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100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

Is the internet harming medical research?

While the movie Dallas Buyers Club might not have been completely factually accurate, it raises an interesting question about medical research. The movie depicts experimental trials for Aids treatments in the USA in the 1980s, and how a group of patients involved in the trials came together to …

How To Trick Others Into Doing Your Bidding

Soon, they'll be eating out of the palm of your hand.<p>We like to think of ourselves as rational beings, but there are many ways we can be subconsciously influenced. At least, that’s the premise of ABC’s new series <i>Mind Games</i>. Christian Slater and Steve Zahn star as consultants who use psychological …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Civil Rights

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Beautiful Video of Strangers Kissing For the First Time

In a video that's quickly making its way around the web (almost 3.8 million views on YouTube), we all get to watch as 20 strangers kiss for the very first time. Amateur filmmaker Tatia Pilieva captures a range of human emotions from awkwardness to elation in a short film featuring strangers (or …

The 10 Best Things From March 2014

Carbon Fiber

CSI Special Insects Unit: Forensic Entomology

Researchers Drop Food on the Floor to Test Five Second Rule

Researchers from Aston University dropped food on different surfaces for brief amounts of time to test the five second rule, an urban myth that food …

Building a Better Post-Workout Beer

You may have seen stories bouncing around last week about Lean Machine, a Canadian "recovery ale" that's expected to be sold as a sports drink later this year. And you may have filed that story away to use as justification for your next post-workout trip to the bar.<p>Don't.<p>Without getting into all …

Stream and Watch your Favorite TV Shows, Movies and Live TV

Presents<p>S13 E10 Kung Fu BitingOn this week’s episode, the docs are bombarded with four dogs that have been attacked.<p>Aired 9-9-18 • TV-14 L<p>Aired 9-4-18 • TV-PG<p>• • •<p>SEASON PREMIERE<p>Aired 9-10-18 • TV-PG L<p>• • •<p>Aired 8-27-18 • TV-PG L<p>• • •<p>See More<p>Presents<p>S2 E12 Michael & DianeA high school football …

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Scientists Harvest Deadly Spider Silk

Don’t mess with a brown recluse spider. They've been known to eat each other and kill humans.<p>But the poisonous little arachnids produce a silk that scientists and companies covet for commercialization. Unlike other spiders that produce cylindrical silk, the recluse makes a sticky flat ribbon that’s …

Watch President Obama Introduce Cosmos, Which Will Then Blow Your Mind

“Ahh, space is CRAZY!”<p>That’s the verbatim dialogue from my house during last night’s premiere of <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i>, as Neil deGrasse Tyson walked me and millions of other home viewers through the massive, terrifying expanse of outer space, using everything from a C.G.I. spaceship to an …

Exploring the mind in a bunker

This week a disused second world war bomb shelter will be transformed into a brain. Daring diners will descend into its depths to feast on the mind. <b>Jen Wong</b> tells us why<p>Behind an unobtrusive iron door in Dalston decorated with an ever-changing graffiti skin, lies a staircase leading down to a …

Freud was a pioneering neuroscientist

Penis envy. Repression. Libido. Ego. Few have left a legacy as enduring and pervasive as Sigmund Freud. Despite being dismissed long ago as pseudoscientific, Freudian concepts such as these not only permeate many aspects of popular culture, but also had an overarching influence on, and played an …

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

750km of solid rock: new long-baseline neutrino results

Neutrinos are peculiar particles. They are very common, billions are passing through you all the time. Perhaps it is fortunate then that they very rarely interact with matter, and therefore do you no harm as they pass through. They rarely interact because, uniquely among all the fundamental …

Can Babies Be "Cured" of HIV?

We ask AIDS expert Anthony Fauci about reports that an HIV-infected baby has tested negative for the virus after aggressive treatments.<p>Researchers announced this week that a baby infected with HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, is currently testing negative for the virus after aggressive drug …

Scientists backpedal on groundbreaking stem cell research

The science world was abuzz in late January, when researchers from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, in Japan, announced that they had devised a simple way of forcing adult cells to become embryonic-style stem cells. Embryonic stem cells have the remarkable ability to transform into any …

Author Of Milestone Stem Cell Research Says His Papers Should Be Withdrawn

Outside researchers haven't been able to reproduce the papers' results.<p>One of the scientists involved in two milestone stem cell papers now wants to withdraw the papers.<p>Late in January, a team of American and Japanese scientists announced they'd discovered a new, easy way to transform adult skin …

Leaked ad reveals new HTC One, details dual camera functionality

The new HTC One has leaked yet again – but this one leak is a little more informative than most. GSMArena got hold of an ad from Australian carrier …

Jawbone updates its Android app with wireless syncing and push notifications (updated)

If you own a Jawbone fitness tracker, you may have read last week that the company made some changes to its app. Unfortunately for some of us, the updates were all for iOS only -- in fact, the company didn't even bother to <i>mention</i> Android that day. Turns out, Jawbone had a good reason: it was …

HTC One 2 camera features detailed by leaked ad | Trusted Reviews

<b>The HTC One M8 camera features have been detailed in a leaked ad ahead of the official launch.</b><p>A leaked photograph of an advertisement from Tesla, a …

Phones

Origin Chronos compact gaming PC debuts

It’s always nice when a powerful computer system is also light and small. This is especially true if the computer is a desktop machine. Origin has …

Intel Corporation

Zotac ZBOX Nano AQ02 Quad Core Mini PC Unveiled

Zotac has this week added a new addition to their range of mini PC systems, in the form of the newly launched Zotac ZBOX Nano AQ02 small form factor …

Google takes its cloud on the road

Last month I posited that if Google(S goog) wanted to push its cloud platform against Amazon(s amzn) Web Services, it had to get out more. It needs …

Another major game engine gets Linux support ahead of Steam Machines launch

The engine that powers the Crysis series, CryEngine, is headed to Linux. That means games like <i>Crysis 3</i> and <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> could see ports on Valve's forthcoming Linux-powered platform, SteamOS. At very least, it means that developers already working with CryEngine have a shortcut to porting their …

Apple Wants Samsung To Pay $40 Licensing Fee For Each Android Device

Apple and Samsung are still involved in various legal battles, Samsung were recently told by a US court to pay Apple damages of $930 …

Watch this: Google Glass shows trailers when you look at a movie poster

Can’t decide what movie to see? You could search through reviews or ask your friends. Or you could use Google Glass and a new Glassware app called …

Archos' octa-core smartphone is surprisingly quick for the price

When it comes to smartphones, hugs and all-you-can-eat buffets, more is better, right? That's why we had to sit down and play with Archos' 50c Oxygen. The gassy, Jelly Bean-running handset is one of the first to use MediaTek's 1.7GHz octa-core MT6592 CPU, housed behind a 5-inch 1,280 x 720 IPS LCD …