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14 Myths About Animals We All Need to Stop Getting Wrong

Dogs don't see things in black and white.<p>The animal kingdom is home to one remarkable fact after another.<p>To name a few: Sperm whales can hold their …

JFK files contain explosive new claims Russia 'had information' that Vice President Lyndon Johnson was behind assassination

<i>Video provided by Wochit</i><p>The KGB had ‘data’ indicating Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was behind the assassination of John F. Kennedy, according to …

Samsung lets loose new tracking device for your kids and pets

Don't use those creepy babysitter-monitoring dolls to keep tabs on your children and pets.<p>Instead, Samsung has a slightly smaller and less sinister-looking device than a Teddy Ruxpin lookalike. It's called the Connect Tag, which Samsung claims is the first to employ narrowband network technology, …

Gear & Gadgets

15 Secretive Places You Can Now See on Google Earth (And 3 You Can't)

Photo Credit: CNES/Airbus/Google<p>Slide 1 of 37<p>Blurred out and pixelated<p>The advent of easily-accessible satellite imagery in the form of Google Maps …

Google Earth

How to download music from YouTube - and is it even legal?

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

A 'Roomba' for weeds

The inventor of the Roomba robot vacuum, Joe Jones, has come up with something new: a solar-powered weeding robot called the Tertill. It will patrol …

Gardening

Here's how malware gets inside your phone's apps

Known as malware, some perpetrators use it to infect apps and get inside your smartphone. Why do they do it? Money, mostly.<p>The recent Judy malware, for example, was reportedly found in 41 apps in the Google Play store. It seems to have made money for its creators by repeatedly auto-clicking on …

How to Write an Email Subject and Opener That Will Actually Make People Pay Attention

If you want to engage your email reader, be direct, drop that weak vocabulary and use action language.<p>How many of these emails have you deleted this week? Maybe this one...<p>Hi John, I hope all is well. Wanted to reach out to you about the useless crap we are selling and that I really don't care …

subjectlines

Finding Alien Megastructures Around Nearby Pulsars

During the 1960s, Freeman Dyson and Nikolai Kardashev captured the imaginations of people everywhere by making some radical proposals. Whereas Dyson …

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Understanding Where All the Antimatter Has Gone

You and me, we’re matter. Everyone you know is matter. Everything on Earth, spare a few particles, is matter. Most of the things in space are matter. …

Physics

Scientists may have evidence to confirm mysterious ‘Planet Nine’

It’s been a while now since astronomers began openly discussing the possibility of a ninth planet in our solar system — and no, it’s not Pluto. Now, …

This New Material Is Not Black, It’s Super Black… And You Can’t See It

Image: Manczurov/Shutterstock<p>Black just became way cooler.<p>British company Surrey NanoSystems has developed a super black coating that absorbs 99.96% …

Black Holes

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Physics

New Theory of Gravity Emerges

If a study carried out by researchers at the University of St. Andrews holds true then we may need to consider rewriting Albert Einstein’s theory of …

Evolution Is Slower Than It Looks and Faster Than You Think

In the 1950s, the Finnish biologist Björn Kurtén noticed something unusual in the fossilized horses he was studying. When he compared the shapes of …

8 tips to encrypt your entire life in less than an hour

<i>"Only the paranoid survive."— Andy Grove</i><p>Andy Grove was a Hungarian refugee who escaped communism, studied engineering, and ultimately led the personal computer revolution as the CEO of Intel. He died earlier this year in Silicon Valley after a long fight with Parkinson's disease.<p>When one of the …

How to lock up your digital life in less than an hour

Follow this simple checklist of best practices to protect your privacy and information without spending a cent.<p><b>VIDEO</b><p>Taking individual responsibility …

Information Systems

How America lost Afghanistan

Some 16 years in, the war in Afghanistan is the longest in the history of The United States. It is also our most disproportionately ignored, and — …

Master genes trigger cascade of damage to other genes after brain trauma

It wasn't that long ago that sportspeople were expected to simply shake off blows to the head and keep on playing, but evidence continues to mount …

Afghanistan wants to delay US security deal

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has told his countrymen that a vital security pact with the US should not come into effect until after next year's election and conceded there was little trust between the two countries.<p>But the US replied that it was "neither practical nor possible" to delay the …