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These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

Consumer Tech

Summer camps for coding

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1086000/1086093_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518121709_bd41728dd204affcb0c7deee21cc0f17<p><b>This is the year when teaching children how to code is really taking off and there are moves to make sure it is not just the children of the rich</b> …

Boston Consulting Group

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

Iowan Jumps on a Frozen Trampoline

An Iowan resident jumps on a frozen trampoline, shattering the ice across its surface in this amazing Vine by ADub. The sound it makes is …

What Pinterest pressure does to parties

I think we can all agree that Pinterest exists for three main reasons: to spread eye-achingly adorable kitten memes, to give women a place to store …

Dessert

Rush hour in Ireland…

Rush hour in Ireland…<p>(Photo via 4shared.com)

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Hamster steals carrot from rabbit [video]

A Field Guide to Procrastinators

This comic from twenty Pixels came out a couple of weeks ago, but I'm just now getting around to sharing it with you. But that's nothing compared to …

Girl Trains a Cow to Jump Like a Horse

(Photo: Associated Press)<p>Somehow I missed this fantastic story when it came out three years ago. A 2011 report in <i>Spiegel</i> describes Luna, a <b>cow that</b> …

Here's A Brilliant Way To Peel An Apple Using A Power Drill

Who has time to peel dozens of apples at once?<p>Not Jasper van Ramshorst, who took to Facebook with a kitchen hack that's been making its way around the Internet this past week.<p>Ramshorst simply uses a power drill to spin the apples at high speed while holding a peeler against the skin of the …

Power Tools

8 Signs of Addiction

(YouTube link)<p>We already know that Shorty the cat is obsessed with bananas and balloons. Here she demonstrates the eight warning signs of addiction …

Dancing Shadow Sculptures

(Video Link)<p>Pictured above is a scene from <b>Parade</b>, an interactive art installation by Laurent Craste at the Chromatic art festival in Montreal. We've …

The Biggest Thing In The Universe Is So Gigantic It Shouldn't Exist At All (VIDEO)

What's the biggest known structure in the universe?<p>Astronomers used to think it was a "filament" of galaxies known as the Sloan Great Wall. But recent research suggests a different structure is even bigger -- and its size has astronomers scratching their heads.<p>Meet the Hercules-Corona Borealis …

Pair of researchers suggest black holes at center of galaxies might instead be wormholes

(Phys.org) —Zilong Li and Cosimo Bambi with Fudan University in Shanghai have come up with a very novel idea—those black holes that are believed to …

Robot velociraptor will chase you down at 28mph

Boston Dynamics' DARPA-funded Cheetah robot currently holds the land-speed record for fastest running machine, capable of reaching a top speed of approximately 29 miles per hour. However, a team at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a robot of their own …

Robots

The mystery of motion sickness - Rose Eveleth

Although one third of the population suffers from motion sickness, scientists aren’t exactly sure what causes it. Like the common cold, it's a …

What's In A Grunt — Or A Sigh, Or A Sob? Depends On Where You Hear It

New research suggests that different cultures do not hear the same emotions when they hear the same sounds. The "emotional grammar" of language is instead shaped by culture and local circumstances.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>From NPR news this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.<p>ROBERT …

A Gaming System Starring... Microbes

Pac-Man, but with microbes<p>Videogames may seem like the last place for fruitful work in biotechnology, but Stanford University bioengineer Ingmar Riedel-Kruse has reinvented 1980s classics to enlist living microbes. His custom electronics and augmented-reality software coax microorganisms to play …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

The Forest gameplay: Our first life (and death) in the wilds

<i>The Forest</i> is one of the more punishing survival games we've played recently — partially because of its cannabilistic inhabitants, but also because, due to its Early Access nature, it's still a bit rough around the edges. If you're curious about the game, which shot to the top of the Steam charts …

Broken Age's first act available on Ouya, Act 2 available to pre-order

The first act of Double Fine's two-part point-and-click adventure game, <i>Broken Age</i>, is now available on Ouya, the developer announced today.<p>Ouya owners will be able to pick up the first act as a stand-alone game for $15, while Act 2 can be pre-purchased. <i>Broken Age</i> is the story of Shay and Vella, two …

Watch the trailer for the hauntingly beautiful animated film “The Book of Life”

Directed by animator Jorge Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro<p>The greatest story ever told begins on the Day of the Dead, according to the official trailer for "The Book of Life," directed by Jorge Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro. Starring Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum and Diego …

We Are the Best! - Teaser

Provocative Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love, Together) returns with this raucous and ebullient tale of three pre-teen outcasts who form …

James Cameron's 'Avatar' Is Getting the Cirque du Soleil Treatment

In addition to working on three sequels to his blockbuster movie "Avatar," James Cameron is expanding the world of Pandora through a live performance collaboration with Cirque du Soleil.<p>The touring arena show, performed by the famed acrobatic troupe, will debut ahead of the first of the film's …