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Robots: Is the uncanny valley real?

For decades the golden rule in robotics has been that the more lifelike a creation, the more likely it crosses the line from cute to creepy. But questions are being raised as to whether this is really true.<p>Mick Walters opens a door in his lab and points his computer’s camera towards the small, …

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How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Space Oddities: 8 of the Strangest Exoplanets

Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar system, there are more than 900 confirmed exoplanets and thousands of additional candidates. Some of the worlds out there are just plain out-there.<p>Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar …

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

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Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

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Guys, Shut Up, The Giant Robot Is Sleeping

Mikhail Rakhmatullin is a concept artist who works at Russian indie developers Nival.<p>He does good sci-fi. And fantasy. And sharp-dressed robots.<p>You …

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Here's The Infographic Your Gas Station Really Doesn't Want You To See

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El contador Geiger para prevenir el próximo crash bursátil

Si alguna característica tuvo la crisis financiera que se inició en 2007 y las posteriores grandes caídas que se han producido en los mercados …

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I Could Take Him: Full-Scale LEGO T-800 Terminator

This is the 15,000-piece, full-scale Terminator T-800 LEGO model built by Martin Latta. I would jump kick that jerk to pieces. He reminds me of one …

Asteroid 1998 QE2 Will Come So Close Tomorrow, Yet So Far Away

<b>A very large asteroid will pass very close to the Earth on Friday</b>, but it’s nothing to worry about. It’s only close in astronomical terms, and poses …

DARPA developing muscle-controlled prosthetic limbs that can feel (video)

DARPA's no stranger to bionic limb research, however two new projects under the agency's RE-NET program focus on improving amputees' link to their prosthetics. RE-NET aims to develop the technology that will connect artificial limbs to existing nerves and muscles. Once that's achieved, users will …

Scientists capture images of molecules forming atomic bonds

For most of us, molecular bonding only really exists as a classroom concept. Some scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory can now claim more tangible knowledge, however: they're the first to have taken truly clear snapshots of bonding in progress. While trying to create graphene …

The 21 Coolest Things Ever Made Out Of Lego

And by "coolest," I mean "nerdiest."

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¿Y dónde fueron a parar los excedentes del boom del cobre? | CIPER Chile CIPER Chile » Centro de Investigación e Información Periodística

En su anterior columna el economista Gabriel Palma puso en duda que la economía chilena tenga bases sólidas ya que depende de un precio del cobre que …

Top 5 Samsung Galaxy S3 custom ROMs

You want to bring the best out of your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone by using a custom ROM, but you dread spending days trawling the web for the best ones? …

Best Android phones of 2013

In the past 12 months, we’ve seen oversized phones (don’t call them phablets) rise to dominance and pretty much becoming the face of the Android smartphone market. Gone are the days of phones with modest 3.5-inch screens, dual-core processors, and limited wireless features. Nowadays, you’ll be …

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The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

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