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Mini’s new Countryman offers a sharp design and a plug-in hybrid drivetrain

Mini has introduced the brand new, second-generation Countryman crossover. Bigger than the outgoing model, the new Countryman gets a sharp design and it's available with the company's first plug-in hybrid drivetrain.

Two photographers used 0.3-MP kids toy cameras, and their shots will amaze you

Sports photographers are known for their pricey cameras and long lenses, but what happens if you replace their kit with one of the most basic cameras on the market? Two pro shooters were brave enough to take up the challenge.

Panoramic time lapse created with two DSLRs placed side-by-side

Photographer Joe Capra spent two years planning, shooting, and editing this incredible panoramic time lapse of L.A. The resulting stitched video came in at 10K by 4K resolution, but getting there certainly wasn't easy.

Purple Carrot vegan meal kits now for sale at Whole Foods Market

Purple Carrot vegan meal kits will be sold off the shelf in Whole Foods Market stores starting in the grocery chain's North Atlantic region. Customers will be able to buy meal kits from a rotating menu of three seasonal selections.

Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which flagship is best? 1:17

The iPhone 7 is here, offering a number of huge improvements over the iPhone 6S. But how does it stack up against Samsung's lauded Galaxy S7? We put the two devices head to head to find out which offers the better hardware and…

Google can't keep up with Pixel and Pixel XL orders, expect shipment delays

If you have experienced a shipment delay for your Google Pixel or Pixel XL, the company confirmed that is the case due to higher-than-expected pre-orders. As a result, shipments have been delayed.

New study shows why teens take more risks online than young adults

A recent study by the University of Plymouth's School of Psychology looked into why teens aged between 13 and 17 take more risks online than young adults do. The research team discovered that it has something to do with Fuzzy Trace Theory.

Google has 'paused' its deployment of Fiber internet in 11 U.S. cities

Google has "paused" its deployment of gigabit internet service Fiber in 11 cities following layoffs and the departure of its parent company's CEO. It's already available in nine U.S. cities.
Cool Tech

Delta’s app now offers a map view so you can watch your bags go AWOL in real-time

Delta has been helping its passengers to track their checked luggage from airport to airport for a while now. Now the feature includes a map to let you know its real-time location – and so you can be sure it's arrived at the same airport…
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Jony Ive’s next design masterpiece will be a Christmas tree

Apple design chief Jony Ive and buddy Marc Newson, himself an acclaimed designer, have taken up the challenge to create a Christmas tree for London's upmarket Claridge's hotel. Whether the finished tree will be unapologetically Christmassy…

Amazon claims its press-to-order Dash buttons are starting to get busy

Amazon says it's press-to-order Dash buttons are starting to get busy, with the devices now placing five times as many orders as they did a year ago.
Social Media

Social media users tiring of political content and confrontation, new study claims

More than one-third of social media users are “worn out” by the amount of political content they encounter, claims a new study. The report comes in the midst of a noisy election news cycle, with political chatter at its peak online.