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Want to buy a smart plug? Read this first

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. Smart plugs are one of the most underrated smart home products out there. No, they aren't the flashiest, but they can automate dumb products in your home with ease and bring them into your smart home ecosystem. To make sure you get the best fit …

Home Automation

Some iPhone 7 And 7 Plus Owners Experiencing ‘Loop Disease’

Some owners of Apple’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets are having problems with their devices, the issues have been given the name of ‘Loop …

Mobile Technology

This one particle could solve five mega-mysteries of physics

911? It’s an emergency. The most important particle in the universe is missing. Florian Goertz knows this isn’t a case for the police, but he is …

Physics

Civilization Beyond Earth for Mac now matching 2018 low at $20 (Reg. $40)

Civilization: Beyond Earth for Mac is now on sale for <b>$19.99</b>. Regularly $40, this is matching the lowest we have tracked since the summer of 2017. While reviews are somewhat mixed, the Civilization series has been a staple in gaming for many years.<p><b>Mac:</b> Civilization: Beyond Earth: <b>$20</b> (Reg. …

Space Travel

This AI-Powered Smart Phone Was Inspired by the Hubble Telescope

True to its name, this phone looks like science fiction.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential lifestyle guide for adventurous and</i> …

Hubble Space Telescope

How many humans would it take to keep our species alive?

In recent years, astronomers have found thousands of planets orbiting nearby stars, making the old science-fiction trope of off-world colonies seem a bit less absurd.<p>But it was the 2016 discovery of a potentially habitable Earth-size planet around Proxima Centauri, the nearest star after the sun, …

Science Fiction

Can the Ocean Feed a Growing World?

Environment<p>Healthy fisheries may be the key to feeding ten billion people-if they're managed correctly.<p>If current population trends continue, experts estimate the world will need to double food production by 2050, and those same experts say fish are the answer.<p>“We're running out of options on …

Conservation

This Woman Lost Her Contact Lens. Doctors Found It in Her Eyelid 28 Years Later.

Nearly three decades ago, a 14-year-old in the United Kingdom got hit in the eye during a game of badminton and lost her contact lens. No big deal, …

Contact Lenses

New Horizons Just Found Hints of a Huge Structure at The Edge of Our Solar System

Oooooh.<p>Way out past Pluto, in the region of asteroid-filled space known as the Kuiper belt, NASA probe New Horizons just got a tantalising hint of a …

Solar Wind

Wi-Fi security is starting to get its biggest upgrade in over a decade

WPA3 certification starts today<p>Wi-Fi devices have been using the same security protocol for over a decade. But today, that’ll begin to change: the Wi-Fi Alliance, which oversees adoption of the Wi-Fi standard, is beginning to certify products that support WPA3, the successor to the WPA2 security …

The James Webb Space Telescope will bring us closer to a galaxy far, far away

The James Webb Space Telescope could mean finding a human-sustaining planet in another galaxy.<br>Read More

We Just Found The Missing Matter In The Universe, And Still Need Dark Matter

For over 40 years, scientists have argued over dark matter’s existence.<p>Big questions arose from the motions inside galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and along the cosmic web.<p>From their gravity, we can infer the total mass in the Universe.<p>Yet multiple sources indicate that only 15% of that mass can be …

Dark Matter

Finally, a Problem Only Quantum Computers Will Ever Be Able to Solve

Early on in the study of quantum computers, computer scientists posed a question whose answer, they knew, would reveal something deep about the power …

Mathematics

Scientists validate theory of relativity on galactic level

Einstein's theory of general relativity is rather important when it's crucial to the modern understandings of the universe and technology like satellites. But does it hold up with something as vast as a galaxy? Thanks to researchers, we know the answer is "yes." They've conducted a test that used …

Universe

Why Cosmology's Expanding Universe Controversy Is An Even Bigger Problem Than You Realize

Look out at a distant galaxy, and you’ll see it as it was in the distant past. But light arriving after, say, a billion-year journey won’t come from a galaxy that’s a billion light years away, but one that’s even more distant than that. Why’s that? Because the fabric of our Universe itself is …

Security researcher shows how to brute force iPhone passcodes [Video]

<b>Update</b>: In a statement, Apple has refuted this vulnerability and said it was not tested correctly by the security researcher:<p>According to a new report from <i>ZDNet</i>, security researcher Matthew Hickey has discovered a new way to bypass the passcode lock on any iOS device. Hickey claims that his brute …

There's a Brute Force Hack That Can Bypass the iPhone's Passcode Limit [Update: Maybe Not!]

Apple is a perpetual battle to stay ahead of hackers and secure its devices but a new bug discovered by a security researcher and reported by ZDNet …

Here's the scientific explanation for that 'alien spaceship' on Mars

What some say looks like a crash site is evidence of volcanism, not Vulcans.<p>Mars has long been everyone's hands-down favorite in the search for extraterrestrial life. It's got rocky landscapes, National Park-worthy canyons, and a general appearance that resembles Arizona stripped of vegetation and …

Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity Was Confirmed in a Distant Galaxy

Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity revolutionized how we understand space, time, and gravity. While most of us can only boast a surface-level …

What Was Causing a Healthy Older Man to Be Nauseated by Food?

“Dad, you have to come home, right away,” the woman said calmly but insistently on the phone to her 73-year-old father. He and her mother had just embarked on a two-week European vacation with close friends, but he told his daughter that he had never felt this sick. It frightened her that this man, …

Cyberpunk 2077 Is Not What You Think – Impressions And Details From 50 Minutes Of Gameplay

At this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, I attended CD Projekt Red's first live demonstration of Cyberpunk 2077, a project that was announced in …

Netflix and Alphabet will need to become ISPs, fast

This week completely scrambled the video landscape, and its implications are going to take months to fully understand.<p>First is the district court’s decision to approve the merger of AT&T and Time Warner announced just moments ago. That will create one of the largest content creation and …

CyberGhost VPN (for iPhone)

<b>Pros</b><p>Good server distribution. Robust network. Strong privacy policy. Unusual, artistic user interface. Offers seven licenses with a …

Information Systems

Diamond dust found to be cause of strange space signals

Here on Earth, 80 years of advertising has told us that diamonds are special, but our shiny stones have nothing on the weird and wonderful forms seen …

Lara Has Some Devious New Tools In Shadow Of The Tomb Raider

The Tomb Raider reboot has been about building up Lara Croft from a determined but inexperienced explorer to the hero we know today. During our E3 …

'Spider-Man' is my web-slinging dreams come true

Sony first revealed <i>Marvel's Spider-Man</i> for PlayStation 4 at E3 two years ago, but how it actually plays remained a mystery until now. At this year's show I finally got to go hands on with the PlayStation 4 exclusive. My demo was a little different than what Sony showed off at its media briefing. …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Giant Viruses Invent Genes Shared by No Life on Earth

Giant viruses may invent genes and proteins found nowhere else on Earth, new research suggests.<p>As their name implies, giant viruses are big — as big …

As Massive Dust Storm Rages on Mars, Opportunity Rover Falls Silent

NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars did not return a call from Earth Tuesday (June 12) while enduring a massive dust storm that scientists have called …

The Surprising Reason Why Neutron Stars Don't All Collapse To Form Black Holes

There are few things in the Universe that are as easy to form, in theory, as black holes are. Bring enough mass into a compact volume and it gets more and more difficult to gravitationally escape from it. If you were to gather enough matter in a single spot and let gravitation do its thing, you’d …

Physics

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