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How to pick up women (with science)

It's a sad fact, but women lack free will. Although they appear as complex and individual as any male (often much more so), it seems women are slaves to inherent biological "programming" which means they will be physically intimate with any man who employs a specific set of behaviours and phrases. …

Does Earth have a second moon?

Mars has two moons, Jupiter has 67, Saturn 62, Uranus 27, Neptune 14. But our planet Earth has just one moon. Doesn’t it?<p>Many planets in our solar …

Scientists create ‘quantum inverted pendulum’

Scientists have found a way to maintain an unstable quantum system by applying bursts of microwave radiation.<p>The feat is a quantum analogue to …

Quantum Physics

NASA-backed SpiderFab robot aims to build 3D-printed spaceship parts in orbit

NASA has always built its spacecraft on Earth, but aerospace startup Tethers Unlimited is hoping to change that process by developing a system that combines 3D printing and robotic assembly to build spaceship parts in orbit. NASA is kicking in $500,000 in funding to the project, called SpiderFab, …

Sony’s Smartshot QX ‘smart lens’ will have a white and champagne color option, just in case

We’ve previously covered the recent rumors of the 20 Megapixel Sony Wifi ‘smart lens’ which will attach to Android and iOS smartphones and connect to the phone via Wifi. Theoretically, you’ll be able to take much better pictures with the bigger CMOS sensor and Zeiss glass.<p>But is that black lens …

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Pocket Pagani: 1992 Mazda Autozam AZ-1

This 1992 Mazda Autozam AZ-1 is the second we’ve featured, but is the first offered for sale Stateside. A real pocket supercar, the AZ-1 packed …

REVEALED: The real story behind "unintended acceleration"

The apps that Apple does not want you to use

They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using.<p>With more than 700,000 apps available for download, perhaps Apple can afford to be picky, but some of those to be banned show Apple’s squeamishness for nudity, bodily functions and upsetting important people.<p><b>Send me to</b> …

Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

Shadowrun Returns Reviews

Rating:<b>9</b><p>By Kasheall | Review Date: Nov 17, 2014 | PC<p>Upon completion of Shadowrun:Dragonfall, I felt it necessary to write a quick review because I was honestly really impressed with this title. I have played Shadowrun returns and I don't think I made it through the first ... Read Full Review<p>1 of 1 …

See The Trailer For The Legend of Zelda Movie That Never Was

With how beloved Nintendo franchises are by children, it’s a wonder there aren’t more movies made out of them. Yes, we have unfortunate “classics” like the ’93 Super Mario Bros, and there have been a number of Pokemon films, but none are the sorts of blockbuster kids movies we see from the likes of …

2013 Jaguar XFR-S Commercial: Behind the Scenes! - The Downshift Ep. 61

Vintage Big Pic: The Cameras That Captured The First Men On The Moon

Yep, these are photos of cameras. Enjoy!<p>This smooth and shiny camera captured the video that folks at home watched live on TV during Neil Armstrong's moonwalk. It's called the Apollo Lunar TV Camera, and the U.S. engineering firm Westinghouse designed it. It withstood vibrations between 10 and …

Check Out The First Trailer For Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos'

Oh, man. Oh, man. (Please be amazing.)<p>It's awesome on its own that Neil deGrasse Tyson is hosting a new mini-series. It's doubly awesome that the astrophysicist/science educator/Jon Stewart-corrector is hosting the next generation of Carl Sagan's beloved 13-part science series, <i>Cosmos: A Personal</i> …

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as 360TB per disc data capacity and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures up to 1,832 Fahrenheit.<p>By …

Slow Motion NHRA Funny Car explosions are better than coffee fireworks!

Terrifyingly awesome explosion.<p>Happy Fourth of July, people. We thought we'd celebrate America's independence the old-fashioned way: with fireworks. Well, sort of. Today's terrifying video comes from the Auto Club NHRA finals. Todd Lesenko's Funny Car experiences such a violent backfire that ... …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

Jay Leno's '63 Chrysler Turbine can run on tequila

We weren't quite ready for the sound of Jay Leno's 1963 Chrysler Turbine car.<p>We thought it would roll in like some space-age relic, or at least have a bit of a Jetsons vibe. Instead, to us it sounded more like a hair dryer.<p>No matter. The car, one of only a handful of survivors from the Jet Age, is …

Why The Last of Us is the first truly mature action game (and our Game of the Year)

<i>Warning before you start. I need to discuss the entire game to do this right, so there will be spoilers. Gigantic ones. With teeth.</i><p>“…it could be …

Should Ford bring back the Mach 1 and Shelby GT350 nameplates for the next-generation Ford Mustang? More -> http://bit.ly/148rPX2

Stain-proof shoes and water-proof phones to become a reality

Prone to spilling food or drink on your clothes? A spray on product is about to go on sale in the US that can protect your clothes from all types of liquids.<p>For those of us who are a little messy, a group of entrepreneurs have invented a superhydrophobic coating that can repel water and heavy …

Waterproofing

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 Performance Estimates Revealed!

Detailed technical information? Blah. Photos? Yawn. Those goods simply aren’t enough when it comes to the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray—all enthusiasts have been dying to know is what it can do, in units of time, g, and mph. We’re talking about performance figures, and Chevy finally has placated …

Microsoft’s dramatic reversal on much-loathed Xbox One rules

Somehow, saying "that didn't take long" is almost an understatement when it comes to Microsoft's just-announced reversal on Xbox One game policies. In a post on the company's website late Wednesday afternoon, interactive entertainment business president Don Mattrick said he had heard gamers' …

5 Lessons in Luxury Car Design From the Guys Who Park Them

Google<p>“On a hot summer day, after getting in a high-end Lexus, I felt a sensation similar to peeing my pants. I looked down and noticed that the seat had little holes, blowing cool air up from below.” It was just another day for Ben Nesvig, who valet-parked cars in Minneapolis for over eight …

2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

At least you won't notice its odd proportions from behind the wheel.<p>As sure as the rising and setting of the sun each day, Aston Martin will produce a droptop version of its flagship grand tourer. With the introduction of the new, DBS-replacing Vanquish last year, it was only a matter of time …