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Water bears can replace all the fluid in their bodies with a glass matrix

Unique protein allows these microscopic animals to dry into a husk, then return to life. Enlarge / The image shows a scanning electron micrograph of 6 tardigrades in their tun state. When tardigrades dry out they retract their legs and heads wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 16th, 2017

South Park team explains why it"s so damn hard to nail comedy in games

Despite being a medium often defined by "fun," video games are notoriously bad at being funny. Granted, there are plenty of exceptions to the rule, with their numbers growing every year. But the team behind the newly released South Park: Fractured Bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 min. ago

Want to know how to increase your LSAT score? This online course could help.

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Taking the LSAT can be stressful. LSAT prep is even more stressful. But the best way to prepare for the LSAT exam is to practice. SEE ALSO: This me.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 min. ago

This app will help you speak up—or shut up—during meetings

When men and women collaborate to solve a problem—say, in a meeting—women speak at least 25 percent less than men do.  That's why a team at BBC's 100 Women Challenge developed an app called All.ai to help women boost themselves at wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 min. ago

Google Maps Pulls Cupcake Calorie Counter After Backlash

You can call it the Great Cupcake Controversy of 2017. In what is probably the only example ever of tiny, frosted cakes sparking mass outrage, strong negative feedback has prompted Google to remove a cupcake calorie counter from its iOS Maps app, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News11 min. ago

Santa Rosa Resident Sticks Pony, Stardust, in Car to Escape California Wildfires

Due to the current wildfires raging in California, many individuals have evacuated their homes to flee a safe distance from the hazard. Lauren Mesaros from Santa Rosa was one of these residents. However, while others grabbed their children and lap do.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News23 min. ago

Mobile ad technique allows stalkers to follow you around a city for less than $1000

This month, University of Washington researchers will present Exploring ADINT: Using Ad Targeting for Surveillance on a Budget — or — How Alice Can Buy Ads to Track Bob at the Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society in Dallas; the paper de.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News23 min. ago

Smalltown America finds ecstasy at Dollar General

I love dollar stores, and so does rural America. Dollar General, in particular, is cleaning up in the towns so out of the way even Wal-Mart can't make business there. The Decatur store is one of 1,000 Dollar Generals opening this year as part of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News23 min. ago

343 Details Next Round of Halo 5, Halo Wars 2 Updates

Halo 5 and Halo Wars 2 are getting updates and additional functionality for all Xbox users, and upgrades for Xbox One X. 343 Industries has shared new information regarding updates coming soon to Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Wars 2, and more. In a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News31 min. ago

Dad introduces baby to the art of playing piano with your feet

Sure, you can probably bang out "Chopsticks" on the piano – but can you do it with your feet? In this sweet video from dad and YouTuber Viva Frei, his son proudly shows off his "Chopsticks" skills – but with a little help, of course.&.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

Say hello to the Bluetooth speaker that easily fits in your pocket or purse

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Bluetooth speakers are one of the most convenient technological breakthroughs of the last decade, but they can also be clunky, difficult to transpo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

Incredible microscopic footage captures the invisible movement of life itself

A team of scientists in Austria filmed a single tree root tip growing over a 17-hour period. The footage shows how organisms respond to gravity and it can help us figure out how to grow plants in space. The video is this year's winner in Nikon’.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News32 min. ago

The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of Alexa

 There isn’t much to say about the new Sonos One that hasn’t been said about Sonos already. The company has long been the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio and their speakers, while small, are powerful and more than usable f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News39 min. ago

Greenpeace Scolds Tech Giants for Impact on Environment

The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans, including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei, low marks for their environmental impact. Many of the biggest technology companies failed to deliver on commitm.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News47 min. ago

Syndaver: A $95K animatronic cadaver that"s replacing med-school corpses

The Syndaver is a super-realistic robotic human corpse simulator with replaceable viscera that med students can dissect again and again, freeing them to use the donated bodies of people who willed their remains to science for med school pranks, lik.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News56 min. ago

Life in the city: Living near a forest keeps your amygdala healthier

A new study examined the relationship between the availability of nature near city dwellers' homes and their brain health. Its findings are relevant for urban planners among others......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Gmail launches its first public iOS beta to test support for third-party accounts

 Google wants to make Gmail the place where you check all your email accounts, not just your Google accounts. The company announced this week it’s testing a new version of the Gmail app on iOS that will allow users to add their non-Google.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Zero"s latest electric motorcycles can recharge in an hour

Zero Motorcycles' electric bikes can be fun to ride, but recharging is another matter entirely. It's tough to wait hours when all you want to do is go back on the open road. That shouldn't be such a problem with the company�.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

What security system works best with Google Home?

Developing the perfect Smart Home can be a fickle beast with dozens of companies producing hundreds of products using various technologies and standards that may or may not work together. As companies like Amazon and Google focus on the power of voic.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Google tests letting iOS users add third-party accounts to Gmail beta, available on TestFlight platform (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Google tests letting iOS users add third-party accounts to Gmail beta, available on TestFlight platform  —  Google wants to make Gmail the place where you check all your email accounts, not just your Google.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

HP’s new workstation tablet makes Surface Pro look like Surface Amateur

HP has built a machine for artists, designers, and engineers, all packed into a tablet. HP Imagine that you're a digital artist. You like the idea behind Micr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago