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Lakers Won't Allow Kobe Bryant to Become Free Agent for Financial Flexibility

Superstar Kobe Bryant is set to become a free agent after the upcoming season, but, after reports saying otherwise, Jim Buss won't allow Bryant to hit the market at all.<p><b>UPDATE: Friday, Oct. 25, at 11:30 p.m. ET</b><p>ESPN's Ramona Shelburne has the latest:<p>"I want to put an end to any speculation that we …

The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

Internet of Things

Usain and the lightning bolt – the story behind the photograph

It is an image that is almost certain never to be repeated, but the photographer who pictured Usain Bolt winning 100m gold to a backdrop of purple lightning has downplayed his role in the headline-making shot.<p>Olivier Morin, a Agence France Presse (AFP) photographer, said he gave himself credit for …

Yet Another Smartwatch Joins The Fight, And This One’s “Hot”

Pebble not meeting your needs? The Basis knows just a little <i>too much</i> about you for your comfort? Is the Metawatch too meta?<p>Well then meet the Hot Watch, out of Dallas. The company just launched the product on Kickstarter, and though the campaign is mostly bull shit (with arguments like: “your phone …

Tooth sensor stops you from lying to your dentist

It's important for dentists to know what you put in your mouth when they're trying to fix your teeth. Lollipops, coffee, booze, cigarettes -- all of …

This is the future of web browsing

So long as web developers actually embrace it<p>An article shared on <i>Sidebar</i>today highlights the mind-blowing power of HTML5. Web developer / Mozilla evangelist David Walsh has collated nine demos that use just native web technologies to show how much can be done in your web browser without the need …

Scientists Confirm Three Potentially Habitable Planets Around A Nearby Star

<i>Astronomers from the European Space Observatory have confirmed that there are three potentially habitable worlds around the red dwarf Gliese 667C.</i><p>Scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced today that they’ve confirmed the existence of three planets existing in the habitable zone of …

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …

(by Jordan Ek)