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This female beetle uses unsexy pheromones to calm horny dudes

Beetle sex and beetle facts!<p>If a female burying beetle doesn’t want sex, none of the males around her can get turned on. That’s because she emits pheromones that nip a male's sexual desire in the bud — temporarily, at least.<p>A report in <i>Nature Communications</i> this week reveals that female burying …

Insects

'Batman v Superman' makes $170M opening weekend, despite poor reviews

Faster than a speeding bullet and impervious to lousy reviews, the superhero faceoff "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" rebounded from a smack down from critics to debut with a massive $170.1 million in North America, the sixth best opening of all-time.<p>The stakes were high for the Warner Bros. …

Comic Books

Apple's iPhone may get new screen, wireless charging next year

The popular smartphone may get a complete makeover in 2017, a year earlier than previously predicted, according to a reliable Apple analyst.<p>Apple may revamp its lineup of iPhones next year to include a new casing, new curved display and wireless charging, according to a reliable analyst.<p>An iPhone …

Mobile Technology

You Can Now Peer Into The Batcave From ‘Batman V Superman’ With Google Maps

Thanks to today’s modern technology, it’s never been easier to kidnap Batman! An unlikely Google Maps easter egg is offering up a glimpse of the brooding superhero’s home and the Batcave nestled inside. Convenient!<p>Warner Bros. and the tech giant have paired up to showcase Bruce Wayne’s <i>Batman v</i> …

Six Flags Magic Mountain introduces VR experience with the New Revolution roller coaster

For those of us in southern California and the surrounding areas there is nothing like escaping to Six Flags Magic Mountain for a weekend. The theme park is known for its extreme rides and fun times, but today they are taking things to a whole new level by implementing VR into one of their …

Virtual Reality

Toyota will make automatic braking near-standard by 2017

Worried that you might not stop your Camry in time to avoid a nasty collision? Toyota is determined to prevent that from happening going forward. The Japanese car maker has announced that its automatic braking systems will be standard on 25 out of 30 Toyota and Lexus models, at nearly every trim …

In a world of smartphones, Nintendo's 3DS reaches five years old

Nintendo's (not quite) first steps into 3D were shaky. Some of us complained that the 3D effect hurt our eyes, while others found the battery life on the first-generation 3DS just awful. (It was.) However, with bigger (and some flatter) iterations along the way, the handheld has started to hit a …

El Chapo's alleged money launderer 'King Midas' arrested in Mexico

Juan Manuel Alvarez is suspected of laundering $4bn over the past decade for drug lord Joaquin Guzman’s Sinaloa cartel<p>Mexico’s federal police said they have detained a man identified as one of the top money launderers for drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, who they say laundered $4bn in the past …

Mexico

Presidential primary brings sheriff back into spotlight

PHOENIX (AP) — First came the endorsement. Arizona's contentious Sheriff Joe Arpaio showered his support on Donald Trump, then campaigned for him …

Government