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Best on the Shelf: 20 best books of the week for June 25

<b>Fiction</b><p>1 (1) 2 wks End of Watch: A Novel<br>Stephen King<br>This is the third volume of a trilogy focusing on Detective Bill Hodges.<p>2 (-) 1 wk. Barkskins: A …

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

Here’s the Windows 10 clean install you’ve always needed

Windows 10 has been the center of countless controversies over the past year. But while many users have been (often justifiable) complaining about …

Windows 10

17 Simple Rules for Getting Organized and Decluttered

What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts …

31 Things Anyone Who Owned A PlayStation In The '90s Will Remember

*robot voice* "PLAY STA-TION."

Final Fantasy

Antimatter rockets could make humans an 'interstellar species'

WIRED 2015 is our annual two-day celebration of the innovators, inventors, artists and entrepreneurs who are reinventing our world. For more from the …

Intel throws its tiny Curie module in an Arduino board

The low-power Curie from Intel helps developers quickly prototype a device with turn-key access to Bluetooth, a six-axis sensor with gyroscope and accelerometer and the 32-bit SOC Quark micro-controller. It's main focus has been the wearable market and since its introduction at CES 2015, it's has …

Double black hole is powering quasar, astronomers find

<b>(CNN) —</b> Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a galaxy being powered by a quasar that contains two of the time-space benders, "furiously whirling about each other," the space agency observed in a news release.<p>The galaxy, known …

Programming With The Lowest Common Denominator

What’s the hippest programming language in 2015 that all of the fashionably dressed hungry young developers can’t get enough of? Something new? …

Why Magnetars Should Freak You Out

<i>Paul Sutter is a research fellow at the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste and a visiting scholar at The Ohio State University's Center for</i> …

Ralph Lauren’s new smart Polo shirts combine fashion and technology

High-tech, meet high fashion. With Ralph Lauren’s introduction of its new “smart” PoloTech shirt, high-tech fashion is now synonymous with …

High Fashion

Discover What's Attached To Your Network

21. 08. 2015 Juergen Vigna NetEye<p>Discover What’s Attached To Your Network<p>Sometimes it is necessary to have a look at the components, which are …

Graph Databases for Beginners: Why a Database Query Language Matters

Finding the best database for your application or development stack is about more than just features, scalability and performance. While all of those …

Computer Scientists Find Bias in Algorithms

Photo: University of Utah College of EngineeringComputer scientists have created algorithms to run all kinds of tests on big hauls of data. Powerful …

Ghostly Particles from Outer Space Detected in Antarctica

Buried deep in the Antarctic ice, an observatory has spotted ghostly, nearly massless particles coming from inside our galaxy and points beyond the …

The Search for ‘Dark Matter’ and ‘Dark Energy’ Just Got Interesting

Only about 5% of the universe consists of ordinary matter such as protons and electrons, with the rest being filled with mysterious substances known …

Why Learning JavaScript and CSS Won’t Make You the Best Web Designer

Looking at the headline, you might do a double-take and exclaim, “Say what?!?” “Are you kidding?”JavaScript and CSS are two of the foundations of web …

Scientists created a magnetic wormhole that could transform the way we use MRI machines

Ripped from the pages of a sci-fi novel, physicists have crafted a wormhole that tunnels a magnetic field through space.<p>The idea of a wormhole comes from Albert Einstein's theories. In 1935, Einstein and colleague Nathan Rosen realized that the general theory of relativity allowed for the existence …

Quantum computing is a major threat to crypto, says the NSA

Quantum computing will make current cryptography standards for protecting data obsolete, according to the NSA, and everyone needs to be prepared.<p>The …

Quantum Computing

Where Is All the Dark Energy and Dark Matter?

Two experiments on Earth are helping to shine light on the hidden characteristics of dark energy and dark matter — elusive phenomena that make up …

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum electronics together

Scientists have found a way to connect quantum devices together, transmitting entanglement — and crucially the quantum properties that could deliver the next-generation of electronics. Sounds boring and complicated (it's not <i>too</i> complicated), but it's important, we promise. It all involves the …

Our Biggest Planets Grow From Tiny Space Pebbles

Scientists have figured out that gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn started out as nothing more than tiny space rocks of about a foot round.<p>The formation of these large planets has always been something of a mystery, as existing planetary models don’t really give enough time for gas giants to come …

Universe

The best computer-science and engineering schools on the west coast

In a recent survey we conducted for our ranking of the best computer science and engineering schools, over 400 Business Insider readers rated dozens of computer science and engineering programs around the country. Even more, the No. 2 and No. 3 spots are both held by schools in California.<p>We …

University of California

MH370 searchers find aircraft on ocean floor

Investigators may have made another breakthrough in the search for MH370 with the discovery of what could be aircraft wreckage lying on the floor of …