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11 Underrated Movies To Watch On Netflix When You Feel Like You've Already Seen It All

The weekend may feel too far away, but if you're lacking formal plans, a Netflix marathon session is always a good idea. If you're an avid viewer, …

Box Office

Google Lens is now available for all Android users through Google Photos

When the Pixel 2 launched last October, one of its exclusive software features was Google Lens. Today, Google Lens is escaping the clutches of the …

Android News

No need for drivers to get angry when people choose to cycle

Only 3% of Dutch cyclists wear helmets and the number killed and seriously injured is much smaller than in the UK, says Prof LJS Lesley. Jeremy Iles says he has chosen to use bikes because they are environmentally good, healthy, fast and fun. Plus a letter on cycling stats from David Carter<p>There …

Cycling

Meet the pirate queen making academic papers free online

Alexandra Elbakyan is plundering the academic publishing establishment<p>In cramped quarters at Russia’s Higher School of Economics, shared by four students and a cat, sat a server with 13 hard drives. The server hosted Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Stranger Things

Solar-powered floating rig can harvest hydrogen from seawater

Hydrogen is a clean fuel source, but current methods of producing it, often by converting natural gas, can undo any environmental benefit. Producing …

Flat Earther's Rocket Launch Fails Spectacularly, Disappointing Tens

In a crushing blow to his ego, Michael “Mad Mike” Hughes has once again failed to launch his rocket for flat Earth “research.”<p>The 61-year-old limo …

Can you solve it? Feast on these mathematical snacks

Three appetising picture puzzles<p>UPDATE: The solutions are now up!<p>Merry Christmas guzzlers<p>Today’s three morsels are all geometrical:<p>1) What fraction of the whole triangle is the red triangle?<p>2) Four semicircles with radius 2 are constructed in the red square below. What is the area of the square?<p>3) …

Snacks

Samsung's graphene batteries could charge your phone in 12 minutes

While persistent efforts in phone design and software optimization have got us to the point where our handsets can now last a day on a single charge, there’s work to be done yet if we’re heading for a future rife with VR and AR apps.<p>To that end, Samsung says it’s inching closer to making better …

Mysterious object confirmed to be from another solar system

Astronomers are now certain that the mysterious object detected hurtling past our sun last month is indeed from another solar system. They have named it 1I/2017 U1(’Oumuamua) and believe it could be one of 10,000 others lurking undetected in our cosmic neighbourhood.<p>The certainty of its …

Astronomy

World's Most Intense Laser Is About to Get a Totally Insane Upgrade

Pew pew pew!<p>A $US2 million upgrade could soon see the world's most intense laser crank it up a notch.<p>The laser they call HERCULES (because of course …

British people think they know America – but the gun control debate shows how little we do

When I first went to my friend Sherry’s house for dinner, I couldn’t help noticing tiny holes all over the white kitchen cupboards. She was a new friend, my only friend, actually, as I had just moved to Miami.<p>Her mother came in and saw me looking and said: “That’s where Shane shot himself up.” …

Guns

How did Tesla make some of its cars travel further during Hurricane Irma?

The electric-car giant gave customers a lifeline by remotely boosting their vehicles’ battery capacity. But this act of kindness also highlighted that it had been selling identical cars at different prices<p>Tesla drivers who fled Hurricane Irma last weekend received an unexpected lesson in modern …

Electric Vehicles

Hyperloop One footage shows full-scale pod zooming down at nearly 200 mph

In the second phase of testing, <i>Hyperloop One</i> has set a new speed record. An actual pod, that could one day be able to carry humans, just zoomed down …

Scientists May Have Just Created the Most Absorbent Solar Cell Ever

The Solar Panel of the Future<p>Scientists have developed a solar cell that is capable of converting direct sunlight into electricity with 44.5 percent …

Advanced Electric Propulsion System successfully tested at NASA’s Glenn Research Center

Advanced solar electric propulsion will be needed for future human expeditions into deep space, including to Mars. Shown here is a 13-kilowatt Hall …

Space Exploration

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

A Company in Japan Just Broke the World Record for Solar Panel Efficiency

The Rise of Solar Power<p>Solar power is certainly on the rise around the world. There are massive solar power generating installations across Asia, …

Plant-inspired tech could be a step towards self-powered phones

We’re living in a marvellous technological age. With the touch of button, we can summon cars, transfer money and do pretty much anything on our magical smartphones. But we still need to charge them, which sucks.<p>However, Australian scientists at RMIT University have created a new electrode that …

Clean Energy

Android is now the most popular operating system in the world

Hey, Microsoft: it's time to step down from the internet throne and hand the crown over to Android.<p>The latest internet usage data from StatCounter, …

Toyota brings back the solar panel on the Plug-In Prius Prime – but now it powers the car

When Toyota introduced the 2010 Prius years ago, the automaker offered an optional solar panel on the roof of the car. The idea to power your electric vehicle from direct sunlight is understandably appealing, but the system was actually only able to power the climate control inside the system and …

Solar Impulse 2 Shows The Possibilities, And Limitations, Of Movable Solar

Anyone who thinks even a little about energy is thinking about renewables. According to REN21, new investments in renewable power and fuel climbed from $45 billion in 2004 to $270 billion a decade later.<p>That makes it an incredibly appealing market for entrepreneurs. The vast majority of that money …

Solar Impulse

Tesla’s solar roof tiles will be available to order starting in April

The Tesla solar roof tiles the company unveiled last year, which look like regular roof tiles and yet have roughly equivalent efficiency of traditional solar power gathering cells, will be up for order starting in April, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk.<p>These are a key step in Tesla’s combined …

Fuel cell cars won't solve global warming

Fuel cell cars are touted as having no emissions except water. In a limited sense that is true. However, if the entire fuel cycle for the car is …

How does oxygen get into a fuel cell?

In order for a fuel cell to work, it needs an oxidizing agent. TU Wien has now found a way to explain why oxygen does not always enter fuel cells …

Energy

Iron Fist on Netflix - everything you need to know

The final Defender has arrived as <i>Iron Fist</i> debuts on Netflix.<p>Iron Fist 'is no white saviour': Netflix talks casting and criticism of its next Marvel …

Future Wi-Fi hardware may use infrared light for faster connections

Most Wi-Fi connections are faster than cellular hardware for smartphones, but there are still a lot of issues with the current technology. If too many users share a Wi-Fi hotspot, and that happens frequently, the download data speeds slow down to a crawl. Now there’s word of a new Wi-Fi proposal …

Wi-Fi

People Are Rolling Their Eyes At This Snapchat Filter For International Women's Day

"Didn't realize eye makeup and false lashes were essential to being a baller female physicist..."

Nobel Prize

Physicists Are at War Over the Discovery of 'Metallic Hydrogen'

The bitter race for metallic hydrogen has been ongoing for 80 years.<p>A few weeks ago, inside a Massachusetts lab, a tiny speck of silver reflected …