André Sherrod

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Stop Looking For 'Hardwired' Differences In Male And Female Brains

Breaking the binary<p>In December, a highly publicized study declared that distinctive wiring in the brain explains different skill sets in men and women. After scanning hundreds of participants’ brains, the researchers reported that men have stronger connections within a given hemisphere, whereas …

FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet

WASHINGTON — The<p>FBIis deploying agents and technical experts to assist in investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet, based on the American citizenship of three of the passengers aboard the lost flight, a top federal law enforcement official in Washington said Saturday.<p>He said that …

What happens when half the world stops having children?

AT SOME POINT IN THE LAST FEW YEARS, the population of the planet topped seven billion, with more being born every millisecond. Population growth is …

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How it Works: Sony’s Super-Fast Hybrid AF Explained

One of the most exciting things about Sony’s new A6000 is the crazy-fast AF system that’s been built in. At just 0.06 seconds of lag, the A6000 …

Sport picture of the day: a flock of skiers

The aerial perspective of this photograph, taken as the athletes navigate a divide in the course, creates a simple but effective image with a strong sense of pattern

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Ship that Israel says carried Iranian shipment of Gaza-bound rockets arrives at Israeli port

A captured ship that Israel says carried advanced rockets bound for Gaza militants has arrived to port.<p>The KLOS C sailed into the southern Eilat port Saturday, accompanied by Israeli naval vessels and forces that seized it days earlier in the Red Sea.<p>Israel says the ship was packed with dozens of …

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Vast waters hide clues in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight

The mysteries surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and the true identities of some of its passengers, are as deep as the southeast Asian waters where multinational search teams are searching for the jet.<p>Navies from two of Malaysia's neighbors were pursuing new leads as …

WikiLeaks head doesn't believe Obama is serious about NSA reform

Julian Assange doesn't think you should hold your breath for Barack Obama to deliver meaningful NSA reform. The WikiLeaks founder said during a talk at SXSW Interactive that he believes the president is beholden to the American spy agencies and not the public. According to the self-anointed …

The search for the Higgs boson – and why science will defeat stupidity

A thrilling documentary makes science look awesome. But does this tremendous discovery mean “the end of physics”?<p>It’s not clear how much a movie like Mark Levinson’s documentary “Particle Fever,” which depicts the 2012 discovery of the fabled Higgs boson – the Holy Grail of particle physics -- …

Superhero Bits: Amazing Spider-Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – /Film

How can you hear <b>James Gunn, Chris Pratt</b> and <b>Kevin Feige</b> talk <b>Guardians of the Galaxy</b> this weekend? When can you see a <b>Captain America</b> double feature? …

Jesse Eisenberg: my life as a doppelgänger

In Richard Ayoade's new film, The Double, Eisenberg plays two versions of the same character. Is it a case of art imitating life?<p>I'd felt some trepidation in the lead-up to my interview with Jesse Eisenberg. Throughout his promotional duties for last year's magic thriller Now You See Me, he was …

Pharrell Williams: G I R L

2013 was the year of Pharrell. Sure, he's been lacing the pop charts for more than a decade, composing beats and singing hooks for everyone from …

Should You Stay Up Late?

Come on, one more episode of Scandal couldn't hurt.<p>So you want to keep bingeing on Netflix, but you need to wake up early tomorrow. What’s the worst that could happen?<p><i>Click here to read more about the science of sleep.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared in the March 2014 issue of</i> Popular Science.

The Week In Drones: North Korea Builds A Target, Rare Dolphin Video, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Pentagon Reveals North Korean Drone</b><p>In a report by the Department of Defense on the North Korean military, there's a …

An Otter Eats An Alligator And Other Amazing Images From This Week

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The AIDS Cure

Reservoirs of HIV hide deep within the body. Scientists are now closing in on methods to wipe them out.<p><b>In 2007</b>, a little-known German doctor applied to speak at a prestigious AIDS conference, claiming to have cured a single case of the disease. He described a 41-year-old man, dubbed the “Berlin …

Mega Man Creator Collaborating on Azure Striker: Gunvolt

Mega Man Zero studio Inti Creates making a game that looks remarkably like Mega Man Zero.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune has …

Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer teases housing far, far away

A trailer released today for <i>Star Wars: The Old Republic</i>, BioWare's massively multiplayer online role-playing game for Windows PC, appears to tease an upcoming feature: player housing.<p>A John Williams-like orchestral soundtrack plays in the background as commuters make their way through packed …

See how classic Nintendo games look with the Oculus Rift

Ever wondered how classic Nintendo games would look in first-person with a VR headset? Well wonder no more as YouTuber Chadtronic has made videos …

Watch_Dogs Will Let You Collect Cars, Has "Tons" of Costumes and Minigames Like Poker and Chess

During a livestream event being held right now by Ubisoft, <i>Watch_Dogs</i> Creative Director Jonathan Morin explained that the game will have quite a few …

Politicians don't understand the economics of video games, tax expert says

Simply stated, many legislators on Capitol Hill do not understand the economics of video games and how important the gaming industry can be to the economy. That's the opinion of Dean Zerbe, former adviser to the Senate Finance Committee, who spoke with GameSpot about the controversial tax reform …

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