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Microsoft HoloLens won't be the next Google Glass, and that's a good thing

Microsoft stunned audiences of Wednesday's Windows 10 event by unveiling HoloLens, the company's augmented-reality headset and platform.<p>Not only is …

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife skills, meat marinating times, and more.

Elon Musk spills details on SpaceX's $10 billion space internet venture

Elon Musk doesn't only plan to bring the whole world online using a fleet of low-cost communication satellites, he also wants to use the same infrastructure to provide internet on Mars. Months after confirming the new SpaceX project, Musk has finally told <i>Bloomberg</i>, that he plans to send hundreds of …

Joint Pain, From the Gut

Scientists don't know what causes rheumatoid arthritis, but many suspect that the microbiome—the bacteria that live in our gastrointestinal tracts—may be to blame.<p>Doctors aren’t entirely sure what triggers rheumatoid arthritis, a disease in which the body turns on itself to attack the joints, but …

Medical Research

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Particles

North Korea claims 'new liver medicine made at national zoo'

A researcher at North Korea’s Central Zoo has been busy working on a liver medicine to combat hepatitis, according to the state news agency KCNA.<p>Kwon O-song, a researcher at the zoo, said the new medicine consisted of “a compound of bear’s gall and extract from pith of maackia amurensis,” according …

Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to collide.<p>Such an event should come as no surprise, considering that there are up to 200 billion galaxies in the universe (according to Space.com), …

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Trapped In His Body For 12 Years, A Man Breaks Free

<i>What would you do if you were locked in your body, your brain intact but with no way to communicate? How do you survive emotionally when you are invisible to everyone you know and love?</i><p><i>That's the first question asked by NPR's new program on human behavior,</i> Invisibilia.<p><i>The first show tells the story</i> …

First trials of Ebola vaccines suggest they are safe: WHO

The first clinical trial designed to see if two experimental Ebola vaccines actually work may begin in late January and two others are slated to start in February in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Friday.<p>Manufacturers of the two most advanced experimental vaccines need more time to …

AI program can beat any human in a poker game

A team of software developers and poker researchers from the University of Alberta have developed a program that can completely demolish their fellow humans in a game of <i>Texas Hold 'em</i>. They named the artificial intelligence "Cepheus," and it's <i>so</i> good, the developers say you could play against it …

What comes after Google Glass? It was at CES, just in pieces

LAS VEGAS — Smartwatches were the wearable darling of CES 2015, but they're easy to create. Start with fitness tracking, throw in some notifications, …

This new antibiotic is cause for celebration - and caution

The discovery of teixobactin could pave the way for a new generation of drugs, but we need to move faster<p>In a grim week, reports of a new antibiotic [Ling et al., Nature] are a bright flash of urgently needed news.<p>The utility of existing antibiotics is being eroded alarmingly. Put simply, they …

Flu Epidemic Sends Elderly to Hospitals

This year’s flu epidemic is sending thousands of elderly people into hospitals and has killed at least 26 children, federal health officials said Friday.<p>They issued a reminder to doctors to make quick use of antiviral drugs in people most at risk of serious flu complications – including the …

Career Confession: I'm 10 Years Out of College and I Still Have No Idea Where I'm Going

And I know I'm not the only one.<p>A friend recently asked me about my career path and whether I thought I had found my dream job. Instead of being able to come out and say a definitive yes or an outright no, I settled on an unresounding (and unimpressive) "maybe."<p>I'm 10 years out of college and I'm …

East Village

Sony's Smart B-Trainer puts your workout routine in your headphones

Headphones haven't exactly jumped on the "internet of things" bandwagon — for the most part, they're thankfully still just meant to get audio into your ears. One exception to that is the workout space, where headphone makers are adding new tech to their devices to make them more useful when you're …

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

Specialists Split Over HPV Test's Role In Cancer Screening

Two medical groups say doctors could replace the Pap smear with a different test to screen many women for cervical cancer.<p>But that recommendation, included in an "interim guidance" released Thursday, is highly controversial; other experts call it premature.<p>For years, physicians have recommended …

New antibiotic: how did they do it?

Scientists go back to basics by growing bacteria in soil<p>Scientists have always believed that soil is teeming with new and potent antibiotics because bacteria have developed novel ways to fight off other microbes.<p>But only one per cent of microbes can be grown in laboratory conditions, leaving …

Bacteria

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

Apps

Climb of the Century: Two Men Attempt Historic Free Ascent of El Capitan

Professional climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are midway through the adventure of a lifetime as they attempt to make history by using only their hands and feet to complete what's said to be the hardest rock climb in the world. Just after Christmas, Caldwell, 36, and Jorgeson, 30, began …

Climbing

Charlie Hebdo: We cannot let the Paris murderers define Islam

The killing of journalists in Paris on Wednesday was not only an attack on France but also an assault on Islam and the very freedoms that allow 30 million Muslims to prosper in the west.<p>Free speech is not a western concept: it is a universal craving of the human soul. The gunmen ran away shouting …

Religion

World Cartoonists: Je Suis Charlie (Photos)

THE PEN IS MIGHTIER<p>In honor of their fallen comrades at Charlie Hedbo, 15 cartoonists make the best argument yet that the pen will emerge triumphant …

Microbe found in grassy field contains powerful antibiotic

For much of the last decade, a team of researchers in Boston has eagerly exhumed and reburied dirt. It’s part of a strategy to access an untapped …

Biology

Stretchy, bendy, breakthrough nanotech material brings touch control to any surface

Finnish nanotechnology company Canatu has developed a stretchable, malleable, and touch-sensitive material that brings in flexible new designs for …

25 Little Ways To Instantly Feel Happier

I mean, who wouldn't want that? You don't have to drop all of your cash or change up your entire life in order to make happiness happen.<p>There are plenty of little things you can do that will keep you feeling blissful all year long, and here are 25 ways you can start!

Sierra

CES 2015: Star Wars Headphones, Remotely Controlled BMWs And Curved Smartphones

CES 2015 is now fully underway with the self-tightening belts now out of the way, the major tech companies have hit the floor to start showing us …

CES