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Top 10 new Android games this week: Raid HQ, Viridi

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

How to delete Gmail account - here are the best ways to handle it

A Google account gives you access to all of Google’s services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Drive, and more. But what if you’ve had enough and want out? Can you delete Gmail account information? Yep, you can absolutely delete Gmail account info forever.<p>Before you go shutting things down, keep …

Inside the Bizarre Genome of the World’s Toughest Animal

Tardigrades are sponges for foreign genes. Does that explain why they are famously indestructible?<p>The toughest animals in the world aren't bulky elephants, or cold-tolerant penguins, or even the famously durable cockroach. Instead, the champions of durability are endearing microscopic creatures …

Biology

This is Sony’s Concept for Marshmallow, and it's very promising

Episode 4: Tag Heuer Meets Android Wear, Aziz Ansari’s ‘Master of None,’ and the new iPad Pro

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

A few years ago I wrote on The Huffington Post about author Raoul Peter Mongilardi's <i>Next To The Gods</i>, a complex, world-building four book series of science fiction. In it, the Aurocerians, an alien race of beings have created a Dyson Sphere, an impenetrable constructed barrier encompassing an …

Cells Can’t Divide And Invade At The Same Time

And that could lead to a totally new strategy in combatting cancer<p>Just like the X-Men, mutations endow cancer cells with unique abilities that normal, healthy cells just don’t have. For example, cancer cells, unlike normal ones, can invade other cells, causing the disease to metastasize to new …

Watch Beautiful Videos Of NASA's Apollo Missions

Archives set to music<p>Last week, a treasure trove of images from the Apollo missions attracted huge amounts of media attention. The images of day to day life in space were beautiful and captivating, but unless you has a ton of time on your hands they weren't something to just sit down and flip …

Listen: Nature Is Quieter Than Ever Before

We're muffling wild voices—from bird songs to wolf howls to insect footsteps, scientist claims.<p>The next time you're out in nature, stop, close your eyes, and listen.<p>That’s what Bernie Krause would like us all to do, before it’s too late to hear the full symphony of the natural world. Founder of the …

Ecology

How Ancient Palmyra, Now in ISIS's Grip, Grew Rich and Powerful

A distinctly multicultural trading center grew rich on trade between east and west, until it rebelled against its most powerful customer.<p><i>Updated August 31 at 12:00 pm ET.</i><p>In Palmyra, history is literally written on the walls: across temples and above doorways, encircling funerary monuments and …

Bacteria With Synthetic DNA Create Protein Never Found In Nature

For when the usual four nucleotides can’t give you what you want<p>Your DNA, like that of everything else on the planet, is made of four nucleotides: A, C, G, and T. These are like a blueprint that your body reads to produce 20 different amino acids, which combine to make up the proteins that enable …

On the Wrong Side of God, Evolution and Humanity

Posted: Jul 12, 2015 12:01 AM<p>We’ve been told that people who want to maintain the man-woman definition of marriage are “on the wrong side of …

How To Make Your Home Smarter, Step 1

Pick your platform<p>Different products can cause chaos when they don’t communicate. So choose a platform that uses a networking hub or an app (or both) to marry disparate devices and give your house a centralized brain from the get go.<p>For The Keyboard Banger: Belkin WeMo<p>Most WeMo devices can connect …

How Do We Know How Old Everything Is?

Universe

Watch Jetman Fly In Formation Over Dubai In 4K Video

The future is here, and it’s handing out jetpacks<p>Dubai is an unreal city, where the buildings are gigantic, the police drive lamborghinis, and drones rescue window washers. And, very rarely, home to aerial acrobatics from brave people in jetpacks.<p>Previously, pilot Yves “Jetman” Rossy flew his …

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

Use Orion’s Belt to find other stars

Tonight look for Orion the Hunter, the most noticeable of all constellations. Then use Orion’s three super-noticeable Belt stars to identify other …

These Time-Lapse Maps That Show How Much The World Has Changed In The Last 30 Years Are Completely Jarring

Earth Engine brings together trillions of scientific measurements dating back over 40 years, and Google gives researchers, scientists, and nations the tools to analyze this data to detect changes and trends.<p>Using Landsat satellite imagery from 1984 to 2012, the team was able to create half a dozen …

From dyed shirts to dense matter – your science questions answered

Laundry “colour catchers” promise to save you from accidentally dyeing your clothes in the wash. But how do they work, asks Christoph, by email<p>Colour catchers are sheets that are popped in to the wash to prevent coloured items ruining your whites when they are washed together. Pioneered in the …

Why leaves change color in fall

The bright colors are wonderful to behold. But do they have some hidden purpose?<p>The vivid yellow and orange colors of fall leaves have actually been …

India reaches Red Planet, but at home red tape binds space firms | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As India celebrated becoming the first Asian nation to reach Mars, S.M. Vaidya, head of business at conglomerate Godrej’s aerospace division that made the spacecraft’s engine and thruster components, sounded surprisingly downbeat.<p>Students pose in a group with banners featuring …

Finding Neutrinos - Sixty Symbols

Comedy vs. anti-science: 10 amazing videos that show how humor can make a difference

From Colbert and Oliver to Sarah Silverman and Louis CK, comedians are torching anti-science activists with aplomb<p>In the latest version of America's long-running culture wars, conservatives (and even some liberals) have zeroed in what once might have seemed like an unlikely target. While all the …

The first known example of Neanderthal rock art

Tool marks within the engraving suggest that it was likely created by someone who intentionally passed a sharp object again and again over the cave …

Post-pigeon: 100 years since most common bird's extinction

On 1 September 1914 a pigeon died in Cincinnati zoo, around lunchtime, and with her died her species. The pigeon's name was Martha and her species was the passenger pigeon. Only 50 years before, passenger pigeons flew in flocks of millions across the forests of the eastern US and Canada.<p>They ate …

Are Fish As Intelligent As Crows, Chimps... Or People?

The science shows that fish use tools, feel pain, have long memories, and deserve better treatment from us.<p>Whether they're caught in the wild or raised in captivity, fish are a major food souce worldwide. Nearly 5 billion people worldwide got 15 percent of the animal protein in their diets from …

Mechanobiology: Enzyme micropump autonomously delivers insulin in response to glucose levels

(Phys.org) —For next-generation smart devices, autonomy is key. These devices will be able to power themselves, independently respond to stimuli, and …

Watch Rare Footage Of Living, Swimming Oarfish

The world's longest bony fish grows to more than 50 feet and is hardly ever seen alive.<p>Behold the oarfish, the world's longest bony fish. The beasts typically live hundreds of feet below the ocean surface and thus are rarely seen. Since 2002, however, a few videos (like the one above) have surfaced …

Fish