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How to Build a PC in 2018: Choosing the Right Components - ExtremeTech

By on February 1, 2018 at 2:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When we write about the PC market …

Computer Hardware

Five grand ideas that will shape this century – in charts

Asteroid mining, lab-grown meat, and more: these five watershed moments in science and technology will change the world - and some sooner than we may think.<p><i>(Click/pinch to enlarge charts)</i><p><b>What if meat was more environmentally friendly?</b><p>The eco-burger of the future will be grown in a vat, by taking …

Asteroids

The 24 best podcasts to make you smarter

Do you have time to kill, but a curiosity that just won’t be tamed? Head to these podcasts that will inform, educate and entertain.<p>There’s something for everyone in this list, recommended by BBC Future readers and our team. Whether you’re a regular listener or new to podcasts, we’ve set you up with …

How maths can help you escape a maze

Humanity’s preoccupation with mazes – and how to escape them – lives on. Can maths point you towards the exit?<p>Mazes are in vogue at the moment, from HBO’s Westworld, to the return of the British cult TV series, The Crystal Maze. But mazes have been around for millennia and one of the most famous …

15 glamorous gadgets that double as fashion accessories

London fintech startup Curve raises £2 million

Curve has raised the sum from:<p>Connect Ventures, an investor in Citymapper;<br>• Payments industry veteran and Vitesse MD Paul Townsend;<br>• Samos Investments, which has backed Ocado, Betfair, and Kabbee.<p>Curve has already raised cash from a host of top tech talent:<p>Curve has built a "smart" MasterCard that can …

10 must-have travel tech accessories

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Vacations are fun (hopefully), but getting to the destination and losing out on some of the creature comforts of home is kind of a drag. …

What I learnt using a ‘friendship app’

Inspired by an app that lets you swipe for new pals, Tiffanie Wen explores how the digital age has changed friendship.<p>Nowadays, telling someone that you’ve started using a dating app is hardly an unusual thing to say. Unless it’s to your new husband.<p>I signed up to the dating app Bumble, which, like …

This Turing Machine Should Run Forever, Unless Our Understanding of Maths Is Flawed

Time will tell.<p>Mathematicians have just designed a computer program that could prove the last 150 years of maths wrong if it ever stops …

5 Industries That Are Actually Ripe for Disruption

The more that people claim to be entrepreneurs, the less they seem to act like real entrepreneurs.<p>How do real entrepreneurs act? They take big risks …

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting your own business is no small undertaking, so it’s worth taking the time to really think …

The secretive, billionaire-backed plans to harness fusion

The founders of Amazon and Microsoft are putting their fortunes into little-known fusion energy companies. Jonathan Frochtzwajg digs into a story that has strange parallels with fiction.<p>Inside a laboratory near Vancouver in British Columbia, an alarm is blaring. In the middle of the industrial …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Will open-source farming topple agribusiness giants?

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The 6 best science apps for your phone or tablet - ExtremeTech

By on December 3, 2015 at 9:53 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This time of year, millions of …

8 High-Protein Breakfasts That Aren’t All about Eggs

Mix up your morning meal with these alternatives<p>Every man needs protein at breakfast. In fact, studies show that consuming roughly 30 grams at your morning meal will optimize muscle growth, and also help keep you full until lunch.<p>But most guys aren’t even coming close to that number. For instance, …

Andrew Bogut lost 22 pounds after watching documentary about sugar

Andrew Bogut cut sugar out of his diet after watching a documentary called "Is Sugar the New Fat?"<p>Eliminating sugar from his diet, Golden State …

Boeing Files Patent For Self Sustaining Laser Powered Nuclear Fusion Jet Engine

Three California inventors, Robert Budica, James Herzberg and Frank Chandler, filed a patent on behalf of Boeing for a new jet engine powered by lasers and a controlled nuclear explosions.<p>Most modern jets are powered by turbofan engines which means the air comes into the core of the engine and is …

3D Printing Is About To Change The World Forever

I believe, along with a growing number of leaders around the world, that 3D printing will change the way things are produced more in this century than the industrial revolution did over the last 300 years.<p>Consider these two recent events:<p>A little over a year ago, a young Indonesian man named Arie …

Quantum physics: What is really real?

Owen Maroney worries that physicists have spent the better part of a century engaging in fraud.<p>Ever since they invented quantum theory in the early …

Quantum Physics

ET deals: Lenovo K450e Core i7 desktop with 16GB RAM, 2TB HHD for $700 - ExtremeTech

By on December 23, 2014 at 6:20 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>One of the pros of owning a …

How young minds may create a new energy revolution

Creating energy from carbon dioxide could be the solution to our environmental woes – yet the problem has so far stumped top scientists. Surprisingly, some students might have found the answer.<p>Photosynthesis is how every plant on Earth creates energy from water, carbon dioxide and sunlight. But …

Carbon Dioxide

2014 Milton van Dyke Winner of the Gallery of Fluid Motion: Laser impact on a drop

Surveillance: The hidden ways you’re tracked

Just how much of your life is watched? Security expert Bruce Schneier points out that it is more than most people think, says Chris Baraniuk.<p>Do you have secrets? Security expert Bruce Schneier has little patience for those who say they don’t.<p>When asked about government and corporate surveillance, …

Privacy

Do You Think Like an Entrepreneur?

<i>Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are a breed of their own. While many people fantasize about breaking free from their …

Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

Chemotherapy is brutal, but targeted drugs can reduce collateral damage | Naomi Elster

Targeted therapies are like heat-seeking missiles programmed to find and attack cancer but leave healthy cells alone<p><i>Chemotherapy: from world war to the war on cancer<br>The final article in this short series about the history and future of chemotherapy, published on Friday, will tackle drug …

Why women leave tech: It's the culture, not because 'math is hard'

I knew something was up when Sandhya, a talented project manager I only knew slightly, asked me if we could have lunch.<p>She had recently come back …

The Best Android Apps From September 2014

From vertical video-killers to location-based tweeting, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in September. Here, we sift through the rubble to present you with our selection of the best Google Play newcomers from the past month.<p>Horizon<p>Horizon lets you shoot horizontal videos …

Building Better Knees For The NBA

New techniques mean better outcomes for athletes.<p>The stress of repetitive jumping makes NBA players particularly prone to painful, even career-ending cartilage lesions. For decades, microfracture surgery—pricking holes in the knee bone to stimulate tissue regrowth—was the gold-standard repair. But …

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