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Life-Size LEGO Car That Can Actually Be Driven (video)

Over the years we have featured a variety of amazing creations that have been constructed using Lego bricks. However this new project entitled The …

Deep freeze: how scientists are resurrecting magnet technology to cool refrigerators

Thanks to recent breakthroughs, the insides of our refrigerators could work very differently in the coming years. Scientists at GE are perfecting a method of transferring heat that uses magnets to achieve temperatures cold enough to freeze water.<p>The method is based off the magnetocaloric effect, …

Watch A Crow Solve A Complex Puzzle

How smart are crows? They are so smart!<p>Crows are smarter than great apes and about on par with a 5-year-old child. We know they (and similar birds) can already complete complicated tasks, like putting a stick through a tube to finagle out food. But in this BBC video, the crow, after thinking it …

A Silent Isolation Room For Satellites

Outer space, indoors<p>More than 1,000 working satellites orbit Earth. As space becomes increasingly crowded, there’s a greater chance that the satellites’ radio signals could overlap. To avoid that problem, which disrupts communications, satellite antennas must transmit only within a narrow frequency …

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10 Druggiest Pink Floyd Songs

10<p>From the fantastically psychedelic ‘Animals’ album (1977), there are, in fact, two pig parts -- Part One and Part Two. It’s a strummed acoustic …

Leeches’ blood meals could give more clues on saola, world’s rarest mammal

The saola, a species so rare it has been called the Asian unicorn, has been photographed for the first time in 15 years.<p>A camera trap set up by World …

John Lennon school detention slips reveal his naughty side

Detention sheets issued to an "extremely cheeky" John Lennon when he was a school boy to be sold at auction, showing him as a "nuisance" who had "no interest whatsoever" in his lessons<p>A pair of detention sheets which reveal the schoolboy misdemeanours of a 15-year-old John Lennon are to go on sale, …

Forget devices; the future of technology is seeded in biology

A lot of you, dear readers, may remember a time when mobile phones didn't exist, let alone smartphones with touchscreens, apps and pro-grade cameras. Some may even recall a childhood completely devoid of TV, when the phrase "playing in a sandbox" meant literally that. Not content with books that …

Nissan's BladeGlider: an electric sportscar fit for a superhero

It's the Batmobile, it's a <i>Star Wars</i> Starfighter, no it's <i>actually</i> Nissan's BladeGlider. This is the Japanese company's futuristic electric sportscar design that's built with speed in mind. It has a carbon fiber-covered body that's shaped like a rocket with a narrow nose and a wider rear. Beyond its …

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Handie prosthetic uses 3D printing and smartphones for much cheaper bionic hands (video)

The main aim of Handie, already a James Dyson award nominee, was to develop an artificial hand that offered a large degree of functionality without the brutal prices associated with prosthetics. With the latest model, it apparently skirts below a $400 price tag, substituting a smartphone for …

Three Top Microsoft Investors Allegedly Want Bill Gates To Step Down As Chairman

According to Reuters, three of Microsoft’s top 20 investors are making noise that Microsoft remove its founder and former CEO Bill Gates as chairman of its board, his current role.<p>The information is almost odd, and points to a potential blank slate for Microsoft. In the midst of a massive …

A chance discovery proves that that Leedsichthys problematicus, which swam the seas of the Jurassic era, grew up to 50ft long. That's double previous estimates: http://trib.al/lPE8848 (Illustration: National Museums Scotland)

Why Did Humans Invent Music?

Darwin and others have said it was a way to woo. Others believe music is social glue—a theory bolstered by a new study.<p><b>Why did humans invent music?</b><p>Until the hot tub time machine becomes a reality, the answer to that question will remain as mysterious as the true identity of the '60s garage band ? …

2013 Best Driver’s Car Contenders - Aston Martin Vanquish, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S, Porsche Cayman S, SRT Viper

Aston Martin Vanquish, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S, Porsche Cayman S, SRT Viper<p>Fact: If you like corners and the machines that take them, this will be the best part of your year. Best Driver’s Car Week is back on MotorTrend.com.<p>We rounded up 12 of the latest and most exciting performance cars available …

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The 9 Coolest Space Photos From Astronaut Karen Nyberg

Dispatches from Nyberg's Pinterest page<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Our Earth can be a violent, desperate place. Sometimes it's nice to take a broader view and be reminded the blue marble can also be a beautiful place to live. Astronaut Karen Nyberg joined the International Space Station as a …

Psychedelic Drugs Don't Make People Crazy, Study Says

Researchers even found some associations between psychedelic drugs and fewer mental health issues.<p>Contrary to what some anti-drug campaigns will have you believe, dropping acid probably isn't going to make you depressed or psychotic. In fact, psychedelics might actually be associated with better …

It's the sort of footage you'd expect to see in the trailer for the latest 'Need for Speed' game, but in reality, this video is part of a series taken from a dash-cam belonging to a Hong Kong street racer. Showing the illegal

It's the sort of footage you'd expect to see in the trailer for the latest 'Need for Speed' game, but in reality, this video is part of a series …

Feed your knowledge with the new Brain Dump app

The digital-only magazine, named Brain Dump, is the first of its kind to tailor stellar knowledge and learning that’s perfectly suited for the …

MIT's cheetah robot runs faster, more efficiently, can carry its own power supply (video)

When it comes to hunting down humans running speeds, MIT's cheetah might come second to Boston Dynamics' own high-velocity quadruped, but by substituting pneumatics with motors, MIT's version apparently runs far more efficiently. At the recent International Conference on Robotics and Automation, …