FM radio is about to go the way of VHS tapes and 8-tracks in Norway, where the Minister of Culture has announced plans to transition completely over to digital radio by the year 2017.
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Here's a little pick-me-up for your Monday: scientists have discovered the chocolate melting gene which has yielded new types of cocoa plants. More chocolate for us!
Say cheese! This camera is self-powered so it will technically never die. Man, your cheeks are gonna hurt from all that smiling.
The US Navy’s unmanned X-47B aircraft became the first drone to demonstrate aerial refueling capabilities earlier this week when it successfully plugged its in-flight refueling probe into the hose of an Omega Air tanker off the coast of Maryland.
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"Dang, I used to be so hot" is a thought that runs through many of our heads while browsing the old Facebook.
Thousands of emails and documents from last year’s cyberattack on Sony Pictures have been published in a searchable database by WikiLeaks, and Sony is not happy.
If you need any further proof that video games can be addictive, consider this: A 29-year-old California man has reportedly ruptured a tendon in his thumb and will require surgery after he injured himself by binge-playing the mobile game Candy Crush Saga.
We’ve all passed that questionable-looking package of beef in the supermarket. You know, it’s usually the discounted porterhouse steak with an ever-so-slight twinge of brown slowly developing across the center. “Do I risk it?” you ask yourself, while simultaneously forgetting that you have to pick up cat litter and almost ramming into an old lady with your cart.
Evidence of the link between home cooking and health is growing, while for many of us the spare time we have to spend at home in the kitchen is decreasing. What’s the answer? A “robo-chef”, of course.
During an experimental run at the US Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York, the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) set a new record for producing polarized proton collisions at 200-giga-electron-volt collision energy.
Smartwatches are a fairly new category of device is quickly becoming very popular. Most of the big-name players in the hardware industry have a product that you could buy right now. This new market raises a few questions: Do I need a smartwatch, and what should I look out for when buying one? Here's a quick guide to smartwatches.
This guy's job was to prevent rigging, but it seems like the $14.3 million dollar prize was to much to pass up as he is accused of rigging the system to produce the winning ticket.
If you’re a fan of funny images featuring Russian president Vladimir Putin crying or riding a bear or hummingbird while shirtless, you should probably put off that trip to Moscow, as the Russian government recently made it illegal to post memes featuring celebrities.
For the second time in a year, a research from the Georgia Institute of Technology is challenging the Turing Test, the current standard method used to evaluate whether or not a computer program or machine is capable of exhibiting human-level intelligence.
From Harry Potter to the Invisible Woman, popular culture has often romanticized the idea of making people invisible. Now, a new study from Russian and Austrian engineers has taken us one step closer to that possibility.
Finding out what lies beneath the surface layers of paintings by the greater masters is hugely appealing because it gives greater insight into how the artists built up the original compositions. It is also essential for conservation. A new development gives conservators greater detail about a painting’s hidden layers, while causing less damage to masterpieces.
A Google image search can turn up all manner of things, from last year’s meme to today’s headline and researchers at the University of Washington recently wanted to find out if search results for certain occupations affect our perceptions of women in the workplace.
Woah. We are one step closer to having large scale, affordable quantum computers thanks to a team of researchers from the University of New South Wales.
What can't your smart phone do these days? Scientists believe your phone could now be part of an early earthquake detection system.
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