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13 Apps For Transforming Your Phone Into The Ultimate Toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

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Suspended Animation In Space Travel: What Scientists Still Need To Learn

Human hibernation could be a great way to get to Mars (and beyond), but a few big questions remain.<p>The first astronauts who head off to Mars might make the entire 180-day journey while they’re fast asleep. In a NASA-commissioned study on human stasis, aerospace engineers at SpaceWorks have found …

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Top 10 science and tech books for October: from Brian Cox and wacky Mother Nature to space and pizza

From the celebration of life on earth and quantum mechanics to the science of dining and how to serve food properly at a party<p>Humans might just be a lump of space dust but Cox’s appreciation of the unlikeliness of being makes this a celebration of life on earth.

Wall Street Journal: Yes, the Nexus 6 is coming this month

There have been numerous reports suggesting that the so-far-unconfirmed Nexus 6 is on its way soon, including our own exclusive report suggesting the phone will likely be unveiled alongside the Nexus 9 on either October 15th or the 16th. If you’re still skeptical, however, yet another source has …

Exoplanet Q & Alien

Holy Crap There's a Lot Going on in the New Hunger Games: Mockingjay Trailer

Siiiiiigh. OK, so it's <i>still</i> not the two-minute-plus mini-movie we hoped for, but the second "trailer" for <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1</i> is even …

Can We Hack Our Vision To See Infrared With The Naked Eye?

A team of biohackers is attempting to modify the human sensory spectrum.<p>“Can you imagine a color you’ve never seen?” Jeffrey Tibbetts asks, looking directly into the Skype camera. We would like to think that we can, of course, that our imaginations are limitless. But the answer, no matter how much …

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Landing on a comet: animation of Rosetta's mission - video

Craft named after Egyptian obelisk will land on comet and collect samples that could give clues to origins of the galaxy<p>Published: 23 Oct 2014<p>If the Philae probe survives its perilous landing, the mission aims to discover whether comets were the source of water and amino acids vital for the origin …

Sony Xperia Z3 photos and specs leak ahead of IFA

Earlier today we reported on a set of leaked images and some spec details for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Now it looks like the Sony Xperia Z3 has also leaked out ahead of its official IFA debut.<p>Not only do we get a handful of pictures purporting to be the device, there’s also a spec-sheet on the …

Google Voice Search for Android Now Handles Five Languages

Google today updated its Google Search app for Android with support for handling multiple languages at once in voice search. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play.<p>You could use voice search in multiple languages (more than 50 in total) before, but you had to change your …

Google's 'Knowledge Vault' seeks the answer to life, the universe and everything

Google's Knowledge Graph is pretty good at telling you who was the 37th president of the US, or what the square root of 342345 is. Ask it more complex questions, like "why does the sun set at night?" and it'll still send you off to find the answer yourself. Next week in New York, Google researchers …

27 of the best Chrome extensions you should check out today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Self-Love: 10 Keys

Healthy self-love is the balance between low self-esteem (a lack of self-love) and grandiosity (inflated, false self-love that is actually an overcompensation for a lack of true self-love).<p>The following are key strategies that are critical in practicing self-love:<p><b>1) Consciously choose to be your</b> …

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BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

Meet Noisli, The Beautiful Noise Generator That Helps You Focus

It’s been proven that the right background noise can spur creativity and keep you motivated as well as increasing your focus. The new kid on the block, Noisli, is the perfect tool to help get you more productive in the comfort of your own home.<p>Noisli is a beautifully minimalist tool for generating …

Notebook Review: MSI GE70 Apache Pro With Nvidia GTX 860M Graphics

Nvidia's Maxwell architecture and GeForce Experience software breathes much-needed new life into traditional gaming notebooks like MSI’s GE70 Apache Pro. It doesn’t hurt that it’s augmented by an exceptional keyboard from SteelSeries, a zippy Intel Core i7-4700HQ clocked at 3.2GHz, and Nvidia’s …

Cellular Compound May Extend Lifespan Without Need For Strict Dieting

Every day, our cells manufacture small amounts of a molecule that, in higher doses, might be the key to leading a longer, healthier life. A team of researchers has found that this molecule boosts the lifespan of worms by more than 50%, raising the possibility that it will increase human …

3D Printed Cars Will Look Weird, Cost Less, Offer Crazy MPG

The days of the iconic car assembly line seems to be numbered. 3D printing technology will one day scale up for mass production of full-size …

Project LIGO: How Lasers Could Reveal Glimpses of Gravitational Waves

(<b>Editor's Note</b>: You can now watch the full 20-minute documentary, "LIGO, A Passion for Understanding," via Space.com here: LIGO, A Passion for …

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The LHC Has Found a New Particle Unlike Any Other Form of Matter

Not content with perhaps the biggest scientific discovery of the decade, scientists at the Large Hadron Collide continue to search for new …

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The discovery that could rewrite physics

On March 17, 2014, a group of physicists announced a thrilling discovery: the “smoking gun” data for the idea of an inflationary universe, a clue to …

First 'Exomoon' Around Alien Planet May Have Been Found

For the first time ever, astronomers may have spotted a moon circling an alien planet — though they'll probably never know for sure exactly what they've found.<p>A team of scientists detected a pair of faraway objects that could be a giant Jupiter-like alien planet and a rocky exomoon flying freely …

Gravity: Augmented Reality Tablet Lets You Draw Ideas in 3D

Using a handheld stylus and tablet set combined with an existing augmented reality headset, this invention allows users to sketch in three dimensions …

DNA Nanobots Enter Living Organism For First Time - Human Trials Within 5 Years?

In the coming decades, a radical upgrading of our body’s physical and mental systems, already underway, <b>will use nanobots to augment and ultimately</b> …

Lab-made muscle repairs itself in supermouse

I get to write about a lot of cool scientific breakthroughs here at Crave, but rarely do I get to report on a story from the cutting edge of medicine that involves not one, but three, mind-blowing components. Yet that's what those geniuses over at Duke delivered this week -- a story involving …

Cannibalism, Zombies & Suicidal Cells: The Latest In Cancer Research

Quarks bonding differently at LHCb

While fundamental particles famously require the Higgs boson in order to acquire their masses¹, most of the visible mass in the universe is in the form of hadrons, which are not fundamental. Hadrons, such as the protons and neutrons that make up atomic nuclei, consist of quarks bound together by …

How a Silly Putty ingredient could advance stem cell therapies

The sponginess of the environment where human embryonic stem cells are growing affects the type of specialized cells they eventually become, a …