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Apple iPhone 6S review: A year on, it's still a great phone - Pocket-lint

Things change quickly in the smartphone world and what was once a company's flagship, becomes supposedly second best as it makes way for the latest …

Lasers of the future will be capable of reproducing gamma-ray bursts

If you thought lasers were powerful now, just wait a couple of years. A group of researchers have said that new laser technology coming down the …

From the 'X-File' Dept: Michio Kaku --"Civilizations of the Cosmos"

Michio Kaku, professor of theoretical physics at City University of New York, believes that Sagan's question is no longer just a matter of idle …

Dark Web scanning software could detect the next 'Sony hack'

The first Sony executives knew about the calamitous data breach, which would send their emails spilling across the Web, was an image of a skeleton flashing up on their computers screens with the warning: “…this is just a beginning.”<p>If the hackers hadn’t decided to publicly embarrass the company, …

Security

Skype crashes — and won't stop crashing — if you send it this message

It's a bad time for messaging apps. Just a week after it was discovered that a tiny string of characters can disable Messages on the iPhone, a similar bug has been found that takes out Skype. Receiving a message on the Microsoft-owned platform containing the characters "http://:" was reported to …

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 …

Chimps could cook if we gave them the chance, says research

A new study suggests that chimpanzees have the cognitive skills to cook foods<p>Could chimpanzees be capable of cooking a meal? A new study suggests so.<p>The research, published in one of the <b>journals of the Royal Society</b>, reveals that the animals possess the cognitive skills to emulate the cooking …

Here's How Our Night Sky Would Look If Celestial Bodies Were Closer To Earth

From breathtaking nebulae to spectacular galaxies, the cosmos is chock-full of stunning celestial objects. But think how stunning those objects might look if they were much closer to Earth -- close enough for us to see them in the night sky without having to use a telescope?<p>The Russian space agency …

Slippery slopes on Mars send Curiosity rover on detour

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found a new route to some interesting rocks after its original path proved too difficult to traverse.<p>Scientists want …

NASA/JPL Bring Sights and Sounds to World Science Festival

Exhibits, displays and presenters from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, are participating in this year's World Science …

Why China wants to land a spacecraft on the mysterious far side of the moon

China appears to be planning a space mission to a place no nation has ever been — the far side of the moon.<p>The China National Space Administration (CNSA) currently plans to launch Chang'e 4, a craft that will carry the country's second lunar rover, in 2020. According to comments recently made by Wu …

Space Science

Here's the clearest panorama of the Milky Way galaxy

Get ready to have your mind blown. This video shows just what NASA has been up to over the past ten years. It shows the ‘clearest infrared panorama …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

NASA uses 3D printer to make copper rocket engine part

NASA has long wanted to use 3D printers to make parts for space missions when they are needed rather than having to carry huge amounts of spare parts …

Aerospace

NASA Just Released This Image To Celebrate The Hubble Space Telescope's 25th Anniversary

It's full of stars. Happy birthday Hubble!

Eta Carinae Model 3D Printed by NASA & WhiteClouds

Eta Carinae is a luminous, huge star system about 7,500 light years from our Sun. The system is known to be erratic, producing unexpected and …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and …

Lake Michigan

Mars may hold liquid water raising hopes of alien life

Scientists have found the chemical calcium percholate which would suck moisture out of the air and keep water liquid on the surface<p>Mars may hold liquid water raising the chances of finding life on the Red Planet.<p>Although scientists have long known that there is frozen water at the poles of Mars, …

Driver captures insane footage after near miss with tornado

Having grown up in the Midwest, I can confidently say that tornadoes are terrifying. I have personally seen massive, black clouds start swirling overhead. I've heard the sirens, been through the drills in school and in my own home, and have even seen the aftermath of a tornado causing terrible …

Tornadoes

Mars Is the Worst Vacation

You like to travel? Here's an idea. Why not travel—to Mars? Bad idea!<p>For hundreds of years, mankind has dreamed of one day visiting Mars. Why? …

Mars Mission

Control These Robotic Flowers With Your Mind

Self-proclaimed “robot fan” Ashley Newton has invented a set of gorgeous robotic flowers that you control with your mind.<p>Newton created the flowers, which look a bit like bioluminescent deep-sea creatures, along with artist Sean Stevens, her partner in their collective Sustainable Magic. Newton has …

Brainwaves

3D Robotics takes on DJI with Solo 'smart drone'

If you're in the market for a camera drone, things just got real. Last week, DJI updated its ubiquitous Phantom series with a 4K video version. Today, 3D Robotics (makers of both consumer and professional craft) ups the ante with Solo -- a stylish "ready to fly" quadcopter that challenges the …

Hot weather sparks jellyfish invasion off Devon and Cornwall coast

Barrel Jellyfish, which can have tentacles of up to six feet long have been spotted off the south east coast<p>Swimmers have been warned to look out for giant jellyfish after the unseasonably warm April conditions sparked an invasion off the coast of Devon and Cornwall.<p>The huge Barrel Jellyfish, which …

3D Robotics Solo drone adds autopilot for smart GoPro filming

3D Robotics promised a smarter drone and today we get to meet Solo, a quadcopter with the promise of easily-programmed autonomous flight and camera …

Red's latest 'Weapon' is an 8K full-frame camera

Red launched the first mainstream 4K camera when 1080p seemed like overkill, and now that this whole 4K thing might work out, it's got an 8K RAW model. The Weapon 'Vista Vision' features a mind-boggling 8,192 x 4,320, 35-megapixel sensor that can do up to 75 fps, widescreen 8K. The chip is also …

Scientists just found the first evidence for liquid water on Mars

Scientists just found the best evidence yet that liquid water is currently present on Mars.<p>Using data collected by the Curiosity rover, they determined that tiny amounts of water vapor condense as a liquid in the planet's soil at night and evaporate away in the morning.<p>The research, published today …

Geoscience

SpaceX will try once again to land a rocket on a drone ship

SpaceX plans to try again to land its Dragon rocket on a drone ship this afternoon, after its last attempt in January ended in a catastrophic …

A new view of the Moon’s formation

Our Sun Came Late to the Milky Way’s Star-Birth Party

Astronomers find that galaxies like our Milky Way underwent a stellar “baby boom,” churning out stars about 30 times faster than today.