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US might deploy missiles in Europe to counter Russia

The Obama administration is weighing a range of aggressive responses to Russia's alleged violation of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, including deploying land-based missiles in Europe that could pre-emptively destroy the Russian weapons.<p>This "counterforce" option is among possibilities the …

Russia

This tiny robot head replaces your mouse with a laser-projected one

If you don't want to be reliant on (or still don't really like using) a trackpad, and tire of dragging a full-sized mouse around, then the Odin, a laser-projected mouse, might be worth a look. You've seen (even very recently) laser projected interfaces that cover keyboards, but the team that made …

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Large Hadron Collider Experiments Resume After 2 Years

The sleeping giant awakes.<p>Scientists at CERN have announced that the Large Hadron Collider has started delivering data today for the first time in 27 …

Physics

I Spent A Weekend Driving The Most Beautiful Car I've Ever Seen — The Jaguar F-Type Coupe

The Jaguar F-Type Coupe is without question the most gorgeous car I've ever driven.<p>The F-Type needed to be beautiful. Jaguar has spent over two decades trying to remind people of the company's legacy of stylish, high-performance sports cars, like the E-Type from the 1960s, XKSS from the mid-1950s, …

Herschel Walker

It's mind-boggling how the 5 most valuable internet companies have changed over the past 20 years

Fast forward 20 years later, and the web business landscape looks a lot different from back then.<p>In fact, only 1 out of the 5 most valuable public internet companies from 1995 are still in the top 5 list, according to Mary Meeker's "Internet Trends" report.

Mary Meeker

NASA's 'Warp Drive' Violates Another Law of Physics, Almost Certainly Won't Work

More problems with the EmDrive: As pitched, it's an "absurd" perpetual motion machine.<p>A physicist has found yet another reason why NASA's headline-grabbing "warp drive" propulsion system should be impossible and probably won't work: As currently constructed, the so-called EmDrive would be an …

Physics

5 ways the world's most controversial telescope could revolutionize astronomy

That is, if it's actually built.<p>Native Hawaiian protestors halted the construction earlier this year. Many consider the mountain sacred ground and there are concerns that the construction could have terrible consequences for the delicate mountaintop ecosystem.<p>Legally, TMT has the green light to …

Astrophysics

Take a Picture of Your Food and Google Will Tell You the Calorie Count

Through a simple smartphone photo, Im2Calories will basically tell you when you'll die<p>The idea behind Google's Im2Calories technology is simple: You take a photo of your food, it tells you the calorie load. The system recognizes the items on your plate and finds the corresponding calorie info …

Nutrition

At $2,500, Canon's New 4K Camcorder Is Actually a Bargain

Most of Canon's camera designs are pretty straightforward. But the company has also thrown some interesting and super-weird models into the mix over …

McLaren Helps Build a $20,000 Bike, Because Why Not

As I lean into the turn, a slight mist from the Pacific Ocean beads up on the chrome-accented top tube. The sun burns through the haze hanging over …

101 Inspiring Quotes From the Most Successful People in History

Whenever you're struggling to get things done, turn to this list of quotes for the inspiration and motivation you need to be the best you can be.<p>Inspiration can come from anywhere, but one of my favorite sources is inspirational quotes. There are several that have helped me stay on track throughout …

Motivation

Everything You Need to Know About Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse/Revillard/Rezo.ch/Reuters<p>Solar Impulse/AFP/Getty Images<p>Jean Revillard—Solar Impulse 2/AP<p>Denis Balibouse—Reuters<p>Laurent Gillieron—Reuters<p>…

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

“Consciousness Creates Reality” – Physicists Admit The Universe Is Immaterial, Mental & Spiritual

By Arjun Walia <br>Collective Evolution<p>“Consciousness creates reality,” a statement that has gained a lot of attention across various alternative media …

The reason Google Glass failed is why Cardboard will change VR forever

When a new gadget is first unveiled to the public, it has to answer one seemingly simple but actually rather complicated question: How will anyone …

A vision of Britain outside the EU - confident, successful and free

Released from our Eurochains, pessimism withers and the economy grows as we become great again<p>It’s 2020, and the UK is flourishing outside of the EU. The rump Union, now a united bloc, continues its genteel decline, but Britain has become the most successful and competitive knowledge-based economy …

The most expensive weapons system of all time is about to make its debut

The exercise, called "Green Flag West," tests the U.S. military's ability to engage in air-to-surface conflicts and helps get ground troops who pinpoint potential air strikes ready for combat.<p>The three F-35 Lightning II variant aircrafts (F-35 A, B, and C) are designed and manufactured in Lockheed …

Aerospace

True or false: the 'kooky' North Korea stories they couldn't make up, but did

North Koreans live in an internet-free vacuum but western bloggers, intelligence agencies and 24-hour news are making up for it, says Anna Broinowski, whose book The Director is the Commander dispels some of the crazier rumours<p>If any country proves sensationalism beats truth in the social media …

What Steve Jobs, Mark Cuban, and Mark Zuckerberg Have in Common

If you're constantly obsessing over the lives of the business elite, it's hard to become the leader you're meant to be.<p>I'm sure these three leaders share many things in common, but I've noticed that when these names appear in a headline, readership increases substantially. This made me rethink the …

Entrepreneurship

Google and Apple don't really compete and never have

It makes sense. Apple and Google are widely held to be bitter rivals in the mobile space. Steve Jobs was once so angry about Android allegedly ripping off the iPhone, he vowed to go "thermonuclear" on Google.<p>Everything Google announced this week — and everything that Google has announced in mobile …

Eric Schmidt

Why an Android addict isn't excited for Android M

Commentary: I should be excited for the new software, but I doubt my phone will ever see the update. And that may well be the biggest problem with Google's phone operating system.<p>Android M, the next version of Google's operating system for smartphones and tablets, was just unveiled at the company's …

Britain set for heatwave as temperatures soar

Blustery showers and galeforce winds will give way to balmy weather towards the weekend, particularly in the south<p>Britain will enjoy a heatwave this week as rain and galeforce winds give way to blazing sunshine.<p>Temperatures are set to soar to 28C (82F) next weekend with the weather at holiday …

Google has a project that could turn the whole world into a video game

On Friday, we got a first-hand look at one more technology that could help Google's virtual reality ambitions.<p>Project Tango sounds a bit dull if you go by Google's description of an initiative that gives "mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion."<p>Once you experience Tango in …

Augmented Reality

10 Reasons To Always Carry Paracord While Camping

Not too long ago, we showed you the many ways a roll of duct tape can help you survive the wild 12 Ways You Can Use Duct Tape For Survival 12 Ways …

Handy

VSSL Outdoor Utility Tubes

VSSLs (say "vessel") are cylinders stashed with smaller cylinders stashed with everything you might need to survive and present yourself as …

Google and Levi's Are Weaving Computers Into Your Clothes

'Project Jacquard' brings simple, powerful tech to textiles<p>Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group is one of the most exciting divisions of any major technology company: It’s where Project Ara, Google's modular phone experiment, and Project Tango, Google's 3D-mapping tool, were born …

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Camping

Best Shipping Pallet DIY Ideas on the Web

Our little-sister site, TheSnug.com, keeps us in the know about what's trending in DIY. People are loving the idea of using reclaimed pallet wood to build and create all kinds of things. Why? More often than not, you can score the things for free.<p>Here are a few of the most-(Facebook)-liked pallet …