Jan Hendrik de Jager

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ORNL researchers discover new state of water molecule

Neutron scattering and computational modeling have revealed unique and unexpected behavior of water molecules under extreme confinement that is …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

How different networking standards are competing to connect the Internet of Things

BI Intelligence's new IoT Networks Report examines these different networking technologies, their pros and cons, and how well they are positioned for future growth in the IoT market. We also outline how different networks are best suited for connecting specific types of IoT devices, including …

Internet of Things

It's really easy to play the best PC games on an old computer

But that's not ideal when someone else wants to watch TV.<p>So to keep playing while others watch TV, I set up my gaming desktop to stream games to my under-powered six-year-old Acer laptop over WiFi, and it was incredibly easy, and free!<p>This method is designed to work with games on Valve's Steam …

Raspberry Pi

IBM makes a big shift into cognitive computing

IBM's California research lab sits atop a green hill in Almaden, 15 miles south of downtown San Jose.<p>There aren't any signs that suggest if you drive up the narrow road that wraps around the hill you'll find a research facility at the top. No signs that the research center is home to a Fortune 500 …

Cognitive Computing

Scientists Made LEDs 60 Percent Brighter By Copying Firefly Lanterns

A team of researchers has managed to boost the amount of light an LED emits by 60 percent simply by shaping its outer surface to resemble the outside …

Researchers Are a Step Closer to Creating an Untraceable 'Quantum Internet'

We want it!<p>Scientists are figuring out how to create a 'quantum Internet' that will be totally secure and virtually unhackable. So secure, in fact, …

This Company Wants You To Forget Your Passwords Forever

WiActs is a company based out of San Francisco, California, and they are trying to achieve 100% eradication of password rage in the near future. How? They're getting rid of passwords.<p>Do you suffer from password rage? It is a condition that afflicts people who have too many passwords, frequently …

CIA Museum's spy gadgets

A fly on the wall.CIA Museum<p>CIA operatives may not use jetpacks or laser-powered watches, but they do have a few tricks up their sleeves.<p>At the CIA Museum in Washington, DC, you can get a glimpse of the gadgets used in past spy missions.<p>The agency has declassified 600 out of some 20,000 objects …

Gear & Gadgets

Isis supporters hit back at Anonymous over 'trolling day'

Islamic State (Isis) supporters have reportedly released the personal information of some 160 US military personnel in response to Anonymous's cyber …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: 'let's not let fear defeat our values'

An escalating tide of intolerant rhetoric has overtaken the media thanks to Donald Trump, but voices at leading businesses are pushing back. In an essay posted to Medium, Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded to recent waves of prejudice against Muslims by reiterating his own hopeful narrative of …

Atoms Reach Record Temperature, Colder than Absolute Zero

Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a …

Physics

German plasma success raises nuclear fusion hopes

<b>A German nuclear fusion experiment has produced a special super-hot gas which scientists hope will eventually lead to clean, cheap energy.</b><p>The helium plasma - a cloud of loose, charged particles - lasted just a tenth of a second and was about one million degrees Celsius.<p>It was hailed as a …

Nuclear Energy

57 Easy Ways to Be Happier and More Successful

A collection of guidelines to keep you focused, productive, and satisfied at work.<p>I've already posted most of the advice below but scattered among five or six posts. I thought it would be useful to collect all of my happiness and success rules in a single place. Enjoy!<p>1. Assume people have good …

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 …

Time-lapse Photography

Scientist's new rewriteable 'paper' is actually made of glass or plastic

If you ask us, the idea of rewritable paper seems pretty redundant no matter how high-tech it is. Apparently that didn't cross the mind of scientists at the University of California, Riverside. See, that's where Yadong Yin and his colleagues are using special color-switching dyes (called "redox") …

Paris terror attacks: world leaders condemn 'the work of the devil'

From America to Australia, the pope, presidents and prime ministers have declared solidarity with the French people<p>World leaders have condemned Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, as cities across the world stepped up security in response to the killings.<p>The UK prime minister, David Cameron, warned …

Donald Trump: Ban all Muslim travel to U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called Monday for barring all Muslims from entering the United States.<p>"Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," a …

Donald Trump

Some Anonymous members are complaining about the 'war' on ISIS

A hacker affiliated with the group who goes by the name "X" told Tech Insider in an email on Tuesday that he "does not agree with ... nor [would he] actively support" Operation ISIS, though he'd never disrespect another Anonymous member's operation if it was in line with the group's central …

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