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The experiment that proves Parrots give their children names

The experiment that proves Parrots give their children names

Cornell researchers say that baby green-rumped parrots learnt their own name, as well as those of their family, while still in the nest.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


FBI NGI facial recognition system will have 55 MILLION faces uploaded within a year

FBI NGI facial recognition system will have 55 MILLION faces uploaded within a year

New documents released by the Electronic Frontier Foundation reveal the system is capable of processing 55,000 faces a day - and that it will have 52 million faces by 2015.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Hilarious reactions of children presented with Sony Walkman

Hilarious reactions of children presented with Sony Walkman

Los Angeles-based filmmakers Benny and Rafi Fine asked children aged six to 13 to guess what the device was, with suggestions including a 'walkie talkie' or 'boom box'.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Rufus Cuff connects to ANY smartphone to make calls and use apps

Rufus Cuff connects to ANY smartphone to make calls and use apps

The Rufus Cuff was designed in Los Angles and will have a large 3-inch screen as well as access to the web, apps and more via its Android operating system.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Asian pollution 'strengthening storms in North America'

Asian pollution 'strengthening storms in North America'

Nasa researchers found that pollutants are strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, which feeds into weather systems in other parts of the world.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Mind boggling chart reveals how small Earth is in the vast scale of stars in the universe

Mind boggling chart reveals how small Earth is in the vast scale of stars in the universe

Designer Axel Ramos has created a graphic showing the scale of the cosmos. The designer gathered data on the largest stars to compile it.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept car can be driven remotely using your iPhone

Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept car can be driven remotely using your iPhone

The Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept can be driven ‘at very low speed' remotely using a smart phone, a tablet or the car's removable console - a technology once considered so fanciful that it appeared in the 1997 James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies'.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Smiley face emoticon found in 360-year-old poem - but it could just be a typo :(

Smiley face emoticon found in 360-year-old poem - but it could just be a typo :(

Forget mobile phones and online chat rooms, the first emoticon may have appeared in a 1648 poem. The apparent 'smiley face' appears in the second line of English civil war poet Robert Herrick's verse, entitled ‘To Fortune’.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Google will trace customers on high street to prove adverts work

Google will trace customers on high street to prove adverts work

The software works by sending an anonymous ‘click ID’ to the advertiser when somebody clicks on an advert. The person is identified by the advertiser because they will have cookies installed on the user’s computer.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Does space alter our DNA? Nasa to send identical twin to the ISS while his brother remains on Earth to measure changes

Does space alter our DNA? Nasa to send identical twin to the ISS while his brother remains on...

The ground-breaking experiment will study the impact of space travel on the human body in real time, measuring any changes that occur between the two brothers as they happen.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Britons face increased risk of sunburn over Easter because of hole in ozone layer

Britons face increased risk of sunburn over Easter because of hole in ozone layer

A recently formed ozone hole over the UK is allowing high levels of potentially harmful ultraviolet rays to travel through the atmosphere, increasing the risk of sunburn and skin cancer.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Birth of a new moon! Saturn's icy satellite 'Peggy' could reveal how planets and their satellites formed

Birth of a new moon! Saturn's icy satellite 'Peggy' could reveal how planets and their...

The baby moon, which is around half a mile (0.8 km) in diameter, sits on the very edge of Saturn's A ring - the outermost of the planet's large, bright rings.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


Glow-in-the-dark paint replaces 'cat's eyes' and could be used to build INTERACTIVE roads

Glow-in-the-dark paint replaces 'cat's eyes' and could be used to build INTERACTIVE roads

A Dutch company has begun testing their glow-in-the-dark technology that use 'photo-luminising' powder to light up roads.

dailymail.co.uk (4 days ago)


'Like a live version of Google Earth': the surveillance system ALREADY flying above America's cities that can constantly look for crime

'Like a live version of Google Earth': the surveillance system ALREADY flying above America's...

Called Hawkeye, it uses high definition cameras on a plane to capture a 25-square-mile patch of Earth constantly for up to six hours.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)


The flesh eating bacteria that evolved in just 35 YEARS

The flesh eating bacteria that evolved in just 35 YEARS

Texas researchers say the bacteria known as Group A Streptococcus underwent four major genetic changes as it transformed into the bug that causes the killer disease necrotizing fasciitis.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)


Google set to give Android a flat makeover similar to Apples iOS

Google set to give Android a flat makeover similar to Apples iOS

The screenshots show newly redesigned icons in a version of Android called Moonshine - with a 'flat' appearance similar to Apple's iOS 7 redesign.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)

SpaceX launch scrubbed for technical issue

Unmanned cargo ship has to postpone mission to carry supplies to the International Space Station

cbsnews.com (5 days ago)


How being lucky could get you off the hook: Researchers find people far more sympathetic to criminals they feel are lucky

How being lucky could get you off the hook: Researchers find people far more sympathetic to...

Texas researchers discovered people who acts immorally or recklessly but are 'lucky' by escaping dire consequences are judged less harshly than an 'unlucky' person, even when both have committed the same act.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)


JET THRUSTERS help British snowboarder Jamie Barrow set world record

JET THRUSTERS help British snowboarder Jamie Barrow set world record

Bath University graduate, Jamie Barrow, was able to reach 50.1mph (80.63 kph) on a flat stretch in Switzerland using only electric thrusters to propel him.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)


Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA built in

Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA built in

The patent is believed to reveal Google's plan to shrink its controversial wearable computer to fit on a contact lens.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)


Google takes to the air and pips Facebook to the post in battle for drone firm

Google takes to the air and pips Facebook to the post in battle for drone firm

Facebook had been expected to acquire New Mexico firm Titan Aerospace - but today Google revealed it had pipped them to the post.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)


Are we over the hill at 24? Study finds cognitive decline begins far earlier than thought

Are we over the hill at 24? Study finds cognitive decline begins far earlier than thought

Canadian researchers found players of the computer game Starcraft reached their peak in terms of cognitive motor performance at 24.

dailymail.co.uk (5 days ago)

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