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Malicious code written into DNA infects the computer that reads it

In a mind-boggling world first, a team of biologists and security researchers have successfully infected a computer with a malicious program coded into a strand of DNA.<p>It sounds like science fiction, but I assure you it’s quite real — although you probably don’t have to worry about this particular …

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Crowded city builds a train track running through an apartment block

Residents of this apartment block in China have lived with an actual train going through the building for 11 years now.<p>Amazingly, they haven't …

Luke Cage Season 1 - TV Review - Marvel's Luke Cage: Season 1 Review | IGN India

Note: This is a generally spoiler-free review of the entire first season of Marvel’s Luke Cage, intended to be safe for those who have not yet begun …

How to feed a college football team: Start at 4 a.m., and never stop cooking

To be the chef of a major college football program requires a different gear during training camp in August. This is Michael Christie’s fourth quarter of every year, the three-week slog that tests all of his skills and abilities. He is the first person on the move at Gossett Team House every …

How to be perfectly unhappy

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A coffee expert shares the 6 things every coffee drinker should have

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>I do my best to make my morning mug at home when I can, but most days I'm scrambling for a train, and then scrambling through sidewalks …

A brief history of Niantic Labs, the makers of Pokémon Go

Niantic Labs, a small gaming company previously owned by Google, has gone from a somewhat obscure gaming shop to one of the most prominent developers overnight.<p>The company launched Pokémon Go in July 2016, the first very long-awaited smartphone version of a Pokémon game. After holding out for …

Pokémon

The Pokémon Go influence on new tech

Pokémon Go has changed the trajectory of the world on a scale just slightly smaller than Google Search and Facebook, but still to a magnitude that will be felt through all industries in the coming years. To many, it looks like a very simple game that incorporates a few unique and compelling …

Augmented Reality

Secrets of the two-second pit stop

How do Formula 1 pit crews service racing cars so quickly?<p><b>A FORMULA 1 RACER IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A RACE</b>, dozens of laps to go. Everyone’s zooming over 300kph. But it’s time for repairs and tyre changes — time for a pit stop. The racer pulls in. Close to two dozen workers swarm on the vehicle. The …

Motorsport

Cat S60 review: a rugged phone that can see in the dark

Gear & Gadgets

Pokemon Go: Gyms, candy, pokeballs and everything else you need to know

The phenomenon known as Pokemon has made its way onto iOS and Android, but this time, it's different.<p><b>What is Pokemon Go?</b><p>Pokemon Go is nothing like the Game Boy game you remember -- it's a free mobile game that lets you see tiny creatures called Pokemon through the window of your phone, as if they …

This battery pack is the perfect buddy for your laptop

Battery packs are incredibly useful for keeping your gadgets charged when they're running low on juice.<p>But what about your laptop? MacBook users can …

Batteries

Gurgaon: what life is like in the Indian city built by private companies

Businesses are behind the growth of the north India city – providing sewage, waste disposal and even fire services – but is all well in privatised paradise?<p>The first thing you notice when you come to Gurgaon is the number of skyscrapers. The second is the pigs.<p>In the past few decades, Gurgaon, a …

This portable 200W “laser bazooka” is terrifying and unnecessary — and I want one

Have you ever played with a laser pointer? Those usually cap out at around 0.005 watts.<p>This guy built a “laser bazooka” that, at 200 watts, comes in at about 40,000 times stronger than that.<p>While YouTuber styropyro built his bazooka out of materials torn from a bunch of broken DLP projectors and “a …

Portable

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Google's Motion Stills App Turns Apple Live Photos Into Animated GIFs And Videos

When Apple released the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus last year, it introduced the Live Photos feature – which brings still photos to life by capturing the moments just before and after the shutter button is pushed. Live Photos are played by applying pressure on the phone display using 3D Touch when …

How To Stop Windows 10 Installing Automatically

Upgrading to Windows 10 should be a personal choice, but increasingly it isn’t. In a series of ever more cheeky, arrogant and downright deceptive moves Microsoft has pushed Windows 10 upon millions of unsuspecting Windows 7 and Windows 8 users.<p>So how do you stop an automatic Windows 10 installation …

