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The top 10 YouTube videos of the year

Let’s remember to forget<p>YouTube has just revealed its most popular videos for 2017. The lists are broken down into Top Trending and Top Music, and were compiled based on views, likes, comments, shares, and more, according to YouTube.<p>The top 10 videos in the trending category were viewed more than …

This iWatch Design Concept is Sexy as Hell

Apple still hasn’t announced made any sort of official iWatch smartwatch product announcement but that doesn’t stop the world salivating at the prospect, and knocking up design concepts to give Apple something to think about along the way.<p>This time around, Berlin-based engineer Thomas Bogner, is …

Google Glass to get upgrade, will fit prescription glasses

<b>Existing Google Glass Explorers will be able to trade in their Google Glass for an updated model that can fit prescription glasses and shades.</b><p>Google …

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Livescribe's beautiful new smartpen turns pen and paper into apps and pixels

We may be constantly staring into our phones and laptops, but Livescribe CEO Gilles Bouchard says pen and paper are more popular than ever — and he has data to back it up. We want to write and draw the way we always have, he says, but we also want all the sharing, instant access, and searchability …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 12 Cross-Gen Video Games

<i>Talking ’bout next generation…</i><p>Recently, we discussed the top ten <i>next-gen only</i> video games headed to PS4 and Xbox One. But there’s a lot more <i>cross-gen</i> games coming out, landing on both next and current-gen systems.<p>Today we’ll look at video games slated for release on systems ranging from the Xbox …

4D printing will make intelligent clothes and armor that can adapt to any situation - ExtremeTech

By on October 1, 2013 at 11:19 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In CNC milling, the so-called …

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The Power Of Eye Contact: It's A Myth

Most of us think that when we want to make a point, we should look the other person in the eye. Spouses, bosses, car salesmen, politicians, all use a direct gaze when they’re trying to convince an audience of many or one that their position is the most valid. Now it turns out that they should …

5 Ways to Launch a Successful Online Business

<i>Tim Ferriss is an angel investor (Twitter, StumbleUpon, Uber, etc.), and is the No.1 bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body and</i> …

Twitter founder reveals secret formula for getting rich online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …

Do One Thing, Do it Well And You Will Make Money

I learned this the hard way. In 2008 I built a social network that connected the fashion world on a global scale. It was, in essence, a “Facebook for Fashion.” It connected designers to retailers, contractors, and factories, as well as consumers to their favorite brands and stores. We addressed key …

Scientists Discover Brain Activity Beyond A Deep Coma

A new study has found that EEG activity is possible beyond the point normally considered brain death.<p>With the help of one man and 26 cats, scientists from the University of Montreal and the Medical Centre Regina Maria in Romania say they've discovered a new frontier in brain function: activity …

Scientists discover life after brain death

The brain may live on after what's long been considered brain death. New research from the University of Montreal finds that there's a deeper state of coma beyond what doctors have been considering to be the final line. Traditionally, when an EEG recording — a measurement of electrical activity …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

This recycling bin is following you

Recycling bins in the City of London are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people whom the bins recognize.<p>Renew, the startup behind the scheme, installed 100 recycling bins with digital screens around London before the 2012 Olympics. Advertisers can buy …

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Heartbeats to replace traditional passwords

Our heartbeats could be used instead of traditional passwords to unlock smartphones, tablets and cars using a new device being developed by Canadian company Bionym.<p>Passwords scrawled on a scrap of paper are easily lost, jumbled letters and numbers are quickly forgotten and, with “password” still …

Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

Occipital’s New Structure Sensor Turns Your iPad Into A Mobile 3D Scanner

The folks at Boulder/San Francisco-based Occipital are very much software people — the company’s RedLaser app was a big hit in the early App Store days before the team sold it to eBay, as was 360 Panorama before iOS 6’s Panorama feature took some of the wind out of its sails.<p>Their roots may be in …

Why we need more visual texts in our teaching and learning | Mr G Online

Found this fantastic infographic touting the success of infographics. Reading it ( or more correctly, <b>viewing</b> it) immediately focused my thoughts on …

Memories are made of this

I was recently invited to a screening of the film Upstream Colour, and lead a discussion of the scientific elements of the film afterwards. It's an excellent film, but challenging. Spoiler warnings are irrelevant; I could describe in detail the exact sequence of events in the film and you'd still …

The Accident That Created An App Millionaire

One night in 2009, Chad Mureta, a real estate agent from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was driving down the interstate in Charlotte, North Carolina on his way back home from a basketball game. It was his first vacation day in two years.<p>As he drove, with just his thoughts for company, his mind …