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ALDI Is A Growing Menace To America's Grocery Retailers

ALDI is hard at work redefining the rules of shopper engagement and, in the process, eating away at the market share of many of America’s most venerable food retailers — and food manufacturers. Through a relentless pursuit of perfecting its own store brands portfolio and unique shopping experience, …

Australian Photographer Captures the Most Beautiful Images of Waves You’ll Ever See

Australian photographer Ray Collins stumbled into his career as an ocean photographer almost by accident. Eight years ago, while working as a coal …

Two of the best Nintendo 3DS games are getting mobile-exclusive sequels

Professor Layton's next adventure will be on Japanese smartphones<p>At its Vision 2015 event, Japanese game developer Level-5 announced the much-anticipated sequels to two of its most popular series, <i>Fantasy Life</i> and <i>Professor Layton</i>. But they aren't quite the follow-ups many were anticipating: the new …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

21 Things You Might Not Know About NewsRadio

<i>NewsRadio</i> was a workplace comedy that showed how an office can be like a dysfunctional family, not unlike <i>The Mary Tyler Moore Show</i> did before it or</i> …

The quest to see China’s extraordinary frozen fog

Exquisite, delicate rime forms only when conditions are just right – and its appearance can be fleeting.<p>I was on a mission – one that required me to wear four layers of warm clothes and a fleece balaclava. I was going to be braving temperatures below -20C for hours. My friend Cherry Li, who grew up …

Powerall puts 12 jump-starts in your pocket - Roadshow

LAS VEGAS --Portable jump starter company Powerall took the opportunity of CES 2015 to show off its latest device, the Slim 9000. Even smaller than its previous PowerBank product, the Slim 9000 can still jump-start a car, and includes a USB port to charge up personal electronics.<p>Rather than the …

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

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Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Your Future Camera Might Be Powered by Hemp

In an interesting development in the world of batteries, researchers have discovered and demonstrated a way to make extremely efficient carbon …

Colorful Paint Splashes Suspended in Air Against the Barren Nevada Landscape

For Colourant, photography duo Floto+Warner, composed of husband Jeremy Floto and wife Cassandra Warner, capture colorful pigments as they splash …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Classcraft makes the classroom a giant role-playing game — with freemium pricing

Shawn Young has a class full of warriors, mages, and healers. Warriors get to eat in class, mages can teleport out of a lecture, and healers can ask if an exam answer is correct.<p>But this isn’t some <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>-style fantasy. This is education as it’s happening for over 7,000 kids in more than …

Entry-level Philips W6618 promises 66 day standby time, 33 hours talk

We’ve come to a point where there’s only so far we can go when it comes to improving a smartphone’s raw power. This means that most of today’s flagships aren’t the massive jumps we once saw, and instead are more like incremental updates when compared to their predecessors.<p>Instead of attempting to …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Google’s first Ara developers kits and conference are coming soon

Developers interested in creating their own features for Google’s Ara customizable phone project will soon get their chance: the company revealed …

Tortilla Swaddle Blanket Turns Your Baby Into A Burrito

Parents have long been privy to the wonders of swaddling -- wrapping baby up like a burrito to for warmth and security. Swaddling, when done correctly, "provides the continuous touching and support your baby is used to experiencing within the womb," explains pediatrician Dr. Harvey Karp.<p>The only …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

The ESRB has failed your children

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>While the Entertainment Software Rating Board preoccupies itself with the more obvious evils of Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty, it has allowed a far more …