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The San Francisco 49ers' new stadium Wi-Fi network will serve 68,000 fans simultaneously

If you've ever been to a sporting event and been frustrated by a completely congested cellular network that renders your smartphone dead in the water, you'll appreciate what the NFL's San Francisco 49ers are planning for their new stadium. When Santa Clara Stadium opens in the fall of 2014, all …

Report: QB Pat White working out for 49ers

The 49ers’ search for a third quarterback has led them to a former NFL signal caller without a career completion: Pat White.<p>An All-American at West Virginia who was a second-round pick of the Dolphins in 2009, White, 27, is working out at the team’s facility in Santa Clara today in one of the first …

LSU CB Mathieu will visit 49ers

Tyrann Mathieu’s you-can-trust-me tour will make a stop in Santa Clara.<p>Mathieu (5-9, 186), the former LSU cornerback whose college career ended prematurely because of drug problems, will visit the 49ers on April 9, a league source confirmed. Mathieu’s visit was first reported by the Sacramento …

3D scans reveal hair and facial features of unborn babies

These three dimensional scans of babies while still in the womb are some of the most detailed ever achieved, revealing details including hair, skin texture and even facial expressions.<p>The high definition scanning technology uses multiple beams of ultrasound and state of the art software to build a …

Robotic jellyfish could one day patrol oceans, clean oil spills, and detect pollutants

Researchers are working on a multi-university, nationwide project for the U.S. Navy that one day will put life-like autonomous robot jellyfish in …

Festo Unveils BionicOpter, a Robotic Dragonfly

Festo has unveiled BionicOpter, its impressive blue dragonfly robot. The four winged robot has a wingspan of 70 centimeters (27.5 inches) and a body …

Something Is Killing Up To Half Of America's Bees

Whatever's killing honeybees is getting worse, but we still don't know what it is.<p>There's some kind of environmental issue/plague/apocalypse killing America's honeybees, but years after it first started happening, scientists are still putting together what it might be. Meanwhile, 2012 was the worst …

Human brain cells found to boost learning ability in mice

A recent study by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center has revealed new properties of human brain cells known as astrocytes, using them to boost learning ability in mice. Scientists injected the cells — previously seen as relatively unimportant helpers to more central neurons — …

How doctors printed my new face

A man has had a new face printed for him after he lost the entire left side of his face in surgery to remove a tumour.<p>When restaurant manager Eric Moger surprised his girlfriend by proposing over Christmas dinner, he could have no idea that less than a year later his life and appearance would be …

Dora Bicycle Helmet Offers Better Safety for Its User

<b>Dora bicycle helmet</b> is one of ingenious modern industrial designs that provides safety for the user. The main problem with city transport for …

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

The Soccket Play-Powered Portable Generator Gives New Meaning to 'Kick-Starting'

Fun fact: the term "kick-start" comes from vintage motorcycles, for which the rider had to kick a ratcheting lever in order to start the engine. …

Mike Merrill, The First Publicly Traded Person

A share of Mike Merrill’s life cost $12.50 at the close of his virtual market yesterday.<p>Most of us have an ad hoc sounding board for personal decisions. Some ask their parents. Others poll their friends. A few flip a coin. K. Mike Merrill, an artist and entrepreneur who lives in Portland, puts his …

When We Built Things Solidly

<i>Photo by ElectroSpark</i><p>As we saw in Chevy's old-vs.-new crash test, older doesn't always mean safer, depending on the variables in a car crash; but …

Moto Vida Concept Scooter for Brazil

<b>Moto Vida concept scooter</b> has been designed to become the first Brazil’s transformable motorcycle. Due to traffic, public transportation doesn’t seem …

Schproket Lights

The very cool named ‘Schproket Light’ is clearly inspired by mechanics. The lighting system employs a low voltage, safe socket create this magical …

For The Love Of Drumming

Ever caught yourself doing the air-drums in the middle of a song? Van Halen and WWRY get me to do that all the time. Well, the option of using a …

Steel But Like Sitting On Air

A whopping 80 curved steel rods spring out of the Dome stool’s base to create an intricate yet functional “cushion.” In a strikingly polar blend of …

LSU Pro Day 2013: Tyrann Mathieu's Performance Bolsters Draft Stock

Tyrann Mathieu put on a show at LSU's pro day on Wednesday, adding further intrigue as to when he'll be drafted in late April.<p>After his workout, NFL Network's Bucky Brooks spoke in glowing terms about Mathieu's abilities as a nickel corner, via NFL.com's Chris Wesseling:<p>He continues to build a case …

Football (U.S.)

11 Players Will Each Make More Money Than Entire Houston Astros Roster In 2013

To give a sense of just how little that is in today's game, consider that the Los Angeles Dodgers will have more than $230 million in payroll obligations this season, or more than 1000% more than the Astros.<p>And then there's the New York Yankees, who have four players this season that will make more …

MLB Team Revenues Show The True Disparity Between The Haves And Have Nots

Below is a look at the revenues generated by each Major League Baseball team in 2012 as calculated by <i>Forbes.com</i> for their annual franchise valuations.<p>Overall, revenues rose an average of 7%, up to $227 million. However, thanks to the huge revenues generated by the Red Sox and Yankees, 19 of the 30 …

Baseball

The Game of Thrones–to–NBA Playoffs Translator, Book 1: Westeros Conference

<i>To read the Essos (Eastern) Conference translator, click here.</i><p><b>Steve McPherson:</b> As darkness sweeps the land, a lone figure works by dim light, trying …

Syracuse holds Indiana to season low in points, makes Elite Eight

WASHINGTON -- An hour after his team finished a dominating defensive performance to close in on the Final Four, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim stood in a …

Florida man to trademark 'Dunk City'

A music producer who lives in the town where Florida Gulf Coast University is located has filed for a trademark for the term "Dunk City."<p>Charlie …

Penn State Signee Zayd Issah Facing Charges for Alleged Counterfeit Scheme

Link to Media<p>3-star outside linebacker and Penn State 2013 signee Zayd Issah is reportedly facing legal trouble in regards to an alleged counterfeit scheme that he was involved in.<p>This is bad news for Issah, and it could potential be bad news for the Penn State Nittany Lions.<p><b>Update:</b> 4/1/13: Nate …

College Football

11 Ridiculously Good Overhead Kicks

There are plenty of ways to score goals in football, but the degree of difficulty in overhead kicks make them special each and every time.<p>The rarity of these goals makes it all the more magical, though, as always, some are better than others.<p>The most recent goal to fall into this category is Zlatan …

Soccer

Pat Riley to Danny Ainge: Shut up

NEW ORLEANS -- Miami Heat president Pat Riley on Friday forcefully responded to criticism leveled against LeBron James by Boston Celtics president of …

Kobe Bryant fourth on scoring list

SACRAMENTO -- Move over Big Dipper. Make way for the Black Mamba.<p>Kobe Bryant moved into fourth place on the NBA's all-time scoring list in the Los …

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

Fabrication

Mercedes' G63 Supertruck is Almost as Crazy as Australian People

Why are Australians so goddamn crazy? Listen to how calm these two Aussies sound while they accidentally drive towards last week's tornado, then …