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Metal-Eating Plant in the Philippines Feasts on Nickel

<b>A new paper in the journal PhytoKeys details the discovery of a new plant species that can be found in the Philippines and which displays some really</b> …

Philippines

Don’t Tap the White Tile is just the latest hit to prove no one really understands mobile gaming

Candy Crush Saga developer King is paying for Farm Heroes Saga commercials on television in an effort to boost the sim game’s mobile downloads here in the United States. Meanwhile, a game known as Piano Tiles on iOS and Don’t Tap The White Tile on Android, is the most-downloaded game for both …

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Kids

Internet Speeds Are Rising Sharply, But So Are Hack Attacks

A new "state of the Internet" report shows more people around the world are connected, and they're doing so at faster speeds. But as the Internet grows, so does the number of cyberattacks.<p>A quarterly report from Akamai Technologies, which provides cloud services to businesses, details a bleak …

Cyber-attacks

Google Street View's New Time Travel Option Is Pretty Incredible

The Verge reports the option was derived from the tsunami that struck off the coast of Japan in early 2011, devastating the country.<p>According to The Verge:<p>In the aftermath [of the tsunami], Google set out to preserve imagery it had captured prior to the disaster, including original Street View …

Google Street View

Oh look, the Galaxy K (S5 Zoom) actually looks like a phone

The alleged Galaxy K<p>Remember the Galaxy S4 Zoom? The smartphone/camera hybrid landed last year with a… well, without a bang. Customers weren’t really swayed by the rather curious device, which combined a Galaxy S4 with a 10X optical zoom telescopic lens. But Samsung isn’t ready to give up on the …

Cameras

Bigger-screen iPhone 6 may mean smaller sales at Apple -- for now

Apple fans, already waiting for the next big thing, may have paused on buying an iPhone as they wait for the large-screen iPhone 6, expected in coming months.<p>Apple may not have sold as many iPhones as investors and analysts hoped last quarter -- even with the addition of China Mobile as a …

iPhone

Don’t mess with my data in multiplayer Watch Dogs (hands-on preview)

If you steal my data, I’m going to hunt you down and kill you. That’s the premise behind the multiplayer mode in Watch Dogs, the highly anticipated video game about a hacker who controls a city with his smartphone.<p>Ubisoft’s designers tried to make the city come alive, and one of the ways they do …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Feature rich, lacking focus.<p>The Galaxy S5 is a great phone, even if it isn’t particularly ambitious. Samsung has iterated upon the Galaxy S4’s …

Multiplayer coming to Injustice: Gods Among Us mobile

The mobile version of NetherRealm Studios' fighting game, <i>Injustice: Gods Among Us</i>, is set to receive a multiplayer update, according to a teaser posted by DC Entertainment.<p><i>Injustice: Gods Among Us</i> was released last year. It features villains and heroes facing off against one other, while the mobile …

Personal Apple Pie Cups for When You Don't Want to Share

<i>Original post and photos by Susanna Tuan on Spoon University - UChicago.</i><p>This recipe will fulfill your craving for apple pie without the effort and commitment (or the budget) of making the whole pie. An apple pie cup consists of toasted and buttered pecans at the bottom, layered with a warm apple …

Classic Pecan Pie Recipe - How to Make Perfect Pecan Pie

How Chia Seeds Can Help You Eat Healthier Without Tasting Like It

Eating healthy has its challenges. With the plethora of pizza, ice cream and chocolate chip cookies that exist in our daily lives, how can we be expected to opt for oatmeal and salads? It's a cruel, cruel world. But to right some of this injustice, we've gathered a handful of healthy recipes that …

WhatsApp now has more than 48m active users a month in India

India appears to be one of the fastest growing market for the messaging app with over 4 million active users joining every month.<p>The WhatsApp messaging service is doing really well in India. According to a report by BGR India, WhatsApp spokesperson Neeraj Arora told the site that the company now …

India