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How Sweat Works

The details on your body’s cooling system<p><b>CALCULATE YOUR RATE</b><br>A cyclist can shed two to three pounds an hour while riding hard. Each pound equals about 16 ounces of sweat. But the human body can’t replace all of the fluid it loses, so aim to drink seven to 10 ounces every 10 to 20 minutes, depending …

Velociraptor robot nearly as fast as Cheetah

A newly created running robot based on the Velociraptor is faster than Usain Bolt, and closing in on the first robot that broke Bolt's record.<p>It won't be the cheetahs that kill us after all, but, apparently, the robotic dinosaurs. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and …

SpaceX Unveils Manned Spacecraft Dragon V2

SpaceX founder Elon Musk took the wraps off its next-generation spacecraft today, called Dragon V2. The key improvements are that Dragon V2 will be able to land “anywhere on Earth” with its propulsion system and the accuracy of a helicopter. It will also be capable of carrying seven astronauts for …

Google to build prototype of truly driverless car

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.<p>Actually, the cars wouldn't even have a wheel. Or gas and brake pedals. The company says the vehicles will use sensors and computing power, with no …

Your hybrid cloud: Not if, but when, and how

We hate to break up the party, but for those who haven’t yet noticed, the great debate between private vs. public cloud deployments is drawing to an end. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017. Here’s why hybrid cloud deployments …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …