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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:32:20 +0000
Hundreds of films showing US nuclear tests conducted between 1945 and 1962 have been found, analyzed and declassified by physicists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), officials at the California-based research facility announced this week in a statement. According to the laboratory, the US conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests over that span, and each […]
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:36:11 +0000
The Matrix franchise looks set to return to movie theater screens, in the form of a remake of the much-loved original. The Hollywood Reporter suggests that Warner Bros. is in the early stages of developing a reboot of what is regarded as a classic in both the sci-fi and action genres. Trending on social media early this morning, the […]
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:09:12 +0000
Even been out and about with your iPhone, and found yourself wishing all of a sudden that it was an Android device instead? Me neither, but apparently someone out there has, or else the idea for the Eye phone case would never have been born (or had its campaign posted on Kickstarter). What exactly is […]
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:00:42 +0000
A year after its unveiling, Levi’s has finally announced a release date for its ‘smart jacket’. Produced in a collaboration with Google, the Levi’s Commuter Trucker jacket is capable of connecting to a smartphone and controlling a few of its functions. Over the weekend at SXSW, the jacket, available in both men’s and women’s varieties, […]
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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:08:30 +0000
As part of the never-ending quest to store more and more data in increasingly smaller spaces, a team from IBM Research has announced that it has managed to discover a way to read and write data to and from a single atom – a breakthrough detailed this week in the journal Nature. While as TechCrunch […]
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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:57:55 +0000
Based on its appearance, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Baxter the Robot is nothing special – while it has a pair of mechanical arms and a child-like expression on a face that looks a bit like an Etch-a-Sketch, it could radically change the way AI systems learn from their mistakes. Developed by Rethink Robotics, […]
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 19:42:20 +0000
In response to the many shady articles posing as journalism that proliferated across Facebook last year, the social media giant has presented a new feature that will mark suspicious-looking shared articles. While the system still has serious issues, the rollout indicates Facebook is least attempting to do something regarding the issue of “fake news.” In December, […]
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:25:12 +0000
Boston Dynamics is a company that keeps blowing our minds– it seems as if they cook up a new, even crazier robot every couple months. Their new robot, Handle, is the latest of their inventions showcased to the public. Handle is a wheeled, semi-humanoid robot standing 6.5 feet tall. The robot is amazingly fast and […]
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:59:48 +0000
A video of captive Siberian tigers in China chasing a drone has quickly gone viral since being published on Feb. 22. But behind the 92 seconds of viewing pleasure is a much darker picture. Having chased the drone across open snow at Siberian Tiger Park in Harbin city, northeast China, the tigers bring it to […]
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:24:49 +0000
A Russian drone building company recently posted an online video teasing a single-seat ‘hoverbike’ that looks like a cross between a motorcycle and a quadcopter drone. Dubbed the Scorpion-3, the electric-powered flying vehicle was designed by engineers who wanted to make “an extreme sports instrument” for both “amateur and professional navigators,” the company said. According […]
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