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Bronze Age iron artefacts like Tutankhamun's dagger and Gerzeh beads were made from alien rocks

A new study suggests that all Bronze Age iron artefacts like weapons and jewellery were made from meteorites.<p>Long before the Iron Age, when humans …

The search for alien life was just dealt a massive blow

With the incredible number of galaxies that mankind can observe from its tiny little perch here in the Milky Way, we know there are an absolutely …

6 International Trips That Are Cheaper Than a Weekend in NYC

New York, we love you. That will never change. But you can be an incredibly expensive place that makes us want to use bad words at times. And the …

Seven hotels that will make you want to visit Japan

From Tokyo’s bright lights and towering skyscrapers to Kyoto’s ancient temples and tiny teahouses, Japan brilliantly fuses centuries-old culture and traditions with cutting-edge, modern technology. Tranquil natural landscapes can be found close to busy city sidewalks. This mix of old and new is …

Japan

It's official: Your old password is totally worthless

Old habits die hard, and old passwords die harder.<p>But if you ever needed extra motivation to forget that ancient password you've been reusing for …

Mike Pence Touches NASA Equipment Labeled 'Do Not Touch', Becomes Instant Meme

Vice President Mike Pence made a big mistake during his tour of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center yesterday. He touched a piece of critical space flight …

Mike Pence

[Update: Plus models too] Lenovo Tab 4 models now available, $129 for 8" and $179 for 10.1"

Lenovo is one of the few major Android manufacturers still invested in tablets, and the company's 'Tab 4' lineup has been highly anticipated by fans. …

Jennifer Lawrence’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Failure — Is She OK?

This is our worst nightmare realized. While returning from a family trip to Louisville, Kentucky, Jennifer Lawrence’s private plane was reportedly …

The Earth is not a planet for the same reasons that Pluto is no longer considered as one

Pluto is no longer considered a planet by the International Astronomical Union (ISU), much to the dismay of planetary scientists around the world. …

Nasa's Curiosity images of 'seashells' on Mars claimed as evidence of ancient life

Have sea creatures been spotted on MARS? Alien hunters claim 'seashells' are evidence ancient ocean once had life<p><b>Image taken by Nasa's Curiosity</b> …

New No Man’s Sky Trailer Reveals The Hostile Side Of Exploration (video)

If you thought space exploration within the new No Man’s Sky game would be all fun and straightforward, you might like to watch the new trailer …

No Man's Sky

Elon Musk's Hyperloop contest is being pushed back to January

Elon Musk's Hyperloop pod contest is being pushed back to January — but for good reason.<p>Musk's company SpaceX, which is organizing and hosting the contest, said in a statement Friday that it was moving the date of the competition weekend from this summer to January 2017 in an effort to give teams …

The working Lego keyboard of your nerdy dreams is here

Back in 2005, Lego tinkerer Jason Allemann attempted to build a prototype of a working keyboard out of Lego using the membrane from a curved Microsoft Natural keyboard. The curves fought back, and the project was never finished. Fast forward to 2014 and Allemann has taken another stab at it, this …

Goggles Bring Virtual Reality Closer To Your Living Room

Going back to ancient times, the aim of storytellers has been to immerse us in an experience — of another place, time or point of view. This past week at the South by Southwest film, music and technology conferences in Austin, storytellers and great technologists showed off new ways to take us …

Google's Schmidt: Expect robots to roam among us

At least one prominent technology executive isn't concerned with robots becoming too smart and overtaking the world.<p>Speaking at the Oasis: The Montgomery Summit on Wednesday, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said that at some point in the future "robots will become omnipresent in our lives in …

Apple Called ‘Very Cold’ After Refusing To Unlock Dead Woman’s iPad

Any technology maker — let alone one the size of Apple — is going to have various moral predicaments to deal with.<p>Recently Apple was accused of showing an “utter lack of understanding and discretion” after refusing to unlock a dead woman’s iPad for her two grieving sons.<p>When Andrea Grant, a …

Spotify acquires The Echo Nest and its musical smarts

Streaming radio service Spotify is acquiring The Echo Nest, a Somerville, Mass., startup focused on building the world’s largest graph of data about …

Google's Indoor Maps Arrive In India

Google has brought indoor maps to India. In an announcement, the company says that starting today, users across 22 cities in India can access Google’s maps for 75 popular indoor venues — including venues such as Ambience Mall in Gurgaon and Select City Walk in Delhi.<p>The maps automatically appear …

Rumor: Apple Will Say Bye-Bye to the 13-inch Non-Retina MacBook Pro

- Mar 5, 2014<p>If a rumor from semi-reliable DigiTimes is to be believed, Apple will cease production of the 13-inch non-retina MacBook Pro later this …

Apple To Finally Discontinue The Non-Retina MacBook Pro This Year [Rumor]

Apple will finally discontinue the non-Retina MacBook Pro later this year, according to sources in its supply chain. Production is expected to come to a halt during the second half of 2014, reducing Apple’s notebook lineup to just the MacBook Air and the newer, thinner MacBook Pro with Retina …

Boeing's New Self Destructing Phone is Ideal For Those Who Need to Keep Secrets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Boeing is set to release an smartphone that can self-destruct, but the device's security features …

Lumus turns its military-grade eyewear into a Google Glass competitor (video)

Lumus has long developed heads-up displays for the US military, but now it's using a developer kit called the DK-40 to bring its HUD tech to wearables outside the battlefield. The contraption's first stop was the CES show floor, so we couldn't resist putting our fingerprints all over it. The key …

Review: LG's Flexible and Self-Healing Smartphone

Curved smartphones have hogged the limelight this year in the gadget world for their groundbreaking technology in hardware — Samsung became the first to roll out a smartphone with a curved display screen in October this year, and LG followed shortly after with the G Flex.<p>The G Flex is LG’s take on …

Internet cafes in the developing world find out what happens when everyone gets a smartphone

Internet cafes across the developing world are reporting dwindling numbers of customers as smartphones make the mobile web ubiquitous. After all, why pay for web access on someone else’s creaky old PC when you can peruse Facebook on your Android device from anywhere you like?<p>In Rwanda, a cafe owner …

Café

Now there’s a Facebook for dead people

An Israeli entrepreneur has spent “hundreds of thousands of shekels” (tens of thousands of US dollars) to photograph and log 120,000 gravestones, in an effort to create a sort of Facebook/Wikipedia for the dead. It sounds ghoulish, but the project, Neshama, is intended to be the opposite: Each page …

Greenville

'Selfie' named by Oxford Dictionaries as word of 2013

<b>"Selfie" has been named as word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries.</b><p>The word has evolved from a niche social media tag into a mainstream term for a self-portrait photograph, the editors said.<p>Research suggested its frequency in the English language had increased by 17,000% in the last year, they …

Facebook fan's challenge to meet 730 friends face-to-face

Youth worker Daniel Shaw will have to meet an average of two friends a day to hit his target<p>A social media fan has set himself a challenge to be reunited with every single one of his 730 Facebook friends in person.<p>Daniel Shaw, 38, has Facebook friends all over the world and has vowed to meet each …

Samsung plans to release smartphone with wraparound display next year: Bloomberg

Samsung has led the curved display "movement" with the introduction of its Galaxy Round smartphone, but apparently the company isn't satisfied stopping there. Bloomberg today claims that Samsung will release a handset featuring a wraparound display at some point next year. According to the report, …

Why the Chromebook pundits are simply out of touch with reality

The Chromebook(s goog) pundits have their heads in the sand again. In the past week, I’ve read not one, but two extremely myopic commentaries on how …

The Dual-Screen YotaPhone Will Launch Internationally In December

Russia-based Yota Devices has been working on a curious beast called the YotaPhone for years now, and it’s gained quite a reputation for itself because of its split personality. While the front of the phone sports a traditional LCD screen, the back plays home to a power-sipping eInk display …