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Lytro dives into virtual reality filmmaking with debut of its Immerge video camera

Since its debut in 2006, Lytro has produced devices that leverage light-field technology, which captures information about the direction and intensity of light rays. Today, the company is applying this technology to the world of virtual reality with the unveiling of the Lytro Immerge, a cinematic …

Microsoft really doesn’t want Windows 10 users to switch to Chrome

Microsoft has a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to stick with its new Edge browser over Chrome or Firefox. In a newly leaked Windows 10 preview (build 10568), the software giant has added a new prompt targeting users switching default apps. If you have Microsoft Edge set as the default …

How Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Elon Musk Stay Productive

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U.S. Fox News<p>Passengers on a Silver Airways flight were shocked to find that the people seated behind them were joining the Mile High club - from …

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Eugenie Bouchard pulls out of Tokyo tournament due to concussion

Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard has pulled out of next week's Toray Pan Pacific Open as a result of the head injury she suffered at the U.S. Open earlier this month.<p>"I'm really disappointed to withdraw from The Toray Pan Pacific Open, but I haven't sufficiently recovered from the concussion …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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Rod Laver knows the pressure Serena Williams faces going into U.S. Open

The strongest left hand and wrist in the history of tennis was put to use the other day, sipping a soft drink and gesturing about Serena Williams, while looking out from a veranda above La Costa's plush golf course.<p>Who better than Rod Laver to tell us about the potential pitfalls, as well as joy of …

Gorgeous glass objects created with a 3D printer

Once the basics for 3D-printer technology were established with plastic filament, the next step was experimenting with a variety of materials, which sees us pretty much smack-bang where we are now. Metal, ceramics, sandstone, sugar and even living tissue are all materials that have seen their way …

Apple will replace faulty iPhone 6 Plus cameras for free

Apple has announced a replacement program for iPhone 6 Plus smartphones with faulty cameras.<p>A number of users of the large-screen smartphone have …

Mobile Technology

Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s easy to explain. Board game cafes are springing up all over the world, and investors are pouring millions into the industry.<p>But I didn’t …

Board Games

Fear the Walking Dead premiere: See the first 3 minutes from the Walking Dead companion series

In advance of Sunday’s premiere of <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i>, AMC has released the first three minutes of the <i>Walking Dead</i> companion series.<p>The clip …

Microsoft beats Google to the punch: Bing for Android update does what Now on Tap will do

Microsoft today is introducing a major new capability to its Bing Search app for Android. Now when you want more information on the people, places, and things you’re reading about, you can hold down the home button to get contextual information and take related actions courtesy of Bing, without …

A Glimpse Inside an OCD Mind

It took the world's fourth most powerful super computer 40 minutes to model a single second of human brain activity. I frequently imagine computers to have vast intellectual processing abilities, but really, each human brain is a more powerful processor than even the most advanced computers. The …

Mental Health

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How to change default apps in Android

It’s a problem that you might run into on a regular base. You tap a file that you <i>really</i> want to open with a particular program, but for some reason, Android keeps opening it with some application you couldn’t care less about. Well, that’s because you’ve got the wrong default app selected for that …

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Soft Drinks Are So Much More Honest Reconstituted As Sugary Lollipops

What happens when drinks like Coke, Powerade, and coconut water are reduced to hard candy? They become GIANT lollipops.<p>The human palate has an incredible tolerance for super sweet drinks. It’s likely a property of the liquid sliding by our tongues fast, then sitting in our stomachs without filling …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 10, 2015)

After a week of difficult news stories, historic events and interesting developments in the tech and science worlds, here are the articles that covered it all in The Daily Edition.<p>1. Marines who removed flag at U.S. Embassy in Havana see it raised again – CNN, Laura Koran<p><b>Top line:</b> The three Marines …

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This week in accessories: Catalyst Waterproof Case for the Apple Watch and more

Welcome back to our weekly look at some of the newest accessories hitting the market for your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. In this edition, we’re …

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Nothing Bad Happened Except My Mind

There is a voice in my head that tells me I am constantly on the verge of a catastrophe. Mysteriously, over the last few weeks a new voice has emerged, and it's telling the first one to shut the fuck up.<p>Someone asked me if it gets better and I said <i>yes</i> and they said <i>how?</i> and I got silent.<p>The truth is …

Marijuana could be contributing to the California drought

The situation is prompting ecologists and wildlife managers to urge greater focus on bringing marijuana plots under tighter environmental scrutiny.<p>It's a tall order, notes a research team calling for the added focus via an article in the August issue of the journal BioScience.<p>Among the challenges: …

You May Soon Get Bitcoin-Bought Cannabis Delivered by Drone

A company near San Francisco has come up with a novel way to deliver bitcoin-purchased marijuana, via drone.<p>Trees, which claims to sell the "highest quality" medicinal cannabis to people holding a medical recommendation, accepts payments in bitcoin alongside traditional payment methods such as …