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Major Discovery: 'Smoking Gun' for Universe's Incredible Big Bang Expansion Found

Astronomers have found the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation, the theorized dramatic expansion of the universe that put the "bang" in the Big …

Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

“The Internet of Things” is one of those trendy, nebulous terms that many people kind of understand, but few people entirely grasp. Ayah Bdeir, …

“Time Capsule” Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

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LG Announces its Rival to Nike's FuelBand Gadget

LG has entered the wearable fitness gadget space after it announced the Lifeband Touch, its newest attempt at rivaling the likes of Nike’s FuelBand.<p>The device is worn on the wrist and tracks a range of physical activity — including steps taken, distance covered — as well as calorie consumption. The …

Bitcoin’s Future Foretold By Developer Momentum

If you think developers predict the future then there is more reason to believe that Bitcoin is the real deal. The crypto currency is a hit with developers, according to data collected on GitHub by the founders of Bitcoin Pulse, a service recently launched that tracks Bitcoin adoption.<p>Bitcoin Pulse …

InAir Smart HDMI adapter overlays the web atop television content with a custom user interface

Televisions are no longer simply screens for viewing video content: Folks want to have the internet on them, too. SeeSpace is a startup building a device called the InAir Smart HDMI adapter that plugs in-line between your set-top box and TV to deliver web content to your big screen. The system then …

iPhone 5S vs Nexus 5 | Trusted Reviews

The Nexus 5 is possibly the best-value Android phone of 2013. But does it really offer enough to compete with the iPhone 5S, or is it just a …

On future wearable devices like Google’s rumored smartwatch, content isn’t king

<i>Rumors persist that Google might announce its own smart watch any day now. To kickstart its development in this space, Google acquired smart watch</i> …

Android: 10 hidden features

Android smartphones are used by millions of people worldwide, but how many of us know the little tricks and hidden features they are capable of? Radhika Sanghani compiles a top 10<p><b>1. Google Maps</b><p>If you’re lost and without wifi or data, you can still use Google Maps. The system is available offline …

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25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Lava lamp creators mark 50 years of 1960s icon

Technology reporter, BBC News<p>A quick drink in a pub in the heart of Hampshire's New Forest was to give the world an iconic symbol of the psychedelic 1960s that is still going strong as it marks its 50th anniversary.<p>Edward Craven Walker was inspired to create the lava lamp after admiring an oil and …

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Digg Reader App For Android Launches

Digg has today launched their new Digg Reader App for Android devices which is now available from the Google Play Store for free.<p>The new Digg Reader …

This tool lets you stalk Twitter users to teach them a lesson about privacy

You know those geotagged tweets and Instagram posts you’re publishing from your mobile phone? It turns out anyone can access them to find out where …

Transparent gel speaker plays music through the magic of ionic conduction (video)

It may be hard to believe, but that transparent disk in the photo above is actually a fully functioning speaker. A team of researchers at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have pioneered a never before seen application of ionic conductivity by creating a see-through artificial …