Rick ter Beek

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An ode to iGoogle

Out with the old and in with the new,<br>First it was Reader, now iGoogle, too.<br>While Nexus and Android are bathed in attention,<br>iGoogle's passed over with barely a mention.<p>Confusing of name, though with a personal touch,<br>Ladened with gadgets, it all proved too much.<br>But oft go astray, it's said of best …

16GB Black Nexus 5 Sells Out In The US Play Store After Just 33 Minutes [Update: All Versions Now Showing Multiple Week Waits]

<b>Update:</b> After some flip-flopping, it seems that all configurations of the Nexus 5 are no longer showing out of stock. The bad news – Google is really …

This Magical Pair of Underwear Can Filter Out Your Fart's Smell

Here's technology we can all get behind for our occasionally smelly behinds. Shreddies is a pair of underwear that promises to filter out farts. …

NASA video captures breathtaking 'canyon of fire' on surface of the Sun

The Sun may make life possible here on Earth, but make no mistake: it's one inhospitable place. If you needed any reminder of that, NASA's released a video compiled from satellite data to show the Sun's most recent coronal mass ejection, a visually-stunning event that sent a 200,000 mile-long …

Australia fears 'mega-fire'

Fears of a mega-fire are rising in Australia as three blazes threaten to merge into one, putting the suburbs of Sydney at risk.<p>Fire inspectors say climatic conditions over the next 48 hours will be crucial to containing the risk.<p>A state of emergency was declared on Sunday as the country battles …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? http://gu.com/p/3jtcn/fb Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex. For their government, "celibacy syndrome" is a looming national catastrophe. Many are turning to what sex and relationship counsellor Aoyama terms "Pot Noodle love" – easy or instant gratification. Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner/Panos Pictures

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …