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Google's wireless service plans take shape in leaked app

What if your mobile contract could be condensed into an app-based subscription service like Spotify or Netflix — one that you could put on pause when you don't need it, switch between phones without swapping SIM cards, and pay for by the gigabyte of data used? Those are the broad strokes of …

T-Mobile

Konekt Dash Arduino And Raspberry Pi Cellular Development Kit Includes Free Global Data Plan (video)

Makers and developers that enjoy building projects using both the Arduino platform and Raspberry Pi mini PC. May be interested in a new cellular …

Raspberry Pi

Study shows humans are evolving faster than previously thought

Results of largest ever genetics study of a single population could also help refine dates for major events during human evolution<p>Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population.<p>Scientists reached the conclusion after …

Northern Europe

NASA wants to grab a chunk of asteroid and move it into the moon's orbit

WASHINGTON — NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone and training mission for …

Watch SpaceX test its amazing SuperDraco rockets from a few feet away

The Space Shuttle was cool in action, but on paper it sounded like a particularly capacious way to get to work in the mornings. Spaceships should really have cooler names. Elon Musk's SpaceX understands this — the private company's newest Dragon craft is equipped with four SuperDraco pods, each …

Engines

Your future Amazon orders could be packaged by robots - ExtremeTech

By on March 26, 2015 at 8:16 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Robots are doing more of the work …

Robotics

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Robots can learn how to cook by watching YouTube videos, thanks to DARPA

Give a robot a cooking program and you feed it for a day; teach a robot how to learn by watching how-to cooking videos and you feed it for a …

Robotics

5 Cool Things We Just Learned About Rosetta’s Rubber Ducky Comet

Even with a missing lander, the mission is sending back primo info<p>The Rosetta mission made history last year, by being the first manmade spacecraft to ever orbit or land on a comet. Things didn't go exactly as planned, though. The lander Philae bounced around and got lost somewhere on the comet's …

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Get ready! NASA spacecraft soon to rendezvous with dwarf planet Ceres

After voyaging 3 billion miles through space,<p>NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is finally in the home stretch of its journey to Ceres, the largest member of the asteroid belt and one of five dwarf planets in the solar system.<p>Dawn was launched in 2007 to study two very different asteroids and learn more about …

Raspberry PI Project Ideas (40+)

Ideas for your Raspberry Pi!<p>The chances are you have a Raspberry Pi or there’s one on the way to you, now you are starting to think about what kind …

Merry Christmas! Got a new Pi? Read on!

If you’re here because you got a Raspberry Pi for Christmas, then Happy Christmas – and welcome to the Raspberry Pi family! If you’re just here for …

Raspberry Pi

RetroPie: Build a retro gaming arcade console with Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Pi HomeGuard: helping people stay independent longer #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2014/12/26/pi-homeguard/<p>Pi HomeGuard: helping people stay independent longer, via RaspberryPi.org: …Several people …

Build Your Own DIY Raspberry Pi Minecraft Server

As we approach the doldrums of winter what could be more cheerful than hours of incessant Minecrafting with you and your loved ones? While you can easily run a server on any computer (the program requires a server app to run in conjunction with a client “game” app), why not use your newly acquired …

Planet Earth: Facts About Its Orbit, Atmosphere & Size

Earth, our home, is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet known to have an atmosphere containing free oxygen, oceans of liquid water …

Earth Science

Relive your favorite classic video games with the pocket sized Pitendo NES emulator

There are many ways to enjoy classic 8 and 16-bit games from the past, whether it be emulators or just dusting off the old SNES. There are also a number of newer dedicated consoles that can play old cartridges and run emulators, but none quite like Pitendo.<p>Combining the power and flexibility of a …

Nasa just emailed a wrench to space

When International Space Station commander Barry Wilmore needed a wrench, Nasa knew just what to do. They "emailed" him one.<p>This is the first time an …

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

Singularity

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …

Astronomy

Alien Life on Mars? NASA Rover Spots Methane, a Possible Sign of Microbes

Unexpected geology, or perhaps even alien life, may explain intriguing gas plumes.<p>SAN FRANCISCO—NASA's Curiosity rover team reported on Tuesday surprising spikes in methane gas, raising the possibility of microbial alien life on the red planet.<p>On Earth, most methane, better known as natural gas, is …