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Plumbers and nurses will be last to lose jobs to robots
Plumbers and nurses will be last to lose jobs to robots

Plumbers and nurses will be last to lose jobs to robots

U.S. artificial intelligence expert Martin Ford, has warned that all human jobs will be replaced by robots in the future, but that plumbers, electricians and nurses will stay in employment...
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 04:40:40
AOL finally kills off 20 year old AIM instant messenger
AOL finally kills off 20 year old AIM instant messenger

AOL finally kills off 20 year old AIM instant messenger

AOL said the once hugely popular service 'tapped into new digital technologies and ignited a cultural shift', but admitted 'the way in which we communicate has profoundly changed.'...
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 04:18:00
Stop sleeping on your cell phone, California warns
Stop sleeping on your cell phone, California warns

Stop sleeping on your cell phone, California warns

New guidance from the California health department warns that keeping a cell phone constantly close to your body could expose you to cancer and infertility-causing radiation....
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 02:50:34
Scientist claims alcohol will disappear in a GENERATION
Scientist claims alcohol will disappear in a GENERATION

Scientist claims alcohol will disappear in a GENERATION

Professor David Nutt of Imperial College says alcosynth will be the new booze within 10 or 20 years, it's said. The man-made alternative has the same effects but doesn't damage your health...
Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:32:32
Male redback spiders target young females to mate
Male redback spiders target young females to mate

Male redback spiders target young females to mate

Researchers at the University of Toronto found that male redback spiders often seek out young and 'immature' females, that may not yet have learned to eat their partner....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:48:45
Mystery as four ancient child graves found in Egypt
Mystery as four ancient child graves found in Egypt

Mystery as four ancient child graves found in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ancient, intact graves of four children, all thought to be under the age of 10. The child burials were found during excavations at Gebel el-Sils...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:13:20
Tesla gives cancer sufferer Model 3 early
Tesla gives cancer sufferer Model 3 early

Tesla gives cancer sufferer Model 3 early

The man, from Grass Valley, California had been posting in an online forum speculating about the delivery dates for the vehicle before Tesla stepped in to deliver it within days....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:53:59
Facebook defends itself against critics of social media
Facebook defends itself against critics of social media

Facebook defends itself against critics of social media

Facebook said that social media can be good for people's well-being if they use the technology in a way that is active, such as messaging with friends, rather than using it passively....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:37:51
Global warming in Alaska tricked computer to DELETE data
Global warming in Alaska tricked computer to DELETE data

Global warming in Alaska tricked computer to DELETE data

A weather station in Utqiaġvik, northern Alaska has experienced such extreme global warming that it tricked a computer algorithm into deleting all data for over a year....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:57:56
Facebook introduces snooze button to mute friends
Facebook introduces snooze button to mute friends

Facebook introduces snooze button to mute friends

Facebook says the new feature is designed to allow people to turn off updates from friends for 30 days at a time - and says it is in response from user complaints....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:52:55
Your memory is best when thinking about your children
Your memory is best when thinking about your children

Your memory is best when thinking about your children

Binghampton University in New York has found that human memory is better when we are thinking about raising our children, new research suggests (stock)...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:31:47
'Alien mothership' spotted blasting lasers at ISS
'Alien mothership' spotted blasting lasers at ISS

'Alien mothership' spotted blasting lasers at ISS

The footage, shot 200 miles above the Earth, was posted to YouTube by UFO hunter Streetcap1 and has been described variously as a a weapon, teleportation, or data transfer device....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:22:07
Roman Empire's ancient harbour of Corinth revealed
Roman Empire's ancient harbour of Corinth revealed

Roman Empire's ancient harbour of Corinth revealed

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence of 'large scale engineering' at the Roman port of Lechaion, on the Corinthian Gulf, Greece....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:20:56
Alphabet's X sells new wireless internet tech to Indian...
Alphabet's X sells new wireless internet tech to Indian...

Alphabet's X sells new wireless internet tech to Indian...

India's Andhra Pradesh state government is to use the newly developed technology that has the potential to provide high-speed wireless internet to millions of people without laying cable....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:20:53
SpaceX launches a recycled rocket and spacecraft
SpaceX launches a recycled rocket and spacecraft

SpaceX launches a recycled rocket and spacecraft

After a series of delays, the firm’s CRS-13 mission to the ISS finally blasted off from the Cape Canaveral launchpad in Florida just before 11 a.m., using a recycled rocket and capsule....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:13:31
How Google and Amazon are 'spying' on you
How Google and Amazon are 'spying' on you

How Google and Amazon are 'spying' on you

The findings were published in a report created by Santa Monica, California based advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, which warns of an Orwellian future....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:51:06
What the FCC rollback of 'net neutrality' means to you
What the FCC rollback of 'net neutrality' means to you

What the FCC rollback of 'net neutrality' means to you

Under the new rules companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T would be free to slow down or block access to services they don't like ans charge higher fees to rivals....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:43:33
Gruesome images show the inside of a Texas body farm
Gruesome images show the inside of a Texas body farm

Gruesome images show the inside of a Texas body farm

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The Forensic Anthropology Centre at Texas State University is able to use the donated dead bodies and compare them to those killed in suspicious circumstances....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:58:22
Scientists design a silicon quantum computer chip
Scientists design a silicon quantum computer chip

Scientists design a silicon quantum computer chip

Researchers from the University of New South Wales have developed a microchip that allows quantum calculations to be performed using existing semiconductor components....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:55:55
Aztec map gives insight into Mexican life in the 1500s
Aztec map gives insight into Mexican life in the 1500s

Aztec map gives insight into Mexican life in the 1500s

The map covers an area between Mexico City and Puebla where a family identified as 'de Leon' who descended from a major political leader known as Lord-11 Quetzalecatzin....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:45:26
Watch Blue Origin mannequin's dizzying ride to space
Watch Blue Origin mannequin's dizzying ride to space

Watch Blue Origin mannequin's dizzying ride to space

Mannequin Skywalker was launched aboard New Shepard, a prototype rocket being developed by the firm, during the test flight launched from Blue Origin's West Texas Launch Site....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:03:36
Special site for Bronze Age burials is found in Loch Ness
Special site for Bronze Age burials is found in Loch Ness

Special site for Bronze Age burials is found in Loch Ness

The grave has been found in the Scottish village of Drumnadrochit in the same area a stone-lined grave was found two years ago. Researchers also found a Beaker pot with simple incised dec...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:39:33
Asteroid 3200 Phaethon will skim past Earth on tomorrow
Asteroid 3200 Phaethon will skim past Earth on tomorrow

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon will skim past Earth on tomorrow

At its closest on Saturday 16th December, the asteroid is estimated to be around 6.4 million miles away from our planet – 27 times the distance between the Earth and the moon (stock image)...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:22:47
AI brain chips will 'evolve' humanity into 'zombies'
AI brain chips will 'evolve' humanity into 'zombies'

AI brain chips will 'evolve' humanity into 'zombies'

Brain implants could mean machines merge with humans and start to take on human traits, Dr Mikhail Lebedev, an expert at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, claims....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:31:58
Corpse resembling a dinosaur found in India
Corpse resembling a dinosaur found in India

Corpse resembling a dinosaur found in India

The partially-preserved corpse was discovered by an electrician cleaning out a sub-station that had been left untouched for 35 years in Jaspur, a small city in Uttarakhand, India....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:51:53
Could cannabis be a cure for psychosis?
Could cannabis be a cure for psychosis?

Could cannabis be a cure for psychosis?

