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Number of Adults Using ADHD Drugs Reaches New High

The number of adults taking ADHD drugs rose by more 50% between 2008 and 2012, according to a new report from pharmacy management organization …

Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found

Physics would have been "far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Cern, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The cosmologist was speaking at an event to mark the launch of a new exhibit about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the Science …

Tizen news roundup: Samsung’s NX300M camera runs on Tizen with phones and TV to follow, Nokia signs on for maps

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>If you’re curious to get your hands on a Tizen-powered device, you might be surprised to learn that more than one is already …

New renders of Apple’s Spaceship HQ provide the most detailed view yet

New renders released by the City of Cupertino from Apple’s planning documents provide the most detailed view yet of what life inside the company’s new spaceship headquarters will be like.<p>Illustrating everything from cafes to car-parks, the renders are intended to provide a feel for what the …

'Ferrari Of Space' Crashes And Burns In Earth's Atmosphere

More than a ton of advanced electronics, including an ion engine and sensors that help detect variations in gravity, crashed into Earth's atmosphere Sunday night, when the European GOCE satellite ended its four-year mission. Most of the 2,425-pound craft disintegrated when it re-entered the …

Google Has Designed A Throat Tattoo That Is Also A Lie Detector

The tattoo isn't permanent — it's applied to a sticky substance on the skin.<p>The intent of the device is to allow someone to wear a communications device on their throat, keeping a mobile phone or similar device in their pocket. The tattoo communicates with the device, transmitting conversation. …

Russian Cosmonauts Occasionally Infect the ISS with Malware

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian security expert Eugene Kaspersky says the International Space Station was infected by …

Report on climate change depicts a planet in peril

Climate change will disrupt not only the natural world but society, posing risks to resources and fomenting conflict, panel says.<p>November 11, 2013|By Tony Barboza<p>New York is among the coastal cities around the world that face a threat from… (Mark Lennihan / Associated…)<p>Climate change will disrupt …

North Korea publicly executes 80, some for videos or Bibles, report says

As many as 80 people were publicly executed in North Korea earlier this month, some for offenses as minor as watching South Korean movies or possessing a Bible.<p>South Korean newspaper JoongAng Ilbo reported that the so-called criminals were put to death in seven cities across North Korea on Nov. 3, …

Alcohol without the hangover? It's closer than you think

Imagine enjoying a seasonal drink at a Christmas party without the risk of a hangover the next day, or being able then to take an antidote that would allow you to drive home safely. It sounds like science fiction but these ambitions are well within the grasp of modern neuroscience.<p>Alcohol is both …

Nissan's BladeGlider: an electric sportscar fit for a superhero

It's the Batmobile, it's a <i>Star Wars</i> Starfighter, no it's <i>actually</i> Nissan's BladeGlider. This is the Japanese company's futuristic electric sportscar design that's built with speed in mind. It has a carbon fiber-covered body that's shaped like a rocket with a narrow nose and a wider rear. Beyond its …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

NASA shows off Robonaut's gigantic new legs ahead of 2014 upgrade (video)

NASA's Robonaut assistant is about to get its biggest upgrade yet... and we do mean big. As part of a preview at <i>ABC News</i>, the space agency has revealed what its robot will look like when it gets legs in early 2014. Simply put, it's massive -- at eight feet tall and roughly 500 pounds, the mobilized …

Miley Cyrus lights up marijuana joint on stage at Amsterdam awards show

She couldn't resist. Singer Miley Cyrus smoked a joint on stage and twerked with a dwarf during the MTV EMAs on Sunday.<p>The 20-year old pop star also took home the Best Video award for her hit song "Wrecking Ball" during a show with a strong lineup of other performers including Eminem and Katy Perry.<p>…

Sony parodies Daft Punk in its official PlayStation 4 unboxing video

It's a commercial imperative for Sony and Microsoft to maintain people's interest this month, by any means necessary. But at least the PlayStation marketing team isn't taking itself too seriously. The latest release on its YouTube channel starts with an overplayed build-up, replete with a shadowy …

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NBC to televise first Virgin Galactic commercial flight

NBCUniversal will track the final development of the Enterprise over the coming months and the flight itself will be broadcast and streamed across …

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GOCE satellite falls to its fiery doom in South Atlantic Ocean, experts say

An artist's conception shows Europe's GOCE satellite in orbit.<p>The European Space Agency says its 1.2-ton GOCE gravity-mapping satellite plunged through the atmosphere on Sunday and broke up into bits over the South Atlantic Ocean.<p>In an online update, ESA said that GOCE re-entered Earth's atmosphere …

Deal struck on wider UN inspections of Iran sites as Kerry says allies have 'unity' in talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the U.S. and its allies had agreed on the tenets of a deal on Iran's nuclear program, but the Iranians said they were unable to accept the proposal.<p>But the Islamic Republic did agree to offer more information and expanded access to U.N. nuclear …

U.S. offers $5-million reward for drug kingpin

MEXICO CITY — The<p>U.S. State Departmentis offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, who was convicted in the murder of a U.S. anti-narcotics agent in 1985, but vanished in August after a Mexican court freed him from prison …

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In true New Yorker fashion, truck driver ‘didn’t see nothing’, as he crushed Ferrari FF

Are you having a bad day? Well buck up because two people in New York had a worse one.<p>A delivery driver managed to back into – and then over – …

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Gamed: The PS4 won’t support DLNA, media sharing or external storage

Earlier this week Sony released the PlayStation 4 FAQ. It wasn’t just a normal “here’s how you plug it in” FAQ, though. Instead it revealed a few …

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Big Pic: An Overactive Russian Volcano Covers Kamchatka In Ash

In Russia's Far East, one of the world's most active volcanoes creates a striking scene.<p>Russia's Klyuchevskaya volcano, one of the most active in the world, has been erupting since mid-August. Last month, it became even more intense, spewing ash from its summit (16,000 feet above sea level) in a …

The Three Biggest Aviation Advances From This Year

How RFID tags, carbon-fiber airframes, and battery sensors will change the course of flight.<p>RFID Tags<p>A regular addition to cellphones and bank cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are creeping into airplane cabins. With tags in life vests, seats, medical kits, and other frequently …

The Future Of Flight: A Congestion-Killing Aircraft

Meet the 100-passenger plane that'll keep your flight running on time.<p>Aircraft design is often overlooked in discussions of the FAA's multibillion-dollar NextGen initiative, the elaborate mélange of satellite-based guidance, arrival, and departure technologies intended to modernize the outdated and …

Historic Space Images From The Arecibo Observatory

Happy 50th birthday to the telescope that brought us the first map of Venus, revealed ice on Mercury, and more.<p>When Cornell University built the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico—near the equator, so it could observe the planets without needing to move its 1,000-foot-wide reflector—people hadn't …

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