Diane Carney

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A Car (and Its Parking Space) Are Hanging Upside Down in London

Alex Chinneck's latest real life illusion places a car in what looks like a gravity-defying parking lot.<p>A car in London found itself in an unusual parking space: upside-down in a gravity-defying installation outside Southbank Center. No, it's not a natural disaster, aliens at work, or an act of …

How Two Young Sisters Cope With a Rare Muscle Wasting Disease

Around the time of Brielle Kennedy's first birthday, her parents, Sarah and Eric, noticed that her physical development was a little slow.<p>"Our …

This $150,000 Kickstarter Campaign Wants To Turn Kids Into Crime Scene Investigators

London-based startup Forensic Outreach is hoping to raise at least $150,000 via Kickstarter to create a “virtual faculty” that would get kids into the science behind crime scene investigation. The CASE Academy already has an impressive line-up of teachers and backers, including Kimberlee Sue Moran, …

11 of the Greatest Class Pranks in History

Any group of subversive students can cover campus trees with toilet paper or make a series of prank calls. These 11 school pranks went above and …

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Mitochondrial disease kills 150 children a year. A micro-transplant can cure it

Imagine that there was a law which prevented 150 children a year suffering from a life threatening liver or kidney failure from receiving a transplant. This would be unethical. But this is precisely the current state of affairs for around 150 children every year in the UK suffering from …

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The cutest video on the Internet: a kitten playing in a box of ducklings

Artist Imagines 14 Celebrities as Real-Life Disney Characters

In an ongoing series, artist Thomas Kurniawan imagines which celebrities might play some of your favorite Disney characters in real-life versions of …

10 Fun Facts About Winnie The Pooh

To pay tribute to both English author A.A. Milne and his lovable bear, Winnie The Pooh, we've compiled a collection of incredible facts that even the …

'PIXEL' Is A Superb Performance Of Technology And Dance

'PIXEL' is visual performance unlike anything you've seen before.<p>The French production sees 11 dancers swirling around, interacting and blending into …

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

How a Medical Stress Sensor Evolved Into a Beautiful Wearable For All

Seven years ago, an MIT professor named Rosalind Picard developed a wristband called iCalm to help autistic kids manage stress by measuring …

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16 Things You Can Do In Android Lollipop That You Couldn't Do In KitKat

After what feels like a long time since we saw the L Preview first appear, Google is now rolling out the final version of Android 5.0 Lollipop to its …

Android News

Robots, basketballs: 100 top tech innovations

In its latest issue, Popular Science looks at the 100 innovations that will shape the future, and executive editor Jennifer Bogo joins Morning Joe to …

Use A 3-D Printer To Turn Your Smartphone Into A 1000X Microscope

Simple and powerful<p>The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released printable files that will help turn your smartphone into a microscope of up to 1000X magnification. If you have access to an 3-D printer--which you may through your local library or community center--this is something you …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

You won't believe how tiny these watercolour paintings actually are

Unlock Your Car With Water - The Spangler Effect School of YouTube

Xiaomi Mi 4 official: metal frame, great specs, 8MP front camera, wood back covers

Xiaomi just introduced the Mi 4 at a launch event in Beijing, and it’s a looker.<p>We don’t have the full details for now, but those that we do have are pretty interesting. Starting off with the build, just like earlier reports suggested, the Xiaomi Mi 4 features a stainless steel frame, made with …

New Technology Could Take The Drill Out Of The Dentist’s Office

Researchers at King's College London have developed a technique called Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralzation, in which a device they've dubbed a "healing hand piece" is placed over the site of a cavity. The tool emits a small electrical current that promotes the remineralization of …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

John Steinbeck's 1966 Plea To Create A NASA For The Oceans

In the September 1966 issue of Popular Science, author John Steinbeck made the case for giving deep-sea exploration the same attention as the space race.<p><i>Three years before the first humans landed on the moon, Nobel-prize winning author John Steinbeck published a passionate plea in</i> Popular Science</i> …

Woman Creates An Amazing LEGO Themed Résumé To Make Herself Stand Out To Potential Employers

Leah, a redditor who goes by the name Pastlightspeed, created this wonderfully unique LEGO-themed résumé to ensure she would stand out and above the …

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

A Map of the 124 United States of America That Could Have Been

In 2011, Andrew Shears created this interesting map that shows 124 states that could have existed in America if various failed partition proposals …

The first 6 things you need to do with your new Android tablet

Here's a look at the first six things you should do with your tablet right after purchase.<p>So you now have an Android tablet. Congrats. Android tablets are arguably -- some would say inarguably -- the most versatile tablets you can buy. However, after you've gone through the initial setup but before …

Add an invisible keyboard to Android devices 4.0 and up

Looking for some extra screen real estate? Or maybe you just want to show off by typing on an invisible keyboard? Check out Fleksy for free.<p>Fleksy just came out of private beta, and now it's available on the Google Play store for everyone to try it out. It has its own classic-style keyboard layout, …

The Differences Between British and American English

I suspect that most Americans will be familiar with both terms, thanks to the prevalence of British television in the United States (thank you, <i>Doctor</i> …