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PlayStation 4, connected: first impressions out of the box

The next generation of video gaming is just two days away. On Friday, the PlayStation 4 will launch in the United States. The consoles and games are only just starting to arrive, and the day-one patch enabling connectivity is only about 12 hours old, so while we'll have much more to say in a full …

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Watch This Weird, Gelatinous Material Heal Itself

A Jell-O-ey new solution to a major problem in materials science<p>This is a neat trick. After slicing a tube of gelatinous material in half with a razor, researchers stick the two pieces back together again. After they've sat together for two hours at room temperature, the pieces are impossible to …

Hot Shot: Five Apps to Help You Shoot Like a Pro

It’s crazy, really, the amount of time and inconvenience we’ll spend trying to get the perfect shot with a cell phone. Moving objects, cropping, …

Cabin at Echo Lake, California, USA accessible only by boat or trail

Cabin at <b>Echo Lake, California, USA</b> accessible only by boat or trail.<p>Contributed by Andrew Schoener.

Cabin on the Appalachian Trail near Mt. Greylock, Massachusetts, USA

Cabin on the Appalachian Trail near <b>Mt. Greylock, Massachusetts, USA</b>.<p>Contributed by Sarah Maslin.

Cabin on Mont de La Saxe in Courmayeur, Italy. Mont Blanc looms in the background

Cabin on <b>Mont de La Saxe in Courmayeur, Italy.</b> Mont Blanc looms in the background.<p>Contributed by Caterina.

Radius House in Mill Valley, California, USA. Designed and built by architect Daniel Liebermann and restored by Dwyer Design

Radius House in <b>Mill Valley, California, USA</b>. Designed and built by architect Daniel Liebermann and restored by Dwyer Design.<p>Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright, had a cult following for his organic structures, several of which are in Mill Valley. Still practicing today, he was a very early preacher of green building.<p>In his own home, he implemented his vision of the ideal architecture, which has turned out to be remarkably prescient. “I was thinking about how to disrupt the site …

A-Frame in Triglav National Park, Slovenia

A-Frame in <b>Triglav National Park, Slovenia</b><p>Contributed by Frances Walker.

Green river cottage in Southern Finland

Green river cottage in <b>Southern Finland</b>.<p>Contributed by Sulka Nurkka.

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How Do Blind Mole Rats Avoid Cancer?

<b>Their eyes and ears seem to be missing, but that’s no</b><b>t the only thing that makes blind mole rats an odd bunch.</b><p>The furry rodents are also highly resistant to cancer, a new study says—raising the possibility of new cancer treatments for humans.<p>Researchers Aaron Avivi, Imad Shams, and Irena Manov of …

How Do Ants Get Their Magnetic Compasses?

<b>Tropical leafcutter ants don’t need to stop and ask for directions—they have internal magnetic compasses that help them navigate.</b><p>Now, scientists have figured out just how the insects get their “sixth sense,” which is also found in an increasing number of animals, including birds, bats, and rodents. …

September 2012

September 2012

Brain-Eating Amoeba in Louisiana Linked to Hurricane Katrina?

Tap water became a breeding ground for a deadly amoeba, experts speculate.<p><b>The deadly brain-eating amoeba that recently killed a four-year-old Louisiana boy may be linked to unsafe water conditions created by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, experts say.</b><p>The boy, Drake Smith Jr., died from a rare but …

A $1,000 Ikea House For Refugees

Mundane business know-how combats gut-wrenching human tragedy.<p>Making sure that there's enough shelter available for populations displaced by war is a challenge of cost and scale. Fortunately, challenges of cost and scale are something businesses can be <i>really good at</i>. Ikea, best known for making …

Pretty Much The Entire Human Race Bought The New Grand Theft Auto

In first day sales, it's bigger than any game, movie, or album ever released. (Ha ha, what? Books? Get out of here, nerd.)<p>Murder and car-jacking simulatorAcclaimed video game <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> was released on Tuesday, and every man, woman, child, and several species of lower fauna purchased …

Scientists Discover Brain Activity Beyond A Deep Coma

A new study has found that EEG activity is possible beyond the point normally considered brain death.<p>With the help of one man and 26 cats, scientists from the University of Montreal and the Medical Centre Regina Maria in Romania say they've discovered a new frontier in brain function: activity …

11 Terrifying Childcare Inventions From The Early 20th Century

Enjoy the motorized hanging cradle, the baby gas mask, the UV-ray baby branding prod, and more "infant-friendly" gadgets from the Popular Science archives.<p>Updated:<p>There are certain areas of expertise that came naturally to us over the years: cars, space, aviation, and computers, to name a few. …

Why You Should Mix Honey with Your Alcohol

<b>When an overly bitter cocktail</b> needs a shot of sweetness, there are a number of fixes in a bartender's arsenal. You might think to grab your trusty bottle of simple syrup to take the edge off, but others are adding in a more natural option: honey. In many cocktails, honey's thickness and depth of …

6 Things You Never Knew About the Empire State Building

When the Empire State Building was completed in 1931, it became the tallest skyscraper in the world, a title it held until the first tower of the World Trade Center reached its full height in 1972. While the ESB may no longer be the tallest, this massive but graceful Art Deco masterpiece remains …

How the wilderness changes you, and how it doesn’t

I have no memory of landing in Anchorage, of staying in a hotel, of meeting anyone from the Outward Bound group. There is only a blank space in my …

New Fluid-Filled Lens Combines the Best Traits from Human and Insect Vision

Engineers at Ohio State University have imitated aspects of human and insect eyes to create what may turn out to be the next big advance in camera …

Mira Schendel, Australia, Cao Fei: the week's art shows – in pictures

From Mira Schendel's works of Lettrism in London to Cao Fei's zombie installations in Birmingham, Skye Sherwin and Robert Clark find out what's happening in art around the country