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Graphene Computers Work 1000 Times Faster, Use Far Less Power

Graphene At It Again<p>The discovery of graphene in 2004 began a flurry of studies to isolate other two-dimensional materials. Graphene was found to be …

Nanotech

3 Stocks You'll Brag About Owning Someday

These three stocks are legends in the making.<p>Some investments become living legends. The biggest winners started small, quiet, and maybe even hated …

The most spectacular meteor shower of the year peaks this weekend — here's how to watch

Right now, Earth is plowing through a cloud of tiny bits of comet dust, turning the rice-grain-size debris into what many call shooting stars.<p>Known as the Perseid meteor shower, this recurring astronomical event is easily the most watched — and beautiful— shower every year.<p>The Perseids in 2017 is …

Add Motion and a 3D Effect to Landscape Photos with This Simple Photoshop Animation Trick (VIDEO)

Are you looking for a way to add a little pizzazz to landscape photos and bring them to life? The simple Photoshop technique in the video below will …

Tutorials

Copyright ruling called ‘bad news for consumers, bad news for Canada’

Internet service providers are bracing for a flood of requests to turn over the identities of subscribers that allegedly download pirated movies …

U.S. Federal Courts

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things

Rule No. 1: Make your bed, so you'll start the day with a consistent accomplishment.<p>A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be …

mcraven

Bethesda know exactly what Fallout 4 is, and it's not an RPG

Last week our own Fraser Brown spoke about how Bethesda don’t know what Fallout 4 is anymore, lamenting that the series is now an unfocused mess of …

This Innovative Highway Design Decreases Traffic Collisions by 60%

It’s tempting to think of technological advancement in terms of radical new materials or near-magical computer science—for example, the way …

Emerging Technology

Tesla owner claims car sped up and caused crash autonomously

Following two other incidents involving Tesla’s autonomous driving features over the past few weeks, a man claims his Model X drove itself into a building over the weekend.<p>Puzant Ozbag claims his week-old SUV accelerated on its own before striking a building while his wife was attempting to park at …

High-fat Mediterranean diet, not low-fat one, is how you lose weight

<b>(CNN) —</b> You don't need to be afraid of fat in food anymore, at least if it comes in the form of extra-virgin olive oil and other items from the Mediterranean diet.<p>Fat is back, new research shows.<p>This latest study, released Monday in the new edition of Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, does not give …

Nutrition

Science shows these are the only kinds of bug spray that actually work

The virus is spread by aggressive mosquitoes that bite during the day, and in addition to wearing long sleeves and pants, or staying inside, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone over two months old should use insect repellent in areas where mosquitoes are …

Anthony Bourdain Takes Aim At Gluten Haters

Anthony Bourdain has been all over the news promoting <i>Parts Unknown’</i>s seventh season. Recently, Bourdain sat down with AdWeek to continue plugging the show and he finally answered some lingering questions we’ve all had about the chef’s take on gluten-free dieters, Chick-fil-A, his NYC Hawker Market, …

Living Rooms

Below: the story behind Xbox One's biggest little indie game

Dark Souls meets tilt shift photography in the latest project from respected Toronto developer Capybara Games – and it’s a big deal for Microsoft’s console<p>In the early 1980s, two computer science students Michael Toy and Glenn Wichman released a program on to the University of California’s Unix …

Dark Souls

To Boost Happiness, Stack the Pain

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be …

Happiness

Repeating fast radio bursts found coming from outside our galaxy

Multiple short bursts of radio waves have been found coming from a single location far beyond the Milky Way Galaxy, Cornell astronomers have discovered. It's the first time researchers have found these enigmatic "fast radio bursts" to repeat, indicating that the waves are coming from a powerful …

The 15 Best ’80s Movies On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: June 25th</b><p>Films from the 1980s often get a bad reputation, culturally dominated as they were by family-friendly films (<i>E.T.: The Extraterrestrial</i>, <i>Short Circuit</i>), the rise of blockbuster franchises (<i>Back to the Future</i>, <i>Star Wars</i>, <i>Indiana Jones</i>) and lots of Reagan-era excess: Big hair, …

Entertainment

It’s not VR, it’s a home theater for your face

We put the Avegant Glyph through its paces, and still kind of love it<p>How silly are you willing to look in order to have your own personal home theater? How much are you willing to pay?<p>Those are the two questions at the heart of the value proposition of the Avegant Glyph. You look very silly while …

Virtual Reality

6 Lessons About Happiness You Can Learn From Fired Rolling Stones Member Ian Stewart

Being canned for "not looking like a rock star" would make most people bitter.<p>Imagine you're one of two founding members of a band. Together, you and your co-founder conduct auditions and hire other band members. For months, you use your desk at work as the band's informal headquarters, handling …

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Fallout 3 speedrunner beats the game in less than 15 minutes

The Roger Bannister of the wasteland<p>A speedrunner has broken the 15-minute threshold for completing the main story of <i>Fallout 3</i>. You can watch the whole thing above. It's mindbending, and it's not even part of the Awesome Games Done Quick 2016 festivities going on right now, either.<p>This run, done in …

We are surrounded by tiny particles, and scientists have no idea how they are affecting us

In recent years, efforts to develop the Next Big Thing—whether in medicine, computer technology, pollution prevention, or high-performance materials—have turned to some really, really small things: nanomaterials.<p>Working at the nanoscale—which can mean the near-atomic scale, with substances a …

Nanotech

Audi etron quattro concept specs, features, photos

Audi<p>Audi’s tackling the electric car market in a big way.<p>At its Tuesday press event at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen subsidiary finally revealed a ton of details about its all-electric concept car, the e-tron quattro, and it looks like Tesla could be getting some serious …

What Just Happened in Solar Is a Bigger Deal Than Oil Exports

The clean-energy boom is about to be transformed. In a surprise move, U.S. lawmakers agreed to extend tax credits for solar and wind for another five …

BLOWS IT, YODA DOES: Here's what I learned when I watched the original 'Star Wars' movies for the first time in 10 years

Even though I grew up watching all the "Star Wars" movies every few months, I didn't watch any of them since the last prequel came out in 2005.<p>I couldn't, because for a long time you weren't able to buy the "Star Wars" movies on iTunes, and you can't stream them through Netflix, and I don't have a …

Porsche's Tesla killer is officially on the way

When it reaches market, the Mission E is slated to challenge Tesla's award-winning Model S for top honors in the electric car arena.<p>"With Mission E, we are making a clear statement about the future of the brand," Porsche supervisory board chairman Dr. Wolfgang Porsche said in a statement.<p>"Even in a …

Hyperloop Technologies will build Vegas-area test facility

A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people and packages at nearly the speed of sound …

High-speed Rail

Playing Xbox One games on a computer solves one of gaming’s biggest problems

But let's be honest: you've been hogging the TV for hours, and you really should let others use it.<p>What if there was an easier solution? A solution, perhaps, that enabled everyone to be happy?<p>Back in November, Microsoft released an update for the Xbox One operating system that put Windows 10 on the …

Wonderfully Refreshing Celebrity Portraits

While we love seeing our favorite celebrities look dark and brooding or even upset (no, it's not the sadist in me), it's also wonderfully refreshing to see them like this – laughing, hamming it up for the camera or just looking lovely. These photos are by Brian Bowen Smith, an LA-based photographer …

Celebrity Glamour Shots (12 photos)

<b>Marion Cotillard</b><p>I think It's safe to assume that New York-based fashion photographer Mark Squire is a perfectionist. After closely examining each of his gorgeous portraits, it's hard to find any visible flaws. What's most impressive is how he controls light and shadows to create extremely …

Tesla is copying Apple's business model

One of the interesting things about Tesla is that the company is trying to copy Apple's <i>business model</i>. As a Silicon Valley entrepreneur myself, and …

Legendary Celebrity iCons

Robert DeNiro<p>Some of Hollywood's most revered celebrities are letting every blemish and wrinkle shine in these photographs by London and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts. Known for his portraits of the stars, Gotts has been photographing celebrities for more than twenty years. He travels …