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Scientists have created 3D holograms that you can touch

“Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.”<p>Save for lightsabers, traveling at the speed of light and jittery robot sidekicks, perhaps the most memorable technology in the original <i>Star Wars</i> movie was the three-dimensional hologram of Princess Leia. Scientists have been trying to turn this fiction …

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Duff McKagan on Navigating Fatherhood With Parental Advisory Stickers

Nearly three decades ago, Guns N’ Roses put out <i>Appetite for Destruction</i>, an album that featured a particularly unsavory album cover and a song called …

This 13-year-old girl from Bangalore has the perfect way to explain net neutrality

I have been using the internet for the past one and a half years. I use the internet to help me with my studies.<p>Mostly I use Wikipedia and Google. Last week for a project on the topic of entrepreneurship I used Google to do most of my research.<p>Also, I use Facebook and I have an account too. Through …

Ultrasound Restores Memory To Mice With Alzheimer’s

Fight back the plaque<p>Using ultrasound waves targeted at the brain, a team of Australian researchers has restored memory to mice with Alzheimer’s disease.<p>More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative condition that causes memory loss, behavioral changes, confusion, and …

Android just achieved something it will take Apple years to do

And Google faces an unprecedented threat from "forked" versions of Android— independently developed offshoots of the mobile operating system that are out of Google's control.<p>Despite this, new figures show that Android isn't going anywhere, at least not soon. Strategy Analytics last week revealed …

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'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

The boy who put a star in a jar

Jamie Edwards made history when he built a working nuclear fusion reactor at school<p>The moment came on 5 March last year, when Jamie Edwards, then 13, flicked the switch and waited with bated breath. “Seeing that purple glow that [was] the best part,” said Edwards. As the neutron detector confirmed …