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Blue or White Dress? Why We See Colors Differently

In viral debate over dress’ true color, scientists explain why our brains see objects differently.<p>By now, just about everyone who’s paying attention knows the dress is really royal blue and black.<p>A viral debate on social media, which began Thursday night, continued Friday about whether a dress worn …

Genome search still can’t explain lefties

New research rules out a “strong genetic determinant” in influencing left- or right-handedness.<p>The researchers conducted a twin study examining the …

Today in science: Launch of Sputnik

Sputnik’s unassuming beep ushered in the Space Age. Hear it here.<p><b>October 4, 1957</b>. On this date, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first …

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Is Designed To Please Your Inner 9-Year-Old

Tom Peters, the director of design for General Motors performance vehicles, talks about the first time he saw a Corvette as if channeling the wide-eyed nine-year-old that he was at the time.<p>“It was like a spaceship,” says Peters, who can hardly believe that he grew up to oversee the design of the …

Callaway Corvette Stingray Aerowagon Concept to see production

The 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray is shipping to dealers now, but if that's too common for you, it sounds like you'll be able to upgrade to the Callaway AeroWagon starting next year. <i>GTSpirit</i> is reporting that Callaway has given this car the go-ahead, and it will be available starting January 1 only …

Snaptee: Design Your Own T-Shirt From Your Smartphone

Snaptee, a cool Hong Kong-based company that lets customers create their own t-shirts on the fly, has launched an Android app to accompany its four-month old iOS app.<p>The startup is on “a mission to make t-­shirt design accessible to everyone,” and that’s exactly what its mobile apps do. You can …

Meet One Of The Hackers Who Cracked Apple’s Touch ID

By Michael Grothaus3 minute Read<p>Last week a group of hackers at the Chaos Computer Club in Berlin announced they had already bypassed the Touch ID, …

McLaren 12C GT Sprint details revealed

McLaren GT, the racing arm of McLaren, initially showed the 12C GT Sprint back in July as a less hardcore version of the brand's other track-only offerings, although it did so with only a limited amount of information on the new track star. Now, the floodgates have been opened ever so slightly, …

This Is The Fastest Zero-Emission Motorcycle

The Mission R gives gas guzzlers a run for their money.<p>Two years ago, engineers at Mission Motors, a California electric-vehicle manufacturer, set their prototype loose at the 2.238-mile Laguna Seca Raceway. The bike clocked a lap time of 1:31.3, nearly 13 seconds faster than any other electric …

Bad feelings make stronger memories

Negative emotions, such as fear, can enhance your memories for places, a new study confirms.<p>Oliver Baumann from the Queensland Brain Institute found …

FreedomPop Takes Aim At Carriers With Its New, Free Phone Plan

Is your cell phone bill too expensive? So is mine. Wireless data startup FreedomPop has been trying to tackle that little financial truth for the better part of two years now, and it’s finally ready to take aim at traditional wireless carriers and their pricey monthly plans.<p>In exchange for a …

Destiny coming spring 2014, pre-order for public beta (update)

The beta for Bungie's <i>Destiny</i> will be open in early 2014 to players who pre-order the shooter, and the game itself will be released later in the spring, Activision's Dan Amrich confirmed today.<p>The offer is available while beta codes last, and according to the listing codes will be emailed to buyers …