In 2020 Google plans to launch a self-driving car which has already driven nearly 1 million miles without causing an accident; it doesn’t get tired and irritable, swerve into lamp posts or require a driving test. The in-built chauffeur...Show More Summary
"Batman: Arkham Knight" has a bit of a violence problem. That's not to say it's a terribly violent game — it's pretty much on par with the other "Arkham" games, where the most grisly thing you'll see is bloodless-yet-bone-crunching mixed martial arts. Show More Summary
Oh. My. Holy. Bananas. This shark attack video from Hillary Rae shows an 11 and a half foot shark biting and gnawing and trying to rip open an underwater cage with such fury and abandon and ferocity that it looks like the killer beast might actually break through. You get an up close view of the razor sharp teeth and feel the enormity of the monster. Read more...
Last year, there was a study suggesting that the average rat in New York City carries dozens of pathogens, many of them potentially lethal to humans and many of them completely new to science. Yet rats gleefully gallivant around NewShow More Summary
Zane Lowe interviewed Eminem on Beats 1 yesterday, but you already knew that if you followed the developments of Apple's new radio station prior to launch. The company revealed the DJ would have the music artist on the show, but fear not if you happened to miss the stream as you can now watch it on YouTube. Show More Summary
I just saw an early screening of the sci-fi thriller SELF/LESS, and really enjoyed it. The film stars Ben Kingsley as a Billionaire real estate magnate diagnosed with a terminal illness, who in his dying days…
When was the last time you memorized a phone number? No really, think about it. Besides your own number, how many can you even remember by heart now? It's probably fewer than you'd like -- and you're not alone. Out of more than 1,000 American's surveyed for a report from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab released Wednesday, more […]
The positive power of “healing crystals” has been a staple of New Age pseudoscience for decades. But as it turns out, crystals might actually have some real world medical currency, according to a new NASA video entitled “Benefits for...Show More Summary
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The dream of being able to touch and interact with holograms was the subject of many science fiction stories, but a lab in Japan has actually accomplished the feat Unlike the fictional holodeck on Star Trek, which used force fields to...Show More Summary
You have to hand it to the gaming community — when they want to prank one another, they really go all out. Late last year, one graphic designer spent hours photoshopping Rayman into the character select screen for the new Super Smash...Show More Summary
After 33 years without a peep, the highest volcano in the Galapagos began belching hot magma in May. The eruption was pretty badass on its own, but a new NASA photo, digitally altered to look as if rivers of black lava are streaming down a red mountainside, makes it look like it occurred in an otherworldly hell. Read more...
You don’t have to be a fan of Lego to appreciate the awesomeness of the Bricasso. It’s an aptly-named printer that prints Lego mosaic art, and the coolest part
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Since becoming CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has led LinkedIn to become a network of 364 million registered users with offices in 30 countries and a market cap of $26 billion. Weiner's leadership style has earned him the trust of founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, his team, and LinkedIn investors. Show More Summary
As I walked around TechCrunch Disrupt NYC recently, I was bombarded with messaging, product demos and pitches. Until I met a young lady who didn't know I was a tech journo. She had one goal, after I announced that "Bitcoin isn't my thing." To change my mind. Show More Summary
NORTH CAROLINA, United States (SND) — A yoga studio in Asheville, North Carolina wants to keep the ancient art of stretching and meditation from getting too stale, and they’re doing it with cats. The Little Volcano yoga studio will host their first “Yoga with Cats” session July 12th, and all proceeds will go directly to the local Brother […]
Following the release of the initial Lost City content update in Plants vs. Zombies 2, EA Mobile released (and showed off) the second half of the update, entitled Lost City Part 2. This new update includes 16 additional tower defense...Show More Summary
Summary Q2 was a relatively quiet, yet has seen quite a bit of progress. Some work is being done on the EU INSPIRE directive and ESWC took place in Slovenia with some interesting demos. One that caught the eye was QueryVOWL, a visual query language, for linked data. Show More Summary
We’ve all seen the flash-in-the-pan-style social media stunts put on by large companies. They’re usually either attempts at guerrilla marketing or clever, calculated tactics designed to capture the interest of a fickle and powerful market. Take,...Show More Summary