Valerie Louise McKay

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You Can Make a ‘Centriphone’ Using a Wooden Coat Hanger

Back in February 2016, skier Nicolas Vuignier captured the worlds imagination with a video shot using his “Centriphone,” a plastic glider that lets …

Birth of baby 'dragons’ in ancient cave in Slovenia

Scientists in Slovenia have captured a cave olm, also known as a 'dragon,' giving birth on camera.<p>Dragons are still the stuff of legend. But in …

Eggs

These Teens Who Met as Babies While Fighting for Their Lives Are Now Going to Prom Together

The best.<p>The American Heart Association shares the story of Allison Wolfe and Logan Andrews, two healthy 17-year-olds who met as sick babies in the cardiac intensive care unit. Now, the teens will attend Logan's prom together, and my own heart is on the verge of bursting at the miracle of life and …

Photographer Jamie Diamond Immerses Herself Within the Subculture of Reborn Dolls

For <i>Mother Love</i>, New York-based photographer Jamie Diamond immerses herself within the subculture of Reborn dolls, true to life artificial babies …

The Real Reason We Love Oral Sex, According to Science

Let's take it back to basics...<p>Why do you engage in oral sex? As foreplay or because you genuinely, really like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there's a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply third base leads to fourth base.<p>You've heard we have an innate need …

Building VT Pro Design's Hybrid Living Wall

The studio shows the potential for technology and nature to work together.<p><i>Gearing up for our month-long Future Forward event series presented by the all-new Prius, The Creators Project team goes behind the scenes with the commissioned artists as they craft their interactive installations.</i><p>Nature and …

This Could Be Proof That Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Are Actually Still a Couple

Fingers and toes crossed!<p>Bust out the champagne because it's time to CELEBRATE! (Maybe!) Although it was (tragically) announced last week that Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik had broken up, there appears to be a great new hope for their love. And I have proof! (Maybe!)<p>Here is the evidence, as I know it, …

Celebrity News

Zuckerberg's stare 'borders on the psychopathic,' says ex-Facebooker

Technically Incorrect: A new book by a former Facebook employee makes working at Facebook sound not unlike being a Scientologist. It also says Zuckerberg was intent on destroying Google Plus.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I've never been …

Silicon Valley

Pi NoIR Camera V2

The infrared Camera Module v2 (Pi NoIR) replaced the original PiNoIR Camera Module in April 2016. The v2 Pi NoIR has a Sony IMX219 8-megapixel sensor …

Uber is being mocked by its biggest competitor in China

According to Zhen Liu, SVP of Strategy at Uber China, the car service will not only catch up to, but beat dominant rival Didi within the next year. "Last year, we were only operating in eight cities and we were [at] about one percent market share, Liu said in an interview at Converge in Hong …

Now Your Cat Can Also Feel Like a World Traveler With These Architectural Landmarks

Cat owners can now offer their cats a range of architectural landmarks to inhabit. The design studio, “Poopycat” has released a series of cardboard …

Justin Bieber Announces His New Hair with His New Justmojis

Justin + emojis = Justmojis<p>Did you know that Justin Bieber changed his hair? Did you also know that he released his own line of emojis called Justmojis?<p>What you really need to know is that Bieber has tapped into the marketing savvy of a Kardashian-Jenner (Kimojis are the OG celebrity emojis after …

Boxing world, and the world at large, react to Muhammad Ali's passing

The enormity of<p>Muhammad Ali’s death reverberated Saturday in the impact felt by the millions he touched, especially those in the fight game.<p>Manny Pacquiaosaid his decision to pursue a life in public service as a senator in the Philippines after winning a record eight division belts was influenced …

Boxing

Switzerland's voters reject basic income plan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1246000/1246278_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524697973_5b5af3c4af4f2725744bce3fb21e0c33<p><b>Swiss voters have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for all.</b><p>Final results from Sunday's referendum showed that …

Basic Income

A look at Apple’s insanely ambitious tree-planting plans for its new spaceship campus

While construction crews work furiously to finish Apple’s mammoth new headquarters in Cupertino this year, another critical piece of the campus’ design is taking shape 100 miles to the east.<p>In a cluster of East Bay nurseries, Apple has been growing more than 4,600 trees, which are nestled in large, …

New Mexico

TSA is tired of the wait too and wants new technology to speed up airport screenings

Faced with long airport lines and frustrated travelers, the<p>Transportation Security Administrationis hoping new technology can help speed up airport screenings.<p>The agency last week requested information from technology companies on ways to screen passengers without requiring that they take off their …

Flying

Get Your Hands on Covetable Louis Vuitton Trunks, Thanks to This Fashion Site

When former fashion magazine veterans Sabrina Marshall and Sofia Bernardin launched Resee, a highly curated vintage and second-hand e-commerce site …

Justin Bieber Wants You to See His New Hair

But first, download his new app.<p>Did you know that Justin Bieber changed his hair? Did you also know that he released his own line of emojis called Justmojis?<p>What you really need to know is that Bieber has tapped into the marketing savvy of a Kardashian-Jenner (Kimojis are the OG celebrity emojis …

Cuba will never rejoin OAS over Venezuela row, says Castro

<b>Cuban President Raul Castro says the country will not return to the Organization of American States (OAS) in a show of solidarity with Venezuela.</b><p>OAS Secretary General Luis Almargo has called for sanctions against Venezuela.<p>At a summit of Caribbean countries in Havana, Mr Castro called the OAS "an …

Cuba

This week’s top stories: New Samsung devices, Huawei & Nexus, OnePlus 3, Fadell leaves Nest & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Samsung unveiled new wearables and wireless earbuds this week as hints at the upcoming Galaxy Note 7 surfaced. We also had some more OnePlus 3 announcements and leaks ahead of an official launch, talk of Huawei manufacturing Googles’ next Nexus device, and an interview …

Android News

Let’s Revisit The Time Muhammad Ali And Roger Ebert Watched ‘Rocky II’ Together

Roger Ebert has had as storied a career as any movie critic can. He came from the golden age of the form, where one of his reviews published in the newspaper could make or break a movie. From 1986 onward, Ebert solidified his place as one of the most important men in the industry by co-hosting one …

Selena Gomez Is Doing Something Epic to Support LGBTQ Rights

The singer is fighting the North Carolina bathroom bill her own way.<p>Selena Gomez has announced that she'll be proceeding with her North Carolina concert this weekend, following many artists who are canceling their shows in opposition of the anti-LGBT "bathroom bill" – formally known as the HBT …

LGBTQI

T-Mobile Uncarrier 11 rumor - "Stock Up" on company shares

T-Mobile has been making it extremely hard for other carriers to compete, at least in terms of value. Their numbers continue to increase and they are now officially the 3rd largest carrier in the USA. They have accomplished this by re-writing the rules and offering deals never seen before in …

T-Mobile

Dude, Awesome Lack Hack

The LACK side table from IKEA, priced at $9.99.<p>I’ve discovered over time that not everyone loves IKEA as I do. While their furniture generally looks …

IKEA

Kerry warns Beijing over air defense zone for South China Sea | Reuters

ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday the United States would consider any Chinese establishment of an air defense zone over the South China Sea to be a “provocative and destabilizing act”.<p>Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery …

China

3D Fashion Technology Brings Sci-Fi to the Runways

<b>An Eagle Borg costume made of leatherette and plastic turned fashion designer Monica Vaverová into a 3D printing pioneer in the Czech Republic.</b><p>Once …

Intel Corporation