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Behind the Scenes at the Robot Olympics

A Pentagon-sponsored competition could spur the next stage in robot evolution: the ability to operate in the human world.<p><i>Editor's Note: The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) made news this week more for what didn't happen than anything that did.</i><p>Back in December, PopMech traveled to the DRC at a …

NVIDIA announces the Jetson TK1 dev-kit, calls it the world's first mobile supercomputer

Wish you had your own personal supercomputer? Soon, you'll be able to buy one -- well, sort of. At its GPU Technology conference today, NVIDIA announced the Jetson TK1, a $192 Tegra K1-based development kit built on the same architecture that powers the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

It's About Time: Amazon Offers Cheap and Free Digital Copies of Your Physical Books

Amazon has announced a wallet-friendlier way to get your leather-bound tomes onto your Kindle – just as long as you originally purchased those books …

New timeline for origin of ancient Egypt

<b>A new timeline for the origin of ancient Egypt has been established by scientists.</b><p>A team from the UK found that the transformation from a land of disparate farmers into a state ruled by a king was more rapid than previously thought.<p>Using radiocarbon dating and computer models, they believe the …

Ancient History

Human-scale invisibility cloak created by father and son team for $150 - ExtremeTech

By on August 16, 2013 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Two magicians physicists at the …

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Game of Thrones Deleted Scene Reveals a Surprising Deception

Author: Laura Hudson. Laura Hudson Culture<p>Date of Publication: 08.16.13.<p>Time of Publication: 1:30 pm. 1:30 pm<p>Hey, remember the deleted scene from <i>Game</i> …

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18-Year-Old’s Invention Can Charge Phones In Seconds

Do you remember what you were doing when you were 18? Probably not inventing cool as stuff that’s for sure! This 18-year-old science student created …

'Game of Thrones' chair made from melted keyboards

Take "Game of Thrones." Stir in a high level of geekiness. Add a dash of Salvador Dali. Mix well. Apply heat. Congratulations, your name is Mike DeWolfe and you've just created the Throne of Nerds.<p>The Throne of Nerds is a full-size replica of the Iron Throne from "Game of Thrones," but with one …