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Here's how much all life on Earth weighs, and how insignificant humans are by comparison

Here's how much all life on Earth weighs, and how insignificant humans are by comparison

7 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Ever wonder how much mass the entirety of Earth's lifeforms weigh? No? Well, scientists definitely do, and a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
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Should we go to Venus instead of Mars?

Should we go to Venus instead of Mars?

8 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Image credit: Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/JAXA Why always Mars? The hot topic in planetary exploration is when and how we'll put humans on Mars. NASA obsesses...
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SpaceX Launches Twin NASA Probes to Track Earth's Water

9 hours ago   |   Space   |   3 articles

SpaceX launched two new Earth science satellites for NASA and five Iridium Next communications satellites into orbit today .
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What was the First Video Game?

11 hours ago   |   N4G   |   4 articles

Contrary to popular belief, the first video game was not Pong. In fact, the first video game was created for a science fair type display by a man named William Higinbotham...
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New Synthetic Material Alerts Users of UV Radiation

New Synthetic Material Alerts Users of UV Radiation

11 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

ArticleResearchers have developed SensoGlow, a synthetic material based on natural hackmanites that can change color based on the quantity and quality of UV radiation. Staff...
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Google and LG just built the key to lifelike VR

Google and LG just built the key to lifelike VR

11 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   4 articles

Mobile VR is about to get a big kick in the rear end from Google and LG. They've created a 4.3-inch display that packs in 1,443 pixels per inch with OLED technology. This...
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Valves for tiny particles

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Newly developed nanovalves allow the flow of individual nanoparticles in liquids to be controlled in tiny channels. This is of interest for lab-on-a-chip applications such as...
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How citizen science transforms passive learners into engaged scientists

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Third-grader Jessica was quiet in group discussions and did not see herself as a strong science student. But after an eight-week unit in school where she was able to read...
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Hitler is definitely not living on the Moon, scientists say

Hitler is definitely not living on the Moon, scientists say

13 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Adolf Hitler is dead. That's probably not news to the vast majority of people, but the German dictator's fate is something that conspiracy theorists have argued over ever since...
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Google and LG partner to create a super high resolution OLED display

Google and LG partner to create a super high resolution OLED display

13 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   4 articles

Google has been working with LG to create a super high-resolution OLED display for AR and VR products. The new display has a pixel density of 1,443 pixels per inch , which...
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Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but...

Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but politicians are grousing that a flawed format let him dodge every big question

European lawmakers were left frustrated when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Tuesday. The format of the hearing meant the 34-year-old executive could dodge questions... Read more ...

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

Apple's A12 chip, expected to be at the heart of the new iPhone XI and LCD iPhone 9 for 2018, is now in mass production, according to a new report today. The A12 chipset is... Read more ...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and 120Hz refresh rate

Back in March, Google and LG Display mentioned that the pair were working together on a new VR/AR display that would be unveiled in May. And sure enough, the 4.3-inch panel was... Read more ...

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC's next flagship phone - the HTC U12+ has surfaced on Geekbench - a few hours before it is due to be unveiled. And judging by the Geekbench scores, the HTC U12+ is certainly... Read more ...

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is so popular that your sibling or maybe even your parents might want one of their own. Especially with the family subscription for the Switch Online... Read more ...

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

Ubisoft rolled out some brand new details and footage for the upcoming expansion pack DLC for the turn-based, adventure strategy game for the Nintendo Switch, Mario + Rabbids... Read more ...

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

OnePlus' first smartphone to feature a notch display design has just received its first important update. Although the OnePlus 6 is not yet available in all countries, those... Read more ...

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group released its April report today, sharing some great news for Sony. God of War was April's best-selling game, but even more exciting is that it set a new record... Read more ...

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Remember how you started following your least favorite cousin on Instagram at your last family reunion, because they asked you to do so right then and there? There's now a way... Read more ...

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch keeps on getting more content. An Overwatch anniversary event is going on between May 22 and June 11, 2018. Blizzard Entertainment is adding a free-for-all deathmatch... Read more ...