The Kings College London findings dispute the substantial body of evidence that links smoking cannabis to the mental health condition that drives some to suicide....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:28:01
125 clips of US nuclear blasts posted to YouTube
125 clips of US nuclear blasts posted to YouTube

125 clips of US nuclear blasts posted to YouTube

More than 120 clips of newly declassified nuclear tests that took place across the US have so far been posted to YouTube to immortalise the historic footage online....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:16:43
Test to find out where you fit on the 'selfitis' scale
Test to find out where you fit on the 'selfitis' scale

Test to find out where you fit on the 'selfitis' scale

Rsearchers from Nottingham Trent University and India's Thiagarajar School confirmed ‘selfitis’ does exist. There are three categories – borderline, acute and chronic....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:12:34
Visualisation shows Greenland without an ice sheet
Visualisation shows Greenland without an ice sheet

Visualisation shows Greenland without an ice sheet

Made from decades of survey data, an international team of researchers have found if all the ice on Greenland melted it would raise sea levels by 24 feet (7.4 metres)....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:18:18
Going to Mars could cause astronauts to lose bone
Going to Mars could cause astronauts to lose bone

Going to Mars could cause astronauts to lose bone

Researchers at the VCU School of Engineering researchers discovered that radiation alone does not have an effect on muscle loss - but, it does amplify the negative effects on the bones....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:44:07
Scientists solve Felix Baumgartner jump speed surprise
Scientists solve Felix Baumgartner jump speed surprise

Scientists solve Felix Baumgartner jump speed surprise

Munich researchers say his protective suit and backpack gave him a very irregular shape, which appears to reduce the aerodynamic drag that increases as objects near the sound barrier....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:21:58
Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast
Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast

Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast

Amazon.com will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, an Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:09:28
Fleet of Russian submarine drones could cripple Britain
Fleet of Russian submarine drones could cripple Britain

Fleet of Russian submarine drones could cripple Britain

There are fears Russia has the capability to tap, disrupt and even sever the underwater cables that link our internet and phone networks to the rest of the world....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:50:24
Sydney tradesman finds giant spider crawling on his arm
Sydney tradesman finds giant spider crawling on his arm

Sydney tradesman finds giant spider crawling on his arm

The tradesman was pumping concrete on a property in Oyster Bay, south of Sydney on Wednesday when the spider, believed to be an Australian tarantula, crawled onto his shoulder....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:34:28
US Marines test ONR self-flying helicopter
US Marines test ONR self-flying helicopter

US Marines test ONR self-flying helicopter

The helicopters will initially replace resupply convoys of trucks bringing fuel, food, water, ammunition and medical supplies to the front lines, officials hope....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:31:45
UCL academic says natural history museums are 'sexist'
UCL academic says natural history museums are 'sexist'

UCL academic says natural history museums are 'sexist'

Museum collections (pictured, the Natural History Museum in London) are dominated by male animals with their flashy antlers and feathers, leaving females in the minority....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:31:22
Wild 'skunk pigs' mourn their dead Arizona video shows
Wild 'skunk pigs' mourn their dead Arizona video shows

Wild 'skunk pigs' mourn their dead Arizona video shows

Stunning footage of peccaries in Arizona captured what appears to be mourning, as a herd repeatedly visited the body of a dead peccary, sniffing it, nuzzling it, and protecting it....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:25:33
Scientists discover parasites described by Hippocrates
Scientists discover parasites described by Hippocrates

Scientists discover parasites described by Hippocrates

Researchers from the University of Cambridge discovered eggs from two species of parasitic worm – whipworm and roundworm - in soil from prehistoric burials on the Greek island of Kea....
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:16:20
Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack
Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack

Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack

Hackers likely working for a nation-state invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility and halted operations, according to cyber investigators....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:15:54
Geologists discover 60-million-year-old meteorite strike
Geologists discover 60-million-year-old meteorite strike

Geologists discover 60-million-year-old meteorite strike

A team of geologists setting out to study volcanic rocks on Scotland's Isle of Skye instead discovered evidence of a 60 million-year-old meteorite impact....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:24:38
FCC regulators overturn controversial net neutrality rules
FCC regulators overturn controversial net neutrality rules

FCC regulators overturn controversial net neutrality rules

The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight over a move that opponents fear will recast the digital landscape. An FCC official told DailyMail.com that a bomb threat was phoned in, briefly clearin...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:57:31
Mice used a higher pitch when talking to opposite sex
Mice used a higher pitch when talking to opposite sex

Mice used a higher pitch when talking to opposite sex

Researchers from the Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology, Austria discovered that mice alter their bird-like vocalizations depending on who they’re communicating with....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:43:42
US military to send cyber soldiers to the battlefield
US military to send cyber soldiers to the battlefield

US military to send cyber soldiers to the battlefield

US Army will soon send teams of cyber warriors to the battlefield, officials said Wednesday, as the military increasingly looks to take the offensive against enemy computer networks....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:20:17
Samsung's $200 Bixby speaker go on sale 'early next year'
Samsung's $200 Bixby speaker go on sale 'early next year'

Samsung's $200 Bixby speaker go on sale 'early next year'

Bloomberg says the speakers will have a 'strong focus on audio quality and the management of connected home appliances such as lights and locks.'...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:17:55
NASA has discovered eighth planet in distant star system
NASA has discovered eighth planet in distant star system

NASA has discovered eighth planet in distant star system

NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered an eighth planet in a distant star system, the first time a faraway star has been found to have the same number of planets as our own....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:32:09
Singing 'Happy Birthday' at the sink will help wash hands
Singing 'Happy Birthday' at the sink will help wash hands

Singing 'Happy Birthday' at the sink will help wash hands

Michelle Sconce Massaquoi, a microbiologist at the University of Oregon, breaks down the classic mistakes we all make, and reveals tips to ensure a good hand-clean....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:29:23
Luxury 200ft super yacht Caronte has its own helipad
Luxury 200ft super yacht Caronte has its own helipad

Luxury 200ft super yacht Caronte has its own helipad

The impressive ship, called Caronte, was made by Italian company Lazzarini Design Studio and has three bedrooms, six extra sub cabins below, its own swimming pool and gym....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:23:54
Jay-Z's Tidal 'may only have cash to last six months'
Jay-Z's Tidal 'may only have cash to last six months'

Jay-Z's Tidal 'may only have cash to last six months'

The company reportedly has just six months of working capital left, despite Sprint purchasing a 33 per cent stake in Tidal at the start of the year, which was supposed to last 12 to 18 mon...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:19:29
AI brain chips will create a new breed of superhumans
AI brain chips will create a new breed of superhumans

AI brain chips will create a new breed of superhumans

Speaking at Web Summit in Lisbon, Bryan Johnson founder of Kernel a start-up developing brain microchips, said unlocking the mind is the 'greatest thing' humanity can achieve (stock imag...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:37:29
Canadian study reveals why a family meal is so important
Canadian study reveals why a family meal is so important

Canadian study reveals why a family meal is so important

Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits, a new Canadian study shows....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:26:25
Wi-fi increases pregnant women's risk of a miscarriage
Wi-fi increases pregnant women's risk of a miscarriage

Wi-fi increases pregnant women's risk of a miscarriage

Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California, built on previous studies linking such radiation to genetic damage that can cause poor human health....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:21:22
Space capsule with astronauts returns safely to Earth
Space capsule with astronauts returns safely to Earth

Space capsule with astronauts returns safely to Earth

A Soyuz capsule containing Nasa’s Randy Bresnik, Russia’s Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency landed on schedule at 2:37pm on the Kazakhstan steppes ....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:48:22
Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI
Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI

Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI

By Stephen NellisDec 14 (Reuters) - Andrew Ng, co-founder of some of Alphabet Inc-owned Google's most prominent artificial intelligence projects, on...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:46:20
Tailgating causes traffic jams which double commute time
Tailgating causes traffic jams which double commute time

Tailgating causes traffic jams which double commute time

Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that keeping an equal distance between the car in front and behind could help rid the world of 'phantom' snarl ups brought on by bad driving ha...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:39:44
Scans yet to uncover alien origin of interstellar comet
Scans yet to uncover alien origin of interstellar comet

Scans yet to uncover alien origin of interstellar comet

Experts from the Breakthrough Listen project used the Green Bank telescope in West Virginia, to follow the object for ten hours on Wednesday from around 8pm GMT (3pm ET)....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:35:55
Snapchat's latest tool lets you create AR animations
Snapchat's latest tool lets you create AR animations

Snapchat's latest tool lets you create AR animations

Lens Studio is a free global desktop app for Mac and Windows with guides and tools to help mould your augmented reality creations....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:27:21
E-cigarettes shouldn't be used, researcher claims
E-cigarettes shouldn't be used, researcher claims

E-cigarettes shouldn't be used, researcher claims

Dr Stuart Flint, a psychologist at Leeds Beckett University, believes it is premature to call the trendy gadgets a 'healthier alternative' to traditional cigarettes....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:19:28
Peruvian queen's face reconstructed after 1,200 years
Peruvian queen's face reconstructed after 1,200 years

Peruvian queen's face reconstructed after 1,200 years

The so-called 'Huarmey Queen' was buried at the 1,200-year-old 'Temple of the Dead' at the El Castillo de Huarmey site, a four-hour drive north of the Peruvian capital Lima....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:50:33
Richest 0.1% increased wealth by as much as poorest half
Richest 0.1% increased wealth by as much as poorest half

Richest 0.1% increased wealth by as much as poorest half

The World Inequality Report draws on the work of over 100 researchers from more than 70 countries, including French economist, Thomas Piketty....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:26:12
Face of a Scottish soldier who died in 1650 is revealed
Face of a Scottish soldier who died in 1650 is revealed

