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Ancient African fish dust nourishes Amazon

<b>The Amazon is being fertilised by the remains of ancient fish from Africa.</b><p>The nutrient-rich material is being carried in millions of tonnes of dust blown across the Atlantic from the Sahara every year.<p>Scientists have long recognised the importance of this airborne train to the rainforest's …

Complex organic molecule found in interstellar space

<b>Scientists have found the beginnings of life-bearing chemistry at the centre of the galaxy.</b><p>Iso-propyl cyanide has been detected in a star-forming cloud 27,000 light-years from Earth.<p>Its branched carbon structure is closer to the complex organic molecules of life than any previous finding from …

Universe

A 3D Printed, Wifi Enabled Medical Marijuana Inhaler

The world of 3D printing shows no signs of stopping. From 3D printed guns and medical implants to food and shoes, it seems that just about anything can be 3D printed.<p>An Israeli company, Syqe Medical, thinks it has a way to make medical marijuana more accepted with the help of 3D printing. The …

Indian rocket successfully launches two Canadian satellites

The latest satellites in the Canadian Advanced Nanospace eXperiment, or CanX, program were launched by an Indian rocket on Monday.<p>The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle carrying five foreign satellites blasted off from the Indian Space Research Organization's launch pad in southern India shortly before …

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These wireless bone-conducting headphones let you listen while you listen

Kickstarter, it's a funny old place. A weird soup of real ingenuity and beermat ideas. <i>Headbones</i> might initially sound like it'll fall in the latter camp, but you'd be wrong. Once you know they're bone conducting headphones, the name reveals its clever twist. Yes, you may have seen bone conducting …

The Time-Lapse Video Of Earth Blows All The Other Ones Away

Vincent Brady didn't turn to special effects to create his awe-inspiring video, "Planetary Panorama."<p>To capture the earth as a textured sphere of natural life, hurtling through space, Brady simply put two and two together. On his website, he recounts how in 2012 he was experimenting with panoramas …

Bungie's 'Destiny' Beta Coming To Xbox Systems In Late July

As part of Actvision’s best buds deal with Sony, the PlayStation edition of Destiny is getting everything from exclusives weapons to vehicles to armor to missions, and early beta access to boot. We’ve known for a while that the PlayStation Destiny beta begins July 17th, but now we have word about …

Round vs. square: Smartwatch design divide steals Google I/O spotlight

The most divisive debate rippling through the smartwatch community is not about software, price point, or battery life. Rather, it centers on a simple design choice: should watch faces be round or square?<p>That couldn't have been more evident than when Google Senior VP Sundar Pichai wrapped up the …

Apple’s Podcasts app crashes on launch for most users

Bad news for those of you who use Apple’s Podcasts app: For the vast majority of users running iOS 7.1.1, the app crashes immediately after launching.<p>There’s currently no word as to why this is happening, since the Podcasts app was last updated May 29 — adding only minor bug fixes — but the …

New video compares iPad 6 mockup to iPad Air, showing slight design changes and Touch ID ring

A new video published by TLDToday closely examines an iPad 6 dummy unit created around rumors and speculation. The video shows off some design changes and the notable addition of a Touch ID ring. At this point in time, there’s no official news on Apple’s plans to include Touch ID with the upcoming …

The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech

Futurist Ray Kurzweil, for example, believes that by 2040 artificial intelligence will be so good that humans will be fully immersed in virtual reality and that something called the Singularity, when technology becomes so advanced that it changes the human race irreversibly, will occur.<p>Kevin Kelly, …

Virtual Reality

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First Electric Harley Goes Zero to 60 in 4 Seconds

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

WSJ: Apple planning multiple iWatch models with as many as 10 health-related sensors

The Wall Street Journal has published a new report claiming that Apple’s upcoming entry to the smartwatch market will sport ten or more sensors for collecting health data. The report also claims that the company is working on multiple versions for the wearable device, which is expected to be …

Brain games that could pay off in retirement

We all know that exercise helps keep our hearts healthy, but what keeps our brains in top form? Researchers are working overtime to answer this …

The World's Most Popular YouTuber Makes $4 Million A Year

Most of Kjellberg's earnings are reportedly straight profit, coming from more than 27.8 million subscribers to his YouTube channel.<p>Last year, Kjellberg's PewDiePie channel became the most watched on Google's online video service, passing up internet sensations such as One Direction and Miley …

The iWatch Will Have A 2.5-Inch Rectangular Screen, And It Will Be Out In October

The watch, which remains unnamed but which company followers have dubbed the iWatch, will be Apple's first foray into a niche product category that many remain skeptical about, especially as to whether it can drive profits amid cooling growth in tech gadgets.<p>Apple will introduce a smartwatch with a …

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How eating broccoli could help protect us from air pollution

<b>(al1962/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research suggests a compound in the vegetable might cause us to expel toxic chemicals<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>June 19, 2014 6:40pm (UTC)<p>The average adult inhales over 3,000 gallons of air every day. That's a lot of air, and in these smoggy times, it's a given that it contains toxic …

How Do Animals Re-Grow Limbs (And Why Can't We?)

19 Year Old Develops Machine To Clean The Oceans Of Plastic

Plastic might be a cheap, versatile and useful material, but it’s also an environmental disaster. We produce around 300 million tons of plastic per …

Pollution

iWatch Production Could Start in July for October Release

Another day, another iWatch rumor. The latest news comes courtesy of <i>Reuters</i>, which reports that Taiwan's Quanta Computer Inc. will be mass producing …

Starwatch: A sister for the Sun?

A star has been found that may be a sister of our Sun, born in the same cloud of gas and dust in our galaxy, the Milky Way. The Sun, the Earth and the other planets coalesced some 4.54 billion years ago within a such a cloud, probably with thousands of other stars. This age comes from radiometric …