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Beware Of Dogs Pretending To Be Human

Dogs have been man's best friend ever since a poem in the New York Literary Journal coined the term back in 1821, but they're best friend in title …

Pets

Watch the first ever video of a laser beam moving through thin air

The six-nanosecond-long clip was shot at 20 billion frames per second<p>For the first time ever scientists have captured a video of a laser’s flight path as it moves through the air. The clip above was created using a new ultra high-speed camera capable of detecting single photons at a time — the …

Particles

Neil deGrasse Tyson Thoughtfully Answered A Six-Year-Old Boy’s Impossible Question

There are some questions humans will never be able to answer. Where do babies come from? How did <i>According to Jim</i> air for eight seasons? What’s the meaning of life? That last one is particularly impossible, though astromemeicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave it a shot when a …

Why Billions of Exoplanets Are Suddenly Looking More Habitable

A new astrophysics study just raised the chances for finding life on exoplanets across the universe.<p><b>If you're on the hunt for Earth-like planets</b> that can sustain life, then your best bet might not be stars that look like our sun, but smaller, cooler stars—orange and red dwarfs. These, on average, …

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

Wearable Tech

9 Women Attempt To Read Their Favourite Books Whilst Having An Orgasm

In an era when many of us filter, crop, adjust, enhance and curate ourselves, those candid moments are becoming less and less frequent. We're rapidly …

Vizio mocks and destroys the curved TV trend in this new 'infomercial'

A lighthearted but brutal takedown of curved displays<p>Vizio's got Samsung in its sights. A new ad released today by the US-based TV manufacturer is lighthearted in tone, but it's also a brutal takedown of the curved TV concept that Samsung, LG, and others have been pitching to consumers over the …

Nexus 7 (2012) Wi-Fi: Android 5.0.2 update now available to download

When it rains, it pours, and such is the collection of confectionery confetti that is flowing down from the Mountain View candy land. Released in October, Android 5.0 landed with the Nexus 9, yet just a few weeks later 5.0.1 was already on its way, a small update to address bugs, but which also …

Android News

Obesity pill to ‘replace treadmill’ being developed by Harvard University

Harvard scientists have found a molecule which can transform bad fat into good fat<p>A pill which would help the body burn away excess fat is being developed by Harvard University who claim it could one day ‘replace the treadmill.’<p>Scientists discovered how to trigger a molecule which can turn ‘bad’ …

Watch the magic of sound and science in 'Cymatics'

Sound never looked so good<p>Tallying up nearly two million views across Vimeo and YouTube in two weeks, my favorite thing on the internet today is still "Cymatics," a music video from Nigel Stanford from his new album Solar Echoes. Stanford put together a series of science experiments that …

Motorola Droid Turbo Review: the best Android on Verizon

There are a lot of good phones out there. From the iPhone 6 to the Galaxy Note 4, the market is saturated with devices clamoring for your attention with their thinness, metal structure or fancy exclusive features.<p>Motorola and Verizon’s Droid Turbo (or the Moto Maxx, outside of the US) isn’t like …

Overwatch: What 10 rounds of Blizzard’s chaotic shooter taught me

The biggest stars at this year’s BlizzCon event had nothing to do with space aliens or the denizens of Azeroth. A bespectacled gorilla with a lightning gun and a cheery, time-traveling English soldier stole the show.<p>At its annual fan convention, developer Blizzard Entertainment announced Overwatch, …

First hint of 'life after death' in biggest ever scientific study

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Overcaffeinators May Have More Trouble Expressing Their Feelings

I'm feeling lukewarm<p>If you often have trouble with finding the right words to express your feelings, empathizing with other people’s emotions, or waiting for your next caffeine fix, you may be alexithymic.<p>Alexithymia, derived from Greek for “no words for feelings,” is a personality trait …

Psychology

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Scuba Diving

Physicists Make Big Leap In Quantum Teleportation

The experiment, conducted over optical fibre at the University of Geneva, beat the team's previous record in 2003 of six kilometres (3.7 miles).<p>It showed that "the quantum state of a photon can be maintained while transporting it into a crystal without the two coming directly into contact," the …

Quantum Physics

Some meditation sparks better brain performance

Different types of meditation have qualitatively different effects on the mind and body, report researchers. Whereas the Vajrayana style of Buddhist …

DARPA's jetpack will help soldiers run faster, stronger (video)

We've seen several attempts at making jetpacks that fly, but over at Arizona State University, a team is developing one for those who prefer staying closer to the ground. The DARPA-funded project (naturally) is called 4MM or 4 minute mile, and it aims to develop a jetpack that can provide soldiers …

Apple Watch parody shows how non-revolutionary the new smartwatch is

When Apple hosts an event, it seems like each product launched is revolutionary. To everyone else, it is just another device because Apple really …

The magical iPhone 6 features that Android phones have had for years

If you haven’t already heard, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were unveiled today. Yes, the new iPhone’s are bigger, faster and more amazing than ever …

Samsung has fun on Twitter at Apple’s expense

Unless you hid yourself from the world yesterday, you probably know about the two new iPhone models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Neither brought …

Bad Day? These Utterly Adorable Animals Are Proven To Help

Having a bad day? No worries, we've got you covered. Just flip through these photos of cute pets and all your problems will melt away.<p>Do you often …

Musician Jeff Burke Performs an Impressive Cover of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ on a Bassoon and Theremin

Lvl. 111 Blacksmith recently captured footage of skilled musician Jeff Burke performing an impressive cover of the song “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk on a …

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FIFA World Cup 2014 Predictions: USA Vs Belgium - IGN Video

Can the USA bounce back after defeat to the Germans? But Belgium look determined, winning all of their games so far.

Earin Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Destroys Its £179,000 Kickstarter Goal In Just Three Days

No matter how many sets of wireless earbuds I've reviewed, there's always one glaring issue that we've all come to accept: wires. <i>Somewhere</i> on every …