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Technology on Flipboard Just Got Even Better

One of the most read categories on Flipboard is technology, and today it’s becoming an even more essential destination for tech insiders, professionals and enthusiasts, thanks to a major injection of new content, a faster way to browse the day’s news, a way to share articles with your team, and …

Tech Industry

Hidden features and interactions every polarr user should know - Polarr Wiki

We designed Polarr to be accessible to users both new and experienced in photo editing. Anything you need to do with the app is easy to figure out …

Tutorials

6 Smartphone Hacks Every Phone Owner Should know

<b>1. Storing Videos</b><p>Many people use their phones to watch videos. Some like YouTube, some like Worldstarhiphop, and some enjoy watching videos that …

Fiber-reinforced hydrogel is 5 times stronger than steel

Hydrogels have shown significant potential in everything from wound dressings to soft robots, but their applications have been limited from their …

Nanotech

BAE envisions spinning fixed-wing drones

There are already a number of drones that take off and land vertically, but switch to faster, more efficient fixed-wing flight once airborne. Working …

New type of glass made of metal organic compounds breaks tradition

The glass we're most familiar with is made from silicon dioxide, but materials like boron, polymers and metals have also been used. Now, an …

Atoms

NASA's supersonic X-plane project passes key milestone

Those still nostalgic about the Concorde can take heart because a new era of supersonic flight just came a step closer. NASA says that its Quiet …

Aviation

Diamond is well-known as the strongest of all natural materials, and with tha...

Tina Fey tears up during Gilda Radner tribute at Love, Gilda premiere

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival kicked off on an emotional note Wednesday night in New York City as Tina Fey paid tribute to original <i>Saturday Night</i> …

Comedy

Handbook of the Navigator

<b>– Not All Meditations Were Created Equal! –</b><p>Finally, A Tangible Step-By-Step Guide For Having…<p><b>Peak Meditation Experiences</b><p><b>(GUIDED VIDEO AND AUDIO</b> …

Meditation

'No collusion ... No collusion ... No collusion ... No collusion ... No collusion'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Wednesday night at a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago, Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs asked President Donald Trump a simple question: Had he decided, in light of recent events, that it no longer was advantageous for him to sit down for …

Donald Trump

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Keeping the Excitement Under Control, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers have developed a new method to identify and monitor the activity of ‘quiet’ neurons.Source: MDC.James Poulet’s lab at the MDC …

Neuroscience

Mind-reading A.I. algorithm can work out what music is playing in your head

Most of us have used apps like Shazam, which can identify songs when we hold up our phone up to a speaker. But what if it was possible for an app to …

Machine Learning

Coiled carbon fiber artificial muscle lifts 12,000 times its own weight

No matter how regularly you exercise, artificial muscles have long since surpassed their natural counterparts. Now, researchers from the Department …

Engineering

Scientists discover dozens of new genes for hair colour

Forensic scientists a step closer to predicting a suspect’s hair colour from crime scene DNA alone<p>Forensic scientists are a step closer to predicting the colour of a suspect’s hair from their DNA alone after the discovery of more than 100 new genes that influence the shade of a person’s locks.<p>A …

Genetics

MIT’s new A.I. could help map the roads Google hasn’t gotten to yet

Google Maps is a triumph of artificial intelligence in action, with the ability to guide us from one place to another using some impressive machine …

Machine Learning

There's No Consistent Measuring System For Space, And It's Hurting Astronomy

One physicist has a proposal for fixing this.<p>There's something sorely lacking in the scientific fields of astronomy and astrophysics. As it turns …

Astronomy

Blue Origin’s new rocket engine will be able to launch ‘100 full missions,’ CEO says

Blue Origin is headed quickly toward commercial operations as the rocket company founded by Jeff Bezos nears the end of testing for several of its …

Space Travel

Animal Extinction Hidden in Plain Sight

A new study suggests that the overrepresentation of wild animals—lions, tigers, giraffes, etc.—in our everyday lives (toys, films, ads) makes us …

Wildlife

Scientists Find DNA Clues That Show How Humans Are Evolving Right Now

Please be wings, please be wings…<p>Evolution never really stops, so it stands to reason that we humans are still undergoing evolutionary changes. Now …

Biology

NASA's Orion crew capsule will have over 100 3D printed parts

It's not just revolutionary start-ups like Rocket Lab that are using 3D printing to create their rockets and spaceships. NASA's new crew capsule Orion will have over 100 3D printed parts specially developed by prime contractor Lockheed Martin, in cooperation with 3D printing experts Stratasys and …

3D Printing

These diamonds from space formed inside a long-lost planet, scientists say

Ten years ago, an Arizona astronomer spotted an asteroid that was headed straight for Earth. Swiftly he summoned the help of colleagues and casual stargazers, who tracked the space rock as it exploded in the sky, raining shrapnel down on the Nubian desert in Sudan. Students from the University of …

Earth Science

Laser weapons: Is this the dawn of the death ray?

Why lasers?<p>Aside from looking incredibly cool, what is the point of a laser weapon? What advantages does it have over more conventional hardware? The …

Trump wants to create a military branch called 'Space Force' and the internet lost it

Apparently the U.S. military isn't big enough, and it needs to expand <i>into space.</i><p>During a speech at a Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego on …

Apple's AR glasses may be closer than we think

We had strong indications that Apple was investing in new screen technology, but now we have a better idea what it's going to be used for.<p>A report …

Augmented Reality

Google Drive will tell you who has access to your files

When you’re emailing the file to various recipients, Access Checker will now also show you the names or email addresses that don’t currently have access to the file<p>Google is introducing an updated Access Checker, a feature which lets you easily share a Drive file with someone, whether it’s two …

Google

Mozilla shows off a Firefox ‘mixed reality’ browser for headsets

Mozilla wants its newest internet conquest to be mixed reality. The company has just showed off its first look at “Firefox Reality,” a browser built specifically for headsets. Mozilla has been behind some super important work here already with things like A-Frame and the WebVR/WebAR standards, so …

Augmented Reality

ProfiMail - Powerful email client for mobile devices

Popular email client has matured<p>ProfiMail Go is a complete rework of once popular ProfiMail for Symbian and Windows Mobile systems, now exclusively …

Apps

Frank Oellien

My elder brother has been brain operation in bangladesh. But he did not see it in the eye. Doctor says he can not see it forever. His problem was …

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon