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Best Wireless Headphones With Noise Cancelling in 2018

• Best overall<br>• Best value over-the-ear headphones<br>• Best noise-cancelling earbuds<br>• Best value noise-cancelling earbuds<p><i>Best overall:</i> Bose QC35 II<p>See at …

Nazi Germany's King Tiger Tank : Super Weapon or Super Myth?

Nazi Germany's Tiger is arguably the most famous tank of World War II. With its thick armor and devastating 88-millimeter gun, the Mark VI—or Tiger …

The best Bluetooth keyboard

<i>By Kimber Streams</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After testing 21 keyboards over the past year, we found that the Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard is the best for most people. The K380 has a battery …

Gear & Gadgets

Rome Journal: The 75

On your next trip to Rome, take the 75 bus. It's a great deal. If you start at Termini which is Rome's central train station and right down the block from the Piazza Repubblica, you will pass the Colosseum and Tastevere before the bus makes it's way up the Jiniculum Hill (or Gianicolo in Italian). …

Breast Cancer and Vitamin D, What's the Connection?

The fact is breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women. As early as the 1980's, studies began looking at the link between Vitamin D and various types of cancer, including breast cancer. Animal studies have consistently shown a correlation between low Vitamin D and breast cancer, but this has been harder to …

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review

It wasn't always easy to answer the question "What is Android?" in a single sentence that adequately explained everything. Android has always been a …

Photography Apps for Every Traveling Photographer

<i>I’ve spent the past several months traveling back and forth between Seattle and Maui for various photography gigs, capturing breaching humpback</i> …

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The Magic of The Telegraph’s World War II Obituaries

As the last wave of Allied heroes fades away, their stories offer a connection to almost unimaginable courage—and to the heyday of British colonialism.<p>Here are a few things Brian Stewart did:<p>Landed at Normandy right after D-Day and led a unit that destroyed 12 Panzer tanks. “They had a bad habit of …

Obituaries

15 Of Richard Dawkins' Most Controversial Tweets

His posts about Ahmed Mohamed are just the latest in a long series of provocative online comments.<p>For better or worse, Richard Dawkins simply isn't one to bite his tongue.<p>On Sunday, the outspoken evolutionary biologist and best-selling author took to Twitter to suggest that Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas …

A Local's Guide to the Hague

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia<p><b>The Hague is a must-visit on your next trip to the Netherlands.</b><p>Only a 50-minute train ride away from the centre of Amsterdam, The Hague (or as the Dutch call it, Den Haag) is home to the Dutch government, many exciting shops and …

Here’s how long your food will really last after passing its expiration date

How many times did you throw away expired food away thinking it was still good for consumption? Well, it turns out you may have been right. If stored …

Which voice calling app uses the most data per minute? We tested the top 10

Free voice call apps, which use data to place calls, can offer a cheaper way to keep in contact with friends abroad and come to the rescue when you’ve used up your monthly minute quota. However, with multi-gigabyte data plans still often coming at a premium price, the busiest chatters out there …

Apps

Best cheap phones ($500 and under)

There are a lot of great phones out there, but the reality is many of them cost well over $500. In 2017 we even saw flagships reach the $1,000 mark. So what if you want one of the good cheap phones that don’t cost over $500? Thankfully there are actually plenty of options for you.<p>In this guide we …

Mobile Technology

10 best email apps for Android

Email is one of the oldest and most important forms of online communication. It’s a service many of us use every single day. There are tons of email services and email apps that accompany them. Some may only have a single account on something like Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo. Their individual apps …

Does turning off Wifi save battery? Not really

It seems fairly straightforward. You're not using your Wifi, you should just turn it off to save battery. However, this question isn't as …

The Best Browser Privacy Tools (That Don’t Make Life More Difficult)

In a year when social media giants and governments alike have made headlines for tracking users online without their consent, battening down the …

Don’t toss that old Android: Turn it into a Chromecast receiver!

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Robert Fruehauf/Shutterstock<p>For its $35 price tag, Google’s Chromecast is already fairly inexpensive. Still, you might …

The Best Monitors for Gaming

Get the best gaming monitor for your money<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p><i>List last updated January 13, 2015</i><p>For the average set of …

Battlefield 4 Free to Play for a Week

Play the full version for 168 hours. But only on PC.<p>If you've been waiting to try Battlefield 4, now is your chance. EA has made the PC version …

BlueStacks vs Andy - The best Android emulators on PC

BlueStacks has long been the gold standard for Android emulators on PC. It’s the name everyone knows and BlueStacks always seems to be doing something interesting. However, a new challenger has hit the floor. It’s called Andy. Can it take on the long-time champ? Let’s take a look!<p>BlueStacks …

Memorial Day in Corregidor

With Memorial Day on the calendar's horizon, it seems fitting to discuss an island which was critical to the allies in the East during World War II. Corregidor is a historic treasure of the Philippines. It is an island reached by ferry through the cooling waters of Manila Bay. The ferry moves …

A Completely Unsanctioned Chocolate Tour of Paris

Our seven-year-old daughter loves chocolate. She also loves Paris.<p>Put the two together, and you don't just have the totally unsanctioned, sugar-laced, chocolate tour of the City of Light. As a bonus, you also settle the eternal argument of which is better -- dark chocolate or light chocolate?<p>Erysse …

ClubTest 2014: Irons

<i>Reviews by Michael Chwasky, Mark Dee and Rob Sauerhaft; Edited by Rob Sauerhaft.</i><p><i>Photography by Michael Chini and Michael Dreas (Snap36)</i><p>Choosing your …

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The Unsolved Mystery of World War II's Missing Men

<b>Excerpted from Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of WWII.</b><p>On a warm spring morning in 2008, a rumpled archaeologist named Eric Emery stood at the edge of a massive barge in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and glared down into the water.<p>All around him, the barge was a hive of …

1,000 Epic Shipwreck Photos Reveal The Dangerous History Of Life At Sea

The sea has long captured the eye of photographers and painters, luring these curious voyagers to the open waters with its sublime beauty. With an ability to evoke both the epitome of tranquility and the peak of unfathomable danger, it's no wonder the ocean is one of the art world's most persistent …

Benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Rooting… a world not every user dares venture into. We wouldn’t blame you if you are wary of doing this. It’s intimidating when manufacturers keep telling you tinkering with a phone can void your warranty and/or harm your device. And it’s true – you may be left on your own if something goes wrong …

Android Phones