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Save the World With DIY Micro:bit Sonic Screwdriver

via Tech Will Save Us<p>You’ve got the leather jacket, Converse shoes, fez hat, and sunglasses: All that’s left is a working sonic …

Don't Leave It! Makes Sure You Have Everything You Need Before You Leave Home or Work

iOS: It’s admittedly a little silly to need an app to remind you to grab your key or wallet before leaving the house, or your lunch bag before …

Why 4.5 Billion Years of Fluctuating Global Temperatures Can’t Explain Climate Change Today

XKCD does it again.<p>One of the most commonly used arguments against human-caused climate change is that Earth has experienced severe fluctuations in …

Climate Change

Uniti Sweden unveils super high-tech tiny EV for urbanites

Companies like Tesla have done a lot to advance electric car technology to curb carbon emissions. Now Uniti Sweden is seeking to take electric car …

FlexEnable shows vision in wrist-hugging display at MWC

Please. Could you ever really expect to walk away from Mobile World Congress without hearing vendor words such as "bendy" "curve" and "flex"?

9 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

Some people are indeed born smarter than others — it's genetics.<p>But that doesn't mean you can't appear to look more intelligent.<p><b>1. Don't hold a …

University of Pennsylvania

This Beautiful Millennium Falcon Was Made With Over 3,000 Pieces of Wood

It took more than a year to carve.<p>Custom built <i>Star Wars</i> woodworking projects aren't new, but none are like this masterpiece from Martin Creaney, who hand-built the iconic Millennium Falcon for over a year using more than 3,000 individually carved pieces of wood.<p>He had previously built an R2D2, an …

Teen Allegedly Behind CIA, FBI Breaches: 'They're Trying to Ruin My Life.'

UK police arrested a 16-year-old suspected of being behind the hacks on the CIA director and the Department of Justice.<p>The months-long series of hacks and pranks by a group of alleged teenage hackers on the US government and its high-level officials might have finally come to an end.<p>Police …

U.S. Department of Justice

9 Houses That Look Normal On The Outside But Are Anything But On The Inside

Never judge a house by its cover.

7 things a sleep scientist does to get a good night's sleep

Sleep is one of the most fundamental and basic things humans do. Without it, we'd literally die.<p>But many find it extremely challenging to not only get an adequate and consistent amount of sleep every night, but to do it well.<p>We turned to an expert — sleep scientist Patrick Fuller, an associate …

The first discovery of 2 colliding black holes just fundamentally changed our perception of the universe

On Thursday at a news conference in Washington, D.C., the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, made up of more than 1,000 scientists worldwide, publicly released results that had been secretly circulating among the scientific community for the past few weeks: the first detection of a phenomenon called …

NASA Heralds a New Age of Space Travel With These Fantastical Posters

Visit Venus, Jupiter and even Earth in this voyage through space.<p>Having enticed potential spacefarers with a glimpse of the future of space travel to exoplanets in this previous series of posters, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory once again fleshes out the vacation of the distant future with the …

Amazon will waive game engine restrictions in the event of a zombie outbreak

Amazon announced a new game engine called Lumberyard yesterday. It's based on the powerful CryEngine and is completely free for developers to use — it's just that they have to buy any necessary cloud services from Amazon, which is already the leader in the space. Sounds like an okay deal for some, …