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Money Talks and Knock-Offs Walk in North Korea

Whatever North Korea is, it’s not your run of the mill dictatorship, or so says a new book that lays bare the country’s weird blend of repression and …

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50 years of discovery on the other final frontier—the deep sea

Gallery: DSV Alvin discovered chemosynthetic ecosystems and took famous wreck pics.<p>Fifty years ago, in June 1964, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute …

Construction to Begin on 2016 NASA Mars Lander

This artist’s concept depicts the stationary NASA Mars lander known by the acronym InSight at work studying the interior of Mars. Image credit: …

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College Turns Cow Poop Into Clean Water, And It Could Be Great For The Environment

When life gives you lemons, the saying goes, make lemonade. When a cow gives you manure... make clean water?<p>That's the result of new technology that extracts nutrients and pollutants from cow poop and produces water clean enough to dispose of safely or for livestock to drink. The McLanahan Nutrient …

OnePlus One Review: The CyanogenMod Powered Smartphone That Outclasses The Android Competition

OnePlus has managed to create a bit of a buzz around their latest smartphone. Called ‘One’ (but I’ll go with the OnePlus One for most of this review to avoid the confusion with HTC) this is a handset that goes out of its way to be attractive. The styling is simple but functional, the specs are …

Gadget Rewind 2004: iRobot Roomba Discovery

Little robot helpers found a place in our hearts and homes in 2002 when iRobot introduced the Roomba. This house-cleaning 'bot definitely made for an odd addition to the company's existing lineup of space exploration, minesweeping and tactical support devices. But beyond the novelty factor, the …

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The fantastical maps and diagrams of comic books

It's one thing to create a story and sparsely fill in the immediate world around it — it's quite another to let your imagination run wild and create pseudo-functional maps and diagrams of evil lairs, high-tech hideouts, and state-of-the-art-vehicles. It's those detailed visuals that often show the …

Android can now wake you up when you're close to your bus stop

If you've ever taken the bus or subway home after drinking too much at a party, you know how tough it can be to get off at the right stop -- you may fall asleep well before then. That shouldn't be an issue if you're using a recent Android phone, however. <i>Android Police</i> has noticed that the latest …

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Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten …

REVIEW: Samsung's Latest Galaxy Phone Is Built Like A Tank

Samsung's answer to those everyday problems is the Galaxy S5 Active, a new smartphone that takes the company's flagship Galaxy S5 phone and wraps it in a sturdy shell built to withstand drops, dings, spills, and scratches. It's also water resistant and dustproof, meaning you can dunk it in shallow …

How Netflix Is Changing Our Brains, And Why That May Not Be All Good

With season two of Netflix’s breakout hit Orange is the New Black now airing, I’m struck by a profound change in the psychological calculus of entertainment. Netflix has changed the game, and I don’t just mean the game of how shows are served to hungry eyes. I mean the game going on behind our eyes …

Weird Gifts For A Weird Dad

On Mother's Day, we honor Mom. On Father's Day, we roast the hell out of him.<p>Goofy gifts have become a tradition on that June Sunday when we honor the man of the house, and that's because dads love weird stuff. That's because, ideally, dads show us how to act mature while still thinking like a …

No more cracked smartphone screens, claims maker of transparent electrode

Polymer scientists at the University of Akron have developed a layer of transparent electrodes that is flexible, durable and, although unconfirmed, more efficient than modern touchscreen technology. If all you want are the CliffsNotes: this technology could eliminate the shattering of screens on …

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11 Brilliant Condom Concepts That Improve The “User Experience”

From a device that makes it possible to don a condom in one second to female condoms that inflate inside the body, these Gates Foundation-funded ideas will get people to rediscover the pleasures of safer sex.<p>It’s hard to beat condoms as an all-around defense against unwanted pregnancy and sexually …

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Five “Cosmos” moments that made creationists’ heads explode

<b>Neil deGrasse Tyson (AP/Richard Shotwell/CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>“Cosmos” may be finishing soon, but these truths are written in the stars — whether Ken Ham likes it or not<p>Sarah Gray<p>June 8, 2014 10:58am (UTC)<p>Tonight marks the grand finale of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Though …

Qatar sheds light on its solar-power future

<b>Doha, Qatar -</b> Qatar has unveiled a first-of-its-kind solar-panel factory, saying it was now the largest solar-power producer in the region with the ability to generate 300mw of energy a year.<p>On Sunday, the Qatar Solar Energy company also announced a three-phase plan to eventually produce 2.5gw of …

Bergdahl family receives death threats

The family of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl have received death threats after his release from five years of Taliban captivity, according to US authorities.<p>Bergdahl has faced criticism amid claims he abandoned his post in Afghanistan before being captured, having asked his commanding officer if he would …

Evidence Collected By A Private Investigator Suggests That OJ Simpson's Son Was The Real Killer

<b>Dear concludes that O.J. didn't kill his wife and her friend</b>— but he did visit the scene of the crime shortly after it occurred — <b>and that evidence suggests his son Jason (who was 24 at the time) did it in a rage killing.</b><p>Dear made a list of all potential suspects, visited the crime scene and other …

Computer passes 'Turing Test' for the first time after convincing users it is human

A ''super computer'' has duped humans into thinking it is a 13-year-old boy, becoming the first machine to pass the ''iconic'' Turing Test, experts say<p>A ''super computer'' has duped humans into thinking it is a 13-year-old boy to become the first machine to pass the ''iconic'' Turing Test, experts …

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The End of the Wii and What It Means for Nintendo

Nintendo will no longer manufacture the Wii, and the company may stop selling the system entirely. With the lack of commercial sizzle on the next …

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