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Amazon launches X-Ray on Fire TV to bring IMDb movie and TV data to the big screen

Amazon is bringing its “X-Ray for Movies and TV” service to the big screen for the first time, with the news that the contextual information offering is rolling out for Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.<p>First arriving for Kindle Fire back in 2012, X-Ray for Movies and TV taps IMDb — the popular …

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The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

How A Drop of Seawater on Graphene Generates Electricity

Researchers in China have created electricity by dragging a drop of seawater across a strip of graphene -- the insanely conductive, super thin, …

Engineered Cartilage to Reconstruct Damaged Noses

It’s a big week for lab-grown body parts. Earlier, we reported that researchers have successfully transplanted replacement vaginas into patients with …

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~This is another map, more indepth than the one I posted before, hopefully you will be able to make out all the smaller writing~Melody~

The Navy Wants To Fire Its Ridiculously Strong Railgun From The Ocean

They want to test firing it from a ship in 2016, and again in 2018.<p>In 2016, the U.S. Navy is going to test a railgun—a weapon that can repeatedly launch a projectile at more than 5,000 MPH—from a boat. In 2018, they're going to do it again. And in the 2020s, the Navy is going to figure out just …

Syringe Filled with Sponges Earns FDA Approval

A couple months ago, we wrote about a simple device that could help gunshot victims by packing open wounds with lots of tiny sponges in seconds. It’s …

Tesla Business Leasing

A year ago, Tesla introduced a Resale Value Guarantee that gives customers the option to return their Model S after three years for a known value. …

New Cancer Treatment Causes Cells To Explode

Scientists from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, have discovered a new molecule which tackled a particular type of brain cancer cell in …

Specialized Eyeglasses Make Cancer Glow Blue for Surgeons

A new prototype eyewear makes cancerous cells illuminate blue while looking through the lenses. The yet-unnamed device was developed by a team led by …

What is graphene? Here’s what you need to know about a material that could be the next silicon

Graphene, an emerging material that could change the way electronic components are made and help computing performance continue to grow, is …

Hugh Turvey: Inside the Life of an X-Ray Artist

Picture Stories<p><i>This post was originally published in January 2014. We’re resurfacing it as part of our #ThrowbackThursday effort to give some love to our favorite posts.</i>—The Proof Team<p>Hugh Turvey is a British artist and photographer who uses x-ray technology to create what he calls xograms, a …

True Story: Glenn is cryogenically frozen

I am pleased to inform you that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that …

Do you answer ‘yes’ to these questions?

I am pleased to inform you that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that …

Life With Tesla Model S: Even After Update, Vampire Draw Remains

The Tesla Model S, for all its technical and design artistry, has a dirty little secret: the car has a substantial appetite for kilowatt-hours even when turned off and parked.<p>Since the Model S was introduced in 2012, this "vampire" power drain from the cars sold so far has consumed roughly 15 …

Bioengineer: the heart is one of the easiest organs to bioprint, we'll do it in a decade

A team of cardiovascular scientists has announced it will be able to 3D print a whole heart from the recipients' own cells within a decade. "America …

New Torch Uses Unlikely Element to Create Fire

Water is the first thing many people would turn to squelch a fire. So it might come as a surprise that researchers are developing a torch that is actually fueling its flame with water.<p>SafeFlame, a European research project, generates fire from H2O, splitting the element into hydrogen and oxygen …

Video: New Super-Waterproof Material Makes Water Drops Bounce Off

Nanocones make surfaces more hydrophobic than ever before.<p>Is that a rubber ball making its way down a two-by-four? No, it's actually a drop of water hitting a strip of experimental material that's so water-resistant, it makes drops bounce.<p>The video above comes from the work of a team of materials …

Astronauts And Mice Return From Space With Altered Eyes

About one in five astronauts report vision changes after space missions. A new, small study in mice takes a look at what might cause those changes at a molecular level.<p>When he rocketed up to the International Space Station in March 2009, NASA astronaut Mike Barratt needed glasses to see things in …

Why Tesla Could Be The Company To Crack The Self-Driving Car

Pictured: a non-autonomous all-electric supercar. Put it in the garbage, we want robocars.<p>Car companies like Nissan and Lexus are doing it. Tech companies like Google are doing it. So why not Tesla, the company with the tightest integration of tech and automotive?<p>According to some strong rumors and …

Remembering Hiroshi Yamauchi, The Man Who Made Nintendo

The long-serving Nintendo president died today at 85.<p>Hiroshi Yamauchi was the president of Nintendo from 1949 to 2002, and might be the person most responsible for bringing gaming into mainstream culture. He shepherded the company when it was a small business selling playing cards, and, through …

Hyperloop

When the California “high speed” rail was approved, I was quite disappointed, as I know many others were too. How could it be that the home of …

Hyperloop revealed: Elon Musk foresees rapid transit in a tube

Electromagnetic acceleration: That's the high technology behind the high-speed transit concept that billionaire Elon Musk calls the Hyperloop.<p>Musk — who already plays leading roles in the SpaceX rocket venture, the Tesla electric car company and the SolarCity solar-energy company — unveiled his …

'Imperceptible electronics': robotic skins unveiled

Super-thin integrated circuits could have practical healthcare applications, according to researchers<p>Japanese researchers have developed the world's lightest and thinnest integrated circuits, which in the future could be used in a range of healthcare applications – including ‘robotic skins’.<p>Sensors …

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Swedish researchers create ‘an impossible material’ by mistake

In yet another example of scientific serendipity, Uppsala University researchers have created an unprecedented material with record-breaking …

Executive Order -- HIV Care Continuum Initiative

EXECUTIVE ORDER<p>ACCELERATING IMPROVEMENTS IN HIV PREVENTION AND CARE IN THE UNITED STATES THROUGH THE HIV CARE CONTINUUM INITIATIVE<p>By the authority …

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