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The definitive collection of secret Nazi weapons

Underwater missiles that could have hit New York, jet-powered bombers that were nearly impossible to intercept, sub-orbital bombers, vertical launch …

World War II

Heavy smokers cut down or quit after magnetic brain stimulation, study finds

Heavy smokers who regularly puffed more than a packet of cigarettes a day cut down or quit for six months after their brains were stimulated with magnets, researchers say.<p>The apparent success of the simple procedure has led the scientists to organise a large-scale trial which will launch early next …

New Medical Device Treats Epilepsy With A Well-Timed Zap

Imagine a tiny computer embedded under your scalp that's constantly tracking your brain activity and zapping you when it senses something awry.<p>That might sound like science fiction, but a medical device that does that was just approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an option for people …

Details of 1st private manned Mars mission revealed

A nonprofit space exploration group revealed exactly how it plans to launch two married astronauts on an ambitious manned flyby mission to the Red Planet by early 2018, a scenario that would involve NASA and federal funding along with a healthy dose of the pioneering spirit.<p>The Inspiration Mars …

Reinventing The Condom With Easy-On Tabs And Beef Tendon

When you hear the term "next-generation condom," beef tendon probably isn't the first thing that pops into your mind.<p>But a condom made from the cow part is one of 11 ideas to win $100,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in its reinvent-the-condom competition.<p>Another winning proposal uses a …

11 bizarre sources for alternative energy

Most people would agree that fossil fuels simply need to go. They’re the cause of pollution, wars and climate change. Thankfully, scientists have been researching alternative energy solutions like wind and solar power for years.<p>But wind and solar are still more expensive than oil and coal, and may …

Graphene - the new wonder material

Scientific interest rolls in for a material that is more solid than steel and a better conductor than copper<p>The molecule is priceless but it is not a matter of cost – a few hundred dollars per kilo. The value lies in its potential. The molecule in question is called graphene and the EU is prepared …

Family Tech on Flipboard

By Mario Armstrong Digital Lifestyle Expert™ | Your magazine about technology affecting your family!<p>Motivate your kids to do their chores with free …

UK's first digital autopsy centre opens in Sheffield

The UK's first dedicated digital autopsy centre opens in Sheffield on Wednesday, heralding a potential revolution in the way postmortems are conducted.<p>Three-dimensional visualisation software and a scanner will take the place of a scalpel at the £3m facility, attached to the city's public mortuary, …

Microbiome Candy: Could A Probiotic Mint Help Prevent Cavities?

Eat candy and fight tooth decay. What a sweet concept, right?<p>Well, microbiologists in Berlin are trying to make that dream a reality.<p>They've created a sugarless mint that's aimed at washing out cavity-causing bacteria from your mouth. And the candy works in a curious way: It's spiked with dead …

Nest thermostat update tracks the sun to keep temperatures steady

After rolling out a new version of its Learning Thermostat last year, Nest is back with a software update, this one in time for the summer months. Version 3.5 of the Nest's firmware is a combination of clever tricks and updates to its core features. One of the most interesting changes is a …

Best Tech to Prepare for Severe Weather

September is National Preparedness Month, and on my blog we’ll be taking a look at all the different ways you can leverage tech to stay safe and …

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