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This algorithm can predict a revolution

Open data and the quest for the perfect conflict prediction machine<p>For students of international conflict, 2013 provided plenty to examine. There was civil war in Syria, ethnic violence in China, and riots to the point of revolution in Ukraine. For those working at Duke University’s Ward Lab, all …

Reimagining the Home Bar of the Future

I don't know about you, but my home bar is a mess. It's two shelves utterly stuffed with bottles any way they'll fit, with no rhyme or reason behind …

A Rechargeable LED Cork That Turns Empty Bottles Into Lamps

For many of us it will still be a few months before dinner parties on the back patio are feasible again—but there's no reason you can't start …

With Paper, Facebook just blew its own iPhone app out of the water

This morning, Facebook is announcing a new standalone iPhone app called Paper. Contrary to earlier rumors, it's much more than just a news-reading app — it's a complete reimagining of Facebook itself. Once you've used it, you may never want to open the standard Facebook app again. It may not …

SwiftKey gets its predictive keyboard onto iOS, with a little help from Evernote

The popular Android keyboard arrives on iPhone and iPad<p>Three and a half years after launching on Android, SwiftKey's popular predictive-software keyboard has finally come to iOS. iPhone and iPad users can now get personalized, predictive typing from the company, though there's a catch, and it's a …

MAVEN takes off: what you need to know about NASA’s new mission to Mars

The latest venture to the red planet will investigate Mars' mysterious atmosphere<p>The idea of humans one day colonizing Mars is a tantalizing one, but there are some obvious obstacles to our long-term residency on the red planet. Chief among them? The absence of water. Research has established that …

HTC One Review: The Beauty Is a Beast (Updated)

Last year HTC made three excellent phones: the One X, the One X+, and the Droid DNA. This year, it's focusing on a single dominant device: the HTC …

Five Secret iOS Gestures You Need To Know About [Feature]

The iPhone and iPad are magical devices because of one thing: the well-designed hardware and software works in conjunction to make everything just work. The iOS operating system is a thing of beauty, not least of which because there is so much to explore and learn about.<p>As a touch-based platform, …

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