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Install Android 4.4.2 KitKat eZKAT Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 I317 [Tutorial] - IBTimes India

A new Android 4.4.2 KitKat eZKAT custom ROM has been made available to the 2012 flagship phablet Samsung Galaxy Note 2 I317 (AT&T model).<p>A new …

Chimps outwit humans in games of strategy

In contests drawn from game theory, chimpanzee pairs consistently outperform humans in games that test memory and strategic thinking.<p>A new study, …

Do animals have sex for pleasure?

We thought we were the only species to enjoy intimate interactions, but as Jason G Goldman discovers, a few curious couplings in nature have changed our view.<p>Sex, we are told, is pleasurable. Yet you probably wouldn’t think that if you waded through the scientific literature. That's because most …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

The Unfortunately Named ‘Heroes: Reborn’ Is Already Getting A Prequel

It says a lot that Tim Kring, mastermind of <i>Heroes</i>/guy blamed for derailing a promising series, thought of <i>Heroes: Reborn</i> as a title, considering what those two words paired together say to a lot of nerds. It says even more that apparently thirteen episodes isn’t quite enough to fit his story in… no, …

Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

The 3,600-year-old remains of a forgotten pharaoh unearthed this month in southern Egypt may be the first of several significant discoveries in a previously ignored burial ground that rivals the Valley of the Kings, the find's lead archaeologist said on Wednesday.<p>The discovery of King Senebkay is …

Parasites seize control over animal and human behaviour

Parasites can invade animals, including humans, and control their behaviour from the inside. But this also means parasites may be able to teach us …

Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …

Mars has no methane, Curiosity rover finds

Methane, a gas considered to be potential sign of life, does not exist in the atmosphere of Mars, according to new data from the Curiosity rover that …

Human Babies Are Hard-Wired To Pay Attention To Lemurs

Does this mean we can have lemur babysitters?????? (Answer: no. Do not do that, please.)<p>A new study indicates that human babies are born with an innate preference for certain sounds. That makes sense in the most common case--the voices of parents. It's in the baby's best interest to be engaged with …

Did Life on Earth Come From Mars?

Two scientists present new data on great cosmic questions.<p><b>Did life begin on Mars and then travel to Earth for its blossoming?</b><p><b>A long-debated and often-dismissed theory known as "panspermia" got new life in the past week, as two scientists separately proposed that early Earth lacked some chemicals</b> …

Why Lake Ontario turned neon blue last week

If you flew over the Great Lakes last week — either in an airplane or aboard the International Space Station — you might have noticed an explosion of …

Scientists grow 'mini human brains' from stem cells

Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way …

Dolphins display memory better than elephants

Forget elephants. Dolphins can swim circles around them when it comes to long-term memory.<p>Scientists in a new study repeatedly found that dolphins …

Meteorite reveals that Mars volcanoes erupted recently

A meteorite from Mars at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum has changed the way scientists view the seemingly cold, dormant Red Planet, revealing that it …

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Racist Goldman Sachs Employee Gets Punched in Face

A drunken Goldman Sachs employee, apparently angry over both his job and his dissolving marriage, started shouting racial slurs at a black couple …

'Supermoon' arrives early Sunday

A "supermoon" rises this weekend.<p>The biggest and brightest full moon of the year graces the sky early Sunday as our celestial neighbour swings closer …

Scientists fool veggies into being more nutritious

Researchers have found they can boost levels of nutritious, cancer-fighting compounds in vegetables such as cabbage by fooling the vegetables into …

Samsung and Jay-Z partner up, offer 1 million Galaxy owners codes to unlock "Magna Carta Holy Grail" early

Word on the web was that Samsung and Jay-Z teamed up for a $20 million partnership that would see some sort of collaboration. On Twitter tonight it …

10 scintillating facts about cicadas

As the weather heats up, Canadians are likely to start hearing cicadas, the winged insects whose shrill mating call is one of the signature sounds of …

Why feeling more pain may be better for you

Psychology studies show painful experiences aren’t dictated by how long they go on for, and this could teach us an important lesson about everything from hospital operations to holidays, says Tom Stafford.<p>When is the best treatment for pain more pain? When you're taking part in an experiment …

The mind-bending mysteries of multiple universes

There’s a vast amount of fun to be had with the possibilities that other universes exist, so how should we react to claims that some of these might be real?<p>Stand by for something fascinating about mitochondria. Or perhaps the strange properties of molybdenum? Or, better yet, why don’t we dive into …

NASA charts how stars evolve with a 160-megapixel image of neighboring galaxy

NASA has been spying on our neighbors. With the help of Pennsylvania State University, it's assembled a huge photo collage of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, two of the closest galaxies to our native Milky Way. The images, gathered with NASA's Swift telescope, create a picture that could let …

Meet 'Schmeat': Lab-grown meat hits the grill this month

A hamburger patty made from lab-grown meat — or "schmeat" — is expected to be unveiled and grilled later this month at an event in London that is …

FYI: Why Do You Lose Your Tan In The Winter?

Whenever you decide to clean your house, you could be slowly but surely sweeping your tan right out the door.<p>Walk along a California beach on a warm summer day, and there are sure to be dozens of men and women, spread out on their towels, soaking in as much sun as they can. Sure enough, about six …

Does your girlfriend claim her memory is better? It probably is

New research suggests women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it.<p>New …

The Best Ever Maps Of Our Two Nearest Galaxies

Say hello to the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, like you've never seen them before.<p>Thanks to NASA's Swift satellite and astronomers from both NASA and Penn State University, we can now feast our eyes on this: the most detailed ultraviolet light survey ever of the two closest galaxies to …