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Strong magnetic storm watch issued, could ignite northern lights to Detroit, Chicago

<b>UPDATE:</b><p>A strong magnetic storm is expected to hit Earth over the next two days. The strength of the magnetic storm means northern lights could be …

Northern Lights

Almost every speed limit is too low

When lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?”<p>Hearing his question, you might assume that lieutenant Megge is a particularly zealous police officer. The type of person who walks half a city …

Plex’s hardware-free media server, Plex Cloud, opens to all

After a couple of stops and starts — and some concerns — media player software maker Plex is opening its online service known as Plex Cloud to all paying Plex users. The service, which was first introduced into private beta in September, eliminates the need for an always-on PC or other …

Now You Can Give Oral Sex Long-Distance By Licking Your Phone

When it comes to oral, maybe it's time to start phoning it in<p>Smartphones allow people to check sports scores, send email and watch cat videos almost anywhere.<p>They now can also allow you to perform cunnilingus just by licking your phone.<p>That’s the idea behind “O-Cast,” a new digital marketplace that …

Drink More Booze While Traveling to Avoid Getting Sick

2.7K<p>SHARES<p>When you think of drinking while traveling there's a chance some memories are bad—that tequila bender in Tijuana, or an unfortunate case of …

The International Space Station Has Been Recording Detailed Videos of North Korea

Spooky.<p>From a lofty perch about 250 miles (400 km) above Earth, an ultra-high-definition video camera called Iris is recording unprecedented views of …

Coming soon to a theater near you: VR pods and Minecraft?

Beware if you tend to veer into dystopian paranoia: Cinemark CEO Mark Zoradi offered a glimpse of moviegoing's future Wednesday, and it includes windowless rooms where our children have replaced Little League baseball with Minecraft tourneys.<p>The executive said Wednesday that Cinemark anticipates …

Virtual Reality

Canada schools evacuation: 60 institutions forced to close after police issue order

All schools have been evacuated in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island following a potential bomb threat, say police.<p>More than 60 schools …

Canada

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

The world's fastest consumer drone can record 4K video at 85 miles per hour

A former pro racer has built the drone of his dreams<p>George Matus was 11 years old when he flew his first drone. "I was immediately hooked," the young man tells me with a grin. By age 16 he was competing as a professional drone racer and acting as a test pilot for new aircraft. Now 18, he recently …

The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016 by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Sometimes the world is not yet ready for a new technology to enter the …

Pokémon Go review

If you can say nothing else about <i>Pokémon Go</i>, at the very least you must admit that it's a phenomenon to a degree that's rarely seen in gaming.<p>In a matter of a week, this new mobile take on Nintendo's long-running role-playing game series has grown astoundingly popular. It has consumed social media …

Pokémon

Virtual reality porn: the end of civilisation as we know it?

Magic Leap Wants the Entire World to Be Your Computer Display

There aren’t many things in the digital sphere that have created as much anticipation as Magic Leap, a company that has raised over $1 billion in …

VR porn festival turned away hundreds of people from trying out digital sex

VR porn is taking the world by storm. Well, at least Japan, which seems to be embracing the new form of intercourse simulation.<p>Japan's first VR porn …

Virtual Reality

Google Searches for "VR Porn" Increased Nearly 10,000% Since 2014

Shockingly, people are into sex — even if it’s virtual.<p>Searches for “VR porn” have increased 100-fold from November 2014 through April 2016, …

Charges laid after Calgary cab flipped because driver punched unconscious

A Calgary cab driver is recovering from a "disturbing and violent attack" after he was punched unconscious by a customer and flipped his taxi.<p>The …

Behind the scenes of porn’s virtual reality experiment

From our friends at<p>BY TRACY CLARK-FLORY<p>Chanel Preston, clad in a too-small sheer top, bright red miniskirt, and black thigh-high boots, addresses a …

'A shakedown against Canadians': Hollywood still telling internet pirates to pay up

At least one anti-piracy company is still sending copyright infringement notices on behalf of Hollywood studios, demanding Canadians pay a settlement …

2016 June 12 - A Roll Cloud Over Uruguay

<b>A Roll Cloud Over Uruguay</b> <b><br>Credit & Licence:</b> Daniela Mirner Eberl<p><b>Explanation:</b> What kind of cloud is this? A type of arcus cloud called a roll cloud. …

Europe's 52 best secret beaches

The beach is the key to many a great holiday – from first childhood steps across the sand to teenage posturing and strolls en famille. But the perfect beach is rarely found by chance.<p>The coasts of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic are fringed with an overwhelming array of beaches - many of which …

This 75-year-old NASA legend has been working in secret for 10 years building a startup that wants to outdo Intel and Google

After leaving NASA, Goldin spent some time bouncing around and studying robotics before accepting a position as the president of Boston University in 2003. He never officially held the position, however, because the school terminated his contract a day before he was slated to start (though he still …

TappCar launches in Calgary, bringing new ride-hailing option to the city

Alberta-based TappCar officially entered the Calgary market Tuesday, after the city relaxed its bylaws to allow for more ride-hailing services that …

Canada

Vuze VR camera aims to give you high-end 360 video for only $800

There's a small lie that's snowballing into a huge lie when it comes to 360-degree videos and virtual reality.<p>You see, with the rise of VR, there's …

Virtual Reality

Scuba diving off Ni'ihau, Hawaii's 'forbidden island' | CNN Travel

GoPro is finally shipping its massive professional VR rig

VR you ready?<p>After months of delays, the 16-camera virtual reality rig that GoPro built with Google has finally shipped. GoPro tells <i>The Verge</i> that Odyssey, as it's called, has made it out to the first few companies that were vetted as part of a "limited access" pilot program.<p>GoPro declined to …

Friends prank their buddy at the airport using a dildo and a water bottle

Ah, the old dildo strapped to a water bottle prank.<p>It's easy for just about anyone to feel a little nervous at the airport. Security is tight, and …

Flying

6 Things You Should Say to Your Soulmate Every Single Day

From someone who lost hers.<p>For three years, I had the most perfect marriage in the entire world. I never set out to brag about it, but it's really hard not to. We loved each other. We liked each other. We finished each other's sandwiches, sentences, and Starbucks (he was the slowest drinker on the …

Samsung’s next wearable could be a smart contact lens called Gear Blink

Samsung has virtual reality covered with the Gear VR, but the Korean giant might have also plans to enter the world of augmented reality. However, …

Augmented Reality

We are torturers and murderers: America’s first casualty of war is the Constitution

W dispensed with the Eighth Amendment; Obama with the Fifth and Fourteenth. Through it all, Congress has been MIA<p>Let’s face it: in times of war, the Constitution tends to take a beating. With the safety or survival of the nation said to be at risk, the basic law of the land -- otherwise considered …