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The 10 Coolest Species Discovered In 2012

The tiniest frog, a bioluminescent cockroach and more<p>Happy birthday, Carl Linnaeus! May 23 was the 306th birthday of the developer of the scientific system for naming species. To celebrate, Arizona State University's International Institute for Species Exploration announced its annual list of the …

Mercedes-Benz plan will put QR codes on cars to speed up rescues

We joke that most people don't like QR codes, but those codes link to a lot of information through one snapshot -- and Mercedes-Benz may just use that efficiency to save lives. The automaker is putting the symbols on vehicles so that emergency crews just need a phone camera scan for easy access to …

What will air travel look like in the year 2050?

According to Airbus' predictions, future aircrafts could have transparent ceilings, virtual reality rooms and run on biofuels.<p>Airbus recently unveiled its predictions for the aviation industry in 2050 – a quick look and you’d be forgiven for thinking that Star Trek was to become reality.<p>Aircraft …

Aviation

Microsoft, Samsung to do glasses, prices to range from $200 to $500

Watch out, Google. Even with a headstart in developing wearable computing devices through Glass, there are two major competitors possibly on the horizon, waiting for the right opportunity to pounce.<p>Reports indicate that Microsoft and Samsung are both keenly interested in competing against Google in …

Wearable Tech

The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

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Yahoo reportedly willing to pay up to $800 million in bid for Hulu

Apparently Yahoo has some deep pockets: the company has reportedly bid somewhere between $600 million and $800 million in its quest to assume ownership of Hulu. Those figures come from <i>All Things D</i>, which first reported Yahoo's interest in the video streaming site last week. According to the report, …

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Cut salt, add potassium, live longer, researchers say

But the Salt Institute begs to differ.<p>If people cut their salt intake and increased their intake of potassium by eating more fruits and vegetables, millions of lives around the world could be saved every year, says research out today.<p>These dietary changes would lower people's blood pressure, which …

Will we ever… communicate telepathically?

There’s tantalising evidence that technology could one day allow us to transmit thoughts telepathically between two brains. The question is how far can we go?<p>In a lab at Harvard Medical School, a man is using his mind to wag a rat’s tail<b>.</b> To send his command, he merely glances at a strobe light …

The Brain

Minnesota lakes are loaded with chemicals -- even cocaine

<i>By Emily Sohn</i><i><br>Discovery News</i><p>From urban and developed to remote and isolated, lakes around Minnesota contain a wide range of chemicals, including DEET, BPA, prescription drugs and even cocaine.<p>The findings, which came out of the first large-scale, systematic statewide study, suggest that it might be …

Experimental headsets let you see the invisible, hear the inaudible

Students at the Royal College of Arts in London have designed headsets capable of augmenting the sights and sounds around us to enhance our sensory experiences. The project — called Eidos Vision — utilizes two pieces of wearable technology that pick out the most important audio and visual …

Your Xbox One Is Going to Control Your Entire Home Someday

Yesterday's Xbox One premier was a blazing hailstorm of announcements, each one more tantalizing than the next. And while all the new bells and …

Living Rooms

Watch the planets dance in a triple conjunction

In just a few days, Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus will come together in the night sky in what is known as the "Dance of the Planets."<p>Triple planetary conjunctions are relatively rare in the night sky, but astronomers are about to be in for a real treat.<p>The three brightest planets in our solar system …

Got A Wound? Science Says Rub Some Dirt In It

Antibacterial clays can kill antibiotic-resistant E. coli and MRSA, researchers found.<p>The colloquial medical advice "rub some dirt in it" appears to have some merit. Researchers at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have been experimenting with different clays, and it appears in …

Will Google (And The US Government) Permit Google Glass To Recognize Faces On Sight?

"Okay, Glass. Who's that?"<p>TechCrunch has a nice look at a new API from Lambda Labs, an "early-stage startup" (meaning, brand-new) from San Francisco, that's causing a bit of consternation. Lambda Labs makes a facial recognition API, which you can actually try out here in your browser. But now …

Full-scale X-Wing replica touches down as world's largest Lego model

As any Rebel engineer worth their salt will know, the full-size replica stands 3.35 m (11 ft) tall and 13.1 m (43 ft) long, with a wingspan of 13.44 …

6 Fascinating Spy Gadgets You’ll Probably Want (and Can Have) After Seeing

Government and law enforcement “spying” — be it through use of GPS trackers, triangulating cellphone calls, obtaining online communications, etc. — has been in the news a lot lately. But the technology that allows similar types of spying — and counter-surveillance — is very much available to the …

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