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Women secretly film inside ISIS stronghold

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Syrian women took a hidden camera through the northern Syrian city of Raqqa to document their life under ISIS rule, knowing they faced execution should they be discovered, according to CNN Swedish affiliate Expressen TV, which commissioned the video.<p>Fully covered and wearing face veils, …

War

A deep dive into the insane market of absurd counterfeit Apple products [Video]

Ever wonder where most of the world’s knock-off Apple products and electronics come from? Recently, I took a trip to Shenzhen in China and got to check out the madness first hand. In Shenzhen, they’ll slap an Apple logo on just about anything and try to pass it off as legitimate. Needless to say, …

IPhone 7

New video shows beginning of Waco biker shootout

<b>(CNN) —</b> New video obtained by CNN shows one camera's angle earlier this year on the beginning of the bloodbath among motorcycle gangs in Waco, Texas, as bikers nervously circle, attack, and ultimately fall or flee.<p>The May 17 showdown was one of the bloodiest days in American biker lore, ending in a …

Crime

Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years

In 1974, Russia launched its largest, most expensive project in space exploration history.<p>The stars of the project, called the Buran program, were its space shuttles, which were built in secret from designs the Soviet secret police stole from NASA.<p>It's hard to pin a number on just how much the …

Space Exploration

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BN DeStem maakt gebruik van cookies<p>BN DeStem en Krant.nl gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën (‘cookies’) onder andere om je een optimale …

Where is Google taking us?

Photograph: Norbert von der Groeben/The Observer New Review<p>Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, still owns around 16% of the company.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/3/1435921855071/ea0a35e0-17eb-4b36-8d63-3f8a7e8e8f5f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Norbert …

Prototypes

Water surprise: The Water Book reviewed

Think about what you did first thing this morning. You woke, having respired and perspired through the night. You got out of bed and went to the bathroom to urinate and to wash. You filled the kettle to make tea or coffee and, while waiting for it to boil, may have checked the weather forecast for …

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

Apps

How People Described The Internet In The 1990s is Hilarious

In the 1990s, the internet was a hard-to-explain concept to people. Even though it’s commonplace now, the idea of electronic mail and being able to surf endless amounts of information without using an encyclopedia was quite foreign.<p>Many books, videos and images were created to help explain the …

NASA's trippy video shows a year of C02 emissions in 3 minutes

The trippy video you see above is the highest-resolution model yet of how carbon dioxide moves around the Earth's atmosphere.<p>The scientists at Goddard Space Flight Center who created the computer model call it "Nature Run," and though it's hypnotic to watch, it also provides researchers with a …

Nest CEO on culture of Apple vs. Google

These Time-Lapse Maps That Show How Much The World Has Changed In The Last 30 Years Are Completely Jarring

Earth Engine brings together trillions of scientific measurements dating back over 40 years, and Google gives researchers, scientists, and nations the tools to analyze this data to detect changes and trends.<p>Using Landsat satellite imagery from 1984 to 2012, the team was able to create half a dozen …

Google Earth

How to Stay Productive Working From Home

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>Working from home can be convenient to employees and help companies save money, but it’s not the right fit for every worker. Distractions are plentiful when you are home, and often it’s only the most disciplined who can remain productive and …

Let This Gorgeous Chart From 1944 Teach You About Electromagnetic Radiation

Everything you need to know about electromagnetic waves in one poster<p>Reflection, refraction, diffraction, oh my! Dive into the wonderful world of electromagnetic radiation--i.e., the energy that travels through space in waves, like x-rays, microwaves and good old visible light.<p>Lawrence Livermore …

Google logic: why Google does the things it does the way it does

<i>Michael Mace is co-founder of Zekira, and author of Map The Future, a book on how to create better business strategies. He was previously chief</i> …

How one Irish woman made $22bn for Apple in a year

Cathy Kearney, an accountant in the Irish city of Cork, appears to live a fairly modest home life. A graduate of the local university, her home for …

GE CEO Jeff Immelt's Big Data Bet

The name General Electric today calls to mind locomotives, jet engines and electrical grids, so-called “big iron.” But a decade from now it will call …

Manufacturing