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Linus Torvalds: Not Everyone Needs To Learn To Code

06/09/2014, Should everyone be learning how to code, just like how everyone should learn how to read, write, and do basic arithmetic? Well there are some who are proponents of the idea that children these days should be taught basic programming skills, but if...

Free Wi-Fi For Foreign Tourists In Japan

06/09/2014, Any foreign tourist who have gone to Japan before would know just what a clean country it is, not to mention having great customer service most of the time, never mind the fact that most folks there do not happen to be able to speak English. In terms of...

Heathrow’s Terminal 2 Gets Smart Toilets

06/08/2014, We have seen how Japanese gaming house SEGA has actually turned the men’s urinal into a fun way to relieve oneself, and hopefully, ideas like those will be implemented across a wide scale in due time. Too bad that the ladies do not have something...

40,000 Piece LEGO Star Destroyer Tips The Scales At 110 Pounds

06/08/2014, When it comes to the power of the Force, perhaps it can only be matched (some say surpassed) by Star Wars’ power of merchandising. We have crossed paths with many a product from the Star Wars universe in the past, and it does not look as though this...

NASA Sends HD Video Via Laser

06/08/2014, The folks over at NASA have been pretty busy in recent times, having tested out their new spacecraft that does resemble that of the classic UFO design. Well, they have also been involved in other kinds of interesting projects in the past, as well as in...

Google Play Movies Now Available On Chromebook Anytime, Anywhere

06/05/2014, Say old chap, you happen to own a spanking new Chromebook, and apart from getting some work (word processing and the like) done on the cloud with it, what else do you happen to make use of your Chromebook for? Perhaps it is time to get entertained while...

LEGO Reveals Female Scientist Minifigs

06/05/2014, When it comes to a celebrated toy like LEGO, you know for sure that many generations have grown up with it, having LEGO keep kids occupied for hours on end before the advent of video games. Over the years, there has been various tie-ins between movie...

Verizon Sends Netflix Cease And Desist Letter

06/05/2014, For those who haven’t heard, Verizon and Netflix are having a bit of a dispute at the moment. Netflix has also taken a recent jab at Verizon via a message on its service. Spotted by Yuri Victor, it seems that whenever a video stops streaming halfway, a...

Van Gogh’s Ear “Copied”, Displayed In German Museum

06/04/2014, Tortured soul Vincent van Gogh is an artistic genius who has had his moments of madness, and I am quite sure that a fair number of us have heard about how he cut off his own ear. Well, could it be possible that a copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear is...

Project Loon Runs Into Power Lines

06/04/2014, Remember Google’s ambitious Project Loon that intends to bring Internet connectivity to the masses, especially for folks who happen to live in rural areas? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to hear that testing is...

Lego Mini Cooper Is A Must Have

06/04/2014, Legos fascinated us as kids and still do to this very day. The possibilities are endless when you sit down to make something out of these little plastic bricks. The company releases sets based on a variety of themes. The Creator lineup brings some of the...

Permacoin Could Be Bitcoin Alternative

06/04/2014, Microsoft Research has come together alongside the University of Maryland to work on an alternative to the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin, and their efforts have been dubbed Permacoin. At this point in time, the virtual currency Bitcoin is “created”...

Ebooks To Outsell Print Books By 2018

06/04/2014, Ebooks, or electronic books in full, happen to be a growing market that has the ability and potential to outsell printed books in the near future. In fact, some established names in the market such as Nigel Newton, the chief executive of the Harry Potter...