Visit other worlds So you just got a new ebook reader for the holidays this year. Nice! Now, it’s time to find books to load it up with, which should give you plenty to read on your trip home, or if you
A solar eclipse can make for a stunning photograph and at this year's great eclipse, among the hundreds of professional photographers vying for the best shots, there will be thousands of onlookers trying
A good night’s rest is very important to one’s health. Those who don’t get enough may not feel great during the day. Smartphones can’t do all the work. They can be helpful, though. There are apps out that
It's like Duolingo that can make you more productive. You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of CSAIL
The wisdom of the crowd is coming to astronomy. Developer CCP Games revealed today that it will use Eve Online to power the scientific search for exoplanets, which are planets that exist outside of the
Don’t assume an audience will listen, convince them that they must – and have the confidence to lead with your strongest point Poor communication can be disastrous – literally. According to accident investigators
The amazing minds at Apple have developed a new method of charging electronic devices using tiny magnets. Revealed in a new patent application published today, the system could be used in a future Apple
What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy? According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging
Google removes restrictions from free version of Data Studio, its tool for creating customized reports
Google is making its data analytics and visualization tool Data Studio infinitely more appealing this week with the news that it’s removing the five-report limit from the free version of the software.
Well, this list sure feels a lot like 2015: a role-playing game from Obsidian Entertainment, a couple of games from Japan, and just the biggest card game in the industry. Welcome to 2016. I’m Jason Wilson,
A major step toward helping humans with paralysis A group of researchers have figured out a way to allow monkeys to control a wheelchair with their minds. The achievement, which uses a brain implant, soon
Zip on your coffee and enjoy this week’s ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’, where we highlight the hottest projects from websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. We know you don’t have all the time to
NASA also has high hopes for the theoretical engine It's a piece of space tech that sounds almost too good to be true. The "reactionless" Electromagnetic Drive, or EmDrive for short, is an engine propelled
You might think life here in America is expensive. But it turns out that when compared to the rest of the world, the U.S. doesn't even make the list of the 20 most expensive countries to live in. Thanks
Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable". Although fasting diets have been criticised
Nearly 4,000 Yahoo employees sat and waited for Marissa Mayer to explain herself. It was around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Some of the employees, those in Yahoo's Santa Monica and New York sat
I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from billionaires to entrepreneurs launching
Science News Scientists say they've invented an electrically conductive material that can be molded and rolled out like cookie dough or the Play-Doh compound that's familiar to elementary-school kids.
Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work? Deep inside the global behemoth
Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home to
A team of scientists say they've figured out a way to supercharge the lithium-ion batteries traditionally found in smartphones and tablets. And all it takes is adding a readily available substance usually
Donate your phone's capabilities to science! Plus, if physicists use data from your phone in their paper, then you'll get credited as an author. Want to turn your smartphone into a cosmic ray detector?