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Watch Richard Dawkins' most excellent and psychedelic explanation of internet memes

Probably the most famous atheist on the planet, British biologist Richard Dawkins is somewhat less well known as the inventor of the word "meme." He coined the term in his 1976 book <i>The Selfish Gene</i>, where he used it to denote the transmission of cultural or societal habits from one person to …

BENDLAY 3D Is A Bendable Printing Filament That You Can Use To Make Clear, Flexible Straps And Bands

Kai Parthy is a German engineer who creates odd printing filaments for 3D printers. His previous projects, LayWoo-d3 and Laybrick, are two non-warping plastics that offer wood and brick-like consistencies when extruded. Oddly, LayWoo-d3 actually smells like wood when printed.<p>Now he’s created a …

Samsung Galaxy S3 gets software update to add Multi-window support and more

If you’re a Samsung Galaxy S3 user in Canada and you still haven’t gotten around to using that leaked Android 4.2.2 firmware from a few days ago, an official software update released earlier today might just be the next best thing.<p>According to a recent report published online at <i>Mobile Syrup</i>, a new …

Samsung Galaxy

Images: LG G2 coming with volume buttons on the back – the leaks were accurate

Rumors that LG is going to try something different and unique with the successor to the Optimus G have been swirling from the beginning of the year. The first time we’ve heard that LG was going to make a device so thin that volume rockers wouldn’t fit on the sides, we were skeptical. But then …

Phones

Philips launches HTL9100 Fidelio soundbar with detachable speakers

Philips announced the HTL9100 soundbar as part of its Fidelio lineup at this year's CES, and now it's available for $1,077 (£699) at retail. Like Voltron, the soundbar comes with detachable parts, particularly two wireless speakers that you can place behind or beside you for true surround sound. …

Some Tech Companies Find Ways Not To Hire Americans

Lawmakers continue to wrangle over a bill that would overhaul the nation's immigration system. One provision in this bill would allow companies to import a lot more skilled workers. The tech industry has lobbied hard for this, despite fears among some American workers about the extra …