Kathy Hall

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2015 has 3 Friday the 13ths. What are the odds?

Here’s the story behind why 2015 has 3 Friday the 13ths.<p><b>November 13, 2015 is a Friday</b>, ushering in Act III of this year’s epic Friday the 13th …

Another startup steps up to build the hyperloop

Hyperloop Technologies, a startup formed by SpaceX alumni and well-known Silicon Valley executives, came out of stealth with $8.5 million on …

High-speed Rail

Arms Manufacturer Makes Bizarre Rifle For Canadian Armed Forces

A smart gun for old wars<p>Maybe Canada’s Armed Forces are fighting a Wendigo infestation no one knows about. Perhaps they’re engaged in a secret war against Bigfoot and his moose army for control of the Northwest Passage. There's also the reality that Canada is a NATO partner and fights regular wars …

Can A Computer Change The Essence Of Who You Are?

For the past month and a half, we've been exploring the invisible forces that shape our lives in NPR's newest program, <i>Invisibilia</i>. Now we're ending the pilot season with a <i>visible</i> twist — exploring the ways computers shape our behavior, and the way we see the world.<p>The first person we hear from is …

Scientists create contact lens that magnifies at blink of an eye

Pentagon-funded device could help people with age-related macular degeneration by enlarging objects so they can see them with peripheral vision<p>A contact lens that magnifies objects at the wink of an eye has been created by scientists to help people with impaired vision.<p>The lens contains an …