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Europa Is The New Mars: How Sci Fi Follows Science

With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.<p>As evidence has mounted in recent decades that Jupiter's moon Europa hosts a potentially habitable …

Cheaper, Sportier Google Glass Competitor Is Now Available For Pre-Order

The XTREME Google Glass. Google Glass 2000! (It's actually called the Recon Jet, and it looks pretty sweet.)<p>With all the hubbub about Google Glass, it's easy to miss all the other companies that are also taking advantage of the availability and power of tiny smartphone components for head-up …

Who Invented the Little Black Dress?

The “little black dress,” quintessential staple of any woman’s wardrobe, isn’t as timeless as most people think. An LBD is a classic in that it’s …

Zapatou's Best of the Web 5

(YouTube link)<p>Luc Bergeron (Zapatou) has another expertly-edited video compilation of people (and a few animals) doing amazing things. He used 187 …

Why Braided Crowns Rule And How To Achieve One

Over the years, I’ve fallen in love with the easiness of a braided crown. There’s just something lovely about a hair crown in the summer. Sometimes, I’ll see celebs with crazy interwoven styles and I'll think, “Oh, you fancy, huh?” Even if I manage the intricacies, my hair feels too short to wrap …

'The Lyme Wars' That Tiny Ticks Have Wrought

Until 1977, Lyme disease was almost unknown. But in the decades since a Yale rheumatologist first described an unusual cluster of arthritis cases in Lyme, Conn., the disease has become the most commonly reported tick-borne illness in the country. Acute symptoms of Lyme disease commonly include a …

NASA Will Join Japan And Italy On Mission To Mercury

A third trip so close to the sun<p>The U.S. is joining Italy and Japan on a trip to Mercury. Once there, the joint mission will determine the makeup and history of a planet that's been difficult to study because of its proximity to the sun.<p>NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visited Rome last week and …

Coming Soon: Free Streaming Video Of Our Planet, From Space

All eyes on Earth!<p>At this moment, dozens of government satellites are taking high-resolution pictures of the planet. But citizens get only limited services such as Google Earth, which provides imagery that's sometimes 10 years old. This fall, however, the Canada-based company UrtheCast (in …

Mouse cloned from drop of blood

<b>Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood.</b><p>Circulating blood cells collected from the tail of a donor mouse were used to produce the clone, a team at the Riken BioResource Center reports in the journal Biology of Reproduction.<p>The female mouse lived a normal lifespan and …

A Beautiful Peacock That Isn't

I hope you had a great time playing with our previous illusion, as I think it’s one of the best we’ve featured lately. Today I bring you this …

Find The Differences: Atomium!

While ago, one of our fans who was obviously inspired by Atomium’s impossible structure, sent this in as a suggestion for our little’o website. I was …

Floating Arrow Illusion

Remember the Cool Bro illusion from 2 years ago? This one’s very similar, in a way where street-painted arrow appears to levitate in mid-air. Caught …

Another Color Tiles Illusion

Here’s an illusion discovered and sent in by one of our fans from Croatia. As it appears both central squares are different in color, but are they …

"Breathing" Hexagon Optical Illusion

Gianni Sarcone’s “Breathing Hexagon” is an animated composition made of multiple frames, each one being the same in shape but different in color. As …

Scroll Me Up And Down!

Just like the title says – go ahead and scroll this image up and down… or you can simply try moving your head up and down, or sideways and observe …

This Is a Single Photo

Can you believe this is a single photograph? Yeah, I know – it doesn’t appear so at first. It takes few moments before you see what’s actually going …

Best Illusion You Will See Today

Let me show you something that one of my colleagues has just discovered recently. If you concentrate on the black spot in the continuous animation …

Dragons Tattoo Optical Illusion

Wow, seems some people take their illusions even more serious than we do! This guy loved them “Two Dragons” so much, he decided to put a tattoo of …

Samsung Laps Apple ... Again

On the other side of the world in the middle of the night (for those in North America), Samsung Electronics announced its latest smartphone — the Galaxy S4 LTE-A — with the fastest data rate of any commercially available device on earth.<p>Although existing Galaxy S4 models already had the previously …

Juniper Study Finds Mobile Malware Grew 600 Percent, Targets Android Most

Careful what you install on your smartphone. The number of malware programs masquerading as legitimate mobile apps grew by more than 600 percent in …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

This Glove Could Help Deaf-Blind People Communicate With Anyone, Anywhere

And the research behind it could change how we all interact with computers and with each other.<p>Michael Scaturro<p>On the hottest day of the summer so far in Berlin, Tom Bieling, a 32-year-old doctoral candidate, walked quickly down a corridor on the second floor of a science building mere blocks away …

The Galaxy S4 Shows Samsung At Its Strongest (And Most Vulnerable)

The answer lies somewhere in Ewan Spence’s summary of the S4 last week. Ewan says it’s all about the platform but if it is, this is Samsung’s weakness not its strength.<p>Very few of us stop to think what a modern business platform actually consists of. Modern platform strategies are rare but real …

NSA Leaks Are Said to Have Changed the Ways Al Qaeda Talks, but How Much?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following the Edward Snowden leaks that detailed a large part of the process by which the U.S. …

Stock Android edition Samsung GS4 and HTC One hit Google Play Store

Look, you said you wanted pure Android. You said custom skins were always second best. Well, today's the day to show Samsung and HTC that you're not just all talk. The two best Google-powered phones on the market, Samsung's Galaxy S 4 and HTC's One, are now available directly from the Play Store …

Microsoft demos Lego Mindstorms EV3 platform using Surface-controlled robot

Robot toys aren't what you'd normally expect from Microsoft's developer-focused Build conference, but that's just what the company served up today. In a chat about developer tools, Microsoft's VP of Web Services Antoine Leblond demoed a version of Lego Education's unreleased Mindstorms EV3 platform …

The $99 Xbox? Ouya's Affordable Gaming Console Aims to Shake Up an Industry

This holiday season Microsoft launches its $499 Xbox One and Sony its $399 Playstation 4. It's a big year for gaming fans and, well, a big year for …

Google Removes All The Clouds From Google Maps And Earth

Ready for your regular reminder that technology is magic?<p>Google has just rid the earth of clouds. Well, <i>Google</i> Earth, at least*. They’ve just pushed an update to the satellite imagery found in Google Earth and Google Maps, offering a higher-res (and now cloud free) view of the earth than ever before.<p>…

Microsoft Makes 3-D Printing As Simple As Clicking “Print”

Windows 8.1 will be the first OS to provide 3-D printers native support. What does that mean to you? The app market is poised for its first 3-D printing explosion.<p>To be honest, 3-D printing technology just isn’t there yet for consumers. It’s expensive. It’s relatively lousy. And it takes a slew of …

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Massive data collector Acxiom plans to reveal the dirt it has on you

One of the biggest personal data collectors around is getting ready to open its vaults to the public. According to <i>Forbes</i>, you'll soon be able to request your personal files from Acxiom, a marketing company that holds a database on the interests and details of over 700 million people. That database …