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USA Defeats Germany to Advance to Women’s World Cup Final

FIFA

Huge Space Telescope Needed to Seek Life on Alien Planets

Humanity will probably have to wait a few decades to find out if life is common beyond our own solar system.<p>While NASA's James Webb Space Telescope …

Women in Science

Chainmaille Running Shoes: Armor for Your Feet - Technabob

PaleoBarefoot’s $265 PRONATIV chainmaille running shoes are not particularly stylish, but they should protect you from tiny swords and daggers should …

LivingSocial Poaches eBay Exec Gautam Thakar To Be Its New CEO

LivingSocial is today announcing a new CEO and president, putting to rest a question mark that has hovered over the daily deals business for the last several months. Gautam Thakar, an eBay executive who had been CEO of Shopping.com and was most recently leading the company’s advertising business, …

Sun Sensitive Fabric - Sick Science! #198

Find Out When Your Lumia Device Will Get Lumia Cyan Update

Earlier today, Microsoft announced they are starting to roll out the Windows Phone 8.1 and Lumia Cyan update for existing handsets running WP8. Do …

Consumer Tech

Best Free Apps of the Day on July 15. Shadow Vamp, Week Calendar, Pearl Guitar, & More!

We have a beautiful game and lots of useful apps today.<p>Rotate the shadows to unveil a safe path to your crypt in Shadow Vamp, a unique, great looking …

Scribd app gets updated with revamped look and more

The Scribd app for Android, which give users access to hundreds of thousands of ebooks for one monthly fee, just got a new version published in the …

Apps

LG G3

We’ve already taken a look at the LG G3 pitted against the Samsung Galaxy S5, and now it’s time for another popular flagship to enter the ring against LG’s latest and greatest.<p>Sony has followed a strategy of small steps over the past year or so, and has done so quite successfully. Building on what …

Phones

LeapFrog LeapTV: A Wii-Plus-Kinect Mashup For Kids

Video games aren't always suitable for young kids—some <i>decidedly</i> so. But try explaining to a five-year-old why the Xbox is a grownup device and you'll …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Matt Reeves: 6 Favorite Sci-Fi Movies

"Shields Up!" How Microvilli Act As A Barrier Against Attack

What would a science fiction universe be like without those shields? The use of electrostatic energy to protect a person or spacecraft is a necessity to fend off an enemy attack. Depending on the source, these barriers can neutralize, deflect and even repel whatever weapon might be used and give …

E.coli

The UK will sequence 100,000 genomes to better understand cancer & other diseases - ExtremeTech

By on July 15, 2014 at 11:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In a recent filing with the US …

Genetics