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How much do you really know about Star Trek?

As a tribute to the late, great Leonard Nimoy, we've compiled the definitive Star Trek quiz. It'd be highly illogical not to attempt it.<p>By Guy Walters<p>Spock himself would no doubt have raised a single quizzical eyebrow at the highly illogical outpouring of grief that greeted the news of the death of …

What's The Future Of Cognitive Computing? IBM Watson

We are entering a new period of computing history — the cognitive computing era.<p>Cognitive computing offers fundamental differences in how systems are built and interact with humans. Cognitive-based systems, such as IBM Watson, are able to build knowledge and learn, understand natural language, and …

Living With A Roommate: How To Make It Work

<i>Kate Burt, Houzz Contributor</i><p>One effect of the recent recession is the rise in live-in landlords. Perhaps you’re one of them, or are considering taking in a housemate. It’s something I did for years, and the experience taught me there’s a knack to planning an interior for adults leading separate …

17 science fiction books that every real sci-fi fan should read

Although sci-fi pushes past the boundaries of reality, it paradoxically allows readers to think about questions that hit closest to home.<p>Technology, society, war, existence, family — these main sci-fi themes are things that we all deal with every day.<p>No literary list is exhaustive, but we've put …

Science Fiction

If Earth falls, will interstellar space travel be our salvation?

Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and it’s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable – if …

How To Win At Game Of Thrones (The Board Game)

Game of Thrones is not like other board games. While there are plenty of strategy games out there, and plenty of games where people have to be dicks …

Evolutionary approaches to big-data problems

The AnyScale Learning For All (ALFA) Group at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) aims to solve the most …

Machine Learning

11 Essential Rules to Dressing Like an Adult

How to dress like a confident, in-the-know guy<p>Your driver’s license gives away your age. Don’t let your clothes do the same. Now is the time to start showing off the older, wiser, sophisticated man you are—starting with these essentials.<p><b>1. Find a suit that fits.</b> <br>A little boy wearing a suit for the …

The Best Headphones At CES

With dozens of headphone booths at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, finding the best headphones at the show wasn't easy.<p>As someone who listens to hours of music every day, I was determined to find the perfect pair of headphones, regardless of cost. Even if I couldn't afford them, …

Audiophile

Quantum hard drive breakthrough

Physicists developing a prototype quantum hard drive have improved storage time by a factor of more than 100.<p>The team's record storage time of six …

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

Cooking

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2014

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here's …

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100

The Magazine<p>Let us take you on a journey of the world. Each issue of the Gear Patrol Magazine comes packed with adventures, guides and stories …

100 things we didn't know last year

<b>Interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from daily news stories and the Magazine picks out such snippets for its weekly feature, 10 things we didn't know last week. Here's an almanac of the best of 2014.</b><p><b>1. The Pentagon has</b> a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.<p>Find out more (Foreign</b> …

Los Angeles

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

Just add gin - recipes

Tanqueray, Tea and TonicMelon Fresh Gin Cocktail<p>Durban - “Of all the liquors in the world, gin is probably the most misunderstood, the most maligned, …

24 Hearty Chili Recipes That Are Perfect For Cold Weather

Spice up your life. Or your winter, at least.

The Tech Stocks You Shouldn’t Have Owned This Year

It’s that time of the year again. Parents are buying presents for their children, mobile device fanatics are arguing over iOS and Android, and investors are clearing out their portfolios before the end of the year to make their tax rebate checks just a little bit fatter.<p>2014 hasn’t been a good year …

Land a plane in an emergency? There's an app for that

Austin Meyer, an aerospace enthusiast, developed the Xavion app to help small aircraft land in emergencies, provide back ups of in-flight instruments, and provide point-to-point navigation. The developer claims that it also calculates an estimated time of arrival, and fuel burn.<p>Throughout a flight, …

NASA wants to build airship cities in the Venus sky

Since Venus is closer to Earth than Mars -- both in size and distance -- it would be a much more convenient candidate for manned exploration. There's just a slight hitch: the average temperature is 850 degrees F, and the atmosphere is 90 times denser than ours. In other words, you'd die in the …

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

Demystifying Artificial Neural Networks, Part 2

In this blog I thought I’d give you a bit of an idea about how Feed Forward Artificial Neural Networks work. As you might imagine, this is a huge …

The Game of Life: a beginner's guide

When I give talks I often discuss the The Game of Life, a mathematical recreation in which patterns evolve in fascinating ways. One of the earliest computer crazes, it always gets a wow. For those who have never heard of Life before and for those who might want to find out more, I made videos of …

Making a Text Adventure Game with the cmd and textwrap Python Modules

Text adventures are an old game genre where the entire world is textually described as a series of rooms. Play involves entering simple text commands …

'Ascension': Could Mankind Really Survive 100 Years in Space?

A hulking spaceship the size of the Empire State Building, powered by nuclear explosions meant to carry human beings all the way to another solar system. It could never happen, right?<p>That was the idea behind a very real plan called Project Orion, drawn up by physicist Freeman Dyson in the late …

Space Travel

15 of the Most Anticipated Sci-Fi Movies of 2015

The Martian, 007 in Spectre, and everything else you need to see this year.<p>2015 promises to be a banner year for major film franchises, some of which we haven't heard from in a while. Stories featuring (and made with) cutting edge tech will get our butts in seats time and hopefully knock our socks …

Alien intelligence and the lost prologue to 2001: A Space Odyssey | Carole Jahme

The digital re-release of 2001: A Space Odyssey reminds us of the power of science fiction – no matter how speculative<p>We know that fact can be stranger than fiction, but should science fiction be a stranger to scientific facts, or has sci-fi become our most loved film genre <i>because</i> of its blue-sky …