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Icon x Triumph drift motorcycle

How many motorcycle videos get more than ten million views? Not many, if any. But the first two <i>Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle</i> films from Icon Motosports got an incredible 13 million and 16 million views apiece.<p>The third film in the series has just been released. So we thought we’d take a closer …

Freight Train

The Week in Spandex - Thor: The Dark World, Batman vs. Superman, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow, The Avengers: Age of Ultron and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier,</b> …

How It Works: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue

The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.<p><b>Step 1</b>: Engineers load one syringe with a bio-ink (A) made up of spheroids that each contain tens …

Nanodiamond thermometer can find the temperature inside a single living cell

The mercury-in-glass thermometer has served us well for the past 270 years, but sometimes you need something smaller — say to find the temperature inside a single living cell. Researchers at Harvard have discovered a new technique using lasers and diamond nanocrystals to measure temperatures of …

Hubble telescope discovers alien 'deep blue' planet

The heavens are home to an alien world that shines a deep cobalt blue in a solar system far, far away from our own.<p>Astronomers used the ageing Hubble …

Bluebox reveals Android security hole, may affect 99 percent of devices

Researchers at Bluebox Security have revealed a disturbing flaw in Android's security model, which the group claims may affect up to 99 percent of Android devices in existence. According to Bluebox, this vulnerability has existed since Android 1.6 (Donut), which gives malicious app developers the …

Walmart permanently drops iPhone 4S price to $39, iPhone 5 to $129

While brief sales on iPhones are relatively common, it's rare to see permanent price drops outside of a hardware refresh cycle. Walmart is willing to give those cuts a shot, however. Visit the company's stores from this point onward and you can pick up the 16GB iPhone 4S in its AT&T, Sprint or …

Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone'

Tests of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>The phones were put through a series of benchmark tests by Which? to measure processor and memory performance, which show how quickly the phone will allow photo …

Can a week living with Android convince an iOS die-hard to make the switch?

Hello. My name's Gary, and I have given Apple a lot of money. I've owned first, second and fourth generation iPads and the iPad mini, and between us …

Die Hard

Sketchnotes of IIT Institute of Design Strategy Conference 2013, by Stefani Bachetti

<i>Reporting by Stefani Bachetti</i><p>The IIT Institute of Design held its annual Strategy Conference last week in downtown Chicago, a two-day event full of …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

Lost PC password? here's how to recover it

Ever forgotten your Windows password and locked yourself out of your PC? It's a nightmare, but there are several ways to get back in.<p>We're going to …

Linux

Ditch your PC for a Chromebook: can you live entirely in the cloud?

Google isn't giving up on its Chrome OS-powered vision of a life spent completely in the browser, but how easy is it to ditch your trusty laptop for …

Apps