Tag Archive: science


Samsung Galaxy S9 slow motion tested and compared: We exploded beer cans for science

Once you learn the rules of this feature, it can be one of the most entertaining things you do on your phone.

Like most modern smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S9 offers a slow motion video feature. While many offer 240fps slow motion, Samsung is one of the first companies to offer an impressive 960fps recording mode by default (the others are Sony and Huawei). I spent a little while comparing this new slow motion with my experiences  [Read More…]

Complete Computer Science Bundle: 78 hours of coding and design for $19

In the eyes of many, a college education is the obvious step for heading off towards a career in a field of interest. Unfortunately, life gets in the way for a lot of people and things don’t go as well as they’d like. Time constraints, cost, and prerequisite education can stand in the way of a […]

Save 97% on this Ultimate Computer Science Bundle (Deal of the Day)

If you look at life as some sort of rat race or mundane routine that never changes, then perhaps you’re not in the right line of work. Perhaps you need a new career or help jump-starting your current one. If you’ve ever had an to try something out in the field of computer science, we’ve […]

Own a complete library on Machine Learning and Data Science for $46

The beauty of the internet is you almost have virtual access to any information you want at the tips of your fingers. The days of education being offered solely at physical locations are far behind us; today’s Deal of the Day is one for growing your skills and readying yourself for the long-term. And, as […]

Best Science apps for kids

Science is awesome, and with these apps your kids will learn that too!

Children are like little sponges that can soak up the world around them. While that includes the mannerisms of their parents and their environment, this is also when you have a chance to show them the wonder of science and have them get excited about it. While there are plenty of different ways to go about getting your child excited about science, you should  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Note 7 apology was heavy on battery science, light on admitting its own failures

Samsung must now pick up and move on from the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, but we can learn a lot about the company through its recent investigation.

The Galaxy Note 7 may be dead, but the experience of the incident has clearly reverberated throughout the company, from headquarters in Korea to much smaller markets like Canada. A press conference early Monday morning in Seoul began solemnly, as Samsung’s president of mobile, DJ Koh, took responsibility for the  [Read More…]

Netflix to stream Mystery Science Theater 3000 reboot in U.S. and other countries

Netflix has announced it has bought the rights to stream the upcoming reboot of Mystery Science Theater 3000 in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

The revival of the classic comedy TV series, where its stars make fun of really bad movies while the film is running, first received funding in 2015 via a highly successful crowdfunding campaign. It ended up wth over $ 6 million to spend for 14 new episodes.  [Read More…]

Google’s Science Journal app helps kids explore the world around them

In an effort to help kids explore the world around them in a scientific way, Google has launched a new app called Science Journal. With the app in hand, kids (and adults) will be able to easily record data, take notes and observe changes for projects they may be working on.

From Google:

To bring out that inner scientist in all of us, today we’re introducing Science Journal: a digital science notebook that helps  [Read More…]

Five great Android apps to add a dash of science to your life

We’ve gotten used to the fact that we our phones can be used as anything from a flashlight to a video camera at a moment’s notice. It’s easy to get distracted and forget just how awesome the technology that they’re made up of actually is! That includes, of course, the science behind all of it. Science is all around us, and we use it to discover awesome new things every day whether it’s a breakthrough in physics  [Read More…]

Watch ‘CodeGirl’ on YouTube for free and help take on the gender gap in Computer Science

Google believes that a diverse workforce leads to better products for diverse users, and is especially committed to reversing the negative trends around women in Computer Science. – “Women Who Choose Computer Science – What Really Matters” (White paper)

Google has done its research and learned leaving girls and women behind in Computer Science and other tech related fields of study, is a major concern for our future. Despite making up half of our workforce and earning more college degrees  [Read More…]