Leah Marie Stevens

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Researchers achieve 5TB-per-second fiber-optic network milestone

While you’re busy pining away for Google Fiber, a group of researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have been busy putting it to shame. …

Google Fiber

First synthetic biological leaf could allow humans to colonize space

In order for humans to live in outer space, they must have a steady supply of oxygen they can depend on. Now, instead of relying on plants that may …

Why you can no longer trust any USB device plugged into your PC

Are you sitting down? Good. ‘Cause I’ve got some really bad, scary news to share with you: Every single device plugged into a USB port on your computer could pose a threat worse than any malware we’ve ever seen.<p>Yes, it’s as bad as it sounds.<p>Two researchers for the security consultancy SR Labs, …

Watch This Badass Woman Make American Ninja Warrior History

#MightyKacy<p>In the Dallas finals of <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> last night, Kacy Catanzaro became the first woman to complete a SERIOUSLY intense obstacle course that makes our entire body ache just watching it. The 5 foot tall, 100 pound woman seriously wowed the audience and hosts alike, especially …

American Ninja Warrior

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Tested: Misfit Shine

What makes a good wearable? Comparing a laundry list of features is one way to start the conversation. The Misfit Shine ($97), however, proves that …

Copper ‘tattoo’ unlocks your Moto X just by tapping it

When Motorola disbanded in the sale to Lenovo, their ATAP division stuck around at Google. A neat idea they were working on was digital tattoos, …

Boston Is Setting Up 'Smart Benches' In Parks Across The City

Solar-powered benches, called Soofas, will pop up in Boston parks over the next week, the Boston Globe reports. In addition to offering you a place to sit, the benches will feature plugs to charge your smartphone, and will also wirelessly connect to the internet to provide location-based …