android
Before the iPhone Launched, Android Didn't Support Touchscreens

It's virtually impossible to imagine now, but back when the iPhone was launched in 2007, Google wasn't planning to make Android for touchscreen devices. Read More >>

design
This Wooden Table is Actually Made of Glass

At first glance, this appears to be a fairly plain old wooden table—but wait, I can you see the leg through the table top? That'll be because this wooden table is actually made from glass. Read More >>

art
Is Maths an Artform?

Sometimes the results of maths are sure beautiful—pretty charts, say, or wonderful visualisations. But can maths itself, those long complex equations, be an artform too? Read More >>

design
How Do You Build a Möbius Strip Bridge?

We all know about Möbius strips—those 3D shapes surfaces that weirdly only have one side. But how is it possible to build real architectural structures out of a mathematical construct? Read More >>

teardowns
Samsung Gear Fit Teardown: A Tiny Little Marvel

Whatever you can say about the Gear Fit, or wearables in general, it's an attractive little piece of hardware. As this teardown from iFixit shows, that beauty's not just skin deep. Read More >>

science
The Large Hadron Collider Has Found a New Particle Unlike Any Other Form of Matter

Not content with perhaps the biggest scientific discovery of the decade, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider continue to search for new particles—- and now they've found one that seems to be an entirely new form of matter. Read More >>

security
This Cartoon is the Simplest Explanation of Heartbleed Yet

You may have read some long explainers about how Heartbleed works, but this cartoon is the simplest description you'll see of how the bug works. Read More >>

security
Heartbleed Affects Routers, Too

Some more heartache from Heartbleed: it affects routers, too. Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks have announced that the security hole that is Heartbleed has been found in their networking equipment. Read More >>

facebook
Facebook Wants to Clean Up News Feed Spam

Facebook's cleaning up your News Feed a little, ripping out Like-baiting posts, repeated content, and spammy links. Read More >>

design
These Transformable Living Spaces are Coming to New-Builds Near You

Was a time when transformable living spaces which flip, fold and swivel to maximise storage and style were the preserve of bespoke furniture. But no longer—as these gorgeous units from German manufacturer Häfele illustrate. Read More >>

computers
Intel is Experimenting With Fully Immersed Cooling for Computers

Forget your water-cooled gaming rig: Intel is experimenting with a cooling system which fully immerses the entirety of a computer's electronics in liquid to increase efficiency. Read More >>

guts
Samsung Galaxy S5 Teardown: You're Not Changing Anything Except its Battery

Samsung's new Galaxy S5 may well be a tiny step into the future, but while its dimpled back may feel like somewhat of a throwback, its insides claim to be anything but. Read More >>

medicine
This Amoeba Eats Human Intestines, Cell by Cell

It might look positively adorable in this image, but don't be fooled: this pathogen, known as Entamoeba histolytica, eats human intestines alive, cell by cell. Read More >>

google
Google Reveals More Design Details About its Modular Ara Phone

Google has already been very open when it comes its modular Ara phone, and now a Module Development Kit for the phone reveals more about the device than ever. Read More >>

humour
Even If Heartbleed Loses Your Data, You Still Have Your Thoughts

Heartbleed may be one of the biggest internet security flaws to date, and it may see you lose your emails, identity, passwords and who knows what else. But hey! At least you'll always have your memories. Read More >>

space
Bacon Was the First Thing Ever Eaten on the Moon

Setting foot on the moon for the first time was perhaps one of the biggest technological, scientific and political achievements of our age. So what better way to celebrate, after exploring that new lunar landscape, than with bacon? Read More >>

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