Face of a Scottish soldier who died in 1650 is revealed

The images and video were created by researchers from Durham University, using the skull of the skeleton that was found in Durham in 2013....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:51:13
Hackers could be mining bitcoin on your computer
Hackers could be mining bitcoin on your computer

Hackers could be mining bitcoin on your computer

Noah Dinkin, chief executive of email provider Stensul, raised the alarm after visiting one of Starbuck's franchises in Buenos Aires which had been hijacked to mine cryptocurrency....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:47:31
Climate change activists 'exaggerate sea level rise'
Climate change activists 'exaggerate sea level rise'

Climate change activists 'exaggerate sea level rise'

Dr Albert Parker and Dr Clifford Ollier, researchers at the University of Western Australia, are questioning measurements made by the Permanent Service of Mean Sea Level (PSMSL)....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:47:17
Secrets of Great Pyramid of Giza to be revealed by a robot
Secrets of Great Pyramid of Giza to be revealed by a robot

Secrets of Great Pyramid of Giza to be revealed by a robot

Egypt's mysterious Great Pyramid of Giza, bordering what is now El Giza, is set to be explored by adrone that inflates inside of ancient structures before flying like a blimp to explore in...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:45:22
Free NHS app helps cut patient waiting times
Free NHS app helps cut patient waiting times

Free NHS app helps cut patient waiting times

NHSquicker has been launched by the Health and Care IMPACT Network, a collaboration between the NHS across Devon and Cornwall and academics from the University of Exeter....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:42:30
Snap of dormouse among winners at Comedy Wildlife Awards
Snap of dormouse among winners at Comedy Wildlife Awards

Snap of dormouse among winners at Comedy Wildlife Awards

A hilarious photograph of an apparently delighted dormouse perched atop a flower has won a top prize at the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. The adorable snap was taken in Italy....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:35:43
'Snoozeliners' set to transform late-night travel in UK
'Snoozeliners' set to transform late-night travel in UK

'Snoozeliners' set to transform late-night travel in UK

It is hoped that the 'snoozeliners', created by mattress firm Simba, will begin operating next year and will run eight routes in cities including London, Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:58:07
'Magical' Geminid meteor shower captured by photographers
'Magical' Geminid meteor shower captured by photographers

'Magical' Geminid meteor shower captured by photographers

The shower produces shooting stars that are easy to spot from all over the world. It happens when the Earth crosses paths with a trail of rocky debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:49:26
Scientists suggest that self-control is a limited resource
Scientists suggest that self-control is a limited resource

Scientists suggest that self-control is a limited resource

Researchers from Texas A&M University claim attempting to resist temptation early in the day means we're far more likely to lack self-control at night - an effect known as 'ego-depletion'....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:41:27
Religious men who watch porn more accepting towards women
Religious men who watch porn more accepting towards women

Religious men who watch porn more accepting towards women

Researchers from Mount Royal University and the University of Western Ontario in Canada looked at the effect of watching porn on how men see women (stock image)....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:17:16
Hackers able to seize control of children's Christmas toys
Hackers able to seize control of children's Christmas toys

Hackers able to seize control of children's Christmas toys

Experts at Top10VPN UK said it was 'shockingly simple' to take control of any toy with a Wi-fi of Bluetooth connection, to access its data and tap into its camera or microphone....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:28:07
Women more unhappy than men for almost their entire lives
Women more unhappy than men for almost their entire lives

Women more unhappy than men for almost their entire lives

An expert from the London-based Royal College of psychiatrists claims that women may be happier than men above the age of 85 because more people are widowed by then (stock)....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:49:12
MIT creates bioluminescent trees that glow like fireflies
MIT creates bioluminescent trees that glow like fireflies

MIT creates bioluminescent trees that glow like fireflies

To create their glowing plants, engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology turned to an enzyme called luciferase, used by fireflies to create their characteristic fluorescent...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:47:12
Security robot smeared with feces by angry locals
Security robot smeared with feces by angry locals

Security robot smeared with feces by angry locals

A San Francisco non-profit organisation has been using robot security guards to shoo homeless people away from it's offices in the city's gentrifying Mission neighbourhood....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:18:36
Samson flying car will be ready for launch in Spring 2018
Samson flying car will be ready for launch in Spring 2018

Samson flying car will be ready for launch in Spring 2018

The Switchblade has been designed by Oregon-based Samson Motors, and can cruise at an altitude of 13,000 feet and at a speed of 200mph (320km/h)...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:28:36
Sydney Wine Academy says red wine should be kept at 12-18C
Sydney Wine Academy says red wine should be kept at 12-18C

Sydney Wine Academy says red wine should be kept at 12-18C

New research conducted by Sydney Wine Academy and Taylors Wines has found that we've actually been drinking red wine wrong for the entirety of our lives. So how should you drink it?...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:57:26
Lego Star Wars Destroyer is launched into wall at 67mph
Lego Star Wars Destroyer is launched into wall at 67mph

Lego Star Wars Destroyer is launched into wall at 67mph

Brothers David and Henrik Windestal from Sweden built a Super Star Destroyer and then blasted it against a wall so that the Star Wars ship exploded into thousands of pieces....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:28:23
Wine glasses have doubled in size since the 1990s
Wine glasses have doubled in size since the 1990s

Wine glasses have doubled in size since the 1990s

Wine glasses in Britain have doubled in size since the 1990s, and researchers at Cambridge University think it could be making people drink more....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:59:08
Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight results
Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight results

Microsoft updates Bing search to highlight results

Microsoft hopes Bing's new AI features will mean users trust is rather than having to work out if results are true....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:31:57
Laser-driven fusion could be possible in a decade
Laser-driven fusion could be possible in a decade

Laser-driven fusion could be possible in a decade

A study led by physicist at the University of New South Wales outlines how powerful laser bursts could be used to fuse hydrogen and boron, which converts directly to electricity....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:08:25
NASA reveals strange 'distorted' image of Martian surface
NASA reveals strange 'distorted' image of Martian surface

NASA reveals strange 'distorted' image of Martian surface

The amazing new view revealed by NASA shows the different effects of fault activity on the Martian surface, giving rise to everything from clean breaks to ‘stretched out’ distortions....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:07:57
California's drought caused Sierra Nevada range to rise
California's drought caused Sierra Nevada range to rise

California's drought caused Sierra Nevada range to rise

A lack of water caused California's Sierra Nevada mountain range to rise nearly an inch (24 mm) in height during the drought years from October 2011 to October 2015, a NASA study has reve...
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:07:47
Greenland sharks can develop parasites on their eyes
Greenland sharks can develop parasites on their eyes

Greenland sharks can develop parasites on their eyes

Recent research found that Greenland sharks can live upwards of 300 years. But, they're slow-moving, plagued by parasites and on rare occasions, have been known to eat rotting polar bear c...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:42:44
Google provides better sexual health information than Siri
Google provides better sexual health information than Siri

Google provides better sexual health information than Siri

Researchers from the University of Otago asked Apple's Siri and Google Assistant to answer questions and perform tasks about sexual health (stock image)....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:36:12
Amazon Alexa cannot be relied on for Christmas shopping
Amazon Alexa cannot be relied on for Christmas shopping

Amazon Alexa cannot be relied on for Christmas shopping

Alexa, the assistant inside Amazon's smart speakers and other gadgets, is really good at reordering stuff you've already bought on Amazon.But asking it to order new items is much trickier....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:33:11
Apple backs iPhone X FaceID chipmaker Finisar with $390m
Apple backs iPhone X FaceID chipmaker Finisar with $390m

Apple backs iPhone X FaceID chipmaker Finisar with $390m

Finisar will use the money to reopen a 700,000-square-foot plant in Sherman, Texas to ramp up production of laser chips called vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, or VCSELs....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:13:51
Gay people are more likely to have trouble sleeping
Gay people are more likely to have trouble sleeping

Gay people are more likely to have trouble sleeping

Researchers from the National Center for Health Statistics in Atlanta build on past research that found gay or bisexual people are more likely to suffer from insomnia due to severe psychol...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:48:07
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin test flies its 'Crew Capsule 2.0'
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin test flies its 'Crew Capsule 2.0'

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin test flies its 'Crew Capsule 2.0'

Launching from Blue Origin's West Texas Launch Site yesterday, the test featured the latest version of the firm's reusable New Shepard rocket, its first flight in 14 months....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:45:45
Pollution may tamper with brains making teens behave badly
Pollution may tamper with brains making teens behave badly

Pollution may tamper with brains making teens behave badly

Exposure to tiny particles of air pollution may damage the developing brains of teens in ways that make them more likely to act out growing up, a new study from the University of Souther...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:36:00
Christmas decorations make you feel better and fight less
Christmas decorations make you feel better and fight less

Christmas decorations make you feel better and fight less

Many elements of holiday decor appeal to our senses in ways that mimic our evolutionary sense of safety, comfort and closeness, and a Chicago design psychologist explains how....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:15:45
T-Mobile unveils plans for US pay TV service
T-Mobile unveils plans for US pay TV service

T-Mobile unveils plans for US pay TV service

US wireless carrier T-Mobile said Wednesday it would launch a pay TV service in 2018, aiming to disrupt the dominant cable and satellite providers. The firm has acquired startup Layer3 TV....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:42:01
Magma drone concept tests 'flapless' flight control
Magma drone concept tests 'flapless' flight control

Magma drone concept tests 'flapless' flight control

The craft has been developed by BAE Systems, in conjunction with the University of Manchester, who has announced the successful completion of the first phase of flight trials....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:24:30
Geminids meteor shower to peak with shooting stars today
Geminids meteor shower to peak with shooting stars today

Geminids meteor shower to peak with shooting stars today

NASA says the Geminids are one of the best and most reliable meteor showers. At its peak, 120 meteors can be seen per hour under perfect conditions....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:16:41
Google opens AI centre in China as competition heats up
Google opens AI centre in China as competition heats up

Google opens AI centre in China as competition heats up

Google says it will open a new artificial intelligence research centre in Beijing, tapping China's talent pool in the promising technology despite the US search giant's exclusion from the ...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:13:07
Virgin Mary vision appears in algae growing under pipe
Virgin Mary vision appears in algae growing under pipe

Virgin Mary vision appears in algae growing under pipe

Hundreds of devout Catholics have flocked to Nobsa, Colombia, to see what has been called an apparition of the Virgin Mary in the form of algae growing where water leaks out of a pipe....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:07:50
Humanoid robot carried the Olympic torch in South Korea
Humanoid robot carried the Olympic torch in South Korea

Humanoid robot carried the Olympic torch in South Korea

During the 41st day of the relay in the lead-up to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea, a humanoid robot carried the torch....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:14:15
Plesiosaurs emerged 50 million years earlier than thought
Plesiosaurs emerged 50 million years earlier than thought

Plesiosaurs emerged 50 million years earlier than thought

Researchers from the University of Bonn discovered the skeleton of the new species buried in a clay pit near the village of Bonenburg, Germany....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:03:26
UN warns that waste from discarded electronics piling up
UN warns that waste from discarded electronics piling up

UN warns that waste from discarded electronics piling up

The UN has urged nations worldwide to improve the way they recycle the often hazardous rubbish, which can leak hazardous chemicals like lead and cadmium into soil, water and food....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:49:13
Cyborgs may be powered by batteries inspired by eels
Cyborgs may be powered by batteries inspired by eels

Cyborgs may be powered by batteries inspired by eels

The breakthrough was made by an international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Michigan and University of Fribourg, Switzerland....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:41:27
Greek yogurt could be a sustainable jet plane fuel
Greek yogurt could be a sustainable jet plane fuel

Greek yogurt could be a sustainable jet plane fuel

Scientists led by Cornell University have found a way to turn waste products from yogurt production into a raw material for biofuel and livestock feed additives (stock image)....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:31:56
Bristol Uni says smokers less attractive to opposite sex
Bristol Uni says smokers less attractive to opposite sex

Bristol Uni says smokers less attractive to opposite sex

A group of 500 people were asked to pick the more attractive twin out of a smoker and a non-smoker by academics from Bristol University. Both sexes picked the non-smoker as more attractive...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:29:55
Volcanic eruptions can be predicted by magma chemistry
Volcanic eruptions can be predicted by magma chemistry

Volcanic eruptions can be predicted by magma chemistry

Researchers from the University of Bristol have found that changes in the chemistry of magma could allow them to predict how explosive a volcanic eruption will be....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:21:20
Norway becomes the first to shut down FM radio
Norway becomes the first to shut down FM radio

Norway becomes the first to shut down FM radio

As scheduled, the country's most northern regions and the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic switched to Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) this morning....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:10:55
SpaceX delays launch of recycled rocket and capsule again
SpaceX delays launch of recycled rocket and capsule again

SpaceX delays launch of recycled rocket and capsule again

SpaceX has revealed it is pushing back the flight of a recycled Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule a third time, after finding particles in the fuel system. If successful, it will be a his...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:01:47
Nasa expert blasts hypocrisy among climate campaigners
Nasa expert blasts hypocrisy among climate campaigners

Nasa expert blasts hypocrisy among climate campaigners

Peter Kalmus took aim at some of the 25,000 scientists who flew to New Orleans for the annual American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting, the world's largest Earth and space science meeting...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:51:19
Japanese firm raises $90m to put ads on the moon by 2020
Japanese firm raises $90m to put ads on the moon by 2020

Japanese firm raises $90m to put ads on the moon by 2020

Once Tokyo startup Ispace's lunar craft has touched down on the moon, the firm will offer investors the chance to project a small billboard onto the moon's surface....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:32:53
New Harry Potter chapter written by a computer program
New Harry Potter chapter written by a computer program

New Harry Potter chapter written by a computer program

Twitter users are going wild for the funny chapter by Botnik Studios, in which Harry, Ron, Hermione, and the Death Eaters say and do very odd things....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:08:20
VR assistant 'Vivi' that flirts on request has been pulled
VR assistant 'Vivi' that flirts on request has been pulled

VR assistant 'Vivi' that flirts on request has been pulled

Dressed in revealing clothing, the erotic assistant was in beta testing for a virtual reality headset when she was pulled by iQiyi, the streaming unit of Beijing-based company Baidu....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:58:53
Climate change made Hurricane Harvey's floods more likely
Climate change made Hurricane Harvey's floods more likely

Climate change made Hurricane Harvey's floods more likely

Hurricane Harvey's catastrophic downpour, which lashed Houston in August, was made 15 per cent more intense by global warming, a new study by the World Weather Attribution found....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:04:22
Oumuamua is an alien probe with broken engines
Oumuamua is an alien probe with broken engines

Oumuamua is an alien probe with broken engines

Dr Jason Wright from Penn State University suggests that an alien spacecraft whose engines have failed would move in exactly the same way as the interstellar asteroid....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:04:02
Serval cat spotted on the savanna in Kenya's Masai Mara
Serval cat spotted on the savanna in Kenya's Masai Mara

Serval cat spotted on the savanna in Kenya's Masai Mara

The African serval cat is known to be highly skilled at sneaking through the savanna unnoticed, and this particular cat managed to make it nigh-on impossible to spot on the Masai Mara in ...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:58:32
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft could uncover a new moon
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft could uncover a new moon

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft could uncover a new moon

Nasa experts based at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, say they are unsure how many rocks they will find when they close in on New Horizons' latest target 'MU69'....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:42:56
Best American mobsters relied on their brains
Best American mobsters relied on their brains

Best American mobsters relied on their brains

Mafia bosses such as 'Al Capone' earned extra as adults if they stayed in school longer, a new study by the University of Essex has found....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:55:43
Facebook's early execs and investor now sharpest critics
Facebook's early execs and investor now sharpest critics

Facebook's early execs and investor now sharpest critics

Former Facebook execs and early investors Sean Parker (top), Chamath Palihapitiya (main) and Roger McNamee (bottom inset) all spoke out recently to condemn the platform and others....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:36:42
Soup bowls dating back 3,100 years uncovered in China
Soup bowls dating back 3,100 years uncovered in China

Soup bowls dating back 3,100 years uncovered in China

Experts from the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology in China made the discovery in Baoji City, where 57 tombs have been found since excavations began in 2012....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:24:06
Fibre-optic cables could cut traffic on busy motorways
Fibre-optic cables could cut traffic on busy motorways

Fibre-optic cables could cut traffic on busy motorways

Fibre optic cables could be laid along England’s busiest motorways to beam live travel information to car dashboards in the future....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:23:40
Mysterious sonic weapon in Cuba may be microwaves
Mysterious sonic weapon in Cuba may be microwaves

Mysterious sonic weapon in Cuba may be microwaves

Professor James Lin, an expert in Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago, suggests that microwaves produced the sounds....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:01:36
Why scientists say Oumuamua could be an alien spaceship
Why scientists say Oumuamua could be an alien spaceship

