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How Google handles searches it's never seen before

Most people don’t notice when Google updates its search engine with new algorithms. But in order to help users sift through the billions of sites on the Web (with 822,240 new ones added each day), the company needs to keep improving its capabilities.<p>Bloomberg reports that over the past few months, …

The Pakistani family that helped a deaf-mute Indian woman return home after 13 years

Geeta, a deaf-mute woman in her early 20s, is finally back in India today after spending 13 years in Pakistan.<p>The Hindu woman was about 11-years-old when she had wandered over one of the world’s most militarised borders and landed in Lahore. It is not yet clear how she crossed the border. Her story …

India

In-car voice commands cost you 27 seconds of safety

We all know that taking your eyes off the road is a bad idea, but now researchers have added another paper to confirm that using voice commands is just as unwise. A team from the University of Utah, in partnership with the American Automobile Association, believes that the mental effort of driving …

Robot taught to navigate with simulated brain cells

A robot has been taught to navigate using simulated neural cells.<p>A team at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (ASTAR) in Singapore found …

3D printed bionic hands could revolutionise prosthetics

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CubeSats Are Paving Mankind's Way Back To The Moon, And Beyond

Tiny satellites could help turn the Moon into a gas station for solar system exploration<p>It’s been over 40 years since humans last set foot on the lunar surface. But that doesn't mean we’re done exploring the Moon. In fact, there have been over 50 successful robotic missions to the Moon, including …

The Week in Review: Mars Water Discovery & Sci-Fi Epic The Martian

It sounds like the script of a sci-fi movie, sending robots to find aliens; but this week those cinematic ideas are beginning to become reality. The discovery of water on Mars made headlines around the world. Though many are quick point out it doesn’t guarantee human-like lifeform, it still offers …

Science Fiction

Microsoft announces Surface Pro 4

In the span of a few years, Microsoft's Surface has gone from a genuine surprise, to a big disappointment, to a solid hybrid tablet (thanks to the Surface Pro 3, and to a lesser extent the Surface 3). Now, we have the Surface Pro 4, which comes just in time to go toe to toe with plenty of other …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of September 21, 2015)

Each day this week was filled with a big news story covered in The Daily Edition, including the deadly Hajj stampede, Pope Francis’s historic trip to the U.S. and the announcement that House Speaker John Boehner would step down from Congress. Read more about these stories in our top picks from the …

Top 10

If there is liquid water on Mars, no one—not even NASA—can get anywhere near it

NASA claims to have found evidence of liquid water on Mars. If true, you’d expect the US government to scramble to set up a new mission to test the claim. After all, discovering that Mars has life or even that in can support life will be one of the greatest discoveries ever.<p>But that won’t happen so …

These Little Solar-Powered Boxes Will Mean You Always Have A Signal On Your Phone

Once these roll out, mobile dead zones in cities could soon be a thing of the past.<p>In the not-so-distant future, cities might be blanketed with solar-powered antennae sprouting off buildings, street posts, and billboards. The gadgets can fill in mobile dead zones block by block and simultaneously …

Water Is Flowing on Mars

In a major scientific finding, researchers confirm briny water flows seasonally on the Red Planet.<p>Right now, 140 million miles away, somewhere on the frigid surface of Mars, there is water forming. Scientists announced they have strong evidence that briny water flows on the planet, a critical step …

Apple Watch heart monitor saves teen’s life

A teen sought medical attention after his Apple Watch heart monitor gave him persistently high readings, and that decision saved him from an untimely death.<p>Paul Houle, a 17-year-old football player, bought Apple’s wearable a few days before he started pre-season training at Tabor Academy in Marion, …

Apple Watch

Tag: Landscaping 101

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Landscaping

These 16 characters crash Google Chrome

Remember when it took just eight characters to crash Skype? Apparently it takes double that to take out Chrome: Typing in a 16-character link and hitting enter, clicking on a 16-character link, or even just putting your cursor over a 16-character link will crash Google’s browser.<p>The bug was …

Software

Pictures of the Week 9.17.15

Washington D.C.

Google might announce a new Chromecast this month

Rumor has it a second-generation Google Chromecast will be available later this month.<p><i>9to5 Google</i> reports it acquired internal Google documents …

These Majestic Photos Will Give You A Spacegasm

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition have been announced and they'll make you want to leave planet Earth.

Astronomy

Russia’s move into Syria a ‘game changer,’ think tank warns

Russia's recent deployment of troops, helicopters and battle tanks to western Syria is a "Middle East game changer," says the Washington-based Institute for the Study of War in a bulletin released Thursday.<p>The ISW, which keeps a close eye on the movement of government, rebel and outside forces in …

‘Mindfulness’ Messes With Your Memory

If Oprah practices mindfulness, it must be a good thing—right? But new science disagrees.<p>Mindfulness—that buzzword that means, “focusing on emotions …

Mindfulness

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

Homo Naledi, New Human Species Found: Pictures

Prehistory

The lessons of history for Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn has been compared to Michael Foot and Keir Hardie, but it is George Lansbury's brief tenure as leader that offers the best guide to what might happen now<p>Conventional wisdom has it that Labour’s newly-elected leader will be taking the party back to the past. The most commonly imagined point …

Why Russia is forcing gas stations to provide electric car charging next year

Thanks to a single, sweeping decree, Russia could soon become a much more hospitable place for electric cars.<p>The country is currently home to just a small number of electric cars, and its charging infrastructure is relatively undeveloped.<p>But the national government now requires that all gas …

Electric Vehicles

How to light up a tumour

In 2004, Dr Richard Ellenbogen prepared to operate on a 17-year-old girl. The operation, to remove a brain tumour, was particularly challenging because it was in the frontal lobe, close to important areas for movement, speech and learning. It lasted nearly 20 hours. Dr Ellenbogen ended up leaving a …

Cancer

UFC 191 Results: Winners and Scorecards from Johnson vs. Dodson 2 Fight Card

Link to Media<p>Ever wonder what Floyd Mayweather Jr. would be like without the bravado? The answer is: Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson.<p>On Saturday night in the main event at UFC 191, Johnson successfully defended his UFC flyweight championship in a rematch with No. 1 contender John Dodson. Johnson …

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Men tell Polish TV they have 'irrefutable proof' Nazi gold train exists

Two men who claim to have discovered an armoured Nazi-era train laden with gold and valuables in Poland say they have irrefutable proof of its existence.<p>Andreas Richter and Piotr Koper told Polish news channel TVP 2 on Friday they had clear evidence of having solved the 70-year mystery near the …

Europe

US justice department cracks down on mobile phone surveillance

American federal law enforcement officials will be required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive mobile phone-tracking technology under a new US justice department policy.<p>The policy, the first of its kind in the US, comes amid concerns from privacy groups and even judges …

Surveillance