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Surplus computing power on your Android? Donate it to science

Users of Android 2.3 or higher can become citizen scientists by downloading software and choosing the projects they want to power, such as fighting AIDS and finding new stars.

By July 22, 2013

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A nice handheld flamethrower? How handy

Technically Incorrect: Monday sees the launch of the XM42, which claims to be the first ever legally available portable flamethrower.

By March 22, 2015

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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015

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NASA rocket experiment redefines how we think of galaxies

Scientists have discovered that the universe contains twice as much infrared light than previously thought, helping us better understand the construction of space.

By November 6, 2014

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Get a combination Bluetooth speaker, FM radio and mobile charger for $34.99

This compact Jack-of-all-trades also functions as a speakerphone and a receiver for non-Bluetooth devices like headphones and stereos.

By September 30, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Shotguns transformed into robotic anti-war flutes

Made out of disabled shotguns, these robotic flutes play music corresponding to the rise and fall of US arms exports.

By August 19, 2014

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Manything video-monitoring app joins forces with IFTTT

Now you can pair Manything with Philips Hue, Belkin WeMo, and other IFTTT-compatible smart home products.

By July 8, 2014

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Singapore and Hong Kong are radio-controlled toy heaven

Singapore-based writer Michael Tan spends his spare time flying his fleet of quad-copters with his son. He takes us on a tour of Asia's best RC shops, packed full of fun toys.

By July 9, 2014

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How Apple wants you to feel inadequate

If you don't have a "verse" and you don't have fitness "goals," you are not a real, modern human being. At least that's what Apple's latest ads are telling you.

By June 8, 2014