Why scientists say Oumuamua could be an alien spaceship

Scientists led by Stephen Hawking are using scanners to discover if a huge, cigar-shaped space object hurtling through our solar system was sent by an alien civilisation, writes JOHN NAIS...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:56:47
Google reveals the most searched terms in 2017
Google reveals the most searched terms in 2017

Google reveals the most searched terms in 2017

Google's 2017 trend lists are based on search terms that had a spike in traffic in 2017 compared to 2016. These lists can be broken down based on country, or a global list is also availabl...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:35:51
YouTubers make $1 million a month from disturbing videos
YouTubers make $1 million a month from disturbing videos

YouTubers make $1 million a month from disturbing videos

The wildly popular Toy Freaks channel (pictured) was making up to $1.1 million (£820,000) per month before it was deleted in November by San Bruno-based company YouTube....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:09:38
Astronomers name new constellations Harry Potter and Bolt 
Astronomers name new constellations Harry Potter and Bolt 

Astronomers name new constellations Harry Potter and Bolt 

Instead of difficult Latin names like Canis Major and Ursa Minor, a Birmingham team has now drawn up new constellations called Paddington, Bolt and Potter....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:55:10
Children coaxed into gambling through 'skin betting'
Children coaxed into gambling through 'skin betting'

Children coaxed into gambling through 'skin betting'

The UK Gambling Commission, based in Birmingham, has said it is 'alarmed' at the new ways that young people and children are finding to gamble....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:48:36
Uber set to be banned in York
Uber set to be banned in York

Uber set to be banned in York

It comes just months after the company was stripped of its permit in the capital by Transport for London which claimed the global taxi app was not 'fit and proper'....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:50:24
Do you hate cilantro? The answer may be in your DNA
Do you hate cilantro? The answer may be in your DNA

Do you hate cilantro? The answer may be in your DNA

The new video from ACS Reactions explores the so-called ‘cilantroversy’ that causes people to be so divided on the common herb. Scientists say it may be because of a genetic variation....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:40:13
Nearly 10% of planet's wilderness lost since early 1990s
Nearly 10% of planet's wilderness lost since early 1990s

Nearly 10% of planet's wilderness lost since early 1990s

The maps show that the majority of remaining wilderness is in the deserts of Central Australia, the Amazon rainforest, the Tibetan plateau, and the forests of Canada and Russia....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:29:36
Women find height and strength most attractive in men
Women find height and strength most attractive in men

Women find height and strength most attractive in men

A group of 160 women were asked to rank shirtless men and give them an attractiveness rating by the Griffith University in Queensland, Australia....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:59:39
Ceres' bright spots could be sign of geologic activity
Ceres' bright spots could be sign of geologic activity

Ceres' bright spots could be sign of geologic activity

NASA study found that the bright spots can be divided in four categories, offering evidence that the dwarf planet may not be a ‘dead world’ after all; instead, it could be geologically act...
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:54:27
Can you pass this 'impossible' Playbuzz spelling test?
Can you pass this 'impossible' Playbuzz spelling test?

Can you pass this 'impossible' Playbuzz spelling test?

A tricky new quiz shared by Playbuzz, which was designed for high school students, puts your spelling abilities to the test with 19 sentences - each missing a commonly misspelled word....
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:13:49
Map reveals how green America really is
Map reveals how green America really is

Map reveals how green America really is

In a stunning new map, geographer and GIS analyst Robert Szucs has plotted the sprawling forests that blanket the continental United States, especially the East and West coasts....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:44:44
How to make it easier to leave your bed in the mornings
How to make it easier to leave your bed in the mornings

How to make it easier to leave your bed in the mornings

Dr Siobhan Banks and Crystal Grant, a PhD student, who are both based at the University of South Australia, claim that getting a good sleep can be 'tough'....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:31:06
Tinder tests feed showing what match posts to social media
Tinder tests feed showing what match posts to social media

Tinder tests feed showing what match posts to social media

The new 'Feed' tab shows all of their posts on Instagram, recent photos uploaded to Tinder and even what they are listening to on Spotify....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:18:49
Twitter launches 'tweetstorm' threads feature
Twitter launches 'tweetstorm' threads feature

Twitter launches 'tweetstorm' threads feature

The new feature will allow users to compose a series of separate Tweets using a new 'plus' button. The firm is rolling out these updates to everyone on iOS, Android, and Twitter.com 'in th...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:18:45
Lies about Santa are good for your child's mental health
Lies about Santa are good for your child's mental health

Lies about Santa are good for your child's mental health

As a developmental scientist, Kristen Dunfield of Concordia University spends most of her time researching children's trust, how trust develops and what happens when it's broken....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:19:53
PepsiCo backs Elon Musk and preorders 100 Tesla Semis
PepsiCo backs Elon Musk and preorders 100 Tesla Semis

PepsiCo backs Elon Musk and preorders 100 Tesla Semis

PepsiCo's 100 trucks add to orders by more than a dozen companies such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc, fleet operator J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc, and foodservice distribution company Sysco C...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:13:20
Apple reveals $5,000 iMac Pro will go on sale on Thursday
Apple reveals $5,000 iMac Pro will go on sale on Thursday

Apple reveals $5,000 iMac Pro will go on sale on Thursday

The company revealed the product earlier this year as a stopgap to a new version of its Mac Pro line, which it said would be unveiled 'next year'. It says the new iMac Pro is  'for pro use...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:49:03
SpaceX delays launch of previously flown rocket and Dragon
SpaceX delays launch of previously flown rocket and Dragon

SpaceX delays launch of previously flown rocket and Dragon

The mission, initially planned for today, will launch both a previously flown rocket and spacecraft for the first time. SpaceX revealed it's now targeting Wed to allow for pre-launch check...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:12:43
Instagram now lets you follow hashtags in your main feed
Instagram now lets you follow hashtags in your main feed

Instagram now lets you follow hashtags in your main feed

The Facebook owned app, based in Menlo Park, has released the new feature in an effort to make posts on the site more easy to discover by bringing up popular posts with a similar theme in ...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:10:19
Rare double moonbow appears in front of Northern Lights
Rare double moonbow appears in front of Northern Lights

Rare double moonbow appears in front of Northern Lights

Known as a 'moonbow', the hypnotic phenomenon was captured from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides by a half American half Italian photographer Guiseppe Petricca....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:05:00
PCOC finds most people are not in pain when they die
PCOC finds most people are not in pain when they die

PCOC finds most people are not in pain when they die

Researchers from the University of Wollongong in Australia found that improvements in palliative care have made death more comfortable. But not everyone who needs the care, receives it....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:01:03
Arctic permafrost is thawing faster than ever before
Arctic permafrost is thawing faster than ever before

Arctic permafrost is thawing faster than ever before

The annual report card also finds water is warming and sea ice is melting at the fastest pace in 1,500 years at the top of the world. The NOAA says Earth's northern region has entered a "n...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:00:12
Golden Eagles to be reintroduced in northern England
Golden Eagles to be reintroduced in northern England

Golden Eagles to be reintroduced in northern England

Golden eagles released near Edinburgh are set to be rejuvenate the population of the majestic bird in northern England, where it has recently gone extinct....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:49:33
Do you have the reaction speed of a drunk person?
Do you have the reaction speed of a drunk person?

Do you have the reaction speed of a drunk person?

The tool, created by Nottingham-based Web Blinds, asks users to watch a cannon, then click as soon as they see an animated Father Christmas fired into the air above a snowy scene....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:47:47
Lyft declares global war on Uber as it launches in Toronto
Lyft declares global war on Uber as it launches in Toronto

Lyft declares global war on Uber as it launches in Toronto

Lyft is moving outside the United States as Uber faces investigations by governments around the world over its cover up of a massive 2016 data breach....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:31:48
Artificially intelligent robots could gain consciousness
Artificially intelligent robots could gain consciousness

Artificially intelligent robots could gain consciousness

In an article for The Conversation, Professor Subhash Kak from Oklahoma State University explains the possible consequences if artificial intelligence gains consciousness....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:30:48
Scientists create life's building blocks in lab
Scientists create life's building blocks in lab

Scientists create life's building blocks in lab

Researchers from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada recreated the conditions of outer space in the lab and found small organic molecules can form under these conditions....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:26:16
100-year-old images of Navajo gods used in healing ritual
100-year-old images of Navajo gods used in healing ritual

100-year-old images of Navajo gods used in healing ritual

Edward S Curtis spent more than 20 years documenting American Indian culture including the Navajo Night Chant, a nine-day healing ritual presided over by figures in masks....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:24:06
100m-yr-old tick found grasping dinosaur feather in amber
100m-yr-old tick found grasping dinosaur feather in amber

