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Ever since the day gentlemen became as stylish as their female counterparts, the essential part of the modern gentleman’s style has always been his timepiece. No matter how dressed up or down for a busy work day or for...
A few months after the Federal Aviation Administration showed a great willingness to embrace the technology of pilotless drones earlier this year with the launch of new drone rules for commercial operators, more industries are now discovering how the...
Pokémon Go is officially expanding with new creatures this December, as part of the Christmas holiday festivities (and this should keep you busy on your smartphone rather than worrying about gift shopping). But you can only get them by...
A mechanism in our DNA cells called DNA damage response functions like an individual intelligent agent. It is able to monitor when things are going wrong and then try to come up with a way to deal with them....
Finding the perfect gift for stylish guys isn’t that hard. Whether it’s for your husband, boyfriend, brother, cousin, close buddy, or work colleague, the days leading up to December 25 doesn’t have to be stressful. So to help save you...
In the recent New York Auto Show this week, Nissan brought a substantially updated 2017 GT-R featuring more power, an updated look, and a touch of refinement inside the cabin. Basically though, the new GT-R is Godzilla terrifying, but...
The Trump administration appears to be going in another direction on the issue of climate change with the appointment of climate change skeptic Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a transition team led by,...
The United States uses an astounding amount of energy to tune of about 97 quadrillion BTU’s, or about 18% of the globe’s total energy consumption. This demand is only going to increase over time as consumer products become more...
As 2016 is about to end, Hollywood can look back and see how big the box office winners won, and also how much the losers lost big time, as well. You could say it was the year of the...
Many won’t probably remember what the year 1989 was like. It was the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” topped the Billboard charts, and it was the “year of the sweeps” as the Detroit...
A lawsuit has been filed against Uber by its former forensic investigator. One of the biggest issues of the lawsuit concerns Uber employees using the company’s lax tracking system to monitor whereabouts of politicians, celebrities, high profile personalities, and...
About the only drawback to its first electric tractor is that its engine sounds like a constantly taking off jet engine. But then, who says only cars and SUV’s get to be electric powered? This new tractor could spell...
Assuming that rising sea levels are even true due to global warming, more than half of La Guardia Airport in New York City could be permanently underwater even with just a three-foot sea level rise. But again, since rising...
Under a new deal announced this week, the Cuban government and Google have struck a deal wherein data for Google services will be stored in Cuba. Under the agreement, however, public internet access in Cuba will not expand. Also...
Back in May, Google announced the release of its new Google Home at the company’s annual developer event, Google I/O. It’s an internet connected home and listening device that also doubles as an AI assistant that can be integrated...
As 2016 is drawing to a close, the smartphone industry really shook up the consumer world with its share of breakthroughs, new designs, and bad news such as the exploding Samsung Note 7 phones and the warning against China-branded...
It’s actually hard to pick the top video games even for a single year. Unlike books or movies, video game preference is deeply personal. But since so many are always picking top video games for any specific year just...
Are you former military, an ex-cop, or ex-Blackwater? Do you have a permit or license to carry a concealed firearm? Are you willing to be hired by the hottest internet IPO (Initial Public Offering) since Facebook? Snap, the parent...
Well, they do make great novelty gifts for the Christmas season for those who are looking for something fancy in their watches. But if you’re thinking of a smartwatch for yourself to help you along your day, you’re better...
Giants such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft are banding together to plan to create a shared database of “unique digital fingerprints” that can identify videos and images that promote terrorism through information sharing initiatives. In the past many...
On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a lower court’s judgment in a unanimous decision that involved a supposedly $399 million lower court judgment against Samsung for violating Apple’s iPhone patents. The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision overturns Apple’s...
In its quest to give robots human-like grace but strength even in the frozen wastes of space, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is looking at exotic gears made out of exotic materials. JBL’s technologist Douglas Hofmann and his team...
Famed astronaut John Glenn passed away at the age of 95 in Columbus, Ohio. He was the first American astronaut to orbit the earth. He has been admitted at the James Cancer Hospital at the Ohio State University for...
Online harassment, trolling, and religious and violent extremism is growing at an alarming rate on social media. People online are getting ridiculed, sexually harassed, threatened, exploited, or recruited for violent extremist crimes. Technology companies are coming up with different...
Ever since the SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) was introduced in the market, it has gained much profit for top car manufacturers and has become reliable cash cows alongside the venerable and proven luxury car. But the auto business is...
A new and wireless type of underwater exploration robot has finally made it possible to view deep inside the sunken naval battleship, USS Arizona, for the first time in 75 years after it was bombed and sunk at Pearl...
Technology is definitely a great help in finding cures and treatments in medical science. Sometimes, however, all that may be needed is to shed light on the subject. In this case, flickering lights. New research has shown that, in...
Toyota Motors Corporation has finally hit pay dirt on its second attempt at riding the smartphone trend. The Japanese car maker recently launched on Thursday its free navigation app that provides directions and live traffic updates in Japan only....
Everyone already knows the stories of Note 7’s catching fire, but apparently, no one yet knows the “why” since Samsung seems to still be mum on the investigation. What got technical experts suspicious was how Samsung was able to...
You don’t guard a house from the inside out, so home security should always start on the outside. Since security cameras inside your house cannot record intruders before they break in, beyond being just part of the solution, they...
Understandably, even the most loyal Apple user was totally, and really more than totally, dismayed with the launching of the iPhone 7. This dismay has led many, and really many, to look for Android smartphone alternatives. And the fact...
Who needs speakers at a party when you’ve got dozens of guests with their mobile phones? And we all know that almost everyone is bringing a smartphone in one form or another. Amplify is a new app that was...
A Utah-based startup car maker is attempting to make waves by revolutionizing the car – and trucking – industry by using hydrogen power.  The Nikola Motor Company recently revealed its new hydrogen-powered truck on Thursday evening, called the Nikola...
If you’re worried about security for your Android phone or tablet, then you need not concern yourself with these Android antivirus apps, well, at least 5 of them anyway.  In reality, Android antivirus apps are now being called “disreputable”...
Nokia… wait, what brand? Nokia, oh that brand from Finland? This is a brand, like the iconic Blackberry, that got swamped simply because it failed to innovate and catch up with the smartphone technology. As Nokia was the leading...
The Swiss food giant, Nestle, has recently announced that it has made a scientific and technological breakthrough that can sharply cut the sugar in its chocolate. And you probably didn’t even realize that the biggest confectionery producer is from...
This bit of news may someday usher in the age when women no longer need to apply as strippers or prostitutes. It may also signal some good news for mums who grieve for their daughters in the sex trade....
We all love the use of Google maps and how it’s a great help in the absence of GPS. However, have you ever wondered what the world was like and how it has changed since 1984 by using time...
Some newscasters were joking when they started out the news with “how many people do you need to change the light bulbs… in Niagara Falls?” But in truth, they have truly changed the light bulbs, and those searing searchlights,...
Fitness trackers and smartwatches may be all the rage today, but some women dislike the outer design of the bland straps or the glaring screens with the chunky designs. It’s a good thing smart jewelry is whole new class...
Apple is testing more than 10 different prototype styles for their new generation of iPhones that could go on sale next year, starting with the iPhone 8. Some of those prototypes may have a new design centered on a...
Cadillac has always been associated with luxury cars with a certain bold American attitude, and that truly is what Cadillac is all about. But recently, the automaker, which moved its sales and marketing operations in 2015 to New York...
Everyone associates virtual reality closely with video games, and rightfully so since headsets from Facebook’s Oculus Rift and Sony’s PlayStation VR are intended for PS and computer games. But virtual reality has found more medical uses in helping to...
Since the first astronauts (or cosmonauts) first launched into space, moving the bowels or pooping in deep space has posed a still enormous problem. This one actually has NASA stumped for decades, even if it requires its astronauts to...
Everyone knows that Iceland is a country (though we’re willing to bet you don’t know where it’s located). But mostly in England and other locations in Europe and the Mediterranean, Iceland is a supermarket chain. Taking everyone by surprise,...
Huawei is facing a major problem with all its phone models in the United States. According to security firm Kryptowire, software installed on phones from the Huawei brand and some phones from almost all Chinese manufacturers secretly monitored users...
Christmas may be the season of giving, family gatherings, and vacations, but tell that to those who need to do the stressful task of shopping. In fact, Ebay now has the scientific evidence to prove this. Ebay has partnered...
Researchers, physicists, and chemists at the University of Bristol, UK, have discovered a way to convert thousands of tons of seemingly worthless nuclear waste into man-made diamond batteries that can generate a small electric current for longer than a...
Aerial and pilotless drones are suddenly changing the face of both technology and security. Originally seen as just hobby toys and later graduating to camera-wielding reconnaissance or patrol vehicles, today’s drones can be anything ranging from a ground attack...
In the last couple of weeks some Apple phone users have complained that the latest iOS update is causing their iPhones to suddenly shut off with still 30% of power left or the battery drains off faster than normal....