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Paparazzi-proof clothing that's embedded with reflective glass

<b>(WIRED) —</b> "Hey Liz, do you have an iPhone? Turn on the flash, and take a picture."<p>The directive comes from Steven Wheeler, a senior designer at online clothing company Betabrand.<p>We're at the company's San Francisco headquarters in a little room in back of their retail front that functions as the …

CNN

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

Jet stream blasts BA plane across Atlantic in record time

Boeing 777 reported at speeds of up to 745mph as it flies from New York to Heathrow in just 5 hours 16 minutes<p>Concorde may have been retired but a British Airways passenger jet approached supersonic speed this week as it rode a surging jet stream from New York to London.<p>The Boeing 777-200 jet …

Weather

A man named Doom helped create the first atomic bomb and we spoke to him

C 25. That's the badge number of Mr. Lewis G. Doom, one of the men who worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1944 as part of the Manhattan Project: an effort that culminated with two nuclear detonations over Japan and the end of World War II.<p>We first learned about Mr. Doom thanks to a tweet …

War

Marvel Finally Acknowledges Japanese Spider-Man

In <i>The Amazing Spider-Man #12</i> Marvel have finally and officially acknowledged the Toei produced Japanese Spider-Man TV series from the end of the 70s.<p>The Japanese version, as you might expect, deviates from the classic Spider-Man in a multitude of ways. From an extra-terrestrial origin story to the …

Anime

The Best Of CES 2015

The shiniest, most significant gadgetry we saw on the showroom floor<p>Every year, the International Consumer Electronics Show hosts more than 3,500 tech and electronics companies from around the world. And that's a lot.<p>The staff of <i>Popular Science</i> have scoured the 2015 CES showroom floors all over Las …

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Dark Matter

Mystery of Ancient Chinese Civilization's Disappearance Explained

An earthquake nearly 3,000 years ago may be the culprit in the mysterious disappearance of one of China's ancient civilizations, new research …

When Egg And Sperm Hook Up, You Can Actually See 'Sparks' Fly

Talk about fireworks in the bedroom.<p>When a sperm cell fuses with an egg, it triggers the sudden release of zinc atoms from the egg's surface. That's been known since 2011. Now, for the first time ever, scientists have observed these "sparks" in action (see video above) and figured out where they …

A Sticky Sensor That Attaches To Internal Organs

Capable of measuring electrical activity when affixed to rats' hearts<p>Eww, what's that on this guy's hand? It's a sticky sheet designed to attach electronic sensors onto organs in the body. See how the sheet holds up a 100-yen coin?<p>A team of researchers based at several Japanese universities made …

Scout Leaders Who Toppled Ancient Rock Formation Are Charged

A former Boy Scout leader who toppled an ancient rock formation in Utah's Goblin Valley State Park, and another Scout leader who videotaped the incident, are being charged with criminal mischief.<p>As we reported in October, David Hall filmed Glenn Taylor pushing over a giant, mushroom-shaped …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

What I'd Do Differently: Lee Iacocca – Feature

C/D: What's in your garage these days?<p>LI: Carroll Shelby used to tease me with, I have the first Shelby in my garage." I'd respond, "Well, I have the first Viper in my garage," and I still do. It's red, by the way. I also have a 1982 woody convertible K-car that I use to drive around locally. I …

Sergio Marchionne

Today is 11/12/13, the last date this century with three consecutive numbers

This is the tale of Ron Gordon, the American science teacher whose life mission has been to make the world take notice of arithmetically appealing dates<p>It all started with the price of hotdogs.<p>In 1978 baseball fan Ron Gordon, incensed that hotdogs at the San Francisco Giants baseball stadium went …

Blackfish, SeaWorld and the backlash against killer whale theme park shows

Willie Nelson is just one of the artists rushing to cancel gigs at SeaWorld after seeing Blackfish, the documentary about killer whales who have attacked their trainers.<p>Heart are an unlikely bunch of revolutionaries. But the American soft rockers' decision to cancel a concert at SeaWorld in Florida …

Student Dies, Wakes Up in Morgue: Near Death Experience

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

NASA's Valkyrie robot is a 6-foot 'superhero' designed to save you from disasters

NASA has created a robot for DARPA's upcoming Robotics Challenge Trials. The Valkyrie is a 6-foot-2-inch humanoid machine with detachable arms, sonar sensors, mounted cameras, and a glowing Tony Stark-esque circle in the middle of its chest. The space agency says it's mobile and dexterous enough to …