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Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Wi-Fi

Blade Nano QX FPV Review: Leave Your Body Behind With This $480 Drone

I have a confession: I've been having out-of-body experiences. They feel like a video game. I'm a spirit in the sky, watching my flesh-and-bone self …

See World Famous Photographs Recreated in a Studio

Making of 9/11, 2013. Original photo by Sean Adair, 2001.<br>Cortis & Sonderegger<p>1 of 6<p>Variously described as "a sludgy image of the grey Rhine under …

The World’s Email Encryption Relies on a Guy Who Is Going Broke

The man who built the free email encryption software used by whistleblower Edward Snowden, as well as hundreds of thousands of journalists, …

This Entire Website Is One Fascinating And Dead Simple Optical Illusion

Ah the power of simple black lines. When a sheet of black lines is dragged over a still image, the images will suddenly appear to move: Pac-Man opens …

Panda Playing in Snow Goes Viral: How Do Zoos Plan for Weather?

Bao Bao, the 16-month-old cub at D.C.'s National Zoo, warmed hearts with her wintry romp.<p>A video of the Smithsonian National Zoo's young giant panda, Bao Bao, tumbling down a snowy hill in Washington, D.C., has become a warm and fuzzy distraction amid this week's frigid U.S. cold snap.<p>As the year's …

The Director Of ‘X-Men: First Class’ Took A Shot At Christopher Nolan’s Superhero Movies

Christopher Nolan boldly took the superhero movie in a darker, more realistic direction, which was popular for a time, but now it seems the Nolan approach is starting to wear thin with audiences. <i>Man of Steel</i> certainly wasn’t a rousing fan favorite, and the biggest comic movie success of the past …

This Gaming Laptop With a Mechanical Keyboard Is So Gleefully Insane

Convertibles? Whatever. Ultrabooks? Idgaf. A damn huge laptop with a mechanical keyboard built right in? <i>Now</i> we're getting somewhere.<p>MSI teased its …

Job Survival in the Age of Robots and Intelligent Machines

It is a sobering thought that in ten years, around 65% of the jobs that people will be doing have not even been thought of yet, according to the US …

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

Digital Advertising

Forget ‘Batman V. Superman,’ Here’s Batman And Robin Played By Dachshunds

Crate-Digging: Dott, Croatia And More Bandcamp Albums From June<p>Derrick Rossignol 06.29.18 12 hours ago<p>Stream The Best New Albums This Week From Drake, Gorillaz, And Florence And The Machine<p>Derrick Rossignol 06.29.18 12 hours ago<p>All Of The Best Apple Music Playlists That You Need To Be Listening …

7 Surprising Biometric Identification Methods

Everything from your smell to your ears can be used to prove you're you<p>Biometrics has long been put forth as the next big thing in authentication, replacing or supplementing the concept of "things that you know"—passwords, PINs, and so on—with "things that you are." But despite lots of advances in …

Lord Of The Rings Litter Box And Sauron Scratching Post For Cats

Tim Baker and the team of Superfan Builds make the most awesome one-of-a-kind items for fans of movies, video games, comics and other pop culture. In …

10 Famous Comic Strip Characters Drawn In The Style Of 10 Different Cartoonists

Have you ever thought of what your favorite comic character would look like if it was drawn by another cartoonist? Finish artist Jaako Seppala …

Photographs Of Highland Geysers In Iceland

Wandering somewhere in the inland of the Iceland, it must have been around 24 hours I was awake. Surrounded by a thick fog, I was driving on the …

China’s Great Firewall attacks Google once again, blocks any form of access to Gmail

Gmail users in China are now finding that Google’s email service is totally inaccessible in the country. While Gmail’s website has been blocked in …

Space Tea Lets You Taste The Universe, One Cup At A Time

Space Tea is formulated to exude the fragrance of the universe, which if you weren't aware reeks of raspberries and rum. The herbal infusion also …

10 Simple Ways to Protect Your Erection Right Now

Take care of your most prized appendage so it doesn’t fail you in the future

'I don't think God exists': Conservative pastor who gave up religion for a year in social experiment confirms he is no longer a believer despite falling for a woman who's a devoted Christian

A former Seventh Day Adventists pastor who has lived a year without religion has revealed that he no longer believes God exists.<p>Ryan Bell, 43, made …

Los Angeles

Anonymous To 'Lizard Squad': Stop Attacking Tor

Anonymous, which has a long history of hacking and cyber attacking governments, corporations, and religions organizations, says, "We don't give a f--k about corporate bulls--t networks, we do care about 3rd world communications."<p>The Tor Project is one of the most effective sites for encrypted …

Christmas Eve

Saved by the Bell star arrested after stabbing

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the TV show, appears in court after Christmas Day incident<p>Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show Saved by the Bell, was charged on Friday with stabbing a man during a bar fight on Christmas day.<p>Diamond, 37, faces charges of endangering safety, …

Sufjan Stevens, "Christmas Unicorn"

Xbox Live and PlayStation Network both down due to an apparent attack

Merry Christmas, game fans: Both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network are down this morning, apparently due to a denial-of-service attack. The notorious hacking group Lizard Squad -- which already carried out earlier attacks on Microsoft and Sony -- has claimed responsibility on Twitter for these …

A Sticky Sensor That Attaches To Internal Organs

Capable of measuring electrical activity when affixed to rats' hearts<p>Eww, what's that on this guy's hand? It's a sticky sheet designed to attach electronic sensors onto organs in the body. See how the sheet holds up a 100-yen coin?<p>A team of researchers based at several Japanese universities made …

Nature Communications

Man develops a warp drive in his garage

UM-Bot 5,436<p>Peter B 1,830<p>If it's real it'll be amazing.<p>However I note the inventor appears to work in a geology and geography department. I hope he …

Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

The odds of life existing on another planet grow ever longer. Intelligent design, anyone?<p>By<p>Eric Metaxas<p>In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God Dead? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, there is less need for a “God” to explain the …

Universe

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

Interstellar,Film,Culture,Star Wars: The Force Awakens,Hinduism,Religion,World news,Steve Jobs,Technology,Christopher Nolan<p>From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies. Why?<p>Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and …

Hacked? Xbox Back Online, While PlayStation Down Another Day

Tech News<p>Microsoft's Xbox Live was "up and running" on Friday while Sony Corp's PlayStation remained offline for a second day — even as the group that claimed it brought down both services just in time for Christmas said it had stopped the alleged cyber attack.<p>The gaming networks, which allow users …

All the best documentaries on Netflix, Amazon and YouTube

We love documentaries at WIRED and, as this list proves, there are dozens of great ones worthy of your time and attention. To help you in the search …