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Buried letter at Auschwitz finally unearthed details horrors seen

A couple of months before Auschwitz was liberated in January 1945, a Jewish prisoner secretly wrote a letter outlining the horrors he had witnessed there. He placed it in a thermos, the thermos in a leather pouch, and he buried it.<p>Now, for the first time, Marcel Nadjari's words have been published …

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

What Are These "Time Crystals" We Keep Hearing About?

Yes they exist. No you can't buy them from a mysterious shopkeeper.<p>This past week, science and technology blogs devoted a few hours and in some cases …

TAG Heuer teases its next Android Wear device ahead of March 14th unveiling

Last year’s price ceiling on Android Wear was set by the TAG Heuer Connected, a $1,500 watch and we never really expected to see a sequel. However, earlier this year, the company confirmed that it was indeed launching a second generation, and now we’re getting our first teaser for the device…<p>On …

TAG Heuer

This Leather Watch Strap Can Turn Any Timepiece into a Smartwatch

Manufacture Modules Technologies (MMT) — a spinoff company of Frédérique Constant Group that focuses on connected technology — has just unveiled a …

Smartwatches

9 incredible places you had no idea existed in Ireland

IRELAND IS EVERYTHING YOU EXPECT — patchwork landscapes and wild Atlantic coastlines, cozy pubs and warm welcomes — but it’s a lot of things you …

Ireland

'SNL' movie trailer skewers spineless Republicans over Trump

"Republican Movie" continues the grand <i>Saturday Night Live</i> tradition of sketches like "The Day Beyoncé Turned Black," which package humorous …

White House may boost recreational marijuana enforcement: spokesman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The administration of President Donald Trump may ramp up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, setting up potential conflicts in states where the drug is legal.<p>People pack a glass bowl with marijuana during …

Cannabis

Android Wear 2.0 review: Google's second swing at smartwatches

Are Android Wear 2.0 and two new watches from LG enough to get you to care about smartwatches?<p>Are you wearing a smartwatch? Not likely. Despite the fact that modern wrist computers have been available for over three years, most people have not found them to be as desirable or necessary as the …

Poland puts Auschwitz-Birkenau staff database online

Names and details of nearly 10,000 staff who ran Nazi death camp published, with historian saying 200 guards could be alive<p>Poland has published the first online database featuring the names and personal details of nearly 10,000 staff who ran the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp.<p>The state-run …

Watch Brands - 50 Of The Best & Their Amazing Stories

No matter how far we come in technology, the mechanical movements of a timeless wristwatch will always be a fascinating work of art. An art that has …

V for Vendetta, Fahrenheit 451, and five other books that reflect Trump's America

Is Nineteen Eighty-Four too obvious? Readers suggest books on the rise of a US oligarchy, alternative facts – and a president who won’t live in the White House<p>George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has seen a surge in popularity since the election of Donald Trump, but other dystopian works of fiction …

'SNL': Watch Kellyanne Conway Sing About Why She Stuck With Trump

Conway becomes a Broadway star on ‘SNL’ in Kate McKinnon’s awesome musical number<p>Kate McKinnon’s “SNL” version of Kellyanne Conway has struggled with …

A discovery about the movement of tectonic plates will have scientists rewriting textbooks

Plate tectonics is the widely accepted theory that the Earth's crust is divided into several sections that float around on the mantle — the mostly solid layer between the core and the crust. But how they move around has been a subject of much debate among scientists since the theory was first …

Geology

Years after transatlantic slavery, DNA tests give clarity

<b>ALISON STEWART, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR:</b><p>In the past decade, companies like 23andMe and ancestry.com, which offer DNA testing to help people learn …

Genealogy

Using Tasker with root to reboot your phone – Android customization

Did you follow along last week as we rigged up our devices to turn on whenever we make a chopping gesture with it? That was fun, and perhaps a little clunky, but we certainly identified the versatility in Tasker. Continuing with that powerful Android customization app, let’s use Tasker again this …

Company Town Is the Most Twisted Posthuman Novel You've Ever Read

Madeline Ashby took all the conventions of “artificial life form” novels and shredded them with her novel <i>vN</i> and its sequel, <i>ID</i>. Now she’s doing the …

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Ford Focus ST checks into Jay Leno's Garage

In a change of pace from the high-end vehicles that often appear in <i>Jay Leno's Garage</i>, Ford sends its hottest hatchback (in the US, at least), the 252-horsepower Focus ST, to be featured on Leno's show. Accompanying the five-door hatch is its chief engineer, Jamal Hameedi.<p>Riding on stylish 18-inch …

Photojournalist Reveals His 4,425 Camera Collection, Breaks His Own World Record

If you thought you had a problem with Gear Acquisition Syndrome (or GAS) think again, you’ve got nothing on Mumbai-based photojournalist Dilish …

The Power of Waze's Real-Time Traffic Info Is Coming to Google Maps

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google Maps has had real-time traffic data from third-party providers like TomTom for awhile, but …

Build a Dremel Drill Press out of PVC Pipe

Drill presses can come in handy for a lot of DIY projects, but if you won't use one all the time, it can be tough to justify the immense cost. If …

Tips for Troublesome Fountain Pens - The Well-Appointed Desk

At some point in a pen obsessive’s life, you will find yourself in possession of a “troublesome pen”. Maybe it bloops inks, maybe it’s scratchy or …

Stunning Macro Photographs of Animal Eyes

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but in the case of Suren Manvelyan‘s macro photography, it’s just in the eye. After his extreme …

Incredible Online Gallery of High-Res Film Scans from Every Apollo Mission

The title sort of gives it away, but did you know that there is an online archive that contains high-resolution film scans from every Apollo mission? …

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Transform Your iPod Nano Into a Wristwatch With iLoveHandles Straps

We’re big fans of multifunctional design here at Ecouterre, which is why we snapped to attention when we spotted these clever straps that instantly …