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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

Thailand on Brink as Protesters Issue 48-Hour Ultimatum

Attempts to unseat the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appear to be entering their final phase with protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban …

What Happens To Your Data After You're Dead?

The only things certain in life are death and data.<p>Every year, Facebook cheerfully suggests I reconnect with some friends on their birthdays. I’d certainly like to, but there’s a glaring complication: these particular friends are dead.<p>The grieving process being one of the most human of them all, it …

Hate Happiness? Then Keep Eating Lunch At Your Desk

By not taking lunch away from the office, you can ruin your productivity, your day, and your health. Now, where are we going to eat?<p>When we talk about productivity, we’re really talking about working with our workday in a such a way that we can continually be awesome. There are many roads to the …

How to: Use a password manager to have strong, unique passwords for each website

Evernote, Adobe, even Apple … just a few of the companies who have found their user data compromised by hackers in recent times. The possibility of a hacker being able to access one of your web accounts is worrying enough – but if you use the same email address and password for almost <i>all</i> the …

The Beth Comstock Way To Make Strange, Serendipitous Connections

GE’s chief marketing officer chats with us about her unexpected but sticky approach to bonding, the better to build business.<p>“A lot of people think it’s a waste of time,” Beth Comstock says of making connections. “If you’re trying to be hyperefficient.”<p>Beth Comstock<p>Oddly enough, inefficiency can be …

What IEDs and armored vehicles have to do with the future of television

A few years ago, Mark Buff was chipping away at a matter of life and death. For his PhD at North Carolina State University, he was trying to figure …

How Your Receptionist Can Instill Great Culture

Champion company culture from the top. But if you want it to endure, recruit your front line.<p>As the founder of BerylHealth, I've hired many people for many jobs, often unaware of their hidden talents and real passions. The same has been true when I've sought a team to cultivate company culture and …

This Pillow Glows When Your Long-Distance Partner Goes To Bed

Romance is complicated just by itself, and when you add distance to the equation things rarely get easier.<p>This is where Pillow Talk comes in.<p>Pillow Talk is an Internet-enabled pair of pillows that talk to each other anywhere in the world. When your long-distance paramour is sleeping, your pillow …

Android News

Google Glass gets full-on web browser, new hands-free functions in monthly update

One of the early complaints with Google Glass, still a young technology in and of itself, has been the lack of a proper web browser. Until now, web search results merely brought up a list of headlines and some brief summaries covering your subject. It wasn't ideal, and Google knew as much. …

A US power surge in Africa competes with China

Sub-Saharan Africa has a power problem<p>International Energy Administration<p>Six African countries contain a significant portion of the world’s electricity scarcity. More than two-thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa is without electricity, and even though several countries there have started …

Economic Development