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Europe Votes For Net Neutrality In No Uncertain Terms

The European Parliament has voted to protect net neutrality, limiting the power of telecoms providers to charge third parties for faster network access.<p>Members of the European Parliament approved the legislation by 534 votes to 25, with 58 abstentions – clear support for Commission vice president …

It's no longer illegal to rip CDs

An update to UK copyright law means that from 1 June 2014 it will no longer be illegal to make copies of CDs -- or ebooks or any other media -- that …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

Western Digital Announces Thunderbolt-Powered My Passport Pro RAID Drive

Western Digital today announced the new My Passport Pro, the company's first thunderbolt-powered, dual-drive storage solution. With user-selectable RAID functionality, the drive is suitable for graphics professionals looking for high performance or consumers who need reliable mirroring.<p>The aluminum …

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Brit Style: The Garden With (Almost) No Flowers

We all know that structure is good for us, like fiber in the diet. But it is flowers that most people want. The late, iconic British interior …

Landscaping

10 Easy Pieces: Bulb Vases

I’ve decided that my bulb-forcing containment strategy needs to gain in its sophistication from my childhood bulb-forcing days. Toothpick-supported …

Cut Flowers

Gardening 101: How to Plant an Open Terrarium

If only the rest of life were as simple as growing succulents in an open terrarium. All you have to do is find a few like-minded plants, introduce …

Possible Link Between DDT Pesticide Exposure And Alzheimer's Disease

A new study out in <i>JAMA Neurology</i> suggests that higher levels of the pesticide DDT might be linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The keyword here is <i>might,</i> however, since the study was quite small and the connection not clear-cut. Still, there’s certainly a possibility that the …

Gigabyte's dual GPU Aorus gaming laptop is less than an inch thick

To impress us with a gaming laptop these days requires more than just spec-bombing, but Gigabyte's Aorus has grabbed our attention. For starters, the 17.3-inch model is a mere 0.9 inch thick and weighs 6.4 pounds, rather insane numbers considering that it packs a pair of NVIDIA GTX 765M chips in an …

Please enjoy this video of dancing drones

Listen, it's CES. We're tired, you're tired and yet there's no end to the madness in sight. So, please, take a minute and enjoy this video from the gentleman who brought you that really amazing video of drones playing the James Bond theme. And don't forget to breathe.

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Ten images of amazing new frontiers in 2013

Ten images of the most important new frontiers mankind faced in 2013, including Voyager 1's journey into deep space and Elon Musk’s Hyperloop concept.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in design and architecture<p>The year in wildife<p>People of the …

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Ten weird and wonderful images of our world in 2013

Some of the most bizarre and beautiful pictures captured in 2013, from a flying electric bike to some decidedly operatic mudskippers.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in design and architecture<p>The year in wildife<p>People of the year<p>The year in …

The Best Moments of The Last of Us

Tactus Raises Series B To Help Bring Its Disappearing Touchscreen Keyboard To Market

There were plenty of media darlings at last year’s CES, but few tickled people’s fancies the way that Tactus and its amazing disappearing tablet keyboard did. The company has spent the past few months crafting reference devices for would-be partners and gearing up to help OEMs bring that impressive …

Why Valve doesn't care if you take a sick day

Valve has managed to find success both as a game developer and through its Steam gaming platform, and a lot of that may come down to the company's famously flat structure. There are no managers at Valve, and the company doesn't track things like sick days or vacation time. In an interview with <i>The</i> …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …

The Top 8 Robot Stories Of 2013

Will the robots be our friends or our overlords? With robots learning how to love and imagine, the day of reckoning is getting closer.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The Year<br>• Infographics<br>• …

Report: NSA hijacks computers

LONDON — A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security Agency’s hacking unit Sunday, reporting that American spies intercept computer deliveries, exploit hardware vulnerabilities, and even hijack Microsoft’s internal reporting system to spy on their targets.<p>Der …

Hot On YouTube: Videos About Video Games, And Science, Too

With 1 billion unique visitors per month, YouTube offers a glimpse of the online world's tastes and interests. And this year, one notable trend — for better or worse — is that people are spending more time watching videos about video games.<p>In October, Swedish gamer PewDiePie had the most …

The Hottest Startups Of 2013

On the search for the hottest startups of 2013 we sifted through more than 300 entries, looking at nominations submitted by founders, investors and FORBES writers. The nine companies chosen in conjunction with comments from our judges were either founded or first gained significant traction in the …

Novice Neurosurgeons Train On Brains Printed In 3-D

There's no such thing as too much practice when it comes to brain surgery.<p>But it's hard for beginner neurosurgeons to get real hands-on experience. Most residents learn by watching and assisting experienced surgeons.<p>Newbies can practice on cadavers or use simulators, of course. But neither of those …

Severed hand kept alive on man's ankle

<b>Chinese doctors have saved a man's severed hand by grafting it to his ankle, it is reported.</b><p>Xiao Wei lost his right hand in an accident at work but could not have it reattached to his arm right away.<p>Instead, the hand was kept alive by stitching it to Mr Wei's left ankle and "borrowing" a blood …