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The surprising benefits of feeling insignificant

In the grand scheme of things, you are a tiny blip on the Earth’s surface. And recognising that fact may make you a better person, writes David Robson.<p>Take a look at the video above. Feel small and insignificant, compared to the enormous, beautiful world around you? If so, you may just have become …

Psychology

Answer to What can I learn/know right now in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of my life?

<b>Time Management : How to prevent broken agreements with yourself and the bad feelings about it</b><p>I've read a brilliant passage on a book last week …

5 more Mac keyboard shortcuts that make computing even easier

After we posted our handy Mac keyboard shortcuts video, we got a ton of comments — and more great suggestions about ways to streamline working with your Apple computer.<p>In today’s video, we take a look at another handful of great Mac keyboard shortcuts, and show you how you can make your …

Make your Mac smile with The Happy Mac Bundle [Deals]

Cult of Mac Deals has a ton of stellar promotions to offer, and this time around we’re highlighting a bundle that features 10 top apps that will make your Mac happy.<p>We’re pumped to bring you another <b>The Happy Mac Bundle</b>, one that’s stacked with 10 apps that bring performance, privacy and …

Steve Aoki's answer to What are some great mind-blowing books? Why?

In general, I love reading science journals and I’m obsessed with future science and technology. The idea of Nano bots that you can inject into your …

Geoffrey Reemer's answer to What is the meaning of the movie 'Pulp Fiction'?

For me personally, Pulp Fiction is about choices, change and doing what's right.<p><b>Warning: spoilers below.</b><p>In the main storyline we follow Jules and …

Pulp Fiction

Here’s What A 4.8-inch Gold iPhone 6 Might Look Like [Gallery]

We’ve barely had the iPhone 5s in our hands for more than a month, but is it too early to start dreaming up what the next iPhone will look like?<p>Recent rumors have claimed Apple will beef up the screen size on the next iPhone to 5-inch, so one of our favorite concept artist, Martin Hajek has …

Inside Evasi0n, The Most Elaborate Jailbreak To Ever Hack Your iPhone

In Apple’s eternal cat and mouse game to control what you can and can’t run on your iOS device, score another one for the mice.<p>On Monday a team of hackers that calls themselves the evad3rs released evasi0n, the first jailbreak program that works for the iPhone 5, as well as the iPad 4, the iPad …

A Visual History of Call of Duty

20+ games in 11 years.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>Last updated September 18, 2014.</i><p>In 2003, Infinity Ward released a humble World War II shooter called Call of …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

Short Ski Film - WINTERHAUWK

Why is Apple the only one capable of making iPhone-class devices?

I've said numerous times over the last year or so that only Apple could have made the iPhone 5 (from which both the current iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c …

Mobile Technology

Japan Promises to Make 2020 Olympics a High-Tech Fest of Self-Driving Cars, 5G Networks and More

When Japan was announced as the host of the 2020 Olympics last month, it brought about a new wave of concern over the ongoing environmental crisis at …

Phonebloks: A modular phone you update a piece at a time

One of the most annoying things about some smartphones (and other gadgets) is that they don't have removable batteries. Or you can't upgrade the memory. Or once the screen breaks, that's it, game over. Or you have found another phone with, say, a camera that better suits your needs. You have to …

Gear & Gadgets

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The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Grand Theft Auto V shatters seven Guinness World Records

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>It turns out that everyone has a little bit of criminal in them, as Rockstar Games’ latest entry into its gritty <i>Grand Theft</i> …

iPad and iPhone Usage Remains Strong Among U.S. Teenagers

Both Apple's iPhone and iPad continue to remain popular with U.S. teenagers, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster's latest semiannual teen survey. 55 percent of teens now own an iPhone, compared to just 48 percent from a survey conducted in April and 40 percent in the fall of 2012.<p>Our …

Samsung Galaxy Round brings curve to smartphones

Samsung has won the race to be the first phone manufacturer this fall to launch a curved smartphone.<p>The company announced late Tuesday that the new Galaxy Round incorporates the latest in screen technology, along with other unique features.<p>The device resembles the<p>Galaxy S3andS4, but it has slight …

Gear & Gadgets

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

Watch Oakland Coliseum convert from baseball to football

After an A's walk-off win on Saturday night, the grounds crew had about 20 hours to get the stadium ready for football. Here's what it looked like.<p>(h/t to Deadspin)

Rakib Islam's answer to What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America?

I'm from Bangladesh and here are a few things that I find hard to explain to peeps back home.<p>- Fruits and vegetables are way more expensive than meat …

Apple iPhone 5s vs. HTC One: Which phone should you get?

The iPhone 5s didn't take as many risks as the HTC One. It didn't increase the camera pixel size or aperture as much, it didn't ramp up the speakers, …

iPhone

Samsung Galaxy Gear review

If you’ve ever seen a cycling race, you’ll know that leading from the front isn’t always a great idea. The front runner has to cut a path through the wind and expend much more energy than the savvy followers behind him. The same is true for tech companies looking to establish new product categories …

iPhone 5s review

Every tick has its tock. Every leap forward in design, a follow up in performance, and optics, and special features. Every new iPhone, its S-class …

Mobile Technology

2014 Best Ski Resorts in the West

Here are the 30 best ski resorts in the West as voted on by our readers.<p>Author:<p>SkiMag.com Editors<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>68<p>68<p>SHARES<p>31<p>Gallery<p>31 …

Here’s What They’re Saying About the New iPhones

“It is the gold standard in phones,” Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller said of the iPhone 5s when he unveiled it during a special event at …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Why Futurama Was The Greatest Show About The Future Ever Aired

R.I.P. Futurama, we'll miss ya<p>The first time I saw <i>Futurama</i>, the long-running (but off-and-on) animated series from <i>Simpsons</i> creator Matt Groening, I was a kid watching it on summer afternoons at my grandmother's house. I don't think I'd ever laughed that hard--not at its colossally influential older …