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Interconnected rats' brains create organic computer

Scientists have been experimenting with brain-to-brain interfaces for years. Miguel Nicolelis, a neurobiologist at Duke University Medical Center, in particular, has been making strides with his research on the subject. His team recently created a "Brainet" or a network of interconnected brains …

Neurophilosophy

It's game on in Aberford, where 1950s housewives save the world from zombies

On the surface, the 1950s might seem like a halcyon era. World War II had come and gone, and America grown prosperous from the ashes of the Great Depression thanks to the industrial opportunities offered by global conflict.<p>Scratch the surface of any society, though, and imperfections bloom. The …

Walking

Bone conduction: Get used to the voices in your head - CNN.com

<b>Bone conduction technology</b> allows people with deafness to hear, helps tech-heads talk, and lets swimmers listen to music underwater. <b>Find out more.</b><p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Hearing through your bones<p>Hearing through your bones<p>Hearing through your bones<p>Hearing through your bones<p>Hearing through your bones<p>Hearing …

Velociraptor robot nearly as fast as Cheetah

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 Technology's (KAIST) MSC Lab have designed a sprinting robot -- but, unlike Boston Dynamics' Cheetah, which is modelled on the fastest mammal alive, it …

Robotics

Start your smart home with these connected gadgets (pictures)

Announcements & News

Google reportedly considering its own wireless carrier service

Google already offers Google Fiber internet access to select markets and is exploring ways to bring web access to remote parts of the world using all sorts of unique methods, but what about cellular phone access? According to a new report from <i>the Information</i>, such an idea is floating around at …

Google reportedly planning major overhaul of its Android and web apps

Yesterday we reported on a leaked set of screenshots that reportedly come from a yet-to-be-released version of Gmail. The new images not only show off a much more colorful and flatter look than we’ve seen with Gmail up until now, the app also had several new categories for better organization and a …

AirBulb isn’t just a smart light bulb, it’s also a Bluetooth speaker

Recently both LG and Samsung announced their own attempts to get into the smart light bulb business, giving us a way to turn their bulbs off and on via our mobile devices. These efforts also include several other features like adjusting the intensity of the light and more, but they have nothing on …

Wireless electricity? It's here

Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in the middle of a room with no wires attached.<p>Looking back, it was a crude experiment, she remembers: a tiny room filled with gigantic copper refrigerator coils -- the kind you'd see if you cracked open the back of your freezer.<p>She …

Apparently This Matters: NASA's new spacesuit

<i>UPDATE: On April 30, NASA revealed "Technology" as the winning design</i> for their new Z-2 spacesuit. With almost 150,000 votes -- just over 63% of the 233,431 total -- "Technology" will be incorporated into the final version of the Z-2 spacesuit, and is expected to be ready for testing by November.<p><i>I</i> …

New Kind of LED Could Mean Better Google-Glass-Like Displays - MIT Technology Review

A tiny head-mounted display, like the one in Google Glass, will only be useful if you can see on-screen alerts and information clearly. And that’s …

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Burger King U.K. Reputation Damaged By Horsemeat Scandal

Burger King has been dealing with a firestorm of controversy after being one of the many players affected by the horsemeat-in-burgers scandal currently plaguing Europe.<p>Consumer research company YouGov BrandIndex surveyed individuals in both the U.S. and the UK to find out if the brand's "buzz …

Pizza Hut Perfume Now Available In U.S.

Huge news out of the Pizza Hut camp: Pizza Hut perfume, which first took the Internet by storm after it was introduced in Canada last year, will now be available in the U.S. However, this eau de pizza will be available in extremely limited quantities -- only 24 will be given out daily for a short …

Most Expensive Bacon Sandwich In The World Costs $235

The Bacon Bling sandwich at Tangberry's cafe in the resort town of Cheltenham in western England set a new record for the world's most expensive bacon sandwich this past weekend, according to the World Record Academy. The sandwich, which was invented by 41-year-old Tangberry's owner Paul Philips, …

Time Cube Clock – Won’t stay a cube for long

There seem to be days when certain items are prolific and today it seems to be clocks. I’ve seen about half a dozen different kinds of clocks/time …

International Space Station to boldly go with Linux over Windows

Computers aboard the International Space Station are to be switched from Windows XP to the Linux operating system in an attempt to improve stability and reliability.<p>Dozens of laptops on the ISS's 'opsLAN' network - which provides the ship's crew with vital capabilities for day-to-day operations, …

No CD Cracks For PC Games

These cracks can be used to patch games such that they do not seek the CD while running. This can help to speed the game up or free up the drive for …

Buffalo Wild Wings Recipes

I’m more of a classic buffalo sauce(Frank’s, butter, and vinegar) man myself, but I had these recipes for my favorite wings at Buffalo Wings Wings, …

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Commercial quantum computer leaves PC in the dust

For the first time, a commercially available quantum computer has been pitted against an ordinary PC – and the quantum device left the regular …

Quantum Computing

NES in a Cartridge

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