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These Transparent, Solar Power-Generating Windows Are the World's First

by nbcmach July 14, 2017 Earth & Energy 26104<p>Tereza Pultarova, Live Science Contributor<p>Energy-Neutral<p>A tech startup on a mission to make modern …

Children whose parents spend time on mobile devices have more behavior issues

By Linda Searing<p>The question<p>Scanning text messages or checking news or sports alerts on a cellphone is common in today’s world. If parents do this while interacting with their children, might it affect the children’s behavior?<p>This study<p>The study involved 170 two-parent families with at least one …

Mobile Devices

Banning laptops from plane cabins could make flying more dangerous — here's why

US officials are considering extending the ban on laptops in plane cabins to include flights from Europe. Research shows storing laptops in the cargo hold of an aircraft can be just as deadly.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Mexico: 'We have a lot of alternatives'

Mexico sent a strong message this week: We have a lot of other friends outside North America.<p>Officials from Mexico's agriculture ministry brought 17 Mexican companies to Brazil this week to talk about buying more grain, soy and corn in South America. (Mexico is one of the top buyers of US …

'Stealthing': Victims Describe Partners Removing Condoms During Sex Without Consent

U.S. news<p>The calls to the crisis lines have a familiar beginning: “I’m not sure this is rape, but …”<p>That's according to a new report, in which victims go on to describe the disturbing practice of "stealthing" — when their sexual partners remove condoms without their knowledge or consent.<p>“I think …

Military seeks Amazon-style delivery drones to resupply troops on the front line

Soldiers fighting at the front line could be resupplied by Amazon-style delivery drones under new schemes being considered by the Ministry of Defence.<p>The MOD is offering defence firms and inventors millions of pounds in a competition for ideas of how to use the growing field of unmanned vehicle …

Military

China's first big jetliner clears final hurdle before flying

China's first big jetliner just passed a crucial test that will take the country a step closer to becoming one of the world's elite large airline makers.<p>The C919 airliner, which is produced by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, or Comac, finished its final ground trial on Sunday in …

Uber tried to fool Apple and got caught

Uber geofenced Apple’s Cupertino headquarters to hide that it was tracking iPhones<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook threatened to have Uber’s iPhone app removed from the App Store in 2015, when it learned that the ride-sharing company had secretly found a way to identify individual iPhones, even once the app was …

Lockheed Martin Green-Lighted to Produce New Helicopter for the Marines

Two years ago, <b>Lockheed Martin</b> (NYSE: LMT) agreed to lay out $9 billion to buy Sikorsky Aircraft from its then-owner <b>United Technologies</b> (NYSE: UTX). The deal's price tag may have sounded steep at the time -- but it's continuing to pay off for Lockheed Martin.<p>Case in point? For yearsprior to its sale …

All the data is pointing to one thing — Britain's economy is heading for the rocks

This week was a relatively quiet one for economic data. But there were too significant, and worrying, releases.<p>The first was a survey of British consumers from IHS Markit showing the biggest squeeze on spare cash in more than two and a half years. The second was the Office for National Statistic …

Adidas is getting serious about making sneakers from ocean waste

With new ocean-inspired coloring, Adidas is releasing "Parley" versions of its most popular Boost running shoes: the Ultraboost, Ultraboost X, and Ultraboost Uncaged.<p>Parley is Adidas' partner in the Parley A.I.R Strategy, which turns ocean plastic waste into thread that is woven into running shoes. …

Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were spotted flying about 41 miles off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, just hours after two US F-22 fighter jets intercepted the same type of Russian aircraft in the area.<p>An E-3 surveillance aircraft was scrambled in response to the second sighting …

Business is booming for the naked travel industry

1. Try big boating in the buff.<p>Bare Necessities Tour & Travel may offer cruises where patrons relax in the buff, but they’re hardly bare-bones. An all-inclusive Tahiti cruise on the Paul Gauguin hosts nearly 300 people and runs from $15,000 to $20,000 per couple. Tiemann said several guests also …

8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.<p><b>Your</b> …

Why do women get recurrent cystitis after sex?

Scientists have identified a vaginal bacteria which may be to blame.<p>Despite recurrent urinary tract infections, like cystitis, affecting many women …

La URSS ocultó una catástrofe nuclear mayor que la de Chernóbil

El área de Semipalatinsk, en la antigua república soviética de Kazajistán, fue el principal lugar de pruebas nucleares de la URSS. Se calcula que, …

Trimestre negro para Uber: boicot, sexismo y accidentes de autos autónomos

​El último episodio negativo de la empresa está relacionado con una colisión en Arizona que incluye a uno de sus autos autónomos experimentales.<p>Ooops, Uber lo hizo de nuevo.<p>La compañía está otra vez en boca de todos y no precisamente por algo bueno, como viene siendo costumbre en los últimos meses. …

Nuevo sistema inteligente para reducir los atascos en las rotondas

Las largas colas de vehículos que se forman en algunas entradas de las glorietas podrían reducirse si se detectan con dispositivos magnéticos bajo la …

El error por el que tenemos que cambiar los limpiaparabrisas más a menudo

Para muchos, llenar el depósito con agua en lugar de líquido limpiaparabrisas no tiene nada de malo. Sin embargo, esta omisión podría provocarnos …

No más de una hora de música al día

Más de <b>mil millones de personas</b> se encuentran en <b>riesgo de perder audición</b> debido a que escuchan música a gran volumen, según informa la Organización …

Insoportable soledad

Estudio revela que las personas prefieren recibir descargas eléctricas ligeras antes que afrontar sus pensamientos a solas<p>Una serie de estudios …

Cuanto más mientes, más fácil es mentir

La repetición y escalada de las mentiras insensibilizan a la amígdala cerebral, <b>lo que propiciaría a que mintiéramos más fácilmente</b>, según concluye un …

¿Quieres alcanzar tu peso ideal? ¡Esto te va a interesar!

Agencias<br>CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.- Confundir la sed con el hambre es una de las principales causas de sobrepeso y obesidad en hombres y mujeres de todas las …

Playas bioluminiscentes en México, un espectáculo de luz marino

¿Quieres vivir una experiencia única? No dejes de visitar alguna de estas playas bioluminiscentes en México que se encienden al caer la noche.<p>14-03-2018, 10:10:54 AM<p>Es de noche, te encuentras caminando en la playa y decides sumergir tus pies en el mar; de un momento a otro eres testigo de una …