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Selfie science: Taking the perfect snap

<b>Have you ever wished your holiday snaps looked just a little crisper, or wondered why your nose looks big in a selfie?</b><p>Two scientists from the University of Surrey are on a mission to help us make the most out of our digital cameras.<p>These devices, with their automated and computerised components, …

Motorola Launches Moto 360 Smartwatch, New 5.2-Inch Moto X, 5-Inch Moto G And Mysterious Moto Hint

It has been a busy 12 months for Motorola. It has been re-launched, rebranded and will soon be sold to Lenovo yet somehow the company has also continued to make great products. The Moto G and Moto E have been budget smashes and the Moto X, while not a runaway sales success, has received plenty of …

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 4, Gear VR Device, And Note Edge In Major Launch

Samsung announced three new devices on Wednesday in a global simulcast presentation, showing off newer and better screens for the ‘selfie taking world.’ Trotting out Adam Levine onstage in New York and demoing a new Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and a virtual reality headset in the Gear VR, the company …

Lumia 735 and 830 Coming To The US Soon

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled a number of new Windows Phone devices at IFA 2014 in Berlin. Both devices are expected to launch by the end of …

New Ikea Ad Spoofs Apple, Promotes 'Book Book' Technology

Ad agency BBH has produced a pretty clever, hilarious ad for Swedish furniture giant Ikea.<p>The ad, promoting Ikea’s 2015 catalog, is a pretty blatant spoof of Apple and, less directly, a satirical piece on tech commercials and over-the-top tech enthusiasm in general.<p>Here it is:<p>“Once in a while, …

New Zealand’s Spokesbird Sirocco the Kākāpō

Changing Planet<p>This week I met Sirocco the kākāpō, spokesbird for New Zealand conservation. The kākāpō are an emblematic species for New Zealand conservation, and typifying island conservation. The species displays all the hallmarks of island adaptation – flightlessness and gigantism, and on top of …

"Da Gou", China's Own Big Dog Robot

Two years ago, Boston Dynamic's four legged Big Dog robot was recruited as the U.S. Army's Legged Squad Support System (LS3) tech demonstrator. But in the meantime, China has not been standing still in the field of bionic robots. At a late August expo on unmanned technologies, NORINCO provided the …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

The Ultimate Selfie From Shapify.me

Taking a photo of yourself (a selfie) with your iPhone or smartphone is now passé. Shapify.me from the Artec Group aims to let you create a full “mini me” eight-inch tall full body statue of yourself to 3D print via the service or on your own 3D printer. The scanning booth will allow thousands of …

Shakira - Behind The Scenes

Shakira

Tesla Model S P85 vs Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Super Trofeo Stradale Head up Drag Racing

Lamborghini

Fabien Cousteau Leads "Aquanauts" in Record-Breaking Undersea Expedition

Timed for 50 years after a historic Jacques Cousteau effort, Mission 31 advances ocean science and exploration.<p>Fabien Cousteau is leading a team of scientists, educators, and filmmakers this month on the longest-ever expedition in a stationary habitat beneath the sea. The project, called Mission …

Kerry urges Kurds to save Iraq from collapse | Reuters

ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged leaders of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country.<p>Security forces fought Sunni armed factions for control of the country’s …

'Hospitals should employ safety experts', says victim's husband

A fifth of hospital trusts in England may be covering up mistakes, a government review suggests.<p>The analysis of reporting incidents shows 29 out of 141 trusts were not registering the expected number of safety incidents. The review said this may be a sign of a "poor" safety culture.<p>Health Secretary …

2014: Will It Be The Hottest Year Ever?

Last month was the warmest May in recorded history—and if El Nino gets its way in late 2014, this year could be the balmiest ever.<p>Last month was the warmest-ever May in the history of temperature records, leaving atmospheric scientists to wonder: Will 2014 go down as the hottest year ever?<p>“For 351 …

Woman Climbs Into Lion Cage to Feed Them Cookies

The Memphis Zoo has banned a woman for life because she jumped the barrier of the lion enclosure to feed them cookies, the Associated Press …