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The Vizzies: Now Accepting Your Mind-Blowing Science And Engineering Visualizations

Popular Science has partnered with the National Science Foundation to bring you The Vizzies! We're accepting entries through Sept. 30, 2014.<p><i>Update: We've announced the 2015 winners of the The Vizzies at popsci.com/2015-vizzies</i><p>Here at <i>Popular Science</i>, we’re big fans of visualizations—those often …

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Water Balloon Kickstarter Campaign Makes Splash, Raises Nearly $1 Million

More than 20,000 people have pledged money to the Kickstarter campaign.<p>Build a better water balloon, and the world will slosh a path to your door — or so it seems.<p>Think I’m all wet? Check out the Kickstarter campaign for a product whimsically named Bunch O Balloons, which fills 100 water balloons …

Apple rumor mill buzzes to life over iWatch 'joke'

Many in the tech world spent Friday clutching their wrists as word emerged that Apple might launch its rumored iWatch in September. Unfortunately, for those looking forward to an Apple smartwatch, this prediction was apparently made in jest.<p>On Friday, influential Apple blogger John Gruber weighed …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

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John McAfee speaks at hacker conference, unveils complaint website

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - John McAfee, the flamboyant anti-virus software industry pioneer, made a surprise appearance at a computer hackers’ conference on Friday evening, where he unveiled a new website to give people a place online to vent their anger.<p>John McAfee, anti-virus software guru, speaks …

Top code slingers converge on DEF CON

You may have heard of ComicCon, but in an era where cyber reigns you should know about DEF CON.<p>The best code slingers in the world are hitting Las Vegas this week for the 22nd annual largest and longest-running hacking conference.<p>More than 10,000 people are participating in the intense four-day …

12 of the Best New Android Apps from July 2014

From privacy-focused messaging apps, to chatting with friends directly from your lock screen, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in July. Here, we filter through the cacophonous crackle to present you with our selection of Google Play newcomers from the past month.<p>MyRoll<p>Strictly …