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One million Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UN

The number of Syrians registered as refugees in Lebanon after fleeing war in their country has surpassed one million, the UN refugee agency said on …

Cleverly Fit Storage Inside The Bed Frame To Save Space

Every room has its own style and every room requires a certain type of lighting, flooring and storage. For example, the bedroom needs to feel …

More Air Plant Display Ideas That Seamlessly Blend Function And Style

Air plants are hardly a new phenomenon. Yet as their popularity continues to grow, so do the possibilities for displaying these low-maintenance …

NASA weighs the ethics of sending astronauts into space for years

Since NASA launched MAVEN on a yearlong mission to Mars at the end of last year, the organization has been thinking about sending more people into space for longer periods of time. To prep for these kinds of missions, NASA asked the Institute of Medicine, the health division of the National Academy …

Incredible Maps Capture the Genetics and Connections of the Brain

On April 2, 2013, the Obama administration announced an ambitious project to map the activity of every neuron in the human brain by 2023. One year later, we are starting to see the amazing results.<p><b>Scientists cannot hope to prevent or cure neurological disease</b> without a solid understanding of what …

Surgeons successfully implant 3-D printed skull

Several months ago, neurosurgeons in the Netherlands took off most of a young woman's skull and replaced it with a chunk of plastic.<p>Dr. Bon Verweij, a brain surgeon with the University Medical Centre in Utrecht, recently released a graphic video of the procedure. Verweij had done partial …

A Quarter Of Europe's Bumblebees, Vital To Agriculture, Face Extinction

OSLO, April 2 (Reuters) - Almost a quarter of Europe's bumblebees are at risk of extinction due to loss of habitats and climate change, threatening pollination of crops worth billions of dollars, a study showed on Wednesday.<p>Sixteen of 68 bumblebee species in Europe are at risk, the Red List of the …

Speaking proper: does it matter if we can't pronounce mispronunciation?

Do you say 'expresso' or 'nucular'? Have you ever been confident about how you say bruschetta? Don't worry about it – arguments over pronunciation are mostly proxies for snobbery and class one-upmanship<p>For years, I used to think the film reviewer's genre term "biopic" was stressed on the second …

Human Baby Ready To Combat Xenomorph Queen

We were frightened by The Machines all this time. But will The Infants be our last hope? [A NEW FILM FROM LEGENDARY DIRECTOR JAMES CAMERON]<p>A parent in Germany created this robo-suit--the P5000 Powerloader from "Aliens"--for his 13-month-old child. Here, according to the YouTube description, is how …

Batteries

What Happens To Your Prosthetics After You Die?

Multiple groups are trying to recycle used artificial limbs and devices like pacemakers.<p>As prosthetics become more common, they are increasingly left over when people die. Where do they go?<p>In the case of "inert" implants, like silicone breast implants or artificial hips, they are often left in and …

Virtual Reality French Experimental Theater Is The Trippiest Thing

Ever, possibly. It's also fascinating. We caught up with Benoit Marini, director of Mr. and Mrs. Dream, to talk about the play/show/dance/simulation.<p>Benoit Marini has spent years working with virtual-reality technology for the French company Dassault Systemes. As the director for the company's …

'Titanfall' Is The Most Addictive Game Ever

Here's why<p>On March 11, Electronic Arts will release <i>Titanfall</i> (Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC; $60), an online first-person shooter that promises to reinvent shooting-your-friends-in-the-face technology. Developed by Respawn Entertainment, it comes with a notable pedigree. Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella …

Here's Why Microsoft Is Worried About Google Chromebooks

In 2012, Google's Chromebooks captured a laughable 0.2% of computer purchases within United States-based businesses and institutions. Thus far in 2013? Chromebook penetration has skyrocketed to a 9.6% share, and a staggering 21% piece of the sales pie when zeroing in on just notebooks.<p>Those …

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

Living Rooms

Xbox One and PS4: Motion and sound control

Are you ready to use your voice to control the new generation of consoles? They might not listen to you. Jeff and Peter breakdown how well the Kinect and PS4 cameras track your movement, voice, and more.

Kinect

The best photographs of 2013 – in pictures

Extreme weather, terrorism, political protests, an emotional film star and the exit and entrance of two popes. The Guardian's features picture editor selects the images that defined 2013 ... and the obligatory selfie shot

The best photographs of 2013 – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

Interesting Photo of the Day: Oh, To Be a Cat

Cats have it pretty good — basking in the sun, taking catnaps, walking around like they own the world. Ancient Egyptians believed that cats were …

Photos

MTV app arrives on Android, brings full TV episodes along -- if you have cable

Android users don't have to look blankly at their iPad- and Xbox-using friends whenever they talk about <i>Catfish</i> anymore, now that the MTV app has arrived on Google Play. It offers on-demand streaming of recent episodes from select series, but <i>only</i> for subscribers of participating cable providers. The …

Security Researchers Gave Snapchat A Nasty Christmas Present By Telling The World How To Hack Snapchat

That's because these same researchers just published detailed instructions on how to hack Snapchat.<p>The researchers, who call their company Gibson Security, were frustrated that Snapchat had ignored their previous work, sent to Snapchat in August, they said. That's when they had found a bunch of …

China Unicom launches a cloud of its own

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Chiyacat<p>Watch out Amazon: China Unicom just launched what Web Hot Review is calling a “full-service” …

Mapping Happiness In American Cities, Using Twitter

Using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and about a zillion tweets, these maps correlate happiness and location.<p>Back in 2009, a group of University of Vermont researchers published a surprising paper in the <i>Journal of Happiness Studies</i>. In it, they outlined the process of determining the saddest day in …

Developer losing his vision launches campaign to jailbreak iOS 7

Three years ago, my friend Chris Maury, 27, realized he was straining his eyes to read words on a computer screen.<p>After paying a visit to his doctor, Maury was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Stargardt’s Macular Degeneration. Maury was told he would steadily lose his vision. No cure …

Google Wants To Build The Ultimate Personal Assistant

Google Search is changing rapidly. Given the company’s love of small, rapid-fire updates, its sometimes hard to keep track of where the company is going, but earlier this month, at the LeWeb conference in Paris, Google Engineering Director Scott Huffman presented a pretty compelling overview of the …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

Nanotech

The West Australian

No kiddingVideoMystery over rogue goat solvedAn unlikely new neighbour has raised some eyebrows in the leafy suburb of Dalkeith — a rescued wild goat …

Gay marriage advocates draw up hit list of MPs

This comes after the High Court found earlier this month that ACT same-sex marriages were not legal, but that it was possible for the federal …

Australian scorpion venom could be the next painkiller

Among the uses for scorpion venom is its ability to identify pain receptors in humans. Once a site is identified, drugs can be developed to bind to …

Brisbane

World's first life-sized Lego car, built by Steve Sammartino and Raul Oaida, hits the streets of Melbourne

The world's first life-sized, driveable Lego car has hit the streets of Melbourne.<p>Internet entrepreneur and marketing expert Steve Sammartino managed …