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45 Amazing Gifts To Buy For The Family Nerd

Popular Science editors roll out their holiday wish lists<p>Updated:<p>We like to geek out over all kinds of things here at <i>Popular Science</i>. From retro-cool, to cutting-edge, to future-tech—there's nothing like a good gizmo to get our gears whirring.<p>Here, we've put together a list of the particular gifts …

The World Cup of Hockey is coming back, so let's just forget about the Olympics

An international hockey tournament that takes place on our continent on our terms is exactly what we need to not feel guilty about getting out of the Olympic Games.<p>It's time, NHL fans, to give up caring about the Olympics.<p>The NHL, NHLPA and IIHF are close to bringing back the World Cup of Hockey, …

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Civilization: Beyond Earth gameplay video takes a detailed look at building an effective colony

Odds are you've already made up your mind about whether Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth is something you want to sink hundreds of hours of …

The History of Civilization

Project Persphone: British Scientists Building 'Living Space Ark' To Save Humanity

British scientists are working on a space ark capable of sustaining humanity in the event of a global catastrophe.<p>Even though none of them will ever …

How black holes shape galaxies

The universe we see is made up of billions of galaxies, each containing anywhere from hundreds of thousands to hundreds of billions of stars. Large …

Will nuclear-powered spaceships take us to the stars?

In the 1950s, rocket scientists dreamed of atomic-powered spaceships. Now these far-fetched designs might help a new generation explore the cosmos.<p>Project Orion has to be the most audacious, dangerous and downright absurd space programme ever funded by the US taxpayer. This 1950s design involved …

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new …

Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'We Will Know Whether There's Life On Other Planets'

Chatting about the universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>He’s the legendary astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. Tyson's new TV series, <i>Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey</i>, will premiere on Sunday, March 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and again on March 10 at 10 …

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Listen to this Final Fantasy 7 track recreated with floppy drives

YouTube user MrSolidSnake745's take on <i>Final Fantasy 7</i> battle track "Those Who Fight Further" uses 16 floppy drives to recreate each note with startling accuracy.<p>According to the video's description, MrSolidSnake745 was asked by the Nexon Computer Museum to build a musical exhibit. A FAQ provides …

6 Famous Thought Experiments Explained in 1 Minute Each

Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”<p>The Open University, an online educational institute, took …

Smoother-than-expected electrons could mean rethinking particle physics - ExtremeTech

By on December 25, 2013 at 9:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at the Large Hadron …

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The top 10 tech and science stories of 2013 - ExtremeTech

By on December 27, 2013 at 8:26 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>You are looking at a human …