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10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

New Wireless Power Set Up Charges 40 Smartphones from Across the Room

Wouldn't it be wonderful if you never had to plug in your phone? Well, a team of Korean scientists say that they're one step closer to making that …

Audi brings the RS7 dynamic edition to New York to showcase the maker’s personalization program

With looks to spare and a 560-hp 4.0-liter V-8 providing the muscle, Audi’s RS7 is the perfect vehicular pallet for showcasing the wide range of customization options available through Audi’s exclusive personalization program. To get the ball rolling and draw some attention to the program, Audi is …

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2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo Starts at $151,585

The fastest Nissan GT-R ever built is also the most expensive GT-R in the lineup. Pricing details for the limited production 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo have been revealed, and its $151,585 price tag, including destination, is just as staggering as its velocity.<p>At that price, the GT-R Nismo commands a …

Automotive Design

Porsche 930 LE in issue 110

01 Mar<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>In 1989, the Porsche 911 was experiencing its greatest overhaul yet, with the 964 platform coming onto production lines. …

Jaguar Land Rover's stand at the Geneva motor show is set to be a fairly fiery affair this year. Not only will the warm Evoque be proudly displayed, also news has just landed that a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 XFR-S Sportbrake will also wow

Jaguar Land Rover's stand at the Geneva motor show is set to be a fairly fiery affair this year. Not only will the warm Evoque be proudly displayed, …

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?<p>Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl …

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How Could Snapchat Make Money? College Kids

Over 77 percent of college students are using Snapchat at least once every single day, according to research by Sumpto.<p>And even more stunning, 45 percent of college kids aged 18-24 would open a snap from a brand they didn’t know, while 73 percent of students would open a snap from a brand they …

Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it's just a business

The 'free market' approach to care means seeing more patients in less time. We've lost the human connection in health reform<p>As a physician, I resent the fact that the divisive healthcare reform debate has made my profession look like it is only a business, essentially a commodity. Growing up in the …

How Far Away Are Active Invisibility Cloaks?

New active cloaking technology prepares to leave the lab. Now you see me...<p><b>Despite the Harry Potter headlines they've</b> inspired, efforts over the last few years to create a real-life invisibility cloak have been simple proofs of concept. They're lab experiments, and not the kind of thing that could …

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The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most stunning science and technology pictures of the week, including iced-up airliners and violent activity on the Sun.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Dancing F-16s and a view of the Universe<p>A rocket’s slow crawl and a spectacular volcano<p>A lion's check up and a brain sculpture<p>Leaping whales and fierce …

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Venus has planet-sized space weather explosions

Scientists like to compare Earth and Venus. What happened differently at Venus to make it so harsh and inhospitable? These space weather explosions …

Dim the lights if you need to make a big decision - Futurity

Human emotions, whether they are positive or negative, are felt more intensely under bright lights.

Richard Nixon, Hopeless Romantic

The surprisingly tender love letters of one of America's most hated presidents.<p>On Monday, August 17, 1942, in what would be the first of many partings over the next two years, Pat saw her husband off at Washington’s Union Station. Dick Nixon, then a 29-year-old lawyer for the government’s Office of …

Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography

Changing Planet<p>The Arts Council of Greater New Haven has chosen our project ¨<b>Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography¨</b>, as one of the seven chosen to receive funding as part of Reintegrate<i>*</i>: Enhancing Collaborations in the Arts & Sciences.<p>The Project´s team is formed by Sarah …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Letters From Charles Darwin

From the Popular Science archives. Happy Darwin Day!<p><i>These letters originally appeared in the March 1903 issue of</i> Popular Science. <i>The "Hitherto Unpublished Letters of Charles Darwin" were compiled and edited by Darwin's son, Francis Darwin, and the British botanist Albert Charles Seward. Today would</i> …

A Nissan Skyline GT-R driven by the late Paul Walker in the fourth instalment of The Fast and the Furious franchise has been put on sale to raise money for

A Nissan Skyline GT-R driven by the late Paul Walker in the fourth instalment of The Fast and the Furious franchise has been put on sale to raise …

An Australian racing driver has seen his exotic Lamborghini destroyed, after it caught fire in an event in

An Australian racing driver has seen his exotic Lamborghini destroyed, after it caught fire in an event in Tasmania.<br>> Jason White was campaigning his …