Jen Murphy

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Brilliant iPad Game Forces You to Collaborate With a Stranger

For the first 19 or so levels it's a straightforward physics-based puzzler. You dance around the screen as a strange little spirit, pulling blocks …

Bill Gates: Here Are the Books I Read When Out on the Road | WIRED

I travel everywhere with these bags—a hodgepodge of books I’ve read and ones I’m working my way through. (Some have been around the world more than …

This Year, the Victoria's Secret Models Sport 3-D Printed Wings

Every year during the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, a gaggle of genetically blessed supermodels struts down the runway wearing next to nothing. To …

Why time travellers cannot kill Hitler

Our pick of the week’s science and tech stories, including the recruitment drive for hackers and the problem with going back in time to assassinate leaders.<p>Why you can’t travel back in time and kill Hitler<br>Lauren Davis | i09 | 7 September 2013<br>All kinds of reasons, according to writers who have gamed …

Gorgeous Architectural Paintings From a World Without Gravity

Dean Monogenis’s work is full of beautiful structures that you might want to live in—glass houses overlooking water, serene cabins nestled in the …

Pregnant in the lab: how does child-bearing affect a science career?

Women don't thrive as well in science as in medicine. Family matters probably play a major role – and I'm about to see for myself just what havoc a baby can wreak<p>Although I'm a research biologist, I work closely with an NHS clinic in the company of a lively band of doctors and nurses. I suspect …

The best laptops under $500

Looking for the best laptops under $500 can be a tricky process. There are <i>a lot</i> of these units on the market, and even a basic search on Amazon can …

How the ouija board really moves

The mystery isn’t a connection to the spirit world, but why we can make movements and yet not realise that we're making them.<p>Ouija board cups and dowsing wands – just two examples of mystical items that seem to move of their own accord, when they are really being moved by the people holding them. …

The Tesla Model S Just Got The Best Safety Rating Of Any Car In History

The electric car company announced yesterday evening that its famous 'Model S' sedan has achieved the best safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of any car that's ever been tested in history.<p>The company says it received 5 stars in every possible category …

Tesla is optimistically going ahead with taking orders in China

On Wednesday (Aug. 21), Tesla Motors officially started taking orders in mainland China. It announced the milestone on the new must-have for any company doing business there—a Sina Weibo account.<p>Tesla has been riding a high since it announced earlier this year it had taken over 300 orders for its …