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Working Word Processor Computer Built In Minecraft (video)

After almost two years of hard work and without using any Command Blocks YouTube user Koala Steamed has published a video of his working Redstone …

Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All

Are child prodigies genuinely gifted? And, if they are, do they become even more gifted as time goes on? We track the fortunes of a clutch of child …

Lenovo Erazer X315 review: Gaming for all

There’s one thing Lenovo is exceedingly good at: making excellent products at approachable price points. At CES this year, we became enamored with …

Microsoft's Mojang deal gives it Minecraft — and the massive audience that adores it

Did you buy anything interesting today? Like some new shoes? Maybe a new phone? How about a $2.5 billion dollar game developer? That’s exactly what Microsoft paid for today when it acquired Minecraft developer Mojang.<p>The move is somehow puzzling and yet logical, too. Minecraft is a huge hit across …

Maxthon Launches MxNitro for Windows

Maxthon today released a new browser for Windows called MxNitro (short for Maxthon Nitro), which it claims is “the fastest PC browser in the world.”<p>This is made possible with a minimal user interface load, as well as “new patent-pending pre-connection and pre-fetching technology.” The company has …

It Came From Canada: Terra Battle

In some way or another, most Japanese RPGs owe something to <i>Final Fantasy</i>. But with <i>Terra Battle</i>, the now-common mix of Western medieval fantasy with …

E-liquid & vape juice reviews

Popular Juices<p>Discover the best scoring juices <b>this month</b> within the JuiceDB community.<p>Popular Juices<p>Discover the best scoring juices <b>of all time</b> …

The trippy GIFs of Zolloc

Hayden Zezula, designer and animator based in Austin, creates graceful and immersive worlds within the limitations of the animated GIF.<p>To create the …

Samsung Note Edge Full Specifications

Following on from the official unveiling of the Samsung Note Edge at Samsung’s IFA 2014 press conference this afternoon Samsung has now published …

Scientists Have Located the Brain's On/Off Switch for Consciousness

Every one of us loses consciousness on a daily basis: it's called sleep. But scientists have never understood which part of the brain controls when …

The e-cigarette boom: Study finds 466 online brands, 7,700 flavors

If you want a nicotine fix but you don't like the taste of tobacco, you've got options -- thousands of them.<p>According to a new survey of the e-cigarette landscape, there are more than 450 e-cigarette brands online, offering nicotine products in 7,700 flavors, including graham cracker, Swedish fish …

The Milky Way Galaxy, As Seen From a 747

On the right of this image is our home galaxy, the Milky Way. On the left, the wing of a Boeing 747. How, pray tell, does one acquire such a …

Milky Way Galaxy

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Recreational Marijuana Use Ballot Effort Granted Approval to Gather Signatures

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

How to build an Egyptian pyramid? Just add water

One of the enduring mysteries of the pyramids – how ancient Egyptians managed to transport the huge stones used in their construction – may have been …

History

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Spirituality

Pyro Board: 2D Rubens' Tube!

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Trilobite Beetles are Happy Being on Land, Alive in the Present Day

Trilobite beetle Duliticola paradoxa. Credit: Bernard Dupont (flickr.com/photos/berniedup)<p>I know they look like they belong in the ocean 250 million …

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We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the "Multiverse"

Gravitational waves detected in the aftermath of the Big Bang suggest one universe just might not be enough.<p>Bored with your old dimensions—up and down, right and left, and back and forth? So tiresome. Take heart, folks. The latest news from Big Bang cosmologists offers us some relief from our …

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Astronomy

Tech and Science

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Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Prattle of the sexes: Do women talk more than men?

When it comes to conversation, are women really more likely to be bigger talkers than men?<p>Women use an average of 20,000 words a day, compared to the mere 7,000 that men utter. At least that’s the assertion of a number of self-help and popular science books. Quoted by apparently authoritative …

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