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Cruz Takes Iowa, But Is He The GOP's Real Winner?

Support the news<p>The ink's not even dry on last night's Iowa caucus results, but the candidates are already on the ground in New Hampshire, preparing …

Government

Donald Trump reveals his backup plan

Donald Trump has suffered a serious setback in his bid to win the Republican nomination after finishing second in Iowa. Happily, the savvy billionaire businessman has wasted no time in coming up with a backup plan should his presidential dreams go down the pan.<p>Speaking after conceding defeat to Ted …

Donald Trump

Maybe Marco Rubio DID Take Votes From Donald Trump

United States presidential election, 2016<p>Last night, Leon posted an anecdotal observation that perhaps, contrary to what most of us would have …

Government

Trump: Cruz stole Iowa.

Second-place Iowa caucus finisher and perpetual attention machine Donald Trump is arguing that Ted Cruz "stole" a victory in Monday's caucuses by …

Republicans

Trump continues to hit Cruz for fraud in Iowa win

Chris Christie is beginning to campaign in New Hampshire and seems to be seeing Marco Rubio as a real threat. Plus, Donald Trump has been striking a …

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, following Stalin, Putin, and Bono

Remarkable news emerged on Wednesday: Donald Trump has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.<p>This sounds extraordinary. After all, since declaring his presidential candidacy in June 2015, Trump has insulted a war hero, Latinos, a disabled reporter, and a popular Fox News anchor, and even once …

Donald Trump: I'm 'semi-satisfied' with my Iowa caucuses performance

Donald Trump downplayed his second-place finish behind Sen. Ted Cruz in the Iowa caucuses, telling TODAY's Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie he's "semi-satisfied" with his performance.<p>"I came in second and nobody said it was a victory. It's kind of strange," the GOP presidential candidate said …

Government

Someone Nominated Donald Trump For The Nobel Peace Prize, Because Why Not?

Republican presidential candidate and Iowa Caucus second-place finisher Donald Trump is many things to many people. To some, he’s partially responsible for the demise of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>‘s satirical edge, while others consider him brave enough to stand up to foreign interests (albeit via Twitter …

With This Bracelet, You Could Project A Touchscreen Onto Your Arm

Having your phone attached to your wrist is not particularly a new thing, but there is an entirely new way to access your phone—with a touch screen …

Touchscreens

Apple filed a patent that would let you control touchscreens without touching them

Apple filed a patent on Tuesday for multi-touch surfaces with touch-free proximity sensors, which means we could see Apple devices with gesture-based …

A Brilliant MIT Invention Makes Incandescent Bulbs As Efficient As LEDs

Just when incandescent light seemed like a thing of the past.<p>An energy-saving light bulb containing LEDs uses up to 80% less energy and lasts up to 25 times as long as a traditional incandescent bulb. There’s just one problem: many people think that the quality of light coming from an LED bulb …

Home Automation

The long read: could a robot take your job?

On board the aircraft carrier USS Hornet, now a museum ship in San Francisco, is a small exhibit that graphically demonstrates exactly why all our …

United Arab Emirates

Energy-friendly chip can perform powerful artificial-intelligence tasks

In recent years, some of the most exciting advances in artificial intelligence have come courtesy of convolutional neural networks, large virtual …

San Francisco

MIT Professor Says Republicans Are Threatening Humanity

The <b>GOP</b> faces its harshest criticism yet before its second debate of the year and its last before the Iowa caucus. Massachusetts Institute of …

Noam Chomsky

Cubism

LITTLE more than ten centimetres across, so-called CubeSats are cheap-to-launch satellites that are able to carry out many scientific and commercial …

Space

MIT just unveiled plans for a maglev Hyperloop pod

This weekend, more than 100 university teams met at Texas A&M University to show off their designs for SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition – and a group …

High-speed Rail

New Technology Slashes Electricity Bills for Texans

Being able to save on electricity, is SO great. Especially if you live in a deregulated market, like Texas. I’m excited to let you know today about a …

Emerging Technology

Hawking warns new technologies may threaten human survival

The Cambridge professor said that humans had to be "careful" for the next 100 years to ensure survival. His statement follows a 2015 warning on the …

Artificial Intelligence

Charging a car could soon be as quick as filling a tank

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Engineers say the power grid is holding back the development of the electric car. The storage capacity of …

Life in 2030: Humankind and the machine

The world is on the brink of a new revolution. How will emerging technologies change the lives of the next generation?<p>by

Emerging Technology

Shocking! 'Electric Eel' Fibers Could Power Wearable Tech

Stretchy fibers that mimic electric eels could be woven into clothing to power wearable technology one day, new research suggests.<p>In experiments, …

Wearable Tech

The Great EdTech Debate: Google Sites vs Google Classroom vs Blogger

As we move from the world of paper through the world of digital into the world of virtual, we are more and more faced with making the right decisions …

Education Technology

New Technology Reduced Concussions To Zero For Canadian High School Football Team

For the past five years, the <b>Handsworth Royals</b> high school football team in North Vancouver, B.C. has averaged at least three concussions a …

Simon Fraser University

Cruz Beats Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders Split Vote: Pictures

U.S. Elections

5 takeaways from the Iowa caucuses

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Ted Cruz made Iowa a boom-or-bust state -- and with the pressure on, he performed, overcoming Donald Trump's criticism of his Canadian birth and his overall demeanor and pulling out a victory.<p>Monday night's Iowa caucuses also produced a clear leader among establishment-type …

Government

Cruz, Rubio eye NH momentum as Dems gird for long fight

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. Democrats were girding for a protracted slugfest …

Government

Engadget giveaway: Win an Xbox One Gears of War Ultimate Edition courtesy of GameStop!

GameStop was nice enough to drop off an Xbox One <i>Gears of War</i> Ultimate Edition console to our offices and we're looking to pass it along to a lucky Engadget reader this week. This bundle includes a free download of the game, plus early access to the upcoming <i>Gears of War 4</i> beta. There's also a second …

'Star Citizen' solo game will cost you extra after February 14th

Right now, pre-ordering <i>Star Citizen</i> gets you both the open, massively multiplayer namesake game and <i>Squadron 42</i>, its recently established single-player counterpart. However, it won't be that good a deal before long. Weeks after announcing the separation of the two games, Cloud Imperium has revealed …

Super Mario Maker heads to PC and mobile with wallpaper creator

The closest thing to a Nintendo PC port you're gonna get<p>Nintendo has launched a <i>Super Mario Maker</i>-themed wallpaper creator, expanding the game's level creation to the PC and mobile devices.<p>While the functionality of the wallpaper designer — or, if you prefer, <i>Super Mario Maker</i> wallpaper maker — is …

Five 2016 Lego Sets That Wouldn't Exist Without Video Games

Should Lego steer clear of video-game mechanics in its set design, or are electronic in-roads inevitable? Here’s a look at five 2016 Lego sets influenced by screens.<p>With <i>Lego Dimensions</i>, the cross-over between Lego and video games has finally come to fruition. However, the impact of gaming on brick …

Lego