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Calculating the solar efficiency of Superman

Superman's solar power actually contravenes the laws of physics, according to a team of students at the University of Leicester.

By August 3, 2014

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Physicist Hawking calculates something serious: World Cup odds

Stephen Hawking gets together with betting chain Paddy Power to offer his brain power in predicting likely winners.

By May 28, 2014

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Calculate your PC's energy use

Microsoft's free Joulemeter utility gives you a rough estimate of a Windows system's power consumption. Plus: tips for reducing your electronics energy bill.

By April 15, 2014

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Should you ever pay more for a toaster?

Premium toasters can cost anywhere from $100 to $500. Are they simply expensive to appeal to the high-end market, or do they actually offer more bang for your buck?

By December 15, 2014

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Parking illegally makes mathematical sense, says 23andMe's Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin, says that she's looked at the numbers and taking the risk of getting a ticket is worth it.

By December 7, 2014

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Mail to Self lets you email links to yourself with one tap

This free iPhone app makes it quick and easy to send links to yourself to read later.

By December 4, 2014

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In newest tally, supercomputing progress tapers off

Hardware, software and funding limits mean it's not easy to make the fastest computers even faster. That's too bad for the industries that rely on them.

By November 17, 2014

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IBM, Nvidia land $325M supercomputer deal

US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.

By November 14, 2014

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Flashlight puts OS X Yosemite's Spotlight feature on steroids

Looking to get more out of Spotlight on your Mac? This free app is your answer.

By November 12, 2014

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Notes: Revisiting widgets

Since our last multi-part phablet shootout, the situation for iOS 8 widgets and apps has significantly improved. But, has it improved enough to really turn the tables?

By November 11, 2014