Polish 'vampire' burials weren't just for outsiders

Six individuals in 19th century Poland believed to be at risk of becoming vampires weren't mysterious outsiders - they were locals singled out for another reason

2 hours ago from Newscientist

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Amazon's Fire Phone at $199 sans contract with a free year of Prime suddenly seems like a great deal

Amazon’s long-rumored Fire Phone finally materialized earlier this year with its unique 3D “dynamic perspective” feature in tow. Its hardware specs weren’t anything ...

4 hours ago from Techspot

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Kim Dotcom's legal team exits as Megaupload founder runs out of money

Kim Dotcom’s once lavish lifestyle is but a distant memory. During a recent teleconference at London’s unBound Digital event, the Megaupload founder revealed that his legal team ...

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GoPro said to be building its own line of camera-equipped consumer drones

GoPro is looking to broaden its horizons (no pun intended). The action camera maker is said to be developing its own line of consumer-oriented drones that’ll come equipped with high-definition ...

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Seals found guilty of brutal porpoise attacks

An oceanic crime scene investigation has exposed a murderous side to the North Sea's cuddly resident amid fears that its next victim could be a human

3 hours ago from Newscientist

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Sony Could Release E-Paper Timepiece

Electronic paper, or e-paper in short, is not something that you would want to use on a smartphone, although it works great in an e-book reader setting, hence its name. This energy-efficient ...

1 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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A new way to cool

High-tech coating both repels heat from above and removes it from below

3 hours ago from Science Now

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Microbes help vultures eat rotting meat

Gut bacteria and strong gastric juices show how the birds can live on decaying flesh.

12 hours ago from Nature News

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Samsung's 'eyemouse' lets anyone control computers with just their eyes

Samsung has developed the first hardware to easily allow a computer to be controlled just by looking at it, which it hopes to be made available to freely build for anyone that is unable to ...

8 hours ago from The Independent

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Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries

A recently discovered form of carbon graphite the material in pencil lead has turned out to have a completely unexpected property which could revolutionise the development of green energy ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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