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25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

How I Found My Niche in Professional Photography

I’m Alastair Philip Wiper, a British photographer based in Copenhagen and working worldwide. From the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, to giant …

60 Years Of Starstuff: How Humanity Discovered Where Our Elements Come From

In science, you don’t have to get everything right in order to get the most incredible things correct. Sometimes good ideas emerge from a failed paradigm. An excellent example of both is the groundbreaking stellar nucleosynthesis paper (creation of complex nuclei from simpler ones) paper, published …

Which LED floodlight should you hang overhead?

Plenty of homes keep things lit using overhead floodlights in recessed lighting setups. BR30-shaped bulbs like those are ideal for overhead lighting because they cast all of their light downwards, thanks to the "bulging reflectors" that make up the "BR" of BR30.<p>If you're looking to upgrade bulbs …

14 Best Science-Fiction Books to Read

These days, it seems like the headlines being splashed across our TVs, phones, and computer screens seem more like they're from a book or movie than actual real life. It's all enough to make you think to yourself, "Wait, did they just... is this a science-fiction novel?"<p>Not quite — this is all very …

The best of world literature, chosen by Guardian readers

Inspired by Ann Morgan’s article on reading a book from every country in the world, Guardian readers recommend their own favourite books from around the globe<p>My heart goes to <b>The Gift of Rain</b> by Tan Twan Eng from Malaysia, which was longlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2007. The complicated …

How electroshock therapy changed me

Surgeon and author Sherwin Nuland discusses the development of electroshock therapy as a cure for severe, life-threatening depression -- including …

Depression

The quantum computing era is coming… fast

Processors that use the strangeness of quantum mechanics are reportedly achieving much greater problem-solving speed than standard computers – but what will the effect on security be?<p>‘The world is not only queerer than we suppose,” said JBS Haldane. “It is queerer than we <i>can</i> suppose.” Haldane was a …

Quantum Computing

THE SHAMAN is One of the Best Sci-Fi Short Films of 2015

The jaw-dropping promise — and brain-twisting challenge — of quantum computing

Computers have become so powerful that the idea they can’t just do, you know, <i>everything</i> is almost unfathomable. Yet many calculations are still too …

Quantum Computing

The best recent science fiction novels – review roundup

Eric Brown on Chris Beckett’s Mother of Eden; Becky Chambers’s The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet; Stephen Palmer’s Beautiful Intelligence; Ian Sales’s All That Outer Space Allows; SL Grey’s Under Ground; Alex Lamb’s Roboteer<p>Chris Beckett won the 2013 Arthur C Clarke award for his novel <i>Dark …

Science Fiction

Expedition 35 Prepares to Leave the ISS

This 'Smart Home' Makes More Power Than It Consumes

In Utah’s dry, arid desert climate, a new house yesterday was turned “on.” The builders of this house claim it will be the first of its kind for this climate: a smart home that produces more energy than it consumes—and at a price comparable to traditional homes.<p>Named the “Zero Home,” it comes …

Japanese Barista Makes Wonderful 3D Latte Art

In a dangerous escalation of the global latte art movement, Osaka-based barista Kazuki Yamamoto has been perfecting a technique for making 3D latte …

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Can mobile gaming kill the consoles? - Talk Mobile | Android Central

Mobile gaming has come a long, long way<p>Mobile gaming has entered a new stage of creativity and viability for two main reason: (1) hardware coming of …

5 Great Over-Ear Headphones

Sometimes, tiny earbuds just won’t do. Sometimes, you just want to block out the world. Over-ear headphones can offer the comfort and sound many smaller headphones just can’t match.<p>From noise cancelling to Bluetooth-enabled, cheap to expensive, from one the likes of which you may have never seen, …

Ask Engadget: best device locator?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Eric, who needs help overcoming a memory condition with regards his wallet. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a line at <b>ask</b> …

T8 Robot Spider Creeps Its Way into Our Hearts - Technabob

If you want a realistic and creepy spider robot and have a spare $1,350(USD) Robugtix will be happy to sell you this lifelike robotic spider called …

Star

Latest<p>'My Hero Academia' Creator Confirms Film's Timeline<p>My Hero Academia: Two Heroes 5 hours ago<p>My Hero Academia: Two Heroes<p>'Krypton' Star Has The …

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Child porn bust takes half of Tor's hidden sites offline

A man in Ireland believed to be behind Freedom Hosting, the biggest service provider for sites on the encrypted Tor network, is awaiting extradition on child pornography charges, reports <i>The Independent</i>. Denied bail until there is a ruling on the extradition request, Eric Eoin Marques has been …

See a 3-D Printed Humanoid at World Maker Faire

If you’re attending World Maker Faire in New York next month, be sure to see the progress Chuck Fletcher has made on his InMoov robot, an open source humanoid robot that anyone can print and motorize.<p>I will be brining a fully articulated and animated 3D printed humanoid animatronic robot. The build …

Bose QuietComfort 20 Review

The QuietComfort 20 headphones from Bose have the best noise cancelling performance of any headphone I’ve heard, and I’ve reviewed and tested dozens. Their ability to minimize annoying ambient sound is significantly better than most noise cancelling headphones on the market today, and every single …

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What Are The Most Lactose Intolerant Places In The World? [Infographic]

Whether you can digest milk comfortably after childhood is a genetic fluke. For many people, the ability to produce lactase--the enzyme that allows the body to break down lactase, the sugar in milk--disappears after childhood, when we no longer need to survive on our mother's milk.<p>Lactase …

Yet another way to transport a cow

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

LEAKED: German Government Warns Key Entities Not To Use Windows 8 – Links The NSA

“A Special Surveillance Chip”<p>According to leaked internal documents from the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) that Die Zeit …

Ted Post obituary

It is no exaggeration to declare that the film and television director Ted Post, who has died aged 95, contributed greatly to the making of Clint Eastwood into a Hollywood superstar. When Eastwood returned to the US from Europe, where he had starred in three Sergio Leone "spaghetti" westerns, Post …