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Samsung reveals plans for new mirror and transparent OLED displays

Samsung has unveiled its new mirror and transparent OLED displays in Hong Kong, and from the sound of it, the company has big plans for both of them. While the event has only showcased the screens as ad billboards and as a virtual necklace stand, Samsung believes they have bigger uses in the future …

Make allowances for immigrants who slap their children, says high court judge

Police and social workers should make allowances for immigrants who slap or hit their children when investigating allegations of physical abuse, a high court judge has said.<p>Justice Pauffley – who sits in the family division of the high court – said that within “many communities newly arrived” in …

Sociology

Fake cell towers reportedly used to spy on residents in London

More than 20 fake mobile phone towers have been found intercepting cellphone communications across London, reports Sky News.<p>The news company says it used specialized security software over the course of three weeks to detect signs of IMSI catcher activity. These devices, also known as Stingrays, …

Humans could download brains on to a computer and live forever

The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer<p>Humans could download their brain on to a computer and live forever inside a machine, a Cambridge neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Dr Hannah Critchlow said that if a computer could be built to recreate the 100 trillion …

Olympic National Park Photos

See Olympic National Park photos of Shi Shi Beach, Hurricane Ridge, and other scenic spots from National Geographic.

National Parks

There's an Android Mascot Urinating on the Apple Logo in Google Maps

Google is known for the various Easter eggs hidden throughout its programming, but there is one on<p>Google is known for the various Easter eggs hidden throughout its programming, but there is one on the map location of Rawalpindi, Pakistan that the tech giant claims they had nothing to do with — an …

Scientists in China edit human genome in embryos for the first time

New study confirms rumors in the scientific community, heralds new debate over the ethics of human genetic engineering<p>For the first time ever, scientists have reported editing the genetic code in human embryos. The work, carried out by researchers in China, sought to remove a gene responsible for a …

Gaming glove puffs up to make virtual reality feel real - Futurity

A prototype glove is designed to offer force feedback to the fingertips as players touch, press, or grip objects in the virtual world.

Virtual Reality

Forget Text Messages--Send Emotions Over The Air

Technology gets the touchy-feelies<p>It used to be the case that if you wanted to reach out and touch someone, you had to use your hands. But thanks to scientists in the U.K., you might some day be able to use technology--and no, we're not talking the telephone--to transmit the emotions you experience …

Replace Your Eyeballs With Synthetic Ones

Vision would no longer have to be #nofilter<p>Our eyes are such elegant, complex, specialized organs that their existence seems almost hard to believe--Darwin himself called their evolution “absurd.” But that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; eyes sometimes don’t focus correctly, they break down over …

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10 spectacular rail journeys … that you’ve probably never heard of

Tren de la Libertad, Ecuador<p>Ecuador’s Train of Freedom travels between Otavalo, Ibarra and Salinas in the northern part of the country. Recently renovated, the line passes through the Chota valley, along narrow mountain ledges, hair-raising bridges and lengthy tunnels and offers a gentle ride …

Trains

British grandfather found dead at bottom of well in Normandy

David King's French neighbour in custody after admitting to row with pensioner before his death<p>A Frenchman is in custody suspected of killing his British neighbour by throwing him down a well.<p>The body of David King, 70, originally from London, was found at the bottom of the 12ft well by sniffer …

France

My favourite National Trust sites on the UK coast

When we picture coastlines protected by the National Trust, we probably imagine justly celebrated beauty spots – Robin Hood’s Bay in North Yorkshire, the chalk ramparts of the Seven Sisters in East Sussex, or Golden Cap in Dorset. But not every section of the 742 miles of seashore in England, Wales …

Ireland

Geometry makes this foam hard to crush - Futurity

Materials scientist Jonathan Berger has developed a solid foam that he describes as "the most efficient in the universe."

Researchers discover trick to regrowing lost hair

Frustrated by hair loss? New research suggests a peculiar, and slightly painful, solution to the ancient condition of baldness: Yank out whatever hair you have left.<p>In a paper published Thursday in the journal Cell, researchers say they provoked fur regeneration in mice by plucking hairs in a …

You Could Eat Fast Food After A Workout To Build Muscle

No need for fancy supplements<p>Whether you’re training for a marathon or pumping iron like Arnold, intense physical activity depletes your muscles’ primary source of energy, glycogen. There’s a whole industry of post-workout supplements designed to help your muscles bounce back as quickly as …

Are these the most beautiful faces in the world?

Scientists have used e-fits to create portraits of the most beautiful man and woman in the world - and say David Gandy and Natalie Portman are the closest real life examples<p>A computer programme usually used to draw up e-fits of wanted criminals has been used to create the faces of the most …

Natalie Portman

Magic Leap shows off gaming on its holographic headset

Magic Leap, the Google-backed company with the mysterious augmented reality and virtual reality headset, has released an impressive new video showing …

Augmented Reality

Défilé Jacquemus

There's no evidence e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking

In his recent ‘Comment is free’ piece Nash Riggins claims that vaping is just as dangerous as smoking, and expresses robust support for NHS Boards in Scotland who intend to ban the use of electronic cigarettes when their grounds go tobacco free in April.<p>The reader might be left with impression that …

Public Health