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Hubble and Spitzer telescopes look deep into space to study early universe

Two venerable space telescopes, the Hubble and the Spitzer, have teamed up to study the very early universe, and here's what they see at the cosmic dawn: a wild and woolly party, with brilliant blue stars that aren't ready to settle down into anything so structured as a conventional spiral …

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

One Step Closer to Hover Boards: Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation | Colossal

<p>While we’ve seen examples of objects suspended mid-air using quantum levitation and acoustic levitation, a team of three Japanese engineers from The …

The Best Banking And Finance Internships For 2014

The 35-40 interns lucky enough to be picked for the small, highly selective summer program at Evercore Partners get 10 weeks of intense, hands-on experience at the $760 million (revenues) investment banking firm. Working on teams as small as three people, they handle acquisitions, restructurings, …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

20 Breathtaking Images Of The Earth As Seen From Space

Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013 – The Citadel of Aleppo – medieval fortified palace<br>DigitalGlobe—Getty Images<p>1 of 20<p>Digital Globe, a provider of …

How To Mine Bitcoins

Mining bitcoins – a process that helps manage bitcoin transactions as well as create new “wealth” – is the new Beanie Babies. Luckily for us, however, bitcoins seem to be going up in value and should maintain their value over time, unlike your mint condition Tiny the stuffed Chihuahua.<p>But how do …

Nokia's Verizon-bound Lumia 929 shows up again in leaked photo

We're quickly losing count on how many times we have seen leaks of the Nokia Lumia 929. Still, something tells us Verizon subscribers won't mind getting as many looks as possible at what's rumored to be a pretty high-end smartphone. Now, courtesy of a forum member on <i>Windows Phone Central</i>, we're …

Treasure hunt for £4m worth of Bitcoins buried on hard drive at landfill site

Digital 'wallet' of 7,500 coins of the virtual currency believed to be beneath four feet of rubbish at south Wales recycling centre, and is worth more than £4.1 million<p>A hard drive which holds more than £4 million worth of Bitcoins, the virtual currency, is buried beneath several feet of mud at a …

Bitcoin: Experts clash over the crypto-currency

<b>You can use it to buy beer in Berlin, order pizza in Amsterdam, hire a taxi in Edinburgh, schedule a dental check-up in Ljubljana, do a degree in Nicosia, purchase Alpaca socks from Massachusetts - or even blast off into space with Virgin Galactic.</b><p>Every day, it seems, another service joins the …

Here's the first non-Valve Steam Machine prototype, care of iBuyPower (update: specs)

That game console headlining this text? It isn't a white PS4: it's a commercial Steam Machines box, or at least a prototype of one. iBuyPower tells us that it's building the box for a 2014 launch, but says it's still early. The company says the prototypes <i>are</i> running an early build of Steam OS, but …