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NASA releases stunning video of Pluto’s surface

NASA has released footage from its New Horizons spacecraft, giving folks on Earth a glimpse at Pluto‘s surface.<p>Compiled from a series of …

CIBC Apple Pay Adoption “Quite Strong”; BMO, TD, Scotia Launch in “Several Weeks”

How popular has Apple Pay been since its expansion to CIBC and RBC just over two weeks ago? So far, so good, according to CIBC.<p>David Williamson, head …

Apple Pay in Canada FAQ: What You Need to Know

Apple Pay launched last fall in Canada for American Express cardholders only, which meant the majority of Visa and MasterCard users with cards from …

Apple Pay

People Are Selling Their First Generation iPods on eBay for $20,000

Over the past several years, the market for collectable iPods has been growing. In fact, eBay is full of classic iPod dating back several years that …

Watch: Apple's 2016 MacBook vs. 2015 13" MacBook Air in head-to-head comparison

Apple's latest 12-inch MacBook refresh brings better battery life and a faster processor to the ultraportable platform, but in some respects is …

MacBook Air

Making Your Own Coffee Can Forge

Soup can, paint can, coffee can forge. Lots of people seem to think that casting and forging is out of their grasp, technically, financially, and in terms of the risks involved. Certainly getting deeply into smithing can mean all of that, but it’s really not that hard to create your own micro force …

How to build your own Raspberry Pi Cluster

<i>The banana is for scale.</i>When I originally built the Raspberry Pi Dramble 6-node Pi cluster in 2014 (for testing Ansible with bare metal hardware on …

Raspberry Pi

It's time to ask uncomfortable questions about Jaromir Jagr's future

Jaromir Jagr didn't score a goal in the Florida Panthers' first-round defeat to the New York Islanders and has not seen the back of the net in 37 …

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Elon Musk: SpaceX Is "Delusional" About Mars

SpaceX wants to occupy Mars. Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks that's crazy. Image source: SpaceX.<p>In less than 10 years from now, SpaceX may or may not beat NASA in the race to Mars. Astrophysicist, Hayden Planetarium director, and host of the National Geographic Channel's <i>StarTalk</i> Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson …

Mars Mission

Foreign governments are dumping US debt at a record rate

Naturally, if the Chinese and the Japanese, and others, decided they didn't want to buy US debt anymore — at least not at the promised interest rate — then the US government would have to entice them and others to take on the debt by promising to pay a higher interest rate on it. In turn, this …

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Armed men arrive to 'de-escalate' Oregon refuge standoff, then leave

A group of armed men from around the Pacific Northwest who arrived at a wildlife refuge on Saturday morning left several hours later after people leading an occupation of the refuge told them they weren't needed.<p>Todd MacFarlane, a Utah lawyer acting as a mediator, said occupation leader Ammon Bundy …

Apple's competition is going to have a tough year in 2016

In 2015 Apple grabbed a 94 percent share of the world's global smartphone profits, sold the only profitable tablets and smartwatch, increased its Mac …

What's Coming From Apple in 2016: Apple Watch 2, iPhone 6c, iPhone 7, Skylake MacBooks, and More

With the launch of the Apple Watch, the iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus, the new Apple TV, and the iPad Pro, 2015 was a major year for Apple. The Apple Watch introduced a whole new category, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus saw the debut of 3D Touch, and the iPad Pro brought Apple's largest iOS device yet.<p>iOS …

MacBook Air

What is the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims?

CLASHES between Islam's two big sects, the Sunni and the Shia, take place across the Muslim world. In the Middle East a potent mix of religion and …

What ‘Bob from Calgary’ really meant when he posted his NYT comment

<i>Robert Summers is a researcher and instructor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta.</i><p>A number of years ago, while visiting Calgary, I glibly signed up to The New York Times to post an off-the-cuff comment in response to a Paul Krugman article. Apparently, …

Nintendo’s make-or-break year

Nintendo’s make-or-break year Nintendo Nintendo have had a rough 12 months – can they turn things around in 2016? By Ben Sillis on 1 January 2016

Nintendo

Using The Force? No, it's an Apple Watch flying this drone | News Home | Reuters

Far from science fiction, the ability to seemingly control things with your hands is no longer the fantasy that stories like Star Wars once imagined, thanks to a research team in Taiwan that has created technology akin to using The Force.<p>The Taiwanese technology researchers at PVD+ have written an …

Apple Watch

Apple ad-blocking software scares publishers but Google is target

When Apple revealed that its new operating system for mobile phones, iOS 9, would feature what the company called “content-blocking Safari extensions”, no one really blinked.<p>Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, didn’t even detail the feature on stage at the lavish launch for iOS 9 in July.<p>Instead, …

Digital Advertising

A truly Canadian problem: Who do I complain to about Netflix?

One of the big technology questions heading into 2016 will be: What is television?<p>Equally poignant for a growing number of consumers will be: What is …

Awesome DIY Raspberry Pi Bartop Arcade

Intructables user jackandwho has created an awesome Raspberry Pi Bartop Arcade and kindly published everything you need to know over on the …

DIY Shape-Shifting Lamp That You Can Flip, Swirl And Arrange However You Want

This stacked lamp was inspired by a very expensive designer lamp I found online (it was 650 euros), I decided to make my own using free software, …

Developer Shows How to Sideload Apps like ‘GBA4iOS’ onto iPhone with Xcode 7

Earlier this week it was reported an Apple developer membership is no longer required for people to build apps and test them on their iOS devices. …

Moss Graffiti: The Coolest DIY Project Ever

The latest take on graffiti street art is going green! Moss graffiti is the most sustainable way to adorn the streets, both private and public, with …

How to Make a Chalkboard Window

Chalkboard windows are such a great way to add some charm into your home. Old windows can be found at flea markets, thrift stores, and even on the …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

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