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22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Jaguar's 'Ghost Car' Navigation System Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

Jaguar just unveiled a proposed new navigation system that's unlike anything we've ever seen.<p>Most modern navigation systems instruct drivers using a series of arrows or at best a pictographic representation of a highway exit. However, Jaguar's new experimental system abandons the arrows and instead …

Astronomers solve mystery of the universe’s missing stars

There are not enough stars in the universe and now astronomers think they know why.<p>Using the Hubble space telescope, they have discovered a distant galaxy in which star formation is itself driving the raw materials for more stars out into space at two million miles per hour – and in the process …

Unreleased Sony movies leak online following studio hack

There may now be some strong evidence that the Sony Pictures hackers came across a treasure trove of sensitive info when they broke into the movie studio's networks. High-quality screener copies of <i>Annie</i>, <i>Fury</i>, <i>Mr. Turner</i> and <i>Still Alice</i> have reached torrent file sites well before you can get any of …

Norwegian F16 pilot has close mid-air encounter with Russian MiG - video

Video footage released by the Norwegian ministry of defence shows a Norwegian F16's close encounter with a Russian MiG in international air space. "What the hell," the Norwegian pilot is heard saying, as he performs a sudden evasive manoeuvre. The military would not confirm when or where the …

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Ground-based telescopes could join hunt for habitable planets

Search for habitable worlds hots up with the detection of a ‘super-Earth’ planet, 55 Cancri e, using a ground-based telescope<p>Astronomers have detected the silhouette of a planet just twice the diameter of Earth using ground-based telescopes. This is the smallest planet detected with this technique …

Seconds from death: student photographs bear moments before it killed him

Images retrieved from 22-year-old’s phone reveal final moments Rutgers University student was mauled to death by 300lb animal<p>A series of newly released photographs reveal the final moments of a New Jersey student’s life before he was killed by a bear.<p>Darsh Patel, a 22-year-old Rutgers University …

What Microbes Lurked In The Last Public Restroom You Used?

The invisible world of the bathroom isn't pretty — unless you're a microbe. After scanning the microbial zoo of four public restrooms recently, a team of researchers found a diverse swarm of characters that persisted for months despite regular cleaning of the facilities.<p>The goal of the study, …

Here's a machine that turns water into synthetic gasoline

Even with the amount of electric vehicles we've seen lately, it's likely going to be a long time until they completely replace traditional combustion engines on the road. So how are we going to get away from pricey fossil fuels until then? Well, water could be a possibility. German company Sunfire …

Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware

E-cigarettes may be better for your health than normal ones, but spare a thought for your poor computer – electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software, according to online reports.<p>Many e-cigarettes can be charged over USB, either with a special cable, or by plugging …

Holo Droid Info - Indie app of the day

Pros<p>Displays a surprising amount of device information. Even the SDK version your version of Android is running.<br>Color options and other customization options are a nice touch.<br>Free trial available so you can try before you buy. $1.49 isn't overly expensive.<br>Active and engaged developer fixes issues …

There's Trouble At Google Glass

He'd left his pair in the car, Brin told a reporter. The Googler, who heads up the top-secret lab which developed Glass, has hardly given up on the product -- he recently wore his pair to the beach.<p>But Brin's timing is not propitious, coming as many developers and early Glass users are losing …

Elated scientists show off latest pics from historic Rosetta comet mission

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists who pulled off a huge achievement in space exploration showed numerous black-and-white images Thursday of where they think the Philae probe landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth.<p>Many at the European Space Agency have gone without sleep in the last few days, nervously …

Mozilla's new site brings virtual reality to the web

As you might imagine, most websites aren't designed for virtual reality; bob your head around and you'll only look silly. Mozilla clearly isn't happy with that lack of immersion, as it just launched MozVR.com to foster VR-native sites. The page lets Oculus Rift owners browse technology demos (in a …

What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

<i>This story has been corrected.</i><p>The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric cars. The vast metal structure once churned out 747 fuselages for …

Space Travel

Sharp's night vision camera records color even in total darkness

Say goodbye to the days of monochrome night vision footage, folks. Sharp recently unveiled an infrared security camera that captures color 720p video, even in absolute darkness. The trick is an imaging sensor that uses near-infrared for illumination; unlike virtually every other competitor, this …

Dust in the Wind

When Marc Jacobs enlisted the colorist Victoria Hunter to dye the wigs for his fall 2014 runway show, he sent her a pair of sunglasses, a fabric swatch, and a single press-on nail, all in the same elusive minky-brown hue—and then challenged her to match it. You might describe the color as greige, …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

HoverSkate: 'It makes me feel like I am flying like Ironman'

An inventor's mini-hoverboard with skateboard wheels may be as close to "Back to the Future" as we'll ever get.<p>Jim Pitts is one of the most determined tinkerers you'll every come across. He's the mind behind the HoverSkater, an unusual Kickstarter project that aims to fund the production of a …