This Alaskan Frog Can Survive Getting Frozen and Thawed
While human cryogenics is still in its pie-in-the-sky, butt-of-the-joke phase, a frog that lives in Alaskas subzero temperatures can pull off a surprisingly similar feat. Scientists have now documented the wood frog surviving through its longest and coldest states ever.
Leica T: A Compact Camera That's Engineered Like a Sportscar
Today, Leica jumps into the future with the Leica T, a brand new camera and lens system from the storied
23 Amazing Soviet Visions For The Future of Transportation
Tekhnika Molodezhi, or "Technology for the Youth," is a Soviet and Russian monthly science magazine thats been published since 1933. Like
If your Sony Vaio Fit 11A spontaneously combusted in the past week, you're in luck: Sony just announ
If your Sony Vaio Fit 11A spontaneously combusted in the past week, youre in luck: Sony just announced a repair program to replace your battery. Click here to check and see if your product is at risk. Read more...
The Most Amazing Microscopic Videos of 2013
Every year, Nikons Small World in Motion Competition rounds up the best microscopic videos from scientists across the world. The winners of the 2013 competition have just been announced, and the results are strange yet beautiful.Read more...
An Insanely Detailed Map of Where People Bike and Run Around the World
Earlier this year, Nathan Yau visualized some of the worlds most popular running routes , but with
Andy Warhol's Lost Amiga Computer Art Rediscovered 30 Years On
The Andy Warhol Museum has recovered a series of artworks created by the famed pop artist in the mid-1980s using
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Hand-held malaria tester sequences DNA, suggests meds quickly
Despite how far weve come with technology, malaria is still a serious threat for huge chunks of the developing world. A prototype tool from UK-outfit QuantuMDx, however, could help stave off mosquito-related deaths by giving health-workers the
Sony to begin fixing combustible Vaio Fit laptops in May
Its always sad when a company stumbles during its victory lap, but as Sony looked to gracefully exit the PC business, some spontaneously combusting laptops ruined the day. The company has now issued an update about the
Amped-up ear implant helps to re-grow auditory nerves
Cochlear implants already help those with auditory damage to hear better, but what if they could also grow new nerves while theyre there? Scientists at the UNSW have discovered a way to do just that, at least
Big Brother is live-tweeting you: artists turn a lightbulb into a surveillance device
When you hear a scandalous conversation, theres always the temptation to live tweet it for the internets benefit -- but what if your furniture could do that for you? Conversnitch is a project by artists Brian House
Exetech seeks your cash to improve its clunky smartphone-in-a-watch
When we got our hands on Exetechs XS-3, we were intrigued by the idea of cramming a smartphone into a watch, but dismayed at the execution. After all, this was a device that was in no way
Lost Andy Warhol artworks discovered on Amiga floppies from the '80s
Rediscovered artwork like a napkin Picasso or unearthed Matisse can be identified on sight, but pieces crafted in the digital age by pop-artist extraordinaire Andy Warhol and encoded in an outdated format are far more difficult to
France is plotting to take Uber's car-tracking tech and hand it over to taxis
While taxi services like Uber may be flat-out unwelcome in Belgium, neighboring France is still trying to figure out how to manage them. Under pressure from traditional cab drivers in the country, a new law was introduced
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Crave Ep. 152: App lets you make music with a full symphony
Ever wanted to hear how youd sound with full orchestral backup? An app out of Harvard puts you on the same stage as some of the worlds greatest symphonies.
Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels
NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over the course of 10 years from more than 2 million infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Flame-breathing RC dragon flies for only $60,000
It belches propane flame, flies 70 miles per hour, and can be yours if youre willing to forego a year or so of your salary.
Low Latency No. 91: Hurricane Morpheus heads to your living room
You might want to watch where youre swinging once Sonys new virtual-reality headset for the PlayStation 4 lands.
Food-gnashing compost container tops Grommet awards
In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.
The Web out-Picassos itself: Welcome, sticky tape selfies
In the latest and perhaps most tastelessly sweet Internet meme, people are wrapping their faces in sticky tape and snapping the results. Perfect for your 3-year-old this weekend. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari 'E.T.' cartridge dig
Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Ataris corporate shame, but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first. Originally posted at News - Tech Culture
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Win 8 App Remover Eliminates Pre-installed Junk Apps from Windows 8
Windows: Microsofts operating system usually comes with a bundle of pre-installed apps, but Windows 8 took it to
My.Com Offers Mobile-Only, SMS-Authenticated Email and Cloud Storage
Android/iOS: If youre looking for a new (or alternative) email address, or just a way to get a ton of free cloud storage, My.coms new mobile-only email service lets you get any address you want at their domain, and it
What's the Best Resource for PC Games?
When youre ready to buy or download a new PC game, you have tons of options, from the obvious to the independent.
