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Here's a sample of what to expect from Panasonic's 4K-ready Lumix GH4

It's been a mere couple of days since Panasonic unveiled its next-generation GH camera, the Lumix GH4. But, since there's no release date information as of yet, chances are it's going to be a little while before interested parties can take this new shooter out for a spin. Luckily, Panasonic has …

Google Hopes Its Roadshows Will Help Normalize Glass

Google Glass is still months from its public launch, but after the initial hype, most of the recent news around Glass has been negative. It seems like for every positive round of publicity Glass gets, it soon gets hit by something negative soon after.<p>Just a few days ago, for example, word spread …

GoPro files for IPO to become publicly traded company

It's safe to say GoPro's camera business is quite successful -- and there are plenty of things which prove this to be the case. Still, GoPro doesn't want to stop there, so much so that it has now started the process to take its (adventurous) efforts to the next level. The company, which is based …

The Weird Week in Review

Play It Where It Lies<p>Yes, a golf ball landed on an alligator. Golfers at Myakka Pines golf course in Englewood, Florida, saw an alligator with a golf …

What are Pimentos, And How Do They Get Inside Olives?

Pimentos start out in life as a variety of chili pepper called “cherry peppers.” Small and red (hence the name), they are sweeter than bell peppers …

What’s in a McNugget?

McDonald’s insists that Chicken McNuggets really are made of chicken, and they have a video to prove it. Go on: it’s really not that bad.<p>*<p>Those who …

What Do the Olympic Rings Mean?

<i>"It represents the five inhabited continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colors are those that appear on all the national flags</i> …

Playing With Magnets in a Copper Pipe

In this video, we see what happens when you drop powerful neodymium magnets through a short length of thick copper pipe, demonstrating Lenz's law. …

4 Times Olympians Refused Their Medals

When it came time to collect their medals, these athletes said, "No thanks."<p>1. U.S. Men’s Basketball Team, 1972<p>At the 1972 Munich Games, the United …

9 Wild Moments from Winter Olympics History

With the Pyeongchang Olympics nearing their final weekend in South Korea, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the wildest and most …

NASA is now accepting applications from companies that want to mine the moon

NASA is now working with private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moon for valuable resources like helium 3 and rare earth metals.<p>Initial proposals are due tomorrow for the Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown program (CATALYST). One or more private companies …

Drought blocking passages to sea for California coho salmon

DAVENPORT, Calif. — By now, water would typically be ripping down Scott Creek, and months ago it should have burst through a berm of sand to provide fish passage between freshwater and the ocean.<p>Instead, young coho salmon from this redwood and oak-shaded watershed near Santa Cruz last week were …

Australian astronomers discover oldest known star in universe

A team of scientists at the Australian National University has discovered the oldest known star in the universe.<p>The discovery of the heavenly body, which formed about 13.6bn years ago, has allowed astronomers to study the chemistry of the first stars.<p>Lead researcher Dr Stefan Keller of the ANU’s …

This Full-Color 3-D Printer Sounds Too Good To Be True. Is It?

Popular Science sat down with botObjects to ask some questions about their controversial 3-D printer. We left with some answers, and some new questions.<p>Back in May, a startup called botObjects unveiled what seemed like a stunning consumer gadget: the world's first full-color, desktop 3-D printer, …