As 3D printing advances from its plastic roots, we’re seeing more and more materials passing through its nozzles. Metal, glass, random gunk—each new filament opens the door to new manufacturing applications. Now researchers have made a printer they claim can use up to ten different materials at once. Show More Summary
An Android-powered slider may not be the only phone BlackBerry has pegged for Google's mobile OS. Following the leaks of a device codenamed "Venice" that's said to be offered in both Android and BB10 versions, a video of the recently announced Passport Silver Edition surfaced. Show More Summary
On Aug. 24, 2006, nine years ago today, the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet — a move that sparked protests and split the space-science community. Some in the community, including leading Pluto researchers, are still upset at the decision. Show More Summary
There is a lot to be said for replacing certain kinds of jobs with robots. Most people would agree that replacing physical human labor with automation is a good thing. It’s especially good to automate the dangerous kinds of labor like some facets of factory work. Show More Summary
There's no need to leave your own home for workout classes anymore. YouTube is a great place to get workout inspiration. With instructional videos for everything from yoga and pilates to weight-lifting and cardio training, YouTube fitness...Show More Summary
Android has been available to consumers for almost seven years and boy has it accomplished a lot. Here are seven things about Google's thriving operating system that you may not have known.
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A couple of years ago we checked out a VRcade, a virtual reality arcade that freed players to move and translated their movements in the game with the help of motion capture systems. Artanim’s Real Virtuality…
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On July 20, 1969, over half a billion people tuned in to watch Apollo 11’s historic landing on the Moon, setting a new record for live television. But what viewers didn’t see that day were all of the test landings conducted at NASA’s Lunar Landing Research Facility (LLRF), which had made that final “giant leap” such a resounding success. Show More Summary
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Mad Max: Fury Road' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.' 'Terminator Genisys' completes the top three. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Dutch security conference! It’s called hardwear.io, it’ll be in The Hauge during the last week of September, and they have the CTO of Silent Circle/Blackphone giving the keynote. Baltimore’s awesome despite what the majority of the population says, and they have a few hackerspaces. Show More Summary
There are many options out there to make an application to look better. Icons are one of these options. As good looking icons may be there is a drawback if they are image based: the amount of memory used to load data and render them....Show More Summary
If you’re worried about Skynet, take a quick gander at the outtakes reel (YouTube, inlined below the break) from the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) and you’ll feel a lot better. The IEEE Spectrum reporters assigned to the DRC took aShow More Summary
It was an overcast day with temperatures in the mid seventies – a perfect day to take your brand new Jeep Cherokee for a nice relaxing drive. You and your partner buckle in and find yourselves merging onto the freeway just a few minutes...Show More Summary
The Internet is a behemoth, and it's growing every day. So how is a child to make sense of it all? How can she find what she needs as she writes, say, a school report on the solar system? Dr. Eleni Miltsakaki is trying to help. Her company,...Show More Summary
The uninterruptible power supply was once a standard fixture in the small office/home office as a hedge against losing work when the electrons stop flowing from your AC outlet. Somewhat in decline as computing hardware shifts away from...Show More Summary
Can you recreate the sweet, nostalgia-inducing sounds of AOL dialing up using just your voice? Can you even remember what it sounds like? Don't worry, neither could we. But that hasn't stopped us before. Spider-Man impersonator at Times...Show More Summary
Here’s something fun and super silly: Burger Fiction created this supercut of a bunch of weird weapons used in movies. We’re talking guitar case flamethrowers, guitar case rocket launchers, ladders, fork fingers, carrots, vinyl records, paintbrushes and so much more. It’s great because there are both serious movies and totally campy flicks in the mix. More »