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Heavy, Beautiful Photos Document The Love of a Dying Young Mom

© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>When Carolynne St. Pierre, a maternity nurse known for her keen wit, was …

‘Ghost in the Shell’: Scarlett Johansson casting called ‘whitewashing’ | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Scarlett Johansson will star in DreamWorks’ live-action “Ghost in the Shell.” (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)<p>On Monday it was confirmed that Scarlett Johansson has signed on to star in DreamWorks’ live-action adaptation of “Ghost in the Shell,” but not all fans are embracing the news that the …

Bill Gates Raises A Glass To (And Of) Water Made From Poop

In places where fresh water is hard to come by, how do you come up with clean drinking water? Easy — get the water from poop.<p>It's a scientifically sound idea, and Bill Gates has a video to prove it. In the video, released this week, he stands in front of the Janicki Omniprocessor, a giant new …

Bill Gates

The Best Of CES 2015

The shiniest, most significant gadgetry we saw on the showroom floor<p>Every year, the International Consumer Electronics Show hosts more than 3,500 tech and electronics companies from around the world. And that's a lot.<p>The staff of <i>Popular Science</i> have scoured the 2015 CES showroom floors all over Las …

Virtual Reality

Jet stream blasts BA plane across Atlantic in record time

Boeing 777 reported at speeds of up to 745mph as it flies from New York to Heathrow in just 5 hours 16 minutes<p>Concorde may have been retired but a British Airways passenger jet approached supersonic speed this week as it rode a surging jet stream from New York to London.<p>The Boeing 777-200 jet …

Weather

A new breakthrough could end our antibiotic crisis

The rise of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics is a growing worry and threatens to put healthcare back to the early 20th century. Such resistance to drugs was inevitable, because bacteria evolve and learn to defend themselves. But we are worried now because new classes of antibiotics aren’t …

Biology

Poker program Cepheus is unbeatable, claim scientists

It may not win every hand it is dealt, but over time, no one can beat Cepheus, a computer program that scientists claim plays a near-perfect game of poker.<p>Unveiled in Canada on Thursday, the researchers believe that Cepheus is so good that a seasoned poker star could spend their whole life playing …

Artificial Intelligence

SpaceX launches for NASA, no luck with rocket landing at sea

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX sent a supply ship soaring flawlessly toward the International Space Station on Saturday, but the booster rocket …

Space Exploration

Three ex-Google engineers have created a Microsoft Surface clone

Naturally, it runs Android<p>Microsoft’s Surface tablet has inspired a few clones during its short history, but the latest rip off comes from three ex-Google engineers. Jeremy Zhou, David Ko, and Ben Luk used to work on products like Google Maps and search at the web giant, and formed Jide Technology …