Alex Naper

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This Worm’s Slimy Branching Grabber Organ Is Guaranteed to Disgust You

There’s an unthinkable number of weird and gross creatures slithering through the depths of the sea, including this Plumbus-looking floater, these …

Tilt tells augmented reality stories to kids with a rug and duvet

We've seen plenty of augmented reality storytelling apps, but Tilt goes a step further by tying them into colorful textiles that you'd actually want to put in kids' rooms. The company's SpinTales "Jungle Rug" and "Enchanted Duvet" ($99 each) work with mobile apps to let children dive into stories. …

Augmented Reality

Why men might have a point about ‘man flu’ – viruses want to kill men more than women, scientists find

Historically men have been mocked for their inability to handle even mild viruses, with the term ‘man flu’ often used to describe the male experience of the common cold.<p>But a new study suggests men might have a point. Some viruses really are out to get them.<p>Researchers at Royal Holloway University …

NASA's 'Impossible' EmDrive Could Actually Work, Even If It Breaks The Laws Of Physics

Even NASA doesn't know how it works.<p>NASA scientists have determined that an ‘impossible’ engine that could take us to Mars in just 10 weeks does …

x86 emulation rumored to be coming to Windows for ARM in late 2017

This would enable the use of real Windows applications in Continuum docking mode.<p>it looks like Windows's hybrid x86-on-ARM64 tech has a new name …

11 Things In Nature You Didn't Know Could Glow In The Dark

Who knew fungus gnats could be so magical?

Image Release: Mysterious Phenomena in a Gigantic Galaxy-Cluster Collision - National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Researchers using the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have produced the most detailed image yet of a fascinating region where clusters of …

AAA road safety campaign shows real videos of teenage car crashes while using smartphones

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has put online video clips from real car crashes caused by 16-19 year old drivers using smartphones while driving. The videos, which show both the view through the windscreen and a view of the driver, are designed to make real the dangers of distracted …

Moon, Saturn, Mars on March 28-29

Did you see these planets late Sunday night or Monday morning? Tonight, you’ll see the moon closer to Saturn. Bright Antares is nearby.<p>Late night …

Astronomy