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IBM scientists say radical new ‘in-memory’ computing architecture will speed up computers by 200 times

(Left) Schematic of conventional von Neumann computer architecture, where the memory and computing units are physically separated. To perform a …

Machine Learning

Toshiba claims its new electric car battery enables 200 miles of range with a 6-minute charge

This week, Japanese electronics giant Toshiba unveiled a new battery that they developed using a new “titanium niobium oxide” anode material.<p>The company claims the new battery, which is aimed at the automotive market, can enable 200 miles (320 km) of range on an electric car with just 6 minutes of …

4 Sure-Fire Ways for Startup CEOs to Find Their First 100 Customers | Inc.com

Dear Chad,<p>I've just launched my startup. Any advice on landing my first 100 customers?<p>-CEO<p>Hey CEO,<p>When it comes to landing your first 100 customers, you need to forget everything you've heard or read about sales.<p>That's because when you're looking for your first 100 customers, you're playing by …

Business Strategy

L E T G O

7 wedding apps that will make planning your big day a whole lot easier

Your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life, but actually planning it can make you want to pull your hair out.<p>Lucky for us, …

Weddings

This New Tech Can Copy Anyone's Voice Using Just a Minute of Audio

Taking Your Word<p>We regularly hear about new technologies for editing images in a unique way or better algorithms for visual recognition software. …

Emerging Technology

Time Crystals Have Now Been Officially Declared as a New State of Matter

This year has already been monumental for physicists worldwide as a blueprint for making and measuring time crystals was produced. This was an …

A small but significant number of men have dropped out of the workforce entirely to play video games

That's about 20 million unemployed US men, of which 7 million aren't even looking for work, the New York Times reported last year.<p>Erik Hurst, an economist at the University of Chicago, thinks a number of them are now playing video games full time, according to The Economist:<p>They are not leaving …

University of Chicago

How To Contact Your Spirit Guides

by Conrad Raw<i><br>Guest contributor, In5D.com</i><p>Spirit guides have been around all of us since humans appeared on the earth. Some can sense their guide or …

In a hungry Venezuela, buying too much food can get you arrested

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — The hunt for food started at 4 a.m., when Alexis Camascaro woke up to get in line outside the supermarket. By the time he arrived, there were already 100 people ahead of him.<p>Camascaro never made it inside. Truckloads of Venezuelan troops arrived in the darkness, arresting …

Venezuela

How much is Saudi Arabia to blame for Islamist terrorism? Iran says entirely.

In what's becoming almost a recurring theme, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote an op-ed in the New York Times attacking Saudi Arabia, a long-standing geopolitical foe of the Islamic Republic.<p>The opinion piece, titled "Let Us Rid the World of Wahhabism" — a reference to the …

Middle East

Star Wars Celebration 2016: The Dark Knight Writer Making Darth Vader VR Movie

Telling a new and completely original story.<p>The Dark Knight writer David Goyer is working with ILMxLAB to create a new virtual reality movie focused …

Star Wars

Storage device writes information atom-by-atom

<b>The quest for storage devices that pack more information into a smaller space has reached a new limit, with memory that writes information atom-by-atom.</b><p>Dutch scientists developed rewritable memory that stores information in the positions of individual chlorine atoms on a copper surface.<p>The …

Chemistry

Waterless toilet turns waste into clean water and power

With every flush, this toilet creates water and electric power for those who need it most.<p>The "Nano Membrane Toilet," developed by a group at Britain's Cranfield University, received a grant during the second round of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Reinvent the Toilet Challenge. This …

Bill Gates

Casual games go pro as Doodle Jump announces plans for an e-sports league with Skillz

How about some mobile games news that isn’t about Pokemon Go?<p>Lima Sky has committed to launching an e-sports league and new edition of their wildly popular Doodle Jump mobile game, according to the company’s Chief Operating Officer Matt Turetzky.<p>Lima Sky, which was founded seven years ago, has …

eSports

World’s smallest hard disk can write information atom by atom

Dutch scientists have created the world's smallest hard disk by developing a new rewritable storage technology capable of writing information atom by …

Raytheon’s New Material Could Oust Silicon in the Next Generation of Chips

In a fascinating new report, Ars Technica finds that a material originally developed for military radar chips—gallium nitride, or GaN—could lead to …

Engineering

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

Owners of professional video game teams in a battle of their own

Months after Susan Tully and friends bought a pair of professional video game teams for an estimated $1 million, her four-man “Call of Duty” squad finished its season in 11th out of 12 places.<p>A loss in a post-season gunfight would relegate Tully’s H2K squad to the second-tier league. There, …

6 Ways You Didn't Realize Ronald Reagan Ruined The Country

Given the nature of this article, it would border on bad taste for me to mention that this past Sunday marked the 12th anniversary of the death of …

The Fascinating Factor That's Keeping Your Partner from Cheating on You | Women's Health

In one experiment, people were shown a pic of someone of the opposite sex, as well as a profile that included whether they were single or in a relationship. People who were in a relationship tended to say that single people (who might be a "threat to their relationship," according to the study) …

Scientists Use Lasers To Regrow Teeth From Stem Cells

Imagine if a trip to the dentist to treat a cavity didn’t involve a filling, root canal, or crown. What if a simple light treatment could actually …

Britain's Royal Navy warships are breaking down because sea is too hot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Britain's £1bn ($1.4bn) warships are losing power in the Persian Gulf because they cannot cope with the warm waters, MPs have been told.<p>Six Type 45 destroyers have repeatedly experienced power outages because of the temperatures, leaving servicemen in complete darkness.<p>During the Defence …

Military

How to Control Your Hormones So You Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex | Men's Health

The best part: You can learn to control them. And when you do, you’ll look and feel better every day. Read below to find out how your hormones can make you into the man you aspire to be.<p>(For 2,000-plus more tips on how to live an awesome life, check out The Better Man Project From the <i>Men’</i><i>s …

Scientists genetically modify human embryos in controversial world first

New procedure used to modify disease-causing gene, but raises questions over whether restrictions should be placed on new wave of genetic techniques<p>Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos in a world first that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic …

Genetics

Revolutionary Paper Computer Would Be Your Future Flexible Smartphones and Tablets

Getting ready to revolutionize the interactive computing world is the latest interactive paper. This small sheet of paper computer lets the user bend …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: software

My mission to build a powerful gaming Hackintosh for $650 — $50 less than Apple’s midrange Mac mini — is almost complete.<p>In Part 1 of this guide, I covered the components I purchased for my build and recommended extras and alternatives for those with different budgets.<p>In Part 2, I walked you …

12 Reasons You Should Start Lifting Weights Today

<b>You'll Lose 40 Percent More Fat</b><br>If you think cardio is the key to blasting belly fat, keep reading: When Penn State researchers put dieters into three groups—no exercise, aerobic exercise only, or aerobic exercise and weight training—they all lost around 21 pounds, but the lifters shed six more …

New Ball-Shaped Camera Captures Mid Air Panoramas

With panoramic cameras seemingly all the rage, it’s no surprise to find a new contender entering the market.<p>We’ve already seen a plethora of handy pocket cameras, selfie sticks and action cameras which will attach to just about anything that moves, but the Panono is something entirely …

Would You Live in This 86-Square-Foot Parisian "Cupboard" Apartment?

Everything is hidden in this tiny home.<p>Here's an apartment that's definitely not for the claustrophobic. In this 86-square-foot Parisian space, you'll have to sleep in a cupboard. And the bed is not the only amenity that's tucked away — a dining table, closet, and bookshelves are all found hidden …