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Aftershock's Titan is a laptop with desktop parts

The Singaporean PC-maker this week released the Titan, which looks to be one of the most powerful laptops to hit the market yet.<p>The Aftershock Titan's name is no exaggeration. In fact, with specs that outstrip most desktop computers, it's shaping up to be one of the most beastly gaming laptops ever …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

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Stanford engineers built an earthquake-resistant house. Watch the shake test.

Engineers at Stanford have designed, built, and tested an earthquake-resistant house which has stayed upright even when subjected to three times the …

Mysterious Air Force space plane to land soon in California

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force's mysterious unmanned space plane, the X-37B, is about to come back to Earth after nearly two years in orbit on a mission the military won't tell us much about.<p>The X-37B is expected to land at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the Air Force said.<p>The base did not …

NY Times (1924): Hitler "tamed" and "no longer to be feared"

Jewish Standard: In the <i>The New York Times</i> on this day in 1924: "Hitler...No longer to be feared.<p>I didn't know Judith Miller was writing for the <i>Times</i> …

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Millennium Watcher on Twitter: "Hmmm, there is an air of truth here #Nintendo #controller"

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Civilization: Beyond Earth's latest trailer shows a colony at its height

Firaxis released its latest trailer for <i>Civilization: Beyond Earth</i> after its panel at PAX Prime this weekend. Over six minutes of gameplay, it shows how a colony functions once it has reached full strength, about 100 years into the game's timeline.<p>That includes features like the "Purity Affinity," …

Louisiana's Disappearing Coastline Threatens Entire U.S. Economy

A dramatic visualization of the forces bringing the Gulf of Mexico up to New Orleans' back door<p>An unholy trinity of forces – levees along the Mississippi River, sea level rise due to climate change, and fossil fuel extraction – have caused about 2,000 square miles of southeastern Louisiana to …

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Here Are The Most Torrented TV Shows And Movies By State

Over at Movoto, they have a bunch of neat maps that show which states are torrenting the most (the GUVMENT knows you’re downloading old episodes of <i>Kojak</i>, Florida), and what they’re torrenting. They “collected data about the location of seeding nodes for the top 300 most popular torrents, segmented …

Why Fire Hydrants Don’t Freeze and Burst During Winter

The fire hydrant that we know today traces its origins back to fire plugs. Water mains that transported fresh water in a city or town used to be made …

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American Manifesto

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER<p>The information in this book is not ground-breaking, but it is time-sensitive. If left unattended, these matters will only increase …

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

Q&A: Can Airlifting Rhinos Out of South Africa Save the Species?

In 2015 an organization called Rhinos Without Borders will move a hundred rhinos from South Africa to Botswana.<p>Over the past three decades National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert, who are based in Botswana's Okavango Delta, have focused their movie and still cameras on …

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