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The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?
Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology. If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After
Tape is the oldest computer storage medium still in use. It was first put to work on a UNIVAC computer in 1951. But although tape sales have been falling since 2008 and dropped by 14% in 2012, according
Just ahead of the holiday shopping season, Microsoft ramped up its FUD machine and launched the next phase of its infamous anti-Google Scroogled campaign last week. This time, the company is targeting
The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters.
One of Raven Kaliana's earliest memories is being taken to a family portrait studio by her parents, at around the age of four. The studio was in the basement of a department store in a town 50 miles from
This week I rather playfully poked fun at Viber’s introduction of paid-for stickers. That’s because the concept of adding sticker shops has become an industry standard, after the likes of MessageMe, Kik,WeChat,
Wrist-mounted weaponry brought to you by the letter Y Last October, after hurting his knee playing hockey, Patrick Priebe was holed up in his apartment near Cologne, Germany, with nothing to do. He was
How would you like a speaker system in your living room that was completely clear? Or, better yet, an active noise-canceling window that could mute the outside? The technology is already here, and a team
Lots of animals reproduce asexually. Why not humans? This may seem obvious. But in evolutionary terms, the benefits of sexual reproduction are not immediately clear. Male rhinoceros beetles grow huge,
It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille. I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 billion page views a month, substantially
A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend. Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in Nevada
New Jurassic find in China provides fresh evidence of early mammal evolution. The discovery of a 160-million-year-old fossil of a rodent-like creature is helping shed light on how one of the most evolutionarily
Top secret documents and an internal audit leaked from ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden show unauthorized surveillance of Americans or foreigners inside the United States. Both are restricted practices.
Science News A newly declassified CIA history from 20 years ago spills the story about Nevada's Area 51 and its secret mission — which was not to study UFOs, but to test the U-2 and other spy planes. CIA's
The US National Security Agency (NSA) broke privacy rules and overstepped its legal authority thousands of times in the past two years, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden. The incidents resulted
How long can you get ahead by screwing other people over? Contrary to our Darwinian inclinations, evolution may not be as dog-eat-dog of a world as we thought it was. The selfish can survive for a while,