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Revolutionary lens restores complete vision to ageing eyes

New implant improves vision for older people struggling with cataracts, astigmatism, or long and short-sightedness.<p>For many people getting older brings a catalogue of vision problems which make everyday tasks like reading and driving a major challenge.<p>But a new lens implant which mimics the working …

Ophthalmology

The World's Loudest Sound Caused Shock Waves 100,000 Times That of a Hydrogen Bomb

A lithograph of the eruption (circa 1888).<p>On 27 August 1883, the Earth made the loudest noise in recorded history. Emanating from the island of …

Apple goes to war with the BBC

Exclusive: Chief executive Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by allegations made by BBC's Panorama programme that Apple is failing to protect its Chinese factory workers<p>Tim Cook is "deeply offended" by the BBC's allegations that Apple mistreats workers in its Chinese factories where the company's iPhones …

Tim Cook

Finding The World's Best On-Ear Headphones

The $180 Bose SoundTrue offer the best combination of sound quality, portability, and comfort, of any on-ear headphone. If you don’t like in-ear headphones, or need something more portable than bulky over-ear headphones, the SoundTrue are the ones to get.<p><b>Why should you trust me?</b><p>We came to this …

Department Of Defense Tests A Bullet That Can Steer

Precision on the smallest scale<p>Since the first gun appeared on a battlefield, bullets have dealt death in straight lines. As the shortest distance between two points, lines are great, but they mean enemies can hide behind walls or buildings and not get hit, a clearly undesirable prospect for anyone …

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

Street Fighter 5 exclusive to PC and PS4

<b>UPDATE:</b> Capcom has announced Street Fighter 5 at Sony's PlayStation Experience event after yesterday's leak.<p>The trailer that went live yesterday …

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

Maps

Polar Bears Use Scent as a Trail of Bread Crumbs

Wildlife<p>A new study confirms polar bears leave signals for mates with every step they take. (Photograph by Mike Lockhart)<p>National Geographic<p>Imagine you’ve drawn a line across a jigsaw puzzle, and you’re following that line from beginning to end. Suddenly the puzzle breaks apart and the pieces move …

Bullying The Bullies

Humans haven’t quite gotten the hang of human rights, let alone social media. Combined ignorance of the two leads people to spew hate from the safety of an Internet connection, writing their bigotry into the public record.<p>Now these moments are being put display for public shaming by a Tumblr …

Facebook can gain direct access to your mobile and take pictures or make videos at any time, MPs warn

The MPs on the Science and Technology select committee called for the Government to draw up new guidelines for websites and apps explaining clearly how they use personal data, warning that laws will be needed if companies fail to comply.<p>Facebook can gain direct access to a person’s mobile and take …

ASUS Republic Of Gamers G20 Compact PC Review

It’s an argument that’s become increasingly truthful as the years go by: When it comes to PC gaming, size rarely matters. Look no further than the insanely powerful Falcon Northwest’s Tiki-Z as concrete proof of that. ASUS is the latest to jump into the small form factor pool with the Republic of …

The Hobbit trilogy: 21 things you didn't know - Telegraph

Music publishers sue Cox for not doing enough to stop piracy

Large American internet service providers these days tend to operate under a "six strikes" approach to piracy -- they'll warn you if they catch copyright violations, but it's unlikely that you'll get the boot. However, that isn't good enough for BMG or Round Hill Music. The two music publishers …

American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits

Photographer Guy Webster captured everyone from Hendrix to Dylan and the Stones in their counterculture heyday.<p>Guy Webster