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Microsoft Reveals Multi-Person HoloLens Experience

Microsoft’s HoloLens stands as an intriguing prospect for ‘mixed reality’. Unlike the traditional virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMDs), …

The Proper Method to Resurrect a Wet Phone With Rice

Even if a wet cell phone seems dead, there's a good chance it can be resuscitated as long as you act fast. This is a DIY moment: Your phone's warranty probably doesn't cover water damage.<p><b>Q: If I get my phone wet, what's the best way to bring it back to life?</b><p><b>A:</b> Even if a wet cell phone seems dead, …

DIY

What is Big Data? A super simple explanation for everyone

The term “Big Data” may have been around for some time now, but there is still quite a lot of confusion about what it actually means. In truth, the …

Microsoft created an addictive new website that tells you how old you really look

Do you appear younger than you actually are? Or do you already look like a withered old bag at the ripe old age of 27? Either way, Microsoft’s new …

Software

Windows 10 IoT Preview now available, use your Lumia as a virtual Arduino 'shield'

Hot on the heels of the release of build 10074, Microsoft has now released a preview of Windows 10 for IoT. Windows 10 for the "Internet of Things" …

Arduino

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Almost nothing like it has ever been observed on the red planet before<p>On March 12, 2012, amateur skywatchers noticed something unusual coming off of Mars' southern hemisphere. It was an extremely bright plume, extending 120 miles or more into the Martian sky. Clouds, aurora, and other Martian …

Astronomy

700-Year-Old Copy of Magna Carta Found in Old Scrapbook

An original copy of the Magna Carta has been discovered in a scrapbook in Kent, England.<p>The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King John of England was compelled to sign the first agreement limiting the rights of kings. This version was issued by King Edward I (King John's …

Magna Carta

Hubble captures 'happy face' in space that smiles for the camera

Hubble say the cosmic 'face' spotted by a contestant in its Hidden Treasures competition is caused by a galactic phenomenon known as gravitational lensing<p>Here's an out-of-this-world space pic that's sure to raise a smile.<p>The stunning image above shows a far away galaxy cluster that appears to be …

Game Of Thrones: 15 things we learned from George R.R. Martin’s original outline

<b>Warning: contains spoilers for Game Of Thrones seasons 1-4.</b><p>There’s something irresistible about looking back on the humble beginnings of the …

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many surprising …

DSCOVR launch rescheduled for Wednesday

Following launch scrubs on Sunday and again today, the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) now is scheduled to launch at 6:05 p.m. EST Wednesday, …

Space

Today in science: Great Meteor Procession

The February 9, 1913 meteors crossed the sky in formation, on nearly identical paths. Their pace across the sky was described as “stately” and …

A Unified Theory Of How Soft, Curved Things Wrinkle

Raisins, fingers, and brains, explained<p>Do your fingertips wrinkle like raisins when you've been in the bath too long? Yes, yes, they do. That's according to a new mathematical attempt at a sort of Unified Theory of Wrinkling. The theory uses the same equation to explain wrinkles on raisins, …

HoloLens: mix the real and the virtual in a mind-blowing new world

From games to Skype to TV, Microsoft’s trailer for HoloLens promises a future where you can add a layer of computer-generated information to your vision<p>Towards the end of last month, Microsoft released a trailer for a new device it has in the works – HoloLens. Declaring “the era of holographic …

Augmented Reality