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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Two Massive Lakes Under the Greenland Ice Sheet Drained Away in Weeks

Two lakes underneath the ice in Greenland that previously held billions of gallons of water were rapidly drained, probably in a matter of weeks, …

3D printed sculptures spin to Fibonacci sequence

John Edmark, a professor of design at Stanford University, has mashed together geometry and art to create these 3D printed kinetic sculptures based …

Sculpture

Week's Best Space Pictures: Curiosity Drills, a Rocket Soars, and Dragon Docks

Photos from Mars, Earth, and the International Space Station reveal exciting moments in space exploration.

Climate Change: 2014 Hottest Yet, Oceans Threatened, Solar Trees, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>OO 2014 Breaks World Heat Record</b> - both NOAA and NASA, federal US science agencies, agree it is the hottest year our planet has experienced since 1880, when records began.<p><i>New Record is Remarkable</i> in that previous global heat records …

Climate

Virtual desktops don’t replace EMM

A few weeks ago, a Gigaom Research client told me she was “sick of BYOD” and wanted out. She asked me if I thought she could “dump everything and …

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

Muslims burned to death in India attack

Three Muslim civilians have been burned to death after Hindu assailants set fire to dozens of homes of a Muslim community in an apparent retaliatory attack in eastern India, officials have said.<p>Atul Prasad, a Bihar state administrator, said the violence erupted on Sunday after the body of a young …

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

Apps

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

Flexible Spinal Implants Put Paralyzed Rats Back on Their Feet

Researchers have created an ultra-flexible brain implant that may help restore injured spinal cords and nervous systems without inflammation or infection. "E-dura," named after the <i>dura mater</i> protective layer of the brain and spinal cord, is composed of soft silicone, with gold wiring laid down in a …

These Movies That Will Remind You What It Truly Means To Be Cold

The Weeknd can't feel his face. You can't feel your face, your toes, or your fingers, and you're fairly certain that your ears now resemble two …

Google Is Taking A Page From Apple's 'Sneaky' Playbook And Not Really Killing Glass

Google is instead shifting its attention to focus on the one area where Glass has done reasonably well: businesses. The Glass for Work program has about a dozen partners involved, all of whom are still writing apps for the device, our source says.<p>A business that wants " a 100 [pairs of Glass] …

Google Glass

Three nearly Earth-size planets found orbiting nearby star

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, despite being hobbled by the loss of critical guidance systems, has discovered a star with three planets only slightly …

These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

Pictures of the Week 1.15.15

Pope Francis

Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

7 Airline Innovations That Will Change the Way We Fly

There was a day not too long ago when seatback TVs on planes looked space-aged, the concept of a call from 30,000 feet seemed impossible, and the idea of WiFi—let alone on a plane—was completely out of the question. Today? You take those things for granted. You even complain about them if they …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534401253_0a84319a8da315d61427419665af5bbf<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

How to change notification sounds on your Android device

Notification sounds can be a lot of fun to play with and a great way to embrace Android customization. From having your device proudly announce “You’ve got mail!” through to video game noises, catch phrases from your favorite movie and snippets of your favorite song, if it can be stored as an audio …

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

A Beautiful Time-Lapse Video of the Milky Way Galaxy From the International Space Station

Artist Hugh Carrick-Allan created a beautiful time-lapse video of the view of the Milky Way Galaxy as seen from the International Space Station. The …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Art

Time Travel Is Real. Here Are the People and Spacecraft Who Have Done It

Carl De Torres<p><b>To get ahead</b> in life, spend some time on the International Space Station. Why? Well, according to the theory of relativity, astronauts …

10 Images That Show Our Wildly Changing View of the Cosmos

Cosmigraphics, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.<p><i>Cosmigraphics</i>, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.

Fast-charging batteries will power your gadgets for 20 years

Fast-charging batteries are all nice and good, but the lifespan matters, too -- why should you have to replace power packs (or entire devices) every couple of years ? You may not have to give up performance <i>or</i> longevity if researchers at Nanyang Technology University have their way. They've …

Carl Zeiss unveils its sub $100 virtual reality headset for iOS and Android

Carl Zeiss has just recently announced the VR One virtual reality headset for use with iOS and Android smartphones. While it still feels like a bit of stretch to get people to put these things on their heads, the typically steep price point of early contenders does’t help. The VR One is a similar …

Apple Pay And Digital Currency Mean Time Is Running Out For Physical Cash

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Ilya Subkhankulov is the COO of BTX Trader, the digital currency trading platform. He has also recently launched a consumer-friendly bitcoin and dogecoin buying service called Celery.</i><p>Since the advent of electronic payments, there has been a clear shift away from cash and checks. …

7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

How to secure your iPhone with iOS 8 password managers and Touch ID

There are two enhanced features of iOS 8 that can change how users manage their secure information. The first is Apple’s decision to open up Touch ID …