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Emma Watson nude photo threats were apparently a plot to kill 4chan

Site was a hoax orchestrated by viral marketing company<p>Anonymous users of infamous web forum 4chan leaked stolen nude pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, and scores of other women on September 1st. Three weeks later, anonymous 4chan users threatened to do it again. Their new …

Pandora, Spotify, and Apple Climb App Revenue Charts as Customers Sign Up Via In-App Subscriptions

In a first for streaming music, Pandora, Spotify and Apple's Beats Music are among the leaders in App Store revenue as customers increasingly subscribe to the services using in-app purchases. According to data provided by App Annie and published by <i>Billboard</i>, the music services were among the top …

Out of power? Cable lets you steal juice from another device

How many times has this happened to you? You're out for the day with your tablet, smartphone (and maybe even your smartwatch) all set for a day of play with maybe the occasional check-in with work. As the end of the day approaches, however, your phone's battery is running pretty low thanks to all …

So you wanna be a VJ? Check out these tips from an expert

In the hours before the kick-off of the 11th annual Decibel Festival, aspiring VJs gathered at EMP in Seattle on Wednesday afternoon for an intro to …

Three Irish Teens Win Google Science Fair Using Bacteria to Grow Food

Seeds treated with bacteria grow faster and better, research shows.<p>A trio of Irish high-schoolers nabbed the top prize in this year's Google Science Fair with a project that speeds up crop growth by tapping into the naturally cozy relationship between soil microbes and plants.<p>After 11 months of …

Researcher shows that black holes do not exist

Black holes have long captured the public imagination and been the subject of popular culture, from Star Trek to Hollywood. They are the ultimate …

Warning: Your iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend, and This Video Proves It

- Sep 24, 2014<p>So, if you make a really “HUGE!” and thin handset out of aluminum and glass it could bend easily… Who’da thunk?<p>Reports are coming in …

Please Protect Me From My Password

We live in a world that is surrounded by fear, by a bit of paranoia and maybe rightfully so. We have groups lopping people's heads off and posting the videos online. There is the fear of your not so friendly neighbor invading your territory under the pretext of protection and the outbreak of new …

The Dark Web Gets Darker With Rise of the 'Evolution' Drug Market

In the digital drug trade as in the physical one, taking out one kingpin only makes room for another ready to satisfy the market’s endless demand. In …

iPhone 6 Gets Submerged In Liquid Nitrogen (Video)

We have already seen some iPhone 6 drop tests, and now we have a video of the new iPhone 6 being submerged in liquid nitrogen, as well as one of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Help Scientists By Marking Penguins In Pictures

All while simultaneously training an AI program<p>Check out this latest citizen-science project. It's a site where you can look at photos gathered by an Antarctic network of wildlife cameras and mark if there are penguins in the photos. In other words you get to look at cute animals online and help …

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Archaeology

Alcohol is by far the most dangerous 'date rape drug'

The news last month that a nail varnish was being developed to detect “date rape drugs” created a media furore, attracting praise and scepticism in roughly equal measure. But this is not the first product that claims to detect drugs added surreptitiously to drinks. In recent years, others have …

Signs in groundwater may help predict earthquakes six months in advance

Scientists searching for a way to predict earthquakes have uncovered the most promising lead yet, after uncovering tell-tale chemical spikes in groundwater up to six months before tremors struck.<p>Major earthquakes can kill hundreds of thousands of people, as in Haiti in 2010, but they are the only …

Watch this cartoon to finally understand quantum computing

Microsoft Offering Mobile Users 15GB Extra OneDrive Storage

Microsoft is now offering 30GB of free cloud storage to mobile users, which includes iOS, Android, Windows and Windows Phone devices, with just a …