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Elon Musk's New Project: Iron Man's Gesture-Based Interface

Tuck away inside the SpaceX labs, Elon Musk has been building his version of Tony Stark's design tech.<p>Elon Musk is just toying with us now. The geek superstar already has his hands and calendar full running a private space company that's traveling to the International Space Station and a car …

Elon Musk

General in leak probe quit Pentagon post suddenly, citing health reasons

The four-star general who is the target of a leak investigation suddenly resigned from his Pentagon advisory job in January for “health reasons” – just as FBI investigators were focusing on him, according to legal sources.<p>As NBC News revealed Thursday, retired Marine Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright …

Painkiller increases chance of heart attack, health officials advise

Health officials have advised patients with heart problems to avoid an over-the-counter painkiller used by millions after research found that it can …

West should have talked to Taliban - British general

<b>The West should have tried talking to the Taliban a decade ago, the UK's top general in Afghanistan has said.</b><p>Gen Nick Carter told the Guardian it would have been easier to find a political solution when they were on the run in 2002.<p>Prime Minister David Cameron acknowledged that the original …

Afghanistan

An inside look at the world's largest solar-powered boat

Catamarans are fairly odd-looking boats, but earlier this week a special breed was docked at the North Cove Marina in Lower Manhattan. Alongside the typical handful of South Florida-based yachts that pop up here during the summer was an angular, flat-topped catamaran with a glistening blue deck …

New to nature No 107: Typhochlaena costae

There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, that Harvard professor and mycologist Roland Thaxter once gave a public lecture on the Laboulbeniales, an …

Square roots? Scientists say plants are good at math | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Plants do complex arithmetic calculations to make sure they have enough food to get them through the night, new research published in journal eLife shows.<p>Spring buds are silhouetted against the rising full moon in Washington, March 19, 2011.REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang<p>Scientists at …