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This Is What Happens When Massive Black Hole Gobbles Up Sun-Like Star (VIDEO)

When a black hole swallows a star, things get violent. Very violent.<p>At least, that's what scientists found in a new study when they used computer simulations to mimic the destruction of a star as it falls into a giant black hole. Just check it out in the video above.<p>The simulations show that when …

Italy's Andrea Pirlo is old, slow, rarely sprints and is just not the player he was – because he is even better

Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo is a shining example for England's Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard as a midfielder who has used his brain to adapt to advancing years<p>It would be hard to imagine there would be much enthusiasm were Roy Hodgson to base his tactical plan for the forthcoming <b>World Cup</b> …

Samsung devices no longer boosting benchmark scores after Android 4.4 update

Those artificially inflated benchmark scores Samsung devices were getting last year? They've been patched. According to new tests run by <i>Ars Technica</i>, Samsung devices running Android 4.4 no longer boost CPU speeds during benchmark tests. In July, Exynos variants of the Galaxy S 4 and Note 3 were …

The coming battery boom will need better software, sensors & data

Lithium-ion batteries have become the power backbone for our always-on gadgets, laptops and cell phones. Now, thanks to Tesla Motors, they’re moving …

Google search for 'PC World' produces embarrassing image result

Google mistakenly displayed a spoof logo for PC World from 2008 as its primary image<p>Online retailers work hard to ensure the first page of Google search results for their brand is as helpful and accurate as possible but, in the unpredictable world of the web, anything can happen.<p>Yesterday, viral …

It's time to kick the high-protein diet habit – before it kills you

Whenever I order a veggie burger, the question comes up. A member of the group will lean over between tearing meaty chunks out of their double-beef special, and make a concerted effort to feign benevolent interest as they ask: "So, you're a vegetarian, are you? Is that because you prefer it or for, …

Ukraine has revealed the new world of western impotence

I am starting to lose this one. How dare anyone excuse a great power hurling brute force against a small one, justifying it with some nonsense about extremists and a "responsibility to protect". There should be no place for such cynical bullying in a 21st-century world order. And for what? So a …