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Nike’s first official self-tying sneakers go on sale this year

Nike made a number of new product announcements at a glitzy event in New York yesterday, but perhaps the most exciting revelation was that the company is finally bringing a pair of self-tying sneakers to market — just like in that movie.<p>While Nike has teased prototypes and versions of the shoe from</i> …

Bell and Virgin Mobile launch Wi-Fi Calling for older iPhones

Bell has launched its Wi-Fi Calling feature on iPhones older than last year’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Originally launched back in September alongside …

Amazon will open first cloud data storage centres in Canada

Amazon.com Inc. will open its first cluster of data centres in Canada this year, helping to meet demand from companies that don't want their data stored in the U.S. where it can be monitored by security officials.<p>The data centres power Amazon Web Services, which rents storage and computing power to …

UK Star Wars Fans Send X-Wing Fighter To Space

That's no moon, that's a high altitude balloon. Two men in the UK, who jokingly call themselves the ESA or "Essex Space Agency" (a play on the …

Hobbyist Turns Drone Into Millennium Falcon

Doing the kessel run in 12 parsecs with a quadcopter<p>How does a hobbyist make their drone stand out from the sea of identical quadcopters? Dress it up like it’s got stolen goods inside and the Galactic Empire is on it’s tail, of course! Drone enthusiast Olivier C outfitted his custom quadcopter with …

Drones

How to win at (almost) everything

In games, humans are hopelessly predictable. Spot this hidden behaviour and you can crush puny-minded opponents in everything from the lottery to Rock, Paper, Scissors.<p>Although we can never outwit the weather or natural disasters, there are ways to master those other seemingly unpredictable …

Sherlock Holmes

The True Origins of ‘X-Men’

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

Hit Mackay and the Whitsundays

Can Andrea Rossi's Infinite-Energy Black Box Power The World--Or Just Scam It?

Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?<p>On January 14, 2011, a 61-year-old Italian inventor named Andrea Rossi staged a …

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Meat & Poultry Appetizers > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40</i> …

The Death Of Nintendo Has Been Greatly Under-Exaggerated

I love Nintendo . I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo.<p>I feel the need to say that over and over again to begin with because this post will inevitably be read by some as some sort of anti-Nintendo screed. I know that because every single time I write anything <i>mildly</i> critical of Nintendo, groups of folks …

Hidden features of the Galaxy S 4 that every owner needs to know

So you own a shiny Galaxy S 4, but where do you start? There are so many features on this phone that I’m shocked it can’t make me a cup of coffee. …

The Deadliest Catch: Video of a Nantucket man wrestling a 200-pound shark out of the ocean with his bare hands as beachgoers looked on has gone viral: http://ow.ly/n40ib

Planet Discovered For The First Time Using Einstein's Theory Of Relativity

Discovering alien worlds just got easier thanks to a team at Tel Aviv Univeristy and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CFA) who …