Jason Huang

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Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

The truth is, you don't have to be rich or even wealthy to travel domestically or abroad. What it comes down to is being realistic about your travel style and strategically finding ways to get the best deals and bang for your buck.<p><i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight</i> …

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Water way to charge your iPhone: Seoul installs hydroelectric charging points

While we don’t yet know what kind of battery life the iPhone 6 is going to have, it’s always good to have a way of charging your smartphone when you’re out and about.<p>With that in mind, the city of Seoul in South Korea has announced that it is building a series of outdoor recharging ports along …

Warsaw Is The Cheapest City For A Cultural Vacation, So You Should Go There ASAP

London and Paris are great, but if you're on a budget, a trip to those sparkling cities might make you feel a bit, well, broke.<p>Thankfully, affordable options are out there, and you'll probably never guess where you can go for a culture-filled vacation on the cheap.<p>Behold, Warsaw.<p>The capital of …

Put fancy superellipses on your home screen with the new Banded icon pack

Today is a great day. One of my favorite icon packs of late, Banded, by one of my favorite themers, Alex Miller (A Random Package), has been publicly …

Lunecase Makes it from CES to Kickstarter!

Last week I posted up a review on the Blumoo bluetooth entertainment system controller, a CES gadget for which I was eagerly awaiting release. This week, yet another cool accessory product seen at CES is now on Kickstarter (with an improved design, IMO.)<p>The Lunecase uses EM radiation to provide …

Corning announces antimicrobial Gorilla Glass, can kill bacteria on your smartphone

Smartphone use is as high as ever, with people pulling out their devices at all kinds of moments during the day. Because of that, it makes sense that …

New Parrot Jumping Sumo brings big wheels to the drone party at #CESlive

The second drone that Parrot was showing off at CES 2014 was the Jumping Sumo. This guy is much bulkier than the mini drone they were also demoing, …

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Rare snow storm hits Middle East

A rare snow storm hit the Middle East, producing record snows and extreme conditions for Syrian refugees.<p>A rare winter storm struck the Middle East …

Congressional hearing on search for extraterrestrial life – live updates

Summary<p><b>The hearing has wrapped.</b> No conclusive evidence as to the existence or not of extraterrestrial life emerged today on Capitol Hill. But as multiple committee members were at pains to mention, the hearing was more fun and informative than the usual fare. Here's a summary of where things</b> …

This Photo of Morgan Freeman Will Blow Your Mind, Because It’s not a Photo at All

One of the most recent videos to go extremely viral over the past several days involves a behind the scenes look at how a portrait of Morgan Freeman …

Coin Is What The Physical Google Wallet Card Could Have Been, And It's Already Available For Pre-Order

We were ridiculously excited by the prospect of a physical Google Wallet card when we reported on it just over a year ago, but six months went by …

Obama: Buying Health Insurance Will Never Be As Easy As Buying A Song On iTunes

To ease the minds of millions of Americans worried about their health insurance, Obama held a press conference today and admitted that his administration fumbled the launch of Healthcare.gov. Continuing his speech with optimism, Obama then turned to his favorite tech company – Apple – as an …

How to buy a smartphone: a guide

Our smartphones are at once the most personal, useful, and most-used device in our lives. Yet with rare exceptions, we buy a single phone and stick with it for two years or more, making that initial purchase a somewhat daunting task. Choose wrong, and you're stuck with your clunker for at least the …

Chelsea Manning name row: Wikipedia editors banned from trans pages

A long-running argument over whether the Wikileaks source should be called Bradley or Chelsea Manning in Wikipedia has caused a split among some of its most senior editors.<p>The arbitration committee – in effect the site’s supreme court – has banned a number of editors from working on articles …

Alzheimer's Patient, 71, Gets Six Months for Murder

A 71-year-old Alzheimer's patient has been sentenced to six months in prison in Houston, Texas, after confessing to murdering her husband 30 years …

Prince George christening: Official pictures released

The image was among the official portraits to mark the christening of Prince George<p><b>The Queen has been pictured with three future kings - the first such image of royal succession for nearly 120 years.</b><p>The monarch is shown with her son, the Prince of Wales, grandson, the Duke of Cambridge, and …

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Astronauts point to next frontier: Stopping killer asteroids

Science News<p>For most people, going into outer space would be enough of a claim to fame — but the way astronaut Rusty Schweickart sees it, saving the world from killer asteroids is far more significant.<p>"Apollo and Skylab were great experiences for me personally, but my NEO [near-Earth object] work …

Mummies unearthed in ancient Peru tomb

An archaeological site in the midst of Peru's bustling capital has yielded yet another pre-Incan discovery, an undisturbed Wari tomb containing two corpses wrapped in ceremonial fabric.<p>The tomb, estimated to be more than 1,000 years old, was found at the Pucllana archaeological site in Lima, …

Kickstarter of the Week: ChargeDrive – Phone Charger Cable, Flash Drive, and Tripod Mount All-In-One

- Oct 27, 2013<p>This week’s Kickstarter of the week is one of those products you look at, and can’t believe someone hasn’t thought of it before. The …

Why developers should build on iOS before heading to Android

<i>Paul Gaubil is the chief executive and co-founder of Sensopia, the maker of home improvement app MagicPlan.</i><p>Recently, there has been much debate as to whether developers are better served beginning mobile software production iOS- or Android-first.<p>While this may be different for each developer, and …

Are You Ready For Some Flip Bowl?

Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>We are, admittedly, a bit late to this, and we thank you for your patience. But at long last, we have anointed …

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The Case Of The Girl Who Couldn't Feel Pain

A team of European researchers finds the genetic mutation responsible for a subject's inability to feel pain.<p>"Index Subject 1"—the anonymous girl or woman who participated in this new study—is unusual in a couple of ways. For one thing, she cannot feel pain. It's a dangerous condition for her. …

The First Google Glass Porno Has Already Arrived

From the moment Sergey Brin and his delightful band of parachuters demoed Google Glass last year we all knew sex would be the most popular “action sport” to be paired Glass.<p>Brin’s fancy specs haven’t even hit the market yet, but the enviable has already happened – someone filmed a porno using …

PSA: Sprint changed their ToS. You have until July 31 to get out of your contract free of charge.

Sprint is buying Clearwire, and merging with SoftBank. Any time there is a shift in the way a company does business, they often have to change their Terms of Service. While that may seem trivial to you, it also represents a way out of a contract you’re not happy with — free of charge.<p>Free?! No …

World’s first telescopic contact lens with 2.8x optical zoom. Built-in camera next?

Photo: Niek Beck<p>July 3, 2013 /Photography News/ A new telescopic contact lens, developed by researchers from the University of California, San Diego …

No more filthy smartphone screens with Corning’s new Gorilla Glass

Corning’s new generation (Gorilla Glass 4?) of thin and durable glass is expected to pack new features that may make Dragontrail and even the superbly durable sapphire glass appear inferior. This time, it’s not just a solution similar to oleophobic coating, Nokia’s ClearBlack display polarizer …