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Mental Floss partners with National Geographic for live brain surgery on TV

×<p>1 of 4<p>Still shot from National Geographic Channel preview video<p>Brain Surgery Live 1<p>Mental Floss magazine is partnering with the National Geographic …

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

The US Military Now Has A Direction Changing, Remote-Controlled Bullet

Well folks, if it wasn’t confirmed before, it definitely is now – we’re officially living in a video game. Why? Because the US Department of Defense has successfully tested a bullet that can change its course after being fired. Even better, that course can actually be directed via remote …

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Hitman Go proves murder can still be fun as a turn-based puzzler

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>The bald and barcoded professional assassin, Agent 47, has cleverly killed his way through five installments of the Hitman series for the past 14 years. Hitman Go (available now for iOS devices and coming soon to Android) takes the core …

Here's another peek at Google's build-your-own-smartphone project

Project Ara has only exploded in prominence since Google unloaded Motorola earlier this year, and now we're getting yet another peek at the work in progress. The Phonebloks team just released a video showing off the progress Google and its partners have made on those modular smartphones, and things …

Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit up for pre-order at Amazon

The Samsung Gear 2 , Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are up for pre-order on Amazon, giving fans of Samsung's wrist-centric gadgets the chance to splash the cash ahead of the new devices' debut.<p>Tech site Androidcentral spied the listings, which include a range of colour choices. The South Korean tech …

Wearable Tech

Project Ara video reminds us why we want a modular phone

Google sold most of Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.9 billion earlier this year, but it kept one small part of the phone manufacturer. Motorola's Advanced Technology and Projects group had been working on Project Ara when it was incorporated by Google — an ambitious plan for a modular smartphone …

Here’s how the blocks in Google’s Project Ara modular phone stay put (video)

The first Project Ara developer conference takes place in two weeks to move Google’s(s goog) modular phone platform effort forward. The project aims …

Will.i.am Is Building a Smart.Phone.Watch

Smartwatch makers have yet to find the sweet spot for replicating your phone’s functionality while also creating new uses. Musician and tech investor will.i.am is taking a different approach by ditching the smartphone entirely with a watch that’s capable of making its own calls.<p>Will.i.am unveiled …

Google Glass, Coming Soon To A Mall Near You

The Google/Luxottica partnership isn’t about making Glass look hipper. It’s about world domination.<p>Google’s partnership with the glasses giant Luxottica is much more than just a fashion play: It’s a plan to get Google Glass into every mall in America, and in doing so gain cultural acceptance.<p>The …

Wearable Tech

Renderings Based on Leaked Schematics Show Sapphire Glass-Backed iPhone 6 'Air'

Last week, Japanese magazine MacFan published alleged schematics for a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhone 6. French Apple website <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i>, along with graphic designer Martin Hajek, took these schematics one step further and created 3D "iPhone Air" renderings using these blueprints as a guide (Via</i> …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Apple Skeuomorphism Reconstructed In 3-D

USING PAPER MODELS, A TEAM OF ANIMATION STUDENTS CREATES AN ELEGANT CRITIQUE OF APPLE’S IOS. META!<p>Before the facelift of iOS 7, Apple took a lot of flack–much of it from us–for its cheesy use of skeuomorphism, or the ways it would imitate real world textures, like the wood grain shelving in iBooks …

A prototype of Motorola's Ara modular smartphone is almost ready

Back in October, Motorola announced that it is working on the Phonebloks concept of a modular smartphone called Project Ara. Today, Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola confirmed in a Google+ hangout that the prototype of Ara is “pretty close” to being completed and that a final product — while still …

Rivals beware, T-Mobile's gains are no fluke

T-Mobile is proving it is no one-hit wonder.<p>The "Uncarrier" impressed on Tuesday with third-quarter results that yielded a second consecutive period in which it netted more than 1 million customers, with a large bulk of them being phone customers that its larger rivals have struggled to gain.<p>The …

T-Mobile

PlayStation 3 sells 80M units: Not bad but far short of 150M PS2 sales

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of one of the most longest-lived eras in gaming’s history — the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 generation.</i><p>Sony announced today that the PlayStation 3 game console has sold more than 80 million units worldwide since its launch in 2006.<p>That’s a very …

Samsung eyes phones with foldable displays in 2015

Samsung aims to unveil phones and other devices with foldable displays in another two years, give or take.<p>At an analysts event Wednesday night local time in Seoul, Korea, Samsung CEO Kwon Oh Hyun presented a slideshow revealing the company's display technology timeline for the next few years. As …

Mobile

Samsung's 2014 phones will have nearly double the pixels

To be joined by foldable displays in 2016<p>It's time to start getting used to discussing WQHD resolution, or 2560 x 1440 pixels, in relation to smartphones. Samsung's Analyst Day gathering today shed some light on the company's future plans, and the display category was highlighted by the promise of …

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …

Android KitKat could put an end to Android fragmentation with support for low-end devices

<b>Update</b>: Google has officially announced Android KitKat’s features, confirming everything in this report.<p>The latest and greatest Android releases typically focus on getting the most out of the newest hardware, but Android KitKat may change that.<p>KitKat, also known as Android 4.4, will reportedly …

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

Planet With No Sun Discovered Floating Through Space

A planet with no sun was spotted by astronomers, according to astronomers in Hawaii this week. The sun-less planet is reportedly six times the size …

Qualcomm builds learning computer chip inspired by human brain

Computer technology still lags far behind the abilities of the human brain, which has billions of neurons that help us simultaneously process a plethora of stimuli from our many senses. But Qualcomm hopes to shrink that bridge with a new type of computer architecture modeled after the brain, which …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

MIT Develops Self-Assembling Cubes