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The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

Tip: Two Ways to Train Abs with Bands

Abs and obliques need resistance to get strong. Here are two exercises you can do anywhere.<p>Start adding weight or band resistance to your ab …

Tesla Gigafactory: a look at the robots and ‘machine building the machine’ at the battery factory

Now that Tesla opened up its Gigafactory to the media and Tesla owners last week, we got to see quite a few cool things at what is on its way to become the most advanced factory ever built, but arguably none cooler than the robots working there.<p>There are a few different kinds of robots helping …

Tesla

30 Mind blowing facts about Samsung you didn't know

Most of you know Samsung as an electronics manufacturer company. But did you know Samsung Company is more than that?<p>What if I told you that the …

Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light

It was September 2011 and physicist Antonio Ereditato had just shocked the world.<p>The announcement he had made promised to overturn our understanding of the Universe. If the data gathered by 160 scientists working on the OPERA project were correct, the unthinkable had been observed.<p>Particles – in …

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Speed Of Light

How A Robotic Octopus Could Help Us Control Autonomous Drone Swarms

Roboctopus Now<p>Evolution goes like this: cockroach, octopus, robot swarm. At least, that’s the rough impression I got after talking to James Crowder, a Raytheon engineer who’s working on solving the problems of artificial intelligence.<p>Crowder’s focus is on systems that reason and learn on their own. …

Samsung proves why 5G is necessary with a robot arm

We've been hearing murmurs about 5G for years now, but it seems like this Mobile World Congress is the one where companies have started to get serious about it. Samsung and Deutsche Telekom, for example, put together a 5G demo that shows off how the technology is a serious upgrade from today's 4G …

4G LTE

This Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge concept is pretty, but it doesn’t make much sense [Gallery]

Case manufacturers are already making cases for the Galaxy S7 (and its design doesn’t look much different than the Galaxy S6), but that’s not stopping Curved from posting the Galaxy S7 of its dreams. Curved’s designs are always pretty, but as is the case with this one, they’re not always the most …

Samsung Galaxy S7

Here’s what the world will be like in 2045, according to DARPA’s top scientists

Predicting the future is fraught with challenges, but when it comes to technological advances and forward thinking, experts working at the Pentagon's research agency may be the best people to ask.<p>Launched in 1958, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is behind some of the biggest …

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Microwaves

Fire ants can act as an organic super-material by playing dead

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a material so versatile that it can form solid objects, bend under pressure without breaking, easily float on water and even disperse into a liquid when something tries to pass through it. Unfortunately, this discovery is completely …

Ants

Apple tests Samsung’s curved OLED displays for future iPhones

Samsung is supplying Apple with OLED displays for the Apple Watch, and is trying to sell Cupertino on using its panels in other devices as well.<p>Could future iPhones come with an OLED-based curved screen? Depends on how the tests go.<p>According to a new report, Samsung wasted no time dispatching OLED …

Watch these drones build a rope bridge

One of the big selling points of drones is that they can get to areas that aren't exactly safe or accessible by humans. That's why watching quadrocopters assembling a rope bridge that's sturdy enough for a person to walk across is so damned awesome -- it immediately calls to mind a real-world use …

Light Bends Matter, Surprising Scientists

Light can twist matter, according to a new study that observed ribbons of nanoparticles twisting in response to light.<p>Scientists knew matter can …

If Google’s Project Soli is a reality, it will be mind blowing

Chanced upon this video on YouTube featuring Google’s Project Soli. This new interaction technology could disrupt industries including gaming, touch …

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 review: A suitable price for this simple tablet - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is affordably priced and offers many premium app perks for free. Its microSD slot accommodates cards up to 128GB.<p><b>The Bad</b> The plastic construction feels cheap, and the single speaker provides weak audio. The text often appears pixelated.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Samsung …

Gear & Gadgets

We Can Now Make Synthetic Chameleon Skin

It's been a big week for chameleons. On Tuesday, scientists announced they'd worked out the secret to the cross-eyed lizard's color changing skin. A …

Nature Communications

Samsung Galaxy S6: 6 Ways To Beat The iPhone 6

Disappointing sales of the S5 combined with an unstoppable iPhone, reportedly sent Samsung back to square one when it started designing the Galaxy S6. “Project Zero” is Samsung’s military research sounding attempt to avoid another scenario that involves warehouses of unsold units.<p>It will be …

Microsoft HoloLens Gets Face Wearables Right

I attended Microsoft’s big event last week in Redmond where they made a number of product announcements, one of them called HoloLens. HoloLens is Microsoft’s own head-mounted device that is worn like a large set of goggles. Their solution is designed to be unique in many ways and Microsoft is doing …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.<p>But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with …

Amazon just surprised everyone with a crazy speaker that talks to you

It's called Echo, and it's shipping 'in the coming weeks'<p>Well this one came out of nowhere: Amazon is building a speaker that's controlled with your voice. It's called Echo, and Amazon tells <i>The Verge</i> it will be "shipping in the coming weeks." Available on an invite-only basis to start, Echo is …

This is what your brain looks like on magic mushrooms

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

Two new Samsung commercials showcase Note 4 features

Samsung advertisements tend to range from totally off the wall to nothing more than a competition bash-athon. Once in a while though, they get just about everything right and deliver ads truly worth watching.<p>To be fair it’s not just Samsung, most tech companies seem to produce commercials that …

Tesla might unveil its first self-driving features next week

What else is Tesla unveiling at its event in Los Angeles next week? Founder Elon Musk said to expect the "D," which is likely the company's dual-motor, all-wheel-drive model of the Model S. But he also teased "something else." Now Bloomberg says that one more thing is a control system for the Model …

In 5 Years, We Could All Have 'Digital Twins' That Make Decisions For Us

As a futurist and founder of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, Smart uses many names for the technology he predicts — digital twin, cyber-self, personal agent — but the concept stays the same: a computer-based version of you.<p>Using various strategies for gathering and organizing your data, …

Breakthroughs

Apple iPhone 6 Plus / iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: specs comparison

For its first iPhone endeavor above four inches on the diagonal, Apple went <i>big</i>. It today has the iPhone 6 Plus, what looks to be a direct jab at …