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Show Us Your Best Fall Pictures!

Break out the cozy blankets, plan an apple picking trip and stock up on pumpkin beer—it’s officially fall! And we want to see how you celebrate the …

Decorations

This Towering 3D Printer Builds Clay Homes

Slow-printed adobe, without the flash<p>Clay homes are as old as dirt. Well, as old as humans have been building homes. Older, if you count those made by insects. That doesn’t mean an ancient technique can’t get a thoroughly modern makeover. The World's Advanced Saving Project, or WASP, after the …

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

Space Science

Top 15 Things to do in NYC With Kids

When I gave birth to my kids, I wondered if life as I knew it had come to an end. In my first eight years living in NYC before having children, I took advantage of every waking moment and explored every nook and cranny of the city. It was truly my drug, offering me extreme doses of culture, …

European Travel

The best PCs for Windows 10

These recent laptops, hybrids and desktops are ready for a day one upgrade to Windows 10, and should work without a hitch.<p>Nearly every laptop, tablet, hybrid or desktop currently running Windows 8 or even Windows 7 will be eligible for a free upgrade to the new Windows 10 operating system sometime …

Consumer Tech

Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.<p>There aren't many universal truths out there in the world, but there is one that stands tall and strong: lasers make …

Nanotech

Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …

New Zealand

Costa Rica: Enter adventure - Matador Network

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE:</i> If you’re watching this video in your cubicle at work, throwing frantic glances over your shoulder to make sure no one finds out how …

Here’s how a filmmaker shot his critically-acclaimed movie using just an iPhone

Baker enjoys telling stories set in real settings, casting actors with little to no experience, and exploring stories you've likely never seen before on the big screen. That can range from a New York garment district wholesaler dealing with fatherhood ("Price of Broadway") to a porn actress …

Filmmaking
Autonomous Cars

Take a look behind the scenes of Project Loon, Google's lofty plan to bring the Internet to everyone

Google's network of Internet-beaming balloons has come a long way.<p>Project Loon is Google's audacious experiment to bring the Internet to the world, ferried on the back of high-altitude balloons. A new video posted to Project Loon's Google+ page gives us a behind-the-scenes look at this radical …

Project Loon

'Human Sat Nav' guides tourists through streets by controlling leg muscles

The new device could help the elderly get home, guide firefighters through burning buildings and help tourists navigate strange cities<p>The first human Sat Nav which guides walkers using electrodes strapped to their legs has been developed by German scientists.<p>Max Pfeiffer, at the University of …

ISS SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY PANEL ON NASA TV

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

4 Tips to Teach Your Kids Entrepreneurship

(File: Image)<p>As recent college graduates struggle for months to find jobs, teaching children entrepreneurship is an invaluable life skill. Whether …

Cadillac readies a new flagship sedan for the New York auto show

We know a lot about Cadillac's new CT6 model, including its driveline and some cabin tech features, but what it looks like will remain a mystery until its New York unveiling next week.<p>If Cadillac can be said to have a flagship vehicle, it would have to be the Escalade , as the legendary American …

Cadillac

US Navy's latest diving suit saves helium, space and weight

The US Navy has just unveiled a new diving suit prototype, and aside from being more efficient than older models, it also helps conserve helium. See, the agency's current suit uses Fly-Away Mixed Gas System (FMGS), which releases gases the diver exhales into the sea, including huge amounts of …

A single researcher made $225,000 (legally!) by hacking browsers this week

For the past two days, security researchers have descended on Vancouver for a Google-sponsored contest called Pwn2Own, which offers top-dollar prizes for anyone who can publicly exploit bugs in popular browsers and other widely used software like Adobe Flash.<p>This year was a particularly lucrative …

Information Security

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

Internet Explorer

Lockheed is getting into the reusable spacecraft business

Far and away, the most expensive part of manned spaceflight involves just getting the payload off the ground. But as humanity expands its extraterrestrial influence beyond the International Space Station to the moon, Mars and beyond, space-faring nations are increasingly turning to reusable shuttle …

How I Got Started on YouTube... and almost Quit!

Genomes project produces first diagnoses of rare diseases

Three men and their families will be eligible for personalised treatment designed to target their genetic defects<p>Three men from two families are the first patients to be diagnosed with rare diseases after volunteering to have their complete genetic codes mapped as part of the groundbreaking 100,000 …

Genetics

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Earth Science

Oracle Now Bundling Ask.com Adware With Java for Mac

For years, Oracle has been bundling an Ask.com search toolbar with Java for Windows, relying on what some call deceptive methods to get users to install the add-on to their browsers. Now, the company has extended its adware strategy to Java for Mac, according to <i>ZDNet</i>.<p>Image via ZDNet<p>The unwelcome …

Operating Systems

Chemists Use Nanoparticles in Tough, Self-Cleaning Paint

Chemistry

Microsoft and Google find common ground to build Angular 2

If you had told me Microsoft and Google would collaborate on a major JavaScript framework a year ago, I wouldn’t have believed you, but today the company announced the unlikely pairing.<p>At ng-conf in Salt Lake City, the Angular team announced that it’s been working closely with Microsoft’s …