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This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

Christian Atlanta Fire Chief Suspended Because Of His Faith

by JASmius<p>While I synopsize and quote from the following story, I want you to see if you can spot the one thing that is not present anywhere within …

“Convert To Islam Or Be Killed”: Before Being Beheaded The Children Told ISIS, “No, We Love Jesus”

<i>When the Qur’an speaks, people young and old from all walks of life … die. These precious little children chose to lay down their lives for the faith</i> …

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 …

Meet The Network Of Guys Making Thousands Of Dollars Tweeting As "Common White Girls"

The Twitter illuminati that made "Alex From Target" an overnight sensation can drive millions of clicks with a simple retweet.<p>Cameron Asa is a 21-year-old communications major at the University of Tennessee. He's also the owner of Tweet Like A Girl, a Twitter account with 1.2 million followers.<p>Asa …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Google Employee Explains Why Working At Google Is So Great

Working there was even the subject of a 2013 Hollywood comedy, the "Internship."<p>So someone posed a question on Quora recently that asked if working at Google really was like a recruitment video, where one person described it "like a big playground."<p>Or was working at Google was "over-rated"?<p>Answer: …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

Hewlett-Packard reportedly plans to split into two companies

Hewlett-Packard Co. is planning to split into two companies, separating its personal computer and printer division from its business services unit.<p>The Palo Alto-based company, which markets personal and business technology products, announced the split on Monday. It is expected to be completed by …

Least useful hack ever puts Windows 95 on your smartwatch

What happens when you give an Android Wear smartwatch to a 16-year-old with a bit too much time on his hands? You get Windows 95 on your wrist. Now, we frankly have no idea why you'd load a desktop operating system from twenty years ago onto a Samsung Gear Live smartwatch with a 1.63-inch display, …

75% of tech billionaires under 40 never graduated college

America’s next generation of business leaders will almost all be from the information technology sector. Perhaps more interestingly, nearly all of them dropped out of college.<p>Forbes recently published its annual billionaires list, and nearly all of the fresh faces came from dot.com IPOs. The top …

People Went Crazy When Steve Jobs Demonstrated How Wi-Fi Works Back In 1999

Today, Wi-Fi isn't just considered the standard — it's a necessity for most people. But that wasn't always the case, and it certainly wasn't in 1999.<p>About 15 years ago, Apple cofounder and former CEO Steve Jobs demonstrated the iBook's Wi-Fi capabilities by picking it up and moving it while he was …

Unable to stop losses, Pantech puts itself up on the sales block

Although Pantech is not a major player in many markets around the globe, they have been producing some nice Android-based hardware and in doing that, …

Turn A Shoe Box Into A Phone Projector [Video]

Buy some new crocs, gain a mini movie theater.<p>Don’t watch that YouTube clip on a tiny screen—project it onto the wall instead! The picture may not be movie-theater quality, but it improves if the phone is very bright and the room is very dark.<p>Time: 20 minutes<p>Cost: $2<p>Difficulty: Easy<p>Materials<p>• Shoe …

MIT Students Battle State's Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner's Source Code

Division of Consumer Affairs just weeks after winning the award.<p>The state's attorney general claims Rubin and his classmates violated New Jersey …

Mysterious Fireball Spotted Over The Rockies Was Actually A Russian Spy Satellite, Experts Say

A mysterious fireball that was spotted moving across the night sky and breaking apart above the Rocky Mountains earlier this month left observers totally baffled.<p>Some speculated that the blazing object may have been pieces from a meteor or other celestial body, but the science just didn't seem to …

6 Of The Most Fascinating Stories From The CIA’s Huge Archive Of Now-Declassified Files

Jeffrey Scudder, who formerly worked in the office overseeing the agency's historical archive, has battled the CIA for more than four years to release files of old operations that he believed should have been made public years ago, according to The Washington Post. Now, the agency has released 249 …

MLB Performances of the Week: Rookie Marcus Stroman throws complete game shutout

Each Monday we will be bringing you MLB ’s top hitting and pitching performances of the week. You can find them right here, every Monday for the …

Microsoft to release new keyboard for iPads, Android tablets

People on the lookout for a new iPad keyboard will soon be able to pick up a new model from…Microsoft?<p>The company announced today that it will be …

The Rise Of Open Source Hardware

Hardware has always lagged behind software in the open source movement. But one website is beginning to change that.<p>Emile Petrone founded Tindie for selfish reasons. “The basic idea was that there wasn’t a marketplace for the things I was interested in,” he says. At the time, those things were his …