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How to Make News Stories Available for Offline Reading

In the Apple News app, you have the option to save articles for reading offline. Perhaps you’re about to be in a zone without Wi-Fi and you want to have a list of reading during that period of time. Or maybe you’re at work when you discover an article and you want to save it for the commute home. …

Latest iPhone 6S Report Brings Potential Disappointment To Photographers

The iPhone 6S looks unlikely to receive a dual-lens camera, but could include the Apple Watch’s Force Touch feature.<p>Speculation is rife on the specs of Apple’s next iPhone models: The likely “iPhone 6S” and “iPhone 6S Plus” updates, expected to arrive later this year, have been the subjects of many …

Is Islam Hostile to Science?

In the golden age of Islamic science, they weren't doing Islamic science—they were doing science, says author.<p>It's easy to take the wonders of modern science—gene technology, particle physics, robotics—for granted. But it took a long, hard road of experiment and discovery—and failure—to make these …

20th Century

Up to $140 worth of paid Android apps for free: OfficeSuite Pro, Cut the Rope, Runtastic PRO GPS, Bag It!, many more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>As part of its Free Android App of the Day offerings, Amazon is handing out up to $140 worth of paid Android games/apps for <b>free</b>. …

PNY Turbo 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive: $35 shipped (Reg. $70)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>TigerDirect via Amazon offers the PNY Turbo 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive (model P-FD128TBOP-GE) for <b>$34.99 with free shipping</b>. That’s …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free for a limited time

This is been a terrific week for paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and a few of the best apps in yesterday’s list are still free downloads …

NASA Eyes Mission to Jupiter's Ice Ocean Moon

The king of planets swings into view, as destination mission starts.<p>Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa, famed for its role in <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, may soon host an intense search for life.<p>The White House this week presented a 2016 U.S. budget that includes $30 million in funding for the development …

Astronomy

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

OS X 10.10.3 makes it easier to login to Google accounts with two-factor authentication

Upcoming changes to OS X will soon make setting up Google accounts that use 2-step verification with the Mac much simpler. Added in the developer beta of OS X 10.10.3 released yesterday, setting up a Google account in the Internet Accounts section of the System Preferences app now supports 2-step …

What You Need To Know About Zero Knowledge

Anonymity? Privacy? How quaint. We live in a world bedecked with ever more cameras, ever more sensors, ever more drones, ever more data, ever fewer things that can be hidden. TLS and Tor can hide your online browsing, true — but, realistically, everything important you do, online or off, can easily …

Bitcoin

Trying to Be Less Stupid: The Hard Work of Brain Science

Book Talk<p>A renowned neuroscientist discusses where the next big breakthroughs in understanding the brain will come from.<p>Michael Gazzaniga was still a graduate student when he helped make one of the most intriguing discoveries of modern neuroscience: that the two hemispheres of the brain not only …

Santa Barbara

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Seafloor Eruptions Triggered by Tides, Ice Ages

New research shows that volcanoes on mid-ocean ridges are surprisingly sensitive to changes in sea level.<p>Earth’s seafloor is born in fiery eruptions along volcanic mid-ocean ridges. According to a new study published this week in <i>Geophysical Research Letters,</i> those volcanoes are surprisingly …

Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.<p>Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people are changing the climate.<p>A Pew Research Center survey, released last week as part of a broader …

Hackers holding websites to ransom by switching their encryption keys

Websites taken offline in new attack, which sees hackers change codes to permanently lock owners out unless they pay a ransom<p>Ransomware – hacking and locking a computer and demanding money to let users back in – has moved to the web following a spate of attacks that cripple websites by changing the …

Sony Pictures

Prince Charles wailed 'I can't go through with it' on eve of marriage to Princess Diana, biography claims

Catherine Mayer's book Charles: Heart of a King says both Prince Charles and Princess Diana contemplated calling off their wedding - but for different reasons<p>The <b>Prince of Wales</b> was racked with such doubts about his doomed marriage to Diana, Princess of Wales that he told an aide on the eve of his …

