In the world of automotive technology, patents exclusive to one automaker have traditionally been guarded as extremely valuable possessions, never to make it into a rival brand's hands. When an automaker's flagship sports car model can boast up to 416 horsepower from an...
The Jane Austen Centre claims to have drawn on forensic techniques and eye-witness accounts to create the closest ever likeness of the Pride and Prejudice novelist. It has taken three years to create, with forensic artist Melissa Dring...
By now, perhaps you've seen the trailer for the new sci-fi thriller "Lucy". It starts with a flurry of stylized special effects and Scarlett Johansson serving up a barrage of bad-guy beatings. Then comes Morgan Freeman, playing a...
Pristine beaches, wild animals and vibrantly colorful cities — Africa has something for everyone. No wonder more than 40 million people visit Africa every year, according to the World Bank, and that number is rising fast.
Three young MIT students might help revolutionize the way ice cream is served. Using a Cuisinart soft-serve...
Did you know that one in 50 people qualify for membership to Mensa? Now through July 31, take the official Mensa Admission Test for just $25. Find a testing session near you by visiting us.mensa.org/testingcalendar. Test takers must have a valid picture ID and be 14...
A new device called Jibo could mark the next step in group computer interaction in the home. But Jibo isn't a tablet at all: It's a robot. Specifically, Jibo is a social robot. You talk to it, ask it questions, make requests. It talks...
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