Yahoo updates Mail app with weather, sports, and more

Yahoo’s Mail app is receiving a fresh update with some new features. The app will now include the ability to browse news, catch up on sports, watch …

Measure gases, light, heat and much more with the Sensordrone Bluetooth Sensor [Deals]

In Star Trek, the crew of the Enterprise would routinely beam down to a planet, pull out their trusty tricorders and scan the environment for a multitude of different things, like gas levels and air quality.<p>Now you can have something like a tricorder for yourself. The Sensordrone Bluetooth Sensor …

Mobile Devices

Save big on apps like PDF Converter, Printer Pro, Documents 5 and more!

The business-oriented apps all have plenty to offer, and you can save big if you get them during this sale.<p>Here's the breakdown:<p>PDF Expert: …

Opera Mini for iOS gets a new look and another way to save data

Opera Mini for iOS has always been a thoughtful - if not particularly handsome - alternative to Apple's mobile version of Safari. Now it's finally gotten an overdue, iOS 7-friendly facelift and a new web surfing mode for mobile data misers who don't want to give up all their visual flair. You see, …

Triple Monster Black Hole Discovered

Sometimes big, bad things comes in threes, including jumbo black holes.<p>The discovery of a trio of jumbo black holes circling the center of a distant galaxy, reported by astronomers on Wednesday, suggests that pairs or triplets of such monsters may be surprisingly common.<p>Astronomers have learned …

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

Friday 1 July 2016 marked the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.<p>The Battle of the Somme lasted from 1 July 1916 to 18 November the …

Here Are The Cities Where The Rent Really Is Too Damn High

New data from Harvard shows that millions of Americans are paying an "excessive" amount of their incomes on housing, but burdens vary widely by city.<p>The report explains that in 2012 there were 40.9 million families and individuals in "cost-burdened" households, or those paying more than 30% of …

7 Expert Tips for Better Listening

You're having a conversation for a reason. Stay involved.<p>When you mention the qualities you look for in great salespeople, it’s nearly a given that the gift of gab is near the top of the list. Everyone loves a salesperson who can carry a conversation. But in speaking with Brenda Bence, author of</i> …

How to Stop Your Habit Changes From Getting Derailed

Manytimes when we try to make a good change in our lives, it gets derailed early on by something out of our control.<p>Let’s say you start a diet, and …

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Watch 'The Book of Mormon' in the style of 'South Park'

What would a <i>Book of Mormon</i> movie look like? Perhaps a little something like this fan’s version, if the blockbuster Broadway musical was animated in …

Crazy Soccer Names: We Ask John Oliver If They're Real or Fake

We made a list of some of the most bizarre names in the World Cup, then challenged die-hard fan (and HBO host) John Oliver to see if he could pick …