Adrian Chagoya

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Elusive red sprites captured in sky near Chile's Very Large Telescope

Capturing sprites might sound like something best undertaken in the pages of a children's book, but a very real photographer for the European Southern Observatory recently did just that. Of course, the sprites he captured were of the atmospheric rather than phantasmagoric variety, but they're still …

Rosetta comet mission detects building blocks of life

Scientists have found further evidence that comets harbour the building blocks of life, and have collected the first close-up data that will help …

Unusual X-ray signals could reveal dark matter

Dark matter remains one of the most mysterious elements of the universe, because it's completely invisible to us. It neither emits nor absorbs light, so we can't observe it directly -- not even if we use our most powerful telescope. A team of researchers believe that they've come across important …

Manual app brings DSLR-like control to your iPhone snapshots

Thanks to the expanded third-party integration in iOS 8, app developers are able to take advantage of things like extensions for that Photos library. It also allows access to the iPhone's camera settings, and a new piece of software offers another option for sorting just that. Manual, a $1.99 …

Friday Deals: Adobe Certified Training Bundle, Prizmo Pro and iStabilizer [Deals]

As we head into the weekend, Cult of Mac Deals has a slew of offers worth exploring…especially for those designers out there that want to take their Adobe know-how to new heights.<p><b>The Adobe Certified Training Bundle</b> puts you in the position to master photography and Photoshop Creative Cloud using …

The Big Picture: Imagining NASA's IXS Enterprise conceptual 'warp ship'

The image above is Dutch designer Mark Rademaker's CGI design concept; created to illustrate how NASA engineer Harold White's IXS Enterprise "Warp ship" might look. White has been researching into possible methods of propelling space craft beyond the speed of light. The strongest theory involves …

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The Fitbit Force Tracker Is Being Recalled For Causing Rashes

If you own a Fitbit Force — a fitness tracker with a built-in OLED display that we like quite a lot at Cultofmedia — you might want to check under the band.<p>Do you see any redness? If so, you should avail yourself of a voluntary recall of the Fitbit Force.<p>In a post on the company’s website, Fitbit …

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Super Bowl 2014 ad roundup: '80s stars raid a RadioShack, bears dance with Ellen and more

If you were one of those 110 million who tuned into this year's Super Bowl, you probably have some thoughts on those ads -- ads that cost a whole load of cash. This year, we had the predictable heart-tug from a soda brand, a shirtless <i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i> star singing along with the Muppets and a …

Samsung Airs Weird Galaxy S4 Ad In Iceland With Another Unsubtle Stab At Apple

Samsung has produced a new Galaxy S4 commercial for Iceland, and it’s possibly one of its weirdest smartphone adverts yet. It features some really …

Why Samsung Is Creeping Me Out

Samsung is a great company that makes great products. But its over-the-top Apple obsession and weird marketing ideas are really starting to creep me out.<p>The latest Samsung marketing weirdness: A TV commercial in Iceland for the Galaxy S4 appears to be a journey inside the corporate psyche of …

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GE just invented the first “internet of things” device you’ll actually want to own

Quirky<p>If you’ve always wanted to be able to check, from anywhere in the world, exactly how many eggs are in your fridge at home, the Egg Minder is for you. Sure, it sounds silly. Do we really need an internet-connected device and companion smartphone app to tell us something so inessential? But …

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Scanadu finalizes Scout tricorder design, wants user feedback to help it get FDA approval

We first saw a prototype of Scout, the tricorder and companion app built by Scanadu for the Tricorder X-prize competition late last year. Today, the company is unveiling Scout's final version and launching an Indiegogo campaign to let folks order Scout and sign up to participate in a usability …

Scanadu Hikes Price, Beefs Up Specs of Forthcoming Medical “Tricorder”

As it worked to finalize its smartphone health-monitoring attachment, Scanadu decided that its planned $150 device wasn’t going to quite cut it.<p>The …

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