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DARPA gives its Atlas robot a makeover, cuts the wires

The Atlas robot is shedding its safety cables to be able to adhere to the more stringent rules of the DARPA Robotics Challenge finale scheduled for June this year. DARPA almost completely redesigned its humanoid machine, bringing over only the lower legs and feet of the old robot to the new version …

A Brief History of Space Travel as Told by the Art That Inspired It

<i>Humanity has been obsessed with exploring the stars for millennia, it just took a little while for us to obtain the means of actually doing so. In</i> …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Milky PinUps: AurumLight Studio Splashes Milk On Models, We Begin Search For Cookies (PHOTOS)

We'll never cry over spilt milk again.<p>AurumLight Studio, a London-based conceptual photography business, is making a splash with its fresh take on old pin-up photos. Pouring milk on models sounds easy -- but photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz captures the liquid in such a way that it looks like a …

Ars readers react to the wild west of password cracking

Ars talks computer hacks, physical hacks, and hack writers.<p>As computing power gets cheaper, passwords get easier to crack. Until recently, common …

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

Gel-based ionic speaker makes music from a clear stretchy membrane

In what is perhaps the most science-fiction worthy story of the week, scientists at Harvard have created a gel-based speaker that is both clear and …

Simon Stålenhag Sci-Fi Paintings

Simon Stålenhag’s paintings of an alternate future where robots, dinosaurs and humanity somehow coexist are gorgeous. They exist somewhere between …

Painting

Solar-powered UAV could fly in the upper atmosphere for 5 years at a time

There are actually two models of the Solara in the works. The Solara 50 will have a 50-meter (164-foot) wingspan, a length of 15.5 meters (54 ft), …

Solar Panels

Pressy Adds a Button to Your Smartphone for Only $17

It's probably no secret that physical buttons are slowly becoming rare on portable gadgets. Take smartphones, for example. You have your big …

Gear & Gadgets

HTC One Mini First Impression: Small Isn't a Sacrifice

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] spent sometime with AT&T’s HTC One Mini today. To be candid it’s the first Android I’ve used that includes “carrier bloatware”. …

Phones

Weekend Project: Build a False TV Wall | WIRED

Just because you rent, that doesn’t mean you can’t own the living room. It does, however, mean you can’t punch a trillion holes in the wall to mount …

Mishka Henner's Apocalyptic Photos Show How Factory Farming is Destroying The American Landscape

Big food companies are always trying to convince us that their products come from idyllic family run farms, although that rosy image couldn't be …

Agriculture

HOW TO: Make organic vegan fudge in 10 minutes!

Who doesn't love fudge? I remember begging my mom to buy us a piece of fudge anytime we came across it when I was a kid! And even if you're a vegan, …