Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011What Is Google +1?

Google is introducing a new feature in Google search results today: +1. But what is it? A new social network? A social thingy? A social search engine? Is it even social? More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011AT&T's Fake 4G Phones May Actually Get Real 4G Soon

It's been well documented that AT&T's 4G phones aren't just slow-their upload speeds are often slower than its 3G network. So what happened to that extra G? Turns out it's not the network itself that's borked; it's the phones. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011Attach Tablets to Pretty Much Anything With Vogel's Range of Mounts

Starting off with a case for either an iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab, you just attach the hockey puck-esque mount into the back, which allows it to be rotated. From there, the mount and tablet can be attached to any number of Vogel's systems. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011Why Do These Breathtaking Russian Images of Earth Look So Different from NASA's?

While this morning's orbital image of Mercury is historic, these two images are the ones that have truly left me in complete awe today. Even more so than the most accurate, highest resolution view of Earth to date. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011This Is the First Image Ever Obtained from Mercury Orbit

You are witnessing an historial moment: This is the first image ever obtained from Mercury's orbit. It was taken by NASA's Messenger, the first human-made spaceship to orbit this battered scorching hell. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011The Mysterious, Cursed Billiards Room Hiding Under an English Lake

It's like something from a children's mystery book-a hidden wooden door, which leads you down stone steps and into a boat for a short underground row to two large doors-and then, into the cavernous ballroom hidden under the lake; green algae coating the tiny windows speckling the dome. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011The World's Largest Wooden Structure Now Open For Business

The Metropol Parasol, located in Seville, Spain, just opened its doors to the public and is the world's largest wooden structure. Some pragmatically-minded city planners originally wanted to build a parking garage on the site, then they discovered some artifacts of archaeological significance and opted to build a museum/shopping center instead. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011Nuclear Technology Isn't All Bad

The Fukushima crisis was a brutal wake-up call about the risks of nuclear power, and it's really got us all down. But that doesn't mean we should all panic and disregard the amazing possibilities of nuclear technology. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, March 30, 2011Tesla sues Top Gear over "rigged" electric car test

Remember that time Top Gear gave the Tesla Roadster such a thrashing it broke, except it really didn't break? Tesla does, and it's now filed suit against the BBC and Top Gear accusing the Beeb of defamation More »