Thomas Wheeler

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'RoboHon' is the tiny robot smartphone you never knew you needed

Watch the teaser video after the break. Skip along then come back to me. Sharp's RoboHon is so damn adorable, I can't look away from this <i>kawaii</i> singularity. This robot smartphone may be cute, but it's also jammed full of skills and features. A projector, articulated animated arms and legs, …


The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, they are one and the same. In each case, the goal is to prevent the …

The Odd Thing About the World's Deepest River

Africa's Congo River claims many titles, including being home to the highest number of unique species in the world.<p>The Congo River in Central Africa is one of the world's great rivers, carrying 1.25 million cubic feet of water—more than 13 Olympic-sized swimming pools—into the Atlantic Ocean every …

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter<p>Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Mars Mission

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Gottfrid Svartholm Released From Prison

Svartholm has been in prisons in Sweden and Denmark since 2012.<p>After spending three years in prisons in Sweden and Denmark for various cybercrimes, Gottfrid Svartholm, co-founder of the notorious file-sharing website Pirate Bay, is a free man.<p>His mother, Kristina Svartholm, announced his release …