Jason Mulligan

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6 Amazing Caves You Can Visit Around the World

The earth has many beautiful wonders on its surface, but a surreal landscape lies below in caves. Humans have been exploring the earth’s pockets for …

Rip City Mega-Grow!

Take a trip to the Pacific Northwest for an exclusive tour of Pistil Point Farms, a massive legal cultivation facility in the City of Roses run by a …

New York City

The end of plastic cards nears: Over 70,000 ATMs will soon support Touch ID withdrawals

Following Bank of America’s announcement that customers could withdraw cash from ATMs using Apple Pay, FIS and Payment Alliance International have today announced a new partnership that will allow users to perform cardless withdrawals using Touch ID, proving that the end of plastic cards is fast …

These 3D-Printed Cameras Are So Tiny They Can Be Injected Into Your Brain

The medical and surveillance applications are enormous.<p>This teeny little camera lens from the University of Stuttgart is so small it can be slipped over the tip of a strand of fiber optic. The three-lens camera, which can focus as close as 3 millimeters, is so tiny that it can be injected—complete …

3D Printing
Mangroves

This is what the inside of Hyperloop pods could look like

As Elon Musk's Hyperloop transportation design competition approaches its final round, two private companies have been working independently to pull together their own versions of a hyperloop transport system.<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is one of those two companies. So far, the …

High-speed Rail

Watch NASA's second attempt at inflating the first expandable habitat on the ISS

Inflation will begin at 9AM ET<p>After failing its first attempt, NASA will try once again to deploy its first expandable habitat. The space agency will start inflating the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) on Saturday morning, starting at 9AM ET. You can watch the event live on NASA TV.<p>NASA's …

Space Exploration

Samsung S Health update: compare steps with friends, easier heart rate monitoring and more

Health has become an important staple in Samsung‘s smartphone business model. They are one of the very few to use heart-rate sensors in their smartphones, as well as supporting Bluetooth blood pressure monitors, blood glucose monitors, scales and more. It all gets recorded through the S Health app, …

Google Play

There's a huge wild card that could cripple Obama's plans to defeat ISIS in Iraq

Further north, meanwhile, Kurdish Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army are trying to figure out how they can recapture Mosul — Iraq's second-largest city — from ISIS, without getting in each other's way.<p>For many, the tension is symbolic of the extent to which Iraq has been irrevocably fractured …

Middle East
Mathematics

10 Steps To Create Your First Android App

Building an Android app isn't as hard as it might seem, as long as you focus on creating a simple app at first. Android Authority shares a tutorial …

Android News

OTC: Egypt eyes free-market future as gas demand requires more development

The recent Zohr discovery in Egypt’s Mediterranean basin has given the country an impetus to further its move to an open oil economy, according …

Egypt

BMW's i3 electric car is getting a bigger battery, 114-mile range

BMW's i3 electric car will have a little more juice for 2017, gaining a bigger battery to boost its electric range from 80 to 114 miles. It's all thanks to a 50 percent increase in battery capacity. Thanks to denser lithium ion batteries, the i3 goes from 22 kWh to 33 kWh without physically …

Electric Vehicles

Best Car Mounts for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

<b>Updated March, 2017:</b> Added the iOttie wireless charging mount.<p>In many cases, it's illegal for you to hold your cell phone to your ear while you're …

Rebuilding Nepal by Hand

The photographer Renaud Philippe returned to the epicenter of last year’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake to document what progress has been made in some of the hardest-to-reach villages. Before April 25, 2015, Barpak was a picturesque Nepali village nestled some 6,000 feet above sea level. After, less …

Natural Disasters

An LA judge ordered a woman to unlock a phone with her fingerprint

A federal judge recently signed a warrant requiring a woman to use her fingerprint to unlock her phone, <i>The Los Angeles Times</i> reports. The woman, Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan, was sentenced for identity theft the same day the warrant was signed, but it's not clear why exactly the FBI wanted to unlock her …

Privacy

Life’s Swell

The Maui surfer girls love each other's hair. It is awesome hair, long and bleached by the sun, and it falls over their shoulders straight, like water, or in squiggles, like seaweed, or in waves. They are forever playing with it—yanking it up into ponytails, or twisting handfuls and securing them …

Aquatic Sports

Stanford team made a humanoid robot that can stand in for a real diver

A Stanford robotics team has built a humanoid robot that can stand in as "the physical representation" of a remote pilot — a swimming avatar for dangerous aquatic expeditions.<p>The robot, OceanOne, is a two-handed, anthropomorphic bot that provides haptic feedback — meaning the pilot can "feel" what …

Robotics

How We'll Finally Wind Up Testing Quantum Gravity

If you have good eyes, the smallest objects you can make out are about a tenth of a millimeter: roughly the width of a human hair. Add technology, and the smallest structures we have measured so far are approximately 10^-19 m, that’s the wavelength of the protons collided at the LHC. It has taken …

Physics

Discovery of 4,500-year-old female mummy sheds light on ancient Peru

Archaeologists say the mummified remains, found near one of the oldest cities in the Americas, probably belong to a noblewoman aged 40 to 50<p>Archaeologists in Peru have discovered the 4,500-year-old mummy of a woman buried near one of the most ancient cities of the Americas.<p>Dr Ruth Shady Solís said …

Archaeology

Were the two years Xiaomi spent on the Mi 5 worth it?

After a month of the Redmi Note 3 launch, Xiaomi announced that the Mi 5 will go in sale for Rs 24,999 at 8 AM on April 6, in India. The latest …

Mobile Technology

‘It’s a bit like country music, an ignored part of hidden Ireland’

Ireland’s amateur drama season is an eccentric, ambitious concept, with 54 productions touring 37 festivals. And the stories are as good off the …

Petronas expects first FLNG facility to sail in second quarter

Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas said its first floating LNG (FLNG) facility is expected to sail in the second quarter. A Mar. 4 naming ceremony …

Oil & Gas Industry

Android 7.0 N leak reveals some cool new changes

Google is expected to offer a first official look at Android N this May at its I/O developers conference, but the first details are already leaking …

Technology

Samsung outs Gear 360 camera for VR-like stills and videos

Samsung has announced a new dual sensor-equipped circular camera at Mobile World Congress that allows users to capture still images or videos in full 360-degrees.<p>It achieves this by pairing dual 15-megapixel sensors (front and back) with a mobile app that automatically stitches the resulting videos …

Small Wonders: The Insane Groms of MAD Industries

Ask anyone who’s ridden a Honda Grom, and they’ll tell you it’s ridiculous fun. Perhaps the most fun you can have on two wheels.<p>It only weighs 225 pounds (102 kilos), so the 125 cc single offers plenty enough snap—enough to get you up to an indicated 70 mph. And since a new Grom costs only $3,200, …

Motorcycles

See an astronaut's view of Earth's breathtaking colors

Revel in our planet's bright blues, oranges, reds, purples and greens thanks to NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and his talent for taking photographs from space.<p>Seen from afar, Earth looks like a watercolor wash of mainly blue and white with a little green sneaking through. Get a little closer, like …

Space

Google Android: Smartphones hit with Mazar Bot malware that can 'erase everything'

Android users are being warned about a new strain of malware called Mazar Bot that is hitting smartphones, giving attackers full administrative …