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Xbox One outsells PlayStation 4 on Black Friday despite bigger interest in PS4

This holiday season isn’t marked by a heated console war, but if you’re looking for a fight, here’s something to sate your appetite: The Microsoft …

Tech Gifts For Geeky Guys This Holiday Season

I have been told that buying gifts for me is difficult. I’m obviously passionate about my PCs and technology in general, but I already have access to virtually all of the latest gadgets and PC hardware out there. Friends and family often come to my place to check out the latest gear, before heading …

Here are the Highest-Paying Programming Languages

This past summer, we looked at a ranking of the of top programming languages by growth, popularity, and job demand. Those rankings – compiled by the</b> …

Programming

The Futuristic Technology That Could Enable Interstellar Travel

Technically savvy scientists and engineers have put much effort into conceiving far-future technologies that might make possible near- light-speed …

Clone a Woolly Mammoth? Scientists Are In It for the Long Haul

Don't expect to see woolly mammoths walk the earth again anytime soon, but don't write off the mammoth revival project as a Pleistocene pipe dream, either: That's the message from a new TV documentary about efforts to re-create the long-extinct species with genetic trickery.<p>"It's all very much up …

Genetics

The Evolution of the Console Controller

It's not just some unfounded stereotype that video game controllers have gotten more complex over time, just look at this fantastic chronological …

DJI Introduces The $2,800 Inspire 1 Transforming Drone

DJI is the leader in drones and the company just introduced a radical new model. The Inspire 1 builds upon the success of the Phantom and integrates some of the magic found in the firm’s professional-level drones, including the ability to stream 1080p video up to a mile away. At $2,800, the Inspire …

NASA testing shape-shifting wings that make planes more efficient

The first airplane ever flown, the Wright Flyer, used "wing-warping," in which pulleys twisted the trailing edge of the airfoil for roll control. Ironically, NASA is now revisiting that tech in a way by flight-testing the FlexFoil, a system that replaces a plane's mechanical flaps with a …

How to Check if Your Universe Should Exist

Author: Natalie Wolchover and Peter Byrne, Quanta Magazine. Natalie Wolchover and Peter Byrne, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: …

Mac|Life

In-depth Apple advice for all your devices<p>Our team of writers has been using Apple products for years, and knows them inside and out, as well as the …

Tesla plans simpler Model S range to tackle EV bottleneck

Tesla plans to cut down on the number of options and variations it offers with the Model S in an attempt to trim complexity and cut down on …

Tesla

The Science of 'Interstellar': Look Beyond the Wormhole

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi blockbuster, "Interstellar," is winning kudos for its true-to-Einstein depiction of a black hole as well as its off-the-planet exploration agenda.<p>The movie tells the story of a failing Earth — and a last-gasp space mission that sends astronauts through an extradimensional …

The real reason Russians tore down Steve Jobs’ monument

Steve Jobs’ monument in Russia was torn down the day after CEO Tim Cook opened up about being gay last week. The incident was immediately blamed on homophobic Russians and the country’s anti-gay laws, but the school where the monument was destroyed, says that’s not actually what happened.<p>School …

Law Firm Investigating Potential for Class Action Suit Against Rite Aid and CVS for Blocking Apple Pay

Law firm Schubert Jonckheer & Kolbe, specializing in class action lawsuits, has announced that it has launched an antitrust investigation into CVS and Rite Aid over their decision to stop accepting Apple Pay in their retail stores.<p>The firm says that it is looking into a potential class action …

iPhone 6/6 Plus Case of the Week: The AQUATIK and TAKTIK 360° Waterproof Cases

It's that time of year again. Right after a new iPhone comes out there is the inevitable deluge of great cases to protect your new investment. This happens with every iPhone release, but perhaps never more markedly than with the introduction of the completely new form factors of the iPhone 6 and 6 …

Dark matter may be massive: Theorists suggest the Standard Model may account for the stuff

The physics community has spent three decades searching for and finding no evidence that dark matter is made of tiny exotic particles. Case Western …

An International Initiative Expanded the Frontiers of Science

<i>Astronauts conduct scientific research during Spacelab’s first mission. From left to right: Mission Specialist Robert Parker, Payload Specialist</i> …

New Experiment Aims to Crack Neutrino Mass Mystery

Neutrinos are everywhere in the universe, but we cannot see them or feel them and can almost never stop them. They stream through our bodies by the …

Physics

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare console showdown: PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> is here! But why play it when you can stare at videos of other people playing it on different consoles, then compare …

What happens when you accidentally become internet famous?

ash (@chntxl)pls rt bc everyone needs alex from target on their tl pic.twitter.com/31udOj9FxdNovember 2, 2014<p>This weekend, the internet made a Target employee famous.<p>Currently known only as “Alex from Target”, all it took was for one person to tweet a picture of him.<p>Within 12 hours, Alex was a top …

Drummer is a beautiful, minimal drum machine for iPhone

"The world of pro audio gear has not yet been hit by the <i>tidal wave</i> of the internet, nor by the….. <i>earthquake</i> of good design," howls Jake Lodwick. He’s the effervescent, manchild co-founder of Vimeo, and more recently of Elepath, a software development company based out of New York City’s hip …

Can Apple Win the Mobile Wallet War?

Apple may already be declaring victory in mobile payments, but the mobile wallet wars are just beginning.<p>Competitors will be stepping up their game to gain mobile market share and at least one (if not more) also will become a leader in the mobile payment market.<p>"Right now they are the only ones …

A Russian Company Took Down A Huge iPhone Sculpture Because Tim Cook Is Gay

The company said the iPhone was now "gay propaganda."<p>"Now, when it's clear that iPhones are more dangerous than cigarettes or drugs, when in addition to its technology this brand becomes a symbol for sodomistic sin, reasonable people in the world will start rejecting Apple products en masse," he …

Galileo still right about gravity

If you believe in gravity, then you know that if you remove air resistance, a bowling ball and a feather will fall at the same rate. But seeing it …

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Read this: A deep look at some of The Simpsons’ mathematical in-jokes

It’s no secret that many of the writers on <i>The Simpsons</i> are great big nerds. A lot of them went to Harvard, a school noted for the high collective IQ …

Why NASA Never Returned To Moon: Documentary Explains Why [Video]

It’s been nearly 50 years since the Apollo 11 Mission was successfully carried out when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first stepped on …

0.4 Untether Update For Pangu Coming Soon

It was a great and a surprising thing to see pangu team coming to us and provide a new jailbreak for iOS 8, especially after many people started …

It’s the start of a brand new week – and making your Monday just that little bit more bearable, here’s a short list of 4 iOS utility apps that have gone FREE. Enjoy! InstaCall ($1.99 > FREE) Quick dialer and contact manger for iOS 8. Remote Mouse ($1.99 > FREE) Remote Mouse turns your iPhone […]

It’s the start of a brand new week – and making your Monday just that little bit more <i>bearable</i>, here’s a short list of <b>4 iOS utility apps that have</b> …