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Downloading movies from The Pirate Bay is easier than ever and ISPs are helpless to stop it

While there’s an ongoing effort to block torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay, <i>Torrent Freak</i> reports that it’s now easier than ever to access The …

Want to Build a DIY Star Wars-themed Drone? These People Did

There’s something that connects Star Wars fans to drones and we can see why. For lovers of airborne action who also love sci-fi, these rugged flying machines are just the thing.<p>Below you’ll find the latest builds from drone enthusiasts, but we’re also looking forward to seeing your own DIY projects …

Jupiter's moon Ganymede has a salty ocean with more water than Earth

A salty ocean is lurking beneath the surface of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have found.<p>The ocean on …

Astronomy

Dopamine and Effort-Based Decision Making

“So she was considering in her own mind […], whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the …

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When parallel worlds collide ... quantum mechanics is born

Parallel universes – worlds where the dinosaur-killing asteroid never hit, or where Australia was colonised by the Portuguese – are a staple of …

The Healthiest Drink Ever – Treats Arthritis, Relieves Pain & Inflammation and Protects Your Heart

Turmeric is considered the king of spices; in India, people add it to almost every dish that they cook. Turmeric is also an invaluable ingredient in …

Human evolution questioned: 'Big brain gene found humans, not chimps'

A single gene may have paved the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of brain cells found in a key brain …

Evolution

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The Smartest Bike Lock Ever

The solar-powered Skylock uses new technology to up the ante on bike theft protection<p>We’re seeing more and more new gadgets introduced to thwart bike theft—but few advances in the locking technology we already depend on to protect our bikes. Smart pedals and other GPS trackers are helpful …

200-Year-Old Mummified Monk Not Dead, Just Meditating, Buddhism Expert Claims

A mysterious mummified monk found almost perfectly preserved in a lotus position last month is causing controversy after a well-known Buddhism expert …

Low-fat diet advice was based on undercooked science

Damning report says the 1977 Dietary Goals for the United States should never have been introduced<p>For decades, the accepted dietary wisdom has been to eat a low-fat diet, minimizing the intake of saturated fat in particular. This has been the official advice from the United States since 1977 and …

Can science be the solution if it is part of the problem?

The World Economic Forum brought together the world’s richest and most powerful in Davos last month. Looking through the programme, it was clear that science and technology was at the heart of their discussions. In fact the World Economic Forum’s website boasted that they were welcoming “an …

World Economic Forum

Eating like a Viking can reduce the damaging effects of being overweight

High blood pressure? Go Nordic: Eating like a Viking can reduce the damaging effects of being overweight - and stave off type 2 diabetes<p><b>Nordic diet</b> …

Why flatbreads are worth making from scratch

Baking bread for a low-histamine diet led Bee Wilson to try her hand at chapati. Pittas and parathas quickly followed...<p>It’s strange how we cooks divide food into things that we make and things that we buy, often quite arbitrarily. It isn’t to do with the actual trouble involved, but some kind of …

Stanford study finds brain abnormalities in chronic fatigue patients

An imaging study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators has found distinct differences between the brains of patients with chronic …

How a man used 3D printing to help treat his wife's brain tumor

In the summer of 2013, Pamela Shavaun Scott started having "24/7 severe headaches" — so severe that she couldn't sleep. It wasn't before December …

Starwatch: comet Lovejoy becomes visible to the naked eye

A month ago I promised an update on the progress and appearance of Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy as it climbed to the right of Orion in our evening sky. The comet has not disappointed and, although not an impressive naked-eye object, it is probably now at its best. It shone near magnitude 4.5 as it swept …

Astronomy

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8 Sky Events This Week: Comet Visits Galaxy, Jovian Eclipses

December diamonds crown the night sky, lovely sights for stargazers as the solar system's royalty dances.<p>Jam-packed skies offer plenty of celestial treats this week for stargazers, from a comet snuggling with a galaxy to the moon courting a maiden.<p><b>Jovian shadows.</b> Night owls will see a double moon …

What Your "Working Memory" Does (and How to Give It a Tune-Up)

Working memory is like your brain's scratch pad, managing information as you go about your day. But our routine deluge of information can make us …

The Brain

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Siri: The ultimate guide

Siri is the name of Apple's personal digital assistant. It's basically voice control that talks back to you, that understands relationships and …

Tech Trends