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This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

The HP Spectre x2 is like the Surface Pro, but cheaper and lower-specced

What timing: Just a day after Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 4, HP is unveiling a similar-looking 2-in-1 of its own. Though HP has made laptop/tablet hybrids before, the new 12-inch Spectre x2 is one of the few from the company to rock a built-in kickstand, à la Microsoft's tablet. Far from …

Designing Surface Pro 4: a chat with a Microsoft hardware lead

At first glance, Microsoft's new Surface Pro 4 doesn't look that much different than last year's Surface Pro 3. But there are a slew of upgrades on the Surface Pro 4, as well as its accessories, that should make for an even better computing experience. Its screen is slightly bigger, the Type Cover …

Here's our first look at the Surface Book, Microsoft's answer to the MacBook Pro

Wow. Microsoft finally did it. After years of rumors and speculation the company finally unveiled its very own laptop. Not a tablet that could replace a laptop (although there's that too), but a bona fide laptop, with an attached keyboard. Well, almost. The Surface Book, at first glance, looks like …

Hands-on with Surface Pro 4, Microsoft's ideal hybrid tablet

The Surface Pro 4 is here and ... it's pretty much just like the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft basically refined its design from last year to create a hybrid tablet that's slightly thinner and 30 percent more powerful. It also included a slightly larger 12.3-inch screen in the Surface Pro 4 (0.3 inch …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft Unveils Surface Book At Its Windows 10 2015 Event

Redmond's First Laptop<p>Microsoft unveiled its first laptop ever, the Surface Book, today at the Windows 10 devices event. The 13.5 inch laptop will join the Surface 4 in Microsoft's hardware offering. Microsoft claims the notebook will be twice as powerful as Apple's MacBook Pro.<p>Introduced with a …

Aeroscraft Shows Off Its Giant Airship

A second age of dirigibles is moving ahead<p>Lighter than air vehicles are, for the most part, relics of a distant past. The first Zeppelin age ended with cries of “oh, the humanity.” One problem of the Hindenburg was its reliance on flammable hydrogen, but modern airships take advantage instead of …

The Miners of the Future May Be Common Plants

When germanium meets geraniums ...<p>Germanium is a great material for semi-conductors, but it's also an incredibly hard material to extract due to its reactive nature. It's likely in your phone right now, but probably not in the ground. While it's not a rare earth metal, it's almost as scarce and …