Aaron Brooker

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Black Holes May Explode Into 'White Holes' And Pour All Their Matter Into Space, Physicists Say

Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite — 'white holes' that explosively pour all the material they ever swallowed into space, say two physicists. The suggestion, based on a speculative quantum theory of gravity, could solve a long-standing conundrum about …

Scientists find new clues to brain's wiring

New research provides an intriguing glimpse into the processes that establish connections between nerve cells in the brain. These connections, or …

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Darwin's Library From the HMS Beagle—The Digital Edition

More than 400 books that helped create evolutionary biology have been re-assembled into an online library

Destiny doesn't have cross-platform play so last-gen players aren't at a disadvantage

<i>Destiny</i> doesn't support cross-platform multiplayer because Bungie didn't want players with more powerful consoles to have an advantage; When it comes to things like shooting, a difference in a pixel or two could making the playing field uneven, engineer Roger Wolfson told Digital Trends.<p>The …

GTA 5's Lamar voice actor stars in live-action Adult Swim comedy 'Black Jesus'

The voice actor behind <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s Lamar Davis is starring in a new live-action comedy series, <i>Black Jesus</i>, on Adult Swim, the network announced today.<p>Gerald "Slink" Johnson plays the role of the eponymous prophet in <i>Black Jesus</i>. The show is set in present-day Compton, California, with Black …

ESPN's 'Dota 2' Broadcast Is a Giant Leap For E-sports

Welcome to mainstream television, e-sports.<p>Valve — one of the largest video game developers and makers of the online game distribution service, Steam …

Google & Apple: ‘If you charge for in-app goodies, you can no longer call your app free’

Looks like Google and Apple are finally responding to pressure around changing the way they deal with games that offer in-app purchases — thanks to some nudging from the European Commission, of course.<p>The EU asked both tech giants to change how they sell these game apps, specifically after …

This Week In Numbers: A Surprising Comet, A Creepy Robot, And More

<b>250,000,000 miles:</b> how far away the Rosetta spacecraft is from Earth. However, Rosetta is just <b>8,000 miles</b> from its target, a comet that is called 67P and is surprisingly shaped like a rubber ducky.<p><b>2,700,000:</b> the number of Wikipedia articles written by this one bot. That's <b>8.5 percent</b> of all the …

People with high IQs really DO see the world differently: Researchers find they process sensory information differently

• Experts found that a high IQ brain was better able to block out larger or more irrelevant images when focussing on a small moving object<br>• But …

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How one man bypassed internet congestion and fixed his Netflix streaming

On today's internet, the shortest route is sadly not always the best<p>Colin Nederkoorn, a startup CEO living in New York City, was unhappy with his Netflix service. He pays Verizon for FiOS service that promises 75Mbps down. But when he tried to stream video, it was a miserable experience, with …

Computer Models Show What Exactly Would Happen To Earth After A Nuclear War

Cheery happy times<p>You've seen what a nuclear winter looks like, as imagined by filmmakers and novelists. Now you can take a look at what scientists have to say. In a new study, a team of four U.S. atmospheric and environmental scientists modeled what would happen after a "limited, regional nuclear …

Russia spotted editing Wikipedia page about downed Malaysia Air jet

A Twitter bot that keeps watch on Wikipedia pages edited by those inside the Russian government spotted major changes to an entry about yesterday's crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which killed all 298 people on board. <i>The Telegraph</i> reports that a Russian language page about Boeing 777 …

Marvel reveals release dates for five films, but no titles for now | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) eyes an orb in "Guardians of the Galaxy." (Jay Maidment / Marvel)<p>Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), left, Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), Rocket Racoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Gamora (Zoe Saldana) in "Guardians of the …