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This Electric Sled Is A Miniature Winter Tank

Much better than a trash can lid<p>Introducing Québécois inventor Yvon Martel's most recent creation: this... thing. It's an electric sled/wagon/snow-chainsaw, and based on the video accompanying it, it works surprisingly well.<p>Called the MTT-136 (for My Track Technology, and, I can only presume, the …

5 Ways Drones Could Come to Your Rescue

You probably heard Amazon's idea to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for home delivery. But what if, in addition to delivering our purchases, drones could also protect people or save us from harm.<p>You probably heard Amazon's idea to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for home delivery. But what …

Stephen Hawking: There Are No Black Holes

On reading a new paper by Stephen Hawking that appeared online this week, you would have been forgiven in thinking the world-renowned British …

Inside Stephen Hawking: PBS Documentary Explores Famed Scientist's Life Tonight

On the heels of his bombshell claim that black holes — as scientists have traditionally thought of them — may not exist, Stephen Hawking will tell …

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Banish Bad Thoughts in 5 Minutes

This simple exercise will help you see the bright side<p>Change your attitude to change your health. On this week’s episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, Jeffrey Huffman, M.D., director of cardiac psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains how having a positive outlook on life can make you …

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Wormholes and Quantum Entanglement May Be Linked

This advance is so meta. Theoretical physicists have forged a connection between the concept of entanglement—itself a mysterious quantum mechanical …

Our Memories Are Geo-Tagged

This ‘air modem’ could hack your PC or phone via sound waves — without any electronic connection

The one thing you’ve always been certain of is that a computer that’s not connected to a network, doesn’t munch data from any USB sticks, and doesn’t accept any kind of electronic connection requests is reasonably safe against hackers and crackers breaking into its electronic vaults.<p>Not so much, …

A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

Raspberry Pi-equipped AR.Drone can hijack other quadcopters' WiFi link (video)

There might come a time when you'll wait for a drone instead of a truck for your Amazon or UPS package, while worrying about tech-savvy thieves instead of armed robbers. Let's just hope no ne'er-do-well uses Samy Kamkar's SkyJack for evil, because the software can worm its way into flying machines …

IRIS Aims to Answer Solar Questions

Best 3D map yet of central bulge of the Milky Way

Astronomers have found that our galaxy’s inner regions take on a peanut-like, or X-shaped, appearance from some angles.<p>Two groups of astronomers have …

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …

Three Reasons We Love Kate Mara

She swears. She shakes hands like a man. And she knows more about football than you do. Oh, and she looks really good bathing.<p><b>Kate Mara's hand is</b> small and supple. And it has a grip like a table vise. She grew up around football. Her great-grandfather on her father's side, Tim Mara, founded the New …

The Future of Personal Drone Navigation Is Here

Clash of the Titans: Hubble's Universe Unfiltered

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