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Mining Lithium for Your Smart Devices

We all know the world is moving away from fossil fuels and into electricity and one of the key components is lithium for batteries. Have you ever wondered where it comes from and how it's turned into something that keeps your smart phone and electric car going?

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Your Password Sucks, So Forget It

Your Password Sucks, So Forget It

Password strength has been a contentious issue for awhile now especially in light of some big hacks like the one of Yahoo! So should you even bother trying to remember your terrible, no good, very bad password?

Merging Virtual Reality with the Real World

Merging Virtual Reality with the Real World

The one problem you always run into with virtual reality is that you, well, run into things. Like your furniture. Now a company in Utah is creating hyperreality that merges virtual reality with your surrounds.

Incredible Walking Robots with No Torsos

Incredible Walking Robots with No Torsos

Meet your new robot overlords courtesy of engineers at Oregon State University. Named Cassie these next generation robots are quickly mastering walking even if it consists only of legs at this stage.

The World of Mathematics is Huge

The World of Mathematics is Huge

Just the thought of maths makes most of us break out in a cold sweat but what we've been exposed to is only a tiny fraction of mathematics. The world of math is surprisingly large thanks to it's long history and many uses.

The Sticky History of Super Glue

The Sticky History of Super Glue

Ever wonder what makes super glue so super? Well it might be down to the fact that history could never get rid of it no matter how hard it tried.

How Safe is Public WiFi?

How Safe is Public WiFi?

WiFi can be found everywhere in today's modern connected world and in some places it's free. But how safe is public WiFi and should you use it?