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Some Apple Fans Might Have To Wait A Little Longer For An iPhone X

After Apple's latest announcement, people were basically salivating over the iPhone X, the top-of-the-line smartphone that seemed like it was sent to …

IPhone 8

Galaxy S9: Samsung’s First 2018 Flagship Will Meet The iPhone X Head-On, In More Ways Than One

The smartphone race continues to heat up with the recent reveal of Apple’s latest flagship, the iPhone X. The device, which has been rumored and …

Phones

Surface Laptop Two Week Review: Microsoft's Stunning First Notebook Great For Today's Use Cases

In May, Microsoft announced their very first ‘conventional’ laptop, the Surface Laptop. This laptop was one of the most recent Surface products Microsoft launched as part of the Surface line and the most conventional in terms of form factor. All the previous Surface devices were more unique in form …

MacBook Air

How I tried to get Microsoft to turn me away from MacBooks

Commentary: How is Microsoft selling its new laptop? I went to a couple of Microsoft stores to see whether they could persuade me to give up my MacBook.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I'm vulnerable.<p>I look at my MacBook Air and think it a …

Marin County

'Stranger Things' actress Winona Ryder cried for 10 hours during Christmas lights scene

One of the most memorable scenes from the hit Netflix series “Stranger Things” wasn’t so easy for Winona Ryder to create in front of cameras.<p>The 45-year-old actress played Joyce Byers, a mother unraveling after her son Will goes missing. In episode three, Joyce reaches a breaking point after …

Stranger Things

10 more handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis [Video]

A few weeks ago I posted about 10 handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis. To follow up, I’d like to share 10 additional iOS tips that I often use. Like I said before, chances are that hardcore iOS users will know most of these, but there’s usually at least one or two tips that catch users …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

Augmented Reality

Weekend Open Forum: What phone are you currently using?

With Mobile World Congress behind us, we're starting to get into phone season. Companies like LG, Huawei, Samsung, HTC and Motorola are all set to …

Mobile
Retrogaming

Futurism - Building the future together

The mice couldn't see in full color, but their brains responded to green, blue, and ultraviolet light.<p>4 hours ago<p>Hopefully, we won't need it. But …

New Research Could Rewrite Physics From the Ground Up

What Do We Know?<p>From the giants in the night sky to the very particles that make us, <i>us —</i> everything involves physics’ theory: The Standard Model. …

Physics

The Venus Project Plans to Bring Humanity to the Next Stage of Social Evolution. Here's How.

<i>Since 1975, Roxanne Meadows has worked with renowned futurist Jacque Fresco to develop and promote The Venus Project. The function of this project is</i> …

Singularity University
Graphics

A View of the Future: Hyperloop Plans to Connect All Europe

Starting in the Czech Republic<p>As if building a transportation system that can get someone from Los Angeles to San Francisco in a little over half an …

High-speed Rail

Meet the Near-Supersonic "Hyper-Tube Train"

The idea that we need a more efficient form of mass transit stems from a rapidly growing population and a steadily declining environment as a result …

Trains

Scientists Have Made a New Kind of Invisibility Cloak

Bending Light<p>Concealing objects in direct light is already a difficult feat. While there is ongoing research into invisibility cloaks of some form or …

Engineering

A Quick Rundown of the Alcubierre "Warp Drive"

It’s always a welcome thing to learn that ideas that are commonplace in science fiction have a basis in science fact. Cryogenic freezers, laser guns, …

Becoming Immortal: The Future of Brain Augmentation and Uploaded Consciousness

If you’ve ever worked with a virtualized computer, or played a video game ROM from a long-defunct console on your new PC, you understand the concept …

Consciousness

Quantum Breakthrough: Physicists Have Once More Created Time Crystals

Out of Balance<p>Time crystals are strange. At the very least, they are a contradiction. A time crystal is quantum phenomenon that demonstrates movement …

Quantum Mechanics

Could This Weird, Gelatinous Gadget be the Phone of the Future?

The words gelatinous and smartphone might not seem like they belong in the same sentence together. In fact, they barely belong in the same dictionary …

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

France Opens The World’s First Solar Road

It was exorbitantly expensive, but can it be a future power source?<p>The world’s first solar road has opened in France. The Normandy village of Tourouvre-au-Perche now has a 1 kilometer (0.62 mile) stretch of solar pavement, producing enough power to light the village’s street lamps.<p>Judging by the …

Case #4 Mysteries of the Past: “A Murder Carol"

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'Fountain-of-youth' molecules were able to make mice young again and extend their lives

Mice genetically modified to have a devastating human disease of premature aging lived longer after getting the molecular mixture, and mice that grew old normally became more youthful.<p>Although the discovery is unlikely to find its way into medical practice for years, if ever, it is a significant …

Biology

Why Cats Lick Plastic, and Other Odd Behaviors Explained

Experts weigh in on feline grooming, zooming, and a strange fetish.<p>It’s official: even presidential candidates need a cat GIF to get through the day sometimes.<p>Americans love their kitties—all 96 million of them—and to help out their doting owners, Weird Animal Question of the Week is looking into …

Man Cares for Shy Feral Cat, Years Later One Pet and Kitty is Hooked

A man met a very shy ginger cat in the snow and gave him food and built him a shelter. The kitty came back to him every day. Years later, he let the …

Paleontology

Scientists Discover Sharks That Can Live for 400 Years

Nobody knows if the Mayflower sailed by a baby Greenland shark when the Pilgrims made their crossing to the new world in 1620. But if the Mayflower …

Biology