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The 'alien megastructure' star continues to defy explanation - ExtremeTech

The ‘alien megastructure’ star continues to defy explanation<p>By on August 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

What you never knew about Netflix hit Stranger Things

The brainchild of writer/director twins The Duffer Brothers, the eight-part series is a pitch-perfect homage to the science fiction and horror …

Oxford researchers initially thought Betty the New Caledonian crow had come up with idea on the spot but further study finds her breed adept at making tools<p>A crow that astonished the world by bending a straight piece of wire was simply acting out behaviour in her species’ natural repertoire, a …

Birds

The Strangest Creature Just Got Unearthed From a Siberian Diamond Mine

Who left the hellgate open?<p>Siberian miners have reportedly dug up what an ancient, unidentified mammal from the diamond-yielding sands of Udachny, in …

​Here's the truth about the 'Armageddon' asteroid

But despite what you might have read online, this <i>isn't</i> an asteroid on a collision path to destroy Earth, and NASA isn't sending a probe there to try to figure out how to stop it smashing into us.<p>In fact, despite multiple headlines claiming that this is an "Armageddon asteroid," Bennu's likelihood …

Samsung unveils Galaxy Gear VR for Note 7 – what's new? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Samsung has unveiled a new Gear VR headset at its Galaxy Note 7 launch event. What’s new? Here’s all you need to know about the 2016 Gear VR for Note</b> …

Now you can live in a 'Tesla town'; for the right price

You too can live in a suburb from the future. A new development in Australia is offering home owners a solar panel setup including Tesla's home …

Home Ownership

Old Believer bootcamp: Russian army learns survival skills from reclusive sect

A group of Russian special forces has emerged from a month-long training camp in the Siberian wilderness, led by members of a staunchly traditionalist religious sect.<p>The unusual military training experiment was directed by representatives from a community of Old Believers, a group that split from …

Special Forces

Prepare to Be Totally Creeped Out by This Security Footage of a Home Intruder

This is your worst nightmare come to life.<p>If you don't have a security camera in your home yet, this Chicago couple's chilling story <i>just might</i> inspire you to get one.<p>Jack Mackercher and his girlfriend, Jordan Buranskas, woke up on Monday morning to find that Buranskas's purse was missing from their …

Guardians of the Galaxy 2: Star-Lord's dad isn't a spoiler, per James Gunn

According to director James Gunn, the identity of Star-Lord’s dad in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2</i> is not a spoiler. In fact, there’s a reason he …

The Jason Bourne star battles monsters in the trailer for China’s most expensive film, causing online commentators to ask why a white man is playing the lead<p>Earlier this year, the Hollywood remake of classic Japanese anime Ghost in Shell caused controversy by casting Scarlett Johansson in the lead …

Movies

Why Friday the 13th Part VI is a Monumentally Important Film

No, we’re not kidding.<p>Throughout the course of Junkfood Cinema’s One Junky Summer series, we have been touching upon films from the summer of 1986 …

Putrid-Smelling Corpse Flower Finally Blooms: Watch It Live

Normally, the smell of putrefying, decaying flesh wouldn't be cause for celebration, but it is today, with the blooming of the rare but stinky corpse …

Botanical Gardens

Study Shows Amber-Tinted Glasses Can Reduce Manic Symptoms in Just 3 Days

Light therapy.<p>A small experiment has shown that wearing amber-tinted glasses at night time can help people with bipolar disorder reduce manic …

A Star Wars Fan Made an Episode VIII Trailer That Will Get You So Excited

<i>Star Wars: Episode VIII</i> isn’t coming out until December 2017, but with the recent Star Wars Celebration and rumors of a new <i>Rogue One</i> trailer fast …

Helping needy co-workers can really take a toll on your mental health

Here’s one more peril of the modern, understaffed workplace: Helping your co-workers can leave you drained, exhausted and mess up your own projects, especially if you’re the type who wants to help, researchers found.<p>“Help requests interrupt people’s sense of flow or ‘being in the zone’ at work,” …

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Los Angeles

Rogue One: Star Wars movie releases new photos

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' exclusive images

Star Wars

Dutch researchers successfully raise radishes, peas, rye and tomatoes in soil mixed to match that of the red planet – giving hope that settlers could grow food<p>Crops of four vegetables and cereals grown in soil similar to that on Mars have been found safe to eat by Dutch scientists.<p>Radishes, peas, …

Space

Columbus Just Won $50 Million to Become the City of the Future

Here’s the worst case scenario: By 2045, 70 million additional car-bound people choke American highways. Heavy trucks—carrying 45 percent more goods …

Urban Design

NASA Says Earth May Have A New Not-Quite 'Moon'

"This small asteroid is caught in a little dance with Earth.”<p>Anyone who has trouble making new friends should ask Earth how it's done. That's right: Our home world appears to be in the early stage of what could be a very long relationship with a "quasi-satellite," according to NASA.<p>The small …

Scientists Caught 'Undead' Genes Coming Alive After Death

Turns out there might be "life" after death, after all.<p>What really happens to us after death? Once a person stops breathing, and their heart ceases to pump blood, they're what doctors consider "clinically dead." On a biological level, the eventual decomposition of cells, organs, and brain tissue …

The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

Could Hunting Humans for Sport Be The Future of 'Dark Tourism'?

<i>Photo courtesy of Thinkstock</i><p>A tourism expert in the United Kingdom has revealed his controversial thoughts on the possibility of hunting humans …

World Trade Center

What would happen if your phone or tablet ran out of charge? For most people, it doesn't bear thinking about, so we've developed what we think of as sensible habits to make sure it never

What would happen if your phone or tablet ran out of charge? For most people, it doesn't bear thinking about, so we've developed what we think of as …

How to print from your Android phone or tablet

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud …

Android News

A new 'dark vortex' just popped up on the surface of Neptune

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spied a brand-new blemish on the surface of Neptune. New images from the spacecraft reveal that a "dark vortex" has popped up in the planet’s atmosphere. No, this has nothing to do with the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, nor has a spell been cast on Neptune. It’s just …

Robots, VR and the future of male masturbators

In my time as a human with a penis, I've penetrated more inanimate objects than I care to admit.<p><b>NSFW Warning: This story may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts.</b><p>There were pillows, mattresses, bottles, a couple of cuts of raw meat and even a vacuum. Yes, sometime not …

Virtual Reality

Ten Things You Didn't Know About Testicles

Balls, cojones, nuts, your local sidekicks, bollocks, nads, family jewels – whatever you call them, testicles are very important and so is their …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update lets you mirror Android notifications on your PC

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update, announced during day one of Microsoft Build, will bring about another new feature that should get Android users excited — the ability to mirror notifications on your PC.<p>The update already brings some highly-anticipated features, such as an entire Linux subsystem …