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2016 BMW M2 Rumors: 374 HP, Manual-Only

In case you’re not already excited for BMW’s upcoming M2, the high-performance, M GmbH–fettled version of the diminutive 2-series coupe, allow us to remind you why you should be giddy. Reports from <i>Auto Express</i> and <i>BMW Blog</i> shed more light on the 2016 M2, including more specific output figures, as …

Attention Craigslist Shoppers: There's a $3900 Ferrari in Aisle WTF

Ferrari prices got you down? Yes, it’s probably just a matter of time before that Testarossa you’ve wanted since you were 13 gets priced into stupid-money territory, but if cashing out your 401K to roll Italian-style is not an option, fret not. Like Luke Skywalker, Craigslist is here to rescue …

Heroes of the Storm alpha tester boost - Here's how to get involved | PC Invasion

Now that the recent <i>Heroes of the Storm</i> downtime is over, Blizzard are going to add more players and it could be you.<p>In an effort to entice more …

Can we colonize Mars?

What would a martian habitat look like? And how would we handle food shipments and radiation management?

Earth’s last magnetic reversal took less than 100 years

A study demonstrates that Earth’s last magnetic reversal – 786,000 years ago – happened in roughly the span of a human lifetime.<p>Earth’s magnetic …

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Ultrasound powers devices deep inside the body - Futurity

Wireless implants powered by ultrasound could go deep in the body to monitor health and perform a wide array of tasks.

Medical Technology

What are super-Earths made of?

Astronomers struggle to learn about super-Earths – bigger than our Earth, smaller than Neptune – the most common type of planet found by the Kepler …

Powerful quantum computers move a step closer to reality

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have pushed quantum computers a step closer to reality, which one former NSA technical director says calls for a rethink in how the whole security of the internet is managed.<p>The Australian researchers claim to have developed two new types of quantum …

Milky Way strips nearby galaxies of star-forming hydrogen

Astronomers have discovered that our nearest galactic neighbors are devoid of star-forming gas, and that our Milky Way is to blame.<p>New observations …

Dark matter may have been detected – streaming from the sun’s core

An unusual signal picked up by a European space observatory could be the first direct detection of dark matter particles, astronomers say.<p>The findings are tentative and could take several years to check, but if confirmed they would represent a dramatic advance in scientists’ understanding of the …

This fusion reactor could be cheaper than coal - Futurity

Engineers have designed a fusion reactor that, when scaled up to the size of a large electrical power plant, would rival costs for a new coal-fired …

Energy

Why We Will Never Build a Nuclear Fusion Reactor As Good As The Sun

Combine two hydrogen atoms with one oxygen and you get water, the catalyst for life. But combine four hydrogen atoms and you get a burst of energy that can destroy entire islands and did on Nov. 1, 1952. That day the US tested the first hydrogen bomb on the now-nonexistent Pacific island, Elugelab. …

Spacecraft Provides NASA With Data That Teaches Us About The Sun

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Hubble Just Found One Of The Faintest, Smallest, And Oldest Galaxies We've Ever Seen

The galaxy's light took 13 billion light years to reach Earth, and astronomers estimate that it formed when our universe was only 500 million years old. Although 500 million years is long time for us, it is miniscule compared to the age of our universe, 13.8 billion years.<p>Astronomers know of only …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera shootout versus iPhone 6 Plus, LG G3

<i>October 21, 1.45 a.m.: Updated to fix incorrect links to images in portrait and low-light sections. Some captions were also updated.</i><p>Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 4 sports a new design, but it sticks with a well-tested formula that has defined the phablet range of smartphones since its debut three …

Mobile Photography

Luxury sun-tracking chair will summon a waiter for you

You have a $15 million superyacht. You're not just going to pop down to Home Depot and buy a couple of plastic Adirondack chairs to go on the deck. Oh no, you're not. You are instead going to drop $45,000 (about £28,000, AU$51,000) on a Remmus sun lounger. You will lay in it, sipping a Mai Tai with …

Home Depot

Sony bringing Android 5.0 to its entire Xperia Z series lineup

Just like Motorola, NVIDIA and HTC, Sony is hopping on the Android 5.0 bandwagon. In a blog post today, the company pledged to bring Lollipop to all of its “premium Z series” devices.<p>This includes the following smartphones and tablets:<p>Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Xperia Tablet Z, Xperia Z1, …

The 13 Most Entertaining Apps That Aren't Games

Pocket Casts is a beautiful way to listen to your podcasts.<p>HBO Go gives you access to HBO's entire library.<p>SoundCloud is where modern artists share …

Nexus 5 problems and how to fix them

The Nexus 5 is recognized by many gadget lovers as one of the least expensive high-end Android handsets on the market, designed to give users optimized hardware and fantastic quality for a price that wasn’t going to break the bank However, just like any other phone, inexpensive or otherwise, the …

Everyone Is In Love With The iPhone 6

The first reviews of Apple's new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, were published Tuesday night.<p>They're all very positive. Many reviewers are calling the iPhone 6 the best phone in the world. It seems like the only problem reviewers had is which model is better: the iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch …

Microsoft's Latest Ad Bashes Siri For Not Being As Smart As Its Own Virtual Assistant

In its latest ad, the company is out to prove Cortana is much smarter and more practical than Apple's Siri.<p>During the ad, the narrator asks a series of questions to an iPhone 5s and Nokia Lumia 635 at the same time.<p>When he asks the phones to remind him to say "Happy Anniversary" to his wife next …

iPhone

Bare Logic Boards for 4.7-Inch and 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Compared in New Photos

Following the publication of several photos over the weekend showing what was claimed to be the bare logic board for the upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6, <i>Nowherelse.fr</i> now shares [Google Translate] a new set of photos showing the same part reportedly from the even larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 model.<p>The …

Floating 3D video shows 'Star Wars' holograms are closer than we think

Thanks to Princess Leia's famous Star Wars plea, true holograms rank just behind flying cars as tech we want, nay <i>deserve</i> to have in our lifetimes -- and Tupac-style flimflam won't cut it. Now, an exhibition from artists Chris Helson and Sarah Jackets whimsically called "Help Me Obi" projects …

Amazon Launches A 3D Printing Store With Customizable Goods

Amazon has launched a new store for 3D-printed goods, which include items that can be customized to change their size, color, material and even aspects of their design. The store covers a range of types of products, including jewelry, electronics, toys and games, home decor and kitchen supplies, …

International LG G3 Prime Coming In September (Rumor)

LG recently announced an updated version of their LG G3 smartphone in South Korea, the LG G3 Cat 6, and now we have some details on the international …