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Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Catches Fire Under Teenage Girl’s Pillow

Samsung Galaxy smartphones may have set things on fire with their launch but not many of us would have believed it to be in this literal sense of the word. A 13 year old Texan girl Ariel Tolfree woke up one morning only to find her Samsung Galaxy S4... 

What Happens If a Person Sticks Their Hand Into Liquid Nitrogen?

If you’ve heard of liquid nitrogen, you’ve probably heard of how its hazardous to come in to physical contact with it. The dangers include potential death of skin tissue and may result in having to amputate limbs if the damage is critical... 

Canvas Fingerprinting: Meet the New Cookie-free Way To Track Your Fingerprints Online

For those who are unaware (myself included), canvas fingerprinting is a form of tracking which works when the web browser of a visitor is instructed to draw some hidden image. Given the variety of images drawn by various computers, these drawings are... 

Sexy Social Media Photos Make You Look Less Competent, Study Says

Revealing and seductive profile pictures on social networking websites like Facebook are rather common these days. While plenty of men might be charmed by the act (typical), women perceive such female peers to be a lot less competent and much less socially... 

This Map Shows How Much Each Country Spends on Food

Famine might be accounting for the death of plenty in parts of Africa but Americans hardly ever get hit by any such issues as their spending on food suggests. Merely 6.6 percent of the income is spent on basic food. Compare this to Pakistan and it makes... 

This 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight

It is back in news yet again…correct, it is 3D printing. Without any doubt, advances in the 3D printing technology have helped a great deal in a number of fields the world over. However, the kind of potential it packs leaves one with a number of questions... 

Official World Cup Ball ‘The Brazuca’ Is Almost Perfect, Scientists Say

The 2014 FIFA world cup is scheduled to begin on the 12th of June and the buzz is building up each day. A major chunk of the buzz is about the official football of the World Cup made by Adidas, the Brazuca. The name combines the words Brasil (the host... 

Nokia 3310 Makeover Announced With Windows Phone, 41MP PureView Camera

Nokia 3310 has been remembered as one of Nokia’s classic mobile phones from early 2000s that has helped the company sell nearly 125 million handsets till now. What happens when a classic handset such as the Nokia 3310 undergoes an extreme makeover with... 

Surgeons Successfully Implanted 3D Printed Skull For The First Time Ever

3D printing continues to impress and extend advantages to the field of medicine. It has now worked its magic to help replace a human skull. A successful operation was performed on a patient, 22 years of age, who was struck by a rare bone disorder which... 

Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp for $16 Billion

Facebook has agreed to acquire hugely popular messaging client, WhatsApp, for a whopping $16 billion. The messaging service will receive $4 billion in cash and other $12 billion in stock. Facebook will also pay $3 billion in restricted stock units which...