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Fast-food fails from McDonald's, Chipotle, Domino's, and more

When restaurants mess up, customers are quick to criticize over social media.<p>We found some hilarious fast-food fails at brands ranging from McDonald's to Domino's.<p>From Big Macs that are slightly off, to Taco Bell's newest menu item, here are some of the biggest fails.<p>Not even Chipotle is safe.

Fast Food

16 GIFs That Will Actually Help You In Maths Class

The one time it's actually productive to be reading BuzzFeed in school.

Mathematics

Forget Headphones, You Can Listen To Music Through Your Skull Now

I don’t want to startle you guys and sound the alarms technology growing too quickly or robots becoming self-aware, but this is pretty close. It seems unthinkable that you could have earphones that, you know, don’t go on your ears, but this is the future that we live in.<p>That new invention comes by …

Google's driverless cars are getting into accidents for an unexpected reason

Google's cars are designed to do what they're supposed to do. The robocars obey speed limits, come to a complete standstill at stop signs, and always stay in their lanes.<p><b>But when a human is behind the wheel, that isn't always the case — and it's becoming a big safety hazard for Google's vehicles on</b> …

A Guy Was In An Airplane When He Captured This Shot That NASA Went Nuts Over

​<p>Trevor Mahlmann dreams big. And I mean real big. He's a aeronautical and astronautical engineering student, photographer, and all around awesome …

Space Exploration

Scientists Make The Case For A 6th Taste — But It's Less Than Tasty

To the ranks of sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami, researchers say they are ready to add a sixth taste — and its name is, well, a mouthful: "oleogustus."<p>Announced in the journal Chemical Senses last month, oleogustus is Latin for "a taste for fat."<p>"It is a sensation one would get from eating …

Nutrition

Why 3 car giants just bought Nokia’s mapping business for $3B

Following what was surely one of the least well-kept secrets in acquisition history, Nokia finally confirmed the sale of its Here mapping division earlier this morning.<p>The buyer, as expected, was a consortium of German car manufacturers — Audi, BMW, and Daimler. The value? €2.8 billion ($3.07 …

Mobile

These Speakers Use Ultrasonic Waves To Cut Through The Noise

Like lasers for your ears<p>Problem<p>Everyday speakers—whether they’re in a cellphone, TV, or radio—scatter sound waves as soon as they leave the cone. A single wave can bounce off dozens of surfaces, slamming into other signals and degrading along the way, before reaching your ear in a muddled mess. …

Audiophile

6 Things You Should Know About Lab Diamonds

Lab Diamonds Help Catch Up to Demand<p>A clear, sparkling diamond is rare. That’s part of its appeal. Those mined today formed billions of years ago. But a new method can grow gem-quality diamonds on demand in just three months. Lab diamonds are identical to their natural counterparts and cost 30 to …

Engagement Rings

NASA Chip Reflects Wi-Fi To Save Your Smartphone Battery

Thanks, NASA<p>Our modern world rests squarely on the shoulders of wireless communications; phones, computers and wearables all rely on a select few wireless protocols, like Wi-Fi. Upgrading one of these protocols means a potential upgrade to the way the world interacts.<p>A researcher at NASA’s Jet …

Wi-Fi

Silver brings the Swift language to Android and Windows developers

If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it:000<p>RemObjects Software today is happy to announce the first release of Silver, the free compiler …

11 unreal houseboats that will set your imagination adrift

With oceans, lakes, and rivers taking up a major chunk of the Earth’s surface, it was only a matter of time before structures typically reserved for …

Ultra Noir: A blacker than black Honda CB750

Murdered-out customs used to be all the rage. But lately, builders have been favoring more diverse color palettes. Which is a real pity: done right, black-on-black can be downright beautiful.<p>Clockwork Motorcycles‘ Samuel Guertin proves it with his latest offering: a 1978 Honda CB750 with a brawny …

Honda

Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Space Ventures Will Spawn First Trillionaire

A passion for exploration is the fuel to an innovative economy, says astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.<p>In an interview with CNBC's On the Money, the host of the new National Geographic Channel show StarTalk — based on Tyson's podcast and Sirius XM radio show of the same name — described the …

Obama Administration

The end of peak oil? Audi invents way to create crude fossil fuels from mixture of air and water

German automaker Audi says it has developed a process for making diesel fuel out of nothing but water and carbon dioxide, laying the groundwork for a …

Do we all have Alzheimer's completely wrong? This man says yes

Throughout his career, Duke University neurology professor Allen Roses has challenged what for decades has been the prevailing orthodoxy in Alzheimer’s research: Namely, the “amyloid hypothesis,” which suggests that a protein called beta-amyloid clogs up the brain, killing neurons and causing the …

Samsung mimics Apple, right down to Jony Ive-style voice

Technically Incorrect: A new ad lauding Samsung's design credentials bears a stunning resemblance to every video lauding Apple's design credentials.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The jokes about Samsung copying Apple are almost …

Apple Watch

NASA Has Trialled an Engine That Would Take Us to Mars in 10 Weeks

And may have inadvertently created a warp drive in the process.<p>NASA scientists have reported that they've successfully tested an engine called the …

How To Hijack Your Car’s Infotainment System

Make your car smarter<p>As most drivers know, “infotainment” generally means “in-dash navigation system with limited function and old maps.” Soup up your car’s outdated software with an upgrade module and a powerful computer you already own--your smartphone.<p><b>WARNING:</b> Disconnect the car battery before …

Why the iPad Should be Used in Classrooms

As I’ve written in previous posts, the iPad is having tremendous success being used in school classrooms – from kindergarten classes to university …

Education Technology

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 04.11.14

We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, as well as the special qualities of comic …

Kim Kardashian's late father taught her a great lesson about business and money

"Keeping Up with the Kardashians," currently in its tenth season, and the family recently signed a reportedly $100 million deal to stay with the E! network for the next four years.<p>According to Forbes, Kardashian earned $28 million in 2014 alone and earlier this month she was named one of Time …

Tesla begins selling used cars at discount prices

While news on Tesla has been dominated by their new Powerwall home battery system this last week, the company made a small change to its primary …

Twenty lists every entrepreneur should create

Being a startup founder who is obsessed with my own personal growth, I frequently get sucked into blog posts with titles like "The top 5 traits of all successful entrepreneurs." These articles tend to cite characteristics such as passion, persistence, inspiration, an eye for talent, a data-driven …

Biologists Discover The Key Mechanism That Triggers Human Ageing

And they could use it to help slow or reverse the process.<p>Scientists have discovered that the deteorioration of the tightly-packed bundles of DNA …

The Best Ways For Parents To Pay For College

College is expensive, but education is purposeful. Most parents understand this and want their children to go to college. College boosts incomes. College betters society. But the monetary cost can be hard to overcome.<p>For parents who want to help pay for their children’s college education, there …

College & University

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5 Best Apps to do Programming on Android Platform

Are you a great programming lover? If yes, then you will surely love the apps that I have shared in this article. Because they will let you do …

Apps

World’s first drone graffiti… isn’t that great

So you want to get a drone and make it spray a fantastic mural on your local public wall, yes? That’s what KATSU did this week, right on Kendall …

Autonomous towing robots can sneak off with your car

Developed by a team of European scientists, the AVERT system consists of a team of eight robots that can basically replace a tow truck.<p>We all want them, but it'll be years before self-driving cars take over the roads. In the meantime though, these sneaky little pancake robots can move any car …

Robotics