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Now's the 'perfect opportunity' in copper

For many players in the industry that's triggered cutbacks in production and mine investment. But at least one major copper miner sees the current downturn as a "perfect opportunity."<p>That's Japanese integrated producer Sumitomo, which said this week it is actively seeking new copper projects …

Survival Horror Augmented Reality Game Night Terrors Maps Your House

Ghosts jumping out of my bathroom? No thank you.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to use your home as the setting of a survival horror game, then Night Terrors …

Augmented Reality

Google says Nexus 7 pulled from Google Store, buy the Nexus 9 instead

Now that Google has come official with this news, it is time to announce that Google is no longer going to be selling the Nexus 7. That’s right, for all intents, the 7-inch Android tablet that has been the benchmark of Google’s vision for Android in a tablet, is no more.<p>Over the weekend, Google …

Android News

Apple's iOS is an illness, says new HTC ad

Technically Incorrect: In an ad that mocks rival phones and disorders in equal measure, HTC offers its latest attempt to outdo its last attempt at strange advertising. Yes, iOS is Irritable Operating System, apparently.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken</i> …

HTC

Medical Research Suggests You Might Be Able to Think Your Way Back to Strength

Years ago -- freshman year of college, to be exact -- I had shoulder surgery. The recovery process was long, tedious and, at times, painful. After nearly six months of daily physical therapy, I was back in business.<p>At about the same time, Lucas, one of my wrestling teammates, was recovering from a …

The Science of Why We Learn to Love Foods We Used to Hate

Not to be mean, but you’re a “benign masochist.” We all are to some extent. It’s a natural human trait, and it helps explain why we learn to love …

Your Dentist Is Watching You Brush

Oral B scrubbed its way into dentists' hearts this week with a new toothbrush that gives them a front row seat to your clean routine. Here are the …

'Flameproof' hawk is world's most polluted bird - Futurity

A hawk found in Canada had the highest recored levels of PBDEs, a group of chemicals that act as flame retardants and once widely used in electronics.

Now We Know What It Feels Like to Be Invisible

First, Arvid Guterstam made himself invisible. When he looked down at his body, there was nothing there.<p>He could feel he was solid; he hadn’t vanished into thin air. He even felt a paint brush tickle his transparent belly, while the brush appeared to be stroking nothing but air.<p>Being invisible is …

Virtual Reality

Project Elysium Wants to Virtually Bring Back Your Dead Relatives

I've hungered for your touch...<p>In one of the weirdest uses for VR, Australian indie studio Paranormal Games is developing a virtual reality game that …

Virtual Reality

Send Maps directions in Chrome to your Android phone

In a hurry to get somewhere but need directions? Now you can send the directions to your Android phone before you even leave home or the office.<p>It's dangerous to look up directions while you're driving or biking. Voice input can help ease the burden of typing in an address to Google Maps, but it's …

Android News

First YouTube Video Ever Goes Viral All Over Again On Its 10th Birthday

Thursday marked the 10th anniversary of "Me at the zoo," the first video ever uploaded to YouTube.<p>The clip was posted on April 23, 2005 by Jawed Karim, who founded the company with Steve Chen and Chad Hurley. In the video, he talks about the elephants at the San Diego Zoo.<p>"Cool thing about these …

Internet

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge screen costs $200-$260 to replace, and isn’t covered under warranty

The curved glass display on Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone could cost between $200 and $260 to replace, and the replacement screen is not covered under warranty.<p>The glass of the Edge’s display is curved downward on both sides, while the screens of most smartphones are flat.<p>Samsung says it …

Mobile Technology

General Election 2015: Who will mend Britain's broken housing market?

A monopoly of housebuilders, Government failure and sky high house prices: our panel of experts reveals which party they think will prevent the next property boom and bust<p>When it comes to policies that will clinch a modern general election, property is usually more of a vocal backbencher than a …

Housing

Elon Musk Accepted $0 Of His Tesla Salary Last Year

Tesla Motors' Elon Musk basically worked for free last year.<p>The electric carmaker paid its chief executive $35,360 in 2014 -- just over half of what he earned in 2013 -- but Musk didn’t accept any of it, according to a Wednesday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. If fact, he has …

Tesla

Tesla wants to power your home with a battery

Tesla will introduce a battery for your home during its highly anticipated April 30 event.<p>In a letter sent to investors and analysts on Tuesday, the electric car company said it will announce a "home battery" and a "very large utility scale battery." Similar products already exist on the market, …

Tesla

Hyper-accurate atomic clock won't lose a second in 15 billion years

Scientists have created an atomic clock so precise that it won't lose or gain a single second in 15 billion years -- roughly the age of our universe.<p>But the clock isn't just steady, it's also amazingly accurate. So accurate in fact, that it can detect tiny changes in the speed of its ticks …

Physics

Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

Moscase Is Like Batman’s Utility Belt For Your iPhone

The average phone case is basically a piece of plastic that protects your device when you drop it. But what if you could add modular features to your iPhone like a heart rate monitor, a grappling hook, or a backup battery? Now you can.<p>Moscase comes to use from Hungary and is being crowdfunded to …

eReaders

How the iPhone 6 compares to its biggest rival, the Samsung Galaxy S6

Earlier this month, Samsung officially launched the Galaxy S6 — which is arguably its best phone to date. Some may even call it the best Android phone on the market right now.<p>Samsung has improved its latest Galaxy phone in all the right ways — from the way it looks and feels to the software and how …

America's highest paid CEO earns $285 million

Apparently GoPro's "extreme" culture even applies to how much money it pays its founder and CEO.<p>Nick Woodman, the surfer turned billionaire, is about to become the highest paid executive in America.<p>The 39-year-old GoPro (GPRO) CEO was awarded a package of restricted stock units that at the end of …

GoPro

5 Words to Avoid Using to Describe Yourself in an Interview

Hiring managers all have their favorite interview questions, but they’re typically some variation of the common ones. For example, you might get, …

Finland's Toroidion electrifies the street with 1,341-hp 1MW concept car

Toroidion was founded in 2011 with the mission of designing a fully electric powertrain capable of competing in the world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans …

Why the Cheryl birthday problem turned into the maths version of #TheDress

Confused by Albert, Bernard and Cheryl? This is why mathematicians were too<p>Can you solve the maths question for Singapore schoolkids that went viral?<p>How to solve Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s birthday maths problem<p>Like most mathematicians I love a logic puzzle. When I saw the Cheryl birthday problem …

Mathematics

RHA T10i Review: Luxury Earphones with Tunable Sound

Choosing headphones is confusing. Some sets are tuned to get the bass pumping during your workouts. Others are better suited to quietly enjoy classical music. And every manufacturer has its own idea of what sounds “best”.<p>But what if you could tune the sound to your liking without the need for an …

Audiophile