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Samsung's new phone is powerful enough to run Nintendo GameCube games

The newest version of Samsung's best smartphone, the Galaxy S8, is quite a powerful little device.<p>Beyond what Samsung's telling us about the phone's internals, we've got an even better example of just how much horsepower the S8 is packing: One intrepid YouTuber managed to get the Nintendo GameCube …

More than two thirds of cat owners are now men, study reveals

Man’s best friend has got some serious competition as new research reveals cats are stealing the hearts of more and more guys across the UK.<p>According …

The next generation of RAM will double current speeds

Get ready for an upgrade... sometime after 2018<p>DDR5, the next generation of RAM, will double the speeds of current DDR4 RAM when it’s released, according to JEDEC, the organization in charge of computer memory standards, as first noted by <i>Ars Technica</i>.<p>JEDEC announced it will be finalizing the DDR5 …

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Recruitment

This panorama shows you the mind-blowing resolution of a 1,030-megapixel image

The National Museum of the United States Air Force put more of its incredible aircraft on display, like the hypersonic X15, when it opened its fourth …

Do you speak American? The 63 fundamental differences between British and American speech

What a difference an Atlantic makes. Though Brits may think we speak the same language as our pals across the pond, this nifty little infographic shows just how many differences there are in our respective lexica.<p>Some variations are simply a question of spelling (which Brits who use US spell-check …

Cats have one of just five personality types, says expert

Which one does your moggy fall under?<p>Any animal lover will tell you their beloved pet has unique characteristics, but it looks like they might all be …

Pets

We're so jealous of this cat's incredible air hockey skills

Just like we love to showcase talented people, we like to give credit to talented animals — especially felines. Since cats helped build the internet, …

Holocaust survivor told story to thousands of students

MILWAUKEE — Jack Marcus could have died on the day in 1939 when the Nazis rounded up all the Jews in his hometown in Poland and executed everyone.<p>He could have died as a prisoner at Auschwitz or Dachau, or he could have lost his life on a death march in the ending months of World War II, his photo …

Left and Right Do Find Common Ground … on World War I

Their reasons varied but legislators on both sides of the aisle opposed US entry into World War I, a position that historians of all stripes endorse …

The world today looks ominously like it did before World War I | NOLA.com

A backlash to globalization appears to be gaining strength around the world. U.S. politicians on both the right and left have called for curbing free …

I Spent Last Summer Photographing Cats In Shops All Over NYC

Partnered with my friend, Tamar Arslanian, I spent last summer documenting the lives of over 40 felines living in stores in New York City.<p>Our book …

Cat Flats: Designing human apartments for feline friends - CNN Style

Written by By Kate Springer, CNN<p>Perched on a ledge in a Taipei apartment, Ge Ge -- aka Elder Brother -- looks satisfied as he surveys his new territory.<p>His owner recently overhauled their 484 square foot (45 sqm) home in the Taiwanese capital to make Ge Ge and his sibling, Mei Mei -- or Little …

For Austria, A Tough Choice On What To Do With Hitler's Birthplace

The question of what to do with Adolf Hitler's birth house has plagued his home country of Austria for decades.<p>If it were up to the government in Vienna, authorities would simply tear it down. That's what Germany did more than a quarter-century ago to the Berlin bunker where Hitler committed …

A professor in Tokyo created a powerful interactive map of first-person accounts from Pearl Harbor

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack against the the United States naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, ultimately triggering US involvement in World War II. Today, on the 75th anniversary of that date, a Japanese professor has memorialized the …

Pearl Harbor

Why you should (or shouldn't) root your Android device - ExtremeTech

Why you should (or shouldn’t) root your Android device<p>By on December 5, 2016 at 1:10 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Kiwi tourist claims she was detained in Kazakhstan because 'officials refused to believe New Zealand was a country'

A 28-year-old tourist says she was detained at an airport in Kazakhstan after immigration officials refused to believe that New Zealand was a country and insisted it was a state of Australia.<p>Chloe Phillips-Harris, who holds a New Zealand passport, said she was interrogated for hours and held in a …

Holocaust timeline.

Adolf Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany.<p>The German government takes away freedom of speech, assembly, press, and freedom from invasion of …

Your cat’s tongue is an incredibly effective detangling hairbrush

An important fact: cats are magical beings and we should all marvel at their brilliance.<p>Evidence of this (other than the knowledge that they are tiny …

Georgia Tech

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

This story originally appeared on Sept. 19, 2016. There have been countless discussions over which is the better fighter...<p>This story originally …

Nazi gold ‘protected by war grave’

A BRITISH diver says he has found Hitler’s $100 million stash of gold and precious objects at the bottom of the Baltic Sea.

Solving Division Of Zero By Zero

Solving division of zero by zero has remained a puzzle in mathematics and physics. Mathematics books say that zero divided by zero is indeterminate …

How NASA scientists solved Orion spacecraft's rather unique problem! - IBTimes India

Orion will be flying to far off destinations, hence the astronauts cannot depend on any resupply spacecraft to fulfill their eating requirements or …

City lights quiz: can you identify these world cities from space?

Astronauts on the International Space Station took these images of cities at night. Note that up doesn’t necessarily mean north. All images: ESA/NASA<p>San Francisco<p>Vancouver<p>Milan<p>London<p>Moscow<p>Tokyo<p>Athens<p>Nicosia<p>Naples<p>Tehran<p>Kuwait City<p>Havana<p>Istanbul<p>Cairo<p>Helsinki<p>Toronto<p>Mexico City<p>New York<p>Madrid<p>Rome<p>Helsinki<p>…

Graphic eyewitness Somme accounts revealed

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-37975358<p><b>"From that moment all my religion died, after that journey all my teaching and belief in God had left me - never to return."</b><p>This was how Charles Bartram, a 23-year-old former colliery worker from Doncaster, described his experience of the first day of the …

Old Elder Scrolls Game Takes Over 60 Hours To Walk Across

For those playing (or re-playing) <i>Skyrim</i> right now and thinking, gee, this sure is a big game world, remember: for 1996's <i>Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall</i>, …

Gaming Industry

“Houston, We Have Another Problem”

The following article is from the <b>new book</b> <i>Uncle John’s Uncanny Bathroom Reader</i>.<p><i>A few years back we told you the story of the WWII submarine that was</i> …

Space Exploration

Here's How The Allies Played The Nazis For Fools With A Dead Body And A Fake Grave

A homeless man dressed as a British soldier and dumped in the ocean as part of a plan masterminded by the creator of James Bond was critical in the …