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Apple Changing Chip Manufacturer?

Did you know Apple manufactures its chips through Samsung? (No not potato chips – computer chips.) I had no idea.<p>According to the Wall Street …

Nerd Stereotype Might Drive Women Away From Computer Science

Psychologists at University of Washington reveal the impact of stereotypes on women's interest in computer science.<p>Who are you calling nerdy? In a recent study at the University of Washington, psychologist Sapna Cheryan found that women are often discouraged from pursuing careers in computer …

FYI: Does The Komodo Dragon Really Kill With A Bacteria-Filled Bite?

Surprising facts about the world's largest lizard.<p>Based on a single observational study from the 1970s, published in 1981 by biologist Walter Auffenberg, we've long assumed that Komodo dragons cause fatal infections in their prey by gifting prey with scary bacteria that lives in the mouths of the …

British Airways to relax rules on electronic devices

<b>British Airways is to become the first European airline to let passengers switch on their mobile phones and other devices just after landing.</b><p>From 1 July, once an aircraft has got off the runway people can power up their electronics, rather than having to wait until it has stopped.<p>The Civil Aviation …

Aviation

National Geographic Travel

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Appears At The FCC

Yesterday Sony announced their new phablet, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, and now it would appear that the handset has been spotted at the FCC, although …

7 best diet apps for iPhone and Android

If you need to lose a few pounds, watching what you eat sounds like common-sense advice.<p>But it's easy to lose track when you're totting up calorie …

Low Fat

How geospatial analytics is helping hunt the LRA and al-Shabaab

In May 2012 Caesar Acellam, a commander of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and military strategist for the extremist group's leader Joseph Kony, was …

HP Slate 21 Android All-in-one Desktop PC Unveiled

HP has this week added a new addition to their range of all-in-one desktop systems, in the form of the newly launched HP Slate 21, which provides …

Rolling robot offers help to farmers

<b>The trick used by hamsters to get an exercise ball rolling is helping to power a spherical robot.</b><p>Spanish researchers have found a way to mimic the shifting movement of a hamster inside a ball to get their Rosphere robot moving.<p>The electronics controlling the robot replace the hamster and act as a …

Robotics

Relaxed rules for gadgets on planes expected soon

Passengers could be allowed to use their electronics during take off and landing, according to a draft report from The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommending eased restrictions.<p>The report makes no mention of mobile phone rules but does suggest the widespread ban on other devices should …

Babuino Transforms Your Smartphone In A Game Controller And More (video)

A new USB device has been created called the Babuino which has been designed to enable you to control your digital devices with your smartphone with …

Huawei Ascend P6 In Action (Video)

Last week Huawei announced their new ultra thin flagship Android smartphone, the Huawei Ascend P6 and now we have a video of this new Android handset …

Samsung ATIV Q Benchmarks Reveal Its Power

After announcing the launch of their new hybrid tablet the Samsung ATIV Q last week at the Samsung Premiere 2013 press conference, first benchmarks …

Japanese people are more likely to reach 100 years old than anyone else in the world, a fact that some researchers attribute to their diet. So, are they right – and is eating tofu and squid the place to start? http://trib.al/3le5e5E (Photograph: Getty Images)

Robots Man the Helm at Ford’s Torturous Test Track

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 06.17.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:20 pm. 2:20 pm<p>Truck testing is hard. And it’s supposed …

Facebook's Wi-Fi Spreads in the Wild

The idea of offering people free Wi-Fi in exchange for their physical coordinates began at Facebook as a one-off experiment, a project by two …

Being Electric Doesn’t Keep This Plane From Serious Aerobatics

Author: Jason Paur. Jason Paur Autopia<p>Date of Publication: 06.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 5:30 pm. 5:30 pm<p><i>Photo: Jason Paur/Wired</i><p>The tandem seating …

How to Become a Nat Geo Photographer

<b>Reader Question:</b> How do I become a photographer for National Geographic?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Photography is really no different than any other pursuit in life if you plan to make a living at it. Unfortunately, there are very few full time salaried photography jobs. All the photographers who take pictures for</i> …

This Ingenious Billboard Doubles as a Rain Shelter

Advertisements are often described as frustrating, offensive, or intrusive, but rarely useful. A new campaign for IBM's Smarter Cities initiative …

How to discover an antibiotic: a historian's guide

Historians of science and medicine are often terrible killjoys when it comes to great stories about discovery and genius. We've been quick to point …

Onion Pi Tor Proxy Uses A Raspberry Pi To Keep Your Internet Browsing Safe From Prying Eyes

If you are worried about anyone spying on your Internet browsing whether it be a hacker or the NSA yopu might be interested in a new device created …

China's Tianhe-2 retakes fastest supercomputer crown

The Tianhe-2 is nearly twice as fast as the next computer on the list<p><b>A China-based supercomputer has leapfrogged rivals to be named the world's most powerful system.</b><p>Tianhe-2, developed by the government-run National University of Defence Technology, topped the latest list of the fastest 500 …

Computer Science

9 Top Tech Myths Debunked

Does more bars really mean better mobile service? Are ones really gone forever once you empty the trash? PopMech tackles some of the most frustrating falsehoods of the digital age

MACH system from MIT can coach those with social anxiety

Plenty of people out there have a serious phobia of public speaking and there are tons of other disorders, such as Asperger's, that severely limit a person's ability to handle even simple social interactions. M. Ehsan Hoque, a student at the MIT Media Lab, has made these subjects the focus of her …

Inilah Tujuh Profesi Sains Paling Aneh di Dunia - Kompas.com

<b>KOMPAS.com</b> — Mendengar profesi ilmuwan biasanya yang terlintas di pikiran Anda adalah sosok yang terpaku di laboratorium. Namun, ternyata seseorang …

How dead orcas can keep others alive - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — A standardized killer-whale necropsy system, developed in 2004, has boosted the …

The Energy Fix: How Waste Could Power The U.S. For Decades

The world throws away enormous amounts of energy each day. In the U.S. alone, waste streams could account for 100,000 megawatts of untapped electrical capacity. New technology could convert those overlooked sources into usable power.<p>The Radioactive Option<p>Next-Next-Gen Nuclear Power<p>U.S. nuclear …