Mike Seabrook

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It turns out Apple invented USB-C

If it seems weird to you that Apple abandoned Thunderbolt, its all-in-one connector created just a few years back, in favor of USB-C for the new MacBook, you’re not the only one. It <i>is</i> weird. But there might be a more straightforward explanation for that than you think: According to a new rumor, …

USB Type-C

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

The towns where travellers lose track of time

It was only supposed to be a couple of days; time enough to check out the temple you’d read about, pick up some bargains in the market, and mosey round the town before you head off to the next stop on your travels.<p>Yet somehow it’s a week later and not only are you still there, but you can’t see …

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

Analog for Dummies

If you’re like me, you probably wear a watch out of habit and less for actually telling the time. After all, it’s just easier to look at your phone! …

Microsoft may preview Windows 'Threshold' in April, launch it in 2015

Microsoft may have just released Windows 8.1 a few months ago, but it's reportedly on the cusp of previewing its <i>next</i> major Windows version, Threshold. The <i>SuperSite</i> <i>for Windows</i> hears from sources that Microsoft will provide a "vision" for the OS at its Build conference in early April. While there …

App developers see wearable devices as next big thing

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wearable computers like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch may not have caught fire yet, but that hasn’t stopped mobile game developers from rushing to create apps for the new devices, eager to seize what they hope is the next big moment in consumer …

An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

Military Spending

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

This man was just evicted from Beijing’s underground heating system—and there are many more like him

In a luxury residential neighborhood in northeastern Beijing, a 52-year-old man named Wang Xiuqing has been living in the underground pipelines (link in Chinese) of the city’s heating system for 10 years.<p>On Dec. 6, after seeing news reports (Chinese) of Wang and others’ underground abodes, …

Heating System

Pele Refuses to Perform World Cup Draw for Fear of Bad Luck for Brazil

Brazilian football legend Pele turned down the opportunity to help with the 2014 World Cup draw on Friday for fear of handing his country a tough draw.<p>Expectations are running high. With any sign of a negative draw likely to bring disappointment, Pele has decided to stay well clear.<p>Per Reuters, via …

No siblings: A side-effect of China's one-child policy

<b>What's it like to grow up in a world where no-one has brothers or sisters? Are siblings really that important? Researchers have been asking those questions for years - and China, with its famous one-child policy, has been a good place to look for an answer.</b><p>Chinese families used to have an average …

Siblings

Why Sex Can Make You Look Younger... And Even Hotter

When we complain to our dermatologists about having dull complexions or suffering from adult acne, the last thing we expect them to prescribe is sex. But it turns out getting "busy" has benefits beyond the bedroom (or wherever you choose to get it in).<p>Dr. David Weeks, a British consultant clinical …

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

Weddings

Brazilian protesters clash with police outside stadium

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/989000/989998_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534409758_10d7a0b6480e6e3c7ff652fb741f4d01<p><b>Brazilian police have used tear gas to stop protesters from approaching a football stadium during a Brazil-Uruguay Confederations Cup match.</b><p>About 50,000 …

Brazil