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You'll soon get 10TB SSDs thanks to new memory tech

SSDs and other flash memory devices will soon get cheaper and larger thanks to big announcements from Toshiba and Intel. Both companies revealed new "3D NAND" memory chips that are stacked in layers to pack in more data, unlike single-plane chips currently used. Toshiba said that it's created the …

DARPA is working on something way better than GPS

When your location marker on Google Maps is pinging all over the place, it's usually due to temperamental GPS signal. DARPA thinks this isn't cutting it anymore, and is developing a "radically" new tech that will offer real-time position tracking -- something that'll work despite blind spots or …

Russia's newest armored vehicle swims and picks its own shots

Russia's latest armored prototype was recently spotted rehearsing for the nation's upcoming May 9th Victory Day parade following more than half a decade of top-secret development. Dubbed the Kurganets BMP-25 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), this amphibious personnel carrier has been designed to …

The 6 Best Style Transformations We've Ever Seen

We never thought we'd see the day when celebs like Kim Kardashian and Nicole Richie were considered style icons. But believe it or not, that day has arrived. While their fashion choices in the early aughts may have been cringe-worthy, today they are among some of the best-dressed women in the world.<p>…

From Giza to Vegas: Our Favorite Pyramid Pictures From Around the World

The Body-Weight Abs Blaster

Send a shockwave through your six-pack<p>Four exercises. Two rounds. No weights necessary. “This bodyweight challenge might not look tough, but each move delivers a hit to your abs,” explains Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan.</i> “And the cumulative impact of performing rep after rep …

Sticky sensors will monitor your body's organs

Health sensors that attach directly to your organs to are potentially very useful, since they can measure miniscule electrical signals and other details that might otherwise fly under the radar. There's just one problem: actually sticking those devices on to something that soft and squishy is …

Scientists show how you can restore lost memories

It's scary to lose memories, especially in the early phases of diseases like Alzheimer's -- you're really losing part of yourself. Thankfully, researchers at UCLA may have found a way to get those memories back. They've conducted experiments suggesting that memories aren't stored in synapses, as …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

5 Tests That Will Measure Your Strength

See how you match up to these standards<p>If you’ve ever spent any time on Internet fitness forums, it’s pretty easy to feel like every guy in the world is stronger than you are. You’ll read about how “any bro who lifts” should be able to bench press more than 300 pounds and deadlift at least 500.<p>But …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

The Lower-Body Move That Blasts Your Abs

Combine an isometric exercise with a dynamic weight to build strength and incinerate calories<p>The isometric split squat is a simple technique to build serious lower-body muscle. It increases the time your glutes, hamstrings, and quads are under tension at the most difficult portion of the move—the …

India names three people it is investigating in ‘black money’ case

The idea that vast amounts of India’s wealth lie in secretive bank accounts in Switzerland and elsewhere, and that if successfully repatriated and distributed through a hitherto undecided mechanism, it can solve nearly all of India’s problems with significant change left over, is one of the …

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Why You Should Work Your Abs First

Lift more weight, burn more fat, and unlock your potential by training your core at the beginning of your workout<p>If you want to take your workouts to a whole new level, start with your middle.<p>“People achieve better results when they do core exercises at the beginning of their workout instead of the …

Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

The intriguingly long voyage of the unmanned X-37B has come to a conclusion at last. But the mystery of the mission lingers on.<p>The US Air Force space plane, one of just two X-37B vehicles in the Pentagon's inventory, landed Friday morning under the auspices of the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg Air …

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The Antioxidant That Zaps Zits

One day you may be able to smear this on to clear up your mug<p>For years, we’ve heard that red wine can benefit your heart, but something inside the drink may help your face, too. An antioxidant called resveratrol found in grapes and red wine might help clear up nasty breakouts, a new study from UCLA …

Netflix CEO: Next from HBO? 'Binge' show releases like us too

HBO is poised to launch its Netflix copycat next year, and the latter's chief executive predicts the imitation won't end there.<p>Netflix CEO Reed Hastings told CNET that a direct face-off in the online realm between his streaming-video service and the premium cable network will push both companies to …

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Google's latest ads depict Apple users as conformists

There's a very clever trick Apple's been pulling for quite a while.<p>It tells you that buying an iPhone makes you cool. At the same time, it doesn't exactly release a plethora of the things, so that you can stand out from the other cool people. Ultimate message: cool people all wear the same …

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Google's Nexus 9 available early next month with Android 5.0, starts at $399

Today's the day Google fans have been waiting for: the announcement of this fall's Nexus lineup. It's essentially an annual tradition at this point, since the last few Nexus devices have arrived at the same time of year. Along with a 6-inch smartphone and a media streamer called the Nexus Player, …

Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record

Remember NuSTAR, the specialized space telescope NASA designed specifically to study black holes? It just found something much, much brighter. Astronomers at NASA have stumbled upon what appears to be the most luminous pulsar ever discovered, but they almost mistook it for a black hole. After …

Q: Why does chocolate and peanut butter seem like such an irresistible combination?

Hint: follow your nose<p>You mean why is anything that's labeled "Reese's" the crack cocaine of candy? Partly because about 90 percent of taste is the result of smell, and in the case of peanut butter and chocolate, the complex interplay of their odors works very well. "The flavor and composition of …

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You can swap out Project Ara's modules without switching the phone off

Back in April, Project Ara's Module Developers Kit revealed that the phone's battery will be hot-swappable; in other words, you can replace it without having to switch the phone off. Nifty trick, right? Well, the feature's apparently not limited to the device's battery. Project director Paul …

Here’s What’s New On Netflix In October

In case you didn’t already binge watch season 4 of <i>The Walking Dead</i> — made available this past weekend on Netflix streaming — there’s a cache of new programming ready to fill up your queue in October. We’re getting an instant Tarantino classic, a ton of new seasons of TV, and a few new horror films …

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