Richard K Wallace

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How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac arouses debate as a 'really bad porn movie'

Two years after being expelled from the Cannes film festival after joking he was a Nazi, Lars von Trier is back with a bang – or rather a series of them. The Danish director's latest production contains scenes of oral sex, anal sex and threesomes, together with an extended montage of penis types. …

Samsung announces Isocell camera sensor technology

Samsung has announced new advanced pixel technology for CMOS image sensors, which lets owners of premium mobile devices take clearer, high-quality pictures.<p>In a press release, the South Korean firm said Isocell advanced pixel technology increases a camera's light sensitivity and is able to better …

With Britain Out, Allies Abandon Obama on Syria

Will the U.S. now go it alone in Syria?<p>After the battle to secure a broad international coalition collapsed in disarray, President Obama has …

Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It’s no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people’s faces, but research suggests that the drug’s positive effects go beyond just getting …

10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

Apps

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The View From Aurland Lookout Is Seriously Vertigo-Inducing

Sometimes nature and architecture can combine to create a unique image and experience.<p>At the Aurland Lookout in the Sogn og Fjordane region of Norway, this is certainly the case.<p>Originally designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen as part of a program on tourist routes commissioned by the …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

Wild at heart: best animal adventures

Set your pulse racing with the wildest animal adventures around the world. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Get close to giant pandas near Xi'an, China<p>Pandas by Chi King. CC BY 2.0.<p>These black-and-white beauties are battling extinction but you can help them out – …

National Parks

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

Manning gets 35 years in prison for massive leak of US secrets

FORT MEADE, Md. — Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of secret government documents, was sentenced by a military judge Wednesday to 35 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge.<p>Because of credit for time served and military parole rules, Manning could be out of …

Apple Reportedly Going Gold With the Next iPhone

Following Rene Ritchie’s compelling report on iMore explaining the likelihood of an anodized gold iPhone 5S, MG Siegler is corroborating it over at TechCrunch from his own sources.<p>Given the pair’s respective track records, a gold edition of the next-generation iPhone certainly looks like it’s going …

CIA Kept Area 51 Secret Because Rumors Cooler Than Reality

A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend.<p>Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in the Nevada desert that has fascinated armchair historians and tormented conspiracy theorists for …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

Researchers show how to slip malware into Apple’s App Store

Apple’s App Store can seem like Fort Knox, as Apple reviews each and every app before making it live. This fastidious approach works, for the most …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

New Snowden leaks reveal problems at NSA

WASHINGTON -- The disclosure of a top secret internal audit that shows the<p>National Security Agencyhas overstepped its legal authority repeatedly since 2011 is likely to further erode public trust in the beleaguered intelligence service and spur new calls to constrain its authority to conduct …

After Initially Locking Down Funds, PayPal Relents And Gives GlassUp Access To Indiegogo Cash

The GlassUp, an ambitious Indiegogo project that wanted to take the concept of Glass and make it more about passive consumption of content than about privacy-treading recording, video and photography, was in danger of losing a full third of its funding earlier today due to a PayPal rule, but is now …

Watch This Tiny Robot Leap Over Walls [Video]

Hello, TailBot!<p>With the goal of making a robot that can run, jump, and maneuver in the air, a student team at Michigan State University came up with this monkey-like miniature machine: TailBot. It is <i>super</i> goofy. For example: to run, it doesn't run on its legs so much as knock itself over with its …

What stressed out ‘super worms’ tell us about anxiety

<b>RUTGERS (US) —</b> When roundworms are put in high-stress situations, the structure of their six sensory brain cells changes dramatically.<p>Scientists have …

Meet The Olinguito, The Newest Member Of The Raccoon Family

Scientists have just solved a case of mistaken identity. It involves a creature that looks like a cross between a house cat and a teddy bear, and it lives high up in the cloud forests of the Andes.<p>For over 100 years, scientists thought this animal was a well-known member of the raccoon family. …