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Mathematical Predictions for the iPhone 6 | Science Blogs

Ok, this isn’t really math. Let’s instead call this a plain old model (you could argue it’s math if you like). Suppose I look at the historical progression of features on the previous iPhones. Could I use this to make a prediction about future iPhone models? In particular, what can I say about the rumored…

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Nintendo introduces new 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds

Nintendo is finally adding a second analog stick to its handhelds as part of a major refresh to the 3DS line. The company already sells the Circle Pad Pro add-on to allow for dual analog control of...

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Military Guns Missing From Police Agencies

The guns-drawn streets of Ferguson jolted America awake to the militarization of the nation's police. Local cops, often untrained in military tactics, may be carrying assault rifles used by our Marines and even Special Forces, using surplus weaponry donated by the Pentagon in a program designed to...

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DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system, treat diseases and depression without medication

DARPA, on the back of the US government's BRAIN program, has begun the development of tiny electronic implants that interface directly with your nervous system and can directly control and regulate many different diseases and chronic conditions, such as arthritis, PTSD, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease), and depression. The program, called ElectRx (pronounced 'electrics'), ultimately aims to replace medication with

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Lego Fingerprints Helped Solve Cold Case Murder

Fingerprints found on Lego building blocks helped police crack a 23-year-old cold case murder mystery in Utah, authorities said. The gruesome murder of 78-year-old Lucille Johnson in Salt Lake City left police puzzled in 1991. The grandmother was strangled and beaten in her home and police found...

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Britain Raises Terror Threat Level to ‘Severe’

The British government today raised the threat level for international terrorism to “severe,” indicating a terrorist attack is “highly likely” but based on intelligence not necessarily “imminent.” U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May released a statement Friday saying the increased threat is “related to...

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