Prince Charles

The SCiO Handheld Scanner Makes Sure You’re Taking The Right (Prescription) Drugs

Hate it when you accidentally do Pepsi instead of Coke? Not sure if that pill you’re taking is Aspirin or Ibuprofen? Worried that your local pharmacy is slipping you some sort of <i>generic</i> drug instead of the real thing?<p>Well, a new handheld scanning device called SCiO could ensure that the stuff …

Scanners

7 of the Craziest Predictions for the Future, From the Past

Back in 1992, in a special issue of TIME devoted to predicting what to expect in the new millennium, writer Lance Morrow waxed philosophical about …

Secretary of Agriculture

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

The best iPad apps of 2014

From Pixelmator and Auxy to Microsoft Word and Gruff Rhys, the best apps for Apple’s tablet in the last 12 months<p>• <b>The best iPhone apps of 2014</b><br>• <b>The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014</b><p>If you want more from a photo-editing app than simple filters and cropping, Pixelmator is just the thing: a powerful …

At last! The smart Christmas tree is here to save the holidays and the environment

Let us now discuss one of the more uncomfortable truths about this holiday season.<p>Most of you who celebrate Christmas will soon make your yearly purchase of a Christmas tree. According to the National Christmas Tree Association (which is a real thing!), people in the U.S. buy between 25 million and …

Sony can make any eyewear more like Google Glass

Sony has just announced a new attachable display module that can turn a "pair of fashionable glasses, goggles, sunglasses, or other type of eyewear" into smartglasses. And, yes, it's completely detachable so you can remove it whenever you want to. This module is comprised of a control board where …

The ODROID-C1 is a quad-core hobbyist computer priced at just $35

We all know Raspberry Pi – the little computer spawning mini-Nintendos and kid style desktops – but you probably haven’t seen the ODROID-C1, a mini computer that’s twice as fast as Pi. Just because there is a significant bump in speed don’t expect a huge bump in price.<p>Built off a quad-core Amlogic …

Skype's newest app will translate your speech in real time

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Curiosity rover's discovery of methane ‘spikes’ fuels speculation of life on Mars

Nasa’s rover measures fluctuations of gas not easily explained by geology or organic material dropped by meteorites<p>Nasa’s robotic rover, Curiosity, has detected fluctuating wafts of methane on Mars, fuelling speculation that the gas may be coming from a form of life on the red planet.<p>An instrument …

How The Simpsons changed TV

As the ground-breaking series turns 25, Stephen Dowling reflects on the revolutionary style of comedy its writers introduced.<p>What do The Flintstones, Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Brady Bunch and Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band all have in common? And for that matter horror classic …

What It’ll Take To Put Humans On Mars, Visualized

Last week, NASA successfully flight-tested its new Orion spacecraft, the first step in the project the space agency says will eventually take humans to Mars. The reason for the test was to see how this new spacecraft would hold up in the extreme conditions it would face on a trip to Mars. But, as …

Space Science

Apple announces iTunes Best of 2014: apps, music, movies, TV shows and books

Apple has announced its favorite apps, music, movies, TV shows and books of the year, with Elevate – Brain Training declared iPhone App of the Year while number puzzle game Threes! won iPhone Game of the Year.<p>For the iPad, ‘desktop-class’ image editor Pixelmator took the top slot, with the gorgeous …

What's Next for NASA's Orion Spaceship After Historic 1st Flight?

NASA's Orion capsule has come back down to Earth after its first-ever test flight, and the spacecraft will remain on terra firma for a while.<p>Orion …

Space Exploration

Bluetooth speakers: Marshall Stanmore (multiple colors) $340 (Reg. $400), Gramovox Gramophone $350 (Reg. $400)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>On top of the UE BOOM sale from earlier, we are also seeing a couple more unique speaker options go on sale today as well. …