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Listen: Katy Perry goes trap with Juicy J on “Dark Horse”

With every move made by Lady Gaga, Katy Perry has one to counter. Just as Gaga’s <i>ARTPOP</i> will feature a rap song, so too will Perry’s <i>Prism</i>. Only she’s …

Facebook explains secrets of building hugely scalable sites

Facebook, which joined up with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm, and Samsung to launch Internet.org a few weeks ago, has already produced something for the ostensibly public-minded initiative.<p>It has published a white paper detailing some of its secrets to success.<p>Internet.org launched on …

Amazon Instant Video for iOS now supports AirPlay

Amazon Instant Video customers can now AirPlay videos from their iPad or iPhone to an Apple TV. The update to the app, which lets Prime customers pick from an array of TV shows and movies free of charge, also offers improved recommendations, customer reviews, and deeper IMDB integration. Amazon …

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Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …

Google Glass

A New Study Says Twitter Can Predict US Elections

The more a candidate is mentioned on Twitter, the better. (After you control for a lot.)<p>Political consultants, university sociologists, and amateur statisticians are now one step closer to using data from Twitter like they use polling data.<p>An Indiana University study has pulled, from the noise and …

After Much Hype, Elon Musk Unveils His High-Speed 'Hyperloop'

<b>Update at 4:45 p.m. ET. Introducing Hyperloop:</b><p>Bloomberg scored the big scoop and got Elon Musk — the founder of Tesla, SpaceX and Paypal — to explain his vision for a high-speed mass transit vehicle that could deliver you from Los Angeles to San Francisco in an astonishing 30 minutes. Musk …

Indonesia volcano eruption: Six dead on Palue

<b>Six people have been killed in a volcanic eruption on a tiny island in Indonesia, officials have said.</b><p>Mount Rokatenda, on the island of Palue some 2,000km (1,250 miles) east of Jakarta, spewed ash and rocks 2km into the air.<p>Disaster officials said hot ash covered a nearby beach, leaving four adults …

Geology

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Haroeris (Horus the Ancient) wearing the Solar Crown with the Uraeus; detail from the "House of the Crocodile and the Castle of the Falcon", the Double Temple of Haroeris and Sobek at Ombos