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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

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Argus gives you daily physical totals at a glance (photos)

Using the iPhone 5S M7 processor, along with integrating third-party apps, Argus is a well-rounded activity app.

9 Images By June 24, 2014

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Lego Fusion mixes physical and virtual play (pictures)

For the first time, Lego has come out with a product that blends the physical -- plastic bricks -- with the digital. It thinks the "infinity loop" between the two worlds will keep kids busy for hours and hours.

11 Images By June 19, 2014

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Lego jumps from physical to virtual world, and back again

With Lego Fusion, the toy giant for the first time is mixing its plastic bricks with the virtual world. Think of it as multidimensional SimCity, for kids.

By June 19, 2014

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Physics students design real-world Star Wars deflector shields

Physics students at the University of Leicester designed a concept for fully operational deflector shields, but there's one problem: they'd blind whoever they protect.

By May 1, 2014