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Surface Book 2 vs MacBook Pro: 13- and 15-inch models compared | Trusted Reviews

<b>Microsoft has launched its brand-new Surface Book 2 line-up, chucking not one, but two 13- and 15-inch new devices into the mix. But how do they</b> …

Physicists Discover a Possible Break in the Standard Model of Physics

Breaking the Lepton Universality<p>In order to make sense of the physical world, scientists have worked hard to discover theories and principles that …

Physics

Stunning See-Through Look at a Full Model Rocket Engine Burning in Ultra Slow Motion

Warped Perception filmed an stunning see-through look at a full model rocket engine burning “in 4k slow motion and ultra slow motion so we can see …

Elon Musk’s Mars mission just beginning of making humanity into an ‘multi-planetary species’, billionaire says

Elon Musk’s ambitious mission to Mars might not really be about going to Mars at all.<p>The huge plan – expected to cost tens of billions of dollars and …

The Arrow Of Time: Why Do We Remember The Past But Not The Future?

Time — it’s something we are always running short of. But what if someone came along and told you that our perception of the arrow of time — that …

Sony is working on a robot that can 'form an emotional bond' with people

VR may be a 'new business domain' for the company<p>Sony has announced plans to develop a robot "capable of forming an emotional bond with customers." And no, it's not talking about the Rolly. At the company's corporate strategy meeting this morning in Tokyo, CEO Kaz Hirai said that a new …

Kepler-62f, An Exoplanet 1,200 Light-Years From Earth, May Sustain Life As We Know It

In 2013, scientists using NASA’s Kepler space telescope discovered a system of five planets locked in an orbit around a star smaller and cooler than …

DNA editing and lab-grown skin: How we’ll be living — and looking — better in the coming decades

For most of us, anti-aging means wearing sunscreen, investing in a good moisturizer, maybe even a spot of Botox and hoping for the best. But research …

Immune System

Einstein nailed it! Gravitational waves do exist

Scientists prove Einstein's theory after observing the collision of black holes.<p>Scientists just discovered Einstein's ripples in the fabric of spacetime.<p>A century ago, Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity changed human understanding of space and time. From a fixed speed of light to the …

Physics

Google's New App Shows Off Multi-Screen App Development

Google released a sample app to introduce Android developers to programming for multi-device applications. Called Universal Music Player, the reference app is bare bones and not consumer-ready, but functional on all Android devices.<p>Between desktops, tablets, smartphones and wearables, the number of …

Space Agency Boosts Cubesat Space Internet Plan

CubeSat

Uber drivers in Chicago start testing electric cars

Chicago now serves as home to an Uber fleet comprised of 25 all-electric cars. They're not Tesla Model S vehicles like that Uber ride Engadget's editors hailed back in 2013, though -- they're BYD e6 EVs straight from China. Uber has teamed up with Chinese automaker BYD or "Build Your Dream" in an …

A Gift Guide For The Core Gamer Who Wants It All

Do you like games? Do you also like playing them, regardless of surroundings, access to power, Wi-Fi or a clean water supply? We’ve got you covered, with a list of must-haves for those who’d rather play in virtual worlds than exist outside them.<p>Strap in and prepare your hands with ample stretching, …

Data Compression as Fast As Possible

Two affordable, high-performance headphones from Koss

The Audiophiliac checks out the Koss SP330 and SP540 headphones, both of which come with lifetime warranties!<p>Koss is one of the oldest headphone makers in the US, and it has a number of models that have remained in the line for decades. I'm thinking about the Porta Pro on-ear headphones and the …

Audiophile

Dark side of Japan revealed in film about Internet cafe living

The bleak and unforgiving existence of Japan's salarymen and part-time workers, who often live in Internet cafes to save on rent, is difficult to …

Microsoft to deliver Windows 10 updates using peer-to-peer technology

Microsoft is planning to distribute future Windows 10 updates using a peer-to-peer (P2P) protocol. While Microsoft has traditionally uses Windows Update to deliver OS and some application updates from a single source, the latest leaked build of Windows 10 reveals that the company is moving towards …

2015 BMW X5 M review: Engineering triumphs over physics - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The 2015 BMW X5 M combines an extraordinarily capable suspension system with a powerful engine, leading to serious sports performance. A new detection system warns the driver of pedestrians and bicyclists on dark streets, and a surround-view camera system helps with parking lot</b> …

Pantelligent smart frying pan is like a GPS for your dinner

The Pantelligent frying pan on Kickstarter is way smarter than an average pan. It monitors temperature and knows when your food is done.<p>The geeky home is currently under siege from a shuffling hoard of smart gadgets. We've got smart thermostats, smart light bulbs, smart sprinklers, smart outlets, …

Kitchens

Bugatti rolls out the gold-trimmed 'Black Bess' Veyron

This is the ‘Black Bess' Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, the latest run-out special in the manufacturer's ‘Legend Edition' series.<p>Bugatti tells us that it's inspired by its rickety 1912 Type 18 - nicknamed Black Bess because it was, um, black - which means the GSV's wearing the same monochromatic …

Bugatti

For 30th anniversary, BMW builds a trophy M5

To enthusiasts of a certain age, acknowledging that 30 years have passed since the debut of the BMW M5 can be sobering. But the car, which pioneered an enduring sport-sedan archetype, is not slowing down for the pity party.<p>BMW has cooked up an anniversary-special M5 that is not just the most …

Automotive Design

Wringing out the minimalist’s Porsche 911

They say you shouldn’t mess with success. That is the philosophy that has guided Porsche in its treatment of the 911 since its birth in 1963.<p>Some of the most coveted editions of Porsche’s venerable sports car are the earliest examples.<p>Much like Florida’s Collier Collection, the rare museum that …

Porsche

Lamborghini Huracán hits the bull’s eye

Aficionados of Italian supercars know that Lamborghini’s rip-snorting machines are named after famed fighting bulls.<p>From Miura to Countach to Diablo, these glistening beasts are known for flamboyant style and power. But like steely matadors, drivers also have had to contend with their notoriously …

Sports Cars

Parrot’s Newest Drone Packs A Serious Camera, Extreme Range

Say hello to Bebop, aka the AR Drone 3.0. This is the latest drone from Parrot and it’s a big upgrade from the much-loved AR Drone. It’s essentially a flying camera that can even pipe imagery directly into an Oculus Rift headset, taking flying in the clouds to a whole new level.<p>Sticking out of the …

Will NASA Ignore Arthur C. Clarke's Europa Warning? --"Attempt No Landing There" (Weekend Feature)

Outside of Earth, Europa may be the most hospitable home for life inside the Solar System. Four billion years of tidal heating and a liquid ocean may …

"Where Are They?" --Will Enrico Fermi's Question Be Answered Soon? (Weekend Feature)

Don't miss this brilliant talk by astrophysicist Jeff Kuhn. There are exponentially more planets in the Universe than stars. With technology like the …

Scientists have cooked up a new time-lapse simulation of the universe's #evolution, a computerized view that shows how the #cosmos may have looked over the course of billions of years. See it here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/11db7