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Self-driving vehicles and robotic clerks could take your job in 20 years

It's no secret that computers and robots have been putting people out of work in recent years, but that trend is about to accelerate... at least, if you ask the computers themselves. A machine learning algorithm from Oxford University has sifted through US Bureau of Statistics data and believes …

Online petition urges Facebook to remove 'fat' emoji from status updates

Facebook has changed the "feeling fat" emoji to "feeling stuffed," following an online petition that amassed more than 16,000 signatures.<p>A group of …

American arrested in UAE after criticising employer on Facebook

Ryan Pate says he had no idea that a rant written during holiday in Florida could put him in an Abu Dhabi jail for up to five years<p>A hallmark of American life - griping about work - has landed an American helicopter mechanic in a Middle Eastern jail.<p>Ryan Pate, from Belleair Bluffs, Florida, took to …

Facebook will stop counting likes from some accounts

The social network is changing the way it tallies the number of likes that a Facebook Page has accumulated.<p>Facebook is changing how it counts "likes" across its Pages for celebrities and businesses.<p>The social networking giant said Thursday it will no longer include likes from people who have …

With just a compass and a pair of snowshoes, Simon Beck creates art

Simon Beck has been walking in circles for years — and the results are astonishing.<p>The British snowshoe artist is famous for the detailed geometrical designs that he creates by donning snowshoes and walking for miles, creating images that can only be seen from above.<p>It all started as just a hobby …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Digital Art

GDC: Microsoft Will Unlock Retail Xbox Ones as Test Kits This Year

Microsoft reveals when retail consoles will finally unlock as dev kits.<p>Microsoft will unlock retail Xbox Ones as test kits for games being developed …

Gaming

13 things to know about the Apple Watch

Any last questions we had about the Apple Watch were answered Monday afternoon.<p>During an event in San Francisco, CEO Tim Cook and other executives announced key details about the Apple Watch, including when it will go on sale, where it will be available, and exactly how much it costs.<p>Here's what we …

Smartwatches
Nanotech

Vuzix's VR headset adds earphones and supports multiple devices

Yet <i>another</i> VR headset? We wouldn't be surprised if that's what you're thinking after all the VR headset news these past few days. This one is the latest device out of Vuzix's headquarters called the IWear 720, which can do more than just block the world and immerse you into pure virtual reality. …

To Bring Virtual Reality to Market, Furious Efforts to Solve Nausea

The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm

• <b>Author:</b> James Napoli<p>Why tolerate ignorance? James Napoli, the executive vice president of the National Sarcasm Society, has provided an A-Z guide to turn to whenever you need to set someone straight. From advertisements to e-mail, from materialism to remote controls, there's a witty answer for …

iOS

10 Celebrities Who Do Their Own Makeup and Are Ridiculously Good at It

They have makeup artists at their disposal and they DON'T EVEN NEED THEM.<p>These are the honor-student celebrities. They've got expert makeup artists at their disposal, but by hook or by crook—or through osmosis—they've learned enough to do their own faces (most of the time). Here, we applaud 10 …

Janelle Monáe

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

Art

When Life Gives You Lemons, Just Keep on Shooting

Earlier this year, I dropped my Minolta 28mm f/2.8 in the ocean where it sat submerged for at least two minutes. I don’t have any tools on hand to …

9 Giant Lego Animals

You can jazz up your garden in lots of ways: A bench; a tasteful birdbath; a storm-resistant lawn gnome.<br>Or a bison that’s the size of an NBA player and is made of 45,143 Legos.<p>Artist Sean Kenney’s solo exhibition, <i>Nature Connects</i>, is touring botanical gardens and zoos all over the U.S. It features …

Lego

5 Multipurpose Photography Gear Suggestions for You

As you probably already know, photography isn't really “one tool fits all” kind of business. The amount of gear you’ll need in order to be able to do …

Clean Energy

Change in Equilibrium

Inspired by the literary work of Paulo Coelho, the Animada chair is the sculptural genius of designer Eduardo Benamor Duarte that channels the …

Two More Hospitals Report 'Superbugs' on Endoscopes

Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Two more hospitals—one in California and one in Connecticut—reported they’d found drug-resistant “superbugs” on a hard-to-clean type of medical equipment that’s …

Public Health

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

How WWI made wristwatches happen

In any case, the ladies’ wristwatch, often called a “bracelet watch”, a “montre bracelet”, or a “wristlet”, existed for at least a century, if not …

History