Unpowered ankle exoskeleton takes a load off calf muscles to improve walking efficiency

We might have started off in the water, but humans have evolved to be extremely efficient walkers, with a walk in the park being, well, a walk in the park. Human locomotion is so efficient that ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program

President Barack Obama on Wednesday created the first-ever sanctions program to penalize overseas hackers who engage in cyber spying and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of that ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Tiny Bird Makes Epic 1700-Mile Trip Over Open Ocean

A tiny songbird that summers in New England can pull off something even the biggest airline companies can't: A nonstop flight from Vermont to Puerto Rico. Every fall the blackpoll warbler embarks ...

14 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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'Little Foot' fossil sheds light on human forerunners

EVOLUTION: A sophisticated new dating technique has shown that Little Foot - an important early hominid fossil unearthed in the 1990s in South Africa - is roughly 3.7 million years old.

5 hours ago from ABC Science

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HBO is coming to Sling TV in time for 'Game of Thrones' season premiere

Are you a cord cutter that’s looking for somewhere to catch the season premiere of Game of Thrones besides Apple TV? If so, Sling TV has you covered as the disruptive over-the-top streaming ...

13 hours ago from Techspot

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Amazon Dash: wifi buttons for genuine one-click ordering of regular products launched

Amazon has launched the Dash Button, a wifi-enabled gadget that can be pressed to instantly order items from the online store.

23 hours ago from The Independent

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Riff app from Facebook lets you collaborate with friends on videos

Facebook has launched a new mobile app that allows a group of friends to collaborate on a single video. It’s called Riff and it is available now in 15 languages for Android and iOS users. ...

9 hours ago from Techspot

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Smartphones a lifeline for many Americans, study finds

Americans love their smartphones and rely on them as a key way to go online, but many find the cost too steep, a survey showed Wednesday.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google Maps Pacman: company offers chance to play classic arcade game on real streets

Pacman can now be played in Google Maps, through a small button that allows anyone to play the game on real roads.

Wed 1 Apr 15 from The Independent

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HTC One M8s Launched As An Affordable Handset

The HTC One M9 has yet to be released but it looks like HTC has a new phone that they have recently announced that comes in the form of the HTC One M8s. Based on its specs it's definitely ...

26 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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