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Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Tom Hiddleston

10 Best Men's Gear Blogs

10 Best Men’s Gear Blogs<p>in Advice, Featured on<p>52 Shares<p>14<p>37<p>1<p>It may seem counter-intuitive for us to be sharing other men’s gear blogs, but gear is …

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Do Indoor Plants Really Clean the Air?

Sure, that potted fern is pretty, but can it really spruce up the air quality in your home? Studies by scientists at NASA, Pennsylvania State …

Seriously Scary Radioactive Products From The 20th Century

Logobook

Remember the Academy Award-winning animated short <i>Logorama</i>? If you do, you probably know that there was an astounding number of corporate and product …

Animated Short

PC sales worldwide have tumbled, data from IDC shows

<b>Global sales of PCs fell 14% in the first three months of the year, the biggest fall since research firm IDC started tracking the industry in 1994.</b><p>IDC said 76.3 million units were shipped, a figure that underlines the appeal of tablets and smartphones as alternatives to PCs.<p>The firm said …

Developing Countries

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NEVER in recent economic history have interest rates been so low for so many for so long. It is a safe bet that central banks in America, Britain, …

Interest Rates

If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …

China

How To Recognize the Plastics That Are Hazardous To Your Health

<b>By George Dvorsky and Joseph Bennington-Castro.</b>The chemicals contained in plastics can be quite harmful. But given that "plastic" can mean a wide …

Australian store charges customers a $5 'just looking' fee in bid to stop showrooming

A speciality food store in Brisbane, Australia is charging visitors a $5 AUD (roughly $5.25) in an effort to stop them from "showrooming." Celiac Supplies, which describes itself as "Brisbane's only glutenfree and wheatfree store," became internet famous yesterday when a Redditor posted an image of …

Bright Lights, Old iMacs

Even with their outdated CRT displays, Apple's old rainbow assortment of iMacs are just too damn adorable to toss. But what do you do if you have a …

BlackBerry swings to profit, sells 1M Z10 smartphones

The company sold 6 million smartphones altogether and 370,000 PlayBook tablets in its fiscal fourth quarter, but lost 3 million subscribers.<p>BlackBerry swung to a surprising profit in the fiscal fourth quarter amid early signs of progress with its<p>BlackBerry Z10flagship phone.<p>For the three months …

Mobile

Windows Phone outships iPhone in some countries

Shipments of Microsoft's Windows Phone devices have surpassed those of the iPhone in seven markets, but that's not exactly a worldwide trend.<p>Windows Phone is outshining the iPhone in several countries. But relax, Apple, there is an explanation.<p>In a blog posted Tuesday, Microsoft corporate …

Windows Phone