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You need this app if you have too many photos on your iPhone

Suffering from photo overload on your iPhone?<p>An app called Gallery Doctor uses algorithms to scan your camera roll and present you with photos you may want to delete. It's incredibly useful for freeing up precious storage space.<p>Here's how it works:

Whoops! A Millipede Toddler Learns to Walk

Ivan the Terrible? He was pretty terrible. Alexander the Great? Pretty great. (At least at conquering.) Their names seem to fit their deeds. But here’s a name that doesn’t: Millipede. I’m talking about those many-footed little guys you sometimes see on the forest floor chewing on leaves, the ones …

Nature

Here's how Google made the stock wallpapers in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The stock wallpapers found in Android 6.0 Marshmallow fun, bright and look great on just about any screen you decide to throw them on. There are a total of 9 stock wallpapers in all – 3 aerial shots from Google Earth, 3 landscape shots, and 3 paper-like wallpapers, complete with their own bright …

Android News

The House That Calculus Built

The Integral House, a millionaire mathematician’s 18,000 square foot love letter to calculus, is a modern design masterpiece.<p>Calculus made James Stewart a millionaire. Starting in the late 1970s, when the Canadian-born mathematician published his first calculus textbook, Stewart wrote over 30 …

Something Is Wrong With 'Minecraft.' This Game Has A Solution

In the past, I’ve speculated on the long term impact of the <i>Minecraft</i> craze. I suspect that the game’s narrative shift—away from a typical hero storyline, toward an emphasis on creativity and collectivity (when played on servers)—will significantly impact the way Generation Blockhead kids will …

Steven Spielberg

'Submerged' sidesteps combat for exploration on PS4 and Xbox One

In case you've already finished Journey and are looking for another gorgeous game that eschews violence, <i>Submerged</i> hits PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in early August. From the sounds of it, the game should be a pretty relaxing affair despite the fact that protagonist Miku is searching a flooded city …

Unreal Engine 4 Is Showing Gamers What High-Powered Nostalgia Looks Like

Mario, Link, Sonic and the old Pokémon gang in 4K<p>The eternal fires of nostalgia have been burning a little brighter these past few weeks, fueled by videos from modders rebooting the classics on video game development suite Unreal Engine 4. Pokémon, Mario, Link and Sonic all received demo videos, …

Unreal Engine

The Horror, The Horror: Software's Conversion From Thing To Service

Software acquisition is turning from a purchase into a rental. Every transaction is becoming a “relationship,” and I am looking at this trend with growing alarm.<p>It’s not like we don’t have enough monthly bills. Now, add to the necessities — mortgage, car payments, water, electricity, gas, insurance …

Bill Gates

Watch: Bizarre Caterpillar With Erupting Tentacles Filmed

Deep in the Amazon, a scientist recently recorded—possibly for the first time—a caterpillar that shoots out its tentacles like a jungly jack-in-the-box.<p>Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, an odd-looking caterpillar is doing its best to look like just another rain forest twig. But its four long tentacles …

A Photographer Lovingly Captures the Unlikely Bond between His Family and an Orphaned Bird | Colossal

<p>The stories of a unique bond between a child and their pet are as timeless as they come, but rarely does the pet have wings. Such is the case with …

NME Awards 2015 With Austin, Texas – Rock Stars Hit The Red Carpet

Check out all the big names arriving at the NME Awards 2015<p>Who’s turned out for the NME Awards 2015 with Austin, Texas? Find out in our star-studded …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Why No One Can Remember Being A Baby

Infants' memories may be wiped clean by the genesis of new brain cells, a study in rodents suggests.<p>The findings offer an explanation for why people can't recall memories from early childhood, a century-old mystery.<p>The study's authors "make a very interesting and compelling case," says …

Instagram purges spam fake accounts, costing celebs millions of followers

Instagram has made good on its promise to start purging inactive, fake and spam accounts this December, and it's doing such a great job that users are calling it "Instagram Rapture" or "Instapurge." Celebrities ended up losing a big chunk of their followers, like Justin Bieber whose Belieber count …

Beautifully-Animated Infographics Designed by Eleanor Lutz

Eleanor Lutz is a designer whose knowledge of molecular biology and love of science is translated into beautifully-designed infographics. Her colorful and educational images contain interesting bits of information about how the human body works and birds fly, but with a novel twist – they're …

Infographics

The stunning 'Lumino City' is a video game made of paper instead of polygons

For the past three years, State of Play, a small studio in London, has been building a 10-foot-tall miniature city out of paper, cardboard, and lots of little lights. There are houses and gardens, and at the center there's an 8-foot-tall water wheel, powered by a custom set of motors and built …

Sony's pulled PS Vita ad is embarrassing for everyone

The Remote Play feature the PS4 shares with the PS Vita and Xperia Z series smartphones is a fun, if imperfect, little addition to the hardware's capabilities, especially when your TV needs some freeing up. We're glad it exists. But one of Sony's latest ads playing up the feature misses the mark by …

Sony Gave Me $1349 Worth Of PlayStation Games This Year -- I Paid $50 For All Of Them

In North America alone during 2014, Sony handed out 71 free games totaling a value of $1349 to PlayStation Plus members. I paid $49.99 for all of them.<p>That staggering statistic comes courtesy of website Push Square, which recently published a comprehensive evaluation of Sony’s premium PlayStation …

Is A More Jiggly Animation A More Realistic Animation?

“Part of being human is we jiggle when we move,” says one researcher in a video from Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, where a team has created software that tweaks the standard motion capture procedure used for 3-D animation.<p>Most motion capture software filters out any …

2014: An Embarrassing Year For Gaming

I went into 2014 with some hope. We had new consoles from both Microsoft and Sony, including an ascendant PS4 that seemed to defy all the doomsaying about the end of consoles. We had a vibrant indie scene that the big players were doing their best to foster. We had, it would seem, mainstream …

Impressive Product Photograph Captured with a Smartphone, a Lamp, and a Few Flashlights

Inspired by Alex Koloskov’s popular iPhone vs. Hasselblad whisky glass video, photographer Tilo Gockel decided to give cheap gear professional …