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Nix Mini Color Sensor | Popular Science Shop

Details & Requirements<p>Dimensions: 1.5" x 1"<br>• Battery life: 5,000 scans<p>Compatibility<p>iOS 8.0 or later<br>• Android 4.4 or later<br>• Adobe Acrobat<br>• Adobe Illustrator<br>• Adobe Dreamweaver<br>• Adobe Photoshop<br>• Adobe InDesign<br>• Adobe AfterEffects<p>Includes<p>Nix Mini Color Sensor<br>• Nix Mini lanyard<br>• Micro USB cable<br>• Quick start guide<br>• Free …

iOS Apps

Bernard Madoff: the inside story of an obsessive control freak who fooled the world

Reality finally caught up with Bernie Madoff on December 11, 2008.<p>Arrested at the $7m Manhattan penthouse he shared with his wife, Ruth, the man who had run a decade long pyramid scheme made an emotional confession to his sons that “it’s all just one big lie”. Securities and Exchange Commission …

Corruption

Light could solve one of quantum computing's big problems - Futurity

"Ordinary electronics are in the range of gigahertz, one billion operations per second. This method is a million times faster..."

Oxfam was told of aid workers raping and sexually exploiting children in Haiti a decade ago

Aid agencies including Oxfam were warned that aid workers were sexually abusing children in Haiti a decade ago, <i>The Independent</i> can reveal.<p>Children as …

Save the Children

The director relives the creation of her debut film, from the family tragedy that drew her to the story of five sisters taking their lives – to its terrifying Cannes premiere<p>I grew up with a lot of men. It was me and nine boys, once you count all my brothers and cousins. My dad, Francis Ford …

Filmmaking

Inside the group chats where people pump and dump cryptocurrency

How self-proclaimed “pump and dump groups” scam thousands of wannabe altcoin investors.<p>Every few days, 200,000 strangers come together online to buy …

Cryptocurrency

MIT Engineers Have Designed a Chip That Behaves Just Like Brain Cell Connections

The most promising artificial synapse to date.<p>For those working in the field of advanced artificial intelligence, getting a computer to simulate …

Singularity

Dark energy survey discovers remnants of other galaxies within our own

Dark Energy Discovery<p>The Dark Energy Survey (DES) is an international, collaborative effort to map the Universe and detect its many phenomena — …

The CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies endorses just 4 cryptocurrencies and 'wouldn't touch' ICOs: 'It’s just too risky'

LONDON — The founder and CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies says he would not invest in so-called "altcoins," which are new cryptocurrencies created by companies through "initial coin offerings" (ICOs).<p>BTCC CEO and founder Bobby Lee told Business Insider: "Unfortunately I'm very …

We Finally Know What Elements Are Contained in an Exploded Supernova

Incredible.<p>NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has been taking a long, hard look at one of the Milky Way's most famous and studied objects - the remnant …

This 1 Rule Will Seriously Up Your Company's Innovation Game | Inc.com

One of the things I always get asked about from the companies I work with is how to manage their innovation resources. Should they bet big on an unproven, but possibly breakthrough idea? Or focus on improving the products that they already know their customers want? Or maybe leveraging existing …

Innovation

There's a reason time seems to speed up as you age — but it's possible to slow it down

Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from the same time period — between the ages of 15 and 30.<p>That's the time period when six of the 10 most important events in a person's life typically happen, according to a 2004 study: …

Dark matter and dark energy may not actually exist, claims new study by University of Geneva researcher- Technology News, Firstpost

Dark matter and dark energy may not actually exist, according to a study which suggests that accelerating expansion of the universe and the movement …

Dark Matter

Linux creator Linus Torvalds: This is what drives me nuts about IT security

Torvalds explains why he gets angry with security people.<p>Developers are often accused of not thinking about security, but Linux kernel founder Linus …

How to Raise Happy Kids

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p><i>…</i><b>the well-being of</b> …

Python Pandas Tutorial: The Basics - Data Blogger

In this Python Pandas tutorial, you will learn the basics of Pandas by code examples written in Python. If you have zero knowledge of Python, please …

Python Programming

Is Manuka Honey Really a 'Superfood' For Treating Colds, Allergies And Infections?

Listen to science, not marketing.<p>Manuka honey is often touted as a "superfood" that treats many ailments, including allergies, colds and flus, …

How a DIY YouTuber became the target of a sexist conspiracy theory

Dale Dougherty, the founder of the “maker movement,” accused a Chinese woman of being a fraud despite having no evidence.<p>Naomi Wu is a prolific …

It's Possible For a Person to Have Two Different Sets of DNA - Here's How It Happens

Human chimeras are more common than you might expect.<p>In Greek mythology, a chimera was a fire-breathing creature with physical traits of a lion, …

Genetics

Neanderthals Were Screwed From the Very Start, Say Scientists

They were never going to outlast humans.<p>The only living evidence of Neanderthals today is in the genomes of human beings. Scientists approximate that …

Humanity

New technology allows for computer-generated photos that are undetectable fakes

Artificial Intelligence and other related technologies have advanced to the point that computers are now able to produce nearly indiscernible fake …

Can Anything Move Faster Than the Speed of Light?

One commonly known fact in physics is that you cannot move faster than the speed of light. While that's <i>basically</i> true, it's also an …

Physics

7 Things That Predict Divorce, According to Science

Sometimes love isn't enough.<p>No one can say with 100 percent certainty that a couple is heading for disaster.<p>But social scientists have gotten pretty …

Researchers Now Know in Uncomfortable Detail Exactly What Chewing Does to Our Teeth

This is what eating does on the nanoscale.<p>A new study of the nanoscale particles making up tooth enamel has given scientists the closest look yet at …

Dental Care

Hey Kim, Stephen Hawking's PhD Thesis Also 'Broke the Internet'

The PhD thesis of perhaps the world’s most famous living scientist, Professor Stephen Hawking, was recently made publicly available online. It has …

Why It Feels So Good To Be Scared

Mass shootings. An uncertain political and economic future. Nuclear war. Spiders! On the menu of "what's scary these days," there are many threats to …

Watch the world’s first supersonic car smash its first public test

Bloodhound SSC, a British team that’s planning on using a jet engine strapped to wheels to travel at 1,000mph, just hit an important milestone. The …

There Are Three Kinds of Consciousness, And Computers Have Mastered One, Says Study

Blade Runners TBC.<p>Consciousness is a slippery concept to pin down, but a small group of neuroscientists just made a solid attempt at doing just …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …