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'Grinder' biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision

Remember the black oil that used to swim around peoples' eyeballs in " The X-Files"? If you don't, you're kind of lucky. But if you do, would you agree to let a biohacker squirt an inky black substance into your eyes as your eyelids were held open with a speculum? Me neither. But how about if the …

Synthetic Biology

Facebook to developers: Please friend us

Mark Zuckerberg wants app developers to help him move with the times.<p>Facebook last year changed its unofficial motto from "move fast and break things" to "move fast with stable infrastructure," a sign it would stop inflicting weird or inconsistent programming on its partners. Now Facebook's CEO and …

Social Media

Opossums could save you from that deadly snake bite

Aside from giving us the phrase "to play possum," it could be argued opossums haven't really contributed all that much to human society. That might be set to change thanks to new research. It shows that the marsupials might be the key to developing an antivenom that could not only save people from …

Zoology

Treat yourself to a functioning 'Tron' light cycle

From movies to video games, the "Tron" franchise has been zipping through popular culture since the '80s. Now you can own a piece of that "legacy" as Sotheby's on May 2 will auction off a fully functioning motorcycle that looks like a "Tron" light cycle.<p>The sleek electric-powered cycle is a replica …

TRON

Maratus elephans: The peacock spider with an elephant on its butt

Zoology

Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

A new patent granted to aircraft, defense and security company Boeing is taking its cues from science fiction. Just like the glowing energy shields seen protecting troops, machines and even spacecraft in Star Wars and Star Trek, the design -- named "Method and system for shockwave attenuation via …

Help Find The Fungus

Project: Citizen Science Soil Collection Program<p>Do you have a shovel and a few minutes to spare? Then you can help researchers find fungi that could be used to create life-saving drugs.<p>You've seen fungi at the grocery store: mushrooms are a type of fungi that grow in damp soil near trees. You've …

How Your Brain Deletes Trauma

A new study shows that the act of remembering leads to the subtle forgetting of other memories.<p>Our brains actually aren’t able to absorb infinite …

What 10 Legendary Entrepreneurs Said to Me

The most memorable remarks from my two decades of interviewing the world's most successful entrepreneurs.<p>Over the years, I've had one-on-one discussions with hundreds of successful executives and entrepreneurs. Here are the 10 most memorable and useful examples of business wisdom that I personally …

Entrepreneurship

How 5 Entrepreneurs Made Billions, Lost It And Made It Back Again

It’s difficult enough to make a billion bucks – and even harder to earn it back once you have lost it. But several members of the Forbes Billionaires list have made a ten digit fortune not once but twice. Among them, Iceland’s Thor Bjorgolfsson, who returns to the ranking this year for the first …

Leak in Mars Rover Curiosity's Wet Chemistry Test Finds Organics

An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity appears to have …

How Much Of Your Income Should You Save?

There’s no question more fundamental to personal finance than how much money we should save. Our savings rate is the cornerstone of virtually every other decision about money we make. It affects everything from buying a home to saving for emergencies to retirement.<p>Yet the guidance on this important …

Retirement

Where cute animals rule: Bunny island, pig beach and sloth sanctuary

Your love of animals doesn't have to be limited to the Internet. The world is full of ridiculous places where you can satisfy your need to roll …

Explainer: What Is A Superconductor?

Materials can be divided into two categories based on their ability to conduct electricity. Metals, such as copper and silver, allow electrons to …

Nanotech

Nvidia reveals Shield, a $199 console for 4K TV and gaming

Nvidia has revealed an Android-based smart TV console and gaming system that pairs high-resolution video with an accessible interface for $199, plus …

gamestreaming

FREAK: Today, Web Users Feel The Impact Of '90s Regulators' Stupidity

U.S. system to deliberately weaken encryption worked a little too well<p>The latest security vulnerability to make the rounds, aptly dubbed FREAK, shines a spotlight on why it's maybe not such a great idea to weaken the technology behind the security that we all rely on. Turns out that we're still …

Photographer Captures Amazing Images of a Green Tree Frog Riding Atop a Giant Rhinoceros Beetle

Indonesian wildlife photographer Hendy Mp has captured absolutely amazing images of a tiny Reinwardt’s tree frog riding atop a giant rhinoceros …

Frogs

Bored Panda — Fox Village In Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place...

Google's dog robot looks too real for comfort when getting kicked

Ever since Google bought Boston Dynamics in 2013, the company has said little about what it's building in the Boston Dynamics labs in Waltham, …

This Tough-as-Hell Drone Was Made for Aerial Combat

Most device-makers don't have to design for use cases in which their gadget will be slammed into a wall, shot at, or engulfed in flames. For drone …

Why you can’t program intelligent robots, but you can train them

If it feels like we’re in the midst of robot renaissance right now, perhaps it’s because we are. There is a new crop of robots under development that …

Robotics

The Experience Of Top Entrepreneurs And Innovators

Our annual EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ event in Monaco is a unique opportunity for some of the most dynamic global leaders, entrepreneurs and innovative thinkers to network, share knowledge and celebrate achievements.<p>At last year’s four-day event, private Innovation Labs, or iLabs, brought …

The 40 smartest people of all time

Thims first compiled a list of people with IQ scores over 200 as a matter of curiosity. Anything over 130 is extremely high, though it should be noted that IQ tests are a highly imprecise and controversial measure.<p>Later, Thims ranked everybody who had a strong aptitude, marked capacity, or …

Classic Garlic Bread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> With a chewy center, crisp brown crust, and melting puddles of parsley-flecked butter, homemade garlic bread baguettes are worlds away from the anemic-looking loaves in the freezer aisle of your local supermarket. —Kate Doran<p><b>Makes: 2 baguettes</b><p><b>For the baguettes:</b><p>Canola oil, for …

The big melt: Antarctica’s retreating ice may re-shape earth

CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend …

Articles about earth friendly african retreat thats actually made earth on Dwell.com - Dwell

From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.<p>As the war-torn city of Kabul, Afghanistan, is transformed into a maze of blast walls, military checkpoints, and foreign bases,...<p>I recently happened upon the website of Pedlars, a …

Meet 6 American child geniuses who are competing for $100k

In cooperation with IQ society American Mensa, these gifted children, who have scored within the 98th percentile or higher on a standardized intelligence exam, are quizzed in math, spelling, world geography, memory, current events, astronomy, inventions, logic, and culture.<p>The winner of the …

Christopher Hirata - Hmolpedia

In existographies, <b>Christopher Hirata</b> (1982-) (IQE:185|2016) (DN:1) (CR:178) (LR:52|#1) (SNE:3) is an American child prodigy turned astrophysicist, …

In Honor of International Polar Bear Day, Spectacular Pictures of a Threatened Species

The hacker war that may decide whether console gamers can play online Christmas Day (update)

Two groups of self-described hackers have been fighting for nearly a month over a threat to take down the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live on Christmas Day.<p>Lizard Squad (this new Twitter account was suspended as I wrote this story) announced in early December its plans to take down both online …