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Why don?t we drive more electric vehicles?

A report from the National Academy of Sciences looks at barriers and adoption. (feeds.arstechnica)

Computer Docking Plug Alleviates Docking Station Woes

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Pirate Bay founders: FBI has Prenda Law under investigation

Sunde and Neij were questioned about Prenda while in prison. (feeds.arstechnica)

How to photograph Fourth of July fireworks with your iPhone

The Fourth of July weekend is here, and if this one is like previous years I'm going to get a flood of people asking me how to go about photographing firework displays with an iPhone. Well, here's what you need to know to do just that. (zdnet.com.feedsportal)

This is how the universe will end: not with a bang but a rip

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Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone

MojoKid writes: Liquid Metal is an alloy metal (technically, bulk metallic glass) that manages to combine the best features of a wide variety of materials into one product. Liquid Metal also has high corrosion resistance, high tensile strength, remarkable (rss.slashdot)

The oceans can?t take any more: Fundamental change in oceans predicted

Our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. If that doesn't happen, we could see far-reaching and largely irreversible impacts on marine ecosystems, which would especially be felt in developing countri (feeds.sciencedaily)

Who wouldn't want an iPhone case that looks like a gun?

Technically Incorrect: Perhaps one of the most dangerous accessories you can buy is now available. (feedproxy.google)

Stop everything: there's a video of the Sony/Nintendo PlayStation

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OnePlus has free Google Cardboard VR headsets for everyone!

Virtual reality is making a comeback. Forget the atrocious examples we endured in the 90s, now we have the likes of Oculus Rift to delight our senses, and Microsoft is tempting us with HoloLens. Neither of these are particularly cheap, but Google came up (feeds.betanews)

Clang Plays Tetris -- Tetris As a C Template Metaprogram

New submitter mjvzb writes: Ever wish compiling was more fun? Well, I recently implemented Tetris as a C template metaprogram (code at Github). The game is played by recompiling its source, taking player input by compiler flag. The runtime program is on (rss.slashdot)

Will rising CO2 damage the world's oceans? NOT SO MUCH ? new boffinry

Tests show key processes will be undisturbed come 2100Those who fear that the oceans and their ability to support life on Earth may be doomed by rising CO2 ? take heart!? (register)

A 'movie' of ultrafast rotating molecules at a hundred billion per second

Can you imagine how subnano-scale molecules make an ultrafast rotation at a hundred billion per second? Do the ultrafast rotating subnano-scale molecules show a wave-like nature rather than particle-like behavior? The Japanese research team led by Profess (phys)

The 2015 Nexus 5 will be built by LG

The Nexus range of smartphones has proved a popular way to get a fairly high-end handset running stock Android at a decent price. Previous models have (largely) sold well, and there is always eager anticipation surrounding the next release. One thing peop (feeds.betanews)

How Many iPhones Does It Take To Stop An AK-74 Bullet?

It's funny that the iPhone that actually stopped the bullet wasn't really an iPhone, it was a clone. They should have used a .50 cal. Comments (hardocp)

Leica's Q camera is beautiful, expensive and totally worth it

Leica is known for making cameras that are too expensive for most people. Its latest one, the Leica Q (Typ 116), is no exception. You can tell a lot about its high value simply by glancing at it; the gorgeous magnesium alloy and matte black finish ma... (engadget)

Zero Day Weekly: Plex ransomed, FBI on California cable-cutting, MasterCard's selfie passwords, BitStamp breach

A collection of notable security news items for the week ending July 3, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more. (zdnet.com.feedsportal)

Long-term memories in mice are maintained by prion-like proteins

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Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii after 5 nights and days airborne without fuel

The longest and most difficult leg of the Round the World Solar Flight attempted since last March by Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and Andr%E9 Borschberg ended successfully in Hawaii. At the controls of Solar Impulse 2, pilot Andr%E9 Borschberg landed safe (feeds.sciencedaily)

Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition 39.0 (web browser) Released

PortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of Mozilla Firefox®, Portable Edition 39.0. It's the Mozilla Firefox browser bundled with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app, so you can take your browser, bookmarks, settings and extension (portableapps)

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