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50 Killer Science Desktop Wallpapers

These are the wallpapers you've been looking for.<p>Looking to "smarten up" your desktop background? Here's 50 examples of science and technology-themed eye candy that'll satisfy both meanings of the verb.

AV receiver apps for smartphones and tablets will make you look like a home theater wizard

Today’s A/V receivers are more network-connected than ever before, and one of the advantages of that connectivity is the ability to use a smartphone …

Audiophile

Scientists Think Synaesthesia Is Something You Can Learn

A recent experiment by conducted by the University of Sussex suggests it may be possible to learn to experience synesthesia, a rare condition that mixes up brain signals and leads people to hear colors or taste words. Researcher David Bor had volunteers read ebooks with 13 letters consistently …

The Brain

The best 6 cheap tablets to buy

You don’t have to break the bank to secure yourself a new tablet. There are plenty of budget options out there. If you’re willing to compromise, you …

Mobile Technology

15 OnePlus One cases that are ready to protect and serve

It may be jaw-droppingly cheap, but that doesn’t mean that the OnePlus One can afford to go without some protection. To help avoid the horror that is …

Gear & Gadgets

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up With a Cup of Coffee

Well, it looks like we’ve stumbled upon heaven. And its name is The Barisieur.<p>As one who hates waking up early, it doesn’t get much better than this. …

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Breaking Bad Cooking Apron

All hail the cook! Cook up the goods just like Walter White. Or Heisenburg. Well maybe not *exactly* like him, you should probably just stick to …

Camping Chair with iPad Holder

Even in the great outdoors you need to be connected. With this Tablet Lawn Chair you’ll have a place to rest your butt and your iPad (or other …

Massive Ocean discovered towards the Earths Core! | Spirit Science

A reservoir of water three times the volume of all the oceans has been discovered deep beneath the Earth’s surface. The finding may explain where …

Apps and Hacks for Editing On Your Phone

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>The secret behind the very best pix on Instagram is that they’re not exactly “insta.”<p>Most wow-worthy shots have had …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Detection of primordial gravitational waves announced (Updated) | Ars Technica

BICEP provides the first direct evidence of the Universe's early inflation.<p>When the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics announced a press …

Train Your Brain to Think Like a Creative Genius

Maria Konnikova, a world-reknowned Harvard psychologist and writer, explores what it takes to have a mind capable of matching the fictional …

Creativity

Blackphone, the Security-First Smartphone

Just over a month before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spanish handset maker Geeksphone in partnership with Silent Circle, an encrypted communications firm, announced a smartphone that takes mobile security seriously.<p>Just more than a month before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, …

Restored 1966 Chevrolet Caprice 396

This 1966 Chevrolet Caprice was restored in 2007 and shown at the 2013 Buffalo Motorama. It is said to have a 396, and the 325hp L35 was the only 396 …

This $200 t-shirt is designed to help you stop slouching

If you’re one of the millions of people who sit slumped over in an office chair for the majority of your waking hours, your posture probably isn’t …

Bands

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Star Wars Christmas Sweater

Tis the season, for Christmas sweaters. While this is technically a Star Wars Christmas sweatshirt, file it under sweaters because it’s as close to a …

VW Bus Shoulder Bag

The bus came by and I got on and that’s where it all began. Now you can take the bus with you with a VW Bus Shoulder Bag. This shoulder bag features …

Star Trek Family Car Decals

Finally, a stick figure family decal appropriate for the Trekkie family. Bring your car into the 23rd century wih these Star Trek Family Car Decals. …

Lumia 2520 Review: A Finnish Approach to the Windows Tablet

Nokia enters the tablet market with a familiar aesthetic and impressive specs, but can they overcome boundaries that have claimed other Windows tablet victims?<p><b>On Sale Date:</b> Now<p><b>Price:</b> $499 (Off-Contract)<p><b>With shareholders approving Microsoft's</b> decision to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services unit …

The Xbox One and PS4 share similar specs, but the devil’s in the details | Ars Technica

We compare and contrast the next-gen consoles' innards just in time for launch.<p>In the past, it's been difficult to do truly apples-to-apples …

Snow and Ice Boots with Retractable Spikes

Now that Summer is behind us, it’s time to start thinking about the long cold icy Winter ahead. One where you hike and spend time outside in such …

design

design

Julienne More: A Killer Knife No Kitchen Should Be Without | WIRED

A versatile knife is the most indispensable of kitchen tools. That loaf of rustic Italian bread? Sliced. Whole chicken? Deboned. Wailing toddler? …

Enjoy Heavenly Iced Coffee at Home With This Slow-Drip Cold Brew System

The best iced coffee isn't made by waiting until a pot of hot coffee is lukewarm enough to pour ice into. It's made through a process called cold …