Paul El Khoury

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Apps on iPhone 5s Crashing at Twice the Rate as on Other iPhone 5 Models

Whenever there is a new operating system, it’s not surprising to see apps crash at a somewhat higher rate, given all the changes.<p>But one of the …

iPhone 5s vs Samsung Galaxy S4 (hands on comparison)

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]o longer than a few weeks ago, Apple began selling the iPhone 5s. According the company they sold 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c …

iDoorCam shows you who's at your door, helps you hide from unwanted visitors

If you've ever gone on a long vacation (or hidden from someone at least once in your life) there's a chance you'll find high-tech doorbells useful. A new device called iDoorCam, in particular, claims to be able to notify you via iPhone or iPad whenever there's someone at your door -- even if you're …

New iPhone Incoming Sept. 10th

The date of the next major iPhone event has been set. On September 10th Apple will be unveiling what’s most likely the iPhone 5S and a release …

A new way of thinking about how the brain works

My book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>, is out now, and is available at a discount price from Amazon and the <i>Guardian</i> bookshop. (And here's a lovely review by Vaughan Bell, who calls it "a concise, solid grounding in neuroscience… remarkably lucid… balanced and entertaining".) When I …

Newly Discovered Pink Exoplanet on the Lighter Side

Researchers imaged this planet around a sun-like star, but its origins remain a mystery.<p><b>There is a pink exoplanet circling a star very much like our own, 57 light-years away from Earth. But its origins are a mystery.</b><p>In a new study announcing the magenta gas giant, researchers were able to directly …

The Week in Spandex - Kick-Ass 2, Thor: The Dark World, Superman vs Batman, Venom, Marvel's Phase Three and Phase Four and more

<b>Our weekly round up of all the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Kick-Ass 2, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers: Age of</b> …

Rooney has heart set on Chelsea

After having two bids for England forward Wayne Rooney turned down by Manchester United, Chelsea are reportedly hoping to make it third time …

Watch A Homemade Coilgun Destroy A Laptop

It's an electric gun, boogie woogie woogie.<p>This homemade gun uses electromagnetic coils to send steel rods flying at a speed of 138 feet per second. Pressing the trigger loads a steel rod into the barrel, where the first electromagnetic coil pulls the rod forward via magnetism, then turns off. The …

NASA Ponders Life-Seeking Mission to Europa Moon

<b>With tantalizing hints of a global salty ocean lying beneath a layer of fractured ice, Jupiter‘s moon Europa has been catapulted to the top of the list of suitable homes for ETs in the solar system.</b><p>Now NASA has begun mapping out what a future mission to this intriguing worldlet may look like.<p>A new …

FYI: Just How Old is Dirt?

Really, really old<p>"It depends on what you mean by dirt," says Milan Pavich, a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>"The oldest sedimentary rocks are about 3.9 billion years old—they're in Greenland—and at one time, they were dirt. That's pretty close to the time the Earth formed."<p>But …

Why Aren't More Girls Attracted To Physics?

You don't need to be a social scientist to know there is a gender diversity problem in technology. The tech industry in Silicon Valley and across the nation is overwhelmingly male-dominated.<p>That isn't to say there aren't women working at tech firms. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg of …

Element of the week: californium | video

What do UC Berkeley, lawrencium and nuclear reactors share in common?<p>This week, we meet the element, californium. I'll give you three guesses as to where this element's name comes from -- and your first two guesses don't count!<p>Californium is a radioactive actinoid with the chemical symbol <b>Cf</b> and the …