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You can finally watch a live video feed of Earth from space, and it's awesome - ExtremeTech

You can finally watch a live video feed of Earth from space, and it’s awesome<p>By on May 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Avoidance Robot Smart Car Complete Kit (no RPi inc)

<b>Items delivered internationally</b> may be subject to customs processing depending on the item's declared value.<p><b>Sellers</b> set the item's declared value and …

Your Animated Guide To The Kama Sutra Alphabet

French illustrator Malika Favrewas commissioned by Penguin Books to illustrate the cover of the Kama Sutra: (Classics Deluxe Edition).<p>But rather than …

The rise and rise of dogecoin, the internet's hottest cryptocurrency

Mr Palmer, who is a product manager based in the Sydney office of the software company Adobe, is both amazed and elated by the experience of …

Stephen Hawking: 'There are no black holes'

Notion of an 'event horizon', from which nothing can escape, is incompatible with quantum theory, physicist claims.<p>Most physicists foolhardy enough …

Voxiebox: A real-life Star Wars 3D holographic display that plays video games - ExtremeTech

By on January 15, 2014 at 11:59 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>While the Oculus Rift, (very …

AMD launches Kaveri processors, aimed at starting a computing revolution

Advanced Micro Devices is launching its code-named Kaveri processors today, which represent one of the biggest technical advances that the company has made in some time. Kaveri chips are meant for games and other high-performance applications.<p>The new chips show that AMD is moving in a very …

Blackphone: A secure, encrypted smartphone for the post-Snowden era - ExtremeTech

By on January 15, 2014 at 1:51 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Riding on the recent revelations …

Amazon launches re-designed portal for developers

Amazon announced Thursday that it has completely redesigned the portal for developers interested in taking advantage of the resources it has to …

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Geologists identify trigger for apocalyptic 'super eruptions'

They rank among the most catastrophic natural disasters on Earth, second only in destructive power to an asteroid impact that could ensure humanity meets the same fate as the dinosaurs.<p>Super eruptions make those from normal volcanoes look like sputters of dust. They blast enough material into the …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Amazon’s big surprise: Flying drones will deliver packages to customer doorsteps

Here is the big surprise unveiled by Amazon on 60 Minutes tonight: The company is working on an R&D project to create autonomous flying delivery …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

It sounds like something straight out of science fiction: artificial limbs that not only move, flex, and feel like their flesh counterparts, but also respond directly to one's thoughts and even translate sensory feedback -- the feeling of grass beneath one's feet or the sensation of a limb floating …

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You May Not Want To Look: Blobfish Named 'Ugliest Animal'

At first glance, we thought it was a <i>Star Wars</i> character.<p>But, no, the blobfish is a real creature that bobs around in the waters off Australia.<p>And now it's the "winner" of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society's online vote to choose a mascot.<p>Or as the society and the British Science Association say, …

A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

Incomprehensible computer behaviors have evolved out of high-frequency stock trading, and humans aren't sure why. Eventually, it could start …

USA vs. Syria: The massive challenge of neutralizing chemical weapons from afar - ExtremeTech

By on September 4, 2013 at 9:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>With the flurry of controversy …

The NSA has huge capabilities – and if it wants in to your computer, it's in. With that in mind, here are five ways to stay safe<p>• Explaining the latest NSA revelations – Q&A<p>Now that we have enough details about how the NSA eavesdrops on the internet, including today's disclosures of the NSA's …

Did NSA Put a Secret Backdoor in New Encryption Standard?

Random numbers are critical for cryptography: for encryption keys, random authentication challenges, initialization vectors, nonces, key-agreement …

The NSA Is Breaking Most Encryption on the Internet

The new Snowden revelations are explosive. Basically, the NSA is able to decrypt most of the Internet. They're doing it primarily by cheating, not by …

PigIt helps students pay for college via ‘educational piggy bank’

Piglt is one of the many startups trying to rescue students from the burden of student loans.<p>Cofounder Casey Wallace described the site as “education’s entrepreneurial piggy bank.” Piglt is an incentive-based crowdfunding platform for higher education expenses and student loan debt. Students offer …

New AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)

Graphical user interfaces (e.g. the AWS Management Console) are great, but nothing beats the expressiveness of the command line!<p>Today we are …

Pure

A set of small, responsive CSS modules that you can use in every web project.<p>CSS with a minimal footprint.<p>Pure is ridiculously tiny. The entire set …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …