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3D-printed wind turbine puts 300W of power in your backpack

For the most part, portable energy generators are intended for modest uses. They can charge your phone, but they won't drive high-powered laptops or small appliances. That might change if Omni3D gets its crowdfunded AirEnergy 3D off the ground. The 3D-printed wind turbine should fit into a …

Android Weekly: top 8 Android stories this week

This week in your world of Android: Google I/O brought us Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and a preview of Android L release, Android One was announced as a way to bring more smartphones to developing countries, Chrome OS and the Chromecast got some big new features, we learned that Nexus …

Android News

Here's A Look At Some Of The 'Frat-Like' Behavior That Happened At Tinder

Businessweek's Nick Summers just published a scathing look at Tinder, an article called "The Truth About Tinder and Women Is Even Worse Than You Think." It is largely Summers' opinion based on a two-week period he spent with the company last summer and other reporting.<p>To recap: While working on …

10 Scientific Ideas That Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing

Many ideas have left the world of science and made their way into everyday language — and unfortunately, they are almost always used incorrectly. We …

Neutrons

7 Scientific Solutions for Annoying Little Problems

<i>Image via Wonderhowto.com</i><p><b>by Elizabeth Maine</b><p>Scientists are working to alleviate those maddening, irritating, altogether obnoxious things that can make …

Etymology

Where Life Is: The Search for a Planet Like Ours

The hunt for Earth-like planets is hampered by funding issues, but scientists still believe.<p>Residents of the Pacific Northwest sometimes refer to the region as “God’s Country,” not for the ceaseless rain that soaks the land from October until May, but for those few glorious summer months when the …

Samsung Outs Its First Tizen-Powered Smartphone

Samsung is taking another baby step away from the Android platform today, with the announcement of the first commercial smartphone powered by the open source Tizen platform, instead of Google’s Android OS.<p>The hardware specs of the device offer little in the way of differentiation — albeit it does …

Beats Music will stay on Android, unlike other apps that Apple bought

Steve Jobs once said he didn’t want to “make Android users happy” by making iTunes available on Android. Jobs was famously furious on Google for launching Android, which he considered a “stolen product.” But in the case of iTunes for Android, it was pragmatic thinking, not rage that motivated Steve …

Apps

10 Productivity Tricks Every Entrepreneur Can Harness

<i>Productivity is highly sought-after by exhausted and ambitious entrepreneurs, and these simple tricks can bring more productivity into any entrepreneurial lifestyle.</i><p>Everyone struggles with a lack of time. Entrepreneurs struggle perhaps most of all, juggling all the responsibilities of managing the …

Which is the must-have smartphone of 2014 so far?

If you're looking for a new smartphone among the dizzying number of choices, here is our guide to the top five newly released phones<p>A group of flagship smartphones – said to be the best of the best – have just been released, brimming with new technology, so it's time to ask: is the iPhone 5S still …

Annoy the Masses With These 12 Infuriating Tech Behaviors

Technology has given us more freedom than we’ve ever had before. We can book flights, pay our bills, share vacation photos and order food in just a few taps on our smartphones or tablets. But now that practically everyone owns a mobile device of some kind, we’re using them much more often — and …

Olive Garden

Better than Scientology? The new Zuckerberg-based religion

An anonymous Craigslist poster seeks collaborators for a new religion based on the life and works of the Facebook CEO.<p>If you live in the Bay Area and suddenly, momentarily, lose your self-belief, there is always a religion to pick you up.<p>You have a choice of either the established organizations, …

Religion

Low-Dose Naltrexone: The Benefits of This Prescription Drug

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>It is not often that I advocate the use of prescription drugs, but low-dose naltrexone (LDN) is one of those rare exceptions that may …

San Pellegrino App Lets You Control a Real-Time Robot on the Streets of Sicily

So, San Pellegrino will let folks remotely control robots on the ground and in the air over Italy … but NOT for the purpose of Dalek-like mass …

Apple wants more money from Samsung, so it's asking for a retrial

The next chapter of the (seemingly) never ending legal wrangling between Samsung and Apple is here, and because it's a holiday weekend when everyone has better things to do, Apple is tossing a few new requests into the ring. After recent jury ruling found Samsung in violation of certain patents …

Almost Earth: A Newly Discovered Planet Could Be a Lot Like Ours

When a faulty aiming device crippled the Kepler space telescope last year, NASA officials reluctantly declared the orbiting observatory’s …