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At 4.4 Billion Years Old, Oz Crystals Confirmed As World's Oldest

Scientists have used a powerful new technique to prove that some tiny crystals found in Western Australia are indeed the oldest known materials formed on Earth.<p>Back in 2001, scientists reported that one of the zircon crystals was about 4.4 billion years old — so old that not everyone believed …

Meteorite smashes into moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded

Astronomers have captured the moment a lump of rock slammed into the moon with so much force that the bright flash could be seen from Earth with the naked eye.<p>The 400kg (63st) meteorite, travelling at 61,000 km/h (40,000 mph), punched a fresh crater on the moon's surface some 40 metres wide in what …

My son will be so excited Christmas morning, I got him what he asked for!

The Innovation of Loneliness

Alcohoot Launches Its Breathalyzer Smartphone Accessory

Alcohoot officially launched today its smartphone breathalyzer, an accessory that plugs into the audio jack on your iOS or Android device to help you track your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC).<p>The Alcohoot costs $120 and is roughly the size of a Zippo lighter. Alcohoot says it has tested compatibility …

Executed man's last request honored -- pizza for homeless - CNN.com

Story Highlights<p>• Hundreds of pizzas were delivered to Nashville homeless shelters Wednesday<br>• Death row prisoner asked that his last meal be pizza for a homeless person<br>• Prison refused to honor his request, saying it doesn't donate to charity<br>• One woman and her friends paid $1,200 to fulfill Philip …

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'Tips For Jesus' Sparks A Divine Mystery

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — The $111.05 New York restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words “god bless!” scrawled across it.<p>The handle …

Amazing Batman graffiti discovered inside abandoned nursing school

A Redditor exploring the streets of Ronse, Belgium stumbled across some spectacular art. Hidden inside an abandoned nursing school were walls full of Batman graffiti, featuring various incarnations of the Dark Knight alongside the Joker, Bane, and many others from the DC universe. The Redditor, …

Hydrogen squeezed from stone could be new energy source

<b>Scientists from the University of Lyon have discovered a new way to split hydrogen gas from water, using rocks.</b><p>The method promises a new green energy source, providing copious hydrogen from a simple mixture of rock and water.<p>It speeds up a chemical reaction that takes geological timescales in …

10 Reasons Why We Are Obsessed With 'American Horror Story'

Wednesday is my favorite night of the week because I get to cuddle up with some veggie chips, unwind, and indulge in one of the craziest, most …

America's Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor

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The 3 Magic Words That Create Great Conversations

<i>Photo credit: Shandi-lee Cox</i><p>We all know great conversations when we find ourselves in one. We find an area of common interest with another human being and the dialogue just flows. But these moments don't come along as often as we like. With a stranger, we don't know where to begin. And in a …

Artist Turns Invisible Cell Phone Signals Into Colorful 3D Maps

Though plenty of folks are walking around (a lot more than you'd think) worrying about the invisble rays cell phones emit (and their effects on humans)--who knew they were actually pretty beautiful? Recently artist Nickolay Lamm set out to show us what Wi-Fi would look like if we could actually …

Electrical Engineering

Digital Cameras Are Messing With Your Memory

New research finds a “photo-taking-impairment effect”: when people take a picture, they forget the moment.<p>Socrates once feared that technology would corrupt human memory. Quaint as it sounds today, he was worried about a form of communication called writing. The more easily people could access …

Fisher-Price Releases A Bouncy Seat For Baby’s First iPad, And Parents Freak Out

Pediatricians think developing babies need lots of facetime. In their own twisted way, Fisher-Price agrees.<p>Fisher-Price’s latest product is a bouncy seat for babies that is designed to put an iPad a foot away from a newborn’s face. This has parents, doctors and child advocates hopping mad: An …

Eye Tracking

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The truth about Russia's Winter Olympics city – it's subtropical!

"I have been working in Russia since 2003 and I love the country, the culture and many of the people," says photojournalist Rob Hornstra, who won last year's World Press photo prize for The Sochi Project. For the last five years, Hornstra and writer/film-maker Arnold van Bruggen have been looking …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Digital Photography

First Smartphones and Tablets with Leap Motion Gesture Control Due as Early as Q3 2014

Leap Motion, the smart 3D gesture control hardware and software company, has said that the first tablets or smartphones to use its touchless technology could arrive as early as Q3 next year.<p>Company CEO Michael Buckwald told TNW at a briefing in London today that the technical and hardware …

Smarty Ring Sends Smartphone Updates to Your Finger

One ring to rule them all — or at least manage all of your incoming smartphone alerts.<p>That's the idea behind Smarty Ring, a Bluetooth-enabled …