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Algorithm will determine if people are lying to you in emails. Honest

Could an algorithmic lie detector one day be as ubiquitous a part of our email systems as spell check? Possibly so, suggest researchers Stephan Ludwig, Tom van Laer, Ko de Ruyter, and Mike Friedman in a new study into automated deception…
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Flightradar24 wants to make it easy to track drones around the world

“Our mission statement is to track all aircraft around the world, regardless of whether they are manned or not,” Fredrik Lindahl, Flightradar24's CEO, has told Digital Trends.
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Yes, it’s possible to plant ‘Inception’-style experiences into people’s brains

“This method may be applied to reduce or eliminate association of some specific cue and fear,” researcher Takeo Watanabe told Digital Trends.. “For example, it could be used to reduce or eliminate bad memories developed in a…
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This 4th of July, watch sparklers doing their thing in super-slow motion

In preparation for for the Fourth of July, the American Chemical Society (ACS) created an explainer video that shows sparklers in slow motion and details the chemical reaction behind the dazzling display.
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CBRE unveils top 25 cities for tech workers and firms in the US and Canada

Whether you're looking for a tech job or starting a new company, CBRE's 2016 Tech Talent report is loaded with insights about the top 25 U.S. and Canadian tech cities. Thirteen metrics determine the top markets for tech talents.

Eye-tracking goggles reveal how F1 drivers ‘see’ the track

Drivers don't come much more skilled than F1 competitors. To learn more about how a racing driver 'sees' the track and responds lightning-fast to a myriad of situations, Sky Sports recently stuck a pair of eye-tracking goggles on…

Red, white and pool: Light up your Fourth of July party

Don't let the light show end with the fireworks this Fourth of July. These LED-equipped stools, lamps, and fountains can add some additional light and color to your next summer shindig.
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NASA gives New Horizons approval to explore deeper into space

On its journey to 2014 MU69, the probe will swoop by some two dozen other Kuiper belt objects -- remnants of the solar system’s origin -- in an attempt to reveal details about the formation of the solar system.

Weekly Rewind: DIY beer from your phone, robot soccer, Android Nougat, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Wearable subwoofers, gigantic Legos, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Forget about parallel parking: These wheels can make your car drive sideways

Canadian William Liddiard designed a set of wheels that will make driving in urban traffic congestion much easier. In short, his omnidirectional wheels can make a car drive sideways and turn around without any forward movement.

An electric bike from Victory Motorcycles won the grueling Pike’s Peak climb

Victory Motorcycles took two top spots at the 2016 Pike's Peak International Hill Climb. Victory Racing's electric Empluse RR, ridden by Cycle World's Road Test Editor Don Canet, and the gas powered Project 156, piloted by Jeremy Toye, both…