• CLOTHING
    This blogger’s side-by-side photo proves clothing sizes are a myth

    Blogger Mira Hirsch reveals the startling difference in clothing sizes. Image: Instagram/@mira_hirsch Mira Hirsch has a public service announcement: don’t let numbers define you. For a good reason. The South African blogger posted a photo on social media, exposing how different clothing can be, even when it’s technically the same size. Hirsch posted a side-by-side […]

  • COMPUTERS
    This qubit redesign may make it easier to make quantum computers

    Quantum computers could handle models that are too complex for us to run now Tomasz Zajda/Alamy Stock Photo The race to create superfast computers is accelerating. A rethink of one of the most fundamental parts of a quantum computer could pave the way for ultra-powerful devices. Andrea Morello at the University of New South Wales in […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Microsoft releases KB 4039396, its fourth Win10 1607 update this month

    If you’ve ever wondered why I recommend folks hold off on Windows monthly updates, permit me to introduce the latest hiccup in a whooping-cough-sized patching process. Yesterday, Microsoft released KB 4039396, an out-of-band patch for Windows 10 Anniversary Update, version 1607. The patch brings version 1607 up to build 14393.1670. It isn’t being pushed out through […]

  • COUPONS
    Give khadi coupons to poor this Diwali: Modi tells India Inc

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted corporates to gift khadi coupons during Diwali as it would greatly help the poor. This gesture on the part of corporates, Modi said, will create an atmosphere that will encourage people to take care of the poor. The prime minister was addressing CEOs at the ‘Champions of Change […]

  • COMPUTERS
    What The Hell Even Is A Computer? Let This Artist Explain

    Computers have become an unavoidable, intrinsic, indivisible part of culture. And yet, every few years, our culture feels the need to slap itself in the face, Macaulay-Culkin-in-Home-Alone-style, and re-ask itself: Wait, what the fuck are we actually talking about when we talk about “computers,” again? Like, what does that word even mean?  Do you know? Honestly. Take a minute. I’ll wait. [Image: Taeyoon […]

  • CLOTHING
    McDonald’s Wrappers Were Used in Every Item of Clothing at This Fashion Show

    As per now-annual tradition, fashion design students in Miami put on a show featuring garments made completely of McDonald’s wrappers and accoutrements. Some of the outfits are wackier than others. While in Florida, shouty chef Gordon Ramsay cooked up a Burmese python — yes, the giant snake — for an upcoming segment of his Fox variety show/competition, The F Word. Twitter […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    LG Electronics India expects 20% rise in sales this year

    In Kerala, the company is targeting a sales of Rs 550 crore during the Onam season. This is 20% higher than the same period in the previous year.  KOCHI: LG Electronics India is expecting a 20% growth in sales in the current year, which will be higher than industry growth of consumer durables. Unveiling the products for the Onam festival, […]

  • CLOTHING
    This New Amazon Service Should Terrify Mall Clothing Brands

    Amazon.com (AMZN)  said Tuesday it will test a new Prime Wardrobe service that implements a try-before-you-buy business model in its latest industry disruption. Prime Wardrobe allows customers to pick three or more items to try on within a week before paying for anything. Whatever they don’t want, they send back and don’t pay for. If […]