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Kindle Unlimited: More details and a few questions about Amazon’s subscription book service (exclusive video)

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Amazon<p>An ebook subscription service, available on any device including your Kindle: That appears to be what Amazon is …

Kindle Fire

New water-based organic battery is cheap, rechargeable and eco-friendly

Lithium-ion batteries have made portable, rechargeable electronics commonplace. Unfortunately, they do have some glaring drawbacks, including heat …

Clean Energy

Attention History Buffs: The Bronze Age Needs You

A new site for conducting research into human history has a small name but big ambitions.<p>MicroPasts, a joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology, has several goals. First, project organizers have posted photographs of hundreds of Bronze Age (2500 BC–800 BC) metal …

IBM's Watson Can Now Argue For You

The supercomputer has been programmed to lay out the pros and cons of an argument. Thanksgiving is saved!<p>IBM's Watson supercomputer has already mastered <i>Jeopardy!</i> and can even whip up an innovative recipe. Next step: it'll be elected to the presidency after dominating against humans in a series of …

U.S. Northeast already hit by climate change, says major report

New U.S. government report on climate change – first in five years – due out May 6. It outlines ongoing effects of a warming climate in the U.S. …

Climate Change

Meet the awesome tech that will soon make your smartphone smarter

Context is everything. Your smartphone knows where you are and what direction you're facing, but that's about it. What if it knew your context?<p>Not …

Quantum Dot Technology Could Lead To Solar Panel Windows

Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Milano-Bicocca have designed and synthesized a new generation of quantum dots …

Clean Energy

Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in aging mice. Harvard reported …

14 Emerging Digital Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging digital and communications technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions …

Augmented Reality

Scio Pocket Molecular Scanner Is a Google-like Device for Physical Objects

A couple weeks ago I had a fascinating video call with a gentleman named Dror Sharon, the CEO of a company called Consumer Physics. He showed me a …