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Forget LED bulbs—the future of interior lighting is lasers

Steven DenBaars, a research scientist at UC Santa Barbara, has been working on LED lights for 20 years. He has been instrumental in pushing them to the point that they are the true heir to Edison’s electric bulb. But in his own head, and in his lab, DenBaars is already onto the next big thing: …

Nexus 5 review: the best Android smartphone going

The Google Nexus 5 is the fifth generation of the Google-designed Nexus Android smartphone line, which is now faster, slimmer and even better.<p>The Nexus line represents the best of Google in a smartphone. Google chooses a manufacturing partner – in this case LG as it did with the Nexus 4 before it – …

Both sexes 'ogle' women, study finds

Women are just as likely to "ogle" other women's chests and waists as men, new study finds<p>It's not the greatest surprise that a scientific experiment found that men spend less time looking women in the eyes than they do ogling their waists and chests.<p>However, researchers also found that women do …

Meet The Inspiring 18-Year-Old Who Built A Simple Water Purifier That Could Save Lives

A busy university professor didn’t have time to work closely with his high school student intern. So he sent her off to figure out her own project. What happened next will make you feel good about the future.<p>If you’re worried about the state of the planet, fear not. The next generation has it …

The scary new chapter of America’s 223-year love affair with debt

America might have too much debt for its system to cope with.<p>No, not the financial system. Sure, at $16.7 trillion, the US government has a lot of debt. But despite what you might hear, America is not bankrupt, any more than a homeowner with a mortgage is bankrupt. In fact, thanks to healthy buying …

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This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>iOS: Every wish …

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