Windows 10

A Severed Head, Two Cops, and the Radical Future of Interrogation

• Author: Robert Kolker. Robert Kolker Science<br>• Date of Publication: 05.24.16. 05.24.16<br>• Time of Publication: 6:40 am. 6:40 am<p><i>This article was published in</i> …

Beer and noodles: Anthony Bourdain's $6 meal with Barack Obama in Vietnam

How much can entertaining the President of the United States cost a generous host?<p>About $6.<p>Or at least that’s how much celebrity chef Anthony …

Antonov An-225: Rare flight for world's biggest plane | CNN Travel

(CNN) — The undisputed superstar of the skies -- the biggest airplane in the world -- is taking flight on a rare delivery mission across three continents.<p>The Ukrainian cargo jet named "Mriya" is one of a kind. There is no other.<p>That's why the gawkers showed up Tuesday in Prague. They watched in awe …

Oil & Gas Industry

IBM Researcher: Fears Over Artificial Intelligence Are ‘Overblown’

The debate over artificial intelligence has divided some of Silicon Valley’s brightest minds.<p>Companies like Google (goog), Microsoft (msft), and …

Street artist Daku reveals graffiti powered by the sun - CNN Style

Written by Roshni Majumdar, CNN<p>In Delhi, one building now gleams with an off-beat piece of art -- but only when the sun shines. Drilled into a wall by local street artist Daku, the black-and-white mural features stylized words cut from semi-metallic sheets.<p>Designed to reflect life's changes, the …

A Bitter Pill

Josiah Zayner’s gut was making his life hell — so he embarked on an extreme DIY fecal transplant<p><b>Human feces floated</b> in saline solution in a mortar, on a marbled countertop, in a dimly lit kitchen in Burlingame, California. A bottle of ethyl alcohol, an electronic scale, test tubes, and a stack of …

The languages the world is trying to learn, according to Duolingo

If you own a smartphone and are trying to learn a language, you probably have Duolingo. At this very moment the app—which tries to turn language learning into a rewarding game—may be not-so-subtly suggesting that you are overdue for some Spanish vocabulary practice.<p>How many other people are …

Language Learning

The next AI is no AI

Artificial Intelligence is starting to turn invisible from the outside in — and vice versa. The exact effects and workings of AI technologies are becoming more challenging to perceive and comprehend for humans. Even the experts themselves don’t always fully understand how an AI system …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis has leaked: cool battery case, but not waterproof

It's got a sharp screen and crazy battery life, but won't survive a swim<p>Amazon has a new, top-of-the-line Kindle announcement coming at some point this week, but a Tmall page (that went down while I was writing this story) has spoiled the details before Jeff Bezos' grand reveal. It's called the …

The world’s most secretive places

From an isolated Pacific island without running water to a James Bond-like spy base in England, these five places are practically off-limits to even the most curious travellers.<p>The most alluring things in life are often those that are off-limits. And as travellers, this means that we’re fascinated …

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Irish county hopes free lollipops will stop drunken brawls, accidents

It turns out that doctor’s offices aren’t the only businesses that hand out lollipops.<p>A county in Ireland -- looking to crack down on drunken brawls and car accidents -- are giving away the sweet treats at nightclubs.<p>"Like giving candy to a grumpy baby, lollipops are said to have similar effects on …

I Made an Untraceable AR-15 'Ghost Gun' in My Office—and It Was Easy

This is my ghost gun. To quote the rifleman's creed, there are many like it, but this one is mine. It’s called a "ghost gun"—a term popularized by …

Guns

A breakthrough may make the mega flow battery commercially viable in the near future

With renewable power becoming more common, researchers are increasingly focused on figuring out how to safely store and discharge large amounts of energy. Expensive lithium-ion batteries don't do this well. Flow batteries, on the other hand, show a lot of promise — and a new design from researchers …

Clean Energy