100m-yr-old tick found grasping dinosaur feather in amber

The amber specimens, which come from a private collection that has never before been studied before, were sourced close to the village of Maingkhwan in northern Myanmar....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:00:36
Apocalyptic mushroom cloud spotted above California
Apocalyptic mushroom cloud spotted above California

Apocalyptic mushroom cloud spotted above California

The cloud, which resembled an erupting volcano or a nuclear bomb, was seen above the San Ynez Mountains of western Ventura County in the Los Padres National Forest, California....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:20:23
60-million-year old giant penguin stood at 5ft 8ins
60-million-year old giant penguin stood at 5ft 8ins

60-million-year old giant penguin stood at 5ft 8ins

The fossilised remains were discovered in Hampden Beach, Otago, by researchers from the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:17:20
Stunning photos show native Brazilians swimming underwater
Stunning photos show native Brazilians swimming underwater

Stunning photos show native Brazilians swimming underwater

Stunning photos show indigenous Kamaiurá people diving underwater and swimming under a waterfall in the Amazonian basin in a remote part of Brazil....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:20:40
Nike patent AR glasses to show golfers video-game stats
Nike patent AR glasses to show golfers video-game stats

Nike patent AR glasses to show golfers video-game stats

Oregon-based company Nike have filed a patent for a new AR headset which would enable golfers to get real-time stats about their game....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:06:58
China unveils Minority Report-style AI security system
China unveils Minority Report-style AI security system

China unveils Minority Report-style AI security system

The company behind the technology, Shanghai-based Yitu Technology, said Dragonfly Eye scans images from the country's national database. It is currently being used in Shanghai....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:49:05
Video lets you fly into Jupiter's Great Red Spot
Video lets you fly into Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Video lets you fly into Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The incredible video was created using data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft during its first pass over the Great Red Spot in July 2017, using its instruments to penetrate well below th...
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:28:26
Egyptian archaeologists discover mummified body
Egyptian archaeologists discover mummified body

Egyptian archaeologists discover mummified body

The tombs were found across the Nile from the southern city of Luxor in the 1990s by German archaeologist Frederica Kampp. However, she had only reached the entrance gate and 'never entere...
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 11:40:38
Footage shows mid-air collision between flocks of birds
Footage shows mid-air collision between flocks of birds

Footage shows mid-air collision between flocks of birds

The clip, captured at Martin Mere nature reserve in Tarlscough, Lancashire, shows a mesmerising starling murmuration being rudely interrupted by incoming geese....
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:03:56
NASA didn't notice asteroid that skimmed past Earth
NASA didn't notice asteroid that skimmed past Earth

NASA didn't notice asteroid that skimmed past Earth

The asteroid, named 2017 VL2, was just 73,000 miles (117,480 km) from our planet. It has now emerged that experts at Washington D.C.-based Nasa did not find out about it until a day later....
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:56:53
River Ouse's neon colour mystery is solved
River Ouse's neon colour mystery is solved

River Ouse's neon colour mystery is solved

Technicolour waters in Cambridgeshire appear to have been caused by a toxic leak from a local business, an investigation has revealed....
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:06:47
Why you should never microwave boiled eggs
Why you should never microwave boiled eggs

Why you should never microwave boiled eggs

Sound engineers from San Francisco-based firm Charles M. Salter Associates, explored the mechanism of exploding eggs as part of expert witness testimony (stock image)....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:01:21
Banking app flaw left 10 million accounts vulnerable
Banking app flaw left 10 million accounts vulnerable

Banking app flaw left 10 million accounts vulnerable

Researchers from the University of Birmingham have tested a new tool on a sample of 400 apps, and found that several banking apps had a critical vulnerability....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:56:17
Stunning photos of ship which fired first US shots of WWII
Stunning photos of ship which fired first US shots of WWII

Stunning photos of ship which fired first US shots of WWII

The first ever underwater images of a sunken Navy warship which is believed to have fired America’s first shot of World War Two were revealed on Wednesday....
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:36:24
$24bn ITER nuclear fusion project in France 50% complete
$24bn ITER nuclear fusion project in France 50% complete

$24bn ITER nuclear fusion project in France 50% complete

Construction of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, or ITER, in southern France has been dogged by delays and a surge in costs to about $23.7bn....
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 18:48:43
AI will create a life-like 'false reality'
AI will create a life-like 'false reality'

AI will create a life-like 'false reality'

New advances in graphic manipulations by Santa Clara-based technology company Nvidia mean artificial simulations are indistinguishable from the real thing....
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:47:27
Footage shows astronauts diving head first out of the ISS
Footage shows astronauts diving head first out of the ISS

Footage shows astronauts diving head first out of the ISS

Randy Bresnik, a Nasa astronaut from Kentucky, filmed the incredible footage while the space station was 250 miles above Earth....
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:54:11
Fourth century bone may have belonged to St Nicholas
Fourth century bone may have belonged to St Nicholas

Fourth century bone may have belonged to St Nicholas

Researchers at the University of Oxford radiocarbon tested the relic, long though to belong to St Nicholas, and found it dates from the correct historical period....
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:24:37
Two explorers discover 15,000-year-old cave below Montreal
Two explorers discover 15,000-year-old cave below Montreal

Two explorers discover 15,000-year-old cave below Montreal

Two Canadian amateur explorers discovered 15,000-year-old caves just 30 feet underneath the surface of Montreal, it was revealed on Tuesday....
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 05:25:00
3D-printed mask saves puppy after she fractured her skull
3D-printed mask saves puppy after she fractured her skull

3D-printed mask saves puppy after she fractured her skull

The Exo-K9 exoskeleton is a 3D printed mask for dogs with injuries to their jaw. It was developed by veterinarians and biomedical engineering students at the University of California, Davi...
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:02:02
Boom Supersonic plane gets a $10 million investment
Boom Supersonic plane gets a $10 million investment

Boom Supersonic plane gets a $10 million investment

As part of the deal, Japan's number two carrier, based in Tokyo, has the option to purchase up to 20 Boom aircraft and will provide its knowledge and experience as an airline to hone the a...
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:37:27
Beauty spots scarred by tonnes of plastic rubbish
Beauty spots scarred by tonnes of plastic rubbish

Beauty spots scarred by tonnes of plastic rubbish

Nearly 1,000 pieces of litter are discarded for every 100 metres of coastline – with single-use containers most at fault according to new research by the Marine Conservation Society....
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:55:33
Google supercomputer creates its own 'AI child'
Google supercomputer creates its own 'AI child'

Google supercomputer creates its own 'AI child'

The 'AI child' created by Mountain View-based researchers from Google is proof machine-made programmes are now more accurate than ones created by humans....
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:28:41
NASA's Apollo Mission control room set to be restored
NASA's Apollo Mission control room set to be restored

NASA's Apollo Mission control room set to be restored

The painstaking restoration will recreate the room as it was during the moon landing on July 20, 1969. Even the ashtrays, coffee cups and paperwork on the desks will be put back in place....
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 14:45:31
GMC reveals truck with tank tracks instead of tires
GMC reveals truck with tank tracks instead of tires

GMC reveals truck with tank tracks instead of tires

GMC's All Mountain concept has bodyside graphics of mountains, a 30-inch light bar and snowboard racks - making it ideally suited for snow sport enthusiasts and snowy-mountain dwellers....
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 00:26:38
Antonov AN-22 lands at Manchester Airport
Antonov AN-22 lands at Manchester Airport

Antonov AN-22 lands at Manchester Airport

The Antonov AN-22 is rarely spotted and drew a crowd of aviation enthusiasts to witness it. It flew in from Helsinki, Finland....
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 18:56:55
Dinosaur known as nodosaur used its spiky armour to flirt
Dinosaur known as nodosaur used its spiky armour to flirt

Dinosaur known as nodosaur used its spiky armour to flirt

Researchers at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Canada suggest that the armored plating of the dinosaur fossil may have helped it attract mates, as well as to ward off challeng...
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:44:57
NASA finds underground liquid oceans last longer
NASA finds underground liquid oceans last longer

NASA finds underground liquid oceans last longer

According to new NASA research, heat created by the gravitational pull of moons formed in large collisions could be enough to extend the lifetimes of these subsurface oceans....
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:51:31
Pictures of North Korea's new missile reveal its huge size
Pictures of North Korea's new missile reveal its huge size

Pictures of North Korea's new missile reveal its huge size

Based on photographs released by North Korea, analysts have determined the Hwasong-15 - an ICBM launched yesterday - is taller, wider and capable of carrying a much bigger payload....
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 20:53:06
How bad dreams reflect our daily frustrations
How bad dreams reflect our daily frustrations

How bad dreams reflect our daily frustrations

A psychologist at the University of Cardiff found that people who are frustrated with their daily lives tend to have recurring dreams in which they were falling, failing or being attacked....
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:20:27
Most-Instagrammed cities and locations of 2017 revealed
Most-Instagrammed cities and locations of 2017 revealed

Most-Instagrammed cities and locations of 2017 revealed

When it comes to popularity on Instagram, New York rules the roost. It's the most Instagrammed city and dominates the location rankings, too, with Times Square and Central Park at No2 and ...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:18:18
Lobster found with peculiar Pepsi logo 'tattoo' in Canada
Lobster found with peculiar Pepsi logo 'tattoo' in Canada

Lobster found with peculiar Pepsi logo 'tattoo' in Canada

The remarkable 'tattooed' lobster was trapped by Karissa Lindstrand off the coast of Gran Manan in New Brunswick. It was being loaded into a crate to have its claws banded....
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:53:24
Motion capture suits for dogs aim to make CGI realistic
Motion capture suits for dogs aim to make CGI realistic

Motion capture suits for dogs aim to make CGI realistic

From a poodle's strut to a basset hound's lolloping gait, scientists plan to capture the movements of different breeds to make on-screen animated dogs played by humans more authentic....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 19:56:20
The WW2 war machines that battled for land supremacy
The WW2 war machines that battled for land supremacy

The WW2 war machines that battled for land supremacy

The tanks that fought epic duels in the North African desert, among European towns and in the jungles of Asia have been brought stunningly to life. Among the stunning vehicles are the infa...
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:42:50
'Doomsday' solar storm could devastate Earth at any moment
'Doomsday' solar storm could devastate Earth at any moment

'Doomsday' solar storm could devastate Earth at any moment

Dr Melanie Windridge, who has a PhD from Imperial College London, warned we only have 15 minutes to understand the specific conditions of coronal mass ejections flying towards Earth....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:02:20
Eerie dark figure spotted in Nottingham City of Caves
Eerie dark figure spotted in Nottingham City of Caves

Eerie dark figure spotted in Nottingham City of Caves

Tony Ferguson had been enjoying a trip to Nottingham with a friend when the pair visited the 500 caverns in the City of Caves that lie below the Broadmarsh shopping centre....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:21:39
DNA evidence suggests Yetis are Asian bears or dogs
DNA evidence suggests Yetis are Asian bears or dogs

DNA evidence suggests Yetis are Asian bears or dogs

Researchers from the University at Buffalo analysed nine 'Yeti' specimens - including bone, tooth, skin, hair and faecal samples - collected in the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau....
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:01:58
'Hallucination machine' gives drug-free psychedelic trip
'Hallucination machine' gives drug-free psychedelic trip

'Hallucination machine' gives drug-free psychedelic trip

The machine was developed by researchers at the University of Sussex to help them better understand how the brain responds to altering realities. (Stock image)...
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:06:10
UK weather: The phenomenon that's making Britain shiver
UK weather: The phenomenon that's making Britain shiver

UK weather: The phenomenon that's making Britain shiver

After an unusually warm October, Britain could be facing a 'full La Nina event' that brings both a White Christmas and puts the nation at risk of a flu pandemic....
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:07:33
Blue tarantula is one of 30 new species discovered
Blue tarantula is one of 30 new species discovered

Blue tarantula is one of 30 new species discovered

Researchers from the Global Wildlife Conservation found the new species in Kaieteur National Park and the Upper Potaro area in Guyana – parts of an intact forest landscape....
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 19:10:25
Leopard in S Africa interrupted by two amorous tortoises 
Leopard in S Africa interrupted by two amorous tortoises 

Leopard in S Africa interrupted by two amorous tortoises 

As tourist Matthew Poole filmed the patient predator stalking its next meal on the Sand River bank at Beyond Kirkmans Kamp in South Africa, his shot was invaded by two lovers....
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 17:31:27
Waymo launching driverless ride-hailing service in Phoenix
Waymo launching driverless ride-hailing service in Phoenix

Waymo launching driverless ride-hailing service in Phoenix

Alphabet's Waymo self-driving unit is launching a ride-hailing service for the general public with no human driver behind the steering wheel. The firm has been testing on public roads in A...
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:31:10
Russia unveils SKYF heavy lift drones
Russia unveils SKYF heavy lift drones

Russia unveils SKYF heavy lift drones

The Russian designed drone can carry a 400-pound (181-kg) payload and fly for up to eight hours. It has applications in areas such as aerial pesticide application and food and medicine del...
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 00:46:28
Stunning winners of a panoramic photography award
Stunning winners of a panoramic photography award

Stunning winners of a panoramic photography award

More than 1,300 professional and amateur photographers from around the globe entered their stunning landscape images into the 2017 Epson International Pano Awards....
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 18:53:51
1,500-year-old Christian mosaic uncovered in Israel
1,500-year-old Christian mosaic uncovered in Israel

1,500-year-old Christian mosaic uncovered in Israel

The find (left) was made in the coastal city of Ashdod, by a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University and Leipzig University....
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:48:21
Bizarre $2100 Youbionic arm will give you two extra hands
Bizarre $2100 Youbionic arm will give you two extra hands

Bizarre $2100 Youbionic arm will give you two extra hands

It is controlled using small sensors in the fingers, and a demonstration video shows it pinching and gripping, with each finger moving independently....
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:41:50
NASA reveals strange pattern in Antarctica's sea ice
NASA reveals strange pattern in Antarctica's sea ice

NASA reveals strange pattern in Antarctica's sea ice

This incredible image shows a rare formation of ice in Antarctica known as 'finger rafting,' which occurs when two floes of thin sea ice collide....
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:08:32
German town of Staufen is cracking apart
German town of Staufen is cracking apart

German town of Staufen is cracking apart

Buildings in the German town of Staufen have been developing cracks since 2007, after a failed drilling operation caused the ground to swell....
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:22:33
Budget 2017: 'Google tax' to raise an extra £500million
Budget 2017: 'Google tax' to raise an extra £500million

Budget 2017: 'Google tax' to raise an extra £500million

Treasury sources hailed the 'innovative and novel' change, designed to tackle a new tactic employed by internet firms to add an extra leg to redirecting activity off shore....
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:45:06
NASA image reveals a massive hole in the sun's atmosphere
NASA image reveals a massive hole in the sun's atmosphere

NASA image reveals a massive hole in the sun's atmosphere

While it might appear alarming, the phenomenon is no cause for worry; NASA says this particular coronal hole was likely to blame for breathtaking auroras seen earlier this month....
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:25:14
Misconception about lone mad scientist can be dangerous
Misconception about lone mad scientist can be dangerous

Misconception about lone mad scientist can be dangerous

The 'lone genius' scientist stereotype could be dangerous, as the opinion of a lone commenter may be considered equal with that of hundreds of people who have made the subject their life's...
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:47:19
China's ballistic missile will be ready in next few months
China's ballistic missile will be ready in next few months

China's ballistic missile will be ready in next few months

The Dongfeng-41 missile (pictured) will be finished in the first half of 2018, according to state media, after successful tests in an undisclosed location in the Western desert area....
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:40:46
Russian cyber criminals enjoy cut price 5* holidays
Russian cyber criminals enjoy cut price 5* holidays

Russian cyber criminals enjoy cut price 5* holidays

Research company Flashpoint, which released the report, said the situation is so worrying that one American bank has banned buying flights in Russia using its reward scheme....
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:29:20
MI5 will use computer algorithm to track terror suspects
MI5 will use computer algorithm to track terror suspects

MI5 will use computer algorithm to track terror suspects

British spy agencies are to use computer algorithms to keep tabs on 20,000 former terror suspects because they don't have the manpower to physically watch all of them at once....
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:16:12
Google's Incognito Mode doesn't stop bosses seeing history
Google's Incognito Mode doesn't stop bosses seeing history

Google's Incognito Mode doesn't stop bosses seeing history

LA-based Google's Vice President of Chrome Dan Fisher has warned anything watched on incognito is 'certainly still visible' to your employee, school or service provider (stock image)....
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:31:23
Blue Planet viewers vow to ditch plastic after BBC show
Blue Planet viewers vow to ditch plastic after BBC show

Blue Planet viewers vow to ditch plastic after BBC show

Emotional viewers of the BBC One programme took to Twitter to express their dismay at the state of the oceans after a pilot whale was filmed cradling her dead baby round the ocean....
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:50:15
Eggs choose sperm with the best genes during fertilisation
Eggs choose sperm with the best genes during fertilisation

Eggs choose sperm with the best genes during fertilisation

Joe Nadeau, principal scientist at the Pacific Northwest Research Institute in Seattle, believes eggs are an active player in reproduction and have a control over their offspring....
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:26:55
500-year-old coin found by an amateur treasure hunter 
500-year-old coin found by an amateur treasure hunter 

500-year-old coin found by an amateur treasure hunter 

Experts speculate the gold coin, found in Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, may have been dropped by one of Richard's soldiers fleeing the pivotal Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485....
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:09:27
How did Chopin die? Mystery of composer's death solved
How did Chopin die? Mystery of composer's death solved

How did Chopin die? Mystery of composer's death solved

Inspired by his fear of being buried alive, composer Frederic Chopin asked that his heart be removed from his body in Paris, to be enshrined in his native Poland....
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:10:52
Jaguar Land Rover tests first driverless vehicle on public roads
Jaguar Land Rover tests first driverless vehicle on public roads

Jaguar Land Rover tests first driverless vehicle on public roads

Coventry based car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is taking part in the UK Autodrive project, the largest trial of connected and autonomous vehicle technology in the country....
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:24:33
Da Vinci sells for £341m but is it a real Leonardo?
Da Vinci sells for £341m but is it a real Leonardo?

Da Vinci sells for £341m but is it a real Leonardo?

There is a lack of contemporary evidence that Leonardo was responsible for Salvator Mundi, which was sold in New York on Wednesday night by Christie's....
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:04:47
Traveling back in time could be possible says physicist
Traveling back in time could be possible says physicist

Traveling back in time could be possible says physicist

While scientists have yet to discover the conditions needed to travel back in time, ‘there’s nothing forbidding it’ in the laws of physics, explains astrophysicist Ethan Siegel....
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:20:56
Ancient skull found in China rewrites human history
Ancient skull found in China rewrites human history

Ancient skull found in China rewrites human history

A new analysis of the 'Dali skull', found in China's Shaanxi Province, shows it is remarkably similar to the earliest known fossil of our species, found in Morocco in June....
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:00:47
Interactive UFO map of America reveal 60,000 sightings
Interactive UFO map of America reveal 60,000 sightings

Interactive UFO map of America reveal 60,000 sightings

The new map of reported UFO sightings in the US was created by Data Solutions Engineer Adam Crahen of the Data Duo , using data from Kaggle UFO sightings....
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:45:02
Apple's first ever 'gaming robot' is a mechanical spider
Apple's first ever 'gaming robot' is a mechanical spider

Apple's first ever 'gaming robot' is a mechanical spider

MekaMon, which launches today on the Apple store for £300 ($300), was created by Bristol-based company Reach Robotics and has bot-on-bot brawls in real life and on the screen....
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:25:48
Curse of Nelson's diamonds
Curse of Nelson's diamonds

Curse of Nelson's diamonds

For years we have only been able to imagine what this treasure looks like because shortly after World War II it was stolen from the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich by a cat burglar....
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:33:41
'Dream Chaser' mini spaceplane soars over Mojave Desert
'Dream Chaser' mini spaceplane soars over Mojave Desert

'Dream Chaser' mini spaceplane soars over Mojave Desert

Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser was carried to an altitude of 10,000 and then dropped to glide to the ground and land on a runway at Edwards Air Force Base....
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:42:19
Nasa Juno spacecraft captures a stunning image of Jupiter
Nasa Juno spacecraft captures a stunning image of Jupiter

Nasa Juno spacecraft captures a stunning image of Jupiter

The image was taken on October 24 when Nasa's Juno spacecraft was 20,577 miles (33,115 kilometres) above the tops of the clouds of the planet....
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:39:26
Shark dating to 'age of dinosaurs' caught off the Algarve
Shark dating to 'age of dinosaurs' caught off the Algarve

Shark dating to 'age of dinosaurs' caught off the Algarve

Scientists from the Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere caught the rare frilled shark while working off the Algarve coast this week....
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:32:24
Nasa telescope finds planet 13 times the size of Jupiter
Nasa telescope finds planet 13 times the size of Jupiter

Nasa telescope finds planet 13 times the size of Jupiter

Experts led by the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute in Daejon, South Korea, have reported the discovery of a strange celestial body 22 light years away....
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:08:59
Hyperloop won't be ready for 'a couple of decades'
Hyperloop won't be ready for 'a couple of decades'

Hyperloop won't be ready for 'a couple of decades'

The UK Department for Transport claims that it is likely to be 'at least a couple of decades' before an operational Hyperloop system is ready, due to the 'scale of the technical challenges...
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:26:31
Massive spider webs found on an Israeli river
Massive spider webs found on an Israeli river

Massive spider webs found on an Israeli river

The Soreq creek in Jerusalem is full of mosquitoes that serve as food for web-weaving long-jawed spiders that reproduce in their multitudes....
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:57:43
50,000-year-old 'perfect' cave lion cub is found Siberia
50,000-year-old 'perfect' cave lion cub is found Siberia

50,000-year-old 'perfect' cave lion cub is found Siberia

The cub was aged between six and eight weeks old when it died for unknown reasons on the bank of Tirekhtykh River, in the Abyisky district of Yakutia....
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:40:26
Google reveals air quality maps of LA and San Francisco
Google reveals air quality maps of LA and San Francisco

Google reveals air quality maps of LA and San Francisco

Google Earth partnered with environmental sensor network firm Aclima to map air pollution across California, with the hopes of using the information to help build smarter, more sustainable...
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 23:43:28
Supernova explosion defies the laws of physics
Supernova explosion defies the laws of physics

Supernova explosion defies the laws of physics

Experts at Las Cumbres Observatory in Goleta, California, have been studying an event known as iPTF14hls which appeared for more than 600 days, six times longer than others of its type....
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 22:37:25
Colour-blind dogs can't distinguish between red and green
Colour-blind dogs can't distinguish between red and green

Colour-blind dogs can't distinguish between red and green

Ginger cats on the lookout for pesky dogs in the park can rest easy, as a new study by researchers from the University of Bari, Italy, has revealed that pooches are colour blind....
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:50:29
Study finds Bonobos help others without being asked 
Study finds Bonobos help others without being asked 

Study finds Bonobos help others without being asked 

Researchers at Duke University found that bonobos at Lola Ya Bonobo Santuary, Democratic Republic of Congoelp strangers get food when there's no sign of receiving anything in return....
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 23:36:35
Mysterious disk-shaped cloud seen hovering in China
Mysterious disk-shaped cloud seen hovering in China

Mysterious disk-shaped cloud seen hovering in China

Villagers in China were left baffled by a strangely shaped cloud that appeared in the sky last week. Incredible footage captured on phone shows the orange-hued cloud floating in a clear sk...
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 18:25:34
Apple's $120 mn patent award from Samsung upheld by court
Apple's $120 mn patent award from Samsung upheld by court

Apple's $120 mn patent award from Samsung upheld by court

The US justices let stand without comment a 2016 appeals court verdict reinstating the award for Apple, which sued Samsung over patents for 'slide to unlock' and other features on smartpho...
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:54:22
Sex robot Samantha is set to go into mass production
Sex robot Samantha is set to go into mass production

Sex robot Samantha is set to go into mass production

Samantha went on sale in London this summer, but demand for the bot has become so high that its designers are looking to go into mass production in Wales....
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:41:08
Inside the iPhone X: First teardown reveals two batteries
Inside the iPhone X: First teardown reveals two batteries

Inside the iPhone X: First teardown reveals two batteries

These incredible images from iFixit reveal several surprises inside the handset. Apple managed to cram in two batteries for instance, allowing them to arrange them in an L shape to optimis...
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 22:27:18
Creepy video shows AI-made faces of 'fake' celebrities
Creepy video shows AI-made faces of 'fake' celebrities

Creepy video shows AI-made faces of 'fake' celebrities

Scientists from Santa Clara-based Nvidia have combined a pair of artificial intelligence system to generate photo-realistic faces of 'fake' celebrities....
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:22:03
Comet from another solar system may have just passed Earth
Comet from another solar system may have just passed Earth

Comet from another solar system may have just passed Earth

Observations published by the Massachusetts-based International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Centre (MPC) suggest the comet likely escaped the orbit of another star....
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 18:23:46
Imgur user shows map of every river basin in the US
Imgur user shows map of every river basin in the US

Imgur user shows map of every river basin in the US

A stunning new map from Imgur user Fejetlenfej shows the complex network of rivers and streams in the contiguous United States, highlighting the massive expanse of basins across the count...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:46:26
 
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