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No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your mom always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, her advice was right (is she ever wrong?). Eating a balanced …

10 New Tech Inventions You Didn’t Know Existed #2

Bixpy<p>Check out these top 10 new amazing inventions, you didn’t know existed in this technology World. Here we make a list of best new tech gadgets …

This Astrophysicist Posed an Alien Challenge and the Internet Is Racing to Solve It

If aliens sent you an encrypted binary message, could you answer? René Heller, an astrophysicist at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System …

Astrophysics

This Robot Is like Roomba for Your Lawn

Whether it’s the last few weeks of a hot and muggy summer or the freezing temps of winter, yardwork is rarely makes our fave chores list. Sure, the benefits of a gorgeous yard are amazing (hello, backyard soirees!), but crazy temps and bugs galore can be enough to make us procrastinate on those …

Robotics

There will be a 'great opportunity' as the dollar system unravels

So the Fed financed wars which satisfy special interests and have nothing to do with national security and proceed unabated. But that will end in time as the dollar system unravels. Then there will be a great opportunity — if our educational effort has been successful in creating enough widespread …

Federal Reserve

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

23 Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich: It's time for 'Militant Nonviolent Resistance'

"[E]verywhere, "time is winding up," in the words of one of our spirituals, "corruption in the land, people take a stand, time is winding up." - …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

Samsung Galaxy Note III wallpaper allegedly leaked, phone reportedly sighted again

Four more days is what we all have to wait until the Samsung Galaxy Note III becomes official. It has been one of the most leaked Samsung phones out …

As The Ubuntu Edge Project Breaks Records It Also Gives Canonical A New Direction

As Ubuntu’s funding campaign for the high-end Ubuntu Edge smartphone fails, let’s look at the records the campaign has broken.<p>It started with <b>the largest target ever, of $32 million</b>. To go with that it has <b>the largest crowd-funding amount pledged</b>. At $12,812,776 it has taken the record from the …

Study: playing Starcraft can increase your cognitive abilities

Real-time strategy games like <i>StarCraft</i> might not only increase a person's perceptual abilities, but also enhance their cognitive abilities.<p>In a study …

Modus III Is A Portable Workstation That Wants To Turn Your iPad Into A Desktop

This embed is invalid<p>To the untrained eye the evolution of technology can appear to be a rather futile oscillation. We had laptops. Then we threw away their keyboards and worked only on a screen. Then we decided touchscreen typing on tablets was annoying, so brought back a physical keyboard and …

[Weekend Poll] Will Google's New Android Device Manager Make You Ditch Your Current Anti-Theft / Lost Phone App?

On Friday, Google dropped a small bomb on Android users everywhere by introducing the Android Device Manager service. It's been a part of Google Apps …

HackRF, a Kickstarter project promising the holy grail of wireless radios

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Listen up wireless nerds, a Kickstarter project called HackRF is promising to take the revolutions that Moore’s Law has …

Apps of the Week: SuperSU, Magic 2014, Pony Creator and more!

What are the AC editors and writers using on their Androids?<p>It's that time of the week again, where everyone here at AC takes a look back and see …

Ballmer Admits What We All Knew: Microsoft Built Far Too Many Surfaces

At an internal meeting, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer admitted that the company overproduced the Surface RT tablet, leading to its recent $150 per unit price cut. As quoted by The Verge’s Tom Warren, Ballmer plainly explained that the company “built a few more devices than [it] could sell.”<p>But we …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

Free Software Tool Aims To Fight Government Secrecy

This crowdfunded Freedom Of Information Act algorithm seeks to liberate guarded knowledge.<p>The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), first enacted in 1966 provides a way for citizens, activists, and journalists to coax information out of the government. The Government doesn't make this easy, but a new, …

Breaking Down The Inertia Around Android And iOS Innovation

As Android closes in on 1 billion activations, the companies grouped around Mozilla’s Firefox OS are asking how, and over what period of time, can we break down the Google/Apple OS duopoly?<p>I got talking earlier this week to Dan Appelquist, of Spanish carrier Telefonica, a keen supporter of Firefox …

The Week In Numbers: The World's Largest Lego Model, Viagra For Women, And More

<b>5.3 million</b>: the number of Lego bricks used to build the world's largest Lego model, a life-size X-wing fighter complete with Lego Luke Skywalker<p><b>40,000</b>: the planned population for Masdar City, a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert and the world's most ambitious</b> …

Comment on How to Learn Emacs: A Hand-drawn One-pager for Beginners / A visual tutorial by Timothy Hoyoung Lee

Thanks for this. It encouraged me to actually start learning Emacs.<br>I was a Emacs ‘muggle’ for most of my life until I stumbled upon a YouTube video …