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6 weird things your body doesand why

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6 weird things your body doesand why

Future site of some prune fingers Image: Getty Images Bodies are weirdlet’s just get that fact out of the way. Whether they’re giving life, sweating, or just existing, there are more intricacies about the human body than meets the eye. With so many things going on that we’ve accepted as a common occurrence, have you ever stopped to think about why it was happening? We’ve rounded up common and weird ways some bodies reacts under certain circumstances. SEE ALSO: Artist locks himself inside a rock for a week, and tries to...

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Banking with your personal assistant will be the future, whether you like it or not

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Banking with your personal assistant will be the future, whether you like it or not

Image: ambar del moral/mashable It appears that asking your phone assistant for your bank account will soon be a reality. Samsung recently partnered with three of South Korea’s largest banks to make voice command banking a reality for South Korean users. Bixby which is shipped with the Samsung Galaxy S8 can make financial transactions by voice command via Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass, Samsung’s answer to Touch ID. SEE ALSO: You can now buy stuff without even having to leave Telegram It’s a concept that’s similar to the...

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

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Apple gave us new Photos, Maps, and Siri: Check out what you missed at WWDC

Image: stephen lam/Getty Images June means one thing in the tech world: Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is here. Apple CEO Tim Cook gave the WWDC 2017 keynote speech earlier today in San Jose, California. From the highly anticipated Siri speaker to the new iOS, Cook gave Apple superfans a lot to look forward to in the months to come. SEE ALSO: Apple finally reveals its Siri-powered Amazon Echo killer WWDC welcomed developers and attendees from 75 countries around the world in it’s biggest conference yet. Tim Cook...

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How Google could fire up its smart home play

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How Google could fire up its smart home play

When it was unveiled at last years I/O, Home felt like little more than Googles attempt to cash in on the Echos success. And the intervening year hasnt done a lot to dispel that notion. The company announced a handful of additions to Home and Assistant at this years event to try to pull even with Amazons lead, but the whole Google Home offering still feels ambling and aimless. That Google thought it had a slam dunk with Assistant on the mobile side hasnt helped much, either. Since launching on the Pixel back in October, the voice helper still...

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Dear tech bros, please stop with your gimmicky dating apps

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Dear tech bros, please stop with your gimmicky dating apps

Image: vicky leta / mashable Dating apps are totally out of control. And, we only have tech bros to blame. As an online dater, I’ve had enough of the never-ending barrage of new, gimmicky dating apps from the tech world. For the love of all that is swipe-able, please make it stop. SEE ALSO: The New Language of Dating, Analyzed Currently, not a single week goes by without the launch of a supposedly quirky dating app claiming to offer something revolutionary and never-before-achieved by the world of online daters. In the past few months...

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Elle Magazine shoots its cover with the iPhone 7 Plus’ portrait mode

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Elle Magazine shoots its cover with the iPhone 7 Plus’ portrait mode

Call it a perfect circle if you like. For those who follow fashion, you’d know of Australia’s Margaret Zhang, who’s had a stunning rise from blogger to a huge name in the world of couture. SEE ALSO: Pete Souza pauses the Trump shade to photograph President Underwood in D.C. Zhang returned to her digital roots, of sorts, by appearing on the cover of Australia’s ELLE Magazinethat was shot on an iPhone. Shot during sunset on Bondi Beach by fashion photographer Georges Antoni, it’s the first magazine cover in...

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The difference between smartphone gimmick and game changer

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The difference between smartphone gimmick and game changer

Its hard to find a legitimately bad flagship phone these days. Sure, one peeks its head out from time to time, but on a whole most phones are pretty good. The screens, the cameras, the internals. There are always a few bits that could use improving (see: battery and durability), but the gulf between good and bad isnt any near where it once was. And for the past several generations, most flagship devices even more or less look the same. Sure, the fingerprint reader/home button gets moved around here or there, but most casual observers probably...

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Judah Vs. The Machines: In which a robot services a hotel room

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Judah Vs. The Machines: In which a robot services a hotel room

Robots remain a rare sight outside of labs in most of the world, but in Silicon Valley, they have already started taking on service jobs. In this episode of Judah Vs. The Machines, Judah visits the Crowne Plaza hotel in San Jose to check out Relay, a hotel service robot that can autonomously bring guests food and other necessities. After poking Relays creator, Steve Cousins about equal pay for robots, Judah decides to compete head-to-head to see whether a machine can actually best a human at hospitality.The hotel arranges a competitive...

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Area 51: Leaked video purports alien craft being tested at secret military base

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Area 51: Leaked video purports alien craft being tested at secret military base

A video from noted conspiracy theorists SecureTeam 10 describes what it calls “leaked” footage of an alien craft at Area 51 in Nevada. The video, which has racked up over 200,000 views on YouTube, appears to show a flying object hovering in the sky, then flying in a way that known aircraft can not currently do. Light emits from the craft as it moves side to side then up and down. Here is the video in its entirety: On the video, Tyler Glockner, who runs SecureTeam 10, described the clip as a “hidden gem,” noting it was...

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Google has reportedly launched a new AI-focused venture capital program

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Google has reportedly launched a new AI-focused venture capital program

Google has launched a new venture capital program focused on artificial intelligence, Axios is reporting. Google declined to comment on the report, which states that the initiative will be led by longtime Google VP of engineering Anna Patterson and involve a rotating cast of engineers instead of the venture investorswho work forAlphabet Inc.s corporate venture unit, GV. It isnt completely surprising that Google might create an investing practice around AI, particularly given Google CEO Sundar Pichais recent pronouncement that Google is...

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