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New Class of Light-Bending Material Spun With DNA and Gold Nanoparticles Can Achieve First Real-Life Invisibility Cloak

In a huge achievement spanning both chemistry and physics, scientists have found a way to create entirely new classes of material that can bend …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

If you can solve one of these 6 major math problems, you'll win a $1 million prize

In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the most important math problems …

Why the author of 'The 4-Hour Body' doesn't eat for 72 hours at a time

With the publication of "The 4-Hour Body" in 2010, Tim Ferriss embraced his role as a self-proclaimed "human guinea pig."<p>He took a long-held interest in athletic training and nutrition and put it through the lens of his hit book "The 4-Hour Workweek," experimenting with different workout regimens …

Tim Ferriss

Great balls of graphene: New Samsung tech could charge phones five times faster

Samsung’s Advanced Institute of Technology has come up with another use for graphene, a material that’s part of many exciting future projects from …

Engineering

Can't buy a NES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50

Like vinyl records, Robot Wars and football hooliganism, retro gaming is in the middle of a resurgence. There are reimagined consoles coming based on …

Raspberry Pi

Classic Nintendo NES manuals will hit you with nostalgia

With the release of the NES Classic Edition, Nintendo has also walked down memory lane with the original instruction booklets for all 30 games.<p>Press "go" for nostalgia. When Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition last Friday, it also took the opportunity to rerelease online the instruction …

Is the mystery of the 'impossible' fuel free EmDrive thruster about to be solved? Claims secretive Nasa lab to publish paper on 'warp drive' that could take humans to Mars in 10 weeks

• <b>EmDrive creates thrust by bouncing microwaves in chamber</b>• <b><br>Scientists aren't sure how this happens as it defies the laws of physics</b>• <b><br>Nasa has been</b> …

Dexmo exoskeleton glove lets you touch and feel in VR

As much as we enjoy virtual reality these days, there's still the occasional urge to fiddle with virtual objects using just our hands. If all goes well, the upcoming Manus VR glove will be the first to unwrap our hands from controllers, but it'll only provide tactile feedback, meaning you still …

Flash Memory Summit Keynotes Outline The Future Of Solid State Storage

The 2016 Flash Memory Summit brought about the introduction of several new products and initiatives by the flash memory industry during keynote talks from Seagate, Samsung, Toshiba and Western Digital and 10 other companies. These included flash for archiving, very large SSDs, new flash memory …

Computer Hardware

Only Half of Your Friends Actually Like You, Study Reveals

Savage.<p>When you call someone a friend, it goes without saying that they too consider you a friend - you like them, they like you, it’s a reciprocal …

Ths homemade flying chair is the stuff dangerous dreams are made of

But while most of us lack the motivation and, let's face it, the technical know-how to make such fantasies a reality, no such barriers exist for Swedish engineer Axel Borg, a.k.a. the brains behind YouTube channel Amazing DIY Projects.<p>Using eight petrol-powered heavy duty propellers, a tube lattice …

Homemade

This is what a woman's brain looks like when she's orgasming

Thanks to modern science, we know more about the female orgasm now than we ever did before. The fact that there’s apparently an orgasm button, right …

Could Nintendo VR Become a Thing? It Looks Like It!

Nintendo might be throwing its hat into the VR ring very soon, believe it or not, though that shouldn’t really be a surprise to anyone. They were, …

Kickstarting a Windows 10 phone is a terrible idea, yet someone is doing just that

Who out there is excited for a new Windows 10 Mobile phone? Did your eyes just light up and your heart skip a beat? You're in the very small minority …

Mobile

New research considers 'growing' drones

<b>Can you chemically "grow" a military drone?</b><p>It sounds like an idea for a science fiction film, but here in the UK scientists and engineers are spending time and money to see if they can do exactly that.<p>British warplanes are already flying with parts made from a 3D printer.<p>Researchers are already …

BAE Systems

Science Says Being Spontaneous Is Better Than Planning

No big plans for the Fourth of July weekend? Don't sweat it. Not scheduling activities in advance could actually be a good thing, according to a …

If you’re a data scientist, it’s time to experiment with some new tools

<b>Promo</b> The three Vs? Let’s start with a videoIf keeping up with the volume, variety and velocity of information is a data scientist's biggest …

Robots and humans see the world differently – but we don't know why

A few years back, artificial intelligence reached the point at which it could recognise objects in images and answer questions about them. It's the …

Light pollution is making trees do something strange

Paul Edwards/Getty<p>Spring has been coming early to UK cities.<p>Using citizen scientists to record budding trees over 13 years, researchers have …

Ecology

This Illusion Lets You 'Feel' The Invisible Force Field Around Your Body

Whoa.<p>If you’ve ever caught yourself instinctively dodging an over-hanging branch or an uneven surface on the road based only on what your peripheral …

No Biggie, Neil deGrasse Tyson Proposed a New Kind of Government

After the tumultuous election year America had, the debate over what kind of leaders we want to represent us did not end. Helpful to the discussion …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Earth's biodiversity could be much greater than we thought

After centuries of study, you’d think we’d have at least a rough idea of how many different species of life exist on Earth. This is becoming even …

Zoology

These Are Your Biggest Sex Fears, According to Science

A new study ranks the scariest sex fears—from STIs to "unwanted body functions" in bed.<p>2.2K<p>SHARES<p>Let's face it: Sex can be stressful. When you put …

Condoms

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Researchers identify calorie-burning pathway in fat cells

Investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in collaboration with scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have identified a natural …

10 Programming Languages And Tools Data Scientists Use Now

Looking to get started with data science but not sure how to get started? Take a look at our list of 10 programming languages and tools that are hot …

Business Technology