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25 Hottest Women in the World Right Now

They are smart, successful and have won big in the DNA lottery. These are the hottest women in the world right now...

7 Gorgeous Airbnbs in Kauai, Hawaii

And what to do when you get there.<p>You look like you need a tropical escape, preferably one that doesn't require a passport. Ideally, one without doe-eyed honeymooners. It's your lucky day. Kauai, Hawaii's oldest island, offers the ideal balance between adventure and relaxation, sans love-sick …

Hawaii

Radioactive Diamond Batteries: Making Good Use Of Nuclear Waste

A research team at the University of Bristol has developed a way to use a type of nuclear waste to generate electricity in a nuclear-powered battery that is an actual diamond.<p>Such a battery produces very low power, but has no moving parts, no emissions of any type including radiation, needs no …

Clean Energy

25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times - but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.<p>In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books …

Tutorials

Oh Man, Someone Is Finally Going Inside NASA's Inflatable Space House

No need to panic, just because a frail human body—made up of eminently breakable bone, skin, and sinew—is about to step into the vacuum of space, …

Panasonic's transparent display is hard for your eyes to believe

My home won't really be smart until it's got this inside<p>Transparent displays aren't really new in the technology industry, but this year at CES we're seeing some pretty amazing examples of them. There's LG's 18-inch display, which you can roll up like paper. And I just stopped by Panasonic's booth …

Living Rooms

Double your MacBook’s hard drive with quick ‘one-click upgrade’

LAS VEGAS — The makers of a tiny new device called the TarDisk Pear promise to permanently double your MacBook’s hard drive space in a matter of moments.<p>Simply slide the Pear into your MacBook’s SD card slot, run a quick setup (called “pearing”), and your hard-drive capacity will be permanently …

The Coolest Things We Saw at CES This Year

As CES 2016 begins to draw to a close, there’s a truth show officials probably don’t want to admit: This was not a show with a breakaway item.<p>That’s …

HTC Vive

New 'Superman' crystals can store data for billions of years

Remember the memory crystals in the "Superman" movies? Well, something similar is already a reality here on Earth.<p>Researchers in the U.K. have developed a way of storing digital data inside tiny structures contained in glass.<p>The storage technology is so stable and safe that it can survive for …

Nanotech

Oracle buys cloud software startup Ravello Systems for $500 million, source says

Oracle today disclosed that it has acquired Ravello Systems, a company with tools for running enterprise workloads in public cloud environments. Oracle didn’t disclose terms of the deal, but a source familiar with the matter said Oracle is paying $500 million to do the deal.<p>Oracle is rapidly trying …

Red Hat

'Operator' is a font designed to make coding easier

While many of us bristle at the sight of Comic Sans (this writer included), coders have an altogether different view of typefaces and how they're presented. Thus, Operator Mono, the new font from one of the highest-regarded typeface-creators that was forged to make life easier for the folks who …

Typography

6. Tokyo Decadence (1992)

Banned in Australia and South Korea, Tokyo Decadence is a film directed by acclaimed Japanese novelist Ryu Murakami, with music by the great Ryuichi …

Greek Coast Guard Will Rescue Refugees With Robot

A swimming lifeguard, abetted by quadcopter drones<p>Pushed into water, the robot looks like nothing so much as a giant carrot, puttering about a vast ocean. Named “EMILY”, the machine is a tethered and remotely piloted life preserver, designed and built by Hydronalix. The name awkwardly stands for …

Texas A&M

The U.S. Government Is Betting $28 Million That We Can Replicate The Brain

The great reverse engineering expedition<p>We've talked a lot about making a computer that works like the mammalian brain.<p>The U.S. government is now betting $28 million dollars that all these projects are wrong.<p>A series of three grants snagged by Harvard University from Intelligence Advanced Research …

Withings Thermo Is A Thermometer That Doesn’t Enter Your Body

A noninvasive way to tell your temperature<p>Thermometers can be pretty invasive: You stick them in your ears, your mouth, and occasionally in other places. Not this one. The Withings Thermos reads your temperature when you place one end on your forehead—that's it.<p>The Withings Thermo takes about two …

Home Automation

Why learning to code should be on your list of New Year's resolutions

Programming a computer from scratch is difficult for the average American to conceptualize, let alone accomplish. But as computing is now an integral part of industries from communication to health care, the skills of a programmer are more important than ever before.<p>Whether you have an idea for the …

Computer Science

Researchers have developed holograms that you can actually touch

Virtual reality, augmented reality and holograms might not mean anything to you right now, but these new technologies will likely play a major role …

This $200 DIY WiFi router will make it far easier for whistleblowers (and criminals) to hide online

Devices connecting to the internet have a unique IP address. It's what identifies them to others — but can also be used to track down the device. It's in part why elaborate obfuscation tools like proxies, the Tor network, and VPNs exist, to obscure the user's true IP and location. But down to both …

Wi-Fi

How can we do a Hawaii trip on a reasonable budget?

Although our limp travel dollar means you might have to reduce your beachside mai tai intake, there are ways to shave a few bucks from your vacation in Hawaii – by thinking creatively and avoiding some pricey pitfalls.<p>"Getting here, staying here and eating here are often expensive, but what you do …

Stay safe with Anastasia Ashley in the all-new Air New Zealand safety video!

"At this time we request your full attention as the flight crew demonstrates the safety features of this aircraft."<p>Chances are you've heard a version …

New Zealand

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For the Bold and Beautiful

Poolista thumbs up for the Vitoria swimsuit by Ana Romano. Sold at finer resorts and boutiques. For private order call Ana Romano Swimwear at …