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Appliance Science: The hot physics of induction cooktops

How can an electric field cook your dinner? Through the science of induction. In our latest Appliance Science column, we look at how induction cooktops work.

By January 12, 2015

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Lego Rube Goldberg machine tackles physics through plastic

Lego dominoes and an elaborate marble run power a fan-made kit that romps through physics concepts using a combination of imagination and Lego building skills.

By January 5, 2015

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The $99 Typo2 brings a physical keyboard to the iPhone 6

The Typo2 keyboard case connects via Bluetooth to offer error-free typing.

By December 9, 2014

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Appliance Science: The tasty physics of microwave ovens

How does a microwave oven heat without heat? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science, which delves into the physics of microwave ovens.

By December 1, 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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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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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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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