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‘Smart’ kids are more likely to cheat, studies say

You may think your child is a genius — but telling them that may be harmful, a pair of new studies say.<p>According to researchers in Toronto, China and …

Cops TV crew member and suspect killed by Omaha police during gunfight

Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant killed a crew member with the longrunning TV show Cops as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities in Omaha have said.<p>The suspect fired from the pellet …

ZAGG Announces New Rugged Keyboard Case for iPad Air & iPad mini

This week ZAGG has announced the new <b>ZAGG Rugged Folio</b> – a rugged and durable iPad keyboard case. ZAGG are a leading maker of iPad keyboard cases and a number of other popular iOS and mobile accessories. Their iPad keyboard cases are among the best I’ve ever used and the keyboards on those cases are …

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Curiosity Rover May Have Carried Bacterial Life to Mars - D-brief

By Bill Andrews | May 21, 2014 2:43 pm<p>We humans are known to be pretty generous with our germs. Just as the transatlantic explorers of old …

Interstellar travel: Raising children in space

If we are to colonise the stars, then humanity will have to embark on centuries-long voyages – and have families along the way. Can we raise children in space?<p>“Mars,” sang Sir Elton John in Rocket Man, “ain't the kind of place to raise your kids.”<p>Sir Elton might be lacking in Nasa-related …

Evidence of another world discovered on the moon

A new analysis of three lunar rocks brought back by Apollo astronauts in the '60s breathes new life into an old theory some thought too simple: that the moon was created when another planet, Theia, crashed into Earth billions of years ago, leaving behind molten debris that eventually cooled and …

Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- not for space travel, but to save lives.<p>The technique will initially be used on 10 patients whose wounds would …

Inside the mind of an iWatch product manager

Apple announced a torrent of new software features at last week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, strongly hinting at the upcoming launch of an Apple “iWatch” with frameworks for health tracking and home automation.<p>But as the buzz and speculation around what this iWatch will deliver continue to …

The fastest man alive gets the Smallville treatment this fall

Barry Allen, also known as The Flash, gets his own TV show this fall on the CW, the network that brought you Smallville for ten years.<p>In this extended trailer (below), we get to see the fastest man alive’s origin, which in this version seems to be a combination of getting hit by lightning and being …

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

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Asteroids VS. Your Hometown: Fun but Frightening Graphics Compare Asteroid Sizes to Places on Earth

So, how big is that space rock?<p>Sometimes when I see data on sizes and distances in relation to stuff out in space, it’s hard to get a frame of …

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How to Resurrect a 35-Year-Old Spacecraft

Launched in the late 1970s, ISEE-3 could become a new platform for citizen science in space—if a couple of enterprising scientists can figure out how to talk to it.<p><b>The ISEE-3 is coming home</b>. And if Dennis Wingo and Keith Cowing have their way, it'll return to find a warm welcome and a new mission. …

Lego Ideas unleashes user-designed playsets

Lego's open platform for user-designed playsets is stepping out of its beta phase and fully launching as Lego Ideas.<p>In a statement released on the …

Lost 1960s lunar orbiter snaps recovered by Nasa hackers

Sitting incongruously among the hangars and laboratories of Nasa's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley is the squat facade of an old McDonald's. …

Prong Debuts iPhone 'PWR Case' With Built-In Plug and Backup Battery

Prong, the company behind the iPhone case with a built-in plug for easy charging, today announced an expansion to its product line up, debuting the Prong PWR case.<p>Like its existing PocketPlug combo cases, the PWR case includes an integrated plug for charging the iPhone, but it also comes equipped …

Pizza chain hopes to add a ‘pizza cake’ to its menu

Pizza lovers, get ready: pizza cakes may become a new food trend.<p>According to this Daily Mail report, a Canadian pizza chain named Boston Pizza is …

Get Unmatched iPhone Photography With The Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit [Deals]

Apple revolutionized your iPhone’s camera with the introduction of the 5S, but you can unlock its full potential with this deal from Cult of Mac Deals.<p><b>The Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit</b> arms you with six different lenses so you can take virtually any kind of photo in any imaginable situation – from …

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Apple’s Maps May Reveal Existence of the Loch Ness Monster

- Apr 18, 2014<p>While Apple Maps may send you in the wrong direction on occasion, it seems it may be able to find the unfindable. Amateur sleuths on …

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Swedish-Designed Pocket Earbuds Look Amazing

Degauss Labs’ new Pocket earbuds cost $35, which puts them on the cusp of “quality possibility” (a term I just made up) – they might sound good, or they may just use the same crappy old internals of every other cheap earbud under $50.<p>But what this Swedish-designed gadget does have is style, and …

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