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Robot hands gain a gentler touch

Researchers have developed a very inexpensive tactile sensor for robotic hands that is sensitive enough to turn a brute machine into a dextrous …

A Monkey-Bird Mashup And Other Amazing Images From This Week

What Drugs You Like Depends On Where You Go Dancing [Infographic]

A graphical look at clubgoers' preferences in the US and UK<p><i>MixMag</i>'s annual Global Drug Survey came out yesterday, and it has the breakdown. The survey asked 22,000 people about their drug use habits, and <i>MixMag</i> packaged the data in this nice little infographic. Maybe not surprisingly, the drug of …

Online brain-training: does it really work?

My week has been pretty hectic so far. On Monday, I manned a busy beach bar and had to remember a range of ice-cream and pizza orders for a constant …

These Brand Successes Will Give You Faith In Social Media

Because examples tell you more than theory ever could, we've rounded up 50 different resources for you to get into and help improve your business. Covering everything from Facebook to Pinterest to email marketing, you'll find useful case studies for you to take inspiration from, regardless of which …

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Google Now source code hints at desktop web version

Google Now is one of the main features in the latest Android iteration, known as Jelly Bean, but it’s also hinted for iOS and it’s in the works for …

Life on Mars to become a reality in 2023, Dutch firm claims

A few months before he died, Carl Sagan recorded a message of hope to would-be Mars explorers, telling them: "Whatever the reason you're on Mars is, …