Lift's Guide to Meditation Is a Data-Driven Introduction for Beginners
You already know that meditation has real benefits , both emotionally and health-wise , but getting started is easier
10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was Planning My Wedding
Between the life-changing proposal and the tear-jerking "I dos," theres the unique stress known as wedding
The Discovering Arduino DIY Kit Gets You Started with Electronics
There are plenty of starter kits to choose from if youre interested in tinkering with electronics, but the Discovering
The Colorful, Collectible Lunchbox Workspace
Even if you have boring white walls and nondescript furniture, you can have a vibrant, stylish home. Thats the lesson from todays featured worskpace
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Leica Celebrates 100 Years With a Gorgeously Minimalist Shooter
Leica is celebrating its 100th birthday by launching an entirely new camera system. Born out of a design partnership with Audi, the unibody Leica T is an APS-C-sensored minimalistic masterpiece.
Three Handy Android Apps for Customizing Your Notifications Bar
Drop down notifications can vary a lot from one Android handset to another. These three apps will help you customize the look and contents of your notification bar.
Apple’s Second Quarter Sales Numbers Show iPad Fever Is Cooling
For the first time, analysts, investors, and the public widely expected Apple to post a drop in iPad sales numbers during its second quarter earnings today. And the numbers didnt lie: The public is not gobbling up iPads like they
Build Your Own Robots and Quadcopters With These Ingenious Bricks
If you’re interested in building your own ASIMO, you’ve got to start somewhere. Kinematics’ modular TinkerBots provide a very great jumping-off point, letting you quickly assemble and program your own robots.
Make the Most of Twitter’s Profile Redesign
Twitter just rolled out its latest profile redesign to the masses. Its pretty simple to update. But just in case you need a little help, heres how switch over to the new photo-centric look.
These Satellite Gadgets Will Save Your Butt in the Backcountry
A regular mobile phone is enough to keep you in touch around most of the populated parts of the world. But if you really want to go into the boonies, youll appreciate a device that can talk to satellites.
Lytro’s Magical DLSR Lets You Refocus Photos After You Take Them
With a new camera called the Illum, a DSLR-style shooter with an 8X optical zoom and high-speed, sports-worthy shutter, Lytro is hoping to tap into the creative professional market.
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Apple Working On New Environmental Sensors For Mobile Devices
 Apple potentially wants your next iPhone (or maybe an iWatch) to be able to detect humidity, atmospheric pressure and temperature data according to a couple of new patents spotted by AppleInsider today.
Adyen Global Payments Index Shows Transactions Creeping Up On Android Tablets
 Payments company Adyen has published its latest quarterly mobile payments index, and it shows mobile web payments accounted for a fifth (20.1%) of all payments transactions on its network globally in March
Apple Patents A 3D Hologram Display System With Gesture Input
 Apple has patented a 3D display system (via AppleInsider) that uses a familiar mirror box-type design, but that works with digital images instead of physical objects like
Rumoured Microsoft Surface Mini Tablet Crops Up In Amazon Listings
 Heres the latest heavy hint that Microsoft is getting ready to launch a smaller Surface tablet: an over-eager consumer electronics vendor has posted two listings on Amazon which
Apple Sold 20 Million Apple TVs, Which Is Now Far From A Hobby
 The Apple TV continues to gain traction despite little effort from Apple. On todays financial earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple has sold 20
Apple’s Greater China Revenue Grew Sequentially In Q2 As iPhone Growth Impresses
 Apple’s earnings are out, and the iPhone’s 17 percent growth was likely the most noteworthy number in its hardware results. That’s a big increase for a device that analysts expected to perform
Apple Sold 44M iPhones, 16M iPads And 4M Macs In Q2 2014
 Apple shared its quarterly earnings results today, and for fiscal Q2 2014, the company moved 43.7 million iPhones, 16.3 million iPads and 4.1 million Macs. That compares to 51 million iPhones sold
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Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle Confirmed By Nintendo
About a week ago we reported that thanks to a leaked box art image, it was suggested that Nintendo could be looking to launch a Wii U bundle themed around Mario Kart 8. Given that the game is one of
Samsung Galaxy S5 Crystal Collection To Launch In May
While the Samsung Galaxy S5 might not necessarily be the most luxurious looking smartphone in the market at the moment, its design is more than capable of getting the job done, not to mention it is pretty nice to look
The MiniBrake Lets You Remotely Brake A Bicycle
As a kid growing up, you probably never really understood why your parents would freak out over certain things, like making you wear safety gear when going out on bike rides, even though it would make you look extremely dorky,
Updated MacBook Airs Could Be Launched Next Week
Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 Officially Launched In China
A few years ago, Samsung announced the Galaxy Beam which was basically an Android powered device that
Microsoft Surface Mini Accessories Listed By Amazon Retailer
We have been hearing rumors that Microsoft could be looking to launch a smaller version of its
Bank Of England Reportedly Hiring White Hat Hackers To Secure Financial Sector
White hat hackers have been around for a while
