There’s something for every Whovian among this month’s new non-fiction releases from Obverse Books. The Edinburgh-based publisher is best known for printing tales of Iris Wildthyme, a renegade Time Lady spun out of […] The post Obverse Books Releases New ‘Who’ Non-Fiction appeared first on Geek.com.
Health Minister Greg Hunt is due to make the announcement today - the Federal Government has just approved the sale of medicinal marijuana in Australia. The treatment - used for patients with cancer, epilepsy and motor neurone disease — could now be available via prescription from a GP in as little as eight weeks. More »
So you want to shoot your enemies with foam projectiles. Sure, you could go for the latest and greatest NERF weapon, or you could just blast them with your beaver! Yep, this is an actual thing.…
Today in science that turns out to be totally bunk: Citronella candles warding off mosquitoes. At least, the natural “repellant” doesn’t seem to have any effect on one of the most notorious disease-spreading blood suckers on Earth. Read more...
For the last ten years, Apple has had an odd habit of nickel-and-diming customers over the cost of internal storage. Although the flash storage chip inside the iPhone normally costs Apple $20, it's stuck with a base level of 16GB ofShow More Summary
When a person suffers paralysis, a fully functioning brain can be trapped inside an immobile body. More and more, brain-computer-interface (BCI) technology is coming to the rescue in such cases, allowing paralyzed people to do everything from operating a speech computer to controlling an exoskeleton using only their thoughts. Show More Summary
On 28 February, the National Broadband Network (NBN) will officially shut down its interim satellite service. While closure sounds threatening, that's largely good news for satellite customers, who are generally located in very remote areas and have had little choice about how they get broadband. More »
It’s been a bad week to be Milo Yiannopoulos, whose Wikipedia page is about to include the word “former” in front of just about every personal achievement. Read more...
Beauty pageants such as Miss World have been around for decades, and have always been a fun and competitive way for women to show off their beauty and possibly win a prize or two. Now, one woman is trying to change the way that we think about beauty. Show More Summary
Everyone is understandably focused on the 80 new Pokemon from the Johto region that were added to Pokemon Go last week, but they weren't the only additions. Niantic also tripled the number of berries in the game, with the Nanab and Pinap berries joining the Razz berry. Show More Summary
A new super material that can be mass produced from inexpensive materials might just be the answer to solar alternatives.
If you were wondering whether or not you would actually need to buy an SD card for your Nintendo Switch, wonder no more. Nintendo of Japan shared the list of download sizes for eight upcoming games, and while a few of them weigh in at...Show More Summary
Square-Enix has recently released a patch for Final Fantasy XV that improves the game’s frame rate on the PlayStation 4 Pro. However, it appears that this patch isn’t all it’s cracked up to […] The post Latest Final Fantasy XV Patch Removes Stable Frame Rate Option on PS4 Pro appeared first on Geek.com.
Video. Alfred Pennyworth is a man of many talents regardless of the incarnation of Batman he's in. But it turns out, on top of all of the usual butlery and whatnot, his LEGO self is also a slick as hell guitarist, to boot. More » ...
Mercedes wasn't the only automaker injecting a little sports car sexiness into the 2017 Miami International Boat Show, which wrapped up on Monday. Honda stopped by to showcase a concept outboard engine that pulls design cues from the Acura NSX sports car, adding a little extra flair to whatever vessel it's powering... Show More Summary
Energy Australia's Managing Director Catherine Tanna briefed the federal government yesterday on the potential for a pumped hydroelectric storage project in South Australia. Tanna says the project would support the delivery of cleaner, reliable and affordable supplies of energy to the state. More »
For a while there, it seemed like Sony was going to run away with this generation of console wars. Though there’s no question that Sony’s PS4 lineup still has a huge lead over the Xbox One and Xbox One S in terms of sales, Microsoft’s gaming consoles have definitely narrowed the gap since Microsoft made a few key changes. Show More Summary