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Our smartphones have become powerful enough to start understanding the physical world around us using their cameras and sensors. And mobile apps are just beginning to take advantage of these capabilities.
A new free iPhone app, called Nexar, wants to use computer vision to understand the road. …Apple News
The best thing about having your own home is that you can customize it however you like. The problem with home renovations, however, is that …Home Improvement
We know surprisingly little about what we want to eat, and why. Researcher Brian Wansink has been leading thousands of studies to understand more.Two …Food
People who say they know things “like the back of their hand” might think twice after seeing this list.
How much do you really know about your body? …Cool Stuff
You might not own your place, but you still want it to feel like home. Problem is, a lot of apartments are bland and cookie-cutter. As a renter, you …DIY
Known for its historic cobblestone paths and traffic-jammed streets, France forgoes traditional bricks and pavement for shiny solar panels with its …
There have been "at least half a dozen" talks over the last three years.
Google's self-driving cars have already racked up more than a million miles, however all of them have taken place in the US. What about other parts of the world, such as those where people drive on the left? According to Sky …London
The first prototype, Leona Philpot, was trialled in the Pacific Ocean.
Microsoft is on a mission to put its server farms at the bottom of the ocean. That might sound self-destructive, but there's method in the madness -- such an approach, the company believes, could make data centers faster, greener …Oceans
Google is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America in New Mexico to explore ways to deliver high-speed internet from the air, the Guardian has learned.
In a secretive project codenamed SkyBender, the technology giant built several prototype transceivers at the isolated spaceport last …Google
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has experienced a lot of highs recently, including a complete sell-out of its smallest-ever machine, the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero.
Now it's gone higher than ever: 250 vertical miles into orbit.
Commander Tim Peake, Britain's first official visitor to the International Space …UK News
DevOps is a new term emerging from the collision of two major related trends. The first was also called “agile system administration” or “agile …
Twitter has deleted more than 125,000 accounts linked to terrorists since mid-2015, the company announced, offering some of the most detailed insight yet of how Silicon Valley is collaborating with western governments in its fight against Islamic State.
The social media company is relying on a mix …Terrorism
At some point, you can't do the $0-$1m revenue phase again.
Is over 50 too old to be an entrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.
Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, Partner @ Storm Ventures, on Quora:
It's actually smaller than the light beam it needs to work.
We've seen some ridiculously tiny electronics in our day, but this might take the cake. Swiss researchers have built an optical networking switch so small that it's measured on the atomic scale -- in fact, it's smaller than the wavelength …Transistors
In October 2015 (3 months ago) I started working on integrating Apple Health with Exist for iOS. Lots of Exist users (or potential users) don’t have …Apple News
This morning, the Internet erupted with rumors that physicists have finally observed gravitational waves; ripples in the fabric of spacetime …Gravitational Waves
War is changing and governments around the world are changing how they fight. As technology moves forward so does modern warfare. Here are the top 23 …Royal Marines
The 3M Gold Digger
US mega-corp 3M made the “Gold Digger” by taking gold vinyl and wrapping it over an original DMC-12, being careful to maintain the …New York City
Mysterious Islamic Tribe Where Women Have Sex With Different Men, Don't Wear A Veil And Own Property
Behind the ancient way of life for the Tuareg tribe of the Sahara is a culture so progressive it would even make some in liberal western cultures …
The design for Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket has been settled and development will now move on apace, say officials.
The launcher is due to be introduced in 2020 and long-term will replace the Ariane 5 and Soyuz vehicles that currently operate out of French Guiana.
Airbus Safran Launchers, the company …Europe
Humans have an amazing knack for clinging to the past. We all have traits or behaviors that suited our ancestors just fine, but no longer make any …Cool Stuff
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — Scientists researching for a vaccine against malaria in pregnant women may have accidentally discovered an effective weapon …Medicine
In an effort to show developers that their work matters to Twitter, the company has announced it will be traveling to nine cities around the world starting in February. This event is part of chief executive Jack Dorsey’s #HelloWorld campaign to demonstrate that the company is listening to …Twitter
Astronomers have found compelling hints of a huge, unseen world that may reside in the murky reaches of the Kuiper BeltEarth Science
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the two Los Angeles-based startups working to make the supersonic transportation system a reality, announced today that it had filed permits in Kings County, California to build a 5-mile test track.
The track will be built around Quay Valley, a proposed …Transportation
The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.
PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …YouTube
'For the first time in the history of science, we could be facing questions that we cannot answer'Astronomy
There could be a new ninth planet floating beyond the dark edges of our solar system, according to new research published in The Astronomical Journal …Astronomy
Plants and Animals Photo credit: Dr Kevin ButtEcologists have stumbled across some rather special worms on the remote Isle of Rum, just off the coast …Scotland