John Bieber

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Google Nexus 2015 rumor roundup

The second half of the year is going to bring us some amazing smartphones. Among the most anticipated announcements are those related to Google’s popular Nexus series. Rumors tend to start blazing through the internet very early on, and this year is not the exception.<p>It is no surprise to see the …

Robyn is launching a festival for women in technology

Robyn, the world's favourite fembot, is setting up a festival to support and encourage women in technology. Launched in collaboration with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, the one-day event is called Tekla and features motivational speakers, workshops on everything from 3D printing …

Neanderthals wore jewelry made of eagle talons, study finds

Even Neanderthals liked a little bling. A fresh examination of prehistoric eagle talons discovered more than 100 years ago reveals that our ancient relatives made and wore their own jewelry.<p>The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, indicates that modern humans weren't the only hominins who …

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? New Study Makes Temperature Connection

Zebras in warmer climates sport more stripes, perhaps to keep them cool or healthy.<p>A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but some zebras change their stripes. Zebras in warmer places have more stripes, a new study shows, which might help answer an age-old question: Why stripes?<p>The answer …

Zoology

20 Super-Healthy Smoothies + (Recipes)

How Scientists Are Learning to Write

"That's jargon-ish. Even some people in the sciences don't have an intuitive understanding of what that means."<p>The students tried not to look sheepish as their professor projected the article on the whiteboard, waiting for their work to be devoured by their classmates. It was the second class for …

These Pedal-Powered Pod Cars Travel Above City Streets, So You Can Avoid Traffic

They’ve already been installed in an amusement park. Next up: Google’s main campus.<p>Why drive to work when you can arrive in your own pedal-powered pod car, far above traffic? That’s the vision of a Canadian company called Shweeb, which hopes to soon begin installing what it calls the “most …

How to create Daenerys Targaryen in Dragon Age: Inquisition

Designing a great character in <i>Dragon: Age Inquisition</i> is the first step to kicking off a successful game, but why settle when you can play as the Mother of Dragons?<p>Reddit user killerewok added a <i>Game of Thrones</i> twist to <i>Inquisition</i> by recreating Daenerys Targaryen, played by Emilia Clarke in the HBO …

Meet Jawbone’s new wearable, the Up3

Gallery: Meet Jawbone’s new wearable, the Up3<p>Gallery: Meet Jawbone’s new wearable, the Up3<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>We tend to talk about wearables with a sense of …

If The Characters Of Pride And Prejudice Could Text

<i>This is an excerpt from Mallory Ortberg's new book Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters which is available on Nov. 4.</i><p>Below are imagined text conversations between Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Bennet and their mother, three of the central characters from</i> …

Take Orders From A Cat And Learn Cybersecurity

PBS’s CyberLab game teaches the basics -- with humor.<p>It was my first day on the job as chief technology officer for "SnapCat," and the hostile attacks on our servers came at us fast. With proper coding and security measures, I blocked some, but my cat boss informed me after that attack that about a …

Sub-$1 3D-printed microscope turns phones into science tools

Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.<p>Smartphone cameras are great for a lot of things, but they're not designed for getting super-duper up close with tiny objects like salt crystals or blood …

King Richard III's bones reveal fatal blows, scientists say

Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester -- now believe they know how he died.<p>The 15th-century king was best known to modern Britons as the hunchbacked …

The women with superhuman vision

A tiny group of people can see ‘invisible’ colours that no-one else can perceive, discovers David Robson. How do they do it?<p>As Concetta Antico took her pupils to the park for an art lesson, she would often question them about the many shades she saw flashing before her eyes. “I’d say, ‘Look at the …

University of California

Epigenetics: genes, environment and the generation game

As with so much in science, this story owes a lot to mice. The tale begins with a pregnant mouse in a laboratory in Boston, Massachusetts. Such is the unfortunate lot of a lab rodent that she was kept on a near-starvation diet when she was close to giving birth. As scientists expected, her babies …

Why You MUST See The Rover

The Rover is one of the best post- apocalyptic films of the year. It is brutal, dark, and turns in some of the best performances of Guy Pearce and …

Adventures in Depression

Some people have a legitimate reason to feel depressed, but not me. I just woke up one day feeling sad and helpless for absolutely no reason.<p>It's …

A Shocking Fish Tale Surprises Evolutionary Biologists

The electric eel's powerful ability to deliver deadly shocks — up to 600 volts — makes it the most famous electric fish, but hundreds of other species produce weaker electric fields. Now, a new genetic study of electric fish has revealed the surprising way they got electrified.<p>Electric eels aren't …

Ramen facts & recipes (to help you simmer down.)

Ramen Grilled Cheese<p>Ramen Burger<p>Classic Ramen<p>In case you're simply craving a classic. Recipe here: http://www.japanesecooking101.com/ramen-recipe/ …

Hemingway meets Game of Thrones

(Almost) Ultimate Netflix Compilation

Best Netflix Movies - http://imgur.com/gallery/mVrLX http://imgur.com/gallery/mPaMC http://imgur.com/gallery/zSAII 7 films that will leave you …

Game of Thrones

Samsung claims a graphene breakthough — which may be huge for future wearables

Get to know the name “graphene,” as it’s primed to be one of the most important materials for the technology industry over the next few years.<p>The ultra-thin material is around 200 times stronger than steel — and most importantly, it’s flexible, unlike the fragile silicon we rely on today. Graphene …

17 Great films you might have missed.

layer Cake<p>A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement. …

Must see anime for the slightly older audience

Naoki Urasawa's Monster<p>What if you saved a monster? 74 episodes of knock you mother fucking socks off. Suspense and intrigue. My number one fave of …

Screenshots of Pokemon Evoas, a fangame I've been making from scratch for about 7 months now!

Introducing Pokemon Evoas!<p>Pokemon Evoas is a unique reinterpretation of the classic pokemon formula, with a new battle system, overworld, and other …

Some of my favourite Word Porn

Montreal: Raonic d. Pospisil

The Canadian flag flapped wildly in the bluster atop the stadium, while tiebreak tension knotted the arms of the nation's best on the court …