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Samsung's curved smartphone is the Galaxy Round, launches in Korea tomorrow (video)

Samsung's concave phone is very much real, and after being teased in leaks hours earlier, SK Telecom has announced it'll launch the Galaxy Round on its network as soon as tomorrow. The device's highlight is obviously the gently curved 1080p 5.7-inch OLED screen, and Samsung is also promising a …

Meet Yuka, the 39,000-year-old mummified woolly mammoth scientists want to clone

Japan took a break from its obsession with the future this week as a new exhibition sent visitors 39,000 years back into the past. That's the estimated age of Yuka, a mummified woolly mammoth that has just been placed on public display for the first time ever. The show runs until September.<p>Yuka was …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs. HTC One (comparison)

It’s comparison time, folks. But this one is far from predictable. If you thought our last comparison was a heated contest, then you should prepare …

'Superfoods' shown to fight prostate cancer

Superfoods have been shown to fight prostate cancer, in a ground-breaking study.<p>Men who had been treated with surgery or radiotherapy for the disease were given a capsule containing essence of pomegranate, green tea, turmeric and broccoli.<p>At the end of a six-month trial, their PSA levels - a …

Behold: The Hands-Free Whopper Holder

Don't you hate it when you want to eat your mouth-watering Burger King Whopper, but find that your pesky hands are doing something else entirely?<p>For …

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> …

Nanotech roundup: safety concerns, bionic ears and world's smallest movie

Handle with care<p>Concerns about the safety of carbon nanotubes and nanofibres have led to new recommendations on maximum exposure levels from the US …

FYI: Could Climate Change Cause More (And Bigger) Tornadoes?

A warming world pulls the two factors of tornado formation in opposite directions.<p>Scientists generally agree that climate change will increase the likelihood of extreme weather events, but the jury is still out on how tornadoes will fare in a warming world. Tornadoes are fickle beasts, and it …

Apple patent envisions wireless charging on convertible laptop

Despite Apple CEO Tim Cook having knocked the idea of a convertible MacBook-iPad hybrid device, the company has filed a patent application for just that. The proposed patent, titled "Wireless display for electronic devices," was published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today.<p>The …

5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …

Drink milk to increase child's IQ, pregnant women told

Women who are pregnant or planning to have children should ensure they consume the right amount of iodine, which is found in milk, or risk their child having a low IQ, according to researchers.<p>A study of more than 1,000 pregnant women found those who consumed lower amounts of iodine, which is …

6 Sky Events This Week: Cosmic Scorpion, Planetary Triangle

Wildlife<p>Venus, Mercury, and Jupiter, will seem to huddle together this week. Composite image courtesy NASA<p><b>Sky-watchers this week get a chance to go eye to eye with a cosmic scorpion and witness a magnificent meeting of three neighboring worlds in the evening skies. (Take a solar system quiz.)</b><p><b>Red</b> …

Why Did Penguins Stop Flying? The Answer Is Evolutionary

Penguins' swimming prowess cost them their ability to fly, a new study says.<p><b>Penguins lost the ability to fly eons ago, and scientists may have finally figured out why. A new study suggests that getting off the ground eventually just took too much effort for birds that were becoming expert …

Tasty Utensils: Edible Spoon for Sustainable Consumption

Finish eating your soup and save the best bite for last: the one where you chomp right into the utensil you are using to scoop it up.<p>We have …

Food

The #1 Snack You Should Eat This Year (And The Top Snack to Skip)

<i>By Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D., Associate Editor at</i> EatingWell <i>Magazine</i><p>Even though I spend most of my day writing about food and health as the associate nutrition editor at EatingWell Magazine, I snack at work…a lot. A yogurt with fruit at 10:00, hot chocolate at 2:00, some nuts at 4:00…you get …

Nutrition

60 iPad Tips and Tricks – Ultimate List

So, you bought an iPad recently. Now you want to know everything about it and learn a few tips, apply a few tricks. You are probably trying to figure …

Apps

Rumor: Apple And Samsung Both Introducing Phones That Will Charge Wirelessly In 2013

The Samsung Galaxy IV and the new iPhone will both be arriving this year, and the feature race is on. One feature will apparently be the ability to…wait for it…wirelessly charge your phone.<p>Wireless charging isn’t anything new, particularly. Working on the principles of magnetic induction, it’s …

Will a Workout Cure Your Hangover?

Despite our best intentions, we <i>might</i> occasionally wake up feeling less than spectacular because of the number of cocktails we <i>might have had</i> at the celebration the night before.<p>And, amongst the various hangover helpers, there's one that pops up time and time again: exercise! But does it <i>really</i> …

Best Exercises to Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that affects men and women, especially women beyond menopause because estrogen helps to protect bone. In …

Wellness

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Sequel Bits: 'Transformers 4’, ‘Expendables 3’, ‘Transporter 4-6’, ‘The Hobbit’, 'Anchorman 2’, 'Pacific Rim 2’ – /Film

Guess who’s been hanging out in Middle-earth again! Also after the jump:<p>There will be three more <i>Transporter</i> movies• <b><br>Sly Stallone</b> wants <i>The Raid</i> stars …

Vertical 'Pinkhouses:' The Future Of Urban Farming?

The idea of vertical farming is all the rage right now. Architects and engineers have come up with spectacular concepts for lofty buildings that could function as urban food centers of the future.<p>In Sweden, for example, they're planning a 177-foot skyscraper to farm leafy greens at the edge of each …

Oklahoma tornado: why it caused so much damage

Cutting a swathe across the landscape at around 30 miles per hour, the Oklahoma tornado ranks among the most destructive in history due the time it remained on the ground for and the path it took.<p>For nearly 40 minutes it travelled 20 miles across largely urban areas, sweeping up debris, trees and …

'Nanogardens' Sprout Up On The Surface Of A Penny

April showers bring May flowers. But in this case, the blossoms are too small for even a bumblebee to see.<p>Engineers at Harvard University have figured out a way to make microscopic sculptures of roses, tulips and violets, each smaller than a strand of hair.<p>To get a sense of just how small these …

How to Open Stuck Jars: The Only Guide You Need

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's 2012 Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>Generally speaking, public feats of strength</b> have fallen out of fashion in modern America. Pistols at dawn, bare-knuckle …

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …