Eric Schlecht

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Wearable computers might use a new paper-thin interactive “e-skin,” the first made of plastic

As consumer demand for wearable electronics grows, researchers are very interested in new materials that could be used to make flexible interactive …

Apple Developer Center Was Hacked; Site Remains Down While Company Overhauls Security

Apple’s developer site was accessed by “an intruder” last Thursday, the company has disclosed, and Apple has not ruled out the possibility that …

King David's Palace Found Near Jerusalem, Archaeologists Say

King David’s palace was discovered by a team of archaeologists, who said the ruins near Jerusalem are “indisputable proof” there was authority in …

Archaeology

Work paid off for Watts winners in national engineering contest

Julio Romero is an immigrant boy from El Salvador who spoke no English until he was 7 years old and attends a low-income, low-performing middle school in Watts.<p>But don't tell him he can't excel — not after he and three classmates just beat out teens from eight other states to win a national …

Fighting Fire With Fire: Why Some Burns Are Good For Nature

Wildfires were once essential to the American West. Prairies and forests burned regularly, and those fires not only determined the mix of flora and fauna that made up the ecosystem, but they regenerated the land.<p>When people replaced wilderness with homes and ranches, they aggressively eliminated …

Sabre rocket engine could open up access to space as never before | Stuart Clark

Imagine taking off from a runway as you would in a normal aeroplane but flying so high and so fast that when you unclip your seatbelt, you float …

Manhattan Inside The Grand Canyon And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Faster Forward, Together

Welcome to RocketHub<p>The leading social network for entrepreneurs.<p>Create account Log in<p><i>portrait</i><p>Connect<p>Connect on our growing network with 500k+ fellow …

Entrepreneurship

The Week In Numbers: New Dinosaur Discovered, The World's Largest Virus, And More

<b>2014</b>: the year this aerodynamic, flying saucer-like research station is set to open in Antarctica<p><b>15 feet</b>: the length of a new cow-like dinosaur discovered in Utah<p><b>1 week</b>: the time it would take Earth's average global surface temperature to drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit if the sun went out<p><b>$1,350</b>: …

Why Do People Kill? And Other Revelations Of Human Nature