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These Are The Best Headphones You Can Buy

This collection is based on reviews from critics like Consumer Reports and CNET, as well as our own hands-on experience. We've provided two quality options for each category and preference, whether you want something over your ears, in your ears, or something with a resounding bass.<p>We've also …

Microsoft Augments Reality With Windows Holographic

Microsoft debuted Windows Holographic today, a new augmented reality user interface built directly into Windows 10.<p>Windows Holographic differs from what we’ve seen from virtual reality devices in that it augments the world around you with virtual holograms, rather than take users into entirely …

Augmented Reality

Have We Found Alien Life?

Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others<p><i>This feature was originally published in the February 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science.<p>Kenneth Nealson is looking awfully sane for a man who’s basically just told me that he has a …

Biology

An In-depth Look At Energous, Its IPO, And Its Disruptive Approach To Wireless Power

<i>updated on January 28 to provide more detail on Tom Iwanski’s departure from Energous’s management team</i><p>George Holmes had decided he was done with wireless power companies when a friend asked him to check out a little startup based in Pleasanton, CA. “It’s the best wireless power deal on the …

Wireless Charging

Rosetta Spacecraft, First to Orbit Comet, Finds Surprises Aplenty

Europe's Rosetta spacecraft reports unexpectedly bumpy, dusty, and dry discoveries on its new home.<p>Drama abounded when Europe's Philae probe landed on a comet last November—especially when the lander bounced a half mile into the air before its final touchdown, then quickly lost power. (See "Comet …

Tip Sheet: Highland Bowl, Colo.

This Aspen Highlands extreme terrain is a rite of passage for any serious skier. Here’s how to do it well.<p>Author:<p>Kimberly Beekman<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

8 Affordable Rental Chalets For Your Next Ski Vacation

Looking for a little bit of winter luxury?<p>These rental homes, all available on HomeAway, are perfect for anyone looking for a little bit of affordable winter luxury.

The Challenge of the Planets, Part Three: Gravity

Author: David S. F. Portree. David S. F. Portree Science<p>Date of Publication: 01.25.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:44 pm. 1:44 pm<p>It is strange that …

Microsoft: PC gaming is very important to Windows 10 and the company's success

The biggest obstacle Windows 10 faces as a gaming platform is Microsoft's spotty history.<p>Gamers, especially longtime PC gamers, know what it's like to have Microsoft promise big on PC gaming then simply never deliver, or stop trying.<p>The history of Windows operating system roll-outs is a trail of …

More Apple Watch Details Emerge

The Apple Watch is Apple's next big (or little) thing and new details are starting to leak out. According to <i>9to5mac</i>, the battery life could be as low as 2.5 to 4 hours for active application use and up to 19 hours of combined active and passive use. Standby mode could last for two to three days, …

Smartwatches

After Earth Falls, Will Interstellar Space Travel Be Our Salvation?

It may be just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable. As astrophysicists <i>and</i> avid science fiction fans, we naturally find the …

Space Travel

6 Things You Think You Need to Start a Business--but Really Don't | Inc.com

What does it take to start a successful business? It's not what you think. All the advice you've learned from experts, books, magazines, and websites like this one might be completely wrong.<p>At least that's the view from Brian D. Evans, and he seems like he should know. He's a serial entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist at the centre of our Milky Way, astrophysicist claims

A giant wormhole could be sitting somewhere within our Milky Way galaxy – a cosmic doorway waiting to take us to distant places in the Universe.<p>Just …

If Analytics Can Help Choose A Whisky You'll Love, What Can It Do For Your Business?

I’m a big fan of good whisky. Just to set the scene: in Edinburgh, our home-from-home was the Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS). When I’m in London or Tokyo, I always manage to visit the SMWS venues there. Since moving to Singapore, I live above a whisky shop. With Burns Night just round the …

Whiskey

The Internet will vanish, says Google's Eric Schmidt

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at Davos, Google's executive chairman explains that we'll all be experiencing our digital connections as a seamless part of our everyday world.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Digitally speaking, we're not …

Computer Science

Scientists Design Biological Safety Switch For GMOs

In a bid to reduce the risk of genetically modified organisms escaping into the environment and disturbing natural ecosystems, two groups of …

I Heart My National Park: Great Smoky Mountains

Backcountry management specialist <b>Christine Hoyer</b> has spent the last seven years working at <b>Great Smoky Mountains National Park</b>.<p>An outdoor enthusiast through and through, Christine is fortunate enough to have made her love of the outdoors into a career. When she’s not working in “America’s most …

National Parks

Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.<p>A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to …

Universe

Dakar Rally Hits the Sand: Pictures

12 Best and Worst Things We Saw at CES 2015

From groundbreaking audio gear to a creepy robot servant, these were the things that thrilled us and chilled us at the world's biggest tech trade show<p>…