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Test drive the Galaxy S4 with Samsung's online simulator

Samsung has been good about providing online simulators for its smartphones, like the Galaxy Nexus and the Note. With the release of its new flagship phone, the<p>Galaxy S4, it has updated the simulator's interface to make the tutorials easier to navigate and much easier to read. The simulator is …

Obama honors ‘top cop’ who gave up ‘date night’ - Video on NBCNews.com

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China, Vietnam Clash Over Disputed Islands

China is once again at odds with a maritime neighbor over disputed islands, this time — as often — leading to a little shooting and a lot of posturing.<p>The latest confrontation is with Vietnam over the mostly uninhabited Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Hanoi has accused Beijing's forces of …

Best Tablets for 2018 - CNET

The promising new hardware is here now, but it’s the software to come that could advance this tablet to the next level.<p>There isn't much new about Apple’s newest entry-level iPad. But it’s a better value than ever.<p>Updates for the new version of Microsoft's tablet are as subtle as they come, but the …

Did water on moon come from Earth?

<b>BROWN (US) —</b> Water inside the moon’s mantle came from primitive meteorites, the same source believed to have supplied most of the water on Earth, …

Thermal invisibility cloak in first demonstration

<b>Researchers have built and tested a form of invisibility cloak that can hide objects from heat.</b><p>Similar cloaking efforts are underway to make objects invisible to light and even sound waves, but this is the first device to work with heat.<p>The prototype, to be outlined in Physical Review Letters, …

Scientists call for action to tackle CO2 levels

<b>Scientists are calling on world leaders to take action on climate change after carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere broke through a symbolic threshold.</b><p>Daily CO2 readings at a US government agency lab on Hawaii have topped 400 parts per million for the first time.<p>Sir Brian Hoskins, the head of …

Ancient DNA Found Hidden Below Sea Floor

In the middle of the South Atlantic, there's a patch of sea almost devoid of life. There are no birds, few fish, not even much plankton. But …

Feynman: his birthday, his diagrams and his lectures | Jon Butterworth | Life Physics

This evening BBC2 will show a documentary by Chris Riley about a remarkable man; Richard Feynman. Yesterday, on the 95th anniversary of Feynman's …

Glove Changes Color When It Detects Toxins

The glove, still in its prototype stage, could prevent serious injuries in workers who handle toxic materials.<p>Think of it as a wearable (and less cruel) canary. Researchers have developed a prototype of a glove that changes color in the presence of airborne toxins, such as carbon …