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equations

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Happy now? This equation predicts your well-being

Can something as subjective as happiness be mathematically quantified? British researchers have formulated an equation that they say can predict moment-to-moment happiness.

By August 5, 2014

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Kings of clarity: the Equator Audio D5 speakers

The Audiophiliac checks out a $400 pair desktop pro monitors and comes away impressed!

By July 21, 2013

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A new kind of string theory: The physics of playing guitar

A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.

By July 23, 2014

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With Toyota in its rearview mirror, GM talks fuel-cell cars (Q&A)

Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.

By June 28, 2014

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Medieval bishop's theory resembles modern concept of multiple universes

A 13th-century bishop's theory about the formation of the universe has intriguing parallels with the theory of multiple universes.

April 27, 2014

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Meet the teen aiming to breathe life into global IT education

Western IT education is broken. One 16-year-old British high-school student is taking on the UK government at its own game -- one it should be winning.

By April 23, 2014

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Office, iWork, Drive, and OpenOffice: Which productivity suite is right for you?

You have several software options when you need to create a document or build a slideshow. We help you figure out which one best fits your needs.

By March 28, 2014

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Want to be better at math? Electric shocks could help

In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.

By February 14, 2014

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the boundaries

Practical mechanics escapes many people. Others can happily maintain a bicycle, or build their own engine. But how many people can build a car capable of over 1,000mph? These people can.

By January 27, 2014

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New year, new energy standards for fridges

Residential refrigerator and freezer energy standards are changing -- here's what you need to know.

By January 22, 2014