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15 Books That Will Change the Way You Look at Robots

What will robots really be like when they finally achieve a human level of intelligence and autonomy? No one knows for sure, but we've put together a …

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EU researchers create prototype for a server-free future internet

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Researchers at one of the world’s oldest universities, Cambridge, have come up with a prototype for a …

What's the Deal With Creatine?

Creatine has been wildly popular since the 1990s. It's touted as a shortcut to gaining lean muscle mass, and packed into everything from supplement …

Nutrition

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How to Think About Money, Choose Your Hometown, and Buy an Electric Toothbrush

Our latest podcast is called “How to Think About Money, Choose Your Hometown, and Buy an Electric Toothbrush.” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, …

The Beginner's Guide to YouTube

YouTube's been around for a while — you've probably heard of it.<p>The video-sharing site went live in 2005, and has since become the go-to medium for …

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5 Things We Learned About Climate Change

Garden Planters for city balcony

<b>Materials:</b> Molger Storage Stool and Bench, Socker Plant Pot<p><b>Description:</b> Take Molger Storage Stool. Do not assemble lower base (i.e., create a hollow …

PS4 will use its unified architecture to pound Xbox One into the dust - eventually - ExtremeTech

PS4 will use its unified architecture to pound Xbox One into the dust – eventually<p>By on August 22, 2013 at 9:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Vanish from the Internet With This One-Stop Website

Even if you're not Edward Snowden, there are times when excising your social media presence is necessary. Companies usually don't make it easy, …

SmartThings opens shop for Internet of Things

CEO Alex Hawkinson hopes to build a giant "physical graph," an analog to the social graph, for the Internet of Things.<p>The Internet of Things is open for business, and SmartThings wants to be the hub that connects developers and device makers with consumers. The startup launched the SmartThings …

Why Obama’s Radical Education Plan Could Finally Disrupt College

For the first time in American history, colleges could be judged on how their graduates perform in the real world and give the private sector a way to compete on a common metric. Later today, President Obama will unveil a new plan to overhaul college ratings, funding requirements and loan …

11 ways to trick Android into using less data

With expensive tiered data plans, it's easy to hit your limit. Follow this guide to cut back on data usage (and avoid overage charges).<p>Apps are moving to the cloud. Streaming services like Netflix and Spotify are big. And just about every one of us is addicted to social networking.<p>There's just one …

How to Make Money on Your Lunch Break

How do you spend your lunch break? Taking a turn round the park? Checking Facebook? Catching up on the work you should've done in the morning? All of …

Packaging Design

Sony SBH50 Bluetooth headset touts NFC and a smart remote (video)

Sony's Xperia ZR isn't reaching the market all by its lonesome: it's accompanied by a high-end Bluetooth headset, the SBH50. The sequel to the Smart Wireless Headset Pro mostly ups the ante with NFC -- listeners just have to tap the smart remote against their Xperias (or many other NFC-aware …

Kindle finally getting a color screen? Amazon buys Liquavista display company

Samsung sells off the flexible screen maker after only two years<p>Samsung's been teasing its flexible, full-color display technology since 2011 when it acquired Liquavista, but it never actually shipped in a consumer product. One of the few companies that still has a viable e-reader business, Amazon …