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Photo of the Day: Best of March

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from March.<p>One of the most important attributes a good photograph can have is mood. Mood can mean a lot of different things, but when you see it for yourself, it’s undeniable. This month’s …

Your phone's fingerprint scanner can be hacked with a printer

If you thought keeping your smartphone locked behind a fingerprint scanner would keep it secure, it may not be as stranger-proof as you thought. …

Manus' $250 gloves turn your hands into VR game controllers

I was blown away by how immersive HTC’s Vive VR demos felt when I first tried them at Mobile World Congress a few weeks ago. One of the things that differentiated it from mobile offerings like Google Cardboard was the ability to use handheld controllers to interact with the environment.<p>Hardware …

Virtual Reality

Oppo's new tech can fully charge your phone in 15 minutes

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Oppo showed how far it’s come in mobile battery tech. The company demoed a prototype device with 2,500mAh power that charged fully in just 15 minutes.<p>That’s crazy fast by any standard. On stage, the device equipped with Oppo’s new SuperVOOC technology …

WATCH: Peyton Manning reveals the truth behind Eli's sad Super Bowl face

Eli Manning made a weird face at the Super Bowl. Peyton Manning explains the details.<p>When Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos scored the clinching …

Galaxy S7 pre-orders rumored to open on Feb. 21, free Gear VR for early shoppers

According to <i>Android World</i>‘s ‘reliable’ sources, Samsung will open pre-orders for the Galaxy S7 on the same day that it announces the device at MWC in Barcelona; February 21. What’s more, it’s claimed that early shoppers who order between Feb 21 and March 10 will receive a free Gear VR …

Phones

A brief history of gravity, gravitational waves and LIGO

By Joel Achenbach<p>, Reporter<p>This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science) crammed into the National Press Club on Thursday morning for a news conference to discuss an …

Physics

Einstein nailed it! Gravitational waves do exist

Scientists just discovered Einstein's ripples in the fabric of spacetime.<p>A century ago, Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity changed human understanding of space and time. From a fixed speed of light to the existence of gravitational waves, the modern era of theoretical physics was born …

The Mid-Century Modern craze: clean-looking furniture for a dirty world

I moved apartments recently and figured I should buy some new furniture to fit the new space: a lounge chair, a couple of lamps, maybe a nightstand for the bedroom. I thought I'd find a wide, even paralyzing range of options, but everywhere I turned stores were pushing variations on the same style: …

Furniture

Amazon makes more than a dozen premium Android apps & games free during its holiday sale

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>If Santa brought you a new Android smartphone or tablet, here’s your chance to download some great apps and games without spending …

WSJ: Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature 3D Touch, fast-charging Type C, maybe retina scanner too

Samsung is widely expected to announce its next series of flagships at some point during the first quarter of next year. Early rumors have suggested that it’ll launch early, before the usual MWC launch cycle, while others expect it will be <b>the</b> big announcement at MWC. Either way, the Galaxy S7 will …

Phones

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Austria