Raphael Insigne

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“Mirrors With Memories”: Why Did Victorians Take Pictures of Dead People?

“Secure the shadow, ere the substance fades.” That very early photographers’ slogan—introduced not long after Louis Daguerre announced his …

TV

Dinosaur eggs took months to hatch — putting parents and babies at risk

Long incubation time may have played a role in their extinction<p>Some dinosaur eggs took as long as six months to hatch — an incredibly long time that may have given dinos a disadvantage at the time of their extinction 65 million years ago. New research shows that some dinosaur embryos took twice as …

The Most-Pinned Healthy Recipe Of 2016 Is Something You Should Cook Tonight

The people of Pinterest have spoken, and the most beloved healthy recipe of 2016 is all about tasty chicken and avocado. The most-pinned healthy …

23 Ways To Savagely Insult Someone Without Cursing

Reddit user CookieBaba recently asked, "What is your best insult without cussing?" Here are the cutting responses.

Engadget

The Turing Phone Is Built to Be Unhackable and Unbreakable

SYL Chao opens his silver briefcase and lays it on the table. He deftly puts on white gloves and begins to unwrap white cloths from three rectangular …

What To Do When Your Phone Is Stolen

Apple's new iPhone update is making the home screen obsolete for me

There's one thing I've noticed above anything else so far — I barely ever navigate to the home screen.<p>That's because the new Siri Suggestions screen in iOS 9 has almost everything I need.<p>Siri Suggestions is a new feature in iOS 9 that "predicts" who you want to talk to, which apps you want to use, …

Apps

The awful things you have to do to survive at Facebook

Some people may describe Facebook as the best places to work in the tech industry, but that’s not always the case, as not everyone who’s been hired …

Galaxy S6 user switches to the iPhone 6, runs back to Android after two weeks

As we’ve seen countless times in the past, neither iOS nor Android is objectively “better” than the other — both platforms have pluses and minuses …

The smallest Bluetooth headset in the world is blowing up on Kickstarter

Motorola’s Moto Hint is definitely one of the most interesting Bluetooth headsets around, or at least that used to be the case until Dot arrived. The …

Samsung and Google censor LGBT apps in South Korea

Samsung is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, in the hub of an exceedingly connected country: South Korea boasts the fastest internet connection speed in the world and is second globally in smartphone penetration. It's in this environment that both Samsung and Google have banned popular gay …

Apple Watch and Fitbit rashes are real (and gross)

We’re seeing a lot of reports across the Internet of Apple Watch owners getting some irritation from their wearables. We have a few likely culprits for these blights, including friction with the band; contact dermatitis from dirt, water, or soap getting stuck underneath; or allergic reactions to …

Apple Watch

Believe it or not, Apple’s working on new 64-bit iPods

With Apple Music making waves, a dedicated music-playing device like the iPod suddenly seems more relevant than it’s been in years. Which is why it’s great to hear that Apple is reportedly planning to introduce a refreshed lineup of iPod touch, nano and shuffle media players on Tuesday, July 14.<p>The …

I found an iPhone on the ground and what I found in its photo gallery terrified me..

<b>I found an iPhone on the ground</b>: It was sitting beside the curb outside my apartment. A white iPhone 4S in surprisingly good condition. I scooped it …

Why your smartphone takes better photographs than the Hubble space telescope

Given that we’re living in a golden age for space photography, it’s surprising how antiquated the hardware responsible is…<p>For those who keep up with the latest developments in space exploration, the last couple of years have offered a rich feast of images: from close-up pictures of water-worn …

Hubble Space Telescope

He Made a Secret Album in an Apple Store

Prince Harvey needed to make an album. So after his computer crashed, he spent four months in an Apple store singing the entire thing into a display …

Pictures of rare Nintendo-Sony Play Station console posted by Colorado man

A Colorado man revealed images this week of what might be the rarest and most treasured piece of video game memorabilia ever: a prototype of the …

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Back in 2000, the CIA made 8 predictions on what life would be like in 2015

We're now halfway through the year and it turns out that several of these predictions were on the money.<p>Here's a rundown of some of the predictions, according to a December 2000 story from The Telegraph.<p><b>"International affairs are increasingly determined by large and powerful organizations rather</b> …

Natural Gas

Is Windows 10 right for you and your PC?

On July 29, Microsoft will release its newest operating system, Windows 10 (what happened to Windows 9?). To persuade people to upgrade, Microsoft is offering Windows 10 as a free upgrade if you have a computer running Windows 7 or 8.1. Windows 8.0 users will need to upgrade to 8.1 first, but …

iPhone 6S Will Keep Worst iPhone 6 Feature

Hopes are building for the iPhone 6S. We know its most exciting feature, its release date and most major changes, but now a new leak is more disappointing because it confirms the worst thing about the iPhone 6 will stay for another generation…<p>The 16GB storage option. Yes, despite the bump last year …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Productivity

The best way to photograph fireworks with your iPhone

The best part about the Fourth of July is the fireworks, but the worst part is all of the mediocre pictures of fireworks that end up flooding your Instagram feed.<p>If you scroll back far enough back in your pictures, you can probably find a subpar fireworks picture you took from last year.<p>Nothing …

'Bank of Apple' Moves Closer With New Patent To Kill PayPal, Square

Apple has quietly filed for a new patent which details a person-to-person money transmission method which could potentially grab market share from PayPal and Square, and hit the already beleaguered banking sector struggling to keep up with FinTech.<p>Apple is already banking on consumers using the …

Apple Pay

Samsung is reportedly poised to ditch the an extremely popular feature on its next phone

Originally reported by Italian site HDBlog, Samsung is allegedly planning to release a larger version of its Galaxy S6 Edge sometime in the near future.<p>Admittedly, this remains a rumor -- there has been no official confirmation from the Korean tech giant -- but it appears highly credible. SamMobile …

Mobile