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Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

A Home Depot Marriage Proposal, Joking Bad & More Viral Videos

From Joking Bad to an all-out Home Depot marriage proposal, WATCH our countdown of the best and buzziest.<p><b>10. A National Treasure</b><p>Never has eight …

How Common Are Sadists?

People who enjoy being cruel are scarily prevalent, new research says.<p>There may be more sadists lurking in our midst than we'd like to think, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia and the University of Texas at El Paso. After offering a group of college students the …

Your science questions answered

<b>Q. How many times would a light year go around planet Earth?</b> asks Michael Sorel<p>A. When it comes to hopping between planets and stars, the concepts of distance and time can become mind-boggling. Luckily, we have the light year to help us to get a grip on the vastness of the universe. If you took a …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Kanye West Charged in Airport Scuffle

Kanye West has been charged with battery and attempted grand theft for his July encounter with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport. …

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World's First 'Invisible' Skyscraper Is Not Made Of Metamaterials, Sadly

Still really weird and cool, though<p>We've long been interested in the progression of invisibility, which, for us, usually relies on crazy foundations like metamaterials. So when we heard that U.S.-based GDS Architects was working on an <i>invisible skyscraper</i> in South Korea, our ears perked up. Turns …

Drake Debuts “Too Much” with Sampha on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

With “Wu-Tang Forever” still very fresh on listeners ears, Drake keeps the momentum going with another debut off his <i>Nothing Was the Same</i> LP due …

Why does your voice sound different on a recording?

No one likes listening to themselves, but why? It’s because when you speak you hear yourself in two different ways.<p>What makes a recording of our voice sound so different... and awful? It’s because when you speak you hear your own voice in two different ways. Greg Foot explains all.<p>The first is …

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