Pierre-Alexandre Fortier

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Le bulbe central de notre galaxie aurait une forme de cacahuète

Deux équipes d’astronomes qui ont mené indépendamment des recherches sur le bulbe central de notre galaxie concluent à une forme bosselée et en X de …

Astronomie

Cyber Pearl Harbor: Why hasn’t a mega attack happened?

Despite many warnings, no major attack has taken place on the United States. So it is logical to ask why this hasn’t happened yet, and if it ever will.<p>For the past few years, US officials have warned of a coming mega cyber attack against critical infrastructure, something akin to the Japanese …

Cybersecurity

How we can bring extinct animals back to life

Mankind has been responsible for the extinction of many animal species. But natural history futurist Stewart Brand says we may now have the technology that could help reverse the decline.<p>As homo sapiens has emerged as the dominant species on Planet Earth, it has often been at the expense of other …

Evolution

Why we might not be able to live on the Moon

The suggestion that regions of the Moon have ancient ice triggered much hope that we could colonise it. Sadly, it’s looking ever less likely that it’s possible.<p>The US space agency Nasa sells dreams. There’s nothing wrong with that – after all, space and its exploration have always been a source of …

Astronomy

Bill Gates: 'Control+Alt+Delete' Was a Mistake

Bill Gates recently admitted that the "Control+Alt+Delete" command that many PC owners likely use on a daily basis was a "mistake."<p>PCMag reviews …

Best Buy Kicks Off Galaxy Gear Pre-Sales

Best Buy will begin taking pre-orders at its U.S. retail stores for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch starting Friday, the company said today.<p>PCMag …

Galaxy Note

12 Must Have Gadgets You Can Probably Live Without But Wouldn't Want To

These desirable devices are clamoring for a place on your shelf, in your pocket, and in your home.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Stir Kinetic Desk Promotes Movement at the Office

Stir this week launched its Kinetic Desk, with a built-in touch screen and health tracking software to promote movement during work.<p>PCMag reviews …

Bear Cubs

Keeping Your Laptop Plugged in All the Time Will Kill Its Battery Faster

Laptops are our indispensable lifeline to the majesty that is the Internet. We use them to work and play from anywhere in the world. But if you're …