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Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Balloon surgery stops fatal bleeding at roadside

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Caught on Camera: An Amoeba Eating Human Cells Alive

Are you squeamish? Does the thought of germs and/or microscopic organisms give you the creeps? You might want to turn back now.<p>The <i>Entamoeba</i> …

How to Be Entertaining: 10 Simple Instructions from 1904

Being the life of the party was hard in the early 20th century, especially if you weren’t into reciting poetry or being Jay Gatsby. Thankfully, there …

20 Fun Facts About Penguins

To celebrate World Penguin Day (which is today, April 25), here are a few fun facts about these adorable tuxedoed birds.<p><b>1.</b> All 17 species of penguins …

12 Things You Didn't Know Were Named After People

1. Mesmerize<p>Franz Mesmer wasn't a cheap vaudeville hypnotist. He was a doctor in the 18th century. And … he was sort of a quack. But just about …

9 Bizarre Weapons That Failed Spectacularly

<i>In 2011, the U.S. government spent $76 billion on military research and development. As history has shown, sometimes that investment pays off. And</i> …

Apple vs. Samsung Patent Case Pulls Google Into The Spotlight To Back Its Android Partner

There are a lot of interesting facts, presentations, and historical detail coming out of the Apple vs. Samsung patent case currently under way. It is also slowly reeling in Google’s flavour of Android into the spotlight.<p>As part of the Mobile Applications Development Agreement between Samsung and …

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Previews 'Augmented Reality' Display and Gesture Control

Concept cars aren’t what they used to be.<p>Take the Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept, recently unveiled at the New York International Auto Show, for example. There was a time when some of its high-tech features, such as the ability to use hand gestures for different functions inside the vehicle, …

Drought may take toll on Congo rainforest, study finds

(Phys.org) —A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone …

How to avoid common mistakes in science writing

In science writing, as in life, a good checklist can prevent embarrassing mistakes. Here is one that will help you dodge some common pitfalls<p>The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, in association with the Guardian and the Observer, is open for entries. The closing date is 11 May 2014<p>1. Are you …

Egypt's Population Boom Threatens Cultural Treasures

Surging demand for housing and services puts historical sites at risk.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>On a blustery February morning, residents of Alexandria's Wabour el Maya district woke to the din of bulldozers and power drills tearing into the decorative brick</b> …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

27 Tips from the World’s Smartest Duck

Actual Advice Mallard is a popular online ‘<i>advice animal</i>‘ best known for doling out straightforward advice that is helpful, useful and informative. …

'Luftrausers' Review (PC, Mac, PlayStation 3, PS Vita) - Raus Party

LUFTRAUSERS is different. LUFTRAUSERS is angry. LUFTRAUSERS is upset. It wants you to destroy things, to continuously blow up things, to never back down. If you do ever back down it is to allow yourself to heal so you can be more aggressive.<p>So said Rami Ismail, half of the Netherlander studio …

Flight 370 Vanished A Month Ago. What Happens Now?

One month ago, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared during a routine flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. An international search team has spent weeks combing the Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Boeing 777. Here's a summary of where we are with the hunt for the jetliner.<p><b>What do we …

Watch North America’s busiest bus stops become more efficient using only sidewalk tape

Nelson\Nygaard landed a super-easy job. The transit planning firm had to streamline a couple of bus stops in British Columbia for TransLink. Only …

So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent

The morning I met Elaine Rich, she was sitting at the kitchen table of her small town home in suburban Maryland trying to estimate refugee flows in Syria.<p>It wasn't the only question she was considering; there were others:<p>Will North Korea launch a new multistage missile before May 10, 2014?<p>Will …

5 Science And Technology Claims That Should Be Jokes But Aren't

We wish these were April Fools pranks.<p>This April Fools' Day, we're feeling grumpy. Below are five major claims that have crossed our science-and-technology radar in the past few months, and that we only wish were jokes. The pushers of these items continue to make mischief, meaning people are still …

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Green tea plus exercise may speed up weight loss - Futurity

Mice that were given decaffeinated green tea and exercised regularly lost more weight than mice that only exercised or only consumed green tea.

How a growing brain knows which wires to cut - Futurity

The discovery of a protein that is essential for removing excess nerve connections settles a decade-long debate about how the brain develops.

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Self-Healing Muscles Grown In Lab, Implanted In Mice

The muscles also fluoresce when they contract.<p>No this isn't a joke, etc.: Scientists have grown working muscle fibers in the lab that they were then able to successfully implant into mice. Even better, the muscles can repair themselves, which is a significant step in tissue engineering.<p>"It's the …

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Foodini is a 3D printer for everything from burgers to gnocchi

Who wants a 3D printer for just candy when you can have one that prints a five-course dinner instead? That's the idea behind Foodini, a new 3D printer that takes fresh ingredients and turns them into a culinary masterpiece. The device can do things like make custom ravioli, your own unique crackers …

Why Canonical’s decision to scrap Ubuntu One was all about mobile

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Ubuntu Linux company Canonical has scrapped Ubuntu One, its cloud storage and music download service. In a blog post on …

Steve Jobs Wanted To Lock You To Your iPhone Forever

As Apple and Samsung get ready to sue each other yet again, all sorts of fun little tidbits are beginning to be put on the public record. Most of them, of course, surround Steve Jobs, who we already knew was kind of a dick. Turns out, Jobs might also have been just a little, er, overzealous<p>The most …

The Next Big Thing You Missed: How We Can Manufacture Forests Like Toyota Makes Cars

For a young industrial engineer, Shubhendu Sharma couldn't have landed a gig much sweeter than Toyota. As the originator of "just-in-time …

3 New Ideas For Finding Lost Planes

A floating black box and more<p>As the weeks-long search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has demonstrated, the tools currently used to find lost aircraft are badly in need of updating. When an airplane crashes at sea, it can be torn apart and separated across the vastness of the ocean, with currents …

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