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Water discovered in a small, warm exoplanet’s atmosphere for first time

Astronomers have detected water vapour in the atmosphere of a planet that orbits a star far beyond our solar system.<p>Observations of the Neptune-sized planet, which lies 120 light years from Earth in the constellation of Cygnus, revealed that its atmosphere was mostly hydrogen with around 25% made …

Intel Just Put Mobile Processor Competitors On Notice, Broadwell Is No Joke

In cased you missed it, earlier this week, Intel let slip with new details on their forthcoming low power mobile processor, code named Broadwell-Y and now known as Intel’s new Core M family. To give you the quick-take view, based on Intel’s new low power 14nm process technology (a chip …

Meet Samsung’s new smartphone chip that consumes 25% less power

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>Samsung is often called a follower but this time it’s a leader: The company’s new Exynos 5430 smartphone chip …

T-Mobile to throttle customers using unlimited data plans for peer-to-peer file sharing

In the world of wireless, words like “unlimited data” have their restrictions if you take the time to read the fine print of a carrier’s service agreement and it appears that T-Mobile is not exempt from such practices. An alleged internal memo obtained by TmoNews details how the company will …

Google Invests In $300 Million Underwater Internet Cable System To Japan

Google has announced that it has joined five other companies to build a trans-Pacific cable system that connects the west coast of the U.S. to the cities of Chikura and Shima in Japan. Known as FASTER, the cable system is estimated to cost $300 million. FASTER addresses the traffic demands for …

Isla De Las Munecas Is The Island Of Decapitated Dolls From Your Nightmares

Welcome to your childhood nightmare.<p>Not to sound harsh, but that's how we need to describe Isla de las Munecas, or "Island of the Dolls." The sinister playground floats in a canal just outside Mexico City. The island's former caretaker, Don Julian Santana, said he found a young girl floating dead …

Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers

There are technologists who specialize in “scanning the Internet.” They are like a search team making its way through a neighborhood, but instead of checking the knob of every door, they check Internet entrances to online devices to see which ones are open. These people have been screaming for some …

France Photos

See photos of France (including Paris, the Eiffel Tower, Cannes, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

France

MH17 crash: Airlines divert flights from eastern Ukraine

<b>European flight safety body Eurocontrol says Ukrainian authorities have closed the airspace in the east of the country to all airline flights.</b><p>It said all flight plans that use routes in the area are being rejected.<p>It follows the crash of Malaysian airliner flight MH17 with 298 people on board, amid …

Airspace

Malaysian Airlines crash: Russian Mobile missile launcher could be responsible

A Russian-built mobile missile launcher could be responsible for shooting down Malaysian Airlines plane, say experts<p>Military experts believe the Malaysian jet could have been downed by a Russian-built mobile missile launcher capable of hitting targets up to 80,000 feet in the sky.<p>The BUK missile …

Airplanes

The Malaysian Airlines crash is creating a crisis of intense gravity for Vladimir Putin

<i>This story has been updated with US intelligence report that a surface-to-air missile was fired at the airliner.</i><p>The crash of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine—possibly shot down by a missile—threatens Russia at a time it is already tottering economically and diplomatically.<p>At this stage, …

Russia

Russia's new tram is a Batmobile on the outside, tech hub on the inside

Many trams are memorable, but they tend to evoke nostalgia rather than embrace the future. You can't accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track -- and for good reason. The forward-tilted …

Top 10 U.S. National Park Landmarks

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The Mysterious Part of Kalaupapa National Historical Park You're Not Allowed To See

Most of us have seen wacky images of how trees seemingly eat objects over time -- everything from street signs and park benches to long-abandoned bicycles.<p>However, when we came across this unusual image on Unexplained Pictures' Twitter feed, we wondered if, perhaps, it was a Photoshop job. Did a …

Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.<p>If you could have safe, effective, long-term birth control that you didn't have to think about, would you jump at the chance? That's what's being proposed …

Remote Controls

Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

Low-lying south Florida, at the front line of climate change in the US, will be swallowed as sea levels rise. Astonishingly, the population is growing, house prices are rising and building goes on. The problem is the city is run by climate change deniers<p>A drive through the sticky Florida heat into …

The Best Leg Workout You Can Do without Weights

You don’t need barbells and dumbbells to make your legs scream. Attack your big lower-body muscles with this do-anywhere high-intensity circuit<p>The largest muscles in your body are in your legs, so you want to work them hard. But you don’t always need a heavy barbell or pair of dumbbells to truly …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

From Abandoned Place To Must-See Hot Spot, 3 Of America's Best Recycled Structures

To keep an old building, or bust it down and build something new in its place? Such is the question facing developers who want to increase property value while minimizing the cost to do it. But it doesn't take a historic preservationist or urban explorer to see that abandoned spaces can be …

The Real-Life Set Locations Of Classic Summer Movies, All On One Fancy Map

There's nothing like a summer at -- or better yet, <i>in</i> -- the movies.<p>Creative wizards at Pinterest have concocted the ultimate guide to real-life sets from our favorite summer films. From the waterfront in "Jaws" to the "box of chocolates" park in "Forrest Gump," you'll probably want to plan a road …

5 Countries You Can Visit for Less than $50 a Day

There are too many travel myths out there. Probably the most common one is that international travel is too expensive for the average person -- It's just not true.<p>Dedicated travelers and backpackers everywhere know that finding the right deal and being open to compromise can make practically any …

3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life

Spanish surgeons frustrated by a young boy's seemingly inoperable tumor turn to 3D printing to tackle the challenging operation.<p>A practice surgical procedure on a 3D-printed tumor has helped surgeons successfully remove the tricky real one from a 5-year-old boy in Spain.<p>The boy was diagnosed with …

3D Printing

Into the Swiss Alps

For over 30 years I've been taking groups into the gondolas high in the Alps. Whether filled with skiers in the winter or hikers in the summer, there's a happy energy in that glass-and-steel bubble of mountain joy--especially when the Swiss Alps are out in all their glory. (Since the gondola is …

The Milky Way Galaxy, As Seen From a 747

On the right of this image is our home galaxy, the Milky Way. On the left, the wing of a Boeing 747. How, pray tell, does one acquire such a …

Photography

New technique could heal teeth painlessly, avoid cavities

Instead of having to drill and fill cavities, dentists could head them off at the pass with a new technique that accelerates a tooth's natural healing, King's College London announced this week.<p>The technique, called electrically accelerated and enhanced remineralization, is being developed by …

Dentistry

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking