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This lab makes phone batteries that charge in 30 seconds

Welcome to the lab where scientists are building smartphone batteries that fully charge your phone in 30 seconds -- and electric-car batteries …

Google wants to make your living room devices smarter

Google has already staked out spots in your living room with its Nest thermostat, Chromecast video-streaming device and Android TV software. Now it wants more.<p>On Tuesday, the Mountain View, California, company is expected to unveil a music-streaming device, akin to its Chromecast video-streaming …

Living Rooms

Now you can drive around Mars with NASA's Curiosity simulator

Want to explore the surface of the red planet without signing up for the Mars One mission? No problem: NASA has built two interactive web applications that will let you explore the planet to your heart's content from the comfort of your armchair.<p>Both of NASA's new toys will give you a closer look …

Google Earth

Genius Hub Is Like A Paid Version Of Reddit’s AMA

Reddit’s traffic may be climbing amid its recent controversy and turmoil, but the company’s fate is now more questionable than before. And that means it’s time for competitors to swoop in to take advantage of Reddit’s inability to target those users looking for an alternative experience. Voat …

3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

Clothing

This is How Photoshop Artist Erik Johansson Creates His Mind-Bending Images

Swedish photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is well known for his mind-bending photo-manipulations and optical illusions, which are all made …

Digital Art

Hyped Up: Startups Race To Bring The Hyperloop To Life

The audacious plan to build a train that travels 760 mph<p>Maybe it was the Guns N’ Roses pumping from the speakers. Or maybe it was the spell of Dubai itself, a newly minted megalopolis whose explosion from the Arabian sands screamed that the past was dead and the future had arrived. Whatever it was, …

Nature-Inspired Porcelain Sculptures Glow From Within

Ceramic artist Jennifer Jennifer McCurdy has been working with porcelain for over thirty years, creating swirling sculptures inspired by nature. Living on Martha's Vineyard, the potter strives to make her work reflect the beauty of life that surrounds her. What makes her recent body of work so …

Meniscus regenerated with 3-D printed implant

Columbia University Medical Center researchers have devised a way to replace the knee's protective lining, called the meniscus, using a personalized …

Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

Peptide cures obesity and diabetes in rats - Futurity

If a new peptide can essentially cure animals of obesity and diabetes, could it work for people?

6 Chefs’ Riffs on Apple Pie

Chefs love to mess with the classics. Here are six takes on apple pie to try for Thanksgiving.<p>Chefs love to mess with the classics. Here are six …

5 Easy Make-Ahead Hors d'Oeuvres for Thanksgiving

Five quick, super-easy make-ahead hors d'oeuvres for entertaining.<p>The last thing I want to spend time doing during this soon-to-be-busy season is …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

The magazine asked its readers to vote on hotels around the world, and rank them by categories such as location, service, and food. Each hotel then received an average score out of 100.<p>This year, the Triple Creek Ranch in Montana took the top spot. But Triple Creek Ranch isn't the only American …

National Parks

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

Nature

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

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Why Playa Rincon Is the Best Beach in the World

I have been to MANY beaches in my life, but not many have left me speechless. I came to Dominican Republic in search for the perfect beach, and behold - it has been found! Away from all things tourist, on the west side of Playa Rincon.<p>1. Like the best things in life, getting there is half the …

At Home in Rome: Where to Stay

The Roman Empire may have fallen off the map centuries ago, but to a modern traveler, the center of Italy’s capital city may feel just as vast.<p>While walkable, distances between monuments within Rome’s historic core can be a haul—made worse if the tiny, twisty streets turn your sense of direction to …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Finally, Really, You're Invited to Help Name Distant Planets

It's a new policy for the International Astronomical Union.<p>The world known officially as PSR B1620-26 b orbits a binary star system about 12,000 light-years away. With an estimated age of 12.7 billion years, PSR B1620-26 b is considered one of the oldest planets in the universe, more than twice as …