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AT&T begins testing high-speed internet over power lines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc has started trials in Georgia state and a non-U.S. location to deliver high-speed internet over power lines, the No. 2 wireless carrier said on Wednesday, marking its latest push to offer faster broadband service to more customers.<p>AT&T aims to eventually deliver speeds …

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Ancient Viruses Are Buried in Your DNA

In July, scientists reported that a strange protein courses through the veins of pregnant women. No one is sure what it’s there for.<p>What makes this protein, called Hemo, so unusual is that it’s not made by the mother. Instead, it is made in her fetus and in the placenta, by a gene that originally …

A closer look at the Meta 2 AR headset

We were impressed with the Meta 2 augmented reality headset last year, even though we were just looking at prototype hardware. Now, the company is shipping out the final version of the Meta 2 to developers, which includes some useful upgrades. Most importantly, it now sports memory foam around the …

Tesla's self-driving future, and more in the week that was

Tesla is making several big announcements this month, and Elon Musk just delivered the first: From now on, all new Tesla cars will be self-driving. The electric automaker also teamed up with Panasonic to build solar panels for its Powerwall home battery, which it's set to update next week. …

Next Generation Data Center: ACI Leads the Way

More than 1,800 customers are deploying Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) because they see great value in its ability to automate IT tasks, accelerate application deployments and reduce data center TCO. According to Zeus Kerravala of ZK Research, Cisco is now the “market lead by number of …

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CES 2016 – A new drone: Parrot DISCO

UPDATE: Watch Disco Drone maiden flight in Nevada!Disco is a fascinating project: a fast, smart, ultra-light drone with around 45 minutes of flight …

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Scientists Have Discovered That Your Brain Logs A Timestamp At The Moment Of Your Death

Scientists researching circadian rhythms and the brain’s internal clock have stumbled on a fascinating, if morbid discovery. It turns out that when you die, your brain logs a timestamp of sorts for your passing.<p>Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, following up on a 2013 study, looked at the …

A Brief Roundup Of All The Theories About Rey’s Origin In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

<b>(Spoilers ahead.)</b><p>Ever since <i>The Force Awakens</i> was released a week and a half ago, fans just haven’t stopped coming up with theories about it. It seemed like that was kinda the point with a lot of the unanswered questions that the movie posed: J.J. and Disney want us to keep wondering and talking …

3D Printed Sundial Displays the Time Numerically

This engineering wonder merges ancient technology with the most modern.Thingiverse member Mojoptix designed a sundial that displays the time in 20 …

Epson PaperLab Papermaking Machine

Using recycled paper is better than the alternative, but it still has its problems. Namely, the carbon wasted transporting the product, the water …

Glen Lake Tower House

Perched on a hilltop in northwestern Michigan, the Glen Lake Tower House makes the most of its placement by rising above the treetops in an …

Pine Mini Computer

The rise of the smartphone has given rise to something else: incredibly cheap, powerful components. The Pine Mini Computer takes some of these and …

Four Corner Villa

Aptly named for a cross-shaped home, the Four Corner Villa offers different yet purposely defined views seen through full-length windows or doors at …

5 science-backed habits that lead to long-term happiness, regardless of your genes and upbringing

But when researchers actually <i>study</i> happiness, they find some surprising quirks.<p>For example, you might suppose that great news like winning the lottery, dropping 20 pounds, or getting a new job would make you happy.<p>And it does — briefly. But it's only a spike.<p>(If that <i>sentence</i> makes you less happy, …

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adidas Futurecraft Leather Originals Superstar

Only a month ago, iconic German sportswear brand adidas unveiled a progressive new materials initiative known as Futurecraft. Aside from its stunning, future-forward aesthetics, the debut sneaker under the Futurecraft banner employed a 3D-printed midsole that could be uniquely tailored to …

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11 Ways to Revolutionize Your Sex Life with a Vibrator

Take pleasure in pleasuring.<p>Looking to try something new? Real talk: it's time to bring a small bullet vibrator into your sex life. The added stimulant doesn't just work for your partner. Try running the vibrator along the underside of your penis or have her press it against your perineum; you also …

Zero Views: Unseen Video You Can’t Stop Watching

Andy Warhol would have loved Zero Views, an addictively brilliant new app for iOS that feels like a found-art exhibition on your phone. Built by …

Hate Giving Oral Sex? Try These Tweaks

4 ways to upgrade the time you spend downtown<p>Women require creativity when it comes to, well, coming: Research shows that only 30 percent of females can orgasm through penetration alone, which means you may have to use a variety of foreplay methods to give your lady the pleasure she deserves.<p>That …