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How to break the habit of checking your phone all the time

Smartphone dependency is everywhere. Take a glance at your day-to-day life and you'll notice your friends are a bit too preoccupied with their …

Pew Research Center

In World War I, British military industry was dominated by women

Women workers of WWI<p>Stepping up to fuel the Great War<p>c. 1917<p>When Britain entered World War I in 1914, thousands of women joined the workforce to fill …

University of British Columbia

Edward Snowden co-designs an iPhone case that alerts user to surveillance activity

Whistleblower Edward Snowden has co-designed a new iPhone case that would show when the device is transmitting information.<p>Mr Snowden and co-designer Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, a well known hardware hacker who holds a PhD in electrical engineering from MIT, have presented the mock up of the case via …

The most dazzling city of the ancient world

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates Pergamon, the stunning city that reveals a great deal about the ancient world, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>When Alexander the Great died in Babylon, still only in his early 30s, in 323 BC, he left behind a vast kingdom, sprawling across three …

The Conjuring 2, and other supposedly true ghost stories

Here's your best look at the Batmobile in 'Batman v Superman' yet

The annual event at the Javits Center showcases new toys from hundreds of companies ranging from Mattel to Hasbro.<p>This is my first official year attending the entire affair. I stopped by Warner Bros. consumer products' booth Friday evening for a preview look at some toys from the upcoming film …

Apple Needs Samsung For New iPhone Technology

The latest report from Korea’s ET News is that Samsung’s display division has won the race to be the primary supplier for OLED display panels destined for a next-generation iPhone. Following Samsung’s weak guidance for Q4 2014 earnings, this advance order, likely to be in place for a number of …

The F-35 of ground warfare: The Army's Land Warrior Program

During the course of basic, my fellow initiates and I were being hammered with many foreign acronyms, profanities and new types of pain and sometimes a Drill Sergeant who would point at one of the prints and say, "That is the future, Privates, if you graduate you may just be good enough to be part …

Why String Theory Is Not A Scientific Theory

There are a lot of different ways to define science, but perhaps one that everyone can agree on is that it’s a process by which:<p>knowledge about the natural world or a particular phenomenon is gathered,<br>• a testable hypothesis is put forth concerning a natural, physical explanation for that …

Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might …

This Giant Salamander Isn't 200 Years Old, But It's Still Super Rare

The biggest amphibian on Earth is critically endangered due to habitat loss and demand as a delicacy.<p>If you’re ever wading through a river in China and step on something squishy, take care—you might be standing on <i>Andrias davidianus</i>, the largest amphibian on Earth.<p>This is exactly what Chinese media …

The scientist who discovered one of the universe's most important forms of matter hasn't received the Nobel Prize for a disturbing reason

After a two week hiatus (we had our usual modulo(10) outtakes reel, then a week off for Thanksgiving), Crash Course Astronomy is back on the air!<p>This week, I take a look at dark matter.<p>Well, not a "look" <i>per se</i>, since you can't really see it. But it's there! Here's how we know.<p>Writing this one was …

This is what happens when oil-rich nations can't pay their bills

In the summer of 2014, the price of oil tanked, dropping from over $110 per barrel of Brent Crude to where it sits now near $48 per barrel. Cheap oil is good for the consumer, but it has caused more than a few headaches in oil producing states.<p>Some countries, such as Norway, have used cash flows …

The Xbox One Is Now Your Online Fitting Room

Microsoft has struggled to justify the Kinect on the Xbox One as anything other than a novelty, but if you’ve ever shopped for clothes online, the company may have just found a killer app: a program that shows you how the clothes you’re shopping for will fit on you.<p>Called “The Mall,” the app is …

Athletic Apparel

Clipless pedals and cleats: Which system is best for you?

<b>Not what you’re looking for? Check out:</b><p>The best clipless pedals reviewed<br>• How to use clipless pedals<p>Pedal systems: Look Keo<p>Read more: Look Keo 2 Max …

15 best Android emulators for PC and Mac of 2018

There are a lot of valid reasons why someone would want to run Android emulators on their PC. App developers may be trying to test their application before shipping it out. Gamers may want to use a mouse and keyboard on their games. Maybe you just want it there to have it. In any case, Android …

How to make your own Google Cardboard headset

Ever since the launch of Google Cardboard back in 2014, virtual reality has slowly been making its way to the masses. Not only are more and more manufacturers producing higher-end headsets such as the Samsung Gear VR and the Oculus Rift, there are also a slew of super affordable options available …

Google Cardboard

Should You Get a 1X Drivetrain on Your Road Bike?

SRAM introduced its 1x (pronounced "one-by," as in, "1x11") groupsets on mountain bikes in 2012. With a single chainring in the front, and a 10- or 11-cog cassette with a wider range in the rear, the 1x provided the same high and low gears as a double-ring drivetrain, while eliminating front …

Bradford

Add 1 atomic layer to get magnetism

Researchers have uncovered a new twist in magnetism at the nanoscale.<p>The team at the National University of Singapore made the discovery while …

National University of Singapore

How to remotely control YouTube with your Android phone

Did you follow along last week’s Android customization post to figure out the details of screen pinning in Android Lollipop? I know, you likely already knew what it was all about. This week we’re diving into YouTube – specifically, using your Android phone to remotely control YouTube. This includes …

Android News

World`s first natural heat generating gloves and insoles

<b>Introduction</b><p>After years of dedication and research, Astec Int and Zondo have developed a unique fabric which draws energy and reflects body heat. The …

Draw and Erase Circuits by Hand

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