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Nintendo Unveils A Bunch Of Handy New Features For Their Tiny NES Classic Edition

Last month, Nintendo unveiled the NES Classic Edition, a miniature all-in-one system that comes with 30 NES titles pre-installed. It’s certainly adorable, but some people have been hoping for a little bit more information. Like, aside from letting you play 8-bit classics on your HD TV, does the …

Is Exotic Diet Giving Giant Tortoises a Boost in Galapagos?

Some of the rare reptiles are chowing down on plants brought accidentally to the islands—and may be healthier as a result, a new study says.<p>Some Galápagos giant tortoises are developing a taste for exotic cuisine—invasive plants that people have unwittingly brought to the volcanic islands off …

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ is easily the best movie of the year so far

You hear every little speck of sand shaking loose from his body from his head downward. Every sound is intensified tenfold until Hardy's character stands tall and comes to his senses.<p>That sort of attention to detail makes "Fury Road" incredible.<p>For those unfamiliar with "Mad Max," "Fury Road" is …

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NASA Eyes Mission to Jupiter's Ice Ocean Moon

The king of planets swings into view, as destination mission starts.<p>Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa, famed for its role in <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, may soon host an intense search for life.<p>The White House this week presented a 2016 U.S. budget that includes $30 million in funding for the development …

Spider-Man in The Avengers and More Crossovers We'd Like

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is proof of just how much potential crossovers have, while 2016’s Batman v Superman will also launch a shared world …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

A weekend with the Dodge Challenger Hellcat

A frantic mom told me to slow down. I was going 17 mph.<p>There are good weekends, and then there are <i>good weekends</i>. Rumbling out of the <i>R&T</i> office lot on Friday afternoon, I already knew mine would fall under the latter heading. In my left hand was a fat three-spoke steering wheel, in my right a …

This lizard's DNA might hold the key to regenerating human tissue

The humble green anole has but a few claims to fame: it was featured on the cover of the very first <i>Animorphs</i> book, and it can self-amputate and regrow its tail after coming face to face with a predator. It's that latter ability that's tickled the scientific community's fancy (though c'mon, <i>Animorphs</i> …