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Disney's robot car uses propellers to climb walls

Disney has created this robot car that can climb and drive along walls.<p>The aptly named VertiGo is a small wall-climbing robotic car that uses a pair …

Astronomers Find Potentially Habitable Planet 14 Light Years Away

The search for our second home may be over.<p>Scientists have found another potentially habitable planet, 14 light years away.<p>Dubbed, Wolf 1061c, its …

According To DARPA, This Is What The World Will Look Like In 2045

The U.S. military’s scientific and technological wing, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is essentially tasked with constructing …

Singularity

At Last, A Device To Help Men Strengthen Their Penises

It's a better idea than it sounds.<p>Men, get ready for a different kind of workout.<p>A new device will help you perform a variety of pelvic floor exercises -- a.k.a. Kegels -- that can boost sexual stamina and prevent leaks from your bladder, making it a nice idea for guys young and old. It's called …

Sexual Health

Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor

News > All news > 2008 > Blue-eyed humans have ...<p>30 January 2008<p>New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team …

Senator shames GOP’s empty prayers following mass shootings: “Your ‘prayers’ should be for forgiveness if you do nothing – again”

<b>Sen. Chris Murphy (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy was left with only prayers and congressional inaction following Sandy Hook<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>December 3, 2015 2:19pm (UTC)<p>Since 20 school children and six adults were gunned down in their classrooms at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, …

Mass Shootings

Ten Most Haunted Places in Colorado

We've collected and photo-illustrated the top ten, which feature HauntedPlaces.org text and links to each page. Click on them for much more …

10 Things We Learned at Snoop Dogg’s Denver Weed Launch

There’s something almost too perfect about Snoop Dogg — a man who once claimed to smoke 81 blunts <i>a day</i> — coming to a town nicknamed the Mile High …

Dressed to kill: How to look like ultimate superstud James Bond

James Bond took dapper to new heights.<p>Since the British Secret Service agent's debut in a 1953 novel by Ian Fleming, Bond has been a fashion icon, …

The Best 3D Printing Troubleshooting Guide

Simplify3D announced that they are releasing their visual troubleshooting guide for 3D printing. This guide could prove to be invaluable to anyone who’s a beginner, fine tuning their printer or software settings, or frustrated with annoying print issues.<p>Simply put, this is the best 3D printer …

Build The James Bond Body

James Bond epitomizes “cool.”<p>He’s the consummate gentleman. He’s calm under pressure. (That’s an understatement, by the way.) And he’s one a good-looking dude.<p>But let’s a take a second to breakdown the “James Bond” physique:<p>Does he have massive biceps? No.<p>Does he bench 300lbs? Hell no.<p>Yet does he …

Donald Trump sends photos of his hands to the editor of Vanity Fair as payback for a 25-year-old insult

Carter used to edit the satirical magazine Spy, which took shots at the now-Republican presidential front-runner. Carter called Trump a "short-fingered vulgarian" in Spy to rile up Trump 25 years ago.<p>It worked, and Trump can't get over it.<p>Here's Carter:<p>Like so many bullies, Trump has skin of …

Tesla Model X revealed: 250-mile range, Falcon Wing doors, Ludicrous mode

FREMONT, California — Turns out, the top-hinged Falcon Wing Doors are the least surprising part of the new Tesla Model X.<p>In true Tesla fashion, Elon …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

8 Fabulous web Tools for Research Students

September 28, 2015<br>Being a scholar entails doing a lot of research, readings, and writing of papers. Thankfully, technology can be of tremendous help …

Education Technology

Aston Martin DB11 - Ape to Gentleman

Announced on the 15th of September 2015, Aston Martin officially confirmed the name for their upcoming sports car as the DB11.<p>The new model – to be …

Aston Martin

What is a supermoon lunar eclipse?

On September 27, the moon will enter a phase called the supermoon lunar eclipse - find out what it means with this animation<p>Nasa has released a video to explain an upcoming cosmic display that has only happened four times in the last century.<p>On September 27 2015 the moon will enter a phase called …

How curly nanowires can absorb more light to power nanoscale electronic circuits

This illustration shows a prototype device comprising bare nanospring photodetectors placed on a glass substrate, with metal contacts to collect …

4 tricks cops use to bust you for pot -- and how you can beat them

According to the ACLU, marijuana arrests account for over half of all drug arrests—and 88% of those charges are for simple possession. Because of …

Life Skills Every Magnificent Bastard Needs To Know

A gentleman is expected to master certain skills over the course of his lifetime. He can buy a suit. He can mix a mean drink. He can fix a leaky …

Tax quirk forces Colorado to waive pot taxes for a day

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's unusual tax law is forcing the state to suspend taxes on recreational marijuana for one day.<p>The sales-tax break on Sept. 16 …

How to Become Skilled at Learning Programming Languages

1<p><b>Know something about data structures and algorithms.</b> All the programming languages in the world won't do you much good if you don't know about …

Physicists 'Squeeze' the Uncertainty Out of the Uncertainty Principle

Thank absolute zero temperatures and something called 'quantum squirting.'<p>Life in the quantum realm means never sitting still. A photon doesn't rest (or "stop") because it turns out that achieving zero energy and, thus, complete predictability requires a bit more effort than it does to just buzz …

I Went to a Donald Trump Fundraiser Last Night

"Who likes the idea of the wall?"<p>There's a pool and hot tub supply store about 25 miles outside Boston. It's nothing much to look at, a long, squat brick building slumped alongside an empty parking lot. But finding myself stalled in traffic on Route 1, on the way to the Norwood mansion of auto …

Music

Kanye West And Kid Cudi Return To Form On The Creatively Safe 'Kids See Ghosts'<p>Aaron Williams 06.08.18 16 hours ago<p>Stream The Best New Albums This Week From Kanye West And Kid Cudi, Jorja Smith, And Lykke Li<p>Derrick Rossignol 06.08.18 19 hours ago<p>Sadness Is A Blessing On Lykke Li's Inspired New …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

How To Tuck A Shirt (The Right Way)

A style war has raged on between men for decades. It’s long divided those at the office and even good friends, one simple difference of opinion. Is …

Men’s Jewellery - The Best Brands & How To Rock Bling Like A Legend

The popularity of men’s jewellery has seen plenty of highs and lows over the course of fashion history, but we’re happy to report that we seem to be …