Tahir Husain

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The Protests in Egypt: Laser Pointer vs. Helicopter

Revolutions have been fought with sticks, rocks, muskets and carbines. This being the 21st Century, it ought be no surprise that protestors are now …

Hillary Clinton: Why Women Must 'Dare To Compete' In Politics

Are female politicians doing enough to encourage other women to run for office?<p>In a conversation with a Toronto audience last week, Hillary Clinton ignited further speculation around a potential 2016 presidential run. “Hypothetically speaking, I really do hope that we have a woman president in my …

Windows 8 reaches 100,000 apps milestone in just over eight months

While Microsoft didn't quite hit 100,000 in time for its Build developers conference last week, the software giant is announcing its latest milestone for Windows 8 today. The Windows Store has just passed the 100,000 mark, roughly eight months after Windows 8 went on sale in October. CEO Steve …

The Goods: July 2013's Hottest Gadgets

A dozen great ideas in gear, including a programmable flashlight, a customizable robot toy, and socks that'll last a lifetime

Massive solar explosions could explain an extremely hot mystery

Massive explosions in the sun's atmosphere could help to explain a curious pattern of heat distribution that has puzzled researchers for decades, reports the BBC. The explosions were discovered within a brief five minutes of imagery captured by a NASA camera that's still in development. By …

Science Confirms The Obvious: Smoking Pot Makes You Less Motivated

The brains of habitual cannabis users have trouble synthesizing dopamine, according to a small study.<p>Does smoking a joint make you feel a little bit lazy? According to new research, when your "Reefer Madness" turns into "Reefer Can't-get-off-the-couch," it could be because the cannabis is …

How algorithms rule the world

On 4 August 2005, the police department of Memphis, Tennessee, made so many arrests over a three-hour period that it ran out of vehicles to transport …

It Only Takes About 42 Minutes To Learn Algebra With Video Games

On average, it took 41 minutes and 44 seconds for students to master Algebra skills during the Washington State Algebra Challenge using the DragonBox App.<p>The Challenge, co-sponsored by Washington University’s Center for Game Science and the Technology Alliance included 4,192 K-12 students. …