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Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Maps

How I learned Python for Machine Learning

About me<p>I am a senior undergrad of Maths and Computing at the Indian Institute of Technology, BHU (Varanasi).<p>Why I wanted to learn Python for Machine …

Teenager hacks crypto-currency wallet

<b>A hardware wallet designed to store crypto-currencies, and touted by its manufacturer as tamper-proof, has been hacked by a British 15-year-old.</b><p>Writing on his blog, Saleem Rashid said he had written code that gave him a back door into the Ledger Nano S, a $100 (£70) device that has sold millions …

Cryptocurrency

The US senate just learned what bitcoiners mean by “hodl”

At a hearing today on cryptocurrency regulation, it was up to J. Christopher Giancarlo, head of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), to explain the meaning of the bitcoiner rallying cry “hodl” to the members of the US Senate Banking Committee.<p>Senator Mike Rounds asked Giancarlo …

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

Raspberry Pi + Google Coder = HTML + CSS + JS + node.js = Way cool.

So, you’ve got your brand new Raspberry Pi 3 and you can’t wait to get programming but arghhhhh! So many choices and most of them are kind of …

Groundbreaking invention can restore old lithium batteries to 95% capacity

One of the biggest stories in consumer electronics right now is Apple’s secret throttling of older iPhone models with aging batteries. The company …

Clean Energy

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

Entertainment

8 Retirement Strategies to Safeguard Your Money

Don't enter retirement without a plan for the withdrawals you'll make from your savings.<p><i>Where wealth is concerned, individuals aren't stuck in little</i> …

You Can Search NASA’s Entire Photo Archive on This Easy-to-Use Website

NASA just launched an updated Image and Video Library website that puts the entire NASA photo archive at your fingertips, just one keyword search …

We could be headed for a solar power renaissance as costs keep dropping - ExtremeTech

By on December 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Politicians and lobbying groups …

Clean Energy

Teleportation step toward quantum internet

<b>Physicists have set a new bar for quantum teleportation: moving information from one place to another without physically sending anything between the locations.</b><p>Two separate teams managed to teleport information across several kilometres of optical fibre network in two cities.<p>This form of …

Quantum Mechanics

Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1260000/1260704_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524702006_9517f6339a9b7bb983369c27e1bdcbb7<p><b>Researchers have discovered a genetic survival secret of Earth's "hardiest animal".</b><p>A gene that scientists identified in these strange, …

Biology

Netatmo smart radiator valve aims to save energy this winter

Some places in the world are hot during the summer and spend huge amounts of money to cool homes while others get cheap utility bills in the summer …

Japanese Team Reveals Entry In Google Lunar XPRIZE Race To Moon

Japanese space race team Hakuto has completed its innovative model using solar panels, 3D printed wheels and the latest carbon fibre material which …

Space Exploration

British partnership to send low-cost satellites to Moon's orbit

<b>A British partnership has announced plans for low-cost lunar missions and space exploration.</b><p>Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd plan to send a "mother ship" to transport satellites beyond Earth's orbit.<p>It is being called a "new model of low-cost, high-value, …

Space Exploration

Reaction Engines Gets One Step Closer To Orbit With SABRE Engines

The Skylon spaceplane is an aircraft that has been designed by Reaction Engines Limited of the United Kingdom. The great thing about this particular …

Aviation

US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war

If a major war ever happens, low-Earth orbit could turn into a combat zone. To that end, the US Air Force Space Command has created the "Space Mission Force" to train soldiers to operate military satellites in response to threats. "Adversaries have developed and fielded capabilities to disrupt and …

One year on Earth seen from a million miles away

In July last year, NASA relayed the very first image taken by its Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (ironically, EPIC for short).<p>The image marked …

An underwater drone to explore the deep

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1252000/1252758_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524669888_d813342538fa278801721625b665c540<p><b>John Foster, an archaeologist, talks about boats in that charming way all nautical lovers do - as if the vessels were supermodels.</b><p>When he talks …

Tahoe

Lights Drown Out Milky Way For A Third Of People

A new global atlas of light pollution shows that over a third of people can no longer see awe-inspiring views of the galaxy.

Pollution

Take a look at Samsung’s awesome rollable screen prototype [Video]

For better or for worse, few companies manage to be as crazy as Samsung. Just a few days ago we showed you their gigantic Galaxy S7 edge-like billboard hulking amid the highways that link Moscow to one of its airports. But as it turns out, there may be some even crazier screen-related tech the …

Gear & Gadgets

Steam-powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon

It sounds like an idea dreamt up while flicking through the pages of an HG Wells novel, but steam-powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon and beyond, scientists believe.<p>‘Mining’ water ice from asteroids and the lunar poles could provide cheap fuel for probes , allowing them to hop …

Space Science

Quantum effects at work in the world's smelliest superconductor

Quantum effects are the reason that hydrogen sulphide -- which has the distinct smell of rotten eggs -- behaves as a superconductor at …

Project Greenglow and the battle with gravity

<b>A handful of leftfield scientists have been trying to harness the power of gravity. Welcome to the world of Project Greenglow, writes Nic Young.</b><p>In science there exists a uniquely potent partnership between theory and engineering. It's what's given us atomic energy, the Large Hadron Collider and …

Physics

These $150,000 Prefab Houses Don’t Need Any Energy From The Grid

Deltec’s factory-built houses get their power from solar panels—and incredible gains in efficiency.<p>When a home-building company called Deltec Homes first launched in 1968, they focused on designing houses that could survive a hurricane. Now one of their main focuses is a different challenge—how to …

IMAX And NASA Partner On Epic 'A Beautiful Planet' Documentary

Very few humans have ever had the privilege of experiencing life in outer space or witnessing the breathtaking view of Earth from outside of our atmosphere firsthand. The closest most of us will get is by watching ‘A Beautiful Planet’—a new IMAX feature created in cooperation with NASA.<p>Much of the …

Space

All the space missions you should be hyped for this year

Space is the place in 2016<p>This year is filled with important test flights, as private companies like SpaceX get new orbital rockets and vehicles ready for space travel. Space tourism ventures like Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin will continue testing their sub-orbital vehicles too, which could …

'Moth Eye' Graphene Breakthrough Could Create Indoor Solar Cells

A scientific breakthrough with the "wonder material" graphene has opened up the possibility of indoor solar cells that capture energy from indirect …

Astronauts Hear Eerie 'Music' In Space

An Apollo crew taped bizarre sounds on the far side of the Moon, it emerges - and no one has agreed on the cause.