If Kenneth G. Lieberthal were anything but a China expert at the Brookings institution, his travelling-in-China security procedures would read like the product of a paranoid mind that watched too many spy movies as a kid: More »
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When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
The HAV304 took the crown of “world's longest aircraft” with its inaugural flight today. The gargantuan spans a football field and towers just over two stories in height, owing its construction to pure metal. It sacrifices little in being the world's longest, as it still reaches 100 mph, which is triple that of the dwarfish Goodyear blimp.
The Wall Street Journal on Friday published a detailed excerpt from Yukari Iwatani Kane's upcoming book, "Haunted Empire." The book promises to take a close look at Apple in the post-Steve Jobs era, with the excerpt itself focusing on the management style of Tim Cook, the man charged with keeping Apple at the forefront of the innovation curve.
China’s Huawei has reportedly been under watch by the NSA. The company, having pulled out of the US for fear of being scapegoated for spying themselves, has reportedly been on the NSA radar for years. As you might expect, they’re not pleased. The NSA is now accused of creating a back door into Huawei servers to monitor their activity.
If our articles have been tagged properly, the first mention ofOppoon Engadget dates back toAugust 2005. No one would have thought that this then-fledgling DVD player manufacturer -- a spin-off fromVivo'sparent company BBK -- would end up making some interesting smartphones.
Sometimes people lack certain skills in life, skills that may affect their love life. The question is: how far would you go to gain those skills? Would you lick your iPhone to improve them? Even knowing where your phone has been? Lick is an important app that forces you to answer that frankly disgusting question. Love is a battlefield after all, and everyone knows war is hell. Lick is a web app that wants you to get busy with your phone.
(2014, Blu-ray released February 4, 2014 – MSRP $24.98) THE FILM: REVIEW: There’s a lot to like in this incarnation of Justice League but I don’t think it’s for me. Justice League: War is aptly named as most of its brief 79-minute runtime is taken up with battle scenes. Which is great in a comic book action adventure animated feature, don’t get me wrong. But the characters really suffer.
This is one cool tool we hope to never use. Esurance's newvideo appraisalfeature for the insurer's Android and iOS apps helps speed up the post-accident process significantly. Typically, you're required to get a vehicle inspection after an accident before the insurance company can send out an estimate for repairs.
Despite all the poverty, famine, disease, terrorism, and war in the world today, things are actually really good and they're only getting better, according to Bill Gates. "We're on this rising tide that's not recognized. It’s overwhelming how prosperity is spread around the world," the ex-Microsoft CEO who is the world's richest man said in a conversation at the American Enterprise Institute .
We're pretty tricky nowadays with ourbillions of colors, but Dutch masters weren't exactlychopped liver. As spotted byThis Is Colossal, a certain "A. Boogert" even created a volume with individually painted watercolor swatches showing nearly every conceivable hue.
Welcome, ladygeeks and gentlenerds, to the new era of gaming. The one where you get to watch, and comment, as other people livestream gameplay from next-gen consoles. Because games! They're fun!
What would you do if you could control your hometown with nothing more than a smartphone? That's what theworld ofWatch Dogsasks.
There has recently been a rumor floating around that there has been 1 million pre-orders of the Nokia X in China. But, as it turns out the website handling Nokia’s Chinese pre-orders just has a button that says “Pre-Order” which anyone can click at any time, without any sort of commitment to buying.
Modboxhere 7” wide X 7.75” high X 21.25” long. They are available in a variety of original Eichler exterior colors. Two-tone models are available in black or white with turquoise, eucalyptus, paprika, pumpkin, or sunflower, or in all white or all black.
Forget skimming the edge of your pint glass to make music -- how about somerealalcohol-inspired instruments? InventorAndy Cavatortahas built theChalice Symphony, a quartet of devices that use Stella Artois' signature drinking glasses to produce some decidedly uncommon sounds. Each of the instruments is surprisingly technology-laden.