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13 Things You Need To Know About Concussions

Ahead of the Super Bowl, here’s the lowdown on brain damage in sports.<p>In recent years, researchers have only just begun to understand how and why concussions are dangerous, fueling the debate about football safety. Here’s what you need to know.<p>1. There are roughly 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions in …

Concussion

Star-Shaped Cataracts And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Cataracts

Watch Flying Snakes: They Don't Need A Plane

Popular Science Blogs<p>Eek Squad<p>The extraordinary science of spiders, bats, snakes, and other creepy creatures. By Rebecca Boyle<p>Researchers study flying snakes by using a 3-D printed model of their flight configuration.<p>Snakes don’t always fly, but when they do, they glide with a grace unparalleled in …

Zoology

25 Ready-in-30-Minutes Super Bowl Snacks

Running low on Super Bowl snacks? DVR that halftime show and whip up one of these ready-in-30-minutes snacks.<p>If you're running low on food by the time the Super Bowl Halftime Show comes on, fear not. DVR that baby, get in the kitchen, and whip up one of these treats. Hopefully your team won't cut …

Every Single Face You’ve Seen In Your Dreams Is Actually Of Someone You’ve Seen While Awake

Advertisement<p>Dreaming while sleeping is one of the most mysterious and amazing experiences in our lives. The existence of dreams has fascinated …

What's the future for Facebook as it turns 10?

The social network has confounded its critics and delivered growth but must add users<p>It takes a fairly precocious 22-year-old to turn down an offer of $1bn for a loss-making company. But that was Mark Zuckerberg’s reaction when Facebook was just two years old.<p>Yahoo! wanted to buy the burgeoning …

Acer's WQHD S7 Ultrabook finally hits the US next week

While we found the S7 a "near perfect" machine, one of our gripes was that Acer didn't offer any versions with a 2,560 x 1,440 high-res display in the US. Now the company is dropping off Wide Quad High-definition (WQHD) S7 laptops in the states, and has already specced out two samples packing a …

LeMons Alabama Day One: Mercedes-Benz 190E Leads, Cordoba Beating Fury

For the first visit of the 24 Hours of LeMons to Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama (and the 2014 season-opener race), we had a good mix of fast veteran teams and excellent new cars. Saturday’s race session gave us much lead-changing and many dramatic rise-and-fall adventures among the top …

South Carolina

'DuckTales: Remastered' Review

The original Nintendo Entertainment System is a firm source of nostalgia for many gamers who grew up playing in the 80s and early 90s. And one thing that I recall from playing with my friends way back then were endless debates about not only the best games. And one game that often got surprisingly …

Can AMD's Newest APU Play Your Favorite Games Without A Dedicated Graphics Card? (Part 1)

It began as a project called AMD Fusion — a “system on a chip” solution that combined a standard CPU with integrated graphics processing. AMD’s Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) finally saw the light of day in 2011. And as we did with Intel‘s HD Graphics 2000, PC gaming enthusiasts let loose a …

Sound without speakers; Kyocera is changing how we hear each other

What if a phone didn’t need a speaker to relay a phone conversation to you? Sounds crazy, maybe. We’ve been utilizing speakers (almost exclusively) since Alexander Graham Bell (or Innocenzo Manzetti, depending on how you look at it) invented the telephone, so not having one seems far fetched.<p>We’ve …

Toys R Us Announces Exclusive Crystal 'Disney Infinity' Figure Range

Toys R Us have just announced their exclusive line of Disney Infinity figures and power discs, well a couple of the first items in their range at least. A special “Crystal” series will offer semi transparent versions of the toys that also appear and behave differently in the game and will only be …

Top Best 11 Gadgets For Home Controlled by Smartphone

Today’s smartphones let you do all sorts of ingenious things and the phone function is the least interesting one. You can do your shopping from your …

SpaceTime Cloak Created By Mathematician Using Just Light and Mirrors

A mathematician has created a spacetime cloak using just light and mirrors and that allows him to skip seconds or even minutes.<p>A spacetime cloak, or …

Space Oddities: 8 of the Strangest Exoplanets

Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar system, there are more than 900 confirmed exoplanets and thousands of additional candidates. Some of the worlds out there are just plain out-there.<p>Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar …