John Eise

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RIP Rdio, Mailbox and other tech we lost in 2015

The tech world giveth, the tech world taketh away. Every year, we say goodbye to products and services that ended up leaving the digital (and …

Apps

Help NASA discover new asteroids with this free app

You can now help NASA find new asteroids. At South by Southwest today, the space agency released its asteroid tracker desktop software, produced in conjunction with asteroid mining company Planetary Resources in an online competition. The software, which will run on any standard Mac or PC, will …

Science, sex and the truth about God and politics

Research shows that less religion means better societal health. Try telling that to conservative Christians<p>Choosing what to think is a right that dominant men prefer to keep to themselves. Thus one of the most effective means of keeping a populace empowered and protecting it from falling victim to …

How to install Windows 10 on a Mac

Sometimes, you just need Windows. It’s not something that Apple would like to admit, and for the most part MacOS has done an admirable job of keeping …

Windows 10

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

What happens to your body when it's donated to science

To help out your community, you can easily donate old clothes, too big furniture and extra shoes. Giving your body to science, however, is a little …

University of Tennessee

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

Space

Controversial math apps won’t help kids cheat

My math-averse daughter wanted to cheat on her algebra homework. So we downloaded PhotoMath, a free app that lets you take a picture of your mathematical and algebraic equations, solving them for you and showing the steps to the solution.<p>PhotoMath has been at the top of the App Store charts for a …

BBC’s fact-tastic data-dicing tool puts your tiny life in perspective

Wondering how many solar eclipses there have been since the day you were born? How about when your next birthday on Mercury is? Perhaps you want to know how much Earth’s population has changed since your very special day.<p>You can answer these questions and more at BBC Earth with this interactive …

Social Security

Facebook’s Safety Check feature lets friends know you’re okay during a natural disaster

Designed to help friends and family check on their nearest and dearest during natural disasters, Facebook is introducing a new Safety Check feature for its mobile app.<p>The tool works by sending a push notification to devices that are near to an affected area. Locations are determined by looking at …