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This NASA Laser Could Save the World

As phytoplankton goes, so goes the planet.<p>An ecosystem of tiny, cold-resistant phytoplankton living beneath the surface of icy waters near the north …

Global Warming

Here's How You Figure Out That New DSLR

A step-by-step interactive guide.<p>Digital single-lens reflex cameras, better known as DSLRs, take pictures better than any smartphone. But picture quality is not why phone cameras took over the world. For one thing, we carry them everywhere anyway, and for another, they're simple. Point, shoot, and …

Cameras

Chad Wadsworth's Camera Setup For Concert Photography

Music photography isn't easy. Lighting is all over the map, there are plenty of physical obstacles and the artists on the stage aren't going to hold …

Cameras

U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November; unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent

The U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, according to government data released Friday morning. The first employment report since voters went to the polls last month shows an economy in strong shape as …

Economy

The CEO of Ford just perfectly summarized the biggest problem for electric cars

Tesla was about to roll out its first original design for an EV, the Model S, which would go on to be named Motor Trend's Car of the Year for 2013.<p>There's were numerous electric-car startups aiming to join Tesla, and the major automakers were producing their first EVs since GM had killed it EV-1 in …

All Of Android's Power Without The Premium Price

BLU is a popular name in the US for consumers looking to buy a SIM-free smartphone. The Miami-based company has a reputation for competitively priced and competent handsets. Today saw the launch of BLU’s first product in the UK market, the Vivo 6.<p>Given the different priorities in this new market …

No More Noise Free Engines Will Allowed For Hybrid and Electrical Cars

No longer will electric vehicles be allowed to house completely noise free engines. This is in a bid to try and stop any deaths or serious injuries …

Elon Musk Explains How Trump Could Actually Help Tesla

Addressing concerns that the incoming Trump administration could threaten green businesses like Tesla, CEO Elon Musk assured shareholders on Thursday …

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

This Drone Hammock Would Be Mankind's Greatest Accomplishment

We desperately need this fiction to inspire real life.<p>While drones are poised to change the worlds of commerce and food delivery, perhaps we should be focusing on how they can change the world of luxury as well. That's the premise of this ingenious Netherlands-based Dutch insurance ad: …

Drones

Photographer captures time-lapse images from around Scotland

An amateur photographer has captured a series of spectacular time-lapse images from around Scotland.<p>Gareth Matthews, 37, said his interest in photography led him to make the video.<p>Mr Matthews, a supermarket delivery driver who lives in Fochabers, Moray, took the pictures over several years, with …

Photography

Owl

A new book by photographer Paul Bannick captures intimate moments in the lives of owls<p>When photographer Paul Bannick was a young boy, he searched out …

Pocket-sized drone slides right into a smartphone case

When all you really need is a decent enough camera to hang in the air for a few moments and capture a memory or two, the necessary hardware can be …

An Astrophysicist Says We Might Not Be Able to Distinguish Aliens From The Laws of Physics

What if dark matter is really just aliens?<p>An astrophysicist has put forward an interesting thought experiment this week: what if a civilisation of …

The PlayStation 4 Finally Gets Fallout 4 Mods, Many Of Which Even Work

<i>Fallout 4</i> update 1.8 went live yesterday, bringing with it the long-awaited ability for PlayStation 4 players to use mods. Nearly 200 game tweaks are …

Spud Is a Hi-Res 24-Inch Monitor That Collapses like an Umbrella for Traveling Photographers

If you’re like many photographers who travel with a laptop and often wish you had a larger monitor for working on your images, look no further: SPUD …

Toyota Sells Tanks

On the day Donald Trump was elected President in America, Toyota launched a Tank in Tokyo. Of course, it was all happenstance, but it also is an omen. Trump’s impending “America First” policy would lead to a rearmament at America’s former foes in Japan and Germany, commentators predicted, and talk …

HSBC: President Trump's policies will 'likely put the economy into a recession after a year or two'

The bank's chief US economist Kevin Logan makes the predictions in a note sent to clients early Wednesday morning, after Donald Trump pulled off a shock victory to become President-elect.<p>Logan argues that, while policies like tax breaks might give the economy a short-term boost, mass deportation of …

The 17 Most Underrated Movies On Netflix Right Now

Given how many addictive TV shows Netflix releases each month, I know watching a movie on the service almost sounds like a novel idea at this point. …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies streaming on Netflix you have to watch …

Paramount Pictures

Report: Sony to launch Playstation-inspired mobile games in 2018

I’m sure that I don’t need to remind you that mobile gaming caught a big break this year with Pokemon Go, and it seems that major games developers have taken notice. According to <i>Nikkei</i>, Sony is aiming to release games based on some of its popular PlayStation brands on smartphones.<p>According to the …

This Secret Keyboard Shortcut Speeds Up iPhone and Android Typing

Hidden text-expanding features in iOS and Android are guaranteed to save you time<p>Life is too short to type out the same stuff, over and over again, on your smartphone’s cramp-inducing keyboard.<p>Thankfully, both Android and iOS have hidden tools that turn a short phrase into a big chunk of text: your …

Mobile

Germany calls for a ban on combustion engine cars by 2030

Germany isn't content with relying on financial incentives to usher in an era of pollution-free cars. The country's Bundesrat (federal council) has passed a resolution calling for a ban on new internal combustion engine cars by 2030. From then on, you'd <i>have</i> to buy a zero-emissions vehicle, whether …

German Politics

Watch an Acura NSX Stomp a Lamborghini Aventador in a Drag Race

Acura's hybrid supercar may not have the V12 Lamborghini's sound, but in a straight line, it's superior.<p>If you think about it, the Lamborghini Aventador is basically a Countach for the 21st century. It's loud and brash with styling that's impossible to miss. The Aventador is obscenely powerful, …

Photographer Captures Women At The EXACT Moment Of Climax.

Latest galleries<p>These HOT Older Guys Will Smash Your Ridiculous Ideas About Aging.<p>15 Things Guys Do That Turn Women Off.<p>13 Facts About US Elections …

Facebook Chrome extension shows everything that the site knows about its users

The huge amount of data that Facebook collects on every one of its users has been exposed. And all it takes is a small Chrome extension.<p>The site’s ad …

Facebook

How No Man’s Sky exposes the gaming generation gap for 80’s kids

I have a No Man’s Sky moral dilemma. I’m doing something that I worry may, in the long term, compromise my enjoyment of the game. “Playing it! That’s …

No Man's Sky

Windows 10: Microsoft told to pay out compensation to users over problems by consumer watchdog Which

Microsoft should give payouts to people who downloaded Windows 10, according to the consumer charity Which.<p>The watchdog has called on the company to …

Windows 10