Archive | October 2015

Research says your cat might be thinking about killing you? Really?

Technically Incorrect: Research from the University of Edinburgh and the Bronx Zoo suggests that cats have personalities similar to those of African lions. Some suggest this means your cat wants to be rid of you.


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Young Star Wars fan with cerebral palsy celebrates Halloween in Millennium Falcon costume

Five-year-old Sebastian Bailey is all set to trick or treat as Han Solo piloting his very own Millennium Falcon, thanks to his crafty parents.


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Scary history: Origins of 10 classic Halloween monsters

How did the ghouls that haunt Halloween get their start? Where were werewolves, vampires and zombies lurking before taking over Hollywood? We dig for the roots of the creatures that have scared us for centuries.


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Tesla, Consumer Reports and the art of doing your research

Consumer Reports rescinding its Model S recommendation should remind everybody that sticking with one website’s opinions is not doing your due diligence.


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How to uninstall an app or program in Windows 10

You can now uninstall both apps and desktop programs from the Start menu.


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Xiaomi’s Ninebot Mini gets you scooting (pictures)

We take a closer look at Xiaomi’s new personal transporter that’s launching on November 3 in China.


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iDevices Thermostat looks smart…from a distance

A glossy face belies weak usability, over-complicated setup, and too few features.


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