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10 awesome sci-fi weapons that could be built with today's technology

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln

Lum Concept Portable Wireless Projector

With its versatile and gorgeous design, the Lum wireless projector decently stands on the table and delivers your favorite videos. You’ve been …

Asus has a new robot companion that's ready to join your family - Zenbo!

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln<p><b>Come on, admit it, you've always wanted your very own Wall-E or Johnny Five trundling around the house. Well, your dreams of</b> …

15 Tech gadgets you'll wish you owned during a power outage or natural disaster

Like it or not, we are growing more dependent on our mobile devices with everyday that passes. At 35 years old, I am old enough to remember how to …

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

Scientists Say They're One Step Closer to Universal Cancer Vaccine

Scientists are reportedly one step closer to creating a universal cancer vaccine that would cause the immune system to attack tumors like it were a …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

What would happen if the moon suddenly blew up

It's no spoiler to say that in Neal Stephenson's 2015 novel "Seveneves," the moon is destroyed.<p>That's because the opening line reads: <b>"The moon blew up with no warning and with no apparent reason."</b><p>We don't how the moon would suddenly explode in the real world — it's unlikely. But the way Stephenson …

Quiz: Are You a Genius?

Might you be a genius, too? TIME asked the wise guys (and girls) at Mensa, the world’s oldest and arguably best-known society for smart people, to …

Yeast Infections Linked To Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder In New Study

'Clinicians should make it a point to look out for these infections in their patients with mental illness.'<p>Yeast infections have been linked to …

Mental Disorders

From Andrew Wong’s dry-braised beef in oyster sauce to Lucky Peach’s kung pao prawns – Observer Food Monthly picks the finest Chinese recipes<p>Tomorrow: best Chinese recipes part 4<p>I learned the recipe for these ribs while I was in Sichuan and since then it has even found its way to the island of the …

Food & Dining

Researchers have stumbled upon a battery breakthrough that could change energy storage forever

Better battery storage can advance all sorts of technology from phones to electric cars — but increasing battery life is no easy feat.<p>Luckily, researchers hailing from the University of California Irvine may have accidentally discovered a solution that could change energy storage forever.<p>Fifth-year …

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Scientific Research

These people forgot that the sun is hot

27 Tweets About Exes We're Gonna Need You To Read By The End Of The Day

27 Tweets About Exes We're Gonna Need...<br>These tweets are happy for and without you!<br>Submitted by: <b>Best of the Web</b><br>Worthy<br>Keywords: exes ex-boyfriend …

Self-Portraits by 87-Year-Old Photographer Kimiko Nishimoto – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

BBC Latest News - Doctor Who - Crossing fandoms: 6 dream companions

Crossing fandoms: 6 dream companions<p>The Doctor Who Team<p><b>Some time has passed since Clara flew off in search of her own adventures, leaving the Doctor to return to the TARDIS alone. But if there is one thing we know - it’s that the Doctor shouldn’t travel alone!</b><p><b>But who has the skills to step into the</b> …

John Lewis's connected apartment features world's most awesome fridge

By Duncan Bell<p>You can sense that punters in the UK are teetering on the brink of buying into the smart home idea. Now John Lewis wants to give them a …

To Diagnose Autism, We Should Be Watching The Eyes

The eyes have it.<p>Two separate groups of researchers have uncovered similar techniques for figuring out whether children have autism that's quick, …

Disney’s 'The Jungle Book' resurrects giant extinct ape

In the 1967 animated Disney film <i>The Jungle Book</i>, the feral boy Mowgli encounters a jazz-singing orangutan named King Louie, who implores Mowgli to …

Apple's ResearchKit incorporates more genetics through new 23andMe module

Private genetics firm 23andMe has released a new software module, allowing its genetics results to be incorporated into ResearchKit apps, Apple …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Newly Discovered Star Has an Almost Pure Oxygen Atmosphere

But good luck breathing in the bone-crushing gravity.<p>A newly discovered star is unlike any ever found. With an outermost layer of 99.9 percent pure oxygen, its atmosphere is the most oxygen-rich in the known universe. Heck, it makes Earth's meager 21 percent look downright suffocating.<p>The strange …

Space

How One Coder Almost Broke The Internet By Deleting A Few Lines Of Code

It seems as if everyone’s trying to “break the Internet” these days, so who better to accomplish this rather nebulous goal than a computer …

Sky-High Luxury: 22 Hours Aboard Emirates Airlines

Sixteen exclusive Bulgari amenity kits. Dom Pérignon vintages paired with canapés of cured duck with saffron poached peach; a walnut baguette with persian feta cheese, fresh fig, and truffle infused honey, and, wild smoked salmon, lemon and cumin cream cheese on norlander bread. No, this was not my …

An MIT lab has produced a device the size of a stamp that harvests energy from bending movements. Commercialising it could be a breakthrough for wearables<p>Inside a lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sangtae Kim has been tinkering with a paper-thin device the size of a stamp. Kim …

Clean Energy

Microsoft's New Gadget Could Change How We Watch Football

Without a doubt, Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 will pay homage to the game’s past. But like Walter Payton breaking a tackle, Microsoft, the league’s …

Researchers Are a Step Closer to Creating an Untraceable 'Quantum Internet'

We want it!<p>Scientists are figuring out how to create a 'quantum Internet' that will be totally secure and virtually unhackable. So secure, in fact, …

Men And Women Watch Porn For The First Time

Do you remember the first time you watched porn? The shock, as your eyes focused on the thrusting bodies and the moaning and all the commotion, registering something with which you probably had zero familiarity? Trying to make sense of it all, like a student trying to figure out a math problem on …

Myths

CBS Says Final Decision Hasn't Been Made on Person of Interest

Network president promises show will air this spring.<p>Is Season 5 of Person of Interest the final year for the show?<p>Just the other day, J.J. Abrams, …