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25 of Our Favorite Quick-Cooking Soups

One of the best things about fall is the return of soup season. There are few things more comforting on a chilly evening than a warm bowl of soup …

Activision has a plan to make you want to pay for in-game items

Activision received a new patent for a system that encourages gamers to buy in-game items, by leveraging its matchmaking system. The matchmaking …

Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Communication without particle transmission.<p>Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called …

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

Quantum Physics News: Entangled Photons Can Originate From Different Points In Space

Our intuitions about how things are, or should be, serve us well in our daily lives. But that’s only because in the macroscopic level of reality that …

The Matrix Voice is an Alexa for your Raspberry Pi

Matrix Labs just completed a successful crowdfunding campaign for what amounts to an AI voice recognition system for the Raspberry Pi which allows you, a mere mortal, to make your own Alexa in your basement. Created by Rodolfo Saccoman and Brian Sanchez their first board, the Creator, fits right on …

A scramble at Cisco exposes uncomfortable truths about U.S. cyber defense

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers at Cisco Systems (CSCO.O) swung into action.<p>The Wikileaks documents …

Cybersecurity

Become a coder with the $15 Complete Web Developer Course ($200 value)

The world of coding can be intimidating if you’re new to the game and don’t know where to start. Today there exists an ocean of programming …

F. Duncan Haldane on quantum computers, entanglement and proving Einstein wrong

The British professor of physics at Princeton University won the Nobel Prize in Physics last year. But as he tells DW, he's far more interested in …

Quantum Mechanics

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FBI paid hackers to crack San Bernardino gunman's iPhone

The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist's phone with the help of professional hackers who discovered and brought to the bureau at least one previously unknown software flaw, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>The new information was then used to create a piece of hardware that helped …

How To Remove All Viruses From PC Using Rescue USB Drive

How To Remove All Viruses From PC Using Rescue USB Drive<p>en_US<p>article<p>We are going to share some useful tips on removing viruses from the computer …

Logitech's G900 is meant to alleviate your concerns about wireless gaming mice

Say it with me now: It's safe to go wireless<p>Wireless mice have gotten to the point where they're basically as reliable as wired mice, but people still don't trust them as much as they might want to. And they <i>really</i> want to; consider the gadget known as a mouse bungee, which elevates a mouse's cable …

Mars Had a Volcanic Blowup So Huge That It Tilted the Whole Planet

Space is so metal.<p>Earth has had some whoppers of volcanic explosions in the past, including one that may have been half of the one-two punch that led to the extinction of dinosaurs. But Mars can easily blow any of that away. It once had a volcanic eruption so huge, that it tilted the entire face of …

MIT scientists build world's first scalable quantum computer

Quantum computing now “much more an engineering effort, and not a basic physics question,” claims MIT professor Isaac Chuang

MIT

These New Quantum Dot Crystals Could Replace Silicon in Super-Fast, Next-Gen Computers

Bring it on.<p>Solid, crystalline structures of incredibly tiny particles known as quantum dots have been developed by engineers in the US, and they're …

A new experiment could let us ‘see’ quantum entanglement for the first time

An experiment that would allow humans to directly perceive quantum entanglement for the first time has been devised by researchers in Switzerland, …

Quantum Mechanics

University of Kentucky physicist discovers new 2-D material that could upstage graphene - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 29, 2016) – A new one atom-thick flat material that could upstage the wonder material graphene and advance digital technology …

Quantum dot solids: This generation's silicon wafer?

Just as the single-crystal silicon wafer forever changed the nature of communication 60 years ago, a group of Cornell researchers is hoping its work …

Nature

Photonic Propulsion Could Send a Spacecraft to Mars in As Little As 3 Days

If the technology can actually be scaled enough to use on space probes, it might be the key to visiting worlds outside our solar system.<p>There's no argument in the astronomical community—rocket-propelled spacecraft can take us only so far. The SLS will likely take us to Mars, and future rockets …

Professor Brian Greene answers everything you wanted to know about string theory and the multiverse

Lateline asked you to send in science questions for famed physicist Professor Brian Greene.<p>Professor Greene is the author of The Elegant Universe, a …

Physics

WATCH: You Can Make 'Wonder Material' Graphene in Your Own Home

Stronger than steel, harder than diamond, and one atom thick.<p>Three words: Graphene. is. awesome. Not only is it stronger than steel, harder than …

Fitness: How to Lose a Gut Fast for Men.

If you’ve noticed a little extra baggage around your midsection, it’s time to lose that gut once and for all. After using these weight-loss tips, …

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Bacon, the World's Most Perfect Food

There are some people out there committing truly heinous crimes against bacon. Don't be one of them. Avoid these common mistakes and enjoy the world's most perfect food.<p>Bacon is amazing. You know that. We know that. But just because it's already the world's most perfect food doesn't mean it's …

Cooking

Scientists revive microscopic water bears after 30 years of deep freeze

The hardy tardigrade sets a new personal best<p>In the Animal Olympics event of Surviving Horrible Things, tardigrades would take home the gold, silver, and the bronze. These eight-legged, microscopic creatures — also known as "water bears" — are probably the hardiest animals in existence, able to …

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

The biological wonders of this miniature marvel could jump-start an agricultural revolution that saves the world from drought-ridden starvation

These microscopic invertebrates are capable of surviving the most extreme conditions you could dream up, including prolonged desiccation and near-100 percent water loss, freezing and boiling temperatures, intense ionising radiation, and the vacuum of outer space.<p>Scientists have discovered that to …

Nexus Mods Possibly Hacked, Fallout 4 Mods Altered

Happy bloody Christmas. We should probably take this as a reminder to go and change our passwords on everything, and make sure no two sites or …

PC Gaming

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

I'm in!<p>Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles …