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The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

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An Oxford University professor explains how maths could prove that time doesn’t exist

Marcus du Sautoy, mathematician and author of The Great Unknown, explained how mathematics could prove that time doesn't exist.<p>He told Business Insider: "If you take the laws of physics, it is actually possible to write all of these laws to take time out of the equation.<p>"So maybe time is just a …

Quantum Entanglement Verified: Why Space Is Just The Construct That Gives The Illusion Of Separate Objects

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>John Ioannidis, an epidemiologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, published an article titled "Why Most Published …

PHOTO of Florida At Night from the International Space Station

Eff yo' drones.The post PHOTO of Florida At Night from the International Space Station appeared first on The 305.

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Albert Einstein

A Beginner’s Guide to Home Remodeling Costs

The first house my wife and I owned was brand spanking new – right out of the box. We walked in to fresh paint, clean carpets, new appliances and a …

Woolet smart wallet barks so you won’t lose it

We’ve seen some snazzy wallets in the past, including this minimalist metal one, but some are more inclined toward soft leather. Such is the nature …

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Ruined vinyl under a microscope makes for a beautiful music video

For Nick Zammuto, vinyl scratching isn't something to be done during a DJ set, but with a craft knife. That's because the musician likes to cut grooves into LPs and use the resulting jumps as the rhythm for his unique brand of electronica. In order to make the video for single Great Equator, …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Images Online for Non-Commercial Use | Colossal

<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released a vast archive of 400,000 (mostly) hi-resolution digital images online that you can download and use for …

Alien teeth and mystery bones: Fish leaves science floundering

It’s the sort of fish that HR Giger might have had in his aquarium, a mysterious catfish with more teeth than you’d expect, that has left scientists …

Watch this: Sony demos two new augmented reality tricks

No, Sony's not coming out with a new augmented-reality toy just yet, but that doesn't mean it isn't working behind the scenes to make its graphics look a little more... believable. The company just posted two videos out of its PlayStation lab in Japan, both of which hint at what it could be like to …

Total Lunar Eclipse and Solar 'Ring of Fire' Top April's Stargazing Events

Stargazers have a lot to look forward to this month.<p>The best celestial events in April include eclipses of the sun and moon, a meteor shower and good …

FINALLY: Electronic Cigarette Is Also a Bluetooth Headset for Your Phone

Who wants to be puffing on an electronic cigarette <i>and</i> holding a cell phone to their head at the same time? What are we? A bunch of …

No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think

Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist.<p>Black holes do not exist—at least, not as we know them, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, potentially provoking a rethink of one of space's most mysterious objects.<p>A new study from …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

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Qualcomm Toq now available on Amazon for $349

If you've got an Amazon gift card burning a hole in your virtual pocket, now might be a good time to take a look at the Qualcomm Toq smartwatch. It's …

Thanksgivukkah Is Rare Mash-Up of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

It turns out Thanksgiving and Hanukkah have a lot in common, even when they don't fall on the same day.<p><b>Why is Thanksgiving 2013 different from all others</b>?<p><b>Because this year, it's not just Thanksgiving. It's also Thanksgivukkah.</b><p>For the first time since 1888—and the last time until the year 79,811—the …

Qualcomm Toq release date set for December 2, will cost $349

Qualcomm Announces Availability of Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch<p>Smartwatch Technology Set to Transform Wearable Device Category<p>SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc., will make its …

[Deal Alert] PhoneSuit 2600mAh Flex Pocket Charger Available For 50% Off, Get It Now For $29.99 With Free Shipping

PhoneSuit's Flex Pocket Charger is smaller than most options out there, but in this case, that's a good thing. This external battery pack plugs into …

Watch As The LG G Flex Repairs Itself After Being Scratched And Bounces Back After Being Flattened Out

LG's fancy new curved smartphone seems a little gimmicky at first, but it might actually have some innovative stuff going on. One of the surprises …

17 New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (10/22/13 - 11/4/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Vybe smart bracelet vibrates when you get a call or message

Forget smartwatches. This simple wristband buzzes when your phone rings so you never miss another call.<p>I really don't want a smartwatch. What I want is something that notifies me when a call or text message comes in. That way I'll stop missing them because I can't hear my phone ring or feel it …

5 Surprising Facts About the Oarfish That Has Been Washing Up on Beaches

Two of the deep-sea creatures have been found in less than a week.<p><b>Two rare oarfishes have washed up on California beaches in less than a week, prompting much excitement among marine scientists and the public. Oarfish live in deep water and are rarely seen at the surface, though they are thought to</b> …

Focal camera app finds release on Google Play

The past week saw a bit of drama come out of the launch of Cyanogen Inc., with the Focal camera app seemingly becoming a casualty when it was removed …

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From the editor's Desk: Chromecast a go-go

I think I just saved $500 by spending $35.<p>I'll most likely be canceling my Xbox One subscription this week. It's not that I wouldn't love to have one …

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Hubble telescope spots azure blue planet where it rains glass

Astronomers have found a deep azure blue planet orbiting a star 63 light years away -- the first time they've been able to determine the actual color of a planet outside our solar system, NASA and the European Space Agency said Thursday.<p>The planet, known as HD 189733b, is a gas giant with a daytime …