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AT&T reveals Asus Padfone X specs

AT&T(s t) announced plans to carry the Asus Padfone X smartphone/tablet hybrid back at CES, but is just getting around to revealing the hardware …

Listen to Eminem’s isolated vocal track for “Lose Yourself”, lose your mind

Previously we’ve heard isolated vocals tracks from OutKast, Freddie Mercury and David Bowie, The Beatles, and Marvin Gaye. Now comes one for Eminem’s …

Supervolcanoes ripped up early Mars

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1015000/1015637_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1525355362_8562796f479f0223c06e32ab91c07b6e<p><b>Mars may have had giant explosive volcanoes in its ancient past that spewed billions upon billions of tonnes of rock and ash into the sky.</b><p>Vast areas …

How to make a Jedi lightsaber

It was hard to miss the disturbance in the force when scientists at Harvard and MIT declared they had turned light into molecules last week, prompting a collective air punch from the kind of folk who attend sci-fi conventions, for surely a working Jedi lightsaber was now close at hand.<p>The story …

Bad feelings make stronger memories

Negative emotions, such as fear, can enhance your memories for places, a new study confirms.<p>Oliver Baumann from the Queensland Brain Institute found …

The Brain

When Islands Pop Out Of The Sea

When a mud volcano erupted last week and created a muddy mound of an island just off the southern coast of Pakistan, it seemed to us like a rather rare development.<p>But it turns out islands crop up fairly often. Charles Darwin commented on one. And it's been happening in shallow marshy patches off …

YouTube Announces First Music Awards

YouTube has announced its first-ever music awards show — the fittingly-named YouTube Music Awards, taking place in November — which it says will be a fan-powered celebration of music and artists from the popular video site.<p>The ceremony itself will take place in New York on Sunday November 3, with …

AT&T Begins Spreading Its Gigabit Fiber in Austin, Taking On Google

AT&T said Monday night that it has begun its gigabit-per-second fiber deployment in Austin, Texas — a move that rivals Google’s own fiber plans for …

Spotify's New Follow Button Connects Artists With their Fans on the Web

Spotify is keen to build out the social features of its on-demand music streaming service, connecting fans with the artists they love and increasing the amount of time that users spend on the platform. To that end, Spotify is launching a new Follow button today for artists, labels, concert …

Best space images of the month

It’s been a memorable month in space. Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured– from Mars canyons to a surprised frog at a rocket launch.

Pristine "Islands in the Sky" Are Window on Evolution

NASA spacecraft finds plastic ingredient on Saturn's moon Titan | Reuters

(Reuters) - NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has found propylene, a chemical used to make household plastic containers, on Saturn’s moon Titan, the space agency said.<p>“This is the first definitive detection of the plastic ingredient on any moon or planet, other than Earth,” NASA said.<p>A small amount of …

Mo Farah and Usain Bolt head shortlist for 2013 World Athlete of the Year award

World champions Mo Farah and Usain Bolt head a 10-strong list for the IAAF 2013 World Athlete of the Year award.<p>Mo Farah and Usain Bolt head the shortlist for the 2013 World Athlete of the Year award announced by the International Association of Athletics Federations on Tuesday.<p>Farah did the …

8 “nonessential” health and environmental services that shut down today

Flu monitoring, national parks and food inspections are all on hiatus<p>The government shutdown is officially a reality, meaning all federal programs and services deemed nonessential are temporarily on hold. Here are just a few of things we'll have to do without until a compromise is reached -- some …

Why the markets don’t care about the shutdown. And why it could make things even worse

Everything but the essential bits of the US government powered down this morning. And yet, the markets don’t really seem to care.<p>S&P 500 futures are hovering around 1680, up about 0.3%.<p>Meanwhile, in the bond market yields are up a bit, but there are few signs of a collapse in confidence in …

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