Denis Lamoureux

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The NASA 2017-2018 Catalog of Free Software Is Now Available

NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes hundreds of free, royalty-free applications for a wide variety of uses.<p>The …

Samsung says its new QLED TVs are better than OLED TVs

This is Samsung’s flagship TV for 2017<p>Samsung is challenging the notion that OLED TVs represent the pinnacle of picture quality in the living room. Tonight at CES 2017, the company unveiled its latest flagship televisions, the QLED series. It’ll be available in three models: the Q9, Q8, and Q7. …

Do our organizations prefer stupidity?

<i>Also in this compendium: Three unexpected (but smart) questions to ask job candidates and what to do when returning from a training course</i><p>It's assumed that you need to be smart to get ahead. André Spicer, a professor of organizational behaviour at the University of London, used to believe that and …

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China's About to Rewrite Human DNA Using a Revolutionary Tool For The First Time

Here we go...<p>Next month, Chinese researchers will edit adult human DNA using the revolutionary CRISPR/Cas-9 tool, commonly known as CRISPR, for the …

Pokemon GO Is the Most Addictive Gaming App Ever

Lying in bed, I pull out my phone and boot up my newest app. An overworld comes up, based on my location—a digital approximation of my New York City …

Pokémon

Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Living In A Computer Simulation – Here’s The Science

In a recent interview at the Code Conference in California, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk suggested we are living inside a computer simulation. …

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Could Study Planet 9

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) — arguably one of the most anticipated and talked about pieces of space hardware ever conceived — will certainly make observations of the ends of the universe that will likely shake cosmology to its core. But it would also be able to study the large …

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …

The world’s largest cruise ship in numbers

More floating city than cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas sets sail from Southampton this week – the biggest, heaviest, most brazen vessel of its kind. Unsurprisingly, its vital statistics are whoppers.<p>10,000<p>The number of plants in the on-board park – plus 50 mature trees.<p>227,000 …

Safety over sexy: Airport stops woman with gun-shaped heels

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — At the airport, safety is more important than sexy.<p>That's what a woman found out at the Baltimore-Washington International …

'Passive Wi-Fi' uses 10,000 times less energy

Wi-Fi is a surprisingly brutal energy monster; as an increasing number of devices rely on constant connections to cloud services, its draw on global …

25 scientific images so gorgeous you can't even handle it

A $7 smartphone is about to change the game in India

The Freedom 251 will be accompanied by a price tag of under Rs. 500, around $7, as NDTV reports. For Indian people living on a very low income and unable to come close to affording a pricier smartphone, the device could prove to be a game changer.<p>Ringing Bells hasn't revealed much about the phone …

This dancing robotic piano had everyone buzzing at the Grammys

During the Grammy Awards on Monday night, Lady Gaga performed an incredible tribute to David Bowie with a medley of several of his greatest hits.<p>While the performance was spectacular, the real showstopper was Gaga's robotic piano, which moved with her while she rocked out.<p>Take a look.<p>Online, people …

What happens when LIGO texts you to say it's detected one of Einstein's predicted gravitational waves

The best thing about a day in my life on the lookout for gravitational waves is that I never know when it will begin.<p>Like many of my colleagues …

How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team

Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.<p>When it comes to outrageous stunts, Evel Knievel has nothing on the Mars Curiosity rover. On August 6, 2012, this robotic daredevil hurtled into the Martian atmosphere at 13,200 miles per hour, deployed a supersonic …

Review: Stop worrying and read Sarah Knight’s The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck

I have a friend who is skilled in the fine art of "not giving a f*ck."<p>For years, I've admired this element of his personality – the way he is able to set clear expectations about what he does and doesn't want to do, and therefore live in a way that brings him satisfaction and joy.<p>He understands …

Self-help

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

What science says about the average penis size

The truth about penis size and some common myths debunked<p>Much research has been dedicated to finding out all things penis-size related. Here are some …

If You Build It, They Will Complain

It's been said that some of the best programmers in the world are incredibly lazy. And when you think about it, this makes a lot of sense.Programmers …

Can This Man Make AI More Human? - MIT Technology Review

Like any proud father, Gary Marcus is only too happy to talk about the latest achievements of his two-year-old son. More unusually, he believes that …

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

Rosie the Riveter IRL: Meet the women who built WWII planes

Women workers of World War II<p>Rosie the Riveters in living color<p>October 1942<p>During World War II, the drafting of millions of men for combat left …

World History

Tokyo's solution to rogue drones? Drones with nets

The only thing that stops a bad guy with a drone, is a good guy with a drone.<p>Law enforcement agencies the world over are worried about the power of drones, and how nefarious types could use them for evil. Tokyo has decided that there's only one thing to be done about the problem, which is to form …

Drones