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Man devises genius airplane tracker for his house near LaGuardia Airport

Jeremy Merrill lives underneath a flight path to LaGuardia Airport in New York. Merrill is a curious man.<p>After watching countless planes land at …

President Obama: 'We Will Overcome' ISIS Threat

President Obama delivered a rare prime time address from the Oval Office on Sunday in an effort to quell fears that the U.S. is particularly …

Watch Tony Hawk Complete The First Ever Horizontal Loop

Tony Hawk is the undisputed king of sk8, and the fact that he's still creating then crushing tricks people never thought possible proves he's truly …

Sea Wars Trailer

The crew of the USS <i>Dwight D. Eisenhower</i> put together their own version of the <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> trailer. The Navy’s creative use of what …

The new iPhone is as fast as a MacBook

Reviews are emerging for Apple’s new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, which go on sale Sept. 25 in 11 countries. One common thread: The new phones are <i>fast</i>. In fact, they’re apparently as fast—or faster—than Apple’s newly designed MacBook laptop, which launched earlier this year.<p>Several testers have been …

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Samsung Sleepsense Sleep Tracker

We've said it before: you spend more time sleeping than doing anything else, so getting the most out of your shut-eye time is important. The Samsung …

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

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Here's What the Statue of Liberty Looked Like in the 1800s

Transporting the Statue of Liberty from Paris to its permanent home in New York City was quite the task. The entire statue was built in parts and …

Uber losing millions of dollars, documents reveal

Leak confirms taxi-app firm’s losses growing faster than revenues as it invests in future growth<p>Taxi-app Uber is losing millions of dollars every year, despite the company’s rapid growth and international notoriety, according to documents obtained by US news site Gawker.<p>The financial reports, which …

Hacks turn Square's reader into a card-stealing machine (updated)

As helpful as a Square Reader may be for purchases at trendy stores, you'll want to watch out -- in the right circumstances, they can also be used to steal your credit card info. Security researchers have discovered that you can physically disable the encryption the device uses to protect your …

Paramedic’s Rant About “Burger Flippers” Making $15/Hour Shared By Almost 50,000 People

Jens Rushing, like so many people, took to Facebook to rant about something. Rushing, a paramedic, wrote an impassioned post about fast food workers …

Scenes from the Insane, Spray Paint-Splattered Launch of Converse's Chuck IIs - PAPER

What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

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Satya Nadella explains Microsoft's one big mistake — and resolves not to make it again

"[One] big mistake we made in our past was to think of the PC as the hub for everything for all time to come," Nadella says.<p>That worked for a long time. A decade ago, more than 90 percent of devices connecting the Internet ran Microsoft Windows.<p>But the rise of the smartphone, and the attendant …

Satya Nadella

9 Stunning Photos Of International Borders Show The Differences Between Neighboring Countries

Launch Slideshow<p>A lot can be learned about the relationship between two countries by looking at their geographical border.<p>Some of these borders look …

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Project Fi Review: Google Masters Wi-Fi Calling, but Needs Better Phones

Can the search giant change the wireless business like it’s changed high-speed Internet?<p>For millions of us, Google is the backbone of our digital lives. So it’s a little incongruous that to get to its many services, we generally go through carriers such as Comcast, Verizon or AT&T. In a few towns …

Telecoms

How Greece Became European

The troubled relationship between modern Greeks and their neighbors to the north and west—sometime admirers, sometime lenders, sometime detractors—helps explain today’s crisis.<p>Greece is the cradle of European civilization, but is it even in Europe?<p>The answer might seem obvious: The country is on …

Europe

Greece given days to agree bailout deal or face banking collapse and euro exit

Athens told to present convincing details or EU leaders will hold emergency meeting in Brussels on Sunday to deal with Grexit<p>Greece has 48 hours to strike a new bailout deal with its eurozone creditors or face a banking collapse, a humanitarian emergency, and the start of an exit from the single …

Check Out the World's First 3-D Printed Supercar

Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Uli Deck—dpa/Corbis<p>Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Bao Dandan—Xinhua Press/Corbis<p>Jewel Samad—AFP/Getty Images<p>Carlos …

Artist Recreates Iconic Images of Celebrities Covered in Tattoos

Cheyenne Randall is not your typical tattoo artist. The Seattle-based artist uses photoshop as his needle and ink to show us what some of the most …

Body Art

Reddit Is An Incubator Of Hate

Reddit’s decision to police “behavior, not ideas” isn’t just foolish — it’s reckless.<p>If, last week, as the world mourned the brutal church murder of nine black men and women in Charleston, South Carolina, you were to visit Reddit's most popular racist community and scroll down the right side of the …

Graypants Garage

A derelict post-WWII garage becomes an amazing space at the Graypants Garage. In creating this award-winning structure, graypants aimed to retain as …

Approaching Policy After Uber’s Scorched Earth

The blowback to Uber reached a new level of intensity this week with massive and occasionally violent street protests in France. Our very own Romain Dillet walked around Paris snapping photos of the protests, which included overturned cars, smashed windows, and tires set on fire. Even for a nation …