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The Wonder Weeks App

<i>“For parents of newborns and young babies, The Wonder Weeks app can be a lifesaver during those times of wondering what on earth is going on. Babies</i> …

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

The Brain

Watch two drones build a bridge strong enough for humans

Two quadrocopters construct a rope bridge strong enough to carry the weight of a human in the hypnotic video (above), uploaded to YouTube this week by researcher Federico Augugliaro. The impressive feat wasn't a one-person operation. It's the latest accomplishment from many researches and …

Drones

Rugby World Cup 2015: Why All Blacks won't win biggest prize again until 2035

Oh sure, they were victorious back in 1987, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth and no-one really quite knew what a World Cup was; and they won …

Samsung recall: washing machines fixed with bag and tape before sale

Fairfax Media is aware of four more similar cases, including one in NSW.<p>Samsung has been battling claims by consumers that its Fair Trading-approved …

Here is the first look at Samsung's new Gear smartwatch, coming next month

<b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch review.<p>Samsung's big news today was two big phones, but it has even more tech to come shortly: a new smartwatch that's going to be unveiled next month. At the end of its presentation today, Samsung teased the Gear S2, a circular smartwatch with an …

Wearable Tech

Watch A Drone Gently Deliver A Package

Handled with care<p>Delivery by drone is a big promise of the future, with small flying robots carrying goods from warehouse or truck right to customer doorsteps. It’s easy to make a gimmick delivery drone, one that haphazardly carries a burger or ice cream and then releases it onto the people below. …

Exploring TWA's Abandoned Terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International

A survey of former jet-age glory.<p>When you first step out of the terminal at John F. Kennedy International in New York City, one of your first impressions of the city is also one of its most solemn icons: the former Trans World Airlines Flight Center. Legendary Finnish-American architect Eero …

Street Photography

Fracking, Quakes, and Drinking Water: Your Questions Answered

We answer reader questions about the controversial method of extracting oil and gas known as hydraulic fracturing.<p>Does it really cause earthquakes? What about the impact on drinking water? These and other questions, including one about dinosaurs, surfaced when we asked what you want to know about …

Rent-a-hacker site leaks Australian buyers' names and addresses

Among thousands of job requests are tasks from dozens of Australians. Some simply wanted to regain access to their own accounts, while others wanted …

Open Source Neutrino 32-bit Miniature Arduino Zero (video)

Arduino makers, developers and hobbyists that have been searching for a development board that is smaller than the Arduino Zero, are sure to be …

Arduino

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

Cancer

C-mi Smartphone Controlled All-in-One Camera Drone (video)

If you are in the market for a camera drone that can be easily controlled using your smartphone or tablet device, a new vehicle called the C-mi …

The UK has blocked one of the world's most popular torrent services for free movies

Following complaints from Hollywood's Motion Picture Association over pirated content, the High Court issued an order forcing internet providers Virgin, BT, Sky, EE and TalkTalk to block five sites that provide access to movie streaming service Popcorn Time.<p>The order targets popcorntime.io, …

Popcorn Time

The weird way Lenin’s body is kept fresh

The best reads in science and technology this week, including an ambitious plan for flying cars and the macabre body preservation of Lenin.<p><b>Sport</b> | Stat cast – The new moneyball<p>A video platform called Statcast takes baseball analytics to the next level by recording every movement on the pitch from …

Flying Car

Qualcomm's Jacobs: Samsung snub 'a good wake-up call'

Samsung opted against using Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips in its new flagship phone, but Qualcomm's executive chairman sees a silver lining.<p>NEW YORK -- Qualcomm, the world's biggest maker of chips for mobile devices, is under a lot of pressure from its competitors these days.<p>It's seen its Snapdragon …

Gear & Gadgets

AR mobile game turns your home into a survival horror nightmare

Night Terrors maps the layout of your home, then becomes an augmented reality game in which horrors attack.<p>If you're scared of being home alone at night, this won't be the game for you. Night Terrors is a survival horror that plays out in the real world.<p>The mobile game, currently seeking funding on …

Augmented Reality

HoloLens Hands-On: How We Built An App For Microsoft’s Augmented Reality Headset

Microsoft’s HoloLens is no joke. We’ve now tried the company’s latest revision of its unreleased augmented reality headset and even built an app for it. The new hardware, which Microsoft also showcased during its Build developer conference keynote yesterday, feels very solid and the user experience …

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