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Tired? Wired? This Bulb Can Help.

Light it up<p>The Promise<p>It might shine like any other bulb, but the Rhythm Downlight LED from Lighting Science (price not set; available summer) can make users feel energized or sleepy on cue. NASA plans to deploy similar technology on the International Space Station to help astronauts regulate their …

Unlocking the mysteries of the earth

James Lovelock is the 94 year old scientist behind the Gaia hypothesis, which claims that the earth is a self regulating, single organism.<p>He has evolved his theory over 35 years and is now publishing Rough Ride to the Future .<p>The BBC's Nick Higham talked to him about what he believes the future …

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What is Alzheimer's disease? - Ivan Seah Yu Jun

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting over 40 million people worldwide. And though it was discovered over a century …

More info on Xbox One external storage coming soon, says Major Nelson

Xbox One support for external storage is inching closer, with Microsoft spokesperson Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb saying that the much-requested feature will be "coming soon".<p>Writing on Reddit, Hryb said that the Xbox One would soon support the ability to keep games on external storage. He added that …

Microsoft shows off how it believes the cloud will change gaming forever

Microsoft hasn't held back from <i>talking</i> about how offloading computational efforts to the cloud will advance gaming, but now they are finally <i>showing</i> us what that looks like. In short, this system allows developers to offload processing to remote servers, which in theory frees up local hardware to …

Inside the Engineering Challenges of Google's Modular Ara Phone

Google's taking its Ara modular smartphone platform increasingly seriously, and in this video it lays bare some of the challenges it's been …

This Is What the Internet Looks Like as a Subway Map

Everything is easier to understand when it's drawn up as a well-formatted subway map—including the Internet. This one, for instance, shows a …

Twitch Boosts A New Pro Category: Video Game Player

It may not surprise you that Netflix uses more bandwidth at peak hours than any other company, followed by Google and Apple. No. 4 on the list, though, is Twitch.tv.<p>Twitch is a company devoted to live interactive broadcasting of people playing video games. It's helping to launch a new type of …

Xbox One vs. PS4 debate gets prime time coverage on The Big Bang Theory

During last night's episode of <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>, main character Sheldon was faced with a most pressing decision: Xbox One or PlayStation 4? In the episode--<i>The Indecision Amalgamation</i><i>--</i>Sheldon debates the merits of each system, and says he can't buy both because he doesn't have enough space in …

Xbox One external game storage support 'coming soon'

External game storage support for the Xbox One is "coming soon," Microsoft spokesperson Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb confirmed on the Xbox One subreddit.<p>Responding to a question from a Reddit user if there was an update on the ability to use external hard drives, Hryb stated that external game storage …

Fingerprint Scanners Compared: iPhone 5S vs Galaxy S5

Back in February, Samsung announced their new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which unsurprisingly also …

Brendan Eich, Mozilla CEO, resigns after protests over anti-gay marriage stance

Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in …

WIND Mobile Hits 700K Users, Releases New Unlimited Talk, Text, Data Plans

WIND Mobile today announced it has reached a significant milestone of 700,000 wireless users and to celebrate they’ve launched three new …