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LG to demo bendable, unbreakable smartphone screen

One of the products taking the stage at Display Week 2013 will be a flexible, 5-inch OLED smartphone screen.<p>LG Display is preparing to demonstrate a new, flexible smartphone panel that promises to be unbreakable.<p>The new screen is set to pop up at the Society for Information Display's annual …

Misplaced Blame On Childhood Ritalin For Later Substance Abuse

People who had ADHD in childhood are more likely to problems with substance abuse as adults.<p>But there's been disagreement about whether treatment of ADHD with stimulant medications like Ritalin reduces that risk or makes future problems with alcohol, nicotine and illegal drugs more likely.<p>The …

Robot Sees Into The Future To Pour You A Beer

"Yes, I predict you will want a beer in the near future."<p>We've seen some pretty talented robot bartenders, but we still have to go to <i>them</i> for a drink. What kind of a future is this? Can't the robot come and pour us a beer by now?<p>Sure! But that's not quite as easy as just having a robot walk (or …

This Helm's Deep LEGO Recreation is 150,000 Bricks and $20,000 of Insanity

$20,000 can buy a wide variety of worldly objects. However, if you’re a diehard Lego fan, like builders Rich-K and Big J, you’ll spend it on a LEGO …

Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 Impressions: Worst Paper Weight Ever

Well it’s official. The GeForce GTX 780 video card is a real thing. As of today it officially kickstarts the 700 series of graphic crunching video …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Unboxing and Impressions: Business as Usual Ain't Bad

Better late than, later than never. That’s what my Aunt used to say. It’s exactly how I feel about a little package the nice FedEx man left us today. …

Xbox One Used Game Details Emerge: the Preowned Market Could Be Dead

The Xbox One was officially announced earlier this week and with it came a firestorm of confusion thanks to Microsoft’s inability to explicitly say …

DNA 3D Printed Shoe System Creates Shoes that Fit You and Your Body Movement

Introducing <b>DNA 3D Printed Shoe System</b> from Pensar Development, this project aims to design and create footwear based on individual anatomy and …

Why Tumblr Was a Massive Steal for Yahoo

The blockbuster acquisition of Tumblr by Yahoo for $1.1 billion — all cash — has been portrayed as a gigantic gamble on the part of the acquirer. …

The World’s Largest Lego Model Is A Life-Size X-Wing [Video]

How’d they do it?<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>This morning, Lego opened up a gigantic box in Times Square. Inside: a full-scale replica of an X-wing fighter made entirely of Lego bricks. It's the single-largest Lego sculpture in history, claiming more than 5.3 million bricks and weighing nearly …

A Real-Life Tricorder That Lets You Scan Your Vitals At Home

A NASA-based startup and Yves Béhar bring you the Scanadu Scout: an emergency room for your pocket.<p>In the 1960s, on the set of <i>Star Trek</i>, the original tricorder was invented (for the uninitiated: a tricorder is a handheld device that allowed for sensor scanning and data collection at Starfleet. Very …

BeerSci: A Pint That Fits In Your Pocket

Anywhere beer<p>Nothing hits the spot after a long hike more than a beer, but lugging a six-pack through the wilderness isn't as appealing. Brewers have toyed with portable beer concentrates before—by evaporating the water from finished brews. But along with the water go the hops, which impart flavor. …

Glove Changes Color When It Detects Toxins

The glove, still in its prototype stage, could prevent serious injuries in workers who handle toxic materials.<p>Think of it as a wearable (and less cruel) canary. Researchers have developed a prototype of a glove that changes color in the presence of airborne toxins, such as carbon …

Found: Proof That Seafloor Bacteria Ate Radioactive Supernova Dust

Microbes on the ocean bottom ate iron forged in the heart of a dying star<p>The late Carl Sagan said it best on his TV show <i>Cosmos</i>: "We're made of star-stuff." He meant that atoms which make up our bodies—and everything around us—formed when giant stars blew up billions of years ago. That material shot …

Massive Multi-Tool: The Cole-Bar Hammer

Statistically speaking, most of us only use crowbars when we're about to be arrested for Menacing, but if you've ever had to do light demo around the …

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Fractured Reflections: Arty Mirrors Provide Alternate Visuals

Nearly every one of us looks into a mirror daily. The reflective surfaces are ever-changing due to objects and people moving in front of them and …

Amazon Is Reportedly Building a 3D Smartphone You Can Control with Your Eyeballs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> says that Amazon is expanding its hardware offerings with a whole new line …