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The World's Most Dangerous Naval Weapon

The weapon that has damaged more U.S. naval ships in the last 60 years is not the torpedo, the deck gun, the anti-ship missile or the terrorist attack.<p>It’s sea mines.<p>Fifteen U.S. Navy ships have been sunk or damaged by mines since World War II, almost four times more than any other weapon.<p>But …

New evidence for warm-blooded dinosaurs

University of Adelaide research has shown new evidence that dinosaurs were warm-blooded like birds and mammals, not cold-blooded like reptiles as …

New Self-Aiming Rifle Would Outshoot Human Snipers

Thankfully, it's not for sale<p>TrackingPoint, a company that combines gun tech and software to create super-accurate, easy-to-use rifles, announced yesterday it is developing a new system that would give regular people unprecedented sniping powers at distances greater than humans have ever accurately …

Reviews

Red Bull won't rush decision on who replaces Mark Webber

Red Bull will not rush into making a decision on who will replace Mark Webber next year.<p>Webber's decision to announce a switch to Porsche's new …

Google Search Android app updated with location-based offers, voice-activated music playback

Jelly Bean users running Android 4.1 or later can now snag a few more features with Google's Search app. The update (version number varies depending on your device) delivers three notable additions. The first tool pushes saved offers as you approach a redemption location, reminding you of forgotten …

Samsung Galaxy S4 strips off its TouchWiz for Google (pictures)

5 Bold Samsung Galaxy S3 & Galaxy S2 Predictions

In just a couple of days, the Samsung Galaxy S4 will arrive on carriers across the world including several in the United States. And while the Galaxy …

Samsung Galaxy S3 update reportedly delayed, Android 4.2.2 forced to wait | Trusted Reviews

<b>The Samsung Galaxy S3 update set to bring Android 4.2 goodies to the S4’s predecessor is facing delays, latest reports have suggested.</b><p>An issue that …

Samsung Galaxy S3 Headed To Boost Mobile Next Week

Boost Mobile has announced that they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 on their network from next week, the handset will launch on Boost Mobile …

NSA Leaks Are Said to Have Changed the Ways Al Qaeda Talks, but How Much?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following the Edward Snowden leaks that detailed a large part of the process by which the U.S. …

Strike! Why humans can out-throw every other species on earth

Johan Santana of the New York Mets, the highest-paid pitcher in major league baseball, took home a salary of $23 million in 2012. Two million years before him, the very first human throwers probably also used their shoulders to bring home the bacon, flinging sharpened rocks or spears to hunt down …

Anthropology

Why kids top the list for spreading germs - Futurity

U. WARWICK (UK) — Children are at the top of the list when it comes …

World's Oldest Genome Sequenced From 700,000-Year-Old Horse DNA

Well-preserved specimen pushes back the timing of modern horse evolution.<p><b>DNA shines a light back into the past, showing us things that fossils can't. But how far back can that light extend?</b><p>Some of the oldest DNA sequences come from mastodon and polar bear fossils about 50,000 and 110,000 years old, …

Scientists Decode DNA Of 700,000-Year-Old Horse

The oldest sequenced genome will help researchers understand horse evolution.<p>So scientists have decoded the genome of a 700,000-year-old horse. It wasn't enough to figure out exactly what the horse looked like—hair color, for example, will have to wait for further analysis—but it helped the …

Chips and white bread trigger cravings in the brain

Foods like white bread and potatoes trigger the parts of the brain that are linked to addiction, a new study has found.<p>It may explain why it can be so hard to stop nibbling on breadsticks and chips.<p>Researchers used scanning technology to watch brain activity in volunteers during the four hour …