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Make Your Mornings Explosive With a Defusable Alarm Clock

Inspired by the iconic look of time bombs in old movies, software engineer Michael Krumpus set out to build an alarm clock that would make his mornings more action-packed. When the alarm goes off in defuse mode, the clock starts a 10-second countdown; the correct wire, which is randomly assigned …

The Week in Review: When World Leaders Joined #SelfieNation

Inside Flipboard / December 14, 2013<p>On Tuesday, President Obama took part in what could be called the “Selfie Seen ‘Round the World.” That is, Danish …

China Lands on The Moon With a Robotic Lander and Rover

China’s Chang’e 3 robotic moon lander has landed on the moon with its solar-powered Yutu rover which will begin a two week exploration to study the …

Could we harness power from black holes?

It might seem like an absurd idea, but physicists have long pondered whether black holes could one day be tapped for energy, says Phil Ball. But how possible is it?<p>Imagine the scene: highly advanced civilisations get enormous amounts of energy from black holes, be it extracting it from collapsed …

Caruso’s Dream: Suspended Glass Pianos

There are 13 glass sculptures of pianos in the process of being suspended over Ninth street in San Francisco. Would you walk under them? It's an art …

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The Sartorialist Tells Us How to Get the Perfect Shot - PAPER

We spent an afternoon with superstar street style photographer, <b>Scott Schuman</b> (a.k.a. The Sartorialist), as he took the <i>Canon PowerShot S120 camera</i> out for a day of shooting. Amidst filming, photographing and uploading photos to social media, we talked to Schuman about how to get the perfect</i> …

House under the Oaks by Juri Troy Architects

Juri Troy Architects have designed a house on the edge of a hill in Hutten, Austria.<p>Description from Juri Troy Architects:<p>The house under the oaks is …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

Supervolcano Beneath Yellowstone Far Bigger Than Previously Thought

The supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is far bigger than thought.<p>A new study shows that the magma chamber is about 2.5 times …

James Wan shows off Jason Statham's ride in Fast & Furious 7

With cameras currently rolling on the seventh instalment of the <b>Fast & Furious</b> franchise, director James Wan (<b>The Conjuring</b>, <b>Insidious: Chapter 2</b>) has …

New footage in latest Thor: The Dark World TV spot

As the clock ticks down to the arrival of <b>Thor: The Dark World</b>, Marvel Studios has debuted a new TV spot for the film courtesy of the <b>Avengers Alliance</b> …

Today in science: 1st planet orbiting a sunlike star

On October 6, 1995, astronomers announced 51 Pegasi b, a planet about half the mass of Jupiter, orbiting a star not unlike our sun.<p><b>October 6, 1995</b>. …

Astronaut Tom Jones: Why Gravity is an Irresistible Force

How closely does the new space thriller Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and out this weekend, resemble reality in space? Veteran astronaut and PopMech contributor Tom Jones explains.<p><b>In my dreams of spaceflight</b>, years after my final mission, I usually find myself in the middle of …

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Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …

Element of the week: seaborgium

This week, we meet the element seaborgium, which has the atomic symbol, <b>Sg</b>, and the atomic number, <b>106</b>. This element was named in honour of Glenn Seaborg -- whilst he was still alive. Professor Seaborg co-synthesised several of these transuranium elements that we've been learning about recently.<p>Only …

FYI: What Would Happen If You Got Zapped By The Large Hadron Collider?

It would burn a hole through you—and then some.<p>The scientists at the LHC would like to make two things very clear. First, it's just a horrible idea to put any part of your body in front of the collider's two proton beams. Each beam comprises 320 trillion particles, so the total energy delivered is …

Pope Francis is Getting Ready to Take to Instagram

Having already racked up more than 3 million followers on Twitter, Pope Francis is ready to spread some photographic love soon with a full-on …

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Time Travel Is Possible But Only To The Future, English Physicist Says

We may be able to book our ticket to the future someday -- it'll just be a one-way trip.<p>In a presentation at the British Science Festival, particle physicist Brian Cox said that time travel is possible but only in one direction.<p>"The central question is, can you build a time machine? The answer is …

Scientists Develop 3-D Video Game to Improve Brain Skills

According to a new study, multitasking can cause the brain to slow down in processing stimuli, such as car horns and traffic lights.<p>Scientists at the …

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The Week in Spandex - Batman vs. Superman, Thor: The Dark World, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Arrow, Ultimate Spider-Man and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Batman vs. Superman, Thor: The Dark World,</b> <b>The Avengers: Age</b> …

Movie Review - Diana (2013)

<b>Diana</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel.<br>Starring Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Douglas Hodge, Geraldine James, Charles Edwards, Daniel Pirrie, Cas …

Vin Diesel announces the start of production on Fast & Furious 7

Last week Vin Diesel dropped the first set photos from <b>Fast & Furious 7</b> and now the actor has officially announced the start of production on the …

Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish

Officials traced the death of a 4-year-old Mississippi boy in August to a day spent playing on a Slip 'n Slide in a New Orleans suburb.<p>Cause of death: a rare, brain-eating amoeba. At first, officials thought the amoeba, <i>Naegleria fowleri</i>, had been present in muddy water that the boy was playing in …

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