iPhone users in Brazil who also subscribe to a magazine called Capricho recently got an extra bonus in one issue. But it wasn’t a promo code for a free iTunes track or anything like that. No, it was a special printed cover that turned the rolled up magazine into a passive amplifying speaker for their phone.
The clever stunt was, not surprisingly, an advertisement for Coca-Cola — specifically a special promotion that was running in South America. But if you study the video carefully and are handy with a hobby knife, there’s no reason you couldn’t also turn a copy of Sports Illustrated or National Geographic into a similar speaker dock that isn’t shilling sugar water.
Back in June, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded catastrophically shortly after liftoff. Now, some of the debris appears to have washed up on the UK coast -- over 6437km from where the accident happened.
In the 21st century the familiar form of warfare in which physical damage is meted out against the opponent's military forces and infrastructure has become only one form of attack. Instead, states are increasingly launching non-lethal attacks against an enemy's information systems -- this is the rise of information warfare.
Video. Perhaps you've noticed all the fuss this week over Albert Einstein and his famous general theory of relativity, which turned 100 years old. Who better to give you a glimpse into what the theory is all about than a Time Lord -- the Tenth Doctor himself?