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Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail

Deadly Boomslang Snake Venom Makes You Bleed From All Of Your Orifices Until You Die

Let me introduce to you the snake that reinforces the phrase “Never trust a pretty face”- the boomslang snake.<p>Adding to the repertoire of s#!t scary …

Zoology

G2R RIP 2014

Whistleblower Explains Mysterious Sounds Heard Across the World--and It's More Disturbing Than Anything You Can Imagine

3 years, 1 month ago<p>Starting in the second half of 2011 and accelerating into 2012, reports have flooded in from hundreds of cities around the world …

Onism: The Awareness of How Little of the World You'll Experience

Don't worry, Windows 10 can be reinstalled cleanly if need be after free upgrade

If you own a Windows 7 or 8.1 PC, you can go ahead now and reserve it to get a free upgrade to Windows 10 when it launches on July 29. Now, Microsoft …

The only Samsung phone never accused of copying Apple just beat iPhones in a massive study

Look… there is no question that Apple’s iPhone and iPad lines have heavily influenced Samsung’s smartphones and tablets. Forget the hundreds of …

The Carrera Wearable 01 will be TAG Heuer’s first Android Wear device

Luxury watch maker TAG Heuer’s high-end Android Wear device isn’t slated to launch until November 2015, but it looks like a few early details are starting to surface regarding the wearable. In an interview with <i>Wearable</i>, TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver outed that the company’s first Android Wear …

Wearable Tech

9 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 9 A.M.

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How you choose to spend your morning can be used to predict the</i> …

Time Management

Microsoft's Windows 10 finally has a release date: July 29

Microsoft has set a release date for Windows 10 to arrive in the summer.<p>The software maker announced Monday that it will begin offering its newest software to power PCs and tablets as a free upgrade on July 29. Windows 10 Mobile, the company's companion software designed to power smartphones, is …

40 Powerful Mantras to Help You Think Positive

<i>When things go wrong, don’t go with them.</i><p>“I don’t want to feel overwhelmed. I’m tired of the anxiety and stress. Too often my mind is consumed with …

Spider silk made without the spiders

For something that seems so delicate, spider silk is an extraordinary substance. At a sixth of the density of steel, the tensile strength of spider silk is comparable to that of high-grade steel alloy, and its ability to absorb energy without fracturing is greater than that of Kevlar.<p>This …

Android M to support USB Type-C for faster charging

Android phone and tablet users will be able to charge their devices up to three to five times faster courtesy of the upcoming version of Android and support for the new USB Type-C port.<p>At its I/O event on Thursday, Google announced support for the USB Type-C standard. That means you'll be able to …

The Holy Land in 4K | DEVINSUPERTRAMP

How to Become More Intelligent Than You Are Now

Do you ever feel less intelligent around other people? Are you embarrassed when you don’t know the answer to a question? Everybody has those times …

Ants tumble but keep marching in microgravity

Last year, eight groups of ants flew to the International Space Station. Results from their trip show that the collective search behavior of ants in …

During Surgery, Cats Prefer Listening To Classical Music Over AC/DC

Mr. Whiskers has refined tastes<p>Doctors often listen to music in the operating room to keep the surgical team calm and upbeat. There’s some evidence that the music calms patients as well--even the ones who are unconscious from anesthesia. Now it turns out the benefits of music in the operating room …

Being Poor Affects Kids' Brains, Study Finds

Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children, a new study finds.<p>Brain scans of 1,099 children and teenagers in nine major cities shows the poorer kids have less surface area of the brain. This is important …

The Brain

Climate Change Could Damage Oceans for Millennia

A study has found that it might take thousands of years for the ocean to recover from climate change. Researchers studied more than 5,400 fossils from a 30-foot-long core sample taken from the Pacific Ocean floor near Santa Barbara, California, and found that it can take millennia for ocean …

World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Doctors wired them right into his nerves<p>Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double amputee to wear and control two complex, mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.<p>Baugh isn't …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

10 Hidden Features Of Windows 7 That 95% Windows Users Don't Know

Advertisement<p>Most of the Windows users migrated to Windows 8.1, however, there is still a large user-base using Windows 7. To be exact, they are …

Philae Detected Organic Molecules On Comet

Though the Philae lander was short-lived on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it was able to return scientific data back to Earth from …

Tomorrow, a Spacecraft Will Try to Land on a Comet for the First Time Ever

<i>Update: Success! The lander is on the comet.</i><p>Tomorrow morning, a 10-year, 4-billion-mile journey will end when a spacecraft attempts to land on a …

This Drone-Shot Porn Is Beautiful (NSFW)

“The plan was to take beautiful landscapes and just put people fucking in them.”<p>Somewhere underneath the civil liberties issues and surveillance-creep worries about drones is something much more concrete: What if some peeping Tom with a drone caught me naked? What if it caught me fucking?<p>That fear …

Male Tilapia Use Pee to Attract Females; Could It Help Fish Farms?

Urine of dominant male fish contains a pheromone that draws in females.<p>Urine may not get most species in the mood, but a pheromone in male tilapia urine serves to attract mates, a new study says.<p>The research may improve how tilapia—the second most farmed fish in the world—is raised and managed for …

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HTC Desire EYE

Use A 3-D Printer To Turn Your Smartphone Into A 1000X Microscope

Simple and powerful<p>The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released printable files that will help turn your smartphone into a microscope of up to 1000X magnification. If you have access to an 3-D printer--which you may through your local library or community center--this is something you …

3D