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CAT S61: One of the best rugged phones gets a laser-powered upgrade

If you ask me, smartphones can't have enough sensors. Sure, the communicator was my favorite Star Trek gadget growing up, but coming in a close …

Paramount Pictures

Family of a dying 27-year-old woman shares her life advice in a heartbreaking letter

A letter written by a dying woman has been shared online by her family after she passed away last week.<p>Holly Butcher was 27 when she lost her battle …

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

Streetwear

Swear in front of me, but don't call me 'darl': A lesson in respect

Milledge: Yeah, please.<p>Defendant: You sure?<p>Milledge: Yeah, we won't faint I promise you.<p>Defendant: "You f---ing c---"<p>Milledge: Heard that …

Diminutive

Russians targeted 21 election systems, U.S. official says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: U.S. Department of …

Scientists find a way to turn hydrogen into a metal

It’s not every day that scientists are able to create an entirely new substance, but Harvard researchers managed to do just that, and in the process …

Spaceworks may have a real-world stasis chamber for space travel by 2018

A process traditionally used to treat cardiac arrest or traumatic brain injury is now showing promise as a possible method to enable long-term space …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Physics

Astronomers Observe Strange Quantum Distortion in Empty Space for the First Time Ever

A Little Less Strange<p>Vacuum birefringence is a weird quantum phenomenon that has only ever been observed on an atomic scale. It occurs when a neutron …

The best Raspberry Pi boards, accessories and alternative boards | ZDNet

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B<p>This is the king or the Raspberry Pi boards.<p>1.2GHz QUAD Core Broadcom BCM2837 64bit ARMv8 processor<br>• BCM43438 WiFi on …

Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

Is this where awareness lives?<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

Consciousness

This week’s top stories: Android VR, OnePlus 3, Galaxy Note 6, new apps, & much more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Google’s upcoming standalone Android VR headset, OnePlus 3 leaks, Galaxy Note 6 gets a release date, and we take a look at official accessories for the Galaxy S7 Edge, new apps, & much more. Head below for the usual roundup of links to all this week’s most shared stories …

Galaxy Note

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

ORNL researchers discover new state of water molecule

Neutron scattering and computational modeling have revealed unique and unexpected behavior of water molecules under extreme confinement that is …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

After Black Holes Collide, a Puzzling Flash

A surprising burst of light appeared in the sky at the same time as a collision between two black holes. Is the flash just a cosmic coincidence, or …

You Don't Have a Procrastination Problem, You Have an Impulsivity Problem

Procrastination is like bad signal or crappy Wi-Fi. Everyone deals with it, but most of us don’t understand how it works. Here’s the key: It’s not …

Watch: Boston Dynamics are being jerks to robots, for science

If you’ve ever wondered about the event that would make robots rise up and begin to fight back against their human oppressors, it probably looks a lot like the tests Boston Dynamics puts its Atlas robot through.<p>While it may look like pure jerk-ery, researchers are putting their humanoid robot …

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality - Part I

<b>"Mind is the Master Power that molds and makes, and we are mind. And ever more we take the tool of thought, and shaping what we will, bring forth a thousand joys, or a thousand ills. We think in secret, and it comes to pass, environment, is but our looking glass."</b> <b>-- James Allen</b><p>At some point we have …

Breast Cancer

I dont know how to visualise this.... 3-D Gravity Einstein was really amazing...

I dont know how to visualise this.... 3-D Gravity Einstein was really amazing !!! - Aniket Kamble - Google+

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Huawei made a 10-inch Android tablet with a stylus

Right, we're not super excited either<p>Huawei didn't spend too much time talking about this one at its CES press conference today, but the Chinese smartphone maker revealed a new 10-inch Android tablet called the MediaPad M2, a larger version of the 8-inch M2 it shipped last year.<p>Details were scant, …

Here’s The Simple Proof That There Must Be Multiple Levels of Infinity

Easy!<p>Infinity is a powerful concept. Philosophers, artists, theologians, scientists, and people from all walks of life have struggled with ideas of …

The Ten Greatest Steps Of The Last Ten Decades

As 2016 dawns, it’s important to recognize that just a century ago, our perception of the Universe was that:<p>the stars, star clusters and nebulae in our Milky Way made up the entire Universe,<br>• all matter was made up of atomic nuclei and electrons,<br>• the only two forces were gravitation and …

Universe

What Are Quantum Gravity's Alternatives To String Theory?

The Universe we know and love — with Einstein’s General Relativity as our theory of gravity and quantum field theories of the other three forces — has a problem that we don’t often talk about: it’s incomplete, <i>and we know it</i>. Einstein’s theory on its own is just fine, describing how …

Navy SEAL Has a '40 Percent Rule' And It's the Key to Overcoming Mental Barriers

PixelJam brings space adventure game ‘Last Horizon’ to Google Play

<i>Last Horizon</i> is a new game from the makers of <i>Glorkian Warriors</i> and <i>Dino Run</i>. PixelJam’s latest game will take you on a minimalist space exploration …

The Quick Clean: 5, 10 and 15 Minute Plans to Painlessly Whip Your Home into Shape

The feeling is all too familiar: your house is a mess, and you just learned that people are coming over. In order to prevent this from becoming a …