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32 best Android apps you should download right now

Apps

The 100 best Android apps turn your phone into a jack-of-all-trades

We’ve once again overhauled our picks for the best Android apps, whittling our robust selection down to a paltry 100. Some are new, and others have …

8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments

We need science more than ever, yet many people find it hard to get accurate information about the scientific method and its achievements. Making …

Scientific Research

'Black Mirror,' one of the best sci-fi shows around, is finally streaming on Netflix

One of the best science fiction shows around is finally available in the United States. <i>Black Mirror</i> is now streaming on Netflix, and you should absolutely watch it.<p>Created by Charlie Brooker, the British miniseries is like a darker version of <i>The Twilight Zone</i> updated for the anxieties of modern …

TV

Half-life: 25 years after the Chernobyl meltdown, a scientific debate rages on

<i>This article was taken from the June 2011 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Reza Aslan: Sam Harris and “New Atheists” aren’t new, aren’t even atheists

EXCLUSIVE: Renowned scholar calls Harris, Dawkins anti-theists, and as dogmatic, fundamentalist as true believers<p>Not long ago, I gave an interview in which I said that my biggest problem with so-called New Atheists like Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins is that they give atheism a bad name. Almost …

The new atheist commandments: Science, philosophy and principles to replace religion

Atheism need not be reactionary — it can offer constructive rules to live by. Stand back, Moses: Here’s our shot<p><i>"Begin at the beginning,” the King said, very gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”</i> — Lewis Carroll, <i>Alice in Wonderland</i><p>*<p>We begin by suggesting a framework of secular …

4 New Technologies That Will Carry The Weight Of War

Soldiers today lug about 55 percent of their body weight into combat, but these tools could ease the burden.<p>Shortly after iron swords and spearheads became common, soldiers in sixth-century Greece ran into a problem. Infantrymen carted around breastplates, helmets, bronze-lined wooden shields, and …

15 best Android tablet games

Tablets seem almost tailor made to play Android games. Their larger screen sizes allow you to enjoy the graphics more. It also lets developers spread out the controls for an easier, better feel. Android tablets aren’t the most popular devices in the world. Many developers are making games that play …

Grand Theft Auto

Everspin teams up with GlobalFoundries to build commercial MRAM - ExtremeTech

By on October 29, 2014 at 4:32 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As research into high-end …

LG Display announces world's narrowest 0.7mm bezel display

LG Display is having a good year so far, having seen profits increase last quarter, and the company has just made another important breakthrough in its smartphone display technology. LG Display has announced a 5.3 inch Full HD LCD panel which has the world’s narrowest bezel – just 0.7mm. For a …

Gear & Gadgets

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

India plans second Mars mission in 2018

Riding on the recent success of its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), India plans to revisit the planet in 2018, possibly with a lander and rover to …

Researcher working to relaunch quantum experiment destroyed in Nasa rocket explosion

SINGAPORE - The unexpected crash of a space rocket may have temporarily dashed the hopes of Singapore scientist Dr Alex Ling and his team of getting …

Apple vows it will never make a cheap iPhone

Apple says it has no intention of competing with Android in the lower end of the smartphone market<p>Apple has revealed that it has no plans to challenge Google and Microsoft in the low-end devices market, vowing that it will never launch a 'cheap' iPhone or Mac.<p>Speaking at the <b>Code/Mobile conference</b> …

Mobile

Conservative pundit rallies GOP voters by calling rape culture a “gargantuan lie”

Talk radio host Dennis Prager told a crowd of Florida Republicans that sexual assault is just “unwanted kisses”<p>George Will is not the only conservative pundit around openly decrying the "hysteria" surrounding campus sexual assault. At a rally this week to get out the vote for Florida governor Rick …

And Yet, We Continue Upward: Failure as a Step Closer to Space

On Tuesday night, Oct. 28, 2014, the Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket exploded a few seconds after liftoff. It was supposed to bring …

Intel's 14nm Broadwell chip reverse engineered, reveals impressive FinFETs, 13-layer design - ExtremeTech

Intel’s 14nm Broadwell chip reverse engineered, reveals impressive FinFETs, 13-layer design<p>By on October 30, 2014 at 11:32 am<p>This site may earn …