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Details of iOS and macOS updates to be revealed at Apple event, while MacBook Pros and iPad Pros could get a refresh<p>Apple’s worldwide developers’ conference, the second biggest event in the company’s annual calendar after its autumn iPhone launches, takes place on Monday.<p>Tim Cook’s team has had a …

Apple

The Back-Door Route to a European Vacation

There’s a surge of new ways to fly to Europe inexpensively this summer for travelers savvy enough to pick through schedules and find new airlines they’ve never heard of flying from new cities that hardly dreamed of having trans-Atlantic service.<p>New Orleans hasn’t had European flights for decades, …

The One Full-Body Stretch You Need to Start Your Day

Let’s be real—unless you’re the type of person who wakes up ready to go, mornings are tough. Whether it starts with a workout, a meditation, a grab …

SpaceX has released an incredible new video of its historic rocket landing

It sounds ridiculous that an explosive tube taller than a building could fling a satellite into space, fall back to Earth, and stick a landing on a wobbly ship at sea.<p>But seeing is believing.<p>SpaceX, the rocket company owned by tech mogul Elon Musk, released an incredible new video on Instagram on …

20 iPhone Tips and Hacks to Improve Your Life

The iPhone tricks that will change how you use your handset.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do, even if you've not upgraded to the shiny new iPhone 7 yet. It can help you find your way home, settle pub debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. At a pinch you could …

Batteries

The Top 5 Sunset Spots In The World

Related: Travellocal<p>With the stresses and strains of modern life, sunsets are a daily spectacle which often go unnoticed. As the sky darkens, the …

This desolate English path has killed more than 100 people

The Broomway is known as the most perilous path in Britain – and is a favourite walk of writer Robert Macfarlane, who describes it in this adaptation from his book The Old Ways.<p>If you consult a large-scale map of the Essex coastline between the River Crouch and the River Thames, you will see a …

India’s ancient engineering marvel

This unique architectural idea was medieval India’s ingenious answer to perennial water shortage.<p>Hidden in plain sight, just minutes away from the bustle of New Delhi’s commercial hub, Connaught Place, is an ancient landmark unknown even to most locals.<p>Agrasen ki baoli is a 14th-century stepwell …

Want to move abroad? Try here

We talked to residents in the top-ranking countries for expats to find out what exactly makes their adopted country so special.<p>As the world becomes more connected, the number of people living outside their home country is on the rise – more than 244 million globally, estimates the United Nations, …

Travel

Living in… the world’s most welcoming countries

In these five spots, expats will likely be greeted with a warm welcome, a helping hand and a friendly smile.<p>For many expats, finding new friends can ease the often overwhelming task of adjusting to a new life abroad. But with huge variances in local culture and language capabilities, some places …

Central America

The best password managers

<i>By Joe Kissell</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>If you're not using a …

Information Systems

New Chrome extension helps find all those hidden Netflix categories

Browsing Netflix categories has never been an easy task, but a new Chrome extension aims to let you get straight to hidden categories with ease. Netflix Categories is one of the most simple but useful Chrome extensions, with a basic search feature that lets you surface all of Netflix’s categories …

9 Preview app tips every Mac owner should know

The Preview app ought to have a better opinion of itself. This stock Mac app goes around calling itself "Preview" when it can do so much more than just preview files. To help Preview form a more positive view of itself and help you get the most out of the app, I present 9 things Preview can do …

Tutorials

'Star in a Jar' Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy

For several decades now, scientists from around the world have been pursuing a ridiculously ambitious goal: They hope to develop a nuclear fusion …

Radioactive Diamond Batteries: Making Good Use Of Nuclear Waste

A research team at the University of Bristol has developed a way to use a type of nuclear waste to generate electricity in a nuclear-powered battery that is an actual diamond.<p>Such a battery produces very low power, but has no moving parts, no emissions of any type including radiation, needs no …

Nuclear Energy

Dual-lens zoom kit pushes iPhone 7 Plus camera further

The geeky excitement shared by mobile photographers over the dual-camera of the iPhone 7 Plus has not waned.<p>And as they’ve played with the small optical zoom and blurring backgrounds in portrait mode, two small accessories companies have been quietly but furiously developing a two-lens attachment …

Mobile Photography

There’s an easy way to make your iPhone photos look so much better

Apple made a big deal out of the new cameras on the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and for good reason. They’re some of the best cameras ever put on a phone, …

IPad Pro

Tonight's "supermoon" will be the largest since 1948

The moon is going to be bigger and brighter than usual on Monday.<p>Tonight, the full moon will appear larger than it has since the 1940s. The moon will appear around 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter compared with the smallest full moons. It will be worth taking a step outside to see this …

Supermoon

Clinton: Americans deserve ‘full and complete facts immediately’ regarding new email probe

DES MOINES, Iowa — Hillary Clinton criticized FBI Director James Comey on Friday for failing to disclose additional information about the nature of a new inquiry into her private email server.<p>“We are 11 days out from perhaps the most important national election of our lifetimes,” Clinton said at a …

Government

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft just sent back the last bit of its Pluto data

It's been a 15-month process<p>NASA now has all the science data that the New Horizons spacecraft gathered of Pluto and its moons over a year ago. Early in the morning on October 25th, the vehicle sent back the last bit of the more than 50 gigabits of information it collected during its flyby of Pluto …

Molten Salt Reactors Could Soon Help Power Earth—And One Day Mars

If we get our way and really put humans on Mars in the coming decades, they’re going to need <i>power</i>. NASA has had concrete plans to send people to the …

Energy

Poll: Clinton leads Trump by 9 points heading into last debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new national poll finds Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by 9 points heading into the third and final presidential debate.<p>Clinton leads Trump 47% to 38% in a four-way race. Libertarian Gary Johnson received 8% support, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein registered 3%, according to a …

Government

Was Europe's Mars landing successful?

<b>UPDATE: Oct. 19, 2016, 12:39 p.m. EDT</b> European mission managers have just confirmed that the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter performed its burn …

Space

Microsoft reaches 'human parity' with new speech recognition system

Researchers at Microsoft have published details of new speech recognition technology that they say transcribes conversational speech as well as a human does. "We've reached human parity," says Microsoft's chief speech scientist Xuedong Huang in a statement. "This is an historic achievement."<p>The …

How Apple's Siri is beginning to freak me out

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Writers talk to themselves.<p>It's a solitary job, after all. Writing is a form of silent expression that you hope makes a noise in the outside world. And you hope that noise isn't a snort or a …

San Francisco 49ers

Google Trips mobile app helps you craft the perfect vacation plan and stores everything offline

Google today introduced Trips, a new app that lets you manage and organize everything about your vacations in one place. The app tries to solve a big pain point with international travel — Internet access — by automatically storing all your trip information offline, and it also makes suggestions</i> …

5 Tips to Make Your Camping Adventure Unforgettable

Camping is an easy escape and one of the best ways to take a much needed break from your daily life.

Does This Toilet Seat-Shaped Travel Pillow Cross The Line?

We’ve seen a lot of crowdsourced travel innovations lately, ranging from luggage to travel pillows. However, this has to be one of the most… odd …

This tiny house can be dismantled and reassembled in seven hours to travel with you

If you don’t want to spend all your time living in one location but still want a place you can call your own, a KODA house might just be the answer. This is a tiny solar-powered home that comes from Estonian design collective Kodasema, and it could be suitable for those who wish to move around to …