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NASA Spotted an Object 3.3 Billion Miles Away From the Sun

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured the closest-ever look at a small object in the solar system’s distant Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy bodies and …

Space
Wi-Fi

this touring car pile-up is the biggest crash you’ll see today

Rubbin’s racin’, as they say in the world of motorsport. If that’s the case, prepare to witness an awful lot of racing.<p>The above clip comes from the …

Motorsport

Microsoft's Windows boss explains its dangerous game to steal Apple customers

The tech titan is betting big on its plan to get the new Windows 10 operating system to a billion devices — smartphones, tablets, but mostly PCs — over the next two or three years.<p>That means that people actually have to want to use Windows PCs. At 110 million installs after two and a half months, …

Software

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

Microsoft has a crazy plan to make your batteries last a lot longer

Right now, the way a laptop battery works is pretty straightforward:<p>You have a big lithium-ion hunk of a battery that dispenses power to your computer as the hardware says that it needs it.<p>Basically, that means that if you're doing something like playing a game or watching a movie, your processor …

Microsoft Surface

Is Android a monopoly?

A report from <i>Bloomberg</i> this morning suggests that US antitrust regulators are looking into whether Google has engaged in anticompetitive practices with its Android operating system. It seems a preposterous question to ask, but might Android constitute an actual monopoly?<p>Google doesn’t make any …

Google Play

Climbing On Mount Denali

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Windows 10 Web browser shootout: Edge vs. IE vs. Chrome

Is Microsoft's new Edge browser faster than the competition?<p>2,357<p>2,444<p>3,798<p>818<p>819<p>1,455<p>95.3<p>154.8<p>135.9<p>34.1<p>53.4<p>52.2<p>12,190<p>23,664<p>24,153<p>4,669<p>8,790<p>8,178

Windows 10

'Plasmonics' could lead to super-fast optic communications

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new kind of material that could improve the speed of optical communications by as much as 5000 times the current state of the art. The material is made of aluminum-doped zinc oxide (AZO) and it is able to change the amount of light it reflects by up …

The man with the toughest job in the world

When Staffan de Mistura became UN special envoy, his past successes brought hope for peace. A year later, with no solution in sight, he faces heavy criticism. Has his innovative diplomacy failed or is it simply mission impossible?<p>In July 2014, Staffan de Mistura, a 68-year old Italian-Swedish …

Middle East

Windows 10 can turn any computer into an Xbox, and it's incredible

Years ago, this was not the case - Windows 95 revolutionized home computing with a user-friendly design. And who could forget Microsoft Bob? (Okay, you probably don't remember Microsoft Bob. Nor should you.)<p>With Windows 10, Microsoft could be making a return to form.<p>I've only been using it for a …

Xbox

4 killer Amazon deals every iPhone and Android phone user needs to check out

Call it part of the burden of smartphone ownership: you simply can’t do without certain accessories. Paying $400, $500 or even $600+ for a smartphone …

Gear & Gadgets

heart-full

I'm totally and irrationally in love with Google Photos

When Google announced its new Photos service, I was skeptical.<p>Why would anyone give their entire photo library to Google, a company infamous for mining data for ads?! How could they be trusted with my images if they’d used my data in uncomfortable ways in the past? The app didn’t look all that …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

We Computer-Simulated The Deflategate Football Scandal

Yes, the balls were under-inflated. But did it really make much of a difference?<p>Last week, after the New England Patriots destroyed the Indianapolis Colts by a whopping 38 points, "anonymous league sources" accused the team of under-inflating footballs. Thus Deflategate was born.<p>With the Patriots …

6 Mobile Apps to Kick-start Your 2015 Productivity | Inc.com

Many of us are making a point to be more productive in 2015. Here are some of the best apps available for iOS and Android to help you this year insanely productive:<p>1. Contactually<p>For years I've been a huge fan of Contactually, which lets me keep in touch with everyone, from teammates to former …

Apps

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Architecture

Sony's Flagship 4K TV Is Thinner Than an iPhone 6 Plus

I mean, sure, technically we knew that Sony's flagship XBR-X900C Ultra HD television was a ridiculous 4.9mm thin the moment Sony announced it. …

Google Cast for Audio Slings Music to Your Networked Speakers

After the Chromecast TV streamer, Google builds an audio system that lets speakers read your preferences and play songs without needing to pull data from your phone or laptop.<p>A handful of technological giants are conspicuously absent from CES every year. Apple never comes, for instance, and …

Samsung pledges over $100m to make an open 'internet of things' finally happen

CEO BK Yoon says the ‘internet of things’‘is no longer a pipe dream’ and promises to make all Samsung devices open to others<p>Samsung’s chief executive BK Yoon promised more than $100m in funding for developers and to create an open system to kickstart an ‘internet of things’ (IoT) revolution.<p>Samsung …

Internet of Things

The secret engine technology that made the SR-71 the fastest plane ever

On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first airplane ever at 6.8 mph (10.9 km/h). Only 61 years and five days later, the Lockheed SR-71 …

Lunar Mission Kickstarter Campaign Meets Its Funding Target

The people have spoken – and they want to drill into the moon<p><i>Lunar Mission One</i>, the team of U.K.-based scientists and engineers hoping to send a robotic probe to drill into the moon, just reached a major milestone in funding. Today, the project’s Kickstarter campaign reached its target goal of …

Everything you wanted to know about tires, explained

Tires may be the single most complex component of your car.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the August 2012 issue of</i> Road and Track.<p>Don't ever think of a tire as a homogeneous glob of molded rubber, because nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, a tire is more properly recognized as a …

Weird

Green implants are coming, and paving the way for implantable WiFi devices - ExtremeTech

By on December 16, 2014 at 4:53 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When nuclear power first became …

Watch: Video of Rare Deep-Sea Shark Blows Researcher's Mind

After hours of staring at footage of a nearly barren seafloor, scientists are shocked when a Greenland shark puts in an appearance.<p><b>Every now and then, buried among hours of deep-sea video as exciting as watching grass grow, the ocean serves up a heart-pounding surprise—like a rare Greenland shark</b> …