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35 Cool Photos of Cat Ladies We Want To Be Friends With

A long time ago, the phrase “cat lady” was used to poke fun at women who chose to be single, growing old and devoting all their care and attention on …

Pets

Battle of the Microsoft phablets: Lumia 950XL vs Lumia 640XL

The Windows flagship everyone has been waiting for is finally here. The Microsoft Lumia 950XL is the best Windows Phone we have seen in a while. It’s …

How To Upgrade Your Ride To High-Tech Luxury-Car Status For $400

Amidst the plethora of new models – particularly the appropriately big-shouldered trucks and SUVs – debuting at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, mapmaker Rand McNally is showing a new in-car gadget that brings a full suite of the latest high-tech infotainment and safety features to older cars for …

Luxury Cars

Who needs faster computers?

Following Moore’s law, chip manufacturers assume that computing capacity will double every two years – so what happens when that becomes impossible?<p>Fifty years ago, Gordon Moore, the co-founder of the chip manufacturer Intel described a regularity he had observed that would one day make him a …

Moore's Law

Evidence suggests huge ninth planet exists past Pluto at solar system's edge

Astronomers investigating the odd alignment of rocks beyond Pluto have concluded that an undetected icy planet four times the size of Earth must exist<p>As science often does, it began with a “huh?” Some distant objects far beyond Pluto were behaving very oddly. The orbits of a handful of space rocks …

Astronomy

Bowie in America: how the US got under the singer's skin, and vice versa

“By the time I got to New York/I was living like a king,” sings David Bowie on Lazarus, his final single and also the title of the theatre work he co-wrote, which opened just last month.<p>Though the creative team behind him were Europeans – Bowie, Irish playwright Enda Walsh and the Belgian director …

Aretha Franklin

Capture One Pro 9 Brings Better Photo Management and Editing Features

Phase One today announced Capture One Pro 9, the latest version of its popular RAW converter and image editing software. The update includes both …

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CONCEPT: Microsoft Lumia 940XL - Sleek, Shiny, Simple!

Previously we have shown you some great concept of lumia devices. Here we got another one you may like to see. I'm pretty sure that you'll really …

Microsoft Lumia 950 review: Continuum makes it the first flagship for Windows 10 Mobile

I can’t help but be hopeful for the future of Microsoft’s Lumia smartphones after using the Lumia 950. A few bugs detract from the wow factor of Continuum—a key feature that transforms the phone into a PC-like device—but as a total package the Lumia 950 shows Microsoft is moving in the right …

Windows 10

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Here’s What You Get with a 1950s Plastic Toy Camera Lens on a Sony a7II

Photographer Mathieu Stern found an interesting way to shoot digital photos through the plastic lens of a 1950s toy camera. After removing the back …

If you're living with roommates, you probably don't have a landline telephone

New stats from the CDC confirm the obvious: wireless is king<p>One of the topics that the CDC's annual National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) digs into — a sort of check-in on key US health and demographic information — is landline and wireless telephone use in households, and this year's numbers …

Read the letter Bill Gates sent to Microsoft employees for the company's 40th anniversary

On April 4th, 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen started a little company named Microsoft. You probably know the story from there: Gates went on to become the wealthiest man in the world, and then gradually pulled back from his company to focus on broad philanthropic efforts through the Bill & Melinda …

NYC Auto Show in Pictures

Sports Cars

Weekend Box Office: ‘Furious 7’ Earned $143.6 Million, The Biggest Opening Since November 2013

Some of the most optimistic pre-release predictions had <i>Furious 7</i> earning as much as $115 million, but it NOS-boosted right by those numbers, grossing $143.6 million domestically this weekend, and $384 million including international numbers. And it still hasn’t even opened in China, Japan, or …

Film Industry

Windows 10 preview will soon be available for many more phones

Microsoft opened up its Windows 10 Technical Preview to Windows Phone users last month, but only a scant few Lumia devices were supported. That's soon about to change. Microsoft has announced a second round of devices that will be able to run the very latest builds of Windows 10, and the good news …

The Ubuntu phones are an audacious attempt to take on Android

Actual devices from Canonical finally take the stage at MWC 2015<p>The mobile journey of Linux-based OS Ubuntu has felt like an eternity. Canonical, the company that leads development on the platform, first announced the smartphone OS back in 2013; after an unsuccessful dalliance with crowdfunding, …

15 Epic Photos of Buildings You'll Never Be Allowed to Enter

Ruin porn, the more benign cousin of slum tourism, often is slammed for opportunistically making art out of decay and disaster.<p>But for every …

Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>. Of the seven drugs included in the study, alcohol was the deadliest at an individual level, followed by heroin, cocaine, tobacco, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and …

Our Photographers' Favorite Cameras

National Geographic photographers reveal the cameras they use to capture world-renowned pictures. —Dan Westergren, director of photography, National Geographic Travel

Cameras

The 5 Best Clothing-Optional Resorts In The World

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Caliente Caribe</i><p>When you hear the words "clothing-optional resort", one of two things come to mind: A sun-soaked orgy that makes your Spring Break memories feel like a Young Life summer camp, or a pool surrounded by lumpy, weathered blobs that resemble the scrap room floor of …

The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Android Mobile App Permissions (Updated)

<i>Corrections/Updates (4:45pm EST 8/11/2014): A previous version of this post contained inaccurate and outdated information about Facebook's Messenger app for Android devices (Facebook has provided its own response to concerns about the app here). The post incorrectly equated the app's Terms of</i> …

Saying Goodbye To Windows 8

We’re starting to understand what’s next for Windows. Considering the most recent leaks involving the Charms Bar, desktop improvements, and the like, it’s becoming plain that some of what Windows 8 emphasized and introduced will be scaled back in Microsoft’s next Windows build.<p>Windows 9, often …

Galaxy S5 LTE-A is official: Snapdragon 805, 2560x1440 display, 225Mbps LTE

Samsung just made the long rumored Galaxy S5 LTE-A official in South Korea. Like its predecessor, the S4 LTE-A, this device will likely remain a South Korean exclusive, and boy we have reasons to be jealous.<p>The Galaxy S5 LTE (which appears to be the long rumored S5 Prime) is the first device on the …

Mobile

Scientists discover massive ocean of water 400 miles underground

Researchers at Northwestern University have found evidence for a massive reservoir of water deep within the Earth's mantle. The reservoir, which is said to be three times the volume of the oceans on the surface, is contained within highly-pressurized rock known as ringwoodite. The scientists hope …

Nikon Debuts Speedier J4 CSC Alongside a New 1-Series Underwater Housing & Strobe

Following hot on the heels of the Nikon 1 V3 announcement is another 1-series that is targeted more at the consumer market: the much-improved Nikon 1 …

Nokia Unveils Windows 8.1 Smartphones

Nokia powers sophisticated Lumia 930 and budget Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 smartphones with Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.<p>Lost …

Mobile Technology