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Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk

Doctors dream of helping the paralzyed walk through implants that stimulate their spinal cords, but current technology makes that impossible; these stiff, unnatural gadgets usually end up damaging or inflaming nervous tissue over time. Swiss researchers may have just solved this problem once and …

Is the Darknet a glimpse into the web of the future?

What will the internet of the future look like? And what purpose will it be used for?<p>From augmented reality, which anticipates the information you'll want just by looking at an object, to smart services that use artificial intelligence to help us manage our workloads, the look, feel and utility of …

Homemade exoskeleton lets a man lift big cinder blocks with ease

Think you need the budget of the military or a megacorporation to make an exoskeleton for heavy lifting? Nope -- all you need is some standard parts and the know-how to put them together. James Hobson (aka The Hacksmith) has finished a homemade robotic suit whose pneumatic cylinders let him curl …

From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough

The rookie arrived at<p>Lakerstraining camp with something to prove.<p>His new teammates — veterans such as<p>Magic JohnsonandMichael Cooper— elbowed him around the basketball court. The rough treatment continued after practice.<p>"We didn't speak to him," Johnson recalled. "We made him sit by himself for …

Basketball

Associated Press News

How faecal transplantation is gaining credibility

Many find the idea of faecal, or poo transplants disgusting. However a growing body of evidence suggests this could be a lifesaver, as Bryn Nelson reports.<p>This is how far a mother will go.<p>Your daughter has been sick for more than four years with a severe autoimmune disease that has left her colon …

Medicine

Seahawks Safety Kam Chancellor Destroys a Cardinals Offensive Lineman

Link to Media<p>Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman Eric Winston attempts to block Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor, and Chancellor blows him up.<p>Link to Media<p>For reference, Winston is listed at 6'7", 302 pounds, while Chancellor is 6'3", 232 pounds.<p>Here's another look at the play.<p>Link to …

Football (U.S.)

How Kobe Bryant Is Using His Injury to Build the Black Mamba Legacy

Link to Media<p>Kobe Bryant is making the most of a disastrous situation.<p>Tearing your Achilles is the opposite of ideal. Doing so at 34 is a potential career killer. But that's one stereotype Kobe refuses to pander to.<p>While there is still no timetable for his return, according to the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>' …

Basketball

Look out Google: Disconnect says its no-track search tool is taking off

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Disconnect, a startup co-founded by a former Google(s goog) engineer, is fast becoming a darling of privacy advocates — and a …

All Players United: How college football players are following baseball's model

Why are college football players wearing that #APU hashtag? It's a show of support of a movement that could change college sports -- and not by asking universities to pay players.<p><i>Update, Jan. 28 2014: ESPN's Outside The Lines reports departing Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is leading former</i> …

Google's New TV Gadget, the Chromecast

Chromecast doesn't so much "solve a problem" so much as create a new one: Why can't I put my content, whatever it is, on any screen I encounter, at the touch of a button?<p>For the past couple days, I've been playing with Google's new $35 device for your TV, the Chromecast. It works simply: You plug …

Last Call- Come For The Puns, Stay For The Wieners Edition

You know, I love clever paronomastic business names. Places like hair salons named <i>Curl Up and Dye</i>, or flower shops called <i>The Lone Hydrangea</i>. This …

The Pirate Bay founder is raising money for spy-proof messaging app

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Private messages really <i>aren’t</i> so private, and Peter Sunde, co-founder and former spokesperson for BitTorrent search engine …

Howard bids L.A. adieu with waffles

There's a perfect word an NBA source used to describe the way Dwight Howard's free agency is sputtering to a close. Unfortunately, this is a …

Russell Westbrook

New PRISM leaks detail 'live notification' of email logins, sent messages, and chat service usage

The NSA can track real-time events such as email logins or the sending of email, and the logging in or out of a user to a chat service according to the Washington Post.<p>New PRISM slides shed further light on the program, a facet of the wider NSA surveillance programs that have in essence, along with …

Xbox One: Microsoft's boldest attempt to unify its services is a game console

If you had asked me last week to pick a single device that embodied everything Microsoft was trying to accomplish in 2013 and beyond, I’d instantly point to its Surface tablets. After yesterday’s Xbox One reveal, though, the answer is no longer as clear-cut.<p>Building on its experience with the …

FYI: Could Climate Change Cause More (And Bigger) Tornadoes?

A warming world pulls the two factors of tornado formation in opposite directions.<p>Scientists generally agree that climate change will increase the likelihood of extreme weather events, but the jury is still out on how tornadoes will fare in a warming world. Tornadoes are fickle beasts, and it …

FEMA's 'Waffle House Index' Rates Moore, Oklahoma, At Disaster Level Yellow

No we're not kidding, and yes that's a good thing.<p>Moore, Okla., is currently running at Waffle House Index Level Yellow, and that's not a joke. Craig Fugate, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has created his own informal system of rating disasters in a humanizing way, using the …

Polio virus engineered to kill brain tumor - Futurity

DUKE (US) — A modified polio virus appears to be effective in attacking glioblastoma brain …

Polio

Research Reveals Yeasty Beasts Living On Our Skin

Scientists have completed an unusual survey: a census of the fungi that inhabit different places on our skin. It's part of a big scientific push to better understand the microbes that live in and on our bodies.<p>"This is the first study of our fungi, which are yeast and other molds that live on the …

Dreaming of animals and other warning signs of neurodegeneration

The latest issue of <i>Nature</i> contains an Outlook supplement about the health impacts of poor sleep, including a feature I wrote about the link between …

Ford Is Adding Jobs And Skipping Vacations To Keep Up With Surging Demand

There’s a tradition among U.S. automakers to shut down factories for two weeks in early July for what’s called the model-year changeover — that’s when routine maintenance is performed as production of current vehicles ends and next year’s models begin. During hard times, that summer shutdown has …

Driving a BMW M6 with frozen paint. Yes, it's fast. No, you can't sit shotgun. #BMW #M6 #FastCar

Chrome For Android Gets Fullscreen Mode For Phones, Simplified Searching From Omnibox, Voice Search Coming To iOS Soon

Chrome 27 for the desktop arrived yesterday and today, Google updated Chrome for Android to version 27 as well. While the desktop update mostly focused on improved speed, the Android version actually includes a number of new features. The most important of these is probably the new fullscreen mode …

Microsoft's new Kinect is so awesome that it monitors your heartbeat (video demo)

<i>For more on the Xbox One reveal, check out our complete coverage.</i><p>Microsoft’s new Kinect motion-sensing system for the Xbox One game console is so good that it’s creepy. Using its sensors, the Kinect can detect your heartbeat, simply by perceiving the pulsing of your skin.<p>That’s one of the cool — …

Microsoft draws a mixed reaction for the Xbox One

Microsoft’s announcement of its Xbox One video game console landed with a thud on Wall Street, where the company’s shares are falling this morning. Other reactions have focused on what Microsoft didn’t talk about (it’s saving a lot for E3 in June) and consumer rights issues that it didn’t fully …

Sergio Garcia Issues Public Apology to Tiger Woods for Insensitive Remark

Link to Media<p>Sergio Garcia wasted no time clearing the air over a recent comment he made about rival Tiger Woods at a European Tour awards gala.<p>Garcia set up a press conference on Wednesday to offer Woods a public apology for the following response when asked if he and Woods would possibly have …

Golf

Power company targeted by 10,000 cyberattacks per month

Electric grid is under daily assault, Congressional report finds.<p>A Congressional survey of utility companies has revealed that the country's electric …