Matthew Belcher

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ASUS ROG's ridiculously high-spec gaming phone was made for 'PUBG'

Thanks to the likes of <i>Free Fire</i>, <i>PUBG</i> and <i>Fortnite</i> arriving on mobile, gaming smartphones seem like a no-brainer for brands that want to break into the crowded smartphone world, with the Razer Phone setting the bar for others to follow. ASUS thinks it can do better. Here at Computex, the company …

Gear & Gadgets

Ancient viruses are being unearthed in ice — and they could help solve a big mystery about what makes us sick

Before they begin to threaten our health, however, some of these newly-unearthed viruses may offer important clues into some of the most enduring biological mysteries — including where such viruses came from in the first place.<p>This week scientists at the University of New South Wales in Australia …

The All Controller controls all your consoles

Remember the third party controller your sibling/cousin/friend made you use when you visited his or her house in the NES days? Remember the pain you felt when the joystick wasn’t quite right and they were hosing you on Mortal Kombat while you were busy trying to figure out why your character kept …

If Time Doesn't Exist For Photons, How Does Anything Happen To It?

If time doesn’t exist for a photon, how could anything ever “happen” to it?<p>The concept of photons running with stopped clocks is something that is pulled straight out of relativity; the faster you’re moving, the slower your onboard clocks are moving, and the closer to the speed of light you’re …

Physics

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

JavaScript

Rand Paul: Trump's strikes on Syria were 'an inappropriate way to start a war'

Paul told CNN anchor Michael Smerconish that the move went against Trump's previous denunciations of American involvement in regime changes. Throughout his presidential campaign, Trump had vigorously criticized previous administrations' interventions in Iraq and Libya.<p>"Involving ourselves in civil …

More Than Half Of U.S. Medical Professionals Unite To Raise Alarm About Climate Change

Global warming poses an increased risk for asthma, lung illnesses, Lyme disease, Zika virus and anxiety, among other things.<p>One morning in July 2011, Samantha Ahdoot’s 9-year-old son, Isaac, grabbed his clarinet, trekked up the hilly road to the bus stop and set off for another day at the band camp …

AP FACT CHECK: Cabinet members go rogue on science, history

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of Donald Trump's boasts from the first weeks of his presidency were dashed by developments in recent days. For example, …

The Universe Is as Spooky as Einstein Thought

In a brilliant new experiment, physicists have confirmed one of the most mysterious laws of the cosmos.<p>There might be no getting around what Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” With an experiment described this week in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>—a feat that involved harnessing …

Quantum Physics

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

Tests Confirm That Germany's Massive Nuclear Fusion Machine Really Works

Harnessing the power of the Sun.<p>At the end of 2015, Germany switched on a new type of massive nuclear fusion reactor for the first time, and it was …

A giant experiment that cracked a 100-year mystery of physics just came back online — and it's more powerful than ever

In February 2016, physicists declared the century-long search for gravitational waves was over.<p>Einstein predicted the existence of such ripples in the fabric of spacetime in 1915, but he doubted their weak signatures could be detected.<p>But more than 1,000 researchers in September 2015 used the Laser …

Quantum Teleportation Moves Out Of Lab As Scientists Achieve Long-Distance Information Transfer Via City Optic Fiber

In what is being hailed as a breakthrough in demonstrating the feasibility of quantum teleportation, two independent teams of scientists have …

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500 Byte Images: The Haiku Vector Icon Format

Sep 1, 2016 #batch2 #haiku #images<p>Haiku uses a custom vector image format to store icons. This is surprising both because most OSes consider bitmaps …