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Buying tech in the UK: your consumer rights explained

You've scrimped and saved, and you've finally ordered it: a new iMac, or that copy of Logic you've lusted after, or an accessory that's guaranteed to …

Apple iOS 7 Confirmed For WWDC 2013 By Tim Cook

Apple iOS 7 will launch at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference, which takes place in San Fransisco next month, the release of the next major …

Researchers Discover Method of Turning Concrete into Metal/Glass

In the future, your smartphone might be made out of concrete, no seriously. A group of researchers working together from the US, Finland, Germany, …

How to control your home with your iPhone or iPad

Most iOS users will already be used to using their iPhone or iPad in just about any situation - to kill a bit of time with some games; to check the …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

ScraperWiki lets anyone scrape Twitter data without coding

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The Obama administration’s open data mandate announced on Thursday was made all the better by the unveiling of the new …

Ground control to Major Tux: Space station dumps Windows, now uses Linux

For reasons involving reliability — which is semi-kinda important in low-Earth orbit, apparently — our fellow nerds living aboard the International Space Station have made the switch from Windows to Linux for astronauts’ laptops.<p>The space nerds will get training from the Linux Foundation for the …

Change the colour of your eyes with a laser

This week we've discovered two possible elixirs of youth, the secret to being more attractive to the opposite sex, and a back-pain breakthrough that …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

Samsung Galaxy S3 found to be the most fault prone phone | Trusted Reviews

The Samsung Galaxy S3 has been found to be the most fault prone smartphone currently on the market, just weeks before is superseded by the upcoming …

Yes, Your Mind Can Control Your Body Temperature

Tibetan nuns prove the physical effects of spiritual activity.<p>You don't have to look far to find the (mostly) positive and surprisingly powerful effects of meditation. But one of the more unexpected effects was just recently published: Tibetan nuns can change their core body temperatures with a …

Brian O’Driscoll to make definitive decision on his future after Lions tour to Australia

Brian O’Driscoll has revealed he will not make a decision about his future until after the end of British and Irish Lions tour of Australia in July.<p>O’Driscoll, whose contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union expires at the end of the season, has not been named in a list of players who have …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Will we ever… communicate telepathically?

There’s tantalising evidence that technology could one day allow us to transmit thoughts telepathically between two brains. The question is how far can we go?<p>In a lab at Harvard Medical School, a man is using his mind to wag a rat’s tail<b>.</b> To send his command, he merely glances at a strobe light …

Tech fix for Africa’s big farming challenge

Africa could help feed the world if its farmland was properly utilised. Things are starting to change, however, thanks to ideas transforming farmers’ lives.<p>Before last year, George Wainaina’s tiny shop selling agricultural goods and veterinarian supplies in Karura, a lush farming area of central …

Do Brain Games Work?

A few new studies, including one meta-analysis, suggest brain games don't make you any better at anything but playing brain games.<p>Think you can make yourself smarter with brain-training software? New studies suggest that so-called brain games don't improve players' thinking or IQ, they just make …

This Weird Fish Has Clear Blood

Living at 3,300 feet in one of the most inhospitable habitats on Earth, this fish has evolved in a very peculiar way.<p>Deep in the Southern Ocean, just off the coast of Antarctica, there lives the <i>Channichthyidae</i> family of fish. These fish are highly unusual, and one of its species, the ocellated …

Scientists design new adaptive material inspired by tears

Tunable material system is easily adaptable for diverse applications in fuel transport, textiles, optical systems, and more. Make sure and check out …

Born to die: how self-destructing electronics will transform medicine, war, and more

These 'transient electronics' will disappear completely once their job is done<p>Right now, electronics are built to last. Soon, however, their lifespan might be more fleeting — courtesy of burgeoning research into "transient electronics," or devices meant to serve a specific function before …

Britain could become top wine growing region

Britain could become one of the world's top wine-producing regions by 2050 if climate change continues unabated, a study suggests.<p>While traditional wine houses in Bordeaux, the Rhône valley and Tuscany will suffer from rising global temperatures, researchers found that central and eastern England …

Man controls rat with the power of his mind

You know that cool Jedi mind trick used to make people reveal secrets/punch themselves in the face? Well, that galaxy might not be so far away after …

'Facebook Home could change our brains'

Leading neuroscientist Susan Greenfield says Facebook's new phone and app encourage us to live in the moment. That could change our brains, she claims.<p>Facebook is going to be in your face even more than before. The arrival of the ‘Facebook Phone’ and the eventual availability of the latest it has …

The best robot vacuum cleaner 2018

Robot vacuum cleaners have been around for a decade now, and they still suck.<p>Suck, you see? Get it? They're vacuum cleaners! They suck stuff up! Eh, …

Born on the fourth of June*

<b>What China's online censorship systems block</b><p>THE April 6th edition of <i>The Economist</i> contains a special report on China and the internet. It contains …

Scientists turn dreams into eerie short films with an MRI scan

A group of scientists from Kyoto has managed to successfully analyze and "record" the basic elements of what people see when they dream. The idea of recording dreams has been a mainstay in science fiction, but also a frequent goal for researchers. As <i>Smithsonian Magazine</i> writes, this group designed …

Incoming! Asteroid miners are getting financial boost from NASA cash

Commercial ventures are planning to send out profit-hunting missions to asteroids by the year 2020 — but in the shorter term, they're bringing in money by developing technologies that may show up on NASA spacecraft before they're put to use commercially.<p>For example, NASA said this week that it …

Astrophysics: Fire in the hole!

Will an astronaut who falls into a black hole be crushed or burned to a crisp?<p>In March 2012, Joseph Polchinski began to contemplate suicide — at …