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The Hot New Frontier of Energy Research Is Human Behavior

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.09.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>When it comes to discussions about …

Nature Zen: A Wee planthopper

The variety of ways insects manage to make themselves invisible never fails to amaze me, even after 30 years as an entomologist. Today's Moment of …

To Beat a Parasite, Birds Teach Their Young a Secret Password

I've written before about the evolutionary arms race between brood parasites (who lay their eggs in the nests of other birds, leaving them to raise …

Grado Tweaks Its New Headphone Line for a Big Sonic Boost

From the outside, you won’t notice much different about Grado's new e Series headphone lineup. The whole gang, from the bargain-priced SR60e …

The Future of Computer Intelligence Is Everything but Artificial

­Despite a flood of Sunday morning hype, it’s questionable whether computers crossed an artificial intelligence threshold last weekend. However, the …

This Cup Tracks Exactly What You're Drinking With Molecular Analysis

You've quantified yourself. Soon, you'll be able to quantify your soda.<p>Vessyl is an ordinary-seeming cup with a fairly extraordinary hidden feature: …

Dead-Simple Money Transfers, Thanks to the Power of the Crowd

If you want someone to transfer money straight into your bank account, you probably have to look up some very long numbers you have trouble …

Google Funds a Design School That Works Like a Tech Incubator

Ponder this for a second: How different would HBO's <i>Silicon Valley</i> be if the main character Richard had been a designer instead of a programmer?<p>The …

Tesla Just Gave All Its Patents Away to Competitors

Much like Tony Stark, Elon Musk likes to do the impossible. Electric cars, spaceships and now ... patents?<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced today that …

A Country's Out-of-Control Sprawl, Drawn by a Robot in Sand

The State of Israel was created in 1948, with a population of around 800,000. Today, 8 million people live there—a tenfold increase that happened …

Absurd Creature of the Week: The 120-Foot-Long Jellyfish That's Loving Global Warming

In the Sherlock Holmes story “The Adventure of the Lion’s Mane,” our hero is strolling along a beach when he comes across a man in his death throes, …

McLaren's New, More Powerful P1 Supercar Will Cost a Cool $3.4M

McLaren supercar owners have let the money-scented canned oxygen they breathe go to their heads. They're demanding an even more powerful version of …

Samsung's New Galaxy Tablets Are Razor-Thin and Razor-Sharp

Today, Samsung announced two devices that will comprise its flagship “S” series of tablets: The 10.4-inch Galaxy Tab S and the 8.4-inch Galaxy Tab S. …

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Apple's New Family Plan Makes It Easy To Solve The iTunes Identity Crisis

“I want to talk to my lawyer!” yelled a room full of Apple developers last week at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the behest of Apple VP of Internet Software and Services (and employee #8), Chris Espinosa . Why the visions of billable hours dancing in their heads? The …

Samsung serves up two more Tabs to take on iPad

Samsung's high-end Galaxy Tab S tablet comes in two flavors, Facebook Messenger adds big likes and video clips, and an Xbox commercial is turning on people's Xbox One consoles.

Help Create The World’s First Universal Font — Here’s How!

Have you ever wondered what our handwriting would look like if everyone had the same penmanship? Would the “E” have 90-degree angles or would it look like a backwards “3”? Would the “J” have a hat? Would the “W” be angled or rounded? The folks over at BIC are taking on all of these questions and …

How Your E-Commerce Store Can Outpace Amazon

Since Amazon is such a large organization with an extensive website, it’s limited in how quickly and extensively it can update its site to be both user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing.<p>An organization smaller than Amazon, which many are, has the opportunity to outperform the company when it …

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>I spend my days writing content from my desktop computer for people who will read the content on their smartphones and tablets.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>Go figure.<p>Mobile devices are fast becoming the preferred method of …

The Tech Industry's God Complex Is Getting Out Of Control

The Greeks had a word for this, I thought, as I worked my way through Marc Andreessen’s most recent epic tweet storm.<p>The venture capitalist — who has suddenly begun treating Twitter as his own personal pulpit for delivering Silicon Valley’s version of the Sermon from the Mount — was explaining to …

You can now tour baseball's hallowed halls through Google Street View

So far, you've had to swing by Cooperstown to pay homage at the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- not very practical if you're a West coast fan. Thankfully, you can honor those sports legends from home now that the Hall of Fame and its museum have landed in Google's Cultural Institute. The addition …

Instagram grows in China, despite ban on parent Facebook

Facebook -- like so many other Internet sites -- has been blocked in China by government censors for years. But Facebook-owned Instagram, beloved by photographers and selfie-addicts alike around the globe, has so far managed to avoid any major scrutiny.<p>Since Facebook took Instagram under its wing …

This Is What People Are Saying About Samsung's iPad Killer

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at …

2,000 apprentices boost London technology scene

Major firms have signed up almost 2,000 new apprentices to work in tech in London<p>London’s technology industry is to take on almost 2,000 new apprentices, The Telegraph can reveal.<p>To mark the opening of London Technology Week, companies including IBM, Virgin Media, Capgemini and British Airways will …