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Apple iOS 7 Parallax Effect Has Been Available On Android Since November (video)

Android smartphones users that like the 3D visual effect of the Apple iOS 7 Parallax Effect, will be pleased to learn that the Parallax Effect can be …

Bank clerk falls asleep on keyboard and accidentally transfers £189million to customer

A bank clerk who fell asleep on his keyboard accidentally transferred €222,222,222.22 (£189million) to one very lucky customer.<p>The tired bank worker …

Russia passes law banning gay 'propaganda'

Russia's parliament has unanimously passed a federal law banning gay "propaganda" amid a Kremlin push to enshrine deeply conservative values that …

Things I Would Like to Say to the Half-Empty Bottle of NyQuil on My Nightstand

I want to go to sleep. Leave me alone.<p><i>[Lies on bed; sleeps for three hours; wakes up drenched in sweat with covers twisted around body.]</i><p>GODDAM IT, WHAT PART OF “LEAVE ME ALONE” DON’T YOU UNDERSTAND? I’M FREEZING.<p><i>[Flings twisted covers aside; sleeps for twenty more minutes.]</i><p>All right, look: it’s …

Eighteen-Year-Old Invents Device That Can Charge Your Cell Phone in 20 Seconds

It’s hard enough being tied to your cell phone without having to worry about getting the “Low Battery Icon of Death” right in the middle of an …

Clean Energy

a short, practical guide for common and confusing PHP tasks

This document is not a PHP tutorial. You should learn the basics and syntax of the language elsewhere.<p>It’s not a guide to common web application …

Optimizing your JavaScript game for Firefox OS – Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

<i>When developing on a quad core processor with 16 gigabytes of RAM you can easily forget to consider how it will perform on a mobile device. This</i> …

Hexagonal Grids

One of the most common questions is, how do I take a pixel location (such as a mouse click) and convert it into a hex grid coordinate? I’ll show how …

Skycraft, a creative voxel adventure game

Introducing Skycraft<p>Explore<p>The world of Skycraft consists of floating islands of different types. Each island is unique and contains different …

How to prevent an astronaut bloodbath on Mars

To protect the psyches of future space travelers, NASA might deck them out in wearable sensors that spot meltdowns before they happen<p>Sometime within the next two decades, a select cadre of men and women will likely embark on a trailblazing adventure: the first manned mission to Mars. Several …

Why We Can’t Send Humans to Mars Yet (And How We’ll Fix That) | WIRED

While humans have dreamed about going to Mars practically since it was discovered, an actual mission in the foreseeable future is finally starting to …

Asteroid 1998 QE2's close encounter generates a wave of attention online

Asteroid 1998 QE2, a space rock more than nine times as long as the QE2 ocean liner, is due to sail past Earth on Friday — generating a huge wave of observations and online commentary.<p>The 1.7-mile-wide (2.7-kilometer-wide) near-Earth asteroid won't pose any threat to our planet: Its orbit will …

Life on Mars? Lizard ‘spotted’ on the surface of the red planet

A lizard has been ‘spotted’ on the surface of Mars, reports a science blogger who claims Nasa could be planting animals on the red planet.<p>The reptile …

New Water-Repellant Fabric Is Like A Second Skin

A tiny channel of canals directs water away from where it shouldn't be.<p>We've seem some neat ideas for water-repellant materials that suggest sweat stains will one day be as dead as dial-up. Here's one more: Researchers at the University of California, Davis, are developing a fabric that acts like …

3M, Nanosys ready to bring quantum dot film to LCD makers

3M and Nanosys have just announced that they'll start shipping qualification samples of their Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) to manufacturers to bring a 50 percent wider color gamut and lower power consumption to LCD displays. Consisting of trillions of quantum dots tuned to create precise …

Report into Basildon hospital condemns 'service failure'

Tumblr’s Loss Is WordPress’ Gain As Thousands Of Users Jump Ship Before Yahoo Takes Over

In what can only be called an exodus, WordPress’ co-founder Matt Mullenweg posted on his blog Sunday night that over 72,000 new blog posts were imported within a single hour. This is a massive spike considering that WordPress usually just sees 400 to 600 imported posts on most Sundays. It’s a tiny …

Discover More: The Elements by Dan Green | Book Review

Did you know that the bamboo lemur consumes enough cyanide daily to kill a human? ...that Paris green paint, which gets its colour from arsenic, was …

Tiny droplets ‘flow’ like quark-gluon plasma - Futurity

VANDERBILT (US) — Physicists may have created the smallest drops of liquid ever made in …

Going From Exclusively Shooting RAW to Adding JPEGs to the Mix

I have been shooting photographs regularly for over 7 years now. I spent the first year shooting with a 2-megapixel phone camera. Since then, …

Sending astronaut is 'enormous logistical problem'

Tim Peake is expected to be unveiled as the first British astronaut to fly to the international space station on Monday.<p>He may not be the first British astronaut - but he is the first taxpayer-funded one. He is costing the public £16m - a major leap for the British in space.<p>Colin Pillinger, famous …

Space Science

CSS Architecture

Introducing the new HTML5 template Tag — SitePoint

Modern web applications use DOM manipulation to dynamically change areas of the page or insert values. A typical example is a table of figures; the …

Reality: A Mere Illusion (Part 1)

Every action and all matter that has developed in the universe conforms to what we know as reality. The idea that our universe passes like a giant’s …

Physics