Robert Maitland

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Turns out that exercising for long periods is nothing but a waste of time

You’re trying to get fit and healthy, so you cart yourself off to the gym every lunchtime and put yourself through a painful 45 minute cardio work …

Elon Musk Will Explain How He Wants to Colonize Mars

Elon Musk on Tuesday will finally tell us how SpaceX is going to get us to Mars. Or he’ll give a speech, at least, in which the SpaceX CEO will …

Physicists Are Close to Producing Metallic Hydrogen, And It Could Change Everything

Hydrogen’s Mega-Evolution<p>The simplest and most common element, first in the periodic table, shouldn’t be difficult to crack, right? “What could be …

Star Trek’s warp drive might become a reality

How our dream of exploring the stars might actually someday come true.<p><i>“We are what we are, and we’re doing the best we can. It is not for you to set</i> …

Everyone should cover up their laptop webcams right now, says FBI director James Comey

The FBI has advised everyone to cover up their computers’ webcams to stop them being spied on.<p>Leaving webcams open means that hackers can break into …

How We Can Finally Get to Mars

America is taking its sweet time about getting to Mars. In 1969, shortly after the Apollo 11 moon landing, the prediction was that we’d have boots on …

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Should you buy a new or used car?

Expecting her first child, Julie Vandersluis wanted to replace her 13-year-old sedan with something bigger and more reliable. She was debating …

Used Cars

Understanding 'Press Home to Open' and 'Press Home to Unlock' in iOS 10

When Apple introduced the second-generation TouchID sensor in the iPhone 6s, users were quick to notice how much faster it was at recognizing …

These iOS 10 Upgrades are Going to Totally Transform Your iPhone

167<p>SHARES<p>Along with every shiny new iPhone, Apple releases an improved version of its mobile operating system to make your old i-device feel that …

Apps

Weight Lifting to Build a Big Gluteus Maximus

The gluteus maximus, the largest and strongest muscle in your lower body, is responsible for extending your hips or driving your legs back behind …

Apple’s iOS 10 arrives today to deliver iMessage reboot and reinvent your lock screen

Apple’s latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 10, lands today. While it’s not a radical overhaul, it does pack some fairly big changes.<p>Officially, the release time is 10 a.m. on the West Coast. It’s available to everyone with an iPhone 5 or newer, an iPad Air or newer, an iPad Mini 2 or …

23 Things You Can Do in iOS 10 You Couldn't Before

After revealing the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple is finally releasing iOS 10 for everyone with a compatible device today. Of course you’re going to …

How To Fix Bad iOS 10 Battery Life [Guide]

Here are some tips to fix bad iOS 10 battery life issues on your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

iOS 10: All the new features, tips and guides

Bookmark this guide to everything new in iOS 10.<p>iOS 10 is here. Even though it looks just like iOS 9, a lot -- and we mean <b>a lot</b> -- of features are radically different. Messages is a lot more like Facebook Messenger, the lock screen packs a lot more info, and you can finally delete Apple's default …

Apps

China's Largest Telescope Sights an Asteroid Approaching Earth

The observatory's 1.2-meter Schmit is the largest telescope of its kind in Asia.<br>The observatory was notified by MPC on Sept. 5 to observe the …

Astronomy

We're All Lost in a Directionless Universe, Study Concludes

The Universe has no 'up'.<p>Scientists have examined cosmic radiation left over from the Big Bang to put an end to a long-standing debate over whether …

Time Traveler who spent 2 years in the future — year 2749 — tells all

In these videos (featured at the end of the article), a Time Traveler, who spent 2 years in the future in 2749 and returned to the present tells …

Major Scandal: MIT Scientists Were Forced To Behead An Android After It Fell In Love With The Garbage It Was Built To Eat

MIT may be one of the most well-regarded scientific institutions in the country, but you wouldn’t know it after the massive failure of a recent …

Waste Management

The mystery noise driving the world mad

Since the 1970s, many people in cities across the globe have started hearing a strange hum. Watch the video above to join Linda Geddes in her hunt for an explanation.<p>“It‘s 11 o’clock in the morning, and I’m suddenly aware of this buzzing, pulsating noise, a bit like a distant drill or angle …

Power Tools

Former FBI hostage-negotiation trainer shares 6 tricks for getting people to do what you want

He'd pretend to be a suicidal policeman, holding a gun to his neck, threatening to take his own life.<p>His job was to challenge his audience — a room full of FBI agents and police officers — to talk him out of it.<p>"In the end, I always pulled the trigger, and then, from the point of view of that role …

Earthworm Jim, MDK & more: Interplay are selling the 90s IPs you always said you'd play

Remember Interplay? They published everything from Baldur’s Gate to Virtual Pool back in the 90s. Along with hosts of licensed games they had a few …

iPhone 7 hands-on: A gorgeous phone with just enough innovation to keep fans excited

Apple’s event was full of announcements that lived up to expectations (the new iPhone has no headphone jack) as well as surprises (longest-lasting …

Apple is losing the innovation game, it can't trap users anymore

Not only is Apple suffering from a major lack of hardware innovation but it’s also being outdone in software and online, where apps reign supreme. It …

Sony launches PlayStation 4 Pro, with 4K gaming and HDR video

Sony has released a new PlayStation – and perhaps cleared the way for far more to come very soon.<p>The new console, named the PlayStation 4 Pro, …

iOS 10 will be available on September 13

At its iPhone 7 launch event in San Francisco today, Apple announced that it would publicly release iOS 10 on September 13.<p>The latest version of the mobile platform has been available in beta for some time now. If you’ve tried it over the past couple of months, you’ll likely be familiar with some …

How to watch Apple's iPhone event: start time, live blog, and streaming

Is there anything as sweet as the beginning of fall? Starbucks reintroduces the Pumpkin Spice Latte, the Kansas City Chiefs still have a shot at the playoffs, and Apple announces another iPhone. Today we learn what's next from the technology giant, with rumors pointing to the iPhone 7 and new …

Sony to reveal new PlayStation 4 consoles

Apple's not the only one with a big event Wednesday.<p>Sony will have some buzzworthy news of its own Wednesday in New York, when it unveils two new PlayStation 4 video game consoles and provides the finishing details on its PlayStation VR virtual reality system before the headset hits shelves next …

Virtual Reality

The Latest Nintendo Direct Was as Exciting as It Was Worrying for Nintendo

Latest Nintendo Direct Had Us Pumped, And Concerned<p>I wasn’t expecting much from the September 1st Nintendo Direct. After all, it was focusing on the …