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10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but …

Nutrition

Anonymous' radio-based networking keeps protesters off the grid

Despite being an internet activist group, Anonymous knows the value of avoiding traditional communication; it's sometimes the only way for dissidents to elude surveillance and service disruptions. Accordingly, the group has just unveiled AirChat, a networking system that uses any available radio …

Information Systems

Scientists Discover How to Generate Solar Power in the Dark

Meet 'photoswitches,' a breakthrough set of materials that act as their own batteries, absorbing energy and releasing it on demand.<p>The next big thing in solar energy could be microscopic.<p>Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be …

This Just In

Inside Flipboard / March 31, 2014<p>The Associated Press has always worked at the intersection of tech and journalism. It started as a pony express …

Godzilla Posters Collection

Godzilla 2014 will be released in a little more than a month now and we are so pumped for this new movie of the King of Lizards that I thought it …

Construction

Mini Mobile Robotic Printer : Print Your Documents Anytime, Anywhere!

Printing on-the-go, perhaps this should be the slogan of <b>Mini Mobile Robotic Printer</b>. It’s a mobile printing project to allow you to print as you go, …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

'What I Eat: Around The World In 80 Diets' Shows Stunning Portraits Of Daily Meals

The different kinds of foods people eat around the world are endlessly fascinating. We at HuffPost Taste want to know what other countries eat for breakfast when we're shoveling down a bowl of cereal or enjoying our eggs and bacon. We're curious about the way people eat and which customs are taboo, …

Microsoft and Dell sign Android royalty agreement

James M Phelps, Jr / Shutterstock.com<p>Microsoft has announced that it has entered into a patent licensing agreement with Dell for intellectual property relating to Android, Chrome OS devices and Xbox gaming consoles. Before you do a double take, yes you read that right, Dell and Microsoft are …

Android News

The Government’s Technology Agency Admits It Has Lousy Technology

The Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion is charged with reg­u­lat­ing the na­tion’s tech­no­logy and tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions in­dus­tries. But …

Titanfall confines cheaters to aimbot playpen

Respawn's cheat bans for the PC version of <i>Titanfall</i> have started to come into effect, trapping players in what amounts to a cheat "Wimbledon".<p>Respawn …

Philips' new LED bulbs are powered over Ethernet, provide occupancy and climate info to office managers

Get ready for a whole new generation of connected lightbulbs. Philips latest concept replaces an office's traditional electrical wiring with Ethernet, used to power LED bulbs and pass info to and <i>from</i> each lamp. Each fixture outputs light, but also collects information from a variety of sensors. A …

The Week In Drones: Russia Has A New Prototype, Alaska Bans Drone Hunting, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Alaska Bans Drone-Assisted Hunting</b><p>Last week, the Alaska Board of Game passed a measure prohibiting hunters from …

Drones

Viking 'Compass' Suggests Medieval Mariners Could Navigate After Sunset

Often regarded as ruthless robbers, the Vikings were also impressive mariners capable of traversing the North Atlantic along a nearly straight line. Now, new interpretations of a medieval compass suggest the sea robbers may have skillfully used the sun to operate the compass even when the sun had …

United States Navy Unveils Plan to Beam Solar Power from Space to Earth

The United States Navy Research Laboratory has unveiled two modules they are testing to capture solar energy from space and divert its power to …

Video: Predictions from TED Talks, 1984-2014

Predictions are a mug’s game. If they come true, you likely didn’t push your thinking hard enough. If they don’t come true, you risk looking like an …

ScienceCasts: The Opposition of Mars

Sooner Than You Think, We Will Connect To The Cloud Directly From Our Brains

In his TED talk, Google’s Ray Kurzweil announces that 20 years from now, “thinking will grow exponentially” as human brains interface with computers.<p>Have you ever approached someone important, but only had three seconds to think of something clever to say? Today, companies tout the ability to …

How to build a Dyson sphere in five (relatively) easy steps

Let's build a Dyson sphere!<p>And why wouldn't we want to?<p>By enveloping the sun with a massive array of solar panels, humanity would graduate to a Type …

Divergent - Trailer 1

In a world where people are split into factions, Tris is warned she's Divergent and won't fit into any one group. She discovers a plot to destroy …

Goodbye World - Trailer 1

James and Lily live off the grid, raising their young daughter. When an apocalyptic cyber-attack is triggered, their home transitions from sheltered …

Guardians of the Galaxy - Trailer 1

Marvel Studios expands their cosmic presence on the big screen with this adaptation of the Guardians of the Galaxy comic series.

The Machine - Trailer 1

Two computer programmers fall in love as they create the first piece of self-aware artificial intelligence, designed to help humanity. But things go …

Bad Words - Red Band Trailer

Guy Trilby is a 40-year old who finds a loophole in the rules of the National Quill Spelling Bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the …

This is What Happens When You Put Dogs Inside a Photo Booth

St. Louis, Missouri-based Lynn Terry is a professional photographer who in addition to commercial projects and family portrait work, has been …

Cook Dinner in Your Coffeemaker - CHOW Tip