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NASA’s ‘Flying Saucer’ Lander Is Going For A Test Spin Today

The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator will help the space agency slow its roll<p><i>Update: The test was rescheduled until later this afternoon, and will take place from 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.</i><p>Perhaps the most iconic symbol to emerge from the science fiction genre over the last century is …

Watch The Evolution Of The Samsung Galaxy S In 1 Mesmerizing GIF

Samsung's latest Galaxy S phone is coming in April, and the flagship device is looking better than ever. It's got slick curved glass, a metal body and new colors -- but the Galaxy hasn't always been so beautiful.<p>The team at gadgetlove.com put together an animated GIF showing the popular …

Samsung Galaxy

Look At This Ridiculous Russian Supersonic Cargo Plane Concept

Just, why?<p>Never mind the fact that Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine are struggling to win a civil war--the Kremlin wants to wow the Future with a gigantic supersonic cargo plane. Named the PAK TA, the concept from Russia’s Military-Industrial Commission will be a supersonic transport than can …

New Liquid-Based 3D Printer Takes Minutes, Not Hours

Plus it has a real Terminator vibe<p>Rapid prototyping may soon get a whole lot more rapid, thanks to an entirely new method of 3D printing. Instead of taking hours to 3D-print something, it might soon take minutes.<p>The UNC-Chapel Hill researchers, who described their new process in the journal <i>Science</i>, …

SXSW 2015: AeroMobil Says It Will Put Its Flying Car On The Market In 2017

And once that's done? A self-flying car<p><i>Updated 3/16/2015, 4:33 p.m. ET.</i><p>In October 2014, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled a prototype vehicle that exhilarated <i>Back To The Future</i> fans, as well as pretty much everyone else: the long fantasized flying car. Dubbed AeroMobil 3.0, the car/plane hybrid …

Samsung emerges as Apple's chief auto rival

In a knot of rumor and speculation over the recent weeks, the possibility of Apple producing its own electric car is one of the most examined auto industry stories in recent memory. There are no hard facts about the proposed vehicle yet, but even if the brand Steve Jobs built just wants a bigger …

Tesla

Suit Up With These 3 Pieces of Bulletproof Clothing

Just try to keep them in one piece this time, 007<p>If you're a businessperson traveling to dangerous regions--or you are, perhaps, a tuxedo-wearing superspy--you probably want to stay safe <i>and</i> stylish at the same time. That's a tall order, but it's one that can be met with a few pieces of bulletproof …

India's Vintage Royal Enfield Overtakes Harley-Davidson In Motorcycle Sales

Harley-Davidson is the most popular make of motorcycles in the world but the brand was beaten last year by the globally lesser-known Indian name, Royal Enfield. Royal Enfield’s manufacturer wants to dominate the mid-size motorcycle segment globally.<p>Royal Enfield, owned by India’s bus & commercial …

Motorcycles

Heart of Earth's inner core revealed

<b>Scientists say they have gained new insight into what lies at the very centre of the Earth.</b><p>Research from China and the US suggests that the innermost core of our planet has another, distinct region at its centre.<p>The team believes that the structure of the iron crystals there is different from those …

Earth Science

DARPA shows off its tech for indexing the deep web

On Sunday night, <i>60 Minutes</i> aired a segment about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, and its attempts to secure the internet …

Machine Learning

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Whether you want to get up to speed with basic web development languages like HTML, CSS and PHP, learn to work with and build projects on WordPress, Drupal and Joomla CMSes or improve search rankings with SEO, There’s never been a better opportunity to learn.<p>TNW Deals has an incredible offer on …

Astronomy

New Galaxy S6 Leak Promises Radical Samsung U-Turn

Samsung smartphones are known for two things: 1. Selling millions, and 2. Being jammed full of TouchWiz bloatware. But apparently Samsung is about to rethink the second of these with its upcoming radical Galaxy S6.<p>The news comes from an interesting source. Reddit user ‘SamsungRep2015’, whose …

Phones

The Large Hadron Collider sets its sights on dark matter

After finding the Higgs boson, the LHC has had a refit to enable it to operate at even greater extremes – and to solve more questions about the beginnings of the universe<p>There is no shortage of superlatives that can be applied to the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, though many are strange and …

Physics

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years

American spies have detailed dossiers on the North Koreans who the U.S. says were behind the Sony attack. But the still-secret evidence likely won’t …

North Korea

Promising Results For Experimental Ebola Vaccine

Studies of more potent versions of the vaccine are already underway<p>An experimental vaccine against Ebola has shown promising results in volunteers in Uganda. The study, published today in <i>The Lancet</i>, is the first to report an Ebola vaccine candidate to be both safe and effective in an African …

NASA Is 3-D Printing Tools In Space Like Crazy

Wrenches, and sample containers, and extruders, oh my<p>Astronauts on the ISS began printing objects on a specially-designed 3-D printer last month. They started small; the first object printed was a component of the printer itself, emblazoned with the logos of NASA and Made in Space, the company that …

The Coolest-Looking New Species Of 2014

PopSci's pick of the litter<p>The world is so abundant with strange species, scientists describe new ones every year. Here at <i>Popular Science</i>, we picked a few of our favorites from this year to share. This is a small fraction of the species scientists name in a year. Just today, the California Academy …

Stonehenge discovery could rewrite British pre-history

The most important discovery at Stonehenge for a generation could be destroyed by David Cameron's plan to build a tunnel at the World Heritage Site<p>Archaeologists have discovered the earliest settlement at Stonehenge - but the Mesolithic camp could be destroyed if government plans for a new tunnel …

Archaeology

What’s So Scary About A Nuclear-Armed Drone?

In one word: Everything<p>It's a plane designed for the war no one wants to fight. The Long Range Strike Bomber is the Air Force’s secretive and long-running project to develop the next generation of nuclear-armed bombers, designed to unload hell in hostile skies. And there's a chance that it'll be …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Dark Matter

Nixie wearable camera drone wins Intel's $500,000 tech challenge

Wearable camera drone Nixie is the winner of Intel's Make it Wearable competition, scooping a prize of $500,000 (£313,000) at a ceremony held in San …

Geneticists solve 40-year-old dilemma to explain why duplicate genes remain in the genome

Geneticists at Trinity College Dublin have made a major breakthrough with important implications for understanding the evolution of genomes in a …

First US Ebola case diagnosed

A man has been diagnosed with Ebola virus disease in Dallas, Texas.<p>The man diagnosed with the illness on 30 September is the first in the United …

8 Swimsuit Trends Made For Plus-Size Women

Times, they are a-changing, and we couldn't be more thrilled. In the past, plus-size women have had to settle for whatever oversized, floral, and …

Plus Size

Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

Alien: Isolation demo 'pants-soilingly terrifying' in Oculus Rift

Fear is a powerful emotion. It's why humans love roller coasters and horror movies; being scared elevates heart rate, increases respiration and a …

Were dinosaurs all at sea?

Myths persist that large dinosaurs lived neck-deep in water, but while this is not true, they were not averse to taking a dip<p>In the early days of palaeontology, the dinosaurs were a clear anomaly compared to other known animals (both alive and extinct). Just how could such huge creatures have found …