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Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.<p>When Half of Your Butt Won't Work<p>If …

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting ripped abs.<p>But there's a lot of BS floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal trainer, fitness expert …

Happiness

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were left trying to figure …

Artificial Intelligence

Tip: Dope Your Performance With Leaves

Daily consumption of this vegetable can increase exercise performance. Here's what you need to know.<p>You Need to Know About Nitrates<p>Nitrates are …

Google is closer than ever to a quantum computing breakthrough

Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the company appears to be on schedule to have its working 49-qubit chip ready by the end of 2017 as promised. Until it began trialing the 20-qubit chip, Google's most powerful quantum chip was the 9-qubit effort from 2015.<p>Traditional …

Quantum Computing

The 7-week workout plan to add years to your life

You’re a 35-year-old desk jockey with the heart of a 60-something couch potato? Join the club, Jack.<p>But there’s hope for you yet: Ulrik Wisløff, …

Exercise

Faraday Future SUV smokes a Tesla Model X in intriguing drag race video

As a hyper-secretive electric car company with a flair for self-promotion and intriguing teaser videos, Faraday Future has been on our radar for …

High-speed Rail

Chemical traces on your phone reveal your lifestyle, scientists say

Molecular ‘signature’ showing everything from grooming products used to drugs taken could help police and medical professionals to build profiles of individuals<p>If worries about personal data held inside your phone keeps you up at night, you might want to give the outside of your phone a …

Facial recognition still can't beat a 22 cent pair of sunglasses

As the future veers toward artificial intelligence, robotics, and biometric security measures ripped straight from a Sci-Fi novel, you might be amused to know plastic sunglasses are the key to their undoing.<p>Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University developed a 3D-printed pair of sunglasses that …

Victim turns tables on scammer, contacts his mom on Facebook

When cybersecurity researcher Christian Haschek recently decided to sell his $500 Apple Store gift card, he had no clue he’d be dealing with a serial scammer.<p>Shortly after posting a thread on Reddit, Haschek was contacted by a potential buyer that offered to purchase the voucher for the equivalent …

Identity Theft

Lithium-oxygen battery promises lighter electric cars

Lithium-air batteries are supposed to lead to lighter, longer-ranged electric cars thanks to their high power-to-weight output, but they have some showstopping flaws: they not only degrade rapidly, but waste a lot of energy input as heat. Neither is exactly ideal in a vehicle that's expected to …

New movie screen technology lets you see 3D without glasses

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has created movie screen technology that lets you watch 3D movies without the stupid glasses.<p>Co-developed with the Weizmann Institute for Science in Israel, the technology actually makes the picture more crisp. Dubbed Cinema 3D, the …

3D Printing

How-To: Install iOS 10 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch [Video]

As we reported earlier today, the iOS 10 public beta has been released for all interested in having an early hands-on look at iOS 10. Anyone can install the public beta, not just registered Apple developers. Accessing and installing the beta is a fairly straightforward process, but we’re here to …

iOS

Allurion offers gastric bypass surgery in a pill

Just swallow a pill and it expands into a balloon in your stomach so you don’t feel hungry. No gastric bypass, no surgery required. Sounds magical, but Boston-based Allurion has created the only non-invasive gastric balloon for obesity.<p>Gastric balloons are nothing new, but you usually need …

The next AI is no AI

Artificial Intelligence is starting to turn invisible from the outside in — and vice versa. The exact effects and workings of AI technologies are becoming more challenging to perceive and comprehend for humans. Even the experts themselves don’t always fully understand how an AI system …

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has A Serious Problem

Earlier this year Microsoft warned users that Windows 7 has serious problems. I dismissed its claims as a desperate attempt to shift copies of Windows 10 (and I still do), but now Microsoft has warned of a new serious Windows 7 problem that is very real – even though it makes <i>no sense whatsoever</i>…<p>In …

ASUS

Your smartphone could be covered with camera 'eyeballs' in a few years

In a few years, randomly scattered digital eyeballs will cover the back of your smartphone. This actually isn't speculation. It's a near certainty.<p>This photo is a prototype L16 camera from the company Light. While the L16 has not yet been released, it's already the most promising new photo gadget …

Mobile Photography

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

From the moment that it was discovered that the macroscopic, classical rules that governed electricity, magnetism and light didn’t necessarily apply to the smallest, subatomic scales, a whole new view of the Universe became accessible to humanity. This quantum picture is much larger and …

Quantum Mechanics

Verizon Slapped With $1.35M Fine For 'Supercookies'

Verizon will pay a $1.35 million fine and agreed to a three-year consent decree after the Federal Communications Commission said it found the company's wireless unit violated the privacy of its users.<p>Verizon Wireless agreed to get consumer consent before sending data about "supercookies" from its …

Net Neutrality

China's Quantum Satellite Could Change Cryptography Forever

QUESS could hold the key to uncrackable communications<p>In the age of relentless cyberattacks and global electronic surveillance, nations and citizens are looking for any means to secure their communications. China is poised to launch a project that may provide the path to an uncrackable …

Raspberry Pi 3: Upgraded microcomputer is 'first to really work as a PC'

The British company behind the Raspberry Pi computer has unveiled a new version of the palm-sized machine, which its inventor says is the first to truly work as a fully-functioning PC.<p>The Raspberry Pi 3, which comes four years after the first model sold out within hours of its launch, will boast …

Raspberry Pi

Microsoft's HoloLens is now available for preorder

The augmented reality headset will ship to developers starting March 30.<p>For a select few lucky developers, it's time to pay up: Microsoft's HoloLens Development Edition is now available for preorder.<p>Developers who applied to be among the first to build holographic apps for the HoloLens will be …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Environmental Health

4 Technologies That Will Usher In Next Generation Farming

Technology that promises to unleash agricultural productivity is here today. The combination punch of advanced mathematics, automation, advancements in sensor systems and next-generation plant breeding are setting the stage for the next Green Revolution, which is what we need to ensure a …

Farming

Microsoft won't support old Windows versions on new processors

Were you hoping to get a new Windows PC in the office this year without having to move to Windows 10 in the process? You might not have much of a choice, unfortunately. Microsoft has revealed that, from now on, newer processors from AMD, Intel and Qualcomm will require the current version of …

Intel Completes $16.7B Acquisition of Competitor Altera

Intel has completed its $16.7 billion acquisition of competing chip maker Altera. The deal, wrapped up after the chip maker got the OK from the …

Google Glass 2.0: first pictures emerge

The new version of Google’s head-mounted computer has been revealed in a US government filing.<p>Despite killing it off at the beginning of this year, Google has revealed a new version of its Glass wearable computer, aimed squarely at enterprise businesses such as healthcare and manufacturing.<p>In …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

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 …

Physics

These Are the Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

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