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Everything You Need To Know About PlayStation 4

At this point, you’ve likely made up your mind about whether to take the next-gen plunge or wait it out. The PlayStation 4 launches on November 15, …

First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Nikon D610: Not newsy but still a nice camera

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Given that the D610 is nearly identical to the D600, I have borrowed substantially from my review of the latter camera. I did retest</i> …

Nobel Prize in physics awarded to pair who theorized Higgs boson

Last year's confirmation of the existence of the Higgs boson, or 'God' particle, leads to the Nobel for Belgium's Francois Englert and Britain's Peter Higgs, who theorized it nearly 50 years ago.<p>October 08, 2013|By Eryn Brown<p>Rolf-Dieter Heuer, director general at the European Organization for… …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Round Hand, Levi Rebrushed, and Paulistana Deco

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

Now We Have Proof Reading Literary Fiction Makes You a Better Person

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>English teachers have long claimed reading books makes you a better person, maybe because their …

Wormworld Saga Digital Graphic Novel by Daniel Lieske

I truly admire people that go after their dreams. Seeing a personal project become reality is quite a feeling, even more when that project is pure …

Graphic Design

Buying Guide

Rogue Safari Flash Booster Promises 8X More Light from Your Pop-Up Flash

ExpoImaging has just announced a new DSLR attachment for the amateur photographer who wants better flash capability, but doesn’t feel the need to buy …

GIFs of a Captivating Light and Movement Performance

<i>Nuance</i> is a spectacular video by multidisciplinary artist Marc-Antoine Locatelli that features dancer Lucas Boirat combining his gift of movement with captivating beams of light. The interpretative performance presents a push and pull between the human silhouette and a shape-shifting abstract …

When Public Shaming of Children Fails

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Kids these days are out of control, strutting around in their short shorts, twerking anywhere and …

How to spot if people are lying in texts

"Had a few drinks, went straight home."<p>"Working late."<p>"Let's elope."<p>If you get any of these texts -- and if they're a little longer in coming than usual -- it's very possible that your Chosen One is lying.<p>No, I don't want to break up your relationship. Well, not unless you need my help. But I've …

Psychology

‘Transformers 4′ Confirms the Involvement of Dinobots

'Transformers 4' has been filming for a few months now, but other than the occasional set photo or video of something blowing up, things have been …

Incredibly Cool Original Sci-Fi Character Designs

IRON MAN 3 Writer on AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Gray Matter: Extracting Bismuth From Pepto-Bismol Tablets

There's heavy metal in the pink pills<p>Most modern medicines are carefully synthesized organic molecules so potent that each pill contains only a few milligrams of the active ingredient. Pepto-Bismol is a fascinating exception, both because its active ingredient is bismuth, a heavy metal commonly …

Is bigger always better?

If fleas were the size of dogs could they jump over the moon? No, says Hannah Fry, the strength of animals varies with size, and explains everything from fleas to Usain Bolt.<p>Have you ever heard the claim that if a flea was the size of a dog it could jump over the moon? Well it isn’t possible; the …

The Boy Who Played With Fusion

Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one<p>"Propulsion," the nine-year-old says as he leads his dad through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. "I just want to see the propulsion stuff."<p>A young woman guides their group toward a full-scale …

Dennis Lo: 'Should parents be told about a disease their child might get?'

Yuk Ming Dennis Lo recalls the reaction when in 1997 he and colleagues published the unusual news that fragments of an unborn baby's DNA circulate freely in its mother bloodstream in significant quantities. First, he was surprised by the ready acceptance of a discovery he likens to finding your …

The 20 big questions in science

1 What is the universe made of?<p>Astronomers face an embarrassing conundrum: they don’t know what 95% of the universe is made of. Atoms, which form everything we see around us, only account for a measly 5%. Over the past 80 years it has become clear that the substantial remainder is comprised of two …

Newly forming star stretched a light-year long

Hot, bright stars generate harsh stellar winds that are blast ultraviolet radiation toward a protostar, sculpting it into the light-year-long shape …

Robot Security Guard Will Watch Old People While They Sleep

A new project aims to teach robots how to work alongside humans.<p>These eyeball-y robots, created by a consortium of European researchers, are designed to learn how to navigate dynamic human environments without running into people, knocking things over, or getting stuck. The "Lindas," as they've …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Infrared Car System Spots Wildlife On The Road From 500 Feet Away

Here's how it works.<p>Since their debut 13 years ago, in-car night-vision systems, which identify pedestrians approaching a roadway, have arguably made driving safer. But they come with a pretty big blind spot: animals. Each year, drivers in the U.S. strike about a million deer, causing 27,000 human …

Space Pictures This Week: Mars Mini-Eclipse, Cosmic Crash

Google Glass: Surgery Tool Of The Future?

A surgeon transmitted the first Google Glass video of a live surgery to colleagues and med students across town.<p>We've been waiting for a while to figure out what practical uses will come out of Google Glass, besides, of course, making dudes look silly. And aha! A surgeon at The Ohio State …

Radioactive Water Leak At Fukushima Worse Than First Thought

Radiation surrounding Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has increased 18-fold following a report last month that radioactive water had leaked into the ground around the plant, which was badly damaged in a 2011 earthquake and tsunami.<p>Tokyo Electric Power Co., which owns the Fukushima Dai-ichi …