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You'll walk faster if you focus on a target - Futurity

Researchers conducted two experiments to find out if focusing on a specific target in the distance can make people walk faster.


35,000 walrus come ashore in Alaska

Pacific walrus that can’t find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.<p>An estimated …

Eastern Arsenal

Popular Science Blogs<p>Monitoring China's growing military might—and what it means for the world. By Jeffrey Lin & Peter W. Singer<p>Eastern Arsenal<p>China's opening a factory to build engines for hypersonic missiles and spaceplanes<p>Reconnaissance and strike capabilities of aircrafts with these engines …


From 53 kilobytes of RAM in 1953

"In March of 1953 there were 53 kilobytes of high-speed random-access memory on planet Earth." This line from George Dyson's <i>Turing's Cathedral</i> makes …



Futuristic Skintight Spacesuits May Shrink-Wrap Astronauts

The spacesuits of the future might be totally alien-looking.<p>Instead of the bulky-looking spacesuits that astronauts wear today, a group of MIT …