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Kittyo Lets You Creep On Your Cat From The Comfort Of The Interwebs
Do you feel heartbroken when you leave your home because your cat has to stay behind with no one to play with? Kittyo would like to come to your rescue,The post Kittyo Lets You Creep On Your Cat From The
“Shoot Now, Focus Later” Camera Maker Lytro Releases Illum, A New Model With Fancy Lens
Lytro made a huge splash two years ago with the introduction of their “light field photography” camera, which captured images that could be refocused after the fact. It was groundbreakingThe post “Shoot Now, Focus Later” Camera Maker Lytro Releases Illum,
Powdered Alcohol On The Way? Maybe
Palcohol is a powder than, when mixed with water, will turn it into Vodka or Rum. It’s great for camping trips, for example, where lugging big bottles of liquor canThe post Powdered Alcohol On The Way? Maybe appeared first on
It Turns Out It’s Possible To Reinvent The Axe
Oldie but goodie here. Axes have been round for quite a while; after all, what’s simpler than driving a sharp metal edge into a piece of wood? Unlike the wheelThe post It Turns Out It’s Possible To Reinvent The Axe
If You Can’t Afford a Rocking Horse: Knee Horsey
  For most people, the first thing they ever took a ride on was a rocking horse. They aren’t quite as popular as they used to be, with the adventThe post If You Can’t Afford a Rocking Horse: Knee Horsey
Drunk for Justice: Justice League Beers
Ever wondered what superheroes did to unwind? They probably went out on trips or pretended to be mere civilians for a change. Or they could be huge beer fans and brewThe post Drunk for Justice: Justice League Beers appeared first on
The Hulk Fist Nightlight is Incredible
  Isn’t this the awesomest night light ever? Hulk smash your fears of the dark and the boogie man and everything in between with the Hulk nightlight. It’s in theThe post The Hulk Fist Nightlight is Incredible appeared first on
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The Sims Are Having a Better Summer Than You
Even if I dont get an idyillic paradise summer vacation, its good to know my Sims will be having a wonderful time.You see, my virtual Sims will be playing in the brand-new The
You Have Only Seconds : Tornado Gadget You NEED
As we just saw in the disaster in Oklamha, survival comes down to seconds. Having an emergency warning weather alert can make the difference from having time to find shelter when a tornado comes
E- cigs : New Tech For An Old Habit
Who knew but apparently May 31st is “World No Tobacco Day. How should we commemerate the day? Weeeelll, maybe if the smokers among us all Kick the butts and take part in a tobacco-less
What's Next? NextWorth
Believe me, we understand. You want the latest gadgets. We have so many old iPhones, iPods, iPads and game consoles we
Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Fairest Of Them All?
If you owned the brand-new simplehuman Sensor Mirror, youd know the answer to that question. (Its YOU, btw.)Think of those pull-out mirrors you sometimes find in hotel bathrooms that magnify your face
Put Your iPhone in the 'Vault'
Pelican cases are known to be nearly indestructible; just ask the US Military who uses their equipment. Even if you wont be in a war zone, the iPhone Vault can be
Jabra Revo Wireless
We spotted them first at CES; the new Jabra Revo wireless headphones and have been eagerly anticipating trying them out. We werent disappointed. Heres the good, the bad and the ugly.Good: * Connectivity is
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Is this the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom?
Aside from the Galaxy S phones, Galaxy Tabs, and Galaxy Gear, the Galaxy cameras are something to be excited about. Im more inclined to get a new compact camera as I just got back from a vacation. My iPhone 4s
Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC Droid DNA rolls out this Thursday
It’s been a long time coming, and at least one deadline has been missed, but all’s well that ends well and the KitKat for HTC Droid DNA saga is closing down on its happy ending. In roughly 24 hours, the
Samsung Galaxy S5 quickly grabs 0.7 percent of all Android phones
Ah yes. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is one highly anticipated Android smartphone that is now making waves in the market. We knew it would be a seller like the previous Galaxy S phones.The post Samsung Galaxy S5 quickly grabs 0.7
Benchmark uncovers Nvidia Shield sequel with Tegra K1 chip, 4 GB RAM
Nvidia did its damnedest to turn the Shield handheld game console from a tech oddity into a box-office hit and trend-setter, but at the end of the day, all the discounts and software updates were simply not enough.The post Benchmark
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 WiFi model to be released May 1
This month started with us learning the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 dropping by the FCC. And now we know that its WiFi 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch models will be released on May 1 with the following prices: $199.99, $269.99,
Android + Bay Trail = Asus. Two unannounced budget tablets crop up online
It looks like the floodgates have opened for the Android – Intel love affair, with a bevy of budget-conscious tablets packing low-cost, low-power Bay Trail processors revealed by premature online listings.The post Android + Bay Trail = Asus. Two unannounced
OnePlus One officially announced; Is it a Nexus killer?
We’ve only been waiting for this new smartphone and now it’s finally here: the One. We knew the new smartphone would be announced officially today, April 23. This is OnePlus’ very own phone offering what was initially described as the
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