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PSY, Mars, And Gabby Douglas: Google Sums Up The Year That Was 2012
Well, it's mid-December, so it's time to get all misty about the past year. Which means it's time to watch "Gangnam Style" again.
AirHarp, The Instrument You Play Without Touching Anything
Using a Leap Motion device, Adam Somers turned his computer monitor into a harp.
The Secret Weapons Behind The Japanese Attack On Pearl Harbor
Today is the anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. To mark the occasion in 1966, Popular Science published a feature on how the Japanese designed such a successful assault--and how they paid for it later.
7 Gifts For The Internet Geek In Your Life
A set of trinkets and devices for those who are constantly plugged into the world wide web
Today On Mars: Where Curiosity’s Cruise Stage Crashed Down
Cameras on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have taken pictures of the impact sites.
Researchers Can Tell A Liar By The Nose With The ‘Pinocchio Effect’
Thermography scans show that when you lie, your nose heats up.
Better Than A Condom? Discreet Nanofabric Protects Against Pregnancy and HIV
This nanofabric dissolves in the body, releasing antivirals and blocking sperm.
FYI: What Do Forensic Chemists Do, And Why Would They Cheat?
A forensic chemist at a Massachusetts crime lab was arrested for tampering with drug evidence recently. A bad egg or the product of perverse incentives?
MIT Researchers Create The Swiss Army Knife Of The Robotics World
While engineering programmable matter, they also invented a motor that holds its position without power.
As Kilauea Volcano Spews Lava Into The Ocean, Tourists Flock To The Scene
Unlike hurricanes or earthquakes, this natural disaster could actually encourage tourism.