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During Surgery, Cats Prefer Listening To Classical Music Over AC/DC

Mr. Whiskers has refined tastes<p>Doctors often listen to music in the operating room to keep the surgical team calm and upbeat. There’s some evidence that the music calms patients as well--even the ones who are unconscious from anesthesia. Now it turns out the benefits of music in the operating room …

How to Tell the Difference Between a Fakepreneur and an Entrepreneur

With entrepreneurship being the sexiest profession going these days, a lot of people are wanting to get into the club. Saying you’re an entrepreneur …

The Creator Of Linux Has An Attitude And A Foul Mouth, And People Are Angry At Him (Again)

But he regularly inflicts it on others.<p>Imposter Syndrome is the nagging fear that everyone is really better than you, and it drives many a programmer crazy.<p>The combination of his offbeat sense of humor, his confrontational style, and his major potty mouth has made a lot of people angry at him.<p>He'll …

Here's what Samsung's VR headset looks like in real life

Sure, you've seen a 3D render of Samsung's widely leaked virtual reality headset, but what's it like in the real world? Well, you may be looking at it right now -- <i>The Verge</i> has posted what it says is a photo of the Oculus-backed eyewear. It's not <i>quite</i> as sleek as the earlier imagery, but the basic …

Siri’s founders are building a new AI assistant

Viv could become everything that you've always wanted from Siri<p>Siri blew a lot of people away when it was first introduced by Apple in 2011, but just about everyone who used it quickly realized just how limited the AI really was. Not much has changed for Siri in the years since, but now, according …

Earliest Bird Pollinator Found in Germany

Fossilized 47 million years ago, it was the size of a hummingbird—but unlike any living species.<p>Today's hummingbirds ferry pollen from blossom to blossom, helping flowering plants reproduce. Their occupational ancestors, however, were birds of a different feather. According to a paper published in …

ASUS' PadFone X goes global: still a 5-inch to 8.9-inch transformer

The ASUS PadFone X due June 6th can be considered as a slightly rugged version of the regular PadFone Infinity flagship line, but it's only limited to AT&T customers. Luckily, for those outside the US, there will soon be a global variant dubbed the PadFone S. These two models are pretty much …

ASUS Transformer Book V is a Windows hybrid laptop with a detachable Android phone

Wow, just wow. ASUS has just announced the Transformer Book V (pronounced "five"), a Windows 2-in-1 laptop with a detachable Android phone. No, this isn't the Windows Phone-powered PadFone that we've been waiting for, but the package is still pretty mind-blowing. Let's break it down. First of all, …

Nigel Evans Sex Trial Could Lead To Parliamentary Investigation

A committee of MPs has called for an investigation into the way prosecutors handle high-profile cases involving alleged sex offences following the …