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The very best news bloopers from April, because we all need a good laugh

We all make mistakes, these are just broadcast live on TV.<p>The good YouTubers over at News Be Funny posted the best news bloopers of April, and the …

Swimming Pools

Stats That Should (Will?) Make You Feel Better About Flying

Even the most intrepid travelers have been shocked by the mysterious (and as I write this, unresolved) crash of EgyptAir. With every breaking news item we’re forced to face the hidden fears of all flyers in this age of terrorism and hyper-technics: loss of control.<p>Crashes are calamities, out of …

England has highest university tuition fees in industrialised world, survey finds

OECD’s annual survey of education across 34 countries shows England has highest fees, followed by US and Japan<p>England has the highest average undergraduate tuition fees in the industrialised world, although this investment tends to be repaid many times in higher graduate wages, according to an …

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Boko Haram guns down 97 people praying in mosques in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defense fighter said Thursday.<p>The attack Wednesday night on the town of Kukawa came the day after the …

Africa

Can a Muslim Be Gay?

It's the question I find myself thinking about every time I go to the mosque.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Last Friday, as on some Friday nights at the pub, I found myself surrounded by a congregation I don't really feel part of. But it's Ramadan, I needed somewhere to pray, and I was …

Samsung Galaxy S6 beats the competition in TomsGuide’s real-life usage speed test

Samsung did a great job of fine-tuning its software on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, and multitasking issues aside, both phones are among the …

Latest Slice estimates put U.S. Apple Watch sales at 2.8M as IHS analysis says $49 band costs Apple $2

Slice Intelligence, which tracks online orders by scanning the email inboxes of more than 2M panel members, estimates that Apple has sold 2.79M Apple Watches in the USA, reports <i>Reuters</i>. The estimate does not include sales in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong …

5 apps to turn your smartphone into a personal assistant

We all want a personal assistant à la Lloyd in <i>Entourage</i> — someone to walk our dogs, handle unwanted emails and ensure we're always on time. But for …

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

Dining Rooms

Why Mediocrity Reigns Supreme In Tech Products

The tech industry produces thousands of new products every year. How many products do you notice? How many wow you? Not many. The first iPhone wowed me. Google Search was awesome. Prezi was so cool. After these few examples, I really have to think hard on memorable products. The tech industry …

2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II

When nothing less than second-best will do.<p>If you’re truly wealthy, you’re not visiting your local Rolls-Royce dealership to buy a Ghost, but rather a Phantom, at a price that starts just above $400,000 but can require adding a seventh digit. The Ghost, while still outrageously expensive at …

8 signs that you should ditch your iPhone

Most hardcore Android fans will never be swayed by any of Apple’s iPhone features or hardware because it goes against what they are looking for in a phone: an open platform that gives them the choices they want. The same goes for many of Apple’s faithful which are often lured by the simplicity and …

17 things that make this the perfect résumé

After all, your résumé is your key to new and exciting job opportunities.<p>Business Insider and Amanda Augustine — who currently works as TopResume's careers expert and previously worked in the same capacity as Ladders— put together the following résumé for all current and future job seekers.<p>While …

Employment

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Easily edit PDFs on Windows

Many companies and educational institutions use PDF files to share information like budgets or schedules. However, you may not want to disclose everything in the PDF when sharing it with another person or company.<p>With PDF Eraser for Windows (XP through Windows 8 ), you can remove whole pages from …

14 logical fallacies that keep showing up in bad arguments

Making a good argument is about using logic to prove a conclusion based on some given facts. In a valid argument, the conclusion actually does follow from the facts.<p>Unfortunately, this can go wrong in many ways. Facts don't always support conclusions in the way an argument's author thinks they …

18 Of The Most Expensive iPhone And iPad Apps In The World

But, there are more expensive options in the store, too.<p>And some are way more expensive.<p>Some of them show that the App Store can be a really big software market for a number of different industries.<p>Surprisingly, others are poorly designed gimmicks and don't justify the sky-high price.<p>Despite that, …

The Royals Of Brunei Lead Lives Of Almost Incomprehensible Wealth

Eventually, Brunei will implement the death penalty for certain violations of the code.<p>Shariah law, which is based on the Quran, covers a range of issues within a "moral framework," which doesn't exactly jibe with outlandish past media reports about the royal family of Brunei. The family is thought …

Royal Family

How would you change Nokia's Lumia 620?

When Nokia launched the Lumia 620, it looked as if the company had perfected the formula for what an entry-level smartphone should be. The hardware and performance was great despite the slow internals, Windows Phone 8 worked well and it was priced to move. A year later and the Moto G may have …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Can Be Tricked By The Same Lifted Fingerprint Hack As The iPhone 5S

Remember back in September when a couple of researchers figured out how to bypass the iPhone 5S’ fingerprint lock with a fancy fake rubber finger?<p>Turns out, the fingerprint sensor on Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 falls victim to the very same trick. They didn’t even have to make a new mold.<p>Germany’s …

Carriers Are Blocking One Of The Best Features Of Samsung's New Galaxy Phone

Download Booster lets you use a combination of Wi-Fi and wireless 4G LTE data from your carrier to get insanely fast data speeds when downloading large files.<p>In other words, if you wanted to see a movie on the Galaxy S5, you can download it at about five times cable modem speed.<p>In our review of the …

Carriers block Samsung Galaxy S5 Download Booster feature

When Samsung first announced the Galaxy S5 one of the big software features it touted was Download Booster, a feature that uses both Wi-Fi and LTE to make downloading files faster, but as with so many things, most U.S. carriers block the feature on their versions of the phone.<p>AT&T, Sprint, and …

The First 14 Apps You Have To Download For Your New Samsung Galaxy S5

The next version of its popular smartphone is equipped with a slew of cool features like a 16 megapixel camera.<p>But as with any phone, it' really all about the apps.<p>We've rounded up the 14 best Android apps you need to get started with your new Samsung smartphone.

New Steve Jobs email a treasure trove of information about Apple TV, Google ‘holy war,’ and behind-the-scenes strategy

A new email from Steve Jobs that was published during today’s Samsung lawsuit (via <i>The Verge</i>) has revealed a lot about Apple’s plans for its products in 2011 and beyond. As we’ve previously noted, Jobs referred to 2011 as a year of “holy war” against Google, but this document goes above that and …

An Internal Document Reveals How Terrified Apple Is Of Android

Re/code's Ina Fried reports that Samsung presented the document during its cross-examination of Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller.<p>The document, which was put together by an Apple sales team and was not intended to be seen by the general public, reveals that people inside Apple do worry about the …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Features: 9 Things It Can Do That The IPhone Can't Do

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is out in the UK in April, with pre-orders starting on 28 March.<p>But before you slap down your cash - or sign on the dotted line …