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Carbon Nanotube-Based Sensor Detects Toxins With a Mobile Phone

Carbon nanotubes wrapped in a polymer offer a powerful sensing platform for many chemicals Illustration: iStockphotoA little over four years ago, …

Nanotech

Microsoft's 'pre-touch sensing' research may change how we use our phones

Microsoft's research labs shows off above-screen and grip detection for multi-touch smartphones to provide contextual user interface interaction.

Multi-Touch

Find Out: Is India For Or Against Free Basics? TRAI Receives 24 Lakh Responses

<b>The net neutrality debate in India:</b><p>India does not have any laws that enforce net neutrality. Net neutrality became a topic of discussion in the …

15 Most Awesome Cities For Single Guys To Visit

Whether it's the women, the weather, or the nightlife, single guys have their own idea of what makes a place fun to visit. Using dude-centric metrics …

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ISPs

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks …

Self-help

3D-Printed Bubble House Made for Mars

Last week, NASA announced the top 30 finalists for their 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge.<p>The contest is meant to encourage innovation in the area of …

3D Printing

If you have to buy stocks, pick these four industries

The U.S. stock market has pared losses suffered in the six-day decline that started Aug. 17. So now what should investors do?<p>Most should wait before …

Stock Markets

Amazon's thinner Fire HD tablets always have something to watch

Amazon tablets are for content consumption. That's what the company keeps saying and with today's announcement of new two new Fire HD tablets, it's clear that the company that sells you socks and cat food over the internet is doubling down on that message. The new lighter tablets come in eight and …

Russia forgot to send toothbrush with first woman in space

Dr Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, realised she did not have her toothbrush upon reaching orbit<p>It’s happened to the best of us. You open your suitcase only to find you have forgotten to pack your toothbrush.<p>But while most of us could pop to a nearby shop, spare a thought for Russian …

Space Exploration

5 Reasons Why An International Space Station Should Really Orbit The Moon

If the $100 billion International Space Station (ISS) had been constructed to orbit our Moon instead of Earth, prospects for the U.S.’ human spaceflight program would arguably be much brighter than today.<p>Here are a few reasons why:<p><b>An International Lunar Space Station (ILSS) would have guaranteed</b> …

Space Exploration

How to Deal When Family, Friends, or Strangers Catch You Having Sex | Women's Health

Whether you get back to the action or not, when you walk out of the room to talk to your parents, you should look as impeccable as you would for a job interview. No bed-head, smudged makeup, or wrinkled clothes unless you want your parents to have a vivid reminder of what they just saw. Make it a …

One simple trick to speed up your old iPhone or iPad

Have you owned your iPhone or iPad for a couple of years? Is it starting to feel a little sluggish? Here's a tried and tested way to speed up an …

Tim Cook

Citizen Mars: five ordinary people, one extraordinary mission

More than two years ago, Mars One began its search to find those it would send on a one-way trip to the red planet. In the time since, plenty of questions have been asked about the organization and its plans to colonize a world 140 million miles away. Will we have the technology and scientific …

You Asked: Why Are My Hangovers Getting Worse?

There were times in college when you swallowed enough beer to slake a small Irish village and somehow recovered in time to do it again the following …

Holistic Medicine

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Motivation

'How We'll Live on Mars': Q&A with Author Stephen Petranek

Stephen Petranek, an award-winning journalist and technology forecaster, thinks people will be living on Mars within 20 years.<p>Petranek states his …

Space Exploration

11 Things You Might Not Know About the International Space Station

The International Space Station is one of the most significant scientific achievements of our time. It was only through immense technological and …

10 Deathbed Regrets You Can Avoid by Making Changes Now

<b>“While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.” ~Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>It’s terrifying, isn’t it?<p>There you are—days, …

Positive Thinking

Meet the NASA Engineer Who Became an Astronaut—After Being Rejected 14 Times

Clayton Anderson, "the ordinary spaceman," talks his long journey to the ISS, the view from 250 miles above the Earth, and the extraordinary things on the horizon for space travel.<p><i>Clayton Anderson spent his first 15 years at NASA designing spacecraft. He spent his last 15 flying them. But somewhere</i> …

Space Science

Mars One debates MIT: CEO Bas Lansdorp still doesn’t have a plan to reach the planet

His debate strategy includes appealing to nostalgia while providing very little facts<p>In October 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate students Sydney Do and Andrew Owens released an independent research report on Mars One — a not-for-profit organization that wants to create a …

Space Science

Banning legal highs: the biggest obstacle is the human brain

There has been considerable confusion and concern around new government plans to ban legal highs. Scientifically, the only solution is to ban the human brain<p>New government plans to crack down on and ban “legal highs” have a lot of people confused and worried. For a start, the government is …

Cannabis

This iPhone 7 Render Shows How Force Touch Could Replace The Home Button

We’re getting to that time of year where graphic artists start to try and guess what the next iPhone will look like and what features it will …

Amid Kejriwal-Jung tussle, 45 IAS officers apply for leave in Delhi

Contrary to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's claim that the ongoing tussle between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor …

16 Food Outlets In Chennai For Your Midnight Hunger Pangs

With late night parties being a very popular option in Chennai these days, midnight hunger pangs are on the rise. Sometimes our stomachs growl for …

Earth was possibly formed by millimetre sized stones

A computer simulation studying how asteroids formed from the tiny millimetre-sized chondrules suggests that the Earth was also possibly formed from …

The International Space Station Is Open For Business

While space-faring coffee machines may make for interesting cargo, the Falcon 9's Dragon capsule also held other precious freight. Embedded within …

The Hubble space telescope: 'It's a terrific comeback story'

It’s 25 years since a shuttle first put the giant space telescope into orbit, but the project initially seemed doomed to fail. How did Nasa’s team turn things around, going on to capture over a million stunning images of deep space?<p>The moment had come. Scientists filed into the room and set up a …

Telescopes

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This Looks Like A Normal Grocery Store, But When The Lights Go Out? Incredible

It took a team of cashiers, 13 different hidden cameras, and a whole lot Christmas spirit to pull off this epic holiday surprise!<p>Edeka, Germany's …