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After 30 years, lost 'Steve Jobs Time Capsule' finally recovered

We can assume that Steve Jobs' 30-year-old mouse is in good condition. But what about the six pack of beer?<p>In 1983, at the close of the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colo., organizers buried a time capsule, known officially as the Aspen Time Tube. Many attendees contributed various …

Facebook Cover Contest Entries

Our Facebook Cover Contest is officially closed, thanks to everyone who participated! Here are all the entries for the contest, we will analyze all …

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The Case Of The Girl Who Couldn't Feel Pain

A team of European researchers finds the genetic mutation responsible for a subject's inability to feel pain.<p>"Index Subject 1"—the anonymous girl or woman who participated in this new study—is unusual in a couple of ways. For one thing, she cannot feel pain. It's a dangerous condition for her. …

5 Cool Ways to Become a Citizen Scientist

The rise of modern hacker culture is putting science back in the hands of curious laypeople.<p><b>It's easier than ever for creative types to perform serious science as a hobby.</b> You don't need a doctorate or the backing of a federal agency to ask a novel, worthwhile scientific question. You just need …

British film school voted world's best as it scoops student 'Oscars'

A world away from Hollywood glitz and glamour, in dilapidated buildings occupying a sleepy corner of Buckinghamshire, some of Britain's most promising future film-makers build sets, bring puppets to life and create a world of make-believe as students of the National Film and Television School …

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as ADHD. They had dragged her to clinics around the country in an effort to thwart the scary, intrusive thoughts and the repetitive behaviors …

Scientists Achieve On-Demand Quantum Teleportation For The First Time

Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.<p>Quantum teleportation has taken another step forward, thanks to two complimentary experiments, one from ETH Zurich and one from the University of Tokyo. The researchers have demonstrated the most reliable …

Scientists Are Scary Close To Controlling Our Memories And Brains With Computers

There are already thought-controlled gadgets and smart phone apps. But recently, a group of scientists at MIT took brain-computer interactions to a whole new level.<p>While they weren't able to create memories from scratch, they were able to associate different feelings to neutral memories in mice. In …

College student abandoned in windowless DEA cell for four days reaches $4m settlement with US government

A 25-year old college student reached a $4.1 million settlement with the U.S. government after he was abandoned in a windowless cell for more than four days without food or water, his attorneys have said.<p>Daniel Chong said he drank his own urine to stay alive, hallucinated that agents were trying to …

Can a human being live longer than 120 years?

A human cell can divide roughly 50 times before it dies out. It's called the Hayflick limit, and it's become a real headache for the anti-aging science. As long as the limit holds, it suggests a maximum human lifespan of 120 years — but a new crop of research suggests the limit may not be as hard …

Florida Friday: Mom Arrested After Hosting the Awesomest House Party

This is far from the craziest Florida Friday story we’ve ever reported, but the picture it paints of Florida house parties is just… (*kisses fingers*)<p>A 39-year-old Palm Beach Shores mom (pictured above) was arrested after police showed up to her house where she’d been hosting a drinking party for …

IT Worker Accidentally Broadcasts Porn on Train Station Jumbotron

Watching porn on your work computer is never a good idea, but it's an especially bad idea when your job involves testing a Jumbotron outside the …

EmoPulse Smile Bracelet Smartphone with Artificial Intelligence Assistant

We’ve seen a lot of bracelet smartphones, but all of them are just concept. If you’ve been dreaming to buy one, then checkout <b>EmoPulse Smile Bracelet</b> …

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