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Christian Vieler Captures Hilarious Portraits of Dogs Catching Treats

<b>Christian Vieler</b> is a talented 46-year-old animal and pet photographer and journalist based in Waltrop, Germany. Christan has been shooting amusing …

Out of sight: the orphanages where disabled children are abandoned

A dozen children with cerebral palsy lie on thin mattresses on the floor of a spacious room. A smell of cleaning products unsuccessfully masks the scent of urine.<p>Nearby, five children are tied to a rough metal frame. They are bandaged from the waist to the ankles, their hands bandaged too, looking …

Human Rights

12 hidden features in iOS 10

After months of beta testing, Apple has finally released the first official version of iOS 10.<p>The update brings Siri to third-party apps and …

'Tough Guy' Farmers Stand Up To Italian Mafia — And Win

Imagine a tough guy who stands up to organized crime, and you probably think of a steely cop or a crusading prosecutor. But in the Calabria region of southern Italy, the tough guys who have neutralized the local mafia are not the sort you would expect.<p>Daniele Pacicca rides a tractor through his …

Profit

Serato and Roland combine an 808 drum machine with a DJ controller

<b>The DJ-808 lets you sequence drums as part of your DJ set.</b>Synth titan <b>Roland</b> and digital DJ specialist <b>Serato</b> have revealed the results of their <b>first</b> …

Music Production

This Canadian 1-seater electric car is the lonely man's Tesla

Do you love driving an electric car, but hate the daily reminder that you're alone in this world as you drive solo in a car built for five passengers?<p>…

Bay Area dad puts normal parents to shame with these 36 amazing lunch boxes

Courtesy of Beau Coffron, Lunchbox Dad/ Instagram<p>Are you a week or two into school and the kids are already saying "PB&J <i>again</i>?!"<p>Check out the over-the-top lunches above made by a dad living in Fremont, Calif., and you might feel inspired to get more creative and think outside the box.<p>Beau Coffron, …

‘Super Troopers 2’ Starts Production With Broken Lizard Team Intact

Action, chickenf*ckers! Those lovable, raunchy state troopers are back on set today as they start filming on <i>Super Troopers 2,</i> the sequel to the 2001 …

Space Age Solar Cells, Coming Soon To A Rooftop Near You

<b>Published on</b> September 7th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>September 7th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>A Swiss startup called Insolight has figured out how to take pricey, …

Clean Energy

It's An Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

<i>I have seen the future and it has everything to do with Universal Design and Wayfinding, or, in other words: accessibility for the masses.</i><p>Coming back from the 2016 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity where I presented on Universal Design in Honolulu, I was raring to go, …

You can play these 10 Super Nintendo classics right now

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System turned 25 on Aug. 23. In honor of that occasion we ranked the best games that the console had to offer.<p>But did you know that, thanks to the magic of porting teams at Sony and Nintendo, a lot of the games you loved in the '90s are playable right now on some of …

New Research: Australia is the Birthplace of Humankind

Over the last decade, all manner of unexpected archaeological discoveries have led to many experts questioning much of what was assumed to be fact. …

Apple iOS 9.3.5 Has A Nasty Surprise

Next week Apple will launch the iPhone 7 and with it the overhauled iOS 10. But not every iPhone, iPad and iPod touch will get an upgrade to iOS 10, and Apple has just admitted the final version of iOS 9 has been left with a nasty surprise…<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular</i> …

iOS

6 Things You Can Do When Dealing With Family Members Who Are Toxic

Toxic people are best to be left alone and avoided. Sometimes that’s hard to do as it may be the case that you either work with someone or have …

Science just found a "ghost galaxy" and it sounds incredibly cool

Scientists have found a “ghost galaxy” that is 99.99% made up of dark matter. It’s located inside of the Coma galaxy and has probably already spawned …

The Canon 5D legacy, what made the video so special and what does the 5D MKIV mean?

ETHICS STATEMENT: I don’t have any contracts with any camera manufacturer. I have done paid work for Canon & Sony, Panasonic. There are all one-off …

Cinematography

This cell phone assembles itself

Cell phones can do a lot of amazing things. Connect people across the world, provide instant information on any topic, text tiny cartoons. But they still rely on people and machinery to put them together and bring them to life.<p>Researchers at MIT are trying to fix that by designing a phone that …

Paulo Coelho

Apple and Google Are Teaming Up to Kill Robocalls Forever

Robocalls are more than an annoyance. They're a threat. Scammers, identity thieves, and other unsavory types use them to target victims. One …

Meet the Greater Honeyguide, the Bird That Understands Humans

The Greater Honeyguide is the Jekyll and Hyde of birds.<p>At least, that’s how Claire Spottiswoode tells it. The zoologist from the University of …

This modern NES console supports over 2,000 8-bit games

Console manufacturer Analogue has been making waves with its Nintendo throwback systems. It sold out of the NES-based Nt console at the beginning of the year and in April, showed off a $5,000 24-karat gold NES remake.<p>Then Nintendo stole back its thunder with the $60 NES Classic, which is a …

Retrogaming

Smartphones help blind people see the world - Business

BEIJING - It was a frustrating day for Sun Tao. He was having difficulty using Alipay, an online payment system created by Chinese e-commerce giant …

Thousands of Strange Blue Lakes Are Appearing in Antarctica, And It’s Very Bad News

Uh oh.<p>Scientists have confirmed that thousands of pristine blue lakes have appeared on the ice sheets of East Antarctica, and it’s got them very …

Michael Peña Returning for "Ant-Man and the Wasp"

Michael Peña will return as Luis in the sequel to 2015's "Ant-Man."

Ant-Man and the Wasp

How to make a gummy bear axe because you clearly need one

Have you ever been chopping logs out in the woods and wondered, brushing sweat from your brow, "Why is this axe made from boring wood instead of …

Director Mike Judge Says It's 'Scary' How Idiocracy Has Come True

And he's right.<p>It's been 10 years since Mike Judge released the movie <i>Idiocracy</i>, a comedy that has eerily become a prediction of the world in 2016. The 2006 satire starred Luke Wilson as a completely average man who was cryogenically frozen for 500 years and then wakes up at a time when everyone is …

Silicon Valley

Company founded by 15-year-old wants to help the blind browse the web

Expanding access to the web has been a topic of much concern for a number of major tech companies over the last several years. From Facebook’s …