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CuPID Power Output : Control power where you need it

Why<p>Most control applications require powering things. Refrigerators, heaters, LEDs, thermoelectrics, motors, and solenoids are all examples of things …

West Antarctica ice sheet collapse: 'it will change the coastline of the world'

We should be worried, and it looks increasingly probable that we should be worried – that's what these new studies on the west Antarctic ice sheet tell me.<p>The interesting thing for me as a glaciologist is that the authors are guys that are normally pretty conservative but – by saying the collapse …

HIV, Uganda, and One Major Step Back

I recently met up with a Ugandan activist who is currently visiting Boston. My friend is in the United States to raise awareness about HIV and LGBT …

34 Test Answers That Are Completely Wrong But Totally Genius At The Same Time

Not every one is born smart and gifted, but some of these kids are Einstein’s in disguise. Just look at their answers. The ability to think outside …

Forget Google Glass, Meta SpaceGlasses Look Like They Were Made By Tony Stark (Video)

Forget Google Glass, Meta Pro have developed a new type of interactive glasses which look like they were designed by Tony Stark, and they come with a …

Will China have an Apollo moment?

China launched its first lunar rover mission, the latest in an ambitious space programme symbolic of its rising global stature. Could it put a human on the Moon in our lifetime? And should we care?<p>Huddled around television sets, a nation waits with baited breath as a spacecraft door is opened. …

Space Science

Super-sized vehicles: Ten giants of the transport world

In transport design, big often means better. From trucks to helicopters, submarines to rockets, building the largest of all is one of the greatest accolades.<p>In 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first powered flight in a plane which measured some 21ft (6m). Little more than 80 years later and …

Top Products in Two Decades of Tech Reviews

<b></b>By Walt Mossberg[Watch video at http://allthingsd.com]This is my last column for The Wall Street Journal, after 22 years of reviewing consumer …

The Insane Amount of Gas Americans Burn Compared to the Rest of the World

The typical American consumes more fuel, on average, than three Germans.<p>I've occasionally written about how U.S. motorists have been driving less and guzzling fewer gallons of gas since the years leading up to the recession. Here's a reminder, though, that compared to the rest of the world, we are …

DARPA tests ground-based prototype of its folding space telescope (video)

Researchers want higher-resolution images of the Earth from space, but glass-based telescopes won't always be up to the job; eventually, the necessary hardware will be too bulky to lift into orbit. It's a good thing, then, that DARPA recently tested a ground-based prototype of its MOIRE (Membrane …

The Physics of Diffusers: How to Make a Car Really Suck

Gettin' down with downforce.<p>Finessing the Flow <br>The diffuser acts as an expansion chamber to manage the air as it exits from underneath the car and reintegrates it with higher-pressure ambient air. Smoothing this transition reduces turbulence and drag in the car's wake and improves airflow under the …

America's first next-gen aircraft carrier takes high tech to sea

The world's most-advanced aircraft carrier should be meeting a bottle of champagne today. Head on.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford will be christened during a ceremony in Newport News, Va., an event that will usher in the next generation of aircraft carriers. The Gerald R. Ford is the first of its class -- …

Associated Press News

Inhabitat's Week in Green: futuristic automation, underwater kites and a floating nuclear power plant

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Twitter's stock market debut was the big story this week, but it wasn't the only news out of Silicon Valley. Facebook just announced that starchitect Frank …

Super Typhoon Haiyan: The Most Powerful Cyclone in History?

Inhabitat's Week in Green: shape-shifting tires, modular smartphone and the burgeoning cockroach industry

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Elon Musk made headlines around the world this summer when he lifted the curtain on the "hyperloop" -- a concept for an ultra-fast train that could transport …

Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary

From the archives: Android is open—except for all the good parts.<p>In light of the $5 billion EU antitrust ruling against Google this week, we started …

Lockheed Martin developing successor to the SR-71 Blackbird

The SR-71 Blackbird is one of history's great aircraft. It was built during the Cold War in the early 1960s by Lockheed at its secret Skunk Works …

Zumwalt: The Navy's massive, high-tech destroyer is here (pictures)

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works launched the first of the Navy’s next-generation Zumwalt-class destroyers on Monday at its Bath, Maine, shipyard. The 610-foot-long ship is chockablock with new technologies including radar reflecting angles, a striking inward-sloping tumblehome hull, an …

General Dynamics

Why Gravity is junk science

The latest sci-fi film is so grounded in reality that Quentin Cooper hopes it forces us to start dealing with the real risk of space debris.<p>With its attractive heavyweight stars, it’ll pull you in and never let go. You’re certain to fall for it. It deserves to be massive.<p>The puns are, like the …

Space

Samsung wants Android apps that stand apart, starting now

SAN FRANCISCO -- Samsung on Monday rolled out five software development kits to make it easier for developers to create apps for its various devices.<p>The new SDKs include one for multiscreen capabilities and another for multiscreen gaming. Samsung also streamlined its mobile SDK, released a new …

Internet Archive brings bygone games and programs to the browser

One of the inherent downsides of technology's rapid advancement is how much of its history gets left behind with each new plateau we reach. However, the great minds at the Internet Archive (IA) have come up with a way to not only preserve our past, but make it accessible via the Javascript MESS …

Sony SmartWatch 2 review: a fair effort that still hasn't cracked it

Cast your mind back to the period between August and October 2012, and there was barely a whisper about a smartwatch round these parts. Pebble was funded and well underway, and we discovered a curious Google patent -- but that was pretty much it. In that same period one year later, you'll find …

Apple's plan to wipe out disc drives is nearly complete

The disc drive is dead -- or it's at least issuing a triumphant death rattle.<p>Not in PCs just yet, but certainly in Apple's Macs. Earlier this week Apple introduced updated versions of its MacBook Pro with Retina Display, alongside an all new Mac Pro. What wasn't updated was Apple's line of …

USB PD replacing current standard: why this is excellent

The word is spreading here near the end of 2013: USB is over, if you want it. USB PD (Power Delivery) is set to be the new standard for the next …

Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients

New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The formerly HIV-positive Mississippi girl drew widespread interest in …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …