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A New Energy Plant In Hawaii Generates Power From Ocean Temperature Extremes

It's hot then it's cold<p>There's a big difference between the warm, shallow seawater lapping up against a beach and the icy depths of the ocean. Now, researchers are turning that temperature difference into energy at energy plants all over the world. The newest one opened up in Hawaii last Friday, …

UPDATED: Now You Can Effectively Get An Xbox One For $40

UPDATE: The deal is live. The bundled TV, however, seems to have dropped in price to $399.99 since the bundle was first announced. So the new math would put the price of the Xbox One hardware at $70.<p>We have seen some impressive Xbox One bundles in the past, but this one takes the cake, at least for …

Halo veterans form new studio to tackle 'new gaming technology'

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell and veteran Bungie designer Jaime Griesemer are teaming up to launch a new games studio.<p>Both O'Donnell and Griesemer were key personnel on the Halo series throughout the last decade. O'Donnell was fired from Bungie in 2014, prior to the release of <i>Destiny</i>. He …

Salmon Burgers With Mango and Avocado Salsa

Less than 30 minutes<p>5<p>1 pound salmon, skin removed, chopped<br>• 1 red onion, finely chopped and divided into 1/3 cup and 3/4 cup<br>• 2 teaspoons coconut oil, …

London Terrariums

Gardening is having a bit of a moment in London. New flower shops are opening that focus on simple-to-care-for, visually striking plants and plenty of creatives visit the Columbia Road Flower Market every Sunday to buy plants and cut flowers. Some of the most interesting examples of this green wave …

Gardening

LG Shows Off 'Wallpaper' TV No Thicker Than a Sticker

If you thought TVs couldn't get any thinner, think again. LG Display's "wallpaper" panel is 55 inches wide, but less than a millimeter (four-hundredths of an inch) thick. It's so thin and light (just over 4 pounds) that it can be attached to the wall with a simple magnetic backing and then peeled …

OLEDs

New Japanese island provides 'natural laboratory' to explore evolution

A new island emerging off the coast of Japan offers scientists a rare opportunity to study how life begins to colonise barren land<p>A new Japanese island formed by a volcanic explosion will provide a unique "natural laboratory" for exploring the starting point of evolution, according to …

Lily Isn't a Drone — It's A GoPro That Follows You Around

Meet the friendliest drone on the market.<p>That's because the drone is made to follow around its user completely automatically — no controller necessary — tracking a GPS wristband and following commands issued from a smartphone app.<p>The camera is built right into the drone, and shoots video at up to …

Skype Translator Preview Now Available To All For Free

Late last year Microsoft unveiled their awesome real-time Skype Translator software making it available to interested Microsoft Windows 8.1 users via …

You can build Microsoft's Kinect-powered holodeck at home

Got a Kinect, a projector and a knack for code? If so, you can create a <i>Star Trek</i>-like holodeck in your living room. Microsoft has released the RoomAlive Toolkit, a software framework that lets you string together Kinect motion trackers to create interactive projection maps. You can use it to build …

Fujitsu working on world’s first 1mm loop heat pipe cooling system for mobile

Smartphones and tablets are no strangers to the limits imposed by heat-constraints. Without proper airflow and limited space for cooling components, mobile devices are stuck balancing CPU clock speeds and component placements to avoid shortening hardware life through overheating. Even so, mobiles …

Mobile

Amazon Wants To Help You Find A Plumber

Amazon shoppers in those cities will reportedly see installation or handyman offers after purchasing goods like ceiling fans, air conditioners, and the like. The company will offer a money-back guarantee on its services and will do background checks on any service provider that it lists on the …

SnapJet lets you print your smartphone snaps as Polaroids

An Impossible Lab challenger has appeared to let you print Polaroid-style photos directly from your smartphone. The SnapJet -- seeking funding on Kickstarter -- uses no apps (although there will be a free app available), no wires, no Wi-Fi, no NFC, no Bluetooth -- and it's compatible with every …

Symantec Has Found a Spying Tool Active on Computers Around the World

Computer security experts Symantec say their researchers have uncovered a sophisticated malware tool on Windows PCs across the globe, that appears to be used for spying and data collection, reports Recode.<p>Named ‘Regin’, the tool is a Trojan that has infected several organizations’ and individuals’ …

Indonesia's 'discriminatory, cruel and degrading' test for female police recruits

The Indonesian police continue to use a "degrading" invasive physical test to check for female recruits virginity, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has claimed.<p>A manual examination is used to physically check for an intact hymen in the recruits, the report alleges.<p>It is, according to the report, a …

11 Hidden Gems on the Ultimate Road Trip Through the Midwest

What the Midwest lacks in elevation, it more than makes up for with quirky, memorable sights and attractions. Here are 11 pit stops you should add to …

Meet the Dalek-looking security robot from Knightscope

Say hello to the K5 from California startup Knightscope, a five-foot tall, 300 pound autonomous security robot that has been in development for the …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Science Graphic of the Week: How Magic Mushrooms Rearrange Your Brain

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

California Trees Nailed As The Source Of Mystery Infections

A fungus called <i>Cryptococcus gattii</i> can cause life-threatening infections, especially in people with compromised immune systems. One-third of AIDS-related deaths are thought to be caused by the fungus.<p>But though people in Southern California have been getting sick from <i>C. gatti</i> for years, nobody knew …

Passengers tilt train carriage to free man trapped in the gap

A commuter who trapped his leg between a train and the platform has been freed after dozens of his fellow passengers pushed the carriage back.<p>The man was boarding the train into Perth at Stirling station on Wednesday morning when he stepped awkwardly, causing him to slip down the gap.<p>Passengers …

Experimental drug likely saved Ebola patients

On Thursday, Dr. Kent Brantly thought he was going to die.<p>It was the ninth day since the American missionary worker came down sick with Ebola in Liberia.<p>His condition worsening by the minute, Brantly called his wife to say goodbye.<p>Thankfully, the call was premature.<p>Brantly is back on his feet -- …

Great Photoshop Brushes Freebies

As a designer sometimes it gets frustrating to come up with new pieces with the same old brushes all the time. For that we have some very generous …

Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

CEOs

Learn To Be A Roboticist—In Your Undies

You don't even have to get out of bed.<p>Mastering robots in the company of professors doesn’t require a classroom. Or even pants. EdX, a remote-learning site run by Harvard and MIT, offers dozens of free online courses, including one called Autonomous Mobile Robots. We audited a class to see what it …

This Brilliant App Lets You Swap Lives With A Stranger For 20 Days

We’re all too obsessed with our own small social circles. 20 Day Stranger, a tool to build empathy and awareness, lets you anonymously share your life with a random person.<p>A new app makes it possible to anonymously live the life of a stranger for 20 days, seeing where they go and what they do–not …

Shrimp tacos with garlic and paprika (tacos de camarón) recipe

Fill your tacos with this vibrant mix of shrimps and spice for a real Mexican feast<p>Prawns are one of my favourite seafood. Even though my home town of Puebla is inland, fresh fish is delivered daily to the market and seafood restaurants are everywhere. This dish takes me right back to happy times …