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Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. How …

Woz demystifies Apple’s origins (including the ‘myth’ of Jobs’ garage)

Apple Computers was recently named the 10th most disruptive idea of the last 85 years by Businessweek. To celebrate the historic impact of the Apple I and Apple II computer had on the digital revolution, the magazine interviewed Steve Wozniak to talk about the early days of Apple.<p>Wozniak talked …

Silicon Valley

Google's internet balloons are staying aloft longer than anyone expected

The company is announcing a number of milestones as it moves forward with its ambitious X Labs project<p>When Google announced Project Loon in June of last year many balloon experts were skeptical of its chances. The stated goal was that the balloons that would last 100 days or more in the air, but …

CDC: Flu shot less effective this year because current virus has mutated

Scientists are concerned about what they're seeing so far this flu season, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday, a day after the agency advised doctors this year's flu vaccine is not as effective because the current strain of the virus has mutated.<p>Dr. Tom …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Warming Seas Drive Rapid Acceleration of Melting Antarctic Ice

As warm ocean water rises up to melt them, glaciers around the Amundsen Sea are losing half a Mount Everest a year.<p>Melting Antarctic glaciers that are large enough to raise worldwide sea level by more than a meter are dropping a Mount Everest's worth of ice into the sea every two years, according …

Firefox 35 beta arrives with easier Hello calling, MP4 playback on Mac, and Android download manager support

Following the release of Firefox 34 on December 1, Mozilla today updated the beta version of its browser to version 35 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Firefox Hello has been improved, H.264 (MP4 files) playback has been added to OS X, and Android users finally have integration with the …

North Korea says it wasn’t involved in the Sony Pictures hack

It’s becoming the never ending saga of the month: after many had suspected the massive attack on Sony Pictures’ computers to have been perpetrated by North Korea, the country is now denying those claims.<p>A North Korean diplomat recently told the Voices of America broadcast network that the alleged …