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Farthest flight by hoverboard - Guinness World Records

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No, really. Scientists have finally found a cure for baldness (probably)

Researchers in America say they have made a breakthrough which could spell the end of male pattern baldness<p>Every man of a certain age will know the feeling: anxiously checking his hairline in the mirror of a morning for signs of male pattern baldness, which affects around half of all men by the age …

Obama tax plan: Middle-class credits, increases for rich

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In his upcoming State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama will call on Congress to simplify a tax code he deems overly complicated and weighted toward wealthy Americans, administration officials said Saturday.<p>The moves -- likely to meet resistance from Republicans in …

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New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Every Ship That Has Carried Humans Into Space Scaled Into One Chart

A new chart puts human spaceflight in perspective with every launch system, spacecraft, and space station combined into one image by Reddit user …

Obesity pill to ‘replace treadmill’ being developed by Harvard University

Harvard scientists have found a molecule which can transform bad fat into good fat<p>A pill which would help the body burn away excess fat is being developed by Harvard University who claim it could one day ‘replace the treadmill.’<p>Scientists discovered how to trigger a molecule which can turn ‘bad’ …

The Futuristic Technology That Could Enable Interstellar Travel

Technically savvy scientists and engineers have put much effort into conceiving far-future technologies that might make possible near- light-speed …

Speed Of Light

Mind-control device lets people alter genes in mice through power of thought

Scientists have created a mind-control system that allows a person to alter the genes in a mouse through the power of thought alone.<p>The approach fuses the latest advances in cybernetics with those in synthetic biology by connecting a wireless headset that monitors brainwaves to an implant in the …

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and R1M motorcycles unveiled

The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and R1M motorcycles have been unveiled, the latter of the two being a limited edition model. With the R1 comes many bragging …

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GoPro, circa the 1960s

Back in the olden days, you just tied your cameraman right to the car:<p>Looks almost as goofy as Google Glass. Legendary F1 driver Jackie Stewart wore …

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14 Unbelievable Facts About The Human Eye

My EYES. H/t this fascinating Quora thread.

Size Comparison - Science Fiction Spaceships

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

The Fitness Band/Alarm Clock That Motivates You with Electric Shocks

Goodbye, self-motivation. Hello, 340 volts of move your ass.<p><b>It's hard to fathom</b> a feature missing from modern fitness bands and smartwatches. They measure heart rate, blood pressure, sleep patterns, steps, fat, and funds. Now fitness bands do one more thing: Shock the piss out of you.<p>Coming in …

The man who grew eyes | Mo Costandi

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>Mouse embryonic stem cells organise themselves into layered cerebral cortical tissue when grown in 3D culture. Image: Yoshiki Sasai/ RIKEN …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

The Yamaha Champions Riding School

On a cloudy morning in Millville, New Jersey, a group of men and women—who look like superheroes in full leather suits—gather around instructor Nick Ienatsch. "Clear your mind and have fun," he shouts. Ienatsch—who is the head instructor at The Yamaha Champions Riding School—is starting off the …

Could We Build a Dyson Sphere?

In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Dyson Sphere (or Dyson Swarm), a way to capture all available solar energy.<p><b>Name:</b> Dyson Sphere or Dyson Swarm<p>…