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Why do we have blood types?

More than a century after their discovery, we still don’t know what blood groups like O, A and B are for. Do they really matter? Carl Zimmer investigates.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

First 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Auctioned for Charity

Want to own the first factory supercharged Corvette Z06? GM will auction off the first 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 through Barrett-Jackson next month, with proceeds benefitting the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer institute at Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich.<p>The auction will take place during …

Target's tech chief quits after data breach

Target Corp.'s head of technology stepped down Wednesday as the company tries to recover from one of the largest data breaches on record at a retailer.<p>Beth Jacob, who served as executive vice president of technology services and chief information officer for Target since 2008, resigned both posts, …

Note 3 Android 4.4 update starts rolling out to Sprint and US Cellular

While some international Note 3 users already started to see the update to Android 4.4 KitKat late last month, the update has yet to reach stateside — until today. The Note 3 KitKat upgrade has now begun rolling out to both Sprint and U.S. Cellular’s network.<p>So what’s new here? While neither Sprint …

Through Its Network Of Mentors, HackHands Offers Live Help For New Programmers

With sites like Codecademy and Stack Overflow, there are plenty of ways to learn programming and get help online — but there’s nothing like a live human being who can answer your questions and look at your code, according to the co-founders of a new website called HackHands.<p>One of those …

Hennessey Introduces Corvette HPE700 With Mean Burnout Video

Hennessey Performance Engineering has put out some ridiculously fast tuner cars over the years, and its latest creation should be no exception. Hennessey will show off its 2014 HPE700 Twin-Turbo Chevrolet Corvette at the Boca Raton Concours in South Florida later this month. Yes, the “700” in the …

Car Salesman Confidential: How We Get Paid

These Days, the 'Home Run' Is Harder to Come By<p>I am a commissioned salesperson.<p>I get paid a commission every time I sell a car. My commission is a percentage of the profit. At the dealership where I work, I get paid 25 percent of the “front-end” profit and 5 percent of the “back end.” The front-end …

Lamborghini Huracan Nets 700 Orders Before First Production Car Built - Wide Open Throttle

Back in the 1980s, the name Lamborghini was synonymous with the movie “Cannonball Run” and the Countach model’s jackknife doors. Although the term “Lambo doors” has stuck in describing upward-pivoting doors, the best-selling Lamborghini of the modern era has conventional front-hinged, swing-out …

How Modern Light Bulbs Work

I don't know what I think

When I was about half way through Daniel Kahneman’s <i>Thinking Fast and Slow</i>, a meticulous and perturbing dissection of the ease with which our capacity for making judgements can be… well, perturbed, it suddenly occurred to me to wonder whether the expert psychologist had been canny enough to write …

How ISOCELL works: inside Samsung's evolution of BSI camera sensors

[Update – The Galaxy S5 contains Samsung’s revolutionary new ISOCELL technology. Check it out below, and more on this to come soon!]<p>Megapixels make for an easy number to compare, which is why so many manufacturers love to brag about it, selling higher MP counts like the panacea of all problems of …

Gerber Pocket Knife

Gerber Pocket KnifeAt times you need a pocket knife, but you don’t want to bother with big bulky knives or a cheap box cutter that’s going to break …

The best phablets money can buy

The first handheld phone was released by Motorola in the early 80s, called the MicroTAC 9800X. The phone took around 10 hours to charge, which allowed for 30 minutes of talk time. It also weighed a massive 790 grams and was 10-inches tall, not including the flexible antenna. The following couple of …

Getting to Grips With Your New Telescope

Were you lucky enough to get a new telescope for Christmas? If so, I'm guessing that if you're reading this then you may be getting annoyed that you …

Telescopes

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 3 cases

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is another fantastic smartphone by the company, providing an optimal screen size for anyone not looking to carry both a phone and a tablet, and is an absolute powerhouse as far as specifications are concerned. There’s a lot you can do with a device with such a large …