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The Future is Now: 9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With respect to the trend first recognized in 1965, it only takes a glance at the headlines covering the high-concept gadgets and gizmos of today to notice …

Scientists Find A Water-Rich Planet Outside Our Solar System

Japanese scientists have determined that a planet outside our solar system that most likely has a water-rich atmosphere. The planet, Gliese 1214b, is only 40 light years from Earth.<p>Discovered in 2009, Gliese 1214b is what’s known as a “super-Earth” – bigger than Earth but smaller than a gas giant. …

Six Flags Says World's 'Tallest Drop Ride' To Open In 2014

Talk about terrifying: Six Flags announced today that it is building the world's "tallest drop ride" at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.<p>As the company said in a press release, it'll "hoist riders 415 feet into the sky, twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, and rocket them back to Earth at …

How to Build CoffeeBots

I created CoffeeBots to observe chaotic behavior, by programming a bunch of them with subtle differences and a few choices — for example, how to respond to light sensors — and then turning them loose. To distinguish one from another, I named them after celebrities or historical figures and gave …

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Security Researcher Hacks Mark Zuckerberg’s Wall To Prove His Exploit Works

Earlier this week, security researcher Khalil Shreateh discovered a Facebook bug that allowed a hacker to post on anyone’s wall — even if they weren’t that person’s friend.<p>While he was able to prove to Facebook that his bug was legit (despite an initial response that it wasn’t a bug at all), …

The honest Chromecast review: Three weeks with Google’s TV stick

Advertisement<p>108 Comments<p>It’s been three weeks since Google unveiled its Chromecast dongle, and I’ve been using it practically every day since then …

NSA’s spying could lose U.S. computing industry $35bn in three years

Report from tech think tank suggests foreign cloud users will now avoid U.S. companies<p>A new report from D.C.-based technology think tank the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation spells a grim outlook for the U.S. computing industry in light of the recent NSA surveillance …

Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrector

Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show, browsed (or clicked on) the non-fiction section of a bookstore (or Amazon) or been a sentient …

FBI Can Remotely Activate Android Smartphone And Laptop Mics, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the FBI employs a number of high-tech hacker tactics in its efforts to round up information on suspects, including the ability to remotely activate microphones on Android devices and notebook computers, according to one of its sources who is described as a …

Chinese Woman Reportedly Electrocuted to Death by Apple's iPhone 5

A 23-year-old Chinese woman has allegedly died from an electric shock when using Apple’s iPhone 5 while it was being charged, her family members claim, according to media reports.<p>The older sister of alleged victim Ma Ailun took to Sina Weibo, China’s popular Twitter-like social network, over the …

Tokyo court rules in Apple's favor in patent battle, Samsung has deja vu

In case you forgot, Samsung and Apple's legal squabbles didn't end in US federal court last year: the litigation rages on in international courts. Stop us if you've heard this one -- Samsung and Apple are caught up in a lawsuit focusing in part on Cupertino's bounce back patent, and things aren't …

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How to Make Lollipops

Lollipops are tasty, simple treats available in just about any store. They come in many different shapes, sizes, colors, and flavors. Did you know …

Old book table

<b>Materials:</b> Old french book, PVA and clear varnish<p><b>Description:</b> This was originally the UTBY Bar table, brown-black, stainless steel. After having this …

Guns, Ammo & Blades

Aiming for the Real-Time Interest Graph, Facebook to Introduce Hashtags

Imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery. And Twitter should be <i>very</i> flattered right now.<p>As we reported in March, Facebook plans to …

Astronomers Have Discovered A New Type Of Star

For years scientists have known that the apparent brightness of many stars changes over time, however, the kind of variable star seen in this new European Southern Observatory photo of the open star cluster NGC 3766 has not been studied in detail before.<p>By using the La Silla Observatory in Chile, a …

Universe

Chilling Letter From Chinese Factory Worker Found In Kmart Halloween Decorations

The man, identified only as Mr. Zhang to protect his identity, told the Times that he was imprisoned in a labor camp where "inmates toiled seven days a week, their 15-hour days haunted by sadistic guards."<p>The labor camps are full of petty criminals or people who rebel against the country's …

Communist Party

The photo that broke a mother’s heart

When Anne Belanger received her son’s grade two class photo last month, she immediately stuffed the image back into its envelope in disgust.<p>In the …

New Westminster

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

2014 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Crew Cab 4WD First Drive

A safe bet: GMC's Conservative Approach Pays Off<p>There has been one consistent criticism of the 2014 GMC Sierra and its Chevrolet twin: GM played it safe on drivetrain technology. To take such a conservative approach to a key component has led critics to infer that the whole truck was an exercise in …

GMC Sierra

The Astronomical Math Behind UPS' New Tool to Deliver Packages Faster

In a sense, all business boils down to math. But some companies have tougher equations to solve than others.<p>At UPS, the average driver makes about …

Mike Stilkey’s Painted Books

Los Angeles-based artist Mike Stilkey likes to experiment with the canvases he chooses for his whimsical paintings, including vintage paper, record covers, book pages, and most interestingly on hardcover books themselves. In a previous interview, Stilkey says:<p>I was painting on book pages for …

How To Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

Until nontoxic, biodegradable, single-use, disposable socks become a reality, everyone has to do the laundry. And for many this is a pain. Besides the obvious time sink, laundry can be fairly resource intensive.<p>However, with this simple DIY project, you can dramatically cut down the cost of …

AP report: Commander in Nazi SS-led unit living in Minnesota

A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II, according to evidence uncovered by The Associated Press.<p>Michael …

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

Out with the camels, in with the über-G.<p>In the Middle East, only tourists ride on camels. Nowadays, oil-rich Arabian natives are more focused on jets and cars. Or, more accurately, Gulfstreams and huge SUVs. The garages of cashed-up kingpins house entire car collections, especially in the absurdly …

United Arab Emirates

Spectacular Cosmographic Maps Chart Galaxies and Superclusters in Local Universe | WIRED

Take a trip through our local universe and see the positions and movements of galaxies and clusters with this incredible new video map.<p>Looking like …