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New PlayStation Vita coming to North America this spring for $199, packs in Borderlands 2 and 8GB memory card

Thinking of coughing up your tax return to import one of those new, slimmer PlayStation Vitas? Hold up: Sony just announced that the revised handheld will see a North American release soon. According to Sony's John Koller, the portable is slated to arrive sometime this spring, complete with an 8GB …

Moro's Warm Squash & Chickpea Salad with Tahini

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The salad you want to eat right now (and the dressing you'll want to put on everything).</i><p>Our local farmers' markets -- just when we need them most -- are …

Recipes

Is it March Yet?! What an Apple iWatch Might Actually Look Like…

Another day, another Apple leak (hey, iOS in the Car!) AND another Apple mock-up. Today’s comes from interface designer Todd Hamilton and it has our wrists aching for the real deal. Especially if that real deal looks and works… well, exactly like this mock.<p>Appleholics have been on the edge of their …

Wearable Tech

World's most precise atomic clock will still be spot-on in 5 billion years

Most of us only pay attention to time when it's causing headaches, but the same can't be said of a team of researchers working out of the University of Colorado at Boulder. Led by National Institute of Standards and Technology fellow Jun Ye, they've crafted an atomic clock that can keep precise …

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

Will This Helicopter Truck Fly?

It could be the future of military rescue.<p>It's a lot easier to "leave no man behind" when the rescue crew is robotic. Advanced Tactics, an El Segundo-based firm, plans to test a remotely operated, transforming, flying, driving evacuation vehicle early this year. It's not quite a drone, but it's not …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

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Sony Reportedly In Talks With Microsoft About Making Windows Phone Devices

According to sources with TheInformation.com, Sony may become the next major Microsoft Windows Phone hardware partner in 2014. Sony has been building Google Android smartphones for the last four years so this would be quite a change in direction. Rumor has it, Microsoft and Sony have already …

What Will The Mobile Game Of 2014 Look Like?

Mobile and tablet gaming is undergoing a massive transition from the slot and card games that defined the platform years ago. With the free-to-play model coming into full form with blockbuster mobile titles like <i>Puzzle & Dragons</i> and <i>Clash of Clans</i>, what can we expect to see in the next year?<p>If we use …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

Gallery: First auroras of 2014

This year has been great for auroras so far! Some of the best photos here.<p>Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded …

Astronomy

A Silent Isolation Room For Satellites

Outer space, indoors<p>More than 1,000 working satellites orbit Earth. As space becomes increasingly crowded, there’s a greater chance that the satellites’ radio signals could overlap. To avoid that problem, which disrupts communications, satellite antennas must transmit only within a narrow frequency …

Gorgeous glass sculptures let you see into the world's most deadly viruses

Viruses are usually depicted as ugly, scary, almost weapon-like blobs just waiting to meddle inside of your body, but Luke Jerram sees them as something different. There isn't really a color to viruses after all — they're smaller than the wavelength of visible light — and as mere smears when viewed …

WATCH: Scientists Suspend Objects in Midair with Sound Waves

No smoke, no mirrors, just sound was all scientists needed to levitate objects in midair.<p>NPR reports that researchers at the University of Tokyo have …

Ten images of amazing new frontiers in 2013

Ten images of the most important new frontiers mankind faced in 2013, including Voyager 1's journey into deep space and Elon Musk’s Hyperloop concept.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in design and architecture<p>The year in wildife<p>People of the …

Amazing

Colourful Language: Chameleons Talk Tough by Changing Shade

Humans have been fascinated by the colour-changing abilities of chameleons for a long time. Aristotle himself, the forefather of Western philosophy …

Zoology

Haloband Lets You Control Your Smartphone With A Tap On Your Wrist

The rise of mobile has given me so much: 24/7 connections with friends around the world, information exactly when I need it, the ability to track my fitness and health goals. Unfortunately, it’s also given me a complex about my giant sausage fingers and their constant inability to navigate the tiny …

Move Over Electric Car, Auto Companies To Make Hydrogen Vehicles

Toyota, Honda and Hyundai have announced that they plan to build hydrogen-powered cars in the next few years. But is America ready for automobiles fueled with gaseous hydrogen? Take a test-drive in one and find out.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm …