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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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Portable Shadowball packs physics into every punch

A ball with a crust, mantle and core just like the Earth itself might be the future of how boxers and anyone looking to get fit will train.

By November 24, 2014

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Give the gift of a physical copy with any of these primo printers

The holidays are here, so why not grace your loved ones with the gift of productivity and the oh-so-lucrative physical copy. And because the overflowing printer shelves are so darn hard to parse these days, we've rounded up our favorites to make your shopping super-easy.

7 Images By October 22, 2014

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​Amazon to open first physical store

As the holiday shopping season draws near, the e-commerce giant is about to take its fight with retailers offline, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By October 9, 2014

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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Notes: Final impressions

Place your bets, folks. Which of these phablets will reign supreme in the battle of design, usability and productivity?

By November 21, 2014

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The art and science of the bottom of a whisky glass

Photographer Ernie Button discovered a world of beauty -- and fluid science -- in the residue of evaporated whisky.

By November 26, 2014

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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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Arctic Monkeys and Pink Floyd spinning record sales of vinyl records

Two distinct types of music lovers are buying LPs in numbers not seen since the 1990s.

By November 27, 2014

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Camera buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a camera.

By October 4, 2013