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David Cameron in 'cloud cuckoo land' over encrypted messaging apps ban

David Cameron is “living in cloud cuckoo land” when he suggests a new Tory government would ban messaging apps that use encryption, security experts have told the Guardian.<p>The prime minister has pledged anti-terror laws to give the security services the ability to read encrypted communications in …

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Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Watch the magic of sound and science in 'Cymatics'

Sound never looked so good<p>Tallying up nearly two million views across Vimeo and YouTube in two weeks, my favorite thing on the internet today is still "Cymatics," a music video from Nigel Stanford from his new album Solar Echoes. Stanford put together a series of science experiments that …

Xbox One Japan boss stands down as weekly sales drop to just 776

Xbox Japan head Takashi Sensui resigned this week as Microsoft’s newest console fell to a sales low in the home of its big gaming rivals, Nintendo and Sony.<p>Xbox One launched in Japan back in September and sold just 23,562 units in its first week, which looked pretty bad compared to week one sales …

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11Jun/18<p>If you’re a retailer reading this article, there’s a 50 percent chance that within the next 24 months you expect to gain the ability to send …

Why eating ice may give a mental boost to people with iron deficiency

Patients suffering from pagophagia compulsively crave and chomp on ice, even scraping buildup off freezer walls for a fix. The disorder appears to be caused by an iron deficiency, and supplements of the mineral tend to ease the cravings. But what is it about ice that makes it so irresistible?<p>A …

The $19 Spark Photon Can Turn Anything Into A Web-Connected Whatsit

The original Spark Core was a Kickstarter hit but it had a fatal flaw: you had to be a total electronics nerd to figure it out. Now, however, you can be less of a nerd with the Spark Photon.<p>The Photon is very similar to the original Core but it’s slightly faster and more compact. To use it you …

Mind-control device lets people alter genes in mice through power of thought

Scientists have created a mind-control system that allows a person to alter the genes in a mouse through the power of thought alone.<p>The approach fuses the latest advances in cybernetics with those in synthetic biology by connecting a wireless headset that monitors brainwaves to an implant in the …

Taking apart Google's modular smartphone

What do you want to know about Project Ara? Does a modular smartphone actually work? Yes. Is it very different from Android phones? In a basic how-a-phone-all-works, yes indeed. Paul Eremenko, Technical Project Lead on Google's modular phone project just called in at Expand NY, and he brought along …

Scientists Achieve Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Between Humans

Telepathy is the stuff of science fiction. But what if the dystopian futurists were on to something? What if our brains could directly interact with each other, bypassing the need for language? The idea isn't quite so far fetched, according to a recent University of Washington study in which …

Jawbone's UP3 could raise the bar for personal fitness trackers

The state of affairs<p>Companies in the fitness arena love peddling the capabilities of their latest tracking devices, and that can make it hard to tell …

Glitched Out Pokémon Is The Best Kind of Nightmare

<i>Pokémon</i> <i>Emerald</i> looks a bit <i>different</i> when you corrupt the file you play on. That's not a bad thing, though.<p>Grass may turn to water. <i>Pokémon</i> might turn …

Fitbit Launches 3 New Activity Trackers: the Charge, Charge HR and Surge

Fitbit has today lifted the wraps on three new activity and sleep tracking devices, all of which offer slightly different features depending on the intended use.<p>The cheapest of the new trackers – and the only one available in the US from today – is the Fitbit Charge, a $130 device that allows you …

What is a Wormhole and Will Wormhole Travel Ever be Possible?

Science fiction’s favorite method for exploring the universe, most recently in the movie Interstellar, won't be easy.<p>As a curious species, humans have long dreamed of traveling to the farthest depths of space. That's the major theme of the upcoming science fiction epic <i>Interstellar</i>, which will take …