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Bonsai 101

Miniaturize your favorite tree with this ancient art.<p>Bonsai plants are, in their essence, little trees. Yet the art of bonsai has a much greater scope: it strives to replicate nature. It is an art that emulates the elements and their action on living plants. A tree is just a sapling until the roots …

Officials investigating if drag racing caused crash that killed ‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker

Los Angeles officials are investigating if Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas may have been drag racing at the time of the car crash that claimed the life of the 40-year-old “Fast & Furious” star.<p>A rep from the Los Angeles Sheriff Department confirmed to FOX411 that investigators were looking …

Elon Musk shows off Iron Man-style rocket design with gestures and 3D printing (video)

In another confirmation that Elon Musk lives life differently from the rest of us, he's just posted a new SpaceX video that's straight out of a sci-fi movie. In it, he demonstrates designing parts for a rocket the company could use just with hand gestures using a Leap Motion controller. After that, …

New MIT 3-D Printing Innovations Create Printable Objects That Assemble Themselves

This notion of self-assembly seems futuristic, but it’s been researched before, particularly within the field of nanotechnology. And Tibbits, along …

Engineering

3D printing is becoming 4D, with shape-shifting objects

Now that 3D printing is mainstream enough to support high-street shops, facilities at Staples and plenty of cheap printers, researchers have turned their eye to the next stage: 4D printing. The fourth dimension is time: Scientists at Harvard, Pittsburgh and Illinois are developing materials that …

3D Printing

Pot or Not? What Are the Real-Life Consequences of Legalizing Marijuana?

Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism encourages CT residents to educate themselves on the debate about the legalization of marijuana.<p><b>In</b> …

Support for legalising marijuana reaches an all-time high in the US

A majority of Americans would, for the first time, support the legalisation of marijuana, the Gallup organisation reports, suggesting a cultural …

Breathe to Relax in Restorative Yoga + Meditation

75<p>SHARES<p>Beginning students often ask for instructions on the "right" way to breathe. Alas, there's no single answer to that question, since the …

Can You Learn Real Racing Skills From Gran Turismo?

While there's an enormous leap from driving on a video game to driving a real racecar, a rising group of pro drivers say that yes, you can learn elite driving skills from virtual racing.<p><b>Great racers start young. Seven-time Formula</b> 1 world champion Michael Schumacher won his first kart championship …

Snapchat’s unopened messages can be shared with police

The reputation of Snapchat as an "ephemeral" photo messaging service took another blow Monday, when the app let it be known that it can — and will — share your snaps and (newly introduced) "stories" with the cops. There are two conditions, though: The snaps can't have been opened by the recipient …

An alien world dripping with water? Scientists see possibility of life

Scientists have found the shredded remains of a large, water-rich asteroid raining down on the embers of a dead star, 170 light-years from Earth.<p>It is the first time that scientists have found a mix of rock and water in a solar system that is not our own. The discovery also suggests that hundreds …

Sony SmartWatch vs. Samsung Galaxy Gear: The first big battle in the wearable tech war

Sony's latest wearable tech creation, the SmartWatch 2 (SW2) is attractively styled, water-resistant, and sports plenty of apps and watch faces. The Samsung Galaxy Gear is a strong contender too, running a specially tweaked version of Android powered by an 800MHz processor, and flaunting a big …

Gear & Gadgets

Friction in the gears of Samsung's Galaxy Gear

Enter the Galaxy Gear. Samsung is raising the bar for what a smartwatch can be, aiming for functionality closer to that of Google Glass. You can answer phone calls, control Galaxy Gear with your voice, take pictures, and share content -- just like you would on a smartphone, but you don't have to …

Batteries