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How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

How to Keep Beer Cold, Outside, with No Electricity: The eCool

Beer was reportedly invented sometime around 5,000 B.C. So it's shocking to think that refrigeration wasn't invented until the 19th Century. Because …

Did Facebook And Samsung Team Up In The Virtual Reality War For Your Face?

A new rumor suggests that Oculus (owned by Facebook) and Samsung are sharing technology to build the future of virtual reality headsets.<p>Last week, Engadget reported that Samsung was making a virtual reality headset. This week, that report has been fleshed out with a lot more detail, including an …

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The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

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Facial recognition software is the future of mass surveillance

The National Security Agency collects millions of images as part of its facial recognition program, top-secret documents show.<p>The images are reportedly collected through exploited emails, text messages, social media, and videoconferences. The NSA believes its facial recognition program packs …

Why Only Beats Can Teach Google Glass How to Be Cool

When Apple dropped $3 billion on Beats this week, it was pretty clear Cupertino was more interested in the software and people than the hardware. …

The Future Of America’s Roads: Smart Streets, Cars That Communicate

Population growth paired with a lack of “appetite for investment” in transportation systems means big challenges for Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. His solution? Creativity, cars that talk to each other, and a data innovation challenge.<p>When Anthony Foxx was sworn in as the …

Huawei's WiFi is ten times faster than yours

Don't look now, but the speedy WiFi router you just bought may already be old hat. Huawei has tested WiFi based on a future standard (802.11ax) that can hit 10.5Gbps -- about 10 times faster than what you typically get out of an 802.11ac connection today. The trick, the company says, is making more …

Britain's economy is dangerously imbalanced – just look at the London property bubble

Treat the cause, not just the symptoms, doctors are urged. Yet in tackling the Great British fever over our housing market we are doing precisely the opposite. The policy quacks urge us to breezeblock the greenbelt. Or to let those garden cities bloom. Or to build up, to build out – to just bloody …

Amazon book feud sparks Walmart fire sale

The feud between Amazon and the book publisher Hachette is dragging on, and now Walmart has found a way to profit.<p>Hachette is the publisher behind popular authors like J.K. Rowling and James Patterson. If you want to buy their books on Amazon (AMZN), expect big delays.<p>Rowling's The Silkworm is …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …