Kristopher Anthony-Scott

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14 Totally Free Things on the Internet Everyone Should Take Advantage of

<b>By Wil Fulton</b><p>The wunderkinds over on reddit took a break from uncracked safes and banana-based measurements to post a mega-thread addressing the best …

Pets

Can't we just let Adam Lambert be Adam Lambert?

"American Idol" introduced us to Adam Lambert, but it's also what's kept us from really getting to know him.<p>In 2009, this former San Diego theater kid struck the televised singing competition like a bolt of originality. He was sensitive but macho, showy yet deep-feeling. As a vocalist, he could …

One of the largest data leaks in history reveals how world leaders and aides hide their cash

In what is potentially one of the largest data dumps in history, over 11 million documents held by the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca was leaked to German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung. In turn, the paper shared the information with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists …

Corruption

Second Batch of Spring Snow Blankets Northeast, Spoiling Opening Day

More than 2 million Americans were under winter weather advisories Monday, dealing with a second helping of spring snow icy wind as crews worked to dig out from the weekend's deadly storm.<p>By Monday afternoon, more than half a foot of snow had fallen in parts of New York, in addition to as much as 5 …

Joe Medicine Crow, a war chief, historian and the last link to the Battle of Little Big Horn, dies at 102

According to Crow tradition, a man must fulfill certain requirements to become chief of the tribe: command a war party successfully, enter an enemy camp at night and steal a horse, wrestle a weapon away from his enemy and touch the first enemy fallen, without killing him.<p>Joe Medicine Crow was the …

HP says its next ultra-thin laptop will out-innovate Apple

Big launch scheduled for Tuesday during a luxury conference<p>Having made a habit of emulating (if not outright imitating) Apple's MacBook and MacBook Air lines in recent years, HP believes its latest laptops are going to propel it to a position of design leadership. Speaking to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> …

Data trove offers glimpse of how the rich hide their money

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama-based law firm offers a glimpse into the shadowy world where the rich and …

New data shows tech salary expectations are dropping

According to Woo, a company that helps pair developers and other tech workers with companies that may be able to offer them what they <i>really</i> want, things are changing in the industry. Most notably, salary expectations are down.<p>Comparing Q1 2016 to Q4 2015, Woo found the average expected salary has …

Apple’s surge into India may have just hit a roadblock

Apple’s plan to grow its market in India by selling imported used iPhones is running into problems.<p>In particular, Apple is being opposed by rival handset makers who worry that letting Apple do this will severely damage initiatives to promote local manufacturing, hurt recycling — and (last but …

Selling

British doctor denies report that he doped 150 sports stars

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British doctor accused of doping 150 elite athletes is denying the allegations against him, claiming they are "false and very misleading."<p>Mark Bonar was the subject of an investigation by The Sunday Times, which reported that he provided sports stars with banned performance-enhancing …

The TSA spent $336,000 on a random number generator

If you’ve traveled through the US recently, you might have seen a TSA officer at a security checkpoint holding an iPad and directing people to different lines.<p>That’s the TSA’s “randomizer” app that’s reportedly used at 100 airports to randomly sort which line you end up in, so it’s a …

Latest Nova Launcher beta introduces ‘Night Mode’, more search bar choices

Nova Launcher is easily one of the best launchers available for Android right now. That’s mostly thanks to the fact that you can change virtually any part of the Android user interface. Whether you want to download custom icon packs, change their size, change the home screen, folder or app drawer …

'Batman v Superman' box office down 68 percent in second weekend

Word of mouth might be kryptonite for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," which fell a steep 68 percent in its second weekend in theaters according to comScore estimates Sunday. The superhero pic earned an estimated $52.4 million over the weekend, easily besting the modest new openers like "God's …

The Peeple App Is Here, And The Founder Never Doubted It

Peeple set the internet on fire last year, and its founder is still very, very confident about it.<p>Last October, a two-person tech company based in Canada gave an interview to The Washington Post to talk up their new app, Peeple. The idea — “Yelp, but for people” — was, to put it lightly, not …

Google hooked 14 robot arms together so they can help each other learn

Convolutional neural networks help these machines get an education<p>Researchers at Google are trying to help robots navigate the world as well as humans can, and that means a lot of practice. Research scientist Sergey Levine and his team took fourteen robotic arms, networked them together, and used …

7 Awesome New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p><b>Pins Collective</b> <br>It’s a pin with a little screen on it. Stick a gif on your chest!<p><b>Soundboks: The Loudest Battery-Powered Speaker</b> …

In our shiny new technological age, it's easy to take a dim view of the past. We tend to imagine that people back then lived in a simpler age, full …

Aido is pretty much the robot they promised everyone back in the 1950s

My mom has only one story about robots – and it’s that back in the 50s when she was tiny, kids were promised that in the future, you’d basically all have a robot butler.<p>Alas, mother, the prediction was actually a little off, because you can now pre-order a robot that would kill your robot butler – …

David Bowie and the sad, inspiring history of making art while dying

He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>How could we have been so stupid? David Bowie had barely been seen in public, didn’t do interviews, and then he put out the video for a new song, “Lazarus,” in which he’s sickly thin, in …

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Romans

Oxford historian Harry Sidebottom shares 10 surprising facts about the Romans<p>1<p>Gladiatorial fighting was not the most popular entertainment<p>The seating …

Ancient History

The Secret Lives of Museum Guards

The photographer Alec Soth is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota. In the early nineties, after graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, in New York, he returned to his home town and, for a period, worked in the darkroom of the Visual Resources Department of the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). …

Strength Training Helps Improve Memory and Lower Dementia Risk

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>The fear of losing cognitive ability tends to overshadow the fear of physical disability; 60 percent of American adults say they are …

Google wants to make your living room devices smarter

Google has already staked out spots in your living room with its Nest thermostat, Chromecast video-streaming device and Android TV software. Now it wants more.<p>On Tuesday, the Mountain View, California, company is expected to unveil a music-streaming device, akin to its Chromecast video-streaming …

Living Rooms

AmpMe connects phones and tablets to create one giant speaker

A free app that makes a lot of noise<p>There are lots of ways to use your phone to fill a room with sound, from using wireless speakers to throwing your phone in a bowl. But every once in a while we all find ourselves in a situation where none of those options are at our fingertips. A new company …

Vector's smartwatch looks like a SkyMall reject, but isn't

There are plenty of smartwatches, but the majority of them scream, "I'm a smartwatch," from every pore. Squared-off devices like the ZenWatch and Apple Watch still have a faint whiff of the pocket protector, while rounder units like the Moto 360 and G Watch R have had to bulk up to accommodate …

Wearable Tech

Intel hopes its 6th gen chip range for Windows 10 will be a tablet killer

Intel has debuted its latest chip range at the IFA technology show in Berlin, marking its 6th generation of Core processors. The company is hoping …

The 'Jurassic Park' cartoon show that almost came to life in the '90s

Children of the '90s <i>almost</i> got their very own <i>Jurassic Park</i> cartoon. Too bad it never came to life.<p>After the monstrous success of the 1993 film, …

Jurassic Park