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Scientists Test the World’s Largest “Artificial Sun”

Scientists Test the World’s Largest “Artificial Sun”

Scientists in Germany flipped the switch on what’s being described as “the world’s largest artificial sun” and which they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuel. The giant honeycomb-like...

The Boats That Fly

The Boats That Fly

Calling 17 a sailboat is like calling the stealth bomber a plane. It’s not inaccurate, but the picture it makes is incomplete. Waning are the days of billowing spinnakers and yachtsmen in striped ties and blue...

4 Reasons You Should Be Using the Disconnect App Every Time You Browse Online

4 Reasons You Should Be Using the Disconnect App Every Time You Browse Online

In a time when cyber-attackers are becoming more sophisticated every day, and net neutrality regulations are constantly under fire, it’s a good idea to invest in some web surfing safeguards. And when it comes...

Microsoft’s Cortana Personal Assistant Transformed Into a Halo-Style Hologram

Microsoft’s Cortana Personal Assistant Transformed Into a Halo-Style Hologram

An engineer and artist has adapted the Microsoft AI personal assistant Cortana to resemble the hologram sidekick from Halo with the same name. The project is quite extensive, using a custom-designed mirrored glass pyramid...

Nanodots Are the Magnetic Desktop Toy You Need

Nanodots Are the Magnetic Desktop Toy You Need

Whether you’re a molecular engineer looking to model ethylbenzene stable glass formation, or a graphic designer seeking a fun desk toy to fidget with, you’ll be drawn to Nanodots. These super-strong magnetic spheres can be...

Why Is There Homosexuality?

Why Is There Homosexuality?

Scientists say it may have evolved in order to promote social bonding amongst humans.  This is the first study of its kind to find discrete evidence that our need to bond with others, actually...