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Worlds of the Crystal Moon

Way of lost souls

The Evolution of WOLVERINE

King David's Palace Found Near Jerusalem, Archaeologists Say

King David’s palace was discovered by a team of archaeologists, who said the ruins near Jerusalem are “indisputable proof” there was authority in …

Archaeology

Raw image Earth and moon from Saturn

On Friday, the Cassini spacecraft, Saturn and the sun were aligned so that Cassini could capture Earth’s picture from distant space. Cassini got the …

Astronomy

Pay For Your Next Meal With Your Face

The world's first facial recognition payment system lets you ditch your credit card.<p>Finland-based company Uniqul is preparing to release a payment system that uses facial recognition software to link a customer with his or her bank account. Instead of swiping a credit card to purchase goods (which …

2013 Invention Awards: Cardboard Bike

A $30 ride made of recycled packaging, bottles, and car parts.<p>One day in 2009, Israeli engineer Izhar Gafni sat in a quiet library designing a machine to extract seeds from pomegranates when his mind drifted to cycling, his favorite pastime. Gafni admired bikes made from sustainable bamboo, but …

Staying Healthy May Mean Learning To Love Our Microbiomes

Not so long ago, most people thought that the only good microbe was a dead microbe.<p>But then scientists started to realize that even though some bugs can make us sick and even kill us, most don't.<p>In fact, in the past decade attitudes about the bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microbes living all …

The Week In Numbers: New Dinosaur Discovered, The World's Largest Virus, And More

<b>2014</b>: the year this aerodynamic, flying saucer-like research station is set to open in Antarctica<p><b>15 feet</b>: the length of a new cow-like dinosaur discovered in Utah<p><b>1 week</b>: the time it would take Earth's average global surface temperature to drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit if the sun went out<p><b>$1,350</b>: …

Waking up to the link between a faulty body clock and mental illness

Our lives are ruled by time and we use time to tell us what to do. But the digital alarm clock that wakes us in the morning and the wrist-watch that …

Sweet hydrogen: how sugar could help satisfy the world's energy needs

Hydrogen makes an extraordinarily efficient and clean fuel. Three times as energy-efficient as petrol, Nasa used it to power its space shuttles. It …

VLC For iOS Returns to App Store With Wi-Fi Upload, 3rd-Party App Integration, and More

VLC has made its return to the iOS App Store. The popular media player was available in the App Store a few years back, but it was removed over …

Samsung Being Eaten To Death By Android Wannabes

Even as Apple grapples with how to fend off Android-based Samsung for mobile market share, Samsung has its own competitive problems with Android. Actually, hundreds of them. Indeed, Samsung’s biggest challenge may be to figure out how to fight no-name Android vendors in emerging markets.<p>Emerging …

Rural Canadian town developing nation's first 1Gbps internet service

All you cool city cats on DSL, eat your heart out -- a 1Gbps fiber internet service will soon be speeding up the lives of 8,500 residents in Olds, a rural community in Alberta, Canada. Around 60% of the populace can sign up for the $170 / month plan at the moment, but a new pricing scheme will …

The Pixar Theory - Every Pixar Movie Is Connected

Every Pixar movie is connected. I explain how, and possibly why.<p>Before we go further, I should let you know that The Pixar Theory is now a published …

The great big Pixar conspiracy

Anyone can swan up to the Back to the Future trilogy and point out, after a single watch, that the grand finale is flawed: Doc and Marty would be …