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China is joining the Hyperloop race

The technology under development would involve loading passengers into pods and projecting them through vacuum tubes at high speeds.<p>The researcher said some of the work being done in China and the US was funded by the military as the technology might have ­defence ­applications.<p>A US team developing …

Sony wants to put a camera in your eye with zoom, image stabilization and autofocus

Google Glass was cool not for being a great product, but providing an on-demand tool that could snap images or video without the need for grabbing a secondary device.<p>Sony’s new patent application shows a desire to join Google and Samsung in a race to make this happen without the stupid …

Cameras

Watch NASA attach the first inflatable habitat on the ISS

On April 16th, the ISS will become just a wee bit bigger after astronauts install the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module. BEAM hitched a ride aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule during its latest (and historic) resupply mission. Astronauts will use the robotic Canadarm2 to unload it from the capsule and …

Space Exploration

A Mammal’s Brain Has Been Cryonically Preserved and Recovered

A team lead by a researcher at MIT says it has thawed a cryonically-frozen rabbit brain without causing structural damage.<p>A big thing just happened in the world of cryonics, and it has nothing to do with Ted Williams' permafrozen remains.<p>Officials from the Brain Preservation Foundation, a nonprofit …

This Self-Filling Water Bottle Harvests Clean Drinking Water From The Air

At a rate of 0.5 litres per hour.<p>An Austrian start-up has revealed plans to start selling a self-filling water bottle that extracts humidity from the …

Selling

LG wants to make using smart TVs easier with webOS 3.0

LG debuted its webOS-powered HDTVs back in 2014, bringing HP's mobile technology to the living room and making for a smart TV that mostly succeeded in being simpler and faster. Last year the second edition focused on speed, and for 2016 -- in world where dongles, set-top boxes and videogame systems …

Smart TV

Scientists teach machines to learn like humans

A team of scientists has developed an algorithm that captures our learning abilities, enabling computers to recognize and draw simple visual concepts …

Meet ChoiceMap, A New App That Helps You Make Better Decisions

Making complicated decisions is an emotionally fraught process and (if you are like me) the whole thing can leave you feeling paralyzed. ChoiceMap is a new free iPhone app that helps you break down complex dilemmas into a list of priorities, rate them by how they will affect your life, and then …

Russia hits targets in Syria from Mediterranean submarine

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1212000/1212853_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524639418_7a6dd6b3137f789493d417dce0be86d8<p><b>Russia says it has for the first time hit targets in Syria with missiles launched from a submarine.</b><p>Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Kalibr cruise …

Neurologists Have Found a Scientific Explanation For Your Lack of Motivation

It's not (completely) your fault.<p>If you often struggle to get yourself motivated - or you have friends who seem stuck in a permanent state of apathy …