Hulu.com lets you legally watch premium video content

Most of us don't watch television the way we did just a few short years ago. Back then, we had to watch TV shows when they were aired, a slave to the broadcasting schedule whim of the networks.

You can childproof your computer

Every few months, I receive a question from a reader whose computer was never the same after a grandchild came to visit.

Scientist uses sedimentary record to uncover planet's past

(PhysOrg.com) -- The wind barreled across the ice at Daily Lake as Montana State University paleoecologist Cathy Whitlock and three students used all their strength to pull a metal pipe out of the mucky lake bottom. With ...

Computer-assisted learning - Fun and usefulness combined

(PhysOrg.com) -- Electronic learning systems must be easy to use, flexible and interactive so as to enable knowledge to be conveyed successfully. Researchers from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft will be showcasing software at ...

Dawn Finishes Mars Phase

(PhysOrg.com) -- With Mars disappearing in its metaphorical rearview mirror, NASA's Dawn spacecraft's next stop is the asteroid belt and the giant asteroid Vesta. Dawn got as close as 549 kilometers (341 miles) to the Red ...

Cassini Maps Global Pattern of Titan's Dunes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Titan's vast dune fields, which may act like weather vanes to determine general wind direction on Saturn's biggest moon, have been mapped by scientists who compiled four years of radar data collected by the ...

Explaining the Mystery of the Voyager

With a new 3D-model for energy simulation scientists from Bochum, Germany, and Huntsville, USA, are studying the 'physical mystery' of the Voyager. Over 30 years ago the spacecraft detected particles in solar wind which were ...

Single polymer chains as molecular wires

The research team of Leonhard Grill at Freie Universität Berlin - in collaboration with the synthetic chemistry group of Stefan Hecht from Humboldt University of Berlin and the theoretical physics group of Christian ...

Satellites show the way to new oil finds

A new map of the Earth’s gravitational force based on satellite measurements makes it much less resource intensive to find new oil deposits. The map will be particularly useful as the ice melts in the oil-rich Arctic regions. ...

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