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New metamaterial could let a car be its own airbag

New metamaterial could let a car be its own airbag

Rubber and steel are at different ends of the spectrum of softness, and wherever an object falls on that scale is typically where it will stay. But now, researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a metamaterial that can change...

Super-fast camera records light-based 'sonic booms'

Super-fast camera records light-based 'sonic booms'

Scientists have suspected that light can create its own conical wakes, like a sonic boom, but how do you capture something that happens so quickly? With a very fast camera, naturally. Washington University in St. Louis has recorded these photonic sho...
Android Instant Apps begins limited testing

Android Instant Apps begins limited testing

Back at last year's Google I/O conference, the search giant introduced a new concept that the Android team had in the works: Instant Apps. The abbreviated applications would be streamlined enough to start working immediately after users open the...

RIP, Larry Smith, traveling science fiction bookseller

Larry Smith is a mainstay and fixture of America's science fiction conventions (as well as many overseas events); he's someone I've conversed with dozens of times, and, like John Scalzi, I always made a point of signing his stock because I knew that...

AT&T Introduces Reasonable International Day Pass for $10 a Day

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AT&T and Verizon have long gotten a bad rap for their international usage p...

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Huawei Honor 6X Review

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CES 2017 was a good show for anyone looking for cheaper phones with solid perfo...

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The Jack Makes Your Old Headphones Work With the iPhone 7 Wirelessly

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When the iPhone 7 launched, the major complaint (as you may be aware) was the l...

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Musical Episodes of The Flash and Supergirl Will Air in Late March

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In a Glee throwback, Melissa Benoist and Grant Gustin will get their singing vo...

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25 Incredibly Creative Fan Tributes to Princess Leia

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Fandom is often the only way we know how to honor the actors and actresses who ...

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Oak Mac mini Case

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Oak Mac mini Case
Hello and welcome to my instructable about an oak case I made for my girlfriend ...

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How to make a hot dog pen

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How to make a hot dog pen
This is a pen I made using a hot dog for the No Lathe Pen Challenge from One Car...

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GNU/Mood

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GNU/Mood
GNU/Mood is a mood ball hack where the colour LEDs are controlled by sentiment a...

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Arduino Controlled Game: Pong-Bot Vs Human

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Arduino Controlled Game: Pong-Bot Vs Human
Overview: The Pong-Bot’s job is bouncing ping pong balls into six tumbler...

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3D Printing Papercraft

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3D Printing Papercraft
3D printing big objects can be time consuming and waste a lot of plastic on supp...

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Cisco's WebEx Chrome plugin will execute evil code, install malware via secret 'magic URL'

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Just get rid of it – bin it now Malicious websites can remotely execute commands...

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What links macOS, iOS, Safari, tvOS, watchOS? They all need patching

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Apple squashes a bunch of security bugs, so get installing Apple has emitted a s...

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Google hardwires its Android app store into new Chromebooks

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A big leap forward, you say? Tell that to the anti-trust authorities Google is h...

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China's Great Firewall to crack down on unofficial VPNs – state-approved net connections only

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良藥苦口 The Chinese government has started an 18-month crackdown that will require ...

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Oracle LIED: Database giant IS axing hundreds of staff – at least 450 in its hardware div

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Larry's biz swings the axe after denials and silence Oracle will cut hundreds of...

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Microsoft lays off another round of employees, including Bryan Roper

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Microsoft lays off another round of employees, including Bryan Roper
Microsoft laid off another round of employees today, and among them was fan-favo...

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All Xbox Insiders can now receive system updates; Microsoft creates four separate rings

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All Xbox Insiders can now receive system updates; Microsoft creates four separate rings
Microsoft today announced some major changes that are coming to the Xbox Insider...

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Creators Update Preview arrives to Xbox Insider members

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Creators Update Preview arrives to Xbox Insider members
Those that are participating in the Xbox Insider Program will be happy to know t...

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Review: Aukey's PB-Y3 30,000mAh power bank offers Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Type-C

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Review: Aukey's PB-Y3 30,000mAh power bank offers Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Type-C
Every once in a while, you're in a situation that will require a little more pow...

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Australia has plans to replace passports with facial recognition technology

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Australia has plans to replace passports with facial recognition technology
The Australian government has set its plans in motion for facial, iris and finge...

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An Ethnographic Study - What are Cubans Doing Online?

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An Ethnographic Study - What are Cubans Doing Online?

Aida Zekić, a student at the University of Uppsala, Sweden has published her mas...

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China Sets Up $14.6 Billion Internet Investment Fund

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China Sets Up $14.6 Billion Internet Investment Fund

"China's government has established a 100 billion yuan (US$14.5 billion) state f...

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CADNA Returns to Lobby for Stronger Cybersquatting Laws

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CADNA Returns to Lobby for Stronger Cybersquatting Laws

Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse, the lobby group that campaigned for stronge...

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FAKE45: Trump Administration Illegitimacy Under International Law

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FAKE45: Trump Administration Illegitimacy Under International Law

The FAKE45 sign in the photo lower right corner appearing on the front page of t...

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Trump Expected to Name FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai as Chairman

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Trump Expected to Name FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai as Chairman

FCC senior Republican Ajit Pai has named President Donald Trump's pick as chairm...

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iHealth Smart Gluco-Monitoring System review

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In 2004 I was diagnosed with diabetes. Yay me! I immediately cut out as much sug...

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Joopic CamBuddy Pro is the Swiss Army Knife of DSLR controllers

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A couple of weeks ago Julie reviewed the Alpine Labs Pulse DSLR camera remote. I...

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Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) are using VR and AR for their course catalog

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The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) just released their course catalog...

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Lucid Audio AMPED Bluetooth wireless neckband and wireless audio streamer kit review

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I walk and listen to music or podcasts pretty regularly. Because of the heat thi...

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LIFX smart bulb, Audioengine speaker, Keyport Slide 3.0 and more – Weekly roundup

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Hello to our loyal Gadgeteers! Another week has come and gone so you all know wh...

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Toys & Games : Plush Bouquet - Microbes of Love

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Toys & Games : Plush Bouquet - Microbes of Love
In sickness and in health.... In each Plush Bouquet - Microbes of Love, you'll ...

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Home & Office : Joker Valentine's Cards

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Home & Office : Joker Valentine's Cards
We <3 pranks. Grab one of these Joker Valentine's Cards, write an endearing message, and deliver it. Once your recipient presses the indicated space, either some annoying jazzy Valentine's Day music or kissy noises will play for the next three hours. $9.99 - $10.99

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Accessories : Death Star & TIE Fighter Pin Dot Tie

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Accessories : Death Star & TIE Fighter Pin Dot Tie
All dressed up with no Alderaan to destroy. Sometimes you dress up for a night ...

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Toys & Games : Supernatural Chibi Plush

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Toys & Games : Supernatural Chibi Plush
What is thy bidding, my master? All three of these boys are no stranger to being...

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Collectibles : Star Wars Collector's Gallery Darth Vader 1/8th Scale Statue

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Collectibles : Star Wars Collector's Gallery Darth Vader 1/8th Scale Statue
On the road again. He's more polyresin now than man. Collectible and awesome. Th...

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The fairest Ung Drill of them all!

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Materials: 1 Ung Drill picture frame 1 Sorli mirror and included adhesive square...

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Above the bed HEMNES Mirror

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IKEA items used: Large Hemnes mirror (160cm x 80cm) Further items: 5m rgb LED st...

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Make your own decoupaged IKEA cake stand

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Want something gorgeous to show off your homebaked goods or just to add decor to...

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Hackers Help: Switch RANARP shade onto ARÖD floor lamp stand?

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I love the ARÖD floor lamp especially the way the stand is angled, but am not so...

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FLIMRA pendant lamp from drinking glasses

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IKEA items used: - FLIMRA drinking glasses of different sizes - SECOND cord sets...

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Foxconn will build in the US

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Foxconn will build in the US

Foxconn is considering setting up a display making plant in the United States in...

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China invests $14.55 billion into internet

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China invests $14.55 billion into internet

The glorious Chinese government has set up a $14.55 billion  fund to support inv...

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Bug researcher found himself deep in the US army network

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Bug researcher found himself deep in the US army network

A security bug researcher who was invited by the US Army to look for holes in th...

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Samsung blames the battery for Note 7 fiasco

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Samsung blames the battery for Note 7 fiasco

Samsung Electronics has ruled out design flaws as the reason why its Note 7 caug...

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A brain does not work like a computer chip

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A brain does not work like a computer chip

According to the BBC, a processor is the brain of a computer, but it seems that ...

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Apple releases iOS 10.2.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.3, tvOS 10.1.1 and watchOS 3.1.3 -- here's what's new

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Apple today releases updates for all its major operating systems, introducing iO...

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The new Windows Defender Security Center aims to improve Windows 10 safety

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When extolling the virtues of Windows 10, Microsoft is keen to stress how much s...

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How DevOps became mainstream in the enterprise

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2016 was the year that DevOps became part of IT organizations’ everyday language...

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Acer unveils TravelMate Spin B1 360-degree convertible Windows 10 education laptop

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When it comes to buying computers for education, there are many routes a school ...

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Android malware HummingBad is back on Google Play

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A common recommendation that Android users get for avoiding malware is to stick ...

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Best of Email: The Mailing List

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Best of Email: The Mailing List

The Best of Email feature is not one that gets a lot of traffic these days, but ...

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Error'd: Nicht Gesprochen

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Error'd: Nicht Gesprochen

"I can't read German, but that doesn't look like glowing praise," writes Bruno G...

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Unstructured Data

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Unstructured Data

Alex T had hit the ceiling with his current team, in terms of career advancement...

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CodeSOD: Popping a Plister

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CodeSOD: Popping a Plister

We live in a brave new world. Microsoft, over the past few years has emphasized,...

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Announcements: Sponsor Announcement: Hired

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Announcements: Sponsor Announcement: Hired

There are certain tropes that show up in our articles, and judging from our comm...

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The Science of Sean Spicer’s Compulsive Gum Swallowing Habit

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We wanted a second opinion about Spicer's gum consumption habit (he said he chew...

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Trump Just Reinstated a Global Anti-Abortion Rule That Has Increased Abortions

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Republicans’ latest attack on abortion access will likely produce more abortio...

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To Save Sex Education Under Trump, Amaze.org Is Turning to New Media

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The organization has taken a digital-first approach to providing America's youth...

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These Are The Best Satellite Images of Earth's Weather Taken So Far

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The new images from NOAA's GOES satellite show why Earth science is so vital at ...

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Hacker Says He Attempted to Extort UK Bank Lloyds With DDoS

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Several outlets reported that a DDoS was responsible for outages of Lloyds' onli...

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