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TSA drops plans to allow small knives on planes

Americans who fear harm from small folding knives, sports equipment, or novelty bats while flying can rest easy. The Associated Press reports that Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole has dropped plans to relax airplane security restrictions, allowing non-locking blades no …

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …

The Gay Boy Scouts Are Still Impossible

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, after years of secret analysis and months of delays, the Boy Scouts of America finally …

NASA investing in 3-D food printer for astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - In a scene right out of Star Trek, a Texas company is developing a 3-D food printer for astronauts to create custom meals on the fly.<p>Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 14, 2010. …

Woolwich attack: terrorist proclaimed 'an eye for an eye' after attack

A British soldier has been butchered on a busy London street by two Islamist terrorists, one of whom proclaimed afterwards: “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.”<p><b>Woolwich machete attack: latest</b> <b><br>Woolwich 'beheading' is straight out of al-Qaeda's terror manual</b> <b><br>Mum talked down Woolwich …

Peering at bright screens after dark could harm health, doctor claims

Watching TV or using computers, tablets or smartphones after dark may cause sleep loss and resultant health problems, a leading doctor has …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

Revision techniques - the good, the OK and the useless

<b>It's the time of year where students are poring over their books, trying to ensure they are prepared for their exams.</b><p>Revision charts, highlighter pens and sticky notes around the room are some of the methods people use to ensure information stays in their mind.<p>But now psychologists in the US warn …

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Teen’s invention could charge your phone in 20 seconds

Waiting hours for a cellphone to charge may become a thing of the past, thanks to an 18-year-old high-school student's invention. She won a $50,000 prize Friday at an international science fair for creating an energy storage device that can be fully juiced in 20 to 30 seconds.<p>The fast-charging …

I am a research scientist, and that's why I drink

Please allow me to introduce myself, I am Dr Kayleigh Dodd, once a hard working, enthusiastic young science graduate preparing myself for an …

Oops! Woman accidentally swallows $5,000 diamond at charity event

The idea behind the Tampa Women's Club charity event was simple. For $20, you could buy a flute of champagne and a chance to win a one-carat, $5,000 diamond. <br>Organizers of the Saturday event placed $10 cubic zirconia stones in the bottom of 399 of the 400 champagne glasses. The prized diamond, …

Radioactive Gases Detected From North Korea's Recent Nuclear Bomb Test

The gases help confirm it really was a nuclear test.<p>When North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb underground in February, seismic researchers knew right away. The nuclear test shook the ground like a 5.1 magnitude earthquake, and in an area not known for natural quakes.<p>Now, the results are coming in …

Coming Soon to a Body Near You? World’s Smallest Chip to Be Swallowable

The Internet of Things is coming, but chips need to be more efficient, powerful—and even smaller than they are now. In all categories, Freescale …

Mice Skin Cells Transformed Into Brain Cells

Two new studies take a step toward a therapy for multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other diseases of the myelin.<p>In what one researcher called "cellular alchemy," two different teams of scientists have reported transforming mouse and rat skin cells into brain cells of the type that's destroyed …

California launches first “battery university” to push energy storage technology

The United States’ first graduate program in battery technology launches this autumn at a Silicon Valley university. Given the spate of bankruptcies of American battery makers such as A123 Systems and Ener1 over the past year, one might ask if that horse has already left the barn.<p>But battery …

This One-Way Trip To Mars Is Brought To You By ...

In New York on Monday, a group of scientists and entrepreneurs launched a quixotic program that could allow you (yes you!) to make a trip to Mars. But you can't come back.<p>The Mars One nonprofit organization announced that it is now open to applicants interested in making a commercially sponsored …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

Thousands want to take one-way trip to Mars, but will you pay their way?

Organizers of the Dutch-based Mars One project opened up their website on Monday to take applications for a one-way trip to Mars in 2022.<p>That's right: These astronauts won't be coming back. The idea is to jump-start a permanent settlement on Mars, with more supplies and settlers arriving every …

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New lithium-ion battery design that's 2,000 times more powerful, recharges 1,000 times faster - ExtremeTech

New lithium-ion battery design that’s 2,000 times more powerful, recharges 1,000 times faster<p>By on April 17, 2013 at 7:41 am<p>This site may earn …

Physicists To Test If Universe Is A Computer Simulation

Physicists have devised a new experiment to test if the universe is a computer.<p>A philosophical thought experiment has long held that it is more …