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Scientists Discover Trove of Volcanoes Hidden Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet

Scientists have identified nearly 100 previously unknown volcanoes in West Antarctica, which, in addition to the 47 already known to exist in the …

Geology

How to Turn Your Dumb Printer Into a Cloud Printer

Google runs a Cloud Print service that can make any printer, internet-enabled or not, accessible from over the web. If there’s a printer you need to …

18 Tricks to Make Yourself a Microsoft Excel Master

The number of ways you can use Excel is countless, and so are the number of features packed inside Microsoft’s most popular number-crunching …

Tutorials

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Microsoft Excel

Watch the Titanic Sink in Real Time

It’s not exactly the best Monday morning pick-me-up, but if you were ever curious at just how inaccurate movies about the <i>Titanic</i> are, watch this …

Algae's enzyme might hold the secret to mass producing biofuel

A common microscopic pond and lake alga named <i>Botryococcus braunii</i> makes big amounts of liquid hydrocarbons that can be used to make biofuel. Problem is, we can't use the organism itself as a source, because it grows very slowly. A group of scientists from Texas A&M AgriLife Research, however, is …

Scientists finally know what the Zika virus looks like

The virus' 3D structure has been revealed<p>The incredible image above is the 3D structure of the Zika virus, which has only just been revealed. The finding could help scientists determine how the virus is transmitted and, hopefully, how to prevent infection.<p>The report, published today in <i>Science</i>, …

Watch How Particles Come Together to Jam a Hopper

It’s like the <i>Avengers</i> of inefficiency. Particles from different locations, having undergone vastly different journeys, all assemble, for one moment, …

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Mathematics

20 Most Useful Android Apps that are Available Now

20 Most Useful Android Apps that are Available for Download1. KinScreenIf you’ve ever been jealous of the Samsung-exclusive feature that reads your …

Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage

Is there anything 3D printers can't do? A 54-year-old Spanish man, who had a cancerous tumor in his chest wall, was recently fitted with a 3D printed sternum and rib cage. While the first-of-its-kind implant seems like a Marvel Comics experiment with Adamantium, in reality, it was an ingenious, …

How Engineers Are Building Skyscrapers That Seem Physically Impossible

Stephen DeSimone, president of DeSimone Consulting Engineers in New York, is engineering a new kind of skyscraper. He’s working on structures unlike …

Engineering

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

9 Amazing ES File Explorer Features That Can Replace Other Android Apps | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

A great way to spot an Android geek is to see if they have ES File Explorer installed. According to Google Play Store stats, apparently there are …

Genetic testing for breast cancer gets more affordable

Welcome to the post-patent world<p>Genetic tests for cancer can run thousands of dollars, but Color Genomics plans to change that: it's offering testing for the cancer risk variants BRCA1 and BRCA2 — as well as 17 others — for $249, starting today. By comparison, Myriad Genetics' similar test costs …

Scientists Engineer E. Coli to Make Propane

<i>E. coli</i> is an exceedingly common bacteria that lives in many places including your very own gut. It's also a favorite organism for synthetic …

MIT researchers made a material that forces water up walls

Tiny bristles move liquid upstream<p>There are incontrovertible facts of nature: people get old, things fall, water flows downstream. And then there's this MIT project, which contradicts at least the last one.<p>A team of engineers invented a material with thousands of tiny electroplated metal bristles …

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How to DJ a Dance Party Without Knowing How to DJ

Every quarter-aged hipster wants to be a DJ at one point or another. The only problem is that DJing is actually a really expensive hobby, if you do …

How to Make Windows 8 Look and Feel Like Windows 7

If you have a PC with Windows 8 but miss Windows 7, there's no need to downgrade. Following a few simple steps, you can make Microsoft's current …

Quick review: Handy Photo for iPhone and iPad

Sebastien and I share a passion for iPhone photography so when he asked me to take a look at Handy Photo the other day, I was overly excited. So what …