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Man asks Internet for Photoshop help on a vacation photo, gets hilariously trolled

Recently, a Dutch food blogger named Sid Frisjes was vacationing in Paris and tried to take one of those forced perspective photos to make it seem as …

Verizon tries to convince customers they don’t really want unlimited data

“War is peace.” “Freedom is slavery.” “Ignorance is strength.” And now thanks to Verizon, we have a brand new Orwellian slogan: “Unlimited data plans …

The curious case of the fake Apple Watch release date

Ask Apple and anyone familiar with its Apple Watch launch plans and they’ll tell you the device is available for preorder beginning April 10th. Then, …

NASA Astronaut Is Photographing Every Baseball Stadium from Space

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station has made a game of photographing every Major League Baseball stadium from orbit — and he wants …

The 17 best Apple Watch tidbits from early reviews

The first wave of Apple Watch reviews landed this morning with the consensus that Apple has created the best smartwatch ever. Now whether you actually need a smartwatch is still being heavily debated, but the early Apple Watch reviews have highlighted some pretty compelling cases.<p>Reviews from tech …

Smartwatches

Apple Watch app: No, you can’t delete it. Or any of these other Apple apps.

I have a folder on my iPhone called “Apple Crap.” The name is a little unfair. The apps that come pre-installed on iPhones aren’t all crap. I even …

The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | Newspaper

Vehicles have been pulled off the roads across North America<p>Police say that a fourth explosion shows a 'higher level of skill' from three other …

The Apple Watch Looks Great—But It's Going To Disappoint Lots Of Users

<i>Guest author Christian Cantrell is a developer, blogger</i> <i>and science fiction author.</i><p>The Apple Watch looks like an excellent product likely to yield record sales. But no matter how good it is, the device seems destined to become the most unpopular product in Apple’s line-up—one that will top the …

Newfound fossils from 480 million years ago unravel early arthropod evolution

Arthropods first appear in the fossil record some 530 million years ago. These joint-legged animals are the most species-rich and diverse animal …

How Mobile Games Became Evil (and Crap)

Have you tried to find a good new game in your App Store lately? Is your vision limited to colorful offerings with cute characters all repeating the …

Putin's disappearance implies a Russian dictatorship

Peskov has never previously had to account for unexpected absences by his boss. Quite the opposite. Putin has tended to be unnecessarily …

5 key ways the Apple Watch crushes Android rivals

The Apple Watch was already official, but now it’s <i>officially official</i>. We had already seen the sleek new device unveiled this past September during …

5 gorgeous analog alternatives to suit every Apple Watch budget

The Apple Watch is a watch in as much as the iPhone is a phone: It bears a resemblance to its titular device, but does so much more as well. That said, Apple’s focus on inviting fashion and watch journalists to yesterday’s “Spring Forward” keynote shows that Cupertino does view its new wearable …

Smartwatches

Ancient site of Khorsabad 'attacked by Isil' as coalition strike on Syria oil refinery kills 30

Iraqi minister concerned over demolition of third ancient site in northern Iraq by Islamic State jihadists<p>Iraq's government is investigating reports that the ancient archaeological site of Khorsabad in northern Iraq is the latest to be attacked by the Islamic State militant group.<p>Adel Shirshab, the …

Human Rights

Putin's war on the Crimean Tatars | Politics

As the world approaches the one year anniversary of Russia's illegal annexation of the Crimea, attention of the peninsula has slowly faded away. It is not unusual to watch a TV interview or read an article about the war in Ukraine, and find that the word "Crimea" is not even used once.<p>Ignoring …

Russia

Ethiopian jawbone fossil pushes back human origins half a million years

REUTERS - A 2.8-million-year-old jawbone fossil unearthed in an Ethiopian desert is pushing back the dawn of humankind by about half a million …

7 Things That Show That Evolution Is An Actual Fact

If you're tired of arguing with people who don't understand evolution, here's the ammunition you need.<p>"The fossil record is incomplete! Where are the missing links?" ask creationists. Yes, the fossil record is "incomplete". The only way it could be "complete" would be if literally every single …

Evolution

Kremlin 'considered plan to split Ukraine before president’s overthrow'

Strategy document suggests Moscow was already pondered plan to annex Crimea and assimilate pro-Russian regions<p>The Kremlin received advice to break up Ukraine and absorb its pro-Russian regions even before the country’s president fled in the wake of street protests a year ago, according to an …

Back from the Moon, Apollo Astronauts Had to Go Through Customs

Before the ticker tape parades and the inevitable world tour, the triumphant Apollo 11 astronauts were greeted with a more mundane aspect of life on …

Space Science

Moon Facts: Fun Information About the Earth's Moon

The moon is the easiest celestial object to find in the night sky — when it's there. Earth's only natural satellite hovers above us bright and round …

Astronomy

Chasing The Mystery Of Spacetime's Local 'Bulk Flow'

For decades, the root cause of our Milky Way galaxy’s “bulk flow” in the direction of the Centaurus and Hydra constellations has retained an air of mystery. Our own star’s motion through the Milky Way is relatively well understood. But a full understanding of the exact forces driving our Local …

Universe