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The Scientific Way to be More Productive

Try and think about what's really worth your time.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>Before we commence with the festivities, I just wanted to let you know my first book …

Time Management

Officer yells at mom who left kids in hot car

A Vancouver officer lectured a mother for leaving her children in a hot car while she grocery shopped.

Doctor's photo of Paris attack aftermath goes viral - CNN Video

Dr. Pourya Pashootan saved countless lives in the emergency room on Friday night in the wake of the Paris terror attack. He recounts the "war scene" he saw and "the fear in the eyes" of his patients. But in the midst of the horror he took a photo that embodies hope: a scene of all the doctors at …

The Beginner's Guide to Fallout 4

You've just booted up Fallout 4 for the first time, and as the opening sequence music swells, the thought suddenly hits you: this is your first Fallout game. You know it takes place after nuclear war has devastated the world, and you know you're playing as the sole survivor of Vault 111. But even …

Chloë Sevigny picks her favourite vampire films

Chloë Sevigny knows a thing or two about vampire movies. “It’s just my favourite genre,” she tells me. And from her wide-ranging selection below, no one would doubt she has an impressively nerdy understanding of the films in question. She points to everything from 1932’s arthouse oddity, Vampyr, to …

Power-cutting cord gives your device battery the perfect amount of juice

We know that keeping our smartphones and tablets plugged in over night, well past the point of a full charge, will deplete precious battery life. But who among us purposely gets up in the middle of the night to unplug?<p>The team at UsBidi assumes very few, which is why its developers believe they …

Steam Machines: First impressions, The Specs, Prices, and Release Dates

With Valve's various Steam Machines launching next month, gamers will finally be able get to their hands on these compact gaming PCs. To help you get the full details before you potentially take the plunge, we've compiled all the Steam Machine's first wave details you need to know!<p>This collection …

'Hollywood Home Movies: Disneyland' is an E-ticket to the park's past

Baby boomers with stardust memories of Disneyland often lament how the park has changed. Gone are the E-tickets, the Rocket to the Moon, the Skyway, the Submarine Voyage, the PeopleMover and the mule rides.<p>For a misty-eyed ride into that past, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is …

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The PlayStation 4 now has an official remote control

Sony left most of the PS3's flaws behind when making the PlayStation 4, but there's no denying that one little inconvenience came along for the ride: you can't control the console with a standard remote control. That's because the PS4, unlike everything else in your A/V stack, doesn't have an …

Remote Controls

Aetho's 'Aeon' GoPro stabilizer looks slick, and so will your video

"Shoot video that's worth watching" reads one of the straplines for Aetho's "Aeon" handheld GoPro stabilizer. It sounds kinda obvious, right? But, if you've ever walked/ran/danced/dived/whatever with a GoPro in your hand/mouth/knees/whatever you'll know it's not that simple. You thought you had an …

Videography

UCLA archive flashes gems to mark 50 years of film and TV preservation

<i>"UCLA Film & Television Archive advocates the robust circulation of all moving images in all formats by collecting, preserving, curating and making accessible media for research, education and entertainment."</i><p><i>— From the UCLA archive's mission statement</i><p>Since its inception in 1965, the UCLA …

The extreme sport, where Base jumps are performed wearing a suit that affords more lift resulting in longer hang times, provides participants with thrilling high-speed flights. But the desire to find ways or places to increase the rush carries a deadly risk.

Paragliding

Parrot’s pillow-soft Zik 3 headphones never need wires

Trying on Parrot’s new Zik 3 headphones is like being swaddled in expensive upholstery. The wireless headphones’ plush exterior feels soft in your hand and fits snugly over your ears. Then Parrot’s new automatic noise canceling software kicks in and the outside world is muted before you start …

Polaroid's latest instamatic doesn't use ink to print photos

Cubes, unwieldy squares, bulky cameras of yore. Regardless of form factor, when the Polaroid name is on a camera it means you're getting instant photos. With the company's latest shooter, the Snap, you're getting what looks like a pocketable device that uses proprietary tech to print photos using …

New Adonit Jot Dash stylus aims to be the ballpoint pen for tablets

If you’re someone who grabs your iPad or Android tablet first and a paper notebook second — if at all — Adonit’s new Jot Dash stylus is designed to be your new ballpoint pen.<p>Designed as a general, all-purpose digital pen for just about any mobile device, Jot Dash has a balanced anondized aluminum …

5 Foods That Taste Better in September Than They Will All Year

Swiss chard tolerates both cool temperatures and the heat, so you will see tasty varieties in September.<br>Getty Images<p>1 of 5<p><i>Never know what’s growing</i> …

Rebel in the Rye is set to explore the birth of the reclusive writer’s best-known work<p>Nicholas Hoult is to play JD Salinger in a new biopic which will tell the story of the creation of the reclusive author’s classic novel of teenage disaffection, Catcher in the Rye, according to the Hollywood …

Literature

Wileyfox ‘Storm’ and ‘Swift’: Two surprisingly good Cyanogen OS handsets [Hands-on]

Making a splash in a well-established, some may say entrenched, mobile market isn’t an easy proposition.<p>At the top end of the scale you have companies like Samsung, Apple, HTC, Motorola and other household brands to contend with, while at the ‘value’ end of the scale you get challenger brands like …

CSR2 obliterates the line between tablet and console graphics, proves Zynga's smarts

Zynga seems tainted.<p>If you spend your time gaming on consoles and PC, think Zynga, and you probably think about Ville games, casual games, the kind of stuff that your brother’s friend Art’s mom invites you to play on Facebook to <i>get all those coins, man</i>. That view of Zynga has merit. But it is not …

These Street Fighter 5 Wallpapers Will Make You 100% Cooler Than Everyone

Humans have many ways to passively express their love of something. We've got the tasteful emblematic tattoo that only the likeminded can appreciate. There's the loud-and-proud t-shirt that screams your passions as you saunter around the streets.<p>And of course, the braver among us can go the …

Before Mirror's Edge: Catalyst, a Comic Will Fill in the Backstory

Before the new Mirror's Edge launches, Electronic Arts will release a new six-issue comic series that explores the backstory of Faith, the protagonist of the original game and the upcoming Mirror's Edge: Catalyst.<p>Dark Horse Comics today announced the new limited series, titled <i>Mirror's Edge: …

Logitech unveils racing wheels for PlayStation, Xbox One and PC

Logitech unveiled two force feedback-equipped racing wheels today, designed to work with PlayStation, Xbox and PC platforms.<p>Both peripherals include dual-motor force feedback to simulate real driving and are expected to ship later this year.<p>The G29 Driving Force is designed for PlayStation 3 and …

Logitech

Can you solve it: are you smarter than a Hong Kong six-year-old?

Hello guzzlers.<p>Welcome to the second instalment of my new puzzle series.<p>Last time I asked you about Denise and her birthday. Today it’s a totally different style of problem<p>In colour!<p>Look at the image above. Which is the odd one out and why?<p>You want more?<p>Okay, here’s a second puzzle. It’s from the …

Hong Kong

Students flooded social media this week to ridicule this tricky maths teaser about a teenage girl and her struggle with a sugary diet. Here’s how to solve it.<p>Earlier this week this question was in the Edexcel Maths GCSE paper:<p><i>There are n sweets in a bag. 6 of the sweets are orange. The rest of the</i> …

GCSE

Samsung's Iron Man edition Galaxy S6 Edge lacks J.A.R.V.I.S.

With Samsung being an active promoter of Marvel's latest <i>Avengers</i> movie, it's no surprise to see the tech giant releasing some sort of special edition product to sweeten the deal. Why yes, it's an Iron Man limited edition Galaxy S6 Edge with matching red-and-gold color theme -- something that HTC …

Best American beach campsites | CNN Travel

14 laptop bags that are stylish & professional

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Leaving work at work is nice in theory. But is it ever the reality? Our laptop usually tags along on our commute to and from the office …

YotaPhone 2 gets whiter, cheaper and Lollipopier

The YotaPhone 2, with AMOLED on the front and E Ink on the back, is already quite a striking handset thanks to its dual-screen design. Though not striking enough, apparently, or at least not as openly eccentric as the new, white version of the device launching today. And a different color scheme …