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25 Genius Hacks That Make Having A Dog So Much Easier

If your dog eats too fast, there's a hack for that.

Scientists are stumped by extragalactic fast burst radio waves

Ten of the bizarre flashes have been picked up by radio telescope over the past 15 years, displaying a mathematical pattern that has bamboozled …

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Amazing Optical Illusions.

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Eyes Weird Rock On Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.<p>Measurements by …

NASA explains why 'everything we have ever accomplished leads to this moment in time'

If you've ever wondered what drives someone to look up at the sky — or out across the sea — and say: "I want to be out there," NASA's got an answer for you.<p>"It is a drive inside each and every one of us, a drive to wonder, to push the boundaries, and to explore," a NASA video explains. It's just …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire -- it's not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental wellbeing, too. (Read one woman's story about how running saved her life.) But it's not right for …

A geneticist says any new parent should 'roll their child on floor of the New York subway' — here's why

They found some icky stuff, including the bacteria that give people food poisoning, and the bugs that can cause meningitis.<p>But before opting for an Uber, keep this in mind: Almost all of the germs they found were completely harmless.<p><b>In fact, those creepy-crawlies might actually be good for …

Hunt for alien life on Jupiter begins

European Space Agency joins forces with Airbus to develop new space probe to look for extra-terrestrial existence<p>In the past year humanity has landed on a comet, ventured to Pluto and discovered another planet which is so like our own it has been dubbed Earth 2.0.<p>But in the coming decades, space …

Inside the enigma: The tech behind an escape room

In some ways we're getting people to live a video game or live a movie.<p>Matt Lee -- The Enigma Room<p>"As mainstream as it's become...there is still that magical nature to some tech, especially when you use it in unexpected ways."<p>Matt Lee -- The Enigma Room

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Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana May Be Heading to iOS and Android

Microsoft is beefing up "Cortana", its virtual voice assistant found in its line of Windows Phones, with plans to provide her contextual reminders and various other features on iOS and Android devices later this year, according to <i>Reuters</i>.<p>Announced for Windows 10 desktops earlier this year, …

Steam Machines: First impressions, The Specs, Prices, and Release Dates

With Valve's various Steam Machines launching next month, gamers will finally be able get to their hands on these compact gaming PCs. To help you get the full details before you potentially take the plunge, we've compiled all the Steam Machine's first wave details you need to know!<p>This collection …

Unreal Engine 4 goes free — but Epic Games still gets its 5% cut of your royalties

<i>Click here for all of GameBeat’s 2015 Game Developers Conference coverage</i>.<p>One of the most advanced game engines in the industry is now free, though you will still need to pay a royalty for its use after you ship your game.<p>This morning, Epic Games announced that its Unreal Engine 4 development …

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Paranormal

Cold atoms and lasers do what computers can't - Futurity

In an attempt to tackle a problem that has vexed physicists for decades, researchers turned to ultracold atoms, not supercomputers

Best mobile games of December and January (pictures)

Episode 4: Get Your Super Bowl Party On

All you can eat and drink on Game Day, with special guest and Jets center Nick Mangold.<p>In the fourth episode of the <i>Bon Appétit</i> foodcast, we go deep on the food holiday that's quickly rivaling Thanksgiving as the biggest eating day of the year. No, it's not Easter. We're talking Super Bowl. Our host …

Cooking

21 Things You've Definitely Eaten If You Grew up in the Midwest

By: Andy Kryza<p>Midwesterners do things their own way -- seriously, ask anyone from the Midwest to say "paper bag" and you'll experience vowels you didn't even know existed. And when it comes to food, the region is flooded with deliciousness that much of the rest of the country hasn't even heard of. …

Mysterious radio signal from space caught live for first time

Astronomers in Australia have picked up an “alien” radio signal from space for the first time as it occurred. The signal, or radio “burst”, was discovered on May 15, 2014, though it’s just being reported by the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. “The burst was identified within 10 …

9 Chili Recipes for Your Super Bowl Party

It doesn't matter if your team wins or loses—you have these bowls of chili for comfort.<p><b>Super Bowl parties are more about food than football.</b> Chicken wings and all of the dips are wonderful, but it isn't a true faux-tailgate party unless there are <i>super bowls</i> of chili. Get to know our eight …

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Biotech Startups Tap Spider Genes in Quest to Spin Silk Gold

A modern-day Silk Road is emerging, and traffic on it is building up.<p>These explorers aren’t traversing routes across continents, but instead are …

India's Fascinating Tree Root Bridges Grow Stronger Every Year

In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These “living bridges” are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made …