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Justin Bieber Arrested for DUI and Drag Racing

Police in Miami Beach arrested <b>Justin Bieber</b> early Thursday morning for drag racing and driving drunk. The authorities say that the 19-year-old pop …

Crime

Google Glass Expanding Into Music

The futuristic online glasses known as Google Glass will add music functions over the next two weeks for the few thousand “Explorers” beta-testing …

Google Glass

This Photo of Morgan Freeman Will Blow Your Mind, Because It’s not a Photo at All

One of the most recent videos to go extremely viral over the past several days involves a behind the scenes look at how a portrait of Morgan Freeman …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

This is Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch: A blocky health tracker with a camera

<i>Editor’s Note Sept. 4: Samsung announced the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch as expected. We’ve got all the details on the Galaxy Gear smartwatch right here on VentureBeat.</i><p>Samsung is set to reveal its Galaxy Gear smartwatch next Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Berlin. But this weekend, we got a first look at the …

Comparing Wearables: Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone Up and More

“Which is better, the FuelBand or the Up?” “What do you think about the Fitbit Flex?”<p>I’ve been hearing questions like these a lot lately. Wearable …

Will copyright be extended 20 more years? An old debate returns

Congress is conducting a review of America’s copyright laws, a process that could shape culture and creativity for a generation or more. While the …

Is high-speed Wi-Fi coming to the skies?

Those flying in British airspace, as well as those travelling on trains and ferries, would be able to surf the internet at an estimated 10 times the speed currently available.<p>The regulator cites “increasing interest” in broadband use on moving vehicles in a recent publication. If the proposals …

Words That Don’t Exist In Spanish But Are Frequently Used

If you’re a Latino or Latina who was raised in the U.S., chances are you’ve made up a Spanish word—or two! But hey, that’s totally okay.<p>We’ve all slapped an “-iar” or “-io” at the end of an English word and pretended it was Spanish. Ultimately, some of these conflated words stick, and after a few …

Language

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Are Good Looking People Getting Poorer Health Care?

Photographed by Christy Kurtz.<p>Here women thought that looking good was <i>helping</i> them to feel good. But a disturbing new study out this week tells a …

Clay Matthews Hits Colin Kaepernick Late out of Bounds, Fight Breaks out

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews hit San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick late out of bounds.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Clay Matthews has been fined $15,000 for the hit<p><b>END OF UPDATE</b><p>A fight broke out as multiple 49ers players came over to protect their QB.<p>The end result was offsetting penalties …

Instagram adds 50 million users in six months, will start selling ads next year

Instagram revealed its user base for the first time back in January, and after topping 100 million users February 26th a blog post today says its community has grown to "more than 150 million people capturing and sharing moments every month". That means it's added 50 million users in the last six …

6 Android tablet apps to help get you in the back-to-school spirit

School is different these days, with students sooner pulling out a 10-inch tablet to take notes than a sheet of loose-leaf paper and pen. Heck, even calculators are a rare sight to see in the modern classroom, with multifunction mobile apps serving as adequate replacements. With these sorts of …

Google’s upcoming smartwatch has a secret ingredient; the purchase of WiMM labs

I’m probably one of a select few that still wear a WiMM One smartwatch everyday. I love it, and so far, it’s the only smartwatch that does what I …

Wearable Tech

Some Nexus 7 (2013) units still have touchscreen issues after the JSS15Q update

The Nexus 7 (2013) tablet experienced some annoying bugs after its launch, including GPS issues and touchscreen problems, both acknowledged by Google and supposed to have been fixed by a recent software update.<p>However, it looks like the touchscreen issues are still there for some new Nexus 7 …

How thin can bezels get?

Smartphone display sizes have been increasing steadily over the past several years, and it’s easy to see why. The display is the main way we interact with our smartphone, the deeply intimate, always connected device that we have with us at all times.<p>It’s telling that in 2013, smartphones with …

Find Out How Good You Are At Sorting Out The Facts In Sortle

In Sortle, like the name suggests, players have to sort things. After being given a list of words or phrases, your job is to order them according to …

Sweden

Dad hacks wheelchair to let 2-year-old explore the world

Most 2-year-olds are toddling around, getting into everything they can reach. A little boy named Alejandro has the same desire to explore as any other kid, but his movements are limited by Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a degenerative genetic disease. He is a bright and social child, but his condition …

GadgetellSolutions Media

11Jun/18<p>If you’re a retailer reading this article, there’s a 50 percent chance that within the next 24 months you expect to gain the ability to send …

List-Worthy

Pressy gives Android devices another physical button

The button itself, while cool, is only useful with a good application behind it. From the looks of things, the Pressy app offers some great …

Google Confirms It Has Acquired Android Smartwatch Maker WIMM Labs

Google has confirmed it acquired WIMM Labs last year, a company that previously made an Android-powered smartwatch before shuttering operations in 2012. At the time a message on its website said it had entered into an exclusive partnership without releasing further details, but it’s now clear that …

Google Acquired WiMM Labs, Does that Mean We Will See Nexus Smart Watch Anytime Soon?

It seems that many manufacturers are now focusing on creating a perfect smart watch. Samsung is expected to release its Galaxy Gear smart watch on …

Smartwatches

Hot Wheels car races down world's highest wall track

A blue Hot Wheels toy car sporting the number "01" went where no Hot Wheels has gone before. It got to take a dramatic plunge down what the toy car company is calling "the world's highest wall track."<p>The track was rigged up to go on the side of an apartment building. It's hard to tell exactly how …

New evidence supports theory that life may have started on Mars

New evidence presented by Professor Steven Benner at The Westheimer Institute for Science and Technology in Florida suggests that, billions of years …

Will Google Glass Ever Look Good?

Dorky as it looks, it’s hard to say Google Glass remains on the periphery of the fashion world, especially not after it was featured prominently in the pages of the September issue of <i>Vogue</i>.<p>Google Glass isn’t even widely available for purchase yet, but many have asked: How long will it be before …

Google Glass

Samsung’s Bizarre Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Gets Detailed Before Official Launch

Samsung is getting ready to pull the curtain on its curious Galaxy Gear smartwatch (well, among other things) in just a few days, but what’s a major product unveiling these days without a slew of last-minute leaks to ruin the surprise? To that end, VentureBeat recently got what may be the first …

Origin EON15-S

Boutique PC builder Origin might not have the economies of scale of Dell or HP, but it's got something the big guys lack: a team of passionate …

Computer Hardware

Dice+ Now Available

There’s a ton of dice out there on the market. They come in all shapes and sizes and are used for all sorts of games. Dice+ recently hit the market, …

SpaceFab: 3D printing and robotic assembly in space

TUI has recently received an additional US$500,000 phase 2 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) contract, supplementing an initial